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Applying Economics

John Kay

in The Business of Economics

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198292227
eISBN:
9780191596520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198292228.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter explores the economics of several everyday issues. The first part explains the determinants of different salaries, while the second explains why brands are so valuable. The next part ... More


The Help-Yourself City: Legitimacy and Inequality in DIY Urbanism

Gordon C.C. Douglas

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190691332
eISBN:
9780190691349
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190691332.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

When cash-strapped local governments don’t provide adequate services, and planning policies prioritize economic development over community needs, what is a concerned citizen to do? In the ... More


Dawn of the DAW: The Studio as Musical Instrument

Adam Patrick Bell

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190296605
eISBN:
9780190296643
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190296605.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

Dawn of the DAW tells the story of how the dividing line between the traditional roles of musicians and recording studio personnel (producers, recording engineers, mixing engineers, technicians, ... More


Consumption, materiality, and markets

Elizabeth Shove and Luis Araujo

in Reconnecting Marketing to Markets

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199578061
eISBN:
9780191738043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578061.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Marketing

This chapter considers the role of materiality in mundane consumption. It argues that mundane, everyday consumption should be understood as inextricably linked to actors' engagements in practices. It ... More


French Queer Cinema

Nick Rees-Roberts

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748634187
eISBN:
9780748651160
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748634187.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book looks at queer self-representation in contemporary auteur film and experimental video in France. Whilst there is growing research on representations of queer sexualities in France, this is ... More


Do Biosensors Biomedicalize? Sites of Negotiation in DNA-Based Biosensing Data Practices

Mette Kragh-Furbo, Adrian Mackenzie, Maggie Mort, and Celia Roberts

in Quantified: Biosensing Technologies in Everyday Life

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034173
eISBN:
9780262334549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034173.003.0001
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

This chapter analyses what happens to data in 'direct-to-consumer' genetic tests. The distributed forms of work surrounding this data make it anything but ‘direct-to-consumer’. The chapter addresses ... More


Introduction

Nick Rees-Roberts

in French Queer Cinema

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748634187
eISBN:
9780748651160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748634187.003.0010
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This introductory explains the theme of this book, which is about French queer cinema. The book aims to document forms of contemporary queer representation through coverage of auteur film, ... More


I’ve Created a Monster! (And So Can You)

Cory Doctorow

in Frankenstein: Annotated for Scientists, Engineers, and Creators of All Kinds

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262533287
eISBN:
9780262340267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262533287.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein resonated in 19th century England, and still speaks to us today, because it captures people’s anxieties about the effects of runaway technological change. But ... More


Constructive Deviance: What Is DIY Urban Design? And What Is It Not?

Gordon C.C. Douglas

in The Help-Yourself City: Legitimacy and Inequality in DIY Urbanism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190691332
eISBN:
9780190691349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190691332.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter defines do-it-yourself urban design in detail. It does so first in contrast to existing social science perspectives (in sociology, criminology, art criticism, psychology, and critical ... More


Everyday Urban Flux: Temporary Urbanism in East Asia as Insurgent Planning

Jeffrey Hou

in Messy Urbanism: Understanding the "Other" Cities of Asia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9789888208333
eISBN:
9789888313471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208333.003.0011
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

This chapter examines the flexibility and fluidity of urban spaces in selected cities in East Asia focusing on their spatial, temporal, and cultural dimensions. Rather than random occurrences or ... More


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