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Facing the Second World War: Strategy, Politics, and Economics in Britain and France 1938-1940

Talbot C. Imlay

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199261222
eISBN:
9780191717550
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261222.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History, British and Irish Modern History

Covering the period from the late 1930s up to the spring of 1940, this book offers the first systematic comparison of how two countries, Britain and France, responded to the possibility and then ... More


American Occupation, Market Order, and Democracy: Reconfiguring the Steel Industry in Japan and Germany after the Second World War

Gary Herrigel

in Americanization and Its Limits: Reworking US Technology and Management in Post-war Europe and Japan

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199269044
eISBN:
9780191717123
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269044.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

Engagement with American practices and ideas in the period after the Second World War differed in Germany and Japan compared to in many of the other political economies considered in this volume, ... More


The Decline of Dirigisme in France

John L. Campbell and Ove K. Pedersen

in The National Origins of Policy Ideas: Knowledge Regimes in the United States, France, Germany, and Denmark

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691150314
eISBN:
9781400850365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150314.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the political-economic problems that France faced in the aftermath of the Golden Age. These political-economic problems persisted and precipitated what some people described as ... More


From Corporatism to Crisis

Michael Shalev

in Labour and the Political Economy in Israel

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198285137
eISBN:
9780191684494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198285137.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter examines the strengths, weaknesses, and mystery of the corporatist system of industrial relations, which began in Israel after the country gained its sovereignty in 1948. The chapter ... More


Information Technology Policy: An International History

Richard Coopey (ed.)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199241057
eISBN:
9780191714290
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199241057.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

Information Technology (IT) has become symbolic of modernity and progress almost since its inception. The nature and boundaries of IT have also meant that it has shaped, or become embedded within, a ... More


How to Reform: Pulling the Strings

Tito Boeri, Micael Castanheira, Riccardo Faini, Vincenzo Galasso, Giorgio Barba Navaretti, Carcillo Stéphane, Jonathan Haskel, Giuseppe Nicoletti, Enrico Perotti, Carlo Scarpa, Lidia Tsyganok, and Christian Wey

in Structural Reforms Without Prejudices

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199203628
eISBN:
9780191708169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203628.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter presents a synthesis of the case studies discussed in the preceding chapters. European countries faced with increasing globalization, intensifying international competition, or the rise ... More


The Appeal of Decentralization

Jack Knight and James Johnson

in The Priority of Democracy: Political Consequences of Pragmatism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151236
eISBN:
9781400840335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151236.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter offers a comparative analysis of political-economic institutions in what may seem like a counterintuitive manner. The default presumption in this domain is that the task of establishing ... More


Elections Without Democracy: The False Starts, 1975–97

Larbi Sadiki

in Rethinking Arab Democratization: Elections without Democracy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199562985
eISBN:
9780191721182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562985.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

This chapter examines the democratic stirrings between 1975 and 1997 as an important background and Arab ‘election fetishism’ post-1997. Thus, it provides referential material for understanding ... More


Political and Economic Planning: The PEP Group

Daniel Ritschel

in The Politics of Planning: The Debate on Economic Planning in Britain in the 1930s

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206477
eISBN:
9780191677151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206477.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Economic History

This chapter discusses Political and Economic Planning, which was the first and best known of the capitalist planning groups. It explains that PEP set itself the goal of drafting an explicitly ... More


Regions and the World Economy: The Coming Shape of Global Production, Competition, and Political Order

Allen J. Scott

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296584
eISBN:
9780191685255
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296584.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

As we enter the twenty-first century, one of the dramatic shifts in the world system is the increasing openness and interpenetration of national economies and sovereign states. This shift is ... More


Post-socialist transformation in China

Andrzej Bolesta

in China and Post-Socialist Development

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781447321507
eISBN:
9781447321514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447321507.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

As it embraces around 25 percent of the human population, post-socialist transformation is by all means a process of historical significance. It is hardly possible to imagine complex and extensive ... More


Political Economy and the World System

James I. Charlton

in Nothing About Us Without Us: Disability Oppression and Empowerment

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520207950
eISBN:
9780520925441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520207950.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter notes that the idea that people with disabilities are powerless and poor is uncontestable. Every socioeconomic indicator says so. That the vast majority of people with disabilities are ... More


Migrant Death and Identification: Theory, Science, and Sociopolitics

Krista E. Latham, Alyson O’Daniel, and Justin Maiers

in Massacres: Bioarchaeology and Forensic Anthropology Approaches

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781683400691
eISBN:
9781683400813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400691.003.0011
Subject:
Archaeology, Methodology and Techniques

Chapter 11 explores undocumented migrant deaths on the U.S.-Mexico border. Recent changes to border policies have led to an increase in migrant deaths. In order to make sense of this humanitarian ... More


Political Economic Deserts and Desert Bases

Fred Feldman

in Distributive Justice: Getting What We Deserve From Our Country

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198782988
eISBN:
9780191826214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198782988.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

According to the desertist theory of distributive justice defended in this book, there is perfect political economic distributive justice in a country if and only if the government of that country ... More


Local Political Economy

Kurt A. Jordan

in The Seneca Restoration, 1715–1754: An Iroquois Local Political Economy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032511
eISBN:
9780813039428
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032511.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

During the initial centuries of Native American-European engagement, political-economic conditions in Indian country shifted dramatically from decade to decade, and frequently over even shorter ... More


More Words for Students

George Rupp

in Beyond Individualism: The Challenge of Inclusive Communities

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231174282
eISBN:
9780231539869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231174282.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The challenge of leadership in the 21st Century is to integrate particular personal, social, and cultural commitments with global concerns.


Introduction

Natale A. Zappia

in Traders and Raiders: The Indigenous World of the Colorado Basin, 1540-1859

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781469615844
eISBN:
9781469619842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469615844.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book's main theme, namely the Indigenous “interior world” forged by a diverse group of Indian communities that linked present-day California, ... More


The Political Consequences of the Economic Crisis in Europe: Electoral Punishment and Popular Protest

Hanspeter Kriesi

in Mass Politics in Tough Times: Opinions, Votes and Protest in the Great Recession

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199357505
eISBN:
9780199357536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199357505.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This exploratory chapter tries to link the electoral consequences of the Great Recession and the protest to which it has given rise. In the first part, the expectations of the economic voting ... More


The Political and Economic Dynamics of the Eurozone Crisis

James A. Caporaso and Martin Rhodes (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198755739
eISBN:
9780191821615
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198755739.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This is the first book to provide a full and dispassionate account of the politics and economics of the Eurozone crisis. The focus is on the interlinked origins and impacts of the crisis and the ... More


Desertism and Some Competitors

Fred Feldman

in Distributive Justice: Getting What We Deserve From Our Country

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198782988
eISBN:
9780191826214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198782988.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Some of the main opposing theories of distributive justice are certain forms of egalitarianism, luck egalitarianism, sufficientism, the difference principle, and libertarianism. This chapter contains ... More


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