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Distributive Justice

Allen Buchanan

in Justice, Legitimacy, and Self-Determination: Moral Foundations for International Law

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780198295358
eISBN:
9780191600982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198295359.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter grapples with the most controversial topic in the discourse of human rights: distributive justice. The chief questions to be addressed are (1) whether a justice‐based international legal ... More


Capacity, Incapacity, and Old Age

Jonathan Herring

in Older People in Law and Society

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199229024
eISBN:
9780191705274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199229024.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Family Law

For many older people mental incapacity is not an issue, but old age can bring with it capacity issues. This chapter seeks to analyse the legal material defining capacity and treatment of those who ... More


The Quirky Moose

Barbara K. Jones

in Wild Capital: Nature's Economic and Ecological Wealth

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781683401049
eISBN:
9781683401728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401049.003.0005
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Admittedly, moose hunting generates money through the sale of licenses and permits and the hiring of guides, yet it potentially is tipping the scale against moose survival in all states but Alaska. ... More


Childhood and Crime

Claire McDiarmid

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781845860127
eISBN:
9781474406147
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845860127.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This book is a treatise on youth justice which examines the treatment, by the criminal law and the criminal justice system, of children who commit serious crimes. It draws on legal, philosophical and ... More


The implications of the Mental Capacity Act (MCA) 2005 for Advance Care Planning and decision making

Simon Chapman and Andrew Makin

in Advance Care Planning in End of Life Care

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199561636
eISBN:
9780191730542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561636.003.0008
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter provides an overview of the MCA's impact on end of life care. It situates the MCA in the current context of policy and practice. It describes how the MCA can be used to improve care, ... More


Preferred place of care and death

Fiona Randall and R. S. Downie

in End of Life Choices: Consensus and controversy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199547333
eISBN:
9780191730405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547333.003.0009
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter examines the importance of ensuring that end of life care patients' preferences for location of care and death are achieved. Preferred place of care and death are included in advance ... More


Context: funding and administration

Bob Hudson

in Clients, Consumers or Citizens?: The Privatisation of Adult Social Care in England

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781447355694
eISBN:
9781447355731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447355694.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Chapter 6 examines the crucial contexts of funding and administration. What scale of resources is needed to ensure adult social care is able to meet anticipated need? And how can local government be ... More


Institutionalizing Security Regionalism: Responsibility as ‘Response Ability’

See Seng Tan

in The Responsibility to Provide in Southeast Asia: Towards an Ethical Explanation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781529200720
eISBN:
9781529200751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529200720.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the ASEAN Defence Ministers Meeting (ADMM) and its wider regional spinoff, the ADMM-Plus. It makes a case for how cooperative initiatives within the multilateral context of the ... More


Ageing, intellectual disability and desexualisation

Susan Gillen and Paul Reynolds

in Desexualisation in Later Life: The Limits of Sex and Intimacy

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781447355465
eISBN:
9781447355519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447355465.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter explores the impact of the intersections of ageing and intellectual disability on older people’s sexual and intimate lives. It reviews the shift in conceptual framings of intellectual ... More


Land Use and Land Degradation

Ramprasad Sengupta

in Ecological Limits and Economic Development

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780198081654
eISBN:
9780199082407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198081654.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The chapter focuses on the sustainable use of land which is fixed in availability and has competing uses for meeting the requirements of any economy. As agriculture for food supply is the most ... More


Childhood

Jonathan Herring

in Law Through the Life Course

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781529204667
eISBN:
9781529204711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529204667.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter explores the legal and social responses to childhood. It explores the contradictory messages that are sent by the law about children. It also considers the importance attached to the ... More


Death

Jonathan Herring

in Law Through the Life Course

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781529204667
eISBN:
9781529204711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529204667.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter consider the debates around the definition of death. It argues that these reveal much about what is thought to be important in life. It also shows tensions about who has the authority to ... More


Mental Capacity

Jonathan Herring

in Law Through the Life Course

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781529204667
eISBN:
9781529204711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529204667.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter considers the issue of mental capacity. It examines how the law assesses whether a person has capacity. It also explains the weight the law attaches to the decisions of those with ... More


Working Memory and Retrieval: An Inhibition-Resource Approach

Randall W. Engle

in Working Memory and Human Cognition

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195100990
eISBN:
9780199846849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195100990.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter examines an inhibition-resource approach in the analysis of working memory and information retrieval. It considers issues relevant in explaining individual difference in working-memory ... More


Shifting Views of Assessment: From Secret Teachers’ Business to Sustaining Learning

David Boud

in Advances and Innovations in University Assessment and Feedback

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780748694549
eISBN:
9781474400787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694549.003.0002
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Offers a historical overview of how assessment practices have changed over the past four decades. Boud observes that despite some drastic changes and shifts in positive directions, the emphasis on ... More


Why Is there Fiscal Capacity but Little Regulation in the US, but Regulation and Little Fiscal Capacity in Europe? The Global Financial Crisis as a Test Case

Mark Hallerberg

in Beyond the Regulatory Polity?: The European Integration of Core State Powers

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199662821
eISBN:
9780191756016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199662821.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter begins with a discussion of the classic theories of fiscal federalism from economics, and it compares the European Union with fiscal federalism in the United States. The US federal ... More


The Rise of a European Public Administration: European Capacity Building by Stealth

Jarle Trondal

in Beyond the Regulatory Polity?: The European Integration of Core State Powers

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199662821
eISBN:
9780191756016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199662821.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The European integration of core state powers necessitates the supply of independent and integrated bureaucratic capacities at a ‘European level’. Essential is the extent to which an executive centre ... More


Toward a New Disaster Finance: Redefining Risk, Response, and Resilience

Georgia Levenson Keohane

in Capital and the Common Good: How Innovative Finance is Tackling the World's Most Urgent Problems

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231178020
eISBN:
9780231541664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231178020.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility

Looks at complex manmade disasters—thornier, in some ways, than natural disasters because they do not readily lend themselves to risk transfer. Displacement and dislocation—refugees fleeing ... More


Beating the Bully

Carolina Bank Muñoz

in Building Power from Below: Chilean Workers Take On Walmart

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501712883
eISBN:
9781501714771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501712883.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Chapter 1 introduces the context for understanding Walmart in Chile and explores the book’s principle question, how do we makes sense of worker success in Chile, the cradle of neoliberalism. The ... More


Leveraging Power: Two Models of Successful Unionism

Carolina Bank Muñoz

in Building Power from Below: Chilean Workers Take On Walmart

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501712883
eISBN:
9781501714771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501712883.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Chapter 3 presents the analytical framework for the book. The warehouse union can be characterized by strategic democracy, whereas the retail unions are characterized by flexible militancy. The ... More


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