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Varieties of Hierarchies and Markets: an Introduction

Gary G. Hamilton and Robert C. Feenstra

in Technology, Organization, and Competitiveness: Perspectives on Industrial and Corporate Change

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198290964
eISBN:
9780191596162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198290969.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

The paper presents both a theoretical and an empirical argument that the concept of hierarchy in relation to business firms needs to be reconceptualized. In the theoretical discussion, a synthesis is ... More


Singular Hegemony: Pax Britannica 1815–1914

Ian Clark

in Hegemony in International Society

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199556267
eISBN:
9780191725609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199556267.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The second historical case revisits Britain's role in the nineteenth century. While conventionally Pax Britannica has been presented as one of the cases of hegemonic stability, this view has been ... More


High Skills, Low Wages

Phillip Brown, Hugh Lauder, and David Ashton

in The Global Auction: The Broken Promises of Education, Jobs, and Incomes

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199731688
eISBN:
9780199944125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731688.003.0019
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter considers the full impact of the global auction, as well as the influence of having access to college credentials. It examines the possibility that decreasing returns to human capital ... More


Revisiting America with Irony

Richard Crouter

in Reinhold Niebuhr: On Politics, Religion, and Christian Faith

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195379679
eISBN:
9780199869169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195379679.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter 5 analyzes The Irony of American History (1952) re-introduced by Andrew J. Bacevich in 2008, the book that stands at the center of the Niebuhr revival. Hardly just a political tract, the ... More


Lobbying America: The Politics of Business from Nixon to NAFTA

Benjamin C. Waterhouse

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691149165
eISBN:
9781400848171
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691149165.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This book tells the story of the political mobilization of American business in the 1970s and 1980s. The book traces the rise and ultimate fragmentation of a broad-based effort to unify the business ... More


The Wartime Transition

Barry Eichengreen

in Golden Fetters: The Gold Standard and the Great Depression, 1919-1939

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195101133
eISBN:
9780199869626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195101138.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

World War I transformed the international economic and political environment. This chapter analyzes the major changes in domestic and international finance and their implications for the economic ... More


Economics and China’s Grand Strategy

William J. Norris

in Chinese Economic Statecraft: Commercial Actors, Grand Strategy, and State Control

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801454493
eISBN:
9781501704031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801454493.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter examines the role of economics in China's grand strategy as it rises to great power status in the international system. A good deal of China's post-1978 foreign policy has been focused ... More


India

JUDITH M. BROWN

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume IV: The Twentieth Century

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205647
eISBN:
9780191676727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205647.003.0018
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter primarily focuses on the political dimensions of India's experience, though these, of course, reflected the changing realities of social and economic power. After a brief ‘scene-setting’ ... More


Dominating Knowledge: Development, Culture, and Resistance

Frédérique Apffel Marglin and Stephen A. Marglin (eds)

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198286943
eISBN:
9780191684531
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198286943.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Economic Systems

This book addresses the role of knowledge in economic development and in resistance to development. It questions the conventional view that development is the application of superior knowledge to the ... More


Perspectives on State Formation

Julian Goodare

in State and Society in Early Modern Scotland

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207627
eISBN:
9780191677748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207627.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter examines various perspectives on state formation. It examines how and why the scope of government expand during this period, as well as the tools that enabled it to do so. The Scottish ... More


Chinese Economic Statecraft: Commercial Actors, Grand Strategy, and State Control

William J. Norris

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801454493
eISBN:
9781501704031
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801454493.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This book introduces an innovative theory that pinpoints how states employ economic tools of national power to pursue their strategic objectives. The book shows what Chinese economic statecraft is, ... More


Masters, Laws, and Servants

Edward J. Hughes

in Proust, Class, and Nation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199609864
eISBN:
9780191731761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609864.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter begins by considering extracts from Proust’s correspondence with his broker before examining how the protagonist’s attempts to exercise his would-be sovereign will in Albertine disparue, ... More


Conclusion

RICHARD DUNPHY

in The Making of Fianna Fáil Power in Ireland 1923–1948

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204749
eISBN:
9780191676383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204749.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Focused on the emergence and persistence of Fianna Fáil as a dominant party in Irish politics, this chapter discusses its political strategy. It emphasizes the role of Fianna Fáil and its rivals in ... More


Drink Water, but Remember the Source: Moral Discourse in a Chinese Village

Ellen Oxfeld

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520260948
eISBN:
9780520945876
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520260948.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

While many have studied China's recent rise as an economic power, China itself does not exist solely in the economic realm. Ordinary Chinese still place intense value on moral obligations and the ... More


Is Leviathan Still Holding Sway over International Dealings?

Antonio Cassese and Luigi Condorelli

in Realizing Utopia: The Future of International Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199691661
eISBN:
9780191738593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691661.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

According to many commentators, the state is in crisis because it is undergoing a downright expropriation of the main prerogatives and functions associated with it, to the benefit of international ... More


Epilogue

CHUSHICHI TSUZUKI

in The Pursuit of Power in Modern Japan 1825–1995

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205890
eISBN:
9780191676840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205890.003.0023
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Political History

History cannot be confined within the time limits required for a written history. This is especially true of its closing period. The year 1995 is significant not only for it being the fiftieth ... More


The Economics of Trust: Explaining Differences in Corporate Structures between the US and Japan

Mark Casson

in Enterprise and Competitiveness: A Systems View of International Business

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289579
eISBN:
9780191684746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289579.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Scholars have come up with several explanations on how Japan has become one of the world's leading economies. Limiting the possible explanations by attributing economic power to an educated labor ... More


Where to from Here?

Josh Bivens and Lawrence Mishel

in Failure by Design: The Story behind America's Broken Economy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450150
eISBN:
9780801460654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450150.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This concluding chapter offers some solutions that can ensure the slow (but assured) recovery of the American economy. It argues that today's policy-making elite are severely underestimating the ... More


Civil Liberties in the Shadow of Managerial Prerogative

Hugh Collins

in Justice in Dismissal: The Law of Termination of Employment

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198254355
eISBN:
9780191681479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198254355.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This chapter discusses civil liberties and the fact that there is no adequate protection of civil liberties against the economic power that is exercised by employers. Part of the discussion presented ... More


The Origins of Dutch World-trade Hegemony

Jonathan I. Israel

in Dutch Primacy in World Trade, 1585–1740

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198211396
eISBN:
9780191678196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198211396.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Economic History

Dutch supremacy in world trade and shipping revolutionized the world economic order and transformed the pattern of Europe's colonial expansion. However, what was the function, from an economic ... More


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