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Logemann, Jan

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

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Toward a Global History of Credit in Modern Consumer Societies
Jan Logemann

Part I. Lenders and Lending Practices

2. Selling Televisions on Credit: The Rise of Consumer Loans in Postwar France
Isabelle Gaillard

3. Moral or Modern Marketing? Sparkassen and Consumer Credit in West Germany
Rebecca Belvederesi-Kochs

4. Credit in a Nation of Savers: The Growth of Consumer Borrowing in Japan
Andrew Gordon

Part II. Borrowers and Credit Access

5. The Business of Working-Class Credit: Subprime Markets in the United Kingdom since 1880
Sean O’Connell

6. American Women’s Struggle to End Credit Discrimination in the Twentieth Century
Lawrence Bowdish

7. Virtually Creditworthy: Privacy, the Right to Information, and Consumer Credit Reporting in West Germany, 1950–1985
Larry Frohman

Part III. State Regulation and Credit Policies

8. Banking on Consumer Credit: Explaining Patterns of Household Borrowing in the United States and France
Gunnar Trumbull

9. French Consumer Credit Policy in the 1950s and 1960s: From Opposition to Control
Sabine Effosse

10. From Cradle to Bankruptcy? Credit Access and the American Welfare State
Jan Logemann

Part IV. Cultures of Credit

11. Economic Agents and the Culture of Debt
Silke Meyer

12. Japan and the Western Model: An Economist’s View of Cultures of Household Finance
Charles Yuji Horioka

13. “Ahead a Good Deal”: Taking the Long View of Household Debt and Credit in American Life
Lendol Calder

Keywords: History, US History, Modern History, World History, Global and Transnational History, Asian History, European History, Cultural History

Editor
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2012
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Worlds of Consumption
Page amount
305 pages
Category
History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137062079
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-34386-7

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