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Global Growth and Distribution: Are China and India Reshaping the World?

Maurizio Bussolo, Rafael E. De Hoyos, Denis Medvedev, and Dominique van der Mensbrugghe

in Southern Engines of Global Growth

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199580606
eISBN:
9780191723353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580606.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Over the past twenty years, aggregate measures of global inequality have changed little, even if significant structural changes have been observed. The high growth rates of China and India lifted ... More


Introduction

Cheris Shun-ching Chan

in Marketing Death: Culture and the Making of a Life Insurance Market in China

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195394078
eISBN:
9780199951154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394078.003.0000
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

The life insurance business has been growing rapidly in China in recent years, despite complaints by insurance sales agents about the local public’s resistance to discussing death or misfortune. This ... More


Producing Globalisation: Politics of Discourse and Institutions in Greece and Ireland

Andreas Antoniades

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719078446
eISBN:
9781781702888
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078446.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

How can globalisation be studied in a way that transcends the divide between material and ideational accounts? How has it resonated and dominated in different national contexts? What role have ... More


Counting on Mother’s Love: The Global Politics of Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV in Eastern Africa

Karen Marie Moland and Astrid Blystad

in Anthropology and Public Health: Bridging Differences in Culture and Society

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195374643
eISBN:
9780199865390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374643.003.0017
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

In areas where breastfeeding is normative and essential to infant survival, prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV (PMTCT) represents a public health dilemma. This chapter discusses the ... More


Global Immigrants: Three Views on Diaspora

Dalia Abdelhady

in The Lebanese Diaspora: The Arab Immigrant Experience in Montreal, New York, and Paris

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814707333
eISBN:
9780814705452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814707333.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This introductory chapter presents the three cities used in highlighting global dynamics as well as specific national differences of integration contexts and policies in the Lebanese diaspora. These ... More


Iraq reshuffles Europe

Charlotte Wagnsson

in Security in a Greater Europe: The Possibility of a Pan-European Approach

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719078828
eISBN:
9781781701638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078828.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The war in Iraq of spring 2003 is a major crisis, and one that continues to affect global security dynamics. The USA invaded Iraq, using as its key argument that rogue states with links to terrorism ... More


What in the World?: Understanding Global Social Change

Mathias Albert and Tobias Werron (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781529213317
eISBN:
9781529213355
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529213317.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Analysing social change has too often been characterized by parochialism, either a Eurocentrism that projects European experience outwards or a disciplinary narrowness that ignores insights from ... More


Field Theory and Global Transformations in the Long Twentieth Century

Julian Go

in What in the World?: Understanding Global Social Change

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781529213317
eISBN:
9781529213355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529213317.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter explores how the Bourdieusian field theory can be deployed to make sense of global dynamics. It mentions international relations (IR) scholars that have enlisted Bourdieu in their ... More


Introduction: Bringing Global Governance Home

Laura A. Henry and Lisa McIntosh Sundstrom

in Bringing Global Governance Home: NGO Mediation in the BRICS States

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780197530238
eISBN:
9780197530269
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197530238.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

This brief introductory chapter introduces the motivation for the book, the importance of the BRICS states to contemporary understandings of global governance as well as current debates about their ... More


Palaces and Sacred Spaces: ‘Iolani Palace

Stacy L. Kamehiro

in The Arts of Kingship: Hawaiian Art and National Culture of the Kalakaua Era

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832636
eISBN:
9780824868864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832636.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter argues that ‘Iolani Palace underscores the critical and conditional relationships between local subjectivity, indigenous agency, and global dynamics in the production of visual and ... More


The Shaping of New Subjects

Francesca Degiuli

in Caring for a Living: Migrant Women, Aging Citizens, and Italian Families

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199989010
eISBN:
9780190607968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199989010.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Chapter 5 analyzes how im/migrant women coming to Italy from all corners of the world and from very different backgrounds in terms of class, education, and work experience are transformed into home ... More


Replicators and Larger-than-Life Examples

Kellie Michele Evans

in New Constructions in Cellular Automata

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195137170
eISBN:
9780197561652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/9780195137170.003.0009
Subject:
Computer Science, Systems Analysis and Design

After watching a substantial number of cellular automaton dynamics generated by rules containing suitable ingredients, eventually a particular time-dependent pattern catches the eye. A ... More


Yen Or En?

Chigusa Yamaura

in Marriage and Marriageability: Marriage and Marriageability

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501750144
eISBN:
9781501750168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501750144.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This concluding chapter addresses the question of how have and do cross-border marriage practices come to be. In examining local–transnational dynamics, this question has revealed itself to be deeply ... More


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