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Hong Kong and the Cold War: Anglo-American Relations 1949-1957

Chi-kwan Mark

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199273706
eISBN:
9780191706240
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273706.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

After 1949, the British Empire in Hong Kong was more vulnerable than the lack of Chinese demand for return and the success of Hong Kong's economic transformations might have suggested. Its ... More


Clausewitz and a New Containment: the Limitation of War and Violence

Andreas Herberg-Rothe

in Clausewitz in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199232024
eISBN:
9780191716133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232024.003.0017
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

We are witnessing a worldwide expansion of war and the removal of restraints on the use of violence. These trends should be countered by what George Kennan called in 1987, a new form of containment. ... More


Conclusion

Peter J. Yearwood

in Guarantee of Peace: The League of Nations in British Policy 1914-1925

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199226733
eISBN:
9780191710308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226733.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The League/Locarno system provided the basis for European stability for the rest of the 1920s. Useful parallels can be drawn with the policy of containment of the Soviet Union after the Second World ... More


Imagining Better Refugee Policy

Arthur C. Helton

in The Price of Indifference: Refugees and Humanitarian Action in the New Century

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250318
eISBN:
9780191599477
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250316.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Different policy futures could result from preferences such as containment, international cooperation, or taking a proactive approach. The continuing problem of forced displacement makes ... More


Conclusion: The Federal Vision Beyond the Federal State

Kalypso Nicolaidis

in The Federal Vision: Legitimacy and Levels of Governance in the United States and the European Union

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199245000
eISBN:
9780191599996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199245002.003.0019
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Fleshes out some of the common horizontal themes emerging from the book, and presents the broad elements of federal vision that have been discussed. The vision calls for five concurrent shifts in ... More


Who Pays for Health Care Reform?

Susan Giaimo

in The New Politics of the Welfare State

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198297567
eISBN:
9780191600104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198297564.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

In this second of three chapters on the distinctive policy dynamics of particular areas of social provision, Susan Giaimo addresses the issue of whether the success of the reformed welfare state in ... More


Medical Drug Utilization Information Systems in the United States and Europe

Chrisanthi Avgerou

in Information Systems and Global Diversity

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199263424
eISBN:
9780191714252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199263424.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter examines information systems for the use of medical drugs, known as drug utilization systems, also referred to as prescription systems in the UK. Since the 1980s, information systems in ... More


The Mountain and the Runaway Daughter

Rebecca M. Empson

in Harnessing Fortune: Personhood, Memory and Place in Mongolia

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264737
eISBN:
9780191753992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264737.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter presents narratives concerned with people's past experiences of loss and migration. This is explored through the prism of their current interstitial position as an ethnic minority living ... More


Global Concert of Democracies?

Nicola Casarini

in Remaking Global Order: The Evolution of Europe-China Relations and its Implications for East Asia and the United States

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199560073
eISBN:
9780191721168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560073.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter focuses on the evolution of the EU's foreign and security policy towards China and East Asia, including EU realignment on the position of the United States following the shelving of the ... More


Event Measurement and Containment

Anita Mittwoch

in Lexical Semantics, Syntax, and Event Structure

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199544325
eISBN:
9780191720536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199544325.003.0012
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics

The chapter argues that in‐adverbials as in Jane walked five miles in one hour do not directly measure the event, but rather an interval containing the event. This explains why they work on a ... More


Cost Containment versus National Health Insurance

Jill Quadagno

in One Nation, Uninsured: Why the U.S. Has No National Health Insurance

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195160390
eISBN:
9780199944026
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195160390.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter examines the 10-year struggle of federal officials to introduce the measures of cost containment, discussing the effect this struggle had on the hope of national health insurance and ... More


The Revolt of the Corporate Purchaser

Jill Quadagno

in One Nation, Uninsured: Why the U.S. Has No National Health Insurance

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195160390
eISBN:
9780199944026
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195160390.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter shows how the failure of federal cost containment provoked corporate purchasers to experiment with their own methods for controlling costs, leading to managed care in the 1990s and ... More


The International response to the outbreak of SARS, 2003

David L. Heymann

in SARS: A case study in emerging infections

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198568193
eISBN:
9780191718175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198568193.003.0012
Subject:
Biology, Disease Ecology / Epidemiology

On 15 March 2003, the WHO issued an emergency alert to a novel severe disease spreading along the routes of international air travel. A case definition was provided and the new disease was named ... More


Root Causes

Stephen Castles and Nicholas Van Hear

in Global Migration Governance

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199600458
eISBN:
9780191723544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600458.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the global governance of issue-areas affecting the underlying causes of movement notably in areas such as peace and security and global economic governance. It argues that an ... More


The emergence of Nipah and Hendra virus: pathogen dynamics across a wildlife-livestock-human continuum

Peter Daszak, R. K. Plowright, J. H. Epstein, J. Pulliam, S. Abdul Rahman, H. E. Field, A. Jamaluddin, S. H. Sharifah, C. S. Smith, K. J. Olival, S. Luby, K. Halpin, A. D. Hyatt, and A. A. Cunningham

in Disease Ecology: Community structure and pathogen dynamics

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198567080
eISBN:
9780191717871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567080.003.0013
Subject:
Biology, Disease Ecology / Epidemiology

This chapter reviews recent research on the emergence of the Nipah and Hendra viruses, two lethal zoonotic paramyxoviruses that first emerged from fruit bat reservoirs in Malaysia in 1999 and ... More


Breach of Promise in the Early Nineteenth Century (1800–50): Strategies of Containment, a Created Inconsistency, and the Aesthetic of the Grotesque

Saskia Lettmaier

in Broken Engagements: The Action for Breach of Promise of Marriage and the Feminine Ideal, 1800-1940

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199569977
eISBN:
9780191722066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569977.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter opens with a case study (Orford v. Cole) that presents in detail the way the breach-of-promise action was structured around nineteenth-century notions of ideal womanhood. It provides a ... More


Being in

Benjamin Morison

in On Location: Aristotle's Concept of Place

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199247912
eISBN:
9780191598067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199247919.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Something is said to be in a place, and so its place is one of the things in which it is. If x is in y, then y contains x. Something may contain something else either derivatively, or in its own ... More


The Minimal Theory

Herman Cappelen and Ernie Lepore

in Language Turned on Itself: The Semantics and Pragmatics of Metalinguistic Discourse

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199231195
eISBN:
9780191710810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231195.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

The following disquotational schema for quotation was noted in Chapter 3: (QS) “e” quotes “e” (where “e” is replaceable by any quotable item). The Minimal Theory of Quotation (MT) is the view that QS ... More


Beyond Modality

Gillian Russell

in Truth in Virtue of Meaning: A Defence of the Analytic/Synthetic Distinction

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199232192
eISBN:
9780191715907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232192.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

A final problem left over from the previous chapter is that of substantive necessity. How are we to distinguish substantively necessary sentences from analytic ones? This problem arises because we ... More


Fascist and Liberal Visions of War: Fuller, Liddell Hart, Douhet, and Other Modernists

Azar Gat

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207153
eISBN:
9780191677519
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207153.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History, History of Ideas

In this study, the author examines how the theories of mechanized war developed throughout the industrial world in the first decades of the twentieth century. He explains why the most famous pioneers ... More


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