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Demand Side Management

Alok Kumar and Sushanta K. Chatterjee

in Electricity Sector in India: Policy and Regulation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198082279
eISBN:
9780199082063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082279.003.0017
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The evolution of the electricity industry in India has been supply oriented. Demand Side measures have been elaborated in detail in the Energy Conservation Act of 2001. The Energy Conservation ... More


Refugees

David Weissbrodt

in The Human Rights of Non-citizens

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199547821
eISBN:
9780191720086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547821.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter begins with discussion of the definition of ‘refugee’ under the 1951 Geneva Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees. It then discusses the rights of refugees, protections for ... More


Climate-Induced Migration: An Essentially Contested Concept

Gregory White

in Climate Change and Migration: Security and Borders in a Warming World

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199794829
eISBN:
9780199919284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794829.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter introduces climate-induced migration as an “essentially contested concept.” It notes the definitional challenges and the evolution of a highly dynamic literature since CIM first emerged ... More


Full Protection and Security

Helge Elisabeth Zeitler

in International Investment Law and Comparative Public Law

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199589104
eISBN:
9780191595455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199589104.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Public International Law

Clauses guaranteeing investor ‘full protection and security’ are included in most bilateral and multilateral investment treaties. They require not only abstention by the host State from physically ... More


Status

Kimberly A. Yuracko

in Gender Nonconformity and the Law

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300125856
eISBN:
9780300217858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300125856.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter explores the focus on status, as opposed to conduct, in American antidiscrimination law. It argues that an expanding conception of gender as status is driving the current protection of ... More


American Justice In Taiwan: The 1957 Riots and Cold War Foreign Policy

Stephen G. Craft

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166353
eISBN:
9780813166629
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166353.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

On May 23, 1957, U.S. Army Sergeant Robert Reynolds was acquitted of murdering Chinese officer Liu Ziran in Taiwan. Reynolds did not deny shooting Liu but claimed self-defense and, like all members ... More


To the Rotunda

Raymond Cohen

in Saving the Holy Sepulchre: How Rival Christians Came Together to Rescue Their Holiest Shrine

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195189667
eISBN:
9780199851645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189667.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter discusses the restoration of the rotunda of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. The planning for the restoration started on May 28, 1969 and the principal architects were confronted with a ... More


Trouvelot’s Choice

Raymond Cohen

in Saving the Holy Sepulchre: How Rival Christians Came Together to Rescue Their Holiest Shrine

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195189667
eISBN:
9780199851645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189667.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter examines how historical antagonists managed to overcome their profound differences in order to complete the restoration of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. Some of the obstacles to the ... More


A moral gap? Examining Ireland’s failure to regulate embryonic stem cell research

Ciara Staunton

in Ethical and Legal Debates In Irish Healthcare: Confronting complexities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719099465
eISBN:
9781526104410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099465.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter discusses the legal and ethical issues that arise in regulating embryonic stem cell research in Ireland. It outlines three approaches Irish policy makers may take to the difficult ... More


Imaginary Societies

J. W. HARRIS

in Property and Justice

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199251407
eISBN:
9780191681998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199251407.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter discusses imaginary societies: Forest Land, Status Land, Red Land, Contract Land, Wood Land, and Pink Land. In Forest Land the members of a tribe live together in a communal dwelling ... More


The Rastakhiz Party

Gholam R. Afkhami

in The Life and Times of the Shah

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520253285
eISBN:
9780520942165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520253285.003.0019
Subject:
History, Middle East History

By 1971, the year the shah celebrated the twenty-five-hundredth anniversary of the Iranian monarchy, the shah had achieved what no Iranian had achieved in recent memory. He was in a position to ... More


Arafat and Abbas: Portraits of Leadership in a State Postponed

Menachem Klein

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190087586
eISBN:
9780190099626
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190087586.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This landmark volume presents vivid and intimate portraits of Palestinian Presidents Yasser Arafat and Mahmoud Abbas, revealing the impact these different personalities have had on the struggle for ... More


Founding the NAACP: Building the Organization, 1908–1915

Susan D. Carle

in Defining the Struggle: National Racial Justice Organizing, 1880-1915

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199945740
eISBN:
9780199369843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199945740.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, Social History

This chapter tells the story of the NAACP's founding in a new way: by tracing the many bridges from past to future that the late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century racial justice leaders ... More


Hunger Strike and Dirty Protest: Resistance as Self-Sacrifice

Kieran McEvoy

in Paramilitary Imprisonment in Northern Ireland: Resistance, Management, and Release

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198299073
eISBN:
9780191685590
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299073.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter examines the significance of the tactic of hunger strike for politically motivated prisoners during the most recent phase of conflict in Northern Ireland. It suggests that for prisoners ... More


Reactive Containment, 1969–1975

Kieran McEvoy

in Paramilitary Imprisonment in Northern Ireland: Resistance, Management, and Release

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198299073
eISBN:
9780191685590
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299073.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter proposes a model referred to as reactive containment which characterised the management of prisons until 1976 in Northern Ireland. Reactive containment is described as a relatively crude ... More


Deconstruction and Fiction

Derek Attridge

in Reading and Responsibility: Deconstruction's Traces

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748640089
eISBN:
9780748652112
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640089.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter arises from the reading of J. M. Coetzee's memoir Boyhood and a fascination with its problematic relation to fiction. John Searle argues that the writer of fiction is ‘pretending’ to ... More


Demography and the alien in the twentieth century: creating the Gibraltarian

Stephen Constantine

in Community and Identity: The Making of Modern Gibraltar Since 1704

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076350
eISBN:
9781781702048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076350.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

By the end of the nineteenth century, the great majority of the civilians living in Gibraltar had, legally, a secure right of residence. But home-grown civilian ministers had to face the challenge of ... More


Titles of Karakhamun and the Kushite Administration of Thebes

Christopher Naunton

in Tombs of the South Asasif Necropolis: Thebes, Karakhamun (TT 223), and Karabasken (TT 391) in the Twenty-fifth Dynasty

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9789774166181
eISBN:
9781617975448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774166181.003.0007
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Karakhamun held ten titles—both ranking and laudatory titles—which suggest he was a person of high status. However, the titles provide little information on his role in Thebes, or from what he ... More


Patient reported outcomes

Crispin Jenkinson and Ray Fitzpatrick

in Understanding and Using Health Experiences: Improving patient care

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199665372
eISBN:
9780191748585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199665372.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Patient self reports of their health status and quality of life have become central to the evaluation of health care interventions and provision. Patient reported outcome measures (PROs, or PROMs) ... More


Choosing French Louisiana

Sara Le Menestrel

in Negotiating Difference in French Louisiana Music: Categories, Stereotypes, and Identifications

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781628461459
eISBN:
9781626740785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461459.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter illustrates the decisive role of outsider interest and mobility in the development, evolution, and reconfiguration of French Louisiana music. Beginning with professionals, collectors, ... More


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