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The Logic of Discipline: Global Capitalism and the Architecture of Government

Alasdair Roberts

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195374988
eISBN:
9780199776849
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374988.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The era of economic liberalization, spanning 1978 to 2008, is often regarded as a period in which government was simply dismantled. In fact, government was reconstructed to meet the needs of a ... More


Wrong-Way Flights: Pushing Humans Away

Harvey Molotch

in Against Security: How We Go Wrong at Airports, Subways, and Other Sites of Ambiguous Danger

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691163581
eISBN:
9781400852338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691163581.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter focuses on air travel, perhaps the most notorious venue of the security apparatus. We learn once again from the appliances and procedures, this time of the especially elaborate system of ... More


Against Security: How We Go Wrong at Airports, Subways, and Other Sites of Ambiguous Danger

Harvey Molotch

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691163581
eISBN:
9781400852338
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691163581.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

The inspections we put up with at airport gates and the endless warnings we get at train stations, on buses, and all the rest are the way we encounter the vast apparatus of U.S. security. Like the ... More


The Gates of Trade: Autonomous Mainports

Alasdair Roberts

in The Logic of Discipline: Global Capitalism and the Architecture of Government

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195374988
eISBN:
9780199776849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374988.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter focuses on mainport reforms during the era of liberalization. Mounting anxiety about the capacity of mainports to meet the requirements of a globalized economy resulted in organizational ... More


Mundane Governance: Ontology and Accountability

Steve Woolgar and Daniel Neyland

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199584741
eISBN:
9780191762994
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584741.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This book focuses on ways in which our lives are increasingly regulated and controlled in relation to ordinary objects and technologies. The analysis considers questions of governance, how this ... More


Weighted networks

Sergey N. Dorogovtsev

in Lectures on Complex Networks

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199548927
eISBN:
9780191720574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199548927.003.0009
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter considers networks in which links differ from each other. The links are made individual by ascribing a positive number (a weight) to each of them. The chapter explains how these weighted ... More


Prologue: Departures

Evan R. Ward

in Packaged Vacations: Tourism Development in the Spanish Caribbean

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032290
eISBN:
9780813038995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032290.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

As the tourism infrastructure throughout Latin America improved during the 1940s and 1950s, getting to Latin America also became a more sophisticated—and packaged—cultural experience. In the 1940s, ... More


The Finningley Airport HIA: a case study

John Kemm, Jayne Parry, and Stephen Palmer

in Health Impact Assessment

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198526292
eISBN:
9780191723889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198526292.003.0025
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter describes the health impact assessment (HIA) for Finningley Airport in Doncaster, England. The Finningley Airport HIA was an intensive process as it had to be completed within five ... More


A Thought Experiment: Rapid-Test Screening For Infectious Disease In Airports And Places Of Public Contact 1

Margaret P. Battin, Leslie P. Francis, Jay A. Jacobson, and Charles B. Smith

in The Patient as Victim and Vector: Ethics and Infectious Disease

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195335842
eISBN:
9780199868926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335842.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter explores a thought-experiment imagining universal surveillance for all known communicable infectious disease, using rapid tests involving polymerase chain reactions and other methods ... More


Muslims in Britain: Race, Place and Identities

Peter Hopkins and Richard Gale (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625871
eISBN:
9780748671335
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625871.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Following the events of 11th September 2001 in the USA, and more especially, the bombings on the London underground on 7th July 2005 and the incident at Glasgow Airport on 30th June 2007, an ... More


Leading Railway Builder versus Controversial Project Manager

Rikkie Yeung

in Moving Millions: The Commercial Success and Political Controversies of Hong Kong's Railway

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098824
eISBN:
9789882207196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098824.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

Part III of this book compares the experiences of the MTRC and the KCRC in new railway and property development. This chapter compares the strategies and experiences of new project governance of the ... More


The Crash of Flight UAF 571

Matt J. Rossano

in Mortal Rituals: What the Story of the Andes Survivors Tells Us About Human Evolution

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165006
eISBN:
9780231535465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165006.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

This introductory chapter chronicles the crash of Uruguayan Air Force twin turboprop Fairchild F-227—the plane carrying 45 people, including a rugby union team, in the Uruguayan Air Force Flight 571 ... More


Multilingualism and the Periphery

Sari Pietikainen and Helen Kelly-Holmes (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199945177
eISBN:
9780199333172
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199945177.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This volume examines the complexities of the processes and practices of multilingualism in a wide range of economic, cultural, political and physical peripheral sites and spaces (tourism, education, ... More


HIA in Schiphol Airport

John Kemm, Jayne Parry, and Stephen Palmer

in Health Impact Assessment

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198526292
eISBN:
9780191723889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198526292.003.0024
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter describes the health impact assessment (HIA) programme for Schiphol Airport, Amsterdam, in which impacts have been quantitated using a combination of health impact calculations, analysis ... More


The discourses of order and modernisation

Mark Hampton

in Hong Kong and British Culture, 1945-97

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719099236
eISBN:
9781526104373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099236.003.0004
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Coexisting with the laissez-faire discourse described in chapter two, British accounts of Hong Kong—including official ones—also emphasized modernization. Above all, this meant containing the ... More


Airport Urbanism: Infrastructure and Mobility in Asia

Max Hirsh

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780816696093
eISBN:
9781452955148
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816696093.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Airport Urbanism studies the exponential leap of global air traffic since the 1980s and its implications for the planning and designing of five East and Southeast Asian cities. Focusing on the ... More


Sparks in the Tinderbox: The United States, the June War, and the Remaking of the Lebanese Crisis

James R. Stocker

in Spheres of Intervention: US Foreign Policy and the Collapse of Lebanon, 1967-1976

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501700774
eISBN:
9781501704154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501700774.003.0002
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines the impact of the June 1967 Arab–Israeli War and and the December 1968 Israeli attack on the Beirut International Airport on Lebanon's political situation. Throughout the 1960s, ... More


Passages, Ports, and Economic Issues

GEOFFREY R. WATSON

in The Oslo Accords: International Law and the Israeli-Palestinian Peace Agreements

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198298915
eISBN:
9780191705243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298915.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter analyzes Israeli compliance with its obligations on safe passage for Palestinians between the Gaza Strip and the West Bank, on the establishment and operation of a seaport and airport in ... More


How To Find Compensations For Aircraft Noise Nuisance

Bernard Van Praag

in Happiness Quantified: A Satisfaction Calculus Approach

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780198286547
eISBN:
9780191718601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198286546.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter examines the monetary compensation needed to neutralize aircraft noise for households living around the Amsterdam airport. Two cases are considered. In the first case, houses with a ... More


Brian Eno's Ambient 1: Music for Airports

John T. Lysaker

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190497293
eISBN:
9780190497330
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190497293.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This study situates Eno’s ambient masterpiece, Music For Airports, within various avant-garde trends in order to underscore its multiple dimensions. In the manner of Satie, it aims to tint living ... More


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