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 A Decade of Reforms: The Indian Economy in the 1990s

J. Mohan Rao and Amitava Krishna Dutt

in External Liberalization in Asia, Post-Socialist Europe, and Brazil

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195189322
eISBN:
9780199783823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189322.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter examines changes in the Indian economy in the 1990s and evaluates the diverse views about India's globalizing reforms. Section 2 examines the content of the reforms undertaken, clarifies ... More


‘A Nation Once Again.’ 1997–2009

Martin Johnes

in Wales since 1939

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719086663
eISBN:
9781781705988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086663.003.0015
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This final chapter concludes the book by looking at Welsh society on and after the arrival of political devolution and the establishment of the National Assembly. It argues that while Wales had now ... More


‘A Struggle between Two Infinities’: Jean-Luc Nancy on Marx’s Revolution and Ours

Jason E. Smith

in Nancy and the Political

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748683178
eISBN:
9781474408684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748683178.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

In Jean-Luc Nancy's text “Urbi et Orbi,” we read what is perhaps his most dramatic formulation of the relation between communism, a theme that has haunted his work for more than two decades, and ... More


“A Tryst With Destiny”: The Indian Case of Cultural Globalization

Tulasi Srinivas

in Many Globalizations: Cultural Diversity in the Contemporary World

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780195151466
eISBN:
9780199834914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195151461.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

India exhibits great cultural depth and diversity, and it is not possible to produce a simple unitary description of the many facets of India's engagement with globalization pressures. These vary ... More


Abadiânia as a “Touristic Borderzone”

Cristina Rocha

in John of God: The Globalization of Brazilian Faith Healing

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190466701
eISBN:
9780190466749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190466701.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter 4 explores the relationships between locals and foreigners in the town of Abadiânia. Following Bruner (1996), the author deploys the concept of touristic borderzone, that is, the place of ... More


The Abbe Gregoire and the French Revolution: The Making of Modern Universalism

Alyssa Goldstein Sepinwall

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520241800
eISBN:
9780520931091
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520241800.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In this age of globalization, the eighteenth-century priest and abolitionist Henri Grégoire has often been called a man ahead of his time. An icon of anti-racism, a hero to people from Ho Chi Minh to ... More


Able Minds, Able Hands: Marketing Philippine Workers

Robyn Magalit Rodriguez

in Migrants for Export: How the Philippine State Brokers Labor to the World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665273
eISBN:
9781452946481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665273.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter examines how the Philippine government works to open up markets for Philippine workers. Migration officials closely monitor the economic and political trends and transformations created ... More


Abnormal Justice

Nancy Fraser

in Pragmatism and Justice

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190459239
eISBN:
9780190459260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190459239.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Inspired by Richard Rorty, this chapter suggests that most political theorists have tacitly conceived conflicts over justice on the model of “normal discourse.” Presupposing the absence of deep ... More


Accountability Coalitions in the Southeast Asian Context

Garry Rodan and Caroline Hughes

in The Politics of Accountability in Southeast Asia: The Dominance of Moral Ideologies

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780198703532
eISBN:
9780191772641
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703532.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Coalitions for and against particular accountability ideologies emerge in a dynamic political economy context. Towards identifying the main characteristics of such contexts, this chapter draws out ... More


Acculturation of States: The Theoretical Model

Ryan Goodman and Derek Jinks

in Socializing States: Promoting Human Rights through International Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199300990
eISBN:
9780199367610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199300990.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter addresses the question whether socialization occurs in any meaningful sense on a global level—and whether there is any evidence suggesting that state policies and practices reflect ... More


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