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The Environment, Socioeconomic Transformation, and Political Change in the New Southern Europe

Geoffrey Pridham and José Magone

in Democracy and the State in the New Southern Europe

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199202812
eISBN:
9780191708008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199202812.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, Democratization

In Southern Europe the environment as a policy sector has evolved along four dimensions, namely, regime change, economic development and social change, cultural patterns and public awareness, and ... More


Transparency, Public Debate, and Participation by NGOs in the WTO: a WTO Perspective

Julio A. Lacarte

in Reforming the World Trading System: Legitimacy, Efficiency, and Democratic Governance

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199282623
eISBN:
9780191700224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199282623.003.0025
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter supports proposals to make the formerly secretive negotiation culture inherited by the WTO more transparent, for example by setting up an advisory WTO Economic and Social Committee ... More


The Way Ahead: Prevention and Protection

Anne‐Marie McAlinden

in 'Grooming' and the Sexual Abuse of Children: Institutional, Internet, and Familial Dimensions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199583720
eISBN:
9780191758263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583720.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter underlines the need to broaden current discourses on the prevention of sexual offending against children beyond a narrow focus on ‘grooming’ towards the development of a wider public ... More


Planning the Future

Zbyněk Zeman and Antonín Klimek

in The Life of Edvard Beneš 1884–1948: Czechoslovakia in Peace and War

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205838
eISBN:
9780191676802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205838.003.0012
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter describes the political, administrative, economic, and social reforms that were required by the renewed state under close co-operation with the Soviets. A report sent to London from the ... More


Content Analysis for Public Awareness and Advocacy

James W. Drisko and Tina Maschi

in Content Analysis

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780190215491
eISBN:
9780190299019
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190215491.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter reviews the use of content analysis and how it can be used for the purposes of public awareness and advocacy at both the local and international levels. It reviews the role of public ... More


Donors and Professionals

Peter Frumkin (ed.)

in Strategic Giving: The Art and Science of Philanthropy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226266268
eISBN:
9780226266282
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226266282.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter examines the changes in the role of donors and grantmaking professionals in the philanthropy sector in the U.S. in the 1960s and the 1970s. These include the foundations' acceptance of a ... More


The Indian Constitution: Strengths and Weaknesses

Ramin Jahanbegloo

in India Revisited: Conversations on Continuity and Change

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195689440
eISBN:
9780199080342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195689440.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This interview of Soli Sorabji focuses on the strengths and weaknesses of the Indian Constitution. Looking at the different facets of the Constitution, it tries to assess the need for it to be ... More


Attribution of responsibility

Celia Wells

in Corporations and Criminal Responsibility

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198267935
eISBN:
9780191683411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198267935.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines at a broad level the social construction of corporate harms. The psychological explanations of blame attribution are also addressed. In addition, the interaction between social ... More


Reforms Short of Open Donor Compensation

in The Global Organ Shortage: Economic Causes, Human Consequences, Policy Responses

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804784092
eISBN:
9780804784641
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804784092.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter reviews proposed reforms for the organ procurement system that fall short of donor compensation. In general, policies to reduce waiting lists within the existing procurement framework ... More


Developing a Culture of Opioid Stewardship: The Pennsylvania Example

Allison Michalowski, Sarah Boateng, Michael R. Fraser, and Rachel L. Levine

in A Public Health Guide to Ending the Opioid Epidemic

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190056810
eISBN:
9780190056841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190056810.003.0024
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The goal of opioid stewardship is to provide public health practitioners and health care professionals with the education and tools they need to appropriately prescribe opioid medications to patients ... More


Combat in the Streets: The Railroad Strike of 1877 and Its Consequences

John B. Jentz and Richard Schneirov

in Chicago in the Age of Capital: Class, Politics, and Democracy during the Civil War and Reconstruction

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036835
eISBN:
9780252093951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036835.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter discusses the great railroad strike of 1877. In the summer of 1877, the United States experienced its first national strike, an unorganized, spontaneous rebellion of working people in ... More


KerPlunk! and Planet Earth

Andrew T. Guzman

in Overheated: The Human Cost of Climate Change

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199933877
eISBN:
9780190252694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199933877.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes, which focus on the potential human costs of climate change. The book attempts to illustrate the impact of climate change based on the ... More


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