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Introduction

J. W. F. Allison

in A Continental Distinction in the Common Law: A Historical and Comparative Perspective on English Public Law

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198298656
eISBN:
9780191710735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298656.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Legal History

The fundamental and long-established distinction between public and private law on the Continent developed from Ulpian's distinction in Justinian's Digest, and is thus ancient in origin. This ... More


The Public/Private Distinction: Two Faces of the Business Enterprise

Eric W Orts

in Business Persons: A Legal Theory of the Firm

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199670918
eISBN:
9780191749599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199670918.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter describes the public/private distinction and its importance in business firms. The distinction tracks different types of property in modern societies. Societies characterized primarily ... More


A Matter of Demolition?: Susan Okin on Justice and Gender *

Joshua Cohen

in Toward a Humanist Justice: The Political Philosophy of Susan Moller Okin

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195337396
eISBN:
9780199868681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337396.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This chapter discusses three central preoccupations in Okin's writing: the relationship between feminism and traditional political theory, the relationship between the family and women's position in ... More


Between Postsecular Society and the Neutral State: Religion as a Resource for Public Reason

Maureen Junker‐Kenny

in Religious Voices in Public Places

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199566624
eISBN:
9780191722042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566624.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Religion and Society

This chapter compares John Rawls's and Jürgen Habermas's concepts of ‘public reason’ in their starting points and methods as the framework for the role accorded to religious convictions within ... More


Free Movement and Private Regulation

Mislav Mataija

in Private Regulation and the Internal Market: Sports, Legal Services, and Standard Setting in EU Economic Law

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198746652
eISBN:
9780191808937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198746652.003.0002
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Competition Law

Chapter II looks at the application of EU free movement rules to private regulation by the CJEU. It critically assesses the prevailing debate on these issues which focuses on an ill-defined notion of ... More


John Dunton and the Invention of the Feminine Private

Mary Beth Norton

in Separated by Their Sex: Women in Public and Private in the Colonial Atlantic World

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449499
eISBN:
9780801460890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449499.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter examines how John Dunton, editor and publisher of the Athenian Mercury, and his colleagues advanced the notion of the feminine private sphere in the 1690s. The Athenian Mercury filled a ... More


Administrative Law

Eva Steiner

in French Law: A Comparative Approach

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198790884
eISBN:
9780191833342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198790884.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter concerns French administrative law. It examines the characteristic features and principal rules, procedures, and remedies related to administrative activities. The chapter also considers ... More


The Political “Nature” of Pregnancy and Childbirth

Candace Johnson

in Coming to Life: Philosophies of Pregnancy, Childbirth and Mothering

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823244607
eISBN:
9780823250677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823244607.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

In this chapter, I examine the theoretical debates concerning “medicalization” in relation to the empirical trend toward increased demand for “natural” options for childbirth. Many feminist theorists ... More


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