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The Central Asian Economies in the Twenty-First Century

Richard Pomfret

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691182216
eISBN:
9780691185408
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691182216.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

This book analyzes the Central Asian economies of Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan, from their buffeting by the commodity boom of the early 2000s to its ... More


Boom Times, Coalitional Politics, and State Building

Ryan Saylor

in State Building in Boom Times: Commodities and Coalitions in Latin America and Africa

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199364954
eISBN:
9780199364978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199364954.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter theorizes how boom times and coalitional politics intersect to affect state building. It describes how commodity booms often generate preferences for new public goods and stronger ... More


A Voracious Dragon?: China and Global Commodity Markets

Rhys Jenkins

in How China is Reshaping the Global Economy: Development Impacts in Africa and Latin America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198738510
eISBN:
9780191801754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198738510.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Economic growth in China has had a major impact on global commodity markets. The Chapter documents the significance of China in terms of its share of global consumption and world imports of a number ... More


State Building in Boom Times: Commodities and Coalitions in Latin America and Africa

Ryan Saylor

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199364954
eISBN:
9780199364978
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199364954.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book argues that commodity booms and coalitional politics are central to understanding the state building variation within and across Latin America and Africa. It shows how resource booms can ... More


Gaining by Shedding Case Selection Strictures: Natural Resource Booms and Institution Building in Latin America and Africa

Ryan Saylor

in Comparative Area Studies: Methodological Rationales and Cross-Regional Applications

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190846374
eISBN:
9780190869595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190846374.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

Advice on case selection often emphasizes selecting on some set of similar traits for controlled comparison—but without attention to regional contexts. This chapter highlights the benefits of ... More


Conclusion and Implications

Ryan Saylor

in State Building in Boom Times: Commodities and Coalitions in Latin America and Africa

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199364954
eISBN:
9780199364978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199364954.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter reviews how commodity booms and coalitional politics produced marked state building divergence among six Latin American and African countries. Coalitional politics determined whether ... More


The Multiple Motives behind State Building in the Developing World

Ryan Saylor

in State Building in Boom Times: Commodities and Coalitions in Latin America and Africa

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199364954
eISBN:
9780199364978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199364954.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Most studies of state formation analyze how rulers build states in response to their revenue needs, or the “revenue imperative.” Two conventional wisdoms hold that lesser warfare in the developing ... More


The World Economy from 1999 to 2007: Bubble, Bubble, Toil, and Trouble

Rob Vos

in The World Economy through the Lens of the United Nations

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198817345
eISBN:
9780191858864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817345.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Between 1999 and 2007, global economic trends were characterized by the aftermath of the Asian financial crisis, the bubble and burst of the dot-com crisis, and a global recovery which triggered a ... More


Soybeans and Power: Genetically Modified Crops, Environmental Politics, and Social Movements in Argentina

Pablo Lapegna

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190215132
eISBN:
9780190215170
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190215132.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Genetically modified (GM) or transgenic crops transformed global agriculture since their commercial release in the mid-1990s. GM crops are the product of genetically engineered seeds that are ... More


Introduction: Brazil in Historical, Comparative, and Theoretical Perspective

Ben Ross Schneider

in New Order and Progress: Development and Democracy in Brazil

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190462888
eISBN:
9780190492885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190462888.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

This chapter summarizes major political, economic, and policy developments of the 21st century and frames them in comparative, historical, and theoretical perspective. In politics, the main ... More


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