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On Common Laws

H. Patrick Glenn

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199227655
eISBN:
9780191713606
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199227655.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Legal History

The concept of common law has been one of the most important conceptual instruments of the western legal tradition, but it has been neglected by legal theory and legal history for the last two ... More


Law, Law Reform and the Family

Stephen Cretney

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198268710
eISBN:
9780191683565
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198268710.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This collection of essays examines the process and problems of law reform with special reference to the development of family law. The author demonstrates the different pressures and influences that ... More


A Chronology of Assimilation

HUGH M. THOMAS

in The English and the Normans: Ethnic Hostility, Assimilation, and Identity 1066-c.1220

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199251230
eISBN:
9780191719134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199251230.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter provides a chronological overview of ethnic relations between the English and the Normans through to the end of the 12th century, by which time cultural assimilation seems to have been ... More


Nationalist Political Language: New Hope or Old Hatreds?

MICHAEL WHEATLEY

in Nationalism and the Irish Party: Provincial Ireland 1910-1916

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199273577
eISBN:
9780191706165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273577.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Political rhetoric, whether defined as the calculated use of public language by practitioners of ‘high’ politics or the everyday, background noise of local politicians, suffused the Irish provincial ... More


How to Disagree about How to Disagree

Adam Elga

in Disagreement

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199226078
eISBN:
9780191594236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226078.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter argues for the incoherence of unrestricted conciliatory views according to which one ought always to modify one's view in the direction of one's peer in cases of peer disagreement. It ... More


Minister of the Interior, 1887

CHRISTOPHER DUGGAN

in Francesco Crispi 1818-1901: From Nation to Nationalism

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198206118
eISBN:
9780191717178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206118.003.0014
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Like his great role model, Otto von Bismarck, Francesco Crispi saw emotions as weapons in the statesman's armoury. Fear, anger, uncertainty, jealousy, indignation, and hatred were tools of politics, ... More


Inventing American Exceptionalism: The Origins of American Adversarial Legal Culture, 1800-1877

Amalia D. Kessler

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300198072
eISBN:
9780300224849
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300198072.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

It is widely accepted that American procedure—and indeed American legal culture as a whole—are adversarial (and distinctively so). Yet, precisely because this assumption is so deep-rooted, we have ... More


Ireland’s Fate

J. E. Cookson

in The British Armed Nation 1793–1815

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206583
eISBN:
9780191677236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206583.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Military History

This chapter examines the very different response Pittite ‘military politics’ generated on the other side of the Irish Sea. Catholic military service, ... More


The Anatomy of Militancy

Martin Pugh

in The March of the Women: A Revisionist Analysis of the Campaign for Women's Suffrage, 1866-1914

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199250226
eISBN:
9780191697890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250226.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This chapter approaches suffragism through the perspective of its opponents. It shows the fitful nature of organized anti-suffragism and emphasizes that its chief efforts came too late in the day to ... More


Conciliation, Coercion, and The Protestant Reformation, 1547–71

G. A. Hayes-Mccoy

in A New History of Ireland: Early Modern Ireland 1534-1691

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199562527
eISBN:
9780191701849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562527.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter describes Edward VI's reign in Ireland, which began a period of alternation between conciliation and coercion that was to become a settled pattern of her relationship with England for a ... More


Security Versus Conciliation, 1815–1822

Jacqueline Hill

in From Patriots to Unionists: Dublin Civic Politics and Irish Protestant Patriotism, 1660-1840

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206354
eISBN:
9780191677083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206354.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

For almost fifteen years after 1815, Irish political life was dominated by the Catholic question. While many MPs could agree on the desirability of some sort of ‘conciliation’ of Catholics, the ... More


The Struggle for Mastery, 4 October 1955–9 March 1956

Robert Holland

in Britain and the Revolt in Cyprus, 1954-1959

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205388
eISBN:
9780191676604
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205388.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the appointment of Field-Marshal Sir John Harding as British governor of Cyprus. Harding was only convinced to accept the Cyprus post by the personal plea of the Prime Minister ... More


The north erupts, and Ireland enters Europe, 1968–72

J. H. Whyte

in A New History of Ireland Volume VII: Ireland 1921-84

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198217527
eISBN:
9780191678240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198217527.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In the Republic of Ireland, the best word to describe the years 1968–1972 is ‘chequered’. Under Jack Lynch, who succeeded to the leadership on Seán Lemass's retirement as taoiseach in 1966, the ... More


Will the Parties Conciliate or Refuse? The Triangle of Jews, Germans, and Palestinians

Dan Bar-On

in From Conflict Resolution to Reconciliation

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195166439
eISBN:
9780199849796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195166439.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Certain adjustments have to be made when dealing with long-term protracted conflicts since the notions of peaceful coexistence, forgiveness, and conciliation have to be considered in the context of ... More


Moving toward Open Warfare in Catalonia

Burnett Bolloten

in The Spanish Civil War: Revolution and Counterrevolution

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624464
eISBN:
9781469624488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624464.003.0041
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter describes the political lead-up to the events of May 1937. Political divisions were emerging within the government, the conflict eventually coming to a head in December 1936, to the ... More


The Family and the Law: Reform of the English Family Justice System Towards the End of the Twentieth Century

Stephen Cretney

in Family Law in the Twentieth Century: A History

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199280919
eISBN:
9780191713170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280919.003.0021
Subject:
Law, Family Law, Legal History

This book is about the interaction of the law and social relationships and practices. A central part of that interaction takes place in courts of law, but concern about the ineffectiveness of the law ... More


Rights-Based Conciliation/Disability Conciliation

Morag Steven

in A Guide to Mediating in Scotland

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845860523
eISBN:
9781474406109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845860523.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses rights-based conciliation/disability conciliation in Scotland. It begins with an overview of the Disability Conciliation Service (DCS), which operates throughout the UK and ... More


The History of ICSID

Antonio R. Parra

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199660568
eISBN:
9780191743382
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660568.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal History

This book details the history and development of the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) and its constituent treaty, the Convention on the Settlement of Investment ... More


The Family Justice Process 1900–1970

Stephen Cretney

in Family Law in the Twentieth Century: A History

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199280919
eISBN:
9780191713170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280919.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Family Law, Legal History

The decision to grant a divorce was regarded as so important that only the High Court had the power to do so. But while this not only made the process very expensive, increasing demand (especially in ... More


Ideas of Labour Law – A View from the South

Paul Benjamin

in The Idea of Labour Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199693610
eISBN:
9780191729744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693610.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Employment Law, Philosophy of Law

South African labour law has evolved substantially since black trade unions were first granted statutory recognition in 1979. Rulings by the industrial court gave workers unprecedented protection ... More


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