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Some Socio-Economic Thoughts

Paul Ekins

in Addressing Tipping Points for a Precarious Future

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265536
eISBN:
9780191760327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265536.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Tipping points may be discerned in earth systems and in planetary boundaries, even if the science is still incomplete. But for social systems, tipping points do not seem to appear too clearly, nor is ... More


The North Atlantic Triangle: Economic Reconstruction and Collapse, 1923–1933

Volker R. Berghahn

in American Big Business in Britain and Germany: A Comparative History of Two "Special Relationships" in the 20th Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161099
eISBN:
9781400850297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161099.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter deals with the period between the 1923 economic crisis and an even more severe economic breakdown in 1929. This period saw an engagement of the United States in Europe that had not been ... More


Introduction

Gus Van Harten

in Investment Treaty Arbitration and Public Law

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199552146
eISBN:
9780191711558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199552146.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This introductory chapter begins with a discussion of the collapse of the Argentine economy in December 2001, which prompted foreign investors to file legal claims against the country. The example ... More


Afterword

Holden Thorp

in The Dynamic Decade: Creating the Sustainable Campus for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2001-2011

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469607252
eISBN:
9781469608280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469607252.003.0012
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This chapter shows how construction and renovation continued on schedule even after the economic collapse of 2008 and subsequent budget cuts because of the foresight of using the bond referendum as a ... More


Overexcitement, Economic Collapse, and the Regulation of Business

John Corrigan

in Business of the Heart: Religion and Emotion in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520221963
eISBN:
9780520924321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520221963.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Bostonians were anxious about social disorder prevalent in their city and thought the city's accomplishments and beauties were being exaggerated. To curb that, they enforced statutes that curtailed ... More


From One Crisis to the Next: IMF-Argentine Relations, 1985–2002

Stephen C. Nelson

in The Currency of Confidence: How Economic Beliefs Shape the IMF’s Relationship with Its Borrowers

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501705120
eISBN:
9781501708305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705120.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter examines Argentina's relationship with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) during the period 1985–2002. It first considers the new policy team formed by Argentine President Raúl ... More


The New Siberia

Janet M. Hartley

in Siberia: A History of the People

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300167948
eISBN:
9780300206173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300167948.003.0016
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter considers the issues and opportunities for people in Siberia today. It addresses issues such as the extent to which the very richness of Siberian resources cause an imbalance in the ... More


Socialism or Death!: The Long Special Period, 1991–2000

Luis Martínez-Fernández

in Revolutionary Cuba: A History

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813049953
eISBN:
9780813050416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049953.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The abrupt termination of Soviet trade subsidies and other forms of aid beginning in 1989, the tightening of the U.S. trade embargo during the 1990s, and Cuba's temporary virtual withdrawal from ... More


Development Cooperation in Times of Crisis

José Antonio Ocampo and José Antonio Alonso (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231159661
eISBN:
9780231504393
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231159661.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book revisits the causes of the 2008 global economic collapse, re-evaluating the international response to the crisis and suggesting more effective approaches to development cooperation. It ... More


The National Unemployed Workers’ Movement

K. D. Ewing and C. A. Gearty

in The Struggle for Civil Liberties: Political Freedom and the Rule of Law in Britain, 1914-1945

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198762515
eISBN:
9780191695193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198762515.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter discusses the protestion that was engendered by the decisions made by the government during the 1930s after the start of the national economic collapse. This event led to a period of ... More


Counter-Couture

Regina A. Root

in Couture and Consensus: Fashion and Politics in Postcolonial Argentina

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816647934
eISBN:
9781452945965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816647934.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This epilogue discusses the changes in the use of the Argentine dress codes from being a simple form of a body’s embellishment to a symbol of protest. Dress codes loosened during the twenty-first ... More


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