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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

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
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Comparative Law

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
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

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
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Comparative Law

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
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

A Continental Distinction in the Common Law

A Continental Distinction in the Common Law: A Historical and Comparative Perspective on English Public Law

J.W.F. Allison

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198298656
eISBN:
9780191710735
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298656.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Legal History

The development of an autonomous English public law has been accompanied by persistent problems — a lack of systematic principles, dissatisfaction with judicial review procedure, and uncertainty ... 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 Division of Wrongs

The Division of Wrongs: A Historical Comparative Study

Eric Descheemaeker

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199562794
eISBN:
9780191705533
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562794.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Law of Obligations

The common law, despite procedural divisions, has only ever had one class of civil wrongs. The civilians, by contrast, have typically split their law of wrongs in two, one group being called ... More

Environmental Damage in International and Comparative Law

Environmental Damage in International and Comparative Law: Problems of Definition and Valuation

Michael Bowman and Alan Boyle (eds)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199255733
eISBN:
9780191698262
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199255733.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Comparative Law

This study considers the problems of defining and valuing ‘environmental damage’ from the perspective of international and comparative law. The need for a broad and systematic evaluation of this ... More

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