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The Founding of the Dutch Republic: War, Finance, and Politics in Holland, 1572-1588

James Tracy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199209118
eISBN:
9780191706134
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199209118.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

In 1572, towns in the province of Holland, led by William of Orange, rebelled against the government of the Habsburg Netherlands. The story of the Dutch Revolt is usually told in terms of fractious ... More


Emigration, 1871–1921

DAVID FITZPATRICK

in A New History of Ireland, Volume VI: Ireland Under the Union, II: 1870-1921

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199583744
eISBN:
9780191702365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583744.003.0021
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on the history of emigration in Ireland during the period from 1871 to 1921. It explains that Irish emigration was triggered by the Great Famine, and by 1880 had become a ... More


Betting on Biotech: Innovation and the Limits of Asia's Developmental State

Joseph Wong

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450327
eISBN:
9780801463372
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450327.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

After World War II, several late-developing countries registered astonishingly high growth rates under strong state direction, making use of smart investment strategies, turnkey factories, and ... More


The Turning Point

Mark Metzler

in Capital as Will and Imagination: Schumpeter's Guide to the Postwar Japanese Miracle

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451799
eISBN:
9780801467912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451799.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter offers some interim conclusions about the successes of inflationary reconstruction, the end of the great inflation, and the beginnings of the “Schumpeterian boom” that followed. It ... More


Introduction: The Middle Classes and the Crisis of the Institutional Revolution

in Waking from the Dream: Mexico's Middle Classes after 1968

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804781510
eISBN:
9780804784573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804781510.003.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This introductory chapter discusses the role of the middle classes in shaping the economic and political history of late twentieth-century Mexico. It begins by describing the characteristics of the ... More


Want amidst Plenty: The Oil Boom and the Working Class in Newfoundland and Labrador, 1992–2010

Sean Cadigan

in Workers in Hard Times: A Long View of Economic Crises

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038174
eISBN:
9780252095979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038174.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter describes a new, highly gendered economy of boom and bust, haves and have-nots, in Canada's easternmost province, Newfoundland and Labrador. The province had long been the poor cousin of ... More


Conclusions and overview

Peter Lloyd-Sherlock

in Population ageing and international development: From generalisation to evidence

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847421920
eISBN:
9781447303022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847421920.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

There is no obvious historical point of departure for India's modern development. ‘Development’ has had only limited effects on large parts of the population, who remain trapped in rural poverty. ... More


A limited focus? Journalism, politics, and the Celtic Tiger

Declan Fahy

in Political Communication in the Republic of Ireland

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781781380277
eISBN:
9781781381564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781380277.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter argues that certain features of financial journalism – undertaken in the particular Irish political, economic and media culture – prevented the sustained systemic analysis that could ... More


Employment Growth: Its Strengths and Limitations

Robert Cherry and Robert Lerman

in Moving Working Families Forward: Third Way Policies That Can Work

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814717189
eISBN:
9780814769904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814717189.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter determines the employment and wage benefits to working families from a high-employment economy and identifies its inadequacies. With the persistence of almost double-digit official ... More


Immigration and the Celtic Tiger

Bryan Fanning

in From prosperity to austerity: A socio-cultural critique of the Celtic Tiger and its aftermath

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719091674
eISBN:
9781781707197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091674.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Bryan Fanning argues that the large-scale immigration into Ireland during the Celtic Tiger period had its roots in a post-1950s nation-building project of economic development which superseded an ... More


Peasant Wealth: Bust Turns to Boom

S.A. Eddie

in Freedom's Price: Serfdom, Subjection, and Reform in Prussia, 1648-1848

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199662753
eISBN:
9780191757587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199662753.003.0005
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter shows how the manorial system was influenced by the economic boom of the later eighteenth century. The older school saw the benefits of inflation as largely ‘creamed off’ by the nobles. ... More


The Urban Archipelago: Taiwan’s New Wave and the East Asian Economic Boom

James Tweedie

in The Age of New Waves: Art Cinema and the Staging of Globalization

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199858286
eISBN:
9780199367665
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199858286.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter introduces the key historical, industrial, and aesthetic dimensions of the Taiwanese new wave. It emphasizes the relationship between this cinematic movement and Taiwan’s economic and ... More


Working-Class Network Society: Communication Technology and the Information Have-Less in Urban China

Jack Linchuan Qiu

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262170062
eISBN:
9780262255073
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262170062.001.0001
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

The idea of the “digital divide,” the great social division between information haves and have-nots, has dominated policy debates and scholarly analysis since the 1990s. This book describes a more ... More


“Will ‘Our People’ Be Any Better Off After This War?”

Jeffrey Helgeson

in Crucibles of Black Empowerment: Chicago’s Neighborhood Politics from the New Deal to Harold Washington

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226130699
eISBN:
9780226130729
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226130729.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

World War II has been seen as a watershed moment in black history. The wartime economic boom lifted black Americans out of the Depression and inspired the mass activism that became the seeds of the ... More


Relocation Revisited: The Sex Trafficking of Native Women

Sarah Deer

in The Beginning and End of Rape: Confronting Sexual Violence in Native America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816696314
eISBN:
9781452952338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816696314.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter explains how sex trafficking and prostitution in the lives of contemporary Native women are almost indistinguishable from the colonial tactics of enslavement, exploitation, exportation, ... More


Slovenia

Ivančič Angela

in Europe enlarged: A handbook of education, labour and welfare regimes in Central and Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420640
eISBN:
9781447302230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420640.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

At the time of the fall of the Iron Curtain, Slovenia was the wealthiest part of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (SFRY) and had more contact with Western markets. Slovenia, however, also ... More


Fianna Fáil and the politics of hubris

Gary Murphy

in Electoral competition in Ireland since 1987: The politics of triumph and despair

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719097652
eISBN:
9781526109712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097652.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Chapter five focuses on the reasons for the political success of Fianna Fáil and the PDs. Pursuing generally neoliberal economic policies which had low corporate and personal levels of taxation at ... More


The Bureaucratic Polity Ascendant and the Failure of Reform

in The Institutional Imperative: The Politics of Equitable Development in Southeast Asia

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804770835
eISBN:
9780804781794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804770835.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the origins of the bureaucratic state in Thailand under King Chulalongkorn. It highlights the impact of the 1932 revolution on social and institutional reform, and considers the ... More


Canada’s Middle Class—Forever Further Behind?

Lars Osberg

in Inequality and Inclusive Growth in Rich Countries: Shared Challenges and Contrasting Fortunes

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198807032
eISBN:
9780191844829
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807032.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter highlights Canada’s distinctive trajectory of inequality and living standards. Inequality rose markedly because real incomes grew strongly at the very top but stagnated for most of the ... More


‘The Hard Times Are Finished.’ The Coming of Affluence, 1951–64

Martin Johnes

in Wales since 1939

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719086663
eISBN:
9781781705988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086663.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Chapter three considers how the material conditions of life in Wales changed in the 1950s and the 1960s, a period of perceived affluence and economic boom. It pays attention to the contrast between ... More


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