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Networks, Power, Identity, and Dissent

Paul Langley

in The Everyday Life of Global Finance: Saving and Borrowing in Anglo-America

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199236596
eISBN:
9780191717079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199236596.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter sets out four key conceptual themes that provide the tools which help answer the question: how might we conceive of contemporary finance in such a way as to understand qualitative ... More


Conclusion: The Sub‐Prime Mortgage Crisis

Paul Langley

in The Everyday Life of Global Finance: Saving and Borrowing in Anglo-America

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199236596
eISBN:
9780191717079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199236596.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This concluding chapter begins with a discussion of the sub-prime mortgage crisis. It then reviews the discussions in the preceding chapters, addressing the conceptual themes of financial networks, ... More


Balance of Power

Youssef Cassis

in Crises and Opportunities: The Shaping of Modern Finance

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199600861
eISBN:
9780191724930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600861.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Business History

There has been no lack of forecasts predicting the end of New York's and London's world dominance and their replacement by Hong Kong, Singapore, Shanghai, or Dubai. The quasi-immediate replacement of ... More


“Divine Providence,” 1914–1918

Mark Metzler

in Lever of Empire: The International Gold Standard and the Crisis of Liberalism in Prewar Japan

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520244207
eISBN:
9780520931794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520244207.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter notes that the contradictions of finance and empire were reaching a critical point when Japan's position was “saved” by the great war between the European powers. During the subsequent ... More


So what?

Benjamin J. Cohen and Susan Strange

in Mad Money: with an introduction by Benjamin J. Cohen

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781784992668
eISBN:
9781526104076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992668.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

What are we to make of the condition of financial markets? Who is to blame and what can be done about it? Finance is calling the tune, rather than governments. Governments have less and less control ... More


From Civil War to European War: German–Spanish Economic Relations, 1939–1940

Christian Leitz

in Economic Relations between Nazi Germany and Franco’s Spain 1936–1945

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206453
eISBN:
9780191677137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206453.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Economic History

This chapter discusses Franco's complete victory over the Republic of Spain, and how both the British and the French governments announced their recognition of Franco's regime as the legitimate ... More


Conceptualizing Anglo-American Development

Jeremy Green

in The Political Economy of the Special Relationship: Anglo-American Development from the Gold Standard to the Financial Crisis

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691197326
eISBN:
9780691201610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691197326.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter critiques the tendency of international political economy (IPE) to overlook Anglo-American development. This tendency arises from a fixation with hegemonic cycles of rise and decline ... More


The irresponsible society

Adrian Sinfield

in Welfare and wellbeing: Richard Titmuss's contribution to social policy

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342997
eISBN:
9781447304203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342997.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter opens with a challenge to ‘socialists — to re-define the inherent illogicalities and contradictions in the managerial capitalist system’. Titmuss explores the impact of the ‘the changing ... More


The Political Economy of the Special Relationship: Anglo-American Development from the Gold Standard to the Financial Crisis

Jeremy Green

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691197326
eISBN:
9780691201610
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691197326.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This book studies how America's global financial power was created and shaped through its special relationship with Britain. The rise of global finance in the latter half of the twentieth century has ... More


Stepfathers in the Law: The Case of Silas Deane and the Webb Family

Lisa Wilson

in History of Stepfamilies in Early America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781469618425
eISBN:
9781469618449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469618449.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter examines prejudices against stepfathers, as seen in laws, court decisions, and legal treatises. The law made stepfathers powerful and potentially dangerous individuals. Although the law ... More


The Great Crisis and the Financial Sector: What We Might Have Learned

James K. Galbraith

in Aftermath: A New Global Economic Order?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814772836
eISBN:
9780814748695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814772836.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This concluding chapter contends that learning from the global financial crisis depends on a willingness to ask new and sometimes more basic questions. It suggests that the crisis narrowly conceived ... More


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