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Interlocality Competition as a State Project: Urban Locational Policy and the Rescaling of State Space

Neil Brenner

in New State Spaces: Urban Governance and the Rescaling of Statehood

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199270057
eISBN:
9780191699450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199270057.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter investigates the rescaled, growth-oriented, and competitiveness-driven forms of state spatial policy and urban governance that began to crystallize as of the late 1970s, in conjunction ... More


Inward Investment and the Construction of New Production Spaces: The Case of Telford

Tony Elger and Chris Smith

in Assembling Work: Remaking Factory Regimes in Japanese Multinationals in Britain

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199241514
eISBN:
9780191714405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199241514.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

This chapter examines the construction of new production spaces for foreign firms through the clustering of inward investment within one locality. It examines the roles of pre-existing institutional ... More


Policy and policy analysis in Australian states

John Phillimore and Tracey Arklay

in Policy Analysis In Australia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447310273
eISBN:
9781447310297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310273.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Understanding policy analysis within State and Territory governments in Australia presents quite a challenge. State governments are part of a federation in which the Commonwealth government is ... More


MENS REA, ACTUS REUS, AND THE ROLE OF THE STATE

William Schabas

in Unimaginable Atrocities: Justice, Politics, and Rights at the War Crimes Tribunals

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199653072
eISBN:
9780191739361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653072.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Criminal law classically describes offences as being composed of two elements: the mens rea and the actus reus. The mens rea is the guilty mind and the actus reus is the guilty act. The words come ... More


Social Policy: from Domestication to Disarmament

Alexander Somek

in Engineering Equality: An Essay on European Anti-Discrimination Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199693375
eISBN:
9780191729737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693375.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, EU Law

The impact of the European Union on the social policies of its Member States can generally be described in terms of domestication, assimilation, and disarmament. Social policy has been domesticated ... More


Constructing a Policy-Making State?: Policy Dynamics in the EU

Jeremy Richardson (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199604104
eISBN:
9780191741531
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604104.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The book sets out to examine the processes by which Europeanization takes place. Europeanization is defined as the process by which the key decisions about public policies are gradually transferred ... More


Population Exchange in Greek Macedonia: The Rural Settlement of Refugees 1922-1930

Elisabeth Kontogiorgi

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199278961
eISBN:
9780191706806
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278961.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Following the defeat of the Greek Army in 1922 by nationalist Turkish forces, the Convention of Lausanne in 1923 specified the first compulsory exchange of populations ratified by an international ... More


Special Drawing Rights (SDRs): The First International Money

Christopher Wilkie

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199606467
eISBN:
9780191731648
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606467.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Following the Rio Agreement in 1967, the birth of the Special Drawing Right (SDR) was widely heralded as the first step towards a world international money. The SDR's intended purpose, though, was ... More


Public policies that support families with young children: variation across US states

Marcia K. Meyers, Janet C. Gornick, Laura R. Peck, and Amanda J. Lockshin

in Child well-being, child poverty and child policy in modern nations (Revised 2nd Edition): What do we know?

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342539
eISBN:
9781447301738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342539.003.0018
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter discusses a new approach to understanding how state-level policies may affect childhood poverty in the Unites States. It begins with a section on the opportunities for public ... More


Competition in the New Network Technology Industries 1820–1870

James Foreman-Peck and Robert Millward

in Public and Private Ownership of British Industry 1820–1990

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203599
eISBN:
9780191675881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203599.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Economic History

This chapter looks at network technology industries between the years 1820 and 1870. It is inefficient to duplicate networks with high fixed capital costs. Additional considerations for public ... More


The Political Response to Market Failure: Railways and Other National Communications Networks 1870–1914

James Foreman-Peck and Robert Millward

in Public and Private Ownership of British Industry 1820–1990

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203599
eISBN:
9780191675881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203599.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Economic History

Judged by productivity growth, capital costs, and continuing controversies over freight rates, the railway policy in Britain after 1870 proved to be none too effective. The need for a policy on ... More


State Science Policy Experiments

Maryann Feldman and Lauren Lanahan

in The Changing Frontier: Rethinking Science and Innovation Policy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226286723
eISBN:
9780226286860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226286860.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Over the past 30 years, the 50 state governments have experimented with different programs that attempt to leverage academic science to create economic growth. Three broadly diffuse programs are: ... More


International Law and raison d’état: Rethinking the Prehistory of International Law

Martti Koskenniemi

in The Roman Foundations of the Law of Nations: Alberico Gentili and the Justice of Empire

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199599875
eISBN:
9780191595813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599875.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter argues that no continuous tradition of international legal thought exists from early modernity — Gentili, Vitoria, Suárez, Grotius, Pufendorf, Vattel, however one wants to date the ... More


Patriarchy and Development: Women's Positions at the End of the Twentieth Century

Valentine M. Moghadam (ed.)

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198290230
eISBN:
9780191684807
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198290230.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

At the end of the 20th century, after four world conferences on women, debates on the impact of economic development on the lives and status of women — including their life-options and opportunities ... More


Beyond Doctrine – The Strasbourg Realities

Helen Keller, Magdalena Forowicz, and Lorenz Engi

in Friendly Settlements before the European Court of Human Rights: Theory and Practice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199600977
eISBN:
9780191595820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600977.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, EU Law

This chapter focuses on the diversity of friendly settlements in appearance and function. It shows the subtle difference between the various forms of friendly settlements and arrangements. It also ... More


Political Economy of India: A Selected Review of Literature

Supriya RoyChowdhury

in Political Science: Volume 1: The Indian State

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780198084945
eISBN:
9780199082391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198084945.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter examines research and literature about the history of the political economy of the Indian state. It explores how the left-leaning scholarship has seriously constrained the state’s ... More


The U.S. and Soviet Response to Britain’s Decline

Joshua R. Itzkowitz Shifrinson

in Rising Titans, Falling Giants: How Great Powers Exploit Power Shifts

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501725050
eISBN:
9781501725067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501725050.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

Building on the preceding chapter, Chapter 3 analyzes U.S. and Soviet responses to the decline of the United Kingdom. This portion of the book shows that the United States and Soviet Union each ... More


The International Politics of the Middle East

Raymond Hinnebusch

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719053450
eISBN:
9781781700204
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719053450.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This text aims to fill a gap in the field of Middle Eastern political studies by combining international relations theory with concrete case studies. It begins with an overview of the rules and ... More


Politics of Inclusion: Castes, Minorities, and Affirmative Action

Zoya Hassan

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198076964
eISBN:
9780199080274
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198076964.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

Situated at the interface of policy and political processes, this study explores the dynamics and strategies of the state with regard to Muslims and lower castes. It examines the underlying issues ... More


Citizen Influences on State Policy Priorities: The Interplay of Public Opinion and Interest Groups

Saundra K. Schneider and William G. Jacoby (eds)

in Public Opinion in State Politics

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804753005
eISBN:
9780804767972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804753005.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter compares the impact of public opinion and interest groups on policy making in American states. It proposes a new measure of state public policy and identifies measures of state policy ... More


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