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Conclusion

Philippe Cullet

in Water Law, Poverty, and Development: Water Sector Reforms in India

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199546237
eISBN:
9780191705519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546237.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter brings together some of the main conclusions of the book and looks towards future outcomes. The book analyzes existing and evolving water law in a broad context, looking at the ... More


The Definition of Subsidy and State Aid: WTO and EC Law in Comparative Perspective

Luca Rubini

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199533398
eISBN:
9780191714740
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533398.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, EU Law

This book presents a conceptual framework for analysing the definitions of State aid and subsidy in EC and WTO law. This is done through a comparative analysis, examining the coherence of the ... More


The Sources and Form of the Criminal Law: The Medium of hange and Development: Consolidation or Codification?

Keith Smith

in The Oxford History of the Laws of England: Volume XIII: 1820–1914 Fields of Development

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199239757
eISBN:
9780191705151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239757.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter begins with a discussion of the sources of criminal law, covering the growth of criminal treatises, legislative and proto-legislative potential influential sources, and the style and ... More


Justice Education, Law Reform, and the Clinical Method

LES MCCRIMMON and EDWARD SANTOW

in The Global Clinical Movement: Educating Lawyers for Social Justice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195381146
eISBN:
9780199869305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195381146.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter discusses, in the context of institutional law reform and direct social justice advocacy, why law students should become involved in law reform, arguing that law schools should do more ... More


Corporate Governance and Managerial Reform in Japan

D. Hugh Whittaker and Simon Deakin (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199563630
eISBN:
9780191721359
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563630.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, HRM / IR

The chapters in this book address the state of Japanese corporate governance and managerial practice at a critical moment. They are based on detailed and intensive fieldwork in large Japanese ... More


Modern African Childhoods: Does Law Matter?

Julia Sloth-Nielsen

in Law and Childhood Studies: Current Legal Issues Volume 14

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199652501
eISBN:
9780191739217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652501.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Family Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter poses a question often aimed at lawyers, especially when they straddle a culturally diverse and contested terrain of human experience, such as the role of children and families in ... More


Bankruptcy and Insolvency

Michael Lobban

in The Oxford History of the Laws of England: Volume XII: 1820–1914 Private Law

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199258826
eISBN:
9780191705168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258826.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter on bankruptcy and insolvency in the 19th century discusses the system of bankruptcy in 1820, bankruptcy law reform from 1825-31, the law of insolvency, reforming bankruptcy and ... More


Property Rights in Land: Reforming the Heritage

Stuart Anderson

in The Oxford History of the Laws of England: Volume XII: 1820–1914 Private Law

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199258826
eISBN:
9780191705168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258826.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter focuses on lawyers' law reform: the Real Property Commissioners, their vision and, indirectly, their description of what real property meant and encompassed. Topics discussed include ... More


Health for the Public

Raymond Cocks

in The Oxford History of the Laws of England: Volume XIII: 1820–1914 Fields of Development

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199239757
eISBN:
9780191705151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239757.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter discusses changes in the law for public health in the 19th century. Topics covered include the enactment of the Public Health Act 1848, the systematic use of scientific knowledge within ... More


Introduction

Philippe Cullet

in Water Law, Poverty, and Development: Water Sector Reforms in India

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199546237
eISBN:
9780191705519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546237.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This introductory chapter provides an overview of water regulation in general and in India in particular. It identifies the basic framework of water law and the reasons calling for reforms. It ... More


Family Law in the Twentieth Century: A History

Stephen Cretney

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199280919
eISBN:
9780191713170
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280919.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law, Legal History

The law governing family relationships has changed dramatically in the past one hundred years. This book is a study of the pressures and processes which led to those changes. It examines the work of ... More


Safety in Factories, Shops, and Ships

Raymond Cocks

in The Oxford History of the Laws of England: Volume XIII: 1820–1914 Fields of Development

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199239757
eISBN:
9780191705151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239757.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter discusses occupational safety in the 19th century. A focal point of law reform for 19th-century legislators lay in exploring the extent of the community's responsibility for controlling ... More


Evolution of Water Law

Philippe Cullet

in Water Law, Poverty, and Development: Water Sector Reforms in India

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199546237
eISBN:
9780191705519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546237.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter examines Indian water law as it developed over the years before the introduction of the current water law reforms. It focuses on issues related to access to and control over water which ... More


Roman Law, Contemporary Law, European Law: The Civilian Tradition Today

Reinhard Zimmermann

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198299134
eISBN:
9780191708046
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299134.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

Legal history helps us to understand modern or contemporary law. It explains why the law has become what it is. It lays open the premises on which the modern law is based. It constitutes a rich ... More


Law, Law Reform and the Family

Stephen Cretney

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198268710
eISBN:
9780191683565
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198268710.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This collection of essays examines the process and problems of law reform with special reference to the development of family law. The author demonstrates the different pressures and influences that ... More


The History of Modern Japanese Law

Hiroshi Oda

in Japanese Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199232185
eISBN:
9780191705335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232185.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter focuses on the history of modern Japanese law. It discusses the three stages wherein foreign law was received. The first stage was in the 7th and 8th centuries, when Japan imported the ... More


* The Law Commission: True Dawns and False Dawns

STEPHEN CRETNEY

in Law, Law Reform and the Family

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198268710
eISBN:
9780191683565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198268710.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

The Law Commission of the United Kingdom was established by the Law Commissions Act 1965 which requires it to take and keep the law under review, to see to its ‘systematic development and reform’, ... More


Law and Legal Theory in England and America

Richard A. Posner

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198264712
eISBN:
9780191682773
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198264712.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This book explores the relationship between the legal systems of the UK and USA. The chapters in this volume range widely over themes. The first chapter compares the work of the two most prominent ... More


Venture Capital

Curtis J. Milhaupt and Mark D. West

in Economic Organizations and Corporate Governance in Japan

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199272112
eISBN:
9780191601316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199272115.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Chapters 3 and 4 examine the role of law and informal rules in the financial sector. Examines entrepreneurial finance in Japan, focusing on how the institutional environment associated with Japanese ... More


Infrastructure: The Social Value of Shared Resources

Brett M. Frischmann

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199895656
eISBN:
9780199933280
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199895656.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

Infrastructure resources are the subject of many contentious public policy debates, including what to do about crumbling roads and bridges, whether and how to protect our natural environment, energy ... More


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