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Uttar Pradesh: The Burden of Inertia

Jean Drèze and Haris Gazdar

in Indian Development: Selected Regional Perspectives

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198292043
eISBN:
9780191684852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198292043.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses the problem of economic and social backwardness in Uttar Pradesh and its causal antecedents. Among these are the disastrous functioning of public services in rural areas, the ... More


The Monetization of Rome's Frontier Provinces

Constantina Katsari

in The Monetary Systems of the Greeks and Romans

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199233359
eISBN:
9780191716348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233359.003.0013
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

One of the fiercest debates about the monetization of the Roman Empire concerns the difference between rural and urban sites. One view has been that the use of coined money was limited to the cities ... More


Social Security in China: A Historical Perspective

Ehtisham Ahmad and Athar Hussain

in Social Security in Developing Countries

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198233008
eISBN:
9780191678967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198233008.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter provides a schematic historical background, relevant for the present purposes, and presents an overview of social security in China. It discusses the details of the social-security ... More


Chiefs, States, and the Land

Jeffrey Herbst

in States and Power in Africa: Comparative Lessons in Authority and Control

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691164137
eISBN:
9781400852321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164137.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the extent to which Africa’s centralized states have been able to broadcast power into rural areas by focusing on ongoing disputes over land tenure. The role of local elites in ... More


Village greens

Emma Griffin

in England's Revelry: A History of Popular Sports and Pastimes, 1660-1830

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263211
eISBN:
9780191734427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263211.003.0008
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter discusses the practice of recreation in rural areas. It focuses on the spaces where the games were played. It examines the long-forgotten sport of camping, which illustrates both the ... More


The Urban Provincial Periphery in Iran: Revolution and War in Ramhormoz

Ehsani Kaveh

in Contemporary Iran: Economy, Society, Politics

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195378481
eISBN:
9780199852345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195378481.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter sheds light on some of the developments that have affected provincial Iran since the 1979 revolution. Postrevolution Iran is socially and geographically a far more integrated society ... More


New Labour, poverty and welfare in rural England

Paul Milbourne

in New Labour's countryside: Rural policy in Britain since 1997

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349323
eISBN:
9781447302858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349323.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the Labour government's approach to poverty and welfare issues in rural areas in England. It highlights the adoption and implementation of ‘third-way’ policies and discusses ... More


Settling the Land

Richard Waterhouse

in Australia’s Empire

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199563739
eISBN:
9780191701894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563739.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter examines the settlement of British colonies in Australia from 1788. It examines the ways by which rural Australia became tethered to the Empire and evaluates the role of metropolitan ... More


Integrated approaches for infrastructure

Charles Leyeka Lufumpa, Maurice Mubila, and Tito Yepes

in Infrastructure in Africa: Lessons for Future Development

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447326632
eISBN:
9781447326663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447326632.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Given some of the key infrastructure challenges facing the continent, what is needed is a regionally integrated approach to confront these infrastructure challenges. The two main pillars of the ... More


Retirement and ageing

Madhu Satsangi, Nick Gallent, and Mark Bevan

in The rural housing question: Community and planning in Britain's countrysides

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423856
eISBN:
9781447303985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423856.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

An ageing society posits challenges and opportunities for Britain's countrysides. In the rural areas, the rate of ageing is faster than in towns and cities. Although urban centres are believed to ... More


Rural Service

JOANNA BOURKE

in Husbandry to Housewifery: Women, Economic Change, and Housework in Ireland 1890-1914

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203858
eISBN:
9780191676024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203858.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

The ‘servant question’ was answered by the substitution of unwaged labour for the cash nexus. Although the issue of domestic service has attracted many British and American scholars, explorations of ... More


Taiwan

Anne Chao, C. K. Law, P. C. Li, and Paul S. F. Yip

in Suicide in Asia: Causes and Prevention

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099425
eISBN:
9789882207431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099425.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter presents an overview of suicide in Taiwan to set out a timely and cost effective measure for preventing suicide in the future. It first presents the epidemiological profile of those who ... More


Introduction

in Revolutionizing the Family: Politics, Love, and Divorce in Urban and Rural China, 1949-1968

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520217201
eISBN:
9780520922389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520217201.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about the impact of the Marriage Law on the Chinese family. This book investigates the extent to which stats can change family ... More


Strategic and community initiatives in Britain's countrysides

Madhu Satsangi, Nick Gallent, and Mark Bevan

in The rural housing question: Community and planning in Britain's countrysides

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423856
eISBN:
9781447303985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423856.003.0018
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The need for affordable housing in rural areas is recognised. However, policy instruments for achieving supply of new homes have been overshadowed by the pervasive philosophy of ‘protecting the ... More


Nigeria: After a Century of Telecommunications Development, what Next?

G. O. Ajayi, R. I. Salawu, and T. I. Raji

in Telecommunications in Africa

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195102017
eISBN:
9780199854936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195102017.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

This chapter describes the various stages of development in the telecommunications industry of Nigeria. The discussion revolves around the goals, accomplishments, and shortcomings of the development ... More


Using Data for Policy Development: Designing a Universal Service Fund for Tanzania

Heather E. Hudson

in Beyond Broadband Access: Developing Data-Based Information Policy Strategies

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823251834
eISBN:
9780823268955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251834.003.0012
Subject:
Information Science, Information Science

This chapter examines how data, primarily from existing sources, is being used to plan implementation of a universal service fund in Tanzania. It uses Tanzania as an example of relying primarily on ... More


Private renting

Madhu Satsangi, Nick Gallent, and Mark Bevan

in The rural housing question: Community and planning in Britain's countrysides

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423856
eISBN:
9781447303985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423856.003.0015
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

One of the key themes of the previous chapter was that the provision of a wide range of options to rent or buy, or to acquire property on an intermediate basis, would help to broaden access to ... More


Japan’s New Clinical Programs: A Study of Light and Shadow

SHIGEO MIYAGAWA, TAKAO SUAMI, PETER A JOY, and CHARLES D WEISSELBERG

in The Global Clinical Movement: Educating Lawyers for Social Justice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195381146
eISBN:
9780199869305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195381146.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines clinical legal education in Japan and its teaching and service goals in the context of the new structure of Japanese legal education. Japan has embarked on a series of reforms ... More


Ethiopia

Yayehyirad Kitaw, Damen Haile Mariam, Araya Demissie, Dawit Wolday, Tsehaynesh Messele, Endalamaw Aberra, Teklu Belay, and Afework Kassa

in The HIV Pandemic: Local and Global Implications

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199237401
eISBN:
9780191723957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237401.003.0013
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter reviews Ethiopia' response to its HIV epidemic. Overall, the government of Ethiopia has shown great commitment in tackling the problems posed by the HIV epidemic in the country. The ... More


Introduction: Opening a New Profession for Women in Florida, 1914 to 1964

Christine Ardalan

in The Public Health Nurses of Jim Crow Florida

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813066158
eISBN:
9780813058368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066158.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The introduction provides a background of the first public health nurses to begin work for the State Board of Health under Jim Crow laws by highlighting the dire need for their outreach, particularly ... More


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