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The Promotion of Knowledge: Lectures to Mark the Centenary of the British Academy 1902-2002

John Morrill (ed.)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263129
eISBN:
9780191734861
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263129.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

To mark its centenary in 2002, the British Academy invited leading universities around the UK to host public lectures on the current state of and future prospects for a cross section of the ... More


The United Nations and Humanitarian Intervention

Sir Adam Roberts

in Humanitarian Intervention and International Relations

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199267217
eISBN:
9780191601118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199267219.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Demonstrates that the United Nations has been at the centre of key field operations and policy debates relating to humanitarian intervention since the end of the Cold War. However, the issue of ... More


Postscript

Parvis Ghassem-Fachandi

in Pogrom in Gujarat: Hindu Nationalism and Anti-Muslim Violence in India

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151762
eISBN:
9781400842599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151762.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This concluding chapter looks at the aftermath of the pogrom in 2002. Since then, almost every year has seen small altercations such as stone throwing between residents in specific areas of the city. ... More


Permanency and Protection: The Incomplete Integration of Temporary Work into United Kingdom Labour Law

Deirdre McCann

in Regulating Flexible Work

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199218790
eISBN:
9780191711787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199218790.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This chapter explores the exclusion of temporary workers from the UK employment protection legislation and their position under the antidiscrimination regime. In doing so, it outlines a prominent ... More


The European Union and Trafficking in Persons: From Traffickers' Prosecution to Victims' Protection?

Silvia Scarpa

in Trafficking in Human Beings: Modern Slavery

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199541904
eISBN:
9780191715464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541904.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter discusses the role played by the European Union in the fight against trafficking in persons; the two legislative acts specifically dealing with this phenomenon — the Council Framework ... More


Freedom of Information in Scotland in Practice

Kevin Dunion

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861223
eISBN:
9781474406178
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861223.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book is the only in-depth guide to Scotland’s freedom of information (FOI) regime. Written by Kevin Dunion, the first Scottish Information Commissioner, it provides detailed commentary on the ... More


Making Modern Muslims: The Politics of Islamic Education in Southeast Asia

Robert W. Hefner (ed.)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832803
eISBN:
9780824868970
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832803.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

When students from a Muslim boarding school were convicted for the 2002 terrorist bombings in Bali, Islamic schools in Southeast Asia became the focus of intense international scrutiny. Some analysts ... More


Corporate Insolvency Law: Theory and Application

Rizwaan Jameel Mokal

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199264872
eISBN:
9780191718397
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264872.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This book analyses corporate insolvency law as a coherent whole, stemming from common fundamental principles and amenable to being justified or criticized on that basis. The book explains why ... More


Customary Rights of Farmers in Neoliberal India: A Legal and Policy Analysis

Sophy K. Joseph

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190121006
eISBN:
9780190990480
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190121006.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

The Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmer’s Rights Act, 2001, promises to balance the intellectual property rights of plant breeders and farmers under one umbrella legislation. However, there ... More


A Personal Vote? How Voters Used the STV Ballot

John Curtice, Nicola McEwen, Michael Marsh, and Rachel Ormston

in Revolution or Evolution? The 2007 Scottish Elections

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638994
eISBN:
9780748652891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638994.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter examines how voters behaved in the local elections themselves. Did many people avail themselves of the opportunity to express support for more than one party? Or did most voters support ... More


Over the Top: Reality Experiential Television

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/9780748633890.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

Programmes broadcast during and after the eightieth anniversaries formed the most public interface where new televisual representations of the conflict collided with the war's history and memory. In ... More


Gender Equality and Electoral Politics: The 2002–2003 National Elections

Iija A. Luciak

in Gender and Democracy in Cuba

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813030630
eISBN:
9780813039473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813030630.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter discusses the selection process made by the National Candidate Commission in order to provide a final candidate list for the national elections of 2002–2003. This chapter focuses on the ... More


Put out even more flags

Arthur Aughey

in The Politics of Englishness

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719068720
eISBN:
9781781701300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719068720.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the politics, legends and anxieties of Englishness. It comments on the public display of English flags in the 2002 World Cup and suggests that ... More


Invest and reform: spending review 2002 and its control regime

Richard Parry

in Social Policy Review 15: UK and international perspectives

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424709
eISBN:
9781447303428
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424709.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter tries to locate the process and outcome of spending review 2002 within the history of Treasury control in Britain, as well as within the understanding of the balance between spending ... More


The Generation of Evidence in Medicine: Evaluating the Benefits and Harms of Treatment

Carol M. Ashton and Nelda P. Wray

in Comparative Effectiveness Research: Evidence, Medicine, and Policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199968565
eISBN:
9780199346080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199968565.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Federal mandates for comparative effectiveness research enacted during the 2000’s are intended to increase the kind of high-quality evidence that doctors and patients need for optimal clinical ... More


The New Black Politician: Cory Booker, Newark, and Post-Racial America

Andra Gillespie

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814732441
eISBN:
9780814738689
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814732441.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

At the beginning of the 21st century, a vanguard of young, affluent black leadership has emerged, often clashing with older generations of black leadership for power. The 2002 Newark mayoral race, ... More


The Internet in Mainstream Politics: Envisioning a New Politics during the 2002 Presidential Election

Jiyeon Kang

in Igniting the Internet: Youth and Activism in Postauthoritarian South Korea

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780824856564
eISBN:
9780824872199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824856564.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

During the sixteenth presidential election in December 2002, online discourses sparked by the deaths of Hyo-sun and Mi-sŏn shaped critical elements of mainstream politics. Before the nationwide ... More


The 2001–2002 Military Standoff

Moeed Yusuf

in Brokering Peace in Nuclear Environments: U.S. Crisis Management in South Asia

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781503604858
eISBN:
9781503606555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503604858.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the 2001–2002 military standoff that kept India and Pakistan on the verge of war for ten months. Brokered bargaining characterized crisis behavior of the rivals and the U.S.-led ... More


Peace Initiatives Constraints and Contradictions

G. H. Peiris

in Twilight of the Tigers: Peace Efforts and Power Struggles in Sri Lanka

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195699456
eISBN:
9780199080229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195699456.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter covers the events and trends of the first twelve months of the ceasefire agreement between the Sri Lankan government and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE). The idea of ... More


The end of the single-standard policy (1966–2002): reforms in 1981 and 2005 (for Bokmål) and 2012 (for Nynorsk)

Ernst Håkon Jahr

in Language Planning as a Sociolinguistic Experiment: The Case of Modern Norwegian

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780748637829
eISBN:
9781474400855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637829.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

The ‘Language Peace Commission’ recommended, amongst other things, the establishment of a Language Council (from 1972). The dismantlement of the pan-Norwegian policy that started in the late 1950s ... More


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