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The Ascent of Market EfficiencyFinance That Cannot Be Proven

The Ascent of Market Efficiency: Finance That Cannot Be Proven

Simone Polillo

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501750373
eISBN:
9781501750397
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501750373.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This book weaves together historical narrative and quantitative bibliometric data to detail the path financial economists took in order to form one of the central theories of financial economics—the ... More

Despotism on DemandHow Power Operates in the Flexible Workplace

Despotism on Demand: How Power Operates in the Flexible Workplace

Alex J. Wood

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501748875
eISBN:
9781501748905
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748875.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This book draws attention to the impact of flexible scheduling on managerial power and workplace control. When we understand paid work as a power relationship, the book argues, we see how the spread ... More

Home Care Fault LinesUnderstanding Tensions and Creating Alliances

Home Care Fault Lines: Understanding Tensions and Creating Alliances

Cynthia J. Cranford

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501749254
eISBN:
9781501749285
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749254.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This revealing look at home care illustrates how elderly and disabled people and the immigrant women workers who assist them in daily activities develop meaningful relationships even when their ... More

Mobilizing for DevelopmentThe Modernization of Rural East Asia

Mobilizing for Development: The Modernization of Rural East Asia

Kristen E. Looney

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501748844
eISBN:
9781501748868
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748844.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This book tackles the question of how countries achieve rural development and offers a new way of thinking about East Asia's political economy that challenges the developmental state paradigm. ... More

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