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3. 3. “Market-things Inside”: Insights from Progressive Grocer (United States, 1929–1959)

Franck Cochoy

in Inside Marketing: Practices, Ideologies, Devices

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199576746
eISBN:
9780191724916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199576746.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Marketing

This chapter wonders about the overemphasis placed on consumers in marketing research. It starts from two questions: Is studying consumption exactly the same as studying consumers? Can consumption be ... More


The French input

D. Gary Miller

in External Influences on English: From its Beginnings to the Renaissance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199654260
eISBN:
9780191742064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654260.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Lexicography

French influence on English was largely lexical, but because of the high volume of loanwords the effect on English morphology was extensive. This chapter outlines the historical context in which ... More


Come to Think of It, We Were Pretty Self-Sufficient: Race, Segregation, and Food Access in Historical Context

Ashanté M. Reese

in Black Food Geographies: Race, Self-Reliance, and Food Access in Washington, D.C.

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469651507
eISBN:
9781469651521
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469651507.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter provides an historical overview of Deanwood, a predominantly Black neighborhood in Washington, D.C. It details several key periods in the neighborhood’s development and the role food ... More


Postwar Wage Labor and Petty Capital Formation

Jeff Strickland

in Unequal Freedoms: Ethnicity, Race, and White Supremacy in Civil War-Era Charleston

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060798
eISBN:
9780813050867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060798.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

German, Irish, and ethnic entrepreneurs shaped the economic landscape of post–Civil War Charleston. R. G. Dun and Company hired local agents throughout the United States to evaluate the ... More


Credit and Blame

Nomy Arpaly and Timothy Schroeder

in In Praise of Desire

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199348169
eISBN:
9780199348183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199348169.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

To be praiseworthy for a right action is to act out of good will (an intrinsic desire for the right or good), or out of indifference to the lure of the wrong or bad; to be blameworthy for a wrong ... More


Cornering the Market: Independent Grocers and Innovation in American Small Business

Susan V. Spellman

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199384273
eISBN:
9780190495503
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199384273.001.0001
Subject:
History, Economic History

This book overturns nostalgic stereotypes of antiquated storekeepers, suggesting that nineteenth- and early twentieth-century grocers were important but unsung innovators of business models and ... More


Making Small Business Big

Susan V. Spellman

in Cornering the Market: Independent Grocers and Innovation in American Small Business

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199384273
eISBN:
9780190495503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199384273.003.0006
Subject:
History, Economic History

By the 1920s, the prevailing question in the grocery trade centered on whether small independent grocers or corporate chains would dominate retailing. The answer to that question was unclear well ... More


Conclusion: Looking Backward, Moving Forward

Susan V. Spellman

in Cornering the Market: Independent Grocers and Innovation in American Small Business

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199384273
eISBN:
9780190495503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199384273.003.0007
Subject:
History, Economic History

Notions of community, service, and loyalty that once branded nineteenth-century small businesses as old-fashioned have become hallmarks of modern American retailing. Mega-retailer Walmart, as well as ... More


Moral Worth and Normative Ethics

Nomy Arpaly

in Oxford Studies in Normative Ethics, Volume 5

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198744665
eISBN:
9780191808838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744665.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

It has been argued by Arpaly and Markovits that an action with moral worth is done for the right reasons—reasons that make it right. This chapter argues that the “right reasons” view of moral worth ... More


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