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Comparative Entrepreneurship

D. Hugh Whittaker

in Comparative Entrepreneurship: The UK, Japan, and the Shadow of Silicon Valley

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199563661
eISBN:
9780191701887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563661.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

Although much of the twentieth century was dominated by large firms and organized capitalism, the last few decades of this century experienced a shift from ‘managed’ to ‘entrepreneurial’ economies. ... More


Economic Progress: Wealth and Poverty

C. H. Lee

in The Transformation of Scotland: The Economy since 1700

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748614325
eISBN:
9780748653348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748614325.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter raises the question of what progress is. It asks why the growth of prosperity over time has been so unequally shared between different groups or classes in Scottish society. It argues ... More


Making a Way Out of No Way: Black Women Factory Workers

MICHAEL KEITH HONEY

in Black Workers Remember: An Oral History of Segregation, Unionism, and the Freedom Struggle

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520217744
eISBN:
9780520928060
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520217744.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter talks about a society that devalued the work of African Americans, and in which the survival of black families depended to a great extent on the labor of black women. Not only did black ... More


Policing Work: Violent Regulation of the Labor Market

Marie Muschalek

in Violence as Usual: Policing and the Colonial State in German Southwest Africa

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501742859
eISBN:
9781501742866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501742859.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter concerns how this practice of (violent) improvisation played out in one important field of police activity, namely, the regulation of the labor market. After the genocidal war, African ... More


He Had No Home but the County Poor House: Family Incapacity, Charity Policy, Wage Labor, and the Shift to Custodial Care, 1870s–1900s

Sarah F. Rose

in No Right to Be Idle: The Invention of Disability, 1840s-1930s

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469624891
eISBN:
9781469624914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624891.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 2 explores how the shift to an unpredictable, urban wage economy left many families unable to care for or make use of “idiotic” relatives who might be only partly productive. Complicating ... More


Introduction

Sam Mitrani

in The Rise of the Chicago Police Department: Class and Conflict, 1850-1894

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038068
eISBN:
9780252095337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038068.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book examines the development of the Chicago Police Department from the 1850s through the 1880s amid class tensions and political and economic conflict in the city. During the late nineteenth ... More


The Police and the First May Day Strike for the Eight-Hour Day

Sam Mitrani

in The Rise of the Chicago Police Department: Class and Conflict, 1850-1894

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038068
eISBN:
9780252095337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038068.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines how the Chicago Police Department dealt with the first May Day Strike of 1867 demanding employers to adopt the eight-hour day. In the period after the Civil War, a new working ... More


I Wish to Thank You for My Freedom: Paroling Feeble-Minded People into Farm and Domestic Work, 1900s–1930s

Sarah F. Rose

in No Right to Be Idle: The Invention of Disability, 1840s-1930s

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469624891
eISBN:
9781469624914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624891.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

As Charles Bernstein demonstrated at New York’s Rome State Custodial Asylum, even the early twentieth century job market still allowed for a spectrum of ability, if carefully analyzed. Individual ... More


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