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The Changing Geopolitics of Production, Competition, and Regional Interdependence

Allen J. Scott

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

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296584
eISBN:
9780191685255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296584.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

The geographical contours of political world economy can be discussed through a continuously changing structure of both core and peripheral areas on an international and intra-national scale and a ... More


Italy's Alternative Model of Industrialization

Francesca Carnevali

in Europe's Advantage: Banks and Small Firms in Britain, France, Germany, and Italy since 1918

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199257393
eISBN:
9780191603846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199257396.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter explores the nature of Italy’s ‘dual model’ of economic development up to the early 1930s, and how this is linked to the existence of a segmented banking system. It also analyses the ... More


Communal Action in the Development of Regional Industrial Policy: A Case Study of the Kawamata Silk Weaving Industry

Futoshi Yamauchi

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:
10.1093/0198292740.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter examines the ‘industrial policy’ executed in the industrial district, Kawamata. The local government and associations made various attempts to support the development of silk weaving ... More


Ruling Regions, Exploiting Resources

David J. Mattingly

in Imperialism, Power, and Identity: Experiencing the Roman Empire

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691160177
eISBN:
9781400848270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691160177.003.0005
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

In recent years, debate has started to explore the tensions between global and local aspects of the Roman economic world. This chapter argues that the Roman economy is not only best understood as an ... More


Global Location Behavior and Organizational Dynamics of Japanese Electronics Firms and Their Impact on Regional Economies *

Masahisa Fujita and Ryoichi Ishii

in The Dynamic Firm: The Role of Technology, Strategy, Organization, and Regions

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296041
eISBN:
9780191596070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296045.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Building on the experience of nine Japanese electronics firms after World War II, the authors look at the explanatory contribution of selective factor disadvantages operating at the country level ... More


The Global Mosaic of Regional Economies

Allen J. Scott

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

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296584
eISBN:
9780191685255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296584.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

Concentrations of capital and human labor, relevant elements in the emerging world economic system, serve as the basic units of a new global mosaic of regional economies. This global mosaic, made of ... More


Europe's Advantage: Banks and Small Firms in Britain, France, Germany, and Italy since 1918

Francesca Carnevali

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199257393
eISBN:
9780191603846
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199257396.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This book focuses on the relationship between banks and small firms in a comparative historical perspective. By comparing the rise of small firms in France, Germany, and Italy and their decline ... More


York and the Regional Economy in the Later Middle Ages

P. J. P. Goldberg

in Women, Work, and Life Cycle in a Medieval Economy: Women in York and Yorkshire c.1300-1520

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201540
eISBN:
9780191674938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201540.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Economic History

This chapter examines York and the regional economy in the later Middle Ages. It attempts to reconstruct the occupational structure of the community from poll tax and franchise evidence and considers ... More


The Regional Economies of Scotland

David Newlands

in The Transformation of Scotland: The Economy since 1700

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748614325
eISBN:
9780748653348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748614325.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter is concerned with the evolving relationship between the Scottish economy and its constituent regions over the course of the twentieth century. It begins by considering the mechanisms by ... More


Government Power and its Impact on Pan-Pearl River Delta Regional Cooperation:: Cooperative Networks and Regional Governance

De Hu and Hailong Ma

in China's Pan-Pearl River Delta: Regional Cooperation and Development

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028504
eISBN:
9789882206717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028504.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

China's transition from a planned to a market-oriented economy has led to the emergence of “local economic dukedoms.” As local governments are responsible for their own development, the regional ... More


Banking in the South and West: Banks and the Commonweal

Howard Bodenhorn

in State Banking in Early America: A New Economic History

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195147766
eISBN:
9780199832910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195147766.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Banks in the South and West received large state subsidies, became embroiled in infrastructure projects, and were expected to promote social welfare and the “commonwealth ideal.” In accordance with ... More


Development

Neil M. Coe and Henry Wai-chung Yeung

in Global Production Networks: Theorizing Economic Development in an Interconnected World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780198703907
eISBN:
9780191773099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703907.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Knowledge Management

This chapter uses the preceding analysis of the organization, dynamics, and strategies of global production networks to explain the diverse patterns of uneven economic development within the global ... More


Cultural Hegemony in Morelos: General Background

Claudio Lomnitz-Adler

in Exits from the Labyrinth: Culture and Ideology in the Mexican National Space

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520077881
eISBN:
9780520912472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520077881.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter presents the nature of and limits to regional cultural hegemony in Morelos by discussing the general history of the conformation of the Morelos region and the relation between the ... More


The Business Strategy of Booker T. Washington: Its Development and Implementation

Michael B. Boston

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034737
eISBN:
9780813038193
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034737.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book offers a radical departure from other interpretations of Booker T. Washington by focusing on his business ideas and practices. More specifically, the book examines Washington as an ... More


Introduction

Eduardo Posada-Carbó

in The Colombian Caribbean: A Regional History 1870-1950

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206286
eISBN:
9780191677069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206286.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This book examines the social, economic, and political development experienced by the Caribbean Coast of Colombia between 1870 and 1950 within a national context, taking into consideration the ... More


Monks and Markets: Durham Cathedral Priory 1460-1520

Miranda Threlfall-Holmes

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199253814
eISBN:
9780191719813
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253814.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

The institutions of the Middle Ages are generally seen as tradition bound: Monks and Markets challenges that assumption. Durham's outstanding archive has allowed the uncovering of an unprecedented ... More


The Boundaries of Social Citizenship

Cybelle Fox

in Three Worlds of Relief: Race, Immigration, and the American Welfare State from the Progressive Era to the New Deal

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691152233
eISBN:
9781400842582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691152233.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This concluding chapter summarizes the principal findings and offers some reflections on the boundaries of social citizenship and the role of race and immigration in American social welfare ... More


Economic Development Is No Longer Optional

Holden Thorp and Buck Goldstein

in Our Higher Calling: Rebuilding the Partnership between America and Its Colleges and Universities

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469646862
eISBN:
9781469646886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469646862.003.0009
Subject:
Education, Higher Education

The prosperity of regional economies is inescapably linked to the health of their colleges and universities. Economic development has evolved from a by-product of higher education to a public ... More


Agriculture

Eduardo Posada-Carbó

in The Colombian Caribbean: A Regional History 1870-1950

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206286
eISBN:
9780191677069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206286.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Modern History

In 1869, the Governor of Barranquilla observed that given the scarcity of labour and the limited knowledge of farming methods, developing agriculture in the province was a most difficult task. ... More


Reconstruction, regional policy, and labour market-building: inter-regional labour transfer policies in the post-war period

Mike Raco

in Building sustainable communities: Spatial policy and labour mobility in post-war Britain

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347442
eISBN:
9781447301585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347442.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter references archival sources and contemporary accounts and examines the many ways the sustainable labour market has been defined and redefined during this post-war period. It argues that ... More


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