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  • Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainable Development: Social Capital and Corporate Development in Developing Economies book cover

    Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainable Development

    Social Capital and Corporate Development in Developing Economies, 1st Edition

    By Risa Bhinekawati

    Many different companies can significantly contribute to the integrated goals and targets of the United Nations’ sustainable development goals, such as poverty reduction by 2030. Poverty is not only about people living on less than $1.25 per day, but more fundamentally, it is their lack of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Gower

  • Central Banking in a Democracy: The Federal Reserve and its Alternatives book cover

    Central Banking in a Democracy

    The Federal Reserve and its Alternatives, 1st Edition

    By John Wood

    The Federal Reserve System, which has been Congress’s agent for the control of money since 1913, has a mixed reputation. Its errors have been huge. It was the principal cause of the Great Depression of the 1930s and the inflation of the 1970s, and participated in the massive bailouts of financial…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Keynes and The General Theory Revisited book cover

    Keynes and The General Theory Revisited

    1st Edition

    By Axel Kicillof

    Every time the economy goes through a period of crisis, Keynes’ name is called upon by economists and politicians from diverse backgrounds. However, 70 years after the publication of The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money, specialists are still far—maybe everyday further—from reaching…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • International Investment Law and Policy in Africa: Exploring a Human Rights Based Approach to Investment Regulation and Dispute Settlement book cover

    International Investment Law and Policy in Africa

    Exploring a Human Rights Based Approach to Investment Regulation and Dispute Settlement, 1st Edition

    By Fola Adeleke

    This book studies the international investment law regime in Africa and provides a comprehensive analysis of the current treaty practices in Africa from global, regional and domestic perspectives. It develops a public interest regulation theory to highlight the role of investment regulation in…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Explorations in Urban and Regional Dynamics: A case study in complexity science book cover

    Explorations in Urban and Regional Dynamics

    A case study in complexity science, 1st Edition

    By Joel Dearden, Alan Wilson

    The task of modelling the evolution of cities – the dynamics – is one of the major challenges of the social sciences. This book presents mathematical and computer models of urban and regional dynamics and shows how advances in computer visualisation provide new insights. Models of non-linear…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Cool Nations: Media and the Social Imaginary of the Branded Country book cover

    Cool Nations

    Media and the Social Imaginary of the Branded Country, 1st Edition

    By Katja Valaskivi

    Nation branding is the most recent feature of imagined nation-making in the history of nations. Facing global competition, national decision-makers aim to distinguish their countries from others by means of branding. Quite a few nations have considered the term ‘cool’ suitable for describing some…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • European Born Globals: Job creation in young international businesses book cover

    European Born Globals

    Job creation in young international businesses, 1st Edition

    Edited by Irene Mandl, Valentina Patrini

    In the aftermath of the global recession, job creation is a policy priority. While it is a well-accepted fact that the majority of jobs are created by small and medium-sized enterprises, not all SMEs are rapidly growing, or even intend to expand. With limited public budgets, business models within…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Bodies, Symbols and Organizational Practice: The Gendered Dynamics of Power book cover

    Bodies, Symbols and Organizational Practice

    The Gendered Dynamics of Power, 1st Edition

    Edited by Agnes Bolsø, Stine Svendsen, Siri Sørensen

    Despite all the efforts to promote change, power and authority still seem to be permanently associated with the white, the straight and the masculine, both symbolically and in the everyday world of organizations. As the intricate relationship between the symbolic and the everyday remains…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Economic Complexity and Human Development (Open Access): How Economic Diversification and Social Networks Affect Human Agency and Welfare book cover

    Economic Complexity and Human Development (Open Access)

    How Economic Diversification and Social Networks Affect Human Agency and Welfare, 1st Edition

    By Dominik Hartmann

    This book combines the human development approach and innovation economics in order to explore the effects that structural economic change has on human development. While economic diversification can provide valuable new social choices and capabilities, it also tends to lead to more complex…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Cargomobilities: Moving Materials in a Global Age book cover

    Cargomobilities

    Moving Materials in a Global Age, 1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas Birtchnell, Satya Savitzky, John Urry

    Objects and materials are on the move like never before, often at astonishing speeds and along hidden routeways. This collection opens to social scientific scrutiny the various systems which move objects about the world, examining their fateful implications for many people and places. Offering…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Bourdieu's 'Distinction' book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Bourdieu's 'Distinction'

    1st Edition

    Edited by Philippe Coulangeon, Julien Duval

    This edited collection explores the genesis of Bourdieu's classical book Distinction and its international career in contemporary Social Sciences. It includes contributions from contemporary sociologists from diverse countries who question the theoretical legacy of this book in various fields and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Jean-Baptiste Say and Political Economy book cover

    Jean-Baptiste Say and Political Economy

    1st Edition

    By Jean-Baptiste Say

    Edited by Gilles Jacoud

    Jean-Baptiste Say (1767–1832) was one of the first great economists to have laid down the foundations of economic science. Author of the famous Treatise on Political Economy in 1803, which was revised and re-edited on several occasions, he published numerous other works including a voluminous…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

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