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Enabling Global Business Transactions: Relational and Legal Mechanisms

Volkmar Gessner

in Capitalisms and Capitalism in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199694761
eISBN:
9780191741289
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199694761.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

Cross-border economic activities are embedded either in formal subordination to particular national legal systems, a commitment established and structured by nation states and in practice voluntarily ... More


Introduction

Limor Samimian-Darash and Paul Rabinow

in Modes of Uncertainty: Anthropological Cases

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226257075
eISBN:
9780226257242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226257242.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

Examining how insurance has been imagined and practiced in various historical configurations of liberal governance, this chapter explores the diverse ways in which security, uncertainty, and freedom ... More


Uncertainty Makes Us Free: Insurance and Liberal Rationality1

Pat O’Malley

in Modes of Uncertainty: Anthropological Cases

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226257075
eISBN:
9780226257242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226257242.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

Examining how insurance has been imagined and practiced in various historical configurations of liberal governance, this chapter explores the diverse ways in which security, uncertainty, and freedom ... More


The difficulties of trust-work within a paradigm of risk

Patrick Brown and Michael Calnan

in Trusting on the edge: Managing uncertainty and vulnerability in the midst of serious mental health problems

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847428899
eISBN:
9781447307556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428899.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

Chapter Five moves towards considering the organisational and policy dimensions of our study and especially explores the possibilities and difficulties for trusting relationships to develop within a ... More


Economy and Law: Old Paradigms and New Markets

Bruce G. Carruthers

in Re-Imagining Economic Sociology

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198748465
eISBN:
9780191814051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198748465.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

Since Max Weber, sociologists and other social scientists have recognized the role of calculable law in capitalist economies. This chapter revisits Weber’s arguments by considering the recent growth ... More


Calculability, Convention, and Conversational Implicature

Wayne A. Davis

in Beyond Semantics and Pragmatics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198791492
eISBN:
9780191868573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198791492.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

I applaud the arguments in Lepore and Stone (2015) that Gricean, Neo-Gricean, and Relevance theories of conversational implicature and utterance interpretation are deeply flawed because the ... More


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