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The Credibility of Agricultural Land Tenure, or Why Intentional Institutional Ambiguity Might Work

Peter Ho

in Institutions in Transition: Land Ownership, Property Rights and Social Conflict in China

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199280698
eISBN:
9780191602528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019928069X.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Seeks to explore the institutional arrangements that have enabled the establishment of a credible and socially accepted cropland tenure system in China. For this purpose, the chapter starts with a ... More


Competition Policy: From Centrality to Muddling Through?

Martin Lodge

in Germany, Europe, and the Politics of Constraint

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262955
eISBN:
9780191734465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262955.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Competition policy has been said to lie at the heart of the German social market economy and to have been a key influence on the EC competition regime. This chapter assesses the impact of ... More


International Harmonization of Economic Regulation

Junji Nakagawa

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199604661
eISBN:
9780191731679
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604661.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

International harmonization of economic regulation is an attempt to eliminate, or at least reduce, regulatory diversity in economic policy areas where states have autonomous regulatory jurisdiction. ... More


Local Government, Parliament, and the Problem of Poverty 1795–1819

David Eastwood

in Governing Rural England: Tradition and Transformation in Local Government 1780-1840

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204817
eISBN:
9780191676406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204817.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The realities of power within English rural counties were shaped more by the dynamics of local politics than by the formal instruments of statutory authority. In this sense the power of the ... More


Harmonization of Competition Law

Junji Nakagawa

in International Harmonization of Economic Regulation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199604661
eISBN:
9780191731679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604661.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter analyzes international harmonization of competition law and policy. This is the only regulatory area in which no formal international body for harmonization exists, despite repeated ... More


Definition of public action resources1

Peter Knoepfel

in Public Policy Resources

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447345053
eISBN:
9781447345091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447345053.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter returns to and explores the resource model in detail. It defines ten public action resources: Force, Law, Personnel, Money, Property, Information, Organization, Consensus, Time, ... More


The Legal Background, 1870–1970

P. S. Atiyah

in The Rise and Fall of Freedom of Contract

Published in print:
1985
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198255277
eISBN:
9780191681578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198255277.003.0020
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

This chapter examines changes in the legal condition in England during the period from 1870 to 1970 and discusses the implications of these changes for the idea of freedom of contract. Some of the ... More


Introduction

Georg Wenzelburger

in The Partisan Politics of Law and Order

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190920487
eISBN:
9780190920517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190920487.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Chapter 1 gives an overview of the politics of law and order and presents the research design for the volume. Based on a discussion of the state of the art, it argues why it is crucial to analyze ... More


EU Consumer Law and Human Rights

Iris Benöhr

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199651979
eISBN:
9780191747885
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199651979.001.0001
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Company and Commercial Law

Traditionally, consumer law has played an instrumental role in the EU as a tool for market integration. There are now signs in the new EU legal framework and case law which suggest this may be ... More


Introduction

David Bilchitz

in Poverty and Fundamental Rights: The Justification and Enforcement of Socio-economic Rights

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199552160
eISBN:
9780191709456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199552160.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Socio-economic rights have, until recently, been systematically neglected in our current world. An important reason for this neglect is found to be in the lack of clarity surrounding the ... More


Lawyers of the Right: Professionalizing the Conservative Coalition

Ann Southworth

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226768335
eISBN:
9780226768366
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226768366.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

A timely and multifaceted portrait of the lawyers who serve the diverse constituencies of the conservative movement, this book explains what unites and divides lawyers for the three major ... More


The Atlantic Divide in Antitrust: An Examination of US and EU Competition Policy

Daniel J. Gifford and Robert T. Kudrle

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226176109
eISBN:
9780226176246
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226176246.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This book aims to resolve a puzzle: how can two systems of competition law and policy, whose enforcement and judicial institutions employ similar concepts and legal language, reach very different ... More


Rights, Not Interests: Resolving Value Clashes under the National Labor Relations Act

James A. Gross

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501714252
eISBN:
9781501714276
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501714252.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This book makes four important contributions to our understanding of U.S. labor law and policy. First, given my previous three volume study of the work of the NLRB, this book is able to discuss the ... More


Beds and Biometrics: The Legacy of the Criminal Alien Program

Patrisia Macías-Rojas

in From Deportation to Prison: The Politics of Immigration Enforcement in Post-Civil Rights America

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781479804665
eISBN:
9781479858422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479804665.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Prominent Arizona conservatives and, some would argue, liberal reformers helped spearhead law and order policies that exploded the U.S. prison population and created a crisis of prison overcrowding. ... More


Climate Change Legislation: Law for Sound Climate Policy Making

Barry Barton and Jennifer Campion

in Innovation in Energy Law and Technology: Dynamic Solutions for Energy Transitions

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198822080
eISBN:
9780191861161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198822080.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

Climate change is a particularly difficult policy problem, being long term and multifaceted. This chapter explores the proposition that well-crafted laws make it easier to make climate change policy ... 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


Environmental Damage Evaluation in Brazil

Susana Vieira

in Environmental Damage in International and Comparative Law: Problems of Definition and Valuation

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199255733
eISBN:
9780191698262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199255733.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Comparative Law

This chapter examines environmental damage valuation in Brazil. Brazilian law allows for the use of five autonomous and immediate techniques, some of them general and direct, other special and ... More


Introduction to EU Energy Law

Kim Talus

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198791812
eISBN:
9780191834073
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198791812.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

The book covers both the content of sector-specific energy regulation and the application and impact of general EU law on energy markets. As far as sector-specific energy regulation is concerned, ... More


How International Law Works in Times of Crisis

George Ulrich and Ineta Ziemele (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198849667
eISBN:
9780191883941
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198849667.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Crises have always been part of international law discipline and some even say part of the identity of an international lawyer. History shows that international law has developed through reacting to ... More


Scaling experimentalism: from convergence to informed divergence in transnational competition policy

Yane Svetiev

in Extending Experimentalist Governance?: The European Union and Transnational Regulation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198724506
eISBN:
9780191792113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198724506.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, Comparative Politics

The chapter examines three processes that disclose a turn towards experimentalist governance in transnational competition policy. The first results from the growing formalization of the interactions ... More


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