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Social capital, survival strategies, and their potential forpost-conflict governance in Liberia

Amos Sawyer

in Linking the Formal and Informal Economy: Concepts and Policies

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199204762
eISBN:
9780191603860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199204764.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Post-conflict reconstruction strategies typically focus on identifying and repairing formal governing institutions and physical infrastructures, and tend to ignore the informal arrangements that ... More


Eudaimonism

Fred Feldman

in What Is This Thing Called Happiness?

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199571178
eISBN:
9780191722547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571178.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Eudaimonism is the doctrine that welfare tracks happiness. Section 8.2 contains critical discussion of several proposed tests designed to help us to focus on the concept of welfare. The Crib Test and ... More


Polyandry and Wife-Selling In Qing Dynasty China: Survival Strategies and Judicial Interventions

Matthew H. Sommer

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780520287037
eISBN:
9780520962194
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520287037.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book uses over 1,200 legal cases from Qing dynasty archives to analyze polyandry, wife-selling, and other practices that mobilized a woman’s sexual and reproductive labor to help support her ... More


Crossing Borders to Make Ends Meet: Sex Trafficking, the Maid Trade, and Other Gendered Forms of Labor Exploitation

Jacqui True

in The Political Economy of Violence against Women

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199755929
eISBN:
9780199979516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755929.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 4 examines violence against women in the context of the political economy of globalization. The first part of the chapter examines the global and local environments that accentuate gendered ... More


Survival Sex and Hiv/aids In an African City

Richard Parker, Regina Maria Barbosa, and Peter Aggleton

in Framing the Sexual Subject: The Politics of Gender, Sexuality, and Power

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520218369
eISBN:
9780520922754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520218369.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter discusses the political economy of sexual oppression. It maps the diverse social and cultural spaces of female and male sex work, and studies the intersecting structures of economic ... More


People, Parasites, and Plowshares: Learning From Our Body's Most Terrifying Invaders

Dickson Despommier

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231161947
eISBN:
9780231535267
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231161947.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This account of the biology, behavior, and history of parasites follows the interplay between these fascinating life forms and human society over thousands of years. The book focuses on long-term ... More


Foreign Pressure and Autocratic Survival

Abel Escribà-Folch and Joseph Wright

in Foreign Pressure and the Politics of Autocratic Survival

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198746997
eISBN:
9780191809262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198746997.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The chapter explains how foreign policy tools influence regimes’ preferred survival strategies and their expectations about possible post-transition outcomes. The chapter first establishes two ... More


Making Marriage Work: Economic and Emotional Survival Strategies

Jennine Hurl-Eamon

in Marriage and the British Army in the Long Eighteenth Century: 'The Girl I Left Behind Me'

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199681006
eISBN:
9780191761362
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199681006.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Military History

This chapter ignores officers in order to concentrate on the wider range of survival strategies employed by rankers and wives in London. Married men enlisted not—as previous historiography argues—to ... More


Village Artisans, Landed Elites, and the State

Nandita Prasad Sahai

in Politics of Patronage and Protest: The State, Society, and Artisans in Early Modern Rajasthan

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195678963
eISBN:
9780199081660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195678963.003.0004
Subject:
History, Indian History

In an effort to re-examine stereotypical representations of ‘a continually suffering toiling class’ of artisans and an extractive state, this chapter investigates the complex grid of rights and ... More


Intrusions: Newcomers

Lawrence Stone and Jeanne C. Fawtier Stone

in An Open Elite?: England 1540-1880

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206071
eISBN:
9780191676963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206071.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter explains that the elite families were very successful at adopting survival strategies that insured continuity. They were constantly being nudged by newcomers anxious to make their way ... More


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