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Partner or Pariah: Public Perceptions and Responses to the Extractive Industries

Lisa Jordan and Christopher H. Chamberlain

in Footprints in the Jungle: Natural Resource Industries, Infrastructure, and Biodiversity Conservation

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195125788
eISBN:
9780199832927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195125789.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Besieged by political pressure, financial hardship, and legal exposure, the extractive industries have been deeply affected by the public campaigns waged against them. This chapter provides an ... More


Misconduct in Research

Adil E. Shamoo and David B. Resnik

in Responsible Conduct of Research

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195368246
eISBN:
9780199867615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368246.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Disease Ecology / Epidemiology, Biochemistry / Molecular Biology

Since the 1980s, well-publicized examples of research misconduct have increased public concerns and stimulated responses from government, universities, and other research institutions. The result has ... More


Experience and Expression in the Fear of Crime

Stephen Farrall, Jonathan Jackson, and Emily Gray

in Social Order and the Fear of Crime in Contemporary Times

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199540815
eISBN:
9780191701191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199540815.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter provides a quantitative investigation of the approach to the fear of crime. This chapter shows that perceived risk and worry about crime may be embedded in concerns that certain members ... More


A Public Health Emergency of International Concern: Between International Law and Politics

Mark Eccleston-Turner and Clare Wenham

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781529219333
eISBN:
9781529219364
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529219333.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Amid a global health emergency, the process for declaring a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) is at a crossroads. As a formal declaration by the World Health Organization, a ... More


A Chilling Effect

Joshua Rozenberg

in Privacy and the Press

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199288472
eISBN:
9780191700507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199288472.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

‘Heed Their Rising Voices’ was the headline on a full-page advertisement published in the New York Times on March 29, 1960. It was to have profound repercussions on press freedom in the United States ... More


Countervailing Concerns

E. Allan Farnsworth

in Alleviating Mistakes: Reversal and Forgiveness for Flawed Perceptions

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199276110
eISBN:
9780191699887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276110.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

Regardless of issues concerning the notions of causation and mistake, a claim to relief is likely to be not without a countervailing concern, specifically in cases where the mistaken party seeks ... More


Unlikely disasters

Christopher Dye

in The Great Health Dilemma: Is Prevention Better than Cure?

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780198853824
eISBN:
9780191888205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198853824.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

If the threat of disaster—an earthquake, a pandemic, or a nuclear accident—is unlikely or uncertain in time, place, and scale, then prevention may not be seen as better than cure. A potential health ... More


Icann’S New gTLD Program

Torsten Bettinger and Mike Rodenbaugh

in Domain Name Law And Practice: An International Handbook

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780199663163
eISBN:
9780191932748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199663163.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

Since its creation in 1998, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has been responsible for ensuring free trade and marketplace competition in the sale and regulation of ... More


Public Reason and the Just City

Loren King

in Justice and the American Metropolis

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676125
eISBN:
9781452947822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676125.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter considers some problems of urban inequality in light of a certain dimension of justice: the importance of good reasons for imposing burdens on others. It discusses that a lack of ... More


Judges, Preventive Detention, and Anti-Terror Laws

Shylashri Shankar

in Scaling Justice: India's Supreme Court, Social Rights, and Civil Liberties

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195693201
eISBN:
9780199081998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195693201.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter investigates the conditions under which the four elements of the embedded negotiator approach impact the likelihood of a judgment favourable to the State. These elements include laws, ... More


Introduction

Jared Del Rosso

in Talking About Torture: How Political Discourse Shapes the Debate

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231170925
eISBN:
9780231539494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170925.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This introductory chapter discusses current political debates on the “torture issue,” as well as the constructionist approach that in this book are applied to select congressional hearings for the ... More


Managing candidate selection

Lewis Minkin

in The Blair Supremacy: A study in the politics of Labour's party management

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719073793
eISBN:
9781781706770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719073793.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Candidate selection, examined in this chapter, became another major area of tightening management control. There was a clear shift away from the Kinnock and Smith managerial culture which had ... More


Intergovernmental Discussion and Ratification of ICSID

Taylor St John

in The Rise of Investor-State Arbitration: Politics, Law, and Unintended Consequences

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198789918
eISBN:
9780191831553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198789918.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter five analyzes initial state responses to the idea of ICSID. The Bank invited states to send legal experts, even if these individuals were not government officials. Despite their shared ... More


Telecommunications Law and Regulation an Introduction

Ian Walden

in Telecommunications Law and Regulation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198807414
eISBN:
9780191927966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807414.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This book examines national, regional, and international legal and regulatory frameworks governing the telecommunications sector, particularly the provision of all forms of network infrastructure, ... More


Coping with Public Health Emergencies of International Concern

Iris Hunger

in The Rise and Decline of the Post-Cold War International Order

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198828945
eISBN:
9780191867422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198828945.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter looks at the part of international order relating to surveillance and response to public health emergencies of international concern, which in turn forms part of the broader partial ... More


From Squaw Tit to Whorehouse Meadow: How Maps Name, Claim, and Inflame

Mark Monmonier

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226534657
eISBN:
9780226534640
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226534640.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Brassiere Hills, Alaska. Mollys Nipple, Utah. Outhouse Draw, Nevada. In the early twentieth century, it was common for towns and geographical features to have salacious, bawdy, and even derogatory ... More


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