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3. Governing Australia

3. Governing Australia  

Kenneth Morgan

in Australia: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
May 2012
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Sep 2013
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9780191778001
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199589937.003.0003
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9780199589937
The journey from British Colonial rule to self-government (1852) and the creation of the Australian nation at Federation (1901) is examined in ‘Governing Australia’. All six Australian ... More
2. The crisis of the nineties, 1889–1901

2. The crisis of the nineties, 1889–1901  

Walter Nugent

in Progressivism: A Very Short Introduction

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Feb 2010
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Sep 2013
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9780199365579
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10.1093/actrade/9780195311068.003.0003
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9780195311068
‘The crisis of the nineties, 1889–1901’ covers the politico–economic events of the 1890s. Reforms made during the previous decade had not done enough to curb rampant capitalism. The Knights ... More
4. Railroads and mass distribution, 1850 –1880

4. Railroads and mass distribution, 1850 –1880  

Walter A. Friedman

in American Business History: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jul 2020
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Jul 2020
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9780190622480
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10.1093/actrade/9780190622473.003.0005
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9780190622473
“Railroads and mass distribution, 1850–1880” focuses on unprecedented economic and technological innovations in the decades after the Civil War. Coal, telegraph communication, and the ... More
2. Where did capitalism come from?

2. Where did capitalism come from?  

James Fulcher

in Capitalism: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2015
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Jun 2015
eISBN: 
9780191793011
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10.1093/actrade/9780198726074.003.0002
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9780198726074
How did capitalism originate? ‘Where did capitalism come from?’ argues that although capitalist production made its first fully developed appearance in Britain, key capitalist institutions ... More
22. Old Liberalism, New Liberalism, Labourism, and Tariff Reform

22. Old Liberalism, New Liberalism, Labourism, and Tariff Reform  

Christopher Harvie and H. C. G. Matthew

in Nineteenth-Century Britain: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2000
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Sep 2013
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9780191776533
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10.1093/actrade/9780192853981.003.0022
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9780192853981
‘Old Liberalism, New Liberalism, Labourism and Tariff Reform’ summarizes the end of old liberalism in the face of the critiques of the political parties. Liberal radicals placed their faith ... More
5. Labour markets

5. Labour markets  

Philip N. Jefferson

in Poverty: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jul 2018
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Jul 2018
eISBN: 
9780191785078
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10.1093/actrade/9780198716471.003.0005
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9780198716471
For most people, their performance in the labour market determines their station in life. What determines who earns what in the labour market? Are there systemic impediments that inhibit ... More
3. Progressivism takes shape, 1901–1908

3. Progressivism takes shape, 1901–1908  

Walter Nugent

in Progressivism: A Very Short Introduction

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Feb 2010
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365579
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780195311068.003.0004
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9780195311068
‘Progressivism takes shape, 1901–1908’ charts the development of progressivism in the first decade of the twentieth century. After William McKinley was shot in 1901, Vice President Theodore ... More
1. What is the welfare state?

1. What is the welfare state?  

David Garland

in The Welfare State: A Very Short Introduction

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Mar 2016
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Apr 2016
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9780191780981
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10.1093/actrade/9780199672660.003.0001
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9780199672660
There are three general conceptions used for the welfare state: the first characterizes the welfare state as welfare for the poor; the second focuses on social insurance, social rights, and ... More
6. The institutional RevolutionThe Sonoran dynasty (1920–1934)

6. The institutional Revolution: The Sonoran dynasty (1920–1934)  

Alan Knight

in The Mexican Revolution: A Very Short Introduction

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Jan 2016
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Jan 2016
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9780191807664
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10.1093/actrade/9780198745631.003.0006
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9780198745631
‘The institutional Revolution: The Sonoran dynasty’ concentrates on the evolution of the Revolution—the Revolution in power—during the 1920s under the leadership of Obregón and then his ... More
2. Motivation and incentives

