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The Cambridge Handbook of The Law of the Sharing Economy

Cambridge University Press has recently published the Cambridge Handbook of the Law of the Sharing Economy, which focuses on the relationship between sharing entities such as Uber and Airbnb and the law. This book contains thirty-six articles authored by legal experts that explore this relationship further and is divided into two parts: 1) Understanding the Sharing Economy and its Regulatory Landscape; 2) Addressing Specific Regulatory Concerns. The first part begins with an examination of the sharing economy and its importance. Chapter 3, "Scale and the Sharing Economy" authored by UHLC Professor Kellen Zale looks at the regulatory challenge posed by the enormous amounts of peer-to-peer transactions that occur in the sharing economy. Part 1 also looks at balancing regulation and innovation, framing the regulatory response, and who should regulate the sharing economy. Part II looks at specific regulatory concerns and investigates issues related to employment law, tax law, anti-discrimination law, and consumer protection and privacy law. This book is now in the law library's new titles shelf located next to the reference desk under call number K1318.C36 2018.


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