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The Moral Imperatives of Global Capitalism: An Overview

John H. Dunning

in Making Globalization Good: The Moral Challenges of Global Capitalism

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199257010
eISBN:
9780191596223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199257019.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This introductory chapter sets the background to the book and guides the reader through its main themes. The comments made are based on an exploration of three propositions. These are as follows: ... More


Economic Institutions and the Natural Environment

Partha Dasgupta

in Human Well-Being and the Natural Environment

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199247882
eISBN:
9780191596100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199247889.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Three systems of rights to natural resources are studied in Ch. 7: private, communal, and state. Institutional failures are shown to be the cause of inefficiencies and inequities, both in momentary ... More


Gentlemen Bred to the Law: Induction and Legal Education

David Lemmings

in Professors of the Law: Barristers and English Legal Culture in the Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207214
eISBN:
9780191677557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207214.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter considers critically the experience of educating barristers, and especially the attempts at educational reform undertaken in the middle of ... More


Robust Institutional Design: What Makes Some Institutions More Adaptable and Resilient to Changes in Their Environment Than Others?

Jenna Bednar

in Complexity and Evolution: Toward a New Synthesis for Economics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262035385
eISBN:
9780262337717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035385.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

Institutions are designed to alter human behavior. To remain effective over time, institutions need to adapt to changes in the environment or the society the institution is meant to regulate. Douglas ... More


Rights in Translation: Vigilantism and the Meanings of Institutional Effectiveness and Failure

Nicholas Rush Smith

in Contradictions of Democracy: Vigilantism and Rights in Post-Apartheid South Africa

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190847180
eISBN:
9780190847227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190847180.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

If as is often argued, vigilante violence is caused by failures in policing, why would crowds attack suspects under arrest? To answer this question, this chapter examines a 2006 case in which two ... More


Everyday Survival Strategies

Susan Dewey

in Neon Wasteland: On Love, Motherhood, and Sex Work in a Rust Belt Town

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520266902
eISBN:
9780520948310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520266902.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter offers a critical analysis of dancers' decision-making processes, some of which have had extremely negative effects on their lives. It discusses how Vixens' dancers negotiated the ... More


Policies for Restraint

Amelia Hoover Green

in The Commander's Dilemma: Violence and Restraint in Wartime

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501726477
eISBN:
9781501726484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501726477.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This concluding chapter briefly summarizes the main argument and evidence in this book's study, noting key contributions before moving on to some key problems. It also identifies several legal and ... More


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