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Law and Competition in Twentieth-Century Europe: Protecting Prometheus

David Gerber

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199244010
eISBN:
9780191705182
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199244010.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Competition Law

Protecting economic competition has become a major objective of government in Western Europe, and competition law has become a central part of economic and legal experience. The competition law of ... More


Skill Formation in the Twenty-First Century

Phillip Brown

in High Skills: Globalization, Competitiveness, and Skill Formation

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199244188
eISBN:
9780191697340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199244188.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Political Economy

This introductory chapter examines human capital theory and how it has been extended to explain global economic trends and the scope for skill-formation policies in the new economic competition. ... More


Introduction

G. BRUCE DOERN and STEPHEN WILKS

in Comparative Competition Policy: National Institutions in a Global Market

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198280620
eISBN:
9780191684371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198280620.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter introduces competition as a ubiquitous feature of society, and economic competition as the pre-eminent dynamic force within capitalist market economies. At the risk of stating the ... More


Klan Recruitment in North Carolina Counties

David Cunningham

in Klansville, U.S.A.: The Rise and Fall of the Civil Rights-Era Ku Klux Klan

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199752027
eISBN:
9780199979431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199752027.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter focuses on the Ku Klux Klan's uneven presence across North Carolina counties, and explains how the significant variation in Klan presence related to the patterning of racial competition ... More


Her Honest Labor

Eleanor Hubbard

in City Women: Money, Sex, and the Social Order in Early Modern London

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199609345
eISBN:
9780191739088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609345.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter deals with the work that early modern London wives and widows performed for money. It argues that restrictions on women's work resulted from economic concerns, not sexual anxieties about ... More


Efficiency of what?—Assessing efficiency arguments in the context of tax competition

Peter Dietsch

in Catching Capital: The Ethics of Tax Competition

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780190251512
eISBN:
9780190251543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190251512.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The concept of efficiency is used in different ways in economics. First, the practical relevance of models that conclude that tax competition is either Pareto optimal or not is limited, because we do ... More


Introduction: 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/9781447326274.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This introductory chapter provides an overview of how the intensification of global economic competition has influenced the direction of welfare state reform processes across the Organisation for ... More


Economic Competition and Structural Change

Yue Chim Richard Wong

in Diversity and Occasional Anarchy: On Deep Economic and Social Contradictions in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9789888139446
eISBN:
9789888180349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139446.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Hong Kong's economy has experienced rapid structural changes over the past three decades. The service sector grew speedily in terms of its share in employment, nominal GDP and real GDP, while the ... More


Energy Systems Transformation: State Choices at the Intersection of Sustainability and Growth

Mark Huberty

in The Third Globalization: Can Wealthy Nations Stay Rich in the Twenty-First Century?

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199917822
eISBN:
9780199332861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199917822.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter focuses on the comparative political economy of energy systems transformation and growth. It explores what choices states face in pursuing transformative change in their energy systems, ... More


Cradle to Grave: Life, Work, and Death at the Lake Superior Copper Mines

Larry Lankton

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195083576
eISBN:
9780199854158
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195083576.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Concentrating on technology, economics, labor, and social history, this book documents the full life cycle of one of America's great mineral ranges from the 1840s to the 1960s. The book examines the ... More


Conclusion

D. G. Webster

in Adaptive Governance: The Dynamics of Atlantic Fisheries Management

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262232708
eISBN:
9780262285872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262232708.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This book reveals that a better understanding of the vulnerability response approach is essential for adaptive governance of the fishing industry. Effective management tools are essential for ... More


Southern White Privilege

Angie Maxwell and Todd Shields

in The Long Southern Strategy: How Chasing White Voters in the South Changed American Politics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190265960
eISBN:
9780190939403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190265960.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

In order to solidify support among its southern white base, the GOP offered powerful characterizations of the haves and have-nots, of the taxpayer and the tax recipient, of the makers and the takers, ... More


Black Views toward Proposed Undocumented Immigration Policies: The Role of Racial Stereotypes and Economic Competition

Lorrie Frasure-Yokley and Stacey Greene

in Black and Brown in Los Angeles: Beyond Conflict and Coalition

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520275591
eISBN:
9780520956872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520275591.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the attitudes of African Americans toward both Latinas/os and immigrants, and particularly toward toward proposed undocumented immigration policies, in Los Angeles. Using data ... More


The Economic Crisis in Imperial Italy and Competition from the Provinces

André Tchernia

in The Romans and Trade

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198723714
eISBN:
9780191829376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723714.003.0020
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

The chapter starts by examining Rostovzeff’s contention that from the end of the first century AD Italy entered a period of economic crisis owing to competition from the provinces. This ... More


Incumbency and the Legal Configuration of Hydrocarbon Infrastructure

Ross Astoria

in The Political Economy of Clean Energy Transitions

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198802242
eISBN:
9780191840586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198802242.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Incumbency is usually understood as an entity’s power to preclude economic competition through legislative rent seeking or price manipulation, and monopolistic electrical power utilities are a ... More


From polished stone tool to sacred axe: the axes of the Danis of Irian Jaya, Indonesia

Pierre PÉTrequin and Anne-Marie PÉTrequin

in The Use of Tools by Human and Non-human Primates

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198522638
eISBN:
9780191688652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198522638.003.0021
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The groups inhabiting central Irian Jaya are classless societies in which social and economic competition is manifested through leaders whose position is not hereditary. Cultivated land outside the ... 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


Proletarian Tourism: The Best Form of Rest

Diane P. Koenker

in Club Red: Vacation Travel and the Soviet Dream

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451539
eISBN:
9780801467738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451539.003.0003
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter explores the unresolved balancing act between the two aspects of tourism: as a social movement and as an economic enterprise. In the course of the 1930s, as the Soviet tourist vacation ... More


Closing the R2P Chapter: Opening a Dissident Current within Philosophy of War

Sagar Sanyal

in Challenges for Humanitarian Intervention: Ethical Demand and Political Reality

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198812852
eISBN:
9780191850646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812852.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Sagar Sanyal implores us to look beyond the analytical just war tradition in our thinking about humanitarian intervention. The standards and assumptions built into this approach are its trappings: ... More


Learning to Forget: The Anti-Memoirs of Modernity

Dipankar Gupta

in LEARNING TO FORGET: The Anti-Memoirs of Modernity

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195674330
eISBN:
9780199081820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195674330.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

The concerns of the present very clearly, and self-consciously, provide context and perspective to events of the past in comparative history. The context of the present justifies and provides the ... More


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