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Institutionalizing the Treaty of Rome

Neil Fligstein and Alec Stone Sweet

in The Institutionalization of Europe

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199247967
eISBN:
9780191601088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019924796X.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The general process of institutionalization in the European Union is examined from a macro perspective, building on the theoretical materials developed in the earlier book European Integration and ... More


Money, Power, and Sex

Viviana A. Zelizer

in Economic Lives: How Culture Shapes the Economy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691139364
eISBN:
9781400836253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691139364.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter looks at sexually tinged relationships. It builds on a two-dimensional classification of sexual relationships dependent on their duration (brief or durable) and their breadth (narrow or ... More


Suretyships and Consumer Protection in the European Union through the Glasses of Law and Economics

Klaus Heine and Ruth Janal

in Regulating Unfair Banking Practices in Europe: The Case of Personal Suretyships

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199594559
eISBN:
9780191595714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594559.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, EU Law

This chapter gives an overview of arguments prominent in the economics of suretyship law. The intention was to show that economics may help answer some puzzling questions of suretyship law, but also ... More


The Problem with Cooperation

Paul B. Stephan

in Cooperation, Comity, and Competition Policy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195387704
eISBN:
9780199866762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387704.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter focuses on the one area of economic regulation that seems to complement, rather than thwart, markets. It makes the case against international cooperation regarding competition policy. ... More


Remarks from a Comparative and EU Perspective

Stephen Weatherill and Aurelia Colombi Ciacchi

in Regulating Unfair Banking Practices in Europe: The Case of Personal Suretyships

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199594559
eISBN:
9780191595714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594559.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, EU Law

This chapter begins with a discussion of the different forms and shapes of suretyships, and the diverse legal responses to them. It then addresses the question of whose interests should prevail. This ... More


Who Used the Justice System?

Benjamin Kelly

in Petitions, Litigation, and Social Control in Roman Egypt

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199599615
eISBN:
9780191731525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599615.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter discusses the economic status and ethnicity of petitioners and litigants. A good number of people of high and middling economic status appear as petitioners and litigants, and there is ... More


The Securing of Grants

John Hudson

in Land, Law, and Lordship in Anglo-Norman England

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206880
eISBN:
9780191677359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206880.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter focuses on the participation in alienation, upon consent and confirmation by heirs — succeeding, expectant, or potential — lords, and ecclesiastical. First, it briefly examines some ... More


Money

Matthew D. O'Hara

in The History of the Future in Colonial Mexico

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780300233933
eISBN:
9780300240993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300233933.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter assesses the shift in credit practices and its implications for how colonial subjects experienced the future. Ideas about money and economic relationships had also transformed by the end ... More


Conclusion

Paolo Spadoni

in Failed Sanctions: Why the U.S. Embargo against Cuba Could Never Work

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035154
eISBN:
9780813038896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035154.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter summarizes the main findings of the study of the U.S. economic embargo against Cuba and provides some suggestions for a more effective U.S. policy toward Cuba. The United States and Cuba ... More


Making Kinship, Othering Women

Daisy Deomampo

in Transnational Reproduction: Race, Kinship, and Commercial Surrogacy in India

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781479804214
eISBN:
9781479849574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479804214.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

Chapter 2 examines how commissioning parents create and make sense of their relations with surrogates, egg donors, and the children born through surrogacy. This chapter asks: How do intended parents ... More


Introduction

Karl Wärneryd

in The Economics of Conflict: Theory and Empirical Evidence

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780262026895
eISBN:
9780262321976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262026895.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This introductory chapter sets out the book’s purpose, which is to present a wide range of economic research on conflict. It brings together a variety of approaches, from the purely game-theoretical ... More


The Beginning

Keith Roberts

in The Origins of Business, Money, and Markets

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153270
eISBN:
9780231526852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153270.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter argues that before societies organized on a scale larger than the tribe, living conditions and human mentality did not conceive of profits. People had little material wealth or desire ... More


Representing Monetary Policy Operations in Financial Accounts

Ulrich Bindseil

in Monetary Policy Operations and the Financial System

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198716907
eISBN:
9780191785559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716907.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter introduces a system of financial accounts to allow for a representation of monetary policy implementation at the basic level of economic transactions. Transactions are represented within ... More


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