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An Analysis of the Economic Torts

Hazel Carty

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199546749
eISBN:
9780191594946
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546749.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

The economic torts for too long have been under-theorised and under-explored by academics and the judiciary alike. Also in recent years claimants have exploited the resulting chaos by attempting to ... More


Intimidation

Hazel Carty

in An Analysis of the Economic Torts

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199546749
eISBN:
9780191594946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546749.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter explores the history and modern form of this tort. Two key issues surrounding this tort remain controversial as was highlighted by the recent decisions in OBG and Total Network. These ... More


Enforcement by Violence and Intimidation

Paul Marshall and Nina Shea

in Silenced: How Apostasy and Blasphemy Codes are Choking Freedom Worldwide

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199812264
eISBN:
9780199919383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199812264.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Islam

While blasphemy laws are dangerous, a more pervasive and deeper problem is threats and violence against those accused of insulting Islam. Those targeted include not only politicians but also Muslims ... More


Introduction

Hazel Carty

in An Analysis of the Economic Torts

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199546749
eISBN:
9780191594946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546749.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter introduces the economic torts, i.e., those torts that have as their name suggests the primary function of protecting claimants' economic interests. They include the general economic ... More


Two-party or Direct Economic Tort Liability

Hazel Carty

in An Analysis of the Economic Torts

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199546749
eISBN:
9780191594946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546749.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

The orthodox analysis of the economic torts focuses on three-party, indirect liability. Both the tort of inducing breach of contract and the unlawful means tort envisage the use of a third party or ... More


Escalation: From Verbal Duel to Vindicatory Exchange

Stuart Carroll

in Blood and Violence in Early Modern France

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199290451
eISBN:
9780191710490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199290451.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Feud is often used as a convenient shorthand for its most violent manifestation, the vengeance killing. In early modern France, however, feuding was concerned as much with lawsuits and arbitration as ... More


The Rage of the Gods

Stuart Carroll

in Blood and Violence in Early Modern France

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199290451
eISBN:
9780191710490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199290451.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Where vengeance killings or duels took place in the full glare of the public gaze they were thereby legitimised. The ritual elements of combat have been exaggerated, but it is undoubtedly true that ... More


Constituency Organization

PATRICIA LYNCH

in The Liberal Party in Rural England 1885-1910: Radicalism and Community

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199256211
eISBN:
9780191719677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199256211.003.02
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter demonstrates that the Conservatives were initially much more successful than the Liberals in organizing their rural supporters. It examines three possible explanations for the Liberals' ... More


Battered Women, Intimidation, and the Law

Sandra Bartky

in Women and Citizenship

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780195175349
eISBN:
9780199835775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195175344.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

Bartky explores some subtle features of legal institutions that obstruct women’s attempts to use the law to diminish domestic violence. To begin with, legal practice is embodied in buildings of ... More


The Dodgers' Male Culture: The New York Rivalries

Carl E. Prince

in Brooklyn's Dodgers: The Bums, the Borough, and the Best of Baseball, 1947–1957

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195115789
eISBN:
9780199854066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195115789.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Basic male themes and male fights that broke out are revealed in this chapter. Physical challenge and response, redemption of the male ego, attempts to intimidate to provoke a failure of manhood are ... More


Compliance through Pressure

Robert Gellately

in The Gestapo and German Society: Enforcing Racial Policy 1933-1945

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198228691
eISBN:
9780191678806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198228691.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the many ways with which the Gestapo doubled its effort to obtain compliance. In order to enforce compliance, the Gestapo interpreted its mandate in the broadest possible ... More


The Greater Middle East Initiative: A US Democracy Promotion ‘Road Map’?

Larbi Sadiki

in Rethinking Arab Democratization: Elections without Democracy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199562985
eISBN:
9780191721182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562985.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

This chapter deconstructs, critiques, and assesses the US democracy promotion in the Arab World, with special reference to the Bush Administration and its key power players from Colin Powell and ... More


The Manipulation of Vote Choice

Birch Sarah

in Electoral Malpractice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199606160
eISBN:
9780191731693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606160.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter considers the manipulation of vote choice from both theoretical and empirical perspectives. The chapter probes the correlates of voter manipulation (understood as the manipulation of ... More


Rambo Litigators: Emotional Labor in a Male Dominated Job

Jennifer L. Pierce

in Gender Trials: Emotional Lives in Contemporary Law Firms

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520201071
eISBN:
9780520916401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520201071.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the emotional dimension of legal work in a particular specialty of law, litigation. It discusses the predominant norms and expectations of gender-appropriate emotional labor for ... More


The Ancient Greeks at War

Louis Rawlings

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719056574
eISBN:
9781781700839
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719056574.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

The ancient Greeks experienced war in many forms. By land and by sea, they conducted raids, ambushes, battles and sieges; they embarked on campaigns of intimidation, conquest and annihilation; they ... More


Fear: Living in a State of Fear

Carolyn Nordstrom and Antonius C. G. M. Robben

in Fieldwork Under Fire: Contemporary Studies of Violence and Culture

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520089938
eISBN:
9780520915718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520089938.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

Fear, anxiety, and intimidation may paralyze ethnographers. This chapter analyzes fear in a personal and political context. The culture of fear that has reigned in Guatemala since the 1960 has ... More


Resistance and Violence: Power, Intimidation, and Control of Space

Kieran McEvoy

in Paramilitary Imprisonment in Northern Ireland: Resistance, Management, and Release

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198299073
eISBN:
9780191685590
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299073.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter considers the use of violence and related activities such as destruction or intimidation as a mechanism for resistance, a continuation of the violence outside the prison gates. It is ... More


The impact on communities and victims

Roger Matthews, Helen Easton, Daniel Briggs, and Ken Pease

in Assessing the use and impact of Anti-Social Behaviour Orders

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420572
eISBN:
9781447301509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420572.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

In order to find out how different community groups and victims in the United Kingdom felt about the effectiveness of Anti-Social Behaviour Orders (ASBOs), seven focus groups were conducted in ... More


The Radical Moravian: James Montgomery (1771–1854)

Kenneth R. Johnston

in Unusual Suspects: Pitt's Reign of Alarm and the Lost Generation of the 1790s

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199657803
eISBN:
9780191771576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657803.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

James Montgomery is known to history as a prolific writer of church hymns. In his young manhood, he was a liberal newspaper editor and poet in Sheffield. Encouraged by the radical Joseph Gales, who ... More


Courting Violence

Fielding NigelG

in Courting Violence: Offences Against the Person Cases in Court

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199279357
eISBN:
9780191700057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279357.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Sometimes, lawyers tend to focus their testimonies and tactics towards stereotyping, meaning they dwell on assumptions regarding members of an identifiable group instead of examining one's ... More


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