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  • Strategic, Policy and Social Innovation for a Post-Industrial Korea: Beyond the Miracle book cover

    Strategic, Policy and Social Innovation for a Post-Industrial Korea

    Beyond the Miracle, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joon Nak Choi, Yong Suk Lee, Gi-Wook Shin

    Export-oriented industrialization has transformed the Korean economy so profoundly that it has become known as the "Miracle on the Han." Yet, this industrial model has become fragile, as Korea’s chaebols are being challenged by Chinese competitors. Attempts to seek out new engines of economic…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Securing Finance, Mobilizing Risk: Money Cultures at the Bank of England book cover

    Securing Finance, Mobilizing Risk

    Money Cultures at the Bank of England, 1st Edition

    By John Morris

    Drawing on the history of modern finance, as well as the sociology of money and risk, this book examines how cultural understandings of finance have contributed to the increased capitalization of the UK financial system following the Global Financial Crisis. Providing both a…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge
    RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

  • Polanyi in times of populism: Vision and contradiction in the history of economic ideas book cover

    Polanyi in times of populism

    Vision and contradiction in the history of economic ideas, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Holmes

    The rise of populism across Europe and the US – first in the wake of the 2008 global financial crisis and then in the shape of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign and the Brexit vote in 2016 – are indicative of a seismic shift in the terrain of economic ideas in public discourse.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge
    RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

  • Trusting Nudges: Toward A Bill of Rights for Nudging book cover

    Trusting Nudges

    Toward A Bill of Rights for Nudging, 1st Edition

    By Cass R. Sunstein, Lucia A. Reisch

    Many "nudges" aim to make life simpler, safer, or easier for people to navigate, but what do members of the public really think about these policies? Drawing on surveys from numerous nations around the world, Sunstein and Reisch explore whether citizens approve of nudge policies. Their most…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Property Rights in Land: Issues in social, economic and global history book cover

    Property Rights in Land

    Issues in social, economic and global history, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rosa Congost, Jorge Gelman, Rui Santos

    Property Rights in Land widens our understanding of property rights by looking through the lenses of social history and sociology, discussing mainstream theory of new institutional economics and the derived grand narrative of economic development.  As neo-institutional development theory has become…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • The Great Transformation: History for a Techno-Human Future book cover

    The Great Transformation

    History for a Techno-Human Future, 1st Edition

    By Judith Bessant

    While artificial intelligence (AI), robots, bio-technologies and digital media are transforming work, culture, and social life, there is little understanding of or agreement about the scope and significance of this change. This new interpretation of the ‘great transformation’ uses history and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Unfolding Cluster Evolution book cover

    Unfolding Cluster Evolution

    1st Edition

    Edited by Fiorenza Belussi, Jose Luis Hervás-Oliver

    Various theories have been put forward as to why business and industry develops in clusters and despite good work being carried out on path dependence and dynamics, this is still very much an emerging topic in the social sciences. To date, no overarching theoretical framework has been developed to…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Neoliberalism and Urban Development in Latin America: The Case of Santiago book cover

    Neoliberalism and Urban Development in Latin America

    The Case of Santiago, 1st Edition

    Edited by Camillo Boano, Francisco Vergara-Perucich

    In the 1970s and following on from the deposition of Salvador Allende, the Chilean dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet installed a radical political and economic system by force which lent heavy privilege to free market capitalism, reduced the power of the state to its minimum and actively suppressed…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Sustainability Accounting and Integrated Reporting book cover

    Sustainability Accounting and Integrated Reporting

    1st Edition

    Edited by Charl Villiers, Warren Maroun

    Sustainability Accounting and Integrated Reporting deals with organizations’ assessment, articulation and disclosure of their social and environmental impact on various groups in society. There is increasingly an understanding that financial information does not sufficiently discharge…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Transformation of Resource Towns and Peripheries: Political economy perspectives book cover

    Transformation of Resource Towns and Peripheries

    Political economy perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Greg Halseth

    Most developed economies, including single-industry and resource dependent rural or small town regions, are transforming rapidly as a result of social, political, and economic change. Collectively, they face a number of challenges as well as new opportunities. This international collaboration…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Social Generativity: A Relational Paradigm for Social Change book cover

    Social Generativity

    A Relational Paradigm for Social Change, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mauro Magatti

    The 2008 economic crisis called into question the sustainability of the individualistic consumer society. However, for better or for worse, this long-term crisis represents an opportunity for the creation of a new model of growth to reform capitalism, structurally as well as culturally.As a…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Secondary Cities and Development book cover

    Secondary Cities and Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lochner Marais, Etienne Nel, Ronnie Donaldson

    The role secondary cities play in the global space economy and national urban hierarchies is increasingly receiving attention from scholars and international agencies, most notably the Cities Alliance. Secondary Cities and Development considers the role of secondary cities through the lens of South…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

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