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The Anthropology of Law

The Anthropology of Law

Fernanda Pirie

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199696840
eISBN:
9780191751110
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199696840.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Philosophy of Law

Questions about the nature of law, its relationship with custom, and the distinctive form of legal rules, categories, and reasoning, are placed at the centre of this book. The book considers ... More

Assessing the Effectiveness of International Courts

Assessing the Effectiveness of International Courts

Yuval Shany

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199643295
eISBN:
9780191749087
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199643295.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Comparative Law

Are international courts effective tools for international governance? Do they fulfil the expectations that led to their creation and empowerment? Why do some courts appear to be more effective than ... More

Caribbean Integration Law

Caribbean Integration Law

David S. Berry

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199670079
eISBN:
9780191749452
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199670079.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Comparative Law

Caribbean Integration Law offers an in depth legal analysis of the two main regional organizations in the Caribbean, the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), and the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean ... More

Confronting Capital Punishment in Asia

Confronting Capital Punishment in Asia: Human Rights, Politics and Public Opinion

Roger Hood and Surya Deva (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199685776
eISBN:
9780191765773
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685776.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights Law, Comparative Law

Capital punishment has for many years now been the subject of controversy and moral debate. With the strengthening focus worldwide on human rights, there has been a movement to abolish this form of ... More

Corporate Boards in Law and Practice

Corporate Boards in Law and Practice: A Comparative Analysis in Europe

Paul Davies, Klaus Hopt, Richard Nowak, and Gerard van Solinge (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780198705154
eISBN:
9780191774256
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198705154.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, EU Law

Corporate boards play a central role in corporate governance and are thus regulated in the corporate law and corporate governance codes of all industrialized countries. Yet while there is a common ... More

The Law and Politics of International Regime Conflict

The Law and Politics of International Regime Conflict

Dirk Pulkowski

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199689330
eISBN:
9780191768279
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199689330.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Comparative Law

The international order is constituted by a plurality of international regimes-institutionalized arrangements in different areas which possess their own norms and procedures. This book examines how ... More

The Role of National Courts in Applying International Humanitarian Law

The Role of National Courts in Applying International Humanitarian Law

Sharon Weill

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199685424
eISBN:
9780191765643
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685424.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Comparative Law

International law is routinely applied in domestic courts. This can result in situations where the courts are being asked to rule on politically sensitive issues, especially issues which involve ... More

Shariʿa and Social Engineering

Shariʿa and Social Engineering: The Implementation of Islamic Law in Contemporary Aceh, Indonesia

R. Michael Feener

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199678846
eISBN:
9780191758072
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199678846.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This book presents a richly-textured critical examination of the day-to-day workings of one of the contemporary world’s most complex experiments with the state implementation of Islamic law in the ... More

Terror Detentions and the Rule of Law

Terror Detentions and the Rule of Law: US and UK Perspectives

Robert H. Wagstaff

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199301553
eISBN:
9780199344895
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199301553.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Comparative Law

This book describes how 9/11 terrorist attacks provoked panicked responses from the United States and the United Kingdom resulting in detentions of suspected terrorists in a manner incompatible with ... More

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