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Economic and Gender Inequalities

Jody Heymann

in Forgotten Families: Ending the Growing Crisis Confronting Children and Working Parents in the Global Economy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195156591
eISBN:
9780199943333
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195156591.003.0044
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter examines the implications of global transformations on family income, the ability of children and parents to exit poverty, and the degree of equality between girls and boys, men and ... More


Introduction

James Livesey

in Provincializing Global History: Money, Ideas, and Things in the Languedoc, 1680-1830

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780300237160
eISBN:
9780300249521
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300237160.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter talks about the elements of a new “thin” culture that was created in the European provinces in the eighteenth century. The capacity to manage change depended on the capacity for ... More


After Public Law

Cormac Mac Amhlaigh, Claudio Michelon, and Neil Walker (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199669318
eISBN:
9780191749353
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669318.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Public law has been conceived in many different ways, sometimes overlapping, often conflicting. However, in recent years a common theme running through the discussions of public law is one of loss. ... More


The ‘contested’ firm: the restructuring of work and production in the international political economy

Louise Amoore

in Globalisation Contested

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719060960
eISBN:
9781781700112
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719060960.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

In the context of the globalisation of production, MNCs have been most commonly depicted as the key vehicles of global transformation. This chapter opens up the presumed unity of the MNC to explore ... More


Decolonization in St. Lucia: Politics and Global Neoliberalism, 1945-2010

Tennyson S. D. Joseph

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617031175
eISBN:
9781617031182
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617031175.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This book builds upon current research on the anticolonial and nationalist experience in the Caribbean. It explores the impact of global transformation upon the independent experience of St. Lucia ... More


Introduction

Leon Fink, Joseph A. McCartin, and Joan Sangster (eds)

in Workers in Hard Times: A Long View of Economic Crises

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038174
eISBN:
9780252095979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038174.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This introductory chapter sets out the book's purpose, which is to put the present economic crisis and its impact on workers in historical perspective, situating recent developments in the context of ... More


The Italian Case

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/9780199989010.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter explores how global and regional macroprocesses become embedded in the local reality of one specific country, in this case Italy, generating new realities, new jobs, and new economic and ... More


The Room for Political Philosophy: Strauss on Heidegger’s Political Thought

Richard L. Velkley

in Heidegger, Strauss, and the Premises of Philosophy: On Original Forgetting

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226852546
eISBN:
9780226852553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226852553.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter studies an essay by Strauss in which he defines political philosophy as the inquiry “concerned with the best or just political order which is by nature best or just everywhere and ... More


Human Development in an Unequal World

K. Seeta Prabhu and Sandhya S. Iyer

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780199490240
eISBN:
9780199095681
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199490240.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book is about the human development paradigm that is assuming renewed importance at a time when global dialogue is preoccupied with discussing pathways for achieving the 2030 agenda of the ... More


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