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Varieties of Protectors

Federico Varese

in The Russian Mafia: Private Protection in a New Market Economy

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198297369
eISBN:
9780191600272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829736X.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

Chapters 1 and 2 point to the fact that the demand for protection that accompanies the spread of market transactions is met by the Russian state only in part: a significant sector of the business ... More


Consolidated Capital Regulation for Financial Conglomerates

Howell E. Jackson

in Capital Adequacy beyond Basel: Banking, Securities, and Insurance

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195169713
eISBN:
9780199783717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195169713.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Over the past few years, financial regulators have devoted considerable attention to the development of consolidated capital rules for financial conglomerates. This chapter explores the theoretical ... More


Global Governance and International Standard Setting

Kern Alexander, Rahul Dhumale, and John Eatwell

in Global Governance of Financial Systems: The International Regulation of Systemic Risk

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195166989
eISBN:
9780199783861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195166989.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter assesses the evolution of international standard setting in financial markets by examining the characteristics of the various international bodies, such as the Basel Committee on Banking ... More


Breaking Apart the Monolith: Considering Contemporary Media Organizations

Joshua A. Braun

in This Program Is Brought To You By...: Distributing Television News Online

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300197501
eISBN:
9780300216240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300197501.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter focuses on conceptual tools used for considering large contemporary media organizations like MSNBC. It examines a nonmonolithic framework for elucidating how MSNBC's digital distribution ... More


Bull Market (1954–69)

Charles R. Geisst

in Wall Street: A History

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195130867
eISBN:
9780199871155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195130863.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, Financial Economics

Antitrust suit against Wall Street is dismissed. A bull market develops in late 1950s and continues into 1960s. Defense stocks gain in popularity. Conglomerates dominate industrial landscape. Brokers ... More


What A Waste: Outsourcing and how it goes wrong

Andrew Bowman, Ismail Ertürk, Julie Froud, Colin Haslam, Sukhdev Johal, Adam Leaver, Michael Moran, and Karel Williams

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719099526
eISBN:
9781526103949
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099526.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Outsourcing-contracting out the delivery of public services to private providers-is a political revolution in the way the economy is governed. This book combines follow the money research and ... More


The Golden Age of Comic Book Filmmaking

Liam Burke

in The Comic Book Film Adaptation: Exploring Modern Hollywood's Leading Genre

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781628462036
eISBN:
9781626745193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462036.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

The first chapter identifies why, after a century of indifference, comic books moved from the fringes of popular culture to the center of mainstream film production in the early 21st century. It ... More


Findings

Eli M. Noam

in Media Ownership and Concentration in America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195188523
eISBN:
9780199852574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195188523.003.0018
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

This book deals with market concentration trends in the information sector as a whole. Its thesis is that similar dynamics take place across industries, including mass media, and that they lead to ... More


. Diversification

NEIL M. KAY

in Pattern in Corporate Evolution

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199242115
eISBN:
9780191697005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242115.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy, Organization Studies

This chapter explores the idea that the diversification of the firm proceeds according to certain design rules or principles, particularly in relation to the establishment of consistency or balance ... More


Media in New Turkey: The Origins of an Authoritarian Neoliberal State

Bilge Yesil

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040177
eISBN:
9780252098376
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040177.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Investment and expansion have made Turkish media a transnational powerhouse in the Middle East and Central Asia. Yet tensions continue to grow between media outlets and the Islamist AKP party that ... More


Globalization of Film Finance: The Actually Existing Cosmopolitanisms of Japanese Film Producers

Yoshiharu Tezuka

in Japanese Cinema Goes Global: Filmworkers' Journeys

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9789888083329
eISBN:
9789882209282
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083329.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In the later twentieth century, winning prizes in global film festivals became a focus of production effort and financing motivation, with many filmmakers and financing agents articulating their ... More


Business Groups in the West: Origins, Evolution, and Resilience

Asli M. Colpan and Takashi Hikino (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198717973
eISBN:
9780191787591
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198717973.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, International Business

This volume aims to explore the long-term evolution of different varieties of large enterprises in today’s developed economies. It focuses on the economic institution of business groups and attempts ... More


Post-Classical Hollywood: Film Industry, Style and Ideology since 1945

Barry Langford

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638574
eISBN:
9780748671076
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638574.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

At the end of World War II, Hollywood basked in unprecedented prosperity. Since then, numerous challenges and crises have changed the American film industry in ways beyond imagination in 1945. ... More


From Cinemas to Theme Parks: Conglomeration, Synergy and Multimedia

Paul Grainge, Mark Jancovich, and Sharon Monteith

in Film Histories: An Introduction and Reader

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748619061
eISBN:
9780748670888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748619061.003.0023
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses media industry consolidation in the 1980s. During this decade nearly all the Hollywood majors became subsidiary divisions within giant corporations seeking to diversify their ... More


Conclusion: ‘Hollywood’ Now

Barry Langford

in Post-Classical Hollywood: Film Industry, Style and Ideology since 1945

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638574
eISBN:
9780748671076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638574.003.0013
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The identification of the American commercial film industry with ‘Hollywood’ has always been a convenient shorthand masking a complex network of institutions, practices and conventions. That network ... More


At Home: The Emergence of the Foreign Ministry

Iver B. Neumann

in At Home with the Diplomats: Inside a European Foreign Ministry

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449932
eISBN:
9780801462993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449932.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses the emergence of the foreign ministry, using the history of the Norwegian foreign service as an example. It first details how the Danish conglomerate state evolved a separate ... More


The Studios after the Studios: Neoclassical Hollywood (1970-2010)

J. D. Connor

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780804790772
eISBN:
9780804794749
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804790772.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The Studios after the Studios retells the recent history of the Hollywood film industry with the studios, and their movies, at the center. Individual movies are at the heart of this story—not ... More


Comics Are in Right Now?

Drew Morton

in Panel to the Screen: Style, American Film, and Comic Books during the Blockbuster Era

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781496809780
eISBN:
9781496809827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496809780.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This conclusion reconsiders the role of horizontal integration and multimedia conglomerates in the process of stylistic remediation and the industrial motivation behind stylistic remediation, both in ... More


Searching the soul: Wither Sanlam? Powerful conglomerate to 1997

Grietjie Verhoef

in The Power of Your Life: The Sanlam Century of Insurance Empowerment, 1918-2018

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198817758
eISBN:
9780191859199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817758.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, Political Economy

Growing divisions along political lines, and personal differences in management on different levels of Sanlam operations, landed the life office to engage in more non-life investment restructuring ... More


All One

Lawrence A. Cunningham

in Berkshire Beyond Buffett: The Enduring Value of Values

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231170048
eISBN:
9780231538695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170048.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This chapter focuses on the Marmon Group. The Marmon Group is a diverse conglomerate comprised of hundreds of different companies in numerous sectors, including financial services, transportation, ... More


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