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The Empire of Value: A New Foundation for Economics

André Orléan

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262026970
eISBN:
9780262323901
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262026970.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

With the advent of the 2007-2008 financial crisis, the economics profession itself entered into a crisis of legitimacy from which it has yet to emerge. Despite the obviousness of its failures, ... More


Coda

R. David Lankes

in The New Librarianship Field Guide

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262529082
eISBN:
9780262334600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262529082.003.0018
Subject:
Information Science, Library Science

The author presents a personal reflection on the field and the need for professional engagement.


Where the Rubber Hits the Road, 1971–1972

Myra Strober and John Donahoe

in Sharing the Work: What My Family and Career Taught Me about Breaking Through (and Holding the Door Open for Others)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034388
eISBN:
9780262332095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034388.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter begins where Chapter 1 ends. I portray myself teaching my first course on women and work, and the course’s contribution to my growing understanding that women’s economic disadvantages ... More


Measuring Patient Demand and Determining Which Demands to Meet

Holly Fernandez Lynch

in Conflicts of Conscience in Health Care: An Institutional Compromise

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262123051
eISBN:
9780262278720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262123051.003.0032
Subject:
Biology, Bioethics

This chapter discusses the patient demand for various medical services and determines which demands to meet. Assessing patient demand for various medical services provided by physicians should be ... More


Software, Creativity, and Empowerment

Rob Kitchin and Martin Dodge

in Code/Space: Software and Everyday Life

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262042482
eISBN:
9780262295239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262042482.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter examines coding as a creative process, and explores its contribution in creating new opportunities and opening up new possibilities for creativity for both people working in ... More


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