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Mothers on the Fast Track: How a New Generation Can Balance Family and Careers

Mary Ann Mason and Eve Mason Ekman

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195182675
eISBN:
9780199944019
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182675.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

In the past few decades the number of women entering graduate and professional schools has been going up and up, while the number of women reaching the top rung of the corporate and academic worlds ... More


A Freer Hand to Promote Free Trade: Fast Track from Nixon to G. W. Bush

Jasmine Farrier

in Congressional Ambivalence: The Political Burdens of Constitutional Authority

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813192628
eISBN:
9780813135496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813192628.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter focuses on the institutional developments surrounding the 30-year history of the fast-track trade implementation process that have a similarity to the BRAC commissions and tell an ... More


Politicization and Framing: Linking Environmental and Labor Rights

Tamara Kay and R. L. Evans

in Trade Battles: Activism and the Politicization of International Trade Policy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190847432
eISBN:
9780190847470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190847432.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter examines how labor and environmental activists initially came together to broaden a labor-environmental rights frame during the fight over fast-track reauthorization in Congress. It ... More


Fast-track leadership development programmes: the new micro-philanthropy of future elites

James R. Duggan

in Corporate Elites and the Reform of Public Education

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447326809
eISBN:
9781447326816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447326809.003.0010
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

The chapter contributes to discussions on public sector fast-track leadership schemes as an elite re-professionalising project that occurs within and across different domains of the public sector. An ... More


Doctrinal Pictures of Rape Trials: How to Do Things with Feminism

Pratiksha Baxi

in Public Secrets of Law: Rape Trials in India

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780198089568
eISBN:
9780199082698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198089568.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Judicial words bear illocutionary force: become acts or mandates for deeds. In a basic sense, ‘a legal world is built only to the extent that there are commitments that place the body in line … the ... More


Mobilizing Public and Legislative Hostility against NAFTA

Tamara Kay and R. L. Evans

in Trade Battles: Activism and the Politicization of International Trade Policy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190847432
eISBN:
9780190847470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190847432.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter examines how activists used outsider strategies and mobilized public pressure to increase legislative opposition to NAFTA during the substantive treaty negotiations that followed passage ... More


Alleviating Energy Poverty in Africa: A Story of Leapfrogging, Localizing, and Fast-Tracking

Leila Benali and Andy Barrett

in Energy Poverty: Global Challenges and Local Solutions

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199682362
eISBN:
9780191762925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199682362.003.0022
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Conundrums abound in the history of electricity development in Africa, due to paradigms embedded in developed economies and misalignments between community, industry, and national interests. The ... More


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