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The Uses and Abuses of Time

Shehzad Nadeem

in Dead Ringers: How Outsourcing Is Changing the Way Indians Understand Themselves

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691147871
eISBN:
9781400836697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691147871.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines how transnational companies make use of what it calls time arbitrage—the exploitation of time discrepancies between geographical labor markets to make a profit. The extension of ... More


Getting the Word Around

Alejandro L. Madrid

in Nor-tec Rifa!: Electronic Dance Music from Tijuana to the World

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195326376
eISBN:
9780199851652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326376.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter explores the different distribution strategies adopted by members of the Nortec Collective. It shows the development of a Nor-tec scene which did not necessarily take place in specific ... More


Cerberus: Rethinking Grotius and the Westphalian System

José-Manuel Barreto

in International Law and Empire: Historical Explorations

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780198795575
eISBN:
9780191836893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198795575.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Relying on a reinterpretation of Grotius and the Peace of Westphalia, this chapter proposes that not only the state, but also the empire, and the company are full subjects of international law; this ... More


The Interlocking World of Global Health Governance: The Tobacco Industry, Bilateral Investment Treaties, and Health Policy

Hadii M. Mamudu

in Law and Global Health: Current Legal Issues Volume 16

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199688999
eISBN:
9780191768118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688999.003.0032
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This chapter examines the role of transnational tobacco companies in the development and spread of bilateral investment treaties (BITs) in order to allow for better future BITs negotiations and ... More


Theory of International Law in Contemporary Russia

Lauri Mälksoo

in Russian Approaches to International Law

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780198723042
eISBN:
9780191789625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723042.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Comparative Law

The chapter discusses and ‘translates’ main debates in the post-Soviet Russian theory of international law, such as the question whether individuals and transnational companies can be subjects of ... More


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