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community

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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Engaging Students in Research: The Use of Professional Dialogue

Philip Garcia and Carl H. Nelson.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2003; p ublished online January 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Education and Teaching of Economics. 3932 words.

Graduate students frequently have difficulty defining, developing, and resolving research problems in a manner consistent with the agricultural economics community. We report on a seminar...

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Ontology and the study of social reality: emergence, organisation, community, power, social relations, corporations, artefacts and money

Tony Lawson.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

March 2012; p ublished online March 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: General Economics; Economic Systems; Production and Organizations; Economic Methodology; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 23736 words.

The conception of social reality I have previously defended (and here extend), positing features such as social relations, positions and powers, is thoroughly naturalistic and even...

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Reality and technology

Albert Borgmann.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

January 2010; p ublished online December 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; General Economics. 4809 words.

Is it possible to have a wide and deep theory of technology? Commodification provides a helpful clue. It refers to the width of the economy and suggests incisive criticism. Although it is...

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Climate Adaptation

Fatima Denton.

in International Development

February 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Economics; Economic Development and Growth; Economic Development; General Economics and Teaching. 8203 words.

Climate adaptation tends to be conceived narrowly as a question of technology and biophysical change, yet social and political dimensions provide a deeper understanding on how societies...

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Water Resources: An Evolving Landscape

Cecilia Tortajada.

in International Development

February 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Economics; Economic Development and Growth; Economic Development; General Economics and Teaching. 7601 words.

This chapter presents the history of thinking on water resources and how it has evolved over time. It analyzes paradigms proposed by the international community during the last half century...

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Universities and Higher Education in Development

Rodrigo Arocena, Bo Göransson and Judith Sutz.

in International Development

February 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Economics; Economic Development and Growth; Economic Development; General Economics and Teaching. 8246 words.

This chapter traces the origin of the modern university and its role in economic growth and development. From institutions primarily concerned with reproducing existing knowledge,...

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Foundations and Private Actors

Carol Adelman and Yulya Spantchak.

in International Development

February 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Economics; Economic Development and Growth; Economic Development; General Economics and Teaching. 7038 words.

While Official Development Assistance (ODA) comprised the majority of resource flows in international development during much of the twentieth century, today private money, composed of...

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Rooting Change: Indigeneity and Development

Maivân Clech Lâm.

in International Development

February 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Economics; Economic Development and Growth; Economic Development; General Economics and Teaching. 8473 words.

International development, which took off after the Second World War, remained for fifty years the province of government officials and private experts bent on bringing “progress” to...

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Violence, Insecurity, and Crime in Development Thought

Keith Krause.

in International Development

February 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Economics; Economic Development and Growth; Economic Development; General Economics and Teaching. 7192 words.

Ideas and practices of development and security have evolved separately in institutional, scholarly, and non-governmental forums. Recent attempts to re-think the “security–development”...

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