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Understanding Swedish Social Democracy: Victims of Success?

Juhana Vartiainen

in Social Democracy in Neoliberal Times: The Left and Economic Policy since 1980

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199241378
eISBN:
9780191696923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199241378.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

The chapter determines whether the ‘Swedish model’ in terms of social democracy is a successful endeavour or not and a constructive or a counter-productive activity. This requires an exploration of ... More


Solving Nonlinear Rational Expectations Models by Eigenvalue–Eigenvector Decompositions

Alfonso Novales, Emilio Domínguez, Javier J. Pérez, and Jesús Ruiz

in Computational Methods for the Study of Dynamic Economies

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199248278
eISBN:
9780191596605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199248273.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Discusses the main issues involved in practical applications of solution methods that have been proposed for rational expectations models, based on eigenvalue–eigenvector decompositions. It starts by ... More


Model

Gail Hershatter

in The Gender of Memory: Rural Women and China's Collective Past

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267701
eISBN:
9780520950344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267701.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter tells the dual story of how rural Chinese women became responsible for cotton cultivation and how a handful of nationally and regionally famous women labor models emerged into the public ... More


A rights-oriented, public health model of child labour

Anaclaudia G. Fassa, David L. Parker, and Thomas J. Scanlon

in Child Labour: A Public Health Perspective

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199558582
eISBN:
9780191594397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558582.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter introduces the conceptual framework for child labour that underpins subsequent contributions to this volume. The framework is based on a rights-oriented public health approach and the ... More


The Limitations of Transference, Imitation, and Imposition

J. E. M. Thirkell, K. Petkov, and S. A. Vickerstaff

in The Transformation of Labour Relations: Restructuring and Privatization in Eastern Europe and Russia

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289791
eISBN:
9780191684760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289791.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, International Business

This chapter concludes the exploration of the nature of change and development in Eastern European and Russian labour relations. It combines an assessment of the processes of transference, imitation, ... More


Looking South: Race, Gender, and the Transformation of Labor from Reconstruction to Globalization

Mary E. Frederickson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813036038
eISBN:
9780813038469
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036038.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In the United States, cheap products made by cheap labor are in especially high demand, purchased by men and women who have watched their own wages decline and jobs disappear. This book examines the ... More


Importing Poverty?: Immigration and the Changing Face of Rural America

Philip Martin

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300139174
eISBN:
9780300156003
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300139174.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

American agriculture employs some 2.5 million workers during a typical year, most for fewer than six months. Three fourths of these farm workers are immigrants, half are unauthorized, and most will ... More


To Be or Not to Be: Major Choices in Budding Scientists

Eric Bettinger

in American Universities in a Global Market

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226110448
eISBN:
9780226110455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226110455.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter focuses on an earlier point in the pipeline of scientists and engineers—specifically, the development of scientists and engineers in undergraduate studies. As the labor market models ... More


Shenzhen: From labour-intensive to innovation-driven economic growth

Jie Tang

in The Oxford Companion to the Economics of China

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199678204
eISBN:
9780191788635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199678204.003.0095
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter first discusses the characteristics of the economic development of Shenzhen, China’s first Special Economic Zone. Shenzhen was a very small town near the border between Hong Kong and ... More


How Do Judges Decide?

Benjamin Alarie and Andrew J. Green

in Commitment and Cooperation on High Courts: A Cross-Country Examination of Institutional Constraints on Judges

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780199397594
eISBN:
9780199397617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199397594.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This book argues that high court design influences how judges decide, and this chapter provides the basic theoretical structure for this argument. It primarily builds on the Epstein, Landes, and ... More


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