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Social Foundations of Postindustrial Economies

Gosta Esping-Andersen

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198742005
eISBN:
9780191599163
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198742002.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The Golden Age of post‐war capitalism has been eclipsed, and with it seemingly also the possibility of harmonizing equality and welfare with efficiency and jobs. Most analyses believe that the ... More


Postmodernization Erodes Respect for Authority, But Increases Support for Democracy

Ronald Inglehart

in Critical Citizens: Global Support for Democratic Government

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198295686
eISBN:
9780191600043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198295685.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Presents an analysis of the reasons for the post‐modern shift to declining respect for/deference to authority among the publics of advanced industrial societies, and of the accompanying growing ... More


The Making of an Industrial Society: Whickham 1560-1765

David Levine and Keith Wrightson

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198200666
eISBN:
9780191674761
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198200666.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This is the first intensive study of an industrial community in early modern England. Whickham, a village built on an underground mountain of coal in north-east England, was arguably Britain's first ... More


Political Support in Advanced Industrial Democracies

Russell J. Dalton

in Critical Citizens: Global Support for Democratic Government

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198295686
eISBN:
9780191600043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198295685.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Builds on the global analysis presented in Ch. 2 by focusing on political support in advanced industrial societies. The goal is to determine how citizens in these nations judge the democratic process ... More


‘Nation of Many Nations’? The United States and Immigration, 1880–1930

R. D. Grillo

in Pluralism and the Politics of Difference: State, Culture, and Ethnicity in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294269
eISBN:
9780191599378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294263.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Between 1880 and 1930 a ‘new immigration’ of some 28 million people entered the US, mainly from southern and eastern Europe, posing serious questions for the body politic: could, should, the USA ... More


Sooty Faces and Elysian Shades: Social Identities and Social Relations

David Levine and Keith Wrightson

in The Making of an Industrial Society: Whickham 1560-1765

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198200666
eISBN:
9780191674761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198200666.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter explores those aspects of Whickham's social development that up to now have been pushed to the margins of our story. For the industrial development of Whickham and its environs involved ... More


The Transition to Post-Industrial BMI Values in the United States

Marek Brabec and John Komlos

in Insecurity, Inequality, and Obesity in Affluent Societies

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264980
eISBN:
9780191754135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264980.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

The trend in the BMI values of the United States population has not been estimated accurately because time series data are unavailable and because the focus has been on calculating period effects. ... More


England's Peru: The Industrial Development of Whickham

David Levine and Keith Wrightson

in The Making of an Industrial Society: Whickham 1560-1765

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198200666
eISBN:
9780191674761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198200666.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Historians of the coal industry recognize the importance of Whickham in its development, and this chapter elaborates and extends that generalized appreciation by providing a more sharply focused ... More


Episcopalianism in Nineteenth-Century Scotland: Religious Responses to a Modernizing Society

Rowan Strong

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199249220
eISBN:
9780191600760
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199249229.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Episcopalianism in nineteenth‐century Scotland is not an institutional history of the Scottish Episcopal Church. Rather, it seeks to identify various sub‐groups and cultures of Scottish Episcopalians ... More


Economic Progress and Social Conflict

Kenneth O. Morgan

in Rebirth of a Nation: Wales 1880–1980

Published in print:
1980
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198217367
eISBN:
9780191678233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198217367.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The Welsh economy from the early 1880s to the first decade of the 20th century presented a picture of astonishing contrast. In no part of Britain was the divide between rural and industrial society ... More


The Law of the Labour Market: Industrialization, Employment, and Legal Evolution

Simon Deakin and Frank Wilkinson

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198152811
eISBN:
9780191673153
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198152811.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Employment Law, Company and Commercial Law

The emergence of a ‘labour market’ in industrial societies implies not just greater competition and increased mobility of economic resources, but also the specific form of the work relationship which ... More


The Bridges of Medieval England: Transport and Society 400-1800

David Harrison

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199226856
eISBN:
9780191709760
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226856.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Medieval bridges are remarkable achievements of design and engineering comparable with the great cathedrals of the period, and are also proof of the great importance of road transport in the middle ... More


Sea Change

Barry M. Katz

in Make It New: The History of Silicon Valley Design

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029636
eISBN:
9780262330923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029636.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

The 1979 Palo Alto telephone directory lists exactly 9 “design” firms-squeezed between “detective agencies” and “diaper services.” Today there are, arguably, more designers working in the San ... More


The Rise of Knowledge Capital

Alan Burton-Jones

in Knowledge Capitalism: Business, Work, and Learning in the New Economy

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296225
eISBN:
9780191685217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296225.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management, Strategy

Wealth and power are traditionally associated with the possession of various physical resources. Factors of production, materials, labour, and money are all physical in nature. We are now, however, ... More


Theoretical Bearings: The British Societal Model

Geoff Eley

in The Peculiarities of German History: Bourgeois Society and Politics in Nineteenth-Century Germany

Published in print:
1984
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198730583
eISBN:
9780191694943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198730583.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter aims to provide a better understanding of the German Kaserreich. It discusses an argument suggesting that the Second Reich was an induration with institutional forms no longer ... More


Comparisons and Contrasts (Ii): Marxism, Modernism, and the Doctrine of ‘Deep Battle’

Azar Gat

in Fascist and Liberal Visions of War: Fuller, Liddell Hart, Douhet, and Other Modernists

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207153
eISBN:
9780191677519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207153.003.0006
Subject:
History, Military History, History of Ideas

While fascism was undecided and ‘Janus-faced’ or two-faced in its stand on modernity, Marxism meanwhile was the excellent modernist ideology directed towards the future and regards itself as the ... More


Introduction: The Political Economy of Post-Industrial Societies

Anne Wren

in The Political Economy of the Service Transition

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199657285
eISBN:
9780191745133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657285.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This introductory chapter offers a new agenda for research in political economy centered on the transformation of advanced capitalist democracies from industrial to services-based economies. It ... More


Religion and Culture in Early Modern Europe, 1500–1800

Kasper von Greyerz

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195327656
eISBN:
9780199851478
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327656.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

In the pre-industrial societies of early modern Europe, religion was a vessel of fundamental importance in making sense of personal and collective social, cultural, and spiritual exercises. ... More


Culture and Ethnicity

Matthew Arnold

in Ethnicity and Cultural Authority: From Arnold to Du Bois

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748622054
eISBN:
9780748651993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748622054.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter studies the relationship between ethnicity and culture in Matthew Arnold's writings. It reconstructs his conception of ‘culture’ and examines the dangers of overemphasising the extent of ... More


Theories of the Postindustrial Society

HAROLD L. WILENSKY

in Rich Democracies: Political Economy, Public Policy, and Performance

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520231764
eISBN:
9780520928336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520231764.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter discusses theories concerning post-industrial society. It evaluates research evidence concerning the limits of the structural aspects of post-industrial theory and suggests that its ... More


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