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ERIC Number: EJ191404
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1978
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Human Values and the Market: The Case of Life Insurance and Death in 19th-Century America.
Zelizer, Viviana A.
American Journal of Sociology, v84 n3 p591-610 Nov 1978, Nov78
Explores the development of life insurance programs in the United States during the nineteenth century and traces social attitudes about life insurance from rejection to acceptance. Historical data indicate that life insurance emerged in the late nineteenth century as a form of ritual with which to face death. (Author/DB)
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Language: English
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