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The Scope of Government

Ole Borre and Elinor Scarbrough (eds)

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294740
eISBN:
9780191598838
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294743.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book is the third in the ‘Beliefs in government’ series, and examines the effects of the post‐war arrival of the welfare state in the countries of Western Europe. The welfare state inaugurated a ... More


The Empire Trap: The Rise and Fall of U.S. Intervention to Protect American Property Overseas, 1893-2013

Noel Maurer

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155821
eISBN:
9781400846603
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155821.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Throughout the twentieth century, the U.S. government willingly deployed power, hard and soft, to protect American investments all around the globe. Why did the United States get into the business of ... More


Government Intervention in the Economy

Ole Borre and Josè Manuel Viegas

in The Scope of Government

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294740
eISBN:
9780191598838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294743.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Discusses the attitudes of Western European publics towards economic liberalism and economic interventionism during the past few decades. While beliefs about the desirability of state intervention in ... More


Liberal World Orders

Tim Dunne and Trine Flockhart (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265529
eISBN:
9780191760334
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265529.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Liberal world order is seen by many as either a fading international order in response to declining American hegemony, or as a failing international order riddled with internal tensions and ... More


Internationalism and Interventionism

Tim Dunne

in Liberal World Orders

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265529
eISBN:
9780191760334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265529.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter argues that the spectre of imperial orders continues to haunt internationalism and has recently been resurrected with the increasing use, and expectation, of interventionism. It ... More


The Role of the State in Economic Change

Ha-Joon Chang and Robert Rowthorn (eds)

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289845
eISBN:
9780191684777
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289845.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The role of the state has occupied centre stage in the development of economics as an independent discipline and is one of the most contentious issues addressed by contemporary economists and ... More


The Empire Trap in the Twenty-first Century

Noel Maurer

in The Empire Trap: The Rise and Fall of U.S. Intervention to Protect American Property Overseas, 1893-2013

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155821
eISBN:
9781400846603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155821.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter reviews the patterns of U.S. government intervention on behalf of its citizens' overseas property rights over the course of the twentieth century. The point of departure was the ... More


The Political Economy of Poverty, Equity and Growth: A Comparative Study

Deepak Lal and H. Myint

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294320
eISBN:
9780191596582
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294328.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This wide‐ranging book synthesizes the findings of a major international study of the political economy of poverty, equity, and growth. It is based primarily on specially commissioned analytical ... More


Manipulating Colour: Pounding an Almond

John Campbell

in Perceptual Experience

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199289769
eISBN:
9780191711046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199289769.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter considers the role that the experience of colour plays in having colour concepts. It is argued that the experience which is relevant to having colour concepts is experience that informs ... More


The Nordic Model of Gender Equality: The Welfare State, Patriarchy, and Unfinished Emancipation

Tuovi Allen

in Patriarchy and Development: Women's Positions at the End of the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198290230
eISBN:
9780191684807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198290230.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Compared with their Western counterparts, societies of Scandinavian or Nordic origins have been more committed to achieving equality and justice and are thus perceived to be more progressive. ... More


Sexual Discourses of Political Reform of the Post-Reconstruction Era

CLAUDIA TATE

in Domestic Allegories of Political Desire: The Black Heroine’s Text at the Turn of the Century

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195108576
eISBN:
9780199855094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195108576.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

The next three chapters deal with several strategies that the black women writers of the post-reconstruction era used to analyze the social affairs of their communities. In this chapter, the ... More


Liberal Imperialism

Alan Ryan

in The Making of Modern Liberalism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691148403
eISBN:
9781400841950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691148403.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter argues that liberalism is intrinsically imperialist and that we should understand the attractions of liberal imperialism, even as it cautions against succumbing to that attraction. ... More


Cosmopolitan Patriots: Freedom and Civilization as Global Processes

Maurizio Isabella

in Risorgimento in Exile: Italian Émigrés and the Liberal International in the Post-Napoleonic Era

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199570676
eISBN:
9780191721991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570676.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

While rejecting 18th-century notions of cosmopolitanism, the exiles believed that the independence of nations represented a step towards the universal expansion of freedom. They advanced a universal ... More


Perceptual Causality, Counterfactuals, and Special Causal Concepts

Johannes Roessler

in Understanding Counterfactuals, Understanding Causation: Issues in Philosophy and Psychology

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199590698
eISBN:
9780191731242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590698.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

In this paper I contrast two views of causal understanding: a ‘particularist’ view, on which causal understanding is, partly but irreducibly, a matter of grasping what Anscombe called special causal ... More


The discourse of unbridled capitalism in postwar Hong Kong

Mark Hampton

in Hong Kong and British Culture, 1945-97

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719099236
eISBN:
9781526104373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099236.003.0002
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

During the post-war period, as a broad consensus was thought to have formed in the UK around the welfare state, Hong Kong was widely heralded as an arena in which pre-1945 British capitalist and ... More


John Stuart Mill’s other island: the discourse of unbridled capitalism in post-war Hong Kong

Mark Hampton

in The Cultural Construction of the British World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719097898
eISBN:
9781526104403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097898.003.0008
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter examines Hong Kong between 1945 and 1979 as an imagined space in which a British “unbridled capitalism” could flourish even as Britain itself developed a welfare state “consensus”. ... More


Global Crisis:: Why Regulators Trust Financial Markets

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/9789888083251.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

The 2007 financial crisis was initiated by a shock that “was by global financial standards rather modest,” particularly through American and British policy decisions, and was succeeded by a period of ... More


On the Creative and Innovative Economy

Yue Chim Richard Wong

in Diversity and Occasional Anarchy: On Deep Economic and Social Contradictions in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9789888139446
eISBN:
9789888180349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139446.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The author entertains the notion that in the long run, Hong Kong's economic growth counts critically on the creativity and innovation of the citizens. Positive non-interventionism has long been the ... More


The Space of Optimism: State Fantasy and the Case of Gissing's The Odd Women

Zarena Aslami

in The Dream Life of Citizens: Late Victorian Novels and the Fantasy of the State

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823241996
eISBN:
9780823242030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823241996.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Chapter 4 argues that George Gissing's The Odd Women critiques the state's encroaching powers, both actual and imagined. In particular, through the description of how municipal spaces shape ... More


Causation, Free Will, and Naturalism 1

Jenann Ismael

in Scientific Metaphysics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199696499
eISBN:
9780191744983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199696499.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter addresses the worry that the existence of causal antecedents to your choices means that you are causally compelled to act as you do. It begins with the folk notion of cause, leads the ... More


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