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Government and Women’s Business Ownership

Edith Sparks

in Boss Lady: How Three Women Entrepreneurs Built Successful Big Businesses in the Mid-Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469633022
eISBN:
9781469633046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469633022.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Lewis, Beech and Rudkin all took advantage of government opportunities and actively resisted its intrusions, and this was essential to their success. Close examination of the World War II and Korean ... More


Truman and the Korean War

Rosella Cappella Zielinski

in How States Pay for Wars

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501702495
eISBN:
9781501705960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702495.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter focuses on the financing of the Korean War and its within-case variation. Korean War finance can be divided into two periods, from June 1950 to mid-1951 and from mid-1951 to the end of ... More


Liaquat Ali Khan’s 1947 Budget and the Corporate Response

Nasir Tyabji

in Forging Capitalism in Nehru’s India: Neocolonialism and the State, c. 1940-1970

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199457595
eISBN:
9780199085439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199457595.003.0003
Subject:
History, Indian History

The 1947 budget presented by Liaquat Ali Khan was a path-breaking step towards social engineering. It came with the establishment of the Commodity Prices Board which was responsible for formulating a ... More


Capturing Natural Assets

Paul Collier

in The Plundered Planet: Why We Must--and How We Can--Manage Nature for Global Prosperity

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195395259
eISBN:
9780197562802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195395259.003.0010
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Sustainability

Once natural assets have been discovered comes the second link in the decision chain: how their value should be captured by society. “Captured by society” means that the value of natural assets ... More


1939–1945: The War Factory

James Nye

in A Long Time in Making: The History of Smiths

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198717256
eISBN:
9780191785986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717256.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, Knowledge Management

Smiths’ products are needed in aircraft, ships, and fighting vehicles. It has two shadow factories under way in 1939 and diverts resources into materiel and other war-related production from the ... More


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