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What Development Is and What It Depends On: Where Socioeconomic Development Comes from and How It Can Make Us Happy

Grzegorz W. Kolodko

in Truth, Errors, and Lies: Politics and Economics in a Volatile World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231150699
eISBN:
9780231521567
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231150699.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter discusses how there can be no development and growth without capital, but capital alone does not suffice for development. Other things—phenomena and processes—must happen simultaneously ... More


The Emergence and Sustenance of Democratic Systems

İlter Turan

in Turkey’s Difficult Journey to Democracy: Two Steps Forward, One Step Back

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199663989
eISBN:
9780191799341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199663989.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

After a critical look at theories of democratizaton including modernization theory and capitalist development, the chapter analyzes problems of late democratization where societies with insufficient ... More


Addictive substances and socioeconomic development

Robin Room, Sujatha Sankaran, Laura A. Schmidt, Pia Mäkelä, and Jürgen Rehm

in Impact of Addictive Substances and Behaviours on Individual and Societal Well-being

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198714002
eISBN:
9780191782282
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714002.003.0010
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The interplay is considered between socioeconomic factors and alcohol, tobacco, and other psychoactive substances. Relations of addictive behaviour to differences in wealth between societies and ... More


A New International Order in Health

Nitsan Chorev

in The World Health Organization between North and South

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450655
eISBN:
9780801463921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450655.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the World Health Organization's (WHO) strategic response to the call for a New International Economic Order (NIEO) and how it was able to contribute to the new international ... More


Turkey’s Difficult Journey to Democracy: Two Steps Forward, One Step Back

Ilter Turan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199663989
eISBN:
9780191799341
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199663989.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The book examines Turkey’s early transition to democracy when its history and level of development did not suggest it to be likely. Noting modernization theories assumed socioeconomic development ... More


Cultural Heritage and the Development Process: Policies and Performance Standards of the World Bank Group

Arlene K. Fleming and Ian L. Campbell

in Cultural Heritage Management: A Global Perspective

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034607
eISBN:
9780813039510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034607.003.0019
Subject:
Archaeology, Methodology and Techniques

The acceleration in pace, volume, and scale of construction projects requires increased attention and rapid action by cultural heritage proponents. In the face of this challenge, individuals, ... More


Creating a Better Life: The Human Dimension of the Cuban Economy

Rita Castiñeiras GarcÍa

in Cuban Economists on the Cuban Economy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044231
eISBN:
9780813046464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044231.003.0005
Subject:
History, Economic History

Rita Castiñeiras outlines the direct impact of the economy on the quality and nature of Cubans’ lives. After general discussion of the difficulty of measuring well-being and a historical description ... More


Governance and Development: A Case Study of Pakistan

Ishrat Husain

in Development Models in Muslim Contexts: Chinese, 'Islamic' and Neo-liberal Alternatives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748639687
eISBN:
9780748653171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639687.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Theoretical and empirical evidence from the past two decades shows that socioeconomic development is affected by the quality of governance and its institutions. Traditional factors in production ... More


An Empirical Analysis of Industrial Policy in Morocco

Ahmed Galal

in Industrial Policy in the Middle East and North Africa: Rethinking the Role of the State

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774160509
eISBN:
9781617970290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774160509.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Two extreme views often seem to have dominated the discussions of the role of the government in socioeconomic development. The first view has been that effective government is not only necessary due ... More


Interactions among Society, Economy, and Politics: Change and Democratization

İlter Turan

in Turkey’s Difficult Journey to Democracy: Two Steps Forward, One Step Back

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199663989
eISBN:
9780191799341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199663989.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The chapter analyzes the effects of socioeconomic development on Turkey’s democratization process. The republic, successful in generating feelings of national unity and in promoting the relevance of ... More


The Core Rights Framework

Feryal M. Cherif

in Myths about Women's Rights: How, Where, and Why Rights Advance

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780190211172
eISBN:
9780190211196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190211172.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

Drawing on scholarship from political science, economics, history, and sociology, this chapter describes how core rights foster individual and collective effects that advance women’s rights. While ... More


Fire from Heaven

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/9780814759370.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the arrival of Pentecostalism in El Alberto. In particular, it explores the stories of Pentecostals in El Alberto who witnessed development and religious change that began in ... More


Gangsterism and the Policing of the Cape Flats

Tony Roshan Samara

in Cape Town after Apartheid: Crime and Governance in the Divided City

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816670000
eISBN:
9781452947044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816670000.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter begins by discussing the issue of “gangsterism” on the Cape Flats, followed by an analysis of the practices of the apartheid security forces that have managed to survive the transition ... More


Diaspora Engagement Policies of Countries with Similar Emigration Histories: Morocco and Turkey

Özge Bilgili and Silja Weyel

in Adjusting to a World in Motion: Trends in Global Migration and Migration Policy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190211394
eISBN:
9780190270100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190211394.003.0018
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter analyzes in a comparative manner how two major emigration countries, namely Turkey and Morocco, engage with their citizens living abroad. Specifically, institutional arrangements and ... More


Living Crosses

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/9780814759370.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines religious and material change in El Alberto from Catholic perspectives. More specifically, it considers the transformation of El Alberto's patron saint festival and the ... More


State, Islam, and Gender Politics

Jocelyne Cesari (ed.)

in Islam, Gender, and Democracy in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198788553
eISBN:
9780191830419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198788553.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Islam, Religion and Society

The existing literature on women’s rights and Islam falls short of addressing the relationship between the religious debate on women’s rights and the existing rules of law in Muslim-majority ... More


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