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Egypt's Political Economy: Power Relations in Development

Nadia Ramsis Farah

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774162176
eISBN:
9781617970337
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162176.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This new study deals with the unfolding of the great political and economic transformations of the modern Egyptian state from the appointment of Muhammad Ali as governor of Egypt in 1805 to the era ... More


Electricity as New India's “Strategic Railway”

Sunila S. Kale

in Electrifying India: Regional Political Economies of Development

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804787963
eISBN:
9780804791021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804787963.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter examines the institutions and ideologies that emerged from New Delhi. Emboldened and inspired by Lenin's Russia, Nehru, Ambedkar, and others believed that state-financed electrification ... More


Centralizing to Modernize at Osh Bazaar

Regine A. Spector

in Order at the Bazaar: Power and Trade in Central Asia

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501709326
eISBN:
9781501709746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501709326.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter is the first of two to examine order at Osh bazaar in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. Told from the municipality’s perspective, this chapter retraces attempts to create order at the perceived ... More


Why Welfare States Persist: The Importance of Public Opinion in Democracies

Clem Brooks and Jeff Manza

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226075839
eISBN:
9780226075952
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226075952.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

With accumulating evidence casting doubt on forecasts of imminent decline in welfare states, some recent scholarship has instead focused on a different scenario: the prospects for cross-national ... More


Babies Hurt Development, Except When We’re Modern (Developing World 1980–Present)

Richard Togman

in Nationalizing Sex: Fertility, Fear, and Power

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190871840
eISBN:
9780190871871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190871840.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

Chapter 10 traces the dramatic and sustained burst in anti-natalist activity within the developing world over the last forty years. Between 1976 and 2011 the number of least-developed states that ... More


Conclusion

Richard Togman

in Nationalizing Sex: Fertility, Fear, and Power

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190871840
eISBN:
9780190871871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190871840.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

Chapter 11 concludes the book and reflects on the lessons that can be learned from a holistic overview of the past three hundred years of governments’ attempts to manipulate the fertility of their ... More


How I Learned to Love the Bomb: The West Looks South (The West, 1945–1980)

Richard Togman

in Nationalizing Sex: Fertility, Fear, and Power

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190871840
eISBN:
9780190871871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190871840.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

Chapter 5 explores Europe countries’ rapid abandonment of efforts to boost their birth rates and the dramatic shift of natalist attention to the global South. Uncovering the origins of a new ... More


Enemy at the Gates: The Threat from Within (Developing World, 1800–1980)

Richard Togman

in Nationalizing Sex: Fertility, Fear, and Power

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190871840
eISBN:
9780190871871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190871840.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

Chapter 7 takes an in-depth look at the evolution of population politics within the developing world from 1800 to 1980, with a special focus on India and China. An exploration of the role of British ... More


The Blinkers of the Social Sciences

Ariel Colonomos

in Selling the Future: The Perils of Predicting Global Politics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190603649
eISBN:
9780190638474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190603649.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter studies the role of several epistemic communities in the realm of area studies—in particular Sovietology, Middle Eastern studies, and China studies—when these communities produce ... More


The Emergence of Public Enterprises in Historical Perspective

Herbert Obinger, Carina Schmitt, and Stefan Traub

in The Political Economy of Privatization in Rich Democracies

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199669684
eISBN:
9780191756078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669684.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter provides a brief historical overview of the emergence of public enterprises and the underlying driving forces in the period before 1980. Arguably, state-owned enterprises are as old as ... More


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