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Beyond the Developmental State: A New Global Political Economy of Industrial Transformation

Henry Wai-chung Yeung

in Strategic Coupling: East Asian Industrial Transformation in the New Global Economy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501702556
eISBN:
9781501704277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702556.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This concluding chapter reflects on the evolving pathways of economic development in East Asia by revisiting the politics of industrial policy and the changing role of the state. It argues for a new ... More


Votes, Vetoes, and the Political Economy of International Trade Agreements

Edward D. Mansfield and Helen V. Milner

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691135298
eISBN:
9781400842537
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691135298.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Preferential trading arrangements (PTAs) play an increasingly prominent role in the global political economy, two notable examples being the European Union and the North American Free Trade ... More


Seeing the Global Economy of Beauty Through Gender Lenses

Angela B. V. McCracken

in The Beauty Trade: Youth, Gender, and Fashion Globalization

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199908066
eISBN:
9780199381517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199908066.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

This chapter outlines a framework for exploring the global political economy of beauty through gender lenses. Outlining four main analytical entry points—the quince años, or “sweet fifteen” ... More


Introduction: Looking for Agents of Urban Livability in a Globalized Political Economy

Peter Evans

in Livable Cities?: Urban Struggles for Livelihood and Sustainability

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520230248
eISBN:
9780520935976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230248.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The politics of livelihood and sustainability in Third World cities has become the archetypal challenge of twenty-first-century governance. Facing this challenge requires a clear set of ideas ... More


Islamic Finance and the Global Political Economy

Ibrahim Warde

in Islamic Finance in the Global Economy

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748612161
eISBN:
9780748653072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748612161.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

In the three eras identified in the previous chapters, the evolution of Islamic finance was paradoxical. The creation of the first Islamic banks could be seen, especially in the context of oil crisis ... More


Princess Dresses, Sexy Dances, and Eye Shadow: The Construction of a Global Political Economy of Beauty Through a Makeover

Angela B. V. McCracken

in The Beauty Trade: Youth, Gender, and Fashion Globalization

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199908066
eISBN:
9780199381517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199908066.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

This chapter argues that the production of feminine beauty is both shaping and being shaped by the global political economy of beauty. Through the lenses of the quinceañera ball gown, dance ... More


European regionalism and the left

Gerard Strange and Owen Worth (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719085734
eISBN:
9781781704615
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085734.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Written against a background of global economic and political turmoil, including crisis and uncertainty surrounding the European Union, European Regionalism and the Left offers new critical insights ... More


Multinational Corporations and Global Justice: Human Rights Obligations of a Quasi-Governmental Institution

Florian Wettstein

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804762403
eISBN:
9780804772600
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804762403.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This book addresses the changing role and responsibilities of large multinational corporations (MNCs) in the global political economy. This cross- and inter-disciplinary work makes innovative ... More


Introduction

Amy A. Quark

in Global Rivalries: Standards Wars and the Transnational Cotton Trade

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226050539
eISBN:
9780226050706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226050706.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter introduces the key axes of contestation over the rules of the game in the cotton trade and outlines a theoretical framework to understand them. A new approach to governance in the global ... More


Conclusion: Labor’s Prospect

Jamie K. McCallum

in Global Unions, Local Power: The New Spirit of Transnational Labor Organizing

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451935
eISBN:
9780801469480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451935.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This concluding chapter argues that transformations in the global political economy have shifted the bases of worker power. Unions are increasingly turning toward strategies that seek to alter the ... More


How Universal Are Club Standards? Emerging Markets and Volunteerism

Daniel W. Drezner and Mimi Lu

in Voluntary Programs: A Club Theory Perspective

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262162500
eISBN:
9780262259132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262162500.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter focuses on the universality of club standards, first by examining if voluntary clubs are truly a global phenomenon, or if Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) ... More


Turning the Gaze on Modern Contraceptive Research: An Introduction

Chikako Takeshita

in The Global Biopolitics of the IUD: How Science Constructs Contraceptive Users and Women's Bodies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016582
eISBN:
9780262298452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016582.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Bioethics

This book explores how developers of modern intrauterine devices (IUDs) have adapted to different social interests. It details how they understood the political stakes of women’s bodies. It argues ... More


Environmentalism of the Rich

Peter Dauvergne

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034951
eISBN:
9780262336222
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034951.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book analyzes the power of environmentalism to advance global sustainability. On some measures progress would seem strong. Wildlife sanctuaries are multiplying. Eco-certification is ... More


Military Privatization as a Gendered Process: A Case for Integrating Feminist International Relations and Feminist State Theories

Saskia Stachowitsch

in Gender and Private Security in Global Politics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199364374
eISBN:
9780199364404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199364374.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

This chapter aims to advance feminist theorizing of military privatization by integrating a state-theoretical perspective with a feminist international relations (IR), including feminist global ... More


What gas and oil? The early days of the Irish regime (1957–75)

Amanda Slevin

in Gas, Oil and the Irish State: Understanding the Dynamics and Conflicts of Hydrocarbon Management

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784992743
eISBN:
9781526115355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992743.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

While Ireland in the mid 1950s was viewed by some indigenous geologists as a country with limited hydrocarbons, the visit of an Irish-American lawyer sparked hopes for potential oil and gas ... More


Transforming Relations of Power in Conservation Governance

Catherine A. Corson

in Corridors of Power: The Politics of Environmental Aid to Madagascar

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300212273
eISBN:
9780300225068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300212273.003.0008
Subject:
History, African History

This chapter reiterates the points made in the previous chapter regarding the environmental dynamics in Madagascar, offering recommendations that take into account the global political economy as ... More


Afterword: Gendering the Crisis

Marieke de Goede

in Scandalous Economics: Gender and the Politics of Financial Crises

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780190204235
eISBN:
9780190204266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190204235.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

The Afterword analyzes novel ways in which gender and finance were interwoven in political practices of representing the global financial crisis (GFC) and in the search for new stabilities. In her ... More


The World Bank in the 1980s

Khadija Haq (ed.)

in Economic Growth with Social Justice: Collected Writings of Mahbub ul Haq

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780199474684
eISBN:
9780199089833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199474684.003.0017
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, Development, Growth, and Environmental

In the chapter, Haq traces the evolution of the World Bank through the decade of the seventies. Since the time the Bank was established, the global political economy structure underwent considerable ... More


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