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Do multiculturalism policies erode the welfare state? An empirical analysis

Keith Banting, Richard Johnston, Will Kymlicka, and Stuart Soroka

in Multiculturalism and the Welfare State: Recognition and Redistribution in Contemporary Democracies

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199289172
eISBN:
9780191711084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199289172.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter introduces a new framework for testing the recognition/redistribution hypothesis. It develops an index of twenty-three different types of MCPs that have been adopted for three different ... More


Cajun Breakdown: The Emergence of an American Made Music

Ryan André Brasseaux

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195343069
eISBN:
9780199866977
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195343069.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This book examines Cajun music’s social and cultural evolution through 1950. Since the ethnic group’s inception, the Cajun community constantly adapted and incorporated select elements ... More


Is National Technology Policy Obsolete in a Globalised World?: The Japanese Vision

Martin Fransman

in Visions of Innovation: The Firm and Japan

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198289357
eISBN:
9780191596261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198289359.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

The chapter begins with a brief discussion of the convergence hypothesis, which argues that there has been a convergence in the economies of the major industrialized countries in the post‐World War ... More


A Survey of the Pay Structure by Occupation

Henry Phelps Brown

in The Inequality of Pay

Published in print:
1979
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198851202
eISBN:
9780191596780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198851200.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter surveys occupational pay structure in various types of economy, and together with the next chapter (which surveys the changes that have come about in pay structure in the course of ... More


Managing Corporate Growth

Jordi Canals

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296676
eISBN:
9780191685262
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296676.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Strategy

As economic growth in Western countries shows signs of fatigue, companies are battling hard to discover how to generate and sustain corporate growth. The restructuring and reengineering processes of ... More


The Shift to Multilateral Venues, 1992–1995

Rosemary Foot

in Rights Beyond Borders: The Global Community and the Struggle over Human Rights in China

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198297765
eISBN:
9780191599279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198297769.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The first 18 months after the Tiananmen bloodshed marked the height of global criticism of China's human rights record, but the years 1992–1995 quickly gave some indication of the difficulties that ... More


The Form of Recent Distributions of Income

Henry Phelps Brown

in Egalitarianism and the Generation of Inequality

Published in print:
1988
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198286486
eISBN:
9780191596773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198286481.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

The last chapter contained illustrations of the distribution of income in the UK displayed as a Pen parade; this one asks whether the form that was shown there is peculiar to a particular time or ... More


Foreign migrants: inequality and deviance

Robert Stuart Yoder

in Deviance and inequality in Japan: Japanese youth and foreign migrants

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847428325
eISBN:
9781447302049
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428325.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter focuses on the tight social controls, discrimination against and very limited rights of foreign migrants. As subcultures, foreign migrant groups are permanent and non-permanent residents ... More


The Historical Course of Change in the Distribution of Income

Henry Phelps Brown

in Egalitarianism and the Generation of Inequality

Published in print:
1988
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198286486
eISBN:
9780191596773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198286481.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

The similarity of the distributions of income in some Western countries in recent years that was demonstrated in the last chapter prompts conjecture that this kind of distribution is governed ... More


Yankee Twang: Country and Western Music in New England

Clifford R. Murphy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038679
eISBN:
9780252096617
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038679.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

Merging scholarly insight with a professional guitarist's keen sense of the musical life, this book delves into the rich tradition of country and western music that is played and loved in the mill ... More


Finding Community in the New England Country and Western Event

Clifford R. Murphy (ed.)

in Yankee Twang: Country and Western Music in New England

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038679
eISBN:
9780252096617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038679.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter examines how country and western musicians regularly navigate the frontier between self-expression and community expression, and such navigation is a defining characteristic of the folk ... More


“It Beats Digging Clams”: The Working life of Country and Western Musicians in the Barnstorming Era

Clifford R. Murphy (ed.)

in Yankee Twang: Country and Western Music in New England

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038679
eISBN:
9780252096617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038679.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter looks at how country and western music has provided a way of making a living for several thousand people in New England over the course of the music's history in the region. Gift ... More


Populist Leadership

Jos de Beus

in Dispersed Democratic Leadership: Origins, Dynamics, and Implications

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199562992
eISBN:
9780191701856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562992.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The pursuit of an absolute majority ruling is characterized by resistance against a ruling class more commonly referred to as populism which displays a sense of popular and militant nationalism as ... More


Home on the Grange: The Frontier Between “American” and “Immigrant” Worldviews in New England Country and Western

Clifford R. Murphy (ed.)

in Yankee Twang: Country and Western Music in New England

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038679
eISBN:
9780252096617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038679.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter traces how the rules that governed New England working-class sociability changed dramatically at country and western events. The cowboy names, the clothing, the decor, and the music ... More


Below the Line

Mark Robert Rank

in One Nation, Underprivileged: Why American Poverty Affects Us All

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195101683
eISBN:
9780199894048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195101683.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter provides a more detailed look at the landscape of American poverty, including the manner in which poverty is measured, lessons learned with respect to the patterns and features of U.S. ... More


Contemporary Ijtihad: Limits and Controversies

L. Ali Khan and Hisham M. Ramadan

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748641284
eISBN:
9780748653256
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641284.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The resurgence of Islam, geopolitical crises involving Muslim nations, violence associated with Islam and the immigration of millions of Muslims to Western countries have generated a strong interest ... More


Libya

Gawdat Bahgat

in Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons in the Middle East

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813031668
eISBN:
9780813039114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813031668.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter examines Libya's weapons of mass destruction (WDM) program. It rejects the proposition that Libya agreed to rid itself of WMD programs in December 2003 because Muammar Gadafi was scared ... More


From the Cottage Industry to Transnational Media Giants

Dal Yong Jin

in Korea's Online Gaming Empire

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014762
eISBN:
9780262289511
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014762.003.0008
Subject:
Computer Science, Game Studies

This chapter examines the structural transnationalization of the online game industry, recent trends of transnational corporations (TNCs), and their engagement in the online game industry to ... More


The New England Cowboy: Regional Resistance to National Culture

Clifford R. Murphy (ed.)

in Yankee Twang: Country and Western Music in New England

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038679
eISBN:
9780252096617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038679.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter explores how the New England country and western musician's important place in New England social history has been obscured for over fifty years now by the same industrial forces that ... More


Introduction: Reintroducing New England to the Country Music World

Clifford R. Murphy (ed.)

in Yankee Twang: Country and Western Music in New England

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038679
eISBN:
9780252096617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038679.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, American

This introductory chapter studies what local working-class New Englanders often refer to as “traditional country music,” particularly the so-called “New England country and western music.” The ... More


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