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Dealing with Sovereign Debt: Trends and Implications

Arturo C. Porzecanski

in Sovereign Debt at the Crossroads: Challenges and Proposals for Resolving the Third World Debt Crisis

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780195168006
eISBN:
9780199783458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195168003.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter provides an overview of the reasons behind sovereign debt defaults. It discusses trends in external indebtedness (public and private) and in government indebtedness (domestic and ... More


Family Life Cycle and Consumption

Jane Whittle and Elizabeth Griffiths

in Consumption and Gender in the Early Seventeenth-Century Household: The World of Alice Le Strange

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199233533
eISBN:
9780191739330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233533.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The survival of the Le Stranges’ household accounts for a run of almost fifty years from 1606 to 1654 allows consumption to be observed across the family’s life cycle, from soon after marriage to the ... More


Introduction: Finance and Foreign Relations in the Mid-nineteenth Century

Jay Sexton

in Debtor Diplomacy: Finance and American Foreign Relations in the Civil War Era 1837-1873

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199281039
eISBN:
9780191712753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199281039.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter focuses on how the leaders of the United States conducted a financial diplomacy during the mid-19th century, particularly with Britain. It reveals the considerable extent to which ... More


Market Integration, Reciprocity, and Fairness in Rural Papua New Guinea: Results from a Two-Village Ultimatum Game Experiment

David P. Tracer

in Foundations of Human Sociality: Economic Experiments and Ethnographic Evidence from Fifteen Small-Scale Societies

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199262052
eISBN:
9780191601637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199262055.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

In order to test the proposition that performance in bargaining experiments is significantly affected by degree of monetarization, market integration, and relative westernization, a one‐shot ... More


Financial Fragility in the Personal Sector

E. Philip Davis

in Debt, Financial Fragility, and Systemic Risk

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198233312
eISBN:
9780191596124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198233310.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Complementing the previous chapter, this chapter seeks to assess the causes and implications of developments up to the early 1990s in personal‐sector indebtedness and default in the major economies. ... More


The French Banking Industry

Jordi Canals

in Competitive Strategies in European Banking

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198773504
eISBN:
9780191695322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198773504.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This chapter provides a structural overview of the French banking system. It presents an overview of savings and investment in the French economy, which is broken down into various sectors and ... More


Some Aspects of the Material Conditions of Life of Agricultural Labourers

V. K. Ramachandran (ed.)

in Wage Labour and Unfreedom in Agriculture: An Indian Case Study

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198286479
eISBN:
9780191684524
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198286479.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the material conditions of life of agricultural labourers, in particular, wages, earnings, indebtedness, and household-consumption patterns. It also examines the conditions in ... More


Labour Services and Unfree Labour

V. K. Ramachandran (ed.)

in Wage Labour and Unfreedom in Agriculture: An Indian Case Study

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198286479
eISBN:
9780191684524
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198286479.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses labour services performed by landless agricultural labourers. It also examines aspects of unfreedom and the relationships between bonded labourers and their employers. The ... More


Passage: Sovereign Debt (Economic Theology II)

Roberto Esposito

in Two: The Machine of Political Theology and the Place of Thought

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823267613
eISBN:
9780823272396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823267613.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Revisiting what was discussed in the section on the ‘nexum,’ this chapter analyzes the intersection between political theology and economic theology. The expression “sovereign debt” refers to ... More


The Argentinean Debt: History, Default, and Restructuring

Mario Damill, Roberto Frenkel, and Martín Rapetti

in Overcoming Developing Country Debt Crises

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199578788
eISBN:
9780191723049
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578788.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter avers that the key to understanding the leadup to the Argentinean debt crisis was the particular anti‐inflation and growth strategy—followed first in 1979–81 and in a more radical way in ... More


The Unconsortable Joyce: Chamber Music

Marc C. Conner (ed.)

in The Poetry of James Joyce Reconsidered

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813039763
eISBN:
9780813043159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813039763.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This essay focuses on how Chamber Music is tied to the poetic tradition that precedes and surrounds it, revealing the extent of Joyce's remarkable indebtedness to and conversation with others, as ... More


The Distressed State of the Country: Confederate Men and the Navigation of Economic, Political, and Emotional Ruin in the Postwar South

Diane Miller Sommerville

in Aberration of Mind: Suicide and Suffering in the Civil War-Era South

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469643304
eISBN:
9781469643588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643304.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

White men, veterans and non-veterans alike, faced financial ruin and political emasculation in the postwar South. With the southern economy in shambles, men faced business failures and joblessness. ... More


Coptic Legal Documents, with Special Reference to the Theban Area

Gawdat Gabra and Hany N. Takla

in Christianity and Monasticism in Upper Egypt: Volume 2 Nag Hammadi–Esna

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774163111
eISBN:
9781617970481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774163111.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The number of Coptic documents seems to shrink sharply, and even more conspicuously. Legal documents, seen in a functional perspective, are writings whose principal aim is to record, and thus to ... More


Debt, Time, and Extravagance

Prathama Benerjee

in Politics of Time: 'Primitives' and History-writing in a Colonial Society

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195681567
eISBN:
9780199081677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195681567.003.0004
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter illustrates how Santals and Paharias were physically and territorially fenced in by the colonial rulers, so that they could no longer interact directly with the rest of the indigenous ... More


The Great Depression of the 1930s: Lessons for Today

Nicholas Crafts and Peter Fearon (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199663187
eISBN:
9780191749216
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199663187.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This collection of papers provides an authoritative introduction to the Great Depression as it affected the advanced countries in the 1930s. The contributions are by acknowledged experts in the field ... More


A Debtor World: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Debt

Ralph Brubaker, Robert M. Lawless, and Charles J. Tabb (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199873722
eISBN:
9780199980000
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199873722.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This book contains chapters about the societal implications of private debt. The chapters comprising this volume are authored by dozens of leading U.S. and international academics who have written ... More


Disintegration of the International Economy between the Wars

Forrest Capie

in The Great Depression of the 1930s: Lessons for Today

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199663187
eISBN:
9780191749216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199663187.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

The international economy disintegrated between the two world wars. In many ways this is not surprising given the variety of problems that emerged in, and after, the First World War—problems of debt, ... More


Venal office and the royal breakthrough

John J. Hurt

in Louis XIV and the Parlements: The Assertion of Royal Authority

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719062353
eISBN:
9781781700372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719062353.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter shows how Louis XIV overcame the parlements' defence of venality. He forced them to pay for repeated augmentations de gages and to accept the creation of as many offices as the king ... More


Living Off the Stones: Conditions of Life

Mohammad Talib

in Writing Labour: Stone Quarry Workers in Delhi

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198067719
eISBN:
9780199080083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198067719.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

‘Quarry worker’ is a blanket term used to describe different workers who were employed in various capacities in stone quarrying. This chapter investigates the field-independent context of mineral ... More


Dots on the Stones 1: Personal Profiles

Mohammad Talib

in Writing Labour: Stone Quarry Workers in Delhi

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198067719
eISBN:
9780199080083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198067719.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter presents four case profiles of stone quarry workers in Delhi. These profiles, based on workers' oral accounts, suggest that there is no ‘pure’ social category of free workers, who ... More


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