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A Generalized Linkage Approach to Development, with Special Reference to Staples

Albert O. Hirschman

in The Essential Hirschman

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159904
eISBN:
9781400848409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159904.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

This chapter turns to Hirschman's “linkage effects”—the means through which growth sectors can change the rest of the economy. First proposed in his 1958 book, The Strategy of Economic Development, ... More


Breaking the Natural Resource Constraint

Yujiro Hayami and Yoshihisa Godo

in Development Economics: From the Poverty to the Wealth of Nations

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780199272709
eISBN:
9780191602870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199272700.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The world has so far avoided dismal predictions by Malthus and Ricardo on the inexorable consequences of population growth with the application of science to the development of technology geared ... More


A Growth Collapse with Diffuse Resources: Ghana

Robert. Osei

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:
10.1093/0199275785.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the growth collapse in Ghana. The country’s development trajectory followed that of staple strap model of resource-abundant countries. The model predicts that in the absence of ... More


A Growth Collapse with Point Resources: Bolivia

Richard M. Auty and J. L. Evia

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:
10.1093/0199275785.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the growth collapse in Bolivia in the mid-1980s. It is shown that a series of factional governments pushed the mineral-driven Bolivian economy into the staple strap development ... More


Industry and Innovation

Maria Misra

in Business, Race, and Politics in British India, c. 1850–1960

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207115
eISBN:
9780191677502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207115.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the agencies' performance in industry and innovation. The structural changes in world trade which resulted from the rise ... More


Country Crafts and Regional Guilds

Tom Scott

in Regional Identity and Economic Change: The Upper Rhine 1450-1600

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206446
eISBN:
9780191677120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206446.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Economic History

The two metropolises, Strasbourg and Basel, faced no sustained challenge to their ascendancy, even if they competed for commercial control of the southern stretch of the Upper Rhine. Rather, the ... More


Epilogue: The Place of the Spectator

Nina Levine

in Practicing the City: Early Modern London on Stage

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823267866
eISBN:
9780823272426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823267866.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

The Epilogue extends the book’s consideration of theatrical mediation to consider the place of the spectator. Reflecting on the broader politics of the early modern stage’s urban turn, the epilogue ... More


Beyond the View from Euro-America: Environment, Settler Societies, and the Internationalization of American History

Ian Tyrrell

in Rethinking American History in a Global Age

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520230576
eISBN:
9780520936034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230576.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter addresses the suggestion that American historiography is deeply rooted in Europe more than actual American experience. It shows that this has resulted in nearly all explicit or implicit ... More


Introduction: A Book for Optimists

Gordon Conway, Ousmane Badiane, and Katrin Glatzel

in Food for All in Africa: Sustainable Intensification for African Farmers

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501743887
eISBN:
9781501744419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501743887.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This introductory chapter presents an optimistic outlook into the state of African agriculture. It highlights the achievements made by African farmers—many of whom are smallholders—emphasizing how ... More


Transforming Agriculture

Gordon Conway, Ousmane Badiane, and Katrin Glatzel

in Food for All in Africa: Sustainable Intensification for African Farmers

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501743887
eISBN:
9781501744419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501743887.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter charts a course for a successful agricultural transformation leading to broad-based employment and income growth. It starts by explaining the history of agricultural dynamics and the ... More


Three Slave Societies of the Non-Cotton South

Damian Alan Pargas

in The Quarters and the Fields: Slave Families in the Non-Cotton South

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035147
eISBN:
9780813038773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035147.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter outlines the nature of slave-based agriculture in nineteenth-century Fairfax County, Virginia; Georgetown District, South Carolina; and St. James Parish, Louisiana, respectively. ... More


Breaking the Resource Constraint

Yujiro Hayami

in Development Economics: From the Poverty to the Wealth of Nations

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199243976
eISBN:
9780191596377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199243972.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The world has so far avoided dismal predictions by Malthus and Ricardo on the inexorable consequences of population growth with the application of science to the development of technology geared ... More


“Sinister Conduct”: The Pervasion of Staples Smuggling

Catherine Cangany

in Frontier Seaport: Detroit's Transformation into an Atlantic Entrepot

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226096704
eISBN:
9780226096841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226096841.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Chapter six studies the changes to daily commerce that occurred in and after 1796, when Detroit became an American entity. In consequence of the turnover, the Detroit River, which separates Detroit ... More


“The Alcotts”

Kyle Gann

in Charles Ives's Concord: Essays after a Sonata

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780252040856
eISBN:
9780252099366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040856.003.0009
Subject:
Music, History, American

Ives’s “Alcotts” movement is based on two figures, the popular novelist Louisa May Alcott and her grandiloquent but feckless philosopher father, Bronson Alcott. The music, ranging from idyllic to ... More


Food Price Policy in an Era of Market Instability: A Political Economy Analysis

Per Pinstrup-Andersen (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198718574
eISBN:
9780191788017
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718574.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Food price volatility is one of the major challenges facing the global agricultural system today. This was most vividly illustrated during the global food crisis of 2007–9 when price spikes occurred ... More


Moving Outside the Small Molecule Box

Brent R. Stockwell

in The Quest for the Cure: The Science and Stories Behind the Next Generation of Medicines

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231152136
eISBN:
9780231525527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152136.003.0012
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines the potential of large molecules such as proteins, DNA, or RNA to make an entirely new class of drugs. Small molecules have been the foundation of the pharmaceutical industry ... More


Stage-Managing Interpretation: Ben Jonson's The Staple of News

Bradley D. Ryner

in Performing Economic Thought: English Drama and Mercantile Writing 1600-1642

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780748684656
eISBN:
9780748697113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748684656.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter examines techniques by which mercantile writers and playwrights attempted to manage reception by comparing Thomas Milles's copious use of paratext to Ben Jonson's direct addresses to the ... More


Research: The Key to Viability

D. Clayton Brown

in King Cotton in Modern America: A Cultural, Political, and Economic History since 1945

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604737981
eISBN:
9781604737998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604737981.003.0017
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses scientific research for the cotton industry. Topics covered include seed development; development of extra-long staple (ELS) cotton; development of colored cotton and organic ... More


Taro

Juliana Flinn

in Mary, the Devil, and Taro: Catholicism and Women's Work in a Micronesian Society

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833749
eISBN:
9780824870829
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833749.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter analyzes the various types of taro central to Pollap life, gardening practices associated with these major types, and symbolic uses associated with offerings of taro made in various ... More


Wintergreen and Alaga Syrup: A Writer’s Reflections on Memory, Writing, and Place

Carmen R. Gillespie

in Shaping Memories: Reflections of African American Women Writers

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732740
eISBN:
9781604734713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732740.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter discusses the spaces and places that are unexpectedly generative; in this case, the chapter’s author focuses on a long drive as one of those spaces. Driving a car has always been a space ... More


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