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A Social Science Approach to Race, Redistricting, and Representation

(Epstein and O'Halloran's response to David Lublin's critique of their original paper - "Do Majority-Minority Districts...")

Authors: Epstein, David; O'Halloran, Sharyn
Product Type: Journal Articles
Source: American Political Science Review, Vol. 93, No. 1, pp. 187-191
Publication Year: 1999

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In his critique of our earlier paper on majority-minority voting districts, David Lublin suggests that our conclusions with respect to the election of minorities to office are flawed, and that we incorrectly estimate optimal districting strategies for the substantive representation of minority interests in Congress. Subjecting these claims to direct empirical examination, we find that our previous results are unaltered by the inclusion of Latino voters in our estimates of equal opportunity, and that incumbency advantage cannot fully explain the recent victories of minority candidates in the South...

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The Buck Stops Where?

Managing the Boundaries of Business Engagement in Global Development Challenges

Authors: Davies, Roberts; Nelson, Jane
Product Type: Policy and Issue Reports
Source: International Business Leaders Forum
Publication Year: 2003

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This article describes the differing kinds of global business issues that challenge notions of corporate role and responsibility, and suggests a framework for categorizing and beginning to address these challenges.

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Gender-Based Barriers to Senior Management Positions: Understanding the Scarcity of Female CEO's

Author: Oakley, Judith G.
Product Type: Journal Articles
Source: Journal of Business Ethics. Vol. 27, Issue 4.
Publication Year: 2000

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This article examines many of the conventional explanations for this phenomenon, including inadequate career opportunities, gender difference in linguistic styles and socialization, and gender based stereotypes, as well as alternative explanations.

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The Paradox of Representation: Racial Gerrymandering and Minority Interests In Congress

(Critique of Epstein and O'Halloran's "Do Majority Minority Districts...")

Author: Lublin, David
Product Type: Books / Book Chapters
Source: Princeton University Press
Publication Year: 2006

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In The Paradox of Representation David Lublin offers an unprecedented analysis of a vast range of rigorous, empirical evidence that exposes the central paradox of racial representation: Racial redistricting remains vital to the election of African Americans and Latinos but makes Congress less likely to adopt policies favored by blacks...

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Supermarkets in Inner Cities

Authors: Austin, James E.; Elias, Jaan
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School Publishing
Publication Year: 1996

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Excerpts from five articles that present the challenges and opportunities inherent in opening and operating supermarkets in inner-city neighborhoods.

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The Fortune at the Bottom of the Pyramid

Authors: Prahalad, C.K.; Hart, Stuart L.
Product Type: Magazine / Newspaper Articles
Source: Strategy + Business, vol. 26 (1st Quarter), pp. 2-14. 2002.
Publication Year: 2002

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The world's most exciting, fastest-growing new market? It's where you least expect it: at the bottom of the pyramid. Collectively, the world's billions of poor people have immense entrepreneurial capabilities and buying power. You can learn how to serve them and help millions of the world's poorest people escape poverty.

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Pallotta Teamworks

Author: Kind, Liz
Product Type: Cases
Source: Arthur Rock Center for Entrepreneurship @ Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2002

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Pallotta Team Works is a for-profit, privately owned company that produces multiday fundraising events for nonprofit organizations. Dan Pallotta, the 40-year-old CEO, founded the enterprise in 1992. The company has grown rapidly, having raised over $200 million for charities. As the boundaries between the for-profit and nonprofit sectors blur, this case provides an example of how a for-profit entrepreneurial approach and the market test where the lines between the two sectors are drawn...

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Ethics World

Product Type: Web Sites
Publication Year: 2008

[This document has not yet been rated] 2021 views aims to disseminate information and strengthen understanding of the critical issues of institutional governance, business ethics and anti-corruption, by reporting on key developments and providing a forum for diverse opinions.

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Pharmaceuticals and the Developing World

Author: Kremer, Michael
Product Type: Journal Articles
Source: Journal of Economic Perspectives. Vol. 16, Num. 4, Fall 2002
Publication Year: 2002

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This article reviews a set of reasons for market failures around the provision of drugs in poor countries, and then discusses various policy prescriptions. It places the corporate experience within a larger public policy context.

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Sustainability and Business Initiatives with the Base‐of‐the‐Pyramid

Author: Marquez, Patricia
Product Type: Syllabi
Source: University of San Diego
Publication Year: 2008

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Previously unsuspected, profitable market initiatives aimed at the socio‐economic base‐of‐the‐pyramid (BOP) are generating both social and economic value, holding the promise of improved wellbeing for the world’s poor. Business can play a significant role in bringing the 4 billion people living in poverty closer to mainstream markets as consumers, producers, or business partners.

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