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Communities and Development: Autarkic Social Groups and the Economy

Russell Hardin

in A Not-so-dismal Science: A Broader View of Economies and Societies

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294900
eISBN:
9780191596728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294905.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

Issues of social group autarky are addressed, with particular reference to their economic costs. The different sections of the chapter address the social interests of such groups, give some American ... More


East Germany's Dual Crisis: Politics and Economics on the Eve of the Wall

Patrick Major

in Behind the Berlin Wall: East Germany and the Frontiers of Power

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199243280
eISBN:
9780191714061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243280.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This is a scene‐setting chapter, explaining postwar Berlin's quadripartite status within the division of Germany, the Berlin Blockade of 1948–49, the 1953 uprising, and the city's exploitation by all ... More


Epilogue

Sebastian Balfour

in The End of the Spanish Empire, 1898–1923

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205074
eISBN:
9780191676482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205074.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The Disaster of 1898 and the loss of the remnants of the Spanish Empire cast a long shadow over the history of 20th-century Spain. For several decades after the event, the Disaster remained the ... More


A Changing Matrix, 1942–1963

Sasha D. Pack

in The Deepest Border: The Strait of Gibraltar and the Making of the Modern Hispano-African Borderland

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781503606678
eISBN:
9781503607538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503606678.003.0012
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter analyzes the regional consequences of the advent of American hegemony over the course of two decades. The smuggling and banditry that long characterized the region continued, ultimately ... More


Engineers and the Making of the Francoist Regime

Lino Camprubí

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262027175
eISBN:
9780262323222
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027175.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

In the 20thcentury, science and technology became central to territorial transformation and in turn to state building. This was no less true for the Francoist regime. Engineers were not just working ... More


Introduction: Political Engineering and the “Redemption of Spain”

Lino Camprubí

in Engineers and the Making of the Francoist Regime

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262027175
eISBN:
9780262323222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027175.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This introduction places the main areas of interest for the book in the wider Spanish and international political and economic context and elaborates its main thesis with reference to the existing ... More


The Concrete Dodecahedron: The Political Economy of Coal, Design, and the Landscape

Lino Camprubí

in Engineers and the Making of the Francoist Regime

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262027175
eISBN:
9780262323222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027175.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The chapter revolves around a silo destined for coal storage, made of concrete and shaped as a dodecahedron. Eduardo Torroja designed it for the entrance to the new structural and engineering ... More


Laboratories and Churches: Science, Industry, and National Catholicism

Lino Camprubí

in Engineers and the Making of the Francoist Regime

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262027175
eISBN:
9780262323222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027175.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The chapter begins with a group of young and promising scientists and architects who accompanied the founder of Opus Dei, Escrivá de Balaguer, as he fled from Madrid in 1937. At the end of the Civil ... More


The place of economics in Russian national identity debates

Peter Rutland

in The New Russian Nationalism: "Imperialism, Ethnicity and Authoritarianism 2000-2015"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781474410427
eISBN:
9781474418751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474410427.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines the place of economics in Russian national identity debates. On the one side are modernizers who believe that embracing Western market institutions is the only way to restore ... More


Apophatic Approaches

Aaron T. Looney

in Vladimir Jankélévitch: The Time of Forgiveness

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823262960
eISBN:
9780823266654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262960.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter outlines Jankélévitch's distinction of forgiveness from the decay of time and forgetting, the excuse and understanding, and political pardon, mercy, and reparations. It illuminates the ... More


Nativism

Jimmy Casas Klausen

in Fugitive Rousseau: Slavery, Primitivism, and Political Freedom

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823257294
eISBN:
9780823261512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823257294.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

While Chapter 3 explored the subjectivity of Émile the traveller, this chapter reconstructs Rousseau’s representation of authentic native communities: Émile’s mobility and putatively autonomous ... More


Autarky, Withdrawal, Confinement: The autonomist niche in early Augustan poetry (ca. 39 bc–25 bc)

Luke Roman

in Poetic Autonomy in Ancient Rome

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199675630
eISBN:
9780191766022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199675630.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

‘Autarky, Withdrawal, Confinement: The autonomist niche in early Augustan poetry’ examines Roman works of first-person poetry written at the close of the republic and the beginning of the Augustan ... More


China's Minzu Economy

Margherita Zanasi

in Saving the Nation: Economic Modernity in Republican China

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226978734
eISBN:
9780226978741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226978741.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter examines the understanding of Wang Jingwei and Chen Gongbo in China's crisis, their notion of economic modernity, and their development of the idea of minzu economy as the foundation of ... More


The Rural Question: Identity, Modernity, and Peasants in China's Industrial Development

Margherita Zanasi

in Saving the Nation: Economic Modernity in Republican China

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226978734
eISBN:
9780226978741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226978741.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter explores the productivist policies of the GMD and how they affected its rural policies. Rural recovery was crucial for Wang Jingwei's and Chen Gongbo's vision of modern nationhood with ... More


The static general equilibrium model

Hans Fehr and Fabian Kindermann

in Introduction to Computational Economics Using Fortran

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198804390
eISBN:
9780191917202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804390.003.0007
Subject:
Computer Science, Programming Languages

Our first application is the static general equilibrium model. The model is called static since intertemporal aspects, such as savings and investment, are excluded by assumption. Consequently the ... More


Population Size and Early Development

C. Y. Cyrus Chu

in Population Dynamics: A New Economic Approach

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195121582
eISBN:
9780197561287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195121582.003.0019
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Economic Geography

The Malthusian theory hypothesizes that the natural environment imposes various capacity constraints on human population growth and that population size has been and will be checked by these ... More


I Have Learned to Be Content: Performing the Autarkic Self

Ryan S. Schellenberg

in Abject Joy: Paul, Prison, and the Art of Making Do

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780190065515
eISBN:
9780190065546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190065515.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Chapter 4 takes up Paul’s assertion in Philippians 4:11 that he is satisfied (autarkēs) even in prison. Although often read in relation to Stoic ideals, Paul’s claim in fact reflects a much more ... More


More Than Macro Stability

Oscar Calvo-Gonzalez

in Unexpected Prosperity: How Spain Escaped the Middle Income Trap

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780198853978
eISBN:
9780191888373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198853978.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Public and Welfare

For economic growth to accelerate, as it did in Spain in the decade after 1950, requires more than just increased political stability. This chapter documents the drastic turnaround in economic ... More


Why Reform?

Oscar Calvo-Gonzalez

in Unexpected Prosperity: How Spain Escaped the Middle Income Trap

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780198853978
eISBN:
9780191888373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198853978.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Public and Welfare

What drives economic policy reform? This is one of the most fundamental questions in the political economy of reform. This chapter tackles this question for the case of Spain. If economic crisis did ... More


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