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Problems at the Roots of Law

Problems at the Roots of Law: Essays in Legal and Political Theory

Joel Feinberg

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195155266
eISBN:
9780199833177
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195155262.001.0001

This collection of essays is united by a common concern with basic questions pertaining to law and morality and the relation between the two. The first essay considers whether judges must appeal to ... More

Health and the Good Society

Health and the Good Society: Setting Healthcare Ethics in Social Context

Alan Cribb

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199242733
eISBN:
9780191603549
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199242739.001.0001

The goals of healthcare and health policy, and the health-related dilemmas facing policy makers, professionals, and citizens are analysed and debated in a range of disciplines, including public ... More

Critical Citizens

Critical Citizens: Global Support for Democratic Government

Pippa Norris (ed.)

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198295686
eISBN:
9780191600043
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198295685.001.0001

This arose as part of an ongoing project on ‘Visions of Governance for the Twenty‐first Century’ initiated in 1996 at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, which aims to explore what people want ... More

Micro-Econometrics for Policy, Program and Treatment Effects

Micro-Econometrics for Policy, Program and Treatment Effects

Myoung-jae Lee

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199267699
eISBN:
9780191603044
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199267693.001.0001

This book brings to the fore recent advances in econometrics for treatment effect analysis. It aims to put together various economic treatment effect models in a coherent fashion, determine those ... More

Passing the Plate

Passing the Plate: Why American Christians Don't Give Away More Money

Christian Smith, Michael O. Emerson, and Patricia Snell

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195337112
eISBN:
9780199868414
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337112.001.0001

This book shows that few American Christians donate generously to religious and charitable causes — a parsimony that seriously undermines the work of churches and ministries. Far from the ten percent ... More

Necessary Intentionality

Necessary Intentionality: A Study in the Metaphysics of Aboutness

Ori Simchen

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199608515
eISBN:
9780191738241
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608515.001.0001

Are words and thoughts necessarily about what they are about or are they only contingently so? This book defends the former alternative against the latter by articulating a requisite modal background ... More

Democratic Accountability in Latin America

Democratic Accountability in Latin America

Scott Mainwaring and Christoper Welna (eds)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199256372
eISBN:
9780191602368
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199256373.001.0001

This book brings together studies on democratic accountability in Latin America by authors from different theoretical perspectives. It seeks to further understanding on the web of institutions that ... More

Institutions in Transition

Institutions in Transition: Land Ownership, Property Rights and Social Conflict in China

Peter Ho

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199280698
eISBN:
9780191602528
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019928069X.001.0001

Studying institutional change regardless of whether it is focused on transitional or developing economies, may prove most fruitful when focused on its structuring of the means of production—land, ... More

The Japanese Mafia

The Japanese Mafia: Yakuza, Law, and the State

Peter B. E. Hill

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199257522
eISBN:
9780191601026
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199257523.001.0001

This book has three main objectives. Firstly, it examines Japan's organized crime syndicates (most commonly known as yakuza or bɵryokudan) with reference to the best available theoretical analyses of ... More

Seven Puzzles of Thought and How to Solve Them

Seven Puzzles of Thought and How to Solve Them: And How to Solve Them: An Originalist Theory of Concepts

R. M. Sainsbury and Michael Tye

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199695317
eISBN:
9780191738531
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695317.001.0001

How can one think about the same thing twice without knowing that it's the same thing? How can one think about nothing at all (for example Pegasus, the mythical flying horse)? Is thinking about ... More

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