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The Structures of the Criminal Law

R.A. Duff, Lindsay Farmer, S.E. Marshall, Massimo Renzo, and Victor Tadros (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199644315
eISBN:
9780191732249
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644315.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Philosophy of Law

This book is part of a series arising from an interdisciplinary investigation into the issue of criminalization, focussing on the principles and goals that should guide decisions about what kinds of ... More


The Phenomenon of the Multinational Enterprise Group

Irit Mevorach

in Insolvency within Multinational Enterprise Groups

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199544721
eISBN:
9780191705564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199544721.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

The significant phenomenon of multinational enterprise group (MEG) may come about using different structures and organizational patterns. This chapter first discusses the emergence and growth of the ... More


Politics, Public Policy, and the Law

towers Brian

in The Representation Gap: Change and Reform in the British and American Workplace

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289463
eISBN:
9780191684715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289463.003.0030
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Organization Studies

After World War II, both the British and the Americans felt a certain degree of satisfaction with their own industrial relations systems which were both grounded on corporatism and voluntarism, as ... More


Introduction: The Structures of the Criminal Law

RA Duff, Lindsay Farmer, SE Marshall, Massimo Renzo, and Victor Tadros

in The Structures of the Criminal Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199644315
eISBN:
9780191732249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644315.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Philosophy of Law

This chapter introduces the topics discussed in the book, which considers the following issues: the internal structure of criminal law; the place of criminal law within the larger structure of law ... More


The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe and European Security Law

Marco Odello

in European Security Law

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199218622
eISBN:
9780191696114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199218622.003.0013
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This chapter analyses the aims, purposes, and work of the organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) and examines the legal aspects of institutional action in the area of security ... More


The Role of Law

Sandra Fredman

in Women and the Law

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198763239
eISBN:
9780191695216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198763239.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This chapter examines the role of law in effecting change in the status of women in paid labour in Great Britain. In order to achieve this, the myths that presently imbue law with its apparent ... More


Dialoguing with Barbarians: What Natives Said and How Europeans Responded in Late-Seventeenth-and Eighteenth-Century Portuguese America

Tamar Herzog

in Justice in a New World: Negotiating Legal Intelligibility in British, Iberian, and Indigenous America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781479850129
eISBN:
9781479838394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479850129.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Herzog’s essay examines the “dialogues” between Portuguese colonists and “not-yet domesticated” Natives of the Amazon basin. She aims to uncover the legal structures and understandings that gave ... More


Security of Supply and Control of Terrorism: Energy Security in the United States in the Early Twenty-First Century

Donald N. Zillman and Michael T. Bigos

in Energy Security: Managing Risk in a Dynamic Legal and Regulatory Environment

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199271610
eISBN:
9780191709289
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271610.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter provides an overview of United States ‘energy security’ in 2004. It begins by setting the stage for a consideration of national energy security — past, present, and future. It also ... More


Corporate Managers: Dr. Jekyll or Mr. Hyde?

Lawrence E. Mitchell

in Corporate Irresponsibility: America`s Newest Export

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300090239
eISBN:
9780300137767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300090239.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses examples of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde to analyze corporate irresponsibility. It argues that corporate misbehavior is not especially the fault of corporate managers, stockholders, ... More


Introduction

Andrew Ashworth and Barry Mitchell

in Rethinking English Homicide Law

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198299158
eISBN:
9780191685637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299158.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The creation of a law regarding homicide has long been shaped by public opinion and the different viewpoints of scholars and members of the academe. Homicide as a neutral meaning is challenged by an ... More


Colonial Rule and Subversion of Rights

Flavia Agnes

in Law and Gender Inequality: The Politics of Women's Rights in India

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195655247
eISBN:
9780199081189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195655247.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter explores the transformation of the legal structure in India and evaluates its effects on women’s rights. It analyses the process of colonisation in the Presidencies of Calcutta, Bombay, ... More


The Common Law: Concepts, Definitions, and Structures for Charity

Kerry O’Halloran

in The Profits of Charity

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199767717
eISBN:
9780190259969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199767717.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter describes the basic conceptual framework supporting charity law in all common law jurisdictions. It warrants a clear knowledge of developing jurisdictional differences in the law ... More


Introduction to Public Participation in the Twenty-first Century

Donald N. Zillman

in Human Rights in Natural Resource Development: Public Participation in the Sustainable Development of Mining and Energy Resources

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199253784
eISBN:
9780191698163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253784.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The book is divided into three sections. The initial section examines public participation from a number of overarching perspectives. The second section explores the role of international law in ... More


The Caesarean Section Cases and the Supremacy of Autonomy

Jonathan Herring

in Law and Medicine: Current Legal Issues Volume 3

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198299189
eISBN:
9780191685644
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299189.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Medical Law

This chapter shows that caesarean section cases have presented a number of difficult issues for the law. The Court of Appeal has suggested the cases can be easily dealt with by referring to the ... More


France

Meghan Elizabeth Kallman, Terry Nichols Clark, Cary Wu, and Jean Yen-Chun Lin

in The Third Sector: Community Organizations, NGOs, and Nonprofits

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040436
eISBN:
9780252098857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040436.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the development and infrastructure of the third sector in France. The nonprofit sector in France (also referred to as the “social economy”) emerged out of an ideological ... More


New Frontiers and Legal Structures

Kerry O’Halloran

in The Profits of Charity

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199767717
eISBN:
9780190259969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199767717.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter illustrates the influence of current socioeconomic changes on the role and functions of charity. It commences by considering the impact of the common law legacy of principles and ... More


The United States

Meghan Elizabeth Kallman, Terry Nichols Clark, Cary Wu, and Jean Yen-Chun Lin

in The Third Sector: Community Organizations, NGOs, and Nonprofits

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040436
eISBN:
9780252098857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040436.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the development and infrastructure of the third sector in the United States. The third sector in the United States is conceptually related to democratic values and is seen as ... More


Japan

Meghan Elizabeth Kallman, Terry Nichols Clark, Cary Wu, and Jean Yen-Chun Lin

in The Third Sector: Community Organizations, NGOs, and Nonprofits

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040436
eISBN:
9780252098857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040436.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the development and infrastructure of the third sector in Japan. The third sector in Japan can be classified into two different types of organizations: the first is heavily ... More


China

Meghan Elizabeth Kallman, Terry Nichols Clark, Cary Wu, and Jean Yen-Chun Lin

in The Third Sector: Community Organizations, NGOs, and Nonprofits

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040436
eISBN:
9780252098857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040436.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter focuses on China's third sector. China's nonprofit sector had its roots in an institutional logic of bureaucracy, and is now opening up to professionalization and in some cases, ... More


The Perfect Externalizing Machine

Lawrence E. Mitchell

in Corporate Irresponsibility: America`s Newest Export

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300090239
eISBN:
9780300137767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300090239.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses specific ways in which the laws governing the American corporation and the social thinking from which they arise can lead to corporate irresponsibility, revealing that while it ... More


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