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Canada: Political Careers between Executive Hopes and Constituency Work

David C. Docherty

in The Political Class in Advanced Democracies: A Comparative Handbook

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199260362
eISBN:
9780191601873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199260362.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Members of the Canadian Parliament today are well-paid political professionals. Still, the most attractive goal of a national political career in Canada is a seat at the cabinet table, because only ... More


Conclusion

Raymond Cocks

in The Oxford History of the Laws of England: Volume XIII: 1820–1914 Fields of Development

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199239757
eISBN:
9780191705151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239757.003.0019
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter begins with a discussion of the expansion of social legislation in Britain, focusing on the works of Albert Venn Dicey, which have framed the debate about reforming statutes in the sense ... More


The Limits of Legislative Revision

William G. Wagner

in Marriage, Property, and Law in Late Imperial Russia

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204473
eISBN:
9780191676291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204473.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses complications on providing legislative reform because of differences in ideology and interests that brought about varied means of approaching legal problems. It also presents ... More


Family Law: The Search for Equality

Chibli Mallat

in Introduction to Middle Eastern Law

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199230495
eISBN:
9780191710926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230495.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter introduces family law from the point of view of legislative reform and the position of women in the legal system. The central thesis sees Alexis de Tocqueville's concept of the ‘age of ... More


The Peak Of Political Enthusiasm: Herbert Croly, Theodore Roosevelt, and the Progressive Years

Gerald Gunther

in Learned Hand: The Man and the Judge

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195377774
eISBN:
9780199869374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377774.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Legal History

This chapter focuses on Learned Hand's years as a federal district judge and his participation in politics. As Hand gained greater confidence as a district judge, he reported to Herbert Croly that ... More


Sir Henry Maine: Democracy Denied

Frank Prochaska

in Eminent Victorians on American Democracy: The View from Albion

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199640614
eISBN:
9780191738678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199640614.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, American History: 19th Century

Sir Henry Maine was the severest critic of democracy among the Victorians. Indeed he compared it to death. He admired the American Constitution, however, for its conservatism. His analysis touches on ... More


The Structure and Strategy of Legislative Reform

Carol E. Jordan

in Violence against Women in Kentucky: A History of U.S. and State Legislative Reform

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813144917
eISBN:
9780813144924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813144917.003.0006
Subject:
History, Family History

Legislative reforms achieved by the domestic violence and anti-rape movements were born out of a belief among advocates, criminal justice professionals, and their allies that changes in the law would ... More


Procurement Linkages and the 2003 Legislative Reforms: a Modus Vivendi in Sight?

Christopher McCrudden

in Buying Social Justice: Equality, Government Procurement, and Legal Change

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199232420
eISBN:
9780191716058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232420.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, EU Law

Chapter 12 and 13 showed that significant developments affected the political and legal context of public procurement linkages from the early 1990s. Chapter 13 showed how some Member States revised ... More


Legislating the New Death Penalty: The Simple Deprivation of Life

Paul Friedland

in Seeing Justice Done: The Age of Spectacular Capital Punishment in France

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199592692
eISBN:
9780191741852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592692.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, European Early Modern History

By the Revolution, public opinion universally accepted the idea that the death penalty should be used rarely, that it should involve as little pain as possible, and that the bulk of crimes should be ... More


The Best Weapon for Reform Women Lobbying with the Vote

Lorraine Gates Schuyler

in The Weight of Their Votes: Southern Women and Political Leverage in the 1920s

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830666
eISBN:
9781469606224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807876695_schuyler.9
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter discusses the white women reformers' vote as a powerful new weapon in their persuasive arsenal. White women reformers, who had long lobbied the political leaders of their region in ... More


Violence against Women in Kentucky: A History of U.S. and State Legislative Reform

Carol E. Jordan

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813144917
eISBN:
9780813144924
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813144917.001.0001
Subject:
History, Family History

For nearly a century, a national reform movement to advance the status of women has made its presence known in statehouses and courthouses across America. This book describes the history of that ... More


Violence against Women Legislative Reform: Past and Future

Carol E. Jordan

in Violence against Women in Kentucky: A History of U.S. and State Legislative Reform

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813144917
eISBN:
9780813144924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813144917.003.0011
Subject:
History, Family History

Chapter 10 outlines the major reforms in the area of rape, domestic violence, and stalking over the past four decades. It also reviews patterns in the passage of such legislation, comparing the ... More


Legislative Reform: The 1980s

Carol E. Jordan

in Violence against Women in Kentucky: A History of U.S. and State Legislative Reform

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813144917
eISBN:
9780813144924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813144917.003.0008
Subject:
History, Family History

Chapter 7 outlines the legislative reforms that took place in Kentucky during the decade of the 1980s. It begins by describing the events that held the attention of the Commonwealth’s citizens during ... More


Informing and Advising: Sexual Welfare

Adrian Bingham

in Family Newspapers?: Sex, Private Life, and the British Popular Press 1918-1978

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199279586
eISBN:
9780191707308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279586.003.0003
Subject:
History, Social History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter outlines the way in which popular newspapers gradually assumed the task of informing and advising their readers about matters of sexual welfare. In the inter-war period, the popular ... More


Official Nationalism, Multiculturalism, and Majoritarian Citizen Making: The Formation of the Postcolonial Policy Frame

Narendra Subramanian

in Nation and Family: Personal Law, Cultural Pluralism, and Gendered Citizenship in India

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804788786
eISBN:
9780804790901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804788786.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter examines the formation of the Indian state's approach to personal law in the first postcolonial decade. Policy makers maintained distinct personal laws, changed Hindu law alone although ... More


New Legislative and Institutional Reforms for Eliminating Corruption in India

C. Raj Kumar

in Corruption and Human Rights in India: Comparative Perspectives on Transparency and Good Governance

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077329
eISBN:
9780199081004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077329.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter describes the new institutional and legislative reforms initiated in India to eliminate corruption. It argues that there is a case for developing a fundamental right to corruption-free ... More


The Birth of Legislative Reform in Kentucky: The 1970s

Carol E. Jordan

in Violence against Women in Kentucky: A History of U.S. and State Legislative Reform

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813144917
eISBN:
9780813144924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813144917.003.0007
Subject:
History, Family History

Chapter 6 outlines the legislative reforms that took place in Kentucky during the decade of the 1970s. It begins by describing the events that held the attention of the Commonwealth’s citizens during ... More


The Evolution of Corporate Criminal Law

in Corporate Bodies and Guilty Minds: The Failure of Corporate Criminal Liability

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226470405
eISBN:
9780226470429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226470429.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter focuses on the evolution of corporate criminal law in America. The historical phases of the substantive corporate criminal law discussed in the chapter share the tension accompanying the ... More


The Right to Strike

Federico Fabbrini

in Fundamental Rights in Europe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780198702047
eISBN:
9780191771712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702047.003.0005
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines the right to strike in Europe. It explains how member states diverge significantly in their recognition of the right to take industrial action and argues that the recent ... More


Review Essay—Jan Pieter Krahnen and Reinhard H. Schmidt’s The German Financial System †

David C. Donald

in Comparative Law as Transnational Law: A Decade of the German Law Journal

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199795208
eISBN:
9780199919307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199795208.003.0033
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter reviews the book The German Financial System edited by Jan Pieter Krahnen & Reinhard H. Schmidt. The book presents the German banking and securities sectors as they stood in early 2003, ... More


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