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Developing locally: An international comparison of local and regional economic development

Andrew Beer, Graham Haughton, and Alaric Maude (eds)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345462
eISBN:
9781447302025
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345462.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Throughout the developed world, governments have invested substantial sums in local and regional economic development. Many have spent heavily on local-development agencies and strategies to bolster ... More


International Interventions and Local Agency in Peacebuilding in Sierra Leone

Morten Bøås and Patrick Tom

in Post-Liberal Peace Transitions: Between Peace Formation and State Formation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474402170
eISBN:
9781474418720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474402170.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter discusses international peacebuilding and local agency in Sierra Leone, asking whether it is tactical or strategic. The peacebuilding and statebuilding in Sierra Leone have not made a ... More


A capability approach to individualised and tailor-made activation

Jean-Michel Bonvin and Nicolas Farvaque

in Making it personal: Individualising activation services in the EU

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347978
eISBN:
9781447302735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347978.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter is concerned with the evaluative function of local agencies in the activation of services provision. It pays special attention to the type of information that is considered relevant and ... More


Consolidating Power: Banner Government and Local Control

Shuang Chen

in State-Sponsored Inequality: The Banner System and Social Stratification in Northeast China

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780804799034
eISBN:
9781503601635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804799034.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter uncovers a forgotten history of local agency in the first thirty years after the initial settlement. In this period, Shuangcheng saw the consolidation of both local administration and ... More


Local Spaces for Peace in Cambodia?

Eng Netra and Caroline Hughes

in Post-Liberal Peace Transitions: Between Peace Formation and State Formation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474402170
eISBN:
9781474418720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474402170.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter focuses on the case of Cambodia. Local agency is evident in efforts by Cambodian people to cope with the immensity of the events overwhelming them. For example, much initial restoration ... More


Case Studies in Peace Formation I: Potential and Limitations

Oliver P. Richmond

in Peace Formation and Political Order in Conflict Affected Societies

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780190237639
eISBN:
9780190237660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190237639.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the cases of Cyprus, Cambodia, Sri Lanka, and Bosnia, where peace-formation dynamics have been evident in the various forms outlined in chapter 3. Here peace formation has ... More


Peace Formation in Practice

Oliver P. Richmond

in Peace Formation and Political Order in Conflict Affected Societies

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780190237639
eISBN:
9780190237660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190237639.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter adds to the picture of peace formation from the fragmented record that exists, spanning countries from El Salvador to South Africa in the last quarter century or so. This is where old ... More


Material and Moral Reassessments of the KZ Past: From the 1980s into the New Millennium

Helen J. Whatmore-Thomson

in Nazi Camps and their Neighbouring Communities: History, Memory, and Memorialization

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198789772
eISBN:
9780191831461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198789772.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Social History

Chapter 6 assesses the fundamental changes that occurred at the three KZ locations at a time when the Holocaust became central to European understandings of the war and Nazism. It outlines the camps’ ... More


Case Studies in Peace Formation II: Transforming the State and Addressing the Causal Factors of the Conflict

Oliver P. Richmond

in Peace Formation and Political Order in Conflict Affected Societies

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780190237639
eISBN:
9780190237660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190237639.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines Somalia and Somaliland, Kosovo, and Timor-Leste, where peace-formation has had a direct impact on the nature of the state, shaping a social contract, and has also influenced ... More


Connecting centre and locality: Political communication in early modern England

Chris R. Kyle and Jason Peacey (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526147158
eISBN:
9781526155528
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526147165
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This collection of essays is set up to explore the dynamics of local/national political culture in seventeenth-century Britain, with particular reference to political communication. It examines the ... More


Usurpers in the Levant and Beyond: The Second Century

Boris Chrubasik

in Kings and Usurpers in the Seleukid Empire: The Men who would be King

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198786924
eISBN:
9780191829055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198786924.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter introduces four more usurpers, and in detail reconstructs their claims to the diadem in the second-century Levant, thereby offering a new history of the Seleukid empire in the second ... More


Lockout: Peace Formation in Northern Ireland

Roger Mac Ginty

in Post-Liberal Peace Transitions: Between Peace Formation and State Formation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474402170
eISBN:
9781474418720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474402170.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter looks at the pros and cons of peace formation in Northern Ireland; a case where many would suppose that international, elite-level, and social claims had moved close together during the ... More


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