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Salvage ethnography in the Scottish financial sector : the path to economic crisis in Scotland

Author: Jonathan Hearn
Publisher: Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2017.
Series: New ethnographies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A historical ethnography of banking practices during the merger of Halifax and Bank of Scotland. Provides insight into the 2008 economic crisis through review of the role of national identities,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Hearn
ISBN: 0719087996 9780719087998
OCLC Number: 1026068027
Description: 150 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Series editor's foreword1. Introduction: ethnography, history and the vagaries of research2. History: from Bank of Scotland's origins to HBOS and crisis3. Theory: explaining financial crisis and conceptualising capitalism4. Culture: nations, banks and the organisation of power and social life5. Change: discourses of agency and progress in organisational change6. Identity: struggles with personhood, nationhood and professional virtue7. Comparison: doing ethnography and thinking comparatively8. ConclusionEpilogueReferences -- .
Series Title: New ethnographies.
Responsibility: Jonathan Hearn.

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