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The Eternal Minor: 1 Feminism and the Civil Code

PAUL SMITH

in Feminism and the Third Republic: Women's Political and Civil Rights in France, 1918-1945

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206231
eISBN:
9780191677045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206231.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Because the civil rights of women was one of the fundamental issues creating impetus for the feminist movement during the late 19th century, it is realized that the most significant events in these ... More


General Rules and Institutions of Private Law

Hiroshi Oda

in Japanese Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199232185
eISBN:
9780191705335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232185.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter discusses Japanese private law. Topics covered include the Civil Code and Commercial Code, civil law rights and public welfare, the doctrine of good faith and fair dealing, abuse of ... More


Civil Procedure

Hiroshi Oda

in Japanese Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199232185
eISBN:
9780191705335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232185.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter discusses civil procedure in Japan. Topics covered include the Code of Civil Procedure, jurisdiction; capacity to be a party, standing, and the interest to initiate an action; ... More


‘Malaise Alsacien’—Malaise féminin? Alsatian Women's Identity in Question, 1918–39

Elizabeth Vlossak

in Marianne or Germania?: Nationalizing Women in Alsace, 1870-1946

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199561117
eISBN:
9780191595035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561117.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The administrative, legal, civil, constitutional and political transitions that took place in Alsace and Lorraine after 1918 caused the ‘Malaise alsacien’. This chapter explores the extent to which ... More


Unjust Enrichment: The Tenant's Tale

Eltjo Schrage

in Mapping the Law: Essays in Memory of Peter Birks

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199206551
eISBN:
9780191705397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206551.003.0029
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Philosophy of Law

This chapter begins in the tenements of ancient Rome to show how medieval and later lawyers tackled the problem of the enrichment of a landlord which was liable to happen if, on the termination of ... More


A Way Forward for European Contract Law?

Lucinda Miller

in The Emergence of EU Contract Law: Exploring Europeanization

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199606627
eISBN:
9780191731716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606627.003.0004
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This chapter examines the EU’s broader (non sector-specific) contract law programme. It is primarily concerned with the instrument known as the Common Frame of Reference (CFR) a draft of which has ... More


The Hindu Code Bill in the Political Sphere

Chitra Sinha

in Debating Patriarchy: The Hindu Code Bill Controversy in India (1941–1956)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198078944
eISBN:
9780199081479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198078944.003.0029
Subject:
Law, Family Law

Alongside the communicative processes in the public sphere, the Hindu Code Bill entered the legislative domain in a significant way in 1948. The fifth chapter reviews the nature of the debate that ... More


Law and Gender Inequality: The Politics of Women's Rights in India

Flavia Agnes

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195655247
eISBN:
9780199081189
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195655247.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This volume explores gender inequality and the politics of women’s rights in India. It provides an invaluable analysis of the current trends of the debate on Uniform Civil Code located within a ... More


Family Law and the Law of Persons

Stephen Zamora, José RamlÓN CossÍO, Lenone Pereznieto, José Roldá n-Xopa, and David Lopez

in Mexican Law

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199288489
eISBN:
9780191700514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199288489.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter focuses on the Federal Civil Code (Código Civil Federal), or FCC, which sets forth the general choice of law rules in matters governing persons and families. FCC has been used as a model ... More


Commercial Law

Stephen Zamora, José RamlÓN CossÍO, Lenone Pereznieto, José Roldá n-Xopa, and David Lopez

in Mexican Law

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199288489
eISBN:
9780191700514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199288489.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses commercial law in Mexico, focusing primarily on the general principles of commercial transactions, as governed by the Commercial Code and supplemented by the Federal Civil ... More


Familialism and the Republican Social Contract

Camille Robcis

in The Law of Kinship: Anthropology, Psychoanalysis, and the Family in France

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451294
eISBN:
9780801468407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451294.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter provides a genealogy of familialism as a political culture and as an ideology in French law and social policy. Familialism is an organized political movement with a legal infrastructure, ... More


Preparing Germany for the Twenty-First Century †: The Reform of the Code of Civil Procedure

Giesela Rühl

in Comparative Law as Transnational Law: A Decade of the German Law Journal

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199795208
eISBN:
9780199919307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199795208.003.0035
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The number and diversity of the recently enacted laws have resulted in confusion about the state of German civil procedure today. This chapter gives an overview of the most important changes. It ... More


Selected Provisions of the German Civil Code

Gerhard Dannemann

in The German Law of Unjustified Enrichment and Restitution: A Comparative Introduction

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199533114
eISBN:
9780191705526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533114.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Law of Obligations

This chapter presents translations of provisions of the German Civil Code which relate to restitution and unjustified enrichment partially adapted from two sources. A smaller selection, first ... More


Property Law and Inheritance Law

Stephen Zamora, José RamlÓN CossÍO, Lenone Pereznieto, José Roldá n-Xopa, and David Lopez

in Mexican Law

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199288489
eISBN:
9780191700514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199288489.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses property law and inheritance law, which are private law subjects covered by the civil codes applicable in each Mexican state or federal territory. It focuses on the private law ... More


The Possibilities of Judicial Revision

William G. Wagner

in Marriage, Property, and Law in Late Imperial Russia

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204473
eISBN:
9780191676291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204473.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter looks at how the high court redefined property and inheritance law based on social and economic needs, with a wider range of revision compared with those for the family law. The high ... More


Managing Change in the Irish Civil Service and the Implications for Transformative Ecclesial Learning

Brendan Tuohy and Eamonn Conway

in Receptive Ecumenism and the Call to Catholic Learning: Exploring a Way for Contemporary Ecumenism

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199216451
eISBN:
9780191712173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216451.003.0025
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Religion and Society

This chapter contributes to the diagnosis of factors militating against receptive learning by pursuing a case study of how factors relating to change in the Department of Communications, Marine, and ... More


Imposing Legal Uniformity: The Court and Muslim Minority Rights

Ronojoy Sen

in Articles of Faith: Religion, Secularism, and the Indian Supreme Court

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198063803
eISBN:
9780199080168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198063803.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines the impact of court decisions on India's largest minority, the Muslims, primarily through the prism of personal laws and the Uniform Civil Code issue. The Supreme Court's ... More


Introduction

Gerhard Dannemann

in The German Law of Unjustified Enrichment and Restitution: A Comparative Introduction

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199533114
eISBN:
9780191705526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533114.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Law of Obligations

This introductory chapter begins with a discussion of the long tradition of unjust enrichment in English law and the advantages of taking a closer look at the German law of unjustified enrichment ... More


The New German Law of Obligations: Historical and Comparative Perspectives

Reinhard Zimmermann

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199291373
eISBN:
9780191700613
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199291373.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

On January 1, 2000, the German Civil Code (BGB) became 100 years old. It had been remarkably resilient throughout a century marked by catastrophic upheavals and a succession of fundamentally ... More


Specific Performance and Cure under Korean Law

Tae-Yong AHN

in Studies in the Contract Laws of Asia I: Remedies for Breach of Contract

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198757221
eISBN:
9780191817151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198757221.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations, Comparative Law

Specific performance is recognized in Korea as the primary effect and inherent power of a right. It is enforced through a complex system of civil execution which allows specific performance even for ... More


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