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Derivative Actions and Corporate Governance

Arad Reisberg

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199204892
eISBN:
9780191709487
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199204892.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This book provides the first comprehensive law scholarship to focus solely on the subject of derivative actions, which is an important aspect of the current ever-expanding debate in the UK, and in ... More


Conclusions

Phil Syrpis

in EU Intervention in Domestic Labour Law

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199277209
eISBN:
9780191707445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199277209.003.0006
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Employment Law

This concluding chapter summarizes the main findings of the book. It is argued that the Court's case law institutionalizes tensions between the integrationist objectives of the EU and the economic ... More


Introduction

David L. Streiner and Geoffrey R. Norman

in Health Measurement Scales: A practical guide to their development and use

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199231881
eISBN:
9780191724015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231881.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This introductory chapter presents the rationale for developing scales, and why they must be reliable and valid. It also gives a general overview of the organization of the book as a whole.


Introduction

Phil Syrpis

in EU Intervention in Domestic Labour Law

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199277209
eISBN:
9780191707445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199277209.003.0001
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Employment Law

This chapter introduces the theoretical framework used to examine the rationales for EU intervention in the labour law arena. The aims and objectives of intervention in labour law, and of the ... More


The Three Rationales for EU Intervention in Domestic Labour Law

Phil Syrpis

in EU Intervention in Domestic Labour Law

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199277209
eISBN:
9780191707445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199277209.003.0002
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Employment Law

This chapter categorises the various objectives which EU intervention in domestic labour law may be thought to serve into three broad rationales, and draws out the implications which a commitment to ... More


Why Classical Music Still Matters

Lawrence Kramer

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520250826
eISBN:
9780520933644
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520250826.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

“What can be done about the state of classical music?” asks this book. Classical music, whose demise has been predicted for at least a decade, has always had its staunch advocates, but in today's ... More


Origen's Grounds for the Wholly Spiritual Reading of the Song of Songs

J. Christopher King

in Origen on the Song of Songs as the Spirit of Scripture: The Bridegroom's Perfect Marriage-Song

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199272181
eISBN:
9780191603433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199272182.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter examines the hermeneutical rationale that Origen himself develops as the basis of his ‘bodiless’ interpretation of the Song of Songs. The discussion will develop in two stages. First, ... More


Introduction

Alexander Gillespie

in International Environmental Law, Policy, and Ethics

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198298724
eISBN:
9780191685514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298724.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about the commonly used justifications for environmental protection in international environmental law. These justifications ... More


Overall Design and Method

Elizabeth Ann Danto

in Historical Research

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195333060
eISBN:
9780199864119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333060.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter covers the design and method of historical study in social work. It argues that researchers need to articulate the reasons for pursuing a study, not only for themselves but also for the ... More


Defining a research question

Peta White

in Sports Injury Research

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199561629
eISBN:
9780191722479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561629.003.01
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter deals with the starting base of any study, the research question. Most ideas and conceptions for studies are derived from practical expertise or previous studies. Before one can start ... More


Computer-Intensive Methods

Patrick Dattalo

in Determining Sample Size: Balancing Power, Precision, and Practicality

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195315493
eISBN:
9780199865475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195315493.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter provides a brief description of the rationale and limitations of CISs; presents an example of how CISs can be used to determine sample size; and identifies additional CISs related ... More


Preparing the Foundation: Economic Rationale for the Liberalization of Capital Movements and the Art of Political Compromise

Steffen Hindelang

in The Free Movement of Capital and Foreign Direct Investment: The Scope of Protection in EU Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199572656
eISBN:
9780191705540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572656.003.0002
Subject:
Law, EU Law

The interpretation of any provision of the EC Treaty must be guided by its aims referred to in Article 2 EC. In order to prepare the foundation for a doctrinal analysis, this chapter starts off by ... More


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


Introduction

Mario Mazzocchi, W. Bruce Traill, and Jason F. Shogren

in Fat Economics: Nutrition, Health, and Economic Policy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199213856
eISBN:
9780191695902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213856.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This introductory chapter starts by raising the question on the obesity epidemic and the public policy that should be done. It then examines the economic mindset beyond the food choice and market ... More


Deflating the Challenge of Consequentialism

Paul Hurley

in Beyond Consequentialism

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199559305
eISBN:
9780191721212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559305.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Many rationales are offered in support of the consequentialist theory of moral standards. This chapter harnesses the challenge to consequentialism mounted in prior chapters in order to demonstrate ... More


Introduction

Wilfrid Prest

in William Blackstone: Law and Letters in the Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199550296
eISBN:
9780191720925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199550296.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This introductory chapter sets the scene and provides a rationale for the book as a whole. Various reasons are offered to explain why the author of such a major work as the Commentaries has yet to ... More


Jeremy Bentham and the Origins of the Panopticon

Janet Semple

in Bentham's Prison: A Study of the Panopticon Penitentiary

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198273875
eISBN:
9780191684074
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198273875.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter discusses the family and personal background of Jeremy Bentham and the origins of the panopticon. Bentham was born in London, England in 1748 and was the eldest son of Alicia and ... More


Abortion and the Failure to Conceive

Feldman Fred

in Confrontations with the Reaper: A Philosophical Study of the Nature and Value of Death

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195089288
eISBN:
9780199852963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195089288.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter discusses different applications towards a view of the morality of abortion. It also includes a rationale behind a fairly responsible position about the morality of abortion. There are ... More


Restraint As To Religious Grounds: Separation of Church and State

Kent Greenawalt

in Private Consciences and Public Reasons

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195094190
eISBN:
9780199853021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195094190.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter considers restraint from making arguments based on religious grounds as a premium self-restraint principle in politics. There is a claim that such reliance is contrary to fundamental ... More


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