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Measuring Development Prospects by ‘Greening’ the National Accounts

López Ramón and Michael A. Toman

in Economic Development and Environmental Sustainability: New Policy Options

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199298006
eISBN:
9780191603877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199298009.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter reviews income and welfare measurement and examines the central topics of assets and sustainability with the evaluation of key conceptual and theoretical literature. It also outlines the ... More


Southern and Central Africa

William H. Worger

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume V: Historiography

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205661
eISBN:
9780191676741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205661.003.0033
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

Between the 1860s and the First World War, all the indigenous inhabitants of southern and central Africa were brought under British rule. Historical writing on southern Africa, including what later ... More


The United States, Western Europe, and Out‐of‐Area Disputes, 1945–1975

Geir Lundestad

in The United States and Western Europe Since 1945: From "Empire" by Invitation to Transatlantic Drift

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199266685
eISBN:
9780191601057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199266689.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The US and the Western European countries certainly had their differences over various European questions, but all debate took place against the background of a Soviet threat that disturbed the ... More


Hyperendemic HIV in Southern Africa: The Heritage of Apartheid

Peter Piot

in AIDS Between Science and Politics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231166263
eISBN:
9780231538770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166263.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter begins with a discussion of the severe AIDS epidemic in Southern Africa. The region accounts for over one third of all people living with HIV in the world, and the nine countries with ... More


The health system and wider social determinants of health

Rene Loewenson and Lucy Gilson

in Health Systems in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: An economic and policy perspective

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199566761
eISBN:
9780191731181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566761.003.0080
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Health is an outcome of the circumstances of people's lives, the communities and environments in which people live and work, the nature of the social relationships, goods, and services people ... More


Introduction

John M. Janzen

in Ngoma: Discourses of Healing in Central and Southern Africa

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520072657
eISBN:
9780520910850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520072657.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This book is concerned with institutions carrying the designation ngoma and related terms. By entering African religious and therapeutic expression through its own language, some important ... More


Eastern and Southern Africa

Eleanor M. Fox and Mor Bakhoum

in Making Markets Work for Africa: Markets, Development, and Competition Law in Sub-Saharan Africa

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190930998
eISBN:
9780190931025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190930998.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Competition Law

This chapter focuses on the competition policies of selected countries in Eastern and Southern Africa, specifically Kenya, Namibia, Botswana, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Malawi, and the island of ... More


Frenzied Finance: Gold Mining In The Globalizing South, Circa 1886–1896

Ian Phimister

in Global History of Gold Rushes

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520294547
eISBN:
9780520967588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520294547.003.0006
Subject:
History, Economic History

This chapter, by Ian Phimister, examines the global financial dynamics of the southern African and “Westralian” gold-mining share manias of the 1890s. Examination of both mining share markets ... More


Justinian's Digest: Character and Compilation

Tony Honoré

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199593309
eISBN:
9780191725166
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593309.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History, Comparative Law

This book is a study of the character and compilation of Justinian's Digest, the main volume of Justinian's Corpus Iuris Civilis (528–534 ad). This is often considered as one of the most influential ... More


Labour Productivity and Employment in Surplus Labour Countries

Nicoli Nattrass and Jeremy Seekings

in Inclusive Dualism: Labour-intensive Development, Decent Work, and Surplus Labour in Southern Africa

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198841463
eISBN:
9780191876967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198841463.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Chapter 3 argues that the ILO’s decent work agenda is insensitive to the needs of countries with high unemployment. We identify thirteen developing countries whose unemployment rate in 2016 was over ... More


Life on the Central Frontier: The Geographies of Technology, Trade, and Prestige, 750 to 1700

Kathryn M. de Luna

in Collecting Food, Cultivating People: Subsistence and Society in Central Africa

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300218534
eISBN:
9780300225167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300218534.003.0006
Subject:
History, African History

This chapter places the history of Botatwe communities’ changing subsistence practices in a broader, transregional context. Botatwe societies lived in a territory that constituted a frontier ... More


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