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Sex Equality

Alec Stone Sweet

in The Judicial Construction of Europe

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199275533
eISBN:
9780191602009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019927553X.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The evolution is charted, through adjudication, of the rules governing sex equality in European Community (EC) law. The first section, ‘The Normative Structure’, provides an overview of the Treaty of ... More


A Legal Options Approach to EC Company Law

Gerard Hertig and Joseph A. McCahery

in Investor Protection in Europe: Corporate Law Making, The MiFID and Beyond

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199202911
eISBN:
9780191707964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199202911.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

In recent years, legal options have gained acceptance in the European Union. Legal options refer to the ex ante and ex post choices that are created by law. Not surprisingly, legislators have tended ... More


International Environmental Agreements

Scott Barrett

in Environment and Statecraft: The Strategy of Environmental Treaty-Making

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780199286096
eISBN:
9780191602832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199286094.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter explains why international agreements have increasingly been used to address international cooperation problems. It outlines the process of treaty making, and explains how process can ... More


Gender mainstreaming in Europe: legislation and cultural changes

Vera Lomazzi and Isabella Crespi

in Gender Mainstreaming and Gender Equality in Europe: Policies, Culture and Public Opinion

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781447317692
eISBN:
9781447318057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447317692.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

The exploration of the development of the gender mainstreaming strategy and its effect on, European legislation concerning gender equality, from its beginnings to today is the aim of this chapter.The ... More


Considering New Initiatives

Ken Geiser

in Chemicals without Harm: Policies for a Sustainable World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262012522
eISBN:
9780262327015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012522.003.0004
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

While U.S. federal chemical policy development largely ceased after 1980, major developments occurred in other countries and internationally. In 2006 the European Union significantly overhauled the ... More


Racial Privacy

Anita L. Allen

in Unpopular Privacy: What Must We Hide?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195141375
eISBN:
9780199918126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195141375.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, General

This chapter defends a sceptical perspective on “racial privacy,’ and explores the grounds policymakers can and should rely on for declining to coerce a form of arguably sensitive data. Informational ... More


Improving working lives

Andrew Rochford

in An Introduction to Clinical Governance and Patient Safety

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199558612
eISBN:
9780191595011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558612.003.0024
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter describes changes aimed at improving the working lives of doctors. The British Medical Association (BMA) negotiated a ‘New Deal’, which established a contractual limit for ... More


Regulating the ‘Big Five’

Oonagh McDonald

in Lehman Brothers: A Crisis of Value

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781784993405
eISBN:
9781526103956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993405.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter will examine the regulation of the Big Five investment banks in the context of the changes which took place in the structure of banking after the repeal of the Glass-Steagall Act and the ... More


The Scottish Mediation Network and the Scottish Mediation Register

Ewan Malcolm

in A Guide to Mediating in Scotland

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845860523
eISBN:
9781474406109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845860523.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter focuses on the Scottish Mediation Network (SMN) and the Scottish Mediation Register (SMR). It begins with a historical background on the SMN before discussing how the SMR works. The ... More


Energy efficiency in the design of buildings

Gerhard Dell and Christiane Egger

in Energy... beyond oil

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199209965
eISBN:
9780191917363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199209965.003.0014
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Sustainability

The buildings sector accounts for 40% of European energy requirements. Two thirds of the energy used in European buildings is consumed by private households, and their consumption is growing every ... More


On Reverse Engineering and Decompilation

Noam Shemtov

in Beyond the Code: Protection of Non-Textual Features of Software

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198716792
eISBN:
9780191848377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198716792.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter examines reverse engineering and the decompilation of computer programs, both of which are highly regulated under the current copyright regime. It begins with a practical overview of ... More


Legislation and Policy

Angela H. Arthington

in Environmental Flows: Saving Rivers in the Third Millennium

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780520273696
eISBN:
9780520953451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273696.003.0021
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Integration of environmental flows into land, water, and energy management requires legislation, policies, and regulations. This chapter offers an overview of instruments available at local, ... More


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