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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Territorial policy communities and devolution in the UK

Michael Keating, Paul Cairney and Eve Hepburn.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

March 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development and Growth; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Geography; Political Economy; Economic Sociology. 8778 words.

Devolution in the UK forms part of a wider process of spatial rescaling across Europe. Little work has been done on its effect on interest articulation. The literature on policy communities...

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Epistemic communities, localization and the dynamics of knowledge creation

Patrick Cohendet, David Grandadam, Laurent Simon and Ignasi Capdevila.

in Journal of Economic Geography

September 2014; p ublished online June 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Economic Sociology. 13116 words.

This article aims to clarify how epistemic communities dynamically shape the process of knowledge creation in a localized context and how the evolving interaction between different members...

A Buddhist economic approach to the development of community enterprises: a case study from Southern Thailand

Wanna Prayukvong.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

November 2005; p ublished online November 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics; Political Economy; Economic Sociology. 7174 words.

This study was undertaken to observe the development process and key success factors in three community enterprises adopting a Buddhist economic approach to development. The enterprises were...

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Building community, legitimating consumption: creating the U.S. bicycle market, 1876–1884

Thomas Burr.

in Socio-Economic Review

September 2006; p ublished online March 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Moral Philosophy; Corporate Social Responsibility; Welfare Economics; Political Economy; Economic Sociology. 13147 words.

Economic and organizational sociologists tend to define markets as sets of producers, and research mostly supply-side issues. They generally ignore the role of consumers and their use of...

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Essential Forms of Capital for Sustainable Community Development

Daniel V. Rainey, Kenneth L. Robinson, Ivye Allen and Ralph D. Christy.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

August 2003; p ublished online August 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agricultural, Environmental, and Natural Resource Economics; Economic Sociology; Economic Development. 4588 words.

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Social cohesion and knowledge diffusion: understanding the embeddedness–homophily association

Anant Kamath and Robin Cowan.

in Socio-Economic Review

October 2015; p ublished online August 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Economic Sociology. 10352 words.

The idea of social relations shaping business and production relations between economic agents is not new. Production relations may become socially embedded and may exhibit homophily. We...

Social Capital and the Terms of Trade for Farmland

Lindon J. Robison, Robert J. Myers and Marcelo E. Siles.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2002; p ublished online January 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Sociology; Agricultural Economics. 0 words.

Social capital is a person or group's sympathy for or sense of obligation to another person or group. This article introduces social capital into a neoclassical model of farmland exchange...

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The political economy of a divided Ireland

Jonathan Michie and Maura Sheehan.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

March 1998; p ublished online March 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics; Political Economy; Economic Sociology. 0 words.

For a peace process in Ireland to succeed it will require an active transition away from the underlying causes of conflict—not just the partition of the country, but the inequalities of...

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The influence of taxes on migration: evidence from Switzerland

Thomas Liebig and Alfonso Sousa-Poza.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

March 2006; p ublished online August 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics; Political Economy; Economic Sociology. 8279 words.

Empirical studies on the impact of taxation on migration have been limited by a lack of comparable data in an international context and a lack of variation in tax burdens within countries. A...

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Children, parental employment and educational attainment: an English case study

M O'Brien and D Jones.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

September 1999; p ublished online September 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics; Political Economy; Economic Sociology. 0 words.

Using survey and time-use diary data from a local English case study, this paper examines the interplay of family life and educational attainment from a child's perspective. In this...

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Capabilities and social cohesion

Diego Lanzi.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

November 2011; p ublished online September 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics; Political Economy; Economic Sociology. 7111 words.

The paper connects the concepts of well-being and social cohesion. By using Sen's capability approach to well-being, and analysing the socio-psychological literature on cohesiveness in...

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Heterodox economics: history and prospects

Sheila C. Dow.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

November 2011; p ublished online August 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics; Political Economy; Economic Sociology. 7958 words.

Frederic S. Lee's collection of essays makes a substantial contribution to our understanding of the history of heterodox economics, and to our sense of heterodox economics as a community....

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Local entrepreneurial resilience and culture: the role of social values in fostering economic recovery

Robert Huggins and Piers Thompson.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

July 2015; p ublished online February 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Sociology. 9050 words.

This paper examines localities in terms of the impact of community culture on the resilience of their entrepreneurial activity. Drawing on a regression analysis of data covering localities...

An inquiry into power and participatory natural resource management

Bengi Akbulut and Ceren Soylu.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

September 2012; p ublished online August 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics; Political Economy; Economic Sociology. 10498 words.

Decentralised environmental governance based on community participation is increasingly replacing top-down natural resource management. There is increasing awareness, however, that such...

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Conceptualising environmental collective action: why gender matters

B Agarwal.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

May 2000; p ublished online May 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics; Political Economy; Economic Sociology. 0 words.

This paper demonstrates how institutions for natural resource management (such as community forestry groups), which appear to be participative, equitable and efficient, can be found lacking...

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Innovation and economic performance in services: a firm-level analysis

Giulio Cainelli, Rinaldo Evangelista and Maria Savona.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

May 2006; p ublished online August 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics; Political Economy; Economic Sociology. 10420 words.

This paper explores the two-way relationship between innovation and economic performance in services using a longitudinal firm-level dataset which matches data from the second Community...

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Economic analysis, ideology and the public sphere: insights from Australia’s equal remuneration hearings

Siobhan Austen and Therese Jefferson.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

March 2015; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics; Political Economy; Economic Sociology. 7898 words.

The article explores contrasting economic analyses of gender and wages in Australia’s social and community sector as important and relevant examples of specific types of ideology in...

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Tax morale and prosocial behaviour: evidence from a Palestinian survey

Luca Andriani.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

May 2016; p ublished online April 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics; Political Economy; Economic Sociology. 9741 words.

The first empirical investigation is conducted into the relationship between prosocial behaviour and tax morale in the context of state capacity building as in the Palestinian Territories....

There goes the metro: how and why bohemians, artists and gays affect regional housing values

Richard Florida and Charlotta Mellander.

in Journal of Economic Geography

March 2010; p ublished online July 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Sociology; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Household Analysis. 7504 words.

It is often conjectured that artistic, bohemian and gay populations increase housing values in the neighborhoods and communities in which they reside. But these groups are small, and the...

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The artistic precariat

Alison Bain and Heather McLean.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

March 2013; p ublished online October 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Labour Standards: National and International; Economic Sociology; Labour-Management Relations, Trade Unions, and Collective Bargaining. 10679 words.

This article examines how some artists have collectively negotiated precarity in Toronto’s cultural sector during the last 2 decades through two arts experiments: the Waterfront Trail...

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