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Contested Social Sovereignty: Welfare States Meet the European Union

Maurizio Ferrera

in The Boundaries of Welfare: European Integration and the New Spatial Politics of Social Protection

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199284665
eISBN:
9780191603273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199284660.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter reconstructs developments of EC law (including case law) relating to social protection, and traces the differential impact that free movement and competition rules have had on the ... More


Global Frameworks or State-based Insolvencies—the Problem of Cross-border Insolvency

Irit Mevorach

in Insolvency within Multinational Enterprise Groups

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199544721
eISBN:
9780191705564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199544721.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

Whereas the previous chapter considered the extent to which we should link between group members when resolving legal problems associated with groups, this chapter asks how to deal with the ... More


Multinational Restructuring

PENGCHENG ZHU

in International Finance: A Survey

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199754656
eISBN:
9780199979462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199754656.003.0020
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, International

Multinational corporations use cross-border mergers and acquisitions (M&As) as an important restructuring strategy. Multiple motivations exist for cross-border M&As. Most studies focus on returns ... More


THE JEWISH VILLAGE: MUSIC AT THE BORDER OF MYTH AND HISTORY

Philip V. Bohlman

in Jewish Music and Modernity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195178326
eISBN:
9780199869992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195178326.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter is the first of several in the first section of the book (“Places of Jewish Music”) that locate Jewish music on the landscapes of European modernity. Rather than treating the village as ... More


Foreign Direct Investment and the Material Scope of Application of Article 56(1) EC

Steffen Hindelang

in The Free Movement of Capital and Foreign Direct Investment: The Scope of Protection in EU Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199572656
eISBN:
9780191705540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572656.003.0003
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This chapter first develops this book's understanding of the notions of ‘capital’ and ‘movement of capital’, two legal concepts that are heavily infused with economic content. Characterizing free ... More


Do China's Capital Controls Still Bind?

Guonan Ma and Robert N. McCauley

in China, Asia, and the New World Economy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199235889
eISBN:
9780191717109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235889.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter examines both price and flow evidence to determine how effective China's capital controls have been in the past and remain at present. Section 12.2 describes the increasing openness of ... More


Scotland, England, and the Reformation 1534-61

Clare Kellar

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199266708
eISBN:
9780191708930
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199266708.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

According to traditional interpretations, the Reformations in England and Scotland had little in common: their timing, implementation, and very character marked them out as separate events. This book ... More


Insolvency within Multinational Enterprise Groups

Irit Mevorach

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199544721
eISBN:
9780191705564
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199544721.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

Insolvency within multinational enterprise groups (MEGs) raises complex issues due to the foreign elements of the case and the multiplicity of debtors. The key problem is deciding to what extent and ... More


Crossing borders

Geoffrey Jones

in Multinationals and Global Capitalism: From the Nineteenth to the Twenty First Century

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199272099
eISBN:
9780191602184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199272093.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter examines the strategies firms have used to exploit and enhance their competitive advantage by crossing borders. It begins with corporate strategies for entering and existing countries. ... More


Assessing and Managing Risk in Global Banking

Roy C. Smith, Ingo Walter, and Gayle Delong

in Global Banking

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195335934
eISBN:
9780199932146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335934.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

Future cash flows can be impaired by economic or political events. This chapter discusses the two components of country or cross-border risk, namely economic and political risk. Evaluating country ... More


The Basic Economics of Services Trade

Brian Copeland and Aaditya Mattoo

in A Handbook of International Trade in Services

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199235216
eISBN:
9780191715624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235216.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter starts with a brief overview on how services are traded and the different modes of service supply that include: cross-border trade, consumption abroad, foreign direct investment, and ... More


Creating Value Through Mergers and Acquisitions: Challenges and Opportunities

Michael A. Hitt, David King, Hema Krishnan, Marianna Makri, Mario Schijven, Katsuhiko Shimizu, and Hong Zhu

in The Handbook of Mergers and Acquisitions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199601462
eISBN:
9780191743320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199601462.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Strategy

Mergers and acquisitions have been a popular strategy, but the research suggests that acquiring firms create little or no value. Reasons for these outcomes include an inability to create synergy, ... More


Silent Forces Shaping the Performance of Cross-Border Acquisitions

Satu Teerikangas

in The Handbook of Mergers and Acquisitions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199601462
eISBN:
9780191743320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199601462.003.0021
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Strategy

This chapter extends prior research in the field of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) by focusing on the management of cross-border acquisitions. Using a qualitative grounded theory approach and basing ... More


Rethinking World Politics: A Theory of Transnational Neopluralism

Philip Cerny

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199733699
eISBN:
9780199776740
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199733699.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book is a major intervention into a central debate in international relations: how has globalization transformed world politics? Most work on world politics still presumes the following: in ... More


Company Law Developments in Europe

Joseph A. McCahery and Erik P. M. Vermeulen

in Corporate Governance of Non-Listed Companies

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199203406
eISBN:
9780191707780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203406.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter addresses the manner in which European legislators have responded to increased corporate mobility, which set in train the transformation of the close corporation form into a more ... More


Cross-border Movements of People

Deepak Nayyar

in Governing Globalization: Issues and Institutions

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199254033
eISBN:
9780191698187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199254033.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines cross-border movements of people so as to outline the contours, examine the underlying factors, analyse the implications of globalisation, explore future prospects, and consider ... More


The Architecture of Globalization: State Sovereignty in a Networked Global Economy

Stephen J. Kobrin

in Governments, Globalization, and International Business

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296058
eISBN:
9780191596209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296053.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Stephen Kobrin looks directly at the impact of globalization on the sovereignty of nation states. He, like Richard Lipsey in Ch. 3, sees globalization as the structural fusion of economic activity ... More


Breaking the Conflict Trap in India’s Northeast

Gurudas Das

in Security and Development in India's Northeast

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198079781
eISBN:
9780199081738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198079781.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter deals with policy measures needed for breaking the conflict trap in the NER. A four-fold measure has been suggested. First, promotion of economic development of the NER through ... More


The War in Afghanistan (1979–1986)

Austin Carson

in Secret Wars

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691181769
eISBN:
9780691184241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691181769.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter analyzes the end of the Cold War and external involvement in Afghanistan. On the Soviet side, the December 1979 invasion was preceded by six months of covert involvement in ... More


Introduction

John Child, David Faulkner, and Robert Pitkethly

in The Management of International Acquisitions

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199267101
eISBN:
9780191716706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199267101.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

This introductory chapter presents the research project the book is based on and a summary of the main findings. The book’s focus is outlined as comprising the three keywords: management, ... More


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