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The Rentier Aesthetics of Henry James

Andrew Lawson

in Downwardly Mobile: The Changing Fortunes of American Realism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199828050
eISBN:
9780199933334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199828050.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter shows how James lacked a secure social position within the Northeastern bourgeoisie because his rentier father effectively spent his inheritance, forcing him carve out a career as a ... More


Bukharin as an Economist

Alec Nove

in The Ideas of Nikolai Bukharin

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198278665
eISBN:
9780191684227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198278665.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter suggests that Bukharin was one of the few Bolsheviks familiar with ‘bourgeois’ economics. It considers The Political Rentier (1914), in which he counterposed the labour theory of value ... More


Laboring under Chávez: Populism for the Twenty-First Century

Paul W. Posner

in Labor Politics in Latin America: Democracy and Worker Organization in the Neoliberal Era

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781683400455
eISBN:
9781683400677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400455.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

In contrast to cases such as Chile and Mexico, which have undergone substantial economic liberalization and labor flexibilization, labor reform under the Chávez regime’s twenty-first-century ... More


Algeria Modern: From Opacity to Complexity

Luis Martinez and Rasmus Alenius Boserup (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190491536
eISBN:
9780190638542
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190491536.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

For decades, Algeria has been depicted as an inaccessible, opaque, rentier state and under the control of secret intelligence agencies and inaccessible “cartels” and “clans”. While that analysis is ... More


Introduction

Rolf Schwarz

in War and State Building in the Middle East

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037929
eISBN:
9780813042138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037929.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The famous dictum that “war makes states” has received renewed interest in recent years with the experience of state collapse and state failure in many parts of the world. Historical studies have ... More


Rentier Islamism: The Influence of the Muslim Brotherhood in Gulf Monarchies

Courtney Freer

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190861995
eISBN:
9780190862022
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190861995.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

This book, using contemporary history and original empirical research, updates traditional rentier state theory, which largely fails to account for the existence of Islamist movements, by ... More


The Political Economy of Mubarak's Fall

Samer Soliman

in Arab Spring in Egypt: Revolution and Beyond (A Tahrir Studies Edition)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789774165368
eISBN:
9781617971365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165368.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

As authoritarian regimes do not rest only on repression, the Mubarak's one had to rely on ideology and money. Mubarak's fall should be explained by the weakening of his mechanisms of control in these ... More


The Persian Gulf Monarchies and the Arab Spring

Russell E. Lucas

in Beyond the Arab Spring: The Evolving Ruling Bargain in the Middle East

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199384419
eISBN:
9780190235666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199384419.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter argues that in each of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries, the ruling bargain has evolved but has not radically changed since the Arab Spring. It analyzes why GCC countries ... More


“Nobody Owns”: , Tenancy, and Property Law

Andrew Gibson

in Joyce and the Law

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813054742
eISBN:
9780813053301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054742.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This essay analyzes scenes from Ulysses alongside the legal regimes governing tenancy in 1904 Ireland. Summarizing the historical conflict between Brehon law and colonial versions of tenancy, Gibson ... More


Introduction—Gulf National Security and the Politics of Basing

Geoffrey F. Gresh

in Gulf Security and the U.S. Military: Regime Survival and the Politics of Basing

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780804794206
eISBN:
9780804795067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804794206.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter provides a theoretical and strategic overview of the U.S. military basing presence in the Gulf from the Second World War to the present. It lays a framework for examining the history of ... More


The Evolution of Public Debt

Kenneth Dyson

in States, Debt, and Power: 'Saints' and 'Sinners' in European History and Integration

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198714071
eISBN:
9780191782558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714071.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter uses case studies from Ancient Greece and Rome and from early- and late-medieval Europe to examine the history of public debt and in particular of a rentier class. It analyses the push ... More


The Gulf Food Security Predicament

Eckart Woertz

in Oil for Food: The Global Food Crisis and the Middle East

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199659487
eISBN:
9780191749155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199659487.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Chapter 1 shows how the Gulf countries have been affected by the global food crisis of 2008 and how they have reacted to it. Basic challenges of Gulf food security are outlined such as population ... More


Food Security in the Middle East

Zahra Babar and Suzi Mirgani (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199361786
eISBN:
9780190235697
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199361786.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This book analyses both the historic trajectories of agricultural development in the Middle East, and how the globalisation of food production has impacted domestic food security and food ... More


Identity and Hydrocarbons in Algeria

Samia Boucetta

in Algeria Modern: From Opacity to Complexity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190491536
eISBN:
9780190638542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190491536.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter examines the social mechanisms that contribute to the construction of representations guiding public action in Algeria, which continue to place the hydrocarbons sector at the heart of ... More


Contention and Order

Rasmus Alenius Boserup

in Algeria Modern: From Opacity to Complexity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190491536
eISBN:
9780190638542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190491536.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter examines the re-emergence of nonviolent contentious politics under president Bouteflika’s rule. Arising with the exhausting of violent rebel politics of the late 1990s, non-violent ... More


Coping Strategies

Charles S. Pearson

in On the Cusp: From Population Boom to Bust

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780190223915
eISBN:
9780190223946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190223915.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The chapter starts with some general comments on population policy: the fiscal-economic distinction, the national security argument regarding population size, life cycle analysis of policy, and the ... More


No Taxation, No Representation?: Political Opposition in Rentier States and the Origins of Muslim Brotherhood Movements in the Gulf

Courtney Freer

in Rentier Islamism: The Influence of the Muslim Brotherhood in Gulf Monarchies

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190861995
eISBN:
9780190862022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190861995.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

This chapter provides an extended literature review, bringing together for the first time the strands of scholarship related to rentier state theory and to political Islam in the Middle East. In so ... More


Systems of Governance and Politics of Opposition in the Super-Rentiers

Courtney Freer

in Rentier Islamism: The Influence of the Muslim Brotherhood in Gulf Monarchies

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190861995
eISBN:
9780190862022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190861995.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

This chapter provides a critical background on the country cases by examining their brief political histories as independent states. It also gives critical information about the legal frameworks of ... More


Rentier Islamism: Explaining Ikhwan Politics in the Super-Rentiers

Courtney Freer

in Rentier Islamism: The Influence of the Muslim Brotherhood in Gulf Monarchies

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190861995
eISBN:
9780190862022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190861995.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

This chapter comprises an extended, substantive conclusion to take into account individual country experiences and to compare these countries along common themes. In this final chapter, a new model ... More


Win-Win Versus Lose-Lose: Investments in Foreign Agriculture as a Food Security Strategy of the Arab States of the Persian Gulf

Mary Ann Tétreault, Deborah L. Wheeler, and Benjamin Shepherd

in Food Security in the Middle East

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199361786
eISBN:
9780190235697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199361786.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Food security is crucial for the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries operating a distributive social contract predicated on citizen wellbeing and prosperity in return for political acquiescence. ... More


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