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Dollars and Sense: The Economic Consequences of Divorce

Joanna L. Grossman and Lawrence M. Friedman

in Inside the Castle: Law and the Family in 20th Century America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691149820
eISBN:
9781400839773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691149820.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter considers developments in the law of property division and spousal support, with some attention to such private arrangements as antenuptial agreements. The issue here is mostly about ... More


Debate on the economic consequences of peacetime

Graciana del Castillo

in Rebuilding War-Torn States: The Challenge of Post-Conflict Economic Reconstruction

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199237739
eISBN:
9780191717239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237739.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, International

Peace is not only difficult to build, but, like war, it has important economic and financial consequences. Unlike the post-World War periods when policymakers, scholars, and practitioners debated the ... More


Immigration

Gillian Brock

in Global Justice: A Cosmopolitan Account

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199230938
eISBN:
9780191710957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230938.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Chapter 8 discusses whether easing restrictions on immigration would be helpful in advancing global justice. Some particular kinds of migration policies (such as, those that have strict term limits, ... More


Normative and Positive Approaches to Financial Ethics

George A. Aragon

in Financial Ethics: A Positivist Analysis

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195305968
eISBN:
9780199867844
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305968.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter reviews the development of business ethics as an academic field and argues that equating financial ethics with business ethics (as it has developed) confines financial ethics to a ... More


Using Household Data to Study the Economic Consequences of Violent Conflict: The Case of Rwanda

Marijke Verpoorten

in Guns and Butter: The Economic Causes and Consequences of Conflict

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012812
eISBN:
9780262255387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012812.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter examines the economic consequences of the violent conflict in Rwanda using household data. It analyzes the economic response of Rwandan households to the genocide that took place along ... More


Demands for Equality

José María Maravall

in Demands on Democracy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198778523
eISBN:
9780191823848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198778523.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Demands on democracies include greater redistribution of economic resources. It is claimed that economic inequalities have grown very much, particularly since the 1980s. Yet ‘equality’ has been ... More


Prologue: The Ohio River Valley as a Region

Darrel E. Bigham

in On Jordan’s Banks: Emancipation and Its Aftermath in the Ohio River Valley

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813123660
eISBN:
9780813134741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813123660.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about the history of African American settlement along the Ohio River and the economic consequences for the river. This book focuses on a ... More


Harm reduction, medicalisation and decriminalisation

Philip Bean

in Legalising drugs: Debates and dilemmas

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423757
eISBN:
9781447302698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423757.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter discusses harm reduction, medicalisation and decriminalisation, the three reformative, rather than radical features of the debate. These fit more easily into those proposals that soften ... More


Exchange Rate Regimes in Theory and Practice

Michael W. Klein and Jay C. Shambaugh

in Exchange Rate Regimes in the Modern Era

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013659
eISBN:
9780262259002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013659.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter creates the foundation that will affect and be built upon by much of the book, creating a context for questioning and exploration. It introduces the standard view of exchange rate ... More


Demands on Democracy

José María Maravall

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198778523
eISBN:
9780191823848
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198778523.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Why are representative democracies extensively criticized by some, while simultaneously inspiring hopes in many parts of the world? What do demands for ‘more’ democracy mean? Are they related to ... More


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