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Exit Strategies

Richard Caplan

in International Governance of War-Torn Territories: Rule and Reconstruction

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199263455
eISBN:
9780191602726
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199263450.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Explores how, and under what circumstances, international authorities should withdraw from the administration of a territory. Whereas elections were once viewed as the capstone of international ... More


The Role of Individual Retirement Accounts in US Retirement Planning

Sarah Holden and Brian Reid

in Recalibrating Retirement Spending and Saving

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199549108
eISBN:
9780191720734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199549108.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Pensions and Pension Management

With the rising importance of individual retirement accounts (IRAs), which now total one-quarter of US retirement assets, public policy has sharpened its focus on how individuals manage those ... More


Epilogue

Robert G. Kaufman

in In Defense of the Bush Doctrine

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124346
eISBN:
9780813134987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124346.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

In the last quarter of 2003, the situation in Iraq worsened as combat deaths and sectarian violence increased significantly, prompting several proponents of the war to reconsider their position in ... More


Proliferation

Michael Quinlan

in Thinking About Nuclear Weapons: Principles, Problems, Prospects

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199563944
eISBN:
9780191721274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563944.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter considers why the spread of nuclear weapons to new possessors has been generally recognized as dangerous, and then notes the array of instruments, centred upon the 1968 Nuclear ... More


The Provisional Irish Republican Army and the Morality of Terrorism

Timothy Shanahan

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635290
eISBN:
9780748652884
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635290.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Is terrorism ever morally justified? How should historical and cultural factors be taken into account in judging the morality of terrorist acts? What are the ethical limits of state ... More


Congress and the Politics of Troop Withdrawal, 1966–1973

Julian E. Zelizer

in Governing America: The Revival of Political History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691150734
eISBN:
9781400841899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150734.003.0016
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter examines the politics of U.S. troop withdrawal from Vietnam during the 1960s and 1970s in order to identify the strategies employed by Congress to check an imperial executive and to ... More


Annuities and their Derivatives: The Recent Canadian Experience

Moshe A. Milevsky and Ling-wu Shao

in Securing Lifelong Retirement Income: Global Annuity Markets and Policy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199594849
eISBN:
9780191729119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594849.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Pensions and Pension Management

This chapter surveys recent developments within the Canadian ‘income annuity’ marketplace. The chapter starts by computing the Money's worth ratio (MWR) using a unique dataset which includes a decade ... More


Introduction

Michelle Madden Dempsey

in Prosecuting Domestic Violence: A Philosophical Analysis

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199562169
eISBN:
9780191705298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562169.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This introductory chapter explains the context in which the author of this book became intrigued by the moral questions raised by domestic-violence prosecution and the tools employed in this book to ... More


Victims and Prosecutions

Michelle Madden Dempsey

in Prosecuting Domestic Violence: A Philosophical Analysis

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199562169
eISBN:
9780191705298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562169.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter considers the rights and duties of domestic-violence victims with respect to participating in the prosecution of domestic-violence cases. First, it revisits and expands upon the ... More


The Road to Basra

Nigel D. White

in Democracy goes to War: British Military Deployments under International Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199218592
eISBN:
9780191705595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199218592.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

The involvement of British service personnel in the invasion of Iraq in 2003 took place against a background of division both domestically and internationally. The legal basis, revolving principally ... More


A Second Opportunity Lost

Helga Drummond

in Escalation in Decision-Making: The Tragedy of Taurus

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289531
eISBN:
9780191684722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289531.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, HRM / IR

This chapter analyses events leading up to the decision made by the board of the London Stock Exchange (LSE) in the autumn of 1991 to allocate further funding to Project Taurus. This decision is ... More


Withdrawal

Helga Drummond

in Escalation in Decision-Making: The Tragedy of Taurus

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289531
eISBN:
9780191684722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289531.003.0013
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, HRM / IR

The London Stock Exchange (LSE) invested over five years and 80 million pounds in Project Taurus. The market allegedly spent 400 million pounds in preparation for dematerialization plus countless ... More


Conclusions

Helga Drummond

in Escalation in Decision-Making: The Tragedy of Taurus

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289531
eISBN:
9780191684722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289531.003.0014
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, HRM / IR

This book has investigated the phenomenon of escalation in decision-making to understand how and why organizations become involved in decision fiascos and why they persist once matters turn out ... More


‘What've a boiling kettle got to do with a baby?’ 1: The Maintenance of Ignorance

Kate Fisher

in Birth Control, Sex, and Marriage in Britain 1918-1960

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199267361
eISBN:
9780191708299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199267361.003.0002
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter explores the tension between the proliferation of information about birth control methods (condoms, caps, female pessaries, and forms of abortion) in the early 20th century, and the ... More


The Conduct and Termination of Hostilities

Marc Weller

in Contested Statehood: Kosovo's Struggle for Independence

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199566167
eISBN:
9780191705373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566167.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter addresses the conduct of NATO hostilities against the FRY, and international attempts at settlement. It is argued that the scale and swiftness of the FRY/Serbian campaign of ethnic ... More


Researching Taurus

Helga Drummond

in Escalation in Decision-Making: The Tragedy of Taurus

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289531
eISBN:
9780191684722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289531.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, HRM / IR

This chapter examines escalation in decision-making concerning Project Taurus. The analysis is based on the propositions of social-psychological theory and decision dilemma theory. The basic research ... More


Anorexia Nervosa and Refusal of Life‐Saving Interventions

Simona Giordano

in Understanding Eating Disorders: Conceptual and Ethical Issues in the Treatment of Anorexia and Bulimia Nervosa

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199269747
eISBN:
9780191603129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199269742.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter considers the case in which the anorexic patient refuses naso-gastric feeding. It argues the principle of autonomy seems prima facie to dictate that the patient’s decision not to be fed ... More


Intentionally Killing the ‘Permanently Unconscious’

John Finnis

in Intention and Identity: Collected Essays Volume II

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199580064
eISBN:
9780191729386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580064.003.0020
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter presents a critique of the decision of the House of Lords in Bland, upholding the withdrawing of food and water from Bland, with intent to terminate his life, on the ground that because ... More


Non-treatment of Severely Disabled Newborns and Criminal Liability Under Spanish Law 1

Sergio Romeo-Malanda

in The Criminal Justice System and Health Care

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199228294
eISBN:
9780191711343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199228294.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter examines whether medical professionals in Spain can be held criminally responsible if they withdraw life-sustaining treatment from severely disabled newborn babies. The focus on the ... More


Dynamics during Performance

Stewart Gordon

in Mastering the Art of Performance: A Primer for Musicians

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195177435
eISBN:
9780199864690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177435.003.11
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter examines mental states and patterns that are frequently encountered during the actual performance. It offers advice for pacing yourself, refreshing your physical state, avoiding ... More


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