Monday, December 10, 2012

December 2012 Enterprise & Society Available

The December 2012 issue of Enterprise & Society is now available on-line. The issue contains Margaret Levenstein's presidential address, "Escape from Equilibrium: Thinking Historically about Firm Responses to Competition," and four dissertation summaries, as well as three regular articles and numerous book reviews. Contents include:

Dissertation Summaries
Christy Ford Chapin, "Ensuring America’s Health: Publicly Constructing the Private Health Insurance Industry, 1945–1970"
Xaq Frolich, "Accounting for Taste: Regulating Food Labeling in the 'Affluent Society,' 1945–1995"
Noam Maggor, "Politics of Property: Urban Democracy in the Age of Global Capital, Boston 1865–1900"
Alexia Yates, "Selling Paris: The Real Estate Market and Commercial Culture in the Fin-de-siècle Capital"

Articles
Wendy A. Woloson, "Wishful Thinking: Retail Premiums in Mid-Nineteenth-Century America"
Tore C. Olsson, "Peeling Back the Layers: Vidalia Onions and the Making of a Global Agribusiness"
Rachel Maines, "The Asbestos Litigation Master Narrative: Building Codes, Engineering Standards, and 'Retroactive Inculpation' "

    Full access requires a subscription (included with BHC membership), but abstracts are accessible by all.