Do Words Matter? A Discussion on Words Used to Designate Values Associated with Competition Law
35 Pages Posted: 27 Aug 2011 Last revised: 27 Oct 2011
Date Written: August 26, 2011
In scholarship, a significant degree of attention is paid to the goals or objectives to be pursued through antitrust or competition law. Much less, unfortunately, on the words that we use in order to express the values associated with these legal disciplines. In this paper, I shed some light on the communication used by authorities to describe their mission - and serve their agenda.
Keywords: antitrust, competition, words, goals, communication strategy
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