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World Trade Law after Neoliberalism: Reimagining the Global Economic Order

Andrew Lang

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199592647
eISBN:
9780191731396
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592647.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The rise of economic liberalism in the latter stages of the 20th century coincided with a fundamental transformation of international economic governance, especially through the law of the World ... More


The Limited Influence of Global Civil Society

Brian J. Gareau

in From Precaution to Profit: Contemporary Challenges to Environmental Protection in the Montreal Protocol

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300175264
eISBN:
9780300188912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300175264.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the role of NGOs in the Montreal Protocol, specifically with the MeBr phaseout. It discusses how U.S.-based international NGOs operating in global environmental governance ... More


Locking-in Neoliberalism: Independent Central Banks and Fiscal Spending Rules

Aldo Madariaga

in Neoliberal Resilience: Lessons in Democracy and Development from Latin America and Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691182599
eISBN:
9780691201603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691182599.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter focuses on the locking-in of exchange rates and industrial policies in institutional frameworks, including the constitution that reduced partisan influences and made future changes and ... More


Creating Support: Privatization and Business Power

Aldo Madariaga

in Neoliberal Resilience: Lessons in Democracy and Development from Latin America and Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691182599
eISBN:
9780691201603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691182599.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter focuses on support creation, emphasizing the increase of power resources through privatization for those business actors that are expected to defend the survival of neoliberal policies. ... More


The WHO in Crisis

Nitsan Chorev

in The World Health Organization between North and South

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450655
eISBN:
9780801463921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450655.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the financial, authority, and legitimacy crises experienced by the World Health Organization (WHO) due to the emergence of a neoliberal logic in the mid-1980s. It considers how ... More


Introduction

Rebecca Dolhinow

in A Jumble of Needs: Women's Activism and Neoliberalism in the Colonias of the Southwest

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816650576
eISBN:
9781452946061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816650576.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the central challenges of the book. First, it examines the construction and gendering of leadership through the constant reworking of neoliberal ... More


The Search for a New Model

Bruno Amable

in Structural Crisis and Institutional Change in Modern Capitalism: French Capitalism in Transition

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198787815
eISBN:
9780191829871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198787815.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

The third chapter analyses the period after the political victory of the left in 1981. This period saw the beginning of the implementation of the left economic platform, a gradual but significant ... More


The NHS after 10 years of New Labour

Calum Paton

in Modernising the welfare state: The Blair legacy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420404
eISBN:
9781447302834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420404.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter reviews New Labour's health policy, focusing on the modernization of the NHS. New Labour has influenced levels of NHS expenditure for the future by its financial settlements for the NHS ... More


Erosion of Essential Resources in Neoliberal India: A Bottom-Up View

Vamsi Vakulabharanam

in Governing Access to Essential Resources

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231172783
eISBN:
9780231540766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172783.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Vakulabharana emphasizes the dynamics of economic processes unleashed by neoliberal policies that spur cycles of primitive capital accumulation – in this case natural resources mining in rural India. ... More


Bar Wars: Irish Bar Politics in Neoliberal Ireland and Neoliberal Yonkers

Jennifer Nugent Duffy

in Who's Your Paddy?: Racial Expectations and the Struggle for Irish American Identity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814785027
eISBN:
9780814744130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814785027.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines the contentious politics that occurred when the equally contentious historical trajectories of the Irish and the city of Yonkers collided. It looks specifically at Irish bar ... More


Boom, Bust, and Beating: International Financial Institutions, Crises, and Violence against Women

Jacqui True

in The Political Economy of Violence against Women

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199755929
eISBN:
9780199979516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755929.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 6 examines how the liberalization of the global financial system, particularly international development loans, and the collapse of credit in the United States and Europe, which brought about ... More


Conclusions

Donatella della Porta, Lorenzo Cini, and César Guzmán-Concha

in Contesting Higher Education: Student Movements against Neoliberal Universities

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529208627
eISBN:
9781529208665
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529208627.003.0006
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

This concluding chapter summarizes the empirical results presented in the previous chapters from a comparative perspective by locating them within previous research on social movement outcomes. In ... More


New Consumer Citizens: Life Histories

Jessica M. Mulligan

in Unmanageable Care: An Ethnography of Health Care Privatization in Puerto Rico

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814724910
eISBN:
9780814764992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814724910.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter describes the life histories of particular citizen consumers who struggled to obtain care from the privatized health system under the MMA. It argues that the aspirations of neoliberal ... More


Conclusion: Reclaiming the Mexican Nation for the Poor and the Indigenous South

Lynn Stephen

in Zapata Lives!: Histories and Cultural Politics in Southern Mexico

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520222373
eISBN:
9780520927643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222373.003.0012
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This concluding chapter emphasizes how new ejidatarios in Oaxaca and Chiapas have formed their own responses to the neoliberal economic policy that stopped land reform, encouraged privatization, and ... More


Being Able to Work With Dignity and Opportunity

David L. Blustein

in The Importance of Work in an Age of Uncertainty: The Eroding Work Experience in America

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190213701
eISBN:
9780190062682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190213701.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

In this concluding chapter, the major themes from this deeply psychological examination of the nature of work in the United States are presented. Among the major issues identified in this integrative ... More


Market Spaces: Merchants Battle the Economic Narratives of Development Experts

Diane Singerman

in Cairo Contested: Governance, Urban Space, and Global Modernity

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774162886
eISBN:
9781617970351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162886.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter investigates the Egyptian government's decision to relocate the wholesale fruit and vegetable market from Rod al-Farag to a “modern”, gleaming, new market seven times bigger and located ... More


The Mobilization of Colombian Ethnic Minorities

Alvaro Velasco Álvarez

in Rural Social Movements in Latin America: Organizing for Sustainable Livelihoods

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033327
eISBN:
9780813038391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033327.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter discusses an analysis of how Colombian ethnic minorities have mobilized to overcome the legacy of Spanish colonialism that had destroyed their past. It also focuses on the efforts of the ... More


On Shopping Malls and the “New Middle Classes”

Arlene Dávila

in El Mall: The Spatial and Class Politics of Shopping Malls in Latin America

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520286849
eISBN:
9780520961920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286849.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This introductory chapter describes the development of shopping malls in Latin America. The International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) stated that 326 new malls had been constructed throughout ... More


Four Sources of the Global Crisis of 2008

Rohini Hensman

in Workers, Unions, and Global Capitalism: Lessons from India

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231148009
eISBN:
9780231519564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231148009.003.0003
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter examines four sources of the economic crisis of 2008 and suggests how three of them can be counteracted. The report of the UN Commission on Reforms of the International Monetary and ... More


Poverty, policy and the state: The changing face of social security

Mr Mike O'Brien

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347992
eISBN:
9781447303046
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347992.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

New Zealand has experienced both sweeping economic and social reform and growing poverty and income inequality. This book explores the changes to social-security provision and coverage in the context ... More


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