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SECURITY

Lionel Smith

in English Private Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199661770
eISBN:
9780191778612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199661770.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations, Company and Commercial Law

A security for an obligation is something that makes it more likely that the obligation will eventually be fulfilled. It makes the creditor more secure. English law recognizes broadly two kinds of ... More


Security

Peter Birks

in The Law of Property

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198299936
eISBN:
9780191685811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299936.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

This chapter deals with security, an arrangement which is collateral to an obligation and makes the creditor more sure of performance. Unlike other property rights, a security interest cannot exist ... More


Personal Security Accounts and Mandatory Annuitization in a Dynastic Framework

Luisa Fuster, Ayşe İmrohoroğlu, and Selahattin İmrohoroğlu

in Pension Strategies in Europe and the United States

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262062725
eISBN:
9780262272575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262062725.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter discusses the welfare effects of reforming social security by introducing Personal Security Accounts (PSA) and mandatory annuitization. There are three economic features that enhance the ... More


The Personal Security Account 2000 Plan, Market Outcomes, and Risk

Sylvester J. Schieber and John B. Shoven (eds)

in Themes in the Economics of Aging

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226902845
eISBN:
9780226903330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226903330.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This chapter presents a framework for assessing Social Security reform proposals by evaluating a specific reform plan. This plan is one derived from the original personal security account (PSA) plan ... More


Suretyship

Reinhard Zimmermann

in The Law of Obligations: Roman Foundations of the Civilian Tradition

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198764267
eISBN:
9780191695247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198764267.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

This chapter discusses the contract of suretyship, traditionally the most important type of personal security. The second part considers the three types: sponsio, fidepromissio, and fideiussio. The ... More


Conservative Proposal 2 by Representative Paul Ryan: “Social Security Personal Savings Guarantee and Prosperity Act”

Jagadeesh Gokhale

in Social Security: A Fresh Look at Policy Alternatives

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226300337
eISBN:
9780226300368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226300368.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Congressman Ryan has a long history of active participation and leadership on entitlement reform. The latest initiative is a comprehensive reform of the budget process within which he pledges to ... More


Black and Conservative

Kathryn Talalay

in Composition in Black and White: The Life of Philippa Schuyler

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195113938
eISBN:
9780199853816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195113938.003.0012
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Philippa's 11th birthday theme was wartime, she and her mother entertained black soldiers and their dates. Many blacks at that time supported the “Double V” campaign: Victory at Home, Victory Abroad. ... More


Afterword: What the Author Thinks

Nayan B. Ruparelia

in Cloud Computing

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262529099
eISBN:
9780262334129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262529099.003.0012
Subject:
Computer Science, Programming

This chapter discusses some economic, moral, and social issues that technology, IT, and especially cloud computing bring up. Many of these issues are intractable, and this chapter’s objective is to ... More


Trafficking in drugs and small arms

Stephen Emerson and Hussein Solomon

in African security in the twenty-first century: Challenges and opportunities

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526122735
eISBN:
9781526136190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526122735.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The carrying on of trade, both legal and illegal, between communities has been a fundamental feature of global economic relationships and an essential component of economic and social development. ... More


The Quest for Security: Protection Without Protectionism and the Challenge of Global Governance

Joseph Stiglitz and Mary Kaldor (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231156868
eISBN:
9780231527651
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231156868.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This book confronts the quest for security arising from the social, economic, environmental, and political crises and transformations of our century. It begins with an expansive, balanced analysis of ... More


Well-Being

Madison Powers

in Structural Injustice: Power, Advantage, and Human Rights

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190053987
eISBN:
9780190054014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190053987.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter defends a conception of well-being that underpins the theory of structural injustice. The core elements are health; knowledge and understanding; personal security; personal attachments; ... More


Bringing it Together

Peter Hall

in London voices, London lives: Tales from a working capital

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349842
eISBN:
9781447302711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349842.003.0016
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This final chapter brings together the book' conclusions. It discusses what all these London lives have in common, and then how they significantly differ from one area of London to another. It ... More


Wiretapping, Eavesdropping, and the Information Age

Stephen J. Schulhofer

in More Essential than Ever: The Fourth Amendment in the Twenty First Century

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780195392128
eISBN:
9780190259761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195392128.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines the problems in the implementation of the provisions of the Fourth Amendment in novel methods of search and surveillance in the U.S. such as wiretapping and electronic ... More


Adolescence, Privacy, and the Law: A Developmental Science Perspective

Roger J.R. Levesque

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190460792
eISBN:
9780190460815
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190460792.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

The right to privacy figures prominently in popular discourse and law. Its popularity, however, is not matched by the respect it receives. A close look at empirical understandings of privacy, how it ... More


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