The Development of Consumer Credit in Global Perspective: Business, Regulation, And Culture by J. LogemannThe Development of Consumer Credit in Global Perspective: Business, Regulation, And Culture by J. Logemann

The Development of Consumer Credit in Global Perspective: Business, Regulation, And Culture

byJ. Logemann

Hardcover | June 27, 2012

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This volume brings together historians, economists, political scientists, and anthropologists to present a global perspective on the new forms of lending and borrowing that have become a key feature of twentieth-century mass consumer societies, emphasizing comparative and transnational historical perspectives.
JAN LOGEMANN Research fellow at the German Historical Institute in Washington, D.C., USA, and director of the project 'Transatlantic Perspectives: Europe in the Eyes of European Immigrants to the United States, 1930-1980.' His work focuses on modern consumer societies and includes the forthcoming book, Trams or Tailfins: Public and Pri...
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Title:The Development of Consumer Credit in Global Perspective: Business, Regulation, And CultureFormat:HardcoverDimensions:295 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.95 inPublished:June 27, 2012Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230341055

ISBN - 13:9780230341050

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Table of Contents

Towards a Global History of Credit in Modern Consumer Societies; J.Logemann  PART I: LENDERS AND LENDING PRACTICES Selling Televisions on Credit: The Rise of Consumer Credit in Postwar France; I.Gaillard   Moral or Modern Marketing? Sparkassen and Consumer Credit in West Germany; R.Belvederesi-Kochs   Credit in a Nation of Savers: The Growth of Consumer Borrowing in Japan; A.Gordon  PART II: BORROWERS AND CREDIT ACCESS The Business of Working-Class Credit: Subprime Markets in the United Kingdom since 1880; S.O'Connell   American Women's Struggle to End Credit Discrimination in the Twentieth Century; L.Bowdish   Virtually Creditworthy: Privacy, the Right to Information, and Consumer Credit Reporting in West Germany, 1950-1985; L.Frohman PART III: STATE REGULATION AND CREDIT POLICIES Banking on Consumer Credit: Explaining Patterns of Household Borrowing in the United States and France; G.Trumbull French Consumer Credit Policy in the 1950s and 1960s: From Opposition to Control; S.Effosse   From Cradle to Bankruptcy? Credit Access and the American Welfare State; J.Logemann   PART IV: CULTURES OF CREDIT  Economic Agents and the Culture of Debt; S.Meyer   Japan and the Western Model: An Economist's View of Cultures of Household Finance; C.Y.Horioka   'Ahead a Good Deal': Taking the Long View of Household Debt and Credit in American Life; L.Calder