Development and Society

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Articles from Vol. 38, No. 1, June

Diversification and Status Signals in the Art World and the Art Markets: A Case of the Fine Art Photography Galleries of New York
Recent studies of the art markets and the art world show the importance of genres, status and identity of organizations such that these can be conceptualized in organizational studies as the issue of niches and status. Organizational studies, however,...
Foreign Entry Strategies: Strategic Adaptation to Various Facets of the Institutional Environments
A comprehensive model of foreign entry strategies by multinational enterprises (MNEs) is developed in this paper, and a theory is proposed on how the entry strategy is likely to be determined in the interface between internal and external pressures for...
Reflexive Risk Governance in Newly Industrialized Countries
This article compares the risk policies of GMO and issues on genetic medicine in Taiwan and the Republic of Korea as the thesis of developmental state. Through an analysis of strategic investment, R&D construction and incentives for biotech and biomedicine,...
Rural Development and Strategies for Sustainable Agrarian Livelihood: A Case Study of Ban Huaxieng, Xaithany District, Vientiane Capital, Lao PDR
This research aims to explore how rural development under the policy of market-oriented economy effects local people in terms of economic, social and cultural practices, and how they adapt themselves to those changes to sustain their livelihood strategies...
Social Closure and Gender Gap in Earnings: Evidence from a Multi-Level Analysis of Census 2000*
Using data from the U.S. Census 2000 and other secondary sources, this paper elaborates on social closure mechanisms that restrict access to remunerative occupations and investigates how gender inequality in rewards is conditioned by those closure devices....
The Relationship between Social Policy and Economic Policy: Constructing the Public Burden of Welfare in China and the West*
The purpose of this paper is to explore the °8public burden °± characterization of welfare in two very different economic and cultural settings. Long familiar in the West, its causes, nonetheless, have not been examined. Moreover, as we demonstrate,...