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Policy Performance

Michael Marsh

in Political Representation and Legitimacy in the European Union

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296614
eISBN:
9780191600227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296614.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter is the last of four on the question of legitimacy in the EU, and deals with policy performance, which has already been shown to be important for the legitimacy of EU institutions. The ... More


Models of Kinship from the Developed Worl d

Sarah Harper

in Families in Ageing Societies: A Multi-Disciplinary Approach

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199251162
eISBN:
9780191602740
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199251169.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines kin interactions to identify the demographic, socio-economic, and cultural factors that influence social contacts between kin in Western industrialised societies. Variations by ... More


Gramsci's Political Thought: Hegemony, Consciousness, and the Revolutionary Process

Joseph V. Femia

Published in print:
1987
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198275435
eISBN:
9780191684128
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198275435.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The unifying idea of Antonio Gramsci's famous Prison Notebooks is the concept of hegemony. In this study of these fragmentary writings this book elucidates the precise character of this concept, ... More


The End of the Beginning

Glenn Yago and Susanne Trimbath

in Beyond Junk Bonds: Expanding High Yield Markets

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195149234
eISBN:
9780199871865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195149238.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

An account and analysis is given of the largely unanticipated decline of the US high‐yield market in 1989 and 1990, and its subsequent rallying in 1991 and 1992. Structural and cyclical factors ... More


The Developing Country Dimension: How National Politics Mattered

Carolyn Deere

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

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199550616
eISBN:
9780191720284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199550616.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

This chapter explores how national factors affected variation in TRIPS implementation. National economic circumstances and political factors within developing countries shaped the capacity of ... More


Residential Care of Children: Comparative Perspectives

Mark E. Courtney and Dorota Iwaniec (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195309188
eISBN:
9780199863907
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309188.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This book fills major gaps in knowledge about residential care of children, and is sure to inform ongoing debates within and between nations about the appropriate use of such institutions. Each “case ... More


The Conflict over Natural and Environmental Resources

JAMES FAIRHEAD

in War, Hunger, and Displacement: VOLUME 1

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198297390
eISBN:
9780191685323
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198297390.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter offers a critique of the way that environmental degradation has become incorporated into the international discourse on conflict. It discusses the many political and economic causes of ... More


Mortality Crises in a Historical Perspective: The European Experience

Massimo Livi Bacci

in The Mortality Crisis in Transitional Economies

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198297413
eISBN:
9780191685347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198297413.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter deals with the past occurrences of mortality crises in Europe. However, as the study raises, there is no definite and exact definition of mortality crises: thus, the study establishes ... More


Kith and Kin Women's Networks in Colonial Virginia

Joan R. Gundersen

in The Devil's Lane: Sex and Race in the Early South

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195112436
eISBN:
9780199854271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195112436.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter explores the crucial period between 1700–75 during which women's social contacts moved from an integrated circle of family, neighbors, servants, slaves, and mistresses to a dual system. ... More


Class Differentiation of Demographic Regimes

Suzanne E. Joseph

in Fertile Bonds: Bedouin Class, Kinship, and Gender in the Bekaa Valley

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813044613
eISBN:
9780813046389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044613.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

A comprehensive review of microdemographic studies from Europe and Asia is undertaken with the aim of understanding the role of class/caste and occupation in shaping fertility and mortality within ... More


Oligarchs

Paul Kleber Monod

in The Murder of Mr. Grebell: Madness and Civility in an English Town

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300099850
eISBN:
9780300130195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300099850.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter focuses on oligarchy at Rye, which signified government by a narrow, more or less self-perpetuating elite of men whose power was based more on wealth and economic influence than on ... More


Stock Market Returns and Hyperinflation in Zimbabwe, 1998–2008

Nyasha Mahonye and Leonard Mandishara

in Economic Management in a Hyperinflationary Environment: The Political Economy of Zimbabwe, 1980–2008

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198747505
eISBN:
9780191810442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198747505.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter examines the long-run relationship of stock returns and its determinants in Zimbabwe during the hyperinflation period (1998–2008). Ordinary least squares (OLS) and co-integration ... More


Nature of Public Events

T.K. Vinod Kumar

in Public Events and Police Response: Understanding Public Order Policing in Democratic India

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780198090335
eISBN:
9780199082520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198090335.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter examines the nature of public events. Understanding the characteristics of public events is of foremost importance for the analyses of event response dynamics. The nature of public ... More


Conclusion: The Future of Agriculture in the United States

Christopher R. Henke

in Cultivating Science, Harvesting Power: Science and Industrial Agriculture in California

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262083737
eISBN:
9780262275286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262083737.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This book explores the role of economic and technological factors in determining agricultural farming practices. The importance of neutralizing these factors to bring about changes in the ... More


Conclusion: It's Not Just About AIDS—The Underlying Agenda to Control HIV in Africa

Douglas A. Feldman

in AIDS, Culture, and Africa

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032535
eISBN:
9780813039305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032535.003.0015
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

This concluding chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the relation between HIV/AIDS and culture in Africa. The work of anthropologists on HIV/AIDS in Africa has been enormous and crucial ... More


Making Moving Happen

Naomi Haynes

in Moving by the Spirit: Pentecostal Social Life on the Zambian Copperbelt

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520294240
eISBN:
9780520967434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520294240.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores moving as a value, an animating idea that gives social life on the Copperbelt its shape. It shows how people in Nsofu structure their relationships around the possibility of ... More


The Business of Music

Michael Talbot (ed.)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235286
eISBN:
9781846312717
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846312717
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Is business, for music, a regrettable necessity or a spur to creativity? Are there limits to the influence that economic factors can or should exert on the musical imagination and its product? The ... More


Grievances against the Mubarak Regime

Kira D. Jumet

in Contesting the Repressive State: Why Ordinary Egyptians Protested During the Arab Spring

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190688455
eISBN:
9780190688493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190688455.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization, Political Economy

This chapter provides background for the 2011 Egyptian Revolution by highlighting the grievances of the upper and lower classes regarding economic factors, police brutality, and corruption. The ... More


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