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Properties of Marriage

Hanoch Dagan and Carolyn J. Frantz

in Property: Values and Institutions

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199737864
eISBN:
9780199894994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737864.003.0022
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter delves into a specific and particularly important species of a liberal commons: marital property. It endorses a vision of marriage as an egalitarian liberal community, and takes this as ... More


The Craft of Property

Hanoch Dagan

in Property: Values and Institutions

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199737864
eISBN:
9780199894994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737864.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter develops, demonstrates, and defends the conception of property as institutions—namely, as important default frameworks of various categories of interpersonal interaction. In line with ... More


Property: Values and Institutions

Hanoch Dagan

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199737864
eISBN:
9780199894994
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737864.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Property law and property theory have become a thriving industry in the legal academy rendering some exciting conceptual and normative challenges. This book covers numerous property issues to provide ... More


“None Could Deny the Eloquence of This Lady”: Women, Law, and Government in California, 1850–1890

Donna C. Schuele

in Taming the Elephant: Politics, Government, and Law in Pioneer California

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520234116
eISBN:
9780520936485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234116.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter investigates the circumstances that led Californian women in the mid-nineteenth century to become involved in law reform, and their persistent fight over the following twenty years for ... More


“What Do You Women Want?”

Tracy A. Thomas

in Elizabeth Cady Stanton and the Feminist Foundations of Family Law

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780814783047
eISBN:
9781479853892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814783047.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter traces Elizabeth Cady Stanton’s earliest legal advocacy for marital property rights. It discusses Stanton’s deconstruction and critique of coverture, the law of legal disability and ... More


Property, Marital Property, and Successions

Symeon C. Symeonides

in Choice of Law

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190496722
eISBN:
9780190496753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190496722.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Private International Law

This chapter is divided into three parts covering, respectively, conflicts in the fields of property, marital property, and successions. The part on property begins with a discussion of the ... More


Marital property of labouring-status wives

Dana Wessell Lightfoot

in Women, dowries and agency: Marriage in fifteenth-century Valencia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780719089466
eISBN:
9781781706633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089466.003.0004
Subject:
History, Social History

The economic aspect of the marriage is the focus of Chapter Three, looking specifically at the amount and type of property given as dowry and how this varied according to economic, familial and ... More


The Restricted Vision of the Law

Maria Ågren

in Domestic Secrets: Women and Property in Sweden, 1600-1857

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833209
eISBN:
9781469604589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898451_agren.10
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter focuses on a lawyer's advice to a couple in response to their query submitted to a major Swedish newspaper in 2007. The lawyer advised the couple to write a will to the effect that when ... More


Marriage: The Final Step

Koenraad Donker van Heel

in Mrs. Naunakhte & Family: The Women of Ramesside Deir al-Medina

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789774167737
eISBN:
9781617978159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774167737.003.0017
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter focuses on marriage in Deir al-Medina. It begins with an overview of the marriage procedure or ceremony in the village, and cites indications that a formal divorce (at least in some ... More


Calculating Credit

Alexandra Shepard

in Accounting for Oneself: Worth, Status, and the Social Order in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199600793
eISBN:
9780191778711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600793.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter situates enquiries about witnesses’ worth within a context of social evaluation in order to show their links to a pervasive culture of appraisal, and outlines the principal ways in which ... More


Trust Djekhy 570–549 bce

Koenraad Donker van Heel

in Djekhy & Son: Doing Business in Ancient Egypt

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789774164774
eISBN:
9781617971259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774164774.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Papyrus BM EA 10113 was sold in March 1837 during an auction of the collection of Giovanni d'Athanasi by LeighSotheby. This papyrus was only kept in the archive of Djekhy & Son for the short duration ... More


Marriage Formation and Dissolution: Chapters 2–34

William Ian Miller

in ‘Why is your axe bloody?’: A Reading of Njàls Saga

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198704843
eISBN:
9780191789441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198704843.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Anglo-Saxon / Old English Literature, European Literature

These saga chapters look something like a casebook on the law of marriage and divorce. Seven marriages are established and four terminated, each raising slightly different legal issues. Some are ... More


Marriage Eligibility, Marital Rules

Brian H. Bix

in The Oxford Introductions to U.S. Law: Family Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199989591
eISBN:
9780190260200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199989591.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter deals with marriage eligibility and marital rules, with particular emphasis on the complications of interjurisdictional enforcement of family law marriage and divorce rules. It begins ... More


Adultery and the Question of Race

Loren Schweninger

in Families in Crisis in the Old South: Divorce, Slavery, and the Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835692
eISBN:
9781469601625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807837504_schweninger.5
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In 1855, Sarah Black, wife of planter and slave owner James E. Black, filed suit in the First District Court for a divorce, alimony, child custody, and a portion of the marital community property. ... More


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