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Becoming a New Liberal, 1887–1898

P. J. Cain

in Hobson and Imperialism: Radicalism, New Liberalism, and Finance 1887-1938

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198203902
eISBN:
9780191719141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203902.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter demonstrates that Hobson's radicalism was not inherited, but something he had to learn after he came to London in the mid-1880s and began writing ‘A London Letter’ for his father's ... More


Becoming an Anti-imperialist, 1887–1898

P. J. Cain

in Hobson and Imperialism: Radicalism, New Liberalism, and Finance 1887-1938

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198203902
eISBN:
9780191719141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203902.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter shows that Hobson's conversion into a radical critic of imperialism and of imperial expansion was even more prolonged than his transformation into a New Liberal. It also shows how his ... More


Global Crisis

Ho-fung Hung

in The China Boom: Why China Will Not Rule the World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231164184
eISBN:
9780231540223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164184.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

China's development has been darkened by an increasing imbalance between consumption and investment and the subsequent accumulation of non-performing loans, and such imbalance originates from the ... More


Consequences of Balanced Trade between the United States and its Pacific Rim Trading Partners 1

Richard L. Drobnick and Selwyn Enzer

in Trade Policy and Corporate Business Decisions

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195055382
eISBN:
9780199855056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195055382.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This chapter demonstrates how policy goals at the aggregate macro policy level are translated to trade flows (exports and imports) and at the analytical level. The different patterns of trade ... More


Models on Concentration and Growth

Rohit

in It's Not Over: Structural Drivers of the Global Economic Crisis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198088417
eISBN:
9780199082292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198088417.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Chapter 4 presents a brief overview of the existing theories in the heterodox economics tradition, which study the linkages between income inequalities and growth trajectories. It includes a review ... More


Inequality, poverty and social justice

Tim Lang, David Barling, and Martin Caraher

in Food Policy: Integrating health, environment and society

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198567882
eISBN:
9780191724121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567882.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter resumes a discussion about food poverty and hunger, topics which have generated policy action throughout the 20th century. It focuses on how food policy, informed by an ecological public ... More


Crisis, Underconsumption, and Social Policy

Caglar Keyder

in Business as Usual: The Roots of the Global Financial Meltdown

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814772775
eISBN:
9780814723555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814772775.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter stresses social reproduction at the level of not just the nation-state but also the world system, stressing that the dynamics of the current crisis come largely from underconsumption. ... More


Policy Response in Advanced Economies: Neo-liberal Fallacies and Obsessions

Yilmaz Akyüz

in Playing with Fire: Deepened Financial Integration and Changing Vulnerabilities of the Global South

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198797173
eISBN:
9780191838668
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797173.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The world economy is in a bad shape, largely because of misguided policies in the United States and Europe in response to the crisis. The crisis is taking too long to resolve, leading to unnecessary ... More


A Long Stagnation, or Capitalism without Growth

Louçã Francisco and Ash Michael

in Shadow Networks: Financial Disorder and the System that Caused Crisis

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198828211
eISBN:
9780191866883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198828211.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Financial Economics

Chapter 11 assesses the growth prospects of the world economy. The history of global economic doomsaying is traced briefly, a frequently reasonable position that has not done well with the facts for ... More


The Twenties and the Thirties: Boom, Bust, and New Deal

Frank Stricker

in American Unemployment: Past, Present, and Future

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780252043154
eISBN:
9780252052033
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043154.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Between 1921 and 1929, there were no depressions, but prosperity was accompanied by substantial unemployment, especially for farm laborers and blue-collar workers. Unions were weak and business ... More


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