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The Logic of Discipline: Global Capitalism and the Architecture of Government

Alasdair Roberts

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195374988
eISBN:
9780199776849
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374988.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The era of economic liberalization, spanning 1978 to 2008, is often regarded as a period in which government was simply dismantled. In fact, government was reconstructed to meet the needs of a ... More


Regional Development

Rosario G. Manasan and Shiladitya Chatterjee

in The Philippine Economy: Development, Policies, and Challenges

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195158984
eISBN:
9780199869107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195158989.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Attempts to evaluate the progress that has been made to date in reducing spatial inequality. More specifically, it aims to evaluate the pattern of regional economic development from 1975 to 2000, ... More


Infrastructure Development in the Pan-Pearl River Delta:: Opportunities and Challenges

Yue-man Yeung and Gordon Kee

in China's Pan-Pearl River Delta: Regional Cooperation and Development

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028504
eISBN:
9789882206717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028504.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter emphasizes the importance of infrastructure development for the regional economy and addresses the specific challenges of and opportunities for such development in the Pan-Pearl River ... More


Infrastructure deficit and financing needs in Africa

Mthuli Ncube

in Infrastructure in Africa: Lessons for Future Development

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447326632
eISBN:
9781447326663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447326632.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

There is a consensus that Africa has a huge infrastructure deficit. An urgent question demanding our attention therefore is: what are the levels of access to sources of local market finance for ... More


Canadian Energy Infrastructure and the Federalist Dilemma

Alastair R. Lucas

in Energy Networks and the Law: Innovative Solutions in Changing Markets

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199645039
eISBN:
9780191738647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199645039.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Public International Law

This chapter is about public regulation in an interjurisdictional setting. It asks whether there are fundamental constitutional federalism constraints that must be taken into account in energy ... More


The Moral Economy of Rebuilding the Ancestral Village

Khun Eng Kuah-Pearce

in Rebuilding the Ancestral Village: Singaporeans in China

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028818
eISBN:
9789882207332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028818.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter explores the extent to which the Singapore Chinese are locked into a set of social relationships within a moral economy that constantly pushes them to assist with village development, ... More


Defending Livelihoods

Zoya Hasan

in Congress after Indira: Policy, Power, Political Change (1984-2009)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195685978
eISBN:
9780199082216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195685978.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter examines how the Congress-led coalition government balanced economic growth with equality of opportunity in employment. It explains that the United Progressive Alliance took a number of ... More


Catalysing China–Africa Ties for Africa’s Structural Transformation: Lessons from Ethiopia

Fantu Cheru and Arkebe Oqubay

in China-Africa and an Economic Transformation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198830504
eISBN:
9780191868696
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830504.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Economic cooperation between China and Africa has deepened in scope and scale in recent times, and FOCAC has emerged as the largest South–South economic partnership platform. However, evidence ... More


Water, Energy, Access: Materializing the Internet in Rural Zambia

Lisa Parks

in Signal Traffic: Critical Studies of Media Infrastructures

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039362
eISBN:
9780252097416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039362.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter describes a particular rural configuration of Internet infrastructure in Zambia. It shows that access in this location is contingent on water resources, which not only generate ... More


Rethinking Swedish National Planning

Göran Cars and Bjorn HåRsman

in National-Level Planning in Democratic Countries: An International Comparison of City and Regional Policy-Making

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853238454
eISBN:
9781846313639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853238454.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

The economic recession in Sweden from the 1970s to the 1990s led to a rethinking of the role of national planning. This chapter discusses the emergence of national planning in Sweden, describes the ... More


British Legal Institutions and Transaction Costs in the Early Transport Revolution

Dan Bogart (ed.)

in Law and Long-Term Economic Change: A Eurasian Perspective

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804772730
eISBN:
9780804777612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804772730.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses the link between British legal institutions and infrastructure development in early modern Britain. It examines the era following the Glorious Revolution that saw a shift in ... More


The Privatization of Terror: U.S. Drug Enforcement Aid, Transnational Corporate Expansion, and Human Rights Repression

Horace A. Bartilow

in Drug War Pathologies: Embedded Corporatism and U.S. Drug Enforcement in the Americas

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469652559
eISBN:
9781469652573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469652559.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Building on the arguments presented in the previous chapters, this chapter is motivated by the following question: How does the drug enforcement regime’s addiction to increasing counternarcotic aid ... More


Further Considerations

Patrick Bolton, Frederic Samama, and Joseph E. Stiglitz (eds)

in Sovereign Wealth Funds and Long-Term Investing

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158633
eISBN:
9780231530286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158633.003.0047
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter presents the responses to some questions and/or comments raised during the panel on risk management during macroeconomic uncertainty. One participant asked whether the flood of ... More


Getting Across and Getting Around

Ashley Carse

in Beyond the Big Ditch: Politics, Ecology, and Infrastructure at the Panama Canal

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262028110
eISBN:
9780262320467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028110.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter depicts everyday experiences with transportation infrastructure around the Panama Canal. By following the roads that link terminus cities, transportation facilities, and rural areas, it ... More


Liberalizing Transport Sectors and the Effects of Infrastructure Development: The Turkish Case

Güzin Bayar

in The Liberalization of Transportation Services in the EU and Turkey

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198753407
eISBN:
9780191815041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198753407.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, International

This chapter studying the liberalization of transport sectors and the effects of infrastructure development in Turkey first studies the opening up of Turkish transport sectors. Noting that barriers ... More


Climate Change Education

Marianne E. Krasny, Chew-Hung Chang, Marna Hauk, and Bryce B. DuBois

Alex Russ and Marianne E. Krasny (eds)

in Urban Environmental Education Review

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501705823
eISBN:
9781501712791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705823.003.0009
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter examines how environmental education—including school and public programs developed by universities and government agencies as well as initiatives that emerge from the efforts of ... More


China’s Impact on the Global Balance of Power

Yukon Huang

in Cracking the China Conundrum: Why Conventional Economic Wisdom is Often Wrong

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190630034
eISBN:
9780190630065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190630034.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

President Xi’s “China Dream” is underpinned by the country’s expanding trade and aid initiatives. While many welcome such opportunities, Beijing’s assertive foreign policy has exacerbated tensions. ... More


The Land Question in India: State, Dispossession, and Capitalist Transition

Anthony P. D'Costa and Achin Chakraborty (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198792444
eISBN:
9780191834431
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198792444.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This book takes a fresh look at the land question in India. It goes beyond re-engagement in the rich transition debate by critically examining both theoretically and empirically the role of land in ... More


Fiscal and Other Macroeconomic Policies for an Emerging Economy

Kaushik Basu

in An Economist in the Real World: The Art of Policymaking in India

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262029629
eISBN:
9780262331678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029629.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

Fiscal policy can be used to boost investment and infrastructure development and, via these, growth. But there is no cookbook for how to do this. One has to develop the theory of fiscal policy as one ... More


The Liberalization of Transportation Services in the EU and Turkey

Sübidey Togan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198753407
eISBN:
9780191815041
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198753407.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, International

This book is about the liberalization of transportation services. Since barriers to trade in services are typically regulatory in nature, and the outcomes of services liberalization depend heavily on ... More


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