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After Neoliberalism?The Left and Economic Reforms in Latin America

After Neoliberalism?: The Left and Economic Reforms in Latin America

Gustavo A. Flores-Macias

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199891658
eISBN:
9780199933402
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199891658.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Between 1998 and 2010, an unprecedented wave of left-of-center candidates reached power in Latin America. In spite of a shared concern for social inequality and opposition to the Washington ... More

Allocating the EarthA Distributional Framework for Protecting Capabilities in Environmental Law and Policy

Allocating the Earth: A Distributional Framework for Protecting Capabilities in Environmental Law and Policy

Breena Holland

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780199692071
eISBN:
9780191799488
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199692071.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics, Political Economy

This book advances a new distributional framework to guide the evaluation and design of environmental policies. Drawing on capabilities theory, and especially on Martha Nussbaum’s capabilities ... More

Architects of the EuroIntellectuals in the Making of European Monetary Union

Architects of the Euro: Intellectuals in the Making of European Monetary Union

Kenneth Dyson and Ivo Maes (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780198735915
eISBN:
9780191799860
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198735915.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, Political Economy

The book examines key intellectuals who were directly and actively involved in the process of designing a European monetary union that would be sustainable. Their role was distinguishable from that ... More

Banking Regulation and Globalization

Banking Regulation and Globalization

Andreas Busch

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199218813
eISBN:
9780191711763
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199218813.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

Does globalization erode the nation state's capacity to act? Are nation states forced to change their policies even if this goes against the democratic will of their electorates? How does government ... More

The Battle Against HungerChoice, Circumstance, and the World Bank

The Battle Against Hunger: Choice, Circumstance, and the World Bank

Devi Sridhar

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199549962
eISBN:
9780191720499
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199549962.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

We live in an increasingly prosperous world, yet the estimated number of undernourished people has risen, and will continue to rise with the doubling of food prices. A large majority of those ... More

The Beauty TradeYouth, Gender, and Fashion Globalization

The Beauty Trade: Youth, Gender, and Fashion Globalization

Angela B. McCracken

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199908066
eISBN:
9780199381517
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199908066.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

This book takes seriously the frequently maligned and trivialized global beauty economy, just as it has become one of the most important worldwide industries. Through the lens of beauty products, ... More

The Boundaries of WelfareEuropean Integration and the New Spatial Politics of Social Protection

The Boundaries of Welfare: European Integration and the New Spatial Politics of Social Protection

Maurizio Ferrera

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199284665
eISBN:
9780191603273
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199284660.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

To what extent and in what ways have European integration redrawn the boundaries of national welfare states? What are the effects of such redrawing? These questions are interesting and relevant ... More

Brother, Can You Spare a Billion?The United States, the IMF, and the International Lender of Last Resort

Brother, Can You Spare a Billion?: The United States, the IMF, and the International Lender of Last Resort

Daniel McDowell

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190605766
eISBN:
9780190609504
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190605766.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy, International Relations and Politics

When financial crises occur, it has long been accepted that national economies need a lender of last resort to stabilize markets. In today’s global financial system, crises are rarely confined to one ... More

The Combat SoldierInfantry Tactics and Cohesion in the Twentieth and Twenty-First Centuries

The Combat Soldier: Infantry Tactics and Cohesion in the Twentieth and Twenty-First Centuries

Anthony King

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199658848
eISBN:
9780191752483
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658848.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

How are soldiers able to fight together in combat and why are they willing to do so? The phenomenon of small-group cohesion on the battlefield has long fascinated social scientists, philosophers, and ... More

Communism in IndiaEvents, Processes and Ideologies

Communism in India: Events, Processes and Ideologies

Bidyut Chakrabarty

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199974894
eISBN:
9780199395460
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199974894.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

Communism in India is a contextual study of the phenomenon of development of left politics in India since India’s independence in 1947, which was articulated in two diametrically opposite ways ... More

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