The BRICs and Emerging Economies in Comparative Perspective

Political Economy, Liberalisation and Institutional Change

Author: Uwe Becker

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134647034

Category: Political Science

Page: 226

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In the past ten to twenty years the global political economy picture has dramatically changed with the emergence of the economies of Brazil, Russia, India and, notably, China (BRICs) as big players and competitors of the advanced economies in the West and Eastern Asia. The book comparatively analyses institutional change in the BRICs. This book examines the BRICs by analysing their institutional development, their main continuities and changes, and their differences. It provides a comparative analysis of the political economies of the BRICs, but also considers South Africa and Turkey. The contributors provide a systematic comparison of the state-economy and the capital-labour relationships and explore whether they liberalized or followed a specific trajectory. The book also addresses debates on the varieties of capitalism and explores whether the emerging economies fit into the dichotomous construction of liberal and coordinated capitalism or whether they require a more differentiated typological approach. Moving away from rigid conceptions and the static classification of political economies as either liberal or coordinated and presenting a more open approach, The BRICs and Emerging Economies in Comparative Perspective will be vital reading for students and scholars of comparative political economy, international relations, capitalism, the BRICs, emerging markets and the role of the state in the economy.
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Emerging Powers in a Comparative Perspective

The Political and Economic Rise of the BRIC Countries

Author: Vidya Nadkarni,Norma C. Noonan

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA

ISBN: 1623560594

Category: Political Science

Page: 256

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The book examines the rising influence of emerging powers in global politics, with a special focus on the BRIC countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China). Chapters contributed by international scholars first look at the changing status of the US in the 21st century and at the EU as both an emerging and innovative power. China's rising power status, India's regional and global influence, Russia's re-emergence, and Brazil's growing regional and international role are then analyzed comparatively to explain how the BRIC states are poised to become vital players not only in politics and economy, but also in key international concerns such as terrorism, globalization, and climate change. The book provides a detailed analysis of political, economic, security, and foreign policy trends in the BRIC countries to address such questions as to whether they will seek to revise the international order or work within it and how they will deal with transnational global problems. Using a unique comparative approach, the text will appeal to undergraduate students in world politics, international relations, and foreign policy.
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The Impact of Emerging Economies on Global Energy and the Environment

Challenges Ahead

Author: Bruce Bagley,Dina Moulioukova,Hanna S. Kassab

Publisher: Lexington Books

ISBN: 1498519121

Category: Political Science

Page: 372

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This volume focuses on the impacts of the BRICS nations on world energy markets. In the analyses presented here, a variety of factors, such as national patterns of production and consumption, international energy trade, and the extent to which alternative and competing policies maintain or bring about change in the international order, are examined.
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The BRICS-Lawyers' Guide to Global Cooperation

Author: Rostam J. Neuwirth,Alexandr Svetlicinii,Denis De Castro Halis

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1108246915

Category: Law

Page: 382

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In the international trade and development arena, new and developing economies have created a block that is known as BRICS - Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. Initially conceived to drive global change through economic growth, the financial crisis and reversal of fortunes of the BRICS nations have raised questions about their ability to have an impact on the governance of global affairs. This book explores the role of law in various areas of BRICS cooperation including: trade, investment, competition, intellectual property, energy, consumer protection, financial services, space exploration and legal education. It not only covers the specifics of each of the BRICS nations in the selected areas, but also offers innovative and forward-looking perspectives on the BRICS cooperation and their contribution to the reform of the global governance networks. This is a unique reference book suitable for academics, government officials, legal practitioners, business executives, researchers and students.
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Chinas Kapitalismus

Entstehung, Verlauf, Paradoxien

Author: Tobias ten Brink

Publisher: Campus Verlag

ISBN: 359339880X

Category: Political Science

Page: 372

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Das chinesische Wirtschaftswachstum der letzten 30 Jahre stellt mittlerweile jeden anderen langen Aufschwung der neueren Geschichte in den Schatten. Wie konnte sich diese Entwicklung in einem Land vollziehen, in dem die uneingeschränkte Herrschaft der Kommunistischen Partei gilt? Tobias ten Brink untersucht die politische Ökonomie Chinas erstmals systematisch anhand von Erkenntnissen aus der vergleichenden und internationalen Kapitalismusforschung. Seine Analyse der Dynamiken dieses eigentümlichen Wirtschaftstyps zeigt zudem, dass der chinesische Kapitalismus eine paradoxale Entwicklung durchläuft, die den Aufstieg Chinas zur Weltmacht beeinträchtigen könnte.
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The BRICS in International Development

