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Japan’s internal cohesion and external conflict with neighbors

Robert W. Compton Jr.

bureaucracy as an ally of economic growth. Humbled by poor economic performance and a series of policy shortcomings and missteps in the past two decades (e.g., handling of the Kobe earthquake, the Aum Shinrikyo [Supreme Truth] cult-related terrorism, and the

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Djénéba Traoré

achievements of the SPCC were clouded by poor response to issues at the management level. A case in point was the lack of clear actions on the recommendations contained in the ECOWAS Commission Annual Performance Reports. Third, the study noted that ECOWAS is

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Economic and social upgrading through professional and supporting services

Lessons from the shrimp value chain in El Salvador

Nahuel Oddone and Ramón Padilla-Pérez

Schmitz (2002) and Gereffi et al. (2005) recognize the following four types of economic upgrading in value chains 1 : Product upgrading, which is the development and commercialization of a product with improved performance characteristics that can be

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Ecosystem integrity and policy coherence for development

Tools aimed at achieving balance as the basis for transformative development

Harlan Koff, Miguel Equihua Zamora, Carmen Maganda, and Octavio Pérez-Maqueo

measured through increased production ( Rich, 2013 ). Development performance was based on the efficient achievement of project deliverables ( Denizer, Kaufmann, & Kraay, 2013 ). Natural resources such as water and land were integrated into visions of

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Eliana Elisabeth Diehl and Esther Jean Langdon

performance of this role as mediator, training and supervision are seen as fundamental: The training and qualification of Indians as health agents is a strategy that aims to favor the appropriation, by Indigenous Peoples, of the knowledge and technical

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Sébastien Dubé

. M. ( 2018 ). Performance of the South American Defense Council under autonomy pressures . Latin American Policy 9 ( 2 ), 258 – 281 . 10.1111/lamp.12146 Mitrany , D. ( 1943 ). A working peace system: An argument for the functional

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Timothy M. Shaw and Abigail Kabandula

the start of the new century, now over 20 available). In 2013 and 2014, Africa's stock exchange performance was enhanced by financial and telecommunications sectors rather than energy or mining and by Small and Mid-size Enterprise (SMEs) rather than

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Regional integration from “below” in West Africa

A study of transboundary town-twinning of Idiroko (Nigeria) and Igolo (Benin)

Olukayode A. Faleye

with economic liberalization” (2008, p. 101). In essence, informality of this nature does not obstruct economic progress. Other scholars have traced the growth of the informal sector to poverty due to the poor performance of state (Docquier, Muller

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US–México border states and the US military–industrial complex

A Global Space for expanding transnational capital

Juan Manuel Sandoval Palacios

Characteristics of future US Forces Source: Office of Technology Assessment, 1991b, p. 8. Smaller active and ready reserve forces Less forward basing, greater strategic mobility Continuing weapons performance advantage Substantial nuclear

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Violence and public health in the Altamira region

The construction of the Belo Monte hydroelectric plant

Rosa Elizabeth Acevedo Marin and Assis da Costa Oliveira

groups affected by this megaproject. The analysis of the Specialist Panel forms a substantial part of the performance of Federal Public Prosecutor who filed a set of conditions 4 and 14 lawsuits in response to illegalities identified in the construction