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Federalism and European Union: A Political Economy Perspective

David McKay

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296775
eISBN:
9780191685279
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296775.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This book examines the decision to adopt European Monetary Union (EMU) as a federal bargain by the European Union, designed to provide the countries of Europe with a bulwark against the volatility of ... More


Introduction

Barry Eichengreen

in Golden Fetters: The Gold Standard and the Great Depression, 1919-1939

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195101133
eISBN:
9780199869626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195101138.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

The gold standard is conventionally portrayed as synonymous with financial stability, and its downfall, starting in 1929, is implicated in the global financial crisis and the worldwide depression. A ... More


Golden Fetters: The Gold Standard and the Great Depression, 1919-1939

Barry Eichengreen

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195101133
eISBN:
9780199869626
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195101138.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

The gold standard and the Great Depression might appear to be two very different topics requiring two entirely separate books, and the attempt to combine them here reflects Barry Eichengreen's ... More


Pensions: The European Debate

Gordon L. Clark

in Pension Security in the 21st Century: Redrawing the Public-Private Debate

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199261765
eISBN:
9780191601248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199261768.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter examines the policy directions of pension reform in the EU. Discussions taking place at the European level propose incremental changes rather than radical reform, with attempts being ... More


The Increasing Regionalization of Monetary Sovereignty

Claus D. Zimmerman

in A Contemporary Concept of Monetary Sovereignty

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199680740
eISBN:
9780191760686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199680740.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter examines a phenomenon which it seems appropriate to refer to as the increasing regionalization of monetary sovereignty, ie the joint exercise of monetary sovereignty in a monetary union ... More


Barbados: Tradition and Modernity in a Model Small State

Anthony P. Maingot

in Race, Ideology, and the Decline of Caribbean Marxism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061061
eISBN:
9780813051345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061061.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Barbados has long been severely criticized––or ignored––because of its adherence to British political and cultural traditions. Much of this censure and neglect was a result of its having had the most ... More


The Report of the Commission of Experts on Reform of the International Monetary and Financial System and Its Economic Rationale1

Jan Kregel

in Reforming the International Financial System for Development

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231157643
eISBN:
9780231527279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231157643.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter examines the economic rationale for the proposals made by the United Nations Commission of Experts on Reform of the International Monetary and Financial System. The independent ... More


Latin American Migrations to the U.S. Heartland: Changing Social Landscapes in Middle America

Linda Allegro and Andrew Grant Wood (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037665
eISBN:
9780252094927
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037665.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Responding to inaccuracies concerning Latino immigrants in the United States as well as an anti-immigrant strain in the American psyche, this book examines the movement of the Latin American labor ... More


Conclusion: The Long-term President

Yanek Mieczkowski

in Gerald Ford and the Challenges of the 1970s

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813123493
eISBN:
9780813134956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813123493.003.0020
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This concluding chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the challenges faced by former U.S. President Gerald Ford during the 1970s. The 1970s was no ordinary era and Ford led a country that ... More


The Deepening Crisis: Governance Challenges after Neoliberalism

Craig Calhoun and Georgi Derluguian (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814772805
eISBN:
9780814723562
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814772805.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

Response to financial meltdown is entangled with basic challenges to global governance. Environment, global security and ethnicity and nationalism are all global issues today. Focusing on the ... More


The Roman Achievement in Ancient Thought

Clifford Ando

in Imperial Ideology and Provincial Loyalty in the Roman Empire

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520220676
eISBN:
9780520923720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520220676.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter evaluates the achievements of the Roman Empire in ancient thought. It suggests that the nature of Roman achievements in ancient and modern thought has been indissolubly linked with ... More


The Political Economy of Food Price Policy in Ethiopia

Assefa Admassie

in Food Price Policy in an Era of Market Instability: A Political Economy Analysis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198718574
eISBN:
9780191788017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718574.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Food prices increased significantly in 2007–8 in Ethiopia due to several supply- and demand-side factors. The Ethiopian government released emergency food grain reserves, imported and distributed ... More


Franklin Roosevelt, the New Deal, and Grand Strategy: Constructing the Postwar Order

Elizabeth Borgwardt

in Rethinking American Grand Strategy

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780190695668
eISBN:
9780190093143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190695668.003.0010
Subject:
History, Political History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter assesses President Franklin Delano Roosevelt and the New Deal. By 1941, FDR and his key advisers were distilling some hard-won wisdom from their trial-and-error approaches in devising ... More


The Effects of Mobile Telephony on Singaporean Society

Shahiraa Sahul Hameed

in Handbook of Mobile Communication Studies

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262113120
eISBN:
9780262276818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262113120.003.0021
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter focuses on understanding the effects of mobile phones with respect to Singaporean society, using a sociologic perspective. It presents the impact on culture of the way mobile technology ... More


Resurrecting Chica da Silva: Gender, Race, and Nation in Brazilian Popular Culture

Raquel L. de Souza

in Gendered Resistance: Women, Slavery, and the Legacy of Margaret Garner

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037900
eISBN:
9780252095160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037900.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter details the resistance of Chica da Silva. Chica was an enslaved woman born in eighteenth-century Brazil who obtained manumission and socioeconomic ascendance through her involvement with ... More


Human Capacity

Calestous Juma

in The New Harvest: Agricultural Innovation in Africa

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780190237233
eISBN:
9780190237264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190237233.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy, International Relations and Politics

African leaders have the unique opportunity to use the agricultural system as a driver for their economies and a source of pride and sustainability for their populations. If the percentage of the ... More


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