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The Knowledge Base of Standards

Staffan Furüsten

in A World of Standards

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199256952
eISBN:
9780191716508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199256952.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter examines how the content of standards is formed and discusses the knowledge base of standards, using the International Organization for Standardization's (ISO) 9000 series of quality ... More


Kenya in the 2000s: Developmental Foreign Aid (1)

Nitsan Chorev

in Give and Take: Developmental Foreign Aid and the Pharmaceutical Industry in East Africa

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691197845
eISBN:
9780691198873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691197845.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter looks at the conditions that led pharmaceutical manufacturers in Kenya to invest in the production of a broader range of drugs, and to improve quality standards beyond what was required ... More


The politics of accessible housing in the UK

Jo Milner and Ruth Madigan

in Inclusive housing in an ageing society: Innovative approaches

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342638
eISBN:
9781447302582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342638.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter begins by charting the developments in housing policy that have shaped the regulatory frameworks for housing quality standards as well as identifying the most significant socioeconomic ... More


Becoming Basmati

Shaila Seshia Galvin

in Becoming Organic: Nature and Agriculture in the Indian Himalaya

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780300215014
eISBN:
9780300258080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215014.003.0004
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

Under contract farming arrangements for organic agriculture introduced in the early 2000s in Uttarakhand’s Doon Valley, the production of organic basmati rice must adhere not only to standards for ... More


Global Rivalries: Standards Wars and the Transnational Cotton Trade

Amy A. Quark

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226050539
eISBN:
9780226050706
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226050706.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Global Rivalries explores rule-making in an era of increasing geopolitical uncertainty. Western firms and states have long dictated the formal terms of trade in the global economy. But with a shift ... More


Air Pollution, Air Quality, and Climate Change

Alan H. Lockwood

in Heat Advisory: Protecting Health on a Warming Planet

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034876
eISBN:
9780262335737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034876.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The effects of climate change on air quality are difficult to model due to the large number of unpredictable variables. Hotter temperatures favor ozone production. Higher atmospheric water content ... More


Whose Rules Rule?: Creating and Defining Tequila Quality

Sarah Bowen

in Divided Spirits: "Tequila, Mezcal, and the Politics of Production"

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520281042
eISBN:
9780520962583
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520281042.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the evolution of the institutions that have regulated production of tequila for the last sixty years, showing how negotiations over these institutions and changes made to them ... More


Drinking Water Supply

Philippe Cullet and Sujith Koonan (eds)

in Water Law in India: An Introduction to Legal Instruments

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780199472475
eISBN:
9780199089857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199472475.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter focuses specifically on drinking water supply, which is divided into national, state, rural, and urban areas given the multiplicity of relevant instruments. The first section focuses on ... More


Air Quality Standards Have Room to Improve

Michael D. Stein and Sandro Galea

in Pained: Uncomfortable Conversations about the Public's Health

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780197510384
eISBN:
9780197510414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197510384.003.0056
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter focuses on the improvement of air quality in the United States. Laws such as the Clean Air Act (CAA), signed in 1970, resulted in a drastic reduction in air pollution. Since then, ... More


Innovation in the EU Gas Sector: Injection of Biomethane into the Natural Gas System

Martha Roggenkamp, Jacob Sandholt, and Daisy G Tempelman

in Innovation in Energy Law and Technology: Dynamic Solutions for Energy Transitions

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198822080
eISBN:
9780191861161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198822080.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

The EU natural gas system has been developed since the 1960s, following discovery of the Groningen gas field. Climate change and security of supply challenges are affecting the natural gas market, ... More


Water Quality Violations

Michael D. Stein and Sandro Galea

in Pained: Uncomfortable Conversations about the Public's Health

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780197510384
eISBN:
9780197510414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197510384.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter focuses on water quality violations in America. Most Americans have access to safe drinking water. However, there are pockets of American communities that are afflicted with high levels ... More


Fair Trade and the Specialty Coffee Market: Growing Alliances, Shifting Rivalries

Julia Smith

in Fair Trade and Social Justice: Global Ethnographies

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814796207
eISBN:
9780814765005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814796207.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines how fair trade operates in the specialty coffee market. More specifically, it considers how the formally defined (certified) fair trade market is linked to the specialty coffee ... More


Laboratory Quality Control and Accreditation

Anthony R. Oliver

in Tutorial Topics in Infection for the Combined Infection Training Programme

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198801740
eISBN:
9780191917158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198801740.003.0019
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Professional Development in Medicine

According to the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), the ‘Medical laboratories—Requirements for quality and competence (ISO 15189:2012) BS EN ISO 15189:2012’ accreditation is ... More


From the Fields to Your Glass

Sarah Bowen

in Divided Spirits: "Tequila, Mezcal, and the Politics of Production"

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520281042
eISBN:
9780520962583
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520281042.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter traces the origins of tequila and mezcal. The first mezcals were produced in western Mexico over four hundred years ago. Distillation of agave spirits spread throughout western Mexico, ... More


Context Is More Important Than Keynes Realized

Robert H. Frank

in Revisiting Keynes: Economic Possibilities for Our Grandchildren

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262162494
eISBN:
9780262281331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262162494.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter illustrates how context shapes demand, and uses the boundlessness of human desire—an aspect that Keynes was quick to dismiss—as an example. Keynes seems to have believed that context ... More


Air Pollution

Horacio Riojas-Rodríguez, Isabelle Romieu, and Mauricio Hernández-Ávila

in Occupational and Environmental Health

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190662677
eISBN:
9780190662707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190662677.003.0018
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter describes the adverse effects of both outdoor air pollution and indoor air pollution. Various ambient air pollutants are described as well as their adverse health effects, including ... More


Off the Page: Medium-Specific Approaches to Content

Brooke Erin Duffy

in Remake, Remodel: Women's Magazines in the Digital Age

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037962
eISBN:
9780252095221
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037962.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines the explicit conventions and implicit assumptions of magazine producers about medium-specific content. It first considers the complexities of media convergence before discussing ... More


Regulation, monitoring and management

Christopher L. J. Frid and Bryony A. Caswell

in Marine Pollution

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198726289
eISBN:
9780191843815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198726289.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Pollution is detrimental by definition, but cheap waste disposal provides economic benefits to society. A balance is needed between protection of the environment and the level of acceptable change. ... More


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