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Christopher Hodges

NEW BOOK: Class Actions in Context. How Culture, Economics and Politics Shape Collective Litigation

In recent years collective litigation procedures have spread across the globe, accompanied by hot controversy and normative debate. Yet virtually nothing is known about how these procedures operate in practice. Based on extensive documentary and interview research, this volume presents the results of the first comparative investigation of class actions and group litigation 'in action'.

Global Class Actions Project Summary of European Developments

Global Class Actions Project Summary of European Developments (2007)


Class Actions: EU and UK Developments (2008)

Author: Christopher Hodges

Hodges, Christopher

University of Oxford Centre for Socio-Legal Studies

Head of the CMS Research Programme on Civil Justice Systems

Curriculum Vitae (from Oxford)