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Title A debtor world : interdisciplinary perspectives on debt / edited by Ralph Brubaker, Robert M. Lawless, Charles J. Tabb.
Imprint Oxford [UK] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2012.

Subject Debtor and creditor -- England.
Bankruptcy -- England.
Debtor and creditor.
Bankruptcy.
Debtor and creditor -- Social aspects.
Alt Name Brubaker, Ralph,
Lawless, Robert M., 1964-
Tabb, Charles Jordan,
Description 1 online resource (1 electronic document)
Note Print version record.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary The goal of this collection is to explore debt neither as a problem nor a solution but as a phenomenon and to promote the exchange of knowledge to better comprehend why consumers and businesses decide to borrow money. It asks what happens to businesses and consumers under a heavy debt load, and what legal norms and institutions societies need to encourage the efficient use of debt while promoting a greater understanding of the global phenomenon of increased indebtedness and societal dependence.
Contents Debt, credit, and poverty in early modern England / Craig Muldrew -- Debt and the simulation of social class / Teresa A. Sullivan -- "Hyperconsumption" and "hyperdebt" : a "hypercritical" analysis / George Ritzer -- Lender incentives, credit risk, and securitization : evidence from the subprime mortgage crisis / Amir Sufi -- How and why credit assessors "get it wrong" when judging the risk of borrowers : past and present evidence at home and abroad / Paul Vaaler, Gerry McNamara -- The psychology of debt in poor households in Britain / Stephen E.G. Lea, Avril J. Mewse, Wendy Wrapson -- Brain, decision, and debt / Brian Knutson, Gregory R. Samanez-Larkin -- The limits of enhanced disclosure in bankruptcy law : anticipated and experienced emotion / Richard L. Wiener ... [et al.] -- The virtue of consumer bankruptcy / Heidi M. Hurd -- Missing debtors : national lawmaking and global norm-making of corporate bankruptcy regimes / Terence C. Halliday, Susan Block-Lieb, Bruce G. Carruthers -- Balance of knowledge / Elizabeth Warren.
ISBN 9780199969326 (electronic bk.)
0199969329 (electronic bk.)
0199873720 ((hardback) (alk. paper))
9780199873722 ((hardback) (alk. paper))
OCLC # 844194742
Additional Format Print version: Debtor world. Oxford [UK] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2012 (DLC) 2012006851.


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