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Global Environmental Commons: Analytical and Political Challenges in Building Governance Mechanisms

Eric Brousseau, Tom Dedeurwaerdere, Pierre-André Jouvet, and Marc Willinger (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199656202
eISBN:
9780191742149
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656202.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Since the publication of path-breaking contributions on the governance of environmental resources in the early 1990s many political initiatives have been taken, many governance experiments have been ... More


Profits of Peace: The Political Economy of Anglo-German Appeasement

Scott Newton

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202127
eISBN:
9780191675164
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202127.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This interpretation of Anglo-German appeasement challenges existing accounts, both orthodox and revisionist, by focusing on the economic motivations behind appeasement rather than on the workings of ... More


War and economy

Louis Rawlings

in The Ancient Greeks at War

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719056574
eISBN:
9781781700839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719056574.003.0009
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter analyzes ancient Greek warfare in economic terms. Economic motivations can play a part in the reasons for waging war and on the course campaigns take. Also economic resources are ... More


“Doing the Lab Rat Thing”

Jill A. Fisher

in Adverse Events: Race, Inequality, and the Testing of New Pharmaceuticals

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479877997
eISBN:
9781479861439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479877997.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

Chapter 2 focuses on the economic motivations of healthy volunteers. Drawing upon the concept of imbricated stigma, it describes how social inequalities shape participants’ views of Phase I trials. ... More


Violence and the State

Alan B. Lloyd

in Ancient Egypt: State and Society

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199286188
eISBN:
9780191804328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199286188.003.0005
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines the role of violence in the state system. The Egyptian state was created through violence and maintained ultimately by the veiled threat or physical application of force. ... More


Pax Gandhiana: The Economic Basis

Anthony J. Parel

in Pax Gandhiana: The Political Philosophy of Mahatma Gandhi

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190491451
eISBN:
9780190491475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190491451.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter analyzes the economic and structural requirements of Pax Gandhiana. Inspired by Ruskin, Gandhi’s economic philosophy was later modified by ideas from the Gita and the Upanishads. It ... More


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