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Along the Road: Jewish Peddlers and Their New- World Customers

Hasia R. Diner

in Roads Taken: The Great Jewish Migrations to the New World and the Peddlers Who Forged the Way

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300178647
eISBN:
9780300210194
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300178647.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter discusses new-world customers who traded with the Jewish peddlers. It shows that Jews and their customers influenced each other's lives despite differences in race, class, religion, ... More


Managing and Measuring Customer Service Quality in Islamic Banks: A Study of the Kuwait Finance House

Abdulqawi Radman, Mohammed Othman, and H. Lynn Owen

in Islamic Perspectives on Wealth Creation

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748621002
eISBN:
9780748653096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621002.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter provides alternative measures of service quality (SQ) proposed in the literature, examining their performance in the Islamic banking industry using the Kuwait Finance House (KFH) as a ... More


What It Took to Draw Customers

Edith Sparks

in Capital Intentions: Female Proprietors in San Francisco, 1850-1920

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830611
eISBN:
9781469602479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807868201_sparks.8
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

In the 1850s, whatever the services that women provided were valuable in a male-dominated early San Francisco. Drawing customers was relatively easy but eventually became more difficult as the city ... More


Forging Broadband for the Commanding-Heights Economy: State-Business Relations in Networking

Yu Hong

in Networking China: The Digital Transformation of the Chinese Economy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040917
eISBN:
9780252099434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040917.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

To explicate the ascent of the internet into a primary site of economic restructuring, this chapter historicizes broadband internet in China, focusing on the evolving political economy of networks ... More


Trading Zones

Richard Rottenburg

in Far-Fetched Facts: A Parable of Development Aid

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262182645
eISBN:
9780262255035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262182645.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

In the Ruritania water supply project, the engineer was supposed to solve technical tasks for an Organizational Improvement Program without the necessary means at his disposal, and the system of ... More


From Birth to Breadwinner

Nina Macaraig

in Cemberlitas Hamami in Istanbul: The Biographical Memoir of a Turkish Bath

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474434102
eISBN:
9781474460262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474434102.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter describes the hamam’s original appearance and how it began to take up work, having been readied for business with a supply of water and wood for fuel. The hamam’s employees (hamam ... More


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