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Conclusion: Out of Right Field and into Home

C. Neal Stewart

in Genetically Modified Planet: Environmental Impacts of Genetically Engineered Plants

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195157451
eISBN:
9780199790388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195157451.003.0013
Subject:
Biology, Biotechnology

Environmental risks must be viewed in context with benefits. Biotechnology must be compared with the current best alternative technologies, and not with idealistic but impractical farming practices. ... More


The Human Rights of Companies: Exploring the Structure of ECHR Protection

Marius Emberland

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199289837
eISBN:
9780191700545
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199289837.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This book studies the response of the European Court of Human Rights, the international court that supervises governmental compliance with the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR), to ... More


Self-regulation, Meta-regulation, and Regulatory Networks

Robert Baldwin, Martin Cave, and Martin Lodge

in Understanding Regulation: Theory, Strategy, and Practice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199576081
eISBN:
9780191806698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199576081.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This chapter examines self-regulation and other modes of delegating the regulatory function to bodies beyond the state. In particular, it considers the case for relying on audits of corporate risk ... More


‘The Power of Radio’: Radio and Social Change

Charlotte Bedford

in Making Waves Behind Bars: The Prison Radio Association

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781529203363
eISBN:
9781529203516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529203363.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter utilizes the Prison Radio Association's (PRA) core statement regarding ‘the power of radio’ as a starting point from which to explore the key ideas around radio as a socially and ... More


Unwinding Technocracy

Annelise Riles

in Collateral Knowledge: Legal Reasoning in the Global Financial Markets

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226719320
eISBN:
9780226719344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226719344.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter explores the technocratic state which was framed as a problem of bureaucratic rationality. It does this through an ethnographic account of one instance of crisis surrounding the ... More


Incentives in Executive Compensation: A Final Assessment

Robert W. Kolb

in Too Much Is Not Enough: Incentives in Executive Compensation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199829583
eISBN:
9780190258498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199829583.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This chapter summarizes the weight of evidence on incentive compensation and shows how it can be improved through the strengthening of corporate governance. It characterizes a system of beneficial ... More


The Vaccination Controversy: The Rise, Reign and Fall of Compulsory Vaccination for Smallpox

Stanley Williamson

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310867
eISBN:
9781846314216
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314216
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Smallpox was for several centuries one of the most deadly, most contagious, and most feared of diseases. This book charts the history of one of the most controversial techniques in medical history. ... More


Employer Pensions Taking Root

Sylvester J. Schieber

in The Predictable Surprise: Unraveling the U.S. Retirement System

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199890958
eISBN:
9780190261382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199890958.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter looks at the early development of employer-sponsored pension plans. The evolution of employer-sponsored pensions from the 1910s until the passage of the Employee Retirement Income ... More


Sovereign Wealth Funds and National Security

Patrick DeSouza and W. Michael Reisman

in Sovereign Investment: Concerns and Policy Reactions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199937929
eISBN:
9780190260163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199937929.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines the national security implications of sovereign wealth funds (SWFs). More specifically, it considers the evolving balancing act between the prudent sovereign management of ... More


Introduction: Contemporary Shamanisms in Norway

Trude Fonneland

in Contemporary Shamanisms in Norway

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190678821
eISBN:
9780190699239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190678821.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

In the introduction, the outline of the chapters is presented, and the context for the study of contemporary shamanisms in Norway is drawn. The chapter provides an outline for why I have chosen to ... More


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