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Governors of the Market: The Evolution of Entrepreneurial Authority

Jessica F. Green

in Rethinking Private Authority: Agents and Entrepreneurs in Global Environmental Governance

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157580
eISBN:
9781400848669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157580.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines entrepreneurial authority from the 1950s to the present by focusing on the creation of environmental civil regulations. Private agents are most often useful for their expertise ... More


Regulative Institutions (2): The Civil Force of Law

Jeffrey C. Alexander

in The Civil Sphere

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195162509
eISBN:
9780199943364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162509.003.0022
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

The communicative boundary of civil society affects noncivil spheres by crystallizing diffuse public opinion, and it gains its effects exclusively through persuasion and influence. However, there are ... More


Occupation, Monarchy, and Customary Law: Tribalizing Women

Noga Efrati

in Women in Iraq: Past Meets Present

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158145
eISBN:
9780231530248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158145.003.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines the customary law or “tribal custom” introduced by British occupying forces in Iraq and its enforcement through the TCCDR. Customary law became the central component of ... More


Sovereignty and Private Corporate Power: The Case of Multinational Enterprises

Peter Muchlinski

in Sovereignty and the Law: Domestic, European and International Perspectives

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199684069
eISBN:
9780191765865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199684069.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Philosophy of Law

This Chapter examines the relationship between state sovereignty and the facilitation of good corporate activity arguing that we need to move away from contractarian ideas of sovereignty to embrace a ... More


The Mental Health Act: Taking Stock of the Current Position and Thinking about the Future

Peter Bartlett

in Law and Medicine: Current Legal Issues Volume 3

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198299189
eISBN:
9780191685644
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299189.003.0031
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Medical Law

There has been much debate on Mental Health Act reforms with little discussion of broader principles. Although everyone agrees that there are problems and have a view on how those problems ought to ... More


International Trends in the Control of Sexual Services

Michael Goodyear and Ronald Weitzer

in Policing Pleasure: Sex Work, Policy, and the State in Global Perspective

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814785089
eISBN:
9780814785102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814785089.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines two major trends in the way governments recently have dealt with sex work: intensified criminalization aimed at eradicating it and liberalization based on principles of harm ... More


Family Law as a Site of Struggle and Subordination

Noga Efrati

in Women in Iraq: Past Meets Present

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158145
eISBN:
9780231530248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158145.003.0002
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines the power struggle that emerged between British customary law and Shari'a law over matters pertaining to family. The conflict has its roots in the two different legal systems ... More


Challenging the Government’s Gender Discourse

Noga Efrati

in Women in Iraq: Past Meets Present

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158145
eISBN:
9780231530248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158145.003.0005
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter continues the discussion of the women's movement in Iraq, examining its actions during the period after World War II, when the movement gained momentum as it expanded, grew stronger, and ... More


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