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Child Trafficking

Susan C. Mapp

in Global Child Welfare and Well-Being

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195339710
eISBN:
9780199863686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195339710.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

The definition of child trafficking and Palermo Protocol are set forth, together with the Optional Protocol to the CRC on child trafficking. Causes for child trafficking are examined including ... More


Forests in Assam: Merchant Trade to Imperial Economy

Arupjyoti Saikia

in Forests and Ecological History of Assam, 1826–2000

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198069539
eISBN:
9780199081240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198069539.003.0005
Subject:
History, Indian History

Commercial exploitation of the forests products became the predominant agenda of the colonial forest policy during the 1870s. During this period, forestry was seen as profit-generating machine where ... More


Popular Fiction before Richardson: Narrative Patterns 1700–1739

John J. Richetti

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112631
eISBN:
9780191670824
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112631.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This is a study of those narratives which were written and widely read in England during the first 40 years of the eighteenth century, but which have been hitherto neglected or despised by historians ... More


Crime Against Women and Juveniles

O.P. Mishra

in Policing Delhi: Urbanization, Crime, and Law Enforcement

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198075950
eISBN:
9780199080892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198075950.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter talks about crime against women and juveniles, which have taken different forms with the changing socio-economic scenario in Delhi. The chapter lists the broad categories for classifying ... More


Living with Dignity II: Patents and Contracts

Beryck Beyleveld and Roger Brownsword

in Human Dignity in Bioethics and Biolaw

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198268260
eISBN:
9780191683473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198268260.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter considers the bearing of human dignity on the commercial exploitation of the human body. First, it discusses the patentability of human gene sequences. It then addresses contractual ... More


Commercial Trade

Anthony B. Wilson

in Amphibian Declines: The Conservation Status of United States Species

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520235922
eISBN:
9780520929432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520235922.003.0022
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

The international and interstate trade in amphibians is enormous and legally complex. The U.S. Federal Animal Welfare Act of 1966 regulates the use of animals for research and exhibition, as well as ... More


Three Industry Evolutions That Changed Festival Culture

Fabian Holt

in Everyone Loves Live Music: A Theory of Performance Institutions

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226738406
eISBN:
9780226738680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226738680.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter provides substance to the book’s argument that the festival industry has played a major role in transforming festival culture over the past few decades. The profiles and trajectories of ... More


Black Belt Hoodoo in the Post–World War II Cultural Environment

Katrina Hazzard-Donald

in Mojo Workin': The Old African American Hoodoo System

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037290
eISBN:
9780252094460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037290.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the place of the black belt Hoodoo complex in the cultural environment after World War II, with particular focus on several contemporary root practitioners working in the old ... More


The Anti-Whaling Campaign

Charlotte Epstein

in The Power of Words in International Relations: Birth of an Anti-Whaling Discourse

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262050920
eISBN:
9780262272384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262050920.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the precise stunts, gestures, tactics, and strategies activists used to successfully denormalize whaling. A key strategy consisted of rewriting the discursive categories ... More


Obtaining information: The typical fish

Derek Burton and Margaret Burton

in Essential Fish Biology: Diversity, structure, and function

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198785552
eISBN:
9780191827433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198785552.003.0015
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology, Animal Biology

Large numbers of scientific publications about fish appear each year, resulting in accumulation of a vast quantity of information, and this has become a major enterprise. However, much of the ... More


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