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Facing the Music: Shaping Music Education from a Global Perspective

Huib Schippers

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195379754
eISBN:
9780199864386
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195379754.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Facing the Music investigates the practices and ideas that have grown from some five decades of cultural diversity in music education, developments in ethnomusicology, and the rise of ... More


Economic Miracle and Political Limbo: Italy and Its ‘Extracommunitarians’

Carl-Ulrik Schierup

in Migration, Citizenship, and the European Welfare State: A European Dilemma

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780198280521
eISBN:
9780191603730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198280521.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

To grasp Italy’s experience of migration, welfare, and citizenship, it is necessary to first understand the convoluted relationship between formal legislation and central directives on the one hand, ... More


Janus‐faced Structure of the Security Council: Open System and Closed Shop

Jochen Prantl

in The UN Security Council and Informal Groups of States

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199287680
eISBN:
9780191603723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199287686.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter analyzes the institutional setting of the United Nations. The underlying assumption is that the Security Council can best be described as a Janus-faced structure of both an open system ... More


Economic Organizations and Corporate Governance in Japan

Curtis J. Milhaupt and Mark D. West

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199272112
eISBN:
9780191601316
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199272115.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Using an institutional and empirical approach, this book analyses the role of formal rules (law and regulations) and informal rules (norms, practices, and shared beliefs) in the Japanese economy. ... More


Creating Value with Knowledge: Insights from the IBM Institute for Business Value

Eric Lesser and Lawrence Prusak (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780195165128
eISBN:
9780199835751
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195165128.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The mid-1990s saw the rise of an important movement: a recognition that organizational knowledge, in its various forms and attributes, could be an important source of competitive advantage in the ... More


The Outsiders: Economic Reform and Informal Labour in a Developing Economy

Sugata Marjit and Saibal Kar

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198071495
eISBN:
9780199081257
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198071495.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The informal economy has emerged as one of the most dynamic, active, and hotly-debated domains in the entire developing world. Unfortunately, it remains one of the least treated subjects in ... More


Blocking human potential: how formal policies block the informal economy in the maputo corridor *

Fredrik Söderbaum

in Linking the Formal and Informal Economy: Concepts and Policies

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199204762
eISBN:
9780191603860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199204764.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This paper deals with one of the most interesting cross-border micro-regions in Africa: the Maputo corridor. In the mid-1990s, the governments of South Africa and Mozambique agreed to reconstruct the ... More


Informal Finance in China: American and Chinese Perspectives

Jianjun Li and Sara Hsu (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195380644
eISBN:
9780199869329
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380644.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International, South and East Asia

Informal finance consists of non-bank financing activities, whether conducted through family and friends, local money houses, or other types of financial associations. Informal finance has provided ... More


Integrating Europe: Informal Politics and Institutional Change

Jeffrey Stacey

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199584765
eISBN:
9780191723506
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584765.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, European Union

In Integrating Europe: Informal Politics and Institutional Change the author explains why the European Union (EU) Member States actively surrender policy‐making power to supranational authorities in ... More


Introduction

Jeffrey Stacey

in Integrating Europe: Informal Politics and Institutional Change

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199584765
eISBN:
9780191723506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584765.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, European Union

The first chapter begins by introducing the concept of institutional change, first by defining politics as a competition and institutions as the rules that political actors play by, and second by ... More


Describing Informal Accords

Jeffrey Stacey

in Integrating Europe: Informal Politics and Institutional Change

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199584765
eISBN:
9780191723506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584765.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, European Union

This chapter sheds greater light on informal accords, bringing them in from the scholarly shadows. The first section delves into what it is about the EU that allowed the informal sphere to develop ... More


A Model for Explaining the A Model for Explaining the Performance of Liberal Democracies

Edeltraud Roller

in The Performance of Democracies: Political Institutions and Public Policy

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199286423
eISBN:
9780191603358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199286426.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter develops a causal model for explaining the performance of liberal democracies. The model builds on explanatory models from three theoretical strands: comparative research on democracy, ... More


The Influence of Political Institutions on the Effectiveness of Western Democracies

Edeltraud Roller

in The Performance of Democracies: Political Institutions and Public Policy

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199286423
eISBN:
9780191603358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199286426.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter examines the hypotheses about the impact of formal and informal institutions on the level, stability, and the structure of political effectiveness of western democracies. It presents a ... More


The global path: soft law and non-sovereigns formalizing the potency of the informal sector

Robert K. Christensen

in Linking the Formal and Informal Economy: Concepts and Policies

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199204762
eISBN:
9780191603860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199204764.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The Westphalian paradigm suggests that sovereign nation-states formally constitute the only legitimate institutions of international policy creation, enactment, and enforcement. This paper seeks to ... More


Rethinking the informal economy: linkages with the formal economy and the formal regulatory environment

Martha Alter Chen

in Linking the Formal and Informal Economy: Concepts and Policies

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199204762
eISBN:
9780191603860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199204764.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This paper explores the relationship of the informal economy to the formal economy and to the formal regulatory environment. It begins with a comparison of the earlier concept of the ‘informal ... More


Formal and informal enterprises: concept, definition, and measurement issues in India

M. R. Narayana

in Linking the Formal and Informal Economy: Concepts and Policies

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199204762
eISBN:
9780191603860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199204764.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This paper introduces the multiplicity of official concepts, definitions, and measurements of economic contributions and performance of formal and informal enterprises in India’s manufacturing and ... More


The impact of regulation on growth and informality: cross-country evidence *

Norman V. Loayza, Ana María Oviedo, and Luis Servén

in Linking the Formal and Informal Economy: Concepts and Policies

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199204762
eISBN:
9780191603860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199204764.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This paper studies the effects of regulation on economic growth and the relative size of the informal sector in a large sample of industrial and developing countries. Along with firm dynamics, ... More


Microinsurance for the informal economy workers in India

Basudeb Guha-Khasnobis and Rajeev Ahuja

in Linking the Formal and Informal Economy: Concepts and Policies

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199204762
eISBN:
9780191603860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199204764.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

It has become mandatory for all formal insurance providers to service the low-income and disadvantaged segments of the population in India. Formal insurance providers have introduced a range of ... More


Voluntary contributions to informal activities producing public goods: can these be induced by government and other formal sector agents? Some evidence from Indonesian posyandus

Jeffrey B. Nugent and Shailender Swaminathan

in Linking the Formal and Informal Economy: Concepts and Policies

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199204762
eISBN:
9780191603860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199204764.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Indonesia’s posyandus are an excellent example of important local quasi-public goods (health care) produced largely by volunteers, but with crucial inputs from government and other formal sector ... More


Social capital, survival strategies, and their potential forpost-conflict governance in Liberia

Amos Sawyer

in Linking the Formal and Informal Economy: Concepts and Policies

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199204762
eISBN:
9780191603860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199204764.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Post-conflict reconstruction strategies typically focus on identifying and repairing formal governing institutions and physical infrastructures, and tend to ignore the informal arrangements that ... More


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