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KidnapInside the Ransom Business

Kidnap: Inside the Ransom Business

Anja Shortland

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198815471
eISBN:
9780191853159
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198815471.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems, Public and Welfare

Every year thousands of people are kidnapped for ransom. Their families, friends, or employers are forced into a fiendishly complex and harrowing transaction with violent criminals to retrieve them. ... More

Welfare and the Great RecessionA Comparative Study

Welfare and the Great Recession: A Comparative Study

Stefán Ólafsson, Mary Daly, Olli Kangas, and Joakim Palme (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198830962
eISBN:
9780191868917
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830962.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This book surveys and analyses the welfare consequences of the Great Recession in Europe and investigates how the burdens of the crisis were shared—between countries, between different socio-economic ... More

The Global Gag Rule and Women's Reproductive HealthRhetoric Versus Reality

The Global Gag Rule and Women's Reproductive Health: Rhetoric Versus Reality

Yana van der Meulen Rodgers

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190876128
eISBN:
9780190876159
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190876128.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

In recent decades, the long arm of US politics has reached the intimate lives of women all over the world. Since 1984, healthcare organizations in developing countries have faced major cuts in US ... More

Climate JusticeIntegrating Economics and Philosophy

Climate Justice: Integrating Economics and Philosophy

Ravi Kanbur and Henry Shue (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198813248
eISBN:
9780191851230
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198813248.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Climate justice requires sharing the burdens and benefits of climate change and its resolution equitably and fairly. It brings together justice between generations and justice within generations. The ... More

The Tunisian Labor Market in an Era of Transition

The Tunisian Labor Market in an Era of Transition

Ragui Assaad and Mongi Boughzala (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198799863
eISBN:
9780191864698
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198799863.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This book offers a comprehensive and deep examination of the key labor market issues in Tunisia, including the size, structure, and evolution of the labor force, employment and unemployment, wage ... More

The Welfare State in EuropeEconomic and Social Perspectives

The Welfare State in Europe: Economic and Social Perspectives

Pierre Pestieau and Mathieu Lefebvre

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198817055
eISBN:
9780191858673
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817055.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Although in Europe there continues to be a large degree of consensus that it is the responsibility of government to ensure that nobody who is poor, sick, disabled, unemployed or old is left deprived, ... More

How Lives ChangePalanpur, India, and Development Economics

How Lives Change: Palanpur, India, and Development Economics

Himanshu, Peter Lanjouw, and Nicholas Stern

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198806509
eISBN:
9780191844102
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198806509.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

Development economics is about understanding how and why lives and livelihoods change. This book is about economic development in the village of Palanpur, in Moradabad district, Uttar Pradesh, in ... More

How to Combat RecessionStimulus without Debt

How to Combat Recession: Stimulus without Debt

Laurence Seidman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190462178
eISBN:
9780190462208
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190462178.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This work analyzes all aspects of a new policy to combat recession: “stimulus without debt.” Fear of deficits and debt kept Congress from enacting a large enough fiscal stimulus to overcome the Great ... More

Inequality and Inclusive Growth in Rich CountriesShared Challenges and Contrasting Fortunes

Inequality and Inclusive Growth in Rich Countries: Shared Challenges and Contrasting Fortunes

Brian Nolan (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198807032
eISBN:
9780191844829
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807032.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This book addresses the central challenge facing rich countries: how to promote growth and prosperity that is widely shared rather than concentrated at the top. Rising inequality in income and wealth ... More

Global Health Justice and Governance

Global Health Justice and Governance

Jennifer Prah Ruger

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780199694631
eISBN:
9780191862144
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199694631.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, International

Critical and dangerous threats imperil global health. Serious health disparities, hazardous contagions that can circle our globalized planet in hours, a bewildering confusion of health actors and ... More

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