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The Role of Tradition in Japan's Industrialization: Another Path to Industrialization

Masayuki Tanimoto

in The Role of Tradition in Japan's Industrialization: Another Path to Industrialization

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780198292746
eISBN:
9780191603891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198292740.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter provides an introduction to the book and relates the succeeding chapters to theoretical and comparative issues in the English-language literature. It presents an overview of author’s ... More


Towards a Federal Europe? The Euro and Institutional Change in Historical Perspective

Kathleen R. McNamara

in The State of the European Union, 6: Law, Politics, and Society

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199257409
eISBN:
9780191600951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019925740X.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This is the first of three chapters on salient EU policy innovations and expansion between 2000 and 2002, and it looks at European monetary policy (monetary integration) in light of the introduction ... More


Latin America in the World Economy, 1810–2010

Luis Bértola and José Antonio Ocampo

in The Economic Development of Latin America since Independence

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199662135
eISBN:
9780191748950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199662135.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, International

Chapter 1 presents an overview of Latin American development since Independence in a comparative perspective. Based on a new dataset of per capita GDP and a typology of Latin American countries, ... More


Globalizing Democracy: Power, Legitimacy and the Interpretation of Democratic Ideas

Katherine Fierlbeck

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719049958
eISBN:
9781781701416
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719049958.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Democracy has become a victim of its own success: the more that global societies wish to be seen as ‘democratic’, the more inflated the term becomes and the less meaning it has. We must avoid looking ... More


Northern Neighbours: Scotland and Norway since 1800

John Bryden, Ottar Brox, and Lesley Riddoch (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748696208
eISBN:
9781474412506
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696208.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This book, which has a Preface by Scotland’s leading historian, Sir Tom Devine, is a comparative study of the economic, social and political development of Norway and Scotland, mainly since about ... More


Linking Economic Growth to Poverty Reduction under Globalization: A Case for Harnessing Globalization for the Poor in Sub-Saharan Africa

Machiko Nissanke

in Economic Growth and Poverty Reduction in Sub-Saharan Africa: Current and Emerging Issues

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198728450
eISBN:
9780191795343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198728450.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the experiences of the SSA region with globalization–growth–poverty relationships in a comparative perspective. It argues that specific conditions prevailed internationally and ... More


Macroeconomic Perspective on Development

Amit Bhaduri

in Asian Transformations: An Inquiry into the Development of Nations

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780198844938
eISBN:
9780191880308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198844938.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Macroeconomic strategies and policies have differed significantly among Asian countries, and yet some common issues recur despite their immense diversity in inherited historical initial conditions, ... More


Epilogue: taking stock, looking ahead1

Joseph Hodge

in Developing Africa: Concepts and practices in twentieth-century colonialism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719091803
eISBN:
9781781706824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091803.003.0016
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

The epilogue offers a reflective summation of the fourteen case studies in the collection, identifying a number of common patterns as well as differences among the contributions. It is clear that the ... More


Introduction

Kathleen R. McNamara

in The Politics of Everyday Europe: Constructing Authority in the European Union

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780198716235
eISBN:
9780191784897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716235.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter introduces a puzzle: how has the European Union come to be a taken-for-granted political authority, despite its novelty as a political actor? After assessing the EU’s surprising ... More


The Politics of Everyday Europe: Constructing Authority in the European Union

Kathleen R. McNamara

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780198716235
eISBN:
9780191784897
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716235.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

How do political authorities build support for themselves and their rule? Doing so is key to accruing power, but it can be a complicated affair. This book shows how social processes can legitimate ... More


The Karlsruhe Phenomenon: What Makes the Court What It Is

Matthias Jestaedt

in The German Federal Constitutional Court: The Court Without Limits

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198793540
eISBN:
9780191835322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198793540.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Comparative Law

This chapter stresses that nothing in the Federal Constitutional Court’s growth was preordained. It depicts the Court’s initially fraught relations with political actors, ordinary judges, and legal ... More


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