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The Triumph of Capitalism—and Its Discontents

Neil Gilbert

in Transformation of the Welfare State: The Silent Surrender of Public Responsibility

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780195140743
eISBN:
9780199834921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195140745.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

On the basis of the analysis of the changes in the welfare state over the last decade of the twentieth century described in the book, the occurrence of a paradigm shift is identified. The relative ... More


Conclusion

David Miller

in Market, State, and Community: Theoretical Foundations of Market Socialism

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198278641
eISBN:
9780191599903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198278640.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Explores the contemporary relevance of market socialism as a political ideal. It asks whether the benefits market socialism offers are benefits that people actually want, and whether it imposes ... More


Introduction

Bar-Gill Oren

in Seduction by Contract: Law, Economics, and Psychology in Consumer Markets

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199663361
eISBN:
9780191751660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199663361.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This introductory chapter first sets out the book's main focus, namely consumer contracts. It traces design features common among multiple types of consumer contracts and explores and explains the ... More


Telepoint Cordless Phone: Regulation, Markets, and Policy

Peter Grindley

in Standards, Strategy, and Policy: Cases and Stories

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198288077
eISBN:
9780191684562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198288077.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Strategy

Telepoint is a leading public cordless telephone system in the UK that provides a valuable example of an attempt to use market forces within a regulated framework. This chapter discusses the main ... More


Nationalism and Economic Policy in the Era of Globalization

Amit Bhaduri

in Governing Globalization: Issues and Institutions

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199254033
eISBN:
9780191698187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199254033.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Nationalism is a complex notion, which encompasses society, the state, and the economy. It comprises a complex nexus of multiple loyalties of an individual as a member of the society, duties and ... More


The Governance Agenda

Adrian Cadbury

in Corporate Governance and Chairmanship A Personal View

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199252008
eISBN:
9780191698088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199252008.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Strategy

This chapter focuses on the two main sets of forces which will continue to bring about change on the agendas of corporate governance worldwide. First to be considered are market forces, primarily ... More


Seduction by Contract: Law, Economics, and Psychology in Consumer Markets

Oren Bar-Gill

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199663361
eISBN:
9780191751660
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199663361.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

Consumers routinely enter into long-term contracts with providers of goods and services — from credit cards, mortgages, mobile phones, insurance, TV, and internet services to household appliances, ... More


Conclusion: Problems with the Market for Force

James Pattison

in The Morality of Private War: The Challenge of Private Military and Security Companies

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199639700
eISBN:
9780191756085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199639700.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Theory

This chapter summarizes the problems of private military force by providing an account of the general problems with a global market for force.


Withdrawal

Helga Drummond

in Escalation in Decision-Making: The Tragedy of Taurus

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289531
eISBN:
9780191684722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289531.003.0013
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, HRM / IR

The London Stock Exchange (LSE) invested over five years and 80 million pounds in Project Taurus. The market allegedly spent 400 million pounds in preparation for dematerialization plus countless ... More


Information Problems

Nicholas Barr

in The Welfare State as Piggy Bank: Information, Risk, Uncertainty, and the Role of the State

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246595
eISBN:
9780191595936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246599.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Information problems constrain the usefulness of consumer choice about school education, suggesting that the state will continue to provide the bulk of finance for school education and, separately, ... More


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