This Article constitutes an effort to describe the influence of social networks on how individuals choose to process their legal disputes. The objective is to explain how social connections shape the ways in which conflict is processed within formal institutions. Using the social context in which the Venezuelan business sector operates as a framework, this research tries to draw a real life picture of how dispute processing occurs in society, which in turn, is important in understanding how different systems of social control can function.
Manuel A. Gómez,
All In The Family: The Influence of Social Networks on Dispute Processing
, 36 Ga. J. Int'l & Comp. L. 291
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