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The politics of development

Andrzej Bolesta

in China and Post-Socialist Development

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781447321507
eISBN:
9781447321514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447321507.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

In this chapter, the politics of development is examined in a comparative perspective, between China and the two largest historical developmental states – Japan and Korea. The examination focuses on ... More


The Space of Optimism: State Fantasy and the Case of Gissing's The Odd Women

Zarena Aslami

in The Dream Life of Citizens: Late Victorian Novels and the Fantasy of the State

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823241996
eISBN:
9780823242030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823241996.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Chapter 4 argues that George Gissing's The Odd Women critiques the state's encroaching powers, both actual and imagined. In particular, through the description of how municipal spaces shape ... More


State Intervention and Market-Based Banking in France *

David Howarth

in Market-Based Banking and the International Financial Crisis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199662289
eISBN:
9780191749209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199662289.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Despite the far-reaching liberalization of the French banking system over the past quarter century, French banks suffered far less in the recent international financial crisis than banks in the ... More


Reproductive Policies

David L. Hoffmann

in Cultivating the Masses: Modern State Practices and Soviet Socialism, 1914-1939

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801446290
eISBN:
9780801462832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801446290.003.0004
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter examines the Soviet government's attempts to control reproduction by outlawing abortion and offering financial rewards to women with seven or more children, along with other measures ... More


The State as an Actor: Not a Neutral Umpire

Georg Menz

in Comparative Political Economy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780199579983
eISBN:
9780191846779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199579983.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Despite the state being such a central actor in establishing and policing the rules of the game of any given political economy, its role is often neglected. In this chapter, we briefly review ... More


Germany: constructing the ‘win-win’ society

Stephan Lessenich

in Analysing social policy concepts and language: Comparative and Transnational Perspectives

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447306443
eISBN:
9781447311607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306443.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Germany is commonly known as the precursor of institutionalized state interventionism with regard to the social question. The peculiar history of paternalistic-authoritarian social policy “from ... More


Identity and Hydrocarbons in Algeria

Samia Boucetta

in Algeria Modern: From Opacity to Complexity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190491536
eISBN:
9780190638542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190491536.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter examines the social mechanisms that contribute to the construction of representations guiding public action in Algeria, which continue to place the hydrocarbons sector at the heart of ... More


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