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Abortion and Reproductive Rights  

Jane Maslow Cohen

Print publication date:
Jun 2005
Online publication date:
Sep 2012
This article discusses critical debate about individual control over the beginnings of life that has sprawled across the fields of academic law, philosophy, politics, religion, the life ... More

Access to Civil Justice  

Roderick A. Macdonald

Print publication date:
Nov 2010
Online publication date:
Sep 2012
Subject:
Law, Civil Law
This article discusses the process of empirical research on access to justice, explaining the procedure from data collection to analysis. Research into access to justice finds ways to ... More

Access to Health Insurance and Health Benefits  

Timothy Jost

Online publication date:
Jul 2015
This article examines the five forms of payment for healthcare that are common in the United States: out-of-pocket, charity, direct public provision, public health insurance, and private ... More

Accessing Hospitals and Health Professionals  

Eleanor D. Kinney and Priscilla Keith

Online publication date:
Feb 2016
This chapter examines the issue of access to healthcare, with particular emphasis on the five dimensions of the model proposed by Roy Penchansky and J. William Thomas: availability, ... More

Accession and Withdrawal in the Law of the European Union  

Christophe Hillion

Print publication date:
Jul 2015
Online publication date:
Feb 2015
Subject:
Law, EU Law
This chapter examines the procedures for acceding to and withdrawing from the European Union. It is argued that, while determined by (Member) states’ decisions, accession and withdrawal ... More

Accountability  

Paul Craig

Print publication date:
Jul 2015
Online publication date:
Apr 2015
Subject:
Law, EU Law
This chapter focuses on accountability and its political, legal, and financial aspects. Drawing on Mark Bovens’ conception of accountability that addresses the relationship between an ... More

Accounting and Financial Reporting: Global Aspirations, Local Realities  

Lawrence A. Cunningham

Online publication date:
Sep 2015
This chapter examines the functions of corporate accounting and financial reporting around the world, with particular emphasis on how local realities that explain persistent diversity ... More

Action Against Host States of Terrorist Groups  

Lindsay Moir

Print publication date:
Jan 2015
Online publication date:
Jun 2016
This chapter examines the problems that could arise when a state invokes self-defence to justify action against terrorist groups in another state. It first considers indirect armed attack ... More

Acts and Actus Reus  

Vincent Chiao

Print publication date:
Nov 2014
Online publication date:
Mar 2015
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law
This chapter examines the concept of actus reus as a basic, essential component of criminal liability. It considers a range of recent scholarly interpretations of actus reus and the extent ... More

Addressing the Gender Gap in R2P  

Sara Davies

Print publication date:
Jun 2016
Online publication date:
Aug 2016
Since its inception, the responsibility to protect (R2P) principle has been progressively narrowed in its scope and application in order to capture widespread support from governments and ... More

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