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Big Bills Left on the Sidewalk: Why Some Nations Are Rich, and Others Poor

Mancur Olson

in A Not-so-dismal Science: A Broader View of Economies and Societies

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294900
eISBN:
9780191596728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294905.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

The idea is advanced that it is the rationality of individuals in societies that makes them achieve their production potential rather than their per capita productive resources, and that the ... More


Globalisation and the knowledge economy

Graham Room

in The European challenge: Innovation, policy learning and social cohesion in the new knowledge economy

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347398
eISBN:
9781447303787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347398.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter explains that the development of the new knowledge-based economy is intimately bound up with the process of globalisation. It defines globalisation as the organisation of economic, ... More


A Trial of Treason: Aisin Gioro Xianyu and Identity Dilemma

Dan Shao

in Remote Homeland, Recovered Borderland: Manchus, Manchoukuo, and Manchuria, 1907-1985

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834456
eISBN:
9780824870263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834456.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter foregrounds individuals' experiences with community reconstruction and identity redefinition amid the borderland contestation over Manchuria. It examines how Aisin Gioro Xianyu, a Manchu ... More


Ageing and intergenerational relations: Family reciprocity from a global perspective

Misa Izuhara (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422057
eISBN:
9781447301424
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422057.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

With socio-economic and demographic changes taking place in contemporary societies, new patterns of family relations are forming partly due to significant family changes, value shifts, precariousness ... More


Philippine English: Linguistic and Literary

M. A. Lourdes S. Bautista and Kingsley Bolton (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099470
eISBN:
9789882207264
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099470.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

The volumes in this series set out to provide a contemporary record of the spread and development of the English language in South, Southeast, and East Asia from both linguistic and literary ... More


Fields: Colonialism, Folklore, and Postcolonial Theory

Sadhana Naithani

in The Story-Time of the British Empire: Colonial and Postcolonial Folkloristics

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734553
eISBN:
9781621037699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734553.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

This chapter discusses folklore studies and how the history of folklore research, critical studies on folklore collectors and their ideologies, and the socio-political implications of folklore ... More


Globalisation, global ageing and intergenerational change

Chris Phillipson

in Ageing and intergenerational relations: Family reciprocity from a global perspective

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422057
eISBN:
9781447301424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422057.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter explores the interaction between demography and globalisation. It observes that population ageing has been a major factor influencing changes in intergenerational relations, and such a ... More


Afterword

Michel Hogue

in Metis and the Medicine Line: Creating a Border and Dividing a People

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469621050
eISBN:
9781469623238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469621050.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This concluding chapter remarks on how the kinships and other social relations constructed from Plain Metis life continue to persist in the face of legal distinctions of race and nation. Metis ... More


French and American Lawyers Define Sexual Harassment

Abigail C. Saguy

in Directions in Sexual Harassment Law

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300098006
eISBN:
9780300135305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300098006.003.0035
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This chapter addresses the issue of how sexual harassment has traveled across national boundaries, in the case of France, drawing on a cross-national sociological study of how sexual harassment has ... More


Orhan Pamuk, Snow

Annabel Patterson

in The International Novel

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300198003
eISBN:
9780300210408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300198003.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter offers a reading of Orhan Pamuk's novel Snow, which chronicles the problems of Turkey. The novel utilizes the phrase “the silence of snow” to symbolize the enforced silence of the ... More


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