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Standards of Living in Eighteenth-Century China: Regional Differences, Temporal Trends, and Incomplete Evidence

Kenneth Pomeranz

in Living Standards in the Past: New Perspectives on Well-Being in Asia and Europe

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199280681
eISBN:
9780191602467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199280681.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Attempts to reconstruct basic aspects of the standard of living in late eighteenth century China, focusing primarily on the Yangzi Delta (China’s richest region) but also briefly considering other ... More


Changing food supply chains: The role of citizens and civil society organizations in working towards a social economy

Fabio Mostaccio

in The Foundational Economy and Citizenship: Comparative Perspectives on Civil Repair

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781447353355
eISBN:
9781447353379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447353355.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter discusses the role of citizens and civil society organizations in a social economy and their capabilities to influence food supply chains. Using detailed case studies to analyse the ... More


Feeding Detroit’s Rise: Provisions for Urban Pioneers

Rebecca J. Kinney

in Beautiful Wasteland: The Rise of Detroit As America's Postindustrial Frontier

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780816697564
eISBN:
9781452955162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816697564.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

In the fifth chapter, the book examines the story of Detroit on the rise—the ultimate conclusion of most of the disparate narratives surrounding the city. The fascination with Detroit in the ... More


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