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Transport and the Land Economy

Colin Adams

in Land Transport in Roman Egypt: A Study of Economics and Administration in a Roman Province

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199203970
eISBN:
9780191708077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203970.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

Transport was of fundamental importance to agriculture, the main economic activity in the ancient world. This chapter analyses evidence in the papyrological record for the use of animals in ... More


Rationality – A Specifically European Characteristic?

Wolfgang Schluchter

in The Cultural Values of Europe

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311383
eISBN:
9781846315800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846311383.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter attempts to answer the question of whether there is a specifically European rationality and if this rationality is merely of universal significance or also of general validity. It first ... More


Macroeconomic policy after the Global Financial Crisis

John Quiggin

in Australian public policy: Progressive ideas in the neo-liberal ascendency

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781447312673
eISBN:
9781447312703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447312673.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Since the mid-1970s, Australian economic policy has been dominated by market liberalism, also called neoliberalism and economic rationalism. Neoliberalism created the preconditions for the global ... More


Corporate elites and higher education reform: the corporatisation of academic life in Indonesia

Nurdiana Gaus and David Hall

in Corporate Elites and the Reform of Public Education

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447326809
eISBN:
9781447326816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447326809.003.0006
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter examines the extent to which the global powerful networks of international corporate elites have influenced and changed the landscape of higher education in Indonesia via the enactment ... More


The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Transportation

William Solomon

in Slapstick Modernism: Chaplin to Kerouac to Iggy Pop

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040245
eISBN:
9780252098468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040245.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines poet W. C. Williams' and director Mack Sennett's respective investments in the 1920s in destructive enterprises, comically excessive violence amounting in both to a repudiation ... More


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