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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

The Political Economy of Italy's Decline

The Political Economy of Italy's Decline

Andrea Lorenzo Capussela

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198796992
eISBN:
9780191838620
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198796992.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems, Public and Welfare

This book offers an interpretation of Italy’s decline, which began two decades before the Great Recession. It argues that its deeper roots lie in the political economy of growth. This interpretation ... More

South African Economic Policy under Democracy

South African Economic Policy under Democracy

Janine Aron, Brian Kahn, and Geeta Kingdon (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199551460
eISBN:
9780191720376
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199551460.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, Economic Systems

South Africa experienced a momentous change of government from the Apartheid regime to its first democratic government in 1994. This book provides an up-to-date assessment of South Africa's economic ... More

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