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Civil Status and Identification in Nineteenth-Century France: A Matter of State Control?

Paul-André Rosental

in Registration and Recognition: Documenting the Person in World History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265314
eISBN:
9780191760402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265314.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Civil status, and particularly birth certificates, rather than identity papers, are the legal basis of identification in France. Its nineteenth-century history presents a complex picture, which ... More


The Shortcomings of Traditional Legal Solutions

Elisa Morgera

in Corporate Accountability in International Environmental Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199558018
eISBN:
9780191705311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558018.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter provides the necessary theoretical justification to the study. It highlights the shortcomings of traditional legal solutions to ensure the environmentally sound conduct of private ... More


Reasserting Control: The Regulation of Mass Culture

Corey Ross

in Media and the Making of Modern Germany: Mass Communications, Society, and Politics from the Empire to the Third Reich

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199278213
eISBN:
9780191707933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278213.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter considers one major aspect of the heterogeneous responses of cultural and political elites to the rise of the media and burgeoning entertainment industry. It focuses on efforts, above ... More


The Growth of State Control. Practices of War, 1300–1800: Ransom and Booty

Philippe Contamine

in War and Competition between States

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202141
eISBN:
9780191675188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202141.003.0007
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the growth of state control and the war practices of ransom and booty in Europe during the period from 1300 to 1800, focusing on the case of France. It describes the evolution ... More


Market Integration and Public Services in the European Union

Marise Cremona (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199607730
eISBN:
9780191725258
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199607730.001.0001
Subject:
Law, EU Law

In a period when the nature and scope of the European internal market is hotly contested, this book offers a topical analysis of the most pressing issues relating to market integration and public ... More


The Minimal Control Principle

Niels Taatgen

in Integrated Models of Cognitive Systems

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195189193
eISBN:
9780199847457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189193.003.0025
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Models and Architectures

Control in cognitive models is usually fully internal and tied to a goal representation. To explain human flexibility and robustness in task performance, however, control should be shared between the ... More


Outcomes of External Liberalization and Policy Implications

Lance Taylor

in External Liberalization, Economic Performance and Social Policy

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195145465
eISBN:
9780199783960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195145465.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter reports on a fundamental economic policy shift in transition and developing economies after the mid‐1980s – the replacement of traditional regimes of widespread state controls and ... More


Competition Policy in the EU: Fifty Years on from the Treaty of Rome

Xavier Vives (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199566358
eISBN:
9780191722790
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566358.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, International

The book takes stock and looks ahead on the development and implementation of competition policy in the European Union (EU) fifty years after the Treaty of Rome. Competition policy has emerged as a ... More


The Design of Competition Policy Institutions for the Twenty-first Century: The Experience of the European Commission and the Directorate-General for Competition

Philip Lowe

in Competition Policy in the EU: Fifty Years on from the Treaty of Rome

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199566358
eISBN:
9780191722790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566358.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, International

This chapter provides an overview of the components that are considered necessary for a modern framework for competition policy. It summarizes how over the last years the European Union has ... More


Czech Republic

Lavinia Stan and Lucian Turcescu

in Church, State, and Democracy in Expanding Europe

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195337105
eISBN:
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337105.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Even after joining the EU in 2004, the Czech Republic retains one of the most restrictive registration requirements for religious groups, one that greatly constraints the autonomy of churches. ... More


Local Interests in Global Games: The Cases of China and India

Karthik Ramanna

in Political Standards: Corporate Interest, Ideology, and Leadership in the Shaping of Accounting Rules for the Market Economy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226210742
eISBN:
9780226210889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226210889.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter provides evidence that the American experience with accounting rulemaking is not unique and that special-interest politics has a role in accounting rulemaking worldwide. It focuses on ... More


Poland

Lavinia Stan and Lucian Turcescu

in Church, State, and Democracy in Expanding Europe

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195337105
eISBN:
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337105.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

As one of the most religious countries of Europe, the predominantly Catholic Poland reassessed its church-state relations during the first stages of post-communist transformation by moving away from ... More


The Emergence of “Scientific” Forestry in Colonial Java

Nancy Lee Peluso

in Rich Forests, Poor People: Resource Control and Resistance in Java

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520073777
eISBN:
9780520915534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520073777.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

The nineteenth century was a turning point in forest management and the forms of state control over the teak and nonteak forests of Java. It was then that a bureaucratic, colonial Forest Service drew ... More


The Concept of State Aid in Liberalized Sectors

Thomas von Danwitz

in Market Integration and Public Services in the European Union

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199607730
eISBN:
9780191725258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199607730.003.0004
Subject:
Law, EU Law

One of the ways in which states ensure the supply of a universal service is by compensating suppliers, and here the EU's state aids rules have played a crucial part. This chapter focuses on the ... More


Bulgaria

Lavinia Stan and Lucian Turcescu

in Church, State, and Democracy in Expanding Europe

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195337105
eISBN:
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337105.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

During the last two decades post-communist Bulgaria has greatly relaxed state control over religious activities; but some of its legislative provisions still do not have counterparts in other new ... More


Conclusions

Elisa Morgera

in Corporate Accountability in International Environmental Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199558018
eISBN:
9780191705311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558018.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

Shifting attention from the activities of international organizations, the concluding section of the book also considers ways in which states, NGOs, and the private sector itself can put corporate ... More


The Challenge of State Control

William J. Norris

in Chinese Economic Statecraft: Commercial Actors, Grand Strategy, and State Control

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801454493
eISBN:
9781501704031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801454493.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter presents a theory that explains the ability of states to control or direct the economic behavior of commercial actors. Using this theory, it considers how states use economics to pursue ... More


“Going Out” and China’s Search For Energy Security

William J. Norris

in Chinese Economic Statecraft: Commercial Actors, Grand Strategy, and State Control

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801454493
eISBN:
9781501704031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801454493.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter examines the challenge of state control with regard to the China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC). It considers how the state utilizes economic statecraft in the context of efforts ... More


Conclusions

Lavinia Stan and Lucian Turcescu

in Church, State, and Democracy in Expanding Europe

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195337105
eISBN:
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337105.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter compares the ten post-communist members of the EU in terms of the dimensions detailed in the preceding chapters. To make the comparison intelligible, those dimensions are reorganized as ... More


Contemporary Arab Broadcast Media

El Mustapha Lahlali

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748639090
eISBN:
9780748671304
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639090.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book presents a detailed study of the three dominant Arab media channels — Al-Jazeera, Al-Hurra and Al-Arabia — and their role post-9/11. The Arab world is currently undergoing a radical media ... More


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