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Structuring the State—The Case of European Employment Polic y

Frank Deppe, Michael Felder, and Stefan Tidow

in Linking EU and National Governance

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199252268
eISBN:
9780191601040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199252262.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Chapter 9 focuses on a new quality of linkages between the European and the national levels of governance in the area of European employment policy where ‘soft’ techniques of integration such as best ... More


IMF Structural Programs

Morris Goldstein, Timothy F. Geithner, Paul Keating, and Yung Chul Park

in Economic and Financial Crises in Emerging Market Economies

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226241098
eISBN:
9780226241104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226241104.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter examines the role of structural policies in International Monetary Fund (IMF) supported adjustment programs on financial crises in emerging market economies. Structural policies are ... More


Restructuring Duisburg: A New Local Production System Substitutes an Old Steel Plant

Ulrich Glassman and Helmut Voelzkow

in Changing Governance of Local Economies: Responses of European Local Production Systems

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199259403
eISBN:
9780191603020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199259402.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter examines the rise, decline, and restructuring of the steel industry in Duisburg. Structural policy initiatives led to the shift from steel production to a logistics cluster. The former ... More


The Search for a New Model

Bruno Amable

in Structural Crisis and Institutional Change in Modern Capitalism: French Capitalism in Transition

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198787815
eISBN:
9780191829871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198787815.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

The third chapter analyses the period after the political victory of the left in 1981. This period saw the beginning of the implementation of the left economic platform, a gradual but significant ... More


Smooth Landing or Crash?: Model-Based Scenarios of Global Current Account Rebalancing

Hamid Faruqee, Douglas Laxton, Dirk Muir, and Paolo A. Pesenti

in G7 Current Account Imbalances: Sustainability and Adjustment

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226107264
eISBN:
9780226107288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226107288.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter employs a sophisticated new open economy multicountry simulation model to examine different scenarios for global current account adjustment. The analysis indicates that ... More


The Unsolved Contradictions of the Modernists

Bruno Amable

in Structural Crisis and Institutional Change in Modern Capitalism: French Capitalism in Transition

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198787815
eISBN:
9780191829871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198787815.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This chapter exposes the changes that took place during the Hollande presidency. Hollande’s term marked the accomplishment of a long-term strategy of the right wing of the so-called ‘government ... More


Finland and Sweden in a Cross-Country Comparison: What Are the Lessons?1

Sixten Korkman and Antti Suvanto

in Reform Capacity and Macroeconomic Performance in the Nordic Countries

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198717102
eISBN:
9780191785740
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717102.003.0020
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter focuses on a comparison between macroeconomic performances in Finland and Sweden. The background is that both these countries experienced deep financial crises in the early 1990s and as ... More


Introduction: The Rise and Impact of National and Transnational Rural Social Movements in Latin America

Carmen Diana Deere and Frederick S. Royce

in Rural Social Movements in Latin America: Organizing for Sustainable Livelihoods

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033327
eISBN:
9780813038391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033327.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter discusses the rural social movements that have arisen in Latin America. This rise is generally associated with the debt-induced economic crisis of the 1980s and the impact of structural ... More


Geographies of Violence Women and Conflict in Ghana

Valerie Preston and Madeleine Wong

in Sites of Violence: Gender and Conflict Zones

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520230729
eISBN:
9780520937055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230729.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter addresses the association of the legacy of British colonialism and structural adjustment policies to recent militarized conflict in Ghana. It explores the cases of the enslavement and ... More


The Politics of Inequality and Redistribution in Latin America's Post-Adjustment Era

Kenneth M. Roberts

in Falling Inequality in Latin America: Policy Changes and Lessons

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780198701804
eISBN:
9780191771538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198701804.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Declining social and economic inequalities since the late 1990s coincided with several basic shifts in Latin America’s political landscape, including an electoral turn to the left and a revival of ... More


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