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Is the State Passé? Competing Domains in Forestry in Orissa

Arabinda Mishra

in Promise, Trust and Evolution: Managing the Commons of South Asia

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199213832
eISBN:
9780191707438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213832.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

The chapter looks at different dimensions of policy failure relating to forest management in the Indian state of Orissa, where village communities have countered the government's devolution-based ... More


Thrift in the Other America

Wilson Brissett

in Thrift and Thriving in America: Capitalism and Moral Order from the Puritans to the Present

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199769063
eISBN:
9780199896851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199769063.003.0020
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter takes a look at thrift among low-income populations today, analyzing institutions that support and discourage thrift among the poor. Personal savings itself is institutionally arranged ... More


Private Parties and Direct Access to the Court of First Instance

Angela Ward

in Judicial Review and the Rights of Private Parties in EU Law

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199206865
eISBN:
9780191695667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206865.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The chapter focuses on the problems that private parties face when they challenge the legality of Article 230 of the treaty of the European Community. Operating independently of the concept of direct ... More


Fieldsites and Field Profile

Bina Agarwal

in Gender and Green Governance: The Political Economy of Women's Presence Within and Beyond Community Forestry

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199569687
eISBN:
9780191721847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569687.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, International

Providing a background to the empirical chapters that follow, this chapter outlines the steps involved in the collection of primary data from India and Nepal on which this study is based. It ... More


Explaining Catholic Schools’ Positive Externalities

Margaret F. Brinig and Nicole Stelle Garnett

in Lost Classroom, Lost Community: Catholic Schools' Importance in Urban America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226122007
eISBN:
9780226122144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226122144.003.0007
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter explores several hypotheses explaining why Catholic schools generate neighborhood social capital. The chapter begins by discussing the literature (e.g., Bryk, Coleman, Campbell) on the ... More


Conservation and Regeneration

Bina Agarwal

in Gender and Green Governance: The Political Economy of Women's Presence Within and Beyond Community Forestry

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199569687
eISBN:
9780191721847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569687.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, International

Would enhancing women's presence in community forestry institutions improve forest conservation and regeneration? This little addressed question is the focus of this chapter. It statistically ... More


Participation in Local Contexts

Carolyn Wong

in Voting Together: Intergenerational Politics and Civic Engagement among Hmong Americans

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780804782234
eISBN:
9781503600430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804782234.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter Three compares local contexts of political and civic participation in several cities – principally, Fresno, California; Saint Paul-Minneapolis, Minnesota; Eau Claire, Wisconsin; and Hickory, ... More


Supporting Queer Youth

Sarah Valentine

in Justice for Kids: Keeping Kids Out of the Juvenile Justice System

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814721377
eISBN:
9780814721384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814721377.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter examines the ways in which queer youth get entangled with the juvenile justice system and how such entanglement can be prevented. In particular, it argues that the violence and ... More


Contesting Orphans

Jessie B. Ramey

in Child Care in Black and White: Working Parents and the History of Orphanages

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036903
eISBN:
9780252094422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036903.003.0008
Subject:
History, Social History

This concluding chapter demonstrates how James Caldwell's experience highlights the way in which orphanages served as “community institutions,” serving the needs of the local people who used them. ... More


Living Locally, Organizing Nationally, and Thinking Globally: The View from the United States

Hasia R. Diner

in 1929: Mapping the Jewish World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814720202
eISBN:
9781479878253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814720202.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter explores the ways in which American Jews lived locally and organized nationally in 1929 yet remained connected to the global Jewish chain. In 1929, about 18,000 new Jewish immigrants had ... More


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