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  • Giving Blood

    The Institutional Making of Altruism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Johanne Charbonneau, André Smith

    Giving Blood represents a new agenda for blood donation research. It explores the diverse historical and contemporary undercurrents that influence how blood donation takes place, and the social meanings that people attribute to the act of giving blood. Drawing from empirical studies conducted in…

    Paperback – 2019-09-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • Liminality in Organization Studies

    Theory and Method, 1st Edition

    By Maria Rita Tagliaventi

    In a time of flexible and mutable work arrangements, there is hardly a domain of organizing that has not been affected by liminality. Temporary workers who switch companies based on projects, consultants who operate at the boundaries between the consultant and the client companies, or ‘hybrid…

    Hardback – 2019-08-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Business and Management

  • The Institutional Theory of the Firm

    Embedded Autonomy, 1st Edition

    By Alexander Styhre

    The Institutional Theory of the Firm examines recent and previous organization theory literature to advocate what Evans (1995) refers to as the "embedded autonomy" of the firm, as well as its role in being simultaneously anchored in, for example, corporate legislation and regulatory practices on…

    Hardback – 2019-07-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Management, Organizations and Society

  • Business Interests and the Development of the Modern Welfare State

    1st Edition

    Edited by Dennie Oude Nijhuis

    This edited volume provides a synthesis on the question of business attitudes towards and its influence over the development of the modern welfare state. It gathers leading scholars in the field to offer both in-depth historical country case studies and comparative chapters that discuss…

    Hardback – 2019-07-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Political Economy of the Welfare State

  • Citizen Participation in the Age of Contracting

    When Service Delivery Trumps Democracy, 1st Edition

    By Anna A. Amirkhanyan, Kristina T. Lambright

    Citizen Participation in the Age of Contracting is based on a simple premise: in democracies, power originates with citizens. While citizen participation in government remains a central tenet of democracy, public service delivery structures are considerably more complex today than they were fifty…

    Paperback – 2019-07-16
    Routledge

  • Trust, Control, and the Economics of Governance

    1st Edition

    By Philipp Herold

    In today’s world, we cooperate across legal and cultural systems in order to create value. However, this increases volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity as challenges for societies, politics, and business. This has made governance a scarce resource. It thus is inevitable that we…

    Hardback – 2019-06-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Trust Research

  • Rethinking Culture

    Embodied Cognition and the Origin of Culture in Organizations, 1st Edition

    By David G. White

    Organizational or corporate ‘culture’ is the most overused and least understood word in business, if not society. While the topic has been an object of keen academic interest for nearly half a century, theorists and practitioners still struggle with the most basic questions: What is organizational…

    Paperback – 2019-06-06
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Organizational Change

    1st Edition

    By Robert Price

    Politics is an aspect of everyday life within organizations, and is a force that inhibits individual and collective behaviour. If not fully understood, it can impede organizational change and development. In order to minimise the political aspects of organizational dynamics there is a need to…

    Hardback – 2019-05-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Business and Management

  • Ideas, Political Power, and Public Policy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel Beland, Martin B. Carstensen, Leonard Seabrooke

    Through the last couple of decades, scholars on both sides of the Atlantic have increasingly emphasized the importance of political ideas in understanding processes of change and stability in politics and public policy. Yet, surprisingly, relatively little has been done to more clearly and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge
    Journal of European Public Policy Series

  • Where are Europe’s New Borders?

    Critical Insights into Contemporary European Bordering, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anthony Cooper

    Europe’s borders have always been historically ambiguous and dynamic, whereby borders shift and change character and new borders replace older ones. By focusing upon the title question ‘where are Europe’s new borders’, this volume looks at the present state of European bordering and questions the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge

  • Silent Citizenship

    The Politics of Marginality in Unequal Democracies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Justin Gest, Sean Gray

    What does silent citizenship mean in a democracy? With levels of economic and political inequality on the rise across the developed democracies, citizens are becoming more disengaged from their neighbourhoods and communities, more distrustful of politicians and political parties, more sceptical of…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge

  • Corruption and Legislatures

    1st Edition

    By Riccardo Pelizzo, Frederick Stapenhurst

    This book investigates parliaments’ role in curbing corruption. In addition to discussing the definition, causes, and costs of corruption and the role that parliaments have in reducing corruption, the authors consider contemporary issues that parliamentarians – and others – need to be…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

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