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  • Social Partnership and Local Development in Irelandby Paul Teague; Mary C. Murphy

    International Labour Office 2004; US$ 5.00

    Describes the main institutional characteristics of the Irish model of social partnership and examines the performance of two Government sponsored programmes - the Area Development Management scheme (ADM) and the Social Economy Programme. Assesses the benefits and limitations of these local-level programmes. more...

  • The Irish Social Partnership and the “Celtic Tiger” Phenomenonby Lucio Baccaro; Marco Simoni

    International Labour Office 2004; US$ 5.00

    Based on an analysis of wage and productivity trends during the 1980s and 1990s, argues that social partnership altered the process of wage formation. more...

  • Social Theoryby John Scott

    SAGE Publications 2005; US$ 43.00

    This is a comprehensive, critical review of social theory that places leading contributions in their larger context. Written predominantly for students, the scope and range of the subjects and authors dealt with results in one of the most comprehensive introductions to social theory published to date. Ranging from the philosophical foundations of sociology... more...

  • Protección social en Chileby Alberto Arenas de Mesa; Paula Benavides Salazar

    International Labour Office 2003; US$ 5.00

    Presents an overview and evaluation of social security financing and coverage in Chile. more...

  • Conceptualizing Cultureby David Griffith

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 199.00

    Culture study is increasingly becoming a leading theory in international marketing research, this special issue examines the role of culture within marketing theory and practice. Debates such as whether consumer cultures are globalizing, glocalizing or localizing; and the validity of different operationalizations of cultural and institutional distance... more...

  • Why is Community Entrepreneurship Worth Debatingby Thomas Cooney

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 199.00

    This e-book is based upon papers presented at the International Council for Small Business World Conference held in Turku (Finland) in June 2007. A dedicated track on community entrepreneurship offered academics, policy makers, support agents, and entrepreneurs the opportunity to discuss what is meant by the term ‘community entrepreneurship’... more...

  • Internet & Organizational Transformationby Khalid S. Soliman

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 199.00

    Over the past decade, the Internet has opened unprecedented opportunities for exchanging business information. Today, the Internet contributes to the coordination of global workforce, facilitates communication between managers and subordinates, creates networks of physical and virtual business partners, and opens new sales channels to customers around... more...

  • Combating Poverty and Social Exclusionby Zsuzsa Ferge; Katalin Tausz; Ágnes Darvas

    International Labour Office 2002; US$ 15.95

    Based on a survey of 1047 low income individuals. Examines the impact of social security reforms on poverty and social exclusion. Focuses on the restructuring of the health care system, tightening eligibility for unemployment benefits and the revision of child benefits. Also looks at the scope and adequacy of social assistance, pension participation... more...

  • A Beginner's Guide to Social Theoryby Shaun Best

    SAGE Publications 2002; US$ 52.00

    Best offers a comprehensive overview of social theory from classical sociology to the present day. The reader is guided through the work of Durkheim, Marx and Weber and contemporary thinkers like Anthony Giddens, Michel Foucault, Jurgen Habermas, Judith Butler, Gilles Deluze, Manuel Castells, Luce Irigary, Naomi Woolf and Camille Paglia. more...

  • Situating Social Theoryby Tim May; Jason Powell

    McGraw-Hill Education 2008; US$ 47.00

    Examines the implications of developments, challenges and disputes that have become important to debates in social theory including fresh commentaries on key authors. This edition also explores the extent to which how we situate social theory may need re-examining. more...