The development of consumer credit in global perspective : business, regulation, and culture / edited by Jan Logemann

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Subjects: Consumer credit
Consumer credit--Law and legislation
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012
Series: Worlds of consumption
Worlds of consumption
LC Classification: H, HG
Additional Authors: Logemann, Jan L
Notes: LCCN: 2012011382
ISBN: 9780230341050 (alk. paper)
ISBN: 0230341055 (alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents: Introduction: Toward a global history of credit in modern consumer societies / Jan Logemann -- Selling televisions on credit: the rise of consumer loans in postwar France / Isabelle Gaillard -- Moral or modern marketing? Sparkassen and consumer credit in West Germany / Rebecca Belvederesi-Kochs -- Credit in a nation of savers: the growth of consumer borrowing in Japan / Andrew Gordon -- The business of working-class credit: subprime markets in the United Kingdom since 1880 / Sean O'Connell -- American women's struggle to end credit discrimination in the twentieth century / Lawrence Bowdish -- Virtually creditworthy: privacy, the right to information, and consumer credit reporting in West Germany, 1950-1985 / Larry Frohman -- Banking on consumer credit: explaining patterns of household borrowing in the United States and France / Gunnar Trumball -- French consumer credit policy in the 1950s and 1960s: from opposition to control / Sabine Effosse -- From cradle to bankruptcy? Credit access and the American welfare state / Jan Logemann -- Economic agents and the culture of debt / Silke Meyer -- Japan and the western model: an economist's view of cultures of household finance / Charles Yuji Horioka -- "Ahead a good deal": taking the long view of household debt and credit in American life / Lendol Calder
Physical Description: vi, 295 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
OCLC Number: 755699227
ISBN/ISSN: 9780230341050
0230341055

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