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Philosophy of Science after Feminism

Janet A. Kourany

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199732623
eISBN:
9780199866403
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732623.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

The goal of Philosophy of Science after Feminism is not only a (descriptively and normatively) more adequate philosophy of science than what we have now, but also a more socially engaged and socially ... More


What Feminist Science Studies Can Offer

Janet A. Kourany

in Philosophy of Science after Feminism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199732623
eISBN:
9780199866403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732623.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This chapter takes up the feminists’ normative questions regarding science introduced in chapter 1 together with the various feminist science studies approaches they have engendered—the ... More


Challenges from Every Direction

Janet A. Kourany

in Philosophy of Science after Feminism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199732623
eISBN:
9780199866403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732623.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This chapter defends the political approach with its ideal of socially responsible science against five important challenges. The first—the epistemological challenge—suggests that the more a practice ... More


The Prospects for Philosophy of Science in the Twenty-First Century

Janet A. Kourany

in Philosophy of Science after Feminism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199732623
eISBN:
9780199866403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732623.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This chapter takes up the fundamental questions that remain regarding the political approach’s ideal of socially responsible science. In particular, how can the ideal of socially responsible science ... More


Socially Responsible Investing

Hunter M. Holzhauer

in Portfolio Theory and Management

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199829699
eISBN:
9780199979790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199829699.003.0030
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter provides an introduction to the growing field of socially responsible investing (SRI), which has emerged over the last few decades from a fringe investment activity into the mainstream. ... More


Sovereign Wealth Funds as Catalysts of Socially Responsible Investing

Augustin Landier

in Sovereign Wealth Funds and Long-Term Investing

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158633
eISBN:
9780231530286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158633.003.0021
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter discusses six trends that sustain the current demand for socially responsible investment (SRI). The first is what some sociologists have called the rise of cultural creative. In middle ... More


Socially Responsible Mutual Funds

Eddy Junarsin, Enrico Libert, and Frendy

in Mutual Funds and Exchange-Traded Funds: Building Blocks to Wealth

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780190207434
eISBN:
9780190207465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190207434.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter provides a broad overview of the development and structure of socially responsible mutual funds (SRMFs) and socially responsible investing (SRI). The chapter provides general definitions ... More


Mutual Funds: Management Styles, Social Responsibility, Performance, and Efficiency

Tamas Barko and Luc Renneboog

in Mutual Funds and Exchange-Traded Funds: Building Blocks to Wealth

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780190207434
eISBN:
9780190207465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190207434.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The mutual fund industry represents a substantial part of global financial markets with approximately 20 percent invested in mutual funds. Mutual funds offer a simple and easy-to-understand way to ... More


The Politics of the ‘Citizenly Company’ and Global Corporate Governance Reform

Grahame F. Thompson

in The Constitutionalization of the Global Corporate Sphere?

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199594832
eISBN:
9780191746079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594832.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

This chapter takes up many of the political issues posed by the previous two chapters. Corporate social responsibility in its various guises is examined and the difference between tradition ... More


Introduction

Stephany Griffith-Jones

in Sovereign Wealth Funds and Long-Term Investing

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158633
eISBN:
9780231530286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158633.003.0019
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter introduces the panel entitled “Fostering Development Through Socially Responsible Investment.” It suggests that, in practice, SRI generally is viewed as a negative prescription, ... More


The Postmodern Corporation

Ronald J. Colombo

in The First Amendment and the Business Corporation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199335671
eISBN:
9780199361915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199335671.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Company and Commercial Law

Chapter 3 introduces the postmodern corporation, a recent addition to the corporate landscape. Whereas the modern corporation is characterized primarily by the drive to maximize shareholder profits, ... More


Can Finance Change the World?

Geoffrey Jones

in Profits and Sustainability: A History of Green Entrepreneurship

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198706977
eISBN:
9780191840340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198706977.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, International Business

This chapter explores the creation of a set of institutions which launched new financial products to deliver capital and address risk in green businesses. It explores the creation of social banks ... More


Protest Politics in the Marketplace: Consumer Activism in the Corporate Age

Caroline Heldman

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501709203
eISBN:
9781501709470
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501709203.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This book is the first to analyze the democratic effects of consumer activism, defined as boycotting, socially responsible investing, social media campaigns, and direct consumer actions. America has ... More


Panel Summary

Patrick Bolton, Frederic Samama, and Joseph E. Stiglitz (eds)

in Sovereign Wealth Funds and Long-Term Investing

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158633
eISBN:
9780231530286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158633.003.0025
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter summarizes the panel discussion on socially responsible investment (SRI). It argues that improving the functioning of the international financial system is a concern for all. SWFs can ... More


Impact Investing: A New Asset Class and Its Implications for Sovereign Wealth Funds

Antony Bugg-Levine

in Sovereign Wealth Funds and Long-Term Investing

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158633
eISBN:
9780231530286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158633.003.0020
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter explores, from a more practical perspective, sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) and their potential role in helping to form a new form of capitalism, and the benefits that will accrue. It ... More


Objectives and Ethical Guidelines of Norges Bank Investment Management

Dag Dyrdal

in Sovereign Wealth Funds and Long-Term Investing

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158633
eISBN:
9780231530286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158633.003.0022
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter discusses the Norwegian fund's experience with socially responsible investment (SRI). It begins by highlighting that the Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM) has investments in more ... More


Publicizing the Private Sector

Caroline Heldman

in Protest Politics in the Marketplace: Consumer Activism in the Corporate Age

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501709203
eISBN:
9781501709470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501709203.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter introduces the reader to consumer activism and explains why this political behavior has become so popular in recent decades. It also introduces measures of democracy that are used ... More


Social finance: Capitalizing social impact

Alex Nicholls and Jed Emerson

in Social Finance

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198703761
eISBN:
9780191773013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703761.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This chapter presents an overview of the topics and debates discussed in the book. It starts by explaining the definition of social finance, relating it to other, sometimes rival, terms (social ... More


How to Deal with External Effects

Geoffrey Heal

in Endangered Economies: How the Neglect of Nature Threatens Our Prosperity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231180849
eISBN:
9780231543286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231180849.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The classical approach to external costs is to levy corrective taxes. An alternative, the cap and trade system, builds on the idea that external effects arise from inadequately-defined property ... More


The Politics of the Drive-Thru Window: Chicago’s Black McDonald’s Operators and the Demands of Community

Marcia Chatelain

in Building the Black Metropolis: African American Entrepreneurship in Chicago

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041426
eISBN:
9780252050022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041426.003.0009
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the economic and political factors that contributed to the building of black McDonald’s ownership in Chicago. Urban violence, Black Power movement ideologies about economic ... More


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