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The Comparative Homogeneity of the East Asian NIC Exports of Similar Manufactures

Peter C. Y. Chow and Mitchell H. Kellman

in Trade—The Engine of Growth in East Asia

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195078954
eISBN:
9780199855001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195078954.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

The issue of the comparative homogeneity of the NICs' manufactured exports are explored in this chapter. The hypothesis that the export responses of the four tigers to changes in the U.S. market ... More


Gender Inequality and Women’s Wage Labour: A Theoretical and Empirical Analysis

Helen I. Safa

in Patriarchy and Development: Women's Positions at the End of the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198290230
eISBN:
9780191684807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198290230.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

In a number of developing countries, specifically for those open economies in the Caribbean Basin, export-led industrialization has assumed a major role in various development strategies during the ... More


Catch Up: Developing Countries in the World Economy

Deepak Nayyar

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199652983
eISBN:
9780191761263
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652983.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The object of this book is to analyze the evolution of developing countries in the world economy, situated in a long-term historical perspective, from the onset of the second millennium but with a ... More


Growth Strategies for Africa in a Changing Global Environment: Policy Observations for Sustainable and Shared Growth

Danny Leipziger and Shahid Yusuf

in Industrial Policy and Economic Transformation in Africa

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231175180
eISBN:
9780231540773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231175180.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter delves into a very wide-range of policy issues and controversies to make “policy observations” for growth strategies for Africa. The authors emphasize a changing global context, ... More


Catch Up in Industrialization

Deepak Nayyar

in Catch Up: Developing Countries in the World Economy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199652983
eISBN:
9780191761263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652983.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

There was a significant catch up in industrialization for the developing world as a whole beginning around 1950 that gathered momentum in the early 1970s. Structural changes in the composition of ... More


Industrialization and Women’s Subordination: A Reappraisal

Ruth Pearson

in Patriarchy and Development: Women's Positions at the End of the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198290230
eISBN:
9780191684807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198290230.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

In Third World countries, the involvement of females in the workforce plays no small part in the development of export manufacturing industries. Although there have already been earlier analyses ... More


Globalization I: The Shock of Liberalization

John Sutton

in Competing in Capabilities: The Globalization Process

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199274536
eISBN:
9780191746123
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274536.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter explores the following assumption: you can't make something out of nothing. In other words, not all costs are labour costs. All manufactured exports require for their production some ... More


Villa Altagracia: El Pueblo Caliente, El Pueblo Profético

Brendan Jamal Thornton

in Negotiating Respect: Pentecostalism, Masculinity, and the Politics of Spiritual Authority in the Dominican Republic

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061689
eISBN:
9780813051109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061689.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Chapter 2 introduces the reader to two small neighborhood Pentecostal churches and their local community in Villa Altagracia, San Cristóbal province. After providing an outline of the socioeconomic ... More


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