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Incorporating Indigenous Law

Jacob T. Levy

in The Multiculturalism of Fear

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198297123
eISBN:
9780191599767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198297122.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Indigenous, and also religious, legal codes can be and have been incorporated into the legal systems of states in a number of ways. These include common‐law incorporation, which recognizes culturally ... More


7 Blood and Soil, Place or Property: Liberalism, Land, and Ethnicity

Jacob T. Levy

in The Multiculturalism of Fear

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198297123
eISBN:
9780191599767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198297122.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory


Improving Evaluation of Boilerplate: A Proposed Analytical Framework

Margaret Jane Radin

in Boilerplate: The Fine Print, Vanishing Rights, and the Rule of Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155333
eISBN:
9781400844838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155333.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter proposes an analytical framework for improving the evaluation of boilerplate. It begins with a discussion of questions for evaluating boilerplate rights deletion schemes; for example, ... More


Royal Bastardy and Dynastic Crisis

Matthew Gerber

in Bastards: Politics, Family, and Law in Early Modern France

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199755370
eISBN:
9780199932603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755370.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Family History

The political dimensions of bastardy were most evident in the public controversy stemming from Louis XIV’s attempt to declare his extramarital offspring capable of inheriting the French throne. The ... More


Legislative Balancing through Intergovernmental Bargaining

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/9780199737987.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Chapter Seven proposes a more modest modification to the anti-commandeering rule, requiring judicial deference to consensual state-federal legislative bargaining over federalism entitlements. ... More


The multifaceted noun

Alexandra Y. Aikhenvald

in The Languages of the Amazon

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199593569
eISBN:
9780191739385
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593569.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families

In many Amazonian languages, nouns can be synthetic, and morphologically complex. We start with a snapshot of noun structure and noun categories. We then turn to tense, and other aspects of ... More


Rethinking the theory of legal rights

Jules L. Coleman

in Markets, Morals, and the Law

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199253609
eISBN:
9780191719783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253609.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Competition Law

This chapter examines the classical liberal theory of rights, which holds that rights protect or secure a domain of autonomy. To have a right is to have control or liberty over that to which one is ... More


Dignity as an Eschatological Concept

David Walsh

in Understanding Human Dignity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780197265642
eISBN:
9780191760389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265642.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

An eschatological concept is one we live within and therefore can never fully comprehend. Human dignity names what cannot be named. Rather than a claim to status it really marks the capacity to ... More


Possession and Ownership

Alexandra Y. Aikhenvald and R. M. W. Dixon (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199660223
eISBN:
9780191745096
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660223.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Every language has a way of expressing possessive relationships. The marking and the conceptualization of these vary across languages and cultures. This volume aims at investigating the varied facets ... More


The Exchange Economy?

Paul Sillitoe

in From Land to Mouth: The Agricultural "Economy" of the Wola of the New Guinea Highlands

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300142266
eISBN:
9780300162950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300142266.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter looks at the exchange economy in the Was Valley, where it touches upon the presence of scarcity not in land, capital, and labor, but in items that are in short supply (e.g. diamonds). It ... More


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