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The Poverty of Nations: A Relational Perspective

Paul Spicker

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447343325
eISBN:
9781447343363
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447343325.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Conventionally, poverty is often represented as a lack of resources, but it is much more than that. A considerable amount of work has been done in recent years to establish a view of poverty as a ... More


From the Garden to the Blessed Country: The Precarious Passage

Mark S. Cladis

in Public Vision, Private Lives: Rousseau, Religion, and 21st-Century Democracy

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195125542
eISBN:
9780199834082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195125541.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Charts the course of the Fall from the simple contentment, invulnerability, and innocence of the Garden to the complex gratifications, vulnerability, and corruption of the City. This is a story of ... More


The Rush to Slavery

Mark S. Cladis

in Public Vision, Private Lives: Rousseau, Religion, and 21st-Century Democracy

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195125542
eISBN:
9780199834082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195125541.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Discusses how the precarious joy and liberty of the Second Garden (as discussed in the previous chapter) collapsed and paved the road to the pain and slavery of the corrupt City. From the division of ... More


Media Policy and Globalization

Paula Chakravartty and Katharine Sarikakis

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748618491
eISBN:
9780748670970
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748618491.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This volume investigates media and communications policy and provides a comprehensive account of issues that are central to the study of the field. It addresses profound gaps in the study of policy ... More


Public Secrets: Race and Colour in Colonial and Independent Jamaica

Henrice Altink

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620009
eISBN:
9781789623697
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620009.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Informed by Critical Race Theory and based on a wide range of sources, including official sources, memoirs, and semi-autobiographical fiction, this book examines multiple forms of racial ... More


Race, the Affirmative Action Debate, Education, and Past Court Cases

J. Scott Carter and Cameron D. Lippard

in The Death of Affirmative Action?: Racialized Framing and the Fight Against Racial Preference in College Admissions

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781529201116
eISBN:
9781529201161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529201116.003.0003
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter provides insights into the state of racial inequality in the US today, with a particular eye on income, wealth, jobs, and education disparities. Do these factors continue to be predicted ... More


Exceptional America: What Divides Americans from the World and from Each Other

Mugambi Jouet

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520293298
eISBN:
9780520966468
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293298.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Americans are far more divided than other Westerners over basic issues, including wealth inequality, health care, climate change, evolution, the literal truth of the Bible, apocalyptical prophecies, ... More


Rethinking Diabetes: Entanglements with Trauma, Poverty, and HIV

Emily Mendenhall

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501738302
eISBN:
9781501738319
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501738302.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

Rethinking Diabetes investigates how "global" and "local" factors transform how diabetes is perceived, experienced, and embodied from place to place. The book argues that neoliberal capitalism fuels ... More


Fixing Inequality in Hong Kong

Yue Chim Richard Wong

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9789888390625
eISBN:
9789888390373
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390625.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

When discussing inequality and poverty in Hong Kong, scholars and politicians often focus on the failures of government policy and push for an increase in social welfare. Richard Wong argues in ... More


Precarity and Ageing: Understanding Insecurity and Risk in Later Life

Amanda Grenier, Chris Phillipson, and Richard A. Settersten Jr (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447340850
eISBN:
9781447340904
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340850.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This book examines some of the challenges facing older people, given a context of rising life expectancy, cuts to the welfare state, and widening economic and social inequalities. It explores ... More


Crime and the Chinese Dream

Børge Bakken (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9789888208661
eISBN:
9789888455119
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208661.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

“Crime and the Chinese Dream” is edited by Børge Bakken. Although official propaganda emphasizes the Chinese Dream as the dream of all Chinese - a strong China with a prosperous population - but the ... More


How Much Inequality Is Fair?: Mathematical Principles of a Moral, Optimal, and Stable Capitalist Society

Venkat Venkatasubramanian

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231180726
eISBN:
9780231543224
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231180726.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

Many in the United States feel that the nation’s current level of economic inequality is unfair and that capitalism is not working for 90% of the population. Yet some inequality is inevitable. The ... More


The World Trade System: Trends and Challenges

Jagdish N. Bhagwati, Pravin Krishna, and Arvind Panagariya (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035231
eISBN:
9780262337687
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035231.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

When the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) metamorphosed into the WTO in 1994, it seemed that the third pillar of the international economic superstructure was finally put in place. And ... More


Privatization: NOMOS LX

Jack Knight and Melissa Schwartzberg (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781479842933
eISBN:
9781479857609
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479842933.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

In Privatization, a distinguished interdisciplinary group of scholars in political science, law and philosophy examine the implications of transferring state-provided or state-owned goods and ... More


Education and Individual Income Inequality

Yue Chim Richard Wong

in Fixing Inequality in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9789888390625
eISBN:
9789888390373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390625.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

The contribution of recent immigrants to income dispersion has grown slightly. This reflects the fact that their numbers have been rising over time and that they tend to have a higher proportion of ... More


Israel and the World Economy: The Power of Globalization

Assaf Razin

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037341
eISBN:
9780262344234
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037341.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The book objective is two-fold: First, the book provides rigorous analysis of some of the major globalization episodes during the decade's long emergence of the economy of Israel. Second, the book ... More


Youth Marginality in Britain: Contemporary Studies of Austerity

Shane Blackman and Ruth Rogers (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447330523
eISBN:
9781447330578
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447330523.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

The book critically engages with neo-liberal policies and media representations of youth austerity as a constructed social crisis but remaining the mechanism used by both government and media to ... More


Introduction

Melissa Schwartzberg

in Privatization: NOMOS LX

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781479842933
eISBN:
9781479857609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479842933.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter introduces the volume. It contextualizes the papers and sets out the organizational logic for the volume as a whole, presenting brief summaries of each chapter.


Introduction: From Last Empress to First Minister

William L. Miller

in Anglo-Scottish Relations, from 1900 to Devolution and Beyond

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263310
eISBN:
9780191734144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263310.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book outlines the association between Scotland and England since the Union of the Crowns in 1603. Individual chapters range in focus from the late nineteenth century to the foreseeable future. ... More


How May I Help You?: An Immigrant's Journey from MBA to Minimum Wage

Deepak Singh

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520293304
eISBN:
9780520966475
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293304.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

May I Help You? is Deepak Singh’s insightful and thought-provoking account of disillusionment when, as an educated upper-class Indian, he moves with his American wife to the United States and ... More


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