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‘… With a view to despatch and the saving of expense’. 1 How the Commercial Court has attempted to meet the demands of the business community for efficient and cost-effective litigation procedures. 2

Richard Aikens

in Tom Bingham and the Transformation of the Law: A Liber Amicorum

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199566181
eISBN:
9780191705458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566181.003.0036
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter discusses the historical development of the Commercial Court procedures, how they have adjusted to the needs of the commercial actors, and how they must keep to attempt to meet the needs ... More


The Eastern Ports

Emily Erikson

in Between Monopoly and Free Trade: The English East India Company, 1600-1757

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159065
eISBN:
9781400850334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159065.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter argues that the English Company was most successful in ports with a large local merchant class already adept at overseas trade. The captains were able to engage in trade because of ... More


The Challenge of State Control

William J. Norris

in Chinese Economic Statecraft: Commercial Actors, Grand Strategy, and State Control

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801454493
eISBN:
9781501704031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801454493.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter presents a theory that explains the ability of states to control or direct the economic behavior of commercial actors. Using this theory, it considers how states use economics to pursue ... More


What Is Economic Statecraft?

William J. Norris

in Chinese Economic Statecraft: Commercial Actors, Grand Strategy, and State Control

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801454493
eISBN:
9781501704031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801454493.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter provides an overview of economic statecraft and how it differs from “normal” commerce. It first challenges a common misconception in the field of international relations—that states ... More


“Going Out” and China’s Search For Energy Security

William J. Norris

in Chinese Economic Statecraft: Commercial Actors, Grand Strategy, and State Control

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801454493
eISBN:
9781501704031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801454493.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter examines the challenge of state control with regard to the China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC). It considers how the state utilizes economic statecraft in the context of efforts ... More


Rio Tinto and the (In)Visible Hand of the State

William J. Norris

in Chinese Economic Statecraft: Commercial Actors, Grand Strategy, and State Control

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801454493
eISBN:
9781501704031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801454493.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter examines a case in which the state played an important role in controlling and directing the behavior of its commercial actors to achieve a national strategic objective in the context of ... More


Concluding Implications

William J. Norris

in Chinese Economic Statecraft: Commercial Actors, Grand Strategy, and State Control

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801454493
eISBN:
9781501704031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801454493.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This book concludes by offering a few observations about economic statecraft in general and Chinese economic statecraft in particular. First, state control is an essential and often overlooked ... More


Hume’s Fine Balance: On Probability, Fear, and the Risks of Trade

Emily C. Nacol

in An Age of Risk: Politics and Economy in Early Modern Britain

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691165103
eISBN:
9781400883011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691165103.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter offers an interpretation of David Hume's body of work as simultaneously sensitive to how uncertainty and risk can enervate commercial actors and committed to emboldening these actors to ... More


Conclusion

Edith Sparks

in Capital Intentions: Female Proprietors in San Francisco, 1850-1920

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830611
eISBN:
9781469602479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807868201_sparks.11
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Capital intentions underscore the fact that women were intentional about the ways in which they engaged in business. Following their capital intentions and going where they saw the opportunity, the ... More


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