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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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


From England to France: Felony and Exile in the High Middle Ages

William Chester Jordan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691164953
eISBN:
9781400866397
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164953.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Medieval History

At the height of the Middle Ages, a peculiar system of perpetual exile— or abjuration—flourished in western Europe. It was a judicial form of exile, not political or religious, and it was meted out ... More


Law and Economy in Traditional China: A “Legal Origin” Perspective on the Great Divergence

Debin Ma (ed.)

in Law and Long-Term Economic Change: A Eurasian Perspective

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804772730
eISBN:
9780804777612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804772730.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the recent revisionist literature on Chinese legal tradition and argues that some subtle but fundamental differences between the Western and Chinese legal traditions are crucial ... More


Law and Long-Term Economic Change: A Eurasian Perspective

Debin Ma and Jan Luiten van Zanden (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804772730
eISBN:
9780804777612
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804772730.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Recently, a growing body of work on “law and finance” and “legal origins” has highlighted the role of formal legal institutions in shaping financial institutions. However, these writings have focused ... More


Law and Long-Term Economic Change: An Editorial Introduction

Debin Ma and Jan Luiten van Zanden (eds)

in Law and Long-Term Economic Change: A Eurasian Perspective

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804772730
eISBN:
9780804777612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804772730.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter introduces the main themes of this volume, aiming to help in the interpretation of the complex and interactive relationship between law and economic growth. It argues that legal ... More


Introduction

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/9780199362103.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 2 introduces the overall thesis of this book that domestic law and international law are inextricably linked, and a state’s legal tradition shapes policy toward international law. In this ... More


Conclusion

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/9780199362103.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

This chapter reviews the overall thesis of this book and highlights the major contributions of this work. A key contribution is that it is not sufficient to assume every state that falls under the ... More


Ideals, Tradition, and Authority

Fernanda Pirie

in The Anthropology of Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199696840
eISBN:
9780191751110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199696840.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter discusses the legal traditions of China and ancient Greece, and looks at English common law. It shows that despite claims of embodying rationality and reason, the appeal of tradition is ... More


Law as an Intellectual System

Fernanda Pirie

in The Anthropology of Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199696840
eISBN:
9780191751110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199696840.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter discusses the legal traditions of India, Rome, and the Islamic world. It illustrates the importance of intellectual scholarship and argument in developing forms of law. Case studies ... More


Scripture versus Tradition

Aharon Shemesh

in Halakhah in the Making: The Development of Jewish Law from Qumran to the Rabbis

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520259102
eISBN:
9780520945036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520259102.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The new tendency of the Sadducees to appeal to Scripture for practical guidance caused a cultural and religious chain reaction. This chapter deals with the issue of the authority of the holy text ... More


Anglo-Saxon/Irish Relations before the Vikings

James Graham-Campbell and Michael Ryan (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264508
eISBN:
9780191734120
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264508.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Although there has been much recent interest in the interaction of England and Ireland in the Viking Age, the links between the Anglo-Saxons and the Irish in the period before 800 have been much less ... More


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