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A ‘Chinese Scramble’? The Politics of Contemporary China–Africa Relations

Daniel Large.

in African Affairs

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: African Studies; International Relations; African History; Regional Political Studies. 940 words.

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A ‘Kimberley protest’: Diamond mining, export sanctions, and poverty in Akwatia, Ghana

Gavin Hilson and Martin J. Clifford.

in African Affairs

July 2010; p ublished online April 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: African Studies; International Relations; African History; Regional Political Studies. 8253 words.

The temporary suspension of diamond exports in Ghana in 2006 and 2007 is arguably the most significant move to address mounting criticisms of the Kimberley Process Certification Scheme...

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‘A very expensive ordinary life’: consumption, symbolic boundaries and moral legitimacy among New York elites

Rachel Sherman.

in Socio-Economic Review

April 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Moral Philosophy; Corporate Social Responsibility; Welfare Economics; Political Economy; Economic Sociology. 12755 words.

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Scholarship on elites, including on their consumption, tends to focus primarily on social closure and the pursuit of social advantage. Research has...

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‘A Very Highly Political Job’: Human Rights Practice, ‘The Political’, and Practitioners' Dilemmas in Sri Lanka

Vijay K. Nagaraj and Shermal Wijewardene.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

November 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 10094 words.

This article focuses on narratives of dilemmas and tensions arising from the relationship between human rights practice in Sri Lanka and what we broadly term ‘the political’: a) human...

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Aaronson, Sir Michael John

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Social and Cultural History. 179 words.

Kt 2006; CBE 2000

Born 8 Sept. 1947; s of late Edward John Aaronson and Marian Aaronson (née Davies); m 1988, Andrene Margaret Sutherland; two s one d

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Abandoning Informed Consent: An Idea Whose Time Has Not Yet Come

Becky Cox White.

in The Journal of Medicine and Philosophy: A Forum for Bioethics and Philosophy of Medicine

January 1998; p ublished online January 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy; Medical Ethics; Bioethics; Public Policy. 0 words.

In a recent critique of informed consent, Robert Veatch argues that the practice is in principle unable to attain the goals for which it was developed. We argue that Veatch's focus on the...

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Abbot, Gorham Dummer

Patrick G. Williams.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality; Education. 945 words.

Abbot, Gorham Dummer (03 September 1807–03 August 1874), educator of women and clergyman, was born in Brunswick, Maine, the son of “Squire” Jacob Abbot, a land trustee and sometime...

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Abbott, Adm. Sir Peter (Charles)

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Military History; Warfare and Defence. 143 words.

GBE 1999; KCB 1994

Born 12 Feb. 1942; s of late Lieut-Col Dennis Abbott, Royal Garwhal Rifles and Delphine McConaghey; m 1965, Susan Phillippa Grey; three d; died 28...

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Abbott, Charles Stuart Aubrey, third Baron Tenterden (1834–1882), diplomatist

R. A. Jones.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Diplomatic History; International Relations. 789 words.

Abbott, Charles Stuart Aubrey, third Baron Tenterden (1834–1882), diplomatist, was the son of the Hon. Charles Abbott (1803–1838), brother of John Henry, second Baron Tenterden, and of...

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Abbott, George (1604–1649), writer and politician

Stephen K. Roberts.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Literature. 734 words.

Abbott, George (1604–1649), writer and politician, was born in 1604 and baptized on 13 March at St Mary Bishophill Junior, York, the son of George Abbott (d. 1607) of York and Joan, the...

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