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IPR and the Catch-Up Process in Japan

Hiroyuki Odagiri, Akira Goto, and Atsushi Sunami

in Intellectual Property Rights, Development, and Catch-Up: An International Comparative Study

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199574759
eISBN:
9780191722660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574759.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This chapter discusses the experience of Japan, whose catch‐up efforts started after the Meiji Restoration of 1868 that established the modern central government. It also had the second catch‐up ... More


“Stir it Up”: Jamaican Guestworkers in the Promised Land

Cindy Hahamovitch

in No Man's Land: Jamaican Guestworkers in America and the Global History of Deportable Labor

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691102689
eISBN:
9781400840021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691102689.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the experiences of the Jamaican guestworkers who came to the United States during World War II. These guestworkers were an unusually worldly, educated, and articulate group of ... More


The Implications of the Copyright Act: Dublin's Relations with London

M. Pollard

in Dublin's Trade in Books 1550–1800: Lyell Lectures 1986-7

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184096
eISBN:
9780191674174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184096.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter discusses the implications of the Copyright Act of 1709 for Ireland. The reprinting of works first issued in other countries was therefore legitimate work for the Dublin printers. It ... More


MMT and Investment Dispute Settlement

Alan Rugman, John Kirton, and Julie Soloway

in Environmental Regulations and Corporate Strategy: A NAFTA Perspective

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198295884
eISBN:
9780191685156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198295884.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy, International Business

The new conditions associated with complex institutional responsiveness, specifically the new network established for NAFTA institutions, provide firms with a wide variety of specific incentives for ... More


The Post-War Technological Progress and Government Policies

Hiroyuki Odagiri and Akira Goto

in Technology and Industrial Development in Japan: Building Capabilities by Learning, Innovation and Public Policy

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198288022
eISBN:
9780191684555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198288022.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

Japan's economy after World War II was devastated. Its manufacturing industry fell sharply and the food supply dropped by up to 51%. Inflation was high and the money supply was out of control. ... More


Products of the Nation: On Art and Invention

Maxine Berg

in Luxury and Pleasure in Eighteenth-Century Britain

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199215287
eISBN:
9780191695933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199215287.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

Importation of exotic consumer goods, especially from Asia, prompted a rethinking of the features of consumer goods produced in Britain. The result of this creative interaction was the invention of ... More


On Kith and Kine (and Crustaceans): Trade and Environment in the EU and WTO

JOANNE SCOTT

in The EU, the WTO, and the NAFTA: Towards a Common Law of International Trade?

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199248124
eISBN:
9780191714863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248124.003.0005
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This chapter is about cattle and their calves, particularly recent controversies regarding the manner in which these animals are reared, as well as the quality of the meat which they produce. The ... More


Revolution in the Marketplace

Emma Hart

in Trading Spaces: The Colonial Marketplace and the Foundations of American Capitalism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226659817
eISBN:
9780226659954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226659954.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Across both Pennsylvania and South Carolina, Revolutionary disruptions during the 1760s and 1770s provoked a strong reaction among traders to the seizing-up of their habitual channels of commerce. ... More


Reducing Zoonoses: Controlling Animal Importation

Karen Ehnert and Robert Kim-Farley

in Public Health Practice: What Works

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199892761
eISBN:
9780199301515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199892761.003.0018
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter outlines a unique federal and local collaborative that was created to address animal importation. The globalization of the animal trade has created conduits for the introduction of new ... More


The Technologies of Desire

Simon Partner

in Assembled in Japan: Electrical Goods and the Making of the Japanese Consumer

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520217928
eISBN:
9780520923171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520217928.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter explores the second key to prosperity—the importation of technology on a massive scale—and explains that although this took place across the board, the electrical goods industry was a ... More


Mexican Tuna-dolphin

Dale D. Murphy

in The Structure of Regulatory Competition: Corporations and Public Policies in a Global Economy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199216512
eISBN:
9780191696008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216512.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The US-Mexican dispute over tuna-dolphin is a well known but poorly understood case of heterogeneity. It served as a focal point for trade-and-the-environment disputes within the GATT/WTO system. ... More


Slavery and the Commerce Power: How the Struggle Against the Interstate Slave Trade Led to the Civil War

David L. Lightner

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300114706
eISBN:
9780300135169
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300114706.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Despite the United States' ban on slave importation in 1808, profitable interstate slave trading continued. The nineteenth century's great cotton boom required vast human labor to bring new lands ... More


The Rise of Prison Gangs

David Skarbek

in The Social Order of the Underworld: How Prison Gangs Govern the American Penal System

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199328499
eISBN:
9780199378890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199328499.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

When the convict code collapsed, prison gangs, such as the Aryan Brotherhood, Mexican Mafia, and Nuestra Familia, rose to fill the gap and to provide governance and to promote exchange of contraband ... More


Enduring Trialities, Globalization, and Prison Populations

Coretta Phillips

in The Multicultural Prison: Ethnicity, Masculinity, and Social Relations among Prisoners

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199697229
eISBN:
9780191760556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697229.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The first chapter introduces the book's overarching themes. A core observation about the contemporary prison is that its ‘society of captives’ — always having been predominantly male, socially and ... More


This Blind Mysterious Form of Words

David L. Lightner

in Slavery and the Commerce Power: How the Struggle Against the Interstate Slave Trade Led to the Civil War

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300114706
eISBN:
9780300135169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300114706.003.0002
Subject:
History, Social History

During the antebellum period, opponents of slavery argued that Congress had the power under the Constitution to abolish the interstate slave trade. Defenders of slavery denied that the framers of the ... More


Mexican and Puerto Rican Labor Migration to Chicago

Lilia Fernandez

in Brown in the Windy City: Mexicans and Puerto Ricans in Postwar Chicago

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226244259
eISBN:
9780226244280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226244280.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

From the Second World War to the 1960s, Puerto Ricans and Mexicans became subjects of state-sponsored mass labor importation programs in the United States. They served as labor pools to fill the ... More


Security and Profit in China’s Energy Policy: Hedging Against Risk

Øystein Tunsjø

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165082
eISBN:
9780231535434
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165082.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

China has developed sophisticated hedging strategies to insure against risks in the international petroleum market. It has managed a growing net oil import gap and supply disruptions by maintaining a ... More


Debating Americanization: The Case of France

Richard Kuisel (ed.)

in Global America?: The Cultural Consequences of Globalization

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239185
eISBN:
9781846313219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853239185.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Americanization is the importation of American products, images, technologies, practices and behaviour by non-Americans. This chapter analyses the process of Americanization in France. It argues that ... More


Power and the Opposition

Richard Archer

in As If an Enemy's Country: The British Occupation of Boston and the Origins of Revolution

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199895779
eISBN:
9780190254551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199895779.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter examines how Boston's resistance to the Stamp Act transformed the political dynamics of the town. It considers the extralegal measures taken by Bostonians, who were no longer satisfied ... More


Investing in Regimes with Stationary or Roving Bandits

Kai A. Konrad

in Guns and Butter: The Economic Causes and Consequences of Conflict

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012812
eISBN:
9780262255387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012812.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter examines the effects on trade in capital and considers investment decision making regimes with either stationary or roving bandits. It provides the Markov perfect equilibrium in these ... More


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