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Anarchy  

Stergios Skaperdas

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Jun 2008
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Sep 2009
This article discusses anarchy and also introduces recent research from economics that models anarchy. It shows that this research has clear implications for thinking about interstate ... More

Animals in Folklore  

Boria Sax

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Mar 2017
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Jun 2014
This essay surveys the representation of animals in folklore from the fables of Aesop to the search for Bigfoot. Unlike most of modern culture, folklore attributes great power, ... More

Business  

Tanja A. Börzel and Nicole Deitelhoff

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Mar 2018
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Apr 2018
Business has become an important governor in areas of limited statehood (ALS). While the shadow of hierarchy is not necessary to incentivize companies, their contributions to governance ... More

Dependency Theory  

James Mahoney and Diana Rodríguez-Franco

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Jul 2018
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Nov 2016
This article focuses on dependency theory and its influence on scholarly work in the field of international development. After tracing the roots of dependency theory, the article considers ... More

Economism and its Limits  

Jonathan Wolff and Dirk Haubrich

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Jun 2008
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Sep 2009
This article addresses the difficulties that the phases of economic evaluations give rise to in theory and practice. It provides a brief outline of the meaning of economism — as a term and ... More

Environmental and Climate Justice  

Steve Vanderheiden

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Jan 2016
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Mar 2016
This chapter surveys the origin and development of environmental justice discourse from its early use as a civil rights strategy to resist the siting of hazardous waste facilities in the ... More

French Economic Policy: theory development and the three “I”s  

Ben Clift

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Nov 2016
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Jan 2017
This chapter explores contemporary economic policy and state–market relations in France against the backdrop of comparative political economy debates about interventionism in the economy ... More

G. A. Cohen, Karl Marx’s Theory of History—A Defence  

Peter Dietsch

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Feb 2016
Cohen’s book is one of the founding publications of Analytical Marxism, aiming to reconstruct and in some cases reformulate some of Marx’s core claims using the rigorous tools of ... More

Green Political Economy: Beyond Orthodox Undifferentiated Economic Growth as a Permanent Feature of the Economy  

John Barry

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Jan 2016
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Mar 2016
This chapter outlines the main features of green political economy and how it differs from dominant orthodox neo-classical economics. Neo-classical economics is critiqued on the grounds of ... More

Interpersonal Comparisons of Well‐Being  

Charles Blackorby and Walter Bossert

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Jun 2008
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Sep 2009
This article provides a short survey of the use of interpersonal comparisons in social evaluation. The focus of this discussion is on the principles for social evaluation that are ... More

Political Economy of the Greening of the State  

Matthew Paterson

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Jan 2016
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Mar 2016
Two different general claims have been made about large-scale political transformations produced by responses to environmental change. One is the claim that we are witnessing the potential ... More

Political Economy, Sexuality, and Intimacy  

Barry Adam

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May 2020
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Apr 2019
This chapter explores how political economy shapes the social organization of sexuality and intimacy, in particular, modern formations of LGBT people. Political economy affects sexuality at ... More

Practice and Ethics of the Use of Animals in Contemporary Art  

Joe Zammit-Lucia

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Mar 2017
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Jun 2014
Contemporary art has entered a stage where the animal has been degraded to the status of mere artistic material. Dehumanization, sensationalism, and the provision of moral cover by powerful ... More

Social Choice  

Hervé Moulin

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Jun 2008
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Sep 2009
This article provides a brief overview of social choice. It concentrates on the interface between traditional notions of endstate justice and the more modern theme of strategic ... More

Wild Foods  

Zareen Pervez Bharucha and Jules Pretty

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Jan 2015
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Jan 2014
This article examines the role of wild foods in food security. It discusses the continuum between “wild” and domesticated food; the management of nonagricultural environments; the ... More

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