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European Enlargement and Institutional Hypocris y

Elena A. Iankova and Peter J. Katzenstein

in The State of the European Union, 6: Law, Politics, and Society

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199257409
eISBN:
9780191600951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019925740X.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Provides an account of the status of the enlargement process in the EU, both in the candidate countries and in terms of institutional changes at the EU level. In particular, it argues that European ... More


Workforce Diversity Policies

Anthony Ferner, Michael Morley, Michael Muller-Camen, and Lourdes Susaeta

in American Multinationals in Europe: Managing Employment Relations Across National Borders

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199274635
eISBN:
9780191706530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274635.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

Workforce diversity is a defining issue of international HR policy transfer in US multinationals. Demographic characteristics, socio-political developments, and the evolution of the legal framework ... More


Religious Liberty in Western and Islamic Law

Kristine Kalanges

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199859467
eISBN:
9780199933518
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199859467.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Comparative Law

This book argues that differences between Western and Islamic legal formulations of religious freedom are attributable, in substantial part, to variations in their respective religious and ... More


The Growth of Israel's Legal Tradition

Joseph Blenkinsopp

in Wisdom and Law in the Old Testament: The Ordering of Life in Israel and Early Judaism

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198755036
eISBN:
9780191695131
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198755036.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Judaism

This chapter traces the development of Israel's legal tradition. It covers law in early Israel, the Covenant Code, the Decalogue, and Deuteronomy.


Mixed Legal Traditions: The Impact of Custom and Colonialism in India and Kenya

Dana Zartner

in Courts, Codes, and Custom: Legal Tradition and State Policy toward International Human Rights and Environmental Law

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199362103
eISBN:
9780199362127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199362103.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

Largely due to colonialism, many states today are not guided by a single legal tradition but rather a mixture of legal traditions emerging out of varied, and sometimes conflicting, histories. Using ... More


Courts, Codes, and Custom: Legal Tradition and State Policy toward International Human Rights and Environmental Law

Dana Zartner

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199362103
eISBN:
9780199362127
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199362103.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

This book considers the manner in which a state’s domestic legal tradition shapes policy towards international human rights and environmental law. Building on existing studies exploring state ... More


Constructing the Cornerstone: The Role of Legal Tradition in Shaping State Policy toward International Law

Dana Zartner

in Courts, Codes, and Custom: Legal Tradition and State Policy toward International Human Rights and Environmental Law

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199362103
eISBN:
9780199362127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199362103.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 2 explores in detail the novel cultural-institutional theory developed in this book. After a review of the literature on state compliance with international law in the fields of international ... More


The Tosefta and Its Value for Historical Research: Questioning the Historical Reliability of Case Stories

RONEN REICHMAN

in Rabbinic Texts and the History of Late-Roman Palestine

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264744
eISBN:
9780191734663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264744.003.0008
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines the reliability of using the tosefta for historical research. It explains that the tosefta is a compilation of early rabbinic legal traditions which date from the first to the ... More


Shari‘a and the Modern State

Anver M Emon

in Islamic Law and International Human Rights Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199641444
eISBN:
9780191741104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641444.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Comparative Law

This chapter presents an introduction to Islamic law. Section A begins by discussing the basic themes in Islamic law; it provides an overview of the received narrative of the legal tradition, by ... More


The Judicial House of Lords 1876–2009

Louis Blom-Cooper QC, Brice Dickson, and Gavin Drewry (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199532711
eISBN:
9780191705489
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532711.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

The House of Lords has served as the highest court in the UK for over 130 years. In 2009, a new UK Supreme Court will take over its judicial functions, closing the doors on one of the most ... More


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