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Location Decisions of Individuals and Social Interactions

Yannis M. Ioannides

in From Neighborhoods to Nations: The Economics of Social Interactions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691126852
eISBN:
9781400845385
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691126852.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the location decisions of individuals, with particular emphasis on neighborhood effects in housing markets and how they relate to the role of prices in rationing admission to ... More


External Liberalization, Economic Performance, and Social Policy

Janine Berg and Lance Taylor

in External Liberalization, Economic Performance and Social Policy

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195145465
eISBN:
9780199783960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195145465.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Economic policy in developing and postsocialist economies during the last ten to fifteen years of the 20th century had one dominating theme: wave of external deregulation showing up as packages aimed ... More


The Spiraling of Market Power

Alice H. Amsden

in Asia's Next Giant: South Korea and Late Industrialization

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195076035
eISBN:
9780199870691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195076036.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, South and East Asia

This chapter starts with a discussion of the development of the highly diversified business/industrial groups that have grown in late‐industrializing countries – as exemplified by the zaibatsu in ... More


Variation III: Social Environment and Epigenetics

Gil G. Rosenthal

in Mate Choice: The Evolution of Sexual Decision Making from Microbes to Humans

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691150673
eISBN:
9781400885466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150673.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter focuses on social interactions, in the broadest sense, as sources of variation in mate choice and mating preferences. These interactions can be divided into three categories ... More


The Topography of Race

Mara Casey Tieken

in Why Rural Schools Matter

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781469618487
eISBN:
9781469618500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469618487.003.0006
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This chapter examines racial segregation of schools in the South. Segregation ensured that black and white children learned different curricula from different textbooks, classrooms, and teachers, ... More


The Social and Economic Effects of Dismissal Law

Hugh Collins

in Justice in Dismissal: The Law of Termination of Employment

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198254355
eISBN:
9780191681479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198254355.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This chapter discusses an examination of the available evidence about the social and economic effects of the dismissal law. A number of difficulties arise when assessing the evidence about the ... More


Leadership within Virtual Contexts

Crystal L. Hoyt

in The Social Net: Understanding our online behavior

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199639540
eISBN:
9780191747748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199639540.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter provides an overview of leadership within virtual contexts with a particular focus on relevant theories and empirical research. The chapter opens with a discussion of some of the leading ... More


Society and Words

Philip Allott

in Eunomia: New Order for a New World

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199244935
eISBN:
9780191697418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199244935.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter is concerned with the meaning of society and ‘putting the world in words’. Words and their meanings have lives lived alongside the lives we live in our own consciousness and in the ... More


The Ford Administration: The White Paper on Drug Abuse

David F. Musto and Pamela Korsmeyer

in The Quest for Drug Control: Politics and Federal Policy in a Period of Increasing Substance Abuse, 1963-1981

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300090369
eISBN:
9780300137842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300090369.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter discusses Gerald Ford's role in quenching the drug use issue that still existed within the United States. It reviews the 1976 federal strategy report, which summarized the areas where ... More


Making the Framework “Work” for You

Elie ofek, Eitan Muller, and Barak Libai

in Innovation Equity: Assessing and Managing the Monetary Value of New Products and Services

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226618296
eISBN:
9780226394145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226394145.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This concluding chapter serves as a review of the material covered throughout the book and addresses issues often encountered when implementing the various concepts in practice and in different ... More


Vicarious Perception

Bence Nanay

in Between Perception and Action

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199695379
eISBN:
9780191760747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695379.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Pragmatic representations attribute self-centred action-properties—properties that are relevant to the performance of my action. Vicarious perception attributes other-centred ... More


Living In and With Austerity

Vicki Dabrowski

in Austerity, Women and the Role of the State: Lived Experiences of the Crisis

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781529210521
eISBN:
9781529210552
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529210521.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

The chapter explores how austerity measures — the consequences of welfare reform, increased levels of debt, increased pressure on household income and wages, and changes to employment — have ... More


Engineering China: Birth of the Developmental State, 1928–1937

C. Kirby William

in Becoming Chinese: Passages to Modernity and Beyond

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520219236
eISBN:
9780520924413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520219236.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the nature of the Nationalist party-state and the history of the developmental state in China during the period from 1928 to 1937. It argues that the Republican years witnessed ... More


Conclusion: The State Women are Now In

Vicki Dabrowski

in Austerity, Women and the Role of the State: Lived Experiences of the Crisis

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781529210521
eISBN:
9781529210552
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529210521.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

The concluding chapter reviews the central themes from this book and discusses their implications for the role of the state in continuing to reproduce and legitimize gendered state violence. It ... More


Japan according to Earthquakes

Gregory Smits

in Seismic Japan: The Long History and Continuing Legacy of the Ansei Edo Earthquake

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838171
eISBN:
9780824870997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838171.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the social effects of earthquakes in Japan. Drawing on material from more than a dozen major earthquakes, it considers how such disasters produced thought and rhetoric about ... More


Life in the Capital

Constantine Nomikos Vaporis

in Tour of Duty: Samurai, Military Service in Edo, and the Culture of Early Modern Japan

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832056
eISBN:
9780824868789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832056.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter presents a passage in the writing of the Confucian scholar Ogyū Sorai, stating that “for the period of each alternate year, during which the daimyo live in Edo, they live as in an inn ... More


The Effects of Historical Dalit Social Mobilization

Amit Ahuja

in Mobilizing the Marginalized: Ethnic Parties without Ethnic Movements

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190916428
eISBN:
9780190916466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190916428.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Much of the anticaste historical mobilization was aimed at social transformation. Did mobilization actually achieve this, though? To what extent can we measure the ideological penetration of ... More


America Defines Latinos: The Clash of Narratives Begins

David E. Hayes-Bautista

in La Nueva California: Latinos from Pioneers to Post-Millennials

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520292529
eISBN:
9780520966024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520292529.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

From the Gold Rush to World War II, Latinos have considered themselves to be American by virtue of their belief in and support of the universalistic ideals of equality, freedom, and democracy. During ... More


Mobile Phones, Smartphones

Laszlo Solymar

in Getting the Message: A History of Communications, Second Edition

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780198863007
eISBN:
9780191895760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198863007.003.0020
Subject:
Physics, Geophysics, Atmospheric and Environmental Physics

The first mobile phone came out in the 1980s and cost almost $4,000 and weighed 2 pounds. In 1995 the penetration into the UK was only 7 per cent. Ten years later, practically all adults had mobile ... More


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