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The Logic of Discipline: Global Capitalism and the Architecture of Government

Alasdair Roberts

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195374988
eISBN:
9780199776849
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374988.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The era of economic liberalization, spanning 1978 to 2008, is often regarded as a period in which government was simply dismantled. In fact, government was reconstructed to meet the needs of a ... More


 The Long and Winding Road to Liberalization: The South Korean Experience

Jong‐Il You

in External Liberalization in Asia, Post-Socialist Europe, and Brazil

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195189322
eISBN:
9780199783823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189322.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter reviews Korea's experience with economic liberalization since the early 1980s. Section 1 provides a brief history of the economic liberalization policy in the broader context of the rise ... More


Economic Liberalization and Integration in East Asia: A Post-Crisis Paradigm

Yung Chul Park

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199276776
eISBN:
9780191603051
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199276773.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This book examines East Asia’s economic development and integration following the Asian crisis of 1997-1998. The book is divided into six parts. Part 1 describes the development experiences of East ... More


Political Competition and the Reform Trajectories of Post‐Communist States

Milada Anna Vachudova

in Europe Undivided: Democracy, Leverage, and Integration After Communism

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199241194
eISBN:
9780191602382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199241198.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The quality of political competition at the moment of regime change determined whether East European states embarked on a liberal or an illiberal pattern of political change after 1989. It was ... More


The Logic of Discipline

Alasdair Roberts

in The Logic of Discipline: Global Capitalism and the Architecture of Government

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195374988
eISBN:
9780199776849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374988.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter begins with a discussion of the focus of the book, an era in governmental reform that spanned thirty years. It began, roughly, in 1978-1980 with the advent of market reforms in China, ... More


Greece

Maria Kousis

in Environmental Protest in Western Europe

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199252060
eISBN:
9780191601064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199252068.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Analysis of 579 environmental protest events in Greece, reported in Eleftherotypia during 1988–97, showed an uneven decline of protest during the decade, an overrepresentation of urban environmental ... More


Economic Liberalization and Its Discontents

Zoya Hasan

in Congress after Indira: Policy, Power, Political Change (1984-2009)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195685978
eISBN:
9780199082216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195685978.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter recounts the economic crises and political processes that spurred a dramatic change of economic policy, which constitutes a watershed in India’s economic history. It is concerned with ... More


Devils in the Details: Long-Term Infrastructure Contracts

Alasdair Roberts

in The Logic of Discipline: Global Capitalism and the Architecture of Government

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195374988
eISBN:
9780199776849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374988.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter focuses on the infrastructure crisis faced by many countries throughout the era of liberalization. Many governments experimented with a new method of infrastructure development: the ... More


The Quiet Revolution: Central Bank Independence

Alasdair Roberts

in The Logic of Discipline: Global Capitalism and the Architecture of Government

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195374988
eISBN:
9780199776849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374988.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter discusses central bank independence and why it should be regarded as an application of the logic of discipline. The argument for central bank independence mutated substantially over ... More


Treasury Power and Fiscal Rules

Alasdair Roberts

in The Logic of Discipline: Global Capitalism and the Architecture of Government

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195374988
eISBN:
9780199776849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374988.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines institutional reform efforts aimed at curbing the unhealthy tendencies of unconstrained democratic processes in the era of liberalization. In many countries, power was ... More


Beyond Discipline

Alasdair Roberts

in The Logic of Discipline: Global Capitalism and the Architecture of Government

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195374988
eISBN:
9780199776849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374988.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter presents some concluding thoughts from the author. It identifies the limitations of the logic of discipline, including its lack of candor about motivation, its underdevelopment as a ... More


Protecting Capital: Independent Regulators and Super Courts

Alasdair Roberts

in The Logic of Discipline: Global Capitalism and the Architecture of Government

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195374988
eISBN:
9780199776849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374988.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter focuses on the creation of new independent regulatory agencies and signing of thousands of bilateral investment treaties during the era of liberalization. This was another massive ... More


Introduction

Yung Chul Park

in Economic Liberalization and Integration in East Asia: A Post-Crisis Paradigm

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199276776
eISBN:
9780191603051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199276773.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

The book’s objective is to analyze the implications of major developments in East Asian economic liberalization and integration, and its future prospects.


The Gates of Trade: Autonomous Mainports

Alasdair Roberts

in The Logic of Discipline: Global Capitalism and the Architecture of Government

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195374988
eISBN:
9780199776849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374988.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter focuses on mainport reforms during the era of liberalization. Mounting anxiety about the capacity of mainports to meet the requirements of a globalized economy resulted in organizational ... More


The Small Worlds of Business Groups: Liberalization and Network Dynamics

Jon Brookfield, Sea-Jin Chang, Israel Drori, Shmuel Ellis, Sérgio G. Lazzarini, Jordan I. Siegel, and Juan Pablo von Bernath Bardina

in The Small Worlds of Corporate Governance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262017275
eISBN:
9780262301572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262017275.003.0056
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This chapter examines the impact of economic liberalization on business ownership networks in six major emerging economies which include Brazil, Chile, Israel, Mexico, South Korea, and Taiwan. It ... More


Liberalization, Hindu Nationalism and the State: A Biography of Gujarat

Nikita Sud

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198076933
eISBN:
9780199080908
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198076933.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

In this path-breaking account, Nikita Sud critically re-examines the post-independence history and politics of Gujarat, one of India’s leading federal units. Today, Gujarat is known for its ... More


Economic Reform and its Macro Consequences

Baldev Raj Nayar

in The Myth of the Shrinking State: Globalization and the State in India

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195699395
eISBN:
9780199080526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195699395.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter discusses the shift to liberalization and its economic impact — the key feature of which has been the resurgence of the private sector, leading, in turn, to the acceleration of the ... More


An Advancing but Inequalizing Economy, A Lagging (Likely Ailing) State

Baldev Raj Nayar

in The Myth of the Shrinking State: Globalization and the State in India

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195699395
eISBN:
9780199080526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195699395.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter examines the performance of the state with regard to the supply of some important public goods, such as internal security, education, and health. It finds the state to be seriously ... More


Looking ahead at economic nationalism: concluding remarks

Anthony P. D’Costa

in Globalization and Economic Nationalism in Asia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199646210
eISBN:
9780191741630
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646210.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This concluding chapter reiterates the significance of the role of the state in managing national economies, especially under new pressures and opportunities arising from globalization. The ... More


Prospects in OECD Markets

Peter C. Y. Chow and Mitchell H. Kellman

in Trade—The Engine of Growth in East Asia

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195078954
eISBN:
9780199855001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195078954.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Assessing the conditions of the world economy as background for the external trading environment for the NICs is necessary to provide a prospective scenario for the export status of the NICs, thus, ... More


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