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The Rule of Law: Theoretical Principles

RUMU SARKAR

in International Development Law: Rule of Law, Human Rights, and Global Finance

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195398281
eISBN:
9780199866366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398281.003.001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter provides a brief overview of the philosophical background and history of development strategies and approaches, including a discussion of Max Weber's sociological theories and how they ... More


Architectural Issues

Robert Truswell

in Events, Phrases, and Questions

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199577774
eISBN:
9780191725319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577774.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Semantics and Pragmatics

A locality condition stated in terms of events raises questions concerning modularity. Why can a syntactic condition be constrained by semantic factors. Attempts to syntacticize the Single Event ... More


International Social Development

Susan C. Mapp

in Human Rights and Social Justice in a Global Perspective: An Introduction to International Social Work

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195313451
eISBN:
9780199893423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313451.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter begins with a discussion of the effect of maps on our worldview. It then considers two primary theories of development: modernization theory and dependency theory. Distorted development ... More


Theoretical Perspectives: Towards a Better Understanding of the SEZ Impact

Aradhna Aggarwal

in Social and Economic Impact of SEZs in India

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077275
eISBN:
9780199081035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077275.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter critically examines the theoretical propositions that seek to explain the rationale and economic impact of special economic zones (SEZs) in developing countries and argues that the ... More


“Every Man his Specialty”: Beckett and the Dialectics of Dependency

Michael Davidson

in Invalid Modernism: Disability and the Missing Body of the Aesthetic

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198832812
eISBN:
9780191880476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198832812.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Chapter 4 discusses the dialectics of dependency—the interplay between a social contract based on free, equal agents and one that recognizes contingent interrelationships—by looking at one modernist ... More


Towards a new sociology of ageing: from structured dependency to critical gerontology

Chris Phillipson

in Fighting poverty, inequality and injustice: A manifesto inspired by Peter Townsend

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847427151
eISBN:
9781447302353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427151.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter assesses Peter's role as the founder in the UK of the sociology of ageing and his influence on the development of critical gerontology. It notes that the article published in the first ... More


Introduction: Debating the New Terrain

Carol Wise

in Dragonomics: How Latin America Is Maximizing (or Missing Out on) China's International Development Strategy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780300224092
eISBN:
9780300252378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300224092.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter introduces the rise of China in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). The author analyzes existing debates around the China-LAC relationship and offers three main points: (1) China will ... More


Liberation Theology and Social Analysis

Matthew A. Shadle

in Interrupting Capitalism: Catholic Social Thought and the Economy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190660130
eISBN:
9780190660161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190660130.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

The most controversial aspect of Latin American liberation theology was its use of Marxist analysis and dependency theory. This chapter examines the use of social analysis by liberation theologians, ... More


Capitalist Development

Graham Harrison

in Developmentalism: The Normative and Transformative within Capitalism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198785798
eISBN:
9780191827617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198785798.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The chapter constructs a theory of capitalist development based on a distinction between capital-ascendant and capital-dominant countries. It makes this analytical separation by distinguishing real, ... More


Exchange and Dependency Theories

Peter R. Monge and Noshir Contractor

in Theories of Communication Networks

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195160369
eISBN:
9780197565636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195160369.003.0014
Subject:
Computer Science, Computer Architecture and Logic Design

Extensive research has been conducted that seeks to explain the emergence of networks based on exchange and dependency mechanisms. Social exchange theory, ... More


Economic Development and Social Change

Neil J. Smelser and John S. Reed

in Usable Social Science

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780520273566
eISBN:
9780520954144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273566.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter is the most macroscopic in emphasis and deals with arenas in which the generation of usable policy-oriented knowledge has been the most problematic. The authors identify a social-science ... More


Development Theories

John Harriss

in International Development: Ideas, Experience, and Prospects

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199671656
eISBN:
9780191751127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671656.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Development theories are about understanding how the processes of change in societies take place. Scholars from historically less-developed parts of Europe, and from the colonial world, contributed ... More


Corporate Hit Men: An Empirical Analysis of U.S. Drug Enforcement Aid, American Corporations, and Paramilitary Death Squads

Horace A. Bartilow

in Drug War Pathologies: Embedded Corporatism and U.S. Drug Enforcement in the Americas

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469652559
eISBN:
9781469652573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469652559.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

To test the theoretical components of the argument presented in chapter 5, this chapter develops an empirical model of how U.S. transnational corporations and paramilitary death squads mediate the ... More


Is There a Tension Between Development Economics and Competition?

Ioannis Lianos, Abel Mateus, and Azza Raslan

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/9780804785716.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Competition Law

The chapter aims to contribute to the cross-fertilization of the fields of competition economics and development economics. Our narrative focuses on the opposition between the dominant intellectual ... More


A Culture of Solidarity

Lilian Calles Barger

in The World Come of Age: An Intellectual History of Liberation Theology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190695392
eISBN:
9780190695422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190695392.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter examines the politics of difference and solidarity among Latin American and Black Power radicals that challenged the exclusion of marginalized groups from the universal. Dependency ... More


Geographies of Unequal Global Exchange

Eric Sheppard

in Limits to Globalization: The Disruptive Geographies of Capitalist Development

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199681167
eISBN:
9780191761249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199681167.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

Marxian and post-Keynesian theories of international trade, eschewing micro-foundations and considering a relational economy, challenge core propositions of mainstream trade theory. Marxian theory ... More


Introduction: Infrastructure in African development

Mthuli Ncube, Charles Leyeka Lufumpa, and George Kararach

in Infrastructure in Africa: Lessons for Future Development

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447326632
eISBN:
9781447326663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447326632.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Infrastructure not only enhances socio-economic growth, but it is also an important drive of sustainable development. Infrastructure will remain a key ingredient for achieving all of Africa’s ... More


Curriculum Policy and Policymaking

Paul Morris and Bob Adamson

in Curriculum, Schooling and Society in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789888028016
eISBN:
9789888180257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028016.003.0002
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Drawing on the notions of rational and conflict perspectives, this chapter focuses on how curriculum decisions are made and who the key agencies are, which have a role in the formal process of ... More


The Role of Agricultural and Environmental History in East African Developmental Discourse

Daryl Stump

in Humans and the Environment: New Archaeological Perspectives for the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199590292
eISBN:
9780191917998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199590292.003.0019
Subject:
Archaeology, Environmental Archaeology

The past, or the perception of the past, plays a pivotal role in the formation of modern policies on land-use, since the rhetoric of conservation favours ... More


Brazilian Historical Writing

Marshall C. Eakin

in The Oxford History of Historical Writing: Volume 5: Historical Writing Since 1945

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780199225996
eISBN:
9780191863431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199225996.003.0022
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter addresses how, starting in the 1940s, historical writing in Brazil was gradually professionalized and then pluralized under the impact of Western historiographical trends such as ... More


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