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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Community and Differentiated Governance

Liesbet Hooghe and Gary Marks.

in Community, Scale, and Regional Governance

August 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Economy. 7253 words.

Subnational governance has become multilevel in a way that breaks with the classic model of nested, uniform tiers. Differentiated governance arises in the tension between the benefits of...

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Scale and Community

Liesbet Hooghe and Gary Marks.

in Community, Scale, and Regional Governance

August 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Economy. 7504 words.

Chapter 1 sets out the basic building blocks for a theory of multilevel governance. Such theory should engage the sociality of jurisdictional design—how people feel and act in relation to...

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Community and the Structure of Governance

Liesbet Hooghe and Gary Marks.

in Community, Scale, and Regional Governance

August 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Economy. 10232 words.

Territorial communities are settings for collective action in pursuit of self-rule. Such communities form only a part of a society, but a demand for self-rule on the part of a single region...

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Community, Scale, and Regional Governance

Liesbet Hooghe and Gary Marks.

August 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Book. Subjects: Political Economy. 224 pages.

The postfunctionalist premise of this book is that governance is not one thing. It is at least two things: it is a means to realize ends and it is an end in itself. The first conception...

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Visions of Community at Worker Centers

Paul Apostolidis.

in The Fight For Time

February 2019; p ublished online February 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Economy; Political Theory. 18066 words.

Two thematic strands characterize day laborers’ conceptions of their worker center communities. Many workers stress the need for order and efficiency backed by strong authority aimed at...

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Entrepreneurial Communities and the State

Steve Casper and Cornelia Storz.

in Changing Asian Business Systems

February 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Business; Political Economy. 13490 words.

South Korean firms have been pioneers within the on-line computer games sector, creating an industry that ranks second internationally behind the United States. This industry is comprised...

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A Genealogy of Community Consultation

Shareen Hertel.

in Tethered Fates

May 2019; p ublished online April 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative Politics; Political Economy. 5118 words.

This chapter offers an historical overview of poor peoples’ involvement with public and private policymaking that has shaped the business and human rights arena over four decades. The...

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Territorial policy communities and devolution in the UK

Michael Keating, Paul Cairney and Eve Hepburn.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

March 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development and Growth; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Geography; Political Economy; Economic Sociology. 8778 words.

Devolution in the UK forms part of a wider process of spatial rescaling across Europe. Little work has been done on its effect on interest articulation. The literature on policy communities...

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The Value of a Discipline

John H. Aldrich.

in Interdisciplinarity

October 2014; p ublished online October 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Economy. 4199 words.

This chapter explores the value of a discipline. It argues that disciplines are necessary divisions of labor and areas of specialization in the academy. There must always be some way of...

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Extractive Industrialization and Limited Electrification in Odisha

Sunila S. Kale.

in Electrifying India

April 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Economy. 14410 words.

This chapter argues that the extremely low rates of rural household electrification and rural electricity consumption are emblematic of a general dearth of development resources and...

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Social Movements and Electric Populism in Andhra Pradesh

Sunila S. Kale.

in Electrifying India

April 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Economy. 9523 words.

This chapter focuses on Andhra Pradesh. Thanks to colonial-era policies, some parts of Andhra Pradesh started with relatively higher rates of rural electrification than the rest of the...

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Interdisciplinary Centers

John H. Aldrich.

in Interdisciplinarity

October 2014; p ublished online October 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Economy. 5091 words.

The consideration of interdisciplinarity concludes by addressing two questions. First, what are some of the challenges to moving forward to pursuing interdisciplinary research? Here the...

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A Buddhist economic approach to the development of community enterprises: a case study from Southern Thailand

Wanna Prayukvong.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

November 2005; p ublished online November 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics; Political Economy; Economic Sociology. 7174 words.

This study was undertaken to observe the development process and key success factors in three community enterprises adopting a Buddhist economic approach to development. The enterprises were...

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GLOBALISATION AND THE REGULATION OF FDI: NEW PROPOSALS FROM THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITY AND JAPAN

Ajit Singh.

in Contributions to Political Economy

August 2005; p ublished online August 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Economic Thought; Public Economics; Political Economy. 9696 words.

The key analytical and policy question examined in this paper is whether multinational companies and their overseas investment need to be regulated at the national and/or at the...

Building community, legitimating consumption: creating the U.S. bicycle market, 1876–1884

Thomas Burr.

in Socio-Economic Review

September 2006; p ublished online March 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Moral Philosophy; Corporate Social Responsibility; Welfare Economics; Political Economy; Economic Sociology. 13147 words.

Economic and organizational sociologists tend to define markets as sets of producers, and research mostly supply-side issues. They generally ignore the role of consumers and their use of...

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Consumption Growth and Spatial Poverty Traps: An Analysis of the Effect of Social Services and Community Infrastructures on Living Standards in Rural Peru

De Vreyer Philippe, Herrera Javier and Mesplé-Somps Sandrine.

in Poverty, Inequality, and Policy in Latin America

December 2008; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Economy. 10114 words.

This chapter considers the impact of geography on the economic productivity and growth in living standards in rural areas of Peru. The authors have used a four-year household panel from...

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Parliamentary Left in West Bengal: A Nemesis Failing to Rekindle the Old Charm in Globalizing India1

Bidyut Chakrabarty.

in Communism in India

October 2014; p ublished online October 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative Politics; Political Economy. 10798 words.

This chapter deals with what led to the dramatic fall of the parliamentary left in West Bengal after more than three decades. The discussion focuses on the poll results of 2011 when the...

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The Transformation Campaign

Juliet Johnson.

in Priests of Prosperity

February 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Economy. 19771 words.

This chapter describes the coordination and evolution of the transnational central banking community's training and technical assistance programs and explores the transformation campaign's...

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Introduction: New Adventures in EU Policymaking

Dermot Hodson.

in Governing the Euro Area in Good Times and Bad

August 2011; p ublished online January 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Economy. 7692 words.

The governance of the euro area represents a radical break from the European Union’s traditional modus operandi, the Community method. This book explores how EMU has fared in the absence of...

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Prologue

Liesbet Hooghe and Gary Marks.

in Community, Scale, and Regional Governance

August 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Economy. 1464 words.

This prologue argues that governance is two things, and one needs to theorize both to understand the structure of governance. The first conception conceives governance as a functional...

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