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Law, Business and Society, 11e fits both upper-division undergraduate and masters levels courses in the legal environment of business, government and business, and business and society. Law, Business and Society, takes an interdisciplinary approach, using elements of law, political economy, international business, ethics, social responsibility, and management.
Students will find an interesting, provocative reading experience filled with contemporary legal and ethical conflicts emerging from today’s news, as well as scholarly results, surveys, polls, data, anecdotes, and other specific details that lend credibility, immediacy, and interest to the reading experience.
Table of Contents
UNIT ONE Business and Society
1 Capitalism and the Role of Government
2 Business Ethics
3 The Corporation and Public Policy: Expanding Responsibilities
UNIT TWO Introduction to Law
4 The American Legal System
5 Constitutional Law and the Bill of Rights
7 Business Torts and Product Liability
UNIT THREE Trade Regulation and Antitrust
8 Government Regulation of Business
9 Business Organizations and Securities Regulation
10 Antitrust Law—Restraints of Trade
11 Antitrust Law—Monopolies and Mergers
UNIT FOUR Employer–Employee Relations
12 Employment Law I: Employee Rights
13 Employment Law II: Discrimination
14 Employment Law III: Labor–Management Relations
UNIT FIVE Selected Topics in Government–Business Relations
15 Consumer Protection
16 International Ethics and Law
17 Environmental Protection
18 Internet Law and Ethics
APPENDIX A The Constitution of the United States of America
APPENDIX B Uniform Commercial Code 2000 Official Text, Article 2