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The Political Economy of Environmental Justice

H. Spencer Banzhaf (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804780612
eISBN:
9780804782692
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804780612.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The environmental justice literature convincingly shows that poor people and minorities live in more polluted neighborhoods than do other groups. These findings have sparked a broad activist ... More


The Equality of Man in the Eighteenth Century

Henry Phelps Brown

in Egalitarianism and the Generation of Inequality

Published in print:
1988
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198286486
eISBN:
9780191596773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198286481.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

The major part of this chapter is devoted to the two great revolutions of the eighteenth century––the American and French, both of which claimed the equality of man at their outset, but it starts by ... More


Aggregate efforts: global public goods that depend on the combined efforts of all states

Scott Barrett

in Why Cooperate?: The Incentive to Supply Global Public Goods

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199211890
eISBN:
9780191695827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199211890.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter discusses the aggregate efforts for global public goods. Global public goods requiring aggregate efforts are particularly susceptible to free riding. This means that success depends on ... More


The Need for a New Paradigm

Gavin Mooney

in Challenging Health Economics

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199235971
eISBN:
9780191717086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235971.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter focuses on the need for a shift in the health economics paradigm. It identifies the requirements of a new paradigm shift which includes a move from individuals' values to citizens' and ... More


Yardstick Competition among Governments: Accountability and Policymaking when Citizens Look Across Borders

Pierre Salmon

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190499167
eISBN:
9780190499198
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190499167.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

When the existence of several jurisdictions (countries, regions, or cities) is acknowledged, the possibility arises that citizens compare what obtains in their own jurisdiction to what obtains in ... More


Citizen Activism and Civil Society

Duncan Green

in How Change Happens

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198785392
eISBN:
9780191833236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785392.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

This chapter contains a more in-depth discussion of who citizen activists are, how they pursue change, and what outsiders can do to help. Citizen activism is considered as any individual action with ... More


Economics is for everyone

Joe Earle, Cahal Moran, and Zach Ward-Perkins

in The Econocracy: The Perils of Leaving Economics to the Experts

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781526110121
eISBN:
9781526120748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526110121.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

This chapter argues that we need new political and economic institutions which are participatory, inclusive and accessible and sets out some ideas about how this can be achieved. These can be the ... More


The Impact of Social Mobilization on Health Service Delivery and Health Outcomes: Evidence from Rural Pakistan

Xavier Giné, Salma Khalid, and Mansuri Ghazala

in Towards Gender Equity in Development

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198829591
eISBN:
9780191868115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829591.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter uses a randomized community development programme in rural Pakistan to assess the impact of citizen engagement on public service delivery and maternal and child health outcomes. The ... More


Global Markets, Global Citizens, and Global Governance in the Twenty-first Century1

Nancy Birdsall, Christian Meyer, and Alexis Sowa

in Towards a Better Global Economy: Policy Implications for Citizens Worldwide in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780198723455
eISBN:
9780191790065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723455.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The politics, rules, and institutions of cooperation among nations have not kept up with the demands from global citizens for changes in the global political order. Whether norms and policies can ... More


Guest Worker Programs

Philip Martin, Manolo Abella, and Christiane Kuptsch

in Managing Labor Migration in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300109047
eISBN:
9780300129960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300109047.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

This chapter addresses unskilled workers, and reviews program developments since World War II, comparing large-scale guest worker schemes of the 1950s and 1960s that led to settlement with seasonal ... More


State of Democracy in India

Subhash C. Kashyap

in Democracy, Sustainable Development, and Peace: New Perspectives on South Asia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780198092346
eISBN:
9780199082834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198092346.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter argues that a vibrant democracy functions in India where since independence in 1947, the judiciary has remained independent, the press has continued to remain free and the military and ... More


Towards a Better Global Economy: Policy Implications for Citizens Worldwide in the 21st Century

Franklin Allen, Jere R. Behrman, Nancy Birdsall, Shahrokh Fardoust, Dani Rodrik, Andrew Steer, and Arvind Subramanian

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780198723455
eISBN:
9780191790065
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723455.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Substantial progress in the fight against extreme poverty was made in the past two decades. But the slowdown in global economic growth and significant increases in income inequality in many developed ... More


Is Decentralization Good For Development?: Perspectives from Academics and Policy Makers

Jean-Paul Faguet and Caroline Pöschl (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198737506
eISBN:
9780191800894
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198737506.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

This book offers insights and lessons that help us understand when the answer is “Yes”, and when it is “No”. It shows us how decentralisation can be designed to drive development forward, and focuses ... More


Area-Based Competitions and Awards as a Motivational Tool for Public Service Provision: The Experience of Xining, China

Bingqin Li and Yongmei Zhang

in Is Decentralization Good For Development?: Perspectives from Academics and Policy Makers

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198737506
eISBN:
9780191800894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198737506.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

This chapter examines the role of area-based competitions and awards in motivating local government investment in, and provision of, public services. These policy tools are compared with other ... More


Is Decentralization Good For Development?: Perspectives from Academics and Policy Makers

Jean-Paul Faguet and Caroline Pöschl

in Is Decentralization Good For Development?: Perspectives from Academics and Policy Makers

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198737506
eISBN:
9780191800894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198737506.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

Decentralization research has become more quantitative and formal over the past two decades. But as technical rigor has increased, the focus of research has narrowed to decentralization’s effects on ... More


Job Quality in Britain under the Labour Government

Francis Green

in The Labour Market in Winter: The State of Working Britain

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199587377
eISBN:
9780191808647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199587377.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter assesses the quality of jobs in Britain under the Labour government, stating that it has improved since 1997. It then lists the positive and negative points in job quality in Britain. ... More


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