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Americanization: Ideology or Process? The Case of the United States Technical Assistance and Productivity Programme

Jacqueline McGlade

in Americanization and Its Limits: Reworking US Technology and Management in Post-war Europe and Japan

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199269044
eISBN:
9780191717123
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269044.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

This chapter examines the New Left argument that the Marshall Plan evolved out of the corporatist framework of American foreign economic policy-making set before the Second World War. It also ... More


Development Assistance

Timothy Besley and Torsten Persson

in Pillars of Prosperity: The Political Economics of Development Clusters

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691152684
eISBN:
9781400840526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691152684.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

This chapter explores the implications of the analytical approach for the design of development assistance. The model suggests a number of margins on which we would expect such assistance to have an ... More


Can WTO Technical Assistance and Capacity-Building Serve Developing Countries?

Gregory Shaffer

in Reforming the World Trading System: Legitimacy, Efficiency, and Democratic Governance

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199282623
eISBN:
9780191700224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199282623.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines whether World Trade Organization (WTO) technical assistance and capacity building can serve developing countries or not. After describing the multiple capacity constraints which ... More


The Boom in Education

Alice H. Amsden

in Asia's Next Giant: South Korea and Late Industrialization

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195076035
eISBN:
9780199870691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195076036.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, South and East Asia

One reason why Japan, Taiwan, and South Korea appear to have industrialized rapidly is that they have invested relatively heavily in education. A well‐educated work force, both white‐ and ... More


The Triumph of Steel

Alice H. Amsden

in Asia's Next Giant: South Korea and Late Industrialization

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195076035
eISBN:
9780199870691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195076036.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, South and East Asia

This chapter examines the hypothesis that climbing the ladder of comparative advantage is a matter of creating competitiveness, usually with government assistance, rather than stepping into it. The ... More


Issues for debate on international assistance

Graciana del Castillo

in Rebuilding War-Torn States: The Challenge of Post-Conflict Economic Reconstruction

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199237739
eISBN:
9780191717239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237739.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, International

This chapter argues that a stronger capacity for international assistance, in conjunction with a sound strategy for economic reconstruction at the country level, would greatly improve a country's ... More


The World's Largest Shipbuilder

Alice H. Amsden

in Asia's Next Giant: South Korea and Late Industrialization

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195076035
eISBN:
9780199870691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195076036.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, South and East Asia

This chapter, within the context of the shipbuilding industry in the acutely competitive decade of the 1970s, examines the hypothesis that the diversified business (industrial) group provides a ... More


The Internationalization of American Aid

Rachel M. McCleary

in Global Compassion: Private Voluntary Organizations and U.S. Foreign Policy Since 1939

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195371178
eISBN:
9780199870592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195371178.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The field of international relief and development during the 1960s went through several changes. The foreign policy agenda of John F. Kennedy’s administration brought significant reform to foreign ... More


Building the Capacity of Small Community-Based Organizations to Better Serve Youth

Robin Lin Miller, Shannon K. E. Kobes, and Jason C. Forney

in Toward Positive Youth Development: Transforming Schools and Community Programs

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195327892
eISBN:
9780199301478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327892.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

Community-based organizations (CBOs) are a principal means by which members of American society seek to improve human wellbeing and advocate on behalf of those whose needs are not well met by other ... More


Conducting Community-Based Participatory Research

Jorge Delva, Paula Allen-Meares, and Sandra L. Momper

in Cross-Cultural Research

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195382501
eISBN:
9780199777419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195382501.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This Chapter provides a brief historical account and introduction to community-based participatory research (CBPR), important principles and methodological considerations and issues, and an ... More


Concluding remarks: Putting reconstruction on track

Graciana del Castillo

in Rebuilding War-Torn States: The Challenge of Post-Conflict Economic Reconstruction

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199237739
eISBN:
9780191717239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237739.003.0017
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, International

The book concludes that because post-conflict economic reconstruction takes place amid the political, security, and social transitions it is fundamentally different from “development as usual”; that ... More


Special and Differential Treatment in the WTO Agreements: A Legal Analysis

Sonia E. Rolland

in Development at the World Trade Organization

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199600885
eISBN:
9780191738364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600885.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines the legal nature of Special and Differential Treatment (SDT) provisions in the WTO agreements. What rights and obligations do they create and for whom? Using the language of the ... More


Helping Communities Design Governance Structures: The Technical Assistance Center Approach

Larry M. Gant

in A Twenty-First Century Approach to Community Change: Partnering to Improve Life Outcomes for Youth and Families in Under-Served Neighborhoods

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190463311
eISBN:
9780190463342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190463311.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Abstract: This chapter reviews the bylaws written by six community governance boards taking part in Good Neighborhoods, a comprehensive community initiative concerned with improving the health and ... More


The Increasing Hybridization of International Monetary Law

Claus D. Zimmerman

in A Contemporary Concept of Monetary Sovereignty

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199680740
eISBN:
9780191760686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199680740.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter analyses the ongoing hybridization of contemporary international monetary law which covers a very broad phenomenon resulting from constant changes in the formal and material sources of ... More


Control: Codes and the Obligations of Multinational Enterprises (Late 1960s–Early 1980s)

Thomas L. Brewer and Stephen Young

in The Multilateral Investment System and Multinational Enterprises

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198293156
eISBN:
9780191684951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198293156.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

This chapter presents an overview of the expansion of foreign direct investment and the new international economic order in the late 1960s and early 1980s. It describes two recommendations concerning ... More


Signaling, Aid, and IMF Financial Arrangements for Low‐Income Countries

Timothy Lane

in Finance, Development, and the IMF

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199239863
eISBN:
9780191716805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239863.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter focuses on how the IMF interacts with macroeconomic policy formulation in low-income countries (LICs). It addresses four related concerns. Can the IMF remain fully engaged with LICs ... More


Assessing the Effect of Resilience Policies Directed toward Business and Individuals

Harold Wolman, Howard Wial, Travis St. Clair, and Edward Hill

in Coping with Adversity: Regional Economic Resilience and Public Policy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780801451690
eISBN:
9781501709494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451690.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

In chapters 5 and 6, we ask whether the most common intentional efforts to bring about recovery through public policy or civic action that we identified in the previous two chapters was likely to ... More


Theories of Change: Creating and Going Forward

Leslie Hollingsworth and Larry M. Gant

in A Twenty-First Century Approach to Community Change: Partnering to Improve Life Outcomes for Youth and Families in Under-Served Neighborhoods

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190463311
eISBN:
9780190463342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190463311.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Abstract: This chapter describes how the University of Michigan School of Social Work’s Technical Assistance Center (UMSSW/TAC) developed its theory of change as a partner in the Skillman ... More


Socialist Modernity and the Birth of the Third World

Sara Lorenzini

in Global Development: A Cold War History

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691180151
eISBN:
9780691185569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691180151.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines how the Soviet Union attacked Point Four as “A Program for Expansion under a Screen of Anti-Communism” that was no different from older forms of imperialism. While condemning ... More


From Standard-setting to Technical Assistance

Guy Fiti Sinclair

in To Reform the World: International Organizations and the Making of Modern States

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198757962
eISBN:
9780191817861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198757962.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines the early activities of the International Labour Organization (ILO). It begins by outlining the political context of the ILO’s founding and the framework of its constituent ... More


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