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The Making of an Industrial Society: Whickham 1560-1765

David Levine and Keith Wrightson

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198200666
eISBN:
9780191674761
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198200666.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This is the first intensive study of an industrial community in early modern England. Whickham, a village built on an underground mountain of coal in north-east England, was arguably Britain's first ... More


Liberal Democracy

Ingmar Persson and Julian Savulescu

in Unfit for the Future: The Need for Moral Enhancement

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199653645
eISBN:
9780191742033
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653645.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter focuses on the question whether affluent liberal democracies can cope with the challenge to their survival that weapons of mass destruction, harmful climate change, and environmental ... More


The Landowners of the Argentine Pampas: A Social and Political History 1860–1945

Roy Hora

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208846
eISBN:
9780191678158
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208846.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This is a social and political history of the Argentine landowners, for many decades Latin America's most affluent propertied class. The book develops a historically based view of how socio-economic ... More


Introduction

Jochen Clasen

in Reforming European Welfare States: Germany and the United Kingdom Compared

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199270712
eISBN:
9780191603266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199270716.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This introductory chapter reflects on the need for in-depth historically sensitive research on the development of advanced welfare states. Contrasting the diverging trends and social and economic ... More


Some Socio-Economic Thoughts

Paul Ekins

in Addressing Tipping Points for a Precarious Future

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265536
eISBN:
9780191760327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265536.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Tipping points may be discerned in earth systems and in planetary boundaries, even if the science is still incomplete. But for social systems, tipping points do not seem to appear too clearly, nor is ... More


Inequality and Punishment: The Idiosyncrasies of the Political Economy of Punishment

Susanne Karstedt

in Tracing the Relationship between Inequality, Crime and Punishment: Space, Time and Politics

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197266922
eISBN:
9780191938184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266922.003.0002
Subject:
Law

Prisons across the globe are manifestations of inequality. In any society, its most marginalised groups are overrepresented in prisons and all institutions of criminal justice. Notwithstanding this ... More


South Sudan’s Long Crisis of Justice: Merging Notions of Socio-Economic Justice and Criminal Accountability

Mareike Schomerus and Anouk S. Rigterink

in Making and Breaking Peace in Sudan and South Sudan: The Comprehensive Peace Agreement and Beyond

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197266953
eISBN:
9780191938191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266953.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

South Sudan’s peace agreements offer two versions of justice: The Comprehensive Peace Agreement includes justice as a description of a better future with more equality. The Agreement for the ... More


Democracy and Development

Axel Hadenius

in Institutions and Democratic Citizenship

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246663
eISBN:
9780191599392
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246661.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Starts with a survey of the waves of democratization in the twentieth century. The matter of explanation is then addressed. Different socio‐economic theories are scrutinized: the modernization ... More


Understanding the Nationalism—Social Policy Nexus

Daniel Béland and André Lecours

in Nationalism and Social Policy: The Politics of Territorial Solidarity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199546848
eISBN:
9780191720468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546848.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Theory

Chapter 1 considers the connection between nationalism and social policy in analytical terms. The first section discusses nationalism and social policy by making conceptual distinctions and ... More


Rethinking Religion and World Affairs

Timothy Samuel Shah, Alfred Stepan, and Monica Duffy Toft (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199827978
eISBN:
9780199933020
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199827978.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In recent years, the importance of religion in the study and conduct of international affairs has come precipitously into view. This book seeks both to interrogate the problematic neglect of religion ... More


The Global and the Local: Understanding the Dialectics of Business Systems

Arndt Sorge

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199278909
eISBN:
9780191706820
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278909.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

The internationalization of business systems is interdependent with the re-enactment of societal differences in business institutions and culture. Combined approaches from social sciences, including ... More


Models of Kinship from the Developed Worl d

Sarah Harper

in Families in Ageing Societies: A Multi-Disciplinary Approach

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199251162
eISBN:
9780191602740
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199251169.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines kin interactions to identify the demographic, socio-economic, and cultural factors that influence social contacts between kin in Western industrialised societies. Variations by ... More


Rule‐Breaking and Freedom of Rules in National Production Models: How German Capitalism Departs from the ‘Rhenish Equilibrium’

Ulrich Glassmann

in Innovation in Local Economies: Germany in Comparative Context

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199551170
eISBN:
9780191720802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199551170.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, Innovation

Accounts of the German socio-economic ‘model’ frequently start from an image of how that economy and its institutions operated in the 1980s and early 1990s. Not only has this image become out of ... More


The Social Psychology of Intergroup Reconciliation

Arie Nadler, Thomas Malloy, and Jeffrey D. Fisher (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195300314
eISBN:
9780199868698
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300314.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The book begins with an overview by Herbert Kelman, discussing reconciliation as distinct from related processes of conflict settlement and conflict resolution. Following that, the first section of ... More


The Prostitute Experience

Victoria Harris

in Selling Sex in the Reich: Prostitutes in German Society, 1914-1945

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199578573
eISBN:
9780191722936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578573.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter sets out to establish the experiences of Germany's prostitutes during the first half of the twentieth century. It begins by examining the myths surrounding the prostitute woman during ... More


The Persistence of Unequal Voice

Kay Lehman Schlozman, Sidney Verba, and Henry E. Brady

in The Unheavenly Chorus: Unequal Political Voice and the Broken Promise of American Democracy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691154848
eISBN:
9781400841912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691154848.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter investigates the differential voice of the advantaged and the disadvantaged. It first considers whether the participatory advantage of those who are high in socio-economic status (SES) ... More


Archaeology and Geographies of Jurisdiction: Evidence from South-East Suffolk in the 7th Century

Christopher Scull

in Power and Place in Europe in the Early Middle Ages

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780197266588
eISBN:
9780191896040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266588.003.0018
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Conventional models of state formation and the ways in which early polities might be expressed in the archaeological record for England in the 7th century have emphasised the importance of ... More


Luxury and Public Happiness: Political Economy in the Italian Enlightenment

Till Wahnbaeck

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199269839
eISBN:
9780191710056
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269839.001.0001
Subject:
History, Economic History

This book charts the development of political economy in eighteenth-century Italy, and it argues that the focus on economic thought is characteristic of the Italian enlightenment at large. Through an ... More


Indonesia's External Liberalization: Policy Dynamics and Socio‐Economic Impact

Iwan J. Azis

in External Liberalization in Asia, Post-Socialist Europe, and Brazil

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195189322
eISBN:
9780199783823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189322.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter discusses Indonesia's experience with trade and external liberalization, emphasizing the policy dynamics and the socio-economic effects of liberalization. Section 2 analyzes the ... More


External Liberalization, Economic Performance, and Distribution in Malaysia

Matias Vernengo

in External Liberalization in Asia, Post-Socialist Europe, and Brazil

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195189322
eISBN:
9780199783823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189322.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter examines the growth and distributional impacts of Malaysia's policy of maintaining open current and capital accounts. Malaysia's external liberalization policy initiatives are described. ... More


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