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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

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

Anti-Bribery Laws in Common Law Jurisdictions

Anti-Bribery Laws in Common Law Jurisdictions

Stuart H. Deming

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199737710
eISBN:
9780199363070
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737710.001.0001

This book provides a comprehensive analysis of the foreign bribery laws, and related laws and regulations, in all of the major common law jurisdictions. For Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, ... 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

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

The BRIC States and Outward Foreign Direct Investment

The BRIC States and Outward Foreign Direct Investment

David Collins

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199652716
eISBN:
9780191746185
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652716.001.0001

This book examines the relatively recent and under-explored phenomenon of outward foreign direct investment (FDI) from the large emerging market countries, focusing on the four BRIC states (Brazil, ... 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

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 ... More

Codifying Choice of Law Around the World

Codifying Choice of Law Around the World: An International Comparative Analysis

Symeon C. Symeonides

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199360840
eISBN:
9780199377688
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199360840.001.0001

This book chronicles, documents, and celebrates an extraordinary development in the history of Private International Law (PIL) or Conflict of Laws---a massive codification movement around the globe ... More

Comparative Matters

Comparative Matters: The Renaissance of Comparative Constitutional Law

Ran Hirschl

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198714514
eISBN:
9780191791215
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714514.001.0001

Comparative study has emerged as the new frontier of constitutional law scholarship as well as an important aspect of constitutional adjudication. Increasingly, jurists, scholars, and constitution ... More

Comparative Reasoning in European Supreme Courts

Comparative Reasoning in European Supreme Courts

Michal Bobek

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199680382
eISBN:
9780191760280
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199680382.001.0001

The last two decades have witnessed an exponential growth in debates on the use of foreign law by courts. Judges are said to increasingly rely on inspiration from outside of their national legal ... 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

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

Constitutionalism, Legitimacy, and Power

Constitutionalism, Legitimacy, and Power: Nineteenth-Century Experiences

Kelly L Grotke and Markus J Prutsch (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780198723059
eISBN:
9780191789632
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723059.001.0001

In the nineteenth century, the generation and reception of constitutional texts served as the centre of gravity around which law and politics consistently revolved. This volume critically re-examines ... More

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