Book Review of ‘Injury: The Politics of Product Design and Safety Law in the United States’, by Sarah S. Lochlann Jain, Princeton University Press, 2006
William T. Gallagher
Golden Gate University School of Law
July 22, 2010
Law and Politics Book Review, Vol. 18, p. 4, 2008
This review of anthropologist Sarah S. Lochlann Jain's recent book argues that Jain's approach to studying U.S. tort law and American injury culture is creative, ambitious, and ultimately quite insightful. Jain's work is discussed in the context of a growing interdisciplinary interest among torts scholars to examine the social and cultural meanings of tort law, including the intersections of tort law with race, class, gender, and power.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 4
Keywords: torts, product liability, cultural studiesworking papers series
Date posted: July 26, 2010
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