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Justice Between the Young and the Old

Dennis McKerlie

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199769131
eISBN:
9780199979615
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199769131.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General, Moral Philosophy

In a world of limited resources, competition between the young and old prompt difficult questions of justice. In countries with public pension and health care systems, or with aging populations, ... More


The Finite Planet

Frank H. T. Rhodes

in Earth: A Tenant's Manual

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801478239
eISBN:
9780801466212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801478239.003.0009
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

This chapter examines the Earth's finitude of space and resources, noting that land areas cannot so much be changed or expanded upon as it can be reused or replaced. Although there are the ... More


Competition and coadaptation

Dale H. Clayton, Sarah E. Bush, and Kevin P. Johnson

in Coevolution of Life on Hosts: Integrating Ecology and History

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226302133
eISBN:
9780226302300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226302300.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

The preceding chapters of the book focused on interactions between hosts and parasites. This chapter focuses on competitive interactions between different species of parasites, and the role of the ... More


The Sustainable Planet

Frank H. T. Rhodes

in Earth: A Tenant's Manual

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801478239
eISBN:
9780801466212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801478239.003.0016
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

This chapter provides an overview of sustainability and how it can be maintained in a world of limited resources. It posits some definitions of the term “sustainability,” noting that any workable ... More


Priority setting in health systems

David J. Hunter

in The health debate: Policy & Politics in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349293
eISBN:
9781447303855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349293.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines rationing and priority setting in the health care sector. It investigates why rationing is no longer much discussed in contemporary health policy debates, while it was on every ... More


Reproductive contests and the evolution of extreme weaponry

Douglas J. Emlen

in The Evolution of Insect Mating Systems

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199678020
eISBN:
9780191788987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199678020.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics, Animal Biology

Many insect species face intense reproductive competition, with males battling rival males for opportunities to mate with females. In some lineages the intensity of reproductive competition has led ... More


The health debate: Policy & Politics in the Twenty-First Century

David J. Hunter

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349293
eISBN:
9781447303855
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349293.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Health care systems across the world are in a state of permanent revolution as they struggle to cope with multiple pressures arising from changing demography, new technologies and limited resources. ... More


The Governance Ideal

M. A. Thomas

in Govern Like Us: U.S. Expectations of Poor Countries

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231171205
eISBN:
9780231539111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171205.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explores the Western governance agenda and how the emergence of the current conception of governance in a handful of countries in the mid-twentieth century was concomitant with and ... More


Policing Relief

in Miss Cutler & the Case of the Resurrected Horse: Social Work and the Story of Poverty in America, Australia, and Britain

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226653631
eISBN:
9780226653662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226653662.003.0025
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter discusses the social work of relief agencies in Oregon which included the Public Welfare Bureau, the Associated Charities, and the Child Welfare Commission (CWC). The stories of Oregon ... More


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