Reputation and defamation / Lawrence McNamara.
Oxford [UK] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.
xx, 254 pages ; 24 cm
Formatted Contents Note
Reputation and community : the centrality of moral judgment Moral judgment and conceptions of reputation History, law, and reputation Reputation and the history of defamation The development of the common law actions Protecting reputation : the principal test for what is defamatory The "shun and avoid" test as the basis for actionability The ridicule test as the basis for actionability Ethical recognition, moral diversity, and "the right-thinking person".
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages -248) and index.