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Traders: Risks, Decisions, and Management in Financial Markets

Mark Fenton-O'Creevy, Nigel Nicholson, Emma Soane, and Paul Willman

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199269488
eISBN:
9780191699405
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269488.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Organization Studies

This is a book about traders in financial markets: what they do, the kind of people they are, how they perceive the world they inhabit, how they make decisions and take risks. This is also a book ... More


How Culture Matters: Culture, Market, and Globalization

Cheris Shun-ching Chan

in Marketing Death: Culture and the Making of a Life Insurance Market in China

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195394078
eISBN:
9780199951154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394078.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This concluding chapter includes three parts. First, it addresses the questions raised in the Introduction. It elaborates how, on the one hand, Chinese concepts of life and death as shared ideas and ... More


Marketing Death: Culture and the Making of a Life Insurance Market in China

Cheris Shun-ching Chan

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195394078
eISBN:
9780199951154
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394078.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

Based on an extensive ethnography of the emergence of commercial life insurance in China, this book examines how culture impacts economic practice. It details how a Chinese life insurance market is ... More


Introduction

Cheris Shun-ching Chan

in Marketing Death: Culture and the Making of a Life Insurance Market in China

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195394078
eISBN:
9780199951154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394078.003.0000
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

The life insurance business has been growing rapidly in China in recent years, despite complaints by insurance sales agents about the local public’s resistance to discussing death or misfortune. This ... More


Risky Business: What Was Really Being Sold in the Department Stores of Socialist Eastern Europe?

Patrick Hyder Patterson

in Communism Unwrapped: Consumption in Cold War Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199827657
eISBN:
9780199950461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199827657.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

Various features of consumer culture under East European communism—such as advertising and marketing—provoked long-lasting, heated, and rancorous internal debate. In contrast, the communist regimes ... More


Playing It Both Ways: Local Egyptian Performers between Regional Identity and International Markets

Walter Armbrust (ed.)

in Mass Mediations: New Approaches to Popular Culture in the Middle East and Beyond

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520219250
eISBN:
9780520923096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520219250.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter presents an alternative view of transnational media consumption, studying two Egyptian performance communities that relate differently to both global and national trends. The first is ... More


Making It: Building a Socialist Brand of Market Culture

Patrick Hyder Patterson

in Bought and Sold: Living and Losing the Good Life in Socialist Yugoslavia

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450044
eISBN:
9780801463631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450044.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the primary factors that shaped market culture in Yugoslavia, with particular emphasis on the role played by specialists in advertising, retailing, and marketing, and by media ... More


Fearing It: The Values of Marxism and the Contradictions of Consumerism

Patrick Hyder Patterson

in Bought and Sold: Living and Losing the Good Life in Socialist Yugoslavia

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450044
eISBN:
9780801463631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450044.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the mainstream Marxist critique of the contradictions of consumerism in Yugoslavia. Yugoslavia was heading toward the creation of a capitalist-style “consumer society” by the ... More


Japan’s Popular Culture Powerhouse

Nissim Kadosh Otmazgin

in Regionalizing Culture: The Political Economy of Japanese Popular Culture in Asia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836948
eISBN:
9780824870911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836948.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the commodification of popular culture in Japan as well as the capacity of the domestic market to manufacture and export anime, movies, video games, television programs, music, ... More


Selling It: Legitimizing the Appeal of Market Culture

Patrick Hyder Patterson

in Bought and Sold: Living and Losing the Good Life in Socialist Yugoslavia

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450044
eISBN:
9780801463631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450044.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines how, beginning as early as the 1950s, the representatives of Yugoslavia's commercial trades went about legitimizing the appeal of (and to) market culture and consumerist values ... More


Taming It: The Party-State Establishment and the Perils of Pleasure

Patrick Hyder Patterson

in Bought and Sold: Living and Losing the Good Life in Socialist Yugoslavia

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450044
eISBN:
9780801463631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450044.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines how Josip Broz Tito and Yugoslavia's state authorities responded to the capitalist-style consumer society that emerged in the late 1960s. Socialist critics challenged the new ... More


Markets, Market Culture and Popular Protest in Eighteenth-Century Britain and Ireland

Adrian Randall, Andrew Charlesworth, Richard Sheldon, and David Walsh (eds)

in Markets, Market Culture and Popular Protest in Eighteenth-Century Britain and Ireland

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237006
eISBN:
9781846317422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317422.002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the theme of this book, which is about market culture and popular protest in Great Britain and Ireland during the eighteenth century. The chapters deal with the marketing and ... More


Conclusion: Japanese Popular Culture and the Making of East Asia

Nissim Kadosh Otmazgin

in Regionalizing Culture: The Political Economy of Japanese Popular Culture in Asia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836948
eISBN:
9780824870911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836948.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book has investigated the political economy of Japanese popular culture in East Asia as well as the role of Japanese popular culture in the construction of the East Asian region. By analyzing ... More


Popular Culture and the East Asian Region

Nissim Kadosh Otmazgin

in Regionalizing Culture: The Political Economy of Japanese Popular Culture in Asia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836948
eISBN:
9780824870911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836948.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the significance of popular culture to the regionalization process in East Asia. It first considers the main characteristics of the East Asian region and shows that East Asian ... More


Fighting It: New Left Attacks on the Consumerist Establishment and the Yugoslav Dream

Patrick Hyder Patterson

in Bought and Sold: Living and Losing the Good Life in Socialist Yugoslavia

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450044
eISBN:
9780801463631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450044.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the unorthodox socialist critique of consumer culture developed by a group of revisionist Marxists skeptical of—and even openly antagonistic toward—the market-oriented premises ... More


Law and Development, Culture and Development

Lan Cao

in Culture in Law and Development: Nurturing Positive Change

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199915231
eISBN:
9780199362936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199915231.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter focuses on international law’s relationship with culture and law and development. It gives reasons why law and development avoids critical appraisal of cultural norms. and makes the case ... More


The Capitalist Market

Eric T. Freyfogle

in Our Oldest Task: Making Sense of Our Place in Nature

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226326399
eISBN:
9780226326429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226326429.003.0008
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

The capitalist market embodies and accentuates key elements of modern culture: it endorses human exceptionalism, treats people as autonomous individuals, discounts the future, fragments and ... More


Loving It: Ordinary People, Everyday Life, and the Power of Consumption

Patrick Hyder Patterson

in Bought and Sold: Living and Losing the Good Life in Socialist Yugoslavia

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450044
eISBN:
9780801463631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450044.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter shows that ordinary Yugoslavs often really were “sold” on what the Yugoslav system promised to deliver: they loved their consumer culture and they celebrated their chance to participate ... More


Needing It: The Eclipse of the Dream, the Collapse of Socialism, and the Death of Yugoslavia

Patrick Hyder Patterson

in Bought and Sold: Living and Losing the Good Life in Socialist Yugoslavia

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450044
eISBN:
9780801463631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450044.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter explores what the movement toward consumerism meant for the making and unmaking of the Yugoslav experiment in reformist socialism and multiethnic comity. It shows how consumerism gave ... More


Counterfeit Presentments

John Mayfield

in Counterfeit Gentlemen: Manhood and Humor in the Old South

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033372
eISBN:
9780813039480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033372.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Johnson Jones Hooper and Joseph Glover Baldwin have probably never met, but they were in some ways very much alike. Hooper and Baldwin typified a special group of young men who left their homes in ... More


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