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Black Market Capital: Urban Politics and the Shadow Economy in Mexico City

Andrew Konove

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520293670
eISBN:
9780520966901
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293670.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

For more than three hundred years, Mexico City’s Baratillo marketplace was synonymous with crime, vice, and the most disreputable elements of urban society. Despite countless attempts to disband it, ... More


Moral Policemen of the Domestic Economy

Bryce Evans

in Ireland during the Second World War: Farewell to Plato's Cave

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719089510
eISBN:
9781781707531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089510.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

The department of Supplies represented the apogee of centralised state intervention in Irish history, coming to control the production, distribution, and pricing of all commodities during this time ... More


Conditions in Town and Country

Bryce Evans

in Ireland during the Second World War: Farewell to Plato's Cave

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719089510
eISBN:
9781781707531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089510.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter provides the ‘bottom up’ story of material survival during Ireland’s wartime experience. It reveals a comprehensive social geography of price differentiation, black market hotspots, and ... More


The Role of Repugnance in the Development of Markets: The Case of the Market for Transplantable Kidneys

Julio Jorge Elias

in Social Economics: Current and Emerging Avenues

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035651
eISBN:
9780262337915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035651.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

Economic efficiency is a criterion commonly used in economic analyses to establish an order of preference between different policy alternatives. However, in many societal situations where decisions ... More


DMark-ation: The Division of German Economy and the Emergence of the Inter-German Border 1945–52

Sagi Schaefer

in States of Division: Border and Boundary Formation in Cold War Rural Germany

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199672387
eISBN:
9780191751332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199672387.003.0002
Subject:
History, Military History

Chapter I uncovers little studied early stages of German division on the ground, showing that crucial steps for division occurred before the first declared establishment of border barriers in 1952. ... More


Epilogue: The Baratillo and Tepito

Andrew Konove

in Black Market Capital: Urban Politics and the Shadow Economy in Mexico City

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520293670
eISBN:
9780520966901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293670.003.0008
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The epilogue briefly traces the intertwined histories of the Baratillo and the neighborhood of Tepito in the twentieth century. Like many other decisions regarding the Baratillo, its move to Tepito ... More


The Art of the Bribe: Corruption Under Stalin, 1943-1953

James Heinzen

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300175257
eISBN:
9780300224764
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300175257.001.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

Traditions of official corruption inherited from the Soviet and late Imperial eras have continued to touch Russian life since the collapse of the USSR. This study is the first archive-based, ... More


Long Journey to a Huge Country

Etsuko Takushi Crissey

in Okinawa's GI Brides: Their Lives in America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824856489
eISBN:
9780824875619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824856489.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Arriving in the U.S., women interviewed recalled worrying about leaving their parents and lacking English proficiency. They were impressed with the continent’s size compared to Okinawa Island and ... More


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