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The Mechanism

Daniel Berkowitz and Karen B. Clay

in The Evolution of a Nation: How Geography and Law Shaped the American States

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691136042
eISBN:
9781400840540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691136042.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter argues that initial conditions associated with trade and agriculture shaped the occupational distributions of early state elites who, in turn, influenced the subsequent evolution of ... More


Legacies of the Past and Currents of Change: Conundrums over Migration and Asylum

Georg Menz

in The Political Economy of Managed Migration: Nonstate Actors, Europeanization, and the Politics of Designing Migration Policies

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199533886
eISBN:
9780191714771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533886.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter submits the historical institutionalist argument that though past legacies of migration regulation leave an important imprint on national approaches, a critical juncture has now been ... More


Initial Conditions and State Political Competition

Daniel Berkowitz and Karen B. Clay

in The Evolution of a Nation: How Geography and Law Shaped the American States

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691136042
eISBN:
9781400840540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691136042.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter investigates the relationship between five initial conditions in states—temperature, precipitation, distance to oceans, distance to rivers and lakes, and colonial legal system—and ... More


Theoretical Frameworks: The Varieties of Capitalism Approach and the Global Value Chains/Global Production Networks Framework

Christel Lane and Jocelyn Probert

in National Capitalisms, Global Production Networks: Fashioning the Value Chain in the UK, US, and Germany

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199214815
eISBN:
9780191721779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214815.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

This chapter analyses the way national capitalisms interact with Global Value Chains (GVCs) / Global Production Networks (GPNs). It surveys the literature in each area and identifies both the ... More


Alternative Rescaling Strategies and the Future of New State Spaces

Neil Brenner

in New State Spaces: Urban Governance and the Rescaling of Statehood

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199270057
eISBN:
9780191699450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199270057.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter develops a general interpretation of the deeply unstable, crisis-prone formation of state spatiality that has been consolidated through the institutionalization of urban locational ... More


Competitiveness vs civil society as modes of governance

Bob Jessop

in Putting Civil Society in Its Place: Governance, Metagovernance and Subjectivity

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781447354956
eISBN:
9781447355007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447354956.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter explores ‘competitiveness’ as an important object of governance. It asks how competition is integrated into state projects and practices and what are the discursive and material ... More


Erhard and the Realization of the Social Market Economy

A. J. Nicholls

in Freedom with Responsibility: The Social Market Economy in Germany 1918-1963

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208525
eISBN:
9780191678059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208525.003.0017
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter highlights Ludwig Erhard's initiatives in the realization of the social market economy in West Germany. Even during the Korean crisis, Erhard pressed ahead with his support for the most ... More


Square pegs and round holes: extending existing typologies fails to capture the complexities of Chinese social policy

Dan Horsfall and Sabrina Chai

in Social Policy Review 25: Analysis and debate in social policy, 2013

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447312741
eISBN:
9781447312857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447312741.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

Exploring the relationship between markets and social policy from a different angle, Dan Horsfall and Sabrina Chai examine the merits of applying the idea of the ‘competition state’ to China. They ... More


The competition state thesis in a comparative perspective: the evolution of a thesis

Dan Horsfall

in Social Policy in an Era of Competition: From Global to Local Perspectives

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447326274
eISBN:
9781447326328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447326274.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter discusses the competition state thesis. Globalisation, the decline of the Fordist model of production, and the rise of the global knowledge economy have all played their role in ... More


Competition Law and Development: Lessons from the U.S. Experience

Thomas C. Arthur

in Competition Law and Development

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780804785716
eISBN:
9780804787925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785716.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Competition Law

This chapter first briefly describes the founding and early development of the U.S. antitrust regime, explaining how it came to take the unique form that it did. It also describes how, and how well, ... More


Towards asset-based welfare states

Stuart Lowe

in The Housing Debate

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847422736
eISBN:
9781447305514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422736.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

In the UK, the Beveridge-inspired welfare state began to break down in the 1970s under the impact of globalization and was partially replaced with a ‘competition state’, or at least a model that ... More


Conclusion: social policy in an era of competition

Dan Horsfall and John Hudson

in Social Policy in an Era of Competition: From Global to Local Perspectives

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447326274
eISBN:
9781447326328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447326274.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This concluding chapter highlights key arguments from across the book in order to set out an integrated agenda for future research. Theoretically rooted analyses must be at the core of such an ... More


‘Jack of All Trades, Master of None’: The Ever-increasing Ambit of the Market Investigation Regime

Christian Ahlborn and Will Leslie

in The UK Competition Regime: A Twenty-Year Retrospective

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780198868026
eISBN:
9780191904615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198868026.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Competition Law

Chapter 6 allows Christian Ahlborn, together with Will Leslie, to revisit his earlier analytical critique of market investigations in UK competition law (published in Ten Years of UK Competition Law ... More


Unfinished Reform of the Institutions Enforcing UK Competition Law

Bruce Lyons

in The UK Competition Regime: A Twenty-Year Retrospective

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780198868026
eISBN:
9780191904615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198868026.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Competition Law

Chapter 8 on institutional reform written by Bruce Lyons notes that the period since 1998 has seen major changes in competition law, including: public interest was replaced by promotion of ... More


Epilogue: States of the Anthropocene

Brian Lander

in The King's Harvest: A Political Ecology of China from the First Farmers to the First Empire

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780300255089
eISBN:
9780300262728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300255089.003.0008
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter describes Agrarian states that ran on the energy provided by photosynthesis, so they had a fundamental incentive to replace biodiverse natural ecosystems with agricultural ones. Fossil ... More


The Critical Break: The Bourgeoisie Unchained

Jon D. Wisman

in The Origins and Dynamics of Inequality: Sex, Politics, and Ideology

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780197575949
eISBN:
9780197575970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197575949.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

With this chapter, the book’s major focus shifts from the whole world to Europe, where sustainable capitalist economic development first takes off. After Rome’s disintegration, due to Western ... More


Convergence of government ideology in an era of global competition: an empirical analysis using comparative manifesto data

Stefan Kühner

in Social Policy in an Era of Competition: From Global to Local Perspectives

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447326274
eISBN:
9781447326328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447326274.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter looks at data on the manifestos of political parties across Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) countries to examine how political actors have reframed their ... More


The Structural Context for Billionaires

Peter Hägel

in Billionaires in World Politics

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198852711
eISBN:
9780191887079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198852711.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

Chapter 3 describes how, over the past decades, structural changes within the material, ideational, and institutional realms have expanded the opportunities for individuals to become extremely rich ... More


Concurrency

Niamh Dunne

in The UK Competition Regime: A Twenty-Year Retrospective

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780198868026
eISBN:
9780191904615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198868026.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Competition Law

In Chapter 10, Niamh Dunne tackles a key and developing enforcement issue which had not been dealt with in either of the preceding collections: ‘Concurrency’. The concurrency regime empowers certain ... More


Private Enforcement in the UK: Effective Redress for Consumers?

Barry J Rodger

in The UK Competition Regime: A Twenty-Year Retrospective

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780198868026
eISBN:
9780191904615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198868026.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Competition Law

In Chapter 12, Barry Rodger retraces his footsteps in relation to his contributions in both earlier collections on the theme of private enforcement in the UK, with a particular slant on the extent to ... More


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