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2. Big Brother: journalism and the altered state

2. Big Brother: journalism and the altered state  

Ian Hargreaves

in Journalism: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2014
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Aug 2014
eISBN: 
9780191780042
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199686872.003.0003
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9780199686872
‘Big Brother: journalism and the altered state’ discusses the role of the state in journalism. Russia has retightened its grip on television and newspaper journalism despite its ... More
11. Evolution

11. Evolution  

Lewis Wolpert

in Developmental Biology: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2011
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191778100
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199601196.003.0012
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9780199601196
‘Evolution’ shows that development is a fundamental process in the evolution of multicellular organisms. The evolution of multicellular forms of all animals and plants is the result of ... More
8. Policy and regulatory responses to the global financial crisis

8. Policy and regulatory responses to the global financial crisis  

John Goddard and John O. S. Wilson

in Banking: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Dec 2016
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Dec 2016
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9780191785320
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199688920.003.0008
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9780199688920
The 2007–09 global financial crisis brought a number of specific policy and regulatory challenges into sharp focus. From an historical perspective, the regulatory response follows a ... More
1. Law’s roots

1. Law’s roots  

Raymond Wacks

in Law: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

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Sep 2015
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Sep 2015
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9780191807657
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198745624.003.0001
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9780198745624
‘Law’s roots’ looks at the origins of law and the distinctive features of the Western legal tradition, as well as religious law and other legal traditions. The two main functions of the law ... More
7. Globalization and development

7. Globalization and development  

Ian Goldin

in Development: A Very Short Introduction

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Mar 2018
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Mar 2018
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9780191799983
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198736257.003.0007
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9780198736257
The relationship between globalization and development is contested. For some, globalization is a powerful force for poverty reduction and has led to leaps in life expectancy and other key ... More
5. Up to a point, Lord Copper’s: who owns journalists?

5. Up to a point, Lord Copper’s: who owns journalists?  

Ian Hargreaves

in Journalism: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2014
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Aug 2014
eISBN: 
9780191780042
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199686872.003.0006
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9780199686872
Traditionally, we imagine journalists to be free-spirited mavericks unbound by rules and regulation. However, most modern journalism takes place within a corporate setting. ‘Up to a point, ... More
3. Big impacts: the Black Death

3. Big impacts: the Black Death  

Paul Slack

in Plague: A Very Short Introduction

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Mar 2012
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Sep 2013
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9780191777998
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10.1093/actrade/9780199589548.003.0003
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9780199589548
‘Big impacts: the Black Death’ explains how the contention that major epidemic disasters changed the course of historical events — the ‘Great Disaster’ interpretations of history — leaves ... More
3. Rights of property and their regulation

3. Rights of property and their regulation  

G. Edward White

in American Legal History: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Nov 2013
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Dec 2013
eISBN: 
9780199375240
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199766000.003.0003
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9780199766000
‘Rights of property and their regulation’ illustrates that the law of property was at the centre of early American society and governance. By the early nineteenth century, two ideas about ... More
3. Analysing risk

3. Analysing risk  

Baruch Fischhoff and John Kadvany

in Risk: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
May 2011
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777714
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199576203.003.0004
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9780199576203
‘Analysing risk’ shows how risk analysts measure risks and determine their sources. This involves observing a situation, then using scientific knowledge to extrapolate these observations to ... More
3. Environmental policy: instrument choice

3. Environmental policy: instrument choice  

Stephen Smith

in Environmental Economics: A Very Short Introduction

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Sep 2011
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Sep 2013
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9780191777813
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199583584.003.0004
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9780199583584
‘Environmental policy: instrument choice’ considers the policy instruments available to governments to regulate polluting emissions and environmental damage. Much environmental policy ... More
1. Cells

1. Cells  

Lewis Wolpert

in Developmental Biology: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2011
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191778100
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199601196.003.0002
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9780199601196
Development results from the coordinated behaviour of cells and is almost entirely determined by which proteins the cell contains. ‘Cells’ discusses the major processes involved in ... More
1. Troubles

1. Troubles  

Elizabeth Fisher

in Environmental Law: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2017
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Oct 2017
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9780191835643
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198794189.003.0001
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9780198794189
Environmental problems are the troubles of politics, economics, and philosophy. They are often bitter troubles, revealing deep divisions in societies over how life should be lived. These ... More
6. The death of privacy?

6. The death of privacy?  

Raymond Wacks

in Privacy: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2015
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Mar 2015
eISBN: 
9780191792915
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198725947.003.0006
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9780198725947
Privacy is under attack from several quarters. The ‘war on terror’ has amplified this pressure. The Internet, increased surveillance, and sensationalist journalism seriously undermine ... More
American Legal History: A Very Short Introduction

American Legal History: A Very Short Introduction  

G. Edward White

Print Publication Year: 
Nov 2013
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Dec 2013
eISBN: 
9780199375240
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199766000.001.0001
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book
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9780199766000
Law has played a central role in American history. From colonial times to the present, law has reflected the changing society in which legal decisions have been made and has played a ... More
8. Mapping health and disease

8. Mapping health and disease  

Rodolfo Saracci

in Epidemiology: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2010
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777257
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199543335.003.0008
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9780199543335
Intervention studies and observational studies are known as analytical studies. ‘Mapping health and disease’ emphasizes that these are generally preceded and followed by descriptive studies ... More
5. Regulation and supervision of the banking industry

5. Regulation and supervision of the banking industry  

John Goddard and John O. S. Wilson

in Banking: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Dec 2016
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Dec 2016
eISBN: 
9780191785320
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199688920.003.0005
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9780199688920
As financial intermediaries, commercial banks use liquid liabilities to finance illiquid assets. Banks hold only a small proportion of their assets in the form of reserves, and cannot cope ... More

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