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 CalEnergy: Claiming Official Political Risk Insurance

Louis T. Wells

in Making Foreign Investment Safe: Property Rights and National Sovereignty

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195310627
eISBN:
9780199783847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195310627.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter examines another foreign investor that chose not to renegotiate. Although the investor proceeded to arbitration ahead of the Karaha Bodas Company (KBC), the driving force appears to have ... More


Commodified wars

Cécile Fabre

in Cosmopolitan War

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199567164
eISBN:
9780191746055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567164.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Chapter 6 offers an account of wars in which private actors take on important roles alongside, or in replacement of, regular armed forces. The issue of mercenarism is worth addressing, if only ... More


Market Crime

James E. Shaw

in The Justice of Venice: Authorities and Liberties in the Urban Economy, 1550-1700

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263778
eISBN:
9780191734823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263778.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The weakness and unreliability of the public administration forced the government to work closely with private interests, leaving responsibility for policing and taxation to private corporations. ... More


Delegated Governance as a Structure of Exceptions

Elisabeth S. Clemens

in States of Exception in American History

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226712291
eISBN:
9780226712468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226712468.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines the privatizing contemporary state as a state of exception. The modern state is delineated in many ways: at the boundaries of formal institutions, through flows of funds and ... More


Alien and Corporate Ownership of Lands

Danny M. Adkison and Lisa McNair Palmer

in The Oklahoma State Constitution

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780197514818
eISBN:
9780197514849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197514818.003.0030
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter describes Article XXII of the Oklahoma constitution, which concerns alien and corporate ownership of lands. Section 1 provides that an alien or person who is not a citizen of the United ... More


Conflict, Cash, and Controversy: Protecting Environmental Rights in Post-Conflict Settings

Jennifer Easterday and Hana Ivanhoe

in Environmental Protection and Transitions from Conflict to Peace: Clarifying Norms, Principles, and Practices

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198784630
eISBN:
9780191827051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198784630.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

Addressing environmental concerns in a post-conflict setting is a difficult undertaking; yet addressing these concerns, particularly their cyclical nature, is vital to ensuring that post-conflict ... More


Southern Water, Southern Power: How the Politics of Cheap Energy and Water Scarcity Shaped a Region

Christopher J. Manganiello

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469620053
eISBN:
9781469623306
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469620053.001.0001
Subject:
History, Environmental History

Why has the American South—a place with abundant rainfall—became embroiled in intrastate wars over water? Why did unpredictable flooding come to characterize southern waterways, and how did a region ... More


Tribunes of the Shareholder Class

Nelson Lichtenstein

in A Contest of Ideas: Capital, Politics, and Labor

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037856
eISBN:
9780252095122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037856.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter focuses on the book The Modern Corporation and Private Property, published in August 1932 by Adolf Berle and Gardiner Means. The book instantly became a controversial classic, provided ... More


Turbulence and War: Private Military Corporations and the Reinstitutionalization of War-Making

Jozef Bátora

in Governance in Turbulent Times

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198739517
eISBN:
9780191802485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198739517.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Private military corporations (PMCs) are an increasingly common feature in wars and crisis-management operations in recent decades. This chapter argues that the rise of PMCs brings about shifts and ... More


Corporate Complicity in Human Rights Abuses under Oslo

Yasmine Gado

in The Oslo Accords: A Critical Assessment

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9789774167706
eISBN:
9781617975486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774167706.003.0022
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter discusses the role of corporations in human rights violations under Oslo. Oslo provided Israel with legal control over a majority of West Bank land and control over the passage of people ... More


Jus ad Bellum Principles and Privatized War

Amy E. Eckert

in Outsourcing War: The Just War Tradition in the Age of Military Privatization

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801454202
eISBN:
9781501703577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801454202.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter considers how private military corporations might skew the application of jus ad bellum principles, particularly with respect to proportionality and reasonable chance of success. It uses ... More


Corporations

Richard B. Collins, Dale A. Oesterle, and Lawrence Friedman

in The Colorado State Constitution

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780190907723
eISBN:
9780190907754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190907723.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter assesses Article XV of the Colorado Constitution, concerning corporations. Section 2 forbids special corporate charters and requires the state to have a general incorporation code. ... More


The political economy of taxation in the 21st-century UK

Sally Ruane and David Byrne

in Social Policy Review 26: Analysis and debate in social policy, 2014

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447315568
eISBN:
9781447315582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447315568.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

In Chapter Four, on UK taxation, David Byrne and Sally Ruane switch the focus towards paying for welfare. They argue that it is increasingly important, against the backdrop of economic crisis, rising ... More


Competing Values Regarding Internet Use in “Free” Philippine Social Institutions

Erwin A. Alampay, Joselito C. Olpoc, and Regina M. Hechanova

in Access Contested: Security, Identity, and Resistance in Asian Cyberspace

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016780
eISBN:
9780262298919
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016780.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter presents case studies on the use of Internet in three institutions of Philippines, including the government, education, and private corporations. Issues, concerns, and views of human ... More


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