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The Culture of Control: Crime and Social Order in Contemporary Society

David Garland

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199258024
eISBN:
9780191698491
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258024.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This book charts the changes in crime control and criminal justice that have occurred in Britain and America. It then explains these transformations by showing how the social organization of late ... More


Reconceiving Competition Law for Global Markets: Agreements, Commitments, and Pathways

David J. Gerber

in Global Competition: Law, Markets, and Globalization

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199228225
eISBN:
9780191711350
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199228225.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Competition Law

This chapter examines multilateral agreement as a strategy for developing competition law on the global level. It identifies the potential for multilateral agreement, outlines the forms such ... More


The Nature of Law

Robin Feldman

in The Role of Science in Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195368581
eISBN:
9780199867455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368581.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter addresses the nature of law. It explores the way in which societal change and human nature drive law toward the open spaces created by existing doctrinal structures. It considers and ... More


Happiness

F. H. Buckley

in Fair Governance: Paternalism and Perfectionism

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195341263
eISBN:
9780199866892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195341263.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

A new empirical literature on what makes people happy would argue for paternalism if it could be shown that people don't know how to make themselves better off. Such studies do indeed suggest that we ... More


The Interjurisdictional Gray Area

Erin Ryan

in Federalism and the Tug of War Within

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199737987
eISBN:
9780199918652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737987.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Chapter Five probes the zone of jurisdictional overlap that belies the dual federalism ideal, where both the states and federal government hold legitimate regulatory interests or obligations. It ... More


Institutional Governance

Jane Mcadam

in Climate Change, Forced Migration, and International Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199587087
eISBN:
9780191738494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587087.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines institutional responses to climate change-related movement. Although the issue cuts across several areas of international governance — migration and asylum, the environment, ... More


Roman and Scots Law – the Conditiones si sine Liber is Decessert☼

William M Gordon

in Roman Law, Scots Law and Legal History: Selected Essays

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625161
eISBN:
9780748671571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625161.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Legal History

A Roman origin is claimed for the conditio si institutus sine liberis decesserit which allows an heir to claim in preference to a substitute and the conditio si testator sine liberis decesserit which ... More


Governing

Martin Loughlin

in The Idea of Public Law

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199274727
eISBN:
9780191708329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274727.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter begins by discussing that public law maintains its distinctive character because of the singularity of its object which is the activity of governing. It then explains that the activity ... More


Criminal Punishment and Cognition

Mark Kelman

in The Heuristics Debate

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199755608
eISBN:
9780199895236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755608.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Because fast and frugal heuristics theorists believe that people make all decisions, including decisions about whether to comply with legal regulations, by looking to a small number of ... More


Legal Preconditions of Foreign Investment

Rosalyn Higgins Dbe Qc

in Themes and Theories

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198262350
eISBN:
9780191682322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198262350.003.0046
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter argues that the legal framework of foreign investment must protect the legitimate expectations of both parties, and not of the investor alone. Certain short-term benefits, which can ... More


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