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Law, Business and Society: 2024 Release
Law, Business and Society: 2024 Release

Law, Business and Society: 2024 Release

ISBN10: 1265599319 | ISBN13: 9781265599317
By Tony McAdams, Kiren Dosanjh Zucker, Kristofer Neslund, Nancy Neslund and Kari Smoker

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Law, Business and Society fits both upper-division undergraduate and masters levels courses in legal environment of business, government and business, and business and society. Law, Business and Society takes an interdisciplinary approach, using elements of law, political economy, international business, ethics, social responsibility, and management. Students will find an interesting, provocative reading experience filled with contemporary legal and ethical conflicts emerging from today’s news, as well as scholarly results, surveys, polls, data, anecdotes, and other specific details that lend credibility, immediacy, and interest to the reading experience.  

 1 Capitalism and the Role of Government 
 2 Business Ethics 
 3 The Corporation and Public Policy Expanding Responsibilities 

 4 The American Legal System 
 5 Constitutional Law and the Bill of Rights 
 6 Contracts 
 7 Business Torts and Product Liability 

 8 Government Regulation of Business 
 9 Business Organizations and Securities Regulation 
 10 Antitrust Law—Restraints of Trade 
 11 Antitrust Law—Monopolies and Mergers 

 12 Employment Law I Employee Rights 
 13 Employment Law II Discrimination 
 14 Employment Law III Labor–Management Relations 

 15 Consumer Protection 
 16 International Ethics and Law 
 17 Environmental Protection 
 18 Internet Law and Ethics

APPENDIX A: The Constitution of the United States of America 
APPENDIX B: The Uniform Commercial Code

About the Author

Tony McAdams

Tony McAdams is an Emeritus Professor of Management at the University of Northern Iowa. He earned a BA in History from the University of Iowa, a JD from the University of Iowa, and an MBA from Columbia University. Professor McAdams' primary teaching interests include government regulations of business, business and society, and employment law. Professor McAdams' research interests include managerial accountability, business ethics, and employment law. His scholarly articles have appeared in such journals as The Harvard Business Review, The Academy of Management Review, The Journal of Business Ethics, and The American Business Law Journal. Professor McAdams received the Iowa Board of Regents Award for Faculty Excellence, the Distinguished Teaching of the Year Award from the student government at the University of Kentucky, and the University of Northern Iowa College of Business Administration Excellence in Teaching Award.

Kiren Dosanjh Zucker

Kiren Dosanjh Zucker, author of Chapters 4, 6, 7, 12, 13, and 14, is a Professor of Accounting at California State University, Northridge (CSUN). She earned a BA in Political Science from Syracuse University and a JD from the University of Michigan. A member of the State Bar of California, she has served on its Committee of Bar Examiners and Committee on Professional Responsibility and Conduct. Her teaching and research interests focus primarily on employment law, pedagogy, and accounting ethics. In 2001, she was selected as a Master Teaching by the Academy of Legal Studies in Business, and in 2004 she received the Outstanding Faculty Award from CSUN's Students with Disabilities Resources Center. IN 2004 and 2006, she also received a CSUN University Ambassadors' Polished Apple Award. In 2014, CSUN Accounting students named her the Harvey A. Bookstein Accounting Professor of the Year, and in 2015, she received the Master of Science in Accountancy Program's Outstanding Teaching Award.

Kristofer Neslund

Kristofer Neslund, author of Chapter 9, is Associate Professor of Accounting at Ashland University. He holds a DBA from Kent State University, a JD from Lewis and Clark College, and an LLM in taxation from New York University. He is a CPA and a member of the Oregon bar. Prior to entering academia, he was a tax partner in two law firms, as well as the CFO of a telecommunications company operation in three western states, During the academic year 2004 to 2005, he was a visiting professor in the Master of Professional Accountancy program at UNITEC in New Zealand, and a visiting professor of law the the Europa Universitat Viadrina in Germany and La Trobe University in Austrailia. Dr. Neslund has more recently been a visiting professor of law at the University of New Hampshire and Roger Williams University. He was selected for a Fulbright Scholarship in Accounting at the University of Iceland for 2015. His research interests are corporate governance, the regulation of the accounting profession, securities regulation, and taxation. He is presently the president of the Tri-State Academy of Legal Studies in Business and president-elect of Region 4 of the Accreditation Council of Business Schools and Programs.

Nancy Neslund

Kari Smoker

Kari Smoker, author of Chapters 16, 17, and 18, is an Associate Professor of Accounting at the State University of New York, The College of Brockport. She earned a BA in Mathematics_Statistics and Economics from the University of Rochester, a JD from The Ohio State University, and a Master's of Taxation from Golden Gate University, School of Taxation. She is also a Certified Fraud Examiner. Prior to entering academia, she worked in public accounting at Arthur Andersen and also as an associate attorney at two law firms. She served as president of the Greater Rochester Association for Women Attorneys and continues to serve as a committee member for the Rochester Business Ethics Foundation. During the academic years 2004 to 2010, she was a visiting professor at St. John Fischer College. She teaching tax law as well as government and nonprofit accounting. In 2009, she received the Rochester Business Journal's Forty under 40 Award, and in 2015 and 2015, she received the Faculty of the Year Award from SUNY Brockport's School of Business Administration and Economics. In 2017, she received the President's Award for Excellence in Teaching at SUNY Brockport.

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