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From Head Shops to Whole Foods: The Rise and Fall of Activist Entrepreneurs

Joshua Clark Davis

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231171588
eISBN:
9780231543088
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171588.001.0001
Subject:
History, Economic History

In the 1960s and ’70s, a diverse range of storefronts—including head shops, African American bookstores, feminist businesses, and organic grocers—brought the work of the New Left, Black Power, ... More


Corporate Social Responsibility: Putting the S in Value(s)-Based Management

John D. Martin, J. William Petty, and James S. Wallace

in Value–Based Management with Corporate Social Responsibility

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195340389
eISBN:
9780199867257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340389.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Financial Economics

This chapter presents many economic arguments in support of value(s)-based management, the idea that CSR fits in well within a VBM framework because CSR appears to make good business sense. Corporate ... More


Incentive Compensation: What You Measure and Reward Is What Gets Done

John D. Martin, J. William Petty, and James S. Wallace

in Value–Based Management with Corporate Social Responsibility

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195340389
eISBN:
9780199867257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340389.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Financial Economics

This chapter presents a fundamental component of every firm's internal control system, its compensation program. The basic paradigm espoused by the proponents of VBM is that what a firm measures and ... More


Tyson Foods, Holly Farms, and the Rise of Big Chicken

Steve Striffler

in Migration and the Transformation of the Southern Workplace since 1945

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034034
eISBN:
9780813038261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034034.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the impact that the migration of one company, specifically Tyson Foods, had on a community. It addresses the way the community of Wilkesboro, North Carolina, reacted to the ... More


Stabilizing the Market, Dividing the Field: Federal Regulation, Field Settlement, and the Emergence of Conflict

Michael A. Haedicke

in Organizing Organic: Conflict and Compromise in an Emerging Market

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780804795906
eISBN:
9780804798730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804795906.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter discusses the passage of the Organic Foods Production Act (OFPA) of 1990 and the subsequent development of the National Organic Program (NOP), which established federal rules for the ... More


The Rise of Big Organic: Market Convergence and the Elaboration of the Expansionary Vision

Michael A. Haedicke

in Organizing Organic: Conflict and Compromise in an Emerging Market

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780804795906
eISBN:
9780804798730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804795906.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

The finalization of the National Organic Program (NOP) accelerated the growth of the organic market. This chapter unpacks related changes that have occurred in the post-NOP period. First, it ... More


Organic Hits the Mainstream

Connor J. Fitzmaurice and Brian J. Gareau

in Organic Futures: Struggling for Sustainability on the Small Farm

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300199451
eISBN:
9780300224856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300199451.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

With the passage of the U.S. Organic Foods Production Act (OFPA) of 1990, organic food left the fringes of America’s agricultural economy and received federal recognition— and regulation. But how did ... More


Hojas, Blackberries, and the Tortilla King

Chad Broughton

in Boom, Bust, Exodus: The Rust Belt, the Maquilas, and a Tale of Two Cities

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199765614
eISBN:
9780197563106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199765614.003.0018
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

On a Blistering morning in July 2007, four middle-aged men, already quite drunk, stood shaded under the eaves of a long, white stucco building. The building, which was derelict, sat in the middle ... More


Natural Foods Stores: Environmental Entrepreneurs and the Perils of Growth

Joshua Clark Davis

in From Head Shops to Whole Foods: The Rise and Fall of Activist Entrepreneurs

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231171588
eISBN:
9780231543088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171588.003.0006
Subject:
History, Economic History

Chapter five examines natural foods stores that sold vegetarian and organic products with the goal of advancing the causes of environmentalism, animal rights, and pacifism. Natural foods sellers ... More


Perseverance and Appropriation: Activist Business in the Twenty-First Century

Joshua Clark Davis

in From Head Shops to Whole Foods: The Rise and Fall of Activist Entrepreneurs

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231171588
eISBN:
9780231543088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171588.003.0007
Subject:
History, Economic History

