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Development In Africa: Refocusing the lens after the Millennium Development Goals

Hany Besada and Timothy M. Shaw (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447328537
eISBN:
9781447328551
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447328537.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Africa’s economies need dynamism to respond to global competition. Strategies are needed that will enhance transformation and socio-economic achievement within the context of the Post-2015 ... More


International Climate Negotiations

Christian de Perthuis and Pierre-André Jouvet

in Green Capital: A New Perspective on Growth

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231171403
eISBN:
9780231540360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171403.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

One recurrent obstacle to the establishment of a carbon price at national or regional levels stems from the classic problem of “free riders.” The climate is a “planetary common good” whose ... More


The post-2015 development agenda: Building a global convergence on policy options

James Wakiaga

in Development In Africa: Refocusing the lens after the Millennium Development Goals

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447328537
eISBN:
9781447328551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447328537.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The Chapter analyses the post-Millennium Development Goals policy debate to frame a successor framework that is universally acceptable. It looks at the changing global dynamics since the adoption of ... More


Clicking Away Rights in DNA: A Review of DTC Contracts

Andelka M Phillips

in Buying your Self on the Internet: Wrap Contracts and Personal Genomics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474422598
eISBN:
9781474476485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474422598.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter provides a summary of a review of the wrap contracts of DTC companies providing genetic tests for health purposes. It identifies a number of terms that are problematic from a consumer ... More


Global Governance and Development

José Antonio Ocampo (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198785941
eISBN:
9780191827648
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785941.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

As the world becomes increasingly globalized, the need for governments to continually cooperate structures has become irreversible. This book looks critically at global governance structures in the ... More


A Century of Fiscal Squeeze Politics: 100 Years of Austerity, Politics, and Bureaucracy in Britain

Christopher Hood and Rozana Himaz

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198779612
eISBN:
9780191824661
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198779612.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Contributing to the literature on austerity, this book identifies and compares episodes of ‘fiscal squeeze’ (that is, substantial efforts to cut public spending and/or raise taxes) in the UK over a ... More


Electoral Shocks: The Volatile Voter in a Turbulent World

Edward Fieldhouse, Jane Green, Geoffrey Evans, Jonathan Mellon, Christopher Prosser, Hermann Schmitt, and Cees van der Eijk

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198800583
eISBN:
9780191840074
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198800583.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This book offers a novel perspective on British elections, focusing on the importance of increasing electoral volatility in British elections, and the role of electoral shocks in the context of ... More


Ecclesiastical Law

Mark Hill QC

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198807568
eISBN:
9780191845475
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807568.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This fourth edition has been revised and updated to take account of significant changes in the substantive law, specifically: the effects of the Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction and Care of Churches ... More


Interventions in Judicial Review Proceedings

Nathalie Lieven

in The Civil Procedure Rules at 20

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198863182
eISBN:
9780191895685
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198863182.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines the growth and value of interventions in judicial proceedings. It argues the exponential growth in interventions is largely attributable not to the CPR, but the introduction of ... More


Introduction: meeting future challenges with past lessons

Leah McMillan Polonenko and Hany Besada

in Did the Millennium Development Goals Work?: Meeting Future Challenges with Past Lessons

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447335702
eISBN:
9781447335740
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447335702.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book examines the progress, challenges and lessons of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). The MDGs were adopted during the 2000 Millennium Summit of the United Nations to address the ... More


Fragile and conflict-affected situations and the post-2015 development agenda

Clare Lockhart and Sam Vincent

in Did the Millennium Development Goals Work?: Meeting Future Challenges with Past Lessons

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447335702
eISBN:
9781447335740
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447335702.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the challenge of ending extreme poverty and attaining the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in fragile and conflict-affected countries by 2030. It first describes the ... More


Developmental crises affecting the United Nations’ Millennium Development Goal achievements in Bangladesh: a critical perspective

Saleh Ahmed

in Did the Millennium Development Goals Work?: Meeting Future Challenges with Past Lessons

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447335702
eISBN:
9781447335740
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447335702.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the developmental challenges faced by Bangladesh during the implementation of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and how the country attempted to overcome them. The MDGs ... More


Outlook for global development finance: excess or shortage?

Andrew Sheng

in Did the Millennium Development Goals Work?: Meeting Future Challenges with Past Lessons

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447335702
eISBN:
9781447335740
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447335702.003.0017
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter presents an outlook for global development finance and asks whether we have an excess or shortage of available resources for the implementation of the Post-2015 Development Agenda. It ... More


Conclusion

Jason McFarlane, Hany Besada, Kathryn Anne Brunton, and Alireza Saniei-Pour

in Did the Millennium Development Goals Work?: Meeting Future Challenges with Past Lessons

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447335702
eISBN:
9781447335740
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447335702.003.0018
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book concludes with some recommendations aimed at ensuring the legacy and success of the Post-2015 Development Agenda. It argues that the Post-2015 Development Agenda needs to address a new and ... More


Sedlock v. Baird

Candy Gunther Brown

in Debating Yoga and Mindfulness in Public Schools: Reforming Secular Education or Reestablishing Religion?

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469648484
eISBN:
9781469648507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469648484.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Chapter 6 interrogates Sedlock v. Baird (2013; 2015), the highest profile state court ruling on public-school yoga. California Superior Court Judge John Meyer found that yoga is “religious” and ... More


Local authority perspectives on community planning and localism: a case study

Joyce Melican

in Social Determinantsof Health: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Social Inequality and Wellbeing

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447336846
eISBN:
9781447336891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447336846.003.0015
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines the perspectives of local authorities on community planning and localism by focusing on the case of the London Borough of Sutton and reflecting on the author's experience in ... More


Appointments to the Supreme Court of Nepal: A New Beginning

Semanta Dahal

in Appointment of Judges to the Supreme Court of India: Transparency, Accountability, and Independence

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780199485079
eISBN:
9780199096992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199485079.003.0021
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This essay analyses how Nepal has consciously made attempts to depoliticize judicial appointments—while appointments to the Supreme Court were originally made at the behest of the executive (the ... More


Operative Adaptive Systems: 1999 Duzce, Turkey; 2009 Padang, Indonesia; 2011 Tohoku, Japan; And 2015 Nepal Response and Recovery Systems

Louise K. Comfort

in The Dynamics of Risk: Changing Technologies and Collective Action in Seismic Events

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780691165370
eISBN:
9780691186023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691165370.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter details the findings and analysis for operative adaptive systems. Four earthquake response and recovery systems included in this study fall in this initial category of operative adaptive ... More


Football, diplomacy and Australia in the Asian century

David Rowe (ed.)

in Sport and diplomacy: Games within games

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526131058
eISBN:
9781526138873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526131058.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

As a settler-colonial nation in the southern hemisphere, Australia’s geo-political positioning is consistently questioned. Australia’s relationship with Asia has become especially significant ... More


Algeria: Nation, Culture and Transnationalism 1988–2015

Patrick Crowley

in Algeria: Nation, Culture and Transnationalism: 1988-2015

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781786940216
eISBN:
9781786944245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940216.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This Introduction offers a critical political and social context for Algeria 1988-2015. It makes the case for thinking about the idea of Algeria and to its contemporary realities and the need to do ... More


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