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The Engineer's Dilemma: Sociological Perspectives on the Juridification of Regulation.

Haines, Fiona; Sutton, Adam


Juridification refers to the tendency for organisations and individuals subject to regulation to be overwhelmed by detailed rules, standards and instructions. Many researchers have argued that such over-prescriptiveness can in fact undermine the likelihood that a business or individual will comply. Though proceeding from different theoretical perspectives, writers such as Braithwaite, Teubner and Patterson all argue that juridification can be minimised by improving regulatory strategies and...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2003
Type: Journal article
Source: Crime, Law and Social Change
DOI: 10.1023/A:1022499020874


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