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The Work of Patient Advocacy

Duana Fullwiley

in The Enculturated Gene: Sickle Cell Health Politics and Biological Difference in West Africa

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691123165
eISBN:
9781400840410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691123165.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter further explores issues of patients' tenacity to shape science, through advocacy on an international level, and investigates the ways that making a disease public in Africa often entails ... More


Environment and Statecraft: The Strategy of Environmental Treaty-Making

Scott Barrett

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780199286096
eISBN:
9780191602832
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199286094.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book develops a theory of international cooperation on environmental issues. The theory integrates a number of disciplines, including game theory, economics, international law, and international ... More


Global Health Governance Problems

Jennifer Prah Ruger

in Global Health Justice and Governance

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780199694631
eISBN:
9780191862144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199694631.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, International

Global health institutions, including the World Health Organization and other United Nations organizations, the World Bank, the vast numbers of foundations, civil society organizations and other ... More


Trafficking Social Change: The Global Social Problem Film in the 2000s

Andrew deWaard and R. Colin Tait

in The Cinema of Steven Soderbergh: Indie Sex, Corporate Lies, and Digital Videotape

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165518
eISBN:
9780231850391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165518.003.0010
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter isolates a unique cycle of films considered as the ‘global social problem film’ (GSP). This subgenre's characteristics and iconography are outlined in Traffic (2000, the first film in ... More


State, Sovereignty, and International Governance

Gerard Kreijen, Marcel Brus, Jorris Duursma, Elizabeth De Vos, and John Dugard (eds)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199245383
eISBN:
9780191697456
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199245383.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

How can the international community respond to states that fail to respect fundamental rules of international law? Does a state that collapses into anarchy lose its sovereignty? Does the increasingly ... More


The Cruelest Wave: Climate Refugees

Orrin H. Pilkey, Linda Pilkey-Jarvis, and Keith C. Pilkey

in Retreat from a Rising Sea: Hard Choices in an Age of Climate Change

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231168441
eISBN:
9780231541800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168441.003.0009
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

The climate refugee problem will dwarf the current political refugee problem facing western Europe. Bangladesh with millions of people on the delta will provide the greatest number of refugees that ... More


Climate Change and the Extractives Sector

Tony Addison

in Extractive Industries: The Management of Resources as a Driver of Sustainable Development

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198817369
eISBN:
9780191858871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817369.003.0022
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Climate change is one of the world’s most complex and urgent global problems—many argue that it is the greatest challenge. Climate change adaptation and mitigation are fundamental to the evolution of ... More


Fourteen Points for the Twenty-First Century: A Renewed Appeal for Cooperative Internationalism

Richard H. Immerman and Jeffrey A. Engel (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813179001
eISBN:
9780813179018
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813179001.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book is a collection of fourteen solutions for some of the twenty-first century’s greatest challenges. Each of the contributors—selected for their expertise and accomplishments in fields as ... More


When International Law Works: Realistic Idealism After 9/11 and the Global Recession

Tai-Heng Cheng

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780195370171
eISBN:
9780190259716
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195370171.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This book addresses the current international law debates and transcends them. Responding to influential statements on international law by such scholars as Goldsmith, Posner, O'Connell, and Guzman, ... More


Rethinking policy and politics: Reflections on contemporary debates in policy studies

Sarah Ayres (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447319467
eISBN:
9781447319474
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447319467.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

In recent years the nature of policy and politics has witnessed significant transformations. These have challenged perceptions about the ways in which policy is studied, designed, delivered and ... More


Care and Human Rights: A Reply to Virginia Held

Susan Mendus

in Philosophical Foundations of Human Rights

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199688623
eISBN:
9780191768101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688623.003.0037
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Philosophy of Law

This chapter presents a response to the previous chapter’s account of the human rights. Chapter 35 raised concerns about whether human rights can adequately respond to our most serious global ... More


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