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Welfare-to-Work Programmes Under the Poor Laws

Amir Paz-Fuchs

in Welfare to Work: Conditional Rights in Social Policy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199237418
eISBN:
9780191717192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237418.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

Contemporary programmes are replete with themes and rationales that are similar to those of the Poor Law era. For this reason, the socio-legal history of the poor laws provides an introduction to the ... More


Contemporary Welfare-to-Work Programmes

Amir Paz-Fuchs

in Welfare to Work: Conditional Rights in Social Policy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199237418
eISBN:
9780191717192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237418.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This chapter introduces contemporary welfare-to-work programmes in the United States and Britain. It focuses on the way contemporary welfare-to-work programmes are characterized by the conditioning ... More


What Is Bribery?

Kevin E. Davis

in Between Impunity and Imperialism: The Regulation of Transnational Bribery

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190070809
eISBN:
9780190070830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190070809.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

How should bribery be defined for the purposes of transnational bribery law? This chapter begins with a motivating example from Haiti, a paradigmatic case of transnational bribery. After reducing the ... More


Debt

John Baker

in Baker and Milsom Sources of English Legal History: Private Law to 1750

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198847809
eISBN:
9780191882456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198847809.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter contains cases concerning the action of debt, with particular reference to the modes of proof and pleading. If there was no deed evidencing the debt, but some quid pro quo, the plaintiff ... More


Contract: Covenant and Debt

John Baker

in Introduction to English Legal History

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198812609
eISBN:
9780191850400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812609.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter begins the history of contract at common law with the actions of covenant and debt. Covenant was based on an agreement in words, whereas debt was based either on words or on an exchange ... More


The Myth of Vote Buying in India

Pradeep K. Chhibber and Rahul Verma

in Ideology and Identity: The Changing Party Systems of India

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190623876
eISBN:
9780190623913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190623876.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

A common view is that in Indian elections parties, politicians, and voters are engaged in a quid-pro-quo in which citizens vote for a politician who offers them individual benefits. We find no ... More


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