Understanding the Enterprise Culture: Themes in the Work of Mary Douglas

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Understanding the Enterprise Culture
Themes in the Work of Mary Douglas

edited by SHAUN HARGREAVES HEAP and ANGUS ROSS

EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY PRESS

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Foreword vi
  • 1 - Introduction: Mary Douglas and the enterprise culture 1
  • AN OVERVIEW 1
  • Notes 17
  • 2 Why do people want goods? 19
  • 3 An institutional ecology of values 32
  • Notes 40
  • 4 The person in an enterprise culture 41
  • Notes 61
  • 5 Citizenship in the enterprise culture 63
  • Notes 79
  • 6 Entrepreneurship, enterprise and information in economics 80
  • Introduction 80
  • Conclusion 98
  • Note 100
  • References 101
  • 7 Convention and legitimacy: how artificial is justice? 102
  • References 114
  • 8 Environmental risk management in an enterprise culture 115
  • References 124
  • 9 A social animal 126
  • Notes 143
  • 10 Fear of fridges: some aspects of the politics of consumption 145
  • References 159
  • 11 Naturalness and the spontaneous order of the market 161
  • References 180
  • 12 The dynamics of cultural theory and their implications for the enterprise culture 182
  • Conclusion 196
  • Notes 198
  • APPENDIX TO CHAPTER 12: THE FOUR WAYS OF LIFE 199
  • 13 Close encounters of the third sector kind 203
  • Introduction 203
  • References 217
  • Index 219
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