Title

Framing Fast Food Litigation: Tort Claims, Mass Media, and the Politics of Responsibility in the United States

Document Type

Book Chapter

Publication Date

2009

Publication Title

Fault lines : tort law as cultural practice

Department

Politics and Government

Abstract

Aims to reveal that tort law is not simply a collection of legal rules and procedures, but a set of cultural responses to the broader problems of risk, injury, assignment of responsibility, compensation, valuation, and obligation.