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Introduction

Omri Ben-Shahar and Carl E. Schneider

in More Than You Wanted to Know: The Failure of Mandated Disclosure

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161709
eISBN:
9781400850389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161709.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This book argues that mandated disclosure as a distinctive regulatory method routinely fails to achieve its ambitious goals. Describing “mandated disclosure” as perhaps the most common and least ... More


The Quantity Question

Omri Ben-Shahar and Carl E. Schneider

in More Than You Wanted to Know: The Failure of Mandated Disclosure

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161709
eISBN:
9781400850389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161709.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter defends decision aversion by showing how mandated disclosures are made yet more forbidding by the so-called quantity question and its two aspects: the overload problem and the ... More


Make it Simple?

Omri Ben-Shahar and Carl E. Schneider

in More Than You Wanted to Know: The Failure of Mandated Disclosure

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161709
eISBN:
9781400850389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161709.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter argues that simplification helps only sporadically and feebly in terms of addressing the various criticisms leveled against mandated disclosure. For disclosurites, faites simple is ... More


The Politics of Disclosure

Omri Ben-Shahar and Carl E. Schneider

in More Than You Wanted to Know: The Failure of Mandated Disclosure

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161709
eISBN:
9781400850389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161709.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter argues that even if simplification worked better, it would often be defeated by the political dynamics of regulation. First, mandates expand, exacerbating the overload problem. Second, ... More


War Power, Police Power

Mark Neocleous

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780748692361
eISBN:
9780748697205
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748692361.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book is a critical exploration of the ways in which the war power and the police power are intertwined in the form of state violence and exercised in the fabrication of order. It is not a book ... More


Notes toward a Political Economy of Life and Death: Reading Richard Wright with Frantz Fanon

Abdul R. JanMohamed

in The Politics of Richard Wright: Perspectives on Resistance

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780813175164
eISBN:
9780813175195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813175164.003.0019
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Building on his previous analysis of the short stories in Wright’s anthology Uncle Tom’s Children, Abdul R. JanMohamed reflects on Wright’s gradual discovery of a close relationship between social ... More


Guaranteeing Rural Employment—Tales from Two Countries: Right to Employment in Neoliberal India and Labour Accumulation in Collectivist China

Amiya Kumar Bagchi and Anthony P. D’Costa

in Transformation and Development: The Political Economy of Transition in India and China

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198082286
eISBN:
9780199082377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082286.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter compares two major interventions aimed at generating rural employment: the labour accumulation process in rural China in the period of high collectivism preceding the reforms of 1978; ... More


Conclusion

John J. Betancur and Janet L. Smith

in Claiming Neighborhood: New Ways of Understanding Urban Change

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040504
eISBN:
9780252098949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040504.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This book has highlighted the shortcomings of both mainstream and critical approaches used to explain how and why neighborhoods change by focusing on the case of Chicago. The evidence it has ... More


Cocytus: Treachery and the Necessity of Expropriation

William Clare Roberts

in Marx's Inferno: The Political Theory of Capital

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780691180816
eISBN:
9781400883707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691180816.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines part eight of Capital, where Karl Marx highlights the treachery involved in “primitive accumulation.” Marx's narrative that the history of capitalism's creation is a history of ... More


Connected by Commitment: Oppression and Our Responsibility to Undermine It

Mara Marin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190498627
eISBN:
9780190498641
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190498627.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Connected by Commitment examines our obligations to transform structures of oppression and argues that they should be understood on the model of “commitments.” Commitments are relationships of ... More


Financialization and Social Structures of Accumulation

William K. Tabb

in The Restructuring of Capitalism in Our Time

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158428
eISBN:
9780231528030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158428.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter introduces a social structure of accumulation (SSA) theoretical framework for comparing and contrasting the institutional norms of the post-World War II period and the era of global ... More


Prevailing Approaches to the Study of Neighborhoods and Change

John J. Betancur and Janet L. Smith

in Claiming Neighborhood: New Ways of Understanding Urban Change

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040504
eISBN:
9780252098949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040504.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter examines prevailing approaches to the study of neighborhoods and neighborhood change, paying attention to how they help describe and explain as well as produce urban dynamics. It begins ... More


Understanding Change in Today’s Changing Urban Mosaic

John J. Betancur and Janet L. Smith

in Claiming Neighborhood: New Ways of Understanding Urban Change

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040504
eISBN:
9780252098949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040504.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter examines the effects of classifying neighborhoods based on ecological indicators, both in the form of representations of space and in the policies/interventions derived from their use. ... More


Constructing Flexible Spaces of Accumulation and Social Reproduction

John J. Betancur and Janet L. Smith

in Claiming Neighborhood: New Ways of Understanding Urban Change

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040504
eISBN:
9780252098949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040504.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter explores how today's neighborhoods operate as flexible spaces of accumulation that range between the extremes of gentrification and ghettoization. It first examines how the new ... More


Reinventing Neighborhood?: Transforming Chicago’s Public Housing

John J. Betancur and Janet L. Smith

in Claiming Neighborhood: New Ways of Understanding Urban Change

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040504
eISBN:
9780252098949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040504.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter examines how the transformation of public housing leads to neighborhood change by focusing on two Chicago neighborhoods: Cabrini Green on the Lower North Side and Lakefront Properties on ... More


Building the Organization or Building the Community?: Community Development in a Time of Flexible Accumulation

John J. Betancur and Janet L. Smith

in Claiming Neighborhood: New Ways of Understanding Urban Change

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040504
eISBN:
9780252098949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040504.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter examines how community development can be caught in the trappings of flexible accumulation and even contribute to the displacement of the people it claims to represent. Focusing on the ... More


Entrepreneurs: From “Red Capitalists” to Intellectual Elites

Zhaohui Hong

in The Price of China's Economic Development: Power, Capital, and the Poverty of Rights

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813161150
eISBN:
9780813161181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813161150.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Based on information concerning the top one hundred wealthy Chinese identified by Forbes as well as a close look at some other private businessmen, chapter 2 maps the historical evolution of the ... More


War On Waste; Or, International Law As Primitive Accumulation

Mark Neocleous

in War Power, Police Power

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780748692361
eISBN:
9780748697205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748692361.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter continues the critique of international law and liberal peace theory started in the previous chapter, and at the same time challenges critical legal theory. It does so by reading ... More


Human Trafficking: Capital Exploitation and the Accursed Share

Bill Munro

in Human Trafficking: The Complexities of Exploitation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781474401128
eISBN:
9781474418683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474401128.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter locates human trafficking in a market economy paradigm, arguing that the exploitation of people has been facilitated by an excess of energy within capital, resulting in accumulation ... More


Reflections for activism

Nicholas Hildyard

in Licensed Larceny: Infrastructure, Financial Extraction and the Global South

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784994266
eISBN:
9781526108982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784994266.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The push for greater private sector involvement in financing and operating infrastructure has sparked resistance from many quarters, including trade unions, environmental and human rights ... More


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