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  • In an example of dialectical thinking run amok, Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman has turned the strategic logic behind the patron-client state relationship on its head.

    Leon T. Hadar: Israel Needs to Adjust to a Post-American Age

  • And if it can build on this kind of collaborative arrangement, rather than simply a kind of patron-client relationship, which has been the characteristic in the past, then perhaps there is some hope.

    Flood Gives Pakistan, U.S. Chance To Build Bridges

  • Moreover, they saw Latinos as more loyal and “dependable” in supporting a patron-client system and in building reliable patronage networks to circumvent the exigencies of political life as devised by the Founding Fathers and expected daily by the average American.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Feds May Sue Arizona Over Immigration

  • Inscriptions suggest her family had a patron-client relationship with the island; see Barrett 2002, 37.

    Caesars’ Wives

  • Just analyse the patron-client USA-Israel relationship, and it is all clear.

    John Terry’s sacking as England captain tells us something interesting...

  • Of course, as with all development links, there is a risk of patron-client features, and there is a constant need for scrutiny to prevent these relationships slipping back into a classically unilateral and unbalanced style.

    New Perspectives on Faith and Development

  • The traditional employment practice takes the pattern of an embroidered patron-client relation.

    The new institutionalism

  • Commons grazing practices began to give way to restricted pasturage; wage labor among herders came to replace familial and patron-client relations; and a whole series of changes in the property system surrounding the cattle economy transpired as well.

    The new institutionalism

  • Rather, Chen held that the wide variety of rural social relations--lineage, family, religious organization, patron-client, friendship--worked as powerful brakes on the emergence of class consciousness.

    Theories of the Chinese Revolution

  • In the circumstances of traditional cattle-rearing among the Orma the transaction costs of a straight wage-labor system are substantially greater than those associated with a patron-client system.

    The new institutionalism

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