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The Priceless Child Revisited

Viviana A. Zelizer

in Economic Lives: How Culture Shapes the Economy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691139364
eISBN:
9781400836253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691139364.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter presents a view of what is happening to children in our own times. It examines children's current economic value with a different slant. It lays out a framework for understanding two ... More


Conclusion

Monika Krause

in The Good Project: Humanitarian Relief NGOs and the Fragmentation of Reason

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226131221
eISBN:
9780226131535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226131535.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter summarises the argument of the book and returns to the questions about global order raised in the introduction from the perspective of the sociology of fields of specialised practice. It ... More


Taking a Different Tack: Pesticide Regulatory-Reform Activism in California

Jill Lindsey Harrison

in New Food Activism: Opposition, Cooperation, and Collective Action

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520292130
eISBN:
9780520965652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520292130.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter showcases the work of California’s pesticide drift activists, who address their environmental concerns by advocating for regulatory restrictions on the use of the most-toxic and unruly ... More


Donors and Professionals

Peter Frumkin (ed.)

in Strategic Giving: The Art and Science of Philanthropy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226266268
eISBN:
9780226266282
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226266282.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter examines the changes in the role of donors and grantmaking professionals in the philanthropy sector in the U.S. in the 1960s and the 1970s. These include the foundations' acceptance of a ... More


Introduction: Advancing Money Talks

Nina Bandelj, Frederick F. Wherry, and Viviana A. Zelizer

in Money Talks: Explaining How Money Really Works

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691168685
eISBN:
9781400885268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691168685.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. This book brings together a set of scholars from seven disciplines—economics, anthropology, communication, sociology, ... More


Pioneering Gardens Men's Labor

Paul Sillitoe

in From Land to Mouth: The Agricultural "Economy" of the Wola of the New Guinea Highlands

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300142266
eISBN:
9780300162950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300142266.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter is concerned with labor in the communities of the Was Valley, starting with the idea that time is a scarce resource even in the confines of these communities. This idea, in turn, gives ... More


Introduction

Monika Krause

in The Good Project: Humanitarian Relief NGOs and the Fragmentation of Reason

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226131221
eISBN:
9780226131535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226131535.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter discusses humanitarian relief NGOs as one of the key mediating forces between Western audiences and distant suffering. It introduces the role fields of practice can play in governance ... More


What about Human Rights?

Monika Krause

in The Good Project: Humanitarian Relief NGOs and the Fragmentation of Reason

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226131221
eISBN:
9780226131535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226131535.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

In talk of the “international community”, many commentators assume that human rights work and humanitarianism are pulling in the same direction. Others see human rights work and humanitarian relief ... More


“We Should Be Like Starbucks”: The Social Assessment

Marina Welker

in Enacting the Corporation: An American Mining Firm in Post-Authoritarian Indonesia

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520282308
eISBN:
9780520957954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520282308.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter follows social auditors in Sumbawa as they conduct an annual social assessment of Batu Hijau shortly after corporate headquarters made such assessments mandatory for all mines. Bringing ... More


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