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Forging a New Democratic Party: The Politics of the Third Way From Clinton to Obama
This dissertation analyzes the evolution of the American Democratic Party’s ideological orientation from 1985 to 2014. The central problem is to develop an understanding of how shifts in political-economic context and ...
Transinstitutionalization: A Feminist Political Economy Analysis of Ontario's Public Mental Health Care System
Feminist political economy (FPE) deepens our understanding of the nature and dynamics of marginalization confronting various social groups in late-capitalism. Scholars adopting an FPE approach have, however, neglected to ...
Child Care on the Cheap: Welfare Reform and the Social Organization of Child Care Work in New York City
This study aims to further a feminist political economy of urban welfare regimes, applying a gender lens to processes of urban neoliberalization and an urban lens to feminist political economy analyses of welfare state ...
Within and Against the Market: The Guatemalan Campesino Movement under Neoliberal Peace
The Guatemalan campesino social movement, based in mostly indigenous small and landless farmers, has organized for agrarian reform since the 1970s. This dissertation explores the movement since the end of the Guatemalan ...
The Political Economy of the Special Relationship: British Development and American Power
Breaking from the traditional understanding of Anglo-American relations in terms of the cultural, diplomatic and military ‘Special Relationship’, this thesis explores the interdependent political-economic development of ...
Participatory Governance, Neoliberal Restructuring and Participatory Budgeting in Chicago, IL
This dissertation examines the relationship between participatory democracy and neoliberal restructuring in cities through an empirical examination of the practice of participatory budgeting in Chicago, IL. Using a critical ...