Historical Social Research

44.2 - Governing by Numbers

Special Issue – Governing by Numbers - Key Indicators and the Politics of Expectations (Walter Bartl, Christian Papilloud & Audrey Terracher-Lipinski)
  • Walter Bartl, Christian Papilloud & Audrey Terracher-Lipinski: Governing by Numbers - Key Indicators and the Politics of Expectations. An Introduction. [Abstract]
  • Laurent Thévenot: Measure for Measure: Politics of Quantifying Individuals to Govern Them. [Abstract]
  • Rainer Diaz-Bone: Statistical Panopticism and its Critique. [Abstract]
  • Timo Walter: Formalizing the Future: How Central Banks Set Out to Govern Expectations but Ended Up (En-)Trapped in Indicators. [Abstract]
  • Ingo Bode: Let’s Count and Manage – and Forget the Rest. Understanding NumericRationalization in Human Service Provision. [Abstract]
  • Lisa Knoll & Konstanze Senge: Public Debt Management between Discipline and Creativity. Accounting for Energy Performance Contracts in Germany. [Abstract]
  • John Berten: Failed Indicatorisation: Defining, Comparing and Quantifying Social Policy in the ILO’s International Survey of Social Services of the Interwar Period. [Abstract]
  • Oscar Javier Maldonado & Tiago Moreira: Metrics in Global Health: Situated Differences in the Valuation of Human Life. [Abstract]
  • Carlotta Mozzana: A Matter of Definitions: The Profiling of People in Italian Active Labour Market Policies. [Abstract]
  • Michael Huber & Maarten Hillebrandt: “Pay for Promise” in Higher Education: The Influence of NPM on Resource Allocation in German Universities. [Abstract]
  • Anne Piezunka: Struggle for Acceptance – Maintaining External School Evaluation as an Institution in Germany. [Abstract]
  • Philipp Lepenies: Transforming by Metrics that Matter – Progress, Participation, and the National Initiatives of Fixing Well-Being Indicators. [Abstract]
  • Oliver Holtemöller & Christoph Schult: Expectation Formation, Financial Frictions, and Forecasting Performance of Dynamic Stochastic General Equilibrium Models. [Abstract]

44.1 - Markets, Organizations, and Law

Special Issue – Markets, Organizations, and Law –Perspectives of Convention Theory on Economic Practices and Structures (ed. Rainer Diaz-Bone & Olivier Favereau)
  • Rainer Diaz-Bone & Olivier Favereau: Perspectives of Economics of Convention on Markets, Organizations, and Law. An Introduction. [Abstract]
  • Olivier Favereau: The Economics of Convention: From the Practice of Economics to the Economics of Practice. [Abstract]
  • Guillemette de Larquier & Géraldine Rieucau: Valuation and Matching: A Conventionalist Explanation of Labor Markets by Firms’ Recruitment Channels. [Abstract]
  • Julia Brandl, Arjan Kozica, Katharina Pernkopf & Anna Schneider: Flexible Work Practices: Analysis from a Pragmatist Perspective. [Abstract]
  • Delphine Remillon: Unemployment and Turning Points in Careers: A Conventionalist Analysis. [Abstract]
  • Ariane Ghirardello: Discrimination as a Convention: A Re-Assessment of the Impact of Social Intervention. [Abstract]
  • Christian Bessy & Francis Chateauraynaud: The Dynamics of Authentication and Counterfeits in Markets. [Abstract]
  • Luka Jakelja & Florian Brugger: Why Do Markets Change? Some Conventionalist Considerations on the Stability and Dynamic of Markets. [Abstract]
  • Franck Bessis & Camille Chaserant: A New Analysis of the Market for Legal Services. The Lawyer, homo œconomicus or homo conventionalis?. [Abstract]
  • Claude Didry: Labor Law as a Base for Firms’ Organization. [Abstract]
  • Lisa Knoll: Sustainable Markets and the State: Taxation, Cap-and-Trade, Pay-for-Success, and Nudging. [Abstract]
  • Philippe Batifoulier, Nicolas Da Silva & Victor Duchesne: The Dynamics of Conventions: The Case of the French Social Security System. [Abstract]
  • Michael Faust & Jürgen Kädtler: The (Not Entirely) Financialized Enterprise – A Conceptual Proposal. [Abstract]
  • Rainer Diaz-Bone: Economics of Convention Meets Foucault. [Abstract]

