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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

Cutting the Gordian Knot of Economic ReformWhen and How International Institutions Help

Cutting the Gordian Knot of Economic Reform: When and How International Institutions Help

Leonardo Baccini and Johannes Urpelainen

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199388998
eISBN:
9780199389018
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199388998.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

During the past two decades, governments across the developing world have implemented many liberal economic reforms, including microeconomic policies that reduce direct state intervention in ... More

Disruptive PowerThe Crisis of the State in the Digital Age

Disruptive Power: The Crisis of the State in the Digital Age

Taylor Owen

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199363865
eISBN:
9780199363896
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199363865.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

Digital communication technologies have thrust the calculus of global political power into a period of unprecedented complexity. In every aspect of international affairs, digitally enabled actors are ... More

Gender and Private Security in Global Politics

Gender and Private Security in Global Politics

Maya Eichler (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199364374
eISBN:
9780199364404
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199364374.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

This book is not only arguing that security privatization cannot be fully grasped without a consideration of gender, but presents a framework for studying security privatization from a critical ... More

Governing the World's Biggest MarketThe Politics of Derivatives Regulation After the 2008 Crisis

Governing the World's Biggest Market: The Politics of Derivatives Regulation After the 2008 Crisis

Eric Helleiner, Stefano Pagliari, and Irene Spagna (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190864576
eISBN:
9780190869557
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190864576.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

In the wake of the 2008 global financial crisis, the regulation of the world’s enormous derivatives markets assumed center stage on the international public policy agenda. Critics argued that loose ... More

The Implementation GameThe TRIPS Agreement and the Global Politics of Intellectual Property Reform in Developing Countries

The Implementation Game: The TRIPS Agreement and the Global Politics of Intellectual Property Reform in Developing Countries

Carolyn Deere

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199550616
eISBN:
9780191720284
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199550616.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

In the 1990s, the fight between North and South over intellectual property (IP) reached new heights. The result was the World Trade Organization's (WTO's) deeply contested agreement on Trade‐Related ... More

The India-US Partnership$1 Trillion by 2030

The India-US Partnership: $1 Trillion by 2030

Nish Acharya

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199467235
eISBN:
9780199086740
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199467235.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

The India-US Partnership: $1 Trillion by 2030 presents a roadmap for taking economic cooperation and integration between the two countries from $120 billion to $1 trillion in the next sixteen years. ... More

MarketcraftHow Governments Make Markets Work

Marketcraft: How Governments Make Markets Work

Steven K. Vogel

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190699857
eISBN:
9780190699888
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190699857.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

Modern-day markets do not arise spontaneously but are crafted by individuals, by firms, and most of all, by governments. Thus marketcraft represents a core function of government comparable to ... More

Mechanisms of OECD GovernanceInternational Incentives for National Policy-Making?

Mechanisms of OECD Governance: International Incentives for National Policy-Making?

Kerstin Martens and Anja P. Jakobi (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199591145
eISBN:
9780191594601
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199591145.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

This volume is devoted to the analysis of the Organisation for Economic Co‐operation and Development (OECD) and its role in international and national policy making. On its 50th anniversary, the OECD ... More

The New HarvestAgricultural Innovation in Africa

The New Harvest: Agricultural Innovation in Africa

Calestous Juma

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780190237233
eISBN:
9780190237264
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190237233.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy, International Relations and Politics

African agriculture is currently at a crossroads, at which persistent food shortages are compounded by threats from climate change. But, as this book argues, Africa can feed itself in a generation ... More

Raise the DebtHow Developing Countries Choose Their Creditors

Raise the Debt: How Developing Countries Choose Their Creditors

Jonas B. Bunte

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190866167
eISBN:
9780190909581
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190866167.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy, International Relations and Politics

Governments frequently borrow money. It is often assumed that it is creditors, and creditors alone, who determine what loans developing countries obtain. Yet this is only partially true: the data ... More

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