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The EU and the Mediterranean

Richard Youngs

in The European Union and the Promotion of Democracy: Europe's Mediterranean and Asian Policies

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199249794
eISBN:
9780191600357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199249792.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

In charting European Union democracy promotion policy in the Euro–Mediterranean Partnership as it evolved during the 1990s, this chapter finds evidence of a genuinely new approach towards political ... More


The EU and Algeria

Richard Youngs

in The European Union and the Promotion of Democracy: Europe's Mediterranean and Asian Policies

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199249794
eISBN:
9780191600357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199249792.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Catalogues EU policies towards Algeria during the 1990s. It suggests that initial support for the military regime as a bulwark against the Frente Islamique du Salut (FIS) did weaken as the 1990s ... More


Same Sex Relationships: From 'Odious Crime' to 'Gay Marriage'

Stephen Cretney

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199297733
eISBN:
9780191711275
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297733.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Family Law

Until 1967 homosexual men were being sent to prison for having a relationship. Since 2005, same sex couples have been able to get married — although the law describes the relationship as a ‘civil ... More


The Taiwan Issue and the Sino-Russian Strategic Partnership: The View from Beijing

Shelley Rigger

in The Future of China-Russia Relations

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125633
eISBN:
9780813135359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125633.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses China's expectations of Russia with regard to support on the Taiwan issue. In particular, it determines what the government of the People's Republic of China expects from ... More


Latin America’s Pivot toward Asia

Carol Wise

in Dragonomics: How Latin America Is Maximizing (or Missing Out on) China's International Development Strategy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780300224092
eISBN:
9780300252378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300224092.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This concluding chapter summarizes the book’s conceptual framework with regard to China’s economic integration with select LAC countries since 2000. The author disputes realist interpretations of ... More


WTO Reform, the Doha Round, and Other Free Trade Initiatives

Sarah Joseph

in Blame it on the WTO?: A Human Rights Critique

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199565894
eISBN:
9780191728693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199565894.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter summarizes potential WTO reforms in light of the human rights deficiencies within, or that are likely to be prompted by, WTO rules and processes, which are identified in Chapters 3 to 7. ... 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


Civil partnership bills

Sonja Tiernan

in The History of Marriage Equality in Ireland: A Social Revolution Begins

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781526145994
eISBN:
9781526152145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526146007.00012
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

An overview of the first stages of seeking the introduction of a Civil Partnership Bill for same-sex couples in 2007. During the parliamentary debates on civil partnerships the issue of whether the ... More


January 2006: Quiet Revolutions

Kenneth McK Norrie

in Professor Norrie's Commentaries on Family Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861193
eISBN:
9781474406246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861193.003.0027
Subject:
Law, Family Law

Reveals the religious influence on Scottish family law by commenting on (and deprecating) one particular aspect of the Family Law (Scotland) Act 2006 and a decision of the Inner House. Section 15 of ... More


The Governance of Close Corporations and Partnerships: US and European Perspectives

Joseph A. McCahery, Theo Raaijmakers, and Erik P. M. Vermeulen (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199264353
eISBN:
9780191718496
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264353.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Company and Commercial Law

This book focuses upon the processes by which new business organization forms have developed in the US, UK, and continental Europe. Part I addresses the theoretical developments in partnership and ... More


The WTO, WIPO, ACTA, and More: Fragmentation and Integration

Graeme B. Dinwoodie and Rochelle C. Dreyfuss

in A Neofederalist Vision of TRIPS: The Resilience of the International Intellectual Property Regime

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195304619
eISBN:
9780199933273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304619.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law, Private International Law

International intellectual property lawmaking since TRIPS has involved many different actors, in many different fora, under a variety of conditions, leading to the phenomenon of fragmentation. This ... More


Transatlantic Perspectives on Partnership Law: Risk and Instability

DEBORAH A. DeMOTT

in The Governance of Close Corporations and Partnerships: US and European Perspectives

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199264353
eISBN:
9780191718496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264353.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter shows that the general architectural features of partnership law in the US and England involves a basic design choice and are in turn offset by various statutory provisions. There are a ... More


Pitfalls in Partnership Law Reform: Some US Experience

DONALD J. WEIDNER

in The Governance of Close Corporations and Partnerships: US and European Perspectives

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199264353
eISBN:
9780191718496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264353.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter examines the major pitfalls in partnership law reform based on the Revised Uniform Partnership Act's (RUPA) experience. It identifies two major pitfalls: a failure to learn from history ... More


Partnership or Marriage: the Provisions of the Civil Partnership Act

STEPHEN CRETNEY

in Same Sex Relationships: From 'Odious Crime' to 'Gay Marriage'

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199297733
eISBN:
9780191711275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297733.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Family Law

The Civil Partnership Act 2004 is long and complicated. This chapter contrasts this approach to reform with that taken in other countries, which have simply changed their laws to allow a same sex ... More


Retirement Day: September 30, 1997—Fort Myer, Virginia

Andrew Marble

in Boy on the Bridge: The Story of John Shalikashvili's American Success

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813178028
eISBN:
9780813178035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178028.003.0021
Subject:
History, Military History

The chapter is set at Fort Myer, Virginia, on September 30, 1997, the day General John Shalikashvili retired from the US military. The chapter overviews the retirement ceremony from Shalikashvili’s ... More


Text: A Massively Addressable Object

Witmore Witmore

in Debates in the Digital Humanities

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677948
eISBN:
9781452948379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677948.003.0033
Subject:
Education, Philosophy and Theory of Education

This chapter begins with a brief description of the author’s work as part of the Working Group for Digital Inquiry at Wisconsin. He describes the University of Wisconsin’s licensing agreement with ... More


Economic Partnership Agreements: Enhancing the Labour Dimension of Global Governance?

Jeff Kenner

in The EU's Role in Global Governance: The Legal Dimension

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199659654
eISBN:
9780191748189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199659654.003.0020
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Public International Law

This chapter traces the gradual shift towards an increasingly important and leading role for the EU in global labour governance. It develops three main propositions. First, promotion of the ... More


Case studies of interests at play

Val Gillies, Rosalind Edwards, and Nicola Horsley

in Challenging the Politics of Early Intervention: Who's 'saving' Children and Why

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447324096
eISBN:
9781447324119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447324096.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter builds on the review of the interests at play in the early intervention field and examines them through case studies of three high-profile initiatives. The first case study focuses on ... More


School Reform

JOY G. DRYFOOS

in Safe Passage: Making It through Adolescence in a Risky Society: What Parents, Schools, and Communities Can Do

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195137859
eISBN:
9780199846948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195137859.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter considers modern school restructuring and reform. It gives some examples of programs aimed at high-risk students and looks at growing experiences with school restructuring designs. An ... More


Administrative Records

Ron Astor and Rami Benbenishty

in Mapping and Monitoring Bullying and Violence: Building a Safe School Climate

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190847067
eISBN:
9780197559840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190847067.003.0016
Subject:
Education, Care and Counseling of Students

Schools maintain a variety of records, but these aren’t necessarily analyzed as a source of data for improving school climate. Records of office referrals, suspensions, peer mediation cases, ... More


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