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Waiting for the Omelet to Set: Match-Specific Assets and Minority Oppression in Close Corporations

EDWARD B. ROCK and MICHAEL L. WACHTER

in The Governance of Close Corporations and Partnerships: US and European Perspectives

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199264353
eISBN:
9780191718496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264353.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter focuses on the persistent features of the close corporation that serve to protect participants from the misconduct by fellow participants. It shows that where there is an intensity of ... More


Candyman and the Return of the Repressed

Jon Towlson

in Candyman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325543
eISBN:
9781800342347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325543.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter presents a textual analysis of Candyman (1992). The film at first appears to be a product of white liberal guilt at the plight of poor African-Americans; Helen Lyle lives in an expensive ... More


Urban Legends, Urban Myths: Adapting Candyman

Jon Towlson

in Candyman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325543
eISBN:
9781800342347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325543.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter looks at ways in which Candyman (1992) offers a discourse on urban myth, and how it utilises actual urban legends such as ‘Bloody Mary’. Social scientists and folklorists have theorised ... More


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