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The Developmental Legacies of British Colonialism: A State-Centered Framework for Analysis

Matthew Lange

in Lineages of Despotism and Development: British Colonialism and State Power

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226470689
eISBN:
9780226470702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226470702.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter explores the possibility of British colonial state legacies through empirical and theoretical discussions. It reviews the rise and fall of the British Empire and compares the two general ... More


The Problem with Feeding Cities

Andrew Deener

in The Problem with Feeding Cities: The Social Transformation of Infrastructure, Abundance, and Inequality in America

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226702919
eISBN:
9780226703107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226702919.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter asks, how does the infrastructural approach to the transformation of the food system force us to reconsider how we think about feeding cities, solving social problems, and addressing ... More


Conclusion and Discussion

Matthew Lange

in Lineages of Despotism and Development: British Colonialism and State Power

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226470689
eISBN:
9780226470702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226470702.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study about the developmental legacies of British colonialism and the uneven development among former British colonies. It identifies three state ... More


Regulation, Surveillance, and State Formation

in Constructing International Relations in the Arab World

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804753722
eISBN:
9780804768023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804753722.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter investigates an influential set of concepts that has been proposed by historical sociologists, to see whether or not these concepts can account for the divergent paths that Egypt, ... More


Italian elites and the Centralization of Creditworthiness

Simone Polillo

in Conservatives Versus Wildcats: A Sociology of Financial Conflict

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804785099
eISBN:
9780804785556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785099.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter looks at the political foundations of creditworthiness in the case of 19th century Italy. Here, just like in the United States, economic and political communities commanded strong, local ... More


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