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‘Bloody Subcontracting’ in the Network Society: Migration and Post‐Fordist Restructuring across the European Union

Carl-Ulrik Schierup

in Migration, Citizenship, and the European Welfare State: A European Dilemma

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780198280521
eISBN:
9780191603730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198280521.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter discusses the emergence of downgraded and informal sectors of European labour markets staffed by socially marginal migrants and ethnic minorities. These parts of the economy and the ... More


The political economy of women’s human rights*: Problems of gender, violence, development and labour

Jacqui True

in The Role of Labour Standards in Development: From theory to sustainable practice?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264911
eISBN:
9780191754098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264911.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The chapter examines the question of whether there is a relationship between women's poor access to productive resources such as land, property, income, employment, technology, credit, and education, ... More


Economic Restructuring and Mortality Changes in Argentina: Is There any Connection?  

Felix Abdala, Rosa N. Geldstein, and Soma M. Mychaszula

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/9780198297413.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Argentina experienced a number of economic crises during the last two decades, however, these crises were followed by transformations of its economy. These crises and transformations have clearly ... More


The Limits of Economic Restructuring

Charles S. Maier

in Recasting Bourgeois Europe: Stabilization in France, Germany, and Italy in the Decade after World War I

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691169798
eISBN:
9781400873708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691169798.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the problems encountered by France, Germany, and Italy as they each embarked on economic restructuring after World War I. A new bourgeois equilibrium seemed attainable in each ... More


The Disparate Racial Neighborhood Impacts of Metropolitan Economic Restructuring

George Galster, Ronald Mincy, and Mitch Tobin

in Race, Poverty, and Domestic Policy

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300095418
eISBN:
9780300129847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300095418.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The economic restructuring of metropolitan areas has had disparate impacts on neighborhoods populated by minority groups. This chapter examines the impacts of the restructuring of the US economy in ... More


Self-Help, Inc.: Makeover Culture in American Life

Micki McGee

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195171242
eISBN:
9780199944088
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171242.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Why doesn't self-help help? This book puts forward this paradoxical question as it looks at a world where the market for self-improvement products—books, audiotapes, and extreme makeovers—is ... More


In Search of a New East Asian Paradigm for Development

Yung Chul Park

in Economic Liberalization and Integration in East Asia: A Post-Crisis Paradigm

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199276776
eISBN:
9780191603051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199276773.003.0022
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

Reforming the old system, rather than adopting an Anglo-American model, is essential to make it better suited and more flexible in adjusting to the new realities of the region and the rest of the ... More


Evolutionary Processes and Regional Practices

Philip Cooke and Kevin Morgan

in The Associational Economy: Firms, Regions, and Innovation

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198290186
eISBN:
9780191684784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198290186.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Political Economy

This chapter seeks both to chart the evolutionary processes of economic restructuring and change at the regional level and to offer the outline of a mode of civic, political, and economic action ... More


The Civics of Economic Restructuring

Souza Briggs

in Democracy as Problem Solving: Civic Capacity in Communities Across the Globe

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262026413
eISBN:
9780262269292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262026413.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter examines three different perspectives on economic restructuring as a civic or public problem for local democracy. These models view economic restructuring as either a problem for ... More


Progressive Regionalism and Entrepreneurial Government: Democratization and Competitive Restructuring in the Greater ABC, Brazil

Souza Briggs

in Democracy as Problem Solving: Civic Capacity in Communities Across the Globe

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262026413
eISBN:
9780262269292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262026413.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter discusses the role of a political party, the Workers' Party, in creating an open society and economy in Brazil by using participatory democracy as a problem-solving tool. It also ... More


The Hyper-organized Region: Leading the Next “New Economy” in Pittsburgh

Souza Briggs

in Democracy as Problem Solving: Civic Capacity in Communities Across the Globe

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262026413
eISBN:
9780262269292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262026413.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter examines barriers, opportunities, and choices encountered by actors during the economic restructuring in greater Pittsburgh, a major industrial American city, and also discusses the ... More


City-Regions: Economic Motors and Political Actors on the Global Stage

Allen J. Scott

in Social Economy of the Metropolis: Cognitive-Cultural Capitalism and the Global Resurgence of Cities

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199549306
eISBN:
9780191701511
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199549306.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

This chapter discusses how city-regions (enormous expanses of metropolitan areas, which are often focused on a central metropolis area) and world cities/global cities are produced, and how they ... More


In search of economic revival

Stephen Syrett and David North

in Renewing neighbourhoods: Work, enterprise and governance

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348623
eISBN:
9781447303213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348623.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This book addresses the economic development issues central to neighbourhood renewal. It analyses the economic nature of the problems of deprived neighbourhoods and the policy responses that have ... More


Networking China: The Digital Transformation of the Chinese Economy

Yu Hong

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040917
eISBN:
9780252099434
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040917.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book examines the genesis, mechanisms, and dynamics of forging a network-based economy in China during the crisis and the restructuring act that followed. Through historical analysis of the ... More


Export-Oriented Industrialization and State-Enterprise Reform: Restructuring Employment

Frederic C. Deyo

in Reforming Asian Labor Systems: Economic Tensions and Worker Dissent

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450518
eISBN:
9780801463945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450518.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter examines the shift in several Asian countries away from import substitution toward a greater emphasis on export-oriented industrialization (EOI). The shift to EOI occurred initially in ... More


Romania

Mocanu Cristina

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/9781847420640.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

After the communist regime collapsed, the education system in Romania had to cope with several problems. The system was designed to provide skilled workers for an industrialised country, and, during ... More


Democracy as Problem Solving: Civic Capacity in Communities Across the Globe

Xavier de Souza Briggs

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262026413
eISBN:
9780262269292
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262026413.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Complexity, division, mistrust, and “process paralysis” can thwart leaders and others when they tackle local challenges. This book shows how civic capacity—the capacity to create and sustain smart ... More


Building Network Nation: Domestic Thrusts and Global Impacts

Yu Hong

in Networking China: The Digital Transformation of the Chinese Economy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040917
eISBN:
9780252099434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040917.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter recaps the profound changes in the political economy of communications as a frontier of economic restructuring and synthesizes different yet interrelated processes and outcomes of ... More


New Inequalities: The Deterioration of Local-Serving Industries

Marc Doussard

in Degraded Work: The Struggle at the Bottom of the Labor Market

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816681396
eISBN:
9781452949079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681396.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Chapter One examines our current paralysis in the face of labor degradation. Deepening our understanding of labor degradation means reconceptualizing low-wage industries as active producers of ... More


The Baltimore School of Urban Ecology: Space, Scale, and Time for the Study of Cities

J. Morgan Grove, Mary Cadenasso, Steward Pickett, and Gary Machlis

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300101133
eISBN:
9780300217865
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300101133.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

The first “urban century” in history has arrived: a majority of the world's population now resides in cities and their surrounding suburbs. Urban expansion marches on, and the planning and design of ... More


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