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Comparing Regional Rural Development Councils: Do ‘Invited Spaces’ Empower?

Jonathan Fox

in Accountability Politics: Power and Voice in Rural Mexico

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199208852
eISBN:
9780191709005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208852.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter asks whether policy reforms that formally permit participation by organized poor people actually led to power-sharing in practice. The Mexican state has more than two decades of ... More


Capitalism and economic nationalism: Asian state activism in the world economy

Anthony P. D’Costa

in Globalization and Economic Nationalism in Asia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199646210
eISBN:
9780191741630
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646210.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter introduces the rationale for the persistence of economic nationalism in Asia, its forms, how it differs from past practice, and its implications for the functioning of the world economy. ... More


The International Mobility of Talent: Types, Causes, and Development Impact

Andrés Solimano (ed.)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199532605
eISBN:
9780191714627
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532605.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Entrepreneurs, technical experts, professionals, international students, writers, and artists are among the most highly mobile people in the global economy today. These talented elite often originate ... More


The Right to Development as Applied in National Law

Jane Ansah

in Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights in Action

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199217908
eISBN:
9780191705380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199217908.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines the legal status of the right to development in international law and its inclusion as an ESC right. This is applied to the particular national example of Malawi, which has the ... More


Human Rights-Based Approaches to Development: Towards Accountability

Patrick Twomey

in Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights in Action

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199217908
eISBN:
9780191705380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199217908.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter outlines the core concepts of human rights-based approaches (HRBAs) and explores the evolution of human rights-based approaches to development including the United Nations (UN) ... More


The Culture of Sectarianism: Community, History, and Violence in Nineteenth-Century Ottoman Lebanon

Ussama Makdisi

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520218451
eISBN:
9780520922792
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520218451.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Focusing on Ottoman Lebanon, this book shows how sectarianism was a manifestation of modernity that transcended the physical boundaries of a particular country. It challenges those who have viewed ... More


Project Planning

M. Ramachandran

in Metro Rail Projects In India: A Study In Project Planning

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198073987
eISBN:
9780199080847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198073987.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter discusses in detail the various stages of project planning and examines whether these have been followed as far as Indian metro projects are concerned. It also considers what we can ... More


Trade, intellectual property and access to affordable HIV medicines

Julian Fleet and Béchir N’Daw

in The HIV Pandemic: Local and Global Implications

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199237401
eISBN:
9780191723957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237401.003.0044
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter situates intellectual property issues within the context of efforts to expand on a vast scale access to HIV medicines. Secondly, it summarizes recent developments regarding the ... More


Exploring the National Economic Empowerment and Development Strategy (NEEDS) as a micro-Millennium Development Goals’ framework in Nigeria

Adebusuyi Isaac Adeniran

in Did the Millennium Development Goals Work?: Meeting Future Challenges with Past Lessons

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447335702
eISBN:
9781447335740
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447335702.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the impact of the National Economic Empowerment and Development Strategy (NEEDS), a socio-economic framework for enabling sustainable human development in Nigeria, and how it ... More


Institutions Count: Their Role and Significance in Latin American Development

Alejandro Portes and Lori D. Smith (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520273535
eISBN:
9780520954069
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273535.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

What leads to national progress? The growing consensus in the social sciences is that neither capital flows, nor the savings rate, nor diffuse values are the key, but that it lies in the quality of a ... More


Hegemony in Guyana: REDD-plus and State Control over Indigenous Peoples and Resources

Janette Bulkan

in The Caribbean: Aesthetics, World-Ecology, Politics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781781382950
eISBN:
9781781384022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382950.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

In this chapter, Janette Bulkan offers a social scientific analysis of the controversies surrounding Guyana’s efforts to reduce forest carbon emissions. In 2009, the governments of Norway and Guyana ... More


The Race to Progress

Mara Loveman

in National Colors: Racial Classification and the State in Latin America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199337354
eISBN:
9780199379491
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199337354.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Chapter 4 documents how early national censuses from across Latin America underscored the racial particularity of populations to bolster claims of national distinctiveness. State officials fastened ... More


Social inclusion of people with disabilities in poverty reduction policies and instruments: initial impressions from Malawi and Uganda

Margaret Wazakili, Tsitsi Chataika, Gubela Mji, Kudakwashe Dube, and Malcolm MacLachlan

in Disability and poverty: A global challenge

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847428851
eISBN:
9781447302063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428851.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter reviews the importance of people with disabilities being included in the process of national and international development, and of them being substantial beneficiaries of this process. ... More


Childcare and early years

Christine Skinner

in The well-being of children in the UK

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847428370
eISBN:
9781447304005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428370.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter provides a review of the childcare policy framework and evaluates current policy directions. It then presents research evidence on the benefits of formal childcare services for child ... More


The Future of National Development Banks

Stephany Griffith-Jones, José Antonio Ocampo, Felipe Rezende, Alfredo Schclarek, and Michael Brei

in The Future of National Development Banks

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198827948
eISBN:
9780191866630
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827948.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Development, Growth, and Environmental

In the wake of the global financial crisis, there is growing consensus that national development banks play a valuable role in development finance. This chapter looks first at the theoretical ... More


The Countercyclical Behaviour of National Development Banks in Latin America and the Caribbean

Michael Brei and Alfredo Schclarek

in The Future of National Development Banks

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198827948
eISBN:
9780191866630
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827948.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter investigates the cyclical lending patterns of national development banks (NDBs), comparing their lending activity with that of public, foreign, and domestic private banks over the period ... More


China The Competition Law System and the Country's Norms

Jessica Su and Xiaoye Wang

in The Design of Competition Law Institutions: Global Norms, Local Choices

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199670048
eISBN:
9780191744341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199670048.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Competition Law, Public International Law

This chapter discusses the history, institutional structure, mandate, procedural characteristics, and agency performance of China's competition law system. China's s Anti-Monopoly Law (AML) became ... More


The Future of National Development Banks

Stephany Griffith-Jones and José Antonio Ocampo (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198827948
eISBN:
9780191866630
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827948.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The topic of national development banks was largely neglected in the academic literature for a long period, and was limited to a debate between admirers and detractors of these institutions. Since ... More


The Show Goes On

R.V. Vaidyanatha Ayyar

in History of Education Policymaking in India, 1947-2016

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780199474943
eISBN:
9780199090891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199474943.003.0018
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter describes the policy initiatives of the Modi Government such as the appointment of the Hari Guatam and Kaw Committees to review the functioning of the UGC and AICTE respectively and of ... More


The Role of CORFO in Chile’s Development: Achievements and Challenges

Stephany Griffith-Jones, María Luz Martínez Sola, and Javiera Petersen Muga

in The Future of National Development Banks

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198827948
eISBN:
9780191866630
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827948.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Development, Growth, and Environmental

CORFO was one of the first national development banks in Latin America, and played a decisive role in Chile’s national development strategy. In recent decades, its relative scale has diminished ... More


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