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Unity in the Law of Torts and Contracts

Robert D. Cooter and Ariel Porat

in Getting Incentives Right: Improving Torts, Contracts, and Restitution

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151595
eISBN:
9781400850396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151595.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter deals with the problem of providing efficient incentives for the promisor and promisee simultaneously and repurposes the model of torts in a way that unifies tort law and contract law. ... More


Precaution and the SPS Agreement

Lukasz Gruszczynski

in Regulating Health and Environmental Risks under WTO Law: A Critical Analysis of the SPS Agreement

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199578924
eISBN:
9780191722646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578924.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter analyzes the relevance of the precautionary principle in the context of the SPS Agreement. The first part addresses the principle as such and attempts to assess its impact on the ... More


The Cost of Ambiguity and Robustness in International Pollution Control

Anastasios Xepapadeas

in Climate Change and Common Sense: Essays in Honour of Tom Schelling

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199692873
eISBN:
9780191738371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199692873.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Robust policy rules and precaution might be called for, under conditions of scientific uncertainty, when a policy maker is concerned about possible misspecification of the natural system that is used ... More


V8. Constitutional Amendment

Matthew Flinders

in Democratic Drift: Majoritarian Modification and Democratic Anomie in the United Kingdom

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199271597
eISBN:
9780191709234
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271597.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, UK Politics

Although other countries generally require special majorities, popular referendums or other safeguards to ensure that the constitution remains protected from day‐to‐day partisan manipulation, the ... More


Understanding Behavior Change: The Theory Behind Informing, Motivating, and Planning for Health

Leslie R. Martin, Kelly B. Haskard-Zolnierek, and M. Robin DiMatteo

in Health Behavior Change and Treatment Adherence: Evidence-based Guidelines for Improving Healthcare

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195380408
eISBN:
9780199864454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380408.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter reviews theoretical models that have guided thinking and research on health behavior change, providing a historical perspective on major developments in the field. Included in this ... More


International Humanitarian Law

Magdalena Forowicz

in The Reception of International Law in the European Court of Human Rights

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199592678
eISBN:
9780191595646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592678.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The Court has rarely resorted explicitly to the Geneva Conventions and the Additional Protocols, preferring to rely on its own approach. This happened despite the existence of an elaborate framework ... More


New Technologies, the Precautionary Principle, and Public Participation

Laurence Boisson de Chazournes

in New Technologies and Human Rights

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199562572
eISBN:
9780191705328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562572.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines how international law has responded to the risks presented by new technologies. It focuses, first, on the definition of the notion of precaution and its constitutive elements, ... More


Contingent Valuation Methodology and the EU Institutional Framework

François Bonnieux and Pierre Rainelli

in Valuing Environmental Preferences: Theory and Practice of the Contingent Valuation Method in the US, EU , and developing Countries

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199248919
eISBN:
9780191595950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199248915.003.0017
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The environmental legislation process in the EU originated in the First Environmental Action Programme in 1973. A consistent set of principles emerged in successive Environmental Action Programmes: ... More


Emerging Standards on Corporate Accountability in IEL

Elisa Morgera

in Corporate Accountability in International Environmental Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199558018
eISBN:
9780191705311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558018.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter further investigates the convergence among the international environmental standards for corporate accountability identified or proposed by the international organizations previously ... More


Permissibility of Targeted Killing as a Method of Law Enforcement

Nils Melzer

in Targeted Killing in International Law

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199533169
eISBN:
9780191714511
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533169.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter examines the extent to which the method of targeted killing can be regarded as permissible under each of the conditions and modalities of the international normative paradigm of law ... More


The Principle of Distinction under International Humanitarian Law

Nils Melzer

in Targeted Killing in International Law

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199533169
eISBN:
9780191714511
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533169.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter examines the principle of distinction in contemporary International Humanitarian Law (IHL). As a general rule, the principle of distinction permits direct attacks only against the armed ... More


General Introduction

NICOLAS DE SADELEER

in Environmental Principles: From Political Slogans to Legal Rules

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199254743
eISBN:
9780191719851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199254743.003.08
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter begins by presenting the aim of this book which is to determine the status and evaluate the contribution made by the three foremost environmental principles — polluter-pays, prevention, ... More


Legal Bundles

Lee Anne Fennell

in Slices and Lumps: Division and Aggregation in Law and Life

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226650265
eISBN:
9780226650432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226650432.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Chapter 12 shows that many legal and policy disputes boil down to disagreements about bundling—whether of precautions, property interests, behavior, regulations, or legislation. Because the power to ... More


Law and Morality at War

Adil Ahmad Haque

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199687398
eISBN:
9780191767180
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687398.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book integrates legal analysis and moral philosophy. It seeks to defend, interpret, implement, and reform the law of armed conflict. It argues that the law of armed conflict should provide ... More


Risk and the Regulation of Uncertainty in International Law

Monika Ambrus, Rosemary Rayfuse, and Wouter Werner (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198795896
eISBN:
9780191837074
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198795896.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Increasingly, international legal arrangements imagine future worlds, or create space for experts to articulate how the future can be conceptualized and managed. With the increased specialization of ... More


War imagined

Robert Mackay

in Half the Battle: Civilian Morale in Britain During the Second World War

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719058936
eISBN:
9781781700143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719058936.003.0002
Subject:
History, Military History

For a decade or more a traumatized mankind was in denial about its historic complacency towards the use of war as an instrument of policy. Pacifism became a mass movement of international dimensions. ... More


Managing Infection

Jacqui Prieto and Martin Kiernan

in Adult Nursing Practice: Using evidence in care

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199697410
eISBN:
9780191918476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199697410.003.0032
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Nursing

This chapter addresses the fundamental nursing role and responsibility of preventing the risk of infection in all healthcare settings. Every nurse should ... More


Part I Conclusions

Nicolas de Sadeleer

in Environmental Principles: From Political Slogans to Legal Rules

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198844358
eISBN:
9780191879890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198844358.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Public International Law

The conclusion highlights that the polluter-pays, preventive, and precautionary principles must be considered in terms of interaction rather than opposition, particularly since they are operationally ... More


Hong Kong before the War

Kwong Chi Man and Tsoi Yiu Lun

in Eastern Fortress: A Military History of Hong Kong, 1840-1970

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9789888208708
eISBN:
9789888313457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208708.003.0007
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter focuses on the war preparation of the Hong Kong Government between 1939 and 1941. Initially, the Hong Kong Government, led by Geoffrey Northcote, was not interested in preparing its ... More


The Changing Shape of Global Environmental Politics

Ken Conca

in New Earth Politics: Essays from the Anthropocene

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262034364
eISBN:
9780262332132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034364.003.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Understanding the politics of a New Earth means looking beyond global trajectories of consumption, pollution, or natural-resource depletion. This chapter assesses three important forms of ... More


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