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Communications-Based Prohibition

Louis Kaplow

in Competition Policy and Price Fixing

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691158624
eISBN:
9781400846078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158624.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter begins by defining conventional prohibition in an operational fashion. As the earlier chapters have shown, this is a daunting task. Most views can be captured by supposing that the ... More


The Problem of Mass Incarceration Concentrated in Poor Places

Todd R. Clear

in Imprisoning Communities: How Mass Incarceration Makes Disadvantaged Neighborhoods Worse

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195305791
eISBN:
9780199943944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305791.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter looks at how prison populations have come to reflect a concentrated experience among certain subgroups in the U.S. population. It describes imprisonment both nationally and in ... More


The Consequences of Divorce

Julie Macfarlane

in Islamic Divorce in North America: A Shari’a Path in a Secular Society

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199753918
eISBN:
9780199949588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199753918.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter describes the social, spiritual, legal and financial outcomes of divorce for Muslim men and women. There is consensus that women suffer the most negative social consequences. In some ... More


Religion on the Edge: De-centering and Re-centering the Sociology of Religion

Courtney Bender, Wendy Cadge, Peggy Levitt, and David Smilde (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199938629
eISBN:
9780199980758
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199938629.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The thirteen chapters in this volume offer a challenge to conventional scholarly approaches to the sociology of religion. They urge readers to look beyond congregational settings, beyond the United ... More


Health and the environment

Margaret Alston

in Social work and global health inequalities: Practice and policy developments

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847421951
eISBN:
9781447303541
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847421951.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

There is no doubt that we are witnessing significant challenges to our environmental certainties. These include the slow erosion of our rivers and waterways, the downgrading of our productive areas, ... More


Harm reduction, medicalisation and decriminalisation

Philip Bean

in Legalising drugs: Debates and dilemmas

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423757
eISBN:
9781447302698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423757.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter discusses harm reduction, medicalisation and decriminalisation, the three reformative, rather than radical features of the debate. These fit more easily into those proposals that soften ... More


Collective Emotions

Christian von Scheve and Mikko Salmela (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199659180
eISBN:
9780191772238
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199659180.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This book presents a comprehensive overview of contemporary theories and research on collective emotions. It spans several disciplines and brings together, for the first time, various strands of ... More


Does the CAP fit? Agriculture policy in Ireland and the EU

Bríd Quinn

in Europeanisation and New Patterns of Governance in Ireland

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076206
eISBN:
9781781702932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076206.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter examines agricultural issues, which have tended to dominate Ireland's involvement within the European Union. It describes how Ireland's agricultural policy developed and analyses the ... More


Too many tears…

Ad Vingerhoets

in Why Only Humans Weep: Unravelling the mysteries of tears

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780198570240
eISBN:
9780191744723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570240.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

This chapter specifically focuses on brain disorders and crying. A significant minority of patients with brain disorders (e.g., stroke, dementia, MS, ALS, etc.) suffers from what is called ... More


Music and the Elusive Revolution: Cultural Politics and Political Culture in France, 1968-1981

Eric Drott

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520268968
eISBN:
9780520950085
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268968.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

In May 1968, France teetered on the brink of revolution as a series of student protests spiraled into the largest general strike the country has ever known. In the years since, May '68 has come to ... More


Citizen Activism and Civil Society

Duncan Green

in How Change Happens

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198785392
eISBN:
9780191833236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785392.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

This chapter contains a more in-depth discussion of who citizen activists are, how they pursue change, and what outsiders can do to help. Citizen activism is considered as any individual action with ... More


The Vaccination Controversy: The Rise, Reign and Fall of Compulsory Vaccination for Smallpox

Stanley Williamson

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310867
eISBN:
9781846314216
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314216
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Smallpox was for several centuries one of the most deadly, most contagious, and most feared of diseases. This book charts the history of one of the most controversial techniques in medical history. ... More


How ‘Hate’ Hurts Globally

Paul Iganski and Abe Sweiry

in The Globalization of Hate: Internationalizing Hate Crime?

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198785668
eISBN:
9780191827730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785668.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

When viewed from a global perspective the problem of hate violence amounts to a global public health problem—as we evidence in this chapter by unfolding the spatial and psycho-social consequences of ... More


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