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Themes and Theories

Themes and Theories

Rosalyn Higgins

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198262350
eISBN:
9780191682322
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198262350.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

As President of the International Court of Justice, the author of this book is the world’s most senior Judge. This two volume set collects together all of her most important writings as a scholar, a ... More

A Theory of Contract Law: Empirical Insights and Moral Psychology

A Theory of Contract Law: Empirical Insights and Moral Psychology

Peter A. Alces

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195371604
eISBN:
9780199893447
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195371604.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

Scholars have offered positive, normative, and interpretive theories of contract. These theories have necessarily proceeded from deontic and consequentialist premises. This book argues that there can ... More

A Theory of Discrimination Law

A Theory of Discrimination Law

Tarunabh Khaitan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199656967
eISBN:
9780191748080
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656967.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Most laypersons think of discrimination as an act motivated by prejudice against a minority group. The law, in most cases, prohibits as discriminatory a much broader category of actions. It also ... More

A Theory of Interpretation of the European Convention on Human Rights

A Theory of Interpretation of the European Convention on Human Rights

George Letsas

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199203437
eISBN:
9780191707773
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203437.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Philosophy of Law

This book provides a philosophical study of the methods of interpretation used by the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg. By drawing on Anglo-American legal, political, and moral ... More

The Theory of Rules

The Theory of Rules

Karl N. Llewellyn

Fredrick Schauer (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226487953
eISBN:
9780226487977
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226487977.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Karl N. Llewellyn was one of the founders and major figures of legal realism, and his many keen insights have a central place in American law and legal understanding. Key to Llewellyn's thinking was ... More

A Theory of Unborn LifeFrom Abortion to Genetic Manipulation

A Theory of Unborn Life: From Abortion to Genetic Manipulation

Anja J. Karnein

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199782475
eISBN:
9780199933297
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199782475.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

In light of new biomedical technologies, such as artificial reproduction, stem cell research, genetic selection and design, the question of what we owe to future persons and unborn life more ... More

The Thin Justice of International LawA Moral Reckoning of the Law of Nations

The Thin Justice of International Law: A Moral Reckoning of the Law of Nations

Steven R. Ratner

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198704041
eISBN:
9780191773204
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198704041.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Philosophy of Law

This book takes a new approach to global justice that integrates the insights of both law and ethics, analysing the international legal order through the lens of contemporary ethical theories. The ... More

The Three BranchesA Comparative Model of Separation of Powers

The Three Branches: A Comparative Model of Separation of Powers

Christoph Moellers

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199602117
eISBN:
9780191747663
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199602117.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Philosophy of Law

The idea of the separation of powers is still popular in much political and constitutional discourse, though its meaning for the modern state remains unclear and contested. This book develops ... More

Tierra Y LibertadLand, Liberty, and Latino Housing

Tierra Y Libertad: Land, Liberty, and Latino Housing

Steven W. Bender

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780814791257
eISBN:
9780814739136
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814791257.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Tierra y Libertad: Land, Liberty, and Latino Housing surveys the terrain, culture, and history of Latino/as and housing. Employing a vital historical perspective, it traces its core theme of how ... More

Title to Territory in AfricaInternational Legal Issues

Title to Territory in Africa: International Legal Issues

Malcolm Shaw

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198253792
eISBN:
9780191681424
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198253792.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Territorial issues have historically assumed a central role in international relations. Despite considerations relating to, for example, human rights and economic and social cooperation, the ... More

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