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Contrasting Merchant Communities in the Early Eighteenth Century: Stockholm, Calabar and Charleston

Chris Evans and Göran Rydén

in Trade, Migration and Urban Networks in Port Cities, c. 1640-1940

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973893489
eISBN:
9781786944566
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973893489.003.0003
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter examines the merchant trading communities of three Eighteenth century ports linked by the iron trade: Stockholm, Calabar, and Charleston. It follows the career of Graffin Prankard, an ... More


“A Few More or Less Make No Difference”: Accounting for Pearls in Northern Europe in the Seventeenth Century

Molly A. Warsh

in American Baroque: Pearls and the Nature of Empire, 1492-1700

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469638973
eISBN:
9781469638980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469638973.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter considers how pearls’ subjective beauty, their complex and mysterious origins, and their powerful association with mastery of the seas allowed them to remain a powerful heuristic device ... More


Organizational Inequality Regimes

Donald Tomaskovic-Devey and Dustin Avent-Holt

in Relational Inequalities: An Organizational Approach

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190624422
eISBN:
9780190624460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190624422.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility, Social Theory

This chapter describes organizations as inequality regimes. Regimes are comprised of the resources available for distribution; the task-, class-, and status-based social relations within ... More


Exploitation

Donald Tomaskovic-Devey and Dustin Avent-Holt

in Relational Inequalities: An Organizational Approach

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190624422
eISBN:
9780190624460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190624422.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility, Social Theory

Exploitation is a relationship in which one party uses power to gain at the expense of another. Exploitation happens through a claims-making process. Legal and cultural institutions steer which ... More


Social Investment at Crossroads: “The Third Way” or “The Enlightened Path” Forward?

Axel Cronert and Joakim Palme

in Decent Incomes for All: Improving Policies in Europe

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190849696
eISBN:
9780190849726
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190849696.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Research and Evaluation

The concept of social investment has gained ground among European Union policymakers as a strategy to reconcile the goals of employment, growth, and social inclusion. However, scholars have ... More


Sweden: In Times of Two Crises

Joakim Palme

in Welfare and the Great Recession: A Comparative Study

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198830962
eISBN:
9780191868917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830962.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

The two crises examined by Joakim Palme in this chapter impacted differently on the level of living conditions in Sweden. The deep 1990s crisis had a broad-ranging effect on population hardship, ... More


Why Do Economists Like a Carbon Tax?

Gilbert E. Metcalf

in Paying for Pollution: Why a Carbon Tax is Good for America

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190694197
eISBN:
9780190694227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190694197.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

In non-technical language, the chapter explains why economists favor putting a price on pollution as the least expensive way to cut pollution to its socially optimal level. Using a pollution example ... More


Daniel Friberg and Metapolitics in Action

Benjamin Teitelbaum

in Key Thinkers of the Radical Right: Behind the New Threat to Liberal Democracy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190877583
eISBN:
9780190926793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190877583.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter discusses the life and work of Daniel Friberg, who takes a leading part in running a range of online media. Friberg’s main impact has been his implementation of metapolitics. ... More


Sweden

Michael J. Bazyler, Kathryn Lee Boyd, Kristen L. Nelson, and Rajika L. Shah

in Searching for Justice After the Holocaust: Fulfilling the Terezin Declaration and Immovable Property Restitution

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190923068
eISBN:
9780190923099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190923068.003.0041
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Legal History

Sweden maintained a policy of uneven neutrality throughout World War II. While the Swedish government initially maintained a strict anti-immigrant policy, attitudes changed once World War II began. ... More


Environmental Policy and the Economic Crisis: The Swedish and Danish Cases

Jakob Skovgaard, Roger Hildingsson, and Bengt Johansson

in The Impact of the Economic Crisis on European Environmental Policy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198826958
eISBN:
9780191865855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198826958.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter employs qualitative analysis to apply the Index of Policy Activity (IPA) to climate policy in Sweden and Demark—two countries often identified as environmental leaders. It finds that the ... More


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