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Introduction

Norman Doe

in The Legal Framework of the Church of England: A Critical Study in a Comparative Context

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198262206
eISBN:
9780191682315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198262206.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book is about the use of regulation in the Church of England. It studies ecclesiastical regulation on three levels: descriptive, evaluative, and comparative. On the descriptive level, the book ... More


Analyzing Legal Formality and Informality: Lessons from Land Titling and Microfinance Programs 1

Antara Haldar and Joseph E. Stiglitz

in Law and Economics with Chinese Characteristics: Institutions for Promoting Development in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199698547
eISBN:
9780191745522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698547.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This paper critically examines the validity of the prescriptions of conventional law and economics theory using evidence from two programs aimed at poverty alleviation through improving ... More


The Legal Frame: Can a Case be Made? *

Keith Hawkins

in Law as Last Resort: Prosecution Decision-Making in a Regulatory Agency

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199243891
eISBN:
9780191714184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243891.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Legal rules, and formalities of the legal process, assume particular significance when regulatory inspectors consider a case's legal strengths and weaknesses. Legal framing transforms a matter into ... More


The Limits of Process

Robin West

in Getting to the Rule of Law: NOMOS L

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814728437
eISBN:
9780814728789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814728437.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter discusses how there is some significance in expanding the rule of law to include a procedural dimension, particularly given contemporary national, global, and political realities. Due to ... More


The Evolution of Law: Political Foundations of Private Law in Medieval Europe and Japan

John O. Haley (ed.)

in Law and Long-Term Economic Change: A Eurasian Perspective

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804772730
eISBN:
9780804777612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804772730.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter traces the historical process that led to the rise of one of the specific features of the Western legal tradition, the emphasis on private law and the reliance on adjudication disputes. ... More


Legalism and Morality

Tai-Heng Cheng

in When International Law Works: Realistic Idealism After 9/11 and the Global Recession

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780195370171
eISBN:
9780190259716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195370171.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter develops a justificatory theory of international law, tempered by realistic expectations about what is achievable and appropriate in a world without a fully effective centralized ... More


Conclusion: Weber’s Theory of Legal Rationalization—A Summary

Hubert Treiber

in Reading Max Weber's Sociology of Law

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198837329
eISBN:
9780191874086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198837329.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This concluding chapter summarizes Max Weber's theory of legal rationalization. In the beginning is the word, in the form of the charismatic revelation of the law by legal prophets. Alongside Moses, ... More


Law: Formal and Informal

Lawrence M. Friedman and Grant M. Hayden

in American Law: An Introduction

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190460587
eISBN:
9780190460624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190460587.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter discusses formal and informal law and its operation in both public and private institutions. Formal law includes rules established by an institution according to certain processes; ... More


Social Partners

Paul Craig

in EU Administrative Law

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199296811
eISBN:
9780191700811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296811.003.0007
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This chapter considers the ways in which the social partners are involved in policy-making and policy delivery within the European Union (EU). It ... More


Conclusion: Emerging Possibilities for Social Transformation

Robin Stryker and LaDawn Haglund

in Closing the Rights Gap: From Human Rights to Social Transformation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780520283091
eISBN:
9780520958920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283091.003.0015
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter uses the MAPs framework to organize and synthesize findings presented in this volume, offering an inter-related set of 40 hypotheses to guide future theorizing, research, advocacy, and ... More


Mülk Allah'ındır (‘This House is God's Property’) Legitimizing Land Ownership in the Suburbs of Istanbul

Jean-François Pérouse

in Popular Housing and Urban Land Tenure in the Middle East: Case Studies from Egypt, Syria, Jordan, Lebanon, and Turkey

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789774165405
eISBN:
9781617971358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165405.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter focuses on informality in the city of Istanbul, and underlines the overuse of the term gecekondu. He shows that the public authorities themselves breach property laws and distort the ... More


Regulators

Tai-Heng Cheng

in When International Law Works: Realistic Idealism After 9/11 and the Global Recession

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780195370171
eISBN:
9780190259716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195370171.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines whether the justificatory theory of international law provides guidance to regulators. It considers how the focus on shared expectations rather than formal laws enables the ... More


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