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Published: 07 June 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478004493-012
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0449-3
Published: 16 February 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393924-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9392-4
Published: 01 February 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387848-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8784-8
Published: 01 March 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393399-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9339-9
Published: 28 June 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021612-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2161-2
..., may come as something of a shock to the twenty-­first-c­ entury listener. In fact, two of the reco­ rd s twelve songs are Selling Re volu tion 55 dedicated to retailers, a move wholly in keeping with other cultural products of the time. With an indomitable spirit reminiscent of the US postal worker...
Published: 28 June 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021612-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2161-2
... repres­en­ta­tion what the idealized socialist retailer accomplishes through overt pedagogy and heroic customer serv­ ice.8 Both are called on to disarm desire while also mediating the push and pull of industrial and ideological prog­ ress found at the heart of the newborn social- ist ­thing; indeed, they typically...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021391-145
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2139-1
... account of music in relationship to aerobics, karaoke, therapy, and retail captured a shift to a view of women as man ag ers in the workforce, but with similar perspicaciousness as consumers handling emo- tions. The British arts administrator who used Schubert to regulate her mood, the therapist...
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By Laurence Coderre
Published: 28 June 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021612-010
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2161-2
..., 31, 42, 45, 150 123, 126; and mediation, 13; and newborn Austin, J. L., 39 t­ hings, 3, 7; and retail, 69, 76; suspicion Autobiography of a Commodity (Deng), of, 11; and trade, 56, 57, 62, 78, 80 132 34, 136, 214 Central Acade­ my of Craft and Design, 82, 83, 168 ballet, 15, 30, 102. See also dance...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 20 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007609-040
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0760-9
... that of cosignatory traders will not be renewed. A deadline of six months, expiring at the end of the year is accorded to them to liquidate and close their wholesale and retail commercial establishments. Art. 4. It is forbidden for any Syrian in possession of the license to have more than one commercial establishment...
Published: 07 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375234-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7523-4
... olfactory, audio, and even taste architectures of retailers and hotel-casinos as well as the politics of touching in Madame Tussauds Wax Museum. The chapter presents these often overlooked impulses as powerful and active vectors of the commercial environment. By exploring examples of each individual mode...
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By Laurence Coderre
Published: 28 June 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021612-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2161-2
... of retail and 100 ­percent of ­wholesale commerce was at least partially owned by e­ ither the state or a cooperative. Prybyla, Chinese Economy, 218 19. 15. Richman, Industrial Society in Communist China, 882. See also Prybyla, Chinese Economy, 224. 16. For the shifting relationship between cooperatives...
Published: 11 November 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375050-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7505-0
... This chapter tells the story of the 1858 uprising in the Point neighborhood of St. John’s. Job competition between Antiguan and Barbudan dockworkers sparked the outburst. Over several days, Antiguans progressed from attacking the persons and property of Barbudans to targeting Madeiran retailers...
Published: 21 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374886-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7488-6
... a visual and discursive message that personal style blogging is effortless. Chapter 5 discusses how bloggers’ invisibilization of their labors are taste work strategies in and of themselves. By literally taking out of the picture and the blog posts the many levels of physical, consumer, retail...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013099-074
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1309-9
... has arrived since the 1980s, many finding work in hospitality and as laborers on major construc- tion projects. The 2011 census recorded 5,099 Jamaicans as people of Chinese ethnic origin.1 Chinese Jamaicans have played a prominent role in the retail trade in dry goods and supermarkets. They have also...
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By Laurence Coderre
Published: 28 June 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021612-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2161-2
... comprises fictionalized accounts of retailers experiences working in the ­People s Repub- lic of China s (PRC s) oldest state-­owned department store.2 Taken as a w­ hole, the volume reads like an implicit rejoinder to the notion that commerce and t­ hose who engage in it are ideologically suspect...
Published: 17 April 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009351-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0935-1
... of the Cleveland Cavaliers as well as the chairman and founder of Quicken Loans, the largest retail mortgage lender in the United States, and Rock Ventures, a holding com pany for more than one hundred of Gilbert s businesses which em- ploys seventeen thousand people, making it Detroit s leading employer.3 Since...
Published: 08 September 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376187-026
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7618-7
..., 1971], pp. 72–74, 127–128). 2. Many transportation companies, import-export merchants, and large retailers maintained branch offices in the smaller coastal towns. By the 1920s, as the provincial economy shrank, transac- tions were increasingly funneled from these ports to Port-au-Prince...
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By Laurence Coderre
Published: 28 June 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021612-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2161-2
.... Gladney, Dru C. Representing Nationality in China: Refiguring Majority/Minority Iden- tities. Journal of Asian Studies 53, no. 1 (1994): 92 123. Goldman, Marshall I. Retailing in the Soviet Union. Journal of Marketing 24, no. 4 (1960): 9 15. Golomstock, Igor. Totalitarian Art: In the Soviet Union...
Published: 13 August 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013037-012
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1303-7
... facilities and pvc manu- facturers [polyvinyl chloride, reco­ rds raw material] to the plater/stamper makers and lathe cutters to the labels and indie retailers. 1 New vinyl sales had been climbing for thirteen consecutive years, from ­under $1 million an- nually to more than $14 million, and rec­ords now...
Series: The World Readers
Published: 17 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007456-031
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0745-6
... of that name, Scott moved to New York City, where he became famous as a designer, illustrator, and purveyor of high fashion. He published both The Monitor of Fashion and Scott s Report of Fashions, which included his own stylized drawings, and he operated a retail establishment offering haute couture...