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Theorizing Law and Legal Mobilization in Racial Capitalist Empire

Michael W. McCann and George I. Lovell

in Union by Law: Filipino American Labor Activists, Rights Radicalism, and Racial Capitalism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226679877
eISBN:
9780226680071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226680071.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

The concluding chapter expands on core ideas developed in the introductory chapter and integrated into the historical narrative, with an eye to reshaping the agendas of sociolegal scholars who ... More


The ‘Domestication’ of Ethics

Andrew Mein

in Ezekiel and the Ethics of Exile

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199291397
eISBN:
9780191700620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199291397.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter examines two oracles which appear to be directly addressed to the community of exiles: 14: 1–11 and 18: 1–32. In both of these oracles, there are prominent themes that suggest that the ... More


The Legal Frame: Can a Case be Made? *

Keith Hawkins

in Law as Last Resort: Prosecution Decision-Making in a Regulatory Agency

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199243891
eISBN:
9780191714184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243891.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Legal rules, and formalities of the legal process, assume particular significance when regulatory inspectors consider a case's legal strengths and weaknesses. Legal framing transforms a matter into ... More


Defoe's Formal Laws

Bernadette Meyler

in Subversion and Sympathy: Gender, Law, and the British Novel

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199812042
eISBN:
9780199315888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199812042.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Taking the example of Moll Flanders and Roxana in the novels of the same names, this chapter contends that their agency does not simply derive from character, considered outside of the novelistic ... More


Judging Mistakenly?

NEIL MacCORMICK

in Rhetoric and The Rule of Law: A Theory of Legal Reasoning

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199571246
eISBN:
9780191713064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571246.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter presents a synthesis of discussions in the preceding chapters. It considers the persuasive character of legal arguments, beyond the point at which these can be cast in a simple ... More


Social Foundations of Modern Legal Form

D. J. GALLIGAN

in Law in Modern Society

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199291830
eISBN:
9780191700675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199291830.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Despite how legal form in modern societies possesses a particular normative structure that is backed up by the support of both government and non-government bodies and a foundation of ideals, it can ... More


Legal Pluralism: A Systems Theory Approach to Language, Translation, and Communication

Richard Nobles and David Schiff

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/9780199673667.003.0049
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter explores the nature of the legal code and how it can be used to study state, inter-state, and non-state legal orders. It illustrates how codes can resolve or reduce problems of ... More


Legal Form

Zoe Adams

in Labour and the Wage: A Critical Perspective

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780198858898
eISBN:
9780191891007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198858898.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

The chapter builds on the analysis in Chapter 1 with a view to exploring the nature of law and its relationship with capitalist society in more detail. The previous chapter used an analysis of ... More


Death Penalty Mitigation: A Handbook for Mitigation Specialists, Investigators, Social Scientists, and Lawyers

Jose B. Ashford and Melissa Kupferberg

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780195329469
eISBN:
9780199367603
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195329469.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This book provides an introduction to socio-legal forms of mitigation in capital sentencing. It examines scientific formulations, concepts, and frameworks for structuring social history ... More


Introduction

Ian Hurd

in How to Do Things with International Law

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196503
eISBN:
9781400888078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196503.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the politics of the international rule of law. The big debates in world politics today are inseparable from international law. Controversy over what ... More


Moral Order: Aspiration and Emulation

Fernanda Pirie

in The Anthropology of Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199696840
eISBN:
9780191751110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199696840.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter examines tribal and village laws. It argues that some laws are bound up with a sense of community, and the ways in which insiders can be distinguished from outsiders, some with ... More


Literature and Jurisdiction

Bradin Cormack

in A Power to Do Justice: Jurisdiction, English Literature, and the Rise of Common Law

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226116242
eISBN:
9780226116259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226116259.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This book shows how deeply engaged early modern literature was with the technical production of the legal order and defines the ways in which jurisdictional topics provoked a metacritical perspective ... More


Peace Agreement Obligations

Christine Bell

in On the Law of Peace: Peace Agreements and the Lex Pacificatoria

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199226832
eISBN:
9780191710261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226832.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines whether and how peace agreement language aims to induce compliance through the way in which provisions are framed. This examination confirms the importance of precision to ... More


Law and the State

Fernanda Pirie

in The Anthropology of Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199696840
eISBN:
9780191751110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199696840.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter considers contemporary international laws, including human rights instruments and ideas, in order to explore the power and appeal of the legal form in the modern world. It begins by ... More


Green Metaphors: Language, Land, and Law in Takings Debates

Laura J. Hatcher

in Law and Geography

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199260744
eISBN:
9780191698675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199260744.003.0021
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

A conservative movement in the United States which was mainly concerned with the protection of private property rights emerged during the 1970s and was able to attain grassroots support a decade ... More


Conclusion: The Rules of the Game

in The Fugitive's Properties: Law and the Poetics of Possession

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226044330
eISBN:
9780226241111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226241111.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter presents some concluding thoughts. This book began with an attempt to understand the historical force of the law's respect for form—for forms of argument, rhetorical forms, forms of ... More


Understanding the 2015 Paris Agreement

Lavanya Rajamani

in India in a Warming World: Integrating Climate Change and Development

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780199498734
eISBN:
9780199098408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199498734.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

The international climate change regime comprises the 1992 United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, the 1997 Kyoto Protocol, and the 2015 Paris Agreement, and numerous decisions under ... More


Justice and Choice of Legal Instrument under the Durban Mandate: Ideal and Not So Ideal Legal Forms

Peter Lawrence

in Climate Justice in a Non-Ideal World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198744047
eISBN:
9780191804038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744047.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Environmental Politics

This chapter considers whether the imperatives of justice—both international and intergenerational—dictate that a global instrument to address the threat of climate change takes on the form of a ... More


Corporate Governance in Contention

Ciaran Driver and Grahame Thompson (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198805274
eISBN:
9780191843402
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805274.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This book addresses major modern controversies in corporate governance, clarifying the issues at stake and assessing the arguments for corporate reform. The main focus is on governance of the large ... More


Implementation of the Principles of Good Governance on the National Level in the EU

Henk Addink

in Good Governance: Concept and Context

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198841159
eISBN:
9780191876653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198841159.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The implementation of good governance in the EU member states was investigated (by interpretation and application), considering the different functions of government bodies. Good governance as a ... More


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