Author: Jing Gu,Alex Shankland,Anuradha Chenoy

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1137556463

Category: Political Science

Page: 248

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This book offers a comprehensive comparative perspective on the increasingly significant development cooperation activities of the BRICS. Providing a powerful set of insights into the drivers for engagement within each country, it brings together leading experts from Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa and OECD countries. The authors review the empirical evidence for the BRICS’ modes of development cooperation and their geographical reach, and explore the historical background and patterns of international development engagement of each country. They also present a cutting-edge analysis of the broader geopolitical shifts, distinctive ideologies and normative discourses that are influencing and informing their engagement in increasingly ambitious joint projects such as the New Development Bank. This collection is essential reading for anyone seeking to understand the rapidly changing landscape of international development.
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Emerging Economies and Firms in the Global Crisis

Author: Marin Marinov,Svetla Marinova

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1137277475

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 390

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Comprised of chapters that explore the impact of the global crisis on emerging economies and firms and their response to it. The ways in which the leading emerging economies of Brazil, Russia, India and China are dealing with the challenges of the crisis are complemented by the methods applied by countries and firms in Central and Eastern Europe.
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Aid as Handmaiden for the Development of Institutions

A New Comparative Perspective

Author: M. Nissanke,Y. Shimomura

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1137023481

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 261

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Through comparative studies of aid-supported infrastructure projects in East Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa, the book examines how aid could assist development processes by facilitating development of local endogenous institutions.
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Die unterste Milliarde

Warum die ärmsten Länder scheitern und was man dagegen tun kann

Author: Paul Collier

Publisher: Pantheon Verlag

ISBN: 3641204941

Category: Social Science

Page: 256

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Der vielfach preisgekrönte Longseller jetzt in einer neuen Ausgabe Die unterste Milliarde – das sind die ärmsten Menschen der Erde, die am weltweit steigenden Wirtschaftswachstum keinen Anteil haben. Ihre Lebenserwartung ist auf fünfzig Jahre gesunken, jedes siebte Kind stirbt vor dem fünften Lebensjahr. Seit Jahrzehnten befinden sich die Ökonomien dieser Länder im freien Fall – ohne Aussicht auf Besserung. In seinem vielfach preisgekrönten Bestseller erklärt Paul Collier, wie es zu dieser krassen Armut gekommen ist und was man gegen sie tun kann.
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Die Vierte Industrielle Revolution

Author: Klaus Schwab

Publisher: Pantheon Verlag

ISBN: 3641203171

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 240

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Die größte Herausforderung unserer Zeit Ob selbstfahrende Autos, 3-D-Drucker oder Künstliche Intelligenz: Aktuelle technische Entwicklungen werden unsere Art zu leben und zu arbeiten grundlegend verändern. Die Vierte Industrielle Revolution hat bereits begonnen. Ihr Merkmal ist die ungeheuer schnelle und systematische Verschmelzung von Technologien, die die Grenzen zwischen der physischen, der digitalen und der biologischen Welt immer stärker durchbrechen. Wie kein anderer ist Klaus Schwab, der Vorsitzende des Weltwirtschaftsforums, in der Lage aufzuzeigen, welche politischen, wirtschaftlichen, sozialen und kulturellen Herausforderungen diese Revolution für uns alle mit sich bringt.
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Mapping BRICS Media

Author: Kaarle Nordenstreng,Daya Kishan Thussu

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135445311

Category: Social Science

Page: 268

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Mapping BRICS Media is the first comprehensive and comparative study of the emerging media landscape in the world’s most dynamic and fastest growing markets. This pioneering collection focuses on one of the key topics in contemporary international relations - the emergence of BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) - a grouping that includes some of the world’s largest populations and fastest growing economies. The volume brings together leading scholars, mainly from the BRICS nations, to examine how the emergence of the BRICS media will impact on global media and communication. Contextualizing the rise of the BRICS nations within the broader shifts in global power relations, the chapters investigate the unprecedented growth of the BRICS media within a ‘multi-polar’ world, evaluating the media landscapes in the individual BRICS countries, their histories, and their journalism practices, as well as analyzing emerging inter-BRICS media relationships. Accessible and comprehensive, the book provides a critical guide to the complex debates about the impact of the ‘rise of the rest’ on the media globe and how far this poses a challenge to the Western-dominated world order and its media systems.
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Business and Climate Change Governance

South Africa in Comparative Perspective

Author: T. Börzel,R. Hamann

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1137302747

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 218

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How and why do business organisations contribute to climate change governance? The contributors' findings on South Africa, Kenya and Germany demonstrate that business contributions to the mitigation and adaptation to climate change vary significantly.
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Accounting in Central and Eastern Europe

Author: Cătălin Nicolae Albu,Razvan V. Mustata

Publisher: Emerald Group Pub Limited

ISBN: N.A

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 326

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This volume examines the accounting issues within Central and Eastern Europe, looking back to the fall of communism (1980s-90s) and its effect on the countries' accounting and business models.
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Handbook On Social Stratification In The Bric Countries: Change And Perspective

