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Transitions, Transformations, and Reproduction: Dynamics in Socio‐Technical Systems

Frank W. Geels and René Kemp

in Flexibility and Stability in the Innovating Economy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199290475
eISBN:
9780191603495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199290474.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This chapter explores innovating and technological transformation in terms of competing socio-technical systems which evolve over long time periods. It examines changes in functional systems both ... More


The Relationship Between the Basel Convention and the Waste Management Systems of the EU and the OECD

Katharina Kummer

in International Management of Hazardous Wastes: The Basel Convention and Related Legal Rules

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198259947
eISBN:
9780191682032
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198259947.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter discusses the role of the Basel Convention regime in the development of recognized fundamental concepts in the field of transboundary movements of hazardous waste. Two regional waste ... More


Packaging and Packaging Waste

Albert Weale, Geoffrey Pridham, Michelle Cini, Dimitrios Konstadakopulos, Martin Porter, and Brendan Flynn

in Environmental Governance in Europe: An Ever Closer Ecological Union?

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199257478
eISBN:
9780191698460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199257478.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, Environmental Politics

This chapter explores the issue dynamic associated with the 1994 packaging and packaging waste directive in the European Union. It offers a case study that focuses primarily on the processes of rule ... More


Recycling

Felicity Matthews

in Complexity, Fragmentation, and Uncertainty: Government Capacity in an Evolving State

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199585991
eISBN:
9780191756061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199585991.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics, Comparative Politics

This chapter provides an in-depth examination of the Government’s PSA commitment to increase the recycling of household waste. The Government continually exceeded its target, yet this success was not ... More


The Contribution of the Basel Convention and Related Rules to an Emerging Global Waste Management System

Katharina Kummer

in International Management of Hazardous Wastes: The Basel Convention and Related Legal Rules

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198259947
eISBN:
9780191682032
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198259947.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter analyses the contribution of the Basel Convention and related legal instruments to emerging rules and concepts relevant to the hazardous waste cycle. It addresses the following ... More


Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes in International Law

Katharina Kummer

in International Management of Hazardous Wastes: The Basel Convention and Related Legal Rules

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198259947
eISBN:
9780191682032
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198259947.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter outlines the problem of transboundary movements and the disposal of hazardous waste, and examines traditional international legal rules applicable to hazardous waste management. The ... More


The Basel Convention Regime and Sectoral Pollution Control Treaties

Katharina Kummer

in International Management of Hazardous Wastes: The Basel Convention and Related Legal Rules

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198259947
eISBN:
9780191682032
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198259947.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter examines the relationship between the Basel Convention regime and the sectoral pollution control treaties. Means to harmonize the relevant treaties with the Basel Convention regime are ... More


Ensuring Compliance: Relevant Concepts and Mechanisms

Katharina Kummer

in International Management of Hazardous Wastes: The Basel Convention and Related Legal Rules

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198259947
eISBN:
9780191682032
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198259947.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter evaluates the strengths and weaknesses of existing and emerging enforcement mechanisms in the achievement of the aims of the waste management system provided by the Basel Convention and ... More


Ahmedabad: A Case of Efficiency in Spending

Kala Seetharam Sridhar and A. Venugopala Reddy

in State of Urban Services in India's Cities: Spending and Financing

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198065388
eISBN:
9780199081264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198065388.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter focuses on Ahmedabad, which is the largest city in Gujarat. The chapter begins with a section on the socio-economic characteristics of the city, including a profile of its labour force. ... More


Support services

Nizam Damani

in Manual of Infection Prevention and Control

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199698356
eISBN:
9780191732126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698356.003.0018
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The most practical approach to clinical waste management is to identify waste that represents a sufficient risk of causing infection during handling and after disposal, and for which some precautions ... More


Bangalore: A Case of Inadequate Spending

Kala Seetharam Sridhar and A. Venugopala Reddy

in State of Urban Services in India's Cities: Spending and Financing

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198065388
eISBN:
9780199081264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198065388.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter considers the case of Bangalore, which is located about 840 to 940 metres above the sea level. The city is also the fifth largest metropolitan area in India. It is noted that these ... More


Hybrid Organisations in Waste Management: Public and Private Organisations in a Deregulated Market Environment

Philip Marcel Karré

in Organising waste in the city: International perspectives on narratives and practices

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447306375
eISBN:
9781447310891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306375.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The chapter examines how as a result of processes of privatisation, deregulation and marketization, public services such as waste management have been outsourced to public waste management ... More


Waste Management Companies: Critical Urban Infrastructural Services That Design the Sociomateriality of Waste

Hervé Corvellec and Johan Hultman

in Organising waste in the city: International perspectives on narratives and practices

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447306375
eISBN:
9781447310891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306375.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter shows, based on the case of a Swedish municipal waste management company, that waste management companies participate in a decisive manner to the design of the socio-materiality of waste ... More


Jaipur: A Success Story of Land Leasing and Sales

Kala Seetharam Sridhar and A. Venugopala Reddy

in State of Urban Services in India's Cities: Spending and Financing

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198065388
eISBN:
9780199081264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198065388.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter studies the land leasing and sales practices in Jaipur. Jaipur is known for being the very first planned city in India, as well as the capital of Rajasthan. The first part of the chapter ... More


HIA and waste disposal

John Kemm, Jayne Parry, and Stephen Palmer

in Health Impact Assessment

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198526292
eISBN:
9780191723889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198526292.003.0028
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter shows that different waste management options all produce emissions that have the potential to harm health. Local impacts on health from proposed waste management facilities must be ... More


Waste in Translation: Global Ideas of Urban Waste Management in Local Practice

Zapata Patrik

in Organising waste in the city: International perspectives on narratives and practices

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447306375
eISBN:
9781447310891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306375.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The chapter explores the translation of global narratives of waste management formulated by UN-Habitat into local waste practices in the Managua in Nicaragua. In the chapter, excerpts of two ... More


Kolkata: A Case of Lack of Coordination

Kala Seetharam Sridhar and A. Venugopala Reddy

in State of Urban Services in India's Cities: Spending and Financing

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198065388
eISBN:
9780199081264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198065388.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses the municipal corporations in Kolkata, and focuses on the central city of Kolkata. In terms of population, Kolkata is easily the seventh biggest city in the world, and the ... More


The Green Team: Government and Business

Geoffrey Jones

in Profits and Sustainability: A History of Green Entrepreneurship

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198706977
eISBN:
9780191840340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198706977.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, International Business

The chapter examines the role of government in green industries from 1980 to the present, using the examples of waste management and wind and solar energy. In waste, privatization and more stringent ... More


New Technologies Using Trace Metals of Concern

Jozef M. Pacyna, Kyrre Sundseth, and Elisabeth G. Pacyna

in Trace Metals and Infectious Diseases

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029193
eISBN:
9780262327619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029193.003.0015
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter discusses the occurrence, material flows, technical applications of and pollution by platinum, palladium), thallium, rare earth elements, gold, silver, and antimony, all of which are ... More


Poetic Enthusiasm: The City, the Country, and Extended Accumulation

Jordana Rosenberg

in Critical Enthusiasm: Capital Accumulation and the Transformation of Religious Passion

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199764266
eISBN:
9780199895359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199764266.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature, Religion and Society

Chapter Five describes the intersection of moral philosophy and poetics, and uncovers what I term the “enthusiastic aesthetics of history.” The guiding question that I ask here is: how did the ... More


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