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Parliaments and Democracy in Europe in the Era of the Euro

Richard S. Katz and Bernhard Wessels

in The European Parliament, National Parliaments, and European Integration

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296607
eISBN:
9780191599620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296606.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The idea of basing further progress towards European integration on a permissive consensus has been substantially challenged since the signing of the Maastricht Treaty, primarily because of its ... More


Alternative Nuclear Futures

in Better Safe Than Sorry: The Ironies of Living with the Bomb

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760638
eISBN:
9780804770989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760638.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

Alternative nuclear futures do not come along in a vacuum or by happenstance. Nor can the future be masterfully engineered by deliberate choice. The countervailing trends are reviewed here and the ... More


Cities for a Small Continent: International Handbook of City Recovery

Anne Power

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447327523
eISBN:
9781447327547
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327523.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Urban Geography

Europe’s historic city centres look dense, busy, cared for, populated with cafes, small shops, monuments, churches, public squares and traffic. On the centre’s edge, even in smaller, poorer cities, ... More


Epilogue

Sara L. Friedman

in Exceptional States: Chinese Immigrants and Taiwanese Sovereignty

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520286221
eISBN:
9780520961562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286221.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

The epilogue describes the tumultuous events of 2014 that revealed deep unease in Taiwan and Hong Kong about relations with China: the Sunflower Movement, the Umbrella Movement, and Taiwan’s local ... More


A Temporary Closure

Jack Linchuan Qiu

in Goodbye iSlave: A Manifesto for Digital Abolition

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040627
eISBN:
9780252099069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040627.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter concludes the volume with reflections on our past, present, and future. Three circular models are discussed as a way to summarize the structural similarities between iSlavery and the ... More


Literary images of time

George Jaroszkiewicz

in Images of Time: Mind, Science, Reality

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198718062
eISBN:
9780191787553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718062.003.0005
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This chapter starts with a discussion of the merits and problems of science fiction, a literary genre that frequently posits time travel, faster than light speeds and other currently unobserved ... More


Population policy

Ian Lowe

in Australian public policy: Progressive ideas in the neo-liberal ascendency

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781447312673
eISBN:
9781447312703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447312673.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Although it receives little explicit attention, population policy is extremely important. The size and age structure of the population critically influence policies for education, housing, transport, ... More


From Charisma to Routinization and Beyond: Speculations on the Future of the Study of Law and Literature

Austin Sarat

in New Directions in Law and Literature

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190456368
eISBN:
9780190456399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190456368.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter argues that the charismatic period of law and literature scholarship and the days when some turned to literature as a template for legal thinking are long gone. It identifies three ... More


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