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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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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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GLOBALISATION AND THE REGULATION OF FDI: NEW PROPOSALS FROM THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITY AND JAPAN

Ajit Singh.

in Contributions to Political Economy

August 2005; p ublished online August 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Economic Thought; Public Economics; Political Economy. 9696 words.

The key analytical and policy question examined in this paper is whether multinational companies and their overseas investment need to be regulated at the national and/or at the...

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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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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Economic Development in the Shadow of the Consensus: A Strategic Decision‐Making Approach

Roger Sugden and James R. Wilson.

in Contributions to Political Economy

December 2002; p ublished online December 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Economic Thought; Public Economics; Political Economy. 0 words.

Founded on an interpretation that is rooted in localities and their communities, we offer a move from the inevitability of uneven development. Analysis of past and present theory is framed...

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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Samuel Bailey and the Subversion of the Classical Theory of Value: A Note

Giancarlo De Vivo.

in Contributions to Political Economy

June 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Economics; Political Economy; History of Economic Thought. 2811 words.

This note deals with the rôle Bailey played in the subversion of the Classical theory of value. It is argued that there was one crucial element which he contributed to this development, viz.null...

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GLOBALISATION AND CORPORATE POWER

Keith Cowling and Philip R. Tomlinson.

in Contributions to Political Economy

August 2005; p ublished online August 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Economic Thought; Public Economics; Political Economy. 10610 words.

This paper seeks to establish a view of the world within which globalisation and corporate power interact and shape the nature of the modern market economy. Drawing upon a range of theory...

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....

Open‐Source Software Development and Distributed Innovation

Bruce Kogut and Anca Metiu.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

June 2001; p ublished online June 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development and Growth; Public Economics; Political Economy; Public Policy. 0 words.

Open‐source software development is a production model that exploits the distributed intelligence of participants in Internet communities. This model is efficient because of two related...

Horton, (James) Africanus Beale (1835–1883), army medical officer and political economist

Christopher Fyfe.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Medicine and Health; Warfare and Defence; Economics; Political Economy. 677 words.

Horton, (James) Africanus Beale (1835–1883), army medical officer and political economist, was born in Gloucester village, Sierra Leone, on 1 June 1835, the son of James Horton (c.1791–1867...

The nature of local area social exclusion in England and the role of the labour market

A Brennan, J Rhodes and P Tyler.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

March 2000; p ublished online March 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development and Growth; Public Economics; Political Economy; Public Policy. 0 words.

The creation of the Social Exclusion Unit by the present government in 1997 is just one example of the increased desire by both academics and policy-makers to understand more about the...