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The Impact of Adjustment-Related Social Funds on Income Distribution and Poverty

Giovanni Andrea Cornia and Sanjay G. Reddy

in Inequality Growth and Poverty in an Era of Liberalization and Globalization

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199271412
eISBN:
9780191601255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199271410.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Most poverty and income inequality has deep‐rooted causes that can be removed only by structural (and often slow) interventions, although it is now increasingly evident that structural adjustment, ... More


Factor Shares and Resource Booms: Accounting for the Evolution of Venezuelan Inequality

Francisco RodrÍguez

in Inequality Growth and Poverty in an Era of Liberalization and Globalization

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199271412
eISBN:
9780191601255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199271410.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This is the second of five country case studies on income inequality, and shows that income inequality in Venezuela has significantly worsened during the past 27 years; in particular, the worsening ... More


The Impact of Financial Liberalization and the Rise of Financial Rents on Income Inequality: The Case of Turkey

A. Erinc Yeldan

in Inequality Growth and Poverty in an Era of Liberalization and Globalization

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199271412
eISBN:
9780191601255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199271410.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This is the third of five country case studies on income inequality, and investigates the impact of financial liberalization and the rise of financial rents on income inequality in Turkey. The ... More


Growth, Structural Change, and Inequality: The Experience of Thailand

Isra Sarntisart

in Inequality Growth and Poverty in an Era of Liberalization and Globalization

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199271412
eISBN:
9780191601255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199271410.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This is the last of five country case studies on income inequality, and looks at the case of Thailand. Following on from a number of other studies, the study attempts to re‐examine the relationships ... More


Artmaking in the Age of Global Capitalism: Visual Practices, Philosophy, Politics

Jan Bryant

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474456944
eISBN:
9781474476867
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474456944.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

What strategies are visual artists and filmmakers using to criticise the social and economic conditions shaping our particular historical moment? This question is answered by considering the methods ... More


The documentary diaries: Working experiences of a non-fiction filmmaker

Alan Rosenthal

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781784993023
eISBN:
9781526109804
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993023.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The book’s aim is to help readers, both students and practicing filmmakers cope with the everyday challenges of making non fiction films in the real world. The method used is that of the case study, ... More


Washington’s Central Asian Detour to Afghanistan

Alexander Cooley

in Great Games, Local Rules: The New Great Power Contest in Central Asia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199929825
eISBN:
9780199950485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199929825.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 3 overviews the evolution of U.S. regional policy, exploring how its Central Asia strategy increasingly has become a function of supporting military operations in nearby Afghanistan. These ... More


Treatise on Consequences

John Buridan

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823257188
eISBN:
9780823261499
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823257188.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

The Treatise on Consequences contains the most important treatment of logical consequence in the middle ages. Buridan was a philosopher working at the University of Paris in the mid-fourteenth ... More


Carla Bley

Amy C. Beal

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036361
eISBN:
9780252093395
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036361.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This is the first comprehensive treatment of the remarkable music and influence of Carla Bley, a highly innovative American jazz composer, pianist, organist, band leader, and activist. Giving ... More


Modelling Multivariate Counts Varying Continuously in Space *

Alexandra M. Schmidt and Marco A. Rodríguez

in Bayesian Statistics 9

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199694587
eISBN:
9780191731921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199694587.003.0020
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

We discuss models for multivariate counts observed at fixed spatial locations of a region of interest. Our approach is based on a continuous mixture of independent Poisson distributions. The mixing ... More


Extreme Value Statistics

Ray Huffaker, Marco Bittelli, and Rodolfo Rosa

in Nonlinear Time Series Analysis with R

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198782933
eISBN:
9780191826153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198782933.003.0011
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This Capstone chapter illustrates how concepts in the book come together to diagnose real-world dynamics from observed time series data. In particular, we apply NLTS to diagnose multi-strain ... More


Coarrays

Michael Metcalf, John Reid, and Malcolm Cohen

in Modern Fortran Explained: Incorporating Fortran 2018

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198811893
eISBN:
9780191850028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198811893.003.0017
Subject:
Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

We describe the coarray programming model, which provides a simple syntactic extension from the point of view of both work distribution and data distribution. For work distribution, it adopts the ... More


The New Hollywood and the Independent Hollywood

Yannis Tzioumakis

in American Independent Cinema: An Introduction

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748618668
eISBN:
9780748670802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748618668.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the integral part independent American cinema played in the formation of 'The New Hollywood' or Hollywood Renaissance.' Starting with a an examination of John Cassavetes, whose ... More


Schenck Stands Strong

Chris Yogerst

in Hollywood Hates Hitler!: Jew-Baiting, Anti-Nazism, and the Senate Investigation into Warmongering in Motion Pictures

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496829757
eISBN:
9781496829801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496829757.003.0010
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

As Schenck’s testimony was about to begin, McFarland told the mogul he could have his counsel beside him as he speaks. “We are perfectly confident that Mr. Schenck can take care of himself,” Willkie ... More


Contesting Identities in Jewish Philanthropy

Kerri P. Steinberg

in Diasporas and Exiles: Varieties of Jewish Identity

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520228641
eISBN:
9780520926899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520228641.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter focuses on the reluctance of mainstream Jewish philanthropies to allow for the reality of Jewish diversity. It contrasts the univocal conception of Jewish identity that informs the work ... More


Fairness and the Justifying Aim of Punishment

C. L. Ten

in Oxford Studies in Philosophy of Law: Volume 2

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199679829
eISBN:
9780191760051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679829.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter examines Hart's theory of punishment, which attempts to identify the notion or notions of fairness which feature in the Distribution of punishment, while still resisting the idea that ... More


To Brand and Rebrand: Questioning the Futurity of Tyler Perry

Leah Aldridge

in From Madea to Media Mogul: Theorizing Tyler Perry

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781496807045
eISBN:
9781496807083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496807045.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Leah Aldridge considers where things might go for Perry in this contemporary moment. She questions: Can we expect to see Perry rebrandin order to broaden his appeal to more mainstream or ... More


The Survival of Yidishkeyt: The Impact of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee on Jewish Education in Poland, 1945—1989

Anna Sommer Schneider

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 30: Jewish Education in Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906764500
eISBN:
9781800343429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764500.003.0018
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter looks at the efforts of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) that worked with and around the Polish communist state after the war. It mentions educational institutions ... More


Kinds or Tails?

Edouard Machery

in Extraordinary Science and Psychiatry: Responses to the Crisis in Mental Health Research

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035484
eISBN:
9780262341752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035484.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

Are psychiatric syndromes the tails of traits distributed over the general population or do they form distinct kinds or taxa? For instance, do individuals suffering from depression form a distinct ... More


Quarrying

Ben Russell

in The Economics of the Roman Stone Trade

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199656394
eISBN:
9780191765193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656394.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter explores the evidence for the ownership and administration of quarrying sites in the Roman Empire. Most quarries were under private or municipal ownership in this period but many of the ... More


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