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A “Painfully Inconvenient” Recession, 1954

Daniel J. Clark

in Disruption in Detroit: Autoworkers and the Elusive Postwar Boom

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252042010
eISBN:
9780252050756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042010.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

During the 1954 recession, tens of thousands of Detroit autoworkers experienced prolonged layoffs and relied on unemployment pay and secondary jobs. Industry officials and civic leaders denied that ... More


Institutions and the Struggle over Creditworthiness in the nineteenth-Century united States

Simone Polillo

in Conservatives Versus Wildcats: A Sociology of Financial Conflict

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804785099
eISBN:
9780804785556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785099.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter discusses the case of the United States in the 19th century, as part of a more general investigation of how the boundaries that define creditworthiness are delineated in democratic ... More


Conclusion

Jeremiah D. Lambert

in The Power Brokers: The Struggle to Shape and Control the Electric Power Industry

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029506
eISBN:
9780262330985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029506.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

The history of the electric power industry in the United States is also the history of the exercise of political power – a continuing struggle between investor-owned electric utilities and state ... More


Conclusion: Ottoman Cairo’s legal system and grand narratives

James E. Baldwin

in Islamic Law and Empire in Ottoman Cairo

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474403092
eISBN:
9781474430425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474403092.003.0008
Subject:
History, Middle East History

The conclusion reflects on the implications of the book’s findings for longer-term narratives of Islamic legal history and Ottoman history. Drawing on recent studies of the medieval period and the ... More


Policy analysis in French local government

Alain Faure and Emmanuel Négrier

in Policy Analysis in France

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447324218
eISBN:
9781447324225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447324218.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter attempts to ‘deconstruct’ the French territorial question and demonstrate that territorial policy analysis can break free from the limitations imposed by this primarily ‘statist’ ... More


Federalism as a Commitment to Preserving Market Incentives

Yingyi Qian

in How Reform Worked in China: The Transition from Plan to Market

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262534246
eISBN:
9780262342728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262534246.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

We advance a new perspective in the study of federalism. Our approach views federalism as a governance solution of the state to credibly preserving market incentives. Market incentives are preserved ... More


The Changing Nature of Control

Matthew Lockwood

in The Conquest of Death: Violence and the Birth of the Modern English State

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300217063
eISBN:
9780300227864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217063.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The robust central oversight of the coroner system achieved in the 1530s began to erode by the middle of the seventeenth century. Chapter 6 explores the possible causes for this erosion in central ... More


The Landscape of Bribery and Corruption in the Shadows of Stalinism

James Heinzen

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

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300175257
eISBN:
9780300224764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300175257.003.0002
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

The first chapter argues that a critical turning point in the development of the patterns of bribery that typified the later Soviet era was World War II and its aftermath. The extraordinary ... More


Policy Analysis at the Municipal Level of Government

Marta Ferreira Santos Farah

in Policy analysis in Brazil

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447306849
eISBN:
9781447310976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306849.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

In the chapter on policy analysis in the municipal sphere, Marta Farah shows, from a historical standpoint and in the light of the importance of the problems at different conjunctures, how knowledge ... More


The Anarchist Horizon

Simon Springer

in The Anarchist Roots of Geography: Toward Spatial Emancipation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780816697724
eISBN:
9781452955155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816697724.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

The sixth and last chapter of the book argues that politics should operate horizontally rather than vertically. This ontological shift suggests a need not wait for the emergence of a ‘greater’ ... More


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