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Evans, Peter B. 1944-

Overview
Works: 72 works in 226 publications in 2 languages and 8,616 library holdings
Genres: Case studies  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Redactor
Classifications: HC190.C3, 332.0410981
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Peter B Evans
Dependent development : the alliance of multinational, state, and local capital in Brazil by Peter B Evans( Book )

10 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 802 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bringing the state back in by Peter B Evans( Book )

51 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in English and held by 794 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Until recently, dominant theoretical paradigms in the comparative social sciences did not highlight states as organizational structures or as potentially autonomous actors. Indeed, the term 'state' was rarely used. Current work, however, increasingly views the state as an agent which, although influenced by the society that surrounds it, also shapes social and political processes. The contributors to this volume, which includes some of the best recent interdisciplinary scholarship on states in relation to social structures, make use of theoretically engaged comparative and historical investiga
Embedded autonomy : states and industrial transformation by Peter B Evans( Book )

15 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and held by 643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Evans starts with the idea that states vary in the way they are organized and tied to society. In some nations, like Zaire, the state is predatory, ruthlessly extracting and providing nothing of value in return. In others, like Korea, it is developmental, promoting industrial transformation. In still others, like Brazil and India, it is in-between, sometimes helping, sometimes hindering. Evans's years of comparative research on the successes and failures of state involvement in the process of industrialization have here been crafted into a persuasive and entertaining work, which demonstrates that successful state action requires an understanding of its own limits, a realistic relationship to the global economy, and the combination of coherent internal organization and close links to society that Evans calls "embedded autonomy."
Double-edged diplomacy : international bargaining and domestic politics( Book )

11 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Livable cities? : urban struggles for livelihood and sustainability by Peter B Evans( Book )

14 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cities of the developing world are hubs of economic growth, but they are increasingly ecologically unsustainable and unliveable. This book explores the issues of livelihood and ecological sustainability in cities of the developing world
Sunbelt working mothers : reconciling family and factory by Louise Lamphere( Book )

6 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"[Examines] the intersection between class, gender, and ethnicity among direct production workers in Albuquerque. ... [P]rovides an alternative perspective that stresses differences of experience among women belonging to distinct ethnic groups and socio-economic strata."--Page 4 of cover
Technology 2000 by Peter B Evans( Book )

3 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and Spanish and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines some possible developments in technology and their effect on society in the areas of work, leisure, health, education, communication, transportations, and further exploration and use of outer space
States versus markets in the world-system( Book )

7 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

State-society synergy : government and social capital in development by Peter B Evans( Book )

10 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

High technology and Third World industrialization : Brazilian computer policy in comparative perspective( Book )

5 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Values-driven leadership by Peter B Evans( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The values of a leader set the culture of an organisation, determine the effectiveness of an organisation, and determine the success of an organisation. Understanding our values and being able to live our values adds significant emphasis to the leadership roles we perform in life. Values-Driven Leadership looks at where our values come from, and their role and impact in an organisational context. It offers a detailed conversation about values driven leadership--what it is and what it looks like
Organizational reform and the expansion of the South's voice at the fund by Peter B Evans( Book )

9 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Proposes possible strategies for organizational reform of the International Monetary Fund, with particular attention to the recruitment, training, career paths and deployment of IMF staff
Leadership in the Australian context : case studies in leadership by Carol Dalglish( Book )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides both a summary of leadership theory and a theoretical framework for understanding the practice of leadership. It then offers in-depth case studies of Australian leaders drawn from across business, politics, the public and not-for-profit sectors as well as across age groups and gender. From these case studies is drawn a synopsis of what these leaders have in common and what the key factors are to successful leadership in the Australian context."--P. [4] of cover
The Politics of economic adjustment : international constraints, distributive conflicts, and the state( Book )

5 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

High technology industry in the Americas : corporate strategies and government policies by Peter B Evans( Book )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Logo as an educational culture by Peter B Evans( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trends in United States manufacturing industry and their possible implications for Latin American industrialization by Regional and Country Studies Branch. Division for industrial studies( Book )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The folk music anthology : Marlene on the wall and eighteen distinctive songs by Peter B Evans( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Livable cities? : urban struggles fore livelihood and sustainability( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Advances in Insect Physiology, 19 by Peter B Evans( )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

ADVANCES IN INSECT PHYSIOLOGY VOL19 APL
 
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Alternative Names
Evans, Peter.

Evans, Peter 1944-

Evans, Peter B.

Evans, Peter Brandt 1944-

Languages
English (160)

Spanish (1)

Covers
Bringing the state back inEmbedded autonomy : states and industrial transformationDouble-edged diplomacy : international bargaining and domestic politicsLivable cities? : urban struggles for livelihood and sustainabilitySunbelt working mothers : reconciling family and factoryState-society synergy : government and social capital in developmentValues-driven leadershipLeadership in the Australian context : case studies in leadership