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Uneven (and Divergent) Technological Accumulation Among Advanced Countries: Evidence and a Framework of Explanation *

Parimal Patel and Keith Pavitt

in Technology, Organization, and Competitiveness: Perspectives on Industrial and Corporate Change

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198290964
eISBN:
9780191596162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198290969.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Evidence is presented for the advanced OECD countries of uneven and divergent patterns of technological accumulation and the persistence of technology gaps. It is shown that ‘global’ firms will not ... More


World-Literature in the Context of Combined and Uneven Development

WReC (Warwick Research Collective)

in Combined and Uneven Development: Towards a New Theory of World-Literature

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381892
eISBN:
9781781382264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381892.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter attempts to resituate the problem of ‘world literature’, considered as a revived category of theoretical enquiry, by pursuing the literary-cultural implications of the theory of combined ... More


Combined and Uneven Development: Towards a New Theory of World-Literature

Sharae Deckard, Nicholas Lawrence, Neil Lazarus, Graeme Macdonald, Upamanyu Pablo Mukherjee, Benita Parry, and Stephen Shapiro

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381892
eISBN:
9781781382264
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381892.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book attempts to resituate the problem of ‘world literature’, considered as a revived category of theoretical enquiry, by pursuing the literary-cultural implications of the theory of combined ... More


The European Literary Periphery

WReC (Warwick Research Collective)

in Combined and Uneven Development: Towards a New Theory of World-Literature

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381892
eISBN:
9781781382264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381892.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter offers a reading of novels from the European literary periphery, proposing that the realities of combined and uneven development – often conceived as characterising the non-European ... More


The Global Stock Market: Issuers, Investors, and Intermediaries in an Uneven World

Dariusz Wójcik

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199592180
eISBN:
9780191729089
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592180.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This book explores the geographical constitution and footprint of stock markets to contribute to broader debate on the role of stock markets in the global economy. Mainstream financial economics ... More


Uneven Modernity in Postsocialist China: A Critical Inquiry

Haomin Gong

in Uneven Modernity: Literature, Film, and Intellectual Discourse in Postsocialist China

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835316
eISBN:
9780824871185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835316.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines uneven modernity in postsocialist China using a critical framework of a dialectical understanding of unevenness that looks at different theoretical schools. In retrospect, the ... More


A Statistical Analysis of British Colonial Legacies

Matthew Lange

in Lineages of Despotism and Development: British Colonialism and State Power

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226470689
eISBN:
9780226470702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226470702.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter examines the relationship between the form of British rule and several measures of postcolonial development and analyzes British colonial legacies. It provides an empirical analysis of ... More


The Architecture of Alienation in Modern History

Daniel O. Sayers

in A Desolate Place for a Defiant People: The Archaeology of Maroons, Indigenous Americans, and Enslaved Laborers in the Great Dismal Swamp

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813060187
eISBN:
9780813050607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060187.003.0003
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

In Chapter 3, a variety of well-recognized historical processes are discussed as being manifestations of alienation in the modern world. Phenomena such as modes of production, Diasporic exile, ... More


Rescaling the state: Devolution and the geographies of economic governance

Mark Goodwin, Martin Jones, and Jones f

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719076374
eISBN:
9781781706060
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076374.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Rescaling the State provides a theoretically-informed and empirically-rich account of the processes of devolution undertaken in the UK since 1997, focusing in particular on the devolution of economic ... More


Is It Local … or Authentic and Exotic? Ethnic Food Carts and Gastropolitan Habitus on Portland’s Eastside

Nathan McClintock, Alex Novie, and Matthew Gebhardt

in Food Trucks, Cultural Identity, and Social Justice: From Loncheras to Lobsta Love

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262036573
eISBN:
9780262341554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036573.003.0015
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

In this chapter, examine the location of ethnic food cart owners within Portland, Oregon’s food cart scene, and within the broader paradigms of local food and sustainability for which the city is ... More


Building sustainable communities: Spatial policy and labour mobility in post-war Britain

Mike Raco

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347442
eISBN:
9781447301585
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347442.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

In 2003 the Labour Government published its ambitious Sustainable Communities Plan. It promised to bring about a ‘step change’ in the English planning system and a new emphasis on the construction of ... More


Bounding the Mekong: The Asian Development Bank, China, and Thailand

Jim Glassman

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834449
eISBN:
9780824870430
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834449.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Transnational economic integration has been described as an opportunity for all participants to achieve greater prosperity through a combination of political cooperation and capitalist economic ... More


Global gentrifications: Uneven development and displacement

Loretta Lees, Hyun Bang Shin, and Ernesto López-Morales (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781447313472
eISBN:
9781447313502
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447313472.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Moving beyond the usual Anglo-American examples of gentrification this book investigates the pronouncement of a global gentrification. Drawing on, yet critiquing, the ideas of comparative urbanism it ... More


Constructing a Neorealist Reality: Petty Urbanites, Mundaneness, and Chi Li’s Fiction

Haomin Gong

in Uneven Modernity: Literature, Film, and Intellectual Discourse in Postsocialist China

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835316
eISBN:
9780824871185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835316.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the problematics of neorealism (xin xieshizhuyi) by focusing on the work of Chi Li. It first considers the term “neorealism” and its relationship to realism and avant-gardism in ... More


North Central, South Side: Postwar Ecologies in Niedecker and Brooks

Margaret Ronda

in Remainders: American Poetry at Nature's End

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781503603141
eISBN:
9781503604896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503603141.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

The opening chapter reads two mid-century poets, Lorine Niedecker and Gwendolyn Brooks, as chroniclers of socioecological transition in the immediate postwar period. While environmental historians ... More


Limits to Globalization: The Disruptive Geographies of Capitalist Development

Eric Sheppard

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199681167
eISBN:
9780191761249
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199681167.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This book provides a geographical understanding of globalizing capitalism, the economic system that has come to dominate the world over the past four centuries. What I call globalizing capitalism ... More


Catch Up: Developing Countries in the World Economy

Deepak Nayyar

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199652983
eISBN:
9780191761263
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652983.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The object of this book is to analyze the evolution of developing countries in the world economy, situated in a long-term historical perspective, from the onset of the second millennium but with a ... More


Present-day Cleveland

Robert Mark Silverman, Kelly L. Patterson, Li Yin, Molly Ranahan, and Laiyun Wu

in Affordable Housing in US Shrinking Cities: From Neighborhoods of Despair to Neighborhoods of Opportunity?

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447327585
eISBN:
9781447327622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327585.003.0004
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Urban Geography

This chapter examines core city revitalization strategies in Cleveland, Ohio. It begins with a discussion of the structural causes of the city’s population decline, highlighting how ... More


Modes of Production in Southern California at the End of the Eighteenth Century

Thomas C. Patterson

in Modes of Production and Archaeology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813054308
eISBN:
9780813053035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054308.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Looking at archaeological and ethnohistorical evidence from Southern California through the lens of modes of production raises interesting questions about our understanding of the practices and ... More


Introduction: ‘gentrification’ – a global urban process?

Loretta Lees, Hyun Bang Shin, and Ernesto López-Morales

in Global gentrifications: Uneven development and displacement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781447313472
eISBN:
9781447313502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447313472.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The introduction argues that this collection responds directly and forcefully to address the limitations of the current gentrification lens in ways that have not been attempted before. It critically ... More


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