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Local Media Concentration

Eli M. Noam

in Media Ownership and Concentration in America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195188523
eISBN:
9780199852574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195188523.003.0015
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

Where companies compete against each other across the country, one must analyze an industry's market structure on a national scale. But in other situations, the relevant geographic markets are not ... More


How to compete? The development of business and functional-level strategies

Markus Venzin

in Building an International Financial Services Firm: How Successful Firms Design and Execute Cross-Border Strategies

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199535200
eISBN:
9780191701153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199535200.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Strategy

This chapter explores how positional competitive advantages can lead to superior performance. It shows why profitability variance among financial services firms exists not only on an international ... More


Connectivity of place and housing market change: the case of Birmingham

Ian Cole and Ed Ferrari

in Community cohesion in crisis?: New dimensions of diversity and difference

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420244
eISBN:
9781447301912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420244.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter emphasises the need to explore the connectivity of neighbourhoods within housing-market systems. It shows how varying structural constraints in local housing markets affect residential ... More


Social and employment policies in Europe from a multilevel perspective

Katharina Zimmermann

in Local Policies and the European Social Fund: Employment Policies across Europe

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781447346517
eISBN:
9781447346555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447346517.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Chapter 2 discusses the characteristics of and the relationship between European and local social and employment policies. It starts with an overview on EU cohesion policy and characterises the ESF ... More


Introduction

Sue Yeandle

in Policy for a change: Local labour market analysis and gender equality

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420541
eISBN:
9781447302988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420541.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter sets the scene for the later contributions to the book, which is divided into two main parts. The first part addresses a wide range of concepts and debates about women and employment, ... More


“Life in the Hood”: How Social Context Matters

Robert D. Crutchfield

in Get a Job: Labor Markets, Economic Opportunity, and Crime

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814717073
eISBN:
9781479829729
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814717073.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter analyzes community ecology and crime, and addresses questions of how the work and school experiences of residents are conditioned by the characteristics of the neighborhoods and local ... More


Contemporary Globalization, Spatiality of Work, and Labour Geography

Neethi P.

in Globalization Lived Locally: A Labour Geography Perspective

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199463626
eISBN:
9780199086863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199463626.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter begins with a discussion and vast review of the broad conceptual themes—these include an engagement with ‘globalization and labour’ as the major thematic pillar, with a special focus on ... More


Globalization Lived Locally: A Labour Geography Perspective

Neethi P.

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199463626
eISBN:
9780199086863
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199463626.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book concerns the broad theme of globalization and labour, particularly female labour, and applies the ‘labour geography’ approach to examine contemporary forms of labour control, conflict, and ... More


The Economics of School Choice

Caroline M. Hoxby (ed.)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226355337
eISBN:
9780226355344
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226355344.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

Now that the U.S. Supreme Court has declared school voucher programs constitutional, the many unanswered questions concerning the potential effects of school choice will become especially pressing. ... More


A Tale of My Two Cities

Robert D. Crutchfield

in Get a Job: Labor Markets, Economic Opportunity, and Crime

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814717073
eISBN:
9781479829729
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814717073.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This concluding chapter provides suggestions, speculates on policies that might mitigate the problems described in the previous chapters, and considers new directions for research. It draws from the ... More


Positioning the Crime Business

Geoff Dean, Ivar Fahsing, and Petter Gottschalk

in Organized Crime: Policing Illegal Business Entrepreneurialism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199578436
eISBN:
9780191807268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199578436.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter examines the fourth and final phase of positioning a crime business. It first considers the entrepreneurial capability of ‘profit maximisation’ associated with developing a criminal ... More


Who Benefits Whom in the Neighborhood?: Demographics and Retail Product Geography

Joel Waldfogel (ed.)

in Agglomeration Economics

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226297897
eISBN:
9780226297927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226297927.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter presents a sensitivity of the nearby availability of products to preferences, measured along multiple dimensions. This evidence indicates that agglomeration rewards members of ... More


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