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Social Foundations of Postindustrial Economies

Gosta Esping-Andersen

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198742005
eISBN:
9780191599163
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198742002.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The Golden Age of post‐war capitalism has been eclipsed, and with it seemingly also the possibility of harmonizing equality and welfare with efficiency and jobs. Most analyses believe that the ... More


The Social Foundations of Poor Economic Growth in Resource-Rich Countries

Michael. Woolcock, Lant. Pritchett, and Jonathan. Isham

in Resource Abundance and Economic Development

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199275786
eISBN:
9780191602160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199275785.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the social foundations of developing economies with different types of natural resource endowments. It argues that the nature of communities, institutions, and state-society ... More


International Law as Social Construct: The Struggle for Global Justice

Carlo Focarelli

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199584833
eISBN:
9780191741012
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584833.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The book distils and articulates international law as a social construct. It does so by analysing its social foundations, essence, and roots in practical and socially workable (as opposed to ‘pure’) ... More


Social Foundations of Modern Legal Form

D. J. GALLIGAN

in Law in Modern Society

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199291830
eISBN:
9780191700675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199291830.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Despite how legal form in modern societies possesses a particular normative structure that is backed up by the support of both government and non-government bodies and a foundation of ideals, it can ... More


Taiwan

Meghan Elizabeth Kallman, Terry Nichols Clark, Cary Wu, and Jean Yen-Chun Lin

in The Third Sector: Community Organizations, NGOs, and Nonprofits

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040436
eISBN:
9780252098857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040436.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the growth of the third sector in Taiwan. Taiwan's civil society is intertwined with its recent history; many of the country's current civil society organizations emerged during ... More


Egyptianizing Modernity through the ‘New Effendiya’: Social and Cultural Constructions of the Middle Class in Egypt under the Monarchy

Lucie Ryzova

in Re-Envisioning Egypt 1919-1952

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789774249006
eISBN:
9781617971006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774249006.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter begins with the investigation of the 1930s–40s new effendiya phenomenon, often portrayed as a newly urbanized and educated middle class, with more traditional approaches to religion and ... More


Narrower Share Ownership

Jonathan Charkham and Anne Simpson

in Fair Shares: The Future of Shareholder Power and Responsibility

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198292142
eISBN:
9780191684876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198292142.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Business History

This chapter examines the individual's interest in equity shares and share ownership. The doctrine of ‘wider share ownership’ is at best likely to prove unnecessarily risky except for the ... More


Transformed Social Foundations of Governance in Rural China: Rural–Urban Migration and Social Environments in Chinese Villages

Jie Lu

in Varieties of Governance in China: Migration and Institutional Change in Chinese Villages

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199378746
eISBN:
9780199378760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199378746.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

This chapter shows how outward migration has transformed the close-knit social environment and eroded the social foundations for the performance of indigenous relation-based institutions in some ... More


How Context Inf luences Development: A New Typology of Political Settlements

William D. Ferguson

in The Political Economy of Collective Action, Inequality, and Development

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781503604612
eISBN:
9781503611979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503604612.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Political settlements underlie institutional construction and thus a society’s prospects for development. Without some mutually understood method for settling major disputes through politics rather ... More


Political Pathways

Robert L. Tsai

in Eloquence and Reason: Creating a First Amendment Culture

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300117233
eISBN:
9780300151879
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300117233.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter argues that the structure and valence of juridic language are inevitably altered by dynamics beyond the four walls of the courthouse, moving questions of process to the foreground. To ... More


Personal and Social Health: ‘Not-grasping’ in Jainism*

Tulsi Badrinath

in Chaturvedi Badrinath: Unity of Life and Other Essays

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199465187
eISBN:
9780199086511
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199465187.003.0021
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

A-parigraha, or ‘not-grasping’, is an idea central to Jainism. When one encircles and overpowers the other, undoubtedly, one is robbed of his/her freedom and dignity. But in doing that the other is ... More


Managing complex systems to enhance sustainability

Simon Willcock, Sarwar Hossain, and Guy M. Poppy

in Stressors in the Marine Environment: Physiological and ecological responses; societal implications

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198718826
eISBN:
9780191788352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718826.003.0017
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology, Ecology

With increasing populations, global resources and processes must be managed sustainably to ensure the continuation of livelihoods. However, this must be achieved in a fair and just manner, ... More


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