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New Accounting for Goodwill: Application of American Criteria from a German Perspective

Walther Busse von Colbe

in The Economics and Politics of Accounting: International Perspectives on Trends, Policy, and Practice

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199260621
eISBN:
9780191601668
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199260621.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

A critical examination is made, from a German perspective, of accounting for purchased goodwill using the new (American) Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) standard: Statement of Financial ... More


Steelpan Ambassadors: The US Navy Steel Band, 1957-1999

Andrew R. Martin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496812407
eISBN:
9781496812445
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496812407.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

“Maybe you won't like steel band. It's possible. But it's been said that the Pied Piper had a steel band helping him on his famous visit to Hamelin.” When the US Navy distributed this press release, ... More


Passing Off

Hazel Carty

in An Analysis of the Economic Torts

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199546749
eISBN:
9780191594946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546749.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter explores the history and ingredients of this misrepresentation economic tort. Part of its importance is as a parallel action to the statutory protection of trademarks, but it is shown ... More


The Co‐Ordination of Competitive Investments

G. B. Richardson

in Information and Investment: A Study in the Working of the Competitive Economy

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198292432
eISBN:
9780191596810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198292430.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

A firm's investment will prove profitable only if aggregate competitive investment is not excessive and complementary investments are sufficient. This chapter examines the factors necessary to ensure ... More


Niches and Status in the Firm: A Specific Exchange System

Lazega Emmanuel

in The Collegial Phenomenon: The Social Mechanisms of Cooperation Among Peers in a Corporate Law Partnership

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199242726
eISBN:
9780191697166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242726.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, HRM / IR

This chapter seeks to identify the social niches and the forms of status that could be found in the firm and test for the existence of the first mechanism that helped members manage their social ... More


Friendship: Development, Ecology, and Evolution of a Relationship

Daniel Hruschka

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520265462
eISBN:
9780520947887
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520265462.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

Friends—they are generous and cooperative with each other in ways that appear to defy standard evolutionary expectations, frequently sacrificing for one another without concern for past behaviors or ... More


Introduction: The Adaptive Significance of Friendship

Daniel J. Hruschka

in Friendship: Development, Ecology, and Evolution of a Relationship

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520265462
eISBN:
9780520947887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520265462.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

The purpose of this chapter is twofold. First, it brings to the foreground the unique ways that friendships, defined here as long-term relationships of mutual affection and support, have helped ... More


Proclaiming Common Ground: The Goodwill Movement and the Shaping of a Jewish-Christian America

David Mislin

in Saving Faith: Making Religious Pluralism an American Value at the Dawn of the Secular Age

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453946
eISBN:
9781501701436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453946.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter studies the goodwill movement of the 1920s, which aimed to create national institutions to promote greater sympathy among Protestants, Catholics, and Jews. The Goodwill Dinner, held on ... More


The Moral Burdens and Obligations of Perpetrators

Claudia Card

in The Atrocity Paradigm: A Theory of Evil

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195145083
eISBN:
9780199833115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195145089.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Perpetrators of atrocities carry burdens of guilt and incur obligations to apologize and repair harm. Mercy from victims is not only a power to relieve punishment or blame but also a compassionate ... More


Globetrotting: African American Athletes and Cold War Politics

Damion L. Thomas

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037177
eISBN:
9780252094293
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037177.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Throughout the Cold War, the Soviet Union deplored the treatment of African Americans by the U.S. government as proof of hypocrisy in the American promises of freedom and equality. This probing ... More


The Motive of Duty

David Cummiskey

in Kantian Consequentialism

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195094534
eISBN:
9780199833146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195094530.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter starts with Kant's basic rationalist, internalist approach to justification, and then considers its connection to his famous principle of universalizability, his account of the absolute ... More


Goodwill Hunting: The Political Economy of Accountability for Mergers and Acquisitions

Karthik Ramanna

in Political Standards: Corporate Interest, Ideology, and Leadership in the Shaping of Accounting Rules for the Market Economy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226210742
eISBN:
9780226210889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226210889.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter provides an insight into the political forces that determine accounting rules through a detailed examination of how accounting rules for corporate mergers and acquisitions were ... More


Parent of the Virtues?: The Prosocial Contours of Gratitude

Michael E. McCullough and Jo-Ann Tsang

in The Psychology of Gratitude

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195150100
eISBN:
9780199847389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195150100.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter describes the prosocial basis of gratitude by identifying three distinct functions of grateful emotions. It suggests that gratitude functions as a moral reinforcer, a moral motive and a ... More


The Protection of Marketing Assets

MICHAEL SPENCE

in Intellectual Property

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198765011
eISBN:
9780191695278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198765011.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter begins by discussing the expanding concepts of the brand and the change in the function of brands when the brand itself has become a product. It then explains the classic elements of the ... More


Islam in South Asia: Quest for Pluralism

T. N. Madan

in Modern Myths, Locked Minds: Secularism and Fundamentalism in India

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198065104
eISBN:
9780199080182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198065104.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

The person who did most to link Islam with the Enlightenment in India was Sayyid Ahmad Khan, who attempted to overcome the hiatus between faith and reason without abandoning the fundamentals of ... More


Epilogue: Making Religious Pluralism an American Value

David Mislin

in Saving Faith: Making Religious Pluralism an American Value at the Dawn of the Secular Age

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453946
eISBN:
9781501701436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453946.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This concluding chapter discusses how the acceptance of pluralism by liberal Protestants that occurred between 1870 and 1930 proved imperfect. Most of the proponents retained the conviction that ... More


Served on a Platter: How French Radio Cracked the U.S. Airwaves

Derek W. Vaillant

in Across the Waves: How the United States and France Shaped the International Age of Radio

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041419
eISBN:
9780252050015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041419.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter analyzes the French Broadcasting System (FBS), a postwar unit of Radiodiffusion Française (RDF), led by Pierre Crénesse. From Paris the FBS produced and distributed recorded ... More


The Expressive Function of Blame

Christopher Bennett

in Blame: Its Nature and Norms

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199860821
eISBN:
9780199332700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199860821.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

One of the central philosophical questions about blame is how to account for—and, if appropriate, justify—its special force, and in particular how to account for the fact that blame often issues in ... More


Raising a Generation that does not Hate: The 1968 Sanitation Strike and the Radicalizing of Memphis Activists

Kimberly K. Little

in You Must Be from the North: Southern White Women in the Memphis Civil Rights Movement

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732283
eISBN:
9781604733518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732283.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the participation of white women in the strike staged by sanitation workers of Memphis in 1968. It looks at these women’s activities, such as orchestrating individual acts of ... More


Introduction

Damion L. Thomas

in Globetrotting: African American Athletes and Cold War Politics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037177
eISBN:
9780252094293
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037177.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This introductory chapter examines the politicizing effects of American popular culture during the Cold War era. The U.S. government tried to show that American policies were supportive of the ... More


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