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The Right to Health—Its Conceptual Foundations

John Tobin

in The Right to Health in International Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199603299
eISBN:
9780191731662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199603299.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter seeks to determine whether the right to health, as expressed in international law, can be justified within a theory of human rights or is simply a ‘vacuous concept’ that should as has ... More


A Political Theory of Imprisonment for Public Protection

Peter Ramsay

in Retributivism Has a Past: Has It a Future?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199798278
eISBN:
9780199919376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199798278.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter describes a theoretical justification for imprisonment for public protection (IPP) that is different from and arguably more politically influential at present than traditional ... More


Introduction

Stanley Rosen

in The Elusiveness of the Ordinary: Studies in the Possibility of Philosophy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300091977
eISBN:
9780300129526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300091977.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This book is concerned with a version of the more general tendency in twentieth-century philosophy to take one's bearings by, or to place central emphasis on, the correct conceptual treatment of ... More


Republican Foundations: Holding Officials to Account in Criminal Law

Jeremy Horder

in Criminal Misconduct in Office: Law and Politics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198823704
eISBN:
9780191862304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198823704.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Constitutional and Administrative Law

I explore the historical development of the misconduct offence, principally during the eighteenth century. I see in that development an emerging contrast between a ‘bottom-up’ and a ‘top-down’ ... More


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