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Climate Innovation
Climate Innovation
N. Harrison; J....
editor: Springer
ano: 2014
descrição:A comprehensive examination of the inability of liberal capitalism to generate the technological innovations necessary to prevent dangerous climate change. The case is made for the need for institutional evolution to drive the climate innovation, and...
Cloaking White-Collar Crime in Hong Kong's Property Sector
Cloaking White-Collar Crime in Hong Kong's Property...
Yujing Fun
editor: Springer
ano: 2015
descrição:Hong Kong's anti-corruption agency, ICAC, is hailed as among the world's best having almost completely purged systemic corruption within a decade of its inception. This book explains how Hong Kong maintains the myth of a clean city and examines the p...
Combating Poverty in Local Welfare Systems
Combating Poverty in Local Welfare Systems
Alexandru Panican...
editor: Springer
ano: 2016
descrição:This book analyzes national anti-poverty measures at a local level via a set of unique and up-to-date empirical studies of minimum income support schemes and activation measures in five European cities. In examining this 'local welfare system' approa...
Community Resilience, Universities and Engaged Research for Today’s World
Community Resilience, Universities and Engaged Research...
W. Madsen; L. Costigan...
editor: Springer
ano: 2015
descrição:The increasing development of partnerships between universities and communities allows the research of academics to become engaged with those around them. This book highlights several case studies from a range of disciplines, such as psychology, soci...
Comparative Welfare Capitalism in East Asia
Comparative Welfare Capitalism in East Asia
Mason M. S. Kim
editor: Springer
ano: 2015
descrição:The author aims to develop conceptual refining and theoretical reframing of the productivist welfare capitalism thesis in order to address a set of questions concerning whether and how productivist welfarism has experienced both continuity and change...
Competing Visions of India in World Politics
Competing Visions of India in World Politics
K. Sullivan
editor: Springer
ano: 2015
descrição:This edited collection presents an alternative set of reflections on India's contemporary global role by exploring a range of influential non-Western state perspectives. Through multiple case studies, the contributors gauge the success of India's eff...
Compromising the Ideals of Science
Compromising the Ideals of Science
R. Sassower
editor: Springer
ano: 2015
descrição:This books examines the conditions under which scientists compromised the ideals of science, and elucidates these with reference to the challenges of profit motives and national security concerns. The book also offers suggestions for changing the pol...
Conflict in the Academy
Conflict in the Academy
M. Morgan; P. ...
editor: Springer
ano: 2015
descrição:Examining an intramural conflict that erupted within the English Faculty at Cambridge University in the early 1980s, this book develops a theoretical analysis of disputes as they unfold within the academy and explores the broader historical shifts wi...
Construtivismo Crítico
Construtivismo Crítico
Kincheloe; Joe L
editor: Edições Pedago
ano: 2006
descrição:Construtivismo Crítico aborda o estudo do conhecimento; o(s) modo(s) como é inscrito por determinados valores e produzido de modos problemáticos; que interesses serve; e como molda as identidades daqueles que o consomem. O construtivismo crítico cons...
Consumption
Consumption
Alan Warde
editor: Springer
ano: 2017
descrição:This book critically reviews recent social scientific investigations of consumption, a controversial topic with moral overtones, and of popular public interest and political and economic significance. The author explores how consumption affects p...
Contemporary Literature and the End of the Novel
Contemporary Literature and the End of the Novel
P. Vermeulen
editor: Springer
ano: 2015
descrição:This book explores the paradoxical productivity of the idea of the end of the novel in contemporary fiction. It shows how this idea allows some of our most significant twenty-first century writers to re-imagine the ethics and politics of literature a...
Contemporary Publics
Contemporary Publics
P. David Marshall...
editor: Springer
ano: 2016
descrição:If the twentieth century has been dominated by discussions of the public, public life, and the public sphere, Contemporary Publics argues that, in the twenty-first century, we must complicate the singularity of that paradigm and start thinking of our...