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Preschool for All: Building a Movement in the 2000s

Elizabeth Rose

in The Promise of Preschool: From Head Start to Universal Pre-Kindergarten

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195395075
eISBN:
9780199775767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395075.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Inspired by the success of preschool in these states, advocates, foundation leaders, and business allies built a movement for universal preschool. Rather than continuing to push for the expansion of ... More


Should There Be Multilateral Rules on Foreign Direct Investment?

Edward M. Graham

in Governments, Globalization, and International Business

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296058
eISBN:
9780191596209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296053.003.0018
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

The surge of foreign direct investment (FDI) in the late 1980s and first half of the 1990s and the associated expansion of the activities of multinational enterprises (MNEs) has left the world a ... More


Increased Income Inequality in OECD Countries and the Redistributive Impact of the Government Budget

Anthony B. Atkinson

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:
10.1093/0199271410.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The recent rise in inequality in the distribution of disposable income in many, although not all, countries has led to a search for explanations, particularly since for much of the postwar period ... More


A Use of the University of Michigan: Samuel P. Hayes Jr. and Economic Development

Ethan Schrum

in The Instrumental University: Education in Service of the National Agenda after World War II

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501736643
eISBN:
9781501736650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501736643.003.0006
Subject:
Education, History of Education

Chapter 5 examines how Samuel P. Hayes, Jr., an early Point Four official who later helped design the Peace Corps, tried to “use” the University of Michigan to establish a program of ... More


The Limits of Bipolarity in the Golden Age of Modernization

Sara Lorenzini

in Global Development: A Cold War History

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691180151
eISBN:
9780691185569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691180151.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter addresses the differentiated priorities in the West and East as they emerged during the institutionalization of development structures and procedures. In the 1950s, with the Soviet Union ... More


The IASC Copes with Its Political Environment

Kees Camfferman and Stephen A. Zeff

in Financial Reporting and Global Capital Markets: A History of the International Accounting Standards Committee, 1973-2000

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199296293
eISBN:
9780191700767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296293.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

The parties taking an interest in the work of the International Accounting Standards Committee (IASC) were by divided along the lines of developed versus developing nations, governments versus the ... More


Bureaucratic Insulation and Racial Conflict: The Challenge of Black Power

Chris Rhomberg

in No There There: Race, Class, and Political Community in Oakland

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520236189
eISBN:
9780520940888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520236189.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter addresses the controversies surrounding the issues of unemployment, and relations between police and the community formed the local context for the emergence of the black power movement. ... More


Taming and Framing Indicators: A Legal Reconstruction of the OECD’s Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) *

Armin von Bogdandy and Matthias Goldmann

in Governance by Indicators: Global Power through Quantification and Rankings

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199658244
eISBN:
9780199949915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658244.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines the public law approach to the use of global governance indicators. The discussion is based on German public law thinking and theories of public law beyond the state. It studies ... More


Arenas as Standardizes

Kerstin Sahlin-Andersson

in A World of Standards

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199256952
eISBN:
9780191716508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199256952.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter describes how an international organization set up as a forum for the discussion of public administration issues ended up being an active standardizer. Numerous organizations provide ... More


The Question of Growth in a Global Economy

Aaron Major

in Architects of Austerity: International Finance and the Politics of Growth

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804788342
eISBN:
9780804790734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804788342.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter complicates the widely accepted view that the postwar international monetary system was defined by “embedded liberalism”—the belief that national economic growth needed to take priority ... More


Exploring the National Economic Empowerment and Development Strategy (NEEDS) as a micro-Millennium Development Goals’ framework in Nigeria

Adebusuyi Isaac Adeniran

in Did the Millennium Development Goals Work?: Meeting Future Challenges with Past Lessons

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447335702
eISBN:
9781447335740
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447335702.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the impact of the National Economic Empowerment and Development Strategy (NEEDS), a socio-economic framework for enabling sustainable human development in Nigeria, and how it ... More


The Emergence of International Standards

Elisa Morgera

in Corporate Environmental Accountability in International Law

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198738046
eISBN:
9780191801525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198738046.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law, Public International Law

This chapter provides a short theoretical discussion on the role of standards, as opposed to rules and principles, in the progressive development of international law. The chapter also assesses the ... More


Clark Kerr: Leading Proponent of the Instrumental University

Ethan Schrum

in The Instrumental University: Education in Service of the National Agenda after World War II

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501736643
eISBN:
9781501736650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501736643.003.0003
Subject:
Education, History of Education

Chapter 2 explores the work of Clark Kerr as a thinker and university leader. It examines the Inter-University Study of Labor Problems in Economic Development directed by Kerr, one of the largest ... More


Investment Incentives for Sustainable Development

James Zhan and Joachim Karl

in Rethinking Investment Incentives: Trends and Policy Options

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231172981
eISBN:
9780231541640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172981.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter suggests that investment schemes should be redesigned according to a location’s sustainable development objectives and the potential contributions of FDI toward sustainable development. ... More


The Science of Acid Rain

Rachel Emma Rothschild

in Poisonous Skies: Acid Rain and the Globalization of Pollution

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226634715
eISBN:
9780226634852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226634852.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Chapter two discusses how the discovery of acid rain reshaped environmental science across Europe and North America, with particular attention to Scandinavian research that pioneered ... More


Global Economic and Social Governance and the United Nations System

José Antonio Ocampo

in Global Governance and Development

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198785941
eISBN:
9780191827648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785941.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter differentiates three basic objectives of international economic and social cooperation: managing interdependence among nations, promoting common social norms and standards, and reducing ... More


All Clear on the Investment Front: A Plea for a Restatement

Petros C. Mavroidis

in The Evolving International Investment Regime: Expectations, Realities, Options

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199793624
eISBN:
9780199895205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199793624.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter argues that the discussion on trade and investment will not take off unless we first put together all the pieces of the jigsaw puzzle. Both the discussion in the Organization for ... More


Reinventing Industrial Property

Robert Lewis

in Chicago's Industrial Decline: The Failure of Redevelopment, 1920-1975

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501752629
eISBN:
9781501752643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501752629.003.0007
Subject:
History, Economic History

This chapter demonstrates the Mayor's Committee for Economic and Cultural Development (CECD) that substituted the Chicago Land Clearance Commission's (CLCC) strategy of using government funds to ... More


Sovereign Wealth Funds and the Shifting Wealth of Nations

Javier Santiso

in Sovereign Wealth Funds and Long-Term Investing

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158633
eISBN:
9780231530286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158633.003.0028
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter closes the panel discussion by claiming that, as a result of the rapid rise of emerging-market countries and the concomitant global imbalances, it is time for the world to reload our ... More


The Relationship Between the Basel Convention and the Waste Management Systems of the EU and the OECD

Katharina Kummer

in International Management of Hazardous Wastes: The Basel Convention and Related Legal Rules

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198259947
eISBN:
9780191682032
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198259947.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter discusses the role of the Basel Convention regime in the development of recognized fundamental concepts in the field of transboundary movements of hazardous waste. Two regional waste ... More


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