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Entrenching Bills of Rights: Judicial Power and Political Freedom

Timothy Macklem

in Independence of Mind

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199535446
eISBN:
9780191709074
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199535446.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter examines the cost, in terms of democracy and in terms of social forms and practices, of securing judicial power and political freedom. Much has been written about the cost of judicially ... More


Friends and Relations

Julia M. H. Smith

in Europe after Rome: A New Cultural History 500-1000

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780192892638
eISBN:
9780191670626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192892638.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

To explore the significance of kinship in the early Middle Ages is to investigate one of the most important ways in which men and women structured human relationships, made choices about their social ... More


Framing the Margins: Geometries of Space and American Genre Painting

Ivy G. Wilson

in Specters of Democracy: Blackness and the Aesthetics of Politics in the Antebellum U.S.

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195337372
eISBN:
9780199896929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337372.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter illuminates how the compositional logic of American genre painting strategically organized zones in terms of centers and margins in various settings as different as parlors, fields, and ... More


The Limits of Adversarial Adjudication

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/9780198298656.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Legal History

Inquisitorial or investigative judicial procedures are the procedural requirement in this book's model (or ideal type) of a working distinction between public and private law. This chapter elaborates ... More


Introduction: The City as Social Form

in Barcelona's Vocation of Modernity: Rise and Decline of an Urban Image

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758321
eISBN:
9780804787505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758321.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Literature has been and remains an important medium for understanding the modern city. It is an extremely efficient mode for representing the city, and particularly for designing its social form, ... More


Civic Virtues: Narrative Form and the Trial of Character in Early America

Hoang Gia Phan

in Bonds of Citizenship: Law and the Labors of Emancipation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814738474
eISBN:
9780814738931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814738474.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter argues that the early American novel destabilized traditional republican conceptions of virtue and credibility through literary form. The shared epistemological forms and narrative ... More


How Did British Middle and Late Pre-Roman Iron Age Societies Work (if they did)?

J. D. Hill

in Atlantic Europe in the First Millennium BC: Crossing the Divide

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199567959
eISBN:
9780191804410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199567959.003.0010
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter argues that the key challenge for studying the Pre-Roman Iron Age in Britain and Ireland is the lack of satisfactory frameworks to understand how societies were organized. It suggests ... More


A German Republic of Science and a German Idea of Truth: Empiricism and Sociability in Anthropology

in Anthropology and Antihumanism in Imperial Germany

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226983417
eISBN:
9780226983462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226983462.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

The German Anthropological Society and its local branches were not merely institutions in which anthropologists conducted their new science but also organizations realizing political goals that had ... More


Intent to Contract and Trust

Prince Saprai

in Contract Law Without Foundations: Toward a Republican Theory of Contract Law

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198779018
eISBN:
9780191824050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198779018.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter defends a republican reinterpretation of the intent to contract doctrine. According to the doctrine, for a contract to be legally binding the parties must have manifested an intention to ... More


Justice after Marx

Rainer Forst

in Normativity and Power: Analyzing Social Orders of Justification

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198798873
eISBN:
9780191839535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198798873.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter considers the relevance of Marx for contemporary philosophical thinking about justice. It asserts that Marx has provided essential insights into the correct understanding of social and ... More


The Skin of the System and the DIN of the System: A Poetics of Sovereignty and System

in The Skin of the System: On Germany's Socialist Modernity

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804762472
eISBN:
9780804772488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804762472.003.0004
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter examines socialist ontology by focusing on East German literature—in particular, the life and work of the socialist author Franz Fühmann. It discusses the contrast between indexical ... More


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