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Business and Community in Medieval EnglandThe Cambridge Hundred Rolls Sources Volume

Business and Community in Medieval England: The Cambridge Hundred Rolls Sources Volume

Catherine Casson, Mark Casson, John Lee, and Katie Phillips

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529209730
eISBN:
9781529209761
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529209730.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

One of the most important manuscripts surviving from thirteenth-century England, the corpus of documents known as the Hundred Rolls for Cambridge have been incomplete until the recent discovery of an ... More

Compassionate CapitalismBusiness and Community in Medieval England

Compassionate Capitalism: Business and Community in Medieval England

Catherine Casson, Mark Casson, John Lee, and Katie Phillips

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529209259
eISBN:
9781529209280
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529209259.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This book examines the evolution of compassionate capitalism in medieval England, using a unique and comprehensive source of information, the Cambridge Hundred Rolls. It demonstrates how ... More

Did the Millennium Development Goals Work?Meeting Future Challenges with Past Lessons

Did the Millennium Development Goals Work?: Meeting Future Challenges with Past Lessons

Hany Besada, Leah McMillan Polonenko, and Manmohan Agarwal (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447335702
eISBN:
9781447335740
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447335702.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) set by the United Nations were deliberately ambitious, and they have been the subject of much debate. Now, with the 2015 target date for many of the goals ... More

The New FundraisersWho Organises Charitable Giving in Contemporary Society?

The New Fundraisers: Who Organises Charitable Giving in Contemporary Society?

Beth Breeze

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447325000
eISBN:
9781447325314
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447325000.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This book is the first academic study of the profession of fundraising in the UK. Fundraising is an essential yet largely invisible career, despite its growing importance during a period of extensive ... More

Responsibility Beyond GrowthA Case for Responsible Stagnation

Responsibility Beyond Growth: A Case for Responsible Stagnation

Stevienna de Saille, Fabien Medvecky, Michiel Van Oudheusden, Kevin Albertson, Effie Amanatidou, Timothy Birabi, and Mario Pansera

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529208177
eISBN:
9781529208375
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529208177.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Innovation is generally considered to be the antidote to economic stagnation. But while the coupling of ‘responsible' and 'innovation’ has been much discussed, that of 'responsible stagnation' has ... More

The Rise of Food Charity in Europe

The Rise of Food Charity in Europe

Hannah Lambie-Mumford and Tiina Silvasti (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447340003
eISBN:
9781447347606
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340003.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This edited collection provides the first comprehensive study of the rise of food charity across Europe. Bringing together leading researchers across the continent, this collection explores the ... More

Understanding AffordabilityThe Economics of Housing Markets

Understanding Affordability: The Economics of Housing Markets

Geoffrey Meen and Christine Whitehead

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529211863
eISBN:
9781529211870
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529211863.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

Affordability is, perhaps, the greatest housing problem facing households today, both in the UK and internationally. Even though most households are now well housed, hardship is disproportionately ... More

Welfare to Work in Contemporary European Welfare StatesLegal, Sociological and Philosophical Perspectives on Justice and Domination

Welfare to Work in Contemporary European Welfare States: Legal, Sociological and Philosophical Perspectives on Justice and Domination

Anja Eleveld, Thomas Kampen, and Josien Arts (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447340010
eISBN:
9781447340164
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340010.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

With welfare to work programmes under intense scrutiny, this book reviews a wide range of existing and future policies across Europe. Seventeen contributors provide case studies and legal, ... More

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