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The affluent society and its religious consequences: an empirical investigation of 20 European countries

Jochen Hirschle.

in Socio-Economic Review

April 2011; p ublished online November 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Moral Philosophy; Corporate Social Responsibility; Welfare Economics; Political Economy; Economic Sociology. 9006 words.

This paper offers an alternative account of the frequently observed association between gross domestic product growth and a decline in traditional church attendance. The approach follows...

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Africa

Liesbet Hooghe, Gary Mark, Tobias Lenz, Jeanine Bezuijen, Besir Ceka and Svet Derderyan.

in Measuring International Authority

August 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Economy. 38729 words.

This chapter presents profiles on the delegation and pooling of authority of ten international organizations (IOs) in Africa. Each profile explains how the coding scheme is applied to the...

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Africa and the Curse of Natural Resources

Mahesh K. Joshi and J.R. Klein.

in Global Business

August 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Economy. 2719 words.

Africa is flush with natural resources, a population over one billion, a rich cultural history, and all the elements of a robust economy that still struggles with the basics. Its reliance...

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Africa’s Political Economy in the Contemporary Era

Peter M. Lewis.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Politics of Development

July 2018; p ublished online May 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Comparative Politics; Political Economy. 14622 words.

This article discusses Africa’s political economy in the contemporary era. It begins with an overview of various theories, models and debates that address African economic performance...

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African American Women: Intersectionality in Politics

Jamila Celestine Michener, Andrew Dilts and Cathy J. Cohen.

in The Oxford Handbook of African American Citizenship, 1865-Present

May 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; Political Economy; US Politics. 11092 words.

Political participation has been a fundamental constant in the lives of African American people. Whether it is voting, membership in social/political community organizations, or...

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African economic development in a comparative perspective

Yilmaz Akyüz and Charles Gore.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

May 2001; p ublished online May 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics; Political Economy; Economic Sociology. 0 words.

Conventional explanations of poor African economic performance generally fail to pay adequate attention to causal mechanisms of growth, decline and stagnation. Many African countries...

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African Economic Development in a Comparative Perspective

Rubens Ricupero.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

May 2001; p ublished online May 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics; Political Economy; Economic Sociology. 0 words.

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Africa's export structure in a comparative perspective

Adrian Wood and Jörg Mayer.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

May 2001; p ublished online May 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics; Political Economy; Economic Sociology. 0 words.

Cross‐country econometric analysis informed by Heckscher–Ohlin trade theory suggests that the concentration of Africa's exports on unprocessed primary products is caused largely by the...

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After Austerity

Edited by Peter Taylor-Gooby, Benjamin Leruth and Heejung Chung.

August 2017; p ublished online August 2017 .

Book. Subjects: Political Economy. 256 pages.

European welfare states are undergoing profound change, driven by globalisation, technical changes, and population ageing. More immediately the aftermath of the Great Recession and...

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After Neoliberalism?

Gustavo A. Flores-Macias.

April 2012; p ublished online May 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Political Economy. 288 pages.

Between 1998 and 2010, an unprecedented wave of left-of-center candidates reached power in Latin America. In spite of a shared concern for social inequality and opposition to the Washington...

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After the 2008 Financial Crash

Christopher Hood and Rozana Himaz.

in A Century of Fiscal Squeeze Politics

June 2017; p ublished online June 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Economy. 8913 words.

This chapter describes the long 2010–15 fiscal squeeze under the first Conservative–Liberal coalition since the early 1920s, in the aftermath of the 2008 global financial crisis and with...

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After Work

James Livingston.

in No More Work

October 2016; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Economy. 7180 words.

This chapter looks at the breakdown of the labor market not as an economic crisis, but as a moral opportunity to rethink our relationship to work and to one another. It examines the work of...

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Aftermath

Kathleen C. Engel and Patricia A. McCoy.

in The Subprime Virus

February 2011; p ublished online April 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Economy. 12508 words.

This chapter describes efforts in 2009, under the new Obama administration, to deal with the effects of the subprime crisis. These include the passage of the American Recovery and...

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Afterword

Marieke de Goede.

in Scandalous Economics

May 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations; Political Economy. 5602 words.

The Afterword analyzes novel ways in which gender and finance were interwoven in political practices of representing the global financial crisis (GFC) and in the search for new stabilities....

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Afterword

Anna Leander.

in Gender and Private Security in Global Politics

March 2015; p ublished online March 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations; Political Economy. 2713 words.

The afterword frames the contributions of the volume’s chapters in terms of four central themes of feminist research—(in)visibility, materiality, affect, and expertise. It argues that by...

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Afterword…the end?

Jamie Peck.

in Constructions of Neoliberal Reason

October 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Economy. 3967 words.

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Against ‘big bang’ in economic transition: normative and positive arguments

Shu-ki Tsang.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

March 1996; p ublished online March 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics; Political Economy; Economic Sociology. 0 words.

This paper puts forward two major sets of institutional and systems arguments against implementing the ‘big bang’ experiment in the transformation of centrally planned economies: (1)...

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Against all odds: the ‘loyalty’ of small investors

Uwe Schimank.

in Socio-Economic Review

January 2011; p ublished online October 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Moral Philosophy; Corporate Social Responsibility; Welfare Economics; Political Economy; Economic Sociology. 12501 words.

The share of small investors leaving the financial market in autumn 2008 was no greater than in previous, smaller crises. Why is there no mass exodus at such junctures? Why do most small...

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Against naive materialism: culture, consumption and the causes of inequality

EF Rosenbaum.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

May 1999; p ublished online May 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics; Political Economy; Economic Sociology. 0 words.

Economic orthodoxy is narrowly materialistic in that it largely neglects the cultural significance of commodities. Taking as its starting point Sen's work on capabilities, the paper examines...

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Against Posner against Coase against theory

Uskali Mäki.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

September 1998; p ublished online September 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics; Political Economy; Economic Sociology. 0 words.

In two articles published in 1993, Richard Posner characterised and vigorously attacked Ronald Coase's methodological orientation. Coase resisted Posner's diagnosis, but did not provide a...

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