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Advancing the Concept of Public Goods

Inge Kaul and Ronald U. Mendoza

in Providing Global Public Goods: Managing Globalization

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195157406
eISBN:
9780199832965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195157400.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Examines the implications of translating the concept of public goods, originally developed in the setting of a domestic national economy, to that of global public goods set within a transnational ... More


Education as a Public Good

Saumen Chattopadhyay

in Education and Economics: Disciplinary Evolution and Policy Discourse

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198082255
eISBN:
9780199082070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082255.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter argues that if education is subject to economic analysis, it is imperative to classify what type of commodity education is. Different levels of education need to be classified ... More


Imprison'd Wranglers: The Rhetorical Culture of the House of Commons 1760-1800

Christopher Reid

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199581092
eISBN:
9780191745621
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199581092.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, European Literature

Imprison'd Wranglers is the first detailed study of parliamentary speaking in what has long been regarded as its golden age, when orators such as Burke, Fox, Sheridan, and Pitt competed ... More


The (re-)Constitution of the Public in a Global Arena

Gianluigi Palombella

in After Public Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199669318
eISBN:
9780191749353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669318.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter deals with the prospects of public law in global governance. It analyses firstly the foundations of modern public law and considers how they are changed in the global setting. It asks ... More


Fictitious Tribunals

Christopher Reid

in Imprison'd Wranglers: The Rhetorical Culture of the House of Commons 1760-1800

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199581092
eISBN:
9780191745621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199581092.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, European Literature

This is the first of three chapters dealing with the publication of parliamentary speeches, which remained unauthorized throughout the eighteenth century, and with their reception by readers outside ... More


State of Emergency

Gregory Starrett

in Putting Islam to Work: Education, Politics, and Religious Transformation in Egypt

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520209268
eISBN:
9780520919303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520209268.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses some examples of the way the public economy of information shapes the representations of the political uses of Islam, stating that the public economy of information is the part ... More


Introduction: rethinking the public

Nick Mahony, Janet Newman, and Clive Barnett

in Rethinking the public: Innovations in research, theory and politics

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424167
eISBN:
9781447303275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424167.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Organizations

This chapter introduces the different topics covered by the book. By focusing in detail on different examples of the emergence of publics in diverse contexts, the book seeks to underscore the sense ... More


De-naming the beast: the Global Call to Action against Poverty and its multiple forms of publicness

Clive Gabay

in Rethinking the public: Innovations in research, theory and politics

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424167
eISBN:
9781447303275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424167.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Organizations

This chapter takes as its focus global justice struggles and the possibility of progressive politics. Particularly, it focuses on the Global Call to Action against Poverty (GCAP), which, it suggests, ... More


Choral Lament and the Mourning Public

Olivia Bloechl

in Opera and the Political Imaginary in Old Regime France

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226522753
eISBN:
9780226522890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226522890.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter focuses on the collective nature of ancien régime mourning as this was imagined in the choral laments and fictional onstage funerals in tragédies en musique. It begins by contextualizing ... More


Delaware’s Diminishment?

Hillary A. Sale

in The Corporate Contract in Changing Times: Is the Law Keeping Up?

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226599403
eISBN:
9780226599540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226599540.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

In the world of corporate law, Delaware reigns – or so the theory goes. This Chapter examines the reality of that statement, focusing on directors and their fiduciary duties in the context of the ... More


The Partial Disinfectant of Sunlight

Donald C. Langevoort

in Selling Hope, Selling Risk: Corporations, Wall Street, and the Dilemmas of Investor Protection

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190225667
eISBN:
9780190225698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190225667.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Economic History

The mandatory disclosure regime makes fraud harder and plays other economic, social, and political roles, many of them highly contested. The content is interesting partly because of what doesn’t have ... More


The Politics of Expertise in Transnational Economic Governance: Breaking the Cycle

Annelise Riles

in Megaregulation Contested: Global Economic Ordering After TPP

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198825296
eISBN:
9780191864001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198825296.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

The failure of the United States to ratify the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) evinced not merely lack of trust across national boundaries, but also a lack of trust within many nations in the ... More


Defining Public Schools and Understanding Their Shifting Terrain

Sarah M. Stitzlein

in American Public Education and the Responsibility of its Citizens: Supporting Democracy in the Age of Accountability

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190657383
eISBN:
9780190692568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190657383.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Chapter three illustrates the essential role of public schools in a vibrant democracy. I define what public schools are, identifying five key elements essential to their form and function. My ... More


Statues and Cities: Honorific Portraits and Civic Identity in the Hellenistic World

John Ma

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199668915
eISBN:
9780191804755
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199668915.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

Why say thank you with a portrait statue? This book combines two different and quite specialised fields, archaeology and epigraphy, to explore the phenomenon of honorific portraits in ancient art ... More


Nihilism on the Information Highway: Anonymity versus Commitment in the Present Age (2004)

Mark A. Wrathall (ed.)

in Background Practices: Essays on the Understanding of Being

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198796220
eISBN:
9780191837302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198796220.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Dreyfus develops a Kierkegaardian critique of our contemporary age by showing how the growth of the public sphere through institutions like the Internet leads to nihilism. As our lives become more ... More


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