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China and Post-Socialist Development

Andrzej Bolesta

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781447321507
eISBN:
9781447321514
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447321507.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The re-emergence of China as an economic superpower is a spectacular phenomenon. How has it happened? Where does China go? Is there a model which China is believed to have been following and does the ... More


Contesting Citizenship: Irregular Migrants and New Frontiers of the Political

Anne McNevin

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231151283
eISBN:
9780231522243
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231151283.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This book investigates the role of irregular migrants in the transformation of citizenship, and argues that irregular status is an immanent (rather than aberrant) condition of global capitalism, one ... More


Development policy, agency and Africa in the post-2015 development agenda

George Kararach, Hany Besada, Timothy M. Shaw, and Kristen Winters

in Development In Africa: Refocusing the lens after the Millennium Development Goals

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447328537
eISBN:
9781447328551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447328537.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Since 2000, Africa’s economies vigorously expanded, maintaining an annual average economic growth rate of 5% or more. However, Africa’s economies have need new dynamism to respond to global ... More


Debating post-2015 development-oriented reforms in Africa: agendas for action

George Kararach

in Development In Africa: Refocusing the lens after the Millennium Development Goals

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447328537
eISBN:
9781447328551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447328537.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

A return to developmentalism is critical to allow Africa to grow with transformation and be in a state to tackle climate change, food insecurity and the youth bulge. There is need to focus on ... More


The role of gender in development: where do boys count?

Frannie A. Léautier

in Development In Africa: Refocusing the lens after the Millennium Development Goals

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447328537
eISBN:
9781447328551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447328537.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Development trajectories across countries have signalled the importance of inclusion. One dimension of inclusion is gender. Most analyses of gender focus on the role of women in development policy, ... More


Post-socialist transformation in China

Andrzej Bolesta

in China and Post-Socialist Development

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781447321507
eISBN:
9781447321514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447321507.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

As it embraces around 25 percent of the human population, post-socialist transformation is by all means a process of historical significance. It is hardly possible to imagine complex and extensive ... More


‘Socialism creates a better opportunity’: environmental justice in Cuba

Karen Bell

in Achieving environmental justice: A cross-national analysis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447305941
eISBN:
9781447302933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305941.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

In 2006, Cuba earned international recognition as the only country in the world to have achieved sustainable development. This was based on the country’s relatively high indicators for social ... More


China as a post-socialist developmental state

Andrzej Bolesta

in China and Post-Socialist Development

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781447321507
eISBN:
9781447321514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447321507.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter explains China's contemporary development trajectory. It examines the main features of the post-socialist developmental state (PSDS), as one which fuses the two intellectual streams, ... More


Does economic theory lead to a cynical view of philanthropy?

Samuel Cameron

in New philanthropy and social justice: Debating the conceptual and policy discourse

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447316978
eISBN:
9781447316992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447316978.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Money has always been a contentious issue among social movements because of what attaches to it in the form of power, privilege and influence in societies shot through by inequalities. These concerns ... More


From squatter upgrading to large-scale renewal programmes: housing renewal in Turkey

Zeynep Gunay, T Kerem Koramaz, and A Sule Ozuekren

in Renewing Europe's housing

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781447310129
eISBN:
9781447310143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310129.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Since the modern Republic was established in 1923, Turkey has experienced rapid population growth, placing great demands on housing resources. Housing was developed in the past through formal and ... More


Promoting the ‘Take Part’ Approach

Marjorie Mayo, Zoraida Mendiwelso-Bendek, and Carol Packham

in Whose Government is it?: The Renewal of State-Citizen Cooperation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781529200980
eISBN:
9781529200973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529200980.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter explores the ways in which the ‘Take Part’ approach has been contributing to the promotion of active citizenship and community engagement. The approach was developed through a series of ... More


Whose Planet? Whose Technology? Green Keynesianism and the Privileges of Petromodernity

Jesse Goldstein

in Planetary Improvement: Cleantech Entrepreneurship and the Contradictions of Green Capitalism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780262037822
eISBN:
9780262346139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037822.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

A critical politics of environmental technology and innovation must move beyond simplistic binaries that peg all technology and all innovation – or even, for that matter, all entrepreneurship – as ... More


Coda: Learning to Let Go and Love Other Worlds

Jesse Goldstein

in Planetary Improvement: Cleantech Entrepreneurship and the Contradictions of Green Capitalism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780262037822
eISBN:
9780262346139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037822.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

To the extent that investors, entrepreneurs and businesspeople – or anyone else who has internalized the smarts of smart money – act as representatives of our collectively creative capacities, then ... More


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