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The Anthropology of Islamic LawEducation, Ethics, and Legal Interpretation at Egypt's Al-Azhar

The Anthropology of Islamic Law: Education, Ethics, and Legal Interpretation at Egypt's Al-Azhar

Aria Nakissa

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190932886
eISBN:
9780190932916
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190932886.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This book shows how hermeneutic theory and practice theory can be brought together to analyze cultural, legal, and religious traditions. These ideas are developed through an analysis of the Islamic ... More

Arbitration CostsMyths and Realities in Investment Treaty Arbitration

Arbitration Costs: Myths and Realities in Investment Treaty Arbitration

Susan D. Franck

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190054434
eISBN:
9780190054465
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190054434.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Investment treaty arbitration (sometimes called ISDS or investor-state dispute settlement) has become a flashpoint in the backlash against globalization, with costs becoming an area of core scrutiny. ... More

Birth Rights and WrongsHow Medicine and Technology are Remaking Reproduction and the Law

Birth Rights and Wrongs: How Medicine and Technology are Remaking Reproduction and the Law

Dov Fox

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190675721
eISBN:
9780190675752
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190675721.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

Today, tens of millions of Americans rely on reproductive advances to help them carry out decisions more personal and far-reaching than almost any other they will ever make: They use birth control or ... More

The Capability Approach to Labour Law

The Capability Approach to Labour Law

Brian Langille (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198836087
eISBN:
9780191873447
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198836087.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

In this volume, leading scholars of both labour law and the Capability Approach (CA) explore the possible connections between their disciplines. Accounts of the CA—particularly those of Martha C. ... More

Capital Markets, Derivatives, and the LawPositivity and Preparation

Capital Markets, Derivatives, and the Law: Positivity and Preparation

Alan N. Rechtschaffen

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190879631
eISBN:
9780190879662
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190879631.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

The American economy looks good. This is in the wake of a decade where dramatic failures in individual markets and institutions sparked a global financial crisis resulting in political, social, and ... More

China's International Investment StrategyBilateral, Regional, and Global Law and Policy

China's International Investment Strategy: Bilateral, Regional, and Global Law and Policy

Julien Chaisse (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198827450
eISBN:
9780191866319
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827450.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Company and Commercial Law

The phenomenal story of China’s ‘unprecedented disposition to engage the international legal order’ has been primarily told and examined by political scientists and economists. Since China adopted ... More

Comparative Company Law

Comparative Company Law

Carsten Gerner-Beuerle and Michael Anderson Schillig

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780199572205
eISBN:
9780191747397
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199572205.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law, Comparative Law

This book provides an exposition of company law from a comparative perspective. It analyses important policy issues in the area of company law, including the emergence and nature of the business ... More

Comparative Law

Comparative Law

Uwe Kischel

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198791355
eISBN:
9780191833830
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198791355.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This translation of Rechtsvergleichung offers a critical introduction to the central tenets of comparative legal scholarship. The first part of the book is dedicated to general aspects of comparative ... More

Contract Law Without FoundationsToward a Republican Theory of Contract Law

Contract Law Without Foundations: Toward a Republican Theory of Contract Law

Prince Saprai

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198779018
eISBN:
9780191824050
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198779018.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

In recent times, the philosophy of contract law has been dominated by the ‘promise theory’, according to which the morality of promise provides a ‘blueprint’ for the structure, shape, and content ... More

Copyright and the Court of Justice of the European Union

Copyright and the Court of Justice of the European Union

Eleonora Rosati

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198837176
eISBN:
9780191873942
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198837176.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law, EU Law

This title focuses specifically on the role, action, and legacy of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) in the field of copyright, providing an exclusive survey that covers two decades ... More

Criminally Ignorant

Criminally Ignorant

Alexander Sarch

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190056575
eISBN:
9780190056605
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190056575.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Philosophy of Law

Criminally Ignorant: Why the Law Pretends We Know What We Don’t is about the legal fiction that we know what we don’t. If you bury your head in the sand rather than learn you’re committing a crime, ... More

E Pluribus UnumHow the Common Law Helped Unify and Liberate Colonial America, 1607-1776

E Pluribus Unum: How the Common Law Helped Unify and Liberate Colonial America, 1607-1776

William E. Nelson

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190880804
eISBN:
9780190882174
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190880804.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book examines the role of the common law in the life and politics of Great Britain’s North American colonies from the founding of Virginia in 1607 to the outbreak of the American Revolution in ... More

EU Law Beyond EU BordersThe Extraterritorial Reach of EU Law

EU Law Beyond EU Borders: The Extraterritorial Reach of EU Law

Marise Cremona and Joanne Scott (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198842170
eISBN:
9780191878190
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198842170.001.0001
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This book addresses the impact of EU law beyond its own borders, the use of law as a powerful instrument of EU external action, and some of the normative challenges this poses. The phenomenon of EU ... More

From Baksheesh to BriberyUnderstanding the Global Fight Against Corruption and Graft

From Baksheesh to Bribery: Understanding the Global Fight Against Corruption and Graft

T. Markus Funk and Andrew S. Boutros (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190232399
eISBN:
9780190232412
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190232399.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Company and Commercial Law

To many practitioners there is the FCPA, the UK Bribery Act, and then “everything else.” But other countries’ anti-corruption laws, for example those of Germany, can play a key role in ... More

Good GovernanceConcept and Context

Good Governance: Concept and Context

Henk Addink

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198841159
eISBN:
9780191876653
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198841159.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The pivotal aim of this book is to explain the creation, development, and impact of good governance from a conceptual, principal perspective and in the context of national administrative law. Three ... More

India's Vibgyor ManSelected Writings and Speeches of L.M. Singhvi

India's Vibgyor Man: Selected Writings and Speeches of L.M. Singhvi

Abhishek Manu Singhvi and Lokendra Malik (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780199484164
eISBN:
9780199097012
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199484164.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The volume reflects L.M. Singhvi’s prodigious scholarship. His signature writing style is brilliant, articulate, fluent, and honest. He believed in maintaining clarity in his writings to make it ... More

The Indian Legal SystemAn Enquiry

The Indian Legal System: An Enquiry

Mahendra Pal Singh and Niraj Kumar

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780199489879
eISBN:
9780199095650
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199489879.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

The contemporary Indian legal system owes its origin predominantly to the English common law system. Although this system ushered modernity in India, it has failed to perform optimally on several ... More

The Indian Yearbook of Comparative Law 2016

The Indian Yearbook of Comparative Law 2016

Mahendra Pal Singh (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780199482139
eISBN:
9780199096985
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199482139.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

The contributions, by eminent scholars, included in The Indian Yearbook of Comparative Law 2016 discuss the discipline of comparative law in India and is of immense importance for legal scholarship ... More

International Heritage Law for CommunitiesExclusion and Re-Imagination

International Heritage Law for Communities: Exclusion and Re-Imagination

Lucas Lixinski

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198843306
eISBN:
9780191879128
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198843306.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This book critically engages the shortcomings of the field of international heritage law, seen through the lenses of the five major UNESCO treaties for the safeguarding of different types of ... More

International Refugee Law and the Protection of Stateless Persons

International Refugee Law and the Protection of Stateless Persons

Michelle Foster and Hélène Lambert

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198796015
eISBN:
9780191837197
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198796015.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This book addresses a critical gap in existing scholarship by examining statelessness through the prism of international refugee law, in particular by examining the extent to which the 1951 Refugee ... More

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