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Domestic and Export Markets: Demand, Differentiation, and Product Characteristics

Timothy R. Whisler

in The British Motor Industry, 1945-1994: A Case Study in Industrial Decline

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198290742
eISBN:
9780191684838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198290742.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

Throughout the post-war period, British motor manufacturers were pre-occupied with a home market that was heavily protected until the mid-1970s. The tariff wall permitted the firms and domestic ... More


Introduction

Robert J. Shiller

in Macro Markets: Creating Institutions for Managing Society's Largest Economic Risks

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294184
eISBN:
9780191596926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294182.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Financial Economics

In proposing macro markets, this book describes a substantial array of new markets, and attempts to indicate ways around some of the major barriers to the establishment and success of these markets. ... More


The Impact of Financial Liberalization and the Rise of Financial Rents on Income Inequality: The Case of Turkey

A. Erinc Yeldan

in Inequality Growth and Poverty in an Era of Liberalization and Globalization

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199271412
eISBN:
9780191601255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199271410.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This is the third of five country case studies on income inequality, and investigates the impact of financial liberalization and the rise of financial rents on income inequality in Turkey. The ... More


The Final Victory of Globalization?

Norman Flynn

in Miracle to Meltdown in Asia: Business, Government and Society

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198295525
eISBN:
9780191685125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198295525.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

This chapter asks why there is a tendency towards rule by market and what is the relative importance of globalized trade and investment, the supranational organizations, and domestic politics. It ... More


Food Security and Sociopolitical Stability in East and Southeast Asia

C. Peter Timmer

in Food Security and Sociopolitical Stability

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199679362
eISBN:
9780191758430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679362.003.0018
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

As the center of the world rice market, East and Southeast Asia is the focal point for a number of challenges to regional and global political stability. Rice is increasingly the food staple of the ... More


On Efficient Utilization of Egypt's Energy Resources: Oil and Natural Gas

Hanaa Kheir-El-Din

in The Egyptian Economy: Current Challenges and Future Prospects

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774161544
eISBN:
9781617970306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774161544.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter examines the topic of energy policy in Egypt on several fronts. Section 1 examines the world energy market with reasonable estimates of future prices for oil and natural gas, such that ... More


The Associational Economy: Introduction

Philip Cooke and Kevin Morgan

in The Associational Economy: Firms, Regions, and Innovation

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198290186
eISBN:
9780191684784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198290186.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Political Economy

In the early 1980s in Wales, an economic crisis of major proportions had been set in motion by the neo-liberal policies of the Thatcher government. The older industrial areas of the UK were similarly ... More


Theory before Policy

Peter F. Cowhey, Jonathan D. Aronson, and Donald Abelson

in Transforming Global Information and Communication Markets: The Political Economy of Innovation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012850
eISBN:
9780262255066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012850.003.0007
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

This chapter analyzes how and why global market governance rules and institutions change, investigates the architecture of governance, and describes how the explanations in the changes in market ... More


Developing locally: An international comparison of local and regional economic development

Andrew Beer, Graham Haughton, and Alaric Maude (eds)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345462
eISBN:
9781447302025
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345462.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Throughout the developed world, governments have invested substantial sums in local and regional economic development. Many have spent heavily on local-development agencies and strategies to bolster ... More


International Migration and the Integration of Labor Markets

Barry R. Chiswick and Timothy J. Hatton

in Globalization in Historical Perspective

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226065984
eISBN:
9780226065991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226065991.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter illustrates that the globalization of world markets has been of prime economic importance in two key eras: the age of mass migration, which rose to a crescendo between 1850 and 1913; and ... More


Joujouka/Jajouka/Zahjoukah: Moroccan Music and Euro-American Imagination

Walter Armbrust (ed.)

in Mass Mediations: New Approaches to Popular Culture in the Middle East and Beyond

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520219250
eISBN:
9780520923096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520219250.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses the “world beat” marketing of a Moroccan ensemble. It analyzes the Jajouka phenomenon, and determines that it suggests none of the displacement or subversion implied by Ella ... More


Globalisation and the New Millennium

Paul Grainge, Mark Jancovich, and Sharon Monteith

in Film Histories: An Introduction and Reader

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748619061
eISBN:
9780748670888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748619061.003.0024
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses the film industry in the 1990s. The overseas market counted for half of the majors' theatrical income and generated an even greater percentage of revenue through home video and ... More


London: Global Feather Hub

Sarah Abrevaya Stein

in Plumes: Ostrich Feathers, Jews, and a Lost World of Global Commerce

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300127362
eISBN:
9780300142853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300127362.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the role of London as the global ostrich feather hub. It suggests that the rise of London as the center of the global feather trade was enabled by its own evolution into a ... More


Thinking the Frontier

Franco Cassano

in Southern Thought and Other Essays on the Mediterranean

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823233649
eISBN:
9780823241750
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823233649.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Frontiers are the places where countries and the human beings who inhabit them meet and stay in front of each other. As in Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel's dialectic of “self-consciousness in ... More


Overcoming Truncatedness: Harnessing Globalization for Development

Baldev Raj Nayar

in The Geopolitics of Globalization: The Consequences for Development

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195693034
eISBN:
9780199081783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195693034.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Economic globalization refers to the integration of different regional markets into a world market. In this context, goods and services are exchanged at the local community or neighbourhood level. ... More


Introduction

Steve McCorriston

in Food Price Dynamics and Price Adjustment in the EU

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198732396
eISBN:
9780191796685
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198732396.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Econometrics

This introductory chapter sets out the background motivation for the contributions to this volume. While considerable attention has been paid to events on world commodity markets since the late ... More


. The Beef-Export Boom and Its Primary Causes

Robert G. Williams

in Export Agriculture and the Crisis in Central America

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807841549
eISBN:
9781469616339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9780807841549.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter shows that, until recently, the beef trade was limited to on-the-hoof sales within local and regional markets. The link between the pastures of the region and the world beef market was ... More


A Cultural Political Economy Approach to the Governance of Global Social Policy

Bob Jessop

in Actors and Agency in Global Social Governance

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198743996
eISBN:
9780191803994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198743996.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter approaches global social policy and governance in terms of a strategically selective and strategically reflexive dialectic of structure and agency (as analysed with the ... More


The Grammars of Vernacular Klezmer: Representations of Jews on the Klezmer Scene

Magdalena Waligórska

in Klezmer’s Afterlife: An Ethnography of the Jewish Music Revival in Poland and Germany

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199995790
eISBN:
9780199346424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199995790.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter looks at the different representations of Jews and Jewishness on the Polish and German klezmer scenes, discussing them in relation to the traditional paradigms of representing Jews in ... More


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