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Indicators of Freedom

Ian Carter

in A Measure of Freedom

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294535
eISBN:
9780191598951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294530.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

A distinction should be made between the theoretical possibility of measuring freedom and the practical possibility of doing so. Most of this book has been concerned with the theoretical possibility ... More


Williams Stevens Williams…Continuing Revolution

Alan Marshall

in American Experimental Poetry and Democratic Thought

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199561926
eISBN:
9780191721663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561926.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Chapter four begins by looking back to that first and most radical moment in American democratic history, the American Revolution, examining its importance not for Ezra Pound this time but for ... More


Exchanges over Time: Continuities Between Past and Present

Janet Hoskins

in The Play of Time: Kodi Perspectives on Calendars, History, and Exchange

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520080034
eISBN:
9780520919136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520080034.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores the role that time plays in the determination of exchange value. Looking at data from the colonial period through the 1980s, it examines the importance of temporal intervals in ... More


Celebrating and Consuming Bodies: Economic and Symbolic Production

Ruth Hellier-Tinoco

in Embodying Mexico: Tourism, Nationalism & Performance

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195340365
eISBN:
9780199896998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340365.003.0014
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, Dance

This chapter appraises the ninety-year processes and contexts of performism surrounding The Old Men and Night of the Dead, reflecting on consequences of the trajectory in terms of essentialization, ... More


The Fate of Markets: Materiality and the Construction of Values

Janelle Knox-Hayes

in The Cultures of Markets: The Political Economy of Climate Governance

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198718451
eISBN:
9780191787737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718451.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, Public Management

Chapter 8 comments on the role of markets in stimulating or neglecting the materiality of economic and financial productivity. The markets are shaped by culture, but also build a culture of resource ... More


Value, publicity, politics

Anthony Curtis Adler

in Celebricities: Media Culture and the Phenomenology of Gadget Commodity Life

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823270798
eISBN:
9780823270842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823270798.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter seeks to show that the commodity, and the ideology that is constituted in the commodity, should be conceived as that which shows as value. The commodity institutes a manner of showing in ... More


Space, Place, and Social Control: Surveillance, Regulation, and Contested Community

Robert J. Chaskin and Mark L. Joseph

in Integrating the Inner City: The Promise and Perils of Mixed-Income Public Housing Transformation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226164397
eISBN:
9780226303901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226303901.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter focuses on critical emerging dynamics around the nature and use of public space, public behavior, and social control in these emerging communities. It illustrates that the efforts to ... More


Fighting Fetishism: Biocultural Readings of Social Hieroglyphs

Sanjay Kabir Bavikatte

in Stewarding The Earth: Rethinking Property and the Emergence of Biocultural Rights

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198098669
eISBN:
9780199083046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198098669.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter notes that the persistence of the trope of the homo economicus as symptomatic of something much deeper. It develops the argument that the homo economicus is a secondary symptom whose ... More


VALUE IN CLASSICAL ECONOMICS

Patrick L. Anderson

in The Economics of Business Valuation: Towards a Value Functional Approach

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804758307
eISBN:
9780804783224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758307.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The author begins a review of 10 different theories of value with this chapter on classical economic thought. The labor theory of value dates as least as far back as Adam Smith and the 18th century, ... More


Aesthetics of Fragmentation in Henrik Ibsen's Peer Gynt

Leonardo F. Lisi

in Marginal Modernity: The Aesthetics of Dependency from Kierkegaard to Joyce

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823245321
eISBN:
9780823252541
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245321.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Chapter 3 begins by examining Henrik Ibsen's early play St. John's Night and shows how his career as a playwright began by following J.L. Heiberg's aesthetics of autonomy, only to turn away from the ... More


Is There a Unit of Utility?: Jevons, Menger, and Walras on the Measurability of Utility, 1870–1910

Ivan Moscati

in Measuring Utility: From the Marginal Revolution to Behavioral Economics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780199372768
eISBN:
9780199372805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199372768.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Chapter 2 discusses how William Stanley Jevons, Carl Menger, and Léon Walras addressed the issue of the measurability of utility. The three founders of marginal utility theory identified measurement ... More


Nigeria at Large

in The Pan-African Nation: Oil and the Spectacle of Culture in Nigeria

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226023540
eISBN:
9780226023564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226023564.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

As the new Nigeria assumed central roles in OPEC, ECOWAS, and the OAU, it emerged as the preeminent Pan-African nation, projecting itself throughout the black and African world while drawing ... More


Urban Sprawl, Climate Change, Oil Depletion, and Eco-Marxism

George A. Gonzalez

in Political Theory and Global Climate Change

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262220842
eISBN:
9780262285445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262220842.003.0007
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

This chapter examines the relationship between urban sprawl, fossil fuel combustion, and climate change, through the lens of a neo-Marxist political economy. It begins by explaining that Marx’s ... More


Rewarding Improvement

Chris Armstrong

in Justice and Natural Resources: An Egalitarian Theory

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198702726
eISBN:
9780191772306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198702726.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter introduces one source of special claims over natural resources, based upon ‘improvement’. It sketches a responsibility-catering principle which would underpin local claims over the ... More


A New Deal

Venu Madhav Govindu and Deepak Malghan

in The Web of Freedom: J.C. Kumarappa and Gandhi's Struggle for Economic Justice.

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199460816
eISBN:
9780199087150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199460816.003.0008
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter is devoted to explaining the manner in which Kumarappa translated his philosophical arguments into an analysis of everyday problems. An interpretative exposition on Kumarappa’s theory of ... More


The Socratic Science of Economics

Thomas L. Pangle

in Socrates Founding Political Philosophy in Xenophon's "Economist", "Symposium", and "Apology"

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226642475
eISBN:
9780226642505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226642505.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Socrates’s founding of economic science has been largely unnoted, and the crucial texts (of Xenophon) have not been studied with the needed interpretative care and skill—even though the Socratic ... More


In Relation to the Lack of Environmental Policy

Mick Smith

in Against Ecological Sovereignty: Ethics, Biopolitics, and Saving the Natural World

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816670284
eISBN:
9781452947136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816670284.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter outlines the possibilities for rethinking and constituting ecological ethics and politics. It talks about legislative completeness, as the regulative counterpart to the global metastasis ... More


Eco-Warriors: The Environmental Movement and the Growth of Ecological Wisdom, 1960s–1970s

Jeremy L. Caradonna

in Sustainability: A History

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199372409
eISBN:
9780197562932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199372409.003.0007
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Sustainability

One of the marks that distinguishes sustainability from classic environmentalism is the former’s cheery optimism. Indeed, reading side by side the 2005 guidebook ... More


Eco-Nomics

Jeremy L. Caradonna

in Sustainability: A History

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199372409
eISBN:
9780197562932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199372409.003.0008
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Sustainability

The environmental movement of the 1960s and 1970s overshadows a second, less heralded intellectual development that took place at the exact same time: the birth of ... More


When Unit-Based Measurement Ruled the World: An Interdisciplinary Overview, 1870–1910

Ivan Moscati

in Measuring Utility: From the Marginal Revolution to Behavioral Economics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780199372768
eISBN:
9780199372805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199372768.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

In order to illustrate the broad intellectual context within which the early discussions of utility measurement took place, chapter 1 reviews the history of the understanding of measurement in ... More


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