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Reified Life: Speculative Capital and the Ahuman Condition

J. Paul Narkunas

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780823280308
eISBN:
9780823281534
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823280308.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Reified Life: Speculative Capital and the Ahuman Condition addresses the most pressing political question of the 21st century: what forms of life are free and what forms are perceived legally and ... More


Strategic Issues for Hispanic Entrepreneurs—Credit Access

Alberto Dávila and Marie T. Mora

in Hispanic Entrepreneurs in the 2000s: An Economic Profile and Policy Implications

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780804777933
eISBN:
9780804788014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804777933.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter addresses how Hispanic entrepreneurs fared with regards to accessing credit in the first decade of the 2000s. Hispanic entrepreneurs were more likely than their non-Hispanic counterparts ... More


“A Whitegirl Helped Me”: Locating Poor Whites in Literature

Sarah Robertson

in Poverty Politics: Poor Whites in Contemporary Southern Writing

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781496824325
eISBN:
9781496824370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496824325.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter interrogates the definitions of Grit Lit and Rough South and moves away from both categories to consider, via Raymond Williams and David Harvey, amongst others, the structures of feeling ... More


Capitalism and the Rise of the Corporation Nation

Robert E. Wright

in Capitalism Takes Command: The Social Transformation of Nineteenth-Century America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226451091
eISBN:
9780226977997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226977997.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Corporations are a well-established and the most prevalent economic institution in America. Incorporation was an effective method for coordinating physical capital, human capital, and money capital ... More


US power and the crisis of social democracy in Europe's second project of integration

Magnus Ryner

in European regionalism and the left

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719085734
eISBN:
9781781704615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085734.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter draws on the work on Poulantzas to argue that European social democracy is in crisis because European Integration since the 1980s has been articulated within a relationship of structural ... More


Is the International Monetary Fund Past its Sell-by Date?

John Eatwell and Murray Milgate

in The Fall and Rise of Keynesian Economics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199777693
eISBN:
9780190261344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199777693.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter analyzes the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) responses to crises. The IMF was established at the International Monetary and Financial Conference at the Bretton Woods Conference in ... More


The Social Structure of Competition

Ronald Burt

in Title Pages

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195159509
eISBN:
9780197562017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195159509.003.0006
Subject:
Computer Science, Computer Architecture and Logic Design

A player brings capital to the competitive arena and walks away with profit determined by the rate of return where the capital was invested. The market ... More


Trade, Capital, and Interconnected Markets

Philip Kay

in Rome's Economic Revolution

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199681549
eISBN:
9780191765018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199681549.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, European History: BCE to 500CE

A sharp increase in the availability of financial capital in the areas controlled by Rome drove the growth of a high-volume trade in slaves and luxury goods between Italy and the East. At the end of ... More


Measuring Non-Financial Forms of Capital

Francesco Cordaro, Alain Desdoigts, Justus von Geibler, and Claudia Senik

in Putting Purpose Into Practice: The Economics of Mutuality

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780198870708
eISBN:
9780191913334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198870708.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

Chapter 10 turns to the measurement of performance in delivering corporate and ecosystem purposes. The metrics are designed to capture the pain points in the ecosystem that need to be addressed and ... More


Productive Investments: Masculinities and Economies in Fisher’s The Walls of Jericho

Eva Boesenberg

in Black Intersectionalities: A Critique for the 21st Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846319389
eISBN:
9781781380901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319389.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The article investigates the circulation of financial, sexual and linguistic capital in Rudolph Fisher's novel The Walls of Jericho. It pays particular attention to judicious investments responding ... More


Establishing the Crime Business

Geoff Dean, Ivar Fahsing, and Petter Gottschalk

in Organized Crime: Policing Illegal Business Entrepreneurialism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199578436
eISBN:
9780191807268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199578436.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter examines the first phase of establishing a crime business in relation to three considerations: the entrepreneurial capabilities associated with starting up a crime business, specific ... More


Social Capital in the Creation of Human Capital

James S. Coleman

in Networks in the Knowledge Economy

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195159509
eISBN:
9780197562017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195159509.003.0007
Subject:
Computer Science, Computer Architecture and Logic Design

There are two broad intellectual streams in the description and explanation of social action. One, characteristic of the work of most sociologists, sees ... More


Late-Night Thoughts about Democracy in the Long Emergency

David W. Orr

in Down to the Wire: Confronting Climate Collapse

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195393538
eISBN:
9780197562789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195393538.003.0008
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Meteorology and Climatology

Democracy, winston churchill once famously said, is the worst form of government except for all of the others ever tried. The Greeks, from whom we ... More


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