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Demographic Change and Long-Run Development

Matteo Cervellati and Uwe Sunde (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262036627
eISBN:
9780262341660
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036627.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Over the last two hundred years, mortality and fertility levels in the Western world have dropped to unprecedented levels. This demographic transition was accompanied by an economic transition that ... More


Winning Together: The Natural Resource Negotiation Playbook

Bruno Verdini Trejo

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037136
eISBN:
9780262343633
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037136.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Through an analysis of prominent transboundary natural resource management negotiation cases, Winning Together outlines how government, industry, and NGOs can effectively overcome past grievances, ... More


Twilight of the Titans: Great Power Decline and Retrenchment

Paul K. MacDonald and Joseph M. Parent

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501717093
eISBN:
9781501717109
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501717093.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

How do great powers respond to decline? The conventional wisdom is preventive war or domestic dysfunction. This book argues that declining states are neither more prone to aggression nor political ... More


Conclusion and Outlook

Matteo Cervellati and Uwe Sunde

in Demographic Change and Long-Run Development

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262036627
eISBN:
9780262341660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036627.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This concluding chapter discusses this book's origins in the argument that the demographic transition is a key turning point for long-run development, not only in terms of a change in the regime of ... More


Making of a Teenage Service Class: Poverty and Mobility in an American City

Ranita Ray

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520292055
eISBN:
9780520965614
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520292055.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Population and Demography

Stereotypes of economically marginalized black and brown youth focus on drugs, gangs, violence, and teen pregnancy. Common wisdom posits that targeting these “risk behaviors” is key to breaking the ... More


Black on Both Sides: A Racial History of Trans Identity

C. Riley Snorton

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781517901721
eISBN:
9781452958736
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9781517901721.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

In Black on Both Sides, C. Riley Snorton identifies multiple intersections between blackness and transness from the mid-nineteenth century to present-day anti-black and anti-trans legislation and ... More


Introduction

Joseph Harris

in Achieving Access: Professional Movements and the Politics of Health Universalism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501709968
eISBN:
9781501714832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501709968.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter focuses our attention on an unexplained puzzle: how parts of the developing world transitioned from a moment characterized by exclusion from healthcare access (“aristocratic healthcare”) ... More


Time Since What? (Re)interpreting the Neolithic Transition in a Malthusian Environment

Nils-Petter Lagerlöf

Matteo Cervellati and Uwe Sunde (eds)

in Demographic Change and Long-Run Development

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262036627
eISBN:
9780262341660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036627.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter provides a reinterpretation of the positive correlation between the time since the Neolithic transition and per-capita income before the economic and demographic transitions. It shows ... More


Introduction

Derek S. Hutcheson

in Parliamentary Elections in Russia: A Quarter-Century of Multiparty Politics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780197266281
eISBN:
9780191869211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266281.003.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

The chapter introduces the book Parliamentary Elections in Russia. It begins by outlining briefly the context of Russian politics since the collapse of the Soviet Union, and the literature about its ... More


The Zapatista Movement and Mexico's Democratic Transition: Mobilization, Success, and Survival

María Inclán

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780190869465
eISBN:
9780190869496
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190869465.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization, Political Economy

What happens to insurgent social movements that emerge during a democratic transition but fail to achieve their goals? How influential are they? Are they able to survive their initial mobilizing ... More


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