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 Living a Double Consciousness

Richard Schechner

in Teaching Ritual

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195176452
eISBN:
9780199785308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176452.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter describes how the author of this chapter takes his class, step by step, into the more mystical of experiences orchestrated by ritual performances. The chapter describes the variety of ... More


A Regulatory State Inside the State?

Christopher Hood, Colin Scott, Oliver James, George Jones, and Tony Travers

in Regulation Inside Government: Waste-Watchers, Quality Police, and Sleazebusters

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198280996
eISBN:
9780191599491
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198280998.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Makes a case for reading from understanding and study of business regulation to study and analysis of ‘regulation inside government’ and offers a definition of the phenomenon and a taxonomy of the ... More


Communicating Justice: The Second‐Order Problem of Knowledge

Randy E. Barnett

in The Structure of Liberty: Justice and the Rule of Law

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198297291
eISBN:
9780191598777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198297297.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The second‐order problem of knowledge is the need to communicate knowledge of justice in a manner that makes the actions it requires accessible to everyone. The need for this message to be conveyed ... More


The Law of Property

F H Lawson and Bernard Rudden

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198299936
eISBN:
9780191685811
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299936.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

This is a new edition of the well-established Property text in the renowned Clarendon Law Series. It is completely revised and updated, addressing all recent legislative changes in the law relating ... More


Communicative Competence and the Language of the Letters

Ingrid Tieken‐Boon van Ostade

in The Bishop's Grammar: Robert Lowth and the Rise of Prescriptivism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199579273
eISBN:
9780191595219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579273.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, English Language

Subdivided into different categories of formality, Lowth's letters are analysed in this chapter to describe his communicative competence. Depending on the nature of his relationship with his ... More


What Key Behaviors and Values Lead to Effective Information Use by People in Companies

DONALD A. MARCHAND, WILLIAM J. KETTINGER, and JOHN D. ROLLINS

in Information Orientation: The Link to Business Performance

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199252213
eISBN:
9780191714276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199252213.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

This chapter examines the key behaviours and values senior managers perceive are connected to the ways people use information effectively in their companies. It identifies the six key information ... More


Testamentary Formalities in Italy

Alexandra Braun

in Comparative Succession Law: Volume I: Testamentary Formalities

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199696802
eISBN:
9780191732065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199696802.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter gives an overview of formality requirements for testamentary dispositions in Italian law, both from a historical and a comparative perspective. Italian inheritance law is deeply rooted ... More


Tarski's Thesis

Gila Sher

in New Essays on Tarski and Philosophy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199296309
eISBN:
9780191712272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296309.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

This chapter investigates the thesis that Invariance Under Isomorphisms is a criterion of logicality (logical operators) and the roots of this criterion in Tarski. It discusses the philosophical ... More


The End of Early Music: A Period Performer's History of Music for the Twenty-First Century

Bruce Haynes

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195189872
eISBN:
9780199864218
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189872.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Its performing traditions lost to time, early music has become the subject of significant controversy across the world of classical music and presents numerous challenges for musicians, composers, ... More


Logical Consequence

JC Beall

in Logical Pluralism

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199288403
eISBN:
9780191700491
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199288403.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

This chapter explores the concept of logical consequence and defends logical pluralism. Logic, in the core tradition, involves the study of formal languages. However, the primary aim is to consider ... More


Managerial behaviour in small firms: Does it matter what managers do? 1

Henrik Florén and Joakim Tell

in The Work of Managers: Towards a Practice Theory of Management

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199639724
eISBN:
9780191738661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199639724.003.0013
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter examines why some small firms grow and others do not. The focus is on the relationship between managerial behaviour and small firm growth in fast- and slow-growing firms. Using Sune ... More


Comparative Succession Law: Volume I: Testamentary Formalities

Kenneth G C Reid, Marius J. de Waal, and Reinhard Zimmermann (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199696802
eISBN:
9780191732065
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199696802.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This book is about testamentary formalities, that is to say, about the requirements which the law of succession imposes in order for a person to make a will. How are wills made? What precisely are ... More


Cohabitation and Religious Marriage: Status, Similarities and Solutions

Rajnaara Akhtar, Patrick Nash, and Rebecca Probert (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529210835
eISBN:
9781529210866
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529210835.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

Cohabiting couples and those entering religious-only marriages all too often end up with inadequate legal protection when the relationship ends. Yet, despite this shared experience, the linkages and ... More


The Road Ahead

Sugata Marjit and Saibal Kar

in The Outsiders: Economic Reform and Informal Labour in a Developing Economy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198071495
eISBN:
9780199081257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198071495.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter summarizes the results of the volume and discusses relevant issues and areas for further research. Once viewed as a precipitate of formal activities, the informal sector has gradually ... More


Testamentary Formalities in Early Modern Europe

Nils Jansen

in Comparative Succession Law: Volume I: Testamentary Formalities

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199696802
eISBN:
9780191732065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199696802.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter demonstrates the over-complexity of the law relating to testamentary formalities in early modern law. The discussion is based on the characteristic interplay between Roman law, Canon ... More


Testamentary Formalities in England and Wales

Roger Kerridge

in Comparative Succession Law: Volume I: Testamentary Formalities

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199696802
eISBN:
9780191732065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199696802.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

Most of those who die in England and Wales, owning property of value, die testate. Wills of movables were permitted in England in the Middle Ages, and wills of freehold land have been permitted since ... More


Testamentary Formalities in Australia and New Zealand

Nicola Peart

in Comparative Succession Law: Volume I: Testamentary Formalities

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199696802
eISBN:
9780191732065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199696802.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter analyses the legal development of testamentary formalities in the eight Australian states and territories, and in New Zealand since colonisation. While the laws in these jurisdictions ... More


Testamentary Formalities in South Africa

Marius J De Waal

in Comparative Succession Law: Volume I: Testamentary Formalities

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199696802
eISBN:
9780191732065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199696802.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter discusses the issue of testamentary formalities in the context of South Africa's ‘mixed legal system’. It traces the history of will-making in South Africa, explaining how the original ... More


Testamentary Formalities in Scotland

Kenneth G C Reid

in Comparative Succession Law: Volume I: Testamentary Formalities

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199696802
eISBN:
9780191732065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199696802.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

There are no separate rules of testamentary formality in Scottish law, and wills are solemnised in the same way as other juridical acts for which writing is required. The reason is historical. Until ... More


Testamentary Formalities in Historical and Comparative Perspective

Kenneth G C Reid, Marius J De Waal, and Reinhard Zimmermann

in Comparative Succession Law: Volume I: Testamentary Formalities

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199696802
eISBN:
9780191732065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199696802.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

Certain patterns emerge from the preceding chapters. Only three types of will are at all common. Two are private: the holograph will and the witnessed will. The third, the notarial will, is public. ... More


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