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Peremptory Norms in International Law

Alexander Orakhelashvili

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199546114
eISBN:
9780191712203
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546114.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This monograph analyses the questions raised by the legal effects of peremptory norms of international law (jus cogens), reflected in Article 53 of the 1969 Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties. ... More


Indigenous Peoples and the Right of Political Autonomy in an Age of Global Legal Pluralism

Steven Wheatley

in Law and Anthropology: Current Legal Issues Volume 12

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199580910
eISBN:
9780191723025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580910.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter focuses on the complexities that emerge in the system of global governance following the acceptance that indigenous peoples are ‘peoples’ with a right to self-government through ... More


Two Observations

W.A. Bogart

in Permit But Discourage: Regulating Excessive Consumption

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195379877
eISBN:
9780199869060
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195379877.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This concluding chapter presents two observations about first, normativity as image, and second, attempting to do good. It argues that normativity is an image of the interrelationship of law and ... More


The Immediate and Mediate Addressees of General Norms of Law and of Morality

Hans Kelsen

in General Theory of Norms

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198252177
eISBN:
9780191681363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198252177.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

The immediate addressees of general hypothetical legal norms are the individuals who are empowered — and in certain circumstances, also obligated — to order concretely and to execute the coercive ... More


Nationalism, Recognition, and Family Formation

Narendra Subramanian

in Nation and Family: Personal Law, Cultural Pluralism, and Gendered Citizenship in India

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804788786
eISBN:
9780804790901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804788786.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Family Law

Centralizing states appropriated the authority of kin groups and ethnic and religious institutions over family life to varying degrees. The ways they regulated family and intimacy did not depend on ... More


The Essence of Discrimination Law

Tarunabh Khaitan

in A Theory of Discrimination Law

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199656967
eISBN:
9780191748080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656967.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

A legal norm is a norm of discrimination law if it satisfies four conditions: Personal Grounds Condition: The duty-imposing norm in question must require some connection between the act or omission ... More


Law, Morality, and Rational Choice: Incentives for CSR Compliance

Caroline Kaeb

in Corporate Social Responsibility?: Human Rights in the New Global Economy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226244273
eISBN:
9780226244440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226244440.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This paper sets the landscape of different incentives stirring corporate behavior in the realm of corporate social responsibility. It applies a behavioral economics perspective to CSR compliance in ... More


Towards Gender Equity in Development

Siwan Anderson, Lori Beaman, and Jean-Philippe Platteau (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198829591
eISBN:
9780191868115
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829591.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

As a result of widespread mistreatment and overt discrimination in all dimensions of their lives, women lack significant autonomy. The central preoccupation of this book is to explore key sources of ... More


Tools for Change

Cristina Bicchieri

in Norms in the Wild: How to Diagnose, Measure, and Change Social Norms

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190622046
eISBN:
9780190622084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190622046.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

The chapter discusses which tools can be employed to bring about norm change. It examines the limits of legislative interventions and economic incentives. It thereafter explores the role of the media ... More


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