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Motor Vehicle Occupant Injury

Stephanie Zaza, Peter A. Briss, and Kate W. Harris

in The Guide to Community Preventive Services: What works to promote health?

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195151091
eISBN:
9780199864973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195151091.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter summarizes the conclusions and recommendations from the Task Force on interventions to reduce injuries to motor vehicle occupants. These include child safety seat laws, distribution and ... More


Preferential trade arrangements production, and trade with differentiated intermediates †

Olivier Cadot, Antoni Estevadeordal, Akiko Suwa-Eisenmann, and Thierry Verdier

in The Origin of Goods: Rules of Origin in Regional Trade Agreements

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199290482
eISBN:
9780191603471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199290482.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter focuses on the difference between free trade agreements with rules of origin and customs unions. The first part develops a model to assess the trade and production in intermediate and ... More


Cars, Roads, and Economic Recovery in Germany, 1932–1938

R. J. Overy

in War and Economy in the Third Reich

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202905
eISBN:
9780191675584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202905.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Economic History

Economist Paul Einzig wrote, ‘It is an exaggeration to attribute the trade revival in Germany exclusively to rearmament. War is not the ultimate weapon in the struggle against the depression’. This ... More


Drivers, Wheels, and Roads: Motor Vehicle Safety in the Twentieth Century

Ann M. Dellinger, David A. Sleet, and Bruce H. Jones

in Silent Victories: The History and Practice of Public Health in Twentieth Century America

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195150698
eISBN:
9780199865185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195150698.003.16
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The public health problem of motor-vehicle-related death and injury emerged in the 20th century with the advent of new technology-the automobile. In the past 100 years, more than 2.8 million persons ... More


Creative Cross-Fertilization and Uneven Americanization of Swedish Industry: Sources of Innovation in Post-War Motor Vehicles and Electrical Manufacturing

Henrik Glimstedt

in Americanization and Its Limits: Reworking US Technology and Management in Post-war Europe and Japan

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199269044
eISBN:
9780191717123
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269044.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

By emphasizing the rigid character of centralized bargaining, many students of Sweden's political economy end up by wrongly characterizing its national industry as ‘Fordist’. By contrast, this ... More


The Guide to Community Preventive Services: What works to promote health?

Task Force on Community Preventive Services

Stephanie Zaza, Peter A. Briss, and Kate W. Harris (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195151091
eISBN:
9780199864973
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195151091.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This book is a primary resource on how to improve health and prevent disease in states and communities. The book uses systemic review methods to evaluate population-oriented health interventions. The ... More


Theory and Forms of Liability without Personal Misconduct

Christian Von Bar

in The Common European Law of Torts: Volume Two

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198298397
eISBN:
9780191685439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298397.003.0003
Subject:
Law, EU Law

In addition to an individual's personal blameworthiness, other reasons, such as force majeure and unavoidability of circumstances, may also play a role in the occurrence of damages to another ... More


Liability for Movable Objects

Cees van Dam

in European Tort Law

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199227679
eISBN:
9780191710414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199227679.003.0014
Subject:
Law, EU Law

Movable objects often play an important role when someone causes personal injury or property damage to someone else. For this category, France even holds a general strict liability rule. This chapter ... More


Road User and Congestion Charges

David Michael Newbery

in Theory and Practice of Excise Taxation: Smoking, Drinking, Gambling, Polluting, and Driving

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780199278596
eISBN:
9780191602856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199278598.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Designing an efficient set of road user taxes and charges involves charging for scarce road space, setting corrective taxes for environmental externalities, and possibly employing additional taxes to ... More


Liability for Movable Objects

Cees Van Dam

in European Tort Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199672264
eISBN:
9780191751288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199672264.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations, EU Law

This chapter discusses liability for damage caused by animals, products, motor vehicles, and dangerous substances. Whereas liability for animals and products shows a number of similarities in the ... More


“Transportation by Taxation”

Paul Sabin

in Crude Politics: The California Oil Market, 1900-1940

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520241985
eISBN:
9780520931145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520241985.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter concentrates on transportation finance. The enormous energy demands of the motor vehicle revolution prompts the central question of this chapter: Why did highways replace mass transit so ... More


How Honda Innovates

Marc H. Meyer

in The Fast Path to Corporate Growth: Leveraging Knowledge and Technologies to New Market Applications

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195180862
eISBN:
9780199851270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195180862.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter offers an inside look at how one company, Honda Motor Company Ltd., developed a remarkable new vehicle: the Element. First introduced in early 2003, this made a mark in the U.S. auto ... More


International Trade Union Revitalization: The Role of National Union Approaches

Nathan Lillie and Miguel Martínez Lucio

in Varieties of Unionism: Strategies for Union Revitalization in a Globalizing Economy

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199270149
eISBN:
9780191710353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199270149.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

The increasing globalization of the economy and the continued expansion of multinational corporations have triggered a variety of forms of union action across national frontiers. The chapter examines ... More


Fixed Assets

Hrishikes Bhattacharya

in Banking Strategy, Credit Appraisal, and Lending Decisions: A Risk–Return Framework

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198074106
eISBN:
9780199080861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198074106.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Fixed assets are the only type of assets which contribute to the profitability of a business. This chapter discusses various types of fixed assets — land and buildings, factory shed location, plant ... More


The Formation and Evolution of Industry Supervision

Feng Bangyan and Nyaw Mee Kau

in Enriching Lives: A History of Insurance in Hong Kong, 1841-2010

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028702
eISBN:
9789882206946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028702.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

The earliest government regulations on the insurance industry were embodied in laws governing other economic activities, such as the Companies Ordinance and the Workmen's Compensation Ordinance. In ... More


Making the Global Supply Base

Timothy Sturgeon, John Humphrey, and Gary Gereffi

in The Market Makers: How Retailers are Reshaping the Global Economy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199590179
eISBN:
9780191724893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590179.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

In this chapter, Timothy Sturgeon, John Humphrey, and Gary Gereffi analyze the co-evolutionary character of market making, in which the initial trials with global sourcing in the 1970s and 1980s by a ... More


Blood, Grief, and Anger

Peter D. Norton

in Fighting Traffic: The Dawn of the Motor Age in the American City

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262141000
eISBN:
9780262280754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262141000.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter chronicles the numbers of motor vehicle accidents in the United States during the early years of the motor car and looks at how this affected safety regulations for motorists. With over ... More


Poland, the Czech Republic, Hungary, and Romania in the international economy

Roderick Martin

in Constructing Capitalisms: Transforming Business Systems in Central and Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199657667
eISBN:
9780191751622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657667.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, International Business

The four countries—Poland, the Czech Republic, Hungary, and Romania—were incorporated into the international economy via the logic of exchange, international trade, and production. The significance ... More


The Role of Private Action in Controlling Crime

Philip J. Cook and John MacDonald

in Controlling Crime: Strategies and Tradeoffs

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226115122
eISBN:
9780226115139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226115139.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter first discusses the downward trend in crime during the last three decades, and the possible explanations for it, including increases in private security. It then considers the incentives ... More


Introduction

Robert W. Jackson

in Highway under the Hudson: A History of the Holland Tunnel

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814742990
eISBN:
9780814745045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814742990.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This introductory chapter discusses developments in transportation in New York and New Jersey in the 20th century. In 1901, New York became the first state to require registration of motor vehicles, ... More


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