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Explaining Performance II: Competitive Tension and the Power of the IT Industry

Patrick Dunleavy, Helen Margetts, Simon Bastow, and Jane Tinkler

in Digital Era Governance: IT Corporations, the State, and e-Government

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199296194
eISBN:
9780191700750
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296194.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology, Political Economy

This chapter operationalizes the power of the IT industry in terms of three key, qualitatively categorized dimensions: the extent to which government IT contracting has moved away from effective ... More


The Role of Energy Networks in Developing Renewable Energy Sources in China

Wang Mingyuan

in Energy Networks and the Law: Innovative Solutions in Changing Markets

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199645039
eISBN:
9780191738647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199645039.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Public International Law

China is in the transformation phase from a rural society to an industrial society, from a planned economy to a market economy. The major challenges which China's power industry is facing are: how to ... More


Singapore: National Energy Security and Regional Cooperation

Lye Lin-Heng and Chang Youngho

in Energy Security: Managing Risk in a Dynamic Legal and Regulatory Environment

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199271610
eISBN:
9780191709289
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271610.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter begins by introducing the topic of energy security. It then provides an overview of Singapore's energy needs and its sources of energy. It gives an historical overview of Singapore's oil ... More


The Role of Foreign Technology in China’s Wind Power Industry Development

Joanna I. Lewis

in Green Innovation in China: China's Wind Power Industry and the Global Transition to a Low-Carbon Economy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153317
eISBN:
9780231526876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153317.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter examines companies that came to China from Denmark, Germany, and the United States—the three early leaders in wind power technology development. It looks into how Chinese companies ... More


Local Energy and the Public Sector

David J. Hess

in Localist Movements in a Global Economy: Sustainability, Justice, and Urban Development in the United States

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012645
eISBN:
9780262255486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012645.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter examines localism in the context of municipal, regional, or state government ownership. It analyzes three cases of local ownership in the electric power industry and identifies the ... More


Green Innovation in China

Joanna I. Lewis

in Green Innovation in China: China's Wind Power Industry and the Global Transition to a Low-Carbon Economy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153317
eISBN:
9780231526876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153317.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter examines China's rapid rise in the global wind power industry, despite the fact that the nation is the largest emitter of greenhouse gases and the world's single largest source of ... More


Change and the Search for Continuity at Midcentury

David Schuyler

in Sanctified Landscape: Writers, Artists, and the Hudson River Valley, 1820-1909

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450808
eISBN:
9780801464232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450808.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter discusses changes that buffeted the mid-Hudson Valley in the mid-nineteenth century. People in Newbugh, Kingston, and Poughkeepsie experienced three principal developments that ... More


Safety

Ronald M. Baecker

in Computers and Society: Modern Perspectives

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198827085
eISBN:
9780191917318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827085.003.0014
Subject:
Computer Science, Human-Computer Interaction

Safety is often confused with security. A system or an environment may be secure, but if its normal operation does not achieve the intended goals, it may ... More


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