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Field Investigations From the State and Local Health Department Perspective

Jeffrey P. Davis and Guthrie S. Birkhead

in Field Epidemiology

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195313802
eISBN:
9780199863952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313802.003.0020
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Working and networking diligently with colleagues and appropriately communicating ideas and information across jurisdictional lines and between scientific disciplines are keys to the success of state ... More


Under Surveillance

Joel Simon

in The New Censorship: Inside the Global Battle for Media Freedom

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231160643
eISBN:
9780231538336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231160643.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter focuses on the potential use of online surveillance for domestic law enforcement and international espionage. Governments all over the world have found the Internet to be a valuable tool ... More


‘Where be his quiddities now’? Law and Language in Hamlet

Eric Heinze

in Law and Language: Current Legal Issues Volume 15

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199673667
eISBN:
9780191751769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199673667.003.0098
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter suggests that law's oppressive character emerges largely through its linguistic qualities, in Hamlet. Hamlet represents Shakespeare's most original statement on legal language as the ... More


Conclusion: Legacies of the Spider Web

Nick Fischer

in Spider Web: The Birth of American Anticommunism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040023
eISBN:
9780252098222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040023.003.0013
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This conclusion discusses the legacies of the Anticommunist Spider Web and the myriad ways in which they persist in the extraordinary life span and significance of anticommunism in US politics, ... More


Corporate Power and Technocracy

Jean Drèze

in Sense and Solidarity: Jholawala Economics for Everyone

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198833468
eISBN:
9780191871900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198833468.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter scrutinises the growing influence of corporate power on public policy in India. The opening essay discusses a startling case of attempted invasion of child nutrition programmes by ... More


The Crisis of the State

Taylor Owen

in Disruptive Power: The Crisis of the State in the Digital Age

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199363865
eISBN:
9780199363896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199363865.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

The Crisis of the State outlines four challenges that together threaten the state’s traditional mechanisms of power and control, but that also might provide models for 20th century international ... More


Reestablishing Internal Borders of the Nation: Creatively Repressive State Strategies

Christine B. N. Chin

in Cosmopolitan Sex Workers: Women and Migration in a Global City

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199890910
eISBN:
9780199345489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199890910.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

Chapter Three discusses state efforts to manage the population of regular and irregular transnational migrants. The state pursues two unique strategies, respectively based on neoliberal tenets of ... More


Root Causes

Michael Bérubé

in The Left at War

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814799840
eISBN:
9780814739051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814799840.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter explores the criticisms against Noam Chomsky. In the immediate aftermath of 9/11, Chomsky said a number of entirely true and useful things. He said that the attacks demonstrated the ... More


Final Reckonings

Tamara Plakins Thornton

in Nathaniel Bowditch and the Power of Numbers: "How a Nineteenth-Century Man of Business, Science, and the Sea Changed American Life"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469626932
eISBN:
9781469628110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626932.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter first examines the many biographical representations of Bowditch, most notably as the self-made man, and the cultural and social forces that shaped those representations. It then ... More


Vaporizing the Soviet Myth: Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four

Gregory Claeys

in Dystopia: A Natural History

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198785682
eISBN:
9780191827471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785682.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Ideas, World Modern History

Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four (1949) remains the greatest of all the literary dystopias. Big Brother, thoughtcrime, doublethink, the telescreen, Newspeak: this ‘Orwellian’ vocabulary is almost ... More


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