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New Zealand and the New Zealand Bill of Rights Act (1990)

David Erdos

in Delegating Rights Protection: The Rise of Bills of Rights in the Westminster World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199557769
eISBN:
9780191594380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557769.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter considers the socio‐politics of bill of rights debates and outcomes in New Zealand. The first part of the chapter focuses on the unsuccessful proposals for a bill of rights in the late ... More


Elena Shvarts (1948– )

Catriona Kelly

in A History of Russian Women's Writing 1820–1992

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159643
eISBN:
9780191673665
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159643.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

It was only in 1990 when Elena Shvarts was able to publish a collection of her written works in Russia. However, she was able previously to publish a number of Western publications and poetry ... More


Their Country, Our Culture: The Persistence of the Cold War

Steven Belletto

in No Accident, Comrade: Chance and Design in Cold War American Narratives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199826889
eISBN:
9780199932382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199826889.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Chapter six argues that many of the themes and concerns that preoccupied thinkers during the Cold War persist after 1989, a persistence that it visible both in the ways the conflict is explicitly ... More


After the Storm: Women, Public Policy, and Power

Elizabeth Hayes Turner

in Women, Culture, and Community: Religion and Reform in Galveston, 1880–1920

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195086881
eISBN:
9780199854578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195086881.003.0008
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter discusses Galveston after the Hurricane of 1900 which was the worst natural disaster in the history of the North American continent. Historians of the Progressive Era recalled that out ... More


Post-1990 Documentary: Reconfiguring Independence

Camille Deprez and Judith Pernin (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748694136
eISBN:
9781474412193
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694136.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book presents in-depth case studies focusing on the major aspects of post-1990 documentary practices and styles. The book questions the meanings of ‘independence’ for documentaries made in the ... More


Building a New Party System: The 1990 Party Merger

HeeMin Kim

in Korean Democracy in Transition: A Rational Blueprint for Developing Societies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813129945
eISBN:
9780813135748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813129945.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses several assumptions in relation to the merging of three parties in Korea on January 1990. The chapter explains this party merger using the coalition theory. The chapter assumes ... More


The Effect of a Statutory Bill of Rights where Parliament is Sovereign: The Lesson from New Zealand *

James Allan

in Sceptical Essays on Human Rights

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199246687
eISBN:
9780191714603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246687.003.0020
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines the first decade of operation of the statutory New Zealand Bill of Rights Act 1990 and the extent to which there have been any judicial moves to ‘upgrade’ it, to make it a more ... More


Conclusion: Ireland as a Mainstream Abolitionist Country

David M. Doyle and Liam O’Callaghan

in Capital Punishment in Independent Ireland: A Social, Legal and Political History

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620276
eISBN:
9781789629545
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620276.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter concludes the book by examining, first, the complete abolition of the death penalty through the Criminal Justice Act 1990 and, second, the constitutional prohibition of the death penalty ... More


Industrial Action and Unfair Dismissal

K. D. Ewing

in The Right to Strike

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198254393
eISBN:
9780191681486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198254393.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Employment Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter deals with the relevant provisions of the law of unfair dismissal for those engaged in a strike or other industrial action. Section 62 of the Employment Protection Act of 1978 (EPCA), ... More


Deregulation and Quality Television: The James MacTaggart Lecture 1990

Verity Lambert

in Television Policy: The MacTaggart Lectures

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748617173
eISBN:
9780748671113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748617173.003.0014
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

In this lecture, the author, a producer and director who has worked at the BBC and ITV, examines what can be done to preserve quality in the context of a broadcasting system experiencing ... More


The Future of Television: Market Forces and Social Values: The James MacTaggart Lecture 1991

David Elstein

in Television Policy: The MacTaggart Lectures

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748617173
eISBN:
9780748671113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748617173.003.0015
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

In this lecture, the author, former chief executive of Channel 5, explores British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher's legacy to broadcasting which, he argues, is characterised by a shift away from ... More


A Culture of Dependency: Power, Politics and Broadcasters: The James MacTaggart Lecture 1994

Greg Dyke

in Television Policy: The MacTaggart Lectures

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748617173
eISBN:
9780748671113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748617173.003.0018
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

In this lecture, the author, former director general of the BBC, attacks what he describes as the ‘culture of dependency’ in British television which subjects broadcasters to an increasing dependence ... More


Constitutional Developments in a Himalayan Kingdom: The Experience of Nepal

Sunil Khilnani, Vikram Raghavan, and Arun K. Thiruvengadam

in Comparative Constitutionalism in South Asia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198081760
eISBN:
9780199082360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198081760.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter offers an account of Nepal's constitutional developments over the years in light of the ‘interaction between indigenous law and transplanted law’. The author reflects upon the modalities ... More


Constitutional Nationalism and Legal Exclusion: Equality, Identity Politics, and Democracy in Nepal (1990-2007)

Mara Malagodi

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198082910
eISBN:
9780199082179
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082910.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Since Nepal was created as a nation, its constitutional history has been inextricably linked to the tortuous process of democratization and the efforts to create a more equitable and inclusive ... More


Environmental Spectacle in a Neoliberal Age

Finis Dunaway

in Seeing Green: The Use and Abuse of American Environmental Images

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226169903
eISBN:
9780226169934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226169934.003.0012
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter shows how media coverage of toxic waste, the Mobro garbage barge, and other environmental problems suggested the limits of free-market fundamentalism and thus encouraged environmental ... More


Global Crisis, Green Consumers: The Media Packaging of Earth Day 1990

Finis Dunaway

in Seeing Green: The Use and Abuse of American Environmental Images

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226169903
eISBN:
9780226169934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226169934.003.0015
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter views Earth Day 1990 through three broad contextual lenses—the dramatic expansion of recycling and green consumerism; the media’s marginalization of the environmental justice movement; ... More


The NHS in 1990

Ian Greener, Barbara E. Harrington, David J. Hunter, Russell Mannion, and Martin Powell

in Reforming healthcare: What's the evidence?

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447307112
eISBN:
9781447310938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447307112.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter aims to provide the context for the rest of the book, exploring the NHS in 1990 in terms of its organisational structure and dynamics at that time. The chapter proceeds by presenting the ... More


Death of a master narrative: the battle for consensus in A Very British Coup (Channel 4, 1988)

Joseph Oldham

in Paranoid Visions: Spies, Conspiracies and the Secret State in British Television Drama

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781784994150
eISBN:
9781526128379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784994150.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter examines the serial A Very British Coup (Channel 4, 1988), which depicts the election of a socialist Labour Prime Minister and the mobilisation of an Establishment conspiracy to engineer ... More


October 2002: Paternity and Reproductive Technology

Kenneth McK Norrie

in Professor Norrie's Commentaries on Family Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861193
eISBN:
9781474406246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861193.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Family Law

Discusses two cases involving reproductive technologies and the awkward question of paternity in such circumstances. In Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust v A [2003] 1 FLR 1091 sperm from the wrong ... More


Using Racine in 1990; or, translating theatre in time

Denis Flannery

in Alan Hollinghurst: Writing Under the Influence

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719097171
eISBN:
9781526115201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097171.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter reads Alan Hollinghurst's translations of Jean Racine (1639-1699), with particular emphasis on his 1990 translation of Racine's Bajazet (1672). It connects Hollinghurst's translations of ... More


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