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Innovations

Benjamin J. Cohen and Susan Strange

in Mad Money: with an introduction by Benjamin J. Cohen

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781784992668
eISBN:
9781526104076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992668.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Technological change has been just as fast in financial business as in computers or telecoms. Innovations like derivatives, securitisation and hedge funds, added to the speed of electronic ... More


The Question Concerning Technology and Community

Taylor Dotson

in Technically Together: Reconstructing Community in a Networked World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262036382
eISBN:
9780262340861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036382.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter presents a far different approach to concerns regarding technologically driven changes to communal life than is typical. Rather than lament lost community or celebrate the present, it ... More


Investment and Innovation

D. G. Webster

in Beyond the Tragedy in Global Fisheries

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262029551
eISBN:
9780262329972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029551.003.0003
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

A second key economic response is investment in new vessel and gear technologies that reduce costs of production and increase the efficiency of fishing effort. This chapter describes how such ... More


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