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Internal Diaspora and State Imagination: Colombia's Failure to Envision a Nation

Santiago Villaveces-Izquierdo

in Categories and Contexts: Anthropological and Historical Studies in Critical Demography

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199270576
eISBN:
9780191600883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199270570.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

The increasing intensification of Colombia's internal wars since 1990 has exacted a heavy toll in uprooting large segments of the country's rural population. As of 2002, it was estimated that 2.9 ... More


Home, Uprooted: Oral Histories of India’s Partition

Devika Chawla

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823256433
eISBN:
9780823268894
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256433.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

The Indian Independence Act of 1947 granted India freedom from British rule, signaling the formal end of the British Raj in the subcontinent. This freedom, though, came at a price: Partition, the ... More


Fragile States: Causes, Costs, and Responses

Wim Naudé, Amelia U. Santos-Paulino, and Mark McGillivray (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199693153
eISBN:
9780191731990
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693153.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, International

Overcoming state fragility is one of the most important international development objectives of the 21st century. Many fragile states have turned into failed states, where millions of people are ... More


Some Political Constraints on Economic Development

Pulin B. Nayak, Santosh C. Panda, and Prasanta K. Pattanaik (eds)

in The Economy of Odisha: A Profile

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199464784
eISBN:
9780199086801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199464784.003.0017
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter contains some concluding observations of the editors. While, in many ways, Odisha has made significant economic progress over the last decade or so, it is still lagging behind the more ... More


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