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One Nation, Uninsured: Why the U.S. Has No National Health Insurance

Jill Quadagno

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195160390
eISBN:
9780199944026
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195160390.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Every industrial nation in the world guarantees its citizens access to essential health care services—every country, that is, except the United States. In fact, one in eight Americans—43 million ... More


Universal banks, specialized banks and the regulation of financial services

Jordi Canals

in Universal Banking: International Comparisons and Theoretical Perspectives

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198775065
eISBN:
9780191695353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198775065.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Strategy

This chapter discusses the challenges that the financial regulators of industrial nations now face as a result of financial innovation and changes in the strategy of financial intermediaries. ... More


The European Corporation: Strategy, Structure, and Social Science

Richard Whittington and Michael Mayer

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199251049
eISBN:
9780191714382
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199251049.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This book traces the evolution of the large industrial corporation in France, Germany, and the United Kingdom from the 1950s to the 1990s. It combines long-run trends with illustrative case studies ... More


The Third Globalization: Can Wealthy Nations Stay Rich in the Twenty-First Century?

Dan Breznitz and John Zysman (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199917822
eISBN:
9780199332861
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199917822.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Given the powerfully negative and ongoing impact of the Great Recession on western economies, the question of whether historically wealthy nations—the United States, Western European countries, ... More


The Rise of the Public Authority: Statebuilding and Economic Development in Twentieth-Century America

Gail Radford

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226037691
eISBN:
9780226037868
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226037868.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

In the late nineteenth century, public officials throughout the United States began to experiment with new methods of managing their local economies and meeting the infrastructure needs of a newly ... More


Managing Migration in the Twenty-first Century

Philip Martin, Manolo Abella, and Christiane Kuptsch

in Managing Labor Migration in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300109047
eISBN:
9780300129960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300109047.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

This chapter focuses on measures that labor-sending and labor-receiving countries can adopt cooperatively to make international migration a sustainable exchange. Sustainability requires benefits to ... More


Conclusion: Navalism and Its Trajectories

Dirk Bönker

in Militarism in a Global Age: Naval Ambitions in Germany and the United States before World War I

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450402
eISBN:
9780801463884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450402.003.0013
Subject:
History, Military History

This book concludes by reflecting on the trajectories of navalism in Germany and the United States after World War I. In his polemic The Navy: Defense or Portent? (1932), Charles Beard offered a ... More


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