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Zohar Efroni

in Access-Right: The Future of Digital Copyright Law

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199734078
eISBN:
9780199866137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734078.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Two principal missions underlay the discussion in this chapter. First, it scrutinizes the notion of “access to information” and translates it into a vocabulary that property law can process and ... More


What Hope for Freedom of Information in the UK?

Andrew McDonald

in Transparency: The Key to Better Governance?

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263839
eISBN:
9780191734915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263839.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter assesses freedom of information (FOI) in the United Kingdom. It discusses the terminology associated with FOI, namely, transparency and openness. FOI refers to access to non-personal ... More


The Scope of Freedom of Speech

ERIC BARENDT

in Freedom of Speech

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199225811
eISBN:
9780191714139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199225811.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines the scope of the freedom of speech, that is, whether the freedom requires recognition of some positive rights to speak or of access to information, or whether it necessarily ... More


Emerging Standards on Corporate Accountability in IEL

Elisa Morgera

in Corporate Accountability in International Environmental Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199558018
eISBN:
9780191705311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558018.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter further investigates the convergence among the international environmental standards for corporate accountability identified or proposed by the international organizations previously ... More


The Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002

Kevin Dunion

in Freedom of Information in Scotland in Practice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861223
eISBN:
9781474406178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861223.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter reprints the full text of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002, which was passed by the Scottish Parliament on 24 April 2002 and received Royal Assent on 28 May 2002. The Act ... More


The Environment Agency

Tony Prosser

in The Regulatory Enterprise: Government, Regulation, and Legitimacy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199579839
eISBN:
9780191594472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579839.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter applies the arguments developed in Chapter 1 to the UK Environment Agency. The origins of the Agency are described, noting how it undertakes both managerial and regulatory functions but ... More


Freedom of Speech in the Media

ERIC BARENDT

in Freedom of Speech

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199225811
eISBN:
9780191714139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199225811.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines different perspectives on the relationship of freedom of speech and freedom of the press, along with the concept of editorial freedom, arguably the central idea in any discrete ... More


Environmental Information

Kevin Dunion

in Freedom of Information in Scotland in Practice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861223
eISBN:
9781474406178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861223.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter provides an overview of freedom of information as it is practiced in Scotland, with particular emphasis on access to environmental information. Before the Freedom of Information ... More


Participation Rights in EU Administrative Rule‐making

Joana Mendes

in Participation in EU Rule-Making: A Rights-Based Approach

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199599769
eISBN:
9780191729195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599769.003.0005
Subject:
Law, EU Law

Chapter 5 examines the Courts' approach to participation in rulemaking procedures analysing in depth the Courts' leading ruling on this matter (Atlanta). It argues that the different positions of the ... More


Reconfiguring Access in Research: Information, Expertise, and Experience

William H. Dutton

in World Wide Research: Reshaping the Sciences and Humanities

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014397
eISBN:
9780262272087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014397.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines how choices about the design and use of information and communication technologies (ICTs), including the telegraph and the Internet, have reconfigured access to information, ... More


Division of Power, Democratic Input, and Accountability Structures in the EU’s Banking Union

Menelaos Markakis

in Accountability in the Economic and Monetary Union: Foundations, Policy, and Governance

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198845263
eISBN:
9780191880544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198845263.003.0005
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This chapter looks at the division of power and accountability structures in the European Banking Union, the principal emphasis being on political accountability. Other types of accountability are ... More


Accountability: A Complex Concept for a Compound Policy Tool

Carolyn Moser

in Accountability in EU Security and Defence: The Law and Practice of Peacebuilding

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198844815
eISBN:
9780191895654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198844815.003.0003
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This chapter unpacks the conceptual and analytical framework of this book on accountability in EU security and defence. Accountability is first delineated as a corollary to holding (public) power and ... More


Political Accountability: Unsteady Parliamentary Involvement

Carolyn Moser

in Accountability in EU Security and Defence: The Law and Practice of Peacebuilding

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198844815
eISBN:
9780191895654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198844815.003.0005
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This chapter takes a look at political accountability for EU peacebuilding activities carried out under the CSDP. It starts with some reflections on parliamentary scrutiny in the domaine réservé, a ... More


Brainy Choices

Philippe Grandjean

in Only One Chance: How Environmental Pollution Impairs Brain Development -- and How to Protect the Brains of the Next Generation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199985388
eISBN:
9780199346233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199985388.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Chemical brain drain can be prevented if we recognize it as a serious public health problem. Test methods are available to be included in the documentation for decision-making. Doubt should no longer ... More


Scholars at Work

Daniel G. König

in Arabic-Islamic Views of the Latin West: Tracing the Emergence of Medieval Europe

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198737193
eISBN:
9780191800689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198737193.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Chapter 3 addresses the various factors that influenced how Arabic-Islamic scholars received and processed information on the Roman West and medieval Western Europe. Explaining briefly how the rise ... More


Leading Innovation

Rudolf Gröger

in Leading Open Innovation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262018494
eISBN:
9780262312455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262018494.003.0070
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter discusses the open innovation project of mobile phone service company O2. It describes how open access to performance and other information was a key aspect of achieving profitability ... More


The Law as a Source of Environmental Injustice in the Russian Federation

Brian Donahoe

in Environmental Justice and Sustainability in the Former Soviet Union

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012669
eISBN:
9780262255493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012669.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter examines the role or contribution of the law on environmental injustice in the Russian Federation. It analyzes the ways the Russian legal system can either help or hinder the protection ... More


You Can’t Assume a Spherical Chicken

Keri K. Stephens

in Negotiating Control: Organizations and Mobile Communication

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190625504
eISBN:
9780190882327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190625504.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

Much of the research on mobile communication has been cross-sectional, focused on a single organization at one point in time. White-collar workers are the ones most often studied because they ... More


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