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Role of Telecommunications Industries in the U.S. Economy

James W. Cortada

in The Digital Hand: Volume II: How Computers Changed the Work of American Financial, Telecommunications, Media, and Entertainment Industries

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195165876
eISBN:
9780199789689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195165876.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

No industry seems to have undergone as many fundamental changes in the United States as the telecommunications industry. This chapter describes those changes and the role information technology ... More


Personal Property Law

Michael Bridge

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781854315816
eISBN:
9780191705144
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9781854315816.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

Providing a definition of personal property law, this book demonstrates why an understanding of the principles of personal property is important. In defining the various types, the author discusses ... More


The Particular Case of Children

Colin Shaw

in Deciding What We Watch: Taste, Decency and Media Ethics in the UK and the USA

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159377
eISBN:
9780191673603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159377.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Children watch three distinct kinds of television programmes, even though the words ‘Children's Television’ may be used interchangeably to describe programmes made in order to instruct children, ... More


Selling Welfare Reform: Work-First and the New Common Sense of Employment

Frank Ridzi

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814775936
eISBN:
9780814777374
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814775936.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The 1996 Welfare Reform Act promised to end welfare as we knew it. This book uses rich ethnographic detail to examine how new welfare-to-work policies, time limits, and citizenship documentation ... More


The Legislation of Morality and the Problem of Pain

George Anastaplo

in Reflections on Life, Death, and the Constitution

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125336
eISBN:
9780813135243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125336.003.0023
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter discusses the “classic” experiment with the regulation of substance abuse culminated in the provision in the Eighteenth Amendment. It illustrates the problem in the case of Gonzales v. ... More


Chinese Cinema from 1989 to the Middle of the 1990s and Feng Xiaogang’s Early Career

Rui Zhang

in The Cinema of Feng Xiaogang: Commercialization and Censorship in Chinese Cinema after 1989

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098855
eISBN:
9789882207523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098855.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter discusses Chinese cinema from after the Tian'anmen Incident of 1989 until 1996, shortly before Feng began directing and creating New Year films. The period from 1989 to 1996 marked the ... More


South Africa

Erika de Wet

in International Law and Domestic Legal Systems: Incorporation, Transformation, and Persuasion

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199694907
eISBN:
9780191731914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199694907.003.0024
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

South Africa's track-record of receiving international law into the domestic legal order since the introduction of the new constitutional order in 1994 is mixed. On one hand, the Constitution of 1996 ... More


Divorce in England 1950–2000: A Moral Tale?

Carol Smart

in Cross Currents: Family Law and Policy in the US and England

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198268208
eISBN:
9780191683442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198268208.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Family Law

Rates of divorce in England and Wales have increased considerably between 1950 and 2000, although the upward trend had started before 1950. Marriage rates also reached a peak in the 1960s but ... More


* ‘Tell me the Old, Old Story’: 1 The Denning Report, Divorce and Reconciliation

STEPHEN CRETNEY

in Law, Law Reform and the Family

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198268710
eISBN:
9780191683565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198268710.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Family Law

As World War II drew to a close in 1945, the legal system in the United Kingdom faced crisis. On September 3, 1945, Lord Jowitt, Lord Chancellor in the recently elected Labour Government, informed ... More


Stable Fragmentation in Multicultural America

Paul Starr

in The Fractious Nation?: Unity and Division in Contemporary American Life

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520220430
eISBN:
9780520936911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520220430.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter examines more recent aspects of fragmentation in electoral politics. It notes that for Paul Starr the 1996 election, and especially Clinton's victory following the 1994 Republican ... More


Heroes and Villains

Emma Hanna

in The Great War on the Small Screen: Representing the First World War in Contemporary Britain

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748633890
eISBN:
9780748671175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633890.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

The reputation of Britain's military commanders of the First World War has not fared well since the Armistice. Throughout the 1920s and 1930s, a number of books were published which were highly ... More


The Major Health Care Fraud Laws

Terry L. Leap

in Phantom Billing, Fake Prescriptions, and the High Cost of Medicine: Health Care Fraud and What to Do about It

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449796
eISBN:
9780801460807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449796.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter discusses the major health care fraud laws in the United States. There are five laws that are specific to health care fraud and abuse: the 1972 anti-kickback statute, the Stark Law ... More


Law Relating to Procedure

V.C. Govindaraj

in Private International Law: A Case Study

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780199489282
eISBN:
9780199095292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199489282.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

The jurisprudential distinction between substance and procedure is that substance relates to rights and obligations of the parties to a dispute, and the procedure is the means employed to determine ... More


CIVIL PROCEDURE

Neil Andrews

in English Private Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199661770
eISBN:
9780191778612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199661770.003.0022
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter first discusses the Civil Procedure Rules 1998 (CPR) and the sources of English civil procedure. It then covers the stages in the course of a civil action; commencement of proceedings; ... More


Monstrous Marriage

Aneeka Ayanna Henderson

in Veil and Vow: Marriage Matters in Contemporary African American Culture

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469651767
eISBN:
9781469651781
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469651767.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter explicates Sapphire's novel 1996 Push, alongside the 1996 Welfare Reform Act, 1996 Defense of Marriage Act, Farrakhan's 1993 book Torchlight for America, and Sweet Honey in the Rock's ... More


Veil and Vow: Marriage Matters in Contemporary African American Culture

Aneeka Ayanna Henderson

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469651767
eISBN:
9781469651781
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469651767.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

In Veil and Vow, Aneeka Ayanna Henderson places familiar, often politicized questions about the crisis of African American marriage in conversation with a rich cultural archive that includes fiction ... More


Data, Policy, and Democracy

Jorge Reina Schement

in Beyond Broadband Access: Developing Data-Based Information Policy Strategies

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823251834
eISBN:
9780823268955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251834.003.0006
Subject:
Information Science, Information Science

This chapter discusses access to broadband services within the context of democracy. It argues that the roots of information policy can be found in the implied social contract between governments and ... More


Becoming Allies in Eradicating Long-Standing Legal Barriers

Ana Nobleza Siscar and Sahng-Ah Yoo

in Undocumented and in College: Students and Institutions in a Climate of National Hostility

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823276165
eISBN:
9780823277186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823276165.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter provides a streamlined account of the laws and policies most relevant to undocumented students in higher education. It begins by first contextualizing the legal discussion on educational ... More


Sympathy and Exclusion: Access to Health Care for Undocumented Immigrants in the United States

Beatrix Hoffman

in A Death Retold: Jesica Santillan, the Bungled Transplant, and Paradoxes of Medical Citizenship

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830598
eISBN:
9781469605432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877524_wailoo.14
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter analyzes whether the Santillan story fits into the larger politics of immigrant access to health care. It describes how the Santillan case highlighted and obscured central themes in ... More


1996: Mass-Mediated Campaigning in the Nascent Internet Age

Jennifer Stromer-Galley

in Presidential Campaigning in the Internet Age

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199731930
eISBN:
9780199357482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731930.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

The 1996 presidential campaigns were the first to experiment with digital communication technologies (DCTs). Democratic president Bill Clinton and his challenger, Republican Bob Dole, built the first ... More


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