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Municipal Governments, Socialist Land Masters, and Urban Land Battles

You‐tien Hsing

in The Great Urban Transformation: Politics of Land and Property in China

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199568048
eISBN:
9780191721632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568048.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

Chapter 2 discusses local politics at the municipal government level. It focuses on land battles in the urban core between high‐ranking state units (or “socialist land masters”) ... More


Metropolitan Governance, Real‐Estate Projects, and Capital Accumulation

You‐tien Hsing

in The Great Urban Transformation: Politics of Land and Property in China

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199568048
eISBN:
9780191721632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568048.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

Chapter 4 shifts the geographical focus to the urban edge of metropolitan centers, and from urban to rural land. It outlines the land battles between expansionist urban ... More


The Great Urban Transformation: Politics of Land and Property in China

You-tien Hsing

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199568048
eISBN:
9780191721632
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568048.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This book emphasizes the centrality of cities in China's ongoing transformation. Based on fieldwork in twenty-four Chinese cities between 1996 and 2007, the author forwards an analysis of the ... More


Surface Excitons

Vladimir M. Agranovich

in Excitations in Organic Solids

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199234417
eISBN:
9780191715426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199234417.003.0012
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

This chapter discusses the properties of surface excitons and polaritons. It presents a discussion of surface polaritons at the sharp interface between media, the observation of exciton surface ... More


The Evolution and Adaptation of Business–Government Relations in Zouping

Martin K. Dimitrov

in Zouping Revisited: Adaptive Governance in a Chinese County

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781503604001
eISBN:
9781503604551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503604001.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter analyzes business-government relations in a single Chinese county through the lens of IPR regulation. A focus on Zouping reveals the scope of variation that exists in business-government ... More


Fragmentation of the State?

Adam Crawford

in The Local Governance of Crime: Appeals to Community and Partnerships

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198298458
eISBN:
9780191685446
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298458.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter assesses the theoretical explanations for the nature of ‘partnerships’ as constituting new forms of local governance. It also discusses the key theoretical debates concerning the ... More


Reshaping State and Local Politics

Benjamin I. Page, Jason Seawright, and Matthew J. Lacombe

in Billionaires and Stealth Politics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226586090
eISBN:
9780226586267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226586267.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter 5 examines the major financial investments certain billionaires have made on the state and local levels. It also examines the substantial impacts that these investments have had, particularly ... More


Who governs east Manchester?

Georgina Blakeley and Brendan Evans

in The regeneration of east Manchester: A political analysis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719084409
eISBN:
9781781707708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084409.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter uses the practice of the complex governance structures and plethora of partnerships which governed urban regeneration in east Manchester to analyse the utility of governance theories. ... More


The Implications of State Takeovers for Urban Politics: Cohesive and Disjointed State-Local Regimes

Domingo Morel

in Takeover: Race, Education, and American Democracy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190678975
eISBN:
9780190679019
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190678975.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

As states increase their presence in localities, what are the enduring implications for urban governance and theories of urban politics? The chapter examines urban regime theory, the dominant urban ... More


: Prostitution, Gender, and the State in Early Twentieth-Century China

Elizabeth J. Remick

in Regulating Prostitution in China: Gender and Local Statebuilding, 1900-1937

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804788366
eISBN:
9780804790833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804788366.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter explores prostitution as an important aspect of China's system of gender relations, and argues that the regulation of prostitution therefore is a site where state and gender relations ... More


The Sinews of State Power: The Rise and Demise of The Cohesive Local State in Rural China

Juan Wang

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190605735
eISBN:
9780190609511
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190605735.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

What messages does farmer protest convey? Beyond various grievances and strategic actions from farmers, the existence of protests reveals weakened capacity of the state to govern the countryside ... More


Exciton localization in disordered polymers

William Barford

in Electronic and Optical Properties of Conjugated Polymers

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199677467
eISBN:
9780191757402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199677467.003.0010
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter describes the two kind of localization of the exciton centre-of-mass wavefunction in disordered polymers. First, static localization via conformational and environmental disorder. ... More


Pathways to Fiscal Reform in the United States

John W. Diamond and George R. Zodrow (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028301
eISBN:
9780262321914
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028301.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The severe fiscal problems that the United States faces have been the focus of much attention in recent years, and several groups have proposed ambitious plans for fiscal reforms that would address ... More


Theory and Practice of Educational Reform in India: A Review

Manisha Priyam

in Contested Politics of Educational Reform in India: Aligning Opportunities with Interests

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198098874
eISBN:
9780199085217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198098874.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter examines two distinct methodological approaches inspired by economics and sociology in the study of policy reforms in India, particularly educational reforms. In the analysis done using ... More


The Role of Public Health Agencies in Convening Partnerships and Collaborations to Respond to the Opioid Crisis

Philicia Tucker and Michael R. Fraser

in A Public Health Guide to Ending the Opioid Epidemic

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190056810
eISBN:
9780190056841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190056810.003.0013
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter presents the role that public health agencies play as leaders and/or conveners of partnerships and collaborations in responding to the opioid epidemic at the state and local levels. ... More


Emigration: Development and Diaspora in Global Nations

Thomas Faist

in The Transnationalized Social Question: Migration and the Politics of Social Inequalities in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780199249015
eISBN:
9780191872334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199249015.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Theory

In emigration states, dichotomies in political debates still revolve around the notion of development. In order to understand how emigration states deal with emigration, return migration, ... More


The Problem of Home Defense

Matthew Dallek

in Defenseless Under the Night: The Roosevelt Years, Civil Defense, and the Origins of Homeland Security

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199743124
eISBN:
9780190469559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199743124.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

President Roosevelt and Mayor La Guardia were forced to grapple more directly with the problem of home defense during 1940, an election year. Several forces came together to force the issue onto the ... More


Directions for Fiscal Reform in the United States

John W. Diamond and George R. Zodrow

in Pathways to Fiscal Reform in the United States

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028301
eISBN:
9780262321914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028301.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Although the fiscal problems facing the United States, as well as many other countries in the industrialized world, have been well documented, the solutions to these problems are far less obvious. In ... More


Contested Politics of Educational Reform in India: Aligning Opportunities with Interests

Manisha Priyam

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198098874
eISBN:
9780199085217
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198098874.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This book analyses the role of politics in the process in education policy reforms in the context of developing countries, specifically India. Considered significant in the real world, politics is ... More


These Estimable Courts: Understanding Public Perceptions of State Judicial Institutions and Legal Policy-Making

Damon M. Cann and Jeff Yates

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199307210
eISBN:
9780190462468
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199307210.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book investigates and analyzes how citizens feel about the government institutions at the front lines of jurisprudential policymaking in the United States: the nation's state and local courts. ... More


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