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Tools for Studying Childhood

Barbara Bennett Woodhouse

in The Ecology of Childhood: How Our Changing World Threatens Children's Rights

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780814794845
eISBN:
9780814784655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814794845.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

Chapter two discusses the models, methods and value metrics used in this book. It presents the ecological model developed by sociologist Urie Bronfenbrenner, which places the child at the center of ... More


Introduction: Wandering Jurist

William Twining

in Law in Context: Enlarging a Discipline

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198264835
eISBN:
9780191682810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198264835.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Legal education, legal scholarship, legal theorizing, and the production of legal literature are the institutionalized disciplines of law. This chapter aims to provide a detailed exploration of what ... More


Law in Context: Enlarging a Discipline

William Twining

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198264835
eISBN:
9780191682810
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198264835.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

The central theme of this book is that law is a marvellous subject of study, but to do justice to its potential requires an enlargement of vision, multiple perspectives, and a radical reappraisal of ... More


Computational Legal Methods: Text and Data Mining in Intellectual Property Research

Thomas Margoni

in Handbook of Intellectual Property Research: Lenses, Methods, and Perspectives

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780198826743
eISBN:
9780191865695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198826743.003.0032
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

Text and Data Mining (TDM) can generally be defined as the process of deriving high-quality information from text and data by using digital analytical tools . The impact that TDM may have on science, ... More


A Primer on Islamic Family Law

Julie Macfarlane

in Islamic Divorce in North America: A Shari’a Path in a Secular Society

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199753918
eISBN:
9780199949588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199753918.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter describes the development of Islamic law as a system from the primary sources of the Qur’an, the Sunna and hadith, and reviews the major tools of an Islamic legal method. It examines the ... More


Bibliographical Guide and Legal Methods

Sophie Boyron

in Principles of French Law

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199541393
eISBN:
9780191701221
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541393.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter provides some guidance to students dealing directly with French legal materials. Various French bibliographical sources are presented and their potential use explained. In order to help ... More


Legal Method (Interpretation)[156]

Alf Ross

in On Law and Justice

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198716105
eISBN:
9780191784361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198716105.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter focuses on legal method and aims to determine the principles of interpretation that are scientifically valid. In accordance with previous chapters, this implies that the perspective is ... More


Handbook of Intellectual Property Research: Lenses, Methods, and Perspectives

Irene Calboli and Maria Lillà Montagnani (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780198826743
eISBN:
9780191865695
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198826743.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

The relevance of intellectual property (IP) law has increased dramatically over the last several years. Globalization, digitization, and the rise of post-industrial information-based industries have ... More


‘An honourable man should not talk about that which he cannot prove’: slander and speech about witchcraft

Alison Rowlands

in Witchcraft Narratives in Germany: Rothenburg, 1561-1652

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719052590
eISBN:
9781781700167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719052590.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter explores popular speech about witchcraft, explains why the inhabitants of Rothenburg and its hinterland were generally unwilling to accuse suspected witches at law, and details the ... More


Implications for Legal Theory and Legal Scholarship

Nicola Lacey

in In Search of Criminal Responsibility: Ideas, Interests, and Institutions

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199248209
eISBN:
9780191823282
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248209.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Philosophy of Law

Chapter 6 summarizes the methodological upshot of the book’s argument for legal theory and for legal scholarship more generally, as well as confronting some of the normative questions raised by the ... More


An Enlarged Sense of Possibility for International Law: Seeking Change by Doing History

Janne E Nijman

in Contingency in International Law: On the Possibility of Different Legal Histories

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780192898036
eISBN:
9780191924484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192898036.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter explores the so-called ‘Turn to History’ in international legal scholarship. Interest in the intellectual history or ‘history of ideas’ of international law has surged around the last ... More


The Indian Yearbook of Comparative Law 2016

Mahendra Pal Singh (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780199482139
eISBN:
9780199096985
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199482139.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

The contributions, by eminent scholars, included in The Indian Yearbook of Comparative Law 2016 discuss the discipline of comparative law in India and is of immense importance for legal scholarship ... More


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