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Exploring the bottom-up reform of sex offender registration in China : Carceral feminism and populist authoritarianism
In 2017, the Minhang District of Shanghai introduced sex offender registration. This reform attracted positive reactions on social media. Local governments in Jiangsu, Guangdong and Chongqing quickly followed the precedent. ...
National Sovereignty over Natural Resources, Environmental Challenges and Sustainable Development
(Edward Elgar Publishing, 2016-11-25)
Environmental interdependencies place undeniable pressures and challenges on the cardinal principle of state sovereignty and in particular on the principle of national sovereignty over natural resources. This chapter ...
When ‘neutral’ evidence still has probative value: implications from the Barry George Case
The likelihood ratio (LR) is a probabilistic method that has been championed as a ‘simple rule’ for evaluating the probative value of forensic evidence in court. Intuitively, if the LR is greater than one then the evidence ...
The 1960 Treaties and the search for security in Cyprus
At the beginning of The Birds, the play written by Aristophanes, two frustrated and grizzled Athenians, Euelpides and Pithetaerus, find themselves lost in a ‘wild and desolate region’ with just a bird in each hand for ...
In vitro study on influence of nano particles of CuO on CA1 pyramidal neurons of rat hippocampus potassium currents
The effects of nano particles of CuO on voltage-dependent potassium currents were studied in acutely isolated CA1 pyramidal neurons of rat hippocampus using the whole-cell patch-clamp techniques. Nano particles of CuO had ...