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Governing for Health: Advancing Health and Equity through Policy and Advocacy

Fran Baum

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190258948
eISBN:
9780190258979
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190258948.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Governing for Health makes the argument that it is vital that governments and international agencies govern in the interests of protecting the environment and promoting human health and equity. A ... More


Equity: Conscience Goes to Market

Irit Samet

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198766773
eISBN:
9780191821042
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198766773.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

The Law of Equity is a unique junction where doctrinal private law, moral theory, and social perceptions of justice meet. This book explores the general principles that underlie Equity’s intervention ... More


Conceptualising and enforcing the right to quality education for minorities and disadvantaged groups: reflections on the Campaign for Fiscal Equity litigation

Helen Taylor

in Human Rights and Equality in Education: Comparative Perspectives on the Right to Education for Minorities and Disadvantaged Groups

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447337638
eISBN:
9781447337676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447337638.003.0009
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter examines how the focus on ensuring quality education for all can strengthen both the conceptualisation and enforcement of the right to education for minorities and disadvantaged groups, ... More


Situating Urban Drought Resilience: Theory, Practice and Sustainability Science

Lawrence Baker (ed.)

in Sustainability: Approaches to Environmental Justice and Social Power

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781479894567
eISBN:
9781479822447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479894567.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Cities around the world are experiencing greater water stress as the result of growing urban populations, increasing per capita wealth (and water use), and climate change. This chapter examines the ... More


Forty years: protection, isolation, and diversification, 1945–1985

Grietjie Verhoef

in The Power of Your Life: The Sanlam Century of Insurance Empowerment, 1918-2018

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198817758
eISBN:
9780191859199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817758.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, Political Economy

In tandem with international economic growth, Sanlam displayed progressive growth in the insurance and investment markets between 1945 and 1985. In a period of mounting political opposition against ... More


Managing change: diversification and transformation, 1993–2003

Grietjie Verhoef

in The Power of Your Life: The Sanlam Century of Insurance Empowerment, 1918-2018

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198817758
eISBN:
9780191859199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817758.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, Political Economy

As global insurance markets experienced a shift out of life assurance into new wealth products, Sanlam faced the same trend. Demutualization required more free capital than commanded by Sanlam, ... More


Special Issues and Considerations

Gunnar Almgren

in Health Care as a Right of Citizenship: The Continuing Evolution of Reform

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231170130
eISBN:
9780231543316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170130.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter addresses a number of thorny issues having to do with segments of the national population that in one way or the other either 1) represent exceptions to the general case of American ... More


Ancient and Modern Conceptions of the Rule of Law

Sara Forsdyke

in Ancient Greek History and Contemporary Social Science

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474421775
eISBN:
9781474449519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474421775.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter provides a definition of the contested concept of the rule of law and suggests that it consists of three components: legal supremacy, legal equality and legal certainty. The chapter ... 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


On the Perfect State: An Ottoman Vision of Order

Heather L. Ferguson

in The Proper Order of Things: Language, Power, and Law in Ottoman Administrative Discourses

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781503603561
eISBN:
9781503605534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503603561.003.0007
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter focuses on the link between medieval political theories and a flourishing Ottoman intellectual engagement with ideas concerning a perfect order of governance from within a sense of ... More


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