Law and Economics: New and Critical Perspectives is a unique collection of original scholarly essays. In this one book, the editors have assembled the contributions of many of the leading scholars in law and economics and have succeeded in capturing the breadth and depth of current debates within the field. There are essays describing the multiple perspectives and conflicting approaches to law and economics as well as contributions that apply the law and economics method to a variety of particular social problems. The essays show that law and economics analysis has evolved into a rich discourse with political, economic, and social consequences. This book will be of interest to a wide variety of researchers and students concerned with interdisciplinary approaches to some of our most pressing social problems.