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The Practice of Management—Accounting and Finance

John F. Wilson and Andrew Thomson

in The Making of Modern Management: British Management in Historical Perspective

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199261581
eISBN:
9780191718588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261581.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

Larger organizations required firms to develop financial control and information systems as essential elements in their internal monitoring systems, but this proved more problematic in Britain than ... More


Conclusions

John F. Wilson and Andrew Thomson

in The Making of Modern Management: British Management in Historical Perspective

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199261581
eISBN:
9780191718588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261581.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter reviews the frames of reference that have been used throughout the book, especially the development models and the changing implications of the drivers. It then examines the developments ... More


The Intellectual Origins of the Global Financial Crisis

Roger Berkowitz and Taun N. Toay (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823249602
eISBN:
9780823250752
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823249602.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

From easy money to greed, there is no shortage of explanations for the global financial crisis that began in 2008. Some even deny it is a crisis, arguing that the Great Recession is just one of the ... More


Investment Banking in the Age of Laissez‐Faire

Alan D. Morrison and William J. Wilhelm Jr.

in Investment Banking: Institutions, Politics, and Law

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199296576
eISBN:
9780191712036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296576.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The second half of the 19th century saw the high water mark for laissez-faire capitalism. Business people, politicians, and jurists were largely agreed that economic progress was best accomplished in ... More


Double movement, embeddedness and the transformation of the financial system

Oscar Ugarteche Galarza

in Karl Polanyi and twenty-first-century capitalism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526127884
eISBN:
9781526155450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526127891.00012
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The chapter reviews aspects of the possible transformation of the financial system into a banking complex, that comprises both embedded Too Big to Fail (TBTF) financial institutions and disembedded ... More


The Spreading of the Corporate System and its Consequences

Jean-Philippe Robé

in Property, Power and Politics: Why We Need to Rethink the World Power System

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781529213164
eISBN:
9781529213201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529213164.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Business corporations developed in the industrializing world in a legal environment which was initially hostile to them. Incorporation was transformed from a privilege into a right. The development ... More


Managerial Capitalism

Brian R. Cheffins

in The Public Company Transformed

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190640323
eISBN:
9780190640354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190640323.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter focuses on managerial capitalism, which prevailed in large American public companies from the end of World War II until the 1980s. The chapter opens by summarizing managerial ... More


Introduction: Writing the History of Capitalism from below

Kieran Heinemann

in Playing the Market: Retail Investment and Speculation in Twentieth-Century Britain

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780198864257
eISBN:
9780191896439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198864257.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, Financial Economics

The book gains new insights into the history of Britain’s stock market by foregrounding the power of popular knowledge and specific market practices from a ‘bottom-up’ perspective. Alongside ... More


Emergence of the Isolated Household

Daniel W. Bromley

in Possessive Individualism: A Crisis of Capitalism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190062842
eISBN:
9780190062873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190062842.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, Economic Systems

We here explore the gradual emasculation of the household as the basic unit of provisioning during the four evolutionary phases of capitalism. This economic history reveals a gradual redefinition of ... More


Conclusion

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/9781496824325.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The conclusion underscores the book’s interest in neoliberalism or financial capitalism and reflects on the ways contemporary literary texts represent the realities of poverty. It engages with the ... More


The Enigma of Capital and the Crisis This Time

David Harvey

in Business as Usual: The Roots of the Global Financial Meltdown

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814772775
eISBN:
9780814723555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814772775.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter situates the current crisis in relation to both capitalism and the era of neoliberalism and finance capitalism, stressing in particular how an era obsessed with managing risks failed to ... More


Judging the Financial Crisis

Antonia Grunenberg

in The Intellectual Origins of the Global Financial Crisis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823249602
eISBN:
9780823250752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823249602.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Antonia Grunenberg draws a parallel between the 19th century view that imperialism was the only way to conduct world politics and the 21st century conviction that there is no alternative to liberal ... More


Retrieving Chance: Neoliberalism, Finance Capitalism, and the Antinomies of Governmental Reason

Robyn Marasco

in The Intellectual Origins of the Global Financial Crisis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823249602
eISBN:
9780823250752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823249602.003.0016
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Greed is often demonized as a cause of the recent crisis. Marasco views this modern “value” not as a cause of the crash, but as a consequence endemic to our society. It is not greed for money and ... More


Stolen Landscapes: The Investments of the Ode and the Politics of Land

Walt Hunter

in Forms of a World: Contemporary Poetry and the Making of Globalization

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780823282227
eISBN:
9780823286072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823282227.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter shows how contemporary Irish poetry grapples with the politicized history of place, from the unfinished “ghost estates” to the recent monetization of water and the converted hotels used ... More


The Roots of the Crisis

Sanjay G. Reddy

in The Intellectual Origins of the Global Financial Crisis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823249602
eISBN:
9780823250752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823249602.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The crisis has its origins in part in the ‘high theory’ provided by mainstream economists, who have helped to create the perception that a deregulated financial market could be an instrument of ... More


Ahumans: A Guide to Nonmarket Living

J. Paul Narkunas

in Reified Life: Speculative Capital and the Ahuman Condition

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780823280308
eISBN:
9780823281534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823280308.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The conclusion brings together and extends some general lines of argument within the book. The book closes with several axioms to question the present reification of life and to offer strategies for ... More


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