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Ruben Lee

in Running the World's Markets: The Governance of Financial Infrastructure

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691133539
eISBN:
9781400836970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691133539.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter presents a series of case studies illustrating how specific exchanges have actually been governed in particular contexts. The following institutions and contexts are described in turn: ... More


Six Major Gang Control Programs

Malcolm W. Klein and Cheryl L. Maxson

in Street Gang Patterns and Policies

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195163445
eISBN:
9780199943340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195163445.003.0024
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter takes a close look at some of the largest and most prominent attempts at prevention, intervention, and suppression of gang activities. These include the Illinois attorney general's ... More


Big Bang

Ranald C. Michie

in The London Stock Exchange: A History

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199242559
eISBN:
9780191596643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199242550.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, Financial Economics

This chapter discusses the lead up to the ‘Big Bang’ and its effects––the Big Bang refers to the abolition of fixed commissions and the single capacity on 27 October 1986, both of which had been at ... More


Researching user-led organisations

Colin Barnes and Geof Mercer

in Independent futures: Creating user-led disability services in a disabling society

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347183
eISBN:
9781447302599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347183.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter begins with a review of disability theorists' criticism of traditional ways of researching disability, particularly its theoretical standpoint and the disempowering role of ‘research ... More


User-led organisations: building an alternative approach

Colin Barnes and Geof Mercer

in Independent futures: Creating user-led disability services in a disabling society

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347183
eISBN:
9781447302599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347183.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter begins the book's review of the fieldwork data collected as part of the Creating Independent Futures project. First, it examines disabled activists' dissatisfaction with the ways in ... More


Energy, Economic Growth, and Geopolitical Futures: Eight Long-Range Scenarios

Evan Hillebrand and Stacy Closson

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028899
eISBN:
9780262328722
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028899.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Among the questions tackled by Evan Hillebrand and Stacy Closson in this book are the following: Will there be more wars or peace? What country or countries will dominate, and which ones will fade in ... More


The Relationship between Spot and Futures CO2 Emission Allowance Prices in the EU ETS

Stefan Trück, Wolfgang Härdle, and Rafal Weron

in Emissions Trading as a Policy Instrument: Evaluation and Prospects

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262029285
eISBN:
9780262330435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029285.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

We investigate the relationship between spot and futures prices within the EU-ETS. We conduct an empirical study on price behavior, volatility term structure and correlations in EU Allowance (EUA) ... More


Life Trajectories, Social Mobility, and Cultural Capital

Sonia Livingstone and Julian Sefton-Green

in Class: Living and Learning in the Digital Age

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479884575
eISBN:
9781479863570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479884575.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter shifts the frame from connections across the places of young people’s lives to connections or disconnections over time. We inquire into the pathways set out for the class by their school ... More


Livestock Futures to 2020: How Will They Shape Food, Environmental, Health, and Global Security?

John McDermott, Dolapo Enahoro, and Mario Herrero

in Food Security and Sociopolitical Stability

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199679362
eISBN:
9780191758430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679362.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Livestock production is one of the main human activities. As incomes grow in middle and even low income countries, demand for livestock products is booming, with important benefits and risks for food ... More


Modeling Future Scenarios

Evan Hillebrand and Stacy Closson

in Energy, Economic Growth, and Geopolitical Futures: Eight Long-Range Scenarios

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028899
eISBN:
9780262328722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028899.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter will first introduce the approach to scenario building, both qualitative and quantitative. It will then place the model within the context of the recent history of long-range ... More


Aid’s End Times

Britt Halvorson

in Conversionary Sites: Transforming Medical Aid and Global Christianity from Madagascar to Minnesota

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226557120
eISBN:
9780226557434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226557434.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

The conclusion asks how Malagasy and Americans reckon the time duration or end-time of medical relief. Many Malagasy and Americans express concerns about the long-term foreign presence and ... More


Blindsight (1980–1987)

Gerry Canavan

in Octavia E. Butler

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040665
eISBN:
9780252099106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040665.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter discusses Octavia E. Butler's works published between 1980 and 1987, focusing on both her published and unpublished works. It first provides an overview of Butler's career struggles as ... More


Commodity Exchanges and Regulation

Jerry W. Markham

in Commodities: Markets, Performance, and Strategies

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190656010
eISBN:
9780190656041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190656010.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) intensively regulates commodity futures, options, and swaps pursuant to the provisions of the Commodity Exchange Act of 1936. The Securities and ... More


A New History of the Future? From Conceptual History to Intellectual World History

Jenny Andersson

in The Future of the World: Futurology, Futurists, and the Struggle for the Post Cold War Imagination

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198814337
eISBN:
9780191851919
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198814337.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Chapter 2 argues that historians need to reengage with the future. It sets out an argument for a transnational history of the future, which traces the circulation of forms of predictive knowledge and ... More


The Future of the World. The World Futures Studies Federation and the Future as Counter Expertise

Jenny Andersson

in The Future of the World: Futurology, Futurists, and the Struggle for the Post Cold War Imagination

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198814337
eISBN:
9780191851919
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198814337.003.0008
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Chapter 8 explores the making of futures studies as a counter reaction to futurology and protest against the Cold War world order. Taking as its focus the World Futures Studies Federation, created by ... More


Regulation of Swaps

Alan N. Rechtschaffen

in Capital Markets, Derivatives and the Law: Evolution After Crisis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199971541
eISBN:
9780199361458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199971541.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

The 2008 near collapse of financial markets has been attributed to derivatives, particularly over-the-counter derivatives. The Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, also known as the ... More


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