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Conclusions

Michael Fishbane

in Biblical Interpretation in Ancient Israel

Published in print:
1988
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198266990
eISBN:
9780191600593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198266995.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

A broad and comprehensive summary of this part emphasizes the forms of the ancient Israelite legal traditum and the types and content of its exegetical traditio. This phenomenon is placed within the ... More


Categories of Intellectual Property and Biodiversity in Western Inspired Legal Cultures

Ituarte-Lima Claudia

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/9780199580910.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

Notions of intellectual property rights (IPR) in Western-inspired legal cultures differ from the way IPR are understood by traditional knowledge holders in relatively isolated and biodiverse areas. ... More


The Role of Social Representations in the Production and Application of the Law: A Case Study of Property Law in Senegal

Caroline Plançon

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/9780199580910.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter examines property law in Senegal. It begins by presenting some of the conceptual specificities used in the study. It then analyzes different concrete examples in both rural and urban ... More


Rethinking Legal Culture 1

David Nelken

in Law and Sociology

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199282548
eISBN:
9780191700200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199282548.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter discusses the rethinking of the concept of legal culture. It takes as a starting point Lawrence Friedman's approach, both because his is the most widely debated use of the term and ... More


In Praise of Transnationalism †

Brun-Otto Bryde

in Comparative Law as Transnational Law: A Decade of the German Law Journal

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199795208
eISBN:
9780199919307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199795208.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter has two parts. First, it congratulates the team of the German Law Journal on ten years of successful work from the perspective of a German reader. Second, it praises the ... More


Enabling Global Business Transactions: Relational and Legal Mechanisms

Volkmar Gessner

in Capitalisms and Capitalism in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199694761
eISBN:
9780191741289
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199694761.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

Cross-border economic activities are embedded either in formal subordination to particular national legal systems, a commitment established and structured by nation states and in practice voluntarily ... More


British Justice, English Law, and Canadian Legal Culture

Philip Girard

in Canada and the British Empire

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199563746
eISBN:
9780191701900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563746.003.0014
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter examines British justice, English law, and the Canadian legal culture. It clarifies that there is no such thing as British law and it was English law that was introduced in British North ... More


The History of Scientific and Clinical Images in Mid-to-Late Nineteenth-Century American Legal Culture: Implications for Contemporary Law and Neuroscience

Daniel S. Goldberg

in Law and Neuroscience: Current Legal Issues Volume 13

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199599844
eISBN:
9780191725227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599844.003.0027
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This chapter argues that understanding the history of scientific and clinical imaging evidence is critical to informing analysis of the contemporary role of neuroscientific evidence in American legal ... More


The Place of Legal Culture in the Sociology of Law

Lawrence M. Friedman

in Law and Sociology

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199282548
eISBN:
9780191700200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199282548.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter discusses the position of legal culture in the sociology of law. The study of the sociology of law leans on certain critical and basic assumptions. The basic propositions, which are also ... More


Common Precedents: The Presentness of the Past in Victorian Law and Fiction

Ayelet Ben-Yishai

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199937646
eISBN:
9780199333110
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199937646.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Common Precedents argues that precedent constitutes a sophisticated and powerful mechanism for managing social and cultural change and that this quality accounts for its unacknowledged ... More


Introduction—Comparative Law as Transnational Law: A Decade of the German Law Journal

Russell A. Miller and Peer C. Zumbansen

in Comparative Law as Transnational Law: A Decade of the German Law Journal

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199795208
eISBN:
9780199919307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199795208.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This introductory chapter begins with a description of the July 2009 conference marking the first decade of the German Law Journal (GLJ). The conference was convened under the title, “The ... More


International Arbitration Culture and Global Governance

Joshua Karton

in International Arbitration and Global Governance: Contending Theories and Evidence

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198716723
eISBN:
9780191785337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716723.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter provides a cultural account of how and why international commercial arbitration has emerged as a form of global governance. After justifying its sociologically informed approach, it ... More


Legal Families, Legal Culture, and Context

Uwe Kischel

in Comparative Law

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198791355
eISBN:
9780191833830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198791355.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses legal families, legal culture, and context. A legal family is structured genealogically, with a parent legal order and its historical offspring or siblings. There are many ... More


Functional, Systemic Comparisons of Legal Systems

Richard A. Posner

in Law and Legal Theory in England and America

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198264712
eISBN:
9780191682773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198264712.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This lecture compares two operating legal systems, the English and American. By ‘system’ it means a set of interrelated, interacting parts, each of which has a function in making the system work. ... More


What did Edwardian Villagers Understand by ‘Law’?

PAUL R. HYAMS

in Medieval Society and the Manor Court

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201908
eISBN:
9780191675065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201908.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Social History

This chapter examines villagers' own sense of law. The milieu of the prosperous villager is the lowest in medieval English society whose documentation enables the attempt to be made. If we grant the ... More


Comparative Law as Transnational Law: A Decade of the German Law Journal

Russel A. Miller and Peer C. Zumbansen (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199795208
eISBN:
9780199919307
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199795208.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This book assembles the works of scholars from around the world, forming a contextual demonstration of the increasing encounters and tensions among legal cultures. In recognizing the lack of ... More


Professors of the Law: Barristers and English Legal Culture in the Eighteenth Century

David Lemmings

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207214
eISBN:
9780191677557
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207214.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

What happened to the culture of common law and English barristers in the long eighteenth century? In this wide-ranging sequel to Gentlemen and Barristers: The Inns ... More


The Ethos of the Woolf Reforms in the Transformations of Post-socialist Civil Procedures: Case Study of Poland

Magdalena Tulibacka

in The Civil Procedure Rules Ten Years On

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199576883
eISBN:
9780191702228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199576883.003.0021
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter focuses on the transformations in civil procedure rules and litigation practice of post-socialist states of central and eastern Europe, observed mainly through the example of Poland. ... More


Courts, Codes, and Custom: Legal Tradition and State Policy toward International Human Rights and Environmental Law

Dana Zartner

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199362103
eISBN:
9780199362127
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199362103.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

This book considers the manner in which a state’s domestic legal tradition shapes policy towards international human rights and environmental law. Building on existing studies exploring state ... More


Constructing the Cornerstone: The Role of Legal Tradition in Shaping State Policy toward International Law

Dana Zartner

in Courts, Codes, and Custom: Legal Tradition and State Policy toward International Human Rights and Environmental Law

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199362103
eISBN:
9780199362127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199362103.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 2 explores in detail the novel cultural-institutional theory developed in this book. After a review of the literature on state compliance with international law in the fields of international ... More


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