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Chapter 24 FOOD AS COMMONS (Book chapter)

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ISBN: 9781351665520 9781138062627 9781315161495 Year: Pages: 24 Language: English
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Subject: Agriculture (General)
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This book was motivated by the need to approach with a fresh look what we regard as perhaps&#xD;the most embarrassing&#xD;predicament of the Anthropocene/Capitalocene (Capra and Mattei,&#xD;2015, Altvater et al., 2016, Moore, 2017). We live in an era with roughly the same number (about&#xD;one billion) of over-fed people and of people lacking access to nutritious food (which means&#xD;that do not know in the morning if they will be able to feed themselves and their children during&#xD;the day). Our era also stands out by the remarkable amount of food that is wasted in some&#xD;parts of the world and by the unprecedented number of livestock that populates this planet&#xD;(Patel and Moore, 2017). Moreover, in the current phase of neoliberal capitalism that dominates&#xD;in the Anthropocene/Capitalocene, the ecological footprint is out of control; some rich people&#xD;(the majority in the Global North and the elite in the Global South) can enjoy every day food&#xD;shipped from thousands of miles away on gas gulping aircrafts and boats that pollute the environment&#xD;beyond imagination. Such luxury, the result of the worldwide colonization of diets,&#xD;would be impossible without a very significant environmental subsidy; if all the externalities&#xD;had to be internalized, eating Nile Perch would be unaffordable to most people everywhere.&#xD;The subsidy is ultimately paid by the poor in the South and, in general, will certainly be paid&#xD;by future generations. Unless we deal with and avoid the hidden social and environmental costs&#xD;that are so far unaccounted for in the hegemonic food system (TEEB, 2018)

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Food --- commons --- public --- civic --- private

Oeffentlich-private Finanzierung von Infrastruktur in Entwicklungslaendern und deren Beitrag zur Armutsreduktion

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Book Series: Forschungsergebnisse der Wirtschaftsuniversitaet Wien ISBN: 9783631583197 Year: Pages: 314 Language: German
Publisher: Peter Lang International Academic Publishing Group
Subject: Economics
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Die Dissertation ist an der Schnittstelle von Betriebswirtschaftslehre und Entwicklungsökonomie angesiedelt. Basierend auf einem Multimethodenansatz werden jeweils zwei Fallstudien in Vietnam und auf den Philippinen aus beiden Perspektiven dargestellt. Der entwicklungsökonomische Teil der Arbeit umfasst die Darstellung von Good Governance und Global Governance. Anschließend werden die Auswirkungen von ausländischen Direktinvestitionen und von Energie- und Straßeninfrastruktur auf Wirtschaftswachstum und Armutsreduktion diskutiert. Ein weiterer Schwerpunkt liegt auf der Darstellung von Public Private Partnerships. Keine Fallstudie liefert einen direkten langfristigen Beitrag zur Armutsreduktion, aber sie tragen zum Wirtschaftswachstum bei. Zusammenfassend kann festgehalten werden, dass die positiven Auswirkungen von privat finanzierter Infrastruktur auf die Armutsreduktion überschätzt werden.

Grenzen der Versicherbarkeit

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Book Series: Sozialoekonomische Schriften ISBN: 9783631337066 Year: Pages: 230 Language: German
Publisher: Peter Lang International Academic Publishing Group
Subject: Economics
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Die Massenarbeitslosigkeit beherrscht die aktuelle politische Diskussion in Deutschland und ist in hohem Maße verantwortlich für die zunehmende Verschlechterung der Finanzsituation der Systeme der sozialen Sicherung. Die gesetzliche Arbeitslosenversicherung wird auch als eine der Ursachen für die zu konstatierende Persistenz der Arbeitslosigkeit auf dem deutschen Arbeitsmarkt angesehen. Neben der Kritik am bisherigen System hat das Angebot einer privaten Arbeitslosenversicherung in Deutschland die Diskussion sowohl über die Privatisierung der gesetzlichen Arbeitslosenversicherung als auch über die Vorteilhaftigkeit einer privaten Zusatzversicherung forciert. Vor diesem Hintergrund wird eine wirtschaftstheoretische Analyse über die Grenzen der Versicherbarkeit, konkret über die Möglichkeiten einer privaten Arbeitslosenversicherung vorgenommen.

