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Promise-Breaking

STUART P GREEN

in Lying, Cheating, and Stealing: A Moral Theory of White-Collar Crime

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199225804
eISBN:
9780191708411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199225804.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Employment Law

Legal theorists have made significant contributions to our understanding of the concept of promising. But their focus has almost invariably been on the law of contract. In light of the minimal degree ... More


Regulatory Offenses

STUART P GREEN

in Lying, Cheating, and Stealing: A Moral Theory of White-Collar Crime

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199225804
eISBN:
9780191708411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199225804.003.0021
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Employment Law

This chapter focuses on those penal statutes that make it a crime to engage in prohibited conduct, subject to regulation, that would not be viewed as entailing significant moral wrongfulness ... More


Liberty’s Limits on Legislation

Michael Moore

in Placing Blame: A Theory of the Criminal Law

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199599493
eISBN:
9780191594649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599493.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The last piece of the puzzle needed by a rational, retributivist legislator is a theory of the restraints she should observe in prohibiting moral wrongs. Promise-breaking may be morally wrong, for ... More


Insults in Storytelling

Yiannis Gabriel

in Storytelling in Organizations: Facts, Fictions, and Fantasies

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198290957
eISBN:
9780191684845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198290957.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter seeks to provide an introduction to the psychology of insults, through the medium of organizational stories. It charts different forms of insulting behaviour such as exclusion, ... More


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