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Epilogue: Confronting the National Identity Crisis

Jack Hayward

in Fragmented France: Two Centuries of Disputed Identity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199216314
eISBN:
9780191712265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216314.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Republican values embodied in the French model have lost credibility and await a crisis to shake protectionist France out of its lethargy.


Fragmented France: Two Centuries of Disputed Identity

Jack Hayward

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199216314
eISBN:
9780191712265
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216314.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

For centuries, France has struggled to impose unity upon its diverse components. Its leaders have defined its identity by opposition to the ‘Anglo-Saxons’: first England, then Britain and the USA. ... More


Artisans and Dossers

MARC BRODIE

in The Politics of the Poor: The East End of London 1885-1914

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199270552
eISBN:
9780191710254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199270552.003.0002
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter looks at the evidence regarding the attitudes of the poorest members of the East End working class. There is little evidence to suggest that they were ‘easy prey’ for protectionist ... More


The Adjustment Problem and Protectionism

Kent Jones

in Who's Afraid of the WTO?

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195166163
eISBN:
9780199849819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195166163.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

Chapter 3's mainly discusses the opposition to trade liberalization and the goals of the WTO coming from the adjustment problem. Economic adjustment is an ongoing and continuous process in all ... More


Economic Nationalism in the Sudetenland, 1918–1938

Catherine Albrecht

in Czechoslovakia in a Nationalist and Fascist Europe, 1918–1948

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263914
eISBN:
9780191734359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263914.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Industrialisation had created a segmented social structure among Germans in north and west Bohemia. The most important industrial sectors in the Sudetenland exhibited a bimodal distribution of firms, ... More


Introduction

Nicholas Wolterstorff and Terence Cuneo

in Understanding Liberal Democracy: Essays in Political Philosophy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199558957
eISBN:
9780191744808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558957.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter describes the transition in the West from a perfectionist view of the state, which states that the task of the state is to “perfect” its citizens, to a protectionist view of the state, ... More


Protestantism and Politics, 1841–1850

John Wolffe

in The Protestant Crusade in Great Britain 1829–1860

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201991
eISBN:
9780191675119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201991.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter examines the relationship between Protestantism and the anti-Catholic movement to political life in Great Britain during the period from 1841 to 1850. It investigates the anti-Maynooth ... More


Liberal Economics in Crisis: The Weimar Period

A. J. Nicholls

in Freedom with Responsibility: The Social Market Economy in Germany 1918-1963

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208525
eISBN:
9780191678059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208525.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter provides an account of liberal economics in Germany during the Weimar period. It presents a history of the economic activity of Germany from the late 15th and 16th century to the present ... More


Financial Reform, 1848–1853

G. R. Searle

in Entrepreneurial Politics in Mid-Victorian Britain

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203575
eISBN:
9780191675874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203575.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In late 1847, Britain was in the throes of a commercial depression; many banks failed, among them the Royal Bank of Liverpool, which closed its doors in October. In that same month, the government ... More


Protection and Popery: 1849–1851

Angus Hawkins

in The Forgotten Prime Minister: The 14th Earl of Derby: Volume I: Ascent, 1799–1851

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199570911
eISBN:
9780191702068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570911.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This chapter details the life and career of Edward Geoffrey Stanley, 14th Earl of Derby, from 1849–1851. In early 1849 the economic tide turned in the Protectionists' favour. After September 1848 ... More


The International Trade Regime in Perspective

Srividhya Ragavan

in Patent and Trade Disparities in Developing Countries

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199840670
eISBN:
9780199949786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199840670.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter explores the global trade regime, which viewed substantive equality as the first step towards true equality. It defines the terms substantive equality and barriers-to-trade, and then ... More


The U.S. Apparel Industry: Responses to Capital Flight

Ellen Israel Rosen

in Making Sweatshops: The Globalization of the U.S. Apparel Industry

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233362
eISBN:
9780520928572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233362.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter explores how U.S. apparel producers reacted to the impact of low-wage textile and apparel imports from Asia. The bargain achieved by labor and management in the U.S. apparel industry has ... More


The Cost of War, 1664–7

Gillian H. MacIntosh

in The Scottish Parliament under Charles II, 1660-1685

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748624577
eISBN:
9780748653409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624577.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter discusses the effects of war on Parliament from 1664. For decades the English and Dutch had squabbled over trade routes and importation rights, and there were many long-standing ... More


1852: foreign affairs, domestic problems

Geoffrey Hicks

in Peace, War and Party Politics: The Conservatives and Europe, 1846-59

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719075957
eISBN:
9781781700785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719075957.003.0004
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter reviews the Foreign policy that gave clear precedence to certain countries in terms of foreign affairs and had domestic considerations that determined the course of diplomacy. It ... More


Rethinking children’s rights

Fred Powell and Margaret Scanlon

in Dark secrets of childhood: Media power, child abuse and public scandals

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447317845
eISBN:
9781447317869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447317845.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter explores the meaning of child citizenship. There are two principle schools of thought regarding children’s rights: (1) a child liberationist or self-determinationist model; and (2) a ... More


Emerging Market Pharmaceutical Supply: A Prescription for Sharing the Benefits of Global Information Flow

Frederick M. Abbott

in The Global Flow of Information: Legal, Social, and Cultural Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814748114
eISBN:
9780814749470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814748114.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter talks about the issue of how global flows of information could affect the whole notion of the right to medicines and the global pharmaceutical industry. It rejects the argument that ... More


Mergers and National Champions Massimo Motta and Michele Ruta

Massimo Motta and Michele Ruta

in Industrial Policy for National Champions

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016018
eISBN:
9780262298650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016018.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

There have been several arguments over governments’ attitudes toward mergers in the globalized market, some of which are political in nature. This chapter focuses on strategic trade policy and ... More


The Cultural Exception to Trade Laws

C. Edwin Baker

in The Global Flow of Information: Legal, Social, and Cultural Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814748114
eISBN:
9780814749470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814748114.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter looks at the economic and cultural aspects of products, the costs of reproduction of which, once the first copy is made, are almost zero. This, however, poses problems; on one hand, a ... More


Self-Colonizing eEurope: The Information Society Merges onto the Information Superhighway

Stephanie Ricker Schulte

in Cached: Decoding the Internet in Global Popular Culture

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814708668
eISBN:
9780814788684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814708668.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter compares American and European understandings of the Internet—primarily those articulated through policy—and investigates how they functioned, how they converged and diverged, and how ... More


Globalisation and Child Labour: Protection, Liberation or Anti-Capitalism?

Michael Lavalette and Steve Cunningham (eds)

in Labour and Globalisation: Results and Prospects

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853238171
eISBN:
9781846313431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853238171.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the issue of child labour in the context of protection, liberation, and anti-capitalism. It suggests that the recent child labour debate became polarised between broadly ... More


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