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Taming and Framing Indicators: A Legal Reconstruction of the OECD’s Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) *

Armin von Bogdandy and Matthias Goldmann

in Governance by Indicators: Global Power through Quantification and Rankings

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199658244
eISBN:
9780199949915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658244.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines the public law approach to the use of global governance indicators. The discussion is based on German public law thinking and theories of public law beyond the state. It studies ... More


The Politics of Nuclear Weapons: China as a Nuclear Power

Rosemary Foot

in The Practice of Power: US Relations with China since 1949

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198292920
eISBN:
9780191599286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198292929.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This is the third of four chapters focusing on America’s perceptions of China’s capabilities, and dwelling on the correspondence between those perceptions and the projected consequences. It presents ... More


The Knowledge Capital of Nations: Education and the Economics of Growth

Eric A. Hanushek and Ludger Woessmann

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262029179
eISBN:
9780262329170
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029179.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book advances the simple argument that long-run economic growth is overwhelmingly a function of the cognitive skills of the population, or the “knowledge capital” of a nation. This hypothesis ... More


Who Are the Students, and How Are They Shaped by BRIC Higher Education?

Martin Carnoy, Prashant Loyalka, Maria Dobryakova, Rafiq Dossani, Isak Froumin, Katherine Kuhns, Jandhyala B. G. Tilak, and Rong Wang

in University Expansion in a Changing Global Economy: Triumph of the BRICs?

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780804786010
eISBN:
9780804786416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804786010.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Education

The chapter details the educational pathway students take during pre-tertiary schooling, their academic readiness before college, and the process they undergo in their application and admission to ... More


Closing Arguments and Taking Stock: Fifty Years of Justice

James M. Denham

in Fifty Years of Justice: A History of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060491
eISBN:
9780813050638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060491.003.0021
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Beginning with a summary of the dark economic picture that confronted the presidential election of 2008, this chapter covers the election of Barack Obama and its relevance to the Middle District of ... More


Enforcement

Hugo D. Lodge

in Blackstone’s Guide to The Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Act

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198844778
eISBN:
9780191932410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198844778.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

By way of context, OFSI issues monetary penalties for sanctions breaches, under section 146 of the Policing and Crime Act 2017. This basic mechanism is preserved by the 2018 Act.


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