Author: Li Peilin,Gorshkov Mikhail K,Scalon Celi

Publisher: World Scientific

ISBN: 9814397520

Category: Social Science

Page: 856

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Along with the fast growing economy, the term “BRICs” was coined to represent the newly emerging countries — Brazil, Russia, India and China. The enhanced economy in these countries has largely improved people's life; at the same time, it has also strongly influenced the transformation of social structure, norms and values. However, as the world's attention centers on their economic development at the micro level, the social changes at the micro level have often been neglected, and a specific comparative study of these four countries is even more rare.This handbook's contributing authors are leading sociologists in the four countries. They fill the gap in existing literature and examine specifically the changes in each society from the perspective of social stratification, with topics covering the main social classes, the inequality of education and income, and the different styles of consumption as well as the class consciousness and values. Under every topic, it gathers articles from authors of each country. Such a comparative study could not only help us achieve a better understanding of the economic growth and social development in these countries, but also lead us to unveil the mystery of how these emerging powers with dramatic differences in history, geography, culture, language, religion and politics could share a common will and take joint action. In general, the handbook takes a unique perspective to show readers that it is the profound social structural changes in these countries that determine their future, and to a large extent, will shape the socio-economic landscape of the future world.
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Summits & Regional Governance

The Americas in Comparative Perspective

Author: Gordon Mace,Jean-Philippe Therien,Diana Tussie,Olivier Dabène

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 131756653X

Category: Political Science

Page: 264

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Despite the large number of regional and global summits there is very little known about the functioning and impact of this particular type of diplomatic practice. While recognizing that the growing importance of summits is a universal phenomenon, this volume takes advantage of the richness of the Americas experiment to offer a theoretically grounded comparative analysis of contemporary summitry. The book addresses questions such as: How effective have summits been ? How have civil society and other non-state actors been involved in summits? How have summits impacted on the management of regional affairs? Filling a significant void in the literature, this volume offers an original contribution helping to understand how summitry has become a central feature of world politics. It will be of great interest to students and scholars of diplomacy, international organizations, and global/regional governance.
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The Creative Capital of Cities

Interactive Knowledge Creation and the Urbanization Economies of Innovation

Author: Stefan Krätke

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1444342258

Category: Social Science

Page: 264

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This book challenges the new urban growth concepts of the creative class and creative industries from a critical urban theory perspective. Critiques Richard Florida's popular books about cities and the creative class Presents an alternative approach based on analyses of empirical research data concerning the German urban system and the case study regions, Hanover and Berlin Underscores that the culture industry takes a leading role in conforming with neoliberal conceptions of labor markets
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Globalisierung

Ein interdisziplinäres Handbuch

Author: Andreas Niederberger,Philipp Schink

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 347605327X

Category: Philosophy

Page: 450

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Wichtiges Forschungsfeld und vielschichtige Problematik. Das Handbuch beschreibt die zentralen Phänomene und die gegenwärtigen Kontroversen der Globalisierung. Es präsentiert die Kernthemen der Globalisierungsdebatten in den verschiedenen Disziplinen: von Wirtschaft und Politik über Philosophie und Geografie bis zu den Medien- und Kulturwissenschaften. Ein Glossar bündelt die grundlegenden Begriffe wie Attac, Biopolitik, G20, Klimawandel, Menschenrechte, multinationale Konzerne, NGO, Postkolonialismus, UN, Völkerrecht, Weltbank-Gruppe, WHO etc.
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Methoden der Netzwerkanalyse

Author: Franz Urban Pappi

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

ISBN: 3486819380

Category: Social Science

Page: 280

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Das sozialwissenschaftliche Forschungsverfahren der Netzwerkanalyse wird in Theorie und Praxis dargestellt. Die beschriebenen Einsatzbereiche umfassen unter anderem die Untersuchung von Teilgruppenbildungen, von interaktiven Mikrostrukturen in Gesamtnetzwerken sowie von Interaktionsprozessen in Kleingruppen.
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Zur Zukunft der externen Rechnungslegung in Deutschland

Eine kritische Analyse der Internationalisierung aus Sicht nicht kapitalmarktorientierter Unternehmen

Author: Christian Börstler

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 383509114X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 389

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Christian Börstler untersucht die Auswirkungen der fortschreitenden Internationalisierung der Rechnungslegung in Deutschland aus Sicht nicht kapitalmarktorientierter Unternehmen. Dabei wird deutlich, dass der Umfang der mittel- bis langfristig notwendigen Reformen den Rahmen des deutschen Handelsrechts übersteigen wird und eine grundlegende Umgestaltung des Gesellschaftsrechts sowie die Eigenständigkeit des Steuerbilanzrechts in Deutschland mit sich bringen wird.
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