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Discriminating Risk
The U.S. Mortgage Lending Industry in the Twentieth Century
Guy Stuart
The U.S. home mortgage industry first formalized risk criteria in the 1920s and 1930s to determine which applicants should receive funds. Over the past eighty years, these formulae have become more sophisticated. Guy Stuart demonstrates that the very...



Dismantling Solidarity
Capitalist Politics and American Pensions since the New Deal
Michael A. McCarthy
Why has old-age security become less solidaristic and increasingly tied to risky capitalist markets? Drawing on rich archival data that covers more than fifty years of American history, Michael A. McCarthy argues that the critical driver was policymakers' reactions to capitalist crises and their political imperative to promote capitalist growth. 



The Early Growth of the European Economy
Warriors and Peasants from the Seventh to the Twelfth Century
Georges Duby



Employee Ownership and Shared Capitalism
New Directions in Research
Employee Ownership and Shared Capitalism illuminates shared capitalism's complexity as an organizational, psychological, sociological, and economic phenomenon that requires deep interdisciplinary understanding.



Employee Pensions
Policies, Problems, and Possibilities
This volume outlines a fresh view on pension plans from the perspective of both the employer and employee, describing the possibilities in American labor relations and in Congress to meet employers' needs to compete and to fulfill the enduring desire...



Enabling Interaction and Quality
Beyond the Hanseatic League—8th International Conference on Current Research Information Systems, Bergen, May 11–13, 2006
This proceedings book illustrates the tremendous evolution, driven by the revolutionary ICT-developments of the 90's.



Engineering Philadelphia
The Sellers Family and the Industrial Metropolis
Domenic Vitiello
Asweeping account of enterprise and ingenuity, economic development and urban planning, and the rise and fall of Philadelphia as an industrial metropolis, focusing on the influential Sellers family.



Entrepreneurial States
Reforming Corporate Governance in France, Japan, and Korea
Yves Tiberghien
An innovative examination of the comparative politics of reform in stakeholder systems.



A Europe Made of Money
The Emergence of the European Monetary System
Emmanuel Mourlon-Druol
Drawing on an extensive archival research from eighteen archives in six countries, this book makes a significant contribution to the understanding of European integration and the evolution of the world monetary system.



Everyday Piety
Islam and Economy in Jordan
Sarah A. Tobin
Drawing on in-depth ethnographic fieldwork in Amman, Sarah A. Tobin demonstrates that Muslims combine their interests in exerting a visible Islam with the opportunities and challenges of advanced capitalism in an urban setting, which ultimately results in the cultivation of a "neoliberal Islamic piety."



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