Chapter six traces activist businesses through the 1990s until today. They explore the significant but mixed legacy these enterprises have had on American business culture, as seen in a revived ... More


Certification and the State: The Dilemmas of Growth

Brian K. Obach

in Organic Struggle: The Movement for Sustainable Agriculture in the United States

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262029094
eISBN:
9780262328302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029094.003.0003
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Despite hostility from government officials and the conventional food establishment, organic grew in popularity among consumers throughout the 1970s and 80s. During this period organic farmers in ... More


Be a Super Shopper!: Precautionary Consumption at the Grocery Store

Norah MacKendrick

in Better Safe Than Sorry: How Consumers Navigate Exposure to Everyday Toxics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520296688
eISBN:
9780520969070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520296688.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter examines how grocery stores and Whole Foods Market in particular, have driven the rise of precautionary consumption. It takes the reader through a Whole Foods Market store to understand ... More


New Insights on the Woodland and Mississippi Periods of West-Peninsular Florida

George M. Luer

in New Histories of Pre-Columbian Florida

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049366
eISBN:
9780813050140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049366.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Dynamic Woodland and Mississippian societies flourished across west-peninsular Florida, an integral part of the Southeast. Native people constructed spaces for social, political, and economic ... More


Harry Kassel’s Meat

Roger Horowitz

in Kosher USA: How Coke Became Kosher and Other Tales of Modern Food

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231158329
eISBN:
9780231540933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158329.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Drawing heavily on the experiences with kosher meat by his mother and grandmothers, presents the decline of kosher beef from the 1930s-1980s through the family and person experiences of Harry Kassel, ... More


Where Are the Peanut Butters of Yesteryear?

Jon Krampner

in Creamy and Crunchy: An Informal History of Peanut Butter, the All-American Food

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231162333
eISBN:
9780231530934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231162333.003.0019
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter examines peanut butter brands which have disappeared from the U.S. market. The varieties of peanut butter available have expanded in recent years, but the peanut butter industry, like ... More


Immigrant Integration and the Changing Public Discourse: The Case of Emporia, Kansas

László J. Kulcsár and Albert Iaroi

in Latin American Migrations to the U.S. Heartland: Changing Social Landscapes in Middle America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037665
eISBN:
9780252094927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037665.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter discusses the public discourse around the integration process of immigrant Latino workers in Emporia, Kansas. It employs aggregate statistical analysis, media-content analysis, and ... More


How Peter Pan Lost Its Groove

Jon Krampner

in Creamy and Crunchy: An Informal History of Peanut Butter, the All-American Food

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231162333
eISBN:
9780231530934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231162333.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter examines how the Peter Pan brand of peanut butter lost its market dominance. Through the years, Peter Pan has generally recieved favorable reviews from consumer publications such as ... More


Skippy on Top

Jon Krampner

in Creamy and Crunchy: An Informal History of Peanut Butter, the All-American Food

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231162333
eISBN:
9780231530934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231162333.003.0007
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter focuses on how the Skippy brand of peanut butter became the market leaders in the peanut butter industry in the United States. After World War II, Skippy cemented its dominance in the ... More


Jif: “But Is It Still Peanut Butter?”

Jon Krampner

in Creamy and Crunchy: An Informal History of Peanut Butter, the All-American Food

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231162333
eISBN:
9780231530934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231162333.003.0008
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter charts the history of the Jif brand of peanut butter. In 1946 William T. Young, who served stateside as an officer in the ordnance branch of the U.S. Army during World War II, started ... More


Epilogue

Manako Ogawa

in Sea of Opportunity: The Japanese Pioneers of the Fishing Industry in Hawaii

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839611
eISBN:
9780824869595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839611.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter highlights the ethnic diversification of the islands’ fishing industry, which catered to the drastically changing economic, ethnic, social, and cultural structures of ... More


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