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Husbands and Wives in Marital Romance: The Trials of Male Adultery, Bigamy, and Repudiation

Rosalind Brown‐Grant

in French Romance of the Later Middle Ages: Gender, Morality, and Desire

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199554140
eISBN:
9780191721069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199554140.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter examines the representation of the spouses in marital romances, with particular emphasis on how the figure of the husband is brought centre-stage in contrast to earlier romance where he ... More


Hope Springs Eternal: French Bondholders and the Repudiation of Russian Sovereign Debt

Kim Oosterlinck

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300190915
eISBN:
9780300220933
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300190915.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This is a book about hope and international finance. The repudiation of Russia’s debt by the Bolsheviks in 1918 affected French investors for several generations. The reason for this was the sheer ... More


Dealing with the Reader

Michael Sheringham

in French Autobiography: Devices and Desires: Rousseau to Perec

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198158431
eISBN:
9780191673306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198158431.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Autobiographies are backed up by varying motives: presenting an account of life, encouraging reform, taking the road to discovery, among others. Less explicit motives can be changing impressions, ... More


Planned Parenthood v. Casey (1992) and the Persistence of the Abortion Issue

George Anastaplo

in Reflections on Life, Death, and the Constitution

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125336
eISBN:
9780813135243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125336.003.0018
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter explores the Planned Parenthood v. Casey case. It notes that many women during the decade after Roe v. Wade, got used to the notion that substantial access to abortions was a right they ... More


Spiritual Passion and the Betrayal of Painting

Dalia Judovitz

in Georges de La Tour and the Enigma of the Visible

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823277438
eISBN:
9780823280551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823277438.003.0003
Subject:
Art, Art Theory and Criticism

An exploration of La Tour’s portrayals of St. Peter shows how La Tour gives visual form to Peter’s verbal denials. The placement of Peter’s betrayal in the margin of a gambling scene invites inquiry ... More


Sovereign Debt: Default and Repudiation

Kim Oosterlinck

in Hope Springs Eternal: French Bondholders and the Repudiation of Russian Sovereign Debt

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300190915
eISBN:
9780300220933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300190915.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

The first chapter details the nature of sovereign debts. The sovereign nature of the issuer has an enormous impact in terms of risk. At the very least, one may argue that sovereign bonds have a split ... More


Digital Signature Schemes

Keith M. Martin

in Everyday Cryptography: Fundamental Principles and Applications

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199695591
eISBN:
9780191774898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695591.003.0007
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

This chapter examines digital signature schemes, the main cryptographic mechanisms for providing non-repudiation of data. It first looks at general requirements for a digital signature scheme. It ... More


The Transformation of Regional Identity

Mark W. Geiger

in Financial Fraud and Guerrilla Violence in Missouri's Civil War, 1861-1865

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300151510
eISBN:
9780300151527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300151510.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter discusses how the legacy of the war in the South—hyperinflation and debt repudiation—was a disaster for southern creditors, including banks. Southern planters remained the largest ... More


The Principle of Anticipatory Repudiation

Melvin A. Eisenberg

in Foundational Principles of Contract Law

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780199731404
eISBN:
9780199364718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199731404.003.0048
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

Chapter 48 concerns anticipatory repudiation, that is, repudiation of a contract by a promisor before she is required to perform. An anticipatory repudiation may consist of either an expression by ... More


Minority Accommodation, Cultural Mobilization, and Legal Practice: The Experiences of Muslim Law and Christian Law

Narendra Subramanian

in Nation and Family: Personal Law, Cultural Pluralism, and Gendered Citizenship in India

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804788786
eISBN:
9780804790901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804788786.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter discusses the laws governing India's two largest religious minorities, Muslims and Christians. Policy makers retained distinct minority laws to accommodate minorities, but their limited ... More


1793: The Supreme Court and the Metaphysics of Sovereignty

in A Community Built on Words: The Constitution in History and Politics

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226677231
eISBN:
9780226677224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226677224.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The Supreme Court's first great constitutional decision, indeed its first important decision of any sort, was also its first great misstep. On February 18, 1793, the Court held in Chisholm v. Georgia ... More


Revolution, Repudiation, and Recriminations, 1917–1922

Jennifer Siegel

in For Peace and Money: French and British Finance in the Service of Tsars and Commissars

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199387816
eISBN:
9780199387847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199387816.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter covers the period from the Bolshevik Revolution and repudiation of the tsarist debt through the Genoa Conference of 1922, the last serious chance for the bondholders to receive any ... More


Forms of Narrative in the Poetry of Louise Glück

Dan Chiasson

in One Kind of Everything: Poem and Person in Contemporary America

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226103815
eISBN:
9780226103846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226103846.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Louise Glück is the author of ten books of poetry, including Firstborn (1968) and Averno (2006), and a book of essays, Proofs and Theories (1995). Her most recent books, such as Meadowlands and ... More


The Burning: Chapters 124–32

William Ian Miller

in ‘Why is your axe bloody?’: A Reading of Njàls Saga

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198704843
eISBN:
9780191789441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198704843.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, Anglo-Saxon / Old English Literature, European Literature

What are Njal’s motives in counselling to defend from inside the farmhouse? Skarphedin knows that it is lethal counsel, yet her defers, being intent on not marring his final scene by squabbling with ... More


Digital Signature Schemes

Keith M. Martin

in Everyday Cryptography: Fundamental Principles and Applications

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198788003
eISBN:
9780191829956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198788003.003.0007
Subject:
Mathematics, Computational Mathematics / Optimization, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

In this chapter, we discuss digital signature schemes. We start by considering the general requirements of a digital signature scheme. We show first that a digital signature scheme could be ... More


Battling the “Cambodian Syndrome”

Cathy J. Schlund-Vials

in War, Genocide, and Justice: Cambodian American Memory Work

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816670963
eISBN:
9781452946924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816670963.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the Khmer Rouge regime, which pursued an untenable agricultural revolution and which was also determined to eradicate any signs of a Western ... More


The Right to Perform after Repudiation and Recover the Contract Price in Anglo-American Law

Mark P Gergen

in Comparative Contract Law: British and American Perspectives

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198728733
eISBN:
9780191795480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198728733.003.0034
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Law of Obligations

This chapter explores the ability to perform after repudiation and be able to collect the contract price. It uses as its vehicle the Scottish case of White & Carter (Councils) Ltd v McGregor, by ... More


The Principle of Adequate Assurance of Performance

Melvin A. Eisenberg

in Foundational Principles of Contract Law

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780199731404
eISBN:
9780199364718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199731404.003.0049
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

Chapter 49 concerns cases in which although a promisor does not explicitly repudiate a contract, the promisee has justifiable insecurity about whether the promisor will perform. There are several ... More


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