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The Morality of International Legal Reform

Allen Buchanan

in Justice, Legitimacy, and Self-Determination: Moral Foundations for International Law

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780198295358
eISBN:
9780191600982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198295359.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Ch. 10 summarized the main proposals for reform that have been argued in this book, briefly restating the moral framework linking justice, legitimacy, and self‐determination that grounds them, and ... More


Law in Popular Belief: Myth and Reality

Anthony Amatrudo and Regina Rauxloh (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780719097836
eISBN:
9781526123985
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097836.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

In recent years there has been a significant growth in interest of the so-called “law in context” extending legal studies beyond black letter law. This book looks at the relationship between written ... More


Law and Anthropology: Current Legal Issues Volume 12

Michael Freeman and David Napier (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199580910
eISBN:
9780191723025
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580910.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

Current Legal Issues, like its sister volume Current Legal Problems, is based upon an annual colloquium held at University College London. Each year, leading scholars from around the world gather to ... More


 Love and the Ethical

Lenn E. Goodman

in Love Thy Neighbour As Thyself

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195328820
eISBN:
9780199870172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328820.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter aims to put some flesh on the bones of the biblical commandment Love thy neighbor as thyself. Goodman situates the Mosaic ethics of love and its commands in behalf of existential desert ... More


Intimate Partner Violence in New Orleans: Gender, Race, and Reform, 1840-1900

Ashley Baggett

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496815217
eISBN:
9781496815255
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496815217.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Intimate Partner Violence in New Orleans: Gender, Race, and Reform, 1840–1900 examines the shifting nature of gender, race, and intimate partner violence in New Orleans—a place dramatically affected ... More


The Nature of the Neo-liberal State and the Rule of Law

Raymond Plant

in The Neo-liberal State

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199281756
eISBN:
9780191713040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199281756.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Theory

This chapter does two related things. First of all it sets out the neo‐liberal case for thinking that the state should be conceived largely in terms of rules and procedures instead of delivering ... More


Latour and the Passage of Law

Kyle McGee (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780748697908
eISBN:
9781474416061
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748697908.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Thirteen essays exploring Bruno Latour's legal theory from a variety of disciplinary perspectives – including a chapter by Bruno Latour responding to the arguments and critiques offered in each ... More


The Nature of Islamic Juridical‐Ethical Discourse

Abdulaziz Sachedina

in Islam and the Challenge of Human Rights

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195388428
eISBN:
9780199866755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388428.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Islam

This chapter deals with a critical assessment of Islamic juridical tradition—a formidable obstacle to a number of articles of great consequence for the protection of individual rights that are ... More


Mental Health and Wellbeing in the Legal Profession

Emma Jones, Neil Graffin, Rajvinder Samra, and Mathijs Lucassen

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781529210743
eISBN:
9781529210774
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529210743.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

Legal professionals are thought to have higher levels of mental health issues and lower levels of wellbeing than the general population. Drawing on qualitative data from new research with legal ... More


Takin’ It to the Courts: Legal Services, the UFW, and the Battle for the Worst Jobs in the World

Cindy Hahamovitch

in No Man's Land: Jamaican Guestworkers in America and the Global History of Deportable Labor

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691102689
eISBN:
9781400840021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691102689.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter details the conflict between domestic workers and guestworkers as the United Farm Workers of America (UFW), with the Florida Rural Legal Services, became involved in a struggle for “the ... More


Introduction

Matthew H. Kramer

in Where Law and Morality Meet

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199546138
eISBN:
9780191705434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546138.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This introductory chapter distinguishes three varieties of legal positivism. Inclusive Legal Positivism maintains that a norm's consistency with some or all of the correct principles of morality can ... More


Reassessing Legal Humanism and its Claims: Petere Fontes?

Paul J. du Plessis and John W. Cairns (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781474408851
eISBN:
9781474418522
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474408851.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Legal humanism has become deeply entrenched in most modern works on European legal history from the seventeenth century onwards and has been accepted with such blind faith by many modern scholars ... More


From Protestant Idealism to Scientific Pragmatism

Evan Tsen Lee

in Judicial Restraint in America: How the Ageless Wisdom of the Federal Courts was Invented

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195340341
eISBN:
9780199867240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340341.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter argues that the clash between Protestant idealism and secular or scientific pragmatism that was evident during the American culture wars had a direct counterpart in American ... More


The Farmworker Movement in the Post-Bracero Era

Lori A. Flores

in Grounds For Dreaming: Mexican Americans, Mexican Immigrants, and the California Farmworker Movement

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300196962
eISBN:
9780300216387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300196962.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter examines the farmworker movement in the Salinas Valley after the termination of the Bracero Program. It first considers the rise of Cesar Chavez and his United Farm Workers Organizing ... More


Lawyers for the Poor: Legal Advice, Voluntary Action and Citizenship in England, 1890-1990

Kate Bradley

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781526136053
eISBN:
9781526150394
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526136077
Subject:
History, Social History

Lawyers for the poor explores the development of legal advice and aid provision in England between 1890 and 1990. It is the first book-length study to place legal advice provision in the wider ... More


The Construction of Whiteness: An Interdisciplinary Analysis of Race Formation and the Meaning of a White Identity

Stephen Middleton, David R. Roediger, and Donald M. Shaffer (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781496805553
eISBN:
9781496805591
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496805553.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The Construction of Whiteness is an interdisciplinary collection of essays that examines the crucial intersection between whiteness as a privileged racial category and the various material practices ... More


Tainted Witness: Why We Doubt What Women Say About Their Lives

Leigh Gilmore

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231177146
eISBN:
9780231543446
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231177146.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

In 1991, Anita Hill's testimony during Clarence Thomas's Senate confirmation hearing brought the problem of sexual harassment to a public audience. Although widely believed by women, Hill was defamed ... More


Europe as a Civilisation and the Hidden Structure of Modernity

Toby E. Huff

in European Integration: Historical Trajectories, Geopolitical Contexts

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474455893
eISBN:
9781474480604
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474455893.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The economic crisis of the EU in 2007-9 needs to be seen against the backdrop of Europe as a civilisational entity. It has withstood the challenges of hundreds of years, including religious ... More


The End of Ownership: Personal Property in the Digital Economy

Aaron Perzanowski and Jason Schultz

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262035019
eISBN:
9780262335959
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035019.001.0001
Subject:
Information Science, Library Science

The digital economy has great potential, but it also entails risks. The notion of personal property and ownership is under threat because of the shift to digital distribution and ubiquitous embedded ... More


The European Court of Human Rights: Implementing Strasbourg's Judgments on Domestic Policy

Dia Anagnostou

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780748670574
eISBN:
9780748689101
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748670574.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

One of the most remarkable characteristics of the European Convention of Human Rights and its highly acclaimed judicial tribunal in Strasbourg is the extensive obligations of the contracting states ... More


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