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Is a Friend in Need a Friend Indeed? Inclusion and Exclusion in Mutual Insurance Networks in Southern Ghana

Markus Goldstein, Alain de Janvry, and Elisabeth Sadoulet

in Insurance Against Poverty

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199276837
eISBN:
9780191601620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199276838.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The factors that determine inclusion and exclusion from mutual insurance schemes in Ghana are investigated. Personal relations within the household, social status, and connections within the ... More


When Shareholders Were Members: The Business Corporation as Voluntary Association

Kevin Butterfield

in The Making of Tocqueville'S America: Law and Association in the Early United States

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226297088
eISBN:
9780226297118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226297118.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Tensions between individual members’ rights and the will of the majority were common and were fraught with tension, for the challenge was to create effective associations that accorded with ... More


From Slavery to Middle-Class Respectability

Brandon K. Winford

in John Hervey Wheeler, Black Banking, and the Economic Struggle for Civil Rights

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813178257
eISBN:
9780813178264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178257.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

Chapter 1 examines the Wheeler family in the decades after emancipation and highlights their educational accomplishments, which put them on a path toward middle-class respectability in the early part ... More


Insurance and Tort Law

Peter Cane

in Tort Law and Economic Interests

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198252368
eISBN:
9780191681370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198252368.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

Practical operation of the law of tort cannot be fully comprehended without closely looking at the fact and extent of insurance, whether it be liability insurance, loss insurance, or legal expenses ... More


Corporate Forms and Organizational Choice in International Insurance: An Overview of the History and Theory

Robin Pearson and Takau Yoneyama

in Corporate Forms and Organizational Choice in International Insurance

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198739005
eISBN:
9780191802157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198739005.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Business History

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the development of organizations in insurance worldwide from the origins of the industry to the present day and summarizes the relevant theoretical ... More


Organizational Forms in Insurance: A Comparison of the USA and Germany during Industrialization

Robin Pearson

in Corporate Forms and Organizational Choice in International Insurance

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198739005
eISBN:
9780191802157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198739005.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Business History

This chapter offers the first historical comparison of organizational choice in two of the world’s leading insurance nations, the United States and Germany, as they industrialized before 1914. It ... More


The Survival and Success of Swedish Mutual Insurers

Mats Larsson and Mikael Lönnborg

in Corporate Forms and Organizational Choice in International Insurance

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198739005
eISBN:
9780191802157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198739005.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Business History

This study demonstrates that the presence of diversified corporate forms within the insurance industry does not always lead to the dominance of what is, according to theory, the most efficient ... More


John Hervey Wheeler, Black Banking, and the Economic Struggle for Civil Rights

Brandon K. Winford

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813178257
eISBN:
9780813178264
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178257.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This work combines black business and civil rights history to explain how economic concerns shaped the goals and objectives of the black freedom struggle. Brandon K. Winford examines the “black ... More


The Hillmon Case Is Tried for the Last Time: 1899

Marianne Wesson

in A Death at Crooked Creek: The Case of the Cowboy, the Cigarmaker, and the Love Letter

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814784563
eISBN:
9780814784570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814784563.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter focuses on the sixth and final trial of the John Wesley Hillmon case that began and ended in 1899. The sixth and last trial of the case of Hillmon v. Mutual Life Insurance Company et al. ... More


The Century Turns, and the Hillmon Case Is Concluded: 1900–1903

Marianne Wesson

in A Death at Crooked Creek: The Case of the Cowboy, the Cigarmaker, and the Love Letter

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814784563
eISBN:
9780814784570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814784563.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter discusses developments following the jury verdict for Sallie Quinn Hillmon in the sixth and last trial of the case of Hillmon v. Mutual Life Insurance Company et al. Within weeks after ... More


The Parties Ready Their Cases for Trial: 1879–1882

Marianne Wesson

in A Death at Crooked Creek: The Case of the Cowboy, the Cigarmaker, and the Love Letter

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814784563
eISBN:
9780814784570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814784563.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter discusses the train of events that took place in the years 1879–1882 as the parties in the John Wesley Hillmon case readied themselves for trial. It first considers the affidavit made by ... More


No Man Is Your Captain: The Making of an Agitator

Jerry Gershenhorn

in Louis Austin and the Carolina Times: A Life in the Long Black Freedom Struggle

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781469638768
eISBN:
9781469638775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469638768.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

Born in 1898, Louis Austin came of age in rural Halifax County in eastern North Carolina, during an era of increasing oppression of African Americans. Raised in the African Methodist Episcopal ... More


The Case Is Tried Twice More, and a Surprising Objection Is Made: 1884–1888

Marianne Wesson

in A Death at Crooked Creek: The Case of the Cowboy, the Cigarmaker, and the Love Letter

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814784563
eISBN:
9780814784570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814784563.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter focuses on the two trials of the John Wesley Hillmon case. The case of Hillmon v. Mutual Life Insurance Company et al. was called for a second trial on June 6, 1885. The jury selected ... More


The Supreme Court Hears a Case of “Graveyard Insurance”: 1892

Marianne Wesson

in A Death at Crooked Creek: The Case of the Cowboy, the Cigarmaker, and the Love Letter

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814784563
eISBN:
9780814784570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814784563.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter focuses on the Supreme Court's hearing of the John Wesley Hillmon case in1892. Four years after the third trial in the Hillmon case, the Supreme Court rendered its decision on the ... More


The Emergence of a Black Leader during the Age of Jim Crow and Black Racial Uplift in North Carolina

Reginald K. Ellis

in Between Washington and Du Bois: The Racial Politics of James Edward Shepard

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813056609
eISBN:
9780813053516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056609.003.0002
Subject:
History, African History

This chapter focuses on Shepard’s early education and career as a druggist, tax collector, cofounder of the North Carolina Mutual Life Insurance Company, and superintendent of the International ... More


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