Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-10 of 29 items

  • Keywords: equities x
  • Recently Published x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Human Rights and Community-led Development: Lessons from Tostan

Ben Cislaghi

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474419796
eISBN:
9781474445139
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474419796.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

How can we best empower people living in the most economically disadvantaged areas of the world to improve their lives in ways that matter to them? This book investigates work of the NGO Tostan as a ... More


The Social and Cultural Purposes of Television Today: Equity<sup>1</sup>

Des Freedman and Vana Goblot (eds)

in A Future for Public Service Television

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781906897710
eISBN:
9781906897802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9781906897710.003.0024
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter details the activities and beliefs of Equity. Equity believes that all UK broadcasters should have an obligation to contribute to the UK's cultural diversity through investing in ... More


Civil Rights Law and Policy Drifts: Pay Equity and LGBT Employment

Norma M. Riccucci

in Policy Drift: Shared Powers and the Making of U.S. Law and Policy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781479845040
eISBN:
9781479896356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479845040.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines policy drifts in the area of civil rights. It begins with a brief review of the specific legal protections advanced for women and people of color since Reconstruction. It then ... More


Getting More from Less in Defined Benefit Plans: Three Levers for a Low-Return World

Daniel W. Wallick, Daniel B. Berkowitz, Andrew S. Clarke, Kevin J. DiCiurcio, and Kimberly A. Stockton

in How Persistent Low Returns Will Shape Saving and Retirement

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198827443
eISBN:
9780191866296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827443.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Pensions and Pension Management

As global interest rates hover near historic lows, defined benefit pension plan sponsors must grapple with the prospect of lower investment returns. We examine three levers that can enhance portfolio ... More


Health and homelessness

Katy Hetherington and Neil Hamlet

in Social Determinantsof Health: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Social Inequality and Wellbeing

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447336846
eISBN:
9781447336891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447336846.003.0014
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines the opportunities to improve the health of homeless people and the challenge for the National Health Service (NHS) in Scotland, working with its partners, to play a full role in ... More


Everyone Deserves to Live in an Opportunity Neighborhood

Edward G. Goetz

in The One-Way Street of Integration: Fair Housing and the Pursuit of Racial Justice in American Cities

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501707599
eISBN:
9781501716706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501707599.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter outlines the points of agreement and disagreement between integrationist and community development approaches to racial justice. The evolution of the debate between these two approaches ... More


Israel’s High Technology and Globalized Finance

Assaf Razin

in Israel and the World Economy: The Power of Globalization

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037341
eISBN:
9780262344234
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037341.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

FDI flows (in percentage of gross domestic product), reflecting the intense interactions of the FDI flows with investment in the high tech investment in Israel, exhibit features: (1) The sharp rise ... More


Civic Participation and the State Courts

Michael A. Rebell

in Flunking Democracy: Schools, Courts, and Civic Participation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226549781
eISBN:
9780226549958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226549958.003.0004
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

The Supreme Court’s rejection of the fiscal equity claims of the plaintiffs in the 1973 Rodriguez case shut the doors of the federal courthouses to advocates of education finance reform. As a result, ... More


Taxation and Consent: Implications for Developing Nations

Marcelo Bergman and Sven H. Steinmo

in The Leap of Faith: The Fiscal Foundations of Successful Government in Europe and America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198796817
eISBN:
9780191838484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198796817.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

This policy-oriented chapter draws specific lessons from the historical narratives of previous chapters that should be of interest to tax policymakers and policy activists in developing nations ... More


The Transformation of South Africa’s System of Basic Education

Luis Crouch and Ursula Hoadley

in The Politics and Governance of Basic Education: A Tale of Two South African Provinces

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198824053
eISBN:
9780191862748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824053.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

As background to the rest of the book, the chapter describes and analyses the main structural transformations that took place in post-apartheid education in South Africa. The chapter provides ... More


View: