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Regulating Europe: The Political Economy of Market‐Building

Michelle P. Egan

in Constructing a European Market: Standards, Regulation, and Governance

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199244058
eISBN:
9780191599132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199244057.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Provides the central theoretical and analytical framework of the book. It includes an extensive review of the regulatory literature, which largely casts the European Union as analogous to a ... More


 Private Science, Public Injury

Kristin Shrader‐Frechette

in Taking Action, Saving Lives: Our Duties to Protect Environmental and Public Health

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195325461
eISBN:
9780199869275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325461.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter begins by explaining why the complexity of health-related science often makes it susceptible to manipulation. It then shows what some special interests do when they literally “buy” ... More


Patriotism and the Politics of the Ancients

Maurizio Viroli

in For Love of Country: An Essay On Patriotism and Nationalism

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198293583
eISBN:
9780191600289
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293585.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Explores the contrast between the ‘politics of the moderns’ and the ‘politics of the ancients’ in eighteenth century republican thought. Montesquieu and Rousseau are two great thinkers who attempted ... More


Limits of Commercial Investor-State Arbitration: The Need for Appellate Review

Jacques Werner

in Human Rights in International Investment Law and Arbitration

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199578184
eISBN:
9780191722561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578184.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter explains why investor-state arbitration is often wrongfully likened to international commercial arbitration among private parties. Investor-state arbitrations involve not only private ... More


Principled Agents?: The Political Economy of Good Government

Timothy Besley

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199283910
eISBN:
9780191700279
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199283910.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

What is good government? Why do some governments fail? How do you implement political accountability in practice? What incentives do you need to put in place to ensure that politicians and public ... More


Writers and the Audience: Legal Provisions and Public Discourse

Ekaterina Pravilova

in A Public Empire: Property and the Quest for the Common Good in Imperial Russia

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159058
eISBN:
9781400850266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159058.003.0007
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter examines the development of copyright in Russia, focusing on one aspect of the debates—the balance of the private interests of the author (as a producer of material and immaterial ... More


Similarities and Differences in Common Law Forum Non Conveniens Doctrine

Ronald A. Brand and Scott R. Jablonski

in Forum Non Conveniens: History, Global Practice, and Future under the Hague Convention on Choice of Court Agreements

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195329278
eISBN:
9780199855346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195329278.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

This chapter provides a detailed comparison of the doctrines of forum non conveniens as applied in the four common law jurisdictions considered in Chapters 2-5. It reviews the basic requirements of ... More


The Limits of Persuasion: The Residual Force of Culture and the Unruliness of Desire

James L. Kastely

in The Rhetoric of Plato'S Republic: Democracy and the Philosophical Problem of Persuasion

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226278629
eISBN:
9780226278766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226278766.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Integral to the dialogue’s effort to develop a defense of justice that is not only theoretically consistent but genuinely persuasive are the repeated challenges by Socrates’ interlocutors that he ... More


The Market Turned Upside Down

Emma Hart

in Trading Spaces: The Colonial Marketplace and the Foundations of American Capitalism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226659817
eISBN:
9780226659954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226659954.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Chapter two turns to the earliest phases of market-making in British North America. When America's European invaders tried to apply their models of market management to the unfamiliar territory and ... More


How Government Fails

Sidney A. Shapiro and Joseph P. Tomain

in Achieving Democracy: The Future of Progressive Regulation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199965540
eISBN:
9780199360833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199965540.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Chapter 5 begins by describing the prevailing theories of government regulation. The chapter shows that economically based, private interest theories of regulation, such as public choice or social ... More


Balancing the Public and the Private in International Investment Law

Yannick Radi

in Private International Law and Global Governance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198727620
eISBN:
9780191793684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198727620.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Private International Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter considers the intricate relations between the public interest embodied by host states and the private interest of foreign investors. While international investment law is often conceived ... More


Tort Remedies as Meaningful Responses to Wrongdoing

María Guadalupe Martínez Alles

in Civil Wrongs and Justice in Private Law

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780190865269
eISBN:
9780190865290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190865269.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter argues that tort theorists’ conception of tort remedies is belied by several considerations. The first is that compensatory remedies are usually inadequate as compensation for the ... More


The Paradigm

S. K. Das

in Public Office, Private Interest: Bureaucracy and Corruption in India

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195653823
eISBN:
9780199081561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195653823.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter looks at the conditions which led to the rationalization of the patronage bureaucracies, and the creation of modern merit-based civil service systems. The process of rationalization of ... More


Making Up Our Collective Mind

Sigal R. Ben-Porath and Michael C. Johanek

in Making Up Our Mind: What School Choice Is Really About

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226619460
eISBN:
9780226619774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226619774.003.0004
Subject:
Education, Philosophy and Theory of Education

Parental choice and market-driven schooling are not new phenomena in the US. The book explored ways society balances public and private aims of schooling, asking: whose education is it? How much ... More


Definitions of political corruption, and why study corruption

James L. Newell

in Corruption in contemporary politics: A new travel guide

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780719088919
eISBN:
9781526138729
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088919.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Low and declining levels of trust in politicians, prompted in part by perceptions that they are too often to be found engaged in corruption and other forms of wrong-doing has in recent years turned ... More


National City Lines and the Imperatives of Postwar Capitalism

James Wolfinger

in Running the Rails: Capital and Labor in the Philadelphia Transit Industry

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501702402
eISBN:
9781501704239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702402.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter analyzes the policies implemented by National City Lines (NCL), the debates about the PTC going public, and the process that created today's Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation ... More


The ‘national’ school system: still denominational and private

Karin Fischer

in Schools and the Politics of Religion and Diversity in the Republic of Ireland: Separate But Equal?

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719091964
eISBN:
9781526115379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091964.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Education

Chapter 5 analyses structural developments and the place of religion in the current Irish education system. It also gives an overview of contemporary debates on the denominational and segregated ... More


Venereal Diseases: The Issue of Private versus Public Interest

Andreas-Holger Maehle

in Contesting Medical Confidentiality: Origins of the Debate in the United States, Britain, and Germany

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226404820
eISBN:
9780226404967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226404967.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Beginning with the American legal case of Simonsen v. Swenson (1920), in which a doctor was sued by a patient because of unauthorized disclosure of an infectious disease, this chapter examines ... More


Rights, segregation and discrimination

Karin Fischer

in Schools and the Politics of Religion and Diversity in the Republic of Ireland: Separate But Equal?

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719091964
eISBN:
9781526115379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091964.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Education

Chapter 6 discusses current structural trends in the education system from the perspective of inclusion, civic and social equality, looking at the diversification of school types and the involvement ... More


Castration for the People: The Politics of Revision and the Structure of Violence in Hao Ran’s Short Stories

Xiaofei Tian

in The Making and Remaking of China's "Red Classics": Politics, Aesthetics, and Mass Culture

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9789888390892
eISBN:
9789888455003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390892.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

Chinese socialist peasant writer, Hao Ran (1932-2008), was well-known for his novels, Bright Sunny Sky and The Great Road of Golden Light, and remained the best-selling author during the Cultural ... More


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