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Legal Aspects of Carbon Trading: Kyoto, Copenhagen, and beyond

David Freestone and Charlotte Streck (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199565931
eISBN:
9780191722028
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199565931.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Private International Law

Since 2005, the carbon market has grown to a value of nearly $100 billion per annum. This book examines all the main legal and policy issues which are raised by emissions trading and carbon finance. ... More


Why Resilience?

Yossi Sheffi

in The Power of Resilience: How the Best Companies Manage the Unexpected

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029797
eISBN:
9780262330626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029797.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter takes a step back from specific risk management and response tactics to the problem bedeviling every risk, resilience, and business continuity manager. How can one justify investments in ... More


The Creative American

Jamie Cohen-Cole

in The Open Mind: Cold War Politics and the Sciences of Human Nature

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226092164
eISBN:
9780226092331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226092331.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter examines how Cold War social critics and policy makers used scientific study of individual character to solve social and political problems from bureaucracy, social fragmentation, and ... More


Work and paying for housing

Brian Portley

in Immigration and housing in the Republic of Ireland

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719095931
eISBN:
9781781708514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095931.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Chapter Four scrutinises the link between employment and the housing choices available to migrants. The premise of this chapter is that housing has to be paid for. Therefore, this chapter examines if ... More


They Came from the Basement: Tactics of Secrecy in New Brunswick’s Underground Punk Community

Jessa Lingel

in Digital Countercultures and the Struggle for Community

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262036214
eISBN:
9780262340151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036214.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

The punk music scene in New Brunswick is literally underground, taking place in a network of residential basements. Because these shows are quasi-legal, the community has developed a set of practices ... More


Flexibility

James A. Chamberlain

in Undoing Work, Rethinking Community: A Critique of the Social Function of Work

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501714863
eISBN:
9781501714887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501714863.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter explores the regime of flexibility as a neoliberal instantiation of freedom in relation to work, focusing in particular on its perverse effects. Flexibility constructs an individualistic ... More


The Wisdom of Taste, The Taste of Wisdom

Nicola Perullo

in Taste as Experience: The Philosophy and Aesthetics of Food

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231173483
eISBN:
9780231541428
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231173483.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This section argues that taste’s attributes, including expertise, regulation, flexibility, and conviviality, lead to wisdom and empathy.


Epilogue: The future of YEPP

Peter Evans and Angelika Krüger

in Youth and community empowerment in Europe: International perspectives

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9781447305910
eISBN:
9781447307754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305910.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

YEPP will continue the work in local communities and develop a new transnational structure funded by foundations and municipalities. This will be managed by a support agency, the YEPP International ... More


Cross-Cultural Leadership: Dwight D. Eisenhower

Kerry E. Irish

in The Art of Command: Military Leadership from George Washington to Colin Powell

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813174723
eISBN:
9780813174778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813174723.003.0005
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the idea of cross-cultural leadership through the military career of Dwight D. Eisenhower. Eisenhower’s successful leadership as the supreme Allied commander stemmed from nearly ... More


Contagion and the Creativity of Affect

Andrew A. G. Ross

in Mixed Emotions: Beyond Fear and Hatred in International Conflict

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226077390
eISBN:
9780226077567
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226077567.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter shows that emotions, often considered repetitive impulses, are in fact engines of creativity in the social world. To make this case, the chapter supplements scientific research in ... More


Worker security and the spread of non-standard work

Fabio Berton, Matteo Richiardi, and Stefano Sacchi

in The political economy of work security and flexibility: Italy in comparative perspective

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847429070
eISBN:
9781447307631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429070.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This volume investigates the relationship between labour market flexibility and worker security in advanced capitalist countries. This is done with reference to the Italian case put against the ... More


Labour policy developments in Italy in comparative perspective

Fabio Berton, Matteo Richiardi, and Stefano Sacchi

in The political economy of work security and flexibility: Italy in comparative perspective

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847429070
eISBN:
9781447307631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429070.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter outlines the evolution of labour flexibility policies in Italy, Germany, Spain and Japan. All four countries have introduced labour market reforms as a strategy to respond to high (or ... More


Flexibility: some consequences for fathers’ caregiving1

Berit Brandth and Elin Kvande

Peter Moss, Ann-Zofie Duvander, and Alison Koslowski (eds)

in Parental Leave and Beyond: Recent International Developments, Current Issues and Future Directions

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447338772
eISBN:
9781447338826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447338772.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter is about flexibility in the use of Parental Leave. Many countries aiming at greater father involvement in early childcare have introduced flexible leave designs allowing Parental Leave ... More


Characterization of Inorganic Polymers

James E. Mark, Harry R. Allcock, and Robert West

in Title Pages

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195131192
eISBN:
9780197561454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195131192.003.0006
Subject:
Chemistry, Polymer Chemistry

A wide variety of properties are of interest for the general characterization of polymers, as demonstrated in numerous textbooks and in more specialized books dealing specifically with ... More


Polysiloxanes and Related Polymers

James E. Mark, Harry R. Allcock, and Robert West

in Inorganic Polymers

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195131192
eISBN:
9780197561454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195131192.003.0008
Subject:
Chemistry, Polymer Chemistry

At the present time, polysiloxanes are unique among inorganic and semi-inorganic polymers. They have been the most studied by far, and are the most important with regard to commercial applications. ... More


Material for a Synthesis

Mary Jane West-Eberhard

in Developmental Plasticity and Evolution

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195122343
eISBN:
9780197561300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195122343.003.0007
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Palaeontology: Earth Sciences

The inconsistencies discussed in chapter 1 point toward two fundamental problems in need of solution: how to relate the environmental influence inherent in phenotype development to the genetic ... More


Competence and Subsidiarity

Paul Craig

in EU Administrative Law

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198831655
eISBN:
9780191932311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198831655.003.0016
Subject:
Law, EU Law

The previous chapters were concerned with access, process, and transparency. We now turn to substantive review and it is natural to begin with competence and subsidiarity, more especially so ... More


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