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The Social Meanings Of Money And Property

Author : Kenneth O. Doyle
ISBN : 9781452250977
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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In this fascinating volume Kenneth O Doyle provides a conceptual framework for understanding the social meanings of money and property, and the psychological, cultural, economic and political variables which contribute to these meanings. The author advances the concept of money as talisman, by which individuals protect themselves from their individual fears: of incompetence, abandonment, disorganization and constraint - to mention but a few. Examples in support of this argument are drawn from many social systems, contemporary and historical.

Social And Cultural Development Of Human Resources

Author : Tomoko Hamada
ISBN : 9781848260870
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Social and Cultural Development of Human Resources is a component of Encyclopedia of Human Resources Policy, Development and Management in the global Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS), which is an integrated compendium of twenty one Encyclopedias. The Theme on Social and Cultural Development of Human Resources provides the essential aspects and a myriad of issues of great relevance to our world such as: Social and Cultural Development of Human Resources; Social Development Trends; Urban-Rural Dimensions of Social Development; Religious Belief and Resource Development; Use of Resources and Space; Consumption in Affluent Societies - Developing Societies; Consumption and the Environment; Globalization and the Consumer Society; Social and Cultural Development Indicators. This volume is aimed at the following five major target audiences: University and College Students, Educators, Professional Practitioners, Research Personnel and Policy Analysts, Managers, and Decision Makers and NGOs.

Wrongful Enrichment

Author : Nahel Asfour
ISBN : 9781782257066
Genre : Law
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This book analyses enrichment law and its development and underpinning in social culture within three geographical regions: the United States, western members of the European Union and the late Ottoman Empire. These regions correspond, though imperfectly, with three different legal traditions: the American, continental and Islamic traditions. The book argues that we should understand law as a mimetic artefact. In so doing, it explains how typical patterns and exemplary articulations of wrongful enrichment law capture and reiterate vocal cultural themes found in the respective regions. The book identifies remarkable affinities between poetic tendencies, structures and default dispositions of wrongful enrichment law and cultural world views. It offers bold accounts of each region's law and culture providing fertile grounds for external and comparative elucidations of the legal doctrine.

Peace Of Mind For Your Aging Parents A Financial Legal And Psychological Toolkit For Adult Children Advisors And Caregivers

Author : Kenneth O. Doyle Ph.D.
ISBN : 9781440859328
Genre : Business & Economics
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Explains the most effective ways to discuss the legal and financial responsibilities that come with the end of life and tools for managing them—such as wills, trusts, estate planning, and cash management—in the context of financial psychology. • Prepares readers for meaningful conversations with their aging parents, with each other, and with the people who care for them • Details solutions to the problems most often mentioned by clients • Presents not only conventional wisdom but also state-of-the-art ideas from financial psychology • Defines elder law and financial issues so as to be accessible to general readers

The Psychology Of Money

Author : Jim Ware
ISBN : 0471436763
Genre : Business & Economics
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Discover the Ideal Investment Strategy for Yourself and Your Clients "To enhance investment results and boost creativity, Jim Ware replaces the maxim know your investments with know yourself. And he gives us specific testing tools to do the job." —Dean LeBaron, Founder, Batterymarch Financial Management, Chairman,, and investment author and commentator "Many investment firms fail, even though they are run by intelligent, qualified professionals, because they lack creativity. This book can rescue you. Jim Ware explains how to organize your business to encourage creative thinking. In five years, your customers will be working with an advisor who read this book, so make sure you are the one who did." Ralph Wanger, President, Acorn Investment Trust, CFA and author of A Zebra in Lion Country: Ralph Wanger's Guide to Investment Survival "Jim Ware has a great knack for understanding people and successful investing. This unusual combination of skills creates a rare find: useful insights to improve investment performance through helping people work together better. Jim’s wit and humor make this a fun read as well!" —Dee Even, Senior Investment Officer, Allstate Insurance Company, Property & Casualty "The Psychology of Money represents a major step toward development of a portfolio theory that recognizes human dynamics and differences among people. Jim's content is solid, and his presentation is engaging. This book ought to be on every practitioner’s bookshelf." —Kenneth O. Doyle, University of Minnesota, Author, The Social Meanings of Money and Property: In Search of a Talisman "Finally, an insightful look at the human side of investing. A step-by-step guide to enhancing management performance to increase returns." —Abbie Smith, PhD, Professor of Accounting.University of Chicago Business School

Great Expectations

Author : Henry Clay Lindgren
ISBN : STANFORD:36105036058506
Genre : Money
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The Psychoanalysis Of Money

Author : Ernest Borneman
ISBN : STANFORD:36105036709413
Genre : Business & Economics
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Warm Hearts And Cold Cash

Author : Marcia Millman
ISBN : UVA:X002036804
Genre : Family & Relationships
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Looks at the ways in which families use money to manipulate family members, argues that money is too often used to symbolize love, and shares actual cases of family finances

Personal Finance

Author : E. Thomas Garman
ISBN : 0618065075
Genre : Business & Economics
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The History Of Money

Author : J. McIver Weatherford
ISBN : STANFORD:36105029078578
Genre : Business & Economics
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Traces the historical evolution of humankind's relationship with money, from ancient times to the present-day revolutionary transformation in the meaning and use of money as represented by the electronic cash card, and discusses the implications of such changes

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