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  • Women in Charge (Routledge Revivals)

    The Experiences of Female Entrepreneurs, 1st Edition

    By Robert Goffee, Richard Scase

    Why do women start their own businesses? Is it solely because they are searching for financial success, or for other reasons? On the basis of detailed interviews with a number of women who have started their own businesses, this book, first published in 1985, reveals the significance of factors…

    Paperback – 2016-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Mining and Social Change (Routledge Revivals)

    Durham County in the Twentieth Century, 1st Edition

    Edited by Martin Bulmer

    The strong community ties of mining villages are the central concern of this book, which deals with the social history and sociology of mining in County Durham in the twentieth century. Focusing on the country as a whole, this title, first published in 1978, asks what is most distinctive about the…

    Paperback – 2016-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Household Vulnerability and Resilience to Economic Shocks

    Findings from Melanesia, 1st Edition

    By Simon Feeny

    Focusing on the vulnerability and resilience to economic shocks at the household level, this book draws on extensive research activities carried out in two Melanesia countries: the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu. In particular, it identifies the household impacts of the recent food, fuel and economic…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge

  • Globalization and Technocapitalism

    The Political Economy of Corporate Power and Technological Domination, 1st Edition

    By Luis Suarez-Villa

    Globalization and Technocapitalism considers the global reach of a new capitalist era, exploring the nature of 'technocapitalism' as grounded in new forms of accumulation, commodification, and corporate organization. As technological creativity, corporate research, and talent flows become more…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge

  • Capabilities and Social Justice

    The Political Philosophy of Amartya Sen and Martha Nussbaum, 1st Edition

    By John M. Alexander

    The capability approach to social justice construes a person's well-being in terms of the substantive freedoms people value. John Alexander engages with the rapidly growing body of literature on the capability approach in economics, inequality, poverty measurement and development studies.…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge

  • Beyond the Resources of Poverty

    Gecekondu Living in the Turkish Capital, 1st Edition

    By Sebnem Eroglu

    This groundbreaking volume researches the lives of gecekondu settlers in the capital city of Turkey in order to understand how households cope with poverty and why some households are more successful than others in reducing their deprivation. It takes a critical stance towards existing conceptions…

    Paperback – 2016-11-23
    Routledge
    Cities and Society

  • Coming to Terms with Chance

    Engaging Rational Discrimination and Cumulative Disadvantage, 1st Edition

    By Oscar H. Gandy

    The application of probability and statistics to an ever-widening number of life-decisions serves to reproduce, reinforce, and widen disparities in the quality of life that different groups of people can enjoy. As a critical technology assessment, the ways in which bad luck early in life increase…

    Paperback – 2016-11-23
    Routledge

  • Negotiating National Identities

    Between Globalization, the Past and 'the Other', 1st Edition

    By Christian Karner

    Negotiating National Identities presents an empirically detailed and theoretically wide-ranging analysis of the complex political and cultural struggles taking place in contemporary Europe. Taking contemporary Austria and her controversial identity politics as its central case study in a discussion…

    Paperback – 2016-11-23
    Routledge

  • Rural Sustainable Development in the Knowledge Society

    1st Edition

    By Hilary Tovey

    Edited by Karl Bruckmeier

    Based on the EU-funded CORASON research project, this volume brings together and compares studies into rural and sustainable development processes in 12 European countries. In doing so, it identifies key trends and reveals the changing nature of development processes on the way towards a knowledge…

    Paperback – 2016-11-23
    Routledge

  • Consuming Space

    Placing Consumption in Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael K. Goodman, David Goodman

    An examination of the relationship between space, place and consumption offers important insights into some of the most powerful forces constructing contemporary societies. Space and place are made and remade through consumption. Yet how do cultures of consumption discover space, and how do they…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge

  • The EU Economic and Social Model in the Global Crisis

    Interdisciplinary Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Dagmar Schiek

    This book addresses the viability of the EU economic and social model within and after the global economic crisis. It identifies four key issues which warrant further discussion: (1) the asymmetry of the legal and policy framework of the euro and potential recalibration; (2) substantive tensions…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge

  • Networks, Trust and Social Capital

    Theoretical and Empirical Investigations from Europe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sokratis M. Koniordos

    The concepts of social networks, social capital and trust play an increasingly central role in the social sciences. They have become indispensable conceptual tools for the analysis of post-industrial/late-modern societies, which are characterized by such features as the relative decline of formal…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge

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