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Housing and Land Use

Duncan Fairgrieve and Dan Squires QC

in The Negligence Liability of Public Authorities, Second Edition

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780199692552
eISBN:
9780191933035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199692552.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Public authorities are substantial landowners. They use land for a wide variety of purposes intended to benefit the public, for example: for the provision of amenities such as parks and swimming ... More


Local Government, Parliament, and the Problem of Poverty 1795–1819

David Eastwood

in Governing Rural England: Tradition and Transformation in Local Government 1780-1840

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204817
eISBN:
9780191676406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204817.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The realities of power within English rural counties were shaped more by the dynamics of local politics than by the formal instruments of statutory authority. In this sense the power of the ... More


The State Law Standard

Seth W. Stoughton, Jeffrey J. Noble, and Geoffrey P. Alpert

in Evaluating Police Uses of Force

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479814657
eISBN:
9781479830480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479814657.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Nearly all police agencies and the vast majority of officers derive their authority from state law, making state law a relevant and important standard to consider in the evaluation of police uses of ... More


Refugee community organisations and dispersal: Networks, resources and social capital

David Griffiths

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346346
eISBN:
9781447303152
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346346.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This book is distinctive in combining theoretical discussion on the role of networks, resources, and social capital with fieldwork evidence and interviews with members of Refugee Community ... More


Lawful Bases

Graham Virgo

in The Principles of the Law of Restitution

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198726388
eISBN:
9780191793271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198726388.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter draws upon Birk’s theory that, if there is a lawful basis for the defendant’s receipt of an enrichment, restitution should be denied because there is no reason why the law of restitution ... More


Socialism in Six Colonies: The Aftermath

Jonathan Pincus

in Only in Australia: The History, Politics, and Economics of Australian Exceptionalism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198753254
eISBN:
9780191814853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198753254.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, Public and Welfare

This chapter deals with the legacy of ‘Colonial Socialism’. In 1890 the Australian colonies collectively operated by far the largest government-built, government-owned, and government-operated ... More


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