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Marketplace of the Gods

Witham Larry

in Marketplace of the Gods: How Economics Explains Religion

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195394757
eISBN:
9780199777372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394757.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The “religious economies” of every society are a balance of monopoly and competition. Competition develops around religious market niches where suppliers meet consumer demand. No single religion (or ... More


Overcoming “Premarket Syndrome”: Promoting Better Postmarket Surveillance in an Evolving Drug-Development Context

Shannon Gibson and Trudo Lemmens

in FDA in the Twenty-First Century: The Challenges of Regulating Drugs and New Technologies

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231171182
eISBN:
9780231540070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171182.003.0019
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This chapter explores both the promises and risks associated with rising interest in niche market drug development and concurrently, how drug regulatory reform efforts towards the “lifecycle” ... More


Life Insurance: Nationwide Financial Services, Meiji Seimei

William V. Rapp

in Information Technology Strategies: How Leading Firms use IT to gain an Advantage

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195148138
eISBN:
9780199849376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195148138.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

Not only did larger wealth and longer lives make the life insurance industry focus more on life instead of death, these elements, along with deregulation, have led to the development of new products, ... More


The Book as Burden: Junk Mail and Religious Tracts

Leah Price

in How to Do Things with Books in Victorian Britain

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691114170
eISBN:
9781400842186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691114170.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter looks at religious tracts and junk mail. The Victorians pioneered institutions—whether secular (the post) or religious (the tract society)—that allowed printed matter to be distributed ... More


Niche Marketing for Late Imperial Fiction

Robert E. Hegel

in Printing and Book Culture in Late Imperial China

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520231269
eISBN:
9780520927797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520231269.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter aims to demonstrate configurations of niche marketing for works of fiction, a generally less- well-studied category of books, during the late Ming and Qing periods in China. It describes ... More


Printing and Book Culture in Late Imperial China

Cynthia Brokaw (ed.)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520231269
eISBN:
9780520927797
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520231269.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Despite the importance of books and the written word in Chinese society, the history of the book in China is a topic that has been little explored. This book of essays—written by historians, art ... More


Capitalizing [on] Race in Drug Development

Sheldon Krimsky

in Race in a Bottle: The Story of BiDil and Racialized Medicine in a Post-Genomic Age

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231162999
eISBN:
9780231531276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231162999.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter provides a close reading of the FDA hearing that approved the race-specific indication for BiDil, in which the racial frame played a critical role in shaping how the committee reviewed ... More


Organic Hits the Mainstream

Connor J. Fitzmaurice and Brian J. Gareau

in Organic Futures: Struggling for Sustainability on the Small Farm

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300199451
eISBN:
9780300224856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300199451.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

With the passage of the U.S. Organic Foods Production Act (OFPA) of 1990, organic food left the fringes of America’s agricultural economy and received federal recognition— and regulation. But how did ... More


‘Where the shoe pinches’: reorientation under the National Health Service

Martin Gorsky, John Mohan, and Tim Willis

in Mutualism and Health Care: Hospital Contributory Schemes in Twentieth-century Britain

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719065781
eISBN:
9781781701423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719065781.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter considers the response of the hospital contributory schemes to the establishment of the National Health Service (NHS) in Great Britain. It describes the attitudes of the schemes towards ... More


Grass-Fed and Grass-Finished Livestock Production: Helping to keep Working Landscapes Intact

Gary P. Nabhan, Carrie Balkcom, and Amanda D. Webb

in Stitching the West Back Together: Conservation of Working Landscapes

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780226165684
eISBN:
9780226165851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226165851.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

In recent decades, declining ranching economies have returned fewer food dollars to producers. Ranchers have fewer assets with which to invest in the long-term protection of their land, and many have ... More


Innovation Dynamics, Change Agents, and Innovation Organization

William B. Bonvillian and Charles Weiss

in Technological Innovation in Legacy Sectors

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199374519
eISBN:
9780199374540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199374519.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter develops the new innovation organization model in detail. This strategic, systems approach addresses the obstacles facing transformative, disruptive innovations in legacy sectors, builds ... More


Chaptal’s Legacy in a Niche Industry

Jeff Horn

in The Path Not Taken: French Industrialization in the Age of Revolution, 1750-1830

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262083522
eISBN:
9780262275705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262083522.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter provides a glimpse of how the institutions founded earlier in the nineteenth century created a new industrial environment. As Jean-Antoine Chaptal envisioned decades earlier, ... More


Introduction

Grant Ian Thrall

in Business Geography and New Real Estate Market Analysis.

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195076363
eISBN:
9780197560334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195076363.003.0004
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Urban Geography

This book shows how to answer questions that provide guidance to the most important decisions in real estate: Should I buy? Should I build? Will the market ... More


Jumpstarting Stalled Adoption: Getting the Mainstream to Take the Plunge

Elie ofek, Eitan Muller, and Barak Libai

in Innovation Equity: Assessing and Managing the Monetary Value of New Products and Services

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226618296
eISBN:
9780226394145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226394145.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter extends the treatment of how multiple segments adopt innovations, and connects diffusion modeling and marketing strategy with the chasm phenomenon. A chasm forms when mainstream ... More


New cooperative horizons (1955–61)

Heike Wieters

in The NGO Care and Food Aid from America 1945-80: Showered With Kindness'?

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526117212
eISBN:
9781526128669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526117212.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 4 traces CARE’s development during a period of recurring organizational crisis and economic instability. It analyses how CARE’s management and board of directors dealt with organizational ... More


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