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Conclusion: Exit, Voice, and Loyalty as Analytical Framework

Jochen Prantl

in The UN Security Council and Informal Groups of States

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199287680
eISBN:
9780191603723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199287686.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter develops various propositions on the dynamics between informal groups of states and the UN Security Council by applying the analytical framework of exit, voice, and loyalty. It argues ... More


The relevance of the concepts of formality and informality: a theoretical appraisal

Alice Sindzingre

in Linking the Formal and Informal Economy: Concepts and Policies

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199204762
eISBN:
9780191603860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199204764.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The concept of informality has encompassed an increasing number of meanings; referred to highly heterogeneous phenomena and measurement methods; and has been explored by development microeconomics ... More


Feels Like Home

Adam D. Reich

in Selling Our Souls: The Commodification of Hospital Care in the United States

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691160405
eISBN:
9781400850372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691160405.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter examines informality and collegiality at PubliCare Hospital. In part, informality and collegiality at PubliCare seemed to result from organizational inertia—the same people had been ... More


Property and marginality

A. J. VAN DER WALT

in Property and Community

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195391572
eISBN:
9780199775804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195391572.003.004
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter argues that property in modern western legal culture tends to hinge on the logic of centrality. According to this logic, lawyers, owners, and users of property accept that property ... More


Messy Urbanism: Understanding the "Other" Cities of Asia

Manish Chalana (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9789888208333
eISBN:
9789888313471
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208333.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

Seemingly messy and chaotic, the landscapes and urban life of cities in Asia possess an order and hierarchy which often challenge understanding and appreciation. With a cross-disciplinary group of ... More


Discretion, Cues and Authority

Edward C Page and Bill Jenkins

in Policy Bureaucracy: Government with a Cast of Thousands

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199280414
eISBN:
9780191700118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280414.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The difference between middle-ranking policy bureaucrats and politicians is distinguished in this chapter which presents the different aspects of decision-making in policy initiatives. It also takes ... More


The Road Ahead

Sugata Marjit and Saibal Kar

in The Outsiders: Economic Reform and Informal Labour in a Developing Economy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198071495
eISBN:
9780199081257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198071495.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter summarizes the results of the volume and discusses relevant issues and areas for further research. Once viewed as a precipitate of formal activities, the informal sector has gradually ... More


The Political Economy of Informality

Sugata Marjit and Saibal Kar

in The Outsiders: Economic Reform and Informal Labour in a Developing Economy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198071495
eISBN:
9780199081257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198071495.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the political economy aspects of the survival and performance of the informal sector. It develops a political support model and an interlinked reforms-bribery model to show that ... More


Planning and Co-operation

Hugh Collins

in Regulating Contracts

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199258017
eISBN:
9780191717857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258017.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Contract lawyers perform two principal tasks: first, to help plan a transaction, and second, to participate in dispute settlement. The planning role forms the larger part of their work. This chapter ... More


Informal Employment and the Challenges for Labour Law

Kamala Sankaran

in The Idea of Labour Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199693610
eISBN:
9780191729744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693610.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Employment Law, Philosophy of Law

The challenge of legislating for the informal economy affords us a unique opportunity to look beyond traditional labour law and capture forms of work and activity that currently fall through the ... More


Inclusive Growth and Social Change: Formal-Informal-Agrarian Relations in India

Saumya Chakrabarti

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199466061
eISBN:
9780199086818
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199466061.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book questions the projected processes of inclusive growth and structural transformation in India. Deviating from the usual practice, it engages with the received positions of both the orthodox ... More


Conclusions: Inequality, Legitimacy, and the Momentary Potential of Participation

Gordon C.C. Douglas

in The Help-Yourself City: Legitimacy and Inequality in DIY Urbanism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190691332
eISBN:
9780190691349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190691332.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

The conclusion unites the study’s implications for the contemporary city and the book’s conceptual and theoretical contributions to urban studies. First, it confronts the theme of a ... More


From Hippie to Hip: City Governance and Two Eras of Street Vending in Vancouver, Canada

Amy Hanser

in Food Trucks, Cultural Identity, and Social Justice: From Loncheras to Lobsta Love

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262036573
eISBN:
9780262341554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036573.003.0007
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter examines the contrast between street vending and city regulatory responses in Vancouver, Canada during two time periods—the 1970s and the 2010s. The comparison of “hippy” vending in the ... More


Outlook: Governance—Constitutionalization—Fourth Branches?

Christoph Möllers

in The Three Branches: A Comparative Model of Separation of Powers

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199602117
eISBN:
9780191747663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199602117.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Philosophy of Law

The principle of the separation of powers seemed like an attractive idea at the beginning of the twenty-first century, but one in steady decline, drawn from the arsenal of a classical political ... More


Making Sense of the Order in the Disorder in Delhi’s Kathputli Colony

Manish Chalana and Susmita Rishi

in Messy Urbanism: Understanding the "Other" Cities of Asia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9789888208333
eISBN:
9789888313471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208333.003.0009
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

Most Indian cities have large pockets of informal settlements that urban planners, policy makers and the middle classes see as disorderly and in need of formalization. This formalization-focused ... More


Shared Social and Juridical Meanings as Observed in an Aleppo ‘Marginal’ Neighborhood

Zouhair Ghazzal

in Popular Housing and Urban Land Tenure in the Middle East: Case Studies from Egypt, Syria, Jordan, Lebanon, and Turkey

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789774165405
eISBN:
9781617971358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165405.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter details the various aspects of urban informality and methods of property registration in informal settlements in Aleppo, as well as the tribal codes that govern social relations in these ... More


Mülk Allah'ındır (‘This House is God's Property’) Legitimizing Land Ownership in the Suburbs of Istanbul

Jean-François Pérouse

in Popular Housing and Urban Land Tenure in the Middle East: Case Studies from Egypt, Syria, Jordan, Lebanon, and Turkey

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789774165405
eISBN:
9781617971358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165405.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter focuses on informality in the city of Istanbul, and underlines the overuse of the term gecekondu. He shows that the public authorities themselves breach property laws and distort the ... More


Labor Market and Income Distribution in Latin America in Times of Economic Growth: Advances and Shortcomings

Roxana Maurizio

in Macroeconomics and Development: Roberto Frenkel and the Economics of Latin America

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231175081
eISBN:
9780231541213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231175081.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

this chapter provides an in-depth analysis of labor market and income inequality dynamics in Latin America in the new millennium. While acknowledging that the high rates of economic growth had a ... More


Exploring the Black-Box of Economic Informality: Social Networks and Institutional Change among Micro and Small Enterprises in Nairobi, Kenya

Totolo Edoardo

in Securing Livelihoods: Informal Economy Practices and Institutions

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199687015
eISBN:
9780191766916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687015.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics, Development, Growth, and Environmental

There is growing interest among academics and policy-makers in understanding the role of social networks and informal institutions in shaping market structures in local economies in Africa. However, ... More


Institutionalizing Trust? Regular Summitry (G7s and European Councils) from the Mid-1970s until the Mid-1980s

Noël Bonhomme and Emmanuel Mourlon-Druol

in Trust, but Verify: The Politics of Uncertainty and the Transformation of the Cold War Order, 1969-1991

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780804798099
eISBN:
9781503600133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804798099.003.0010
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter describes how the maintenance and fostering of trust was a crucial element in founding both the G7 summits and the European Council in the mid-1970s. Deeply anchored in the strong ... More


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