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Consciousness, Self-Consciousness, and Selfhood

Dan Zahavi

in Self and Other: Exploring Subjectivity, Empathy, and Shame

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199590681
eISBN:
9780191789656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590681.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The chapter introduces two very different conceptions of self. According to social constructivism, one cannot be a self on one’s own, but only together with others. According to a more ... More


Shareholders in Corporate Governance

Wolf-Georg Ringe

in The Deconstruction of Equity: Activist Shareholders, Decoupled Risk, and Corporate Governance

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198723035
eISBN:
9780191789618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723035.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter lays the foundations for the problem analysis by discussing the role of shareholders in corporate law and governance. It shows that shareholders are the residual risk-bearers of the ... More


The Failure of Traditional Categories of Law

Wolf-Georg Ringe

in The Deconstruction of Equity: Activist Shareholders, Decoupled Risk, and Corporate Governance

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198723035
eISBN:
9780191789618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723035.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

Traditional categories of law fail to properly address the issue of risk-decoupling. This includes corporate law, securities law, and hedge fund regulation more generally. Corporate law is built on ... More


Overcoming Institutional Weakness: The Congressional Black Caucus Goes Public

C. Danielle Vinson

in Congress and the Media: Beyond Institutional Power

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190632243
eISBN:
9780190632281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190632243.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The Congressional Black Caucus provides an excellent case study to see how a group within Congress uses the media to compensate for institutional disadvantages and how its media efforts change with ... More


America’s Next Social Contract: Lessons from the Past, Prospects for the Future

Ann O’Leary

Jacob S. Hacker (ed.)

in Shared Responsibility, Shared Risk: Government, Markets and Social Policy in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199781911
eISBN:
9780190252519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199781911.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter discusses lessons from the past and prospects for the future with regards to sharing economic risks, with particular reference to the so-called Great Risk Shift and the government's role ... More


The Islamic Economy

James Toth

in Sayyid Qutb: The Life and Legacy of a Radical Islamic Intellectual

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199790883
eISBN:
9780199332601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199790883.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Chapter nine describes Qutb’s ideas about the rich and the poor, and how wealth should be created and consumed. Qutb’s views of social class reflect a Sa’idi populism that constitutes a pre-modern ... More


Introduction

Jesse Wall

in Being and Owning: The Body, Bodily Material, and the Law

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198727989
eISBN:
9780191794285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198727989.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The introduction sets out the the rule that there is ‘no property in the human body’ and the growth of exceptions to it. The aim of the book, to determine the appropriate legal status of bodily ... More


The Ownership of Bodily Material

Jesse Wall

in Being and Owning: The Body, Bodily Material, and the Law

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198727989
eISBN:
9780191794285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198727989.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Through the analysis of the main legal disputes over the use and storage of bodily material this chapter aims to formulate the initial analytical distinctions required to assess the appropriate legal ... More


The Objectification of Bodily Material

Jesse Wall

in Being and Owning: The Body, Bodily Material, and the Law

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198727989
eISBN:
9780191794285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198727989.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter aims to identify when, and upon what basis, a person ought to be able to possess, control, or use bodily material. Three predominant explanations—the prior embodiment principle, the ... More


The Commodification of Bodily Material

Jesse Wall

in Being and Owning: The Body, Bodily Material, and the Law

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198727989
eISBN:
9780191794285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198727989.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter assesses whether a person ought to be able to profit from the relinquishment or transfer of bodily material. Three arguments are advanced. First, it is not possible to justify the right ... More


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