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Political Economics and Possibilism

Albert O. Hirschman

in The Essential Hirschman

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159904
eISBN:
9781400848409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159904.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

This chapter contains the introduction to Hirschman's collection of essays on development at the close of the 1960s, A Bias for Hope: Essays on Development in Latin America. Here, Hirschman points to ... More


The Politics of Hunger and Entitlement *

Rehman Sobhan

in The Political Economy of Hunger: Volume 1: Entitlement and Well-being

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198286356
eISBN:
9780191718465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198286356.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Access to food depends on food supply, the ability to establish entitlement over food, production, market transaction, and household political power. Hunger originates in ‘entitlement failures’ ... More


Postscript: The Devastation of Gaza—Some Additional Reflections on Where We Are Now

Sara Roy

in Hamas and Civil Society in Gaza: Engaging the Islamist Social Sector

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159676
eISBN:
9781400848942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159676.003.0008
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This concluding chapter offers a brief commentary on the implications and repercussions from Israel's 2008–2009 attack on Gaza, and on Gaza's current situation. The devastating assault on Gaza was ... More


Getting There

Ronald M. Peters and Cindy Simon Rosenthal

in Speaker Nancy Pelosi and the New American Politics

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195383737
eISBN:
9780199852802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383737.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter details Nancy Pelosi’s rise to the speakership. How she got there is the remarkable personal story of a housewife and mother who, as she has put it, made it from the kitchen to the ... More


MacDonald's Party: Labour Identities and Crisis 1922-1931

David Howell

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198203049
eISBN:
9780191719530
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203049.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The Labour Party became a major political force in Britain during the 1920s. It unexpectedly entered office as a minority government in 1924; five years later as the largest party in the Commons it ... More


Political Violence in Ireland: Government and Resistance since 1848

Charles Townshend

Published in print:
1984
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198200840
eISBN:
9780191674785
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198200840.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This book studies a vital element of modern British history: the situation in Northern Ireland. Its aim is to provide historical illumination. More than many histories, the history provided in this ... More


The Later Mauryas

Romila Thapar

in Aśoka and the Decline of the Mauryas

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077244
eISBN:
9780199081073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077244.003.0023
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter focuses on the Mauryan rulers that followed Aśoka Maurya. It explains that the years after the death of Aśoka saw the end of the Mauryan dynasty as a political force in India. While the ... More


Independent futures: Creating user-led disability services in a disabling society

Colin Barnes

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347183
eISBN:
9781447302599
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347183.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

The number of disability related support services controlled and run by disabled people themselves has increased significantly in the UK and internationally over the past forty years. As a result, ... More


Anglo-French Civilization

Malcolm Vale

in The Origins of the Hundred Years War: The Angevin Legacy 1250–1340

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206200
eISBN:
9780191677014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206200.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, Military History

The Angevin Empire had ceased to be the dynamic and significant political force well before 1330. It had been a great force in the mid and late 12th century. Yet dynastic memory kept it alive as a ... More


Incorporation and Identity in the Making of the Modern World

Eric R. Wolf

in Pathways of Power: Building an Anthropology of the Modern World

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520223332
eISBN:
9780520924871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520223332.003.0026
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

This chapter analyzes the need to understand the social processes of identity-making and identity-unmaking as responses to historically unfolding processes. These processes are discussed as emanating ... More


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