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Charles W. Collier

in Meaning in Law: A Theory of Speech

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195388978
eISBN:
9780199855421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388978.003.004
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

For an analysis of the “legal context” in which speech is at issue, one might most naturally turn to the development of judicial doctrine. But the history of attempts to demarcate the legal ... More


Conclusion: LGBT Parents Constructing Legality

Amanda K. Baumle and D’Lane R. Compton

in Legalizing LGBT Families: How the Law Shapes Parenthood

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479857647
eISBN:
9781479879656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479857647.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

The authors conclude by examining their emergent theory, and the contributions that their study makes to studies of legal consciousness and to social and legal policy. They indicate that their ... More


Injuries, Emergency Rooms, and Children's Memory: Factors Contributing to Individual Differences

Carole Peterson and Kelly L. Warren

in Emotion in Memory and Development: Biological, Cognitive, and Social Considerations

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195326932
eISBN:
9780199870318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326932.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter begins by presenting recent theoretical discussion of the relationship between stress and memory. It then summarizes a body of research that explored children's recall of naturally ... More


Law

Martin Innes

in Investigating Murder: Detective Work and the Police Response to Criminal Homicide

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199259427
eISBN:
9780191698613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259427.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Police homicide investigations can be understood as being situated in a legal context that is shaped by the extant framework of legal rules and definitions, and the social processes of their ... More


The State of the Law for LGBT Parents

Amanda K. Baumle and D’Lane R. Compton

in Legalizing LGBT Families: How the Law Shapes Parenthood

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479857647
eISBN:
9781479879656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479857647.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter begins by describing the legal environment for LGBT parents in the United States. The ways formal laws regarding LGBT families vary across state lines are important, not just in terms of ... More


Introduction

Amanda K. Baumle and D’Lane R. Compton

in Legalizing LGBT Families: How the Law Shapes Parenthood

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479857647
eISBN:
9781479879656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479857647.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

In the introduction, the authors provide an overview of the literature on same-sex families, the theoretical framework of legal consciousness, conceptualization of key variables, the study’s research ... More


Legalizing LGBT Families: How the Law Shapes Parenthood

Amanda K. Baumle and D'Lane R. Compton

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479857647
eISBN:
9781479879656
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479857647.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

The decision to have a child is seldom a simple one, often fraught with complexities regarding emotional readiness, finances, marital status, and compatibility with life and career goals. Rarely, ... More


Signs

Charles W. Collier

in Meaning in Law: A Theory of Speech

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195388978
eISBN:
9780199855421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388978.003.003
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The historical transition from symbolism to signification, from natural connections to arbitrary designations, represents the last great stage in the expression of meaning. The sign is, at last, ... More


Policies and Perceptions of Insurance Law in the Twenty-First Century

Malcolm Clarke

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199273300
eISBN:
9780191699672
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273300.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

This book provides a critical introduction to the English law of insurance contracts and presents the rules in both their legal and socio-economic contexts. The book first sets out the principles, ... More


Workin’ It, Advocating, and Getting Things Done

Susan Dewey and Tonia St. Germain

in Women of the Street: How the Criminal Justice-Social Services Alliance Fails Women in Prostitution

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781479854493
eISBN:
9781479887910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479854493.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Chapter 1 argues that women’s street involvement comprises a variety of criminalized income-generation and resource-acquisition strategies, including prostitution, that result in part from their ... More


Contexts and Complexities

Margaret Malloch and Paul Rigby

in Human Trafficking: The Complexities of Exploitation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781474401128
eISBN:
9781474418683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474401128.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 1 introduces the book with a brief description of the complex phenomena of human trafficking, highlighting the contested definitions that characterise it. Using the Mediterranean ‘migrant ... More


The Need to Become Fashionable

Supriya Routh

in The Capability Approach to Labour Law

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198836087
eISBN:
9780191873447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198836087.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This chapter evaluates the capability approach both in its ability to justify the traditional account of labour law and in its usefulness in furthering a newer conceptual articulation of regulation ... More


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