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Institutions For Future Generations

Iñigo González-Ricoy and Axel Gosseries (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198746959
eISBN:
9780191809248
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198746959.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Environmental Politics

In times of climate change and public debt, a concern for intergenerational justice should lead us to have a closer look at theories of intergenerational justice. It should also press us to come up ... More


Manufacturing “Progress”

Joseph Wong

in Betting on Biotech: Innovation and the Limits of Asia's Developmental State

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450327
eISBN:
9780801463372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450327.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter examines the challenges of temporal uncertainty and how the state and bio-industry stakeholders have been forced to assume a new kind of political economic leadership role to stem ... More


Reasonable Expectations and Fiduciary Obligations: Legal Pathways to Longer-Term Thinking

Edward Waitzer and Douglas Sarro

in Re-Imagining Capitalism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198785453
eISBN:
9780191827372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785453.003.0016
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

Fiduciary duties and the doctrine of reasonable expectations have evolved into powerful tools by which courts and regulators can require private actors to treat stakeholders fairly and consider the ... More


A General-Purpose, Randomly Selected Chamber

Michael K. MacKenzie

in Institutions For Future Generations

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198746959
eISBN:
9780191809248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198746959.003.0017
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Environmental Politics

This chapter argues that a randomly selected second chamber would help counterbalance some of the short-term tendencies associated with elected chambers. A randomly selected chamber would be capable ... More


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