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Understanding Consumption in Retirement: Recent Developments

Erik Hurst

in Recalibrating Retirement Spending and Saving

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199549108
eISBN:
9780191720734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199549108.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Pensions and Pension Management

This chapter summarizes five facts from the recent literature on consumption behavior during retirement. Most importantly, it shows that there is substantial heterogeneity in spending changes at ... More


 Religion, Twice Removed: Exploring the Role of Media in Religious Understandings among “Secular” Young People

Lynn Schofield Clark

in Everyday Religion: Observing Modern Religious Lives

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195305418
eISBN:
9780199785094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305418.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Popular entertainment media are implicit (and sometimes explicit) means by which a culture describes itself, including the images and ideas, stories, and fantasies that draw from and supply its ... More


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

James W. Cortada

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195165876
eISBN:
9780199789689
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195165876.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This is a history of how over a dozen American industries have used computers and been affected by them in the financial, telecommunications, media, and entertainment industries since 1950. It ... More


White Corporate America: The New Arbiter of Race?

Juliet E. K. Walker

in Constructing Corporate America: History, Politics, Culture

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199251902
eISBN:
9780191719059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199251902.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter discusses the position of African Americans in management in American corporations since the Civil Rights era. Examining the careers of prominent black executives and the history of ... More


Role of Media and Entertainment Industries in the U.S. Economy

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/9780195165876.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter defines what makes up the media and entertainment industries in the economy, and how that has grown in size and importance over the past half century. It includes book publishing, ... More


The Rift between Art and Entertainment

Derek B. Scott

in Sounds of the Metropolis: The 19th Century Popular Music Revolution in London, New York, Paris and Vienna

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195309461
eISBN:
9780199871254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309461.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Taste is a social rather than private matter, and can be used as a marker of superiority, a taste for the “refined” over the “vulgar”. By the second half of the 19th century, a distinction had arisen ... More


Writing and Reading Royal Entertainments: From George Gascoigne to Ben Jonson

Gabriel Heaton

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199213115
eISBN:
9780191707148
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213115.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Drama, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This major new study of royal entertainments from the reigns of Queen Elizabeth and King James I, including country house entertainments, tiltyard speeches, and court masques, is focused on the ... More


The Foundations of Gentry Life: The Multons of Frampton and their World 1270-1370

Peter Coss

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199560004
eISBN:
9780191723094
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560004.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This book examines the formative years of the English gentry. In doing so, it explains their lasting characteristics during a long history as a social elite, including adaptability to change and ... More


Displaying Race for Dollars: Racial Realism in Media and Entertainment

John D. Skrentny

in After Civil Rights: Racial Realism in the New American Workplace

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159966
eISBN:
9781400848492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159966.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter explores racial realism in the advertising and entertainment industries (movies, TV, and professional sports). These cases are distinctive because they are almost totally focused on ... More


Literature and Household Entertainment

Peter Coss

in The Foundations of Gentry Life: The Multons of Frampton and their World 1270-1370

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199560004
eISBN:
9780191723094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560004.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter examines the literature that was available to be read in the gentry household. It shows that the impact of widening literacy upon gentry culture was central: in keeping household and ... More


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