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Three Essays on China's Political Economy, Environmental Policy, and Green Job Guarantee
This dissertation contributes to the study of the Chinese economy by elaborating China’s alternative economic system, examining the evolution of Chinese environmental policies, and proposing a Chinese Green Job Guarantee. Delineating China’s...
Saudization or Sustainable Jobs Creation: Two Approaches In Solving Unemployment in Saudi Arabia
(University of Missouri -- Kansas City, 2019)
Over the past two decades, Saudi Arabia has witnessed acceleration in both national unemployment and environmental degradation. These two areas are at the forefront of being very real challenges. In solving the ...
Local Food and Economic Development
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2016)
This dissertation examines the potential of local food as an economic development strategy in the United States. Using an interdisciplinary approach it traces the development of the local food movement within the broader historical context of U...
Employment generation programs and long term development- the case of India's National Rural Employment Guarantee Act
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2012)
The impact of neo-liberal policies on labor and employment opportunities in developing country like India has been less than satisfactory. The purpose of this dissertation is to study the role of government in employment ...
Value, Money, and Accounting for Pax Ecologica: Contouring a Price-Coordination System for Ecological-Economic Provisioning
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2017)
The objective of this dissertation is to conceptualize and contour an alternative provisioning system (“Pax Ecologica,” “ecocentric provisioning”) to address, account for, and coordinate humankind’s scientific-technological ...
The Reproduction of Empire of Capital through Incursions of Capitalist Processes into Non-capitalist Processes Since 1989
(University of Missouri -- Kansas City, 2018)
This dissertation lays out a theoretical framework for a non-capitalocentric theory of the empire of capital since 1989. Following a complementary holistic approach, it sees the economy as reflecting the society that ...