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Culture and CommerceThe Value of Entrepreneurship in Creative Industries

Culture and Commerce: The Value of Entrepreneurship in Creative Industries

Mukti Khaire

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780804792219
eISBN:
9781503603080
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804792219.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This book describes how commercial ventures in creative industries have cultural impact. Since royal patronage of arts ended, firms in the creative industries, working within the market mechanism, ... More

Dead PledgesDebt, Crisis, and Twenty-First-Century Culture

Dead Pledges: Debt, Crisis, and Twenty-First-Century Culture

Annie McClanahan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780804799058
eISBN:
9781503600690
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804799058.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Dead Pledges is a study of our contemporary culture of debt. Examining novels, poems, artworks, photographs, and films produced in the wake of the financial crisis of 2008, this book aims to show how ... More

The Dual ExecutiveUnilateral Orders in a Separated and Shared Power System

The Dual Executive: Unilateral Orders in a Separated and Shared Power System

Michelle Belco and Brandon Rottinghaus

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780804799973
eISBN:
9781503601987
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804799973.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The president serves dual roles in the political system: one who “commands” by pursuing his or her agenda using unilateral orders and one who “administers” and who works to continue proper government ... More

Figuring Korean FuturesChildren's Literature in Modern Korea

Figuring Korean Futures: Children's Literature in Modern Korea

Dafna Zur

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781503601680
eISBN:
9781503603110
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503601680.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This book is the story of the emergence and development of writing for children in modern Korea. In the 1920s, a narrator-adult voice began to speak for the first time directly to a child-reader ... More

Getting New Things DoneNetworks, Brokerage, and the Assembly of Innovative Action

Getting New Things Done: Networks, Brokerage, and the Assembly of Innovative Action

David Obstfeld

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780804760508
eISBN:
9781503603097
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760508.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

Mobilizing people to pursue action that “gets new things done” depends critically on the effective orchestration of social networks and knowledge sharing. This orchestration is vital to the pursuit ... More

Goddess on the FrontierReligion, Ethnicity, and Gender in Southwest China

Goddess on the Frontier: Religion, Ethnicity, and Gender in Southwest China

Megan Bryson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780804799546
eISBN:
9781503600454
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804799546.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This book follows the transformations of the goddess Baijie, a deity worshiped in the Dali region of southwest China’s Yunnan Province, to understand how local identities developed in a Chinese ... More

Hard TargetSanctions, Inducements, and the Case of North Korea

Hard Target: Sanctions, Inducements, and the Case of North Korea

Stephan Haggard and Marcus Noland

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781503600362
eISBN:
9781503601994
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503600362.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Because authoritarian regimes like North Korea can impose the costs of sanctions on their citizens, they constitute “hard targets.” Yet such regimes may also be immune—and even hostile—to economic ... More

The History of Missed OpportunitiesBritish Romanticism and the Emergence of the Everyday

The History of Missed Opportunities: British Romanticism and the Emergence of the Everyday

William H. Galperin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781503600195
eISBN:
9781503603103
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503600195.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This study is about the emergence of the everyday as both a concept and a material event and about the practices of retrospection in which it came to awareness in the romantic period in “histories” ... More

Luxurious NetworksSalt Merchants, Status, and Statecraft in Eighteenth-Century China

Luxurious Networks: Salt Merchants, Status, and Statecraft in Eighteenth-Century China

Yulian Wu

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780804798112
eISBN:
9781503600799
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804798112.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book explores the transformation of Huizhou salt merchants’ social and political status in eighteenth-century China. These merchants left their homes in the remote countryside of Huizhou, ... More

The Off-ScreenAn Investigation of the Cinematic Frame

The Off-Screen: An Investigation of the Cinematic Frame

Eyal Peretz

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781503600720
eISBN:
9781503601611
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503600720.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The Off-Screen offers a comprehensive theory of film, a concise history of American cinema from Griffith to Tarantino, and a reflection on the place and significance of film within the general ... More

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