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Diaspora Policies, Consular Services and Social Protection for Chinese Citizens Abroad [chapter]

Elena Barabantseva, Tao Wang
2020 IMISCOE Research Series  
, and large-scale crisis response, yet has seen limited developments in the area of day-to-day social protection of Chinese nationals abroad.  ...  AbstractIn this chapter we discuss China's evolving policies toward Chinese nationals abroad, with particular attention to the expanding area of social protection.  ...  Acknowledgements This chapter is part of the project "Migration and Transnational Social Protection in (Post)Crisis Europe (MiTSoPro)" that has received funding from the European Research Council (ERC)  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-030-51237-8_5 fatcat:epmdetdly5h2hbtkitj767m57m

The Metaverse as the Digital Leviathan: A Case Study of Bit.Country

2022 Journal of Applied Business and Economics  
In this case study, the current state of nation-states was viewed through the lens of Hobbes' The Leviathan to assess whether decentralized metaverses will transition to a Digital Leviathan using Bit.Country  ...  As more individuals and entities took a closer look at the use cases for blockchain technology, the term metaverse began to emerge across news outlets and social media platforms.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The authors would like to thank Ray Lu and Shannon Christie, two of the co-founders of Bit.Country, for their agreement to collaborate on the creation of this case study.  ... 
doi:10.33423/jabe.v24i2.5099 fatcat:53bxumlumrdvbctqie7jorajci

Press freedom and media ownership are factors that influence media performance: comparative analysis of these factors in USA and Nigeria

Modu Alh. Bukar Bukar, Mohammed Kaka, Mai Dunoma Zannah
2019 Technium Social Sciences Journal  
The analysis concludes that, The United States even has provision in their law and constitution forbidding state interference in the area of information content and dissemination.  ...  The paper is to examine the influence of press freedom and media ownership in the performance of the media institutions in the United States of America and Federal Republic of Nigeria.  ...  The media in the United States are overwhelmingly under private ownership.  ... 
doi:10.47577/tssj.v1i1.31 fatcat:ukvmr7ipefaghkedyxkeme5bri

The Great De-Mortgaging: the Retreat of Life Insurances From Housing Finance in US-German Historical Perspective

Sebastian Kohl
2022 Jahrbuch für Wirtschaftsgeschichte  
percent today in favor of fixed-income securities.  ...  Drawing on in-depth studies of the US and Germany, it finds that a "great de-mortgaging" took place in insurers' portfolios, with mortgages falling from up to 90 percent in the 19th century to below 5  ...  Such a relationship was never to evolve in the United States, where Social Security was set up about half a century later and where the much disputed Social Security fund was used for general government  ... 
doi:10.1515/jbwg-2022-0008 fatcat:c2a7xcc54bgu3otae2f6ix5bau

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2021 Nations and Nationalism  
He was the organizer of 2019 international conference "The Nation and the Radical Left -Practices and Discourses of National Identity in Left-wing Politics", held at Scuola Normale Superiore (Italy).  ...  606 JACOPO CUSTODI is a Ph.D. candidate in Political Science and Sociology at Scuola Normale Superiore, and a researcher at COSMOS -The Centre on Social Movements Studies (Florence).  ...  Tables should be properly titled and numbered consecutively in the order in which they appear in the text.  ... 
doi:10.1111/nana.12624 fatcat:mr6vqvq6afdsvlod4rrnewrjmm

Trends in Aboriginal water ownership in New South Wales, Australia: The continuities between colonial and neoliberal forms of dispossession

Lana D. Hartwig, Sue Jackson, Natalie Osborne
2020 Land Use Policy  
This paper considers the intertwined and complex history of Aboriginal land and water tenure in the Australian State of New South Wales, within the Murray-Darling Basin.  ...  We discuss the factors that render Aboriginal water-holders vulnerable to the loss of valuable water rights and those factors that constrain the ability of all Aboriginal people to fully enjoy the benefits  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to acknowledge the assistance offered by Dr Marcus Finn, Senior Director of Water Resource Plans and Basin Policy, and Dr Tony McLeod, General Manager of Sustainable  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.landusepol.2020.104869 fatcat:lphg6vtwvjfipdeiq3dde3e7xq

The Role and Functionality of Regional Migration Networks over the 20th Century. The Case Study of the Strzyżów District

Joanna Kulpińska
2019 Migration Studies - Review of Polish Diaspora  
Number of respondents by particular destinations in the United States.  ...  Gorczyca from Godowa (13) are the record holders in the number of district residents brought to the USA.  ... 
doi:10.4467/25444972smpp.19.036.11078 fatcat:hosme75jbbbw7p3hjfz6yxhgsq

Drug Control and Development: A Blind Spot [chapter]

