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The Sorry State of Modern Payment Systems Law

James Steven Rogers

in The End of Negotiable Instruments: Bringing Payment Systems Law Out of the Past

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199856220
eISBN:
9780199919574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199856220.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

In the mid-twentieth century, payments law meant the law of checks and promissory notes, as set out in Article 3 of the Uniform Commercial Code. Long ago, a “negotiable instrument” was a privately ... More


Customary Connection to Land and Practices of Resilience

Victoria C. Stead

in Becoming Landowners: Entanglements of Custom and Modernity in Papua New Guinea and Timor-Leste

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780824856663
eISBN:
9780824872991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824856663.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

An ethnography of Cacavei, a rural subsistence community in eastern Timor-Leste, provides a case study for theorizing customary connection to land. When the community was displaced during the period ... More


Landowner Groups and the Codification of Custom in Papua New Guinea

Victoria C. Stead

in Becoming Landowners: Entanglements of Custom and Modernity in Papua New Guinea and Timor-Leste

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780824856663
eISBN:
9780824872991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824856663.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Although it diverges markedly from the vision of the Melanesian Way elaborated in the 1975 constitution, large-scale resource extraction has in recent decades been championed as the key mechanism for ... More


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