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God's Businessmen: Entrepreneurial Evangelicals in Depression and War

Sarah Ruth Hammond

Darren Dochuk (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226509778
eISBN:
9780226509808
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226509808.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

God’s Businessmen: Entrepreneurial Evangelicals in Depression and War chronicles the lives, businesses, and ministries of several Christian corporate leaders, whose religious and political activism ... More


Early Problems

Lawrence W. R. Mills

in Protecting Free Trade: The Hong Kong Paradox, 1947–97

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789888083985
eISBN:
9789882209084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083985.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter introduces Hong Kong in the aftermath of World War II – a time of upheaval, reconstruction and industrialisation. The author recalls his early years as an executive officer in the ... More


Local authorities: Powerhouses or scapegoats?

John Sturzaker and Alexander Nurse

in Rescaling Urban Governance: Planning, Localism and Institutional Change

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447350774
eISBN:
9781447350828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350774.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Some have argued that reforms to urban governance in the UK in recent years have “hollowed out” the local level, emphasising the levels “above” and “below” it. This reflects a broader perceived loss ... More


Community Heroes, Survivors or Casualties? Exploring Risk and Resilience in the Voluntary Sector

Linda Milbourne

in Voluntary sector in transition: Hard times or new opportunities?

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781847427236
eISBN:
9781447310952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427236.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter considers the recent climate of recession affecting the voluntary sector, seeking to understand both external and internal factors contributing to organisational survival in adverse ... More


Introduction

Sarah Ruth Hammond

Darren Dochuk (ed.)

in God's Businessmen: Entrepreneurial Evangelicals in Depression and War

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226509778
eISBN:
9780226509808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226509808.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Much like George Babbitt, then, Herbert Taylor, R. G. LeTourneau, and their cohort of deep-pocketed powerbrokers faced the disruptions of their day by holding tightly to the conformities, and shared ... More


“I’m Working, You Know”: The Serious Business of Spectacularity

Simidele Dosekun

in Fashioning Postfeminism: Spectacular Femininity and Transnational Culture

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780252043215
eISBN:
9780252052095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043215.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter concerns the practicalities of how the women achieved or attained their spectacularly feminine style, from how they shopped for the look to how they managed its myriad elements and ... More


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