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National Capitalisms, Global Production Networks: Fashioning the Value Chain in the UK, US, and Germany

Christel Lane and Jocelyn Probert

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199214815
eISBN:
9780191721779
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214815.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

This book studies the way that British, American, and German firms in the clothing industry (manufacturing and retail) co-ordinate and govern their global production networks/value chains. It offers ... More


Individual Responsibility in a Global Age *

Samuel Scheffler

in Boundaries and Allegiances: Problems of Justice and Responsibility in Liberal Thought

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199257676
eISBN:
9780191600197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199257671.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

By attaching significance to the distinction between doing and failing to prevent and by recognizing special obligations to family members and others, common‐sense morality limits the size of an ... More


The Trading System in Perspective

Bernard M. Hoekman and Michel M. Kostecki

in The Political Economy of the World Trading System: WTO and Beyond

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294313
eISBN:
9780191596445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829431X.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Chapter 1 makes up the first part of the book. It presents a brief historical overview of the evolution of the multilateral trading system and introduces the basic functions of the trade regime and ... More


New Regional and Global Strategies

Magdi Amin, Ragui Assaad, Nazar al-Baharna, Kemal Derviş, Raj M. Desai, Navtej S. Dhillon, Ahmed Galal, Hafez Ghanem, Carol Graham, Daniel Kaufmann, Homi Kharas, John Page, Djavad Salehi-Isfahani, Katherine Sierra, and Tarik M. Yousef

in After the Spring: Economic Transitions in the Arab World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199924929
eISBN:
9780199949427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199924929.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Arab economies remain only minimally engaged with each other and poorly integrated with the global economy. Outside of the oil sector there is little international trade, and inter-Arab trade is ... More


 Turkey, 1980–2000: Financial Liberalization, Macroeconomic (In)Stability, and Patterns of Distribution

Korkut Boratav and Erinc Yeldan

in External Liberalization in Asia, Post-Socialist Europe, and Brazil

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195189322
eISBN:
9780199783823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189322.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter examines the facts and processes characterizing the dynamic macroeconomic adjustments in Turkey since the start of its reforms toward global integration. The study is organized as ... More


Global Integration and Growth: Rebalancing the Economy

Linda Yueh

in China's Growth: The Making of an Economic Superpower

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199205783
eISBN:
9780191752018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199205783.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

China has been a particularly successful example of utilising policy to attract foreign direct investment (FDI) in order to develop manufacturing and export capacity to support its early growth. ... More


US Retailing and its Global Diffusion

Misha Petrovic

in The Market Makers: How Retailers are Reshaping the Global Economy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199590179
eISBN:
9780191724893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590179.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

In this chapter, Misha Petrovic addresses the globalization of US retailers, as both buyers of goods from suppliers and sellers of goods to consumers around the world. First tracing the history of ... More


The Global Repercussions of Consumerism: East African Consumers and Industrialization

Jeremy Prestholdt

in Domesticating the World: African Consumerism and the Genealogies of Globalization

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520254244
eISBN:
9780520941472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520254244.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Global integration analysts have been concerned with clarifying global dissimilarities. But increasing interconnectivity has also created potentials for seemingly marginal people to affect larger ... More


Eunomia: New Order for a New World

Philip Allott

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199244935
eISBN:
9780191697418
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199244935.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

The end of the Cold War has brought a new form of world disorder. The systems and strategies imposed by the global balance of power of the Cold War have evaporated. The international system is ... More


Global Economic Integration and the Distribution of Housing Wealth

Yue Chim Richard Wong

in Diversity and Occasional Anarchy: On Deep Economic and Social Contradictions in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9789888139446
eISBN:
9789888180349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139446.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Dani Rodrik, a professor at Harvard University, has long presented his argument on the political trilemma of the world economy. He called it an “impossibility theorem”. Global economic integration, ... More


Greece and Hong Kong: Fiscal Opposites, Same Politics

Yue Chim Richard Wong

in Fixing Inequality in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9789888390625
eISBN:
9789888390373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390625.003.0035
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Both Greece and Hong Kong have unified exchange rate regimes. Greece, as a member of the Eurozone, uses the euro as its local monetary unit. Hong Kong, under the linked exchange rate regime, uses a ... More


The South in the Era of Market Dominance

Michael Dennis

in The New Economy and the Modern South

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032917
eISBN:
9780813038407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032917.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

On the forefront of global economic relations since the 17th century, Virginia and the South were at the center of American global integration in the 1990s. This is the main story of the region in ... More


“Can You Hear Me Now?”: Frontier’s Integration with the Global Economy

Marko Dimitrijević and Timothy Mistele

in Frontier Investor: How to Prosper in the Next Emerging Markets

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231170444
eISBN:
9780231542357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170444.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

Discusses the integration of today’s frontier markets into the global economy and how technology and education in particular will accelerate this integration.


The Rise of International Banking

Dirk Schoenmaker

in Governance of International Banking: The Financial Trilemma

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199971596
eISBN:
9780199333318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199971596.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Chapter 3 first analyses the business model of international banks. Next, it documents the rise of international banking, both within the major regions and between the three regional blocks. It is ... More


Reforms and Global Economic Integration of the Indian Economy: Emerging Patterns, Challenges, and Future Directions

Nagesh Kumar

in A Concise Handbook of the Indian Economy in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780199496464
eISBN:
9780199098170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199496464.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Nagesh Kumar brings out the reforms pursued since 1991 have deepened global integration of the Indian economy. Opportunities for product and market diversification remain to be fully exploited to ... More


Food for Thought and Action

Janet L. Finn

in Tracing the Veins: Of Copper, Culture, and Community from Butte to Chuquicamata

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520211360
eISBN:
9780520920071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520211360.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter returns to broader questions of community and transnationalism, reflecting on the theoretical implications of this work and considering the lessons learned here in light of current ... More


Core, Periphery, Exchange Rate Regimes, and Globalization

Michael D. Bordo and Marc Flandreau

in Globalization in Historical Perspective

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226065984
eISBN:
9780226065991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226065991.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

The traditional view is that fixed exchange rate regimes are best for the globalization of financial markets. This view is based on the stellar performance of the classical gold standard. Yet today ... More


Virginia Is for Business: Selling the Commonwealth in the Competition Era

Michael Dennis

in The New Economy and the Modern South

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032917
eISBN:
9780813038407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032917.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

While a resurgent labor movement made news in a state where unions were supposedly moribund, it was business that dominated the political and social landscape of the 1990s. Although Virginia and the ... More


China's Regulatory State: A New Strategy for Globalization

Roselyn Hsueh

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449956
eISBN:
9780801462856
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449956.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

Today's China is governed by a new economic model that marks a radical break from the Mao and Deng eras; it departs fundamentally from both the East Asian developmental state and its own Communist ... More


Globalization: Definitions, a potted history, and implications for health

Ronald Labonté and Arne Ruckert

in Health Equity in a Globalizing Era: Past Challenges, Future Prospects

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198835356
eISBN:
9780191872952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198835356.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Globalization is not a new phenomenon but the rise of industrialization and capitalism changed earlier periods of global expansionism to one that is dominated more by transnational corporations and ... More


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