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Capital Accumulation and the Local Economy: Brewers and Local Notables

Masayuki Tanimoto

in The Role of Tradition in Japan's Industrialization: Another Path to Industrialization

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780198292746
eISBN:
9780191603891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198292740.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter looks at the role brewers played in financing new businesses during the early stages of industrialization. Since brewing was relatively capital-intensive among the traditional ... More


The Development of a Rural Weaving Industry and its Social Capital

Hisami Matsuzaki

in The Role of Tradition in Japan's Industrialization: Another Path to Industrialization

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780198292746
eISBN:
9780191603891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198292740.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter examines a rural weaving district within the context of ‘regional community’. The activities of traders in the Isezaki weaving district, including clothiers, factors, and local bankers, ... More


African Peace and Security Architecture and the Protection of Human Security

Ademola Abass

in Protecting Human Security in Africa

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199578986
eISBN:
9780191595202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578986.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter examines how and whether African regional organizations, acting within the framework of the African peace and security architecture (APSA), can ensure an effective regime of human ... More


Africa

Ademola Abass

in The Responsibility to Protect

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199797769
eISBN:
9780199919369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199797769.003.0019
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter discusses the role of the African Union (AU) in implementing the responsibility to protect (RtoP) in Africa, especially the relation of Article 4(h) of its Act to the principles of “non ... More


The African response

Stephen Emerson and Hussein Solomon

in African security in the twenty-first century: Challenges and opportunities

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526122735
eISBN:
9781526136190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526122735.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Paradoxically, as much as Africa’s current problems are often rooted in the past, the continent today finds itself squarely at the forefront of new security thinking. Although the international ... More


The Realization of Human Rights in Africa through Subregional Institutions

Frans Viljoen

in International Human Rights Law in Africa

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199645589
eISBN:
9780191807305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199645589.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines the role of subregional institutions in the realisation of human rights in Africa. It begins with an overview of regional economic integration in Africa before turning to ... More


Integration Along the Abuja Road Map: A Progress Report

Jaime de Melo, Mariem Nouar, and Jean-Marc Solleder

in Industries without Smokestacks: Industrialization in Africa Reconsidered

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198821885
eISBN:
9780191861017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198821885.003.0019
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter reviews integration among the eight African Regional Economic Communities by comparing their characteristics and progress with three other South-South Regional Integration Arrangements. ... More


Governing Innovation

Calestous Juma

in The New Harvest: Agricultural Innovation in Africa

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780190237233
eISBN:
9780190237264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190237233.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy, International Relations and Politics

African countries are increasingly focusing on promoting regional economic integration as a way to stimulate economic growth and expand local markets. Africa’s RECs have convening powers that ... More


Economic Integration and Tax Coordination in Regional Economic Communities

Sijbren Cnossen

in Modernizing VATs in Africa

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198844075
eISBN:
9780191879722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198844075.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Chapter 8 reviews the various stages of economic integration that can be distinguished and discusses VAT (and excise tax) coordination in the presence and absence of border controls. All African ... More


Modernizing VATs in Africa

Sijbren Cnossen

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198844075
eISBN:
9780191879722
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198844075.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Tax revenues in most African countries fall far short of what is feasible and necessary to finance basic human and economic development. Domestic tax revenue mobilization is called for, preferably in ... More


Overview of VATs in Africa

Sijbren Cnossen

in Modernizing VATs in Africa

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198844075
eISBN:
9780191879722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198844075.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Chapter 4 provides an overview of VATs in Africa, noting their broad characteristics and listing the general issues that arise. Countries with VAT are grouped by the particular regional economic ... More


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