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 The Power of Being Needed

Louis T. Wells

in Making Foreign Investment Safe: Property Rights and National Sovereignty

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195310627
eISBN:
9780199783847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195310627.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

The Indosat affair might be viewed as a case of a Third World host country that capriciously and opportunistically took over a financially attractive foreign-owned enterprise. But an examination of ... More


The Shift Toward the Wholly Foreign Owned Enterprise Structure

Scott Wilson

in Remade in China: Foreign Investors and Institutional Change in China

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195388312
eISBN:
9780199852536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388312.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter details how and why China’s interest in greater openness to trade and to new investment vehicles became more closely aligned with international norms and institutional designs. In ... More


Elites, Foreigners, and Government in Mexico, 1877–1940

Mark Wasserman

in Pesos and Politics: Business, Elites, Foreigners, and Government in Mexico, 1854-1940

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780804791540
eISBN:
9780804795210
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804791540.003.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter lays out the relationship between governments at various levels, local and national elites, and foreign enterprises from the mid 1850s through 1940. It maintains that foreigners were ... More


The Diffusion of Pay-for-Performance Institutions

Scott Wilson

in Remade in China: Foreign Investors and Institutional Change in China

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195388312
eISBN:
9780199852536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388312.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter addresses the dynamic interaction between micro-level institutional change and macro-level reforms of labor institutions, emphasizing on the compensation institutions. It moves beyond ... More


Foreign Firms: Law Leading the Market

Linda Yueh

in Enterprising China: Business, Economic, and Legal Developments since 1979

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199205837
eISBN:
9780191806674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199205837.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This chapter discusses the laws that grant foreign investors legal status to operate in the Chinese economy. The joint venture (JV) law was the first corporate law in China. It created legal economic ... More


From ‘Maniacs’ to the ‘Best of its Manhood’: the Appropriation of the Missionary as Scottish Empire Builder

Esther Breitenbach

in Empire and Scottish Society: The Impact of Foreign Missions at Home, c. 1790 to c. 1914

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748636204
eISBN:
9780748653485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748636204.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter examines the profile of the foreign mission enterprise outside church and missionary circles. It opines that biographies of missionaries can be seen as appropriating ideas from the ... More


Economic progress and political pragmatism, 1957–63

J. H. Whyte

in A New History of Ireland Volume VII: Ireland 1921-84

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198217527
eISBN:
9780191678240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198217527.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The years 1916–1921 might seem the most important watershed in Irish history: but though they transformed the country politically, they did remarkably little to remould the social, cultural, and ... More


The Politics of Industrial Pollution in China: Laws, Institutions, and Challenges

in Foreign Firms, Investment, and Environmental Regulation in the People's Republic of China

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804771535
eISBN:
9780804775144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804771535.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the political aspects of industrial pollution and environmental regulation in China. It suggests that China's environmental protection system is one in which there is ... More


China’s Inward Investment: Approach and Impact

Michael J Enrigh

in China's International Investment Strategy: Bilateral, Regional, and Global Law and Policy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198827450
eISBN:
9780191866319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827450.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Company and Commercial Law

One of the most important components in China’s economic reform programme has been the economy’s gradual opening to inward foreign direct investment (IFDI) and foreign invested enterprises (FIEs). ... More


Introduction: China’s International Investment Law and Policy Regime—Identifying the Three Tracks

Julien Chaisse

in China's International Investment Strategy: Bilateral, Regional, and Global Law and Policy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198827450
eISBN:
9780191866319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827450.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Company and Commercial Law

Being both a capital importing and a capital exporting nation, China must maintain a balance of this dual role through its international investment agreements (IIAs) system, attracting inward foreign ... More


The Openers of the Ways

Aidan Dodson

in Monarchs of the Nile: New Revised Edition

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9789774167164
eISBN:
9781617977336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774167164.003.0005
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter explores the Fifth and Sixth dynasties, which seem to have been periods of fairly extensive state-sponsored foreign enterprises, both peaceful and otherwise. A feature of the activities ... More


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