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Shaping the Normative Landscape

David Owens

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199691500
eISBN:
9780191744938
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691500.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This book affirms the value of obligations and of rights, of forgiveness, of consent and refusal, of promise and request. These are all instruments by which we exercise control over our normative ... More


 Euthanasia

Bernard Gert, Charles M. Culver, and K. Danner Clouser

in Bioethics: A systematic approach

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195159066
eISBN:
9780199786466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195159063.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter discusses why euthanasia presents a moral dilemma for physicians. It shows that trying to distinguish between active and passive euthanasia in any of the following four ways: (1) acts ... More


Competitive Procurement of Electricity

Alok Kumar and Sushanta K. Chatterjee

in Electricity Sector in India: Policy and Regulation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198082279
eISBN:
9780199082063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082279.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter introduces the legal and policy provisions on the competitive procurement of electricity in India, which are one of the most important features of the Act. The salient features of the ... More


THE FIRST THREE STEPS IN SUPPLICATION

F. S. Naiden

in Ancient Supplication

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195183412
eISBN:
9780199789399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183412.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This chapter deals with the first three steps. The treatment of the first step, the approach, is brief, but it shows the importance of the supplicandus and the need for the suppliant to choose among ... More


Scripting by Requesting Directives and Apologies in a Sexual Misconduct Case: Idaho v. J. Mussina

Roger W. Shuy

in Creating Language Crimes: How Law Enforcement Uses (and Misuses) Language

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195181661
eISBN:
9780199788477
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181661.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter describes an actual case that was anonymized at the request of counsel. Joseph Mussina was a physician who had previously performed an abortion for an immigrant client who kept calling ... More


Local Courts

Patrick Polden

in The Oxford History of the Laws of England: Volume XI: 1820–1914 English Legal System

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199258819
eISBN:
9780191718151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258819.003.0026
Subject:
Law, Legal History

There was no shortage of courts which were, in theory at least, open to the person wishing to collect a debt or seek damages for loss or injury. There was in fact ‘a curious array of Courts above ... More


Redressive Politeness: Requests, Refusals, and Advice

Jon Hall

in Politeness and Politics in Cicero's Letters

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195329063
eISBN:
9780199870233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195329063.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines three types of face-threatening act that regularly occur in the social interaction and correspondence of Roman aristocrats: making requests, issuing refusals, and offering ... More


Budget Strategy, Guidelines, and Ceilings

Maurice Wright

in Japan's Fiscal Crisis: The Ministry of Finance and the Politics of Public Spending, 1975-2000

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199250530
eISBN:
9780191697937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250530.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

In Japan, the processes of budget-making were divided temporally by the submission of the formal budget requests by the Spending Ministries and Agencies on 31 August. Prior to that, the Ministry of ... More


The Budget Processes in the Spending Ministries

Maurice Wright

in Japan's Fiscal Crisis: The Ministry of Finance and the Politics of Public Spending, 1975-2000

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199250530
eISBN:
9780191697937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250530.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

In Japan, ministries and agencies submitted budget requests for shares of the General Account Budget to the Ministry of Finance (MOF) on 31 August each year. Their processes of internal compilation ... More


The Budget Bureau's Hearings, Examination, and Negotiations

Maurice Wright

in Japan's Fiscal Crisis: The Ministry of Finance and the Politics of Public Spending, 1975-2000

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199250530
eISBN:
9780191697937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250530.003.0017
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

After Cabinet approved the budget strategy, and ministries and agencies were informed of their ceilings in June or July, the initiative within the Budget Bureau passed to the budget examiners and ... More


The Role and Influence of the LDP in the Budgetary Processes

Maurice Wright

in Japan's Fiscal Crisis: The Ministry of Finance and the Politics of Public Spending, 1975-2000

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199250530
eISBN:
9780191697937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250530.003.0020
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The management and manipulation of budget outputs in Japan helped the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) to maintain itself in power for thirty-eight years until 1993 and, less certainly, after its ... More


April 2011: Autism and the Good Society

Kenneth McK Norrie

in Professor Norrie's Commentaries on Family Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861193
eISBN:
9781474406246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861193.003.0048
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This commentary discusses a number of cases from both the Scottish and English courts in which children with additional support needs in learning have sought remedies. City of Edinburgh Council v MDH ... More


Promises and Requests

Geoffrey Cupit

in Justice as Fittingness

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198238621
eISBN:
9780191679698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198238621.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter discusses the source of the obligation to keep a promise or contract and how it relates to justice. It begins by noting two institution-based accounts as sources of a promissory ... More


Comparing the Mechanisms of Legal Change

Penney Lewis

in Assisted Dying and Legal Change

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199212873
eISBN:
9780191707063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199212873.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Medical Law

An examination of the differing contours of the legal regulation of assisted dying resulting from the three mechanisms of legal change as well as legislative approaches reveals interesting features. ... More


The Promissory Bond

David Owens

in Shaping the Normative Landscape

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199691500
eISBN:
9780191744938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691500.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

According to Scanlon's expectation theory, one makes a promise by communicating the intention to perform and the promise binds when it makes the promisee believe that you will perform. The ... More


Self-Discipline

Chŏng Yagyong

in Admonitions on Governing the People: Manual for All Administrators

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520260917
eISBN:
9780520947702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520260917.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

The English translation of the chapters in Book II of Mongmin simsŏ on administration for district magistrates is presented. The chapters discuss the following: setting the body in order, integrity, ... More


Grounding and CRification

Jonathan Ginzburg

in The Interactive Stance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199697922
eISBN:
9780191738425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697922.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This chapter develops a detailed account of metacommunicative interaction, in particular of clarification interaction (‘CRification’). It starts with an empirical study of CRification, given that ... More


Big trouble at a birthday party

Roger W. Shuy

in The Language of Sexual Misconduct Cases

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199926961
eISBN:
9780199980505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199926961.003.0019
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter discusses a case where a drunken teenage girl was sexually molested by her stepfather. It considers that the police interview of the stepfather was classically flawed, because not only ... More


Distress in Adult–Child Interaction

Anthony J. Wootton

in Emotion in Interaction

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199730735
eISBN:
9780199950034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730735.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Through the detailed examination of interaction this chapter shows connections between forms of child distress and the types of sequence in which they occur. Where the child makes a request, for ... More


A New Frontier Outpost, 1983–88

Michael Riordan, Lillian Hoddeson, and Adrienne W. Kolb

in Tunnel Visions: The Rise and Fall of the Superconducting Super Collider

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226294797
eISBN:
9780226305837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226305837.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The effort to design the SSC began at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory in 1984, directed by Cornell accelerator physicist Maury Tigner. For five years the Central Design Group worked there with many ... More


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