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Promoting the Multi-Pillar Model? The EU and the Development of Funded Pension Schemes

Karen Anderson

in Promoting Solidarity in the European Union

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199583188
eISBN:
9780191594502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583188.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, EU Law

This chapter investigates the ways in which European integration is shaping the development of national pension systems in the EU. It begins with a brief discussion of the variable forms of ... More


Cellular Mobile Services: The Indian Success Story

Varadharajan Sridhar

in The Telecom Revolution in India: Technology, Regulation, and Policy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198075530
eISBN:
9780199081042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198075530.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses the technologies, market structure, and licensing process of cellular mobile services. It elaborates the interconnection and quality of service regulation, mobile number ... More


Charles Cooke's Pocket Library

Thomas F. Bonnell

in The Most Disreputable Trade: Publishing the Classics of English Poetry 1765-1810

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199532209
eISBN:
9780191700996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532209.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter discusses Charles Cooke and his idea of a pocket library. The chapter argues that Cooke's concept combines Bell's idea of a national library and Wenman's insight for inexpensive books. ... More


Portable Modernisms: The Art of Travelling Light

Emily Ridge

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474419598
eISBN:
9781474434621
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474419598.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Luggage is an overlooked detail in the stock sketch of the expatriated modernist writer from the valise-fashioned desks of both James Joyce and Vladimir Nabokov to the lost manuscript-laden cases of ... More


Enacting ERISA

James A. Wooten

in The Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974: A Political History

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520242739
eISBN:
9780520931398
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520242739.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

H.R. 2, now christened the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA), was among the first measures Gerald Ford signed after assuming the presidency. More than two months after the House ... More


The Major Health Care Fraud Laws

Terry L. Leap

in Phantom Billing, Fake Prescriptions, and the High Cost of Medicine: Health Care Fraud and What to Do about It

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449796
eISBN:
9780801460807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449796.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter discusses the major health care fraud laws in the United States. There are five laws that are specific to health care fraud and abuse: the 1972 anti-kickback statute, the Stark Law ... More


Facilitating Competition in the Clouds

Ian Walden and Laíse Da Correggio Luciano

in Cloud Computing Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199671670
eISBN:
9780191767463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671670.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

Competition law issues are emerging in relation to cloud computing, notwithstanding the relative immaturity of the sector. This chapter analyses the potential application to the cloud sector of EU ... More


Experimental Viewing Protocols: Film Projection and the American Military

Haidee Wasson

in Cinema's Military Industrial Complex

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520291508
eISBN:
9780520965263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520291508.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter, by Haidee Wasson, addresses the development and use of portable film projectors by the American military during World War II and after. It examines the close ties to the technological ... More


Mobilizing the Moving Image: Movie Machines at US Military Bases and Veterans’ Hospitals during World War II

Andrea Kelley

in Cinema's Military Industrial Complex

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520291508
eISBN:
9780520965263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520291508.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter, by Andrea Kelley, examines the U.S. military’s integration of new screen technologies at military sites during World War II through a study of the Mills Novelty Panoram, a 16mm film ... More


Augmented Learning: Research and Design of Mobile Educational Games

Eric Klopfer

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262113151
eISBN:
9780262277297
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262113151.001.0001
Subject:
Computer Science, Game Studies

New technology has brought with it new tools for learning, and research has shown that the educational potential of video games resonates with scholars, teachers, and students alike. This book ... More


The Uses of Portability: Circulating Experts in the Technopolitics of Cold War and Decolonization

Donna C. Mehos and Suzanne M. Moon

in Entangled Geographies: Empire and Technopolitics in the Global Cold War

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262515788
eISBN:
9780262295710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262515788.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter provides an overview of the phenomenon of the mass circulation of technical experts to different locations around the world as an effect of the Cold War and decolonization in the years ... More


Introduction

Emily Ridge

in Portable Modernisms: The Art of Travelling Light

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474419598
eISBN:
9781474434621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474419598.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This introduction gives a critical and historical overview of the links between modernism and portability, situating the book’s concerns in relation to established work on mobility, material culture ... More


‘Living modernly’s living quickly’: Towards Travelling Light

Emily Ridge

in Portable Modernisms: The Art of Travelling Light

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474419598
eISBN:
9781474434621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474419598.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The first chapter charts the emerging influence and impact of a travel light ethos from the Edwardian period to modernism. It pays particular attention to the transitional status of the house in ... More


The Skills Paradigm: When Geography Is History

Gurucharan Gollerkeri and Natasha Chhabra

in Migration Matters: Mobility in a Globalizing World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199464807
eISBN:
9780199087280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199464807.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies), Population and Demography

The world of the 21st century should gear up to move into a global ‘skills paradigm’. It is in the interests of all—including those in advanced stages of development to recognize that liberalization ... More


Lines Crossed and Circles Breached

Paul Kockelman

in The Art of Interpretation in the Age of Computation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190636531
eISBN:
9780190636562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190636531.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter lays out the key moves, and organizational logic, of the entire book. It argues that, rather than privileging mere ‘relations’, our analysis must foreground a particular ensemble of ... More


Spiritual Tourism, Cultural Translation, and Friction

Cristina Rocha

in John of God: The Globalization of Brazilian Faith Healing

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190466701
eISBN:
9780190466749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190466701.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter 5 considers the ways in which John of God’s cosmology has acquired portability and transposability. It argues that his beliefs and practices “travel well” because of foreign tour guides’ ... More


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