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Buying Influence: The Strings Attached to Chinese “Aid”

Daniel C. O'Neill

in Dividing ASEAN and Conquering the South China Sea: China's Financial Power Projection

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9789888455966
eISBN:
9789888455461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455966.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter analyses how China converts its financial power into influence abroad. It argues that the provision of aid, loans, and foreign direct investment is a key tool China uses to project its ... More


Obstructing

Matthew N. Green

in Underdog Politics: The Minority Party in the U.S. House of Representatives

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300181036
eISBN:
9780300182262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300181036.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter focuses on obstructing floor proceedings. It starts with three noteworthy instances in which delay was significant and obstruction was the minority party's clear intent, discussing why ... More


The Holy Grail: India's Quest for Universal Elementary Education

R.V. Vaidyanatha Ayyar

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199463473
eISBN:
9780199087129
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199463473.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This book chronicles India’s quest for universal elementary education (UEE) with focus on the period after 1986, a period during which India made spectacular strides progressing from a country which ... More


India and Jomtien

R.V. Vaidyanatha Ayyar

in The Holy Grail: India's Quest for Universal Elementary Education

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199463473
eISBN:
9780199087129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199463473.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter describes the run-up to the World Conference on Education for All held at Jomtien (1990), the negotiation process and the outcomes of that Conference. It outlines the paradigmatic shifts ... More


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