Law and Social Norms is just what the growing field of norms scholarship needed. Legal scholars have generated an impressive body of observations about the myriad situations in which individuals pressure one another to act civilly. Eric Posner's book provides a simple, elegant model with very few working parts and promises to go a long way toward connecting these observations to form a coherent whole.
Paul G. Mahoney,
Norms and Signals: Some Skeptical Observations,
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