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Root Causes

Stephen Castles and Nicholas Van Hear

in Global Migration Governance

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199600458
eISBN:
9780191723544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600458.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the global governance of issue-areas affecting the underlying causes of movement notably in areas such as peace and security and global economic governance. It argues that an ... More


Global Migration Governance

Alexander Betts (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199600458
eISBN:
9780191723544
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600458.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

Unlike many other trans-boundary policy areas, international migration lacks coherent global governance. There is no UN migration organization and states have signed relatively few multilateral ... More


The Attempt to Deal with Root Causes

Claudena M. Skran

in Refugees in Inter-War Europe: The Emergence of a Regime

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198273929
eISBN:
9780191684081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198273929.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explores the international refugee regime's impact on the prevention of refugee movements worldwide. The chapter discusses the attempts made by certain actors in the international ... More


A Good That Transcends: How US Culture Undermines Environmental Reform

Eric T. Freyfogle

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226326085
eISBN:
9780226326252
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226326252.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Long-simmering environmental problems originate in human actions that alter nature in ways deemed abusive or degrading. The root causes of environmental ills are thus the forces and factors that ... More


The 1980s: A Political Turn

Anne Hammerstad

in The Rise and Decline of a Global Security Actor: UNHCR, Refugee Protection and Security

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199213085
eISBN:
9780191746673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213085.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter conducts a discourse analysis of the evolution of UNHCR’s official discourse in the 1980s. Not until the latter half of the 1980s can there be said to have been a clear change in UNHCR’s ... More


Impacts of the tools onconflict transformation practice

Buchanan Sandra

in Transforming conflict through social and economic development: Practice and policy lessons from Northern Ireland and the Border Counties

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719088230
eISBN:
9781781706879
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088230.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter critically examines the impacts the three funding programmes have had on the region's conflict transformation process. Some have been positive, having supported thousands of projects. ... More


The Illusion of Clinical Success

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/9780197510384.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter discusses how clinicians struggle to identify and treat illnesses whose sources often lie outside the medical system. That is what makes root causes so powerful: they escape ready ... More


Recipes for Reform: Supporting Evidence-Based Food Safety Governance and Improving Private Oversight

Timothy D. Lytton

in Outbreak: Foodborne Illness and the Struggle for Food Safety

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226611549
eISBN:
9780226611716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226611716.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The food safety system faces two persistent challenges. First, despite steady advances in understanding the pathogens that cause foodborne illness, a great deal of uncertainty remains about the root ... More


Recovering the Performative Role of Innovations in the Global Travel of Healthcare Practices: Is there a Ghost in the Machine?

Davide Nicolini, Jeanne Mengis, David Meacheam, Justin Waring, and Jacky Swan

in Mobilizing Knowledge in Healthcare: Challenges for Management and Organization

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780198738237
eISBN:
9780191801686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198738237.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter discusses the global travel of a specific approach to incident investigation (Root Cause Analysis or RCA for short). We assess how knowledge of the technique was mobilized, from the ... More


Introduction: Why a Public Health Guide to Ending the Opioid Crisis?

Michael R. Fraser and Jay C. Butler

in A Public Health Guide to Ending the Opioid Epidemic

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190056810
eISBN:
9780190056841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190056810.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

A public health guide to ending the opioid crisis is needed to help frame efforts to go “upstream” and address the root causes of substance use disorder and addiction. In this introduction, the ... More


Root-Cause Analysis

Greg Fisher, John E. Wisneski, and Rene M. Bakker

in Strategy in 3D: Essential Tools to Diagnose, Decide, and Deliver

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780190081478
eISBN:
9780197521847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190081478.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

A root-cause analysis is used to identify the initiating, or root, of a causal chain that leads to an observed undesirable outcome. It is useful in helping managers to focus their problem-solving ... More


Identify Potential Root Causes

Arnaud Chevallier

in Strategic Thinking in Complex Problem Solving

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190463908
eISBN:
9780190627447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190463908.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The third chapter, “Identify potential root causes,” explains how to leverage an issue map—a graphical breakdown of the key question—to identify all the possible root causes for the problem and test ... More


A Cross-Case Analysis of NHRAPs of Fifty-Three Countries

Azadeh Chalabi

in National Human Rights Action Planning

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198822844
eISBN:
9780191861291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198822844.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Part III, ‘Empirical Perspectives’, contains only one chapter, Chapter 5, which presents the results of a cross-case analysis of national human rights action plans of fifty-three countries. Adopting ... More


Strategy

George E. Mitchell, Hans Peter Schmitz, and Tosca Bruno-van Vijfeijken

in Between Power and Irrelevance: The Future of Transnational NGOs

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780190084714
eISBN:
9780190084752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190084714.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Public Management

Chapter 3 describes major shifts in the strategic orientations of TNGOs that represent a concerted movement from their historical roots as charitable conduits to social and political change agents ... More


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