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The State of the European Union, 6: Law, Politics, and Society

Tanja A. Börzel and Rachel A. Cichowski (eds)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199257409
eISBN:
9780191600951
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019925740X.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This is the sixth volume in the biennial series State of the European Union, which was launched in 1991 and is produced under the auspices of the European Union Studies Association (EUSA). It takes ... More


Law, Politics, and Society in Europe

Rachel A. Cichowski and Tanja A. Börzel

in The State of the European Union, 6: Law, Politics, and Society

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199257409
eISBN:
9780191600951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019925740X.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Provides an introduction to the book, giving a general overview of the evolution of EU law and politics with emphasis on the growing intersection between these two disciplines. The first section ... More


Property Rights Enforcement by Other Means: The Role of Nongovernmental Organizations

Sandra F. Joireman

in Where There is No Government: Enforcing Property Rights in Common Law Africa

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199782482
eISBN:
9780199897209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199782482.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

It has long been accepted that nongovernmental organizations have taken over the role of the government in spheres of health and education in Africa. Using field research from Uganda, this chapter ... More


Palestinian Politics after the Oslo Accords: Resuming Arab Palestine

Nathan Brown

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520237629
eISBN:
9780520937789
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520237629.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book does what hostilities in the Middle East have made nearly impossible: it offers a measured, internal perspective on Palestinian politics, viewing emerging political patterns from the ... More


Principles of French Law

John Bell, Sophie Boyron, and Simon Whittaker

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199541393
eISBN:
9780191701221
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541393.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This book provides a comprehensive introduction to French law. This new edition takes account of major changes in a number of areas of law with substantial parts of the book rewritten to reflect ... More


Financial and Legal Development: The Role of Private Enterprises in Growth

Linda Yueh

in China's Growth: The Making of an Economic Superpower

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199205783
eISBN:
9780191752018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199205783.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

The rapid rise of the entrepreneurial private sector in China is one of the key reasons for the success of its transition from a centrally planned economy toward becoming a market-oriented one since ... More


Life after Life Imprisonment

Catherine Appleton

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199582716
eISBN:
9780191702341
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582716.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This book explores one of the most contentious and sensitive topics in criminal justice: the release and resettlement of life-sentenced offenders. The book provides an analysis of the post-prison ... More


The Development of Legal Reasoning

Tom R. Tyler and Rick Trinkner

in Why Children Follow Rules: Legal Socialization and the Development of Legitimacy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190644147
eISBN:
9780190644178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190644147.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance, Social Psychology and Interaction

The cognitive developmental model of legal socialization is discussed in chapter 5. This approach emphasizes the development of legal reasoning and focuses on how such thinking shapes legal judgments ... More


Conceptualizing Climate Change-Related Movement

Jane Mcadam

in Climate Change, Forced Migration, and International Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199587087
eISBN:
9780191738494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587087.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

There is now a considerable amount of literature about how the phenomenon of the climate change-related movement should be ‘conceptualized’ — that is, how it should be understood as an area of ... More


Land, Law, and Lordship in Anglo-Norman England

John Hudson

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206880
eISBN:
9780191677359
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206880.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This is a new interpretation of the development of land law in England during the century after the Norman Conquest. Norman society was based on land and lordship, and the relative power of lord and ... More


Europe's Area of Freedom, Security, and Justice

Neil Walker (ed.)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199274659
eISBN:
9780191699771
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274659.001.0001
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This volume explores the main areas of legal development under the so-called ‘Area of Freedom, Security, and Justice’ (AFSJ), which was introduced into European law under the Treaty of Amsterdam of ... More


The ICJ as a ‘Law-Formative Agency’: Summary and Synthesis

Christian J Tams

in The Development of International Law by the International Court of Justice

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199653218
eISBN:
9780191747922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653218.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter summarizes and synthesizes the main findings of the preceding chapters and spells out a number of propositions about the ICJ's role in the process of legal development. The broader ... More


The History of Mexican Law

Stephen Zamora, José RamlÓN CossÍO, Lenone Pereznieto, José Roldá n-Xopa, and David Lopez

in Mexican Law

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199288489
eISBN:
9780191700514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199288489.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter provides an overview of Mexican history, emphasizing the ways in which historical events have influenced the development of Mexican law. It begins with an examination of the indigenous ... More


Normative Authority and the Adherence to Precedent by the Court

Gleider I Hernández

in The International Court of Justice and the Judicial Function

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199646630
eISBN:
9780191747854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646630.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

Using as a starting-point the series of cases involving Yugoslavia throughout the 1990s–2000s, this Chapter examines the Court's public declaration that it will adhere to a relatively strict rule of ... More


Safeguard Measures

Gregory Messenger

in The Development of World Trade Organization Law: Examining Change in International Law

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198716464
eISBN:
9780191785061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716464.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter examines the development of the law on safeguard measures at the WTO. It presents a multi-causal account of how the law has developed—identifying the plurality of actors involved. The ... More


Introduction

in Equality for Same-Sex Couples: The Legal Recognition of Gay Partnerships in Europe and the United States

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226520315
eISBN:
9780226520339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226520339.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

The idea of providing rights to same-sex couples in general, and the prospect of opening up the institution of marriage to gay men and lesbians in particular, have instigated intense public debate in ... More


The Futility of Law and Development: China and the Dangers of Exporting American Law

Jedidiah J. Kroncke

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190233525
eISBN:
9780190233549
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190233525.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book uses the Sino-American relationship to trace the decline of American legal cosmopolitanism from the Revolutionary era until today. Moving ever further away from the Founders’ openness to ... More


Introduction

Gregory Messenger

in The Development of World Trade Organization Law: Examining Change in International Law

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198716464
eISBN:
9780191785061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716464.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter questions what it means for international law to develop and what challenges arise from this question. It identifies the problematic underlying concepts of change and their fraught ... More


Reproducing the Millet System

Arskal Salim

in Challenging the Secular State: The Islamization of Law in Modern Indonesia

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832377
eISBN:
9780824868963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832377.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter describes how the Ottoman millet system was reintroduced in an Indonesian context. It contends that the Ministry of Religious Affairs (MORA) in Indonesia appears to be a replica of this ... More


Closing Arguments and Taking Stock: Fifty Years of Justice

James M. Denham

in Fifty Years of Justice: A History of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060491
eISBN:
9780813050638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060491.003.0021
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Beginning with a summary of the dark economic picture that confronted the presidential election of 2008, this chapter covers the election of Barack Obama and its relevance to the Middle District of ... More


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