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Normative Degradation: Deleting Rights without Consent in the Name of Contract

Margaret Jane Radin

in Boilerplate: The Fine Print, Vanishing Rights, and the Rule of Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155333
eISBN:
9781400844838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155333.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter examines the normative degradation caused by the apparent lack of consent to boilerplate. It first considers the varieties of nonconsent to which consent is contrasted, including ... More


Can Autonomy Theory (Agreement, Consent) Justify Boilerplate Deletion of Rights?

Margaret Jane Radin

in Boilerplate: The Fine Print, Vanishing Rights, and the Rule of Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155333
eISBN:
9781400844838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155333.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter examines whether autonomy theory (agreement, consent) can justify boilerplate rights deletion schemes. It first considers strategies for assimilating World B to consent by focusing on ... More


The International Protection of the Environment: Voluntary Agreements among Sovereign Countries

Carlo Carraro and Domenico Siniscalco

in The Economics of Transnational Commons

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198292203
eISBN:
9780191684883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198292203.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses the details of the international protection of the environment, citing the voluntary agreements among the different sovereign countries. The chapter states that a large ... More


The Voluntary Initiative of the Japan Business Federation (Nippon Keidanren) in the Measures to Cope with Global Warming

Kazuhiro Nakatani

in Regulating Energy and Natural Resources

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199299874
eISBN:
9780191714931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299874.003.0019
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The Nippon Keidanren (Japan Business Federation) is a comprehensive economic organization born in May 2002 out of the amalgamation of the Keidanren (Japan Federation of Economic Organizations) and ... More


5. The Substantive Law of Contract

D. J. IBBETSON

in A Historical Introduction to the Law of Obligations

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780198764113
eISBN:
9780191709852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198764113.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations, Legal History

This chapter discusses how the structure of contractual liability was laid down by the end of the 13th century and remained fundamentally the same through the 14th and 15 centuries. Liability ... More


The Intellectual Background in 1770–1

P. S. Atiyah

in The Rise and Fall of Freedom of Contract

Published in print:
1985
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198255277
eISBN:
9780191681578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198255277.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

This chapter provides an intellectual background to the freedom of contract issue in England in 1770. It suggests that the modern law of contract and its underlying principles appear to have had no ... More


Forest Law Enforcement Governance and Trade (FLEGT): transnational dynamics of an EU experimentalist regime

Christine Overdevest and Jonathan Zeitlin

in Extending Experimentalist Governance?: The European Union and Transnational Regulation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198724506
eISBN:
9780191792113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198724506.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, Comparative Politics

Of all the EU’s external policies, the Forest Law Enforcement Governance and Trade (FLEGT) initiative is among the most clearly experimentalist. This initiative seeks to combat illegal logging and ... More


responsibility

Joshua Barkan

in Corporate Sovereignty: Law and Government under Capitalism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816674268
eISBN:
9781452947358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816674268.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter covers the discourses of corporate social responsibility and citizenship as relatively “deterritorialized” and “non-legal” responses to problems of corporate regulation. It explores two ... More


The Economics of Conflict: Theory and Empirical Evidence

Karl Wärneryd (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780262026895
eISBN:
9780262321976
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262026895.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

Modern economics has largely ignored the issue of outright conflict as an alternative way of allocating goods, assuming instead the existence of well-defined property rights enforced by an undefined ... More


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