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The Clothing Industries in Supplier Countries: Buyer–Supplier Relations (1)

Christel Lane and Jocelyn Probert

in National Capitalisms, Global Production Networks: Fashioning the Value Chain in the UK, US, and Germany

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199214815
eISBN:
9780191721779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214815.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

This chapter presents a detailed analysis of two important supplier countries for mainly European buyer firms — Turkey and Romania. Turkish and Romanian firms are situated in their specific economic, ... More


The Clothing Industries in Supplier Countries: Buyer—Supplier Relations (2)

Christel Lane and Jocelyn Probert

in National Capitalisms, Global Production Networks: Fashioning the Value Chain in the UK, US, and Germany

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199214815
eISBN:
9780191721779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214815.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

This chapter presents a detailed analysis of two further important supplier countries — Mexico and China. While Mexico acts as a supplier for US firms, China is the largest supplier to both US and ... More


THE DISTRIBUTION OF VENETIAN MUSIC BOOKS

Jane A. Bernstein

in Print Culture and Music in Sixteenth-Century Venice

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195141085
eISBN:
9780199871421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195141085.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter moves to the wider international world of book distribution. It discusses the complicated networks that existed between Venetian bookmen with agents, book carriers, and foreign printers. ... More


Restructuring of the electricity industry

Alok Kumar and Sushanta K. Chatterjee

in Electricity Sector in India: Policy and Regulation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198082279
eISBN:
9780199082063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082279.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Restructuring of the electricity industry is one of the important interventions which the Electricity Act envisages for bringing about competition and ensuring efficiency in the operation of the ... More


Planning to Buy?: Considerations from the Other Side of the Sale

Michael S. Long and Thomas A. Bryant

in Valuing the Closely Held Firm

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195301465
eISBN:
9780199867288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301465.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter focuses mainly on the process of buying an existing firm. The first and foremost principle in buying any business is to know what is actually being bought, including both tangible and ... More


Oligopoly and Oligopsony: Classic Models

John P. Burkett

in Microeconomics: Optimization, Experiments, and Behavior

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195189629
eISBN:
9780199850778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189629.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter examines the classic models of the microeconomic theories of oligopoly and oligopsony. It explains that oligopoly is a market structure in which there are only a few important sellers ... More


The Organization

Grahame R. Dowling

in The Art and Science of Marketing: Marketing for Marketing Managers

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199269617
eISBN:
9780191699429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269617.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Marketing

This chapter explores the business context in which marketing decisions are made. It frames the discussion from a marketing point of view, emphasizing, products and services, customers, innovation, ... More


Global Food Balances and Individual Hunger: Three Themes in an Entitlements‐Based Approach *

S. M. Ravi Kanbur

in The Political Economy of Hunger: Volume 1: Entitlement and Well-being

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198286356
eISBN:
9780191718465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198286356.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses three themes illuminating the regional element in the link between global food balances and individual hunger. First, for a nation-state in a global setting, it underlines the ... More


Single Dominance

Renato Nazzini

in The Foundations of European Union Competition Law: The Objective and Principles of Article 102

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199226153
eISBN:
9780191730856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226153.003.0010
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Competition Law

This chapter discusses the concept of dominance and demonstrates that, under Article 102, dominance is the ability to harm competition. This dynamic concept of dominance is consistent with the ... More


Improving Public Policy Decisions in Creating Institutions and Markets to Transfer Natural Disaster Risk in Developing Countries

Jerry R. Skees and Grant Cavanaugh

in Comparative Decision Making

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199856800
eISBN:
9780199301508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199856800.003.0045
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter considers patterns in individual and collective decision making that lead to a prevailing under-preparedness for natural catastrophes. They focus on a particular risk-management ... More


From the Ground to the Buyer A Market Analysis of the Trade in Illegal Antiquities

Neil Brodie, Morag M. Kersel, and Kathryn Walker Tubb

in Archaeology, Cultural Heritage, and the Antiquities Trade

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813029726
eISBN:
9780813039145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813029726.003.0010
Subject:
Archaeology, Methodology and Techniques

This chapter investigates the structure of the global antiquities market and identifies what in functional terms may be characterized as three separate markets through which artifacts may pass on ... More


Droit Privé: The Law of Sale

SIMON WHITTAKER

in Liability for Products: English Law, French Law, and European Harmonization

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198256137
eISBN:
9780191681639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198256137.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

Even before implementation of the Consumer Guarantees Directive, French law possessed six distinct conceptual bases for finding a seller liable to his buyer in respect of failures of safety, quality, ... More


An Active Adult Subculture: The Residents' Script

Judith Ann Trolander

in From Sun Cities to the Villages: A History of Active Adult, Age-restricted Communities

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813036045
eISBN:
9780813038988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036045.003.0007
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter talks about how the residents modified the developers' script and, in the process, created their own subculture. Not all of this subculture, nor all of the residents, fitted the ... More


The English Law of Sale of Goods

SIMON WHITTAKER

in Liability for Products: English Law, French Law, and European Harmonization

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198256137
eISBN:
9780191681639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198256137.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter discusses English law governing the sale of goods. From the starting point of a general immunity enjoyed by sellers expressed by the catchy (if un-Roman) tag caveat emptor, English law ... More


More Important Than the Music: A History of Jazz Discography

Bruce D. Epperson

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226067537
eISBN:
9780226067674
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226067674.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

Today, jazz is considered high art, America's national music, and the catalog of its recordings—its discography—is often taken for granted. But behind jazz discography is a fraught and highly ... More


Interlinked Contracts and Social Power: Patronage and Exploitation in the Waste Recovery Market *

Kaveri Gill

in Of Poverty and Plastic: Scavenging and Scrap Trading Entrepreneurs in India's Urban Informal Economy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198060864
eISBN:
9780199080175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198060864.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the nature of the exchange relations between two groups of informal labourers engaged in waste scavenging and recovery — waste pickers and itinerant buyers and their respective ... More


The Cape of Southern Africa: Atlantic Crossings

Sarah Abrevaya Stein

in Plumes: Ostrich Feathers, Jews, and a Lost World of Global Commerce

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300127362
eISBN:
9780300142853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300127362.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the history of Jews' preeminence as feather buyers in the Western Cape, South Africa, and investigates how Jewish immigrants from the Russian Empire come to dominate the ... More


. Association

Alan Houston

in Benjamin Franklin and the Politics of Improvement

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300124477
eISBN:
9780300152395
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300124477.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter discusses Benjamin Franklin's thought on association of men and organizations in America. The Association is a striking illustration of the capacity of voluntary organizations to address ... More


Smell, Flavor, and Language

Gordon M. Shepherd

in Neurogastronomy: How the Brain Creates Flavor and Why It Matters

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231159111
eISBN:
9780231530316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231159111.003.0025
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

This chapter addresses the fascinating and frustrating link between smell and language. It argues that connecting smells and flavor with language may be difficult, requiring all the linguistic tricks ... More


Quality and Temporality in Timber Markets

Patrik Aspers

in Constructing Quality: The Classification of Goods in Markets

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199677573
eISBN:
9780191757037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199677573.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter analyzes the relationships between quality, value, and price in markets for standing timber. How can buyers and sellers of timber strike a deal when no one knows the quality of what is ... More


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