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Sectoral Resource Transfer, Conflict, and Macrostability in Economic Development: A Comparative Analysis

Juro Teranishi

in The Role of Government in East Asian Economic Development: Comparative Institutional Analysis

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780198294917
eISBN:
9780191715501
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198294917.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter investigates the effects of financing industrialization through policy-based mobilization of agricultural savings, based on a comparative study of less developed economics in East Asia, ... More


Where There is No Government: Enforcing Property Rights in Common Law Africa

Sandra F. Joireman

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199782482
eISBN:
9780199897209
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199782482.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Governments, farmers, homeowners, and academics around the world agree that property rights are important. But what happens when the state fails to enforce them? This book describes how a variety of ... More


The Role of Business Networks in Market Development in Sub‐Saharan Africa

Marcel Fafchamps

in Communities and Markets in Economic Development

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199241019
eISBN:
9780191601217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199241015.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, South and East Asia

This chapter examines the role of business networks in market development and community formation in Sub-Saharan Africa. It is shown that for firms above a minimum size, relational contracting is the ... More


Weak and Failing States

Norrin M. Ripsman and T. V. Paul

in Globalization and the National Security State

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195393903
eISBN:
9780199776832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393903.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explores a final category of states: weak, failing, and failed states. It focuses on the states in the sub-Saharan African region, based on a belief that the African continent contains ... More


Rural Women and Food Production in Sub‐Saharan Africa *

Ann Whitehead

in The Political Economy of Hunger: Volume 1: Entitlement and Well-being

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198286356
eISBN:
9780191718465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198286356.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter argues that many of the common beliefs about African women's role in food production are myths, and that there is nothing intrinsic to women that is attributable to sub-Saharan African ... More


Globalization, Growth, Inequality, and Poverty in Africa: A Macroeconomic Perspective

Jeffery I. Round

in The Poor under Globalization in Asia, Latin America, and Africa

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199584758
eISBN:
9780191594533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584758.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, International

The last two decades have witnessed an increase in globalizing influences affecting most countries, Africa included. These influences have arisen partly as a result of domestic and international ... More


Does the WTO Agreement on Agriculture Endanger Food Security in Sub‐Saharan Africa?

Samuel K. Gayi

in Food Security: Indicators, Measurement, and the Impact of Trade Openness

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199236558
eISBN:
9780191717031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199236558.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the state of food security in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), based on analysis of a selection of indicators of food security and nutritional well-being during the period 1990-2002 ... More


Grandparents and HIV and AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa

Akpovire Oduaran and Choja Oduaran

in Ageing and intergenerational relations: Family reciprocity from a global perspective

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422057
eISBN:
9781447301424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422057.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter focuses on the analysis of the role of grandparents in ageing Sub-Saharan Africa. It observes that Africa is beginning to re-discover and apply what had worked in the past in terms of ... More


Impartible Inheritance Versus Equal Division: A Comparative Perspective Centered on Europe and Sub-Saharan Africa

Jean-Philippe Platteau and Jean-Marie Baland

in Access to Land, Rural Poverty, and Public Action

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199242177
eISBN:
9780191697036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242177.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The effects of several different land tenure systems particularly on insurance and on equity, and some of the non-market mechanisms of land allocation have often been ignored by economists, except ... More


Scope and Dimensions: The Case of Sahelian and Sub-Saharan African Migration to Europe

Gregory White

in Climate Change and Migration: Security and Borders in a Warming World

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199794829
eISBN:
9780199919284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794829.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explores the science associated with climate induced migration. Humans have always migrated in response to a complex array of stimuli and “forcings.” Despite the historical precedents, ... More


Africa, Industrial Policy, and Export Processing Zones: Lessons from Asia * 1

Howard Stein

in Good Growth and Governance in Africa: Rethinking Development Strategies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199698561
eISBN:
9780191738142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698561.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The contrast between export processing zones and Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa is striking. In a number of Asian countries, EPZs and related zones have generated millions of jobs, significant foreign ... More


Introduction: Land, Law, and Social Welfare

Sandra F. Joireman

in Where There is No Government: Enforcing Property Rights in Common Law Africa

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199782482
eISBN:
9780199897209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199782482.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Statute law and the property rights that are actually enforced in common law Africa often diverge. Property rights are tied to authority structures, and in Africa both property and authority ... More


Employment in Sub-Saharan Africa: Lessons to be Learnt from the East Asian Experience

Azizur Rahman Khan

in Good Growth and Governance in Africa: Rethinking Development Strategies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199698561
eISBN:
9780191738142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698561.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The chapter focuses on the lessons that Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) can learn on issues of employment policy from the historical experience of the East Asian pioneers. An essential characteristic of ... More


Governance Matters: The IMF and Sub‐Saharan Africa

Ngaire Woods

in Finance, Development, and the IMF

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199239863
eISBN:
9780191716805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239863.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the IMF's relationship with Sub-Saharan Africa, explaining the political pressures which have shaped the Fund's engagement with countries on the continent. It explores the way ... More


The History of Romantic Love in Sub-Saharan Africa: between Interest and Emotion: Raleigh Lecture on History

Megan Vaughan

in Proceedings of the British Academy Volume 167, 2009 Lectures

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264775
eISBN:
9780191734984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264775.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter looks at the history of romantic love in Sub-Saharan Africa. This text comes from a lecture given at the British Academy's 2009 Raleigh Lecture on History. This text attempts to explore ... More


The Role and Performance of the IMF in Aid to Low‐Income Countries: Lessons from Evaluation

Joanne Salop

in Finance, Development, and the IMF

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199239863
eISBN:
9780191716805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239863.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the treatment of aid to Sub-Saharan Africa in programs supported by the IMF's Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF), along with relevant Fund policies and communications. ... More


Studying religion in Sub-Saharan Africa

Maria Frahm-Arp

in Religion, spirituality and the social sciences: Challenging marginalisation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420411
eISBN:
9781447303190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420411.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

In Sub-Saharan Africa, changes in the high rate of HIV/AIDS infection, economic instability, unemployment, and religion were spurred by the rise of African independent churches to the current ... More


Can Food-for-Work Programmes Reduce Vulnerability?

Christopher B. Barrett, Stein Holden, and Daniel C. Clay

in Insurance Against Poverty

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199276837
eISBN:
9780191601620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199276838.003.0017
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the efficacy of food-for-work (FFW) programmes, drawing on empirical evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa. FFW programmes perform effectively under a set of conditions: when these ... More


The State and Economic Change in Africa

Brian van Arkadie

in The Role of the State in Economic Change

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289845
eISBN:
9780191684777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289845.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter is concerned with the role of the government of each African state in the Sub-Saharan Africa. The study deals first with the ongoing conflicts in this part of the world, and leads to the ... More


Globalization III: The Moving Window

John Sutton

in Competing in Capabilities: The Globalization Process

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199274536
eISBN:
9780191746123
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274536.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Chapter 1 introduced the idea of a ‘window’ defined in terms of the firm's wage-adjusted capability u/wc, i.e., the reciprocal of the firm's ‘effective cost level’. Chapter 2 showed that the process ... More


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