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Ownership of Land by Rank or Class of Owner

Scott Eddie

in Landownership in Eastern Germany Before the Great War: A Quantitative Analysis

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780198201663
eISBN:
9780191718434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201663.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Natural persons owned about four-fifths of the land in large properties in East Elbia, and the Prussian state nearly all the rest, leaving only some 3 or 4 per cent in the hands of other types of ... More


Foundations of the Firm I: Business Entities and Legal Persons

Eric W Orts

in Business Persons: A Legal Theory of the Firm

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199670918
eISBN:
9780191749599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199670918.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter sets forth a conceptual understanding of the firm as an organizational “entity” with “legal personality.” This idea is foundational for a modern legal theory of the firm. The chapter ... More


Hans Kelsen's Earliest Legal Theory: Critical Constructivism *

Stanley L. Paulson

in Normativity and Norms: Critical Perspectives on Kelsenian Themes

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198763154
eISBN:
9780191695209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198763154.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter begins with by introducing constructivism and methodological dualism in Sections I and II, respectively. Section III turns to Kelsen's notion of central imputation and its counterpart in ... More


Business Persons: A Legal Theory of the Firm

Eric W. Orts

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199670918
eISBN:
9780191749599
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199670918.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This book explains the legal structure of business firms as they operate in the world today. It describes the legal foundations or “matrix” from which all firms are built, managed, and governed. The ... More


A Theory of Legal Personhood

Visa AJ Kurki

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198844037
eISBN:
9780191879708
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198844037.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Legal personhood is a foundational concept of Western legal thought. It has recently become highly topical, underpinning contemporary debates over the legal status of animals, corporations, foetuses, ... More


Jurisdiction Ratione Personae

Jorun Baumgartner

in Treaty Shopping in International Investment Law

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198787112
eISBN:
9780191829185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198787112.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

When raising objections to jurisdiction ratione personae, respondent States have often argued that the investor having brought the claim under a given investment treaty was not the ‘real’ investor ... More


Islamic Legal Institutions of Contracts and Courts: A Comparative Perspective

Toru Miura (ed.)

in Law and Long-Term Economic Change: A Eurasian Perspective

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804772730
eISBN:
9780804777612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804772730.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter argues that ownership patterns in Islamic law were highly individualistic and marked by the absence of the European concept of legal person and incorporation. It partly attributes the ... More


Me, Myself, I: In the Interest of Disinterestedness

Eva Hemmungs Wirtén

in Making Marie Curie: Intellectual Property and Celebrity Culture in an Age of Information

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226235844
eISBN:
9780226235981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226235981.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter concentrates on the period when Marie and Pierre Curie worked together as a scientific team and discovered (1898) and later isolated (1902) radium. The narrative orbits around their ... More


Who is a Legitimate Government in Exile? Towards Normative Criteria for Governmental Legitimacy in International Law

Stefan Talmon

in The Reality of International Law: Essays in Honour of Ian Brownlie

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198268376
eISBN:
9780191683510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198268376.003.0023
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines the normative criteria for governmental legitimacy in international law, particularly with respect to the legitimacy of government in exile. It explains the predominant view in ... More


Constructing Institutions in a Political Culture of Personalism

in The Culture of Islam: Changing Aspects of Contemporary Muslim Life

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226726137
eISBN:
9780226726144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226726144.003.0004
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Islam, it is often noted, has no concept of the legal person. Having culturally fractionated the self, Western polities can more readily ask whether an arbitrary age or ritual passage marks one as ... More


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