43.4 - Challenged Elites - Elites as Challengers

Special Issue: Challenged Elites – Elites as Challengers. The Impact of Civil Activism, Populism and the Economic Crisis on Elite Structures, Orientations and Agendas (ed. Heinrich Best, Ursula Hoffmann-Lange, Hans-Dieter Klingemann & Peter Rutland)
  • Heinrich Best & Ursula Hoffmann-Lange: Challenged Elites – Elites as Challengers. Towards a Unified Theory of Representative Elites. [Abstract]
  • Maurizio Cotta: Vulnerability, Resilience, and Responses: The European Elites System under a Prolonged Crisis. [Abstract]
  • Farida Jalalzai & Meg Rincker: Blood is Thicker than Water: Family Ties to Political Power Worldwide. [Abstract]
  • Elena Semenova: Corporate Recruitment and Networks in Germany: Change, Stability, or Both? [Abstract]
  • Jérôme Heurtaux: Elites and Revolution: Political Relegation and Reintegration of Former Senior Government Officials in Tunisia. [Abstract]
  • Trygve Gulbrandsen: Continued Elite Support for the Norwegian Version of the Nordic Model? [Abstract]
  • Oxana Gaman-Golutvina: Political Elites in the USA under George W. Bush and Barack Obama: Structure and International Politics. [Abstract]
  • Hans-Dieter Klingemann & Ursula Hoffmann-Lange: The Impact of the Global Economic Crisis on Support for Democracy. [Abstract]
  • Ursula Hoffmann-Lange: Parliamentarians’ Evaluations of the Global Economic Crisis. [Abstract]
  • Hans-Dieter Klingemann: The Impact of the Global Economic Crisis on Patterns of Support for Democracy in Germany. [Abstract]
  • Patrik Öhberg: Not all Crises are Detrimental for the Government. The Global Economic Crisis and the Swedish Case. [Abstract]
  • Radosław Markowski & Agnieszka Kwiatkowska: The Political Impact of the Global Economic Crisis in Poland: Delayed and Indirect Effects. [Abstract]
  • Sang-Jin Han & Young-Hee Shim: The Global Economic Crisis, Dual Polarization, and Liberal Democracy in South Korea. [Abstract]
  • Yilmaz Esmer & Bahar Ayça Okçuoğlu: Dimensions of Political Representation: Ideological and Policy Congruence between the Representative and the Represented in Seven Countries. [Abstract]
Mixed Issue
  • Arianna Ciula, Øyvind Eide, Cristina Marras & Patrick Sahle: Models and Modelling between Digital and Humanities. Remarks from a Multidisciplinary Perspective. [Abstract]

HSR Team


Suppl. 31 - Models and Modelling between Digital and Humanities

Models and Modelling between Digital and Humanities – A  Multidisciplinary Perspective (ed. Arianna Ciula, Øyvind Eide, Cristina Marras & Patrick Sahle
  • Arianna Ciula, Øyvind Eide, Cristina Marras & Patrick Sahle: Modelling: Thinking in Practice. An Introduction. [Abstract]


  • Willard McCarty: Modelling What There Is: Ontologising in a Multidimensional World. [Abstract]
  • Nina Bonderup Dohn: Models, Modelling, Metaphors and Metaphorical Thinking – From an Educational Philosophical View. [Abstract]
  • Barbara Tversky: Multiple Models. In the Mind and in the World. [Abstract]
  • Christina Ljungberg: Iconicity in Cognition and Communication. [Abstract]
  • Rens Bod: Modelling in the Humanities: Linking Patterns to Principles. [Abstract]
  • Fotis Jannidis: Modeling in the Digital Humanities: a Research Program? [Abstract]
  • Oliver Nakoinz: Models and Modelling in Archaeology. [Abstract]
  • Gunnar Olsson: EVERYTHING IS TRANSLATION (Including the Art of Making New Boots out of the Old Ones). [Abstract]
  • Claas Lattmann: Iconizing the Digital Humanities. Models and Modeling from a Semiotic Perspective. [Abstract]
  • Giorgio Fotia: Modelling Practices and Practices of Modelling. [Abstract]
  • Paul A. Fishwick: A Humanities Based Approach to Formally Defining Information through Modelling. [Abstract]
  • Günther Görz: Some Remarks on Modelling from a Computer Science Perspective. [Abstract]
  • Francesca Tomasi: Modelling in the Digital Humanities: Conceptual Data Models and Knowledge Organization in the Cultural Heritage Domain. [Abstract]


    • Patrick Sahle: How to Recognize a Model When You See One. Or: Claudia Schiffer and the Climate Change. [Abstract]
    • Cristina Marras: A Metaphorical Language for Modelling. [Abstract]
    • Zoe Schubert & Elisabeth Reuhl: Setting the Space: Creating Surroundings for an Interdisciplinary Discourse and Sharing of (Implicit) Knowledge. [Abstract]
    • Nils Geißler & Michela Tardella: Observational Drawing. From Words to Diagrams. [Abstract]
    • Tessa Gengnagel: The Discourse about Modelling: Some Observations from the Outside. [Abstract]

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