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Somalis Abroad: Clan and Everyday Life in Finland

Stephanie R. Bjork

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780252040931
eISBN:
9780252099458
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040931.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This ethnography is the first work to consider the role of clan in the Somali diaspora and the only book that considers women’s perspectives in addition to the traditionally recognized men’s ... More


Education and Individual Income Inequality

Yue Chim Richard Wong

in Fixing Inequality in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9789888390625
eISBN:
9789888390373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390625.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

The contribution of recent immigrants to income dispersion has grown slightly. This reflects the fact that their numbers have been rising over time and that they tend to have a higher proportion of ... More


No Shortcut to Change: An Unlikely Path to a More Gender Equitable World

Kara Ellerby

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781479893607
eISBN:
9781479803521
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479893607.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Gender equality has become a central aspect of global governance and development in the twenty-first century. States increasingly promote women in government, ensure women’s economic rights, and ... More


Trespassers?: Asian Americans and the Battle for Suburbia

Willow S. Lung-Amam

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520293892
eISBN:
9780520967229
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293892.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Beyond the gilded gates of Google, little has been written about the suburban communities of Silicon Valley. Over the past decades, the region's booming tech economy spurred rapid population growth, ... More


Communism's Shadow: Historical Legacies and Contemporary Political Attitudes

Grigore Pop-Eleches and Joshua A. Tucker

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691175591
eISBN:
9781400887828
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691175591.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

It has long been assumed that the historical legacy of Soviet Communism would have an important effect on post-communist states. However, prior research has focused primarily on the institutional ... More


A Wealthier, Fairer Scotland: The Political Economy of Constitutional Change

Michael Keating (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474416429
eISBN:
9781474435185
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474416429.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The ambition of the Scottish Government is to create a wealthier and fairer nation. There is evidence that economic growth and social inclusion are not conflicting aims but are complementary. ... More


Just Enough: Sufficiency As a Demand of Justice

Liam Shields

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748691869
eISBN:
9781474427029
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748691869.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Whether people in some society are able to secure enough food, healthcare or education seems to be an important way of assessing that society. However, as a philosophical ideal sufficiency faces many ... More


The Racial Equality Alignment

Tianna S. Paschel

in Becoming Black Political Subjects: Movements and Ethno-Racial Rights in Colombia and Brazil

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691169385
eISBN:
9781400881079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691169385.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter analyzes the new laws passed by Brazilian and Colombian states in the wake of the 2001 Third World Conference against Racism in Durban, South Africa. Unlike the cultural and territorial ... More


Economic Growth with Social Justice: Collected Writings of Mahbub ul Haq

Khadija Haq (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780199474684
eISBN:
9780199089833
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199474684.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The book traces the evolution of Mahbub ul Haq’s thinking on development, and highlights its impact on global, regional and national policy debates, and relevance to today’s headline events. It ... More


Gender Equality

Grigore Pop-Eleches and Joshua A. Tucker

in Communism's Shadow: Historical Legacies and Contemporary Political Attitudes

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691175591
eISBN:
9781400887828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691175591.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter explores attitudes toward gender equality as the fourth issue area for assessing the effect of communist legacies. The baseline finding from initial examinations of the raw data, the ... More


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