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Crafting the Medicare Modernization Act of 2003

Kimberly J. Morgan and Andrea Louise Campbell

in The Delegated Welfare State: Medicare, Markets, and the Governance of Social Policy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199730346
eISBN:
9780199918447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730346.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter five examines the passage of the Medicare Modernization Act of 2003—a major social policy reform that delegates responsibility for a Medicare prescription drug benefit to commercial firms. ... More


The New German Law of Obligations: Historical and Comparative Perspectives

Reinhard Zimmermann

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199291373
eISBN:
9780191700613
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199291373.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

On January 1, 2000, the German Civil Code (BGB) became 100 years old. It had been remarkably resilient throughout a century marked by catastrophic upheavals and a succession of fundamentally ... More


Losing Hearts and Minds: American-Iranian Relations and International Education during the Cold War

Matthew K. Shannon

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501713132
eISBN:
9781501709708
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713132.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Losing Hearts and Minds analyzes the relationship between the United States, Iran, and their citizens between the Second World War and the Iranian Revolution of 1979. Rather than a narrow focus on ... More


Aid Under Fire: Nation Building and the Vietnam War

Jessica Elkind

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813165837
eISBN:
9780813167183
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813165837.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

Aid Under Fire explores American nation building and modernization efforts in South Vietnam during the decade leading up to the full-scale ground war.Beginning in the mid-1950s, American nation ... More


Afterword

Laura Victoir and Victor Zatsepine

in Harbin to Hanoi: The Colonial Built Environment in Asia, 1840 to 1940

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9789888139415
eISBN:
9789888180721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139415.003.0013
Subject:
History, Asian History

The European built form in Asia represents the presence of the colonial powers, and their social, legal, military, and economic privilege. It also symobolizes the developments and changes that the ... More


Organic Resistance: The Struggle over Industrial Farming in Postwar France

Venus Bivar

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781469641188
eISBN:
9781469641195
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469641188.001.0001
Subject:
History, Environmental History

France is often held up as a bastion of gastronomic refinement and as a model of artisanal agriculture and husbandry. But French farming is not at all what it seems. Countering the standard stories ... More


From Turnpike to Parkway

Karl Raitz and Nancy O’Malley

in Kentucky's Frontier Highway: Historical Landscapes along the Maysville Road

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813136646
eISBN:
9780813141343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136646.003.0010
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The most heavily travelled portion of the Maysville Road was the section that connected Lexington and Paris. By the 1820s, farms aligned the route and more than a dozen inns and taverns provided ... More


Hong Kong and British Culture, 1945-97

Mark Hampton

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719099236
eISBN:
9781526104373
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099236.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This book examines the place of Hong Kong in the British imagination between the end of World War II and the return of Hong Kong to Chinese sovereignty in July 1997. It argues that Hong Kong has ... More


Preparing Germany for the Twenty-First Century †: The Reform of the Code of Civil Procedure

Giesela Rühl

in Comparative Law as Transnational Law: A Decade of the German Law Journal

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199795208
eISBN:
9780199919307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199795208.003.0035
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The number and diversity of the recently enacted laws have resulted in confusion about the state of German civil procedure today. This chapter gives an overview of the most important changes. It ... More


Becoming the Same

Michael Hutt

in Unbecoming Citizens: Culture, Nationhood, and the Flight of Refugees from Bhutan

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195670608
eISBN:
9780199081806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195670608.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter explains the new policies on culture and language which were introduced by the Bhutanese government at about the same time as the census. The author describes how modernization can ... More


The Structure, Financing, and Processes of Federally Mandated Comparative Effectiveness Research and Why They Matter

Carol M. Ashton and Nelda P. Wray

in Comparative Effectiveness Research: Evidence, Medicine, and Policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199968565
eISBN:
9780199346080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199968565.003.0010
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Throughout the legislative odyssey of federal policy on comparative effectiveness research from 2002 to 2008, the specifics of the policy took many different forms. While opponents to ... More


The Legislative Odyssey of Comparative Effectiveness Research: Birth in 2002 to the First Federal Mandate in 2003

Carol M. Ashton and Nelda P. Wray

in Comparative Effectiveness Research: Evidence, Medicine, and Policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199968565
eISBN:
9780199346080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199968565.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

From a nearly imperceptible start, federal policy on comparative effectiveness research gained substantial momentum over its eight-year odyssey and got several legislative toeholds. The story starts ... More


Power and Persistence along a Changing River: Industrial Transformations, Ceremonial Landscapes, and Contemporary Reconciliations

Christine M. DeLucia

in Memory Lands: King Philip's War and the Place of Violence in the Northeast

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300201178
eISBN:
9780300231120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300201178.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter follows the evolution of the Great River valley in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, an era when industrialization and modernization created anxieties among many Euro-American ... More


Composing Japanese Musical Modernity

Bonnie C. Wade

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226085210
eISBN:
9780226085494
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226085494.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

When, in the second half of the nineteenth century, Japanese leaders put into motion processes of modernization, Western music was adopted into the curriculum of a new educational system as a ... More


Terence Davies: Subjective Memoirist

Emanuel Levy, Pedro Almodóvar, Terence Davies, Todd Haynes, Gus Van Sant, and John Waters

in Gay Directors, Gay Films?: Pedro Almodóvar, Terence Davies, Todd Haynes, Gus Van Sant, John Waters

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780231152761
eISBN:
9780231526531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152761.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Ch. 2 examines Davies’ small but distinguished oeuvre, claiming that he is Britain’s greatest living filmmaker. It highlights his personal--autobiographical--features, Distant Voices, Still Lives and ... More


Earth Discourses: Theorizing the Environment for Global Media Studies

Patrick D. Murphy

in The Media Commons: Globalization and Environmental Discourses

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252041037
eISBN:
9780252099588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252041037.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter draws from the interpretive school of environmental policy analysis, especially John S. Dryzek’s The Politics of the Earth: Environmental Discourses (Oxford, 2005), to provide an ... More


Amazonian Indigenous Green: Media and the Ecologically Noble Savage

Patrick D. Murphy

in The Media Commons: Globalization and Environmental Discourses

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252041037
eISBN:
9780252099588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252041037.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Drawing from the cultural survival efforts of the Kayapó and the Paiter-Suruí, this chapter traces how indigenous rights and Western environmentalism have shaped each other. At the core of analysis ... More


Modernization Versus Fetishism of Revolution in Twentieth-Century China

Ying-shih Yü

Josephine Chiu-Duke and Michael S. Duke (eds)

in Chinese History and Culture: Seventeenth Century Through Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231178600
eISBN:
9780231542005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231178600.003.0010
Subject:
History, Asian History

This study discusses the predicament of China’s modernization by relating it to changing conceptions of revolution. It argues that the so-called “modernizing process” was a process set in motion by ... More


Conclusion

Bonnie C. Wade

in Composing Japanese Musical Modernity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226085210
eISBN:
9780226085494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226085494.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This conclusion returns to the composerly attitude addressed repeatedly in this book, namely that most professional Japanese composers live their creative lives with an attitude of flexibility, as ... More


Chronicle of a Death Foretold: The Failure of Early Twentieth-Century Hydraulic Modernization

Erik Swyngedouw

in Liquid Power: Contested Hydro-Modernities in Twentieth-Century Spain

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262029032
eISBN:
9780262326957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029032.003.0004
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter focuses on the attempts, during the first decades of the 20th century, to modernize Spain through the planning and implementation of large-scale hydraulic infrastructures. The chapter ... More


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