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Ideology and the Shadow of History: A Perspective on the Great Depression

Barry Eichengreen and Peter Temin

in The Economic Future in Historical Perspective

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263471
eISBN:
9780191734786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263471.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

The Great Depression is one of those seminal events in the modern world economy on which policy-makers and market participants rely when formulating their conceptions of how market economies behave. ... More


Chronic Distress and Regional Economic Resilience

Harold Wolman, Howard Wial, Travis St. Clair, and Edward Hill

in Coping with Adversity: Regional Economic Resilience and Public Policy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780801451690
eISBN:
9781501709494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451690.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Chapter two turns to a similar set of questions with regard to chronic economic distress: why do some regions face chronic economic distress while others do not, and why are some ... More


The Kyrgyz Republic

Richard Pomfret

in The Central Asian Economies in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691182216
eISBN:
9780691185408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691182216.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

This chapter looks at the national economy and transition strategies of the Kyrgyz Republic. The Kyrgyz Republic was the most explicit of the Central Asian countries in attempting a rapid transition ... More


Introduction

Harold Wolman, Howard Wial, Travis St. Clair, and Edward Hill

in Coping with Adversity: Regional Economic Resilience and Public Policy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780801451690
eISBN:
9781501709494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451690.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The introduction introduces the main concepts – economic adversity, economic shock, chronic economic distress, and economic resilience and examines previous efforts to define these. It then presents ... More


Coping with Adversity: Regional Economic Resilience and Public Policy

Harold Wolman, Howard Wial, Travis St. Clair, and Edward Hill

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780801451690
eISBN:
9781501709494
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451690.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The book analyses two different forms of economic adversity faced by urban regions – external shocks and chronic economic distress. It then examines whether and why some regions are resilient to ... More


Space Available

Matthew Frye Jacobson

in The Historian's Eye: Photography, History, and the American Present

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469649665
eISBN:
9781469649689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469649665.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter documents empty storefronts in cities and towns across North America that stood as a most visible and poignant public expression of the scale of economic distress.


The Continuum of Violence: A Gender Perspective on War and Peace

Cynthia Cockburn

in Sites of Violence: Gender and Conflict Zones

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520230729
eISBN:
9780520937055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230729.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter suggests that a gender perspective on the successive moments in the flux of peace and war is not an optional extra but a stark necessity. It shows what some of features of conflict and ... More


The Rise of Leverage

Sarah Paterson

in Corporate Reorganization Law and Forces of Change

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780198860365
eISBN:
9780191892547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198860365.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter explores the first of the changes in logic and practice in the fields of finance and non-financial corporates with which the book is concerned: the rise of the leveraged capital ... More


Spain: Boom, Bust, and Breakup

Jonathan Hopkin

in Anti-System Politics: The Crisis of Market Liberalism in Rich Democracies

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190699765
eISBN:
9780190097707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190699765.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

This chapter discusses the evolution of anti-system politics in Spain. Spain provides an eloquent illustration of the direct impact of economic distress on anti-system politics. The country suffered ... More


Communal Mobilization and Riots in Eastern Uttar Pradesh: Mau and Gorakhpur Districts

Sudha Pai and Sajjan Kumar

in Everyday Communalism: Riots in Contemporary Uttar Pradesh

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780199466290
eISBN:
9780199095865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199466290.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

Chapter 3 based on fieldwork in Mau and Gorakhpur provides a rich description of everyday communalism and communal riots in 2005 and 2007, respectively. In Mau, incidents of everyday communalism have ... More


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