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British Rail 1974–1997: From Integration to Privatisation

Terry Gourvish

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199250059
eISBN:
9780191719516
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250059.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

Britain's privatized railways continue to provoke debate about the organization, financing, and development of the railway system. This important book provides an authoritative account of the ... More


Investment and the Channel Tunnell

Terry Gourvish

in British Rail 1974–1997: From Integration to Privatisation

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199250059
eISBN:
9780191719516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250059.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter focuses on railway investments. Topics discussed include investment promotion, reduced investment spending in 1990, the need for project management and procurement, and investments on ... More


Compliance with Decisions of the International Court of Justice

Constanze Schulte

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199276721
eISBN:
9780191707667
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276721.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This book examines the compliance record of state parties to proceedings before the International Court of Justice (ICJ), the principal judicial body of the United Nations. It undertakes a ... More


Diversity and Dynamics of Californian Subtidal Kelp Forests

Michael Graham, Ben Halpern, and Mark Carr

in Food Webs and the Dynamics of Marine Reefs

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195319958
eISBN:
9780199869596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195319958.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

The chapter describes the geology, oceanography, and patterns of biogeography of the California kelp forests. The structure and biodiversity of the kelp forest food web for all trophic guilds is ... More


A Second Domesday?: The Hundred Rolls of 1279-80

Sandra Raban

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199252879
eISBN:
9780191719264
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199252879.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

The 1279–80 hundred rolls are one of the most important but neglected sources for 13th-century English history. This book places the inquiry in its historical context among other inquiries by Edward ... More


An Inquiring Culture

Sandra Raban

in A Second Domesday?: The Hundred Rolls of 1279-80

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199252879
eISBN:
9780191719264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199252879.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter locates the 1279–80 hundred rolls in the inquiring culture evident in many parts of 13th-century Europe. It examines Edward I's other English inquiries, most particularly those of ... More


Television Drama and the Art Film: The Logic of Convergence

John Caughie

in Television Drama: Realism, Modernism, and British Culture

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198742197
eISBN:
9780191694981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198742197.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

During the 1980s, television networks and the Cinema Exhibitors Association had an agreement that movies would only be shown three years after their original release in cinemas and movie theatres. ... More


Lawbreaker or Lawmaker? Britain and International Law on the Use of Force

Nigel D. White

in Democracy goes to War: British Military Deployments under International Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199218592
eISBN:
9780191705595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199218592.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter gives an account of the current debate on the international rules governing the use of military force, its approach differs from the normal approach in that seeks to discern the rules ... More


. Jurisdiction and Conquest: The Reign of Edward I

Robin Frame

in The Political Development of the British Isles 1100–1400

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206040
eISBN:
9780191676949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206040.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Political History

The reign of Edward I saw basic shifts in the political make-up of the British Isles. By the early fourteenth century the scene looked ... More


The California Channel Islands

Steve Junak, Denise A. Knapp, J. Robert Haller, Ralph Philbrick, Allan Schoenherr, and Todd Keeler-Wolf

in Terrestrial Vegetation of California, 3rd Edition

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520249554
eISBN:
9780520933361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249554.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

The California Channel Islands comprise the eight major islands off the coast of southern California between Point Conception and the Mexican border. The eight islands are divided into two major ... More


An Archaeology of Abundance: Reevaluating the Marginality of California's Islands

Kristina M. Gill, Mikael Fauvelle, and Jon M. Erlandson (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780813056166
eISBN:
9780813053936
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056166.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

An Archaeology of Abundance focuses on the archaeology and historical ecology of a series of islands located off the Pacific Coast of Alta and Baja California, from the Channel Islands to Cedros ... More


In the Hands of the Nazis

David Wingeate Pike

in In the Service of Stalin: The Spanish Communists in Exile, 1939-1945

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203155
eISBN:
9780191675751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203155.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the experiences of the Spaniards following the collapse of France; the Travailleurs étrangers in the hands of Vichy and of Germany; captives in the Channel Islands; ... More


Do We Still Need Public Service Television?

Luke Hyams

in A Future for Public Service Television

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781906897710
eISBN:
9781906897802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9781906897710.003.0032
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter argues that there is still a need for public service television. Public service broadcasters fulfil a role that neither the independent young creators nor the big media corporations can ... More


The Basic Dynamic Economic Model of the Fishery

Trond Bjørndal and Gordon R. Munro

in The Economics and Management of World Fisheries

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199576753
eISBN:
9780191745973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199576753.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Financial Economics

This chapter provides two empirical applications based on the dynamic economic model of the fishery introduced in chapter 3, namely for the Western Channel sole fishery and the North Sea herring ... More


Television's Creative Deficit: The James MacTaggart Lecture 2002

Mark Thompson

in Television Policy: The MacTaggart Lectures

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748617173
eISBN:
9780748671113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748617173.003.0026
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

In this lecture, the author, director general of the BBC, identifies a ‘creative deficit’ in British television resulting in many programmes appearing ‘dull and mechanical and samey’. The culprit is ... More


Blue Licks toward Maysville

Karl Raitz and Nancy O’Malley

in Kentucky's Frontier Highway: Historical Landscapes along the Maysville Road

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813136646
eISBN:
9780813141343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136646.003.0024
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The Maysville Road continues north from Blue Licks through the Eden Shale Hills as a straightened and reconstructed modern highway. The old road is represented in many cut off loops that detach and ... More


The Examples of Obligations Erga Omnes Given by the International Court in its Dictum: (a) The Outlawing of Acts of Aggression

MAURIZIO RAGAZZI

in The Concept of International Obligations Erga Omnes

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198298700
eISBN:
9780191707513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298700.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

The prohibition of aggression is opposable to all states without exception and affects the interest of all. This chapter examines the impact of erga omnes on self-defence and other circumstances ... More


The Limits of Territorial Jurisdiction

Michael Hirst

in Jurisdiction and the Ambit of the Criminal Law

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199245390
eISBN:
9780191715013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199245390.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter considers the territorial limits within which the operation of English law is primarily confined. Topics discussed include the territory over which the general body of English criminal ... More


England, here we come!

Mushirul Hasan

in Exploring the West: Three Travel Narratives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198063117
eISBN:
9780199080199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198063117.003.0023
Subject:
History, Indian History

The author leaves the Cape and embarks on board the Britannia. He describes the ship and the character of its captain; discovers St Helena and describes the island, town, and fortifications, as well ... More


Detour to Ireland

Mushirul Hasan

in Exploring the West: Three Travel Narratives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198063117
eISBN:
9780199080199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198063117.003.0024
Subject:
History, Indian History

The ship enters the Cove of Cork and casts anchor. The author lands at the town, visits the city of Cork and describes it, returns to the ship, and decides to visit Lord Cornwallis at Dublin, ... More


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