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Village Corporatism, Real‐Estate Projects, and Territorial Autonomy

You‐tien Hsing

in The Great Urban Transformation: Politics of Land and Property in China

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199568048
eISBN:
9780191721632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568048.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

Chapter 5 turns to the villages located at the urban fringe that have actually benefited from urban expansion, and looks at the nonconfrontational form of social mobilization in ... More


Peasant Relocation and Deterritorialization

You‐tien Hsing

in The Great Urban Transformation: Politics of Land and Property in China

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199568048
eISBN:
9780191721632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568048.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

Chapter 7 looks at peasants who lost their land to urban expansion in the last three decades. It seeks a territorial explanation for the gap between the magnitude of peasants' ... More


Citizenship to Membership

Neil Gilbert

in Transformation of the Welfare State: The Silent Surrender of Public Responsibility

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780195140743
eISBN:
9780199834921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195140745.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The concept of social solidarity, and the two competing views on its source (Marshall's, which suggests that it stems from the social rights of citizenship; and Durkheim's , which suggests that it ... More


What can be Learned?

Simon Learmount

in Corporate Governance: What Can Be Learned From Japan?

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199269082
eISBN:
9780191719257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269082.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This concluding chapter addresses the principal aim set out at the beginning of the book, that is, to draw out some of the general implications of this empirical study for the way that ‘corporate ... More


The Unwinding of Cross‐Shareholding in Japan: Causes, Effects, and Implications 1

Hideaki Miyajima and Fumiaki Kuroki

in Corporate Governance in Japan: Institutional Change and Organizational Diversity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199284511
eISBN:
9780191713705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199284511.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

As the ownership structure of Japanese corporations has changed dramatically during the 1990s, this chapter examines the causes and consequences of the decline in cross-shareholding. Using detailed ... More


Ownership and Management

Hiroyuki Odagiri

in Growth through Competition, Competition through Growth: Strategic Management and the Economy in Japan

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198288732
eISBN:
9780191596711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198288735.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

The pattern of share ownership and the (lack of) effectiveness of take‐overs as a control device are discussed. Inter‐company shareholdings and shareholdings by financial institutions, particularly ... More


Business Groups

Hiroyuki Odagiri

in Growth through Competition, Competition through Growth: Strategic Management and the Economy in Japan

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198288732
eISBN:
9780191596711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198288735.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

The difference between business groups today (kigyo‐shudan, also called horizontal keiretsu) and their predecessors before the war, zaibatsu, is emphasized. Unlike the zaibatsu, in which the group ... More


From Managerial to Contested Control in Germany

Mary O'Sullivan

in Contests for Corporate Control: Corporate Governance and Economic Performance in the United States and Germany

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199244867
eISBN:
9780191596735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199244863.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Like its US counterpart, the characteristic features of the post‐war system of corporate governance in the former West Germany have deep roots in the region's history. Section 7.2 of this chapter ... More


The Pension Plan as Shareholder

August Baker, Dennis E. Logue, and Jack S. Rader

in Managing Pension and Retirement Plans: A Guide for Employers, Administrators, and Other Fiduciaries

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195165906
eISBN:
9780199835508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019516590X.003.0021
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter begins by providing an overview of how US corporations are governed. It then reviews the empirical work that has tried to determine whether active shareholding actually makes a ... More


A Summary of Proposals for Reform

Jonathan Charkham and Anne Simpson

in Fair Shares: The Future of Shareholder Power and Responsibility

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198292142
eISBN:
9780191684876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198292142.003.0024
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Business History

After reviewing the history of shareholding in the UK and setting it into its historical perspective, this chapter presents a series of practical adjustments that could be made — some of which might ... More


Interlocking Shareholdings and Corporate Governance

Paul Sheard

in The Japanese Firm: Sources of Competitive Strength

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198288152
eISBN:
9780191684579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198288152.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter discusses the interrelatedness of the financial feature of stable shareholding and the internal feature of permanent employment in the context of corporate governance. The chapter notes ... More


The Shareholders’ ‘Dog’ that did not Bark: Contested Takeover Bids in Long-Run Comparative Perspective

Leslie Hannah

in Men, Women, and Money: Perspectives on Gender, Wealth, and Investment 1850-1930

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199593767
eISBN:
9780191728815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593767.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

Contested take-over bids for companies are relatively rare but nevertheless important as a way of exerting shareholder control over the actions of company managers. This chapter explores the ... More


Assets of the Dead: Wealth, Investment, and Modernity in Nineteenth- and Early Twentieth-Century England and Wales

David R. Green, Alastair Owens, Claire Swan, and Carry van Lieshout

in Men, Women, and Money: Perspectives on Gender, Wealth, and Investment 1850-1930

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199593767
eISBN:
9780191728815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593767.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

At the start of the twentieth century the sociologist, Georg Simmel, suggested that the emergence of the money economy was one of the key transformations to have taken place in modern society. In the ... More


The Fable of the Keiretsu: Urban Legends of the Japanese Economy

Yoshiro Miwa and J. Ramseyer

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226532707
eISBN:
9780226532721
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226532721.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

For Western economists and journalists, the most distinctive facet of the post-war Japanese business world has been the keiretsu, or the insular business alliances among powerful corporations. Within ... More


The events of 1594

Bart van Es

in Shakespeare in Company

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199569311
eISBN:
9780191744945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569311.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

Following on from the claim that there is a decisive shift in Shakespeare dramaturgy in the year 1594, this chapter examines the material conditions that made this shift possible. It gives an account ... More


Understanding the Practice of Treaty Shopping

Jorun Baumgartner

in Treaty Shopping in International Investment Law

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198787112
eISBN:
9780191829185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198787112.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Under the heading of Part I of the book, Chapter 1 lays the groundwork for the legal and policy discussions following in later chapters. The notion of ‘treaty shopping’—or corporate ... More


The Customary International Law Relative to Changes of Nationality

Jorun Baumgartner

in Treaty Shopping in International Investment Law

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198787112
eISBN:
9780191829185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198787112.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Heralding the legal analysis of the practice of treaty shopping in Part II of the book, Chapter 3 sets out to analyse the (customary) international law of diplomatic protection as relevant for the ... More


Jurisdiction <i>Ratione Materiae</i>

Jorun Baumgartner

in Treaty Shopping in International Investment Law

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198787112
eISBN:
9780191829185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198787112.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Questions also arise in the context of jurisdiction ratione materiae. As a consequence of the restrictive approach to investment protection under customary international law (as seen in the Barcelona ... More


Conclusions: Business in China—The Evolution of Laws and the Market

Linda Yeuh

in Enterprising China: Business, Economic, and Legal Developments since 1979

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199205837
eISBN:
9780191806674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199205837.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This chapter examines whether the corporate laws that transformed Chinese enterprises into shareholding corporations have mattered in generating improvements in firm performance. It reviews the ... More


An Overview of the Japanese Financial System

Jenny Corbett

in Capital Markets and Corporate Governance

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198287889
eISBN:
9780191828867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198287889.003.0017
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter examines the evidence on corporate financing patterns from 1970 to 1989 to address two issues. It first presents the conventional view of Japanese companies' financial structures. Next, ... More


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