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Emancipation, the Media, and Modernity: Arguments about the Media and Social Theory

Nicholas Garnham

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198742258
eISBN:
9780191695001
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198742258.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This book approaches the problems raised by the media via a set of arguments with post-modernism and Information Society theory. It argues that the media are important because they raise a set of ... More


Internationalization

Wolfgang Streeck

in Re-Forming Capitalism: Institutional Change in the German Political Economy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199573981
eISBN:
9780191702136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573981.003.0015
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, International Business

The liberalization of German capitalism cannot be conceived as an effect of economic internationalization or ‘globalization’ because internationalization was not new to the German political economy ... More


Socialist Planning: The Labour Party, 1931–1935

Daniel Ritschel

in The Politics of Planning: The Debate on Economic Planning in Britain in the 1930s

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206477
eISBN:
9780191677151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206477.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Economic History

This chapter discusses socialist planning that satisfied two urgent ideological needs within the post-1931 Labour party. It states that planning served as an attractive socialist alternative to the ... More


Capitalist Crisis and Pension Insecurity

Michael A. McCarthy

in Dismantling Solidarity: Capitalist Politics and American Pensions since the New Deal

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780801454226
eISBN:
9781501708206
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801454226.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter develops the conceptual approach used to explain pension marketization. It first discusses how Americans, relative to their counterparts in other advanced capitalist countries, have had ... More


Dismantling Solidarity: Capitalist Politics and American Pensions since the New Deal

Michael A. McCarthy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780801454226
eISBN:
9781501708206
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801454226.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

Why has old-age security become less solidaristic and increasingly tied to risky capitalist markets? Drawing on rich archival data that covers more than fifty years of American history, this book ... More


Max Weber

Hans Blokland

in Modernization and Its Political Consequences: Weber, Mannheim, and Schumpeter

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300110814
eISBN:
9780300134827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300110814.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter studies Max Weber, who firmly believed in modern values such as pluriformity and individualism. The first section looks at Weber's personal life and intellectual background, before it ... More


Market Triumphalism and the Wishful Liberals

Nelson Lichtenstein

in A Contest of Ideas: Capital, Politics, and Labor

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037856
eISBN:
9780252095122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037856.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter focuses on the triumphalism of the free market that emerged in the decade that followed the end of the Cold War. The idea that capitalist markets are essential to, or even define, the ... More


The International Politics of the Middle East

Raymond Hinnebusch

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719053450
eISBN:
9781781700204
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719053450.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This text aims to fill a gap in the field of Middle Eastern political studies by combining international relations theory with concrete case studies. It begins with an overview of the rules and ... More


Some wider problems with choice

Michael Clarke

in Challenging choices: Ideology, consumerism and policy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423986
eISBN:
9781447301622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423986.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter examines a number of examples that demonstrate the manipulation of choice in markets. It notes that the preservation of choice in markets is secured by making them open to newcomers, so ... More


The Violence of Liberation: Gender and Tibetan Buddhist Revival in Post-Mao China

Charlene Makley

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520250598
eISBN:
9780520940536
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520250598.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This wide-ranging, keenly observed study provides an account of the highly contested process through which the Tibetan Buddhist region of Labrang became incorporated into the People's Republic of ... More


Mountain Husbandry

John W. Cole and Eric R. Wolf

in The Hidden Frontier: Ecology and Ethnicity in an Alpine Valley

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520216815
eISBN:
9780520922174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520216815.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

With the growth of the capitalist market, outside demands began to involve peasant production as well as distribution. The spread of these demands on the Anaunia was slow; for a long time the area ... More


From Berries To Orchards: The Transformation of Gathering

Chantal Norrgard

in Seasons of Change: Labor, Treaty Rights, and Ojibwe Nationhood

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781469617299
eISBN:
9781469617312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469617299.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter examines the social and cultural significance of berrying for the Ojibwe. As a form of gathering, berrying was central to the traditional economies of the Ojibwe people. It took on a new ... More


Charity or Industry?: American Indian Women and Work Relief in the New Deal Era

Colleen O’Neill

in Indigenous Women and Work: From Labor to Activism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037153
eISBN:
9780252094262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037153.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Despite proven entrepreneurial successes in the southwest, only 11 out of 156 U.S. federal work relief projects designated for Indian reservations during the Depression specifically targeted women. ... More


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