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Agricultural Input SubsidiesThe Recent Malawi Experience

Agricultural Input Subsidies: The Recent Malawi Experience

Ephraim Chirwa and Andrew Dorward

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199683529
eISBN:
9780191763069
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199683529.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Agricultural input subsidies were a major feature of development policies in rural economies until the 1980s. Continuing rural poverty with low productivity and fertilizer use in smallholder staple ... More

Apophasis and Pseudonymity in Dionysius the Areopagite"No Longer I"

Apophasis and Pseudonymity in Dionysius the Areopagite: "No Longer I"

Charles M. Stang

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199640423
eISBN:
9780191738234
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199640423.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Religion and Literature

This book argues that the pseudonym, Dionysius the Areopagite, and the influence of Paul together constitute the best interpretive lens for understanding the Corpus Dionysiacum [CD]. This book ... More

Applicable Law in Investor-State ArbitrationThe Interplay Between National and International Law

Applicable Law in Investor-State Arbitration: The Interplay Between National and International Law

Hege Elisabeth Kjos

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199656950
eISBN:
9780191746291
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656950.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This book examines the law, national and/or international, that arbitral tribunals apply on the merits to settle disputes between foreign investors and host states. In light of the freedom that the ... More

Blame it on the WTO?A Human Rights Critique

Blame it on the WTO?: A Human Rights Critique

Sarah Joseph

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199565894
eISBN:
9780191728693
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199565894.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The World Trade Organization (WTO) is often accused of, at best, not paying enough attention to human rights or, at worst, facilitating and perpetuating human rights abuses. This book weighs these ... More

Building State CapabilityEvidence, Analysis, Action

Building State Capability: Evidence, Analysis, Action

Matt Andrews, Lant Pritchett, and Michael Woolcock

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780198747482
eISBN:
9780191810343
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198747482.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Governments play a major role in the development process, and constantly introduce reforms and policies to achieve developmental objectives. Many of these interventions have limited impact, however; ... More

The Chronicle of SeertChristian Historical Imagination in Late Antique Iraq

The Chronicle of Seert: Christian Historical Imagination in Late Antique Iraq

Philip Wood

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199670673
eISBN:
9780191760709
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199670673.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World, Church History

This book is a study of the cultural and political history of Christian Iraq, the Church of the East, the so–called ‘Nestorians’. This history is seen through the Chronicle of Seert, a medieval ... More

The Consequences of the Global Financial CrisisThe Rhetoric of Reform and Regulation

The Consequences of the Global Financial Crisis: The Rhetoric of Reform and Regulation

Wyn Grant and Graham K. Wilson (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199641987
eISBN:
9780191741586
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641987.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

The Global Financial Crisis (GFC) is the most serious economic crisis since the Great Depression. Many books have explored its causes, but this book systematically explores its consequences. The ... More

Cultural Integration of Immigrants in Europe

Cultural Integration of Immigrants in Europe

Yann Algan, Alberto Bisin, Alan Manning, and Thierry Verdier (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199660094
eISBN:
9780191748936
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660094.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, International

The concepts of cultural diversity and cultural identity are at the forefront of the political debate in many western societies. In Europe, the discussion is stimulated by the political pressures ... More

Dull Disasters?How planning ahead will make a difference

Dull Disasters?: How planning ahead will make a difference

Daniel J. Clarke and Stefan Dercon

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198785576
eISBN:
9780191827440
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785576.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Economic losses from disasters are now reaching an average of US$250–$300 billion a year. In the last 20 years, more than 530,000 people died as a direct result ... More

The Europe of ElitesA Study into the Europeanness of Europe's Political and Economic Elites

The Europe of Elites: A Study into the Europeanness of Europe's Political and Economic Elites

Heinrich Best, György Lengyel, and Luca Verzichelli (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199602315
eISBN:
9780191738951
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199602315.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, Comparative Politics

It has been widely acknowledged that the process of European integration and unification was started and is still pursued as an elite project, designed to put an end to debilitating conflicts and ... More

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