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Abuse in New Religious Movements: Challenges for the Sociology of Religion

Janet Jacobs

in Teaching New Religious Movements

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195177299
eISBN:
9780199785537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177299.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter provides an overview of the study of abuse in new religious movements. Drawing on the literature on patriarchal charismatic movements, the chapter explores the dynamics of physical and ... More


Competition Law in Europe: Market, Community, and Integration

David J. Gerber

in Global Competition: Law, Markets, and Globalization

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199228225
eISBN:
9780191711350
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199228225.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Competition Law

This chapter outlines European national experience as well as the evolution and dynamics of competition law in the European Union. European competition law experience is particularly important for ... More


The Fascist Party and Popular Opinion in Mussolini's Italy

Paul Corner

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198730699
eISBN:
9780191741753
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198730699.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The enigma of how ordinary people related to would-be totalitarian regimes is still far from being resolved. The tension between repression and consensus renders analysis difficult; where one ends ... More


Constitutional Morality

André Béteille

in Democracy and Its Institutions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198080961
eISBN:
9780199082049
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198080961.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Constitutional morality is important for constitutional laws to be effective. Without constitutional morality, the operation of a constitution tends to become arbitrary, erratic, and capricious. This ... More


Objections to the Orthodox Approach

Jaime Arancibia

in Judicial Review of Commercial Regulation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199609079
eISBN:
9780191725289
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609079.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter develops the arguments against the orthodox approach. It notes that this doctrine has kept the focus away from the position of the applicant—who is seeking effective review of the ... More


Aristocracy about 1760: Theory and Practice

R. R. Palmer

in The Age of the Democratic Revolution: A Political History of Europe and America, 1760-1800

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161280
eISBN:
9781400850228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161280.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter considers the prevailing notion in the eighteenth century that nobility was a necessary bulwark of political freedom. Whether in the interest of a more open nobility or of a more closed ... More


The Failure of the Party

Paul Corner

in The Fascist Party and Popular Opinion in Mussolini's Italy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198730699
eISBN:
9780191741753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198730699.003.0012
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The concluding chapter summarises the various ways in which the fascist party failed in its objectives of national transformation. It argues that the party was central to fascist objectives and that ... More


Introduction

Paul Corner

in The Fascist Party and Popular Opinion in Mussolini's Italy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198730699
eISBN:
9780191741753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198730699.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The Introduction points first to the persistence of strong local and regional differences in Italy after Unification and to the ways in which the powerful centrifugal forces in respect of the Italian ... More


Equality

T. R. S. Allan

in Law, Liberty, and Justice: The Legal Foundations of British Constitutionalism

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198259916
eISBN:
9780191682025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198259916.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The content of the law must reflect the varying circumstances of different groups of people. However, the same underlying values which explain adherence to formal equality suggest the outlines of a ... More


Shanghai and Chongqing: The Winner, the Loser, and the Prisoners

Qiang Fang and Xiaobing Li

in Power versus Law in Modern China: Cities, Courts, and the Communist Party

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813173931
eISBN:
9780813169958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813173931.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Chapter six examines urban power abuse from a different perspective by examining the law violations and downfalls of two powerful local Party chiefs: Chen Liangyu in Shanghai and Bo Xilai in ... More


Constitutionality of Detention as a Preventive Measure under Chapter viii of the CrPC,1973: A Critique

B. Uma Devi

in Arrest, Detention, and Criminal Justice System: A Study in the Context of the Constitution of India

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198075998
eISBN:
9780199080953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198075998.003.0034
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

In cases under preventive detention laws, the Supreme Court has time and again observed that preventive detention is a drastic provision which could be resorted to only as an extreme step in the ... More


English and American Case Law

Rabeea Assy

in Injustice in Person: The Right to Self-Representation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199687442
eISBN:
9780191767104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687442.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Despite recognizing a right to litigate in person, English case law contains no significant discussion of the values served by self-representation. In America, the Supreme Court has derived a right ... More


“Beruriah Said Well”: The Many Lives (and Deaths) of a Talmudic Social Critic

Tova Hartman and Charlie Buckholtz

in Are You Not a Man of God?: Devotion, Betrayal, and Social Criticism in Jewish Tradition

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199337439
eISBN:
9780199362370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199337439.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Judaism, Religion and Literature

This chapter examines the iconic Talmudic figure Beruriah, a learned woman from an esteemed rabbinic family who finds herself repeatedly shocked by what she sees as a gap between the core values of ... More


I Change Therefore I Am: Growing up in the Sixties

Kenneth Millard

in Coming of Age in Contemporary American Fiction

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748621736
eISBN:
9780748651740
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621736.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter looks at the 1960s as a period of unparalleled social upheaval in the United States, and examines two novels that use a dispassionate third-person perspective in order to present a ... More


Coercion in At-Will Termination of Employment and Sexual Harassment

Lea Vandervelde

in Directions in Sexual Harassment Law

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300098006
eISBN:
9780300135305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300098006.003.0030
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This chapter illustrates how sexual harassment comes out as a clear and significantly successful progressive reform. In the workplace, there is no general legal redress against a personally hostile ... More


Introduction

Alexander Brown

in A Theory of Legitimate Expectations for Public Administration

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198812753
eISBN:
9780191851926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812753.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Section I tries to identify some of the hallmarks of legitimate expectations, as a general concept, and to say something as to how it might be contrasted from the concept of reasonable expectations. ... More


Speaking truth to power: experiencing critical research

Phil Scraton

in Researchers and their 'subjects': Ethics, power, knowledge and consent

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345141
eISBN:
9781447303220
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345141.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter asserts the centrality of the relationship between the ‘researcher’ and the ‘researched’ in the context of conducting a critical research on the use and abuse of power in state ... More


Satire in The Satanic Verses

Andrew Teverson

in Salman Rushdie

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719070501
eISBN:
9781781701225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719070501.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter discusses the novel The Satanic Verses. Like Midnight's Children and Shame before it, The Satanic Verses is a strongly satirical text that takes, as one of its dominant socio-political ... More


Conceptual Foundations: Insights from Criminology and the Sociology of Work

Randy Hodson and Gary F. Jensen

in Deviant and Criminal Behavior in the Workplace

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814722602
eISBN:
9780814722626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814722602.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This introductory chapter addresses why neither crime at the workplace nor crime generated by workplace experiences has received much attention in criminology. To some degree this neglect reflects ... More


Judicial Review and Parliamentary Power: Reorienting the Balance

K.T. Thomas

in Appointment of Judges to the Supreme Court of India: Transparency, Accountability, and Independence

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780199485079
eISBN:
9780199096992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199485079.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This essay discusses the lack of any discernible attempt by the bench in the NJAC Case to read down the provisions of the 99th Amendment to the Constitution of India. This essay argues that neither ... More


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