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Rationality of Contractual Behaviour

Hugh Collins

in Regulating Contracts

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199258017
eISBN:
9780191717857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258017.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Contractual behaviour appears to be rife with actions that appear to run contrary to rational self-interested action. This chapter begins by explaining how this kind of behaviour can be interpreted ... More


Comparing the EU's Role in Neighbourhood Conflicts 1

Nathalie Tocci

in Developments in EU External Relations Law

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199552894
eISBN:
9780191720741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199552894.003.0006
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This chapter assesses the EU's impact and effectiveness in promoting peacemaking in its neighbourhood through its contractual relations with conflict parties. It does so by focusing on five conflicts ... More


The Meaning of Contract

Hugh Collins

in Regulating Contracts

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199258017
eISBN:
9780191717857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258017.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter attempts to clarify the common threads in contractual practices. It argues that they involve a distinctive set of meanings attributed to various types of human association. Topics ... More


Regulating Contracts

Hugh Collins

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199258017
eISBN:
9780191717857
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258017.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Using an interdisciplinary approach involving economics, sociology, and law, this book explores fundamental questions about the purposes and effects of legal regulation of contractual relationships. ... More


Conclusion

Hugh Collins

in Regulating Contracts

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199258017
eISBN:
9780191717857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258017.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This concluding chapter reviews some of the theses presented in the book. It also contains some reflections on methodology and questions for future research.


The Importance of Theory Determined

Roger A. Shiner

in Freedom of Commercial Expression

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198262619
eISBN:
9780191682353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198262619.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Theorists and courts have thought commercial expression or commercial speech to be covered by a principle of freedom of expression or freedom of speech in large part because commercial ... More


Partnerships as second-order organisations

Niels Åkerstrøm Andersen

in Partnerships: Machines of possibility

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420268
eISBN:
9781447302926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420268.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Organizations

This chapter explores the relation between contract and organisation associated with partnerships, putting important constitutive conditions at stake. As it is, second-order contracts seem to be able ... More


Conflict and Consent: Does the Theory of Waiver of Fundamental Rights Offer Solutions to Settle Their Conflicts?

Sébastien Van Drooghenbroeck

in When Human Rights Clash at the European Court of Human Rights: Conflict or Harmony?

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198795957
eISBN:
9780191837135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198795957.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

There is an important interaction between the issue of conflicts between human rights and the question of the validity and effects of the waiver of these rights. Based on an analysis of some major ... More


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