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Korea's Online Gaming Empire

Dal Yong Jin

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014762
eISBN:
9780262289511
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014762.001.0001
Subject:
Computer Science, Game Studies

In South Korea, online gaming is a cultural phenomenon. Games are broadcast on television, professional gamers are celebrities, and youth culture is often identified with online gaming. Uniquely in ... More


Introduction

Dal Yong Jin

in Korea's Online Gaming Empire

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014762
eISBN:
9780262289511
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014762.003.0001
Subject:
Computer Science, Game Studies

This introductory chapter sets out the book’s purpose, which is to examine the multiple causes of growth of the online game industry in Korea. First, it explains why and how the Korean government ... More


Governance in Online Stolen Data Markets

Meltem Odaba¸, Thomas J. Holt, and Ronald L. Breiger

in The Architecture of Illegal Markets: Towards an Economic Sociology of Illegality in the Economy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198794974
eISBN:
9780191836442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198794974.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, International Business

We analyze the governance structure of online stolen data markets. As cybercriminal underground economies, stolen data markets are beyond the reach of state intervention, and yet they need form and ... More


Scarcity of Attention for a Medium of Abundance: An Economic Perspective

Greg Taylor

in Society and the Internet: How Networks of Information and Communication are Changing Our Lives

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199661992
eISBN:
9780191782671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199661992.003.0017
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

The Internet has a revolutionary potential because it has few limits to how large it can be. However, as this chapter points out, from an economic perspective, there remains a scarcity of attention. ... More


Media Ownership and Concentration in India

Anuradha Bhattacharjee, Liwei Wang, and Tapasya Banerjee

in Who Owns the World's Media?: Media Concentration and Ownership around the World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199987238
eISBN:
9780190210182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199987238.003.0025
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics, Economic Sociology

This chapter examines media ownership and concentration in India. Following an overview of the Indian media landscape, the remainder of the chapter focuses on print media (newspapers, book ... More


Assessing Accountability

Richa Kumar

in Rethinking Revolutions: Soyabean, Choupals, and the Changing Countryside in Central India

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199465330
eISBN:
9780199087013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199465330.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies, Science, Technology and Environment

The ninth chapter argues that intermediaries are essential to market exchange in agriculture. Disintermediation through technology in a cash crop like soyabean is impossible, since it cannot be ... More


Two non‐financial markets

Peter Richmond, Jürgen Mimkes, and Stefan Hutzler

in Econophysics and Physical Economics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199674701
eISBN:
9780191780066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674701.003.0013
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter presents recent findings concerning online betting markets and house markets. Traditionally, if one wanted to bet on a certain outcome of an event, such as a horserace or a soccer match, ... More


Branding and the Internet

Chekitan S. Dev

in Hospitality Branding

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452031
eISBN:
9780801465703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452031.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Marketing

This chapter focuses on the use of flash sale and daily deal sites in the hospitality industry. It reports on a study based on a survey of relevant practices in the global hotel industry that ... More


British film production and the horror genre

Johnny Walker

in Contemporary British Horror Cinema: Industry, Genre and Society

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780748689736
eISBN:
9781474416009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748689736.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Chapter 2 contemplates why British horror was revived at the dawning of the new millennium, and also considers some of the reasons why British horror films produced in the 2000s and 2010s can be ... More


21st-Century Deaf Workers: Going Beyond “Just Employed” to Career Growth and Entrepreneurship

Ronald R. Kelly, Andrew B. Quagliata, Richard DeMartino, and Victor Perotti

in Diversity in Deaf Education

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190493073
eISBN:
9780190607838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190493073.003.0017
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

As the labor market continues to evolve, how will deaf and hard-of-hearing (DHH) people adapt to changes in the workplace and take advantage of new employment opportunities, careers, and ... More


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