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Passions Before Literature

Angelica Goodden

in Madame de Staël: The Dangerous Exile

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199238095
eISBN:
9780191716669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238095.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Back in Switzerland in the family fiefdom of Coppet, Staël ‘writes out’ the pain of desertion past, present, and future in De l'influence des passions, while continuing to engage in messy and ... More


Did the Dissenters Fight?

John A. Ragosta

in Wellspring of Liberty: How Virginia's Religious Dissenters Helped Win the American Revolution and Secured Religious Liberty

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195388060
eISBN:
9780199866779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388060.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

It is difficult to measure mobilization by denomination in the eighteenth century because enlistment records do not indicate recruits' denominations; nonetheless, evidence indicates that dissenters ... More


European Regulation of Consumer Product Safety

Christopher Hodges

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199282555
eISBN:
9780191700217
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199282555.001.0001
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This book examines the European Community legislation that regulates the safety of consumer products. The book surveys the extent to which this legislation aims to and succeeds in achieving safety ... More


New York's Safety Fund System: America's First Bank Insurance Experiment

Howard Bodenhorn

in State Banking in Early America: A New Economic History

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195147766
eISBN:
9780199832910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195147766.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Economists and regulatory agencies justify deposit insurance because they consider banks unique among capitalist firms. Because banks hold highly idiosyncratic portfolios that are hard for outside ... More


Maximizing the Probability of Safety and Benefit

William A. Richards and G. William Barnard

in Sacred Knowledge: Psychedelics and Religious Experiences

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231174060
eISBN:
9780231540919
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231174060.003.0016
Subject:
Psychology, Psychopharmacology

Physiological and Psychological Safety, Legal Considerations.


The Nut Behind the Wheel: Shifting Responsibilities for Traffic Safety Since 1895

Daniel M. Albert

in Silent Victories: The History and Practice of Public Health in Twentieth Century America

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195150698
eISBN:
9780199865185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195150698.003.17
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter sets the science of safety within a historical context, revealing how permeable the boundary between science and society has been in dealing with auto safety. Over the 20th century the ... More


The Law: Regulatory Objectives and the Social Dimensions of Knowledge

Bridget M. Hutter

in Regulation and Risk: Occupational Health and Safety on the Railways

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199242504
eISBN:
9780191697128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242504.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management, Organization Studies

This chapter draws on research data collected from staff across British Railways to consider how much they knew about the general regulatory provisions for their occupational health and safety. It ... More


Industry Enforced Self-Regulation

Bridget M. Hutter

in Regulation and Risk: Occupational Health and Safety on the Railways

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199242504
eISBN:
9780191697128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242504.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management, Organization Studies

The Health and Safety Work Act, 1974, instituted a system of enforced self-regulation which placed the primary responsibility for health and safety within the industry. This chapter considers the ... More


Participative Regulation?

Bridget M. Hutter

in Regulation and Risk: Occupational Health and Safety on the Railways

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199242504
eISBN:
9780191697128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242504.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management, Organization Studies

An important objective of the philosophy underlying the Health and Safety Work Act, 1974, was to incorporate employees as participatory rather than as passive agents in the workplace. This chapter ... More


“Strange and Novel Truths”

Terryl L. Givens and Matthew J. Grow

in Parley P. Pratt: The Apostle Paul of Mormonism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195375732
eISBN:
9780199918300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195375732.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In Ohio, the collapse of the Kirtland Safety Society (bank), part of a nationwide banking failure, fractured the church. Pratt’s wife Thankful Halsey died following the birth of Parley Pratt Jr. Very ... More


Apart and Together: Boston, Race, and Feminism in the 1970s and Early 1980s

Winifred Breines

in The Trouble between Us: An Uneasy History of White and Black Women in the Feminist Movement

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195179040
eISBN:
9780199788583
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179040.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

By the late 1970s and early 1980s, black and white women were developing ways of working together, often in conferences or in coalitions around emergencies, such as violence against women. They ... More


Oil and Gas Law: Current Practice & Emerging Trends

Greg Gordon, John Paterson, and Emre Usenmez (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781845861018
eISBN:
9781474406239
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861018.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This highly successful bookbrings together academic and practicing lawyers to consider the key legalissues facing the United Kingdom as it becomes a progressively more mature hydrocarbon province. ... More


Weeping Widows, Generous Juries

Larry Lankton

in Cradle to Grave: Life, Work, and Death at the Lake Superior Copper Mines

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195083576
eISBN:
9780199854158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195083576.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter tells the story of J.A.P. J.A.P. had worked in mines before. He worked for the Chicago office of the Thiel Detective Service Company. His assignment was to get himself hired at the ... More


Forming Revolutionary Government

Howard G. Brown

in War, Revolution, and the Bureaucratic State: Politics and Army Administration in France, 1791–1799

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205425
eISBN:
9780191676628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205425.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the history of the formation of the revolutionary government in France during the later part of the 18th century. The destruction of executive power between April 1792 and April ... More


BSE and the partial reform of food policy-making

Patrick van Zwanenberg and Erik Millstone

in BSE: risk, science and governance

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198525813
eISBN:
9780191723902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525813.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter presents an account of the reform of food safety policy-making institutions and practices, which were introduced in response to the crises that followed 20 March 1996 in the UK, at the ... More


A Prejudice Which May Cloud the Mentality: The Making of Objectivity in Early Twentieth-Century Occupational Health

Christopher Sellers

in Silent Victories: The History and Practice of Public Health in Twentieth Century America

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195150698
eISBN:
9780199865185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195150698.003.11
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Today, environmental health professionals assess hazards in the workplace or the outside air by comparing sampled levels against official Threshold Limit Values (TLV's). But before today's reliance ... More


Occupational Safety And Health

Andrea Kidd Taylor and Linda Rae Murray

in Social Injustice and Public Health

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195171853
eISBN:
9780199865352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171853.003.0019
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter addresses social injustice in relation to occupational safety and health. It provides an historic overview and discussion of the scope of the problem, a discussion of income inequalities ... More


A Brief Summary717

Malcolm Torry

in Money for everyone: Why we need a citizen's income

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447311249
eISBN:
9781447311287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447311249.003.0017
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

A Citizen's Income is an unconditional and nonwithdrawable income for every individual as a right of citizenship. It would ameliorate the poverty and unemployment traps, hence boosting employment; it ... More


Public Interest Lost

in The People's Agents and the Battle to Protect the American Public: Special Interests, Government, and Threats to Health, Safety, and the Environment

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226772028
eISBN:
9780226772042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226772042.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

The fundamental principle—that government has a vital role to play in protecting people from harm—could lead to endless arguments in the arena of traditional social welfare programs over exactly when ... More


Towards a balanced and practical approach to anti-social behaviour management

Gillian Mayfield and Andy Mills

in ASBO nation: The criminalisation of nuisance

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420282
eISBN:
9781447301493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420282.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter approaches the issue of addressing anti-social behaviour (ASB) in the United Kingdom from the perspective of practitioners and policy makers operating at a local level. It focuses on ... More


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