2. Motivation and incentives  

Michelle Baddeley

in Behavioural Economics: A Very Short Introduction

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Jan 2017
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Jan 2017
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9780191816475
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10.1093/actrade/9780198754992.003.0002
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9780198754992
Incentives are the fundamental driver in economic analysis. Money is often the main incentive, but a complex range of other socio-economic and psychological factors also drive our ... More
3. Migration and globalization

3. Migration and globalization  

Khalid Koser

in International Migration: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

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Jun 2016
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Jun 2016
eISBN: 
9780191815409
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198753773.003.0003
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9780198753773
‘Migration and globalization’ shows how international migration is an important dimension of globalization. Growing developmental, demographic, and democratic disparities provide powerful ... More
5. Irregular migration

5. Irregular migration  

Khalid Koser

in International Migration: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

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Jun 2016
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Jun 2016
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9780191815409
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10.1093/actrade/9780198753773.003.0005
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9780198753773
‘Irregular migration’ explores migration outside of established legal means. There are many ways for a migrant to be classed as irregular, but their motivations for leaving are the same as ... More
8. The future of international migration

8. The future of international migration  

Khalid Koser

in International Migration: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

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Jun 2016
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Jun 2016
eISBN: 
9780191815409
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198753773.003.0008
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9780198753773
The evidence on the positive economic impact of migration has become stronger; yet anti-immigration politics and sentiments have increased. ‘The future of international migration’ explores ... More
1. Why migration matters

1. Why migration matters  

Khalid Koser

in International Migration: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

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Jun 2016
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Jun 2016
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9780191815409
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10.1093/actrade/9780198753773.003.0001
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9780198753773
One in every 35 people in the world today is an international migrant, but migration affects far more people than just those who migrate. It has important social, economic, and political ... More
2. Who is a migrant?

2. Who is a migrant?  

Khalid Koser

in International Migration: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

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Jun 2016
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Jun 2016
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9780191815409
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198753773.003.0002
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9780198753773
‘Who is a migrant?’ looks at defining and measuring migration. Migrants can be categorized, based on whether they migrated voluntarily or involuntarily, whether they are economic or ... More
6. The future of dementia

6. The future of dementia  

Kathleen Taylor

in Dementia: A Very Short Introduction

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Jul 2020
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Jul 2020
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9780191864674
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10.1093/actrade/9780198825784.003.0006
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9780198825784
There is still no cure for dementia, but that could change; scientists now have more tools for understanding neurodegeneration, and funding for research is at unprecedented levels. ‘The ... More
4. Dictatorship and repression

4. Dictatorship and repression  

Anthony W. Pereira

in Modern Brazil: A Very Short Introduction

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Sep 2020
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Sep 2020
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9780191850097
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10.1093/actrade/9780198812081.003.0004
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9780198812081
‘Dictatorship and repression’ assesses the twenty-one-year dictatorship in Brazil from 1964 to 1985. A result of tensions in the second republic of 1945–64, the coup that created the ... More
5. 1866–1900: Industrialization and its consequences

5. 1866–1900: Industrialization and its consequences  

Paul S. Boyer

in American History: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2012
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365715
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10.1093/actrade/9780195389142.003.0005
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9780195389142
Industrialization sparked a series of social changes as people poured into the cities. The new capitalist elite flaunted its wealth and political might, and class divisions increased. ... More
7. Towards the Millennium

7. Towards the Millennium  

Kenneth O. Morgan

in Twentieth-Century Britain: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2000
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776526
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10.1093/actrade/9780192853974.003.0007
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chapter
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9780192853974
Although the fall of Thatcher promised a period of greater tranquillity for the nation, many underlying problems remained. The economy remained in recession, house prices were falling and ... More
6. The Doha Development Agenda

6. The Doha Development Agenda  

Amrita Narlikar

in The World Trade Organization: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2005
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776168
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192806086.003.0006
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chapter
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9780192806086
‘The Doha Development Agenda’ reviews the launch and progress of this attempt to correct inequalities for developing nations in the World Trade Organization. The DDA was borne out of the ... More

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