By Donncha Marron (auth.)
Read Online or Download Consumer Credit in the United States: A Sociological Perspective from the 19th Century to the Present PDF
Similar miscellaneous books
This primary quantity within the Raceplane Tech sequence gains the evolution of the realm record-setting pink Baron international Jet Mustang improvement and racing background the evolution of leave out Ashley II, airframe and cockpit alterations, together with Lear Jet wings F-86 tail Griffon engine improvement and limitless racing effects.
This article lines the evolution of activities improvement within the united kingdom within the context of broader shifts in game and social coverage. It explores the emergence of activities improvement from the early years of public coverage for recreation within the Nineteen Sixties to the contemporary era. This research is determined opposed to a historical past of coverage projects, from 'Sport For All', 'Action activity' and CCT, to the nationwide Lottery and the modern emphasis on game as an element within the social and cultural health of the country.
This quantity bargains a brand new and interdisciplinary therapy of syllabic writing in historic Cyprus. A group of individual students tackles epigraphic, palaeographic, linguistic, archaeological, historic and terminological difficulties with regards to the island's writing structures within the overdue Bronze Age and Iron Age, from the looks of writing round the 15th century right down to the top of the 1st millennium BC.
This ebook makes use of the paintings of Jurgen Habermas to interrogate rest as a significant, theoretical thought. Drawing on examples from activity, tradition and tourism, and going past issues in regards to the grand undertaking of rest, Spracklen argues that rest is imperative to realizing wider debates approximately identification, postmodernity and globalization.
- Dallas Cowboy
- From Darkness to Darkness
- The Water Boy: From the Sidelines to the Owner's Box: Inside the CFL, the XFL, and the NFL
- Learning Culture through Sports: Perspectives on Society and Organized Sports
- An Epic Swindle: 44 Months with a Pair of Cowboys
Extra info for Consumer Credit in the United States: A Sociological Perspective from the 19th Century to the Present
Gullible, Ignorant, and Illiterate”: Installment Credit and Deficient Wills Within this post–Civil War period, credit itself began to undergo a rapid expansion in terms of its geographic spread, the merchandising lines within which it was offered and the types of people who used it (Seligman, 1927; Nugent, 1939; Calder, 1999). Whereas before, it was exclusively for the financing of significant durable items of consumption like furniture and pianos, by the 1870s, its use extended to such relatively ephemeral household items as bedding, dishes, and kitchenware as well as for the purchase of suits, coats, and dresses on such terms as one-fifth down payment and eight weekly installments.
These stores themselves did not offer such credit—in fact, they prized themselves on their cash only policies—but their competitive commercial strength forced many single-line Consuming by Installments ● 45 retailers into offering installment terms. Such credit also allowed individuals to attain a higher standard of consumption, particularly for clothing. With the increasing preponderance of mass produced clothes and in new urban milieus beset by f lux and shifting, uncertain social relations and class identities, credit allowed increasing numbers to adopt the exterior aspects of a higher social class within a context that increasingly grounded judgment on appearance (Calder, 1999: 169–71; see also Boorstin, 1973; Horowitz, 1985).
The gradual institution of the Uniform Small Loan Law by states thus freed defined forms of personal borrowing and lending but simultaneously crafted a channel that continuously shaped the course that such transactions could take in the interests of a wider social harmony. * * * Pawnbroking represents one of the earliest, most institutionalized, forms of personal lending and images of the three balls, furtive or feckless pledgers, and shelves of goods stacked in gloomy surrounds soak much of the imagination of early industrial life.
Consumer Credit in the United States: A Sociological Perspective from the 19th Century to the Present by Donncha Marron (auth.)