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Understanding Common Law Legislation: Drafting and Interpretation

F. A. R. Bennion

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199564101
eISBN:
9780191705465
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199564101.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book is a distillation of a larger work Bennion on Statutory Interpretation. It consists of an introduction and eighteen chapters each summarized at the end. The common law system presented here ... More


Introductory

F. A. R. Bennion

in Understanding Common Law Legislation: Drafting and Interpretation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199564101
eISBN:
9780191705465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199564101.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This introductory chapter starts by explaining what is meant by ‘common law legislation’ in the title of the book. It then says that construing common law legislation has often been found to be ... More


Chokepoints: Global Private Regulation on the Internet

Natasha Tusikov

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520291218
eISBN:
9780520965034
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520291218.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

On January 18, 2012, millions of people participated in the now-infamous “Internet blackout” to protest the Stop Online Piracy Act and the rights it would have given intellectual property holders to ... More


Counter-Terrorism in the Post-9/11 Era: Successes, Failures and Lessons Learned

Rashmi Singh

in Illusions of Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780197265901
eISBN:
9780191772047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265901.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter assesses the US-led counter-terrorism response to the September 2001 attacks on the American homeland in order to gauge the successes and failures of the Global War on Terror. It ... More


Global Environmental History: 10,000 BC to AD 2000

Ian Simmons

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748621583
eISBN:
9780748670765
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621583.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

In the last 12,000 years, human societies have moved through phases of forager, agricultural, industrial and ‘post-industrial’ economies. Each of these has been affected by the natural world and in ... More


The Global 2000 Report and Its Aftermath

James Gustave Speth

in Foundations of Environmental Sustainability: The Coevolution of Science and Policy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195309454
eISBN:
9780199871261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309454.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter discusses the Global 2000 Report. This report was prepared at the request of President Jimmy Carter in the late 1970s and originally suggested by Lee Talbot, then chief scientist for the ... More


Understanding Global Crises: An Emerging Paradigm

Assaf Razin

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262028592
eISBN:
9780262327701
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028592.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This book aims at parsing and explaining some key forces that feature in every one of the global and regional financial crises and monetary crises that erupted in the world economy over the past ... More


The China Boom: Why China Will Not Rule the World

Ho-fung Hung

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231164184
eISBN:
9780231540223
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164184.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

Many thought China’s rise would fundamentally remake the global order. Yet, much like other developing nations, the Chinese state now finds itself in a status quo characterized by free trade and ... More


The Ethics of Global Investment: Norway’s Government Pension Fund

Gordon L. Clark, Adam D. Dixon, and Ashby H. B. Monk

in Sovereign Wealth Funds: Legitimacy, Governance, and Global Power

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691142296
eISBN:
9781400846511
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691142296.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter examines the investment policies of the Norwegian Government Pension Fund-Global (GPF-G). One of the world's largest investors, this sovereign wealth fund (SWF) has an explicit mission ... More


Conclusion

Latha Varadarajan

in The Domestic Abroad: Diasporas in International Relations

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199733910
eISBN:
9780199866205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199733910.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Using the experiences of the Indian delegation in Davos in 2006 and 2009 as symbolic bookends, this chapter reveals the manner in which the crisis of the global capitalist economy has exposed the ... More


Media Audiences: Television, Meaning and Emotion

Kristyn Gorton

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748624171
eISBN:
9780748670956
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624171.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

An engaging and original study of current research on television audiences and the concept of emotion, this book offers a unique approach to key issues within television studies. Topics discussed ... More


Yellow Bodies, Black Sweat: Yao Ming, Ichiro Suzuki, and Global Sport

Chong Chon-Smith

in East Meets Black: Asian and Black Masculinities in the Post-Civil Rights Era

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781628462050
eISBN:
9781626745292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462050.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter focuses on the relationship between Asian and Black athletes, global multiculturalism, and capitalism. Ichiro Suzuki and Yao Ming represent in clear ways the figuration of the Asian male ... More


Atmospheric Police: Delegated Authority in the Clean Development Mechanism

Jessica F. Green

in Rethinking Private Authority: Agents and Entrepreneurs in Global Environmental Governance

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157580
eISBN:
9781400848669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157580.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines why states decided to delegate key monitoring tasks to private actors in the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) of the Kyoto Protocol. It first provides an overview of the ... More


Climate change and human Health: issues for teacher and classroom

Anthony J McMichael and Ulisses Confalonieri

in Teaching Epidemiology: A guide for teachers in epidemiology, public health and clinical medicine

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199239481
eISBN:
9780191716973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239481.003.015
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Global climate change, caused by human actions, is a recent, remarkable and distinctive source of risks to human health. Because of its newness, complexity and scale, it poses important challenges to ... More


Global Cities, Global Workers, Global Unions

Adelyn Lim

in Transnational Feminism and Women's Movements In Post-1997 Hong Kong: Solidarity Beyond the State

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9789888139378
eISBN:
9789888313174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139378.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter focuses on local and migrant domestic workers' unions in Hong Kong, in the context of the international domestic workers' movement for the International Labor Organization Convention No. ... More


Superheroes On World Screens

Rayna Denison and Rachel Mizsei-Ward (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781628462340
eISBN:
9781626746787
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462340.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

There are now superheroes from every corner of the world, and they are becoming increasingly important within local and global cultures alike. This collection brings together a wide range of film, ... More


China's Stefan Zweig: The Dynamics of Cross-Cultural Reception

Arnhilt Johanna Hoefle

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780824872083
eISBN:
9780824876852
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824872083.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

How can one author be among the most bitterly rejected writers in one cultural context, while being one of the most celebrated in another? For decades, the works of the Austrian-Jewish writer Stefan ... More


Justice and Foreign Policy

Michael Blake

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199552009
eISBN:
9780191747205
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199552009.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

What principles of justice ought to restrain a liberal state in its dealings with other state? This book defends the idea that a liberal state can act justly abroad, without abandoning either the ... More


Involuntary Associations: Postcolonial Studies and World Englishes

David Huddart

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781781380253
eISBN:
9781781381540
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781380253.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

In the context of English’s apparent worldwide spread, this book brings together the fields of postcolonial studies and world Englishes, arguing that this is a necessary and long overdue connection. ... More


The Consequences of the Global Financial Crisis: The Rhetoric of Reform and Regulation

Wyn Grant and Graham K. Wilson (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199641987
eISBN:
9780191741586
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641987.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

The Global Financial Crisis (GFC) is the most serious economic crisis since the Great Depression. Many books have explored its causes, but this book systematically explores its consequences. The ... More


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