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South Korea: Economic and Social Consequences of Globalization

Jong‐Ii You and Ju‐Ho Lee

in External Liberalization, Economic Performance and Social Policy

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195145465
eISBN:
9780199783960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195145465.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Only a while ago, the South Korean economy was the envy of the developing world, and its success was scrutinized by numerous analysts, with most agreeing that the secret of this success was a ... More


Sympathy and Deception

John A. Hall

in The Importance of Being Civil: The Struggle for Political Decency

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153261
eISBN:
9781400847495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153261.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the nature of capitalism by recalling in the simplest terms the sophisticated sociology of Adam Smith, so often ignored and so very far removed from contemporary economic ... More


Child Poverty and Inequality: Securing a Better Future for America's Children

Duncan Lindsey (ed.)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195305449
eISBN:
9780199894291
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305449.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Social Policy

One of the United States' great promises is that all children will be given the opportunity to work in order to achieve a comfortable standard of living. That promise has faded profoundly for ... More


National Varieties of Labour Market Exposure *

Colin Crouch

in Capitalisms and Capitalism in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199694761
eISBN:
9780191741289
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199694761.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter tests the utility of dominant typologies of modern capitalism in accounting for different patterns of relationship among characteristics of industrial relations systems, the regulation ... More


Indicators of Success for Latino Small Businesses

Melvin Delgado

in Latino Small Businesses and the American Dream: Community Social Work Practice and Economic and Social Development

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231150897
eISBN:
9780231521789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231150897.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter proposes the establishment of social indicators of Latino small business success. The measure of a Latino small business success indicator is limited to three dimensions: ... More


The Lever of Riches: Technological Creativity and Economic Progress

Joel Mokyr

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195074772
eISBN:
9780199854981
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195074772.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

In a world of supercomputers, genetic engineering, and fiber optics, technological creativity is ever more the key to economic success. But why are some nations more creative than others, and why do ... More


Hong Kong:: From Scandals to Stability

Leo F. Goodstadt

in Reluctant Regulators: How the West Created and How China Survived the Global Financial Crisis

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888083251
eISBN:
9789882207349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083251.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

Hong Kong was recognized as a political anachronism that was often found to be at risk. The economic strategy imposed by this British-style system was reminiscent of that from the nineteenth century ... More


Disciplinary Modernisation, the Asian Economic Crisis and Re-Invention

C. J. W.-L. Wee

in The Asian Modern: Culture, Capitalist Development, Singapore

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098596
eISBN:
9789882207509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098596.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This conclusion retraces how the aftermath of the Cold War and the 1997 economic crisis has posed problems for the existing disciplinary modernization that had delivered economic success in ... More


Learning from Asia’s Success: Beyond Simplistic ‘Lesson-Making’

Mike Hobday

in Pathways to Industrialization in the Twenty-First Century: New Challenges and Emerging Paradigms

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199667857
eISBN:
9780191749308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199667857.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Many governments, international organizations, consultancy companies, and academic observers look to Asia’s economic success, recommending that other developing countries follow similar models and ... More


The Strategy for Korea's Economic Success

Hwy-Chang Moon

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190228798
eISBN:
9780190228828
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190228798.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Due to the unprecedented pace at which it developed, Korea’s economic rise is worthy of careful analysis. Although various theories such as catch-up strategy and scholars have tried to analyze ... More


Natural Resources and Economic Outcomes

Karen Clay

in Economic Evolution and Revolution in Historical Time

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804771856
eISBN:
9780804777629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804771856.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter shows how the economic success of the United States was built on the successful exploitation of its diverse natural resources and complementary innovations in transportation, in science ... More


London: competitiveness, cohesion and the policy environment

Ian Gordon, Belinda Brown, Nick Buck, Peter Hall, Michael Harloe, Mark Kleinman, Karen O’Reilly, Gareth Potts, Laura Smethurst, and Jo Sparkes

in City matters: Competitiveness, cohesion and urban governance

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344458
eISBN:
9781447301868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344458.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines social cohesion, competitiveness, and the policy environment in London, England. It evaluates the impact of competition and cohesion on residential and business communities, and ... More


Anxious Ambitions and the Financing of Tranquility

Maria Tapias

in Embodied Protests: Emotions and Women's Health in Bolivia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039171
eISBN:
9780252097157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039171.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the uneven terrain of economic success in Punata by focusing on the experiences of members of a group of more prosperous career chola and mestiza market women. In particular, it ... More


Conclusion: Placing Gendered and Generational Notions of West Indian Success

Oneka LaBennett

in She's Mad Real: Popular Culture and West Indian Girls in Brooklyn

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814752470
eISBN:
9780814765289
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814752470.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This concluding chapter connects the insights of the previous chapters, emphasizing the linkages that tie together spatialized definitions of race and gender, the concept of “authenticity,” and the ... More


Financial Foundations: Public Credit, the National Bank, and Securities Markets

Richard Sylla

in Founding Choices: American Economic Policy in the 1790s

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226384740
eISBN:
9780226384764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226384764.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter provides an overview of how a second key ingredient of economic success, that is, a modern articulated financial system, quickly emerged in the Washington administration. According to ... More


Persuasion and Power

Manduhai Buyandelger

in Tragic Spirits: Shamanism, Memory, and Gender in Contemporary Mongolia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226086552
eISBN:
9780226013091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226013091.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

In Chapter 6 the author explores conventional and creative strategies for success by male shamans. Unlike female shamans who constantly push against the larger system, male shamans are gainfully ... More


Findings: The Global Economic Landscape

William W. Lewis

in The Power of Productivity: Wealth, Poverty, and the Threat to Global Stability

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226476766
eISBN:
9780226477008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226477008.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter argues that the difference in economic success among countries is not a matter of nature, intellect, or genetics. The problem—and the solution—lies in public policies. But effective ... More


At Work

Jacqueline M. Moore

in Cow Boys and Cattle Men: Class and Masculinities on the Texas Frontier, 1865-1900

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814757390
eISBN:
9780814759844
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814757390.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter explores in detail the ways in which cowboys expressed masculinity through control of their working environment and their work skills, and the ways in which cattlemen increasingly ... More


Transit Centre: Upton Park

Peter Hall

in London voices, London lives: Tales from a working capital

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349842
eISBN:
9781447302711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349842.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter discusses Upton Park, another area emblematic of London. It is a place in a state of constant toing and froing; a place of new arrivals, who might later move on to live elsewhere or they ... More


The Knockoff Economy: How Imitation Sparks Innovation

Kal Raustiala and Christopher Sprigman

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780195399783
eISBN:
9780190258467
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195399783.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

From the shopping mall to the corner bistro, knockoffs are everywhere in today's marketplace. Conventional wisdom holds that copying kills creativity, and that laws that protect against copies are ... More


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