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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


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


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


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


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


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


Family-Focused Assets

Melvin Delgado

in Baby Boomers of Color: Implications for Social Work Policy and Practice

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231163019
eISBN:
9780231538428
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231163019.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

The family can be a particularly powerful asset in the lives of baby boomers of color and its importance increases as boomers enter later life. This chapter focuses on the importance of the family ... More


The costs of caring for a disabled child

Jan Pahl

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/9781861348562.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter draws together 20 years of research in Britain on the costs of caring for a child with a disability and reflects upon the impact of that research on policy in the UK, in particular ... More


INTRODUCTION: TALENT AND OPPORTUNITY

I.S. GLASS

in Revolutionaries of the Cosmos: The Astro-Physicists

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199550258
eISBN:
9780191718700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199550258.003.0001
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

This chapter begins by discussing the development of astrophysics. It then mentions several well-known scientists who made their mark in this area of study and how their discoveries shed light to old ... More


South of the Border

Kathryn Talalay

in Composition in Black and White: The Life of Philippa Schuyler

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195113938
eISBN:
9780199853816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195113938.003.0017
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The year 1950 opened a new chapter in Philippa's life when she started her professional travels abroad. While the relationship of Philippa and her mother continued to be troubled, the tour ... More


Grafton v. Grafton Private separation and public divorce, 1756–1769

Lawrence Stone

in Broken Lives: Separation and Divorce in England, 1660-1857

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202547
eISBN:
9780191675393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202547.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Few if any break-ups of marriage in the 18th century are recorded in such intimate detail as the Grafton affair, based as it is upon a remarkable set of private correspondence between the husband and ... More


Disabled people, work and welfare: Is employment really the answer?

Chris Grover and Linda Piggott (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447318323
eISBN:
9781447318347
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318323.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This book focuses on policies, primarily in the United Kingdom, which are designed to facilitate the participation of disabled people in wage work. The book takes a critical approach to these ... More


The 2012/13 reforms of higher education in England: changing student finances and funding

Claire Callender

in Social Policy Review 24: Analysis and debate in social policy, 2012

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781447304470
eISBN:
9781447307662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447304470.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

Radical reforms of higher education's funding and student finances are being introduced in England in 2012/13. This chapter unpacks the drivers for these reforms, locating them in a broader ... More


Youth unemployment, welfare and political participation: a comparative study of six countries

Torild Hammer

in Changing labour markets, welfare policies and citizenship

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342720
eISBN:
9781447301660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342720.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter discusses the relationship between welfare regimes and political participation among unemployed youth to determine whether a more generous financial support constitutes a resource of ... More


Lender of Last Resort and the ‘Fiscal Backstop’ in Banking Union

David Howarth and Lucia Quaglia

in The Political Economy of European Banking Union

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198727927
eISBN:
9780191794216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198727927.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Economic Systems

This chapter first analyses the central role performed by the ECB in boosting stability during the international financial and sovereign debt crises. The chapter then examines the temporary European ... More


Towards a “Best Interests of the Child” Approach to Paternity Adjudication

Browne C. Lewis

in Papa's Baby: Paternity and Artificial Insemination

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814738481
eISBN:
9780814753279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814738481.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter sets forth the standard that courts should use when evaluating whether an adjudication of paternity will serve the best interests of the child. The standard is derived by relying on ... More


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