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Nigerian Law of Succession: Principles, Cases, Statutes and

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Welfarism: In the legal academy, "welfarism" is strongly associated with normative law and economics. (But in other disciplines, the terms "welfare" and "welfarism" have other meanings.) Of course, economists differ among themselves on the nature of welfare, but let us stipulate (for the sake of simplicity) that "welfare" in the economic sense is a function of "utility" and that utility for an individual is a function of the individual's ordinal preferences among states of affairs.

Pages: 452

Publisher: Malthouse Press (June 27, 2007)

ISBN: 9780231935


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