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Communities and Development: Autarkic Social Groups and the Economy

Russell Hardin

in A Not-so-dismal Science: A Broader View of Economies and Societies

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294900
eISBN:
9780191596728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294905.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

Issues of social group autarky are addressed, with particular reference to their economic costs. The different sections of the chapter address the social interests of such groups, give some American ... More


Civic Cultures and Civic Colleges in Victorian England*

Samuel J. M. M. Alberti

in The Organisation of Knowledge in Victorian Britain

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263266
eISBN:
9780191734854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263266.003.0015
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the role played by civic colleges in the emergence of autonomous professional groups associated with new disciplines between 1860 and the Great War. It also discusses the role ... More


The Semiperipheral Hand: Middle-Class Service Professionals of Imperial Capitalism

Kris Manjapra

in The Global Bourgeoisie: The Rise of the Middle Classes in the Age of Empire

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691177342
eISBN:
9780691189918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691177342.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter points out that economic globalization, free trade, and liberal imperialism gave rise to an expanding elite of experts—managerial, scientific, and scribal professionals—during the ... More


American Conservation and the “World Movement”:: Networks, Personnel, and the International Context

Ian Tyrrel

in Crisis of the Wasteful Nation: Empire and Conservation in Theodore Roosevelt's America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226197760
eISBN:
9780226197937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226197937.003.0002
Subject:
History, Environmental History

Documents the rise of international concern over the depletion of wildlife and other resources on a global level and how that concern connected with and became articulated into American conservation. ... More


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