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Life Exposed: Biological Citizens after Chernobyl

Adriana Petryna

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151663
eISBN:
9781400845095
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151663.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

On April 26, 1986, Unit Four of the Chernobyl nuclear reactor exploded in then Soviet Ukraine. More than 3.5 million people in Ukraine alone, not to mention many citizens of surrounding countries, ... More


The Political Economy of Reforms: Some Individual Initiatives

Suresh D. Tendulkar and T.A. Bhavani

in Understanding Reforms: Post-1991 India

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198085584
eISBN:
9780199082087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198085584.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the political economy of selected individual reform measures to provide a flavour of the interplay of specific domestic and international economic interest groups in influencing ... More


America’s Competitive Secret: Women Managers

Judy B. Rosener

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195119145
eISBN:
9780199854882
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195119145.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

The United States has a large number of well-educated, experienced professional women ready, willing, and able to move into the boardrooms and executive suites of corporate America. They represent a ... More


Current key issues: forms of policy and forms of equity

Stephen J. Ball

in The education debate: Policy and Politics in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349200
eISBN:
9781447303756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349200.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter addresses those aspects of current policy that relate, directly or indirectly, to issues of social equity in education. It focuses on the issue of equity and policy by looking at ... More


The Region as a Nexus of Learning Processes

Philip Cooke and Kevin Morgan

in The Associational Economy: Firms, Regions, and Innovation

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198290186
eISBN:
9780191684784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198290186.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Political Economy

This chapter explores the reasons for increased decentralization of corporate functions to relatively specialized regionalized locations. New kinds of policy involving experimentation, innovation, ... More


Urban ecological accounting: a new calculus for planning urban parks in the era of sustainability

Sarah Dooling

in The Future of Sustainable Cities: Critical Reflections

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847426673
eISBN:
9781447305545
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426673.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The intersections of urban parks and homelessness are some of the most intractable challenges facing cities today. This chapter examines these intersections. While it is clear that homelessness and ... More


Sustainability in Community

A. Whitney Sanford

in Living Sustainably: What Intentional Communities Can Teach Us about Democracy, Simplicity, and Nonviolence

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813168630
eISBN:
9780813168951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813168630.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter explores the role of participatory democracy in sustainability-oriented intentional communities. These communities share goals of social equity and nonviolence and have created a variety ... More


A Good Investment?: Philanthropy and the Marketing of Race in an Urban Public School

Amy Brown

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816691128
eISBN:
9781452952383
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816691128.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

In 2008, The College Preparatory Academy, a traditional public high school in New York City, created its own in-house nonprofit organization in order to solicit donations from the private sector, ... More


İne’s Story: A Child Marriage in Trouble

Leslie Peirce

in Morality Tales: Law and Gender in the Ottoman Court of Aintab

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520228900
eISBN:
9780520926974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520228900.003.0011
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter describes a court case in Aintab involving a village girl named Ine whose young life appeared to be troubled by a dangerous domestic situation. It attempts to reconstruct the story of ... More


Education policy

Chak Kwan Chan, King Lun Ngok, and David Phillips

in Social policy in China: Development and well-being

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348807
eISBN:
9781447303411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348807.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter presents the objectives and content of China's education before the economic reforms. It also covers the development of China's post-reform education policies in terms of basic ... More


Community development: (un) fulfilled hopes for social equality in Poland

Anna Bilon, Ewa Kurantowicz, and Monika Noworolnik-Mastalska

in Class, Inequality and Community Development

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447322450
eISBN:
9781447322474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447322450.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter argues that community development policies may contribute to perpetuating social inequalities in spite of the very concept of community development being ideologically underpinned by the ... More


Nuestro Pueblo:: The Spatial and Cultural Politics of Los Angeles’s Watts Towers

Sarah Schrank

in Sabato Rodia's Towers in Watts: Art, Migrations, Development

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823257966
eISBN:
9780823268924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823257966.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The structures best known as the Watts Towers were known to Sabatino Rodia as “Nuestro Pueblo,” a provocative take on Los Angeles' original name, “El Pueblo de Nuestra Se ñora la Reina de los Angeles ... More


Race, Place, and the Environment in a Small Southern Town: A Personal Perspective from Robert D. Bullard

Robert D. Bullard and Beverly Wright

in The Wrong Complexion for Protection: How the Government Response to Disaster Endangers African American Communities

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814799932
eISBN:
9780814763841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814799932.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

In this chapter, the author reflects on race, environment, disaster, social equity, and government responsibility based on his personal experience in the racially segregated South (Alabama and ... More


Introduction

Linda LeMoncheck

in Loose Women, Lecherous Men: A Feminist Philosophy of Sex

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195105568
eISBN:
9780199852949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195105568.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This book introduces a feminist philosophy of sex whose express purpose is to advance the dialogue among the competing viewpoints on women's sexual liberation. It argues that a philosophical and ... More


The Lost Promise of Patriotism: Debating American Identity, 1890–1920

Jonathan M. Hansen

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226315836
eISBN:
9780226315850
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226315850.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

During the years leading up to World War I, America experienced a crisis of civic identity. How could a country founded on liberal principles and composed of increasingly diverse cultures unite to ... More


Poverty and the distribution of ecosystem services

Heather Tallis, Stefano Pagiola, Wei Zhang, Sabina Shaikh, Erik Nelson, Charlotte Stanton, and Priya Shyamsundar

in Natural Capital: Theory and Practice of Mapping Ecosystem Services

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199588992
eISBN:
9780191774638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588992.003.0016
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Ecology

This chapter examines how the emerging field of mapping and modelling ecosystem services and poverty can help identify the links between ecosystem conditions and human conditions. It reviews the ... More


Sustainable water resources management in China: Critical issues and opportunities for policy reforms

Ximing Cai and Michelle Miro

in The Oxford Companion to the Economics of China

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199678204
eISBN:
9780191788635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199678204.003.0059
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter suggests an overall shift in the philosophy and approach to China’s water resources planning and management, which emphasizes policy reform to promote social equity and environmental ... More


Afterword

Andrew Leyshon

in Reformatted: Code, Networks, and the Transformation of the Music Industry

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199572410
eISBN:
9780191783180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572410.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

This chapter reflects on the future of the industry, focusing on the growing importance of live performance and the ability of artists to develop careers outside the traditional record industry ... More


Patents: The Holy Grail for Sustainable Development

Ranita Nagar

in Sustainable Development and India: Convergence of Law, Economics, Science, and Politics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780199474622
eISBN:
9780199090990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199474622.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

Patents provide incentives to the individuals; in particular, the inventors deserve recognition for their creativity and material reward for their marketable inventions. The incentives encourage ... More


Conclusion

Donald N. Zillman, Aileen McHarg, Lila K. Barrera-Hernández, and Adrian Bradbrook

in The Law of Energy Underground: Understanding New Developments in Subsurface Production, Transmission, and Storage

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780198703181
eISBN:
9780191772474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703181.003.0025
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Public International Law

This chapter summarizes the findings of the preceding chapters. It examines the implications of new developments in the law of energy underground, emphasizing the connectedness of energy decisions. ... More


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