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Consumer Focus

Alok Kumar and Sushanta K. Chatterjee

in Electricity Sector in India: Policy and Regulation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198082279
eISBN:
9780199082063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082279.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Protection of consumers’ interest is one of the key objectives of the Electricity Act, 2003 and it has been explicitly articulated in the preamble of the Act. The chapter explains in brief the ... More


Epilogue: The Perspective of Half a Century

Ashley Jackson

in Botswana 1939–1945: An African Country at War

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207641
eISBN:
9780191677762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207641.003.0012
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Generally, those who participated in the British army have articulated how they are proud to have been part of the efforts during the Second World War, and these men have rarely complained that they ... More


Mesopotamia, Assyria, Babylon

Antony Black

in A World History of Ancient Political Thought

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199281695
eISBN:
9780191713101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199281695.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

In Sumer government, religion, and culture were based on city-states, ruled by kings who were personally chose by the city god. Unlike Egypt, supreme authority circulated from city to city. Royal ... More


Socialism's Social Contract: Individual Citizen Petitions

Paul Betts

in Within Walls: Private Life in the German Democratic Republic

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199208845
eISBN:
9780191594755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208845.003.0007
Subject:
History, Social History, Economic History

Over the years, the GDR has gained a reputation (especially in West Germany) as a cranky and unremitting ‘complainer culture.’ Yet the perception of the GDR as a veritable ‘grumble Gesellschaft’ was ... More


Empowerment Through Organizational Decision Making

Donald M. Linhorst

in Empowering People with Severe Mental Illness: A Practical Guide

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195171877
eISBN:
9780199865338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171877.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter applies the nine conditions for empowerment introduced in Chapter 4 to participation in decision making in the agencies from which people with mental illness receive services. Some of ... More


‘Ireland is in a profound state of peace’: Before the Rising

MICHAEL WHEATLEY

in Nationalism and the Irish Party: Provincial Ireland 1910-1916

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199273577
eISBN:
9780191706165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273577.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Redmond's October 1915 description of Ireland being in ‘a profound state of peace’ was highly selective, mistaking apathy and a widespread withdrawal from public activity for contentment and ... More


Nationalist Political Language: New Hope or Old Hatreds?

MICHAEL WHEATLEY

in Nationalism and the Irish Party: Provincial Ireland 1910-1916

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199273577
eISBN:
9780191706165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273577.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Political rhetoric, whether defined as the calculated use of public language by practitioners of ‘high’ politics or the everyday, background noise of local politicians, suffused the Irish provincial ... More


The Origins of Irish Republicanism, Patriotism, and Radicalism

Stephen Small

in Political Thought in Ireland 1776-1798: Republicanism, Patriotism, and Radicalism

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199257799
eISBN:
9780191717833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199257799.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the five key political languages of Protestant superiority, ancient constitutionalism, commercial grievance, classical republicanism, and natural rights. It also defines ... More


Patriotism in the Age of the American Revolution, 1776-1780

Stephen Small

in Political Thought in Ireland 1776-1798: Republicanism, Patriotism, and Radicalism

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199257799
eISBN:
9780191717833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199257799.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Between the outbreak of the American Revolution in 1776 and the achievement of free trade in 1780, the eclectic languages of Irish patriotism evolved into an increasingly strident critique of British ... More


English Exceptionalism?: The Peculiarities of the English Parliament. Conclusion

J. R. Maddicott

in The Origins of the English Parliament, 924-1327

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199585502
eISBN:
9780191723148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199585502.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Political History

This chapter considers the extent to which the English parliament both resembled and, more particularly, differed from the assemblies of continental Europe, notably those of France. It uses ... More


Introduction

Tony Addison

in From Conflict to Recovery in Africa

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199261031
eISBN:
9780191698712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261031.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book focuses on how to achieve a broad-based recovery from a state of conflict in Africa. The chapter is organized around the issues facing national actors, specifically communities, the private ... More


Tension and Revolt, 1370–1415

R. R. Davies

in The Age of Conquest: Wales 1063-1415

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208785
eISBN:
9780191678141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208785.003.0019
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Wales may have been at peace in the fourteenth century; but that did not mean, of course, that all sources of social tension and friction had been removed. Far from it. The rapidly expanding corpus ... More


Country Crafts and Regional Guilds

Tom Scott

in Regional Identity and Economic Change: The Upper Rhine 1450-1600

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206446
eISBN:
9780191677120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206446.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Economic History

The two metropolises, Strasbourg and Basel, faced no sustained challenge to their ascendancy, even if they competed for commercial control of the southern stretch of the Upper Rhine. Rather, the ... More


The Economy of Fifteenth-Century Lucca: Manufacture, Trade, and Banking

M. E. Bratchel

in Lucca 1430–1494: The Reconstruction of an Italian City-Republic

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204848
eISBN:
9780191676420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204848.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

The uncertain contours of Lucca's economic prosperity in the 15th century make it virtually impossible to link changing economic fortunes to the great events of Lucchese history as described in ... More


‘Vassaux plus puissants que des Rois’: The Revolution of 1789–1790

Peter McPhee

in Revolution and Environment in Southern France: Peasants, Lords, and Murder in the Corbières 1780–1830

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207177
eISBN:
9780191677533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207177.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the impact of the French Revolution on the region of the Corbières during the period from 1789 to 1790. When the communities of the Corbières were called by the Estates-General ... More


Home and the World: The Nagar Kirtan and Sikh Diaspora*

Gurveen Kaur Khurana

in Sikhism in Global Context

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198075547
eISBN:
9780199082056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198075547.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Sikhism

This chapter explores a variety of ways in which the nagar kirtan—the public procession of devotional singing—can be read. The site of this study is Yuba City in northern California where nagar ... More


Moral Conservatism: Preserving a Way of Life

Joel Feinberg

in The Moral Limits of the Criminal Law Volume 4: Harmless Wrongdoing

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195064704
eISBN:
9780199833207
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195064704.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Feinberg analyses a variety of pure legal moralism, which he calls “moral conservatism,” according to which legal coercion is legitimate when likely to prevent drastic change to a group's way of ... More


‘On Equal Footing with the Church’ The Dissidence of Dissent, 1833–1869

Michael R. Watts

in The Dissenters

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229681
eISBN:
9780191678905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229681.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The evidence that Dissenters were seeking an ‘equal footing with the Church’ was provided in May 1830 by John Wilks, secretary of the Protestant Society for the Protection of Religious Liberty and ... More


Grievous Death

Heonik Kwon

in After the Massacre: Commemoration and Consolation in Ha My and My Lai

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520247963
eISBN:
9780520939653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247963.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter deals with the ritual of reburial in Vietnamese culture. It is believed that the spirits of the dead, in negative physical circumstances, continue to relive the dreadful drama of violent ... More


Forest Rights Act, 2006

S.K. Das

in India's Rights Revolution: Has It Worked for the Poor?

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780198081661
eISBN:
9780199082421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198081661.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter describes the setting in which the Forest Rights Act was enacted in the background of demands made by forest dwellers and forest dwelling communities and the vigorous advocacy by civil ... More


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