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Regionalizing France: Decentralization or trompe l'oeil?
The impact of French decentralization reforms undertaken in the early 1980s is examined. The study presents institutional, cultural, partisan, and policy models to explain economic performance changes across twenty-one ...
Strategic recognition: Watching the state in Shenzhen
Based on three years of ethnographic fieldwork in the Shenzhen Special Economic Zone, People's Republic of China, I offer a reading of Reform and Opening (Gaige Kaifang) in terms of how individuals recognized, manipulated, ...
Personal wealth in South Africa: Facts about its distribution and the forces behind its redistribution
The Apartheid system in South Africa came to a close recently and a new majority government is ruling. This government represents a poor majority of the population, and there is great pressure on them to redistribute wealth ...