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Gendered Consequences of Vocational Training

Margarita Estévez-Abe

in The Political Economy of Collective Skill Formation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199599431
eISBN:
9780191731518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599431.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter delves into the gendered effects of different training and educational systems. It poses the following three questions. Are some specific types of vocational training and educational ... More


Frontier Equity Markets Offer Value and Diversification

Marko Dimitrijević and Timothy Mistele

in Frontier Investor: How to Prosper in the Next Emerging Markets

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231170444
eISBN:
9780231542357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170444.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

Makes the case for frontier market equities on a valuation basis: they’re cheap, they trade in inefficient markets, and they provide portfolio diversification


Community Heroes, Survivors or Casualties? Exploring Risk and Resilience in the Voluntary Sector

Linda Milbourne

in Voluntary sector in transition: Hard times or new opportunities?

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781847427236
eISBN:
9781447310952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427236.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter considers the recent climate of recession affecting the voluntary sector, seeking to understand both external and internal factors contributing to organisational survival in adverse ... More


Reestablishing Internal Borders of the Nation: Creatively Repressive State Strategies

Christine B. N. Chin

in Cosmopolitan Sex Workers: Women and Migration in a Global City

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199890910
eISBN:
9780199345489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199890910.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

Chapter Three discusses state efforts to manage the population of regular and irregular transnational migrants. The state pursues two unique strategies, respectively based on neoliberal tenets of ... More


Diversification, Flexibility, and Social Connectedness: Understanding the Narratives

Daniel Maxwell and Nisar Majid

in Famine in Somalia: Competing Imperatives, Collective Failures, 2011–12

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190499389
eISBN:
9780190638559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190499389.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter provides an analysis of the narratives presented in Chapter 5. First, it provides an overview and explanation of the complex issue of Somali clan structure and clan relations. Second, it ... More


Scarcity Drives Economic Development: The Effect of Energy Subsidies on Export Diversification in the Middle East

Wessel N. Vermeulen

in Environmental Politics in the Middle East

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190916688
eISBN:
9780190942984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190916688.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter studies the varieties of exported goods from MENA countries to gauge the impact of fossil fuel subsidies on industrial diversification. Subsidies may provide a cost advantage to MENA ... More


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