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The Legacy of Smith’s Jurisprudence in Late Eighteenth-Century Edinburgh

John W. Cairns

in Philosophy, Rights and Natural Law: Essays in Honour of Knud Haakonssen

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474449229
eISBN:
9781474460200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474449229.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The chapter explores the development of law teaching in the University of Edinburgh in the later eighteenth-century, showing how Adam Smith's thinking promoted the development by law professors, all ... More


‘Culpable and Reckless Conduct’: Criminalising the Transmission of HIV in Scotland, 1983–2014

Roger Davidson

in Illicit and Unnatural Practices: The Law, Sex and Society in Scotland since 1900

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474441193
eISBN:
9781474459877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474441193.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

The chapter examines the criminalisation of HIV transmission in Scotland after 1983. First, as historical perspective, it reviews the series of largely abortive attempts by Scottish lawmakers to ... More


Conclusion

Roger Davidson

in Illicit and Unnatural Practices: The Law, Sex and Society in Scotland since 1900

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474441193
eISBN:
9781474459877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474441193.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

The conclusion explores the implications of this volume for an understanding of the interplay between the law, sex and society in Scotland since 1900. An outstanding feature is the degree to which ... More


Devolution and the health of Scottish housing policy

Isobel Anderson

in Local Authorities and the Social Determinants of Health

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781447356233
eISBN:
9781447356271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447356233.003.0020
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter assesses devolution and the Scottish housing policy. Home and housing represent a key sphere in which local authorities can contribute to the health and wellbeing of their residents, ... More


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