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The Hindu Equilibrium: India c.1500 B.C. - 2000 A.D.

Deepak Lal

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199275793
eISBN:
9780191706097
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199275793.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

India is an emerging giant. This book explains its long economic stagnation and recent rise by examining its social, political, and historical evolution with a long-term perspective. It explains how ... More


The Origins, Definition, and Scope of EU Foreign Investment Law

Angelos Dimopoulos

in EU Foreign Investment Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199698608
eISBN:
9780191732140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698608.003.0002
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Competition Law

Chapter 1 provides the conceptual and normative framework within which this book is developed. It begins with setting out the international law context within which EU foreign investment law is born, ... More


Between path dependence and gradual change: Historical institutionalism and the study of federal dynamics

Jörg Broschek

in Federal Dynamics: Continuity, Change, and the Varieties of Federalism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199652990
eISBN:
9780191747915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652990.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter develops a conceptual framework for analyzing federal dynamics inspired by different strands of historical institutionalism. Putting particular emphasis on timing and sequencing, a ... More


Final reflections

Vladimir Rys

in Reinventing social security worldwide: Back to essentials

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426413
eISBN:
9781447303176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426413.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This concluding chapter discusses the lessons that have been learned from lifelong observation of the workings of social security. It tries to identify a specific number of fundamentals that are ... More


The Middle Ages

Anna Vaninskaya

in William Morris and the Idea of Community: Romance, History and Propaganda, 1880-1914

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748641499
eISBN:
9780748651672
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641499.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter discusses the socialist theory of historical evolution, which assumes the resurrection of former ideological formations at a new level. It studies Morris's belief regarding tribal ... More


Freedom of Information: A Global Perspective

Sudhir Naib

in The Right to Information Act 2005: A Handbook

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198067474
eISBN:
9780199081226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198067474.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter summarizes the development, the growth, and the present trend in the freedom of information (FOI) movement and the general applicability of this doctrine within a global context. It ... More


Maping Colonial Life in the Main Plaza of Campeche

Michel Antochiw

in Natives, Europeans, and Africans in Colonial Campeche: History and Archaeology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034928
eISBN:
9780813039626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034928.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter sheds light on the discovery of the early colonial church and relates this to its historical evolution. It focuses on the evolving Main Plaza with narratives on the colonial settlers of ... More


Evolution of China’s Rural Governance and Rural–Urban Migration

Jie Lu

in Varieties of Governance in China: Migration and Institutional Change in Chinese Villages

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199378746
eISBN:
9780199378760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199378746.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

This chapter reviews the historical evolution of China’s (1) rural governance and its institutional foundations and (2) rural–urban migration since the late 1970s. This first part demonstrates how ... More


A History and Conceptual Development of the Protection of Civilians

Ralph Mamiya

in Protection of Civilians

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198729266
eISBN:
9780191796180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198729266.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter outlines the historical evolution of civilian protection concepts. It considers key developmental drivers and explores the various modern conceptions of civilian protection, comparing ... More


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