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The Locust and the Bee: Predators and Creators in Capitalism's Future

Geoff Mulgan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691165745
eISBN:
9781400866199
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691165745.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The recent economic crisis was a dramatic reminder that capitalism can both produce and destroy. It's a system that by its very nature encourages predators and creators, locusts and bees. But, as ... More


Wealth and the Wealthy: Exploring and Tackling Inequalities Between Rich and Poor

Karen Rowlingson and Stephen McKay

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847423085
eISBN:
9781447305620
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423085.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

There is relatively little research into wealth and the wealthy, despite increasing academic, policy and public interest in the growing gap between rich and poor, and the personal assets of the ... More


The Feminization of Poverty in Cross-National Perspective

Gertrude Schaffner Goldberg

in Poor Women in Rich Countries: The Feminization of Poverty Over the Life Course

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195314304
eISBN:
9780199865574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195314304.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter begins with an overview of the book, which is a cross-national study of the feminization of poverty, or, the predominance of women among the poor. It asks whether this phenomenon, first ... More


Economic Status

George H. Gadbois, Jr

in Judges of the Supreme Court of India: 1950 - 1989

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198070610
eISBN:
9780199080755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198070610.003.0021
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines the economic status of judges, while noting that the determinations were made from discussions with the judges about their family backgrounds and from unobtrusive indicators. ... More


Global Private Banking

Roy C. Smith, Ingo Walter, and Gayle Delong

in Global Banking

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195335934
eISBN:
9780199932146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335934.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

Private banking caters to wealthy individuals who, like other investors, base asset-allocation choices on their relative preferences for risk and return. There is value in diversification across ... More


Introduction

Lord Denning

in The Due Process of Law

Published in print:
1980
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780406176080
eISBN:
9780191705113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780406176080.003.0023
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

In recent times, England has been invaded by those who are seeking England as a haven. From their own countries they are escaping poverty, disease, and homelessness. In contrast there have been ... More


Scandalous Writings, Dubious Readings, and the Virtues of Popular Empowerment

John P. McCormick

in Reading Machiavelli

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691183503
eISBN:
9780691187914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691183503.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This concluding chapter entertains the idea of Niccolò Machiavelli possibly dismissing Leo Strauss, J.G.A. Pocock, Quentin Skinner, and even Jean-Jacques Rousseau, in much the same manner that he ... More


Judging New Wealth: Popular Publishing and Responses to Commerce in England, 1750–1800

James Raven

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202370
eISBN:
9780191675300
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202370.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Economic History

This book explores popular literature and the book trade in the second half of the 18th century. Based on intensive research into the production and sale of literature ranging from novels and ... More


Nicholas Blundell's Servants

Bridget Hill

in Servants: English Domestics in the Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206217
eISBN:
9780191677021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206217.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This chapter examines the conditions of the domestic servants employed by Nicholas Blundell, a wealthy gentleman living near Liverpool, England. This analysis is based on the Blundell's journal where ... More


Funding Feminism: Monied Women, Philanthropy, and the Women's Movement, 1870-1967

Joan Marie Johnson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469634692
eISBN:
9781469634715
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469634692.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Joan Marie Johnson examines an understudied dimension of women’s history in the United States: how a group of affluent white women from the late-nineteenth through the mid-twentieth centuries ... More


The Pursuit of Status

Peter Borsay

in The English Urban Renaissance: Culture and Society in the Provincial Town 1660-1770

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202554
eISBN:
9780191675409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202554.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter investigates how social status during this period was acquired and competed. In early modern Britain, status could only be acquired among the wealthy and powerful through birth. As a ... More


Introduction

Deborah Wilson

in Women, Marriage and Property in Wealthy Landed Families in Ireland, 1750-1850

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719077982
eISBN:
9781781703328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077982.003.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter explores the legal, familial and social factors that influenced women in Ireland in their experience of property in the period 1750–1850. The evidence is drawn from the personal and ... More


Institutions and Big-men of a Madras City Community: George Town Today

Mattison Mines

in Public Faces, Private Voices: Community and Individuality in South India

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520084780
eISBN:
9780520914599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520084780.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on the civic individuality of institutional “big men” of the Beeri Chettiar community in George Town. The leading men of this community include bankers, cashiers of important ... More


Birth Models That Work

Robbie Davis-Floyd, Lesley Barclay, and Jan Tritten (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520248632
eISBN:
9780520943339
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520248632.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This book takes us around the world in search of birth models that work in order to improve the standard of care for mothers and families everywhere. The contributors describe examples of maternity ... More


The Importance of Knowing Annapolis

Mark P. Leone

in The Archaeology of Liberty in an American Capital: Excavations in Annapolis

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520244504
eISBN:
9780520931893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520244504.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter, which introduces the city of Annapolis, a city that is deeply connected to the American Revolution and home to the United States Naval Academy, begins with a brief description of the ... More


What is wealth and who are the wealthy?

Karen Rowlingson and Stephen Mckay

in Wealth and the Wealthy: Exploring and Tackling Inequalities Between Rich and Poor

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847423085
eISBN:
9781447305620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423085.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter provides a more detailed discussion about what we mean by the terms ‘wealth’ and ‘wealthy’, as these are often used in different ways, and there has been too little discussion of their ... More


Strategic Giving: The Art and Science of Philanthropy

Peter Frumkin

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226266268
eISBN:
9780226266282
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226266282.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

The philanthropic landscape is changing dramatically as a new generation of wealthy donors seeks to leave its mark on the public sphere. This book reveals why these donors could benefit from having a ... More


Conclusions: authority and society in Nantes during the religious wars

Elizabeth C. Tingle

in Authority and Society in Nantes during the French Wars of Religion, 1559–98

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719067266
eISBN:
9781781700860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719067266.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Throughout the religious wars, the stability of urban governance in Nantes was striking. This arose from the shared nature of authority, which was widely disseminated among many different groups in ... More


The problem of riches: is philanthropy a solution or part of the problem?

Beth Breeze

in Social Policy Review 20: Analysis and debate in social policy, 2008

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420763
eISBN:
9781447303473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420763.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter is a response to the call for research agenda focusing on the ‘problem of riches’. It suggests that the topic of philanthropy fits within this agenda yet is under-researched in the ... More


American Cities

Peter Temin

in The Vanishing Middle Class: Prejudice and Power in a Dual Economy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262036160
eISBN:
9780262339988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036160.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

The United States has a dual residential system; the FTE sector lives in wealthy suburbs, and the low-wage sector lives in inner cities. Urban services are old and deteriorating. City schools are ... More


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