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Goods and Services in EC Law: A Study of the Relationship Between the Freedoms

Jukka Snell

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199250097
eISBN:
9780191697883
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250097.001.0001
Subject:
Law, EU Law

The book examines the law of the free movement of goods and services. These two freedoms are fundamental to the European Community's internal market and form the basis for an ever-increasing number ... More


Technological Change

John P. Burkett

in Microeconomics: Optimization, Experiments, and Behavior

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195189629
eISBN:
9780199850778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189629.003.0023
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter discusses the microeconomic concept of technological change. This term refers to the alteration in the stock of knowledge relevant to producing goods and services. Technological research ... More


The Nature of Money

John Hicks

in A Market Theory of Money

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198287247
eISBN:
9780191596407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198287240.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

It will no doubt be taken for granted that in the markets that have been discussed so far, the typical transaction is an exchange of some article (good or service) for something that is recognized as ... More


Corporate Social Responsibility

Adrian Cadbury

in Corporate Governance and Chairmanship A Personal View

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199252008
eISBN:
9780191698088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199252008.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Strategy

This chapter focuses on company policy on social responsibility. The broadest way of defining social responsibility is to say that the continued existence of companies is based on an implied ... More


Policy Context

Peter Vincent-Jones

in The New Public Contracting: Regulation, Responsiveness, Relationality

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199291274
eISBN:
9780191700606
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199291274.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter begins with a brief account of the key public sector reforms, tracing the genealogy of the New Public Contracting from the early 1980s through to the present day. It explores the ... More


Quality

Hugh Collins

in Regulating Contracts

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199258017
eISBN:
9780191717857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258017.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter considers the problem of disappointments arising from poor quality in goods and services. Although no one doubts that poor quality sometimes occurs, the question of whether any type of ... More


New understandings for prevention

Kate Morris, Marian Barnes, and Paul Mason

in Children, families and social exclusion: New approaches to prevention

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349668
eISBN:
9781447301806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349668.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter looks at different ways of understanding prevention, based on the previous analysis of the National Evaluation of the Children's Fund (NECF) in practice, and relates these to the ... More


Non-workplace discrimination

Evelyn Ellis and Philippa Watson

in EU Anti-Discrimination Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199698462
eISBN:
9780191745904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698462.003.0008
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The eighth chapter focuses on non-workplace discrimination. The relevant provisions of the Race Directive and the Goods and Services Directive are examined, as well as the Test-Achats judgment and ... More


Conclusion: Towards a Politics of Hope

Alan Mittleman

in Hope in a Democratic Age: Philosophy, Religion, and Political Theory

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199297153
eISBN:
9780191700835
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297153.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Religion and Society

This concluding chapter reflects on the potential role that the Jewish and Christian constructions of biblical hope could play in the liberal societies, particularly in the United States. Modern ... More


Knowing Luxury: From Socio-Cultural Value to Market Price?

Joanne Roberts and John Armitage

in Critical Luxury Studies: Art, Design, Media

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474402613
eISBN:
9781474422291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474402613.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter is concerned with the epistemology — or the nature and scope of knowledge — about luxury. The purpose here is not merely to define luxury but, rather, to explore how luxury is known and ... More


The Ethics of America's Health Care Debate

Tsung-mei Cheng and Uwe E. Reinhardt (eds)

in Uniting America: Restoring the Vital Center to American Democracy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108569
eISBN:
9780300133189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108569.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History

American health policy is a paradox: it is extremely generous—as reflected by the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990—yet neglects hard-working, low-income families such as those of poorly paid ... More


Goods and Services

Jane Calderwood Norton

in Freedom of Religious Organizations

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199689682
eISBN:
9780191769467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199689682.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Religious organizations are often actively involved in providing goods and services to both their members and the wider public. As with membership admission and employment, however, the activities of ... More


Public Sector Economics and the Need for Reforms

Apostolis Philippopoulos (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034449
eISBN:
9780262332361
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034449.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

The public sector has grown substantially in the last fifty years. In the euro area total government expenditures have been around 50% of GDP since the early 2000s, resulting in a growing tax burden, ... More


Enhancing Local Content in Uganda

Ritwika Sen

in Mining for Change: Natural Resources and Industry in Africa

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780198851172
eISBN:
9780191885914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198851172.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter analyses policy options to promote local content in Uganda as it transitions to an oil-producing country. It contends that productive linkages between oil and gas exporters and domestic ... More


Happiness: A Revolution in Economics

Bruno S. Frey

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262062770
eISBN:
9780262273213
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262062770.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

Revolutionary developments in economics are rare. The conservative bias of the field and its enshrined knowledge make it difficult to introduce new ideas not in line with received theory. Happiness ... More


The Advance of Globalization from Shallow to Deep Integration

Baldev Raj Nayar

in The Geopolitics of Globalization: The Consequences for Development

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195693034
eISBN:
9780199081783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195693034.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter explains how economic globalization refers to the integration of different regional markets into a world market in which goods and services are exchanged at the local community or ... More


Economics for Humans

Julie A. Nelson

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226572024
eISBN:
9780226572055
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226572055.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

At its core, an economy is about providing goods and services for human well-being. But many economists and critics preach that an economy is something far different: a cold and heartless system that ... More


Legislating for equality: evaluating the Disability Discrimination Act 1995

Alan Roulstone and Colin Barnes

in Working futures?: Disabled people, policy and social inclusion

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346261
eISBN:
9781447304333
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346261.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter presents selected findings from some recent studies of the working of the Disability Discrimination Act. It focuses on the third of a series of studies that looked at the Act's ... More


International Cultural Heritage Law

Janet Blake

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198723516
eISBN:
9780191790300
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723516.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This book explores the international (including regional) law currently governing the protection and safeguarding of cultural heritage in peacetime and related international cultural policy-making. ... More


Productivity and Economic Reform

Vijay Joshi

in India's Long Road: The Search for Prosperity

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190610135
eISBN:
9780190610166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190610135.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter is concerned with the pervasive inefficiencies in the Indian economy that impede rapid productivity growth, and the reforms needed. A major distortion is the presence of price controls ... More


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