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The Impact of External Economic Factors: The Role of the IMF

Susan Senior Nello

in Democratic Consolidation in Eastern Europe Volume 2: International and Transnational Factors

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199244096
eISBN:
9780191600371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019924409X.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Examines the external economic influences that have affected democratic consolidation. The analysis concentrates on the role played by external economic actors, taking as a case study the IMF and a ... More


The Doha Blues: Institutional Crisis and Reform in the WTO

Kent Jones

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195378825
eISBN:
9780199852598
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195378825.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

The collapse of the Doha Round hangs heavily over an already troubled world economy. Some have concluded that this failure is simply the result of a lack of political will and a pre-occupation with ... More


The Property and Finances of Religion

Norman Doe

in Law and Religion in Europe: A Comparative Introduction

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199604005
eISBN:
9780191729331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604005.003.0008
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Comparative Law

A study of national laws in Europe on the property and finances of religion reveals the high degree of cooperation between States and religion in this field. This chapter examines the property of ... More


A Short History of the University of Massachusetts

Donald W. Katzner

in At the Edge of Camelot: Debating Economics in Turbulent Times

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199765355
eISBN:
9780199896806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765355.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter outlines a brief history of the University of Massachusetts at Amherst from its creation to the present. Over the years, the State of Massachusetts has meddled in the University's ... More


Family Obligations: the Immigrant Narrative and Middle-class Individualism

Jennifer Lee

in Barrios to Burbs: The Making of the Mexican American Middle Class

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804781398
eISBN:
9780804783163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804781398.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Despite their apparent homogeneity as an ethnic group and exhibiting the traditional indicators of middle-class status, Mexican Americans who belong to the middle class have different socioeconomic ... More


Centers and Institutes

Dean O. Smith

in Managing the Research University

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199793259
eISBN:
9780199896813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199793259.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

As major venues for interdisciplinary research programs, centers and institutes are loosely defined units that bring together faculty members from different departments and disciplines with the hope ... More


Tracking Resources Through the State and Federal Maze

JOY G. DRYFOOS

in Safe Passage: Making It through Adolescence in a Risky Society: What Parents, Schools, and Communities Can Do

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195137859
eISBN:
9780199846948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195137859.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

In finding a way to put together the fragmented pieces into intensive, long-term programs, this chapter explores how these efforts can be supported through public and private ventures. Many of the ... More


The Economic Angle: The Press as Merchandise and as Enterprise

Ami Ayalon

in The Press in the Arab Middle East: A History

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195087802
eISBN:
9780199854516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195087802.003.0009
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter shows the process where newspapers became a standard commodity. The process was prolonged and arduous but gradually journalism became a profession capable of sustaining its members. ... More


Hong Kong and human dignity

Chak Kwan and Graham Bowpitt

in Human dignity and welfare systems

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344311
eISBN:
9781447302551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344311.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter looks at the first case study on human dignity, which is set in Hong Kong. It reveals that Hong Kong can be considered as a good case study of a capitalist welfare system's attitudes ... More


Paying family caregivers: evaluating different models

Caroline Glendinning

in Cash and care: Policy challenges in the welfare state

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348562
eISBN:
9781447301615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348562.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter provides an overview of different models of financial support for informal carers (that is, the kin and close friends) of older people. These models reflect the institutional and ... More


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