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Spatial Inequality and Development

Ravi Kanbur and Anthony J. Venables (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199278633
eISBN:
9780191602191
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199278636.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Drawing on data from 25 countries from all regions of the world, this book addresses questions that have become very important in recent years, as the spatial dimensions of inequality have begun to ... More


Fiscal Policy and Sudan’s 2005 Comprehensive Peace Agreement

Edward Thomas

in Making and Breaking Peace in Sudan and South Sudan: The Comprehensive Peace Agreement and Beyond

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197266953
eISBN:
9780191938191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266953.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

Sudan’s 2005 Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) came at a time when oil revenues had transformed Sudan’s economy, and it recognized that regional inequalities in development needed to be redressed ... More


Reducing Poverty and Inequality in India: Has Liberalization Helped?

Raghbendra Jha

in Inequality Growth and Poverty in an Era of Liberalization and Globalization

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199271412
eISBN:
9780191601255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199271410.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This is the first of five country case studies on income inequality, and looks at the case of India. Discusses the differences between the approach taken to liberalization in India (the Delhi ... More


Emerging Divergences: Inequality, Exclusion, and Poverty

Deepak Nayyar

in Catch Up: Developing Countries in the World Economy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199652983
eISBN:
9780191761263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652983.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The era of catch up reveals emerging divergences in the world economy. Inequality between countries diminished slowly if modestly. Inequality among people in the world persisted at high levels. The ... More


Mobility and Joblessness

Paul Gregg, Stephen Machin, and Alan Manning (eds)

in Seeking a Premier Economy: The Economic Effects of British Economic Reforms, 1980-2000

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226092843
eISBN:
9780226092904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226092904.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter presents evidence on the extent of regional inequalities in the United Kingdom and whether they have worsened over time. It shows that the country has been successful in creating an ... More


‘Cash, Competence, and Consent’: Building Local Governments

Leigh A. Gardner

in Taxing Colonial Africa: The Political Economy of British Imperialism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199661527
eISBN:
9780191744877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199661527.003.0007
Subject:
History, Economic History, British and Irish Modern History

From the 1930s onwards, colonial administrations made concerted efforts to strengthen local government institutions. New administrative units were established, and given both the right to raise ... More


Austerity, Welfare and Work: Exploring Politics, Geographies and Inequalities

David Etherington

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781447350088
eISBN:
9781447350118
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350088.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The book provides fresh perspectives on the link between welfare policy and employment relations. A central argument of the book is that austerity in the work first policies (including Universal ... More


Income

Alessandro Brunetti and Emanuele Felice

in Measuring Wellbeing: A History of Italian Living Standards

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199944590
eISBN:
9780190218850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199944590.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

The point was made by Robert F. Kennedy, brother of the U.S. president, in his famous speech of March 1968: the gross domestic product (GDP) of a country measures everything except what makes life ... More


Federal Systems, Decentralization, and Heuristics

Michael J. Donnelly

in Group Interests, Individual Attitudes: How Group Memberships Shape Attitudes Towards the Welfare State

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780192896209
eISBN:
9780191918681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192896209.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Political Economy

In this chapter I argue that federalism has two contrasting effects on the relationship between regional incomes and attitudes toward redistribution. Administrative federalism increases the salience ... More


The Industrialization of Italy, 1861–1971

Matteo Gomellini and Gianni Toniolo

in The Spread of Modern Industry to the Periphery since 1871

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198753643
eISBN:
9780191815232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198753643.003.0006
Subject:
History, Economic History, World Modern History

At unification in 1861, the Italian peninsula was a relatively backward area at the European periphery. By 1971, Italy’s convergence on Europe’s northwestern industrial core was almost complete. This ... More


One / Entering History

Andrew J. Kirkendall

in Paulo Freire & the Cold War Politics of Literacy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834190
eISBN:
9781469606309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899533_kirkendall.6
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter tells the story of Paulo Reglus Neves Freire, who was born on 19 September 1921 during the last years of the Old Republic, at a time in which greater attention was being paid to ... More


Group Memberships and Political Attitudes

Michael J. Donnelly

in Group Interests, Individual Attitudes: How Group Memberships Shape Attitudes Towards the Welfare State

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780192896209
eISBN:
9780191918681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192896209.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Political Economy

In this chapter, I discuss how regional and ethnic inequality shape attitudes toward redistribution. I argue that previous analyses have not adequately explained how people think about their own ... More


Linked Fate and Economic Optimism

Michael J. Donnelly

in Group Interests, Individual Attitudes: How Group Memberships Shape Attitudes Towards the Welfare State

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780192896209
eISBN:
9780191918681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192896209.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Political Economy

In this chapter, I examine a key step of heuristic theory. That step is the perception in a person’s mind that her fate is linked to that of a larger group. I review some previous work on linked ... More


How Peripheral was the Periphery?: Industrialization in East Central Europe since 1870

Alexander Klein, Max-Stephan Schulze, and Tamás Vonyó

in The Spread of Modern Industry to the Periphery since 1871

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198753643
eISBN:
9780191815232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198753643.003.0004
Subject:
History, Economic History, World Modern History

This chapter explores the timing, pace, and spatial diffusion of modern industry in the former Habsburg Empire and its successor states. The regions adjacent to Western Europe, Alpine Austria, and ... More


Voter Heuristics and Group Politics in Global Focus

Michael J. Donnelly

in Group Interests, Individual Attitudes: How Group Memberships Shape Attitudes Towards the Welfare State

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780192896209
eISBN:
9780191918681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192896209.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Political Economy

In this chapter I summarize and extend the argument that many people use ethnic and regional heuristics to make inferences about their own future incomes. That, in turn, leads them to think about ... More


The Princely States

Tirthankar Roy

in The Economic History of India, 1857-2010

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780190128296
eISBN:
9780190992040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190128296.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

The princely states were the kingdoms that British India did not annex to itself. The states lived under an agreement with British India. The two main points of the agreement were that they would ... More


Group Interests, Individual Attitudes: How Group Memberships Shape Attitudes Towards the Welfare State

Michael J. Donnelly

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780192896209
eISBN:
9780191918681
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192896209.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Political Economy

What drives support for or opposition to redistributive taxation and spending? Why is ethnic diversity associated with inequality and a lack of redistribution? This book argues that many individuals, ... More


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