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A Method for Transplants

J. W. F. Allison

in A Continental Distinction in the Common Law: A Historical and Comparative Perspective on English Public Law

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198298656
eISBN:
9780191710735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298656.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Legal History

The traditional insignificance of the distinction between public and private law in England is particularly evident in the intertwined history of public and private law liability, and the ... More


German Refugees in Oxford—Some Personal Recollections

Barry Nicholas

in Jurists Uprooted: German-Speaking Emigré Lawyers in Twentieth Century Britain

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199270583
eISBN:
9780191710230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199270583.003.0024
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter presents the author's personal recollections of German refugees in Oxford, England. He came to Oxford as a student in 1937, his subject of study being Greek and Latin Languages and ... More


Otto Kahn-Freund (1900–1979)

Mark Freedland

in Jurists Uprooted: German-Speaking Emigré Lawyers in Twentieth Century Britain

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199270583
eISBN:
9780191710230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199270583.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Otto Kahn-Freund was an émigré legal scholar whose contribution to the scholarship of labour law was an entirely singular one. By the 1970s, he was rightly regarded as the doyen of labour law studies ... More


The Labour Constitution: The Enduring Idea of Labour Law

Ruth Dukes

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199601691
eISBN:
9780191792700
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199601691.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Employment Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The book aims to contribute to current debates regarding the idea of labour law. In particular, it aims to assess the validity of the suggestion that old ways of thinking about the subject have ... More


Blackstone, Kahn-Freund, and the Contract of Employment

John W Cairns

in Law, Lawyers, and Humanism: Selected Essays on the History of Scots Law, Volume 1

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748682096
eISBN:
9781474415989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748682096.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter shows the importance of comparative study in legal history. In 1977, the late Sir Otto Kahn-Freund had argued that Blackstone’s Commentaries gave an outdated account of master and ... More


The Decline of a Classic: Explaining the Reception of The Dual State, 1941–present

Jens Meierhenrich

in The Remnants of the Rechtsstaat: An Ethnography of Nazi Law

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198814412
eISBN:
9780191851964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198814412.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter explores the uneven reception of Fraenkel’s classic across space and time, with particular reference to the book’s very different fortunes in the United States and postwar Germany. I ... More


The Contract of Employment and Collective Labour Law

Alan Bogg and Ruth Dukes

in The Contract of Employment

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198783169
eISBN:
9780191826191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198783169.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Employment Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter seeks to illustrate that the law of the contract of employment has been and continues to be shaped quite profoundly by collective bargaining practices and collective labour law. In doing ... More


Hugo Sinzheimer and the Economic Constitution

Ruth Dukes

in The Labour Constitution: The Enduring Idea of Labour Law

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199601691
eISBN:
9780191792700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199601691.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Employment Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter introduces the figure of Hugo Sinzheimer, his conception of labour law (as a corrective to private law), and his idea of the economic constitution. It examines both the idea of the ... More


A Labour Constitution Without the State? Otto Kahn-Freund and Collective Laissez-Faire

Ruth Dukes

in The Labour Constitution: The Enduring Idea of Labour Law

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199601691
eISBN:
9780191792700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199601691.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Employment Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines Kahn-Freund’s principle of collective laissez-faire, arguing in the first instance that it was not intended to denote a complete absence of the state, or law, from the field of ... More


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