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Genetically Modified Organisms and the Public: Participation, Preferences, and Protest

Luc Bodiguel and Michael Cardwell

in The Regulation of Genetically Modified Organisms: Comparative Approaches

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199542482
eISBN:
9780191594342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199542482.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

There has been a high level of public engagement in the regulation of GMOs and this chapter seeks to explore this engagement, whether conducted through formal or informal channels. In the case of ... More


The Regulation of Genetically Modified Organisms and International Law: A Call for Generality

Duncan French

in The Regulation of Genetically Modified Organisms: Comparative Approaches

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199542482
eISBN:
9780191594342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199542482.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

Much has been written on the legal implications of the international regulation of GMOs. This chapter does not reproduce this discussion, but rather considers how general rules of international ... More


Spanish Gold Shipped to Moscow

Burnett Bolloten

in The Spanish Civil War: Revolution and Counterrevolution

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624464
eISBN:
9781469624488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624464.003.0014
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the various complications of the shipment of Spanish gold reserves in the wake of General Franco's advance toward Madrid. The gold was being moved from the capital in order to ... More


The Civilian Contribution of the Spanish Royal Engineers, 1500–1800

David Buisseret

in Military Engineers: The Development of the Early Modern European State

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781845861209
eISBN:
9781474406093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861209.003.0012
Subject:
History, Military History

Rather neglected until recently, Spanish military engineers now have been studied in detail revealing that the Habsburg and Bourbon kings, from small beginnings in the sixteenth century, sustained an ... More


Risk Governance through Transparency: Information Disclosure and the Global Trade in Transgenic Crops

Gupta Aarti

in Transparency in Global Environmental Governance: Critical Perspectives

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262027410
eISBN:
9780262320856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027410.003.0006
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

In this chapter, Aarti Gupta analyses the extent to which information disclosure facilitates safe global trade and use of genetically modified organisms (GMOs), as mandated within the Cartagena ... More


“The Tam-Tam of Drums from the West”: Shifting Representations of Haiti in the Later Work of Aída Cartagena Portalatín

Elizabeth C. Russ

in Transnational Hispaniola: New Directions in Haitian and Dominican Studies

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781683400387
eISBN:
9781683400653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400387.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Chapter 5 argues that although Haiti's presence is relatively absent in much of Aída Cartagena Portalatín’s work, when Haiti is visible, it signals an important transformation in Cartagena's thinking ... More


Jumping Scale in Steampunk: One Gear Makes You Larger, One Duct Makes You Small

Barry Brummett

in Clockwork Rhetoric: The Language and Style of Steampunk

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781628460919
eISBN:
9781626740532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628460919.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Steampunk rhetoric often jumps scale, either placing the human in a frame much larger than usual, or placing simulated machines literally within the grasp of humans through miniaturization. The ... More


The Country

Gene H. Bell-Villada

in García Márquez: The Man and His Work

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833513
eISBN:
9781469604473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895382_bell-villada.9
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

The Colombia most people know is of the drug scandals and political violence enveloping the country. However, when García Márquez wrote his novel, he changed the mindset of people, especially ... More


Rivers of Gold, Lives of Bondage: Governing through Slavery in Colonial Quito

Sherwin K. Bryant

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781469607726
eISBN:
9781469608259
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469607726.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

In this study of slavery in colonial Ecuador and southern Colombia—Spain's Kingdom of Quito—the chapters argue that the most fundamental dimension of slavery was governance and the extension of ... More


“Regardless of Gender, Class, Color, and Condition”: Pearls in Private Possession around the Iberian Imperial World

Molly A. Warsh

in American Baroque: Pearls and the Nature of Empire, 1492-1700

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469638973
eISBN:
9781469638997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469638973.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter turns to pearl consumption practices in the seventeenth century and considers what they reveal about the overlap between personal and imperial approaches to the custodianship of value. ... More


Not Just a Question of Capital: Health and Human Well-Being

Berta Esperanza Hernández-Truyol and Stephen Joseph Powell

in Just Trade: A New Covenant Linking Trade and Human Rights

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814736937
eISBN:
9780814790861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814736937.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines the impact of trade on health and human well-being. In particular, it considers how members of the World Trade Organization (WTO) can address human rights that take into ... More


Be Content with Things at Which Nature Almost Revolted

Sherry Johnson

in Climate and Catastrophe in Cuba and the Atlantic World in the Age of Revolution

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834930
eISBN:
9781469602622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869345_johnson.5
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter focuses on Don Ignacio de Sola, the governor of Cartagena de Indias, who was the ranking official of the South American city that was the departure point for Jorge Juan and Antonio de ... More


Nature or Nurture? Judicial Lawmaking in the European Court of Justice and the Andean Tribunal of Justice

Karen J. Alter and Laurence R. Helfer

in Transplanting International Courts: The Law and Politics of the Andean Tribunal of Justice

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780199680788
eISBN:
9780191760723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199680788.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Comparative Law

This chapter explores a different issue raised by the Andean Tribunal of Justice's (ATJ's) origins as a legal transplant — when do international judges engage in expansive judicial lawmaking? ... More


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