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Rush to Union: Understanding the European Federal Bargain

David McKay

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198280583
eISBN:
9780191684364
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198280583.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The decision of Maastricht to create a political union and in particular to move towards a single currency constitutes something of an intellectual puzzle. Why did political leaders agree to cede the ... More


Theory

DAVID MCKAY

in Federalism and European Union: A Political Economy Perspective

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296775
eISBN:
9780191685279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296775.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter synthesizes those theories, drawn both from political science and economics, which aim to explore the association between fiscal or economic centralization and political centralization. ... More


Conclusion

Romila Thapar

in Aśoka and the Decline of the Mauryas

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077244
eISBN:
9780199081073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077244.003.0032
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the reign of Aśoka Maurya and the collapse of the Mauryan dynasty. It describes the place of Aśoka against the background of the third century ... More


Theory

David McKay

in Rush to Union: Understanding the European Federal Bargain

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198280583
eISBN:
9780191684364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198280583.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter examines the viability of political unions. It argues that monetary unions bring a degree of economic centralization that may require, in certain circumstances, a high degree of ... More


Warriors

Anne Haour

in Rulers, Warriors, Traders, Clerics: The Central Sahel and the North Sea, 800-1500

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264119
eISBN:
9780191734694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264119.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Medieval History

This chapter examines military activity and violence, as manifest in aspects of the archaeological and historical records for medieval times in the central Sahel and north-west Europe. It explores ... More


Political Centralization and Urban Primacy: Evidence from National and Provincial Capitals in the Americas

Sebastian Galiani and Sukkoo Kim

in Understanding Long-Run Economic Growth: Geography, Institutions, and the Knowledge Economy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226116341
eISBN:
9780226116426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226116426.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the causes of urban primacy in the Americas. It considers the theory that urban primacy is often characterized by a disproportionate concentration of population in capital ... More


The Means of Transport

John Landers

in The Field and the Forge: Population, Production, and Power in the Pre-industrial West

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199279579
eISBN:
9780191719448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279579.003.0004
Subject:
History, Social History, Economic History

Spatial integration was a prerequisite for both economic growth and political centralisation and its practicability depended on the state of transport and communications. Just as with production, ... More


“In My Image and Likeness”

Rafael Sánchez

in Dancing Jacobins

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780823263653
eISBN:
9780823268887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263653.003.0013
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

Continuing with the Guzmancismo, this chapter on the one hand focuses on the regime’s dissemination of iconographic representations—portraits, busts, statues—of both Bolivar and Guzmán throughout ... More


“The Chief Of All The Tribes”: Nation and Empire, 1755–1775

Sami Lakomäki

in Gathering Together: The Shawnee People through Diaspora and Nationhood, 1600-1870

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300180619
eISBN:
9780300182316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300180619.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter covers Shawnee politics from the Seven Years’ War to the outbreak of the Revolutionary War. It concentrates on the efforts of Kisinoutha and a group of allied leaders from the Mekoche ... More


Introduction

Antonia E. Foias

in Ancient Maya Political Dynamics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044224
eISBN:
9780813046488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044224.003.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter introduces the central issue of the book: How can we understand the political organization of the ancient Maya of the Classic period (A.D.250-950)? Rather than conceiving of Maya ... More


Thinking Globally, Limited Locally: The Russian Environmental Movement and Sustainable Development

Laura A. Henry

in Environmental Justice and Sustainability in the Former Soviet Union

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012669
eISBN:
9780262255493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012669.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter investigates the reasons behind the adoption of sustainable development in Russia in the early 1990s. It identifies the features of Russia’s cultural, political, and economic landscape ... More


China’s political-economic institution: Regionally decentralized authoritarianism (RDA)

Chenggang Xu

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/9780199678204.003.0086
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter discusses China’s regionally decentralized authoritarianism (RDA) regime, which is characterized as a combination of political centralization and economic regional decentralization. The ... More


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