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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Agricultural protection and support in the European Economic Community, 1962–92: rent-seeking or welfare policy?

Mark Spoerer.

in European Review of Economic History

May 2015; p ublished online February 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Industrial History; Labour History; Economic History. 9225 words.

The European Economic Community's Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) has found a lot of scholarly attention. While economists stress the irrationality of the CAP and explain its striking...

Plenty of trust, not much cooperation: social capital and collective action in early twentieth century eastern Spain

Samuel Garrido.

in European Review of Economic History

November 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Industrial History; Labour History; Economic History. 9283 words.

Social capital—defined here as the norms and networks that create the necessary trust for people to cooperate to solve collective-action problems—also has negative effects. They are usually...

Dealing with economic stress through migration: Lessons from nineteenth century rural Sweden

Martin Dribe.

in European Review of Economic History

December 2003; p ublished online December 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Industrial History; Labour History; Economic History. 0 words.

Preindustrial society was characterised by vast uncertainties due to harvest failures and fluctuations in prices of basic commodities. These economic fluctuations had severe effects on the...

Commons, social capital, and the emergence of agricultural cooperatives in early twentieth century Spain

Francisco J. Beltrán Tapia.

in European Review of Economic History

November 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Industrial History; Labour History; Economic History. 9074 words.

The emergence of Spanish agricultural cooperatives from the end of the nineteenth century was a narrative of uneven regional development. It has been argued that the cooperative movement...

Public Housing in Urban America

D. Bradford Hunt.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of American History

P ublished online December 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Economic History; Urban History; Labour History. 8589 words.

Public housing emerged during the New Deal as a progressive effort to end the scourge of dilapidated housing in American cities. Reformers argued that the private market had failed to...

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