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A BLAMING AND CLAIMING SOCIETY looks at ethical issues raised by a social trend that worries many people – the rise in litigation. There is probably no area of life that has escaped the impact of increasing claims for damages. Many now say we have gone too far in recognising the rights of those suing. What is the impact on individuals of suing or being sued, and how does it affect society? And how might we deal with this whole area better? As one prominent judge asked recently, are we becoming a blaming and claiming society?

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Peter Kirkwood
Executive Producers
George Pugh


Narration: Geraldine Doogue

Production Details

Production Completion
Religion and ethics, Social contemporary
Production Company
ABC TV Religion and Ethics Unit


International Sales
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