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Environmental and Social Considerations in the Development of the Greater Mekong Subregion's Road Network

Robert J. Dobias and Kirk Talbott

in Footprints in the Jungle: Natural Resource Industries, Infrastructure, and Biodiversity Conservation

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195125788
eISBN:
9780199832927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195125789.003.0017
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses the environmental and social consideration in the development of the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) road network. The authors offer ideas for improving the balance between road ... More


Introduction

Merve Sancak

in Global Production, National Institutions, and Skill Formation: The Political Economy of Training and Employment in Auto Parts Suppliers from Mexico and Turkey

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
February 2022
ISBN:
9780198860655
eISBN:
9780191892660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198860655.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management, Political Economy

This chapter presents the main puzzles addressed in this book, the book’s theoretical approach, and the data on which the research is based on. The chapter first highlights the importance of skill ... More


Concluding remarks

Merve Sancak

in Global Production, National Institutions, and Skill Formation: The Political Economy of Training and Employment in Auto Parts Suppliers from Mexico and Turkey

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
February 2022
ISBN:
9780198860655
eISBN:
9780191892660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198860655.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management, Political Economy

This chapter summarises the main arguments of the book and its contribution to the theoretical debates in different fields of study that it draws from. The main arguments in the chapter, and the book ... More


The skilling practices of Turkish firms and their outcomes for workers and firms

Merve Sancak

in Global Production, National Institutions, and Skill Formation: The Political Economy of Training and Employment in Auto Parts Suppliers from Mexico and Turkey

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
February 2022
ISBN:
9780198860655
eISBN:
9780191892660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198860655.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management, Political Economy

This chapter presents a micro-level analysis on Turkish firms’ skilling strategies. It discusses how the governance structures in auto parts-automotive value chains and institutional arrangements in ... More


The skilling practices of the Mexican firms and their outcomes for workers and firms

Merve Sancak

in Global Production, National Institutions, and Skill Formation: The Political Economy of Training and Employment in Auto Parts Suppliers from Mexico and Turkey

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
February 2022
ISBN:
9780198860655
eISBN:
9780191892660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198860655.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management, Political Economy

This chapter presents the findings of the micro-level analysis on the skilling practices of the Mexican auto parts-automotive industry suppliers. It discusses how the governance structures in auto ... More


An introduction to primate conservation

Serge A. Wich and Andrew J. Marshall

in An Introduction to Primate Conservation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198703389
eISBN:
9780191824067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703389.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Primate conservation’s goal is to ensure the long-term preservation of nonhuman primates. After providing a rational for this book, this introductory chapter is used to provide a succinct overview of ... More


Conclusion: Taking Chinese Exceptionalism Seriously

Congyan Cai

in The Rise of China and International Law: Taking Chinese Exceptionalism Seriously

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190073602
eISBN:
9780190073633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190073602.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter concludes this book by comparing American exceptionalism and Chinese exceptionalism in the context of the rise and fall of great powers. It agrees that all great powers, compared with ... More


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