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Why Cooperate?: The Incentive to Supply Global Public Goods

Scott Barrett

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199211890
eISBN:
9780191695827
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199211890.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Climate change, nuclear proliferation, and the threat of a global pandemic have the potential to impact each of our lives. Preventing these threats poses a serious global challenge, but ignoring them ... More


A Short History and Thematic Overview

Victor V. Ramraj and Matthew Little

in Covid-19 in Asia: Law and Policy Contexts

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780197553831
eISBN:
9780197553862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197553831.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter provides a short history and epidemiological overview of the Covid-19 pandemic, from its origin in Wuhan, China, to its spread across Asia and around the world. It identifies the five ... More


Taiwan: Democracy, Technology, and Civil Society

Wen-Chen Chang and Chun-Yuan Lin

in Covid-19 in Asia: Law and Policy Contexts

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780197553831
eISBN:
9780197553862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197553831.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter analyzes Taiwan’s legal and policy responses to the Covid-19 pandemic. Given Taiwan’s geographical proximity and close economic ties with China, the initial epicentre of coronavirus, it ... More


Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome, the First Pandemic of the Twenty-First Century; Middle East Respiratory Syndrome; and the 2019–2020 Outbreak of 2019-nCoV

Michael B. A. Oldstone

in Viruses, Plagues, and History: Past, Present, and Future

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190056780
eISBN:
9780197523292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190056780.003.0013
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology

This chapter assesses Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), which represented the first new viral pandemic of the 21st century. Beginning mysteriously in Southern China during November of 2002, ... More


Philosophical Foundations of Medical Law

Andelka M. Phillips, Thana C. de Campos, and Jonathan Herring (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198796558
eISBN:
9780191837814
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198796558.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Medical Law

In recent years, there has been renewed interest in the philosophical foundations of medical law. With advances in personalized medicine, the nature of the doctor–patient relationship is being ... More


“You’ve got to do something radical”: Intersectional praxis in social movements

Michael A. Messner

in Unconventional Combat: Intersectional Action in the Veterans' Peace Movement

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780197573631
eISBN:
9780197573679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197573631.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change, Race and Ethnicity

The final chapter touches back on the stories of veteran activists Wendy Barranco, Phoenix Johnson, Monique Salhab, Monisha Ríos, Stephen Funk, and Brittany Ramos DeBarros to consider the future of ... More


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