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Technology and legal systems

Noel Cox
Technological change is ongoing and holds great influence over society as a whole. This volume focuses on the consequences of such change for government and the legal environment, especially in relation to business.
Print Book, English, 2006
Ashgate, Aldershot, 2006
XI, 267 p. ; 24 cm
9780754645443, 0754645444
Contents: Preface; Introduction. The Nature of Law and Technology: The nature of law and government; The response of business to changes in the legal environment; Technology's effect on legal systems. The Relationship of Government and Technology: Constitutional responses to paradigmatic shifts in technology; The nature of constitutions and their relationship with technology; Changes in the past; Changes in the present; Technological challenges to law, property and ethics; Lessons for the future; Bibliography; Index.