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Expert Committees and Regulation in the 1970s

Virginia Berridge

in Marketing Health: Smoking and the Discourse of Public Health in Britain, 1945-2000

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199260300
eISBN:
9780191717376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199260300.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the operation of systematic gradualism in the 1970s. It focuses on two committees: the Standing Scientific Liaison Committee of 1971 and the Independent Scientific Committee on ... More


Deliberations and Predispositions

James Herbert

in Creating the AHRC: An Arts and Humanities Research Council for the United Kingdom in the Twenty-first Century

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264294
eISBN:
9780191734335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264294.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter discusses deliberations and predispositions that were made before the final approval of the establishment of the Arts and Humanities Research Council/Board. After the second reading of ... More


1772–1773: Advice from London

Michael J. Crawford

in The Having of Negroes Is Become a Burden: The Quaker Struggle to Free Slaves in Revolutionary North Carolina

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034706
eISBN:
9780813038346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034706.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

It was standard practice among Friends when confronting difficult and controversial decisions to wait for the guidance of the Holy Spirit, to seek consensus within the affected meeting, and to ... More


The making of social policy in China

Chak Kwan Chan, King Lun Ngok, and David Phillips

in Social policy in China: Development and well-being

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348807
eISBN:
9781447303411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348807.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter examines the nature and organisational structure of the Chinese Communist Party. It also explains the key policy players in China's politics, including the Politburo Standing Committee, ... More


1777: Friends' Reasons for Releasing Their Negroes from a State of Slavery

Michael J. Crawford

in The Having of Negroes Is Become a Burden: The Quaker Struggle to Free Slaves in Revolutionary North Carolina

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034706
eISBN:
9780813038346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034706.003.0017
Subject:
History, African-American History

The Standing Committee of the North Carolina Yearly Meeting believed it was important to promulgate the true motives behind the manumissions. In their October 1777 assembly, the yearly meeting ... More


The Judiciary

Benny Y.T. Tai

in Contemporary Hong Kong Government and Politics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789888139477
eISBN:
9789882208681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139477.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter discusses the fundamental principles of the HKSAR's legal system, which include a common law system, rule of law, judicial independence, and the protection of human rights. It then ... More


The Judiciary

Benny Y. T. Tai

in Contemporary Hong Kong Politics: Governance in the Post-1997 Era

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098299
eISBN:
9789882206779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098299.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter deals with the fundamental principles of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region's (HKSAR's) legal system, which include the common law system, rule of law, judicial independence, ... More


1797: A Bill to Thwart Quaker Manumissions

Michael J. Crawford

in The Having of Negroes Is Become a Burden: The Quaker Struggle to Free Slaves in Revolutionary North Carolina

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034706
eISBN:
9780813038346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034706.003.0024
Subject:
History, African-American History

In January 1797, Thomas Jordan, clerk of the Standing Committee of the Eastern Quarter of the North Carolina Yearly Meeting, sent a printed copy of a bill that had been proposed in the North Carolina ... More


1777–1797: List of Emancipated Blacks Who Were Re-Enslaved

Michael J. Crawford

in The Having of Negroes Is Become a Burden: The Quaker Struggle to Free Slaves in Revolutionary North Carolina

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034706
eISBN:
9780813038346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034706.003.0013
Subject:
History, African-American History

In 1792, the Standing Committee of the North Carolina Yearly Meeting for the Western Quarter wrote to the Philadelphia Meeting for Sufferings regarding the plight of manumitted persons who had been ... More


1775–1777: George Walton's Journal from 2d, 6th Month, 1775, to 12th, 10th Month, 1777

Michael J. Crawford

in The Having of Negroes Is Become a Burden: The Quaker Struggle to Free Slaves in Revolutionary North Carolina

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034706
eISBN:
9780813038346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034706.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

George Walton played a leading role not only in the movement to persuade Friends to free their slaves but also in the confrontation with North Carolina's government that the manumissions ... More


Mobilization and Conflicts over Hong Kong's Democratic Reform

Sing Ming and Tang Yuen-sum

in Contemporary Hong Kong Government and Politics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789888139477
eISBN:
9789882208681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139477.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter reviews the political landscape in Hong Kong after the July 1 rally of 2003, which has been characterized by greater intervention of the Central People's Government in Hong Kong's ... More


1774: George Walton's Letters on Slavery, with an Account of a Dream

Michael J. Crawford

in The Having of Negroes Is Become a Burden: The Quaker Struggle to Free Slaves in Revolutionary North Carolina

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034706
eISBN:
9780813038346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034706.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

In April 1974, Thomas Newby, a prominent Quaker and member of the yearly meeting's Standing Committee, expressed his “uneasiness” to the Perquimans monthly meeting about owning slaves and asked the ... More


The Labour Leader as Trade Unionist, 1908–1910

in The Lancashire Giant: David Shackleton, Labour Leader and Civil Servant

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239444
eISBN:
9781846313455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853239444.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the shift of David Shackleton's focus from parliament to trade union work during the period from 1980 to 1910. It explains that he was the president of the Weavers' Amalgamation ... More


The Struggle for Chaguaramas

James M. May

in Eric Williams & the Making of the Modern Caribbean

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807829875
eISBN:
9781469605692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807888506_palmer.8
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses the Chaguaramas dispute, the battle with the United States over the return of the land on which the Chaguaramas Naval Station had been constructed to the people of Trinidad and ... More


Humanitarian Protection—Moving beyond the Tried and Tested

Sara Pantuliano and Eva Svoboda

in Protection of Civilians

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198729266
eISBN:
9780191796180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198729266.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The authors describe the humanitarian protection policy framework and humanitarian protection practice, noting a significant gap between the two. They argue that the lack of definitional clarity of ... More


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