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Accessing Asylum in EuropeExtraterritorial Border Controls and Refugee Rights under EU Law

Accessing Asylum in Europe: Extraterritorial Border Controls and Refugee Rights under EU Law

Violeta Moreno-Lax

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198701002
eISBN:
9780191770517
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198701002.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This monograph examines the interface between extraterritorial border surveillance, migration management, and asylum seeking under EU law. The final goal is to determine the compatibility of ... More

The Accountability of Armed Groups under Human Rights Law

The Accountability of Armed Groups under Human Rights Law

Katharine Fortin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198808381
eISBN:
9780191846106
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808381.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

Although the practice of holding armed groups to account under human rights law remains controversial and under-theorized as a matter of law, statements from Commissions of Inquiry and United Nations ... More

Adam SmithSystematic Philosopher and Public Thinker

Adam Smith: Systematic Philosopher and Public Thinker

Eric Schliesser

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190690120
eISBN:
9780190690151
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190690120.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This book treats Adam Smith as a systematic philosopher. Smith was a giant of the Scottish Enlightenment with polymath interests. The book explores Smith’s economics and ethics in light of his other ... More

Anarchy in the Pure LandReinventing the Cult of Maitreya in Modern Chinese Buddhism

Anarchy in the Pure Land: Reinventing the Cult of Maitreya in Modern Chinese Buddhism

Justin Ritzinger

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190491161
eISBN:
9780190491185
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190491161.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Anarchy in the Pure Land investigates the cult of Maitreya, the future Buddha, promoted by the Chinese Buddhist reform movement spearheaded by Taixu as an avenue through which to consider the ... More

Anti-Politics, Depoliticization, and Governance

Anti-Politics, Depoliticization, and Governance

Paul Fawcett, Matthew Flinders, Colin Hay, and Matthew Wood (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198748977
eISBN:
9780191811616
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198748977.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

There is a growing body of evidence pointing towards rising levels of public dissatisfaction with the formal political process. Depoliticization refers to a more discrete range of contemporary ... More

Approaches to Teaching the History of the English LanguagePedagogy in Practice

Approaches to Teaching the History of the English Language: Pedagogy in Practice

Mary Hayes and Allison Burkette (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190611040
eISBN:
9780190611071
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190611040.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

Approaches to Teaching the History of the English Language: Pedagogy in Practice consists of commissioned chapters, each of which focuses on an issue relevant to teaching the History of the English ... More

Arab Migrant Communities in the GCC

Arab Migrant Communities in the GCC

Zahra Babar (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190608873
eISBN:
9780190848484
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190608873.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This volume provides a series of empirically dense analyses of the historical and contemporary dynamics of Arab intra-regional migration to the monarchies of the Persian Gulf, and unravels the ways ... More

Aristotle on Practical Truth

Aristotle on Practical Truth

Christiana Olfert

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190281007
eISBN:
9780190281021
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190281007.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, General

Aristotle’s theories of truth, practical reasoning, and action are some of the most influential theories in the history of philosophy. It is surprising, then, that so little attention has been given ... More

Artefacts of WritingIdeas of the State and Communities of Letters from Matthew Arnold to Xu Bing

Artefacts of Writing: Ideas of the State and Communities of Letters from Matthew Arnold to Xu Bing

Peter D. McDonald

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198725152
eISBN:
9780191792595
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198725152.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

Some forms of literature interfere with the workings of the literate brain, posing a challenge to readers of all kinds. This book argues that they pose as much of a challenge to the way states ... More

Banking on MarketsThe Transformation of Bank-State Ties in Europe and Beyond

Banking on Markets: The Transformation of Bank-State Ties in Europe and Beyond

Rachel A. Epstein

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198809968
eISBN:
9780191847219
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198809968.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

States and banks have traditionally maintained close ties. At various points in time, states have used banks to manage their economies and soak up government debt, while banks enjoyed regulatory ... More

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