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Marginalization of LDCs and Small Vulnerable States in World Trade

Bijit Bora, Roman Grynberg, and Mohammad A. Razzaque

in Commodity Prices and Development

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199234707
eISBN:
9780191715488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199234707.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter attempts to explain marginalization for LDCs and SVS in merchandise exports in terms of falling share of agricultural products in total global exports, and in terms of world export-GDP ... More


Entering a New Era

Thirsk Joan

in Alternative Agriculture: A History: From the Black Death to the Present Day

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208136
eISBN:
9780191677922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208136.003.0003
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter discusses the second experience of alternative agriculture which returned after an interlude of some 100 to 150 years. The ... More


Persons Subject To Liability

Duncan Fairgrieve and Richard Goldberg

in Product Liability

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780199679232
eISBN:
9780191932885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199679232.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

There is ample room for debate as to the category of persons who should be required to assume responsibility for damage caused by a defective product. The most obvious is the producer or ... More


Food, Drink, and Personal Care

Peter Acton

in Poiesis: Manufacturing in Classical Athens

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199335930
eISBN:
9780190208981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199335930.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter explores how Greeks in classical times converted natural products for use as food, drink, cosmetics, perfumes, and medicines. On-farm processing was limited and probably often conducted ... More


The Effect of Monetary Policy on Real Commodity Prices

Jeffrey A. Frankel

in Asset Prices and Monetary Policy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226092119
eISBN:
9780226092126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226092126.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter examines the connections between commodities and monetary policy. The main argument is that monetary policy, as reflected in real interest rates, is an important—and usually ... More


“Cotton Is Dynamite”: New Deals in Sunflower County

Chris Myers Asch

in The Senator and the Sharecropper: The Freedom Struggles of James O. Eastland and Fannie Lou Hamer

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807872024
eISBN:
9781469603537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807878057_asch.7
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses the ubiquity of cotton in the twenty-first century; it is perhaps the most universally used agricultural product in the world. Yet relatively few Americans have ever seen the ... More


Tanzania and the International Economy

Andrew Coulson

in Tanzania: A Political Economy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199679966
eISBN:
9780191765964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679966.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Before 1500, for at least 2000 years, the East African coast was in contact with civilizations in the Persian Gulf, India and even China, and linked by sea trade across the Indian Ocean. Between 1500 ... More


The Agricultural Economy of Pompeii: Surplus and Dependence

Girolamo Ferdinando De Simone

in The Economy of Pompeii

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198786573
eISBN:
9780191828898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198786573.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter gives a broad sketch of the agricultural landscape of the Vesuvian region in the first century AD, using both material and textual evidence. After giving an overview of the landscape of ... More


Community Personality

Sonya Salamon

in Prairie Patrimony: Family, Farming, and Community in the Midwest

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807845530
eISBN:
9781469616094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9780807845530.003.0011
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter describes how rural society has undergone a fundamental restructuring due to diminishing numbers of rural residents between 1950 and 1980, from 15.3 percent to being only 2 percent of ... More


Observations on the Economy in Kind in Ptolemaic Egypt

Lucia Criscuolo

in The Economies of Hellenistic Societies, Third to First Centuries BC

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199587926
eISBN:
9780191804533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199587926.003.0008
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter evaluates the following assumptions: that the Egyptians either remained, or tended to remain, devoted to an economy in kind, only lightly touched by increasing monetization, and always ... More


Southern Fried: Globalization and Immigrant Transformations

Angela Stuesse

in Scratching Out a Living: "Latinos, Race, and Work in the Deep South"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520287204
eISBN:
9780520962392
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520287204.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This introductory chapter describes the U.S. poultry industry, which harnesses globalization's technologies and neoliberalism's labor-control strategies. Since eight of the top ten poultry-producing ... More


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