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War, Peace, and Memory Politics in Central America *

Rachel Sieder

in The Politics of Memory and Democratization

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199240906
eISBN:
9780191598869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199240906.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter considers the role of ‘memory politics’ – understood as the combination of official and unofficial attempts to deal with the legacy of past violations – in the struggle for ... More


Claims of Legal Authorities and ‘Expressions of Intention’: The Limits of Philosophy of Language

Veronica Rodriguez-Blanco

in Law and Language: Current Legal Issues Volume 15

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199673667
eISBN:
9780191751769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199673667.003.0042
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter shows the importance of authorities' claims in shaping and creating the law according to the ‘guise of the good’ model. It also shows that an investigation into the philosophy of ... More


An Unlikely Revolutionary

RICHARD L. ABEL

in English Lawyers between Market and State: The Politics of Professionalism

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198260349
eISBN:
9780191682094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198260349.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

Toward the end of the 1980s, the English legal profession could congratulate itself on having survived two decades of critical scrutiny virtually unchanged. A few years later, two government reports ... More


How Women React

Judy B. Rosener

in America’s Competitive Secret: Women Managers

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195119145
eISBN:
9780199854882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195119145.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

In the advent of how women cause discomfort to their male coworkers, all professional women are aware of the fact that being female can bring both advantages and disadvantages to the work ... More


Law

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/9781447345053.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter deals with the resource Law, which is defined as the competence of public actors to formulate and implement public policies and the right of civil actors to appeal mainly public ... More


Transfer of intangible property

M G Bridge

in Personal Property Law

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781854315816
eISBN:
9780191705144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9781854315816.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

In the case of intangible property (things in action), simple physical delivery and a consensual intention to effect a conveyance have never been feasible methods of transfer. This chapter considers ... More


Theorizing Transnational Legal Action

John G. Dale

in Free Burma: Transnational Legal Action and Corporate Accountability

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816646463
eISBN:
9781452945897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816646463.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This book discusses how the Saffron Revolution sustained the hopes and aspirations of the people of modern Myanmar for a free and democratic Burma. However, the majority of Burma experts declared the ... More


Where Do We Go from Here?

John G. Dale

in Free Burma: Transnational Legal Action and Corporate Accountability

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816646463
eISBN:
9781452945897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816646463.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

The book argues that, contrary to the perspective of most scholars, the pre-democracy movement in Burma did not suffer a decline after 1990 and instead reincarnated itself as the Free Burma movement ... More


Falsehood and Responsibility

Ian Ayres and Gregory Klass

in Insincere Promises: The Law of Misrepresented Intent

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300106756
eISBN:
9780300127133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300106756.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter explains that the traditional legal actions for insincere promising differ from most other forms of deceit because the alleged misrepresentation concerns the speaker's own intentions. It ... More


A Legacy of Abuse and Suffering Leads to the Birth of the ICC

T. Markus Funk

in Victims' Rights and Advocacy at the International Criminal Court

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199941469
eISBN:
9780190236700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199941469.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Public International Law

The well-documented “Road to Rome,” a common reference to the ICC’s founding Rome Statute, was as long as it was serpentine. Well before lawyers and politicians gathered in the 1990s to begin the ... More


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