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Social Justice and Neo‐liberalism: A Critique

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/9780199281756.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Theory

We have seen that the neo-liberal sees social justice as the mistaken and illusory value distinctively pursued by Social Democrats. In this chapter the details of the neo‐liberal critique are ... More


Neo‐liberal Rights: A Wider Perspective

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/9780199281756.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Theory

This chapter focuses on the critique of rights when they extend beyond protecting negative liberty as set out in Chapter 5. First of all, if the idea of negative liberty is defective, then so too is ... More


Insurance and the Law of Obligations

Rob Merkin and Jenny Steele

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199645749
eISBN:
9780191747823
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199645749.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

Aims to fill a significant gap in the general understanding of the law of obligations, by focusing on the place of insurance within it. Argues that the majority of academic obligations lawyers have ... More


The Western Chinese City

M. A. Aldrich

in The Search for a Vanishing Beijing: A Guide to China's Capital Through the Ages

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622097773
eISBN:
9789882207585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622097773.003.0039
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter tours the Western Chinese City. It begins by walking south of the Zheng Yang Gate towards the commercial and entertainment district of Old Peking called the Great Bamboo Fence. The House ... More


Scotland and France. The Legal Connection☼

William M Gordon

in Roman Law, Scots Law and Legal History: Selected Essays

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625161
eISBN:
9780748671571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625161.003.0022
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Scotland had close political ties to France until the sixteenth century and also shared legal ideas. In the law of obligations and moveable property there is common ground in Roman and Canon law and ... More


Traumatic Responsibility: Victor Frankenstein as Creator and Casualty

Josephine Johnston

in Frankenstein: Annotated for Scientists, Engineers, and Creators of All Kinds

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262533287
eISBN:
9780262340267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262533287.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

A rich theme running through Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein is responsibility. The novel explores the responsibility that Victor Frankenstein has for the destruction caused by his scientific curiosity, ... More


Introduction: Insurance in the Law of Obligations

Rob Merkin and Jenny Steele

in Insurance and the Law of Obligations

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199645749
eISBN:
9780191747823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199645749.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

Sets out the aims of the book, arguing that the operation of insurance lies at the core of obligations law in both conceptual and practical terms. Explores significant obstacles to this ... More


Trading Away Financial Stability: Reconstructing Capital Account Liberalization as Trade and Investment Policy

Kevin P. Gallagher

in Ruling Capital: Emerging Markets and the Reregulation of Cross-Border Finance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453113
eISBN:
9780801454615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453113.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter discusses the General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS). GATS provides a general framework for disciplining policies affecting “trade in services” and establishes a commitment for ... More


State Trading Enterprises

Petros C. Mavroidis

in The Regulation of International Trade: GATT

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262029841
eISBN:
9780262333894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029841.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter is dedicated to the discussion of disciplines imposed on state trading enterprises (e.g., state entities through which international trade is being channeled). Article XVII of GATT does ... More


Moral Holidays

Patrick Shade and John Lachs

in Freedom and Limits

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823256747
eISBN:
9780823261390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256747.003.0033
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

Although Royce and James are wary of permitting moral holidays (the former forbidding them and the latter recommending against them), Lachs argues that downtime is both needed by finite creatures ... More


An Interview with Vincent Mai

Roger Berkowitz

in The Intellectual Origins of the Global Financial Crisis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823249602
eISBN:
9780823250752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823249602.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Vincent Mai, Chairman of AEA Investors, argues that there has been transformation in the values on Wall Street in the last generation, one that has eroded the moral responsibility of bankers to serve ... More


Ascribing and Limiting Fiduciary Obligations: Understanding the Operation of Consent

Joshua Getzler

in Philosophical Foundations of Fiduciary Law

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198701729
eISBN:
9780191771552
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198701729.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Law of Obligations

It is now a common observation that fiduciary duties typically arise from consent, express or implied, and regularly operate to prohibit certain behaviours in order to improve standards of positive ... More


Promise, Benefit, and Need: Ties That Bind Us to the Law*

Kent Greenawalt

in From the Bottom Up: Selected Essays

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780199756162
eISBN:
9780190608897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199756162.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

“Promise, Benefit, and Need: Ties that Bind Us to the Law” analyzes philosophical accounts of why people should comply with the law. Three major theories are explored: promises (explicit or implicit) ... More


Administrative tasks in the framework of the European Patent Organisation

Winfried Tilmann

in Unified Patent Protection in Europe: A Commentary

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198755463
eISBN:
9780191927706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198755463.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

The EPUE Reg is a ‘special agreement’ within the meaning of Art 142(1) EPC (Recital 6; → Introduction to this Commentary, mn 125–34). The participating Member States, as a ‘group of Contracting ... More


Substantive Legal Obligations of EUro area Member States

Charles Proctor

in The EU Law of Economic and Monetary Union

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198793748
eISBN:
9780191927867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198793748.003.0013
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This chapter considers the substantive legal obligations of those European Union (EU) Member States that have adopted, or are to adopt, the euro as their currency. In other words, what is the ... More


EMU as Constitutional Law

Bruno De Witte

in The EU Law of Economic and Monetary Union

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198793748
eISBN:
9780191927867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198793748.003.0014
Subject:
Law, EU Law

The creation of Economic and Monetary Union (EMU) was an important enterprise of constitutional engineering and expressed a belief in the capacity of constitutional law to accomplish economic ... More


Copyright

Jaani Riordan

in The Liability of Internet Intermediaries

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198719779
eISBN:
9780191927416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198719779.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

Copyright, it is said, is one of the great balancing acts of the law. The rights it confers embody the basic tension between encouraging optimal creation and consumption of works; their boundaries ... More


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