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The Quai D’Orsay and External Influences, 1898–1914

M. B. HAYNE

in he French Foreign Office and the Origins of the First World War, 1898–1914

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202707
eISBN:
9780191675492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202707.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

How external individuals and groups were able bring an effective pressure to bear on the Quai d'Orsay and shape its governmental policy are explored in this chapter. The 1875 constitution entitled ... More


Brazil: Immigration in Brazil: The Insertion of Different Groups

Zeila de Brito Fabri Demartini

in Immigration Worldwide: Policies, Practices, and Trends

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195388138
eISBN:
9780199863440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388138.003.0027
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Communities and Organizations

The paper deals with the phenomenon of immigration in Brazil, in the 19th and 20th centuries, explaining the factors that had favored that as well as the positioning of the Brazilian state with ... More


Towards a Flexible Labour Market: Labour Legislation and Regulation since the 1990s

Paul Davies and Mark Freedland

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199217878
eISBN:
9780191712326
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199217878.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This book deals with the development of employment legislation and policy in the United Kingdom during the period from the early 1990s until 2006. The core of the work consists of a critical analysis ... More


An Introduction to the History of Debt

Louis Hyman

in Debtor Nation: The History of America in Red Ink

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691140681
eISBN:
9781400838400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691140681.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This introductory chapter provides a history of debt. While personal lending had always existed, before 1917 it had never been legal to charge interest rates high enough to turn a profit and, equally ... More


African Refugees and Diasporic Struggles in Cairo

Diane Singerman

in Cairo Contested: Governance, Urban Space, and Global Modernity

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774162886
eISBN:
9781617970351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162886.003.0018
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter argues that African migrant groups are marginalized on the level of governmental policies, national discourse, and daily life yet, despite these exclusionary policies and economic ... More


Workplace Flexibility Options

Jocelyn Elise Crowley

in Mothers Unite!: Organizing for Workplace Flexibility and the Transformation of Family Life

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451751
eISBN:
9780801467455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451751.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter explains workplace flexibility as a unifying concept for bringing all mothers together. Exploring across groups and the work-for-pay/stay-at-home dichotomy, it addresses the question of ... More


Social and Labour Rights under the EU Constitution

Brian Bercusson

in Social Rights in Europe

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199287994
eISBN:
9780191700477
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199287994.003.0009
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This chapter addresses the recurrent question of justiciability, and, relatedly, indivisibility, tackling the question of social rights under the new, although now ill-fated European Union ... More


Introduction

Matthew D. Adler

in Measuring Social Welfare: An Introduction

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780190643027
eISBN:
9780190643065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190643027.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter is a brief introduction to Measuring Social Welfare. The book provides an overview of the social welfare function (SWF) framework for assessing governmental policy. This introductory ... More


Discussion and Conclusions

Zohar Amar and Efraim Lev

in Arabian Drugs in Early Medieval Mediterranean Medicine

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780748697816
eISBN:
9781474430418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748697816.003.0004
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter draws some conclusions from the researches laid out in the previous chapter. It considers the extent of the Indian contribution to the inventory of medicinal substances in the early ... More


Baptism 1893

in Citizen: Jane Addams and the Struggle for Democracy

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226446998
eISBN:
9780226447018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226447018.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Between 1892, when she first emerged on the national stage, and 1898, Jane Addams would become increasingly engaged in shaping governmental policy. In retrospect, Addams saw this broadening of her ... More


The Economics of Climate Change: Adaptations Past and Present

Gary D. Libecap and Richard H. Steckel (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226479880
eISBN:
9780226479903
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226479903.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The book responds to proceedings of the past couple of decades, especially the efficacy of collective action in light of reports of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). The types of ... More


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