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Legality and Legitimacy: The Environmental Challenge

Lorraine Elliott

in Legality and Legitimacy in Global Affairs

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199781577
eISBN:
9780199932887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199781577.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The current world order is characterized by continuing loss of ecological services, a paucity of global spending on sustainable development and a disproportionate environmental impact on those who ... More


Simpler Syntax

Peter W. Culicover and Ray Jackendoff

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199271092
eISBN:
9780191709418
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271092.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This book offers a perspective on the structure of human language. The fundamental issue it addresses is the proper balance between syntax and semantics, between structure and derivation, and between ... More


The Multilateral Legal Framework Governing Trade in Services

Panagiotis Delimatsis

in International Trade in Services and Domestic Regulations: Necessity, Transparency, and Regulatory Diversity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199533152
eISBN:
9780191714528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533152.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The GATS is an innovative endeavour to establish a multilateral framework for the progressive liberalization of trade in services. This chapter provides an introductory analysis of this Agreement, ... More


Antiquity: The Dawn of the ‘Humanities’

Rens Bod

in A New History of the Humanities: The Search for Principles and Patterns from Antiquity to the Present

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199665211
eISBN:
9780191757471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199665211.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

The humanities came about in a variety of ways—as part of a ritual, as a consequence of philosophy, and sometimes as a political instrument. This chapter goes into the methodological principles that ... More


3 3 Antecedents and Concepts of Traditional Hindu Law

Menski Werner

in Hindu Law: Beyond Tradition and Modernity

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195699210
eISBN:
9780199080298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195699210.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter discusses the premise of dharma as a self-controlled ordering system. It is explored in a historical, diachronic setting that starts from the Vedic origins of Hindu law. The chapter ... More


Using Computational Models of Music Performance to Model Stylistic Variations

Anders Friberg and Erica Bisesi

in Expressiveness in music performance: Empirical approaches across styles and cultures

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199659647
eISBN:
9780191771651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199659647.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Social Psychology

The performance variations introduced by the musicians have been generalized into computational models in the KTH rule system. The models can convey gestural information about physical movement as ... More


The Structure of Family Rules about Hitting: A Family-Systems Perspective

Carlfred B. Broderick

in Corporal Punishment of Children in Theoretical Perspective

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300085471
eISBN:
9780300133806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300085471.003.0020
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter focuses on a set of constructs central to the theory of corporal punishment: the hierarchical arrangement of family rules, more especially the hierarchical arrangement of family rules ... More


Planning for Disaster Recovery: Changing the default setting

Daniel J. Clarke and Stefan Dercon

in Dull Disasters?: How planning ahead will make a difference

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198785576
eISBN:
9780191827440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785576.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Rules can promote decisive, timely action, but a rules-based system is only as good as the data that drive it. Because no rule is perfect, there should be some discretion to deal with situations in ... More


Two Realms of Rights

Margaret Gilbert

in Rights and Demands: A Foundational Inquiry

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198813767
eISBN:
9780191851506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198813767.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Theorists generally see rights as inhabiting one or both of two realms: the legal or more broadly institutional and the moral realm. This chapter offers broad working accounts of these realms, ... More


How the System Changes

Moshe Almagor

in The Functional Dialectic System Approach to Therapy for Individuals, Couples, and Families

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816669554
eISBN:
9781452946894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816669554.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter discusses change as the core concept of the system approach. Two rules govern family and system—the behavior-first-order change and the second-order change. First-order change is a ... More


The Protection of Intellectual Property in International Law: Fragmentation, Alternatives, and the Limits of Integration

Henning Grosse Ruse-Khan

in The Protection of Intellectual Property in International Law

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780199663392
eISBN:
9780191850240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199663392.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter turns to the various approaches for addressing overlaps and resolving conflicts previously summarized. A range of specific conflict rules, the general conflict of norm principles ... More


Linkages in International Law Affecting Intellectual Property

Henning Grosse Ruse-Khan

in The Protection of Intellectual Property in International Law

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780199663392
eISBN:
9780191850240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199663392.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter gives a cursory review of situations where the rules of international intellectual property (IP) law interface with those of other rule-systems in international law. Mapping these ... More


Secret Cables of the Comintern, 1933-1943

Fridrikh I. Firsov, Harvey Klehr, and John Earl Haynes

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780300198225
eISBN:
9780300209600
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300198225.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Drawing on secret and therefore candid coded telegraphs exchanged between Communist Party leaders around the world and their overseers at the Communist International (Comintern) headquarters in ... More


Technical Standards as Public and Club Goods? Financing the International Accounting Standards Board

Tim Büthe

in Voluntary Programs: A Club Theory Perspective

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262162500
eISBN:
9780262259132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262162500.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

In this chapter, the boundaries of the club approach are analyzed for their usefulness in corporate financial reporting, and how rule systems are provided for the international finance and accounting ... More


Government.1

Edward William Lane and Jason Thompson

in An Account of the Manners and Customs of the Modern Egyptians

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9789774165603
eISBN:
9781617975516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165603.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Egypt was no longer a province of the Ottoman Empire but Mohamed Ali continued to profess his allegiance to the Sultan. Mohamed Ali was tied by the Qur’an and Traditions, but otherwise had a ... More


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