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An Islamic Developmental State? 1989–1997

Ali Gheissari and Vali Nasr

in Democracy in Iran: History and the Quest for Liberty

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780195189674
eISBN:
9780199784134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195189671.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter examines the shift from revolution to state-building and details how socioeconomic challenges, on the one hand, and memories of state and intellectual capital produced by the Pahlavi ... More


Market Reforms and the Emergent Constellation of Civil Society in China

Gordon White, Jude Howell, and Shang Xiaoyuan

in In Search of Civil Society: Market Reform and Social Change in Contemporary China

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289562
eISBN:
9780191684739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289562.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter aims to provide an overall context for the detailed case studies of intermediate social organizations. It begins with a brief inquiry into the existence and character of ‘civil society’ ... More


Conclusion

Nana Okura Gagné

in Reworking Japan: Changing Men at Work and Play under Neoliberalism

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501753039
eISBN:
9781501753053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501753039.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter reviews the different meanings of the new middle class, which describe the historical and cultural configurations of postwar Japan and universalized notions of socioeconomic class used ... More


Pensions and Contemporary Socioeconomic Change

Assar Lindbeck

in Social Security Pension Reform in Europe

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226241081
eISBN:
9780226241913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226241913.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter discusses pension systems in various types of socioeconomic changes. Section 1.1 begins by classifying six generic pension systems. Section 1.2 considers the consequences, in the context ... More


Places and Identities on Sakhalin Island: Situating the Emerging Movements for “Sustainable Sakhalin”

Jessica K. Graybill

in Environmental Justice and Sustainability in the Former Soviet Union

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012669
eISBN:
9780262255493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012669.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter examines the emerging sustainability movement on Sakhalin Island in Russia. It analyzes the dominant discourses on sustainability among the many actors involved in the island’s ... More


Thatcherism and the Union

T.M. Devine (ed.)

in Scotland and the Union 1707-2007

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748635412
eISBN:
9780748672202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635412.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter investigates some of the common assumptions that underline the recent Scottish home rule narrative. It also draws the various strands together to show a version of events that places ... More


Introduction

Martin Gorsky, John Mohan, and Tim Willis

in Mutualism and Health Care: Hospital Contributory Schemes in Twentieth-century Britain

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719065781
eISBN:
9781781701423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719065781.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this volume, which is about the history of the British hospital contributory schemes in the twentieth century. This volume provides a revised ... More


Introduction to Part I

in The New Politics of Sinn Féin

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311444
eISBN:
9781846314193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314193.002
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This introduction provides an overview of the evolution of Provisionalism and Republican movement from its peak to its practical adaptation in the British rule, and explores the themes assessed in ... More


Labour markets, exclusion and social capital1

David M. Smith

in On the margins of inclusion: Changing labour markets and social exclusion in London

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346018
eISBN:
9781447302872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346018.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter places its emphasis on the exclusionary strategies employed by one section of a community against another and not on how patterns of social exclusion and disadvantage emerge as an ... More


Being a Man in a Straitened Japan: The View from Twenty Years Later

Gordon Mathews

in Capturing Contemporary Japan: Differentiation and Uncertainty

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838683
eISBN:
9780824868895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838683.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores the long-term socioeconomic changes in Japan since the 1980s from the perspective of middle-aged and older people. Drawing on interviews with twenty-one men and women, it ... More


I Lift Up My Eyes to the North

Leah Sarat

in Fire in the Canyon: Religion, Migration, and the Mexican Dream

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814759370
eISBN:
9780814724675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814759370.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the rise of migration from El Alberto to the United States amid religious and socioeconomic change that swept the town in the 1960s and 1970s. Beginning with internal migration ... More


Work and Life in Challenging Times: A Kansai Family Across the Generations

Glenda S. Roberts

in Capturing Contemporary Japan: Differentiation and Uncertainty

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838683
eISBN:
9780824868895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838683.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the long-term socioeconomic changes in Japan since the 1980s through the eyes of one nuclear family of blue-collar workers from Kansai, the Fujii family. More specifically, it ... More


Novel Craft: Victorian Domestic Handicraft and Nineteenth-Century Fiction

Talia Schaffer

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195398045
eISBN:
9780190252816
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195398045.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This book explores an intriguing and under-studied aspect of cultural life in Victorian England: domestic handicrafts, the decorative pursuit that predated the Arts and Crafts movement. The book ... More


A New Roadmap: The Development of Total Strategy

Jamie Miller

in An African Volk: The Apartheid Regime and Its Search for Survival

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190274832
eISBN:
9780190274863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190274832.003.0009
Subject:
History, Political History, World Modern History

Chapter 8 explains two sets of changes driving the regime’s transition to new ideologies, national security strategies, and senses of its place in the world. First, the analysis zooms out to explain ... More


New Frontiers and Legal Structures

Kerry O’Halloran

in The Profits of Charity

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199767717
eISBN:
9780190259969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199767717.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter illustrates the influence of current socioeconomic changes on the role and functions of charity. It commences by considering the impact of the common law legacy of principles and ... More


Policy Diffusion, Domestic Politics, and Social Assistance in Lesotho, 1998–2012

Maria Granvik Saminathen

in The Politics of Social Protection in Eastern and Southern Africa

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780198850342
eISBN:
9780191885396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198850342.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Lesotho is a small African country that has introduced two national cash transfer programmes, the universal old-age pension, and the child grant programme. This study indicates that the initiation of ... More


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