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City-building in Belaya Kalitva

Stephen J. Collier

in Post-Soviet Social: Neoliberalism, Social Modernity, Biopolitics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691148304
eISBN:
9781400840427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691148304.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter looks at Soviet developments in the industrial city of Belaya Kalitva. The first part examines the plans that were developed for the city in the early 1960s in order to illustrate how ... More


Rationalization and the ‘Production Miracle’ in Germany during the Second World War

R. J. Overy

in War and Economy in the Third Reich

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202905
eISBN:
9780191675584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202905.003.0012
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Economic History

The rationalisation of industrial production played a significant part in transforming the productive performance of all the major warring states between 1939 and 1945. Wartime economic pressure, ... More


Stability of European Industries: Preserving Structural Arrangements before 1939

Marie-Laure Djelic

in Exporting the American Model: The Post-War Transformation of European Business

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198293170
eISBN:
9780191684968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198293170.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This chapter discusses the stability of European industries and efforts to preserve structural arrangements of national systems of industrial ... More


Introduction

Marie-Laure Djelic

in Exporting the American Model: The Post-War Transformation of European Business

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198293170
eISBN:
9780191684968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198293170.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about the role of the American business model in the transformation of European ... More


Actors and Institutional Channels: Emergence of a Cross-National Modernizing Network

Marie-Laure Djelic

in Exporting the American Model: The Post-War Transformation of European Business

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198293170
eISBN:
9780191684968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198293170.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This chapter discusses the key players and institutional channels that influenced the emergence of a cross-national modernizing network that ... More


Voluntary Imitation: Adopting the Corporate Model in France

Marie-Laure Djelic

in Exporting the American Model: The Post-War Transformation of European Business

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198293170
eISBN:
9780191684968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198293170.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This chapter discusses the role of a small French group in launching and fostering the large-scale transfer of American structural models of ... More


Culture, Economy, and the City

Allen J. Scott

in Social Economy of the Metropolis: Cognitive-Cultural Capitalism and the Global Resurgence of Cities

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199549306
eISBN:
9780191701511
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199549306.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

This chapter explores how culture affects economy and city life, and how these become sources of new urban growth. The first section shows how aesthetics relates to urbanization by including culture ... More


From Control to Conversion: Embedding the Corporate Model in Western Europe

Marie-Laure Djelic

in Exporting the American Model: The Post-War Transformation of European Business

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198293170
eISBN:
9780191684968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198293170.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This chapter discusses the process of embedding the American model of business and industrial production in Western Europe. The launch of the ... More


Concluding Remarks

Marie-Laure Djelic

in Exporting the American Model: The Post-War Transformation of European Business

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198293170
eISBN:
9780191684968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198293170.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This concluding chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the large-scale cross-national transfer of the American business model to ... More


The American Structural Revolution: Inventing the Corporate System of Industrial Production

Marie-Laure Djelic

in Exporting the American Model: The Post-War Transformation of European Business

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198293170
eISBN:
9780191684968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198293170.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This chapter examines the cross-national transfer of national industrial structural frameworks during the 1940s. After World War II, several ... More


Crisis Inside, Dependence Outside: Preconditions of a Cross-National Transfer

Marie-Laure Djelic

in Exporting the American Model: The Post-War Transformation of European Business

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198293170
eISBN:
9780191684968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198293170.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This chapter discusses the influence of internal crisis and outside dependence of some Western European countries on the success of the ... More


From Coercion to Imitation: Transplanting the Corporate Model to West Germany

Marie-Laure Djelic

in Exporting the American Model: The Post-War Transformation of European Business

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198293170
eISBN:
9780191684968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198293170.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This chapter examines the transfer of American structural models of business and industrial production to West Germany. It states that the ... More


The Resistance of European Business: Organized Opposition to Structural Transformations

Marie-Laure Djelic

in Exporting the American Model: The Post-War Transformation of European Business

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198293170
eISBN:
9780191684968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198293170.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This chapter discusses the organized resistance and opposition of Western European business, particularly in France, Italy, and West Germany, to ... More


Foreign Aid in Comparative-Historical Perspective

Nitsan Chorev

in Give and Take: Developmental Foreign Aid and the Pharmaceutical Industry in East Africa

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691197845
eISBN:
9780691198873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691197845.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This introductory chapter provides a background of pharmaceutical markets in Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda, which were dominated by western pharmaceutical companies from colonial times until the 1990s. ... More


The Grüneberg Era and the Triumph of Industrial Production Methods (1971–1989)

Arvid Nelson

in Cold War Ecology: Forests, Farms, and People in the East German Landscape, 1945-1989

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300106602
eISBN:
9780300130300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300106602.003.0008
Subject:
History, Environmental History

Global inflation and recession affected every economy in the world by the end of 1979, including resource-poor East Germany. The prices of energy and raw materials were rising, and when the Soviet ... More


The Economic Performance of the Two Irelands, 1921–1939: Issues and Evidence

Cormac Ó Gráda

in Ireland: A New Economic History 1780–1939

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205982
eISBN:
9780191676895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205982.003.0015
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Economic History

This chapter looks at the economic performance of Northern Ireland and Southern Ireland from 1921 to 1939. Joel Mokyr's revised estimate of Irish national income in the early 1840s (about 80 million ... More


The Search for a Socialist Factory

Mary McAuley

in Bread and Justice: State and Society in Petrograd 1917-1922

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198219828
eISBN:
9780191678387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198219828.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Modern History

It is extremely difficult to find a way of making the process of industrial production compatible with the interests of the work-force or subject to democratic management, and the activists' ideas ... More


Ford’s Bible of the Modern Age

Stefan J. Link

in Forging Global Fordism: Nazi Germany, Soviet Russia, and the Contest over the Industrial Order

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691177540
eISBN:
9780691207988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691177540.003.0003
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter discusses how European postliberals on both the left and the right grasped Fordism as a compass by which to navigate the economic and ideological confusions of the 1920s. It studies ... More


Manufacturing Mystery from Mining: King Solomon's Mines (1)

Laura Chrisman

in Rereading the Imperial Romance: British Imperialism and South African Resistance in Haggard, Schreiner, and Plaatje

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198122999
eISBN:
9780191671593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198122999.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Henry Rider Haggard's imperial romance King Solomon's Mines was composed during a transitional period; South Africa was beginning to assume a major position in the British empire. The emergence of ... More


The Failure of Reconstruction and the Political Economy of Normalcy, 1914–1931

Scott Newton

in Profits of Peace: The Political Economy of Anglo-German Appeasement

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202127
eISBN:
9780191675164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202127.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The First World War was marked by growing reliance on economic interventionism by the British state. Although at first arrangements were largely ad hoc, all pretence at ‘business as usual’ ... More


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