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Globalization in One Country: East Germany Between Moral Economy and Political Economy

Jeffrey Kopstein

in The Politics of Labor in a Global Age: Continuity and Change in Late-Industrializing and Post-Socialist Economies

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199241149
eISBN:
9780191598920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199241147.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Examines one effect of globalization on labour in the case of unified Germany: the rise of a new particularism. A number of scholars have started to speak of the new divide between eastern and ... More


Privatization, Labor Politics, and the Firm in Post‐Soviet Russia: Non‐market Norms, Market Institutions, and the Soviet Legacy

Rudra Sil

in The Politics of Labor in a Global Age: Continuity and Change in Late-Industrializing and Post-Socialist Economies

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199241149
eISBN:
9780191598920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199241147.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

While the attempt to integrate the Russian economy into global capitalism has produced several market‐oriented economic institutions that formally appear to converge with those in the advanced ... More


Introduction

Andy Rotman

in Thus I Have Seen: Visualizing Faith in Early Indian Buddhism

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195366150
eISBN:
9780199867882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195366150.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter introduces the Divyāvadāna, an early and important collection of Indian Buddhist narratives, and the ways that Buddhism is configured within the text as a visual practice. The chapter ... More


Children as Victims: The Moral Economy of Childhood in the Times of AIDS

Didier Fassin

in When People Come First: Critical Studies in Global Health

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157382
eISBN:
9781400846801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157382.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the politics of childhood in the context of HIV/AIDS in South Africa. It employs the concept of “moral economy” to address the ways in which the tragedy of orphanhood became ... More


Thus I Have Seen: Visualizing Faith in Early Indian Buddhism

Andy Rotman

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195366150
eISBN:
9780199867882
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195366150.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This book examines the ways that seeing is an integral part of Indian Buddhism, and how the practices of seeing described in Indian Buddhist narratives function as a kind of skeleton key for opening ... More


The Repudiation of the Moral Economy

Adrian Randall

in Riotous Assemblies: Popular Protest in Hanoverian England

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199259908
eISBN:
9780191717444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259908.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter examines the extensive food riots of 1795-1801 in England and questions how far they may be seen as marking a sea change in the attitudes of the authorities towards popular protest and ... More


Coase Revisited: Business Groups in the Modern Economy

Mark Granovetter

in Technology, Organization, and Competitiveness: Perspectives on Industrial and Corporate Change

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198290964
eISBN:
9780191596162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198290969.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Ronald Coase's celebrated query as to why economic actors typically aggregate into entities called ‘firms’ rather than transacting as individuals in a market has engendered a vigorous stream of ... More


Rebuilding the Ancestral Village: Singaporeans in China

Khun Eng Kuah-Pearce

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028818
eISBN:
9789882207332
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028818.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This work illustrates the relationship between one group of Singaporean Chinese and their ancestral village in Fujian, China. It explores the reasons why the Singaporean Chinese continue to maintain ... More


Setting the Price: Food Riots before 1790

Adrian Randall

in Riotous Assemblies: Popular Protest in Hanoverian England

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199259908
eISBN:
9780191717444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259908.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter focuses on food riots in England from the Hanoverian accession up to the end of the 1770s. Eighteenth-century food riots were complex and multifaceted events that cannot easily be ... More


The Moral Economy of Democracy

Loka Ashwood

in For-Profit Democracy: Why the Government Is Losing the Trust of Rural America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780300215359
eISBN:
9780300235142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215359.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter argues that the private–public corporate combo created a fundamental challenge to people exerting their rights to private property according to their moral economy. The government's ... More


Economics and the Making of “Natural Resources”

Frédérique Apffel-Marglin

in Subversive Spiritualities: How Rituals Enact the World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199793853
eISBN:
9780199919246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199793853.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter 3 focuses on the pre-modern European oral peasantry and their gift economy and rituals on the commons. The chapter argues that the eradication of this world is in great part due to the ... More


The Moral Economy of Rebuilding the Ancestral Village

Khun Eng Kuah-Pearce

in Rebuilding the Ancestral Village: Singaporeans in China

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028818
eISBN:
9789882207332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028818.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter explores the extent to which the Singapore Chinese are locked into a set of social relationships within a moral economy that constantly pushes them to assist with village development, ... More


The Cheap Repository Tracts 1795–1798

Anne Stott

in Hannah More: The First Victorian

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199274888
eISBN:
9780191714962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274888.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Between 1795 and 1798 Hannah More oversaw the production of over a hundred Cheap Repository Tracts, cheap literature for the poor modelled on the existing chapbooks and broadside ballads that aimed ... More


Famine-Crime as Popular Action

Sanjay Sharma

in Famine, Philanthropy and the Colonial State: North India in the Early Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195653861
eISBN:
9780199081653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195653861.003.0003
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter explores famine-crimes during 1837-8 with a view to constituting official notions of famine related collective crimes as being expressions of popular action. The author argues that these ... More


Catalysts from Below: Democratic Transition and ‘Bread Riots’

Larbi Sadiki

in Rethinking Arab Democratization: Elections without Democracy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199562985
eISBN:
9780191721182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562985.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

This chapter turns to the analysis of dynamics of democratization from below, with special reference to the role of society and Islamism. Its departure point is the limitation of Western paradigms to ... More


Morality

Ellen Oxfeld

in Bitter and Sweet: Food, Meaning, and Modernity in Rural China

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520293519
eISBN:
9780520966741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293519.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the connections between food and moral discourse in Moonshadow Pond. It examines how the exchange of food serves to express, fulfill and create moral obligations between people. ... More


Emotions, Morals, Practices

Rob Boddice

in The Science of Sympathy: Morality, Evolution, and Victorian Civilization

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040580
eISBN:
9780252099021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040580.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Sets the framework of the book within contemporary theories of the history of emotions and the history of morality, making a case for the use of ‘moral economy’ as an analytical category that ... More


The Moral Economy of Business: A Historical Perspective on Ethics and Efficiency

LESLIE HANNAH

in Civil Histories: Essays Presented to Sir Keith Thomas

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207108
eISBN:
9780191677496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207108.003.0016
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter discusses the historical perspective on the ethics and efficiency of the moral economy of business in England. It suggests that extreme ... More


Crowds, Community, and Ritual in the Work of E. P. Thompson and Natalie Davis

Suzanne Desan

in The New Cultural History

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520064287
eISBN:
9780520908925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520064287.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

This chapter investigates the underlying historical conceptions and agendas of E. P. Thompson and Natalie Davis as seminal figures in the development of the cultural approach. It also discusses the ... More


Pastoral Politics

Nigel Leask

in Robert Burns and Pastoral: Poetry and Improvement in Late Eighteenth-Century Scotland

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199572618
eISBN:
9780191722974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572618.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 18th-century Literature

This chapter turns to the contentious question of Burns and politics. Eschewing vague speculation about the poet's ‘radicalism’, it focuses on his social and political attitudes as expressed in his ... More


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