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Norms, International Legitimacy, and Contemporary World Society

Ian Clark

in International Legitimacy and World Society

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199297009
eISBN:
9780191711428
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297009.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter locates the discussion in the context of the theoretical literature on international norms, particularly that by Martha Finnemore and Katherine Sikkink. Much of this literature is ... More


Commercial Policies in the 1930s

Richard Pomfret

in The Economics of Regional Trading Arrangements

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199248872
eISBN:
9780191596797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199248877.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Describes the collapse of the international economic system during the 1930s as governments disrupted the flow of international trade and turned trade increasingly into bilateral channels. Section 1 ... More


The Rules Relating to Mines, Booby-traps, and Other Devices

William H. Boothby

in Weapons and the Law of Armed Conflict

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199569946
eISBN:
9780191705250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569946.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter takes the treaties that cover this subject in logical sequence and explains how each develops the law. The inter-relationship between the respective rules is discussed and the ... More


Ethics and evidence in health promotion

David V McQueen

in Evidence-based Public Health: Effectiveness and efficiency

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199563623
eISBN:
9780191722554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563623.003.03
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter seeks to make explicit the ethical dimensions underlying pursuit of an evidence-based approach in the field of health promotion. It focuses on five areas that are particularly critical ... More


The Underground Railroad in “Indian Country”: Northwest Ohio, 1795–1843

Roy E. Finkenbine

in Fugitive Slaves and Spaces of Freedom in North America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780813056036
eISBN:
9780813053806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056036.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

From the establishment of the Greenville Treaty Line in 1795 to Wyandot removal in 1843, northwest Ohio constituted a “land apart” from the waves of white settlement that overwhelmed the eastern part ... More


Case Study: Anti-Personnel Landmines

Caroline Fehl

in Living with a Reluctant Hegemon: Explaining European Responses to US Unilateralism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199608621
eISBN:
9780191731730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608621.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The first empirical chapter deals with the Anti-Personnel Landmines Convention. In the negotiations leading up to its adoption, European advocates of a mine ban were faced with a choice of ... More


Health Protection, Health Promotion, and Disease Prevention at the Workplace

René Mendes and Elizabeth Costa Dias

in Global Occupational Health

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195380002
eISBN:
9780199893881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380002.003.0018
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Health promotion seeks to improve the level of health in a population by preventing diseases, controlling hazards, improving fitness and well being and enhancing the capacity or workers to work and ... More


International perspectives

Colin Palfrey

in The Future for Health Promotion

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447341239
eISBN:
9781447341277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447341239.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter considers international perspectives in the area of health promotion. It begins with an overview of health promotion as a global enterprise, citing major developments such as the ... More


The Ottawa and Budapest Conferences

Peter Jones

in Open Skies: Transparency, Confidence-Building, and the End of the Cold War

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780804790987
eISBN:
9780804792318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804790987.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter four covers initial rounds of the Ottawa and Budapest talks, where each side took the attitude that the other should make compromises. This may have reflected the powerful elements of the ... More


Conclusion – Understanding work camps: Memory and context

John Field

in Working men's bodies: Work camps in Britain, 1880-1940

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719087684
eISBN:
9781781706015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087684.003.0012
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter starts by placing the interwar work camps in an international context. It distinguishes between work camps that were organised in order to channel relief to unemployed men in countries ... More


Academic Freedom and the Boycott of Israeli Universities

Stanley Fish

in Who's Afraid of Academic Freedom?

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231168809
eISBN:
9780231538794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168809.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter examines the relationship between academic freedom and the academic boycott politics surrounding Israel's occupation of Palestinian lands. It begins with a discussion of the five schools ... More


Strategic Pacifism

in Refugees, Women, and Weapons: International Norm Adoption and Compliance in Japan

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804759731
eISBN:
9780804772365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804759731.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines Japan's adoption of and compliance with the Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti-Personnel Mines and on Their Destruction ... More


Networks, Connections, and Links: The International JIB

Huw Dylan

in Defence Intelligence and the Cold War: Britain's Joint Intelligence Bureau 1945-1964

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199657025
eISBN:
9780191773730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657025.003.0007
Subject:
History, Military History, British and Irish Modern History

A notable feature of Cold War intelligence was the degree to which it was an international effort. The JIB’s international links influenced all aspects of its work, and have been consistent features ... More


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