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The Decline of Dirigisme in France

John L. Campbell and Ove K. Pedersen

in The National Origins of Policy Ideas: Knowledge Regimes in the United States, France, Germany, and Denmark

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691150314
eISBN:
9781400850365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150314.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the political-economic problems that France faced in the aftermath of the Golden Age. These political-economic problems persisted and precipitated what some people described as ... More


Politics, the Region, and the State

Eduardo Posada-Carbó

in The Colombian Caribbean: A Regional History 1870-1950

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206286
eISBN:
9780191677069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206286.003.0008
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter examines the extent to which the Colombian Caribbean showed distinct political behaviour. It looks at the relationship between the Caribbean Coast and the central state, and at the ways ... More


Factoring the Foreign Policy Goals of the Central Asian States

Marlene Laruelle

in China, The United States, and the Future of Central Asia: U.S.-China Relations, Volume I

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479844333
eISBN:
9781479809448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479844333.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter discusses the long-term positioning of Central Asian states on the international stage, and the matrixes of foreign policies, regime security, and diverging strategies of ... More


Walls and Windmills: Economic Development in Central Asia

Nazgul Jenish

in China, The United States, and the Future of Central Asia: U.S.-China Relations, Volume I

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479844333
eISBN:
9781479809448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479844333.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines recent developments in the socioeconomic situation in the five Central Asian states of the former Soviet Union, with a particular focus on the relations of these countries with ... More


Distinct Paths of Development and the Cold War Transnational Spillover

Luis Roniger

in Transnational Politics in Central America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813036632
eISBN:
9780813038834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036632.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter analyzes how the isthmian states fully developed their institutional distinctiveness and distance from one another which had happened by the twentieth century. The chapter indicates how ... More


Who governs east Manchester?

Georgina Blakeley and Brendan Evans

in The regeneration of east Manchester: A political analysis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719084409
eISBN:
9781781707708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084409.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter uses the practice of the complex governance structures and plethora of partnerships which governed urban regeneration in east Manchester to analyse the utility of governance theories. ... More


Devolution and the accommodation of Basque difference in Spain

Angela K. Bourne

in The European Union and the Accommodation of Basque Difference in Spain

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719067501
eISBN:
9781781701348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719067501.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter discusses the assumption that devolution has been an important tool for the accommodation of Basque difference in Spain. It studies the main arrangements and rationales for Basque ... More


The Barricades of the Fronde

Mark Traugott

in The Insurgent Barricade

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520266322
eISBN:
9780520947733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520266322.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter explores the early barricades through the great Parisian insurrection of 1648 that clearly established their recurrent character. It explains that the “Second Day of the Barricades” ... More


From Ancient to Medieval

R.S. Sharma

in India’s Ancient Past

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195687859
eISBN:
9780199080366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195687859.003.0031
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

The central factor that eventually transformed ancient Indian society into a medieval society was the practice of land grants. The brahmanas were granted villages free from taxes which were collected ... More


Right concept, wrong country

Salvatore Babones

in American Tianxia: Chinese Money, American Power and the End of History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447336808
eISBN:
9781447336907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447336808.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

For most of its history, China was at the center of an East Asian interstate system, the Chinese tianxia. The Chinese word for China, Zhongguo, even means "central state" (or "middle kingdom"). By ... More


The Science of Deep History: Old Accounts and Modern Science of New Madrid

Conevery Bolton Valencius

in The Lost History of the New Madrid Earthquakes

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226053899
eISBN:
9780226053929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226053929.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

In 1912, United States Geological Survey researcher Myron L. Fuller published an account of the New Madrid earthquakes. This report languished until seismologist Otto Nuttli re-focused scientific ... More


The Responses of Opium Growers to Eradication Campaigns and the Poppy Tax, 1907–1949

Lucien Bianco

in Opium Regimes: China, Britain, and Japan, 1839-1952

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520220096
eISBN:
9780520924499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520220096.003.0055
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter focuses on the cultivators of opium whose livelihoods, and even survival, were directly affected by the state's opium regimes, explaining that growing opium could be a life-saving option ... More


Return of the C Fibers; or, Philosophers’ Lack of Nerve

István Aranyosi

in The Peripheral Mind: Philosophy of Mind and the Peripheral Nervous System

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199989607
eISBN:
9780199346349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199989607.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

After using the case of one of the African peoples’, the Akan’s conceptual scheme as an illustration of the point that the concept of mind is not absolute but relative to culture and historical ... More


Zawiyat Sidi al-Ghazi: Survival of a Traditional Religious Institution

John A. Shoup

in Held in Trust: Waqf in the Islamic World

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789774163937
eISBN:
9781617970924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774163937.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The zawiya, or hospice, of Sidi al-Ghazi in the Tafilalt is one of the most important in the western part of the Sahara. It figures among the six most important of those located along the northern ... More


Jirga, Shura and Community Development Councils: Village Institutions and State Interference

Christine Noelle-Karimi

in Local Politics in Afghanistan: A Century of Intervention in the Social Order

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199327928
eISBN:
9780199388066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199327928.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter shows how ideological concepts shaped the understanding of the relationship between the central state and its citizens, focusing particularly on concepts such as Pashtun nationalism ... More


Locating Qualia: Do They Reside in the Brain or in the Body and the World?

Christopher S. Hill

in Meaning, Mind, and Knowledge

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199665822
eISBN:
9780191766336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199665822.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The arguments in ‘OW!’ indicate that we should adopt a perceptual model of awareness of pain, and identify pains with peripheral disturbances involving stress or damage. But the correlations between ... More


Chapter Three

Janann Sherman

in Walking on Air: The Aerial Adventures of Phoebe Omlie

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617031243
eISBN:
9781617031250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617031243.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter describes events in Phoebe’s life including her employment as consultant and eventually the brand “ambassadoress” of Central States Aero Company, makers of the Monocoupe monoplane; and ... More


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