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Managing the Margins: Gender, Citizenship, and the International Regulation of Precarious Employment

Leah F. Vosko

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199574810
eISBN:
9780191722080
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574810.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, HRM / IR

This book seeks to understand the precarious margins of late‐capitalist labour markets. Its point of departure is the prevailing view that the full‐time continuous job or the standard employment ... More


Is a Constitutional Environmental Right Necessary? A European Perspective

Tim Hayward

in Constitutional Environmental Rights

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199278688
eISBN:
9780191602757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199278687.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Addresses the doubt about whether, even if legitimately enforceable, a constitutional right to an adequate environment is necessary. The European Union (EU) is taken as a context in which that doubt ... More


Western Perspectives on Democracy in Central Asia

Mariya Y. Omelicheva

in Democracy in Central Asia: Competing Perspectives and Alternative Strategies

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813160689
eISBN:
9780813161006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813160689.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Discussed in this chapter are US and EU views on democracy and international democratization, as well as normative and instrumental beliefs about the benefits and intrinsic merits of democracy as a ... More


Northern Ireland and the EU: applying a theory of multi-level governance

Mary C. Murphy

in Theories of International Relations and Northern Ireland

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781784995287
eISBN:
9781526124180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784995287.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Chapter eight analyses the relevance of the theory of multi-level governance (MLG) to explain the role of the European Union (EU) in Northern Ireland and contends that the EU successfully engages ... More


Demos-cracy for the European Union: Why and How

Philippe Van Parijs

in Institutional Cosmopolitanism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190905651
eISBN:
9780190905682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190905651.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The European Union (EU) has become a community of citizens whose fates are massively affected by socioeconomic institutions they share in common. For this reason, the European Union will need to be ... More


The Phases of European Integration

Bernard Stirn

in Towards a European Public Law

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198789505
eISBN:
9780191831300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198789505.003.0002
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The chapter shows how, from the early beginnings of the efforts of the European idea’s founding fathers up until the present day, the European project has developed along three axes. The first ... More


Assessing the Effectiveness of Democracy Promotion Frames

Mariya Y. Omelicheva

in Democracy in Central Asia: Competing Perspectives and Alternative Strategies

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813160689
eISBN:
9780813161006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813160689.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

In this chapter, alternative democracy promotion frames used by the US, EU, Russia, China, and the governments of the Central Asian states are assessed on several dimensions of effectiveness, ... More


Benchmark-Based Free Allocations in EU ETS Phase III: How Much Better Than Phase II?

Oliver Sartor, Stephen Lecourt, and Clement Pallière

in Emissions Trading as a Policy Instrument: Evaluation and Prospects

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262029285
eISBN:
9780262330435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029285.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This paper exploits a detailed and original database to analyse the welfare and efficiency implications of the move to benchmark-based free allocation rules in EU ETS Phase 3(2013-20). It is shown ... More


A Framing Perspective on Democracy Promotion

Mariya Y. Omelicheva

in Democracy in Central Asia: Competing Perspectives and Alternative Strategies

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813160689
eISBN:
9780813161006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813160689.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter begins with a discussion of international perspectives on democratization, premised on the assumption that the strategies of international actors determine the outcomes of democracy ... More


Are Foreign Top PhD Students More Likely to Stay in the United States? Some Evidence from European Economists

Linda Van Bouwel and Reinhilde Veugelers

in The Mobility of Students and the Highly Skilled: Implications for Education Financing and Economic Policy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262028172
eISBN:
9780262326018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028172.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter complements the previous one by analyzing the determinants of the mobility of high-skilled individuals. It examines based on a sample of European students who obtained a PhD in economics ... More


The European question

Richard Hayton

in Reconstructing Conservatism?: The Conservative party in opposition, 1997-2010

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719083167
eISBN:
9781781706107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083167.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

European integration has long been one of the most controversial and divisive issues in British Conservative politics. It caused the deepest divisions in the party since the Corn Laws, contributing ... More


Global Anti-Corruption Norms

Anja P. Jakobi

in Common Goods and Evils?: The Formation of Global Crime Governance

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199674602
eISBN:
9780191752452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674602.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter presents global anti-corruption efforts. While the United States has influenced these global efforts in important ways, civil society was also important for their development. The ... More


Towards a European Public Law

Bernard Stirn

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198789505
eISBN:
9780191831300
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198789505.001.0001
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book argues that, on the basis of the law of the European Union (EU), the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR), and the domestic public law of the countries of Europe, a European public ... More


Social Investment as a Policy Platform: A European Argument

Frank Vandenbroucke

in The Uses of Social Investment

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198790488
eISBN:
9780191831744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198790488.003.0029
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This contribution argues for a truly reciprocal social investment pact for Europe: member states should be committed to policies that respond to the need for social investment; simultaneously, member ... More


Evolving social policy languages in Spain: what did democracy and EU membership change?

Ana M. Guillén and David Luque

in Analysing social policy concepts and language: Comparative and Transnational Perspectives

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447306443
eISBN:
9781447311607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306443.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The interest of the Spanish welfare state for analyzing the evolution of social policy language is derived precisely from its peculiar historical development. Social policy was initiated in Spain in ... More


The international response

Stephen Emerson and Hussein Solomon

in African security in the twenty-first century: Challenges and opportunities

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526122735
eISBN:
9781526136190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526122735.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

While candidly acknowledging that African governments, institutions, and societies need to take more responsibility and ought to do more to address their security challenges, they just cannot do it ... More


The Ukrainian crisis to the center of the stage in 2014 and after: a game-changing earthquake in the relationship

James W. Peterson

in Russian-American Relations in the Post-Cold War World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526105783
eISBN:
9781526128553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526105783.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Rejection of assistance from the European Union (EU) and reliance instead on increased Russian connections, by the Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych led to the 2014 crisis in Ukraine. As a ... More


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