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Landscapes of Multilevel Governance

Deborah J. Milly

in New Policies for New Residents: Immigrants, Advocacy, and Governance in Japan and Beyond

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452222
eISBN:
9780801470790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452222.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter examines how local governments and civil society groups in Italy, Korea, and Spain work toward immigrants' social inclusion. Focusing on the policy areas of housing, health, and ... More


Helping from Afar

Roger D. Stone

in Tropical Forests and the Human Spirit: Journeys to the Brink of Hope

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520217997
eISBN:
9780520936072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520217997.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter discusses various ways in which the donor countries and agencies can help the developing world in conserving their forest resources and increase community participation in it. The mood ... More


Weighing the Scales: The Internet’s Effect on State–Society Relations

Daniel W. Drezner

in The Global Flow of Information: Legal, Social, and Cultural Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814748114
eISBN:
9780814749470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814748114.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter turns to the tension and distribution of power between global civil societies and governments. Since the Internet became a global phenomenon, civil society groups such as NGOs and other ... More


Health, inequalities and mobilisation: human rights and the Millennium Development Goals

Paul Nelson

in Social inequality and public health

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423207
eISBN:
9781447303398
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423207.003.0015
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter shows how emerging global human rights norms are being successfully used by civil society groups to drive pro-health policies in both developing and donor countries. This is occurring ... More


Fixing Incentives: The Way Forward

in Breakdown in Pakistan: How Aid Is Eroding Institutions for Collective Action

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804781329
eISBN:
9780804781848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804781329.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses the policy implications of current research in terms of guiding aid to community-based collective action initiatives and civil society groups. It presents five policy measures ... More


Climate Change Politics in Mexico

Simone Pulver

in Changing Climates in North American Politics: Institutions, Policymaking, and Multilevel Governance

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012997
eISBN:
9780262259170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012997.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter explores the evolution of climate change politics in Mexico, placing special emphasis on underlying structural conditions and the short-term policy events that govern Mexican climate ... More


The Role of Human Rights Law in Protecting Environmental Rights in South Asia

Sumudu Atapattu

in Closing the Rights Gap: From Human Rights to Social Transformation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780520283091
eISBN:
9780520958920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283091.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter discusses the innovative approach adopted by the superior courts in South Asia of using existing constitutional provisions to encompass environmental rights, and highlights the ... More


Goa: The Dynamics of Reversal

Solano Jose Savio da Silva

in Power, Policy, and Protest: The Politics of India's Special Economic Zones

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780198097341
eISBN:
9780199082865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198097341.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter examines the trajectory of Goa’s experience with its Special Economic Zone policy and provides an explanation for its radical turnaround, which distinguishes it from every other state. ... More


How Pluralist Democracy Became the Consensual Discourse Among Secular and Nonsecular Muslims in Indonesia

Mirjam Künkler

in Democracy and Islam in Indonesia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231161916
eISBN:
9780231535052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231161916.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter addresses the crucial question of how democratic attitudes emerged within the major Muslim civil society groups in Indonesia, the Nahdlatul Ulama (NU) and the Muhammadiyah. Key religious ... More


How Context Shapes the Authority of International Courts

Karen J. Alter, Laurence R. Helfer, and Mikael Rask Madsen

in International Court Authority

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198795582
eISBN:
9780191836909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198795582.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter elaborates our authority framework, explaining how we measure narrow, intermediate, and extensive authority, and then identifies a range of institutional, social, and political factors ... More


Revision of National Policy on Education, 1986

R.V. Vaidyanatha Ayyar

in History of Education Policymaking in India, 1947-2016

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780199474943
eISBN:
9780199090891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199474943.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter describes the process of revising NPE, 1986, and offers an insightful account of the manner in which the Education Secretary Anil Bordia protected NPE, 1986, from the onslaught of the ... More


Introduction

Xuefei Ren

in Governing the Urban in China and India: Land Grabs, Slum Clear Ance, and the War on Air Pollution

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691203393
eISBN:
9780691203416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691203393.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter focuses on urban governance in China that exhibits a territorial logic centered on territorial institutions and authorities, such as local governments and officials. It also talks about ... More


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