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Coordination and global standards: agreeing what states ought to do

Scott Barrett

in Why Cooperate?: The Incentive to Supply Global Public Goods

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199211890
eISBN:
9780191695827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199211890.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter presents what states ought to do following coordination and agreeing on global standards. Coordination is essential in human communication and interaction. If people work together for a ... More


A Post-American World?

Ho-fung Hung

in The China Boom: Why China Will Not Rule the World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231164184
eISBN:
9780231540223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164184.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

China has been addicted to US Treasuries and is financing the US lasting global power, defying the common conception that China is displacing US global leadership. China's geopolitical influence is ... More


A Substantive Theory of Transnational Governance

Tim Bartley

in Rules without Rights: Land, Labor, and Private Authority in the Global Economy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198794332
eISBN:
9780191835841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198794332.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Social scientists have theorized the rise of transnational private authority, but knowledge about its consequences remains sparse and fragmented. This chapter builds from a critique of “empty spaces” ... More


An Infrastructure for Islamic Finance

Daromir Rudnyckyj

in Beyond Debt: Islamic Experiments in Global Finance

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226551920
eISBN:
9780226552118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226552118.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter describes the infrastructure that the Malaysian state has created to make Kuala Lumpur an Islamic global city: a central node for the practice of transnational Islamic finance. It ... More


Global Crisis:: Why Regulators Trust Financial Markets

Leo F. Goodstadt

in Reluctant Regulators: How the West Created and How China Survived the Global Financial Crisis

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888083251
eISBN:
9789882207349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083251.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

The 2007 financial crisis was initiated by a shock that “was by global financial standards rather modest,” particularly through American and British policy decisions, and was succeeded by a period of ... More


Adjacent System or Original Knowledge?

Daromir Rudnyckyj

in Beyond Debt: Islamic Experiments in Global Finance

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226551920
eISBN:
9780226552118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226552118.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter contrasts shariah-compliant and shariah-based Islamic finance, arguing that their difference is ground in different methodologies for creating Islamic financial devices. In documenting ... More


The Liberal Triumph, 1929–1930

Mark Metzler

in Lever of Empire: The International Gold Standard and the Crisis of Liberalism in Prewar Japan

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520244207
eISBN:
9780520931794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520244207.003.0011
Subject:
History, Asian History

Exploring the subsequent crisis of Japanese liberalism, this chapter relates how the Minseitū cabinet led by Hamaguchi Osachi succeeded in returning Japan to the global monetary standard in January ... More


Aiming for Global Accounting Standards: The International Accounting Standards Board, 2001–2011

Kees Camfferman and Stephen A. Zeff

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199646319
eISBN:
9780191800719
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646319.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, International Business

This book provides a historical study of the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) from 2001 to 2011. During this period, the IASB and its International Financial Reporting Standards ... More


Introduction: Making Women, Defining Work

Eileen Boris

in Making the Woman Worker: Precarious Labor and the Fight for Global Standards, 1919-2019

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190874629
eISBN:
9780190943707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190874629.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Social History

Asking why it took a century for domestic workers to come under global labor standards, this introduction frames the ILO as a producer of social knowledge whose definitions cast the woman worker as a ... More


Some Aspects of the Architecture of International Tax Reform (and Their Human Rights–Related Consequences)

Michael Lennard

in Tax, Inequality, and Human Rights

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190882228
eISBN:
9780190882266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190882228.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter looks at how the international tax norm-setting mechanism may positively or negatively affect attainment of the Sustainable Development Goals and the achievement of human rights. It is ... More


Risk, Ethics, and the Politics of Climate Stabilization

Robert Pollin

in Greening the Global Economy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262028233
eISBN:
9780262322867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028233.003.0008
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter first argues that taking action to stabilize the climate is imperative even if climate change may not produce severe ecological impacts. The clean energy transformation should be ... More


Neoliberalism and Market-Disciplining Policy in the Koizumi Reform in Japan

Juro Teranishi

in Liberalism and the Welfare State: Economists and Arguments for the Welfare State

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190676681
eISBN:
9780190676711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190676681.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Public and Welfare

The Koizumi administration employed a policy to capitalize on the ambivalent feelings of the Japanese populace about globalization. Instead of emphasizing market-disciplining effects, his drastic ... More


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