2020 Drug Policies and Development  
This burden intensified in the post-war period and as the 1961 Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs and United States 'war on drugs' in the 1970s institutionalised 'narcotics' as a security issue and a  ...  This was reiterated in the 2016 United Nations General Assembly Special Session Outcome Document (ungass Outcome Document).  ...  In relation to Iran, Ghiabi (2019, 49) sets out that 'By the end of World War ii, a small number of US narcotics officials, many of whom had been previously working as intelligence officers, helped the  ... 
doi:10.1163/9789004440494_003 fatcat:lkqj7742mrgj3k6hz66pug6fpm

Not Everything is About Investors: The Case for Mandatory Stakeholder Disclosure

Ann Lipton
2019 Social Science Research Network  
Form and Functions of Securities Disclosure Businesses that operate in the United States are constantly required to disclose information.  ...  Though various organizations have developed reporting frameworks for social performance, these are usually pitched as voluntary, rather than mandatory, measures, especially in the United States.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.3435578 fatcat:bdsylmjog5dcfkb2mf22sbt2ri

Pension Systems Compared: A Polarised Perspective, a Diverse Reality [chapter]

Patricia Scarponetti, Leandro Sepúlveda, Antonio Martín-Artiles
2020 Towards a Comparative Analysis of Social Inequalities between Europe and Latin America  
shows considerable differences in the implementation of the pension reform policies.  ...  Therefore, the spillover effect of globalisation and the convergence in certain uniform patterns of reforms is far from reality in the four countries, and as such, the measures adopted are specific for  ...  Acknowledgements We would like to thank José Adelantado and Pedro López-Roldán from the Autonomous University of Barcelona and Sandra Fachelli from the Pablo Olavide University for their comments.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-030-48442-2_14 fatcat:7upyhnlsazectf4idlqhfg2y24

The legacy of large dams in the United States

Giuliano Di Baldassarre, Maurizio Mazzoleni, Maria Rusca
2021 Ambio  
In this paper, we explore the interplay between large dams, patterns of population growth and agricultural expansion in the United States over the past two centuries.  ...  Lastly, we show that the legacy of dams in the United States consists of a lock-in condition characterized by high levels of water consumption, especially in the Southwest, which leads to severe water  ...  from the copyright holder.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s13280-021-01533-x pmid:33686608 fatcat:u2r7dclz3zdvxi5zjjixofxhru

Calibrating Intellectual Property and Innovation in NewSpace

Jesse L. Silvernail
2020 Texas A&M Journal of Property Law  
This paper fills the gap in the literature by analyzing common intellectual property practices in the aerospace industry and applying intellec- tual property theory.  ...  I also review past government actions on intellectual property in the aerospace industry. I find that actors in the commercial space industry have little incentive to disclose their inventions.  ...  Keeping NewSpace innovation in the United States is critical because of the vast economic potential and national security. II.  ... 
doi:10.37419/jpl.v6.i2.2 fatcat:u7bfz776ojfjnoye6va7anuwj4

Autonomously driving cars and the law in Germany

2019 Wiadomości Ubezpieczeniowe  
The article informs about the regulation for partly or fully autonomously driving cars in Germany which the legislator enacted in 2017. The new provisions and amendments are discussed in detail.  ...  In order to exploit the advantages of the new technology which is not yet fully developed and will be available in future, further legislative steps are needed.  ...  For the death-rate on German roads in 2018 was 3,275. 4 This equals the number of inhabitants of a small town.  ... 
doi:10.33995/wu2019.4.2 fatcat:r7fkaessibai5ggd6rfvjahg3y

Adaptive Management in Water Law: Evaluating Australian (New South Wales) and Canadian (British Columbia) Law Reform Initiatives

Deborah Curran, Sharon Mascher
2016 Social Science Research Network  
The purpose of this paper is to compare the water law reforms of the state of New South Wales in Australia and the province of British Columbia in Canada as they attempt to incorporate legal and management  ...  Sub-national jurisdictions are undertaking law reform that attempts to remedy the historic inflexibility in water law and to provide security in water use entitlements.  ...  SDLs will be determined in 2016, with Basin states required to have accredited water resource plans in place by 2019. 134 In NSW, the WSPs prepared under the Water Management Act 2000 (NSW) will form  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.3007790 fatcat:samnlatlzjarhmjtd7cjabn5jy

Coming in from the Cold: Canada's National Housing Strategy, Homelessness, and the Right to Housing in a Transnational Perspective

David DesBaillets, Sarah E. Hamill
2022 Canadian Journal of Law and Society / Revue Canadienne Droit et Société  
In this article, we explore how the Canadian government could realize the right to housing in the context of eliminating chronic homelessness.  ...  In this article we examine Finland and Scotland's approaches because they offer certain similarities in how homelessness is addressed, yet they also differ, most crucially in how they understand the right  ...  more secure tenancies seen in social housing.  ... 
doi:10.1017/cls.2021.40 fatcat:fcn7llxfgfcy3i3ayhsaqtngwy
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