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Self‐Employment and the Regulation of the Employment Relationship: From Equal Treatment to Effective Protection

Leah F. Vosko

in Managing the Margins: Gender, Citizenship, and the International Regulation of Precarious Employment

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199574810
eISBN:
9780191722080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574810.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, HRM / IR

This chapter examines responses to the destabilization of the employment relationship and labour market insecurities coming in its train. The regulation of principal focus is the ILO Recommendation ... More


Digital Applications in Entertainment Industries: Movies and Recorded Music

James W. Cortada

in The Digital Hand: Volume II: How Computers Changed the Work of American Financial, Telecommunications, Media, and Entertainment Industries

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195165876
eISBN:
9780199789689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195165876.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter describes the use of information technology in two entertainment industries that have become extensive users of many digital technologies: movies and recorded music. It describes the ... More


Digital Applications in Entertainment Industries: Video Games and Photography

James W. Cortada

in The Digital Hand: Volume II: How Computers Changed the Work of American Financial, Telecommunications, Media, and Entertainment Industries

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195165876
eISBN:
9780199789689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195165876.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter describes the use of information technologies in two entertainment industries: video games and photography. It describes how the technology is used in the work of these industries ... More


Conclusions: Lessons Learned, Implications for Management

James W. Cortada

in The Digital Hand: Volume II: How Computers Changed the Work of American Financial, Telecommunications, Media, and Entertainment Industries

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195165876
eISBN:
9780199789689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195165876.003.0013
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter describes the role of information technologies in the shaping and offerings of services industries, then moves on to describe broad patterns of IT adoption by such industries, and the ... More


Seeking Something More in the Market

George Cheney, Daniel J. Lair, Dean Ritz, and Brenden E. Kendall

in Just a Job?: Communication, Ethics, and Professional Life

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195182774
eISBN:
9780199871001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182774.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This chapter focuses on ethics at the market level, arguing that, contrary to popular wisdom, the market is not amoral. In typical contemporary framings, the market is presumed to be both inherently ... More


Force and Economy

Carl A. Raschke

in Force of God: Political Theology and the Crisis of Liberal Democracy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231173841
eISBN:
9780231539623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231173841.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Increasingly, market economies run on credit as well as on credulity. They are gift economies that genealogically reveal themselves as impossible political economies. The liberal democratic order ... More


Diversity and Occasional Anarchy: On Deep Economic and Social Contradictions in Hong Kong

Yue Chim Richard Wong

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9789888139446
eISBN:
9789888180349
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139446.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The world economic landscape has experienced seismic changes in the fifteen years after restoration of Chinese sovereignty over Hong Kong in 1997. Fortunately, the Hong Kong economy has remained ... More


Those Emblems of Hell?: European Sailors and the Maritime Labour Market, 1570-1870

Paul C. van Royen (ed.)

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780968128831
eISBN:
9781786944818
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128831.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This volume collects a series of reports from maritime historians across Europe, aiming to provide a coherent historical trajectory of the lives of European sailors and their dealings with the ... More


The New Political Economy: Keynes Lecture in Economics

Timothy Besley

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 131, 2004 Lectures

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263518
eISBN:
9780191734021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263518.003.0013
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This lecture discusses important issues that arise in the policy sphere. It is primarily concerned with extending the competence of economists to analyse issues that require some facility with ... More


Conservatism, Anti-Socialism, and the End of the Lloyd George Coalition

E. H. H. GREEN

in Ideologies of Conservatism: Conservative Political Ideas in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198205937
eISBN:
9780191717116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205937.003.0005
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter reviews the Conservative decision at the Carlton Club meeting of 1922 to end the coalition with the Lloyd George Liberals, and examines the part played by the Conservative's identity as ... More


Member State Laws and Policies

Cinnamon Piñon Carlarne

in Climate Change Law and Policy: EU and US Perspectives

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199553419
eISBN:
9780191594984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199553419.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Private International Law

This chapter explores how three EU member states—Germany, the United Kingdom, and Poland—reflect the challenges, progress, and setbacks that define the contours of European climate policy. It begins ... More


The Internet Galaxy: Reflections on the Internet, Business, and Society

Manuel Castells

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199255771
eISBN:
9780191698279
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199255771.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

This book presents a stunning insight on the impact of the Internet and communication technologies on society in the beginning of the twenty-first century. The author puts forward the case that the ... More


A Global Economy

Amanda Kay McVety

in Enlightened Aid: U.S. Development as Foreign Policy in Ethiopia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199796915
eISBN:
9780199933266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199796915.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, World Modern History

In the opening decades of the twentieth century, economists challenged racialized conceptions of progress with new theories of economic growth that were (as had been their eighteenth-century ... More


Missed Information: Better Information for Building a Wealthier, More Sustainable Future

David Sarokin and Jay Schulkin

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034920
eISBN:
9780262336253
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034920.001.0001
Subject:
Information Science, Library Science

Missed Information explores three themes about information and modern society: (1) We are neglecting information. Even in our Information Age, we pay more attention to information technology -- the ... More


Role of the State in Economic Change: Entrepreneurship and Conflict Management  

Ha-Joon Chang and Robert Rowthorn

in The Role of the State in Economic Change

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289845
eISBN:
9780191684777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289845.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter deals with the role that the state may assume. According to the authors, there are four state interventions in the market: New Political Economy, welfare economics, institutional ... More


Globalization Under and After Socialism: The Evolution of Transnational Capital in Central and Eastern Europe

Besnik Pula

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781503605138
eISBN:
9781503605985
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503605138.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Today, by a number of measures, the ex-socialist economies of Central and Eastern Europe are among the most globalized in the world. This book argues that the origins of Central and Eastern Europe’s ... More


The Power of a Single Number: A Political History of GDP

Philipp Lepenies

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231175104
eISBN:
9780231541435
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231175104.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Widely used since the mid-twentieth century, GDP (gross domestic product) has become the world’s most powerful statistical indicator of national development and progress. Practically all governments ... More


High Tech and High Touch: Headhunting, Technology, and Economic Transformation

James E. Coverdill and William Finlay

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501702808
eISBN:
9781501713996
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702808.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This book examines headhunting—contingency recruiting—in the wake of two profound changes in the labor market. The first is the emergence and explosive rise of various forms of social media, most ... More


Media Localism: The Policies of Place

Christopher Ali

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040726
eISBN:
9780252099168
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040726.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Local media is at a turning point. Legacy outlets – television and newspapers – are declining while emerging platforms are failing to take their place. When it comes to the policies and regulations ... More


Imperial Intoxication: Alcohol and the Making of Colonial Indochina

Gerard Sasges

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780824866884
eISBN:
9780824876883
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824866884.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Beginning in 1897 the French state monopolized the production and sale of rice liquor in Indochina. The result was one of the colonial era’s defining institutions, with French-owned factories ... More


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