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Rival Views of Market Society

Albert O. Hirschman

in The Essential Hirschman

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159904
eISBN:
9781400848409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159904.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

This chapter tackles the core vocabulary of economics: if there is to be an expanded economics, it would need a more complex vocabulary or discourse. This would also mean giving up one of the sacred ... More


Increasing returns: the new economy of family policy in Britain and Germany

Ann-Kathrin Jüttner, Sigrid Leitner, and Anneli Rüling

in Converging Worlds of Welfare?: British and German Social Policy in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199584499
eISBN:
9780191728792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584499.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The chapter investigates how the supra-national discourse on investive family policy which emerged since the late 1990s, translates into family policy. The UK and Germany have both expanded early ... More


The Netherlands: social and economic normalisation in an era of European Union controversy

Anton Hemerijck and Peter Sleegers

in The Europeanisation of social protection

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420206
eISBN:
9781447303794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420206.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

In recent years, the European integration project has become increasingly controversial in the polarised political landscaped of the Netherlands. The legality of engaging in further deepening and ... More


The Performativity Of Economic Models: Thomas Heywood's If You Know Not Me, You Know Nobody, Part II and Philip Massinger's The Picture

Bradley D. Ryner

in Performing Economic Thought: English Drama and Mercantile Writing 1600-1642

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780748684656
eISBN:
9780748697113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748684656.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This concluding chapter asks what the ‘mercantile dramaturgy’ outlined in the book can tell us about the performativity of economic discourse itself, about the degree to which economic models ... More


Canard Economics, or the Costs of the War

Allen Douglas

in War, Memory, and the Politics of Humor: The Canard Enchaine and World War I

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520228764
eISBN:
9780520926943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520228764.003.0013
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the economic problems that plagued France during the 1920s and the economic discourse present is several articles published by the Canard. It shows that the Canard economics ... More


Outsourcing Politics

Jamie Peck

in Offshore: Exploring the Worlds of Global Outsourcing

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198727408
eISBN:
9780191793523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198727408.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

This chapter explores the political representations of outsourcing, principally by way of presidential campaign discourse in the United States. The accusation of “shipping jobs overseas” has ... More


Introduction 1

János Kornai

in Dynamism, Rivalry, and the Surplus Economy: Two Essays on the Nature of Capitalism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199334766
eISBN:
9780199369416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199334766.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the main themes covered in the second part of the book entitled Shortage Economy—Surplus Economy. It begins by explaining some concepts, such as ... More


Global Economic History: A Survey

Peer Vries

in The Oxford History of Historical Writing: Volume 5: Historical Writing Since 1945

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780199225996
eISBN:
9780191863431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199225996.003.0007
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter studies global economic history. Until quite recently, two perspectives have almost monopolized thinking about economic development: ‘Smithian’ and ‘Marxian’. They functioned as ... More


Knowledge Flat-talk: A Conceit of Supposed Experts and a Seduction to All

Daniel B. Klein

in Knowledge and Coordination: A Liberal Interpretation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199355327
eISBN:
9780190261313
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199355327.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

This chapter discusses the general philosophy of knowledge, followed by its application of flattening knowledge down to information. Knowledge flat-talk creates an illusion of reducing the matter to ... More


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