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Water Law, Poverty, and DevelopmentWater Sector Reforms in India

Water Law, Poverty, and Development: Water Sector Reforms in India

Philippe Cullet

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199546237
eISBN:
9780191705519
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546237.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

With the world's supply of fresh water looking increasingly threatened, water law has gained tremendous importance in the last few years. This subject has however received remarkably little academic ... More

Weapons and the Law of Armed Conflict

Weapons and the Law of Armed Conflict

William Boothby

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199569946
eISBN:
9780191705250
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569946.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This book is about the law of armed conflict governing the use of weapons. It interprets these rules and discusses the factors influencing future developments in weapons law. After relating the ... More

Weighing Lives in War

Weighing Lives in War

Jens David Ohlin, Larry May, and Claire Finkelstein (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198796176
eISBN:
9780191837272
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198796176.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This volume combines philosophical analysis with normative legal theory. Although both disciplines have spent the past fifty years investigating the nature of the principles of necessity and ... More

Welfare to WorkConditional Rights in Social Policy

Welfare to Work: Conditional Rights in Social Policy

Amir Paz-Fuchs

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199237418
eISBN:
9780191717192
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237418.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This book examines welfare-to-work programmes in the United States and Britain, and develops a normative perspective to analyse and critique the theoretical and doctrinal justifications for ... More

Well-Being and Fair DistributionBeyond Cost-Benefit Analysis

Well-Being and Fair Distribution: Beyond Cost-Benefit Analysis

Matthew Adler

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195384994
eISBN:
9780199918348
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195384994.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book addresses a range of relevant theoretical issues, including the possibility of an interpersonally comparable measure of well-being, or “utility” metric; the moral value of equality, and how ... More

What are Campaigns For?The Role of Persuasion in Electoral Law and Politics

What are Campaigns For?: The Role of Persuasion in Electoral Law and Politics

James A. Gardner

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195392616
eISBN:
9780199855438
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195392616.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Election campaigns ought to be serious occasions in the life of a democratic polity—or so we profess to believe. Americans, however, are haunted by the fear that their election campaigns fall far ... More

What is Criminology?

What is Criminology?

Mary Bosworth and Carolyn Hoyle (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199571826
eISBN:
9780191728839
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571826.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Philosophy of Law

Criminology is a booming discipline, yet one which can appear divided and fractious. The chapters in this book respond to a series of questions designed to investigate the state, impact, and future ... More

When Children Kill ChildrenPenal Populism and Political Culture

When Children Kill Children: Penal Populism and Political Culture

David A. Green

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199230969
eISBN:
9780191696497
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230969.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This title examines the role of political culture and penal populism in the response to the emotive subject of child-on-child homicide. The book explores the reasons underlying the vastly differing ... More

When Human Rights Clash at the European Court of Human RightsConflict or Harmony?

When Human Rights Clash at the European Court of Human Rights: Conflict or Harmony?

Stijn Smet and Eva Brems (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198795957
eISBN:
9780191837135
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198795957.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This book aims to answer key questions surrounding (purported) conflicts of human rights at the European Court of Human Rights. Some of these questions concern the very existence of human rights ... More

When Humans Become MigrantsStudy of the European Court of Human Rights with an Inter-American Counterpoint

When Humans Become Migrants: Study of the European Court of Human Rights with an Inter-American Counterpoint

Marie-Bénédicte Dembour

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199667833
eISBN:
9780191748660
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199667833.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

The treatment of migrants is one of the most challenging issues that human rights, as a political philosophy, faces today. It has increasingly become a contentious issue for many governments and ... More

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