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Empirical legitimacy and normative compliance with the law

Jackson, Jonathan ORCID: 0000-0003-2426-2219, Milani, Jenna and Bradford, Ben ORCID: 0000-0001-5480-5638 (2018) Empirical legitimacy and normative compliance with the law. In: Farazmand, Ali, (ed.) Global Encyclopedia of Public Administration, Public Policy, and Governance. Springer Berlin / Heidelberg, New York, USA. ISBN 9783319209296

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This entry considers the role that legitimacy plays in motivating people to comply with the law. The first section distinguishes between normative and empirical concepts of legitimacy. The second section discusses the preconditions of empirical legitimacy. The third section reviews the motivational influence of legitimacy. Attention is given to (a) the sanction-independent and content-independent qualities of legitimacy and (b) some ways to broaden the motivational scope.

Item Type: Book Section
Additional Information: © 2018 Springer International Publishing AG
Divisions: Methodology
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
K Law > K Law (General)
Date Deposited: 07 Sep 2017 10:43
Last Modified: 16 May 2024 05:48

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