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The Implementation Game: The TRIPS Agreement and the Global Politics of Intellectual Property Reform in Developing Countries

Carolyn Deere

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199550616
eISBN:
9780191720284
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199550616.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

In the 1990s, the fight between North and South over intellectual property (IP) reached new heights. The result was the World Trade Organization's (WTO's) deeply contested agreement on Trade‐Related ... More


The OECD and Crime: The Fight against Corruption and Money Laundering

Anja P. Jakobi

in Mechanisms of OECD Governance: International Incentives for National Policy-Making?

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199591145
eISBN:
9780191594601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199591145.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

Chapter 7 analyzes OECD activities in the field of crime control, focusing on corruption and money laundering. Both aspects have witnessed growing international concern during the 1990s, and ... More


The Politics of Telecommunications: National Institutions, Convergences, and Change in Britain and France

Mark Thatcher

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198280743
eISBN:
9780191684388
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198280743.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This book confronts some of the most important questions related to liberalization, regulation, and the role of the nation state in an increasingly international economy. In the face of powerful ... More


Symbolic Power in the World Trade Organization

Matthew Eagleton-Pierce

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199662647
eISBN:
9780191748424
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199662647.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

Questions of power are central to understanding global trade politics and no account of the World Trade Organization (WTO) can afford to avoid at least an acknowledgment of the concept. A closer ... More


Implications, Extensions, and Speculations: The IMF and Its Borrowers, in and out of Hard Times

Stephen C. Nelson

in The Currency of Confidence: How Economic Beliefs Shape the IMF’s Relationship with Its Borrowers

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501705120
eISBN:
9781501708305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705120.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This book has argued that neoliberal economic beliefs are embedded in the International Monetary Fund's (IMF) organizational culture. It has advanced a framework with pathways showing how these ... More


The Development Dance: How Donors and Recipients Negotiate the Delivery of Foreign Aid

Haley J. Swedlund

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501712876
eISBN:
9781501709784
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501712876.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The Development Dance is about how donor countries and recipient governments negotiate the delivery of foreign aid. The book provides a conceptual framework for understanding donor-government ... More


The IMF and the Politics of Austerity in the Wake of the Global Financial Crisis

Ben Clift

in The IMF and the Politics of Austerity in the Wake of the Global Financial Crisis

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198813088
eISBN:
9780191851070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198813088.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The IMF uses crisis-defining economic ideas, and crisis legacy-defining ideas, to construct interpretations of economic crises in ways which prioritize particular policy or institutional responses, ... More


Conclusion

Felia Allum

in The Invisible Camorra: Neapolitan Crime Families Across Europe

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501702457
eISBN:
9781501705830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702457.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This concluding chapter argues that the Camorra does not migrate, but travel continuously from one operational base to another. Whereas the mobility of other criminal groups might be determined by ... More


Conclusion—IMF Intellectual Authority and the Politics of Economic Ideas after the Crash

Ben Clift

in The IMF and the Politics of Austerity in the Wake of the Global Financial Crisis

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198813088
eISBN:
9780191851070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198813088.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The conclusion reflects on how the IMF’s post-crash rethink has sought to alter the contours of ‘sound’ economic policy. It reflects on the implications of the argument of the book as a whole about ... More


The Securitization of Sexual Violence

Sara Meger

in Rape Loot Pillage: The Political Economy of Sexual Violence in Armed Conflict

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190277666
eISBN:
9780190277680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190277666.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

Recent international relations scholarship has tended to treat sexual violence, especially rape, as an exceptional phenomenon in war and armed conflict, and the sole form of gender-based violence ... More


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