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The Chemical and Biological Weapons Non-proliferation Regimes

Daniel H. Joyner

in International Law and the Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199204908
eISBN:
9780191709470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199204908.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter analyzes international legal regimes regulating the proliferation of chemical and biological weapons. It begins with a brief description of chemical and biological weapons. It then ... More


Explicit Reasons for Implicit Contracts: The Legal Logic to the Japanese Main Bank System

J. Mark Ramseyer

in The Japanese Main Bank System: Its Relevance for Developing and Transforming Economies

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780198288992
eISBN:
9780191601224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198288999.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, South and East Asia

The Japanese main bank system is characterized by a nexus of implicit contracts. This chapter examines whether such unspoken agreements are really made, based on a comparison of Japanese and American ... More


Future Directions?

Horatia Muir Watt

in Private International Law and Global Governance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198727620
eISBN:
9780191793684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198727620.003.0019
Subject:
Law, Private International Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This final chapter looks back at the arguments presented in this book and envisages possible directions of work to come. Will the initial effort to use skeptical, critical, or alternative approaches ... More


EU Administrative Law

Paul Craig

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199568628
eISBN:
9780191739415
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568628.001.0001
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The second edition of this book provides comprehensive coverage of the administrative system in the EU and the principles of judicial review that apply in this area. The chapters in the first half of ... More


Introduction

Grégoire Mallard

in Fallout: Nuclear Diplomacy in an Age of Global Fracture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226157894
eISBN:
9780226157924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226157924.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Chapter 1 introduces this book. After a brief reminder of the historical debates about the role that transparency and opacity have played in international affairs, it raises the main questions ... More


Fallout: Nuclear Diplomacy in an Age of Global Fracture

Grégoire Mallard

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226157894
eISBN:
9780226157924
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226157924.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

How do diplomats interpret treaty rules in the field of international security? In a situation of increasing global legal complexity, do past regimes survive the entry into force of new and ... More


Conclusions

Ian Brownlie

in International Law and the Use of Force by States

Published in print:
1963
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198251583
eISBN:
9780191681332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198251583.003.0026
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter emphasizes the major characteristics of the existing legal régime and attempts an evaluation of the régime. The outstanding feature of the last half a century is the decisive change from ... More


Philosopher Kings?: The Adjudication of Conflicting Human Rights and Social Values

George C. Christie

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195341157
eISBN:
9780199894314
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195341157.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book examines the attempts by courts to sort out conflicts involving freedom of expression, including religious expression, on the one hand, and rights to privacy and other important social ... More


Conclusions

Marie-Claire Cordonier Segger and Ashfaq Khalfan

in Sustainable Development Law: Principles, Practices, and Prospects

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199276707
eISBN:
9780191699900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276707.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This book has sought to advance understanding of the development and implementation of international sustainable development law. To this purpose, it has led the reader through current concepts of ... More


A Troubled Marriage: Domestic Violence and the Legal System

Leigh Goodmark

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814732229
eISBN:
9780814733431
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814732229.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

The development of a legal regime to combat domestic violence in the United States has been lauded as one of the feminist movement's greatest triumphs. This book argues, however, that the resulting ... More


Oppenheim, Empire, and Method

Mónica García-Salmones Rovira

in The Project of Positivism in International Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199685202
eISBN:
9780191765407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685202.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter compares the legal regime constituted by the British Empire with the new international law in order to clarify why Oppenheim's international law had such a unique success. It suggests ... More


Psychoanalysis before the Law

Omnia El Shakry

in The Arabic Freud: Psychoanalysis and Islam in Modern Egypt

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691174792
eISBN:
9781400888030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691174792.003.0005
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter traces a debate spawned by professor of criminal psychology Muhammad Fathi, while paying particular attention to the social role of the criminal at midcentury. It argues that the ... More


“The Acts of Forgetfulness”: Indigenous Women’s Legal History in Archives and Tribal Offices Throughout the North American West

Katrina Jagodinsky

in Legal Codes and Talking Trees: Indigenous Women's Sovereignty in the Sonoran and Puget Sound Borderlands, 1854-1946

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300211689
eISBN:
9780300220810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300211689.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This book has explored how Indigenous women used territorial legal regimes in the North American West. It has discussed six Native women's strategies of recovery and efforts toward political and ... More


The Production of Compassion

Andrea Muehlebach

in The Moral Neoliberal: Welfare and Citizenship in Italy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226545394
eISBN:
9780226545417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226545417.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Population and Demography

This chapter reflects on the state—how it has inscribed compassion into its own rationalities through a legal regime surrounding voluntarism, and how it has hyperinvested in the production and ... More


Overview

Stuart H. Deming

in Anti-Bribery Laws in Common Law Jurisdictions

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199737710
eISBN:
9780199363070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737710.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Private International Law, Comparative Law

The legal regimes adopted and being implemented by parties to the OECD Convention flow from a common framework. Yet even when the anti-bribery legal regimes are virtually identical, the differences ... More


Iterations of Law: Legal Histories from India

Aparna Balachandran, Rashmi Pant, and Bhavani Raman (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780199477791
eISBN:
9780199091096
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199477791.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

Iterations of Law: Legal Histories from India advances new perspectives on legal history from South Asia. While earlier historians looked at the results rather than the performance of law, the ... More


The Authors of and the Entities Protected from Unlawful Resort to Force

Ian Brownlie

in International Law and the Use of Force by States

Published in print:
1963
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198251583
eISBN:
9780191681332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198251583.003.0022
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter discusses the entities that may be responsible as authors of aggression, and what entities are protected by unlawful resort to force. In particular, it empirically explores certain ... More


Future of Indian Universities: Need for a Liberalized Legal Regime

A. Francis Julian

in The Future of Indian Universities: Comparative and International Perspectives

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780199480654
eISBN:
9780199090945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199480654.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter deals with the legal regime which is currently governing Indian universities. First, it briefly analyses the legal regime governing the establishment of different types of universities ... More


Civil Law Treatment of the Subsurface in Latin American Countries

José Juan González

in The Law of Energy Underground: Understanding New Developments in Subsurface Production, Transmission, and Storage

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780198703181
eISBN:
9780191772474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703181.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Public International Law

This chapter analyses the treatment of subsurface property rights in Latin American countries. It shows that in Latin American civil law there is no fragmentation between land property and subsurface ... More


Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights in International Law: Contemporary Issues and Challenges

Eibe Riedel, Gilles Giacca, and Christophe Golay (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199685974
eISBN:
9780191766091
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685974.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

Recent years have seen an expansion in the scale and importance of economic, social, and cultural rights within international law. This has led to the adoption of the Optional Protocol to the ... More


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