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 An Economic Assessment of Market‐Based Approaches to Regulating the Municipal Solid Waste Stream

Peter S. Menell

in Moving to Markets in Environmental Regulation: Lessons from Twenty Years of Experience

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195189650
eISBN:
9780199783694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189650.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This essay explores the potential for pricing mechanisms to help internalize the costs and benefits of municipal solid waste management. It provides a comprehensive history of the development of ... More


Water Quality Issues in Developing Countries 1

López Ramón and Michael A. Toman

in Economic Development and Environmental Sustainability: New Policy Options

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199298006
eISBN:
9780191603877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199298009.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Of all the environmental concerns that developing countries face, the lack of adequate and good quality water is probably the most serious. This chapter examines two issues arising from poor water ... More


Pricing the Planet's Future: The Economics of Discounting in an Uncertain World

Christian Gollier

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691148762
eISBN:
9781400845408
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691148762.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Our path of economic development has generated a growing list of environmental problems including the disposal of nuclear waste, exhaustion of natural resources, loss of biodiversity, climate change, ... More


Introduction

Katharina Kummer

in International Management of Hazardous Wastes: The Basel Convention and Related Legal Rules

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198259947
eISBN:
9780191682032
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198259947.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

The problem of transboundary transport of toxic and dangerous wastes and their disposal has become a major environmental issue acknowledged by the international community. Various international ... More


Statistical Inference in Nonparametric Frontier Models: Recent Developments and Perspectives

Léopold Simar Paul W. Wilson

in The Measurement of Productive Efficiency and Productivity Change

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195183528
eISBN:
9780199870288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183528.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter recasts the parametric and statistical approach of Chapter 2, and the nonparametric and deterministic approach of Chapter 3 into a nonparametric and statistical approach. It presents in ... More


Introduction

Mark Harrison

in The Medical War: British Military Medicine in the First World War

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199575824
eISBN:
9780191595158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199575824.003.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This introductory chapter places the First World War in the context of previous conflicts and sets the scene for the following chapters, with an overview of developments in British military medicine ... More


Building the Medical Machine: the Western Front, 1914–June 1916

Mark Harrison

in The Medical War: British Military Medicine in the First World War

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199575824
eISBN:
9780191595158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199575824.003.0002
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines casualty disposal (the evacuation and treatment of casualties) from the beginning of the war through to mid-1916. Beginning with an analysis of planning for a continental ... More


The machine in Motion: the Western Front, July 1916–November 1918

Mark Harrison

in The Medical War: British Military Medicine in the First World War

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199575824
eISBN:
9780191595158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199575824.003.0003
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the role of the medical services in the major offensives that began in the summer of 1916 with the Battle of the Somme. It shows how arrangements for casualty disposal were ... More


‘Wonder and pain’: Mesopotamia, November 1914–May 1916

Mark Harrison

in The Medical War: British Military Medicine in the First World War

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199575824
eISBN:
9780191595158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199575824.003.0006
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter looks at the period from the landings of the predominantly Indian force in November 1914 through to the wholesale changes of early 1916, which saw the replacement of commanders and the ... More


Military medicine in transition: Mesopotamia, June 1916–November 1918

Mark Harrison

in The Medical War: British Military Medicine in the First World War

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199575824
eISBN:
9780191595158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199575824.003.0008
Subject:
History, Military History

From 1916 the very dismal medical situation in Mesopotamia began to improve due to a massive injection of manpower and resources and a wholesale change of command. The headquarters staff in ... More


Corporate Governance Reform of China's Banking System

Leng Jing

in Corporate Governance and Financial Reform in China's Transition Economy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099319
eISBN:
9789882206786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099319.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

The reform experienced by the “big four” (China's state-owned commercial banks) was aimed at addressing the problem of state ownership and its associated costs. China' SOE reform was fundamentally ... More


Disposing of Modernity: The Archaeology of Garbage and Consumerism during Chicago's 1893 World's Fair

Rebecca S. Graff

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780813066493
eISBN:
9780813058702
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066493.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Through archaeological and archival research from sites associated with the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago, Disposing of Modernity explores the changing world of urban America at the ... More


Health

Nicholas S. Hopkins, Sohair R. Mehanna, and Salah El-Haggar

in People and Pollution: Cultural Constructions and Social Action in Egypt

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789774245725
eISBN:
9781617970962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774245725.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Health is a critical issue in the understanding of the quality of life. This chapter examines perceptions and understandings relating to health in the context of the quality of life. In many ... More


Archaeobotany: The Archaeology of Human-Plant Interactions

Marijke van der Veen

in The Science of Roman History: Biology, Climate, and the Future of the Past

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691195988
eISBN:
9781400889730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691195988.003.0003
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter aims to highlight what can be achieved through archaeobotany by focusing on one aspect: food. It is divided into five main sections, each concentrating on one of the five phases of food: ... More


Appellate Authorities and Their Role

Sudhir Naib

in The Right to Information Act 2005: A Handbook

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198067474
eISBN:
9780199081226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198067474.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter is concerned with the different procedures on the disposal of first appeal by the Departmental Appellate Authority, as well as the disposal of a second appeal by the Information ... More


Destruction and human remains: Disposal and concealment in genocide and mass violence

Anstett Élisabeth and Dreyfus Jean-Marc (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719096020
eISBN:
9781781707876
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096020.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Destruction and human remains investigates a crucial question frequently neglected from academic debate in the fields of mass violence and Genocide Studies: what is done to the bodies of the victims ... More


Legal Aspects of Carbon Capture and Storage

Nigel Bankes and Martha Roggenkamp

in Beyond The Carbon Economy: Energy Law in Transition

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199532698
eISBN:
9780191701054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532698.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

Carbon capture and storage (CCS) is one of a number of potential technological options to reduce anthropogenic emissions of carbon dioxide. The literature generally identifies up to four different ... More


Introduction: the tales destruction tells1

Anstett Élisabeth and Dreyfus Jean-Marc

in Destruction and human remains: Disposal and concealment in genocide and mass violence

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719096020
eISBN:
9781781707876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096020.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The introduction will detail how the different disciplines (history - anthropology - sociology - law) approach the question of dead bodies during the killing processes. Corpses can be systematically ... More


The Acquisition and Disposal of Property

Norman Doe

in The Legal Framework of the Church of England: A Critical Study in a Comparative Context

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198262206
eISBN:
9780191682315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198262206.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Like the Roman Catholic Church, the acquisition and disposal of property in the Church of England is governed by both internal and state-made law. However, many rules created by the Church of England ... More


Consumption and Conspicuous Disposal

Rebecca S. Graff

in Disposing of Modernity: The Archaeology of Garbage and Consumerism during Chicago's 1893 World's Fair

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780813066493
eISBN:
9780813058702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066493.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter refocuses attention on the archaeological elements of both sites: the goods people consumed as evidenced via their garbage, waste management regimes, and the “conspicuous disposal” ... More


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