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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


Social Sustainability, Labour and Trade: Forging Connections

Tonia Novitz

in Legal Perspectives on Sustainability

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781529201000
eISBN:
9781529201048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529201000.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter investigates the connections that may be forged between sustainability, labour standards and trade. It offers a history of ‘social sustainability’ considering the opportunities presented ... More


Conceit and Deceit in the European Union: Imaginaries of Europe and a Pan-Eurasian Alternative

Chris Hann

in European Integration: Historical Trajectories, Geopolitical Contexts

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474455893
eISBN:
9781474480604
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474455893.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Current tensions between ‘old’ and ‘new’ members of the EU are explored with reference to capitalist political economy and historical constructions of a continental divide. While ‘populist’ ... 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


International Obligations and The Human Rights Act

Peter Reading

in Blackstone's Guide to the Equality Act 2010

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780198870876
eISBN:
9780191913471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198870876.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This chapter explains how the Equality Act 2010 has a direct relationship with the UK’s international human rights obligations at regional and global levels in the European Union (EU), the Council of ... 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


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


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


European Union Communications Law

Ian Walden

in Telecommunications Law and Regulation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198807414
eISBN:
9780191927966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807414.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

The past thirty years and more has seen an extraordinary level of policy, legal, and regulatory activity in the telecommunications sector within the European Union (EU); with well over 100 ... 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


Interdependence and Integration

Jussi M. Hanhimäki

in Pax Transatlantica: America and Europe in the Post-Cold War Era

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780190922160
eISBN:
9780197516690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190922160.003.0004
Subject:
History, Political History, World Modern History

The end of the Cold War and the increasingly rapid pace of globalization transformed the transatlantic economic community. This chapter will trace some of the major economic developments of the past ... 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


The Province of Delegated Legislation

Jeff King

in The Foundations and Future of Public Law: Essays in Honour of Paul Craig

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198845249
eISBN:
9780191880537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198845249.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Delegated legislation is produced by the executive branch of government, usually under powers conferred by legislatures. Such powers have provoked controversy in most contemporary democracies. There ... 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


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