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Reforms, Remoteness, and Risk in Africa: Understanding Inequality and Poverty during the 1990s

Ravi Kanbur and Anthony J. Venables

in Spatial Inequality and Development

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199278633
eISBN:
9780191602191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199278636.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Traces the interactions between economic growth, income inequality, and consumption poverty in a sample of African countries during the 1990s. Draws on the much-improved household data sets now ... More


The Descriptive Inaccuracy of the Harm-within-the-Risk Analysis as Measuring Proximate Causation

Michael S. Moore

in Causation and Responsibility: An Essay in Law, Morals, and Metaphysics

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199256860
eISBN:
9780191719653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199256860.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter argues that as applied to any crimes or torts, not just those of negligence, the harm within the risk test does not address the issues that tests of proximate causation do and should ... More


Remoteness

Robert Stevens

in Torts and Rights

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199211609
eISBN:
9780191705946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199211609.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

Sometimes labelled ‘proximate cause’ or ‘legal cause’, remoteness concerns the scope of responsibility for wrongdoing. The dominant approach is to apply a test of reasonable foreseeability to ... More


Concurrence

Robert Stevens

in Torts and Rights

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199211609
eISBN:
9780191705946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199211609.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

One action by the defendant may infringe more than one right of the claimant. Concurrent liability raises issues in relation to a number of rules, in particular limitation, interest, jurisdiction, ... More


10. The Law of Torts in the Twentieth Century: Expansion and Collapse of the Tort of Negligence

D. J. IBBETSON

in A Historical Introduction to the Law of Obligations

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780198764113
eISBN:
9780191709852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198764113.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations, Legal History

The tort law of negligence was thoroughly fragmented in the 19th century. This chapter shows how, in the 20th century, the practice moved in the direction of theory as the tendency towards ... More


Transferred Malice and the Remoteness of Outcomes from Intentions

Jeremy Horder

in Homicide and the Politics of Law Reform

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199561919
eISBN:
9780191743306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561919.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter considers the doctrine of transferred malice, in the context of the law commission's recommended reforms to the law of murder. According to this doctrine, if someone aims to kill one ... More


The Verse of Ineffable Remoteness (Yōon)

in Murmured Conversations: A Treatise on Poetry and Buddhism by the Poet-Monk Shinkei

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804748636
eISBN:
9780804779395
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804748636.003.0044
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter focuses on Shinkei's view of superior poetry and a medieval hermeneutic that, paradoxically, locates the poetic sublime beyond language. Shinkei laments the tendency of people to ignore ... More


Compensatory Protection of Legitimate Expectations (II): Informal Representations

Søren J. Schønberg

in Legitimate Expectations in Administrative Law

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198299479
eISBN:
9780191685705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299479.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Individuals who rely on administrative representations may suffer a loss if the administration departs from what it has represented. This chapter analyses the extent to which English, French, and ... More


Remoteness and Modernity: Transformation and Continuity in Northern Pakistan

Shafqat Hussain

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300205558
eISBN:
9780300213355
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300205558.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This groundbreaking book is the first sustained anthropological inquiry into the idea of remote areas. The author examines the surprisingly diverse ways that the people of Hunza, a remote independent ... More


Lifting the Veil: The Sacred and Political Geography of Hunza

Shafqat Hussain

in Remoteness and Modernity: Transformation and Continuity in Northern Pakistan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300205558
eISBN:
9780300213355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300205558.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter looks into the construction of Hunza's remoteness in the socio-spatial domain of geographical exploration. It describes how the explorations and surveys performed in the region resulted ... More


The Friction and Rhetoric of Distance and the Alterity of Hunza

Shafqat Hussain

in Remoteness and Modernity: Transformation and Continuity in Northern Pakistan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300205558
eISBN:
9780300213355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300205558.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter views the construction of remoteness at the Hunza region from the perspective of categorization and governance of imperial territory. It uses the discourses of “friction of distance” and ... More


Frontier Matters: Irrelevance, Romanticism, and Transformation of Hunza Society

Shafqat Hussain

in Remoteness and Modernity: Transformation and Continuity in Northern Pakistan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300205558
eISBN:
9780300213355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300205558.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter examines Hunza during the postconquest era which started in 1891, the year when the region completely fell to the British Empire. Using frontier settlement and administration as a ... More


Rural Romance and Refuge from Civilization

Shafqat Hussain

in Remoteness and Modernity: Transformation and Continuity in Northern Pakistan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300205558
eISBN:
9780300213355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300205558.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter explores the construction of Hunza's remoteness within the discourse of antimodernism. During the mid-twentieth century, a number of Western medical doctors and farmers visited the ... More


On the Edge of the World

Shafqat Hussain

in Remoteness and Modernity: Transformation and Continuity in Northern Pakistan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300205558
eISBN:
9780300213355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300205558.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter examines how indigenous notions of space and place are structured by focusing on the people living in the village of Shimshal. It studies how the Shimshali act and perceive their ... More


Strange Strangers in the Land of Paradise

Shafqat Hussain

in Remoteness and Modernity: Transformation and Continuity in Northern Pakistan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300205558
eISBN:
9780300213355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300205558.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter discusses the encounters between the Shimshali, the inhabitants of Shimshal, and the wave of tourists who visited the Hunza region during the last two decades of the twentieth century. ... More


Romanticism, Environmentalism, and Articulation of an Ecological Identity

Shafqat Hussain

in Remoteness and Modernity: Transformation and Continuity in Northern Pakistan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300205558
eISBN:
9780300213355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300205558.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter presents two discourses on nature which looks at the construction of Shimshal's remoteness. Both discourses are considered in the socio-spatial domain of environmental conservation. In ... More


Epilogue

Shafqat Hussain

in Remoteness and Modernity: Transformation and Continuity in Northern Pakistan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300205558
eISBN:
9780300213355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300205558.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This epilogue draws together the various aspects of remoteness tackled in the entire book. It looks into how the existence and perceptions of remoteness and remote areas have become inherent ... More


Introduction

Jenna M. Loyd and Alison Mountz

in Boats, Borders, and Bases: Race, the Cold War, and the Rise of Migration Detention in the United States

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520287969
eISBN:
9780520962965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520287969.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

The introduction situates the scope of the study and the key arguments advanced in Boats, Borders, and Bases. It details research questions, methodology, and key concepts the book uses to explore the ... More


“Not a Prison”: Building a Deportation Hub in Oakdale, Louisiana

Jenna M. Loyd and Alison Mountz

in Boats, Borders, and Bases: Race, the Cold War, and the Rise of Migration Detention in the United States

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520287969
eISBN:
9780520962965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520287969.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Chapter 3 examines how central Louisiana became the unlikely site for the Immigration and Naturalization Service’s first new long-term detention facility and hub for deportation. Faced with high ... More


Between Negative and Positive Scope? The Principles of De Minimis and Remoteness

Niamh Nic Shuibhne

in The Coherence of EU Free Movement Law: Constitutional Responsibility and the Court of Justice

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199592951
eISBN:
9780191767098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592951.003.0005
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses the principles of remoteness and de minimis, arguing that these sit somewhere between what-based exclusions (negative scope) and the elements that do make up a Treaty-relevant ... More


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