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Don't Rock the Boat

Jill Quadagno

in One Nation, Uninsured: Why the U.S. Has No National Health Insurance

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195160390
eISBN:
9780199944026
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195160390.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter discusses how Medicaid and Medicare created uncontrollable inflation within the health care system, thus leading to a purchaser's revolt, first studying how the beneficiaries were ... More


The Revolt of the Corporate Purchaser

Jill Quadagno

in One Nation, Uninsured: Why the U.S. Has No National Health Insurance

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195160390
eISBN:
9780199944026
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195160390.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter shows how the failure of federal cost containment provoked corporate purchasers to experiment with their own methods for controlling costs, leading to managed care in the 1990s and ... More


Invoking the aid of equity

Lord Denning

in The Due Process of Law

Published in print:
1980
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780406176080
eISBN:
9780191705113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780406176080.003.0031
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter deals with invoking the aid of equity to the deserted wife. There was at the time in question to hand another way of defeating the husband's claim to possession. It was by giving to the ... More


Fragmenting Work: Blurring Organizational Boundaries and Disordering Hierarchies

Mick Marchington, Damien Grimshaw, Jill Rubery, and Hugh Wilmott (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199262236
eISBN:
9780191698859
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199262236.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Organization Studies

This book presents findings based upon eight case studies of inter-organizational forms, involving interviews with about 450 managers and workers from nearly sixty employing organizations across many ... More


Economic Contracts

Peter Vincent-Jones

in The New Public Contracting: Regulation, Responsiveness, Relationality

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199291274
eISBN:
9780191700606
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199291274.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines the regimes of economic contracts governing competition for public services generally, and the quasi-market organisation of particular public service sectors. It focuses on ... More


Fitting In: The Role of Contracts in the Context of Other Accountability Mechanisms

A. C. L. Davies

in Accountability: A Public Law Analysis of Government by Contract

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198299486
eISBN:
9780191685712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299486.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter presents the empirical data starting with a consideration of the accountability mechanisms which surrounded contracts between purchasers and providers. The first part of the chapter ... More


The Dissemination of Petrucci's Books and Repertoire

Stanley Boorman

in Ottaviano Petrucci: Catalogue Raisonne

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195142075
eISBN:
9780199850549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195142075.003.0011
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter is about Ottaviano Petrucci's attempts to make a living from his books. It is generally accepted that Petrucci's music books were more expensive than those of his successors. The chapter ... More


Emptio venditio II

Reinhard Zimmermann

in The Law of Obligations: Roman Foundations of the Civilian Tradition

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198764267
eISBN:
9780191695247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198764267.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

This chapter discusses the main effects of the contract of sale. The first part examines the passing of ownership, describing the relationship between the contract of sale and transfer of ownership, ... More


Protection of Purchasers

Roger J. Smith

in Plural Ownership

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198298526
eISBN:
9780191685460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298526.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

The principle described as overreaching is the transfer of the interests from land to money. In this chapter, the operation of overreaching is considered and whether purchasers can still rely on it. ... More


The Development of Liability for Non-conformity in German Sales Law

Reinhard Zimmermann

in The New German Law of Obligations: Historical and Comparative Perspectives

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199291373
eISBN:
9780191700613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199291373.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

Liability for latent defects was, until comparatively recently, decisively determined by an edict issued in the early part of the second century BC by the Roman magistrates responsible for policing ... More


Controversies and Reform

A. C. L. Davies

in Accountability: A Public Law Analysis of Government by Contract

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198299486
eISBN:
9780191685712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299486.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines some of the theoretical issues surrounding the development of special public law rules for internal contracts. The literature suggests that the parties usually encounter two ... More


“Provided they arrive in health”

Audra A. Diptee

in From Africa to Jamaica: The Making of an Atlantic Slave Society, 17751807

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034829
eISBN:
9780813038414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034829.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

In this chapter, it is suggested that, at least for the period under study, Jamaican purchasers did not make the buying of adult males their top priority when purchasing captives. Nor was their ... More


Commissioning long-term care services

Joanna Marczak and Gerald Wistow

in Long-Term Care Reforms in OECD Countries

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447305057
eISBN:
9781447311539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305057.003.0006
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Urban Geography

Commissioning plays a vital role in improving the efficiency of long-term care (LTC) systems as it can ensure an appropriate expenditure of public budgets. This chapter reviews changes in the ... More


Natural resource management: steering not rowing against the current in the Murray-Darling Basin

Daniel Connell

in Australian public policy: Progressive ideas in the neo-liberal ascendency

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781447312673
eISBN:
9781447312703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447312673.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Recent water reform in the Murray-Darling Basin has been strongly influenced by neo-liberal principles. Introduced in the 1990s the water market allowed irrigators to reduce the potential impact of a ... More


Integrating Industry and National Economic Accounts: First Steps and Future Improvements

Ann M. Lawson, Brian C. Moyer, Sumiye Okubo, and Mark A. Planting (eds)

in A New Architecture for the U.S. National Accounts

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226410845
eISBN:
9780226410876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226410876.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This chapter discusses the first steps and future improvements in the integration of industry and national economic accounts. It highlights the efforts of the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis to ... More


The Unwary Purchaser: Trademark Infringement, the Deceivable Self, and the Subject of Consumption

Michael Pettit

in The Science of Deception: Psychology and Commerce in America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226923741
eISBN:
9780226923758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226923758.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The unwary purchaser came into being from the commercial explosion of the Gilded Age. This was the time when manufacturers and retailers deployed numerous techniques to secure a privileged position ... More


Control of Assets in Equity

Aruna Nair

in Claims to Traceable Proceeds: Law, Equity, and the Control of Assets

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198813408
eISBN:
9780191851285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198813408.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Trusts

This chapter examines the case law governing the situations where the holder of an equitable right in some asset can claim the traceable proceeds of that asset. Analysing the trust structure as the ... More


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