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Stochasticity and the Separation of Utility from Choice

Paul W. Glimcher

in Foundations of Neuroeconomic Analysis

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199744251
eISBN:
9780199863433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744251.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology

This chapter begins by reviewing what is known about the mechanism that links subjective value to action. The first and most important goal of this examination is to achieve a convincing mechanistic ... More


The Rise of Historical Economics and Social Reform in Germany 1864-1894

Erik Grimmer-Solem

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199260416
eISBN:
9780191717369
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199260416.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History, Economic History

Social science and social reform flourished in Imperial Germany, and the historical economist Gustav Schmoller made fundamental contributions to both. Despite this, historians have neglected him. ... More


Thoughts about America

Lawrence A. Scaff

in Max Weber in America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691147796
eISBN:
9781400836710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691147796.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Population and Demography

This chapter examines the origins and direction of Max Weber's thinking as he set his sights on America. It first considers Weber's enthusiasm as a traveler, citing his trips to various countries as ... More


The Power of Business Culture

Lyn Spillman

in Solidarity in Strategy: Making Business Meaningful in American Trade Associations

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226769561
eISBN:
9780226769554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226769554.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter provides an overview of the knowledge gained about business culture and American business associations, and what that means for our understanding of contemporary economic life. Forms of ... More


Basic Concepts in Habermas's Theory of Communicative Action

in Habermas: The Discourse Theory of Law and Democracy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804769129
eISBN:
9780804777810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804769129.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

In his Theory of Communicative Action, Jürgen Habermas proposes a theory of “communicative action” and sets it within a concept of society he calls “lifeworld.” In both his Theory of Communicative ... More


“Meet the Movers and the Shakers of the Industry”: The Social Construction of Business Interests

Lyn Spillman

in Solidarity in Strategy: Making Business Meaningful in American Trade Associations

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226769561
eISBN:
9780226769554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226769554.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter builds on the insights of neoinstitutionalist theory, which has suggested a cultural role for business associations in the production and reproduction of “industry interests.” Arguing ... More


Stable, Diverse, and Minimal: Contemporary Business Associations and Cultural Production

Lyn Spillman

in Solidarity in Strategy: Making Business Meaningful in American Trade Associations

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226769561
eISBN:
9780226769554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226769554.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter examines the more recent history of business associations' political context, organization, and orientations. Against the background of findings from earlier studies, the chapter ... More


“A Special Camaraderie with Colleagues”: Presuming and Producing Solidarity

Lyn Spillman

in Solidarity in Strategy: Making Business Meaningful in American Trade Associations

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226769561
eISBN:
9780226769554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226769554.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter explores the standard neoinstitutionalist account, arguing that it borders on circularity if it relies on the putative prior existence of shared interests and it underestimates the ... More


The Relational Economy: Geographies of Knowing and Learning

Harald Bathelt and Johannes Glückler

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199587384
eISBN:
9780191806728
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199587384.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

How are firms, networks of firms, and production systems organized and how does this organization vary from place to place? What are the new geographies emerging from the need to create, access, and ... More


Vigorous Verbs: Conveying the Action of People Producing Qualities

Wendy Nelson Espeland

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/9780199677573.003.0014
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This final chapter takes a look the analysis in this book and argues that the value of the contributions to this book on qualifying attests to the importance of theorizing actors as doing things in ... More


Introduction

Harald Bathelt and Johannes Glückler

in The Relational Economy: Geographies of Knowing and Learning

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199587384
eISBN:
9780191806728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199587384.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This introductory chapter provides a consistent relational conceptualization of economic action and interaction in spatial perspective. It also highlights three complementary conceptions that are ... More


Introduction: The Comparative Analysis of Changing Business Systems in Asia

Richard Whitley and Xiaoke Zhang

in Changing Asian Business Systems: Globalization, Socio-Political Change, and Economic Organization

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198729167
eISBN:
9780191795886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198729167.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

This book addresses three different yet interrelated questions: first, how dominant business systems have changed across Asian political economies since the early 1990s; second, how such changes can ... More


Selling Value in Kenya’s Nairobi Stock Exchange

Christopher Yenkey

in The Worth of Goods: Valuation and Pricing in the Economy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199594641
eISBN:
9780191806766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199594641.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This chapter examines the issue of value creation in emerging financial markets by focusing on the state's use of advertising to stimulate share ownership among new, domestic investors in the ... More


Four Proposals for a Sane Global Food Order

Khadija Haq (ed.)

in Economic Growth with Social Justice: Collected Writings of Mahbub ul Haq

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780199474684
eISBN:
9780199089833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199474684.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The chapter discusses that the global food security in the eighties presented a sorry picture: a billion hungry people, a precarious system of world food security, and even growing imbalances in the ... More


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