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War and Underdevelopment: Volume 1: The Economic and Social Consequences of Conflict

Frances Stewart and Valpy Fitzgerald (eds)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199241866
eISBN:
9780191696961
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199241866.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Wars, especially civil wars, are among the most serious causes of human suffering and underdevelopment. Yet economic analysis of developing countries at war is relatively rare. These volumes aim to ... More


Stabilization Programmes, Social Costs, Violence, and Humanitarian Emergencies

CHRISTIAN MORRISSON

in War, Hunger, and Displacement: VOLUME 1

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198297390
eISBN:
9780191685323
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198297390.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines stabilization programmes and social costs associated with humanitarian emergencies. It analyses the direct impacts of a stabilization programme and its indirect effects as they ... More


An Overview of the Case Studies

Valpy FitzGerald, Frances Stewart, and Michael Wang

in War and Underdevelopment: Volume 1: The Economic and Social Consequences of Conflict

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199241866
eISBN:
9780191696961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199241866.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

To understand exactly how various economic and political processes condition the costs of war, and how economies actually operate under conflict, in-depth studies at the country level are essential. ... More


The Costs of War in Poor Countries: Conclusions and Policy Recommendations

Frances Stewart and Valpy FitzGerald

in War and Underdevelopment: Volume 1: The Economic and Social Consequences of Conflict

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199241866
eISBN:
9780191696961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199241866.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Many of the poorest economies have been seriously affected by armed conflicts during the past three decades, as shown in this book. In poor countries, the human costs of conflict are not only the ... More


Conclusion

David French

in The Strategy of the Lloyd George Coalition, 1916–1918

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205593
eISBN:
9780191676680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205593.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

From the beginning of the war British policy-makers had a clear appreciation that they were fighting to ensure a greater measure of security for Britain and its empire in the post-war world. They ... More


The Unmaking of the Middle East: A History of Western Disorder in Arab Lands

Jeremy Salt

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520255517
eISBN:
9780520934757
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255517.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Written for those who want to know more about the Middle East than the mainstream media is willing or able to tell, this book begins by examining a question that has been asked by numerous ... More


The “Tripartite Aggression”

Jeremy Salt

in The Unmaking of the Middle East: A History of Western Disorder in Arab Lands

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520255517
eISBN:
9780520934757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255517.003.0009
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines the history of the Tripartite Aggression. It suggests that this conflict was triggered by Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser's decision to nationalize the Suez Canal. The ... More


KerPlunk! and Planet Earth

Andrew T. Guzman

in Overheated: The Human Cost of Climate Change

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199933877
eISBN:
9780190252694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199933877.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes, which focus on the potential human costs of climate change. The book attempts to illustrate the impact of climate change based on the ... More


The matter of war

Trinh T. Minh-ha

in Lovecidal: Walking with the Disappeared

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780823271092
eISBN:
9780823271146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823271092.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter focuses on other major themes that surfaced in the conflicts that took place during the Bush presidency: oil, info-wars, the “Us versus Them” mentality, and imprisonment. It criticizes ... More


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