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Benefit Cost Comparisons Between State and Local Governments and Private Industry Employers

Ken McDonnell

in The Future of Public Employee Retirement Systems

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199573349
eISBN:
9780191721946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573349.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management, Pensions and Pension Management

It is often argued that compensation patterns for public sector employees are higher than in the private sector. This chapter examines some of the reasons for the observed differences in total ... More


The Power Controversy

Robert W. Righter

in The Battle Over Hetch Hetchy: America's Most Controversial Dam and the Birth of Modern Environmentalism

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195149470
eISBN:
9780199788934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195149470.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The Hetch Hetchy fight was greatly influenced by the nascent battle over who would provide the public with electrical power. Would it be public power or a private power company? Would it be San ... More


Promise, Trust and Evolution: Managing the Commons of South Asia

Rucha Ghate, Narpat Jodha, and Pranab Mukhopadhyay (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199213832
eISBN:
9780191707438
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213832.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

From land management to water rights, this book looks at the current status of Common Property Resources, or CPRs, in South Asia. Developed countries have managed to establish well-defined property ... More


Reflections

Peter Coss

in The Aristocracy in England and Tuscany, 1000 - 1250

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198846963
eISBN:
9780191881916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198846963.003.0013
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, Social History

The book closes by reflecting on a number of features of aristocratic society, beginning with lordship and clientage. The chapter then turns to the issue of space and to ‘landscapes of lordship’. ... More


Shinto

Helen Hardacre

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190621711
eISBN:
9780190621742
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190621711.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

The aim of this book is to understand the history of an enduring ideal of Shinto. In this ideal, a divinely descended ruler governs through rituals for deities called Kami. A priestly order assists ... More


Introduction

Helen Hardacre

in Shinto

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190621711
eISBN:
9780190621742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190621711.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

The introduction sets out the terms of the argument and why it matters; it presents the rationale for a new study of Shinto’s history and an overview of the manuscript.


Higher Education: Progress and Prospects

Arvind Panagariya, Pinaki Chakraborty, and M. Govinda Rao

in State Level Reforms, Growth, and Development in Indian States

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199367863
eISBN:
9780199367887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199367863.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Focusing on higher education, this chapter begins by observing that despite significant quantitative expansion, the quality remains a major issue and there is wide variation in it across regions and ... More


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