Climate Adaptation Finance and Investment in California

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Book Series: Routledge Focus on Environment and Sustainability ISBN: 9780367026073 9780429398759 Year: Pages: 172 Language: English
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Subject: Environmental Sciences --- Economics --- Social Sciences
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This book serves as a guide for local governments and private enterprises&#xD;as they navigate the unchartered waters of investing in climate change&#xD;adaptation and resilience. This book serves not only as a resource guide&#xD;for identifying potential funding sources but also as a roadmap for asset&#xD;management and public fi nance processes. It highlights practical synergies&#xD;between funding mechanisms, as well as the confl icts that may arise between&#xD;varying interests and strategies. While the main focus of this work is on the&#xD;State of California, this book offers broader insights for how states, local&#xD;governments and private enterprises can take those critical fi rst steps in&#xD;investing in society’s collective adaptation to climate change.

Public and Private in Ancient Mediterranean Law and Religion

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ISBN: 9783110367034 9783110371024 9783110392517 Year: Pages: 263 DOI: 10.1515/9783110367034 Language: English
Publisher: De Gruyter Grant: FP7 Ideas: European Research Council
Subject: Religion --- History
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The public/private distinction is fundamental to modern theories of the family, religion and religious freedom, and state power, yet it has different salience, and is understood differently, from place to place and time to time. The volume examines the public/private distinction in the cultures and religions of the ancient Mediterranean, in the formative periods of Greece and Rome and the religions of Judaism, Christianity and Islam.

Derecho privado y modernización

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Book Series: Global Perspectives on Legal History ISBN: 9783944773018 9783944773117 Year: Pages: 324 DOI: 10.12946/gplh2 Language: Italian|English|Spanish;
Publisher: Max Planck Institute for European Legal History
Subject: Law --- History
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The volume contains essays on the modernization of private law in Europe and Latin America from the viewpoint of legal history. Through a comparison between different forms of legal development in various normative und cultural contexts, the papers seek to open up new research perspectives on the concept of modernization in the field of private law.&#xD;

Estudos de Direito Internacional privado da União Europeia

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Book Series: Ensino ISBN: 9789892611747 Year: Pages: 374 DOI: https://doi.org/10.14195/978-989-26-1175-4 Language: Portuguese
Publisher: Coimbra University Press
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After the entry into force of the Amsterdam Treaty (1999), and developing the Area of Freedom, Security and Justice created at that time, the European Union institutions approved a set of Union law acts on private international law (conflict of laws and conflicts of jurisdiction). One may therefore speak of a european private international law, whose dispositions, in the matters covered by them, replace the application of the corresponding rules created by the Member States. The present work, besides placing that normative creation of the Union in the respective context, examines some of the most relevant among those acts (on contractual obligations, extracontractual obligations, maintenance obligations, divorce and legal separation, succession and jurisdiction and recognition of decisions in civil and commercial matters), and includes also an essay on the jurisprudential trends of the European Court of Justice with relevance to this field of the law.

The State, Business and Education: Public-Private Partnerships Revisited

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Book Series: NORRAG Series on International Education and Development ISBN: 9781788970327 9781788970334 Year: Pages: 208 DOI: 10.4337/9781788970334
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing
Subject: Economics --- Education
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Businesses, philanthropies and non-profit entities are increasingly successful in capturing public funds to support private provision of schooling in developed and developing countries. Coupled with market-based reforms that include weak regulation, control over workforces, standardization of processes and economies of scale, private provision of schooling is often seen to be convenient for both public authorities and businesses. This book examines how the public subsidization of these forms of private education affects quality, equality and the realization of human rights.With original research from leading experts, The State, Business and Education sheds light on the privatization of education in fragile circumstances. It illustrates the ways in which private actors have expanded their involvement in education as a business, and shows the influence of policy borrowing on the spread of for-profit education. Case studies from Argentina, Bangladesh, Brazil, China, India and Syrian refugee camps illustrate the ways in which private actors have expanded their involvement in education as a business.This book will be of interest not only to academics and students of international and comparative education, but also to education development professionals in both the private and public sectors, with its empirical assessment of case studies, and careful consideration of the lessons to be learned from each.

Universitäre Industriekooperation, Informationszugang und Freiheit der Wissenschaft

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ISBN: 9783161576041 9783161576058 Year: DOI: 10.1628/978-3-16-157605-8 Language: German
Publisher: Mohr Siebeck Grant: Knowledge Unlatched - 104827
Subject: Law
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Klaus Ferdinand Gärditz's case study sets out the legal framework for collaborations between universities and private sponsors, where the responsibility to protect academic freedom requires particular safeguarding in order to ensure that authoritative, independent, and credible research can be carried out by public universities.

Men In The Public Eye

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ISBN: 9780203134481 9780415076197 9780415076203 9781134902767 9781134902750 9781134902712 Year: DOI: 10.4324/9780203134481 Language: English
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Subject: Sociology
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First published in 1992. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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