Ethnography situating the contemporary financial services industry in the US Virgin Islands within broader histories of racial capitalism and gender inequality.
Explores the social disruption resulting from industrialization in a Chinese coalmining community at the turn of the twentieth century.
Newly updated comparative study of economic development policy, and its relationship with local power structures and cultural and social relations, in two Maryland towns.
New edition of Aihwa Ong’s classic ethnographic study of Malay women factory workers.
The impact of internet technologies on international politics.
Defines, analyzes, critiques, and proposes new policy solutions for achieving sustainable development.
Explains and critiques current theories of political development.
Examines the transition to, and consolidation of, democracy in Portugal following the revolutionary events of 1975, during a period of major changes in socioeconomic structure. Nataf emphasizes that not only political institutions but also the fabric of social relations were uprooted, and he compares the Portuguese case to other models of European democratization and postwar settlements.
It's become an all too familiar headline—plant closes, employees laid off, another community plunged into economic despair. Stewart Perry looks beyond the headlines to our "forgotten" communities, showing ...