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Alternative paths to a modern social order: territoriality, market, and welfare in America and Europe

Sergio Fabbrini

in Compound Democracies: Why the United States and Europe Are Becoming Similar

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199235612
eISBN:
9780191715686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235612.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter analyzes the development of a market economy and welfare system in both America and Europe. America and European nation-states have followed radically different paths of market-building. ... More


The Clothing Industry in the USA, UK, and Germany

Christel Lane and Jocelyn Probert

in National Capitalisms, Global Production Networks: Fashioning the Value Chain in the UK, US, and Germany

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199214815
eISBN:
9780191721779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214815.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

This chapter discusses (i) how and why a process of striking economic decline has occurred; (ii) the structure of the industry in each country, taking into account ownership, firm size, capabilities ... More


 Prescriptive Environmental Regulations versus Market‐Based Incentives

Jody Freeman and Charles D. Kolstad

in Moving to Markets in Environmental Regulation: Lessons from Twenty Years of Experience

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195189650
eISBN:
9780199783694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189650.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter begins with a discussion of the rationale for evaluating the performance of market instruments for environmental regulation. It then describes how the volume combined the disciplines of ... More


Recasting Welfare Regimes for a Postindustrial Era

Gøsta Esping‐Andersen

in Social Foundations of Postindustrial Economies

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198742005
eISBN:
9780191599163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198742002.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The introduction to this chapter discusses the question of why nations respond so differently to a set of social risks that are similar over various countries, and analyses three typical homines: ... More


Paradigm Thinking and Strategy Development: Marketing Strategy in Information and Communication Technology Sectors

Dominic Wilson, Dale Littler, and Margaret Bruce

in Information Technology and Organizations: Strategies, Networks, and Integration

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289395
eISBN:
9780191684692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289395.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

This chapter discusses research by the authors into the development of marketing strategies within organizations competing in fast-moving information and communication technology sectors. It ... More


U-Turn, New Path, or Market Failure? Transforming BL into Rover, 1979–1994

Timothy R. Whisler

in The British Motor Industry, 1945-1994: A Case Study in Industrial Decline

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198290742
eISBN:
9780191684838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198290742.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter discusses the sale of Rover to the German car maker, BMW. The disappearance of Austin, Morris, and Triumph badges reflected Rover's market strategy aim of moving upmarket. BL's wide ... More


The Argument Extended: Industrial Restructuring in France

BOB HANCKÉ

in Large Firms and Institutional Change: Industrial Renewal and Economic Restructuring in France

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199252053
eISBN:
9780191719097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199252053.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This chapter extends the argument by comparing different companies in the same sector, and maps their adjustment paths, paying particular attention to the shifts in ownership, industrial and work ... More


SCOTTO AND GARDANO: Marketing a Musical Repertory

Jane A. Bernstein

in Print Culture and Music in Sixteenth-Century Venice

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195141085
eISBN:
9780199871421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195141085.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The musical repertories Antonio Gardano and Girolamo Scotto published suggest a spirit of cooperative enterprise among 16th-century Venetian music printers. Using specific case studies, this chapter ... More


Making Transactions: Selling Strategies and Sales Discourses

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/9780195394078.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

Chapters 4 and 5 focus on the dynamics of market exchange. Chapter 4 addresses how sales agents prompt people to buy life insurance. It narrates and explains the strategies, the dramaturgical ... More


Subsidies, Business Strategy, and Trade Policy

Usha C. V. Haley and George T. Haley

in Subsidies to Chinese Industry: State Capitalism, Business Strategy, and Trade Policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199773749
eISBN:
9780199332571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199773749.003.0163
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Subsidies to Chinese industry have affected and are affected by business strategy and trade policy. Implications of industrial subsidies are explored for firms, the global economy and future ... More


Getting the Word Around

Alejandro L. Madrid

in Nor-tec Rifa!: Electronic Dance Music from Tijuana to the World

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195326376
eISBN:
9780199851652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326376.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter explores the different distribution strategies adopted by members of the Nortec Collective. It shows the development of a Nor-tec scene which did not necessarily take place in specific ... More


Kenya: Facing the Challenges of an Open Economy

Michael Tyler, Janice Hughes, and Helena Renfrew

in Telecommunications in Africa

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195102017
eISBN:
9780199854936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195102017.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

This chapter first provides a background of the telecommunications industry of Kenya, and describes the main policy concerns involved in this sector during the 1990s using a broader perspective of ... More


The Curious Case of Evangelicals

William D. Romanowski

in Reforming Hollywood: How American Protestants Fought for Freedom at the Movies

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195387841
eISBN:
9780199950188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387841.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter treats the activities of Protestant fundamentalists and evangelicals who opened a Hollywood front in the late twentieth-century “culture wars.” To reform the entertainment industry, ... More


Introduction to Hedge Funds

Douglas Cumming, Na Dai, and Sofia A. Johan

in Hedge Fund Structure, Regulation, and Performance around the World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199862566
eISBN:
9780199332762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199862566.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Chapter 1 explains what hedge funds do, and differentiates hedge funds from other asset classes such as venture capital, private equity, and mutual funds. This chapter also provides some descriptive ... More


Marketing and Envy

Russell W. Belk

in Envy: Theory and Research

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195327953
eISBN:
9780199301485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327953.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter focuses on ways in which marketers promote or use envy to sell products. Marketing strategies often take advantage of envy in order to create desires in consumers to obtain products ... More


Costs and Mail Order Math

Lois K. Geller

in Response: The Complete Guide to Profitable Direct Marketing

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195158694
eISBN:
9780199849420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195158694.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This chapter defines ways to increase your bottom line consequently serve as a determinant of the methods applicable to a particular type of business. It also details the pre-operation costing of ... More


The Romance of the Amazing Scalpel: “Race”, Labour, and Affect in Thai Gender Reassignment Clinics

Aren Z. Aizura

in Queer Bangkok: 21st Century Markets, Media, and Rights

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888083046
eISBN:
9789882207325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083046.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter argues that Thai gender-reassignment surgery (GRS) must be theorized as a market, embedded in the historical and economic context of its local development. It investigates how Thai ... More


Activation policies as reflexive social policies

Rik van Berkel and Maurice Roche

in Active social policies in the EU: Inclusion through participation?

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342805
eISBN:
9781447301400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342805.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter evaluates the research results from an active social policy perspective. Since the development of social policies increasingly takes place in a context of EU policy making, this chapter ... More


Introduction

Peter F. Cowhey, Jonathan D. Aronson, and Donald Abelson

in Transforming Global Information and Communication Markets: The Political Economy of Innovation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012850
eISBN:
9780262255066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012850.003.0001
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

This book describes how and why a combination of technological innovation, market strategies, and political entrepreneurship motivated developments, first in the United States, Europe, and Japan, and ... More


Pioneer Entrepreneurs: Creating Markets and Changing Minds

Mukti Khaire

in Culture and Commerce: The Value of Entrepreneurship in Creative Industries

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780804792219
eISBN:
9781503603080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804792219.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter describes pioneer entrepreneurs and their cultural impact. Because market creation is influenced by commentary as well as commerce, pioneer entrepreneurs may be new or established ... More


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