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Understanding the Past to Reshape the Future: Problems of South Africa’s Transition

Francis Wilson

in The Economic Future in Historical Perspective

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263471
eISBN:
9780191734786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263471.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter considers the problems of economic transition in South Africa. It begins by discussing the country's economic problems and their historical roots. It describes some of the major factors ... More


The Decline of <i>Dirigisme</i> in France

John L. Campbell and Ove K. Pedersen

in The National Origins of Policy Ideas: Knowledge Regimes in the United States, France, Germany, and Denmark

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691150314
eISBN:
9781400850365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150314.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the political-economic problems that France faced in the aftermath of the Golden Age. These political-economic problems persisted and precipitated what some people described as ... More


A New Center

Lily Geismer

in Don't Blame Us: Suburban Liberals and the Transformation of the Democratic Party

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157238
eISBN:
9781400852420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157238.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter discusses how the 1972 election marked a key moment in moving the Democratic Party's center of gravity toward suburbanites on Route 128 and away from its traditional urban union base. As ... More


The Primacy of Economics: Reconstruction in Western Europe, 1919–1924

Lord Bullock and William Deakin

in The Lights that Failed: European International History 1919-1933

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198221142
eISBN:
9780191678417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198221142.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Once the peace treaty was signed and the European leaders returned to their capitals, the most pressing problems they faced were financial and economic. The war had wrecked international finance and ... More


The Economy as an Evolving Complex System, III: Current Perspectives and Future Directions

Lawrence E. Blume and Steven N. Durlauf (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195162592
eISBN:
9780199850495
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162592.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

Derived from the 2001 Santa Fe Institute Conference, “The Economy as an Evolving Complex System III,” represents scholarship from the figures in the area of economics and complexity. The subject, a ... More


Gaming, Governance and Public Policy: Constraints and Opportunities

Ian Scott and Newman Lason M. K. Lam

in Gaming, Governance and Public Policy in Macao

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789888083282
eISBN:
9789882209824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083282.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This concluding chapter examines the government's overall strategy in dealing with economic and social problems and examine the constraints and opportunities which will influence whether or not Macao ... More


Credit and social relations

Chris Briggs

in Credit and Village Society in Fourteenth-Century England

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264416
eISBN:
9780191734342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264416.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In the previous chapters, the dominant view of the creditor-debtor relationship was exploitative – where lenders capitalize on the dependence of the poor borrowers. In this view, the creditors ... More


Migraine: A Spectrum of Ideas

Merton Sandler and Geralyn M. Collins (eds)

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780192618108
eISBN:
9780191724305
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192618108.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System

Thirty per cent of all women and ten per cent of all men experience migraine. This crippling illness does not kill, but its high morbidity poses a massive economic problem and gives rise to ... More


The Wartime Inheritance, 1912–1922

MARK MAZOWER

in Greece and the Inter-War Economic Crisis

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202059
eISBN:
9780191675126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202059.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Economic History

Greece emerged from a decade of wars (1912–22) completely transformed. The economic problems of Old Greece remained to be solved, but the solution was complicated by the tangle of new difficulties ... More


The International Dimension

John N. Horne

in Labour at War: France and Britain 1914-1918

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201809
eISBN:
9780191675027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201809.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Social History

Although wartime reformism was engendered above all by the domestic impact of the conflict, international questions were vital to majority labour leaders throughout. This chapter examines the ... More


Victory in Holland; Diminishing Influence

Andrew Pettegree

in Emden and the Dutch Revolt

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198227397
eISBN:
9780191678691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198227397.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter examines the participation of Dutch towns in the Dutch Revolt of 1572. The revolt caused major economic problems, particularly with the fishing trade, and thousands of people were left ... More


Demolition of large housing estates: an overview

Fatiha Belmessous, Franck Chignier-Riboulon, Nicole Commerç, and Marcus Zept

in Restructuring large housing estates in Europe: Restructuring and resistance inside the welfare industry

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347756
eISBN:
9781447303237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347756.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter provides an overview of the history of demolition of large housing estates in Europe. It considers the rationale and objectives for demolition and rebuilding in both a theoretical and ... More


Hopes Frustrated: The Peel Government and the Established Churches, 1841–1846

Stewart J. Brown

in The National Churches of England, Ireland, and Scotland 1801-46

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199242351
eISBN:
9780191697098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242351.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter deals with the continuing hopes and frustrations that the established Churches of Britain faced from 1841 to 1846. Sir Robert Peel, who was appointed Prime Minister, believed that there ... More


Toward a General Theory of Consumerism: Reflections on Keynes’s Economic Possibilities for our Grandchildren

Joseph E. Stiglitz

in Revisiting Keynes: Economic Possibilities for Our Grandchildren

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262162494
eISBN:
9780262281331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262162494.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter demonstrates how Keynes underestimated the pace of innovation as well as the rate at which capital could be accumulated and invested well. The possibility of solving “the economic ... More


Regions That Lacked Resilience

Harold Wolman, Howard Wial, Travis St. Clair, and Edward Hill

in Coping with Adversity: Regional Economic Resilience and Public Policy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780801451690
eISBN:
9781501709494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451690.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

In chapters 3 and 4 we move from quantitative analysis to our case studies. We undertook the case studies to provide a richer understanding of economic shocks, chronic economic distress, and ... More


Canard Economics, or the Costs of the War

Allen Douglas

in War, Memory, and the Politics of Humor: The Canard Enchaine and World War I

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520228764
eISBN:
9780520926943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520228764.003.0013
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the economic problems that plagued France during the 1920s and the economic discourse present is several articles published by the Canard. It shows that the Canard economics ... More


Economic Crunch

Roderick MacFarquhar

in The Origins of the Cultural Revolution: Volume 3: The Coming of the Cataclysm 1961-1966

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780192149978
eISBN:
9780191670084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192149978.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines Chinese Premier Zhou Enlai's exposition of the economic burdens of his country at the Seven Thousand Cadres Conference. Zhou exposed three major problems, including China's ... More


Identities and the Indian state1

Sagarika Dutt

in India in a Globalized World

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719069000
eISBN:
9781781701409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719069000.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines identity politics and the Indian governments' response to the demands of ethnic and linguistic groups. It explains that despite the passage of the States Reorganization Act of ... More


Resilient Regions

Harold Wolman, Howard Wial, Travis St. Clair, and Edward Hill

in Coping with Adversity: Regional Economic Resilience and Public Policy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780801451690
eISBN:
9781501709494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451690.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

chapter 4 profiles the three more resilient ones (Charlotte, Grand Forks and Seattle). In each case we describe their experiences with economic shocks and chronic distress and set forth the ... More


The South and 20th-Century Economic History

Daniel P. Gitterman and Peter A. Coclanis

in A Way Forward: Building a Globally Competitive South

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807873359
eISBN:
9781469602424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807872895_gitterman.6
Subject:
History, Economic History

This chapter argues that people no longer think the economic problems of the American South merit special treatment—that there is no longer anything especially peculiar about the Southern economy. ... More


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