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Credit and Trade in the New South

Martin Ruef

in Between Slavery and Capitalism: The Legacy of Emancipation in the American South

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691162775
eISBN:
9781400852642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691162775.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter discusses the uncertainties surrounding the trade among country merchants, manufacturers, and wholesalers. Often separated by distances of hundreds of miles, their exchange relationships ... More


British Migration and British America, 1783–1867

Elizabeth Jane Errington

in Canada and the British Empire

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199563746
eISBN:
9780191701900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563746.003.0008
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter examines British migration to British America during the period from 1783 to 1867. The first wave of migration of the British people started in 1821 because of unemployment and economic ... More


Choosing Independence

Juliet Johnson

in Priests of Prosperity: How Central Bankers Transformed the Postcommunist World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501700224
eISBN:
9781501703751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501700224.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter focuses on postcommunist governments' initial choice to adopt legislation granting independence to their central banks, examining both the universal acceptance of such legislation and ... More


Being Venture Labor: Strategies for Managing Risk

Gina Neff

in Venture Labor: Work and the Burden of Risk in Innovative Industries

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262017480
eISBN:
9780262301305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262017480.003.0037
Subject:
Information Science, Information Science

This chapter concentrates on the strategies that people in Silicon Alley used for managing the economic risks they felt they faced. It utilizes the interview data to build a typology of venture labor ... More


Corporate Power and Ethnic Patronage: Machine Politics in Oakland

Chris Rhomberg

in No There There: Race, Class, and Political Community in Oakland

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520236189
eISBN:
9780520940888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520236189.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter presents a baseline of economic, political, and social development in Oakland from the beginning of the twentieth century to 1920. It also discusses the structural and conjunctural ... More


Why Networks Failed

Gina Neff

in Venture Labor: Work and the Burden of Risk in Innovative Industries

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262017480
eISBN:
9780262301305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262017480.003.0045
Subject:
Information Science, Information Science

This chapter analyzes one of the resources that people used to support themselves in risky work. It explores the success and failure of the work that happened at the parties in Silicon Alley in terms ... More


Between a rock and a hard place in Spain: the PSOE

Paul Kennedy

in Why the Left Loses: The Decline of the Centre-Left in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447332664
eISBN:
9781447332725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447332664.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter discusses the Spanish Socialist Workers' Party (PSOE), which remains Spain's most electorally successful political party. Although the PSOE has avoided the fate of its Greek sister ... More


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