Class Action in UK Law
An Australian Perspective on Class Action Settlements
Recent studies of the class action device have prompted legal commentators to turn their attention to the crucial issue of whether this device should be introduced in England and Ireland and, if so...
Class action suits by shareholders in India
Purpose: As a part of the overhaul of the corporate governance norms, the Indian Government recently introduced class action suits for shareholders in India. This paper aims to analyze the efficacy...
Class action certification and constitutional claims: The South African case
This article considers whether, in the case of South African, there is a valid basis for requiring certification of certain types of class actions only. Specifically, the article will consider whet...
Justice Enhanced: Framing an Opt‐Out Class Action for England
This article contends that the absence of an opt‐out class action remains a yawning gap within English civil procedure. Various recent reform proposals have favoured opt‐in procedural vehicles as t...
Recognizing the Full Costs of Care? Compensation for Families in South Africa’s Silicosis Class Action
This article concerns recognition and compensation of the intimate, gendered work of caring by family members for workers who became ill with lung diseases as a result of poor labour conditions in ...
Class, Race Ethnicity and Political Action
The article considers three potential processes involving the political action or inaction of West Indian and Asian immigrant workers in Britain. Drawing upon both documentary sources and the autho...
- Book Review: Efe Can Gürcan and Efe Peker, Challenging Neoliberalism at Turkey’s Gezi Park: From Private Discontent to Collective Class Action and Isabel David and Kumru Toktamış (eds), Everywhere Taksim: Sowing the Seeds for a New Turkey at Gezi
Hierarchy salience and social action: disentangling class, status, and authority in world politics
Hierarchy is a persistent feature of international politics. Existing accounts recognize that there are many ways in which actors can stand in relation to one another. Yet they struggle to make sen...
- Book Reviews : JAMES MESSERSCHMIDT, Crime as Structured Action: Gender, Race, Class, and Crime in the Making. London: Sage, 1997, 144 pp., £33.00 hardback, £15.00 paperback
Driving with the Handbrake On: Competition Class Actions under the Consumer Rights Act 2015
This paper examines the new class action procedure for competition cases established by the Consumer Rights Act 2015. It examines whether the legislation and the procedural rules for the Competitio...
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