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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 BRICS and Collective Financial Statecraft

The BRICS and Collective Financial Statecraft

Cynthia Roberts, Leslie Armijo, and Saori Katada

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190697518
eISBN:
9780190697556
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190697518.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy, International Relations and Politics

In the context of an ongoing global power shift, the largest emerging economies (China, Russia, India, Brazil) formed an exclusive and informal club called the BRICs. Subsequently joined by South ... 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

China and the Geopolitics of Rare Earths

China and the Geopolitics of Rare Earths

Sophia Kalantzakos

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190670931
eISBN:
9780190670962
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190670931.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

In 2010, because of a geopolitical incident between China and Japan, seventeen elements of the periodic table known as rare earths became notorious overnight. An “unofficial” and temporary embargo of ... More

China's Digital Nationalism

China's Digital Nationalism

Florian Schneider

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190876791
eISBN:
9780190876838
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190876791.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy, International Relations and Politics

China’s Digital Nationalism explores online networks and their nationalist discourses in digital China. It asks what happens to national community sentiments when they go digital. Nationalism, in ... 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

Complicit SistersGender and Women's Issues across North-South Divides

Complicit Sisters: Gender and Women's Issues across North-South Divides

Sara de Jong

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190626563
eISBN:
9780190626587
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190626563.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

This book explores the reflections of women in the global North whose “doing good” work is aimed at improving conditions for other women. It addresses global North-South dynamics in various spaces ... More

Cosmopolitan Sex WorkersWomen and Migration in a Global City

Cosmopolitan Sex Workers: Women and Migration in a Global City

Christine B.N. Chin

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199890910
eISBN:
9780199345489
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199890910.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

This book introduces an innovative ‘3C’ framework of city, creativity, and cosmopolitanism to analyze why and how the forces of neoliberal economic restructuring processes, and people’s responses to ... More

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