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Community Development Agreements and the State’s Extractive Strategy in Mongolia: Participatory Governance or Governance Participation?
This chapter analyses the emergence of a new institution of “accountability” in the governance of the Mongolian mining sector: Community Development Agreements (CDAs). While CDAs in the Mongolian context are part of a ...
A Comparative Evaluation of Offences: Criminalising Abusive Behaviour in England, Wales, Scotland, Ireland and Tasmania
This chapter analyses the new offences introduced in England and Wales in 2015, Scotland in 2018, Ireland in 2018 and the less recent offences in Tasmania in 2004 addressing the use of coercive control in domestic ...
The Collective Magic of Community Action: a Review of William Mazzarella’s The Mana of Mass Society
(Bristol University Press, 2020-01-04)
This is an extended book review article with an research engaged critique on William Mazzarella's 'Mana of Mass Society'
THE CASE FOR PUBLIC ENFORCEMENT OF DIRECTORS’ DUTIES: AN AUSTRALIAN CASE STUDY AND APPLICATION TO NIGERIA
(Kluwer Law International, 2020-01)
Like many other common law countries, Nigeria imposes statutory duties on its companies’ directors. Breach of these duties are expected to be enforced ‘privately’ by the company, its shareholders or any other proper person. ...
Councillor Ethics: A Review of The Committee on Standards in Public Life’s ‘Local Government Ethical Standards’
(Taylor and Francis, 2020)
The Committee on Standards in Public life (CSPL) new report Local Government Ethical Standards presents a detailed review of local government ethics in England, aiming to highlight both best practice and areas for improvement. ...
Responding to Teenage Binge Drinking: Recognising Differential Gender Perception or Respecting Equality?
(Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2020)
How Can National Governance affect Education Quality in Western Europe?
Purpose – As the international society faces unprecedented challenges associated with resource scarcity, governance scandals, increasing injustice and inequality, new opportunities for higher education institutions are ...
Lefebvre and Law: social justice, new technologies and the spatial imaginary
As the fluidity of contemporary social life has accelerated due to an ongoing process of social and technological transformation, there has been increasing interest in the work of Henri Lefebvre on the production of space ...
Religious-Only Marriages and Cohabitation; Deciphering Differences
(Bristol University Press, 2020-01-15)
Unregistered religious-only marriages are being problematized in mainstream political discourse, and treated as a separate and special issue to be resolved by targeted legal reforms deterring such ceremonies. The underlying ...
Social capital's role in humanitarian crises
(Oxford Academic, 2020)
The growing scale and persistence of humanitarian crises constitute a critical problem for nation-states, aid organizations, and crisis-affected people around the world. Many in the fields of disaster response and ...