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Basic Telecom Services in India: From Monopoly to Oligopoly

Varadharajan Sridhar

in The Telecom Revolution in India: Technology, Regulation, and Policy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198075530
eISBN:
9780199081042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198075530.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter describes the specific characteristics of basic telecom services with their unique cost structure, tariff regulation, and their universal service obligations. India embarked on the ... More


New Aid Modalities and Reporting Support for Child Rights: Lessons from Assessing Aid for Basic Social Services 1

Eva Jespersen and Julia Benn

in Foreign Aid for Development: Issues, Challenges, and the New Agenda

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199580934
eISBN:
9780191723346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580934.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The chapter reflects on the potential of the OECD-DAC creditor reporting system to systematically capture flows of official development assistance (ODA) in support of realizing children's rights. The ... More


Fiscal Decentralization

Tim Williamson

in Uganda's Economic Reforms: Insider Accounts

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199556229
eISBN:
9780191721823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199556229.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Development, Growth, and Environmental

In the 1990s Uganda embarked on an ambitious programme of political, fiscal, and administrative decentralisationization reforms as a means of rebuilding and expanding the delivery of basic services, ... More


Occupational Health Services

Tee L. Guidotti

in Global Occupational Health

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195380002
eISBN:
9780199893881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380002.003.0027
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The provision of occupational health services requires an organizational structure, basic equipment, procedures and facilities for providing care and trained people. Such an organization is called an ... More


Definitions and characteristics

Graciana del Castillo

in Rebuilding War-Torn States: The Challenge of Post-Conflict Economic Reconstruction

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199237739
eISBN:
9780191717239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237739.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, International

The book uses the term ‘economic reconstruction’ in a broad sense to include not only rehabilitation of basic services and rebuilding of physical and human infrastructure, but also the stabilization ... More


Occupational Health and Economic Development

Tee L. Guidotti

in Global Occupational Health

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195380002
eISBN:
9780199893881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380002.003.0025
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

All countries are developing countries because today every country is undergoing an economic transition. Less developed countries or “developing” countries (in the usual use of the term) may become ... More


After the Rent Boycotts: Infrastructure and the Politics of Payment

Antina von Schnitzler

in Democracy's Infrastructure: Techno-Politics and Protest after Apartheid

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691170770
eISBN:
9781400882991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691170770.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the “rent boycotts” of the 1980s to show how infrastructure, the provision of basic services and payments to the state have intersected with larger questions about citizenship ... More


Identifying social exclusion

Peter Saunders

in Down and out: Poverty and exclusion in Australia

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847428394
eISBN:
9781447302155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428394.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter presents new results on the incidence of three dimensions of exclusion in Australia: disengagement; exclusion from basic services (public and private); and economic exclusion. It ... More


Conclusion: constructing an anti-privacy strategy

Peter Townsend and David Gordon

in World poverty: New policies to defeat an old enemy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861343956
eISBN:
9781447304340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861343956.003.0018
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter summarises the various strands of this book's argument for a change of international policy direction if there is to be any realistic prospect of fulfilling the UN millennium development ... More


A Map of Humanitarian INGO Political Ethics

Jennifer C. Rubenstein

in Between Samaritans and States: The Political Ethics of Humanitarian INGOs

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199684106
eISBN:
9780191764660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199684106.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 3 offers a “map” of three central features of humanitarian INGOs’ ethical and political terrain: that they sometimes engage in governance functions, albeit to a limited degree; that they are ... More


Quality of Life: Shared Modes of Basic Services and Sustainable Development Goals

Rita Afsar and Mahabub Hossain

in Dhaka's Changing Landscape: Prospects for Economic Development, Social Change, and Shared Prosperity

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190121112
eISBN:
9780190991258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190121112.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Chapters 6 focuses on the sustainability issues by examining whether the respondents’ access to and quality of basic amenities such as housing, water and sanitation, gas, electricity, and ... More


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