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Excused Performance When Circumstances Change

Martin Davies and David V. Snyder

in International Transactions in Goods: Global Sales in Comparative Context

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780195388183
eISBN:
9780199382590
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388183.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

Changed circumstances may alter the assumptions that the parties made when they entered into their international sales contract. All legal systems have rules providing some form of relief from ... More


More Sinned Against Than Sinning

in Miss Cutler & the Case of the Resurrected Horse: Social Work and the Story of Poverty in America, Australia, and Britain

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226653631
eISBN:
9780226653662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226653662.003.0020
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter describes how the faith of Boston social workers regarding self-improvement was shaken by the increasing focus on poverty, neglect, and material hardship during the 1930s. It explains ... More


Assimilation and socioeconomic hardship of Asian migrants in South Korea

Seong-Kyu Ha

in After-Development Dynamics: South Korea's Contemporary Engagement with Asia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198729433
eISBN:
9780191796340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198729433.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, Development, Growth, and Environmental

South Korea’s reliance on foreign labor is likely to continue unabated due to the rapid ageing of the Korean population, low fertility rates, shortage of manual workers, and increasing inter-ethnic ... More


Moderation and Religiosity

Mohammad Hashim Kamali

in The Middle Path of Moderation in Islam: The Qur'anic Principle of Wasatiyyah

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780190226831
eISBN:
9780190226855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190226831.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter begins with a note on the rise of religion and religiosity in recent decades, and then reviews a number of Islamic principles that seek to integrate moderation in its theology and legal ... More


Harm (Ḍarar) Must Be Eliminated

Mohammad Hashim Kamali

in The Middle Path of Moderation in Islam: The Qur'anic Principle of Wasatiyyah

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780190226831
eISBN:
9780190226855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190226831.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter highlights one of the cardinal maxims of Islamic law, both Sunni and Shi’ah, on the prevention of harm and hardship. The maxim is supplemented, in turn, by a number of other maxims and ... More


Rule Bending for the Necessary Evil

Yi-min Lin

in Dancing with the Devil: The Political Economy of Privatization in China

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190682828
eISBN:
9780190682866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190682828.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy, Democratization

Chapter 5 investigates the strategies of local officials in places where the sales growth strategy faltered in the early years of reform. An alternative strategy was to tolerate and even facilitate ... More


Why Fiduciary Law Is Equitable

Henry E Smith

in Philosophical Foundations of Fiduciary Law

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198701729
eISBN:
9780191771552
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198701729.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Law of Obligations

Like general equity, out of which it grew, fiduciary law is celebrated as unbound by rules and deplored as unprincipled. This chapter argues that a functional theory of equity—of equity as aimed at ... More


Who Are Nonvoters?

Lyn Ragsdale and Jerrold G. Rusk

in The American Nonvoter

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190670702
eISBN:
9780190670740
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190670702.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

Abstract: Examining nonvoting at the individual level, this chapter identifies four types of nonvoters in both presidential and midterm elections. The chapter draws a theoretical distinction between ... More


Overcoming Anger and Developing Patience

Susan J. Stabile

in Growing in Love and Wisdom: Tibetan Buddhist Sources for Christian Meditation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199862627
eISBN:
9780190258337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199862627.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter describes a Tibetan Buddhist analytic meditation that has been adapted for Christian prayer, followed by a commentary that explains the Buddhist goals for and principles underlying the ... More


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