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The Age of Low TechTowards a Technologically Sustainable Civilization

The Age of Low Tech: Towards a Technologically Sustainable Civilization

Philippe Bihouix

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781529213263
eISBN:
9781529213300
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529213263.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility

As we face a profound environmental crisis, we often think that it can be overcome by smart systems and green innovations, but this is risky since increasingly complex technological solutions rely on ... More

Beyond the WageOrdinary Work in Diverse Economies

Beyond the Wage: Ordinary Work in Diverse Economies

William Monteith, Dora-Olivia Vicol, and Philippa Williams (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781529208931
eISBN:
9781529208962
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529208931.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility

Recent developments in the organisation of work and production have facilitated the decline of wage employment in many regions of the world. However, the idea of the wage continues to dominate the ... More

Communities, Archives and New Collaborative Practices

Communities, Archives and New Collaborative Practices

Simon Popple, Andrew Prescott, and Daniel Mutibwa (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447341895
eISBN:
9781447341970
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447341895.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

Community archives are often viewed as repositories of knowledge and experience that are nevertheless somehow remote from the taxpayers who often fund them. However, the idea of an archive has more ... More

Comparing Regional OrganizationsGlobal Dynamics and Regional Particularities

Comparing Regional Organizations: Global Dynamics and Regional Particularities

Diana Panke, Sören Stapel, and Anna Starkmann

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781529209471
eISBN:
9781529209501
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529209471.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This book provides a comprehensive overview of the evolution and particularities of regional organizations across Africa, the Americas, Asia and Europe since 1945. The authors analyze the membership ... More

Employee Proactivity in OrganizationsAn Attachment Perspective

Employee Proactivity in Organizations: An Attachment Perspective

Chia-Huei Wu

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781529200577
eISBN:
9781529200584
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529200577.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

What makes some people more likely to initiate positive change within their organizations? Why some employees are more proactive than others? Can this behavior be influenced by management? What ... More

Getting In and Getting On in the Youth Labour MarketGoverning Young People's Employability in Regional Context

Getting In and Getting On in the Youth Labour Market: Governing Young People's Employability in Regional Context

Pauline Leonard and Rachel J. Wilde

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781529202298
eISBN:
9781529202335
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529202298.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This timely book provides a thorough analysis of contemporary youth employment entry route schemes in the U.K.Drawing on a Post-Foucauldian approach, the book providesa critical interrogation of the ... More

The Growing Challenge of Youth Unemployment in Europe & USA Cross-Cultural Perspective

The Growing Challenge of Youth Unemployment in Europe & US: A Cross-Cultural Perspective

Radha Jagannathan

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781529200102
eISBN:
9781529200140
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529200102.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This book examines whether or not the youth employment strategies practiced in the high efficiency and expanding economies of the United States and Germany can be adopted successfully in the ... More

Guerrilla DemocracyMobile Power and Revolution in the 21st Century

Guerrilla Democracy: Mobile Power and Revolution in the 21st Century

Peter Bloom, Owain Smolović Jones, and Jamie Woodcock

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781529205619
eISBN:
9781529205695
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529205619.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This book explores the potential of digital technologies to revolutionise political and economic organizing. To do so, it introduces the new concepts of mobile power and viral hegemony, revealing a ... More

The Political Economy of Digital MonopoliesContradictions and Alternatives to Data Commodification

The Political Economy of Digital Monopolies: Contradictions and Alternatives to Data Commodification

Pasko Bilic, Toni Prug, and Mislav Žitko

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781529212372
eISBN:
9781529212402
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529212372.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

Digital platforms have come under intense scrutiny from scholars, policy makers, regulators, and the general public for their immense and yet largely opaque influence on the social and economic ... More

Reimagining Academic ActivismLearning from Feminist Anti-Violence Activists

Reimagining Academic Activism: Learning from Feminist Anti-Violence Activists

Ruth Weatherall

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781529210194
eISBN:
9781529210231
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529210194.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

Drawing from an ethnography with a feminist anti-violence collective, this book explores how we can reimagine the relationship between academia and activism to create novel opportunities for social ... More

Remaking the Real EconomyEscaping Destruction by Organised Money

Remaking the Real Economy: Escaping Destruction by Organised Money

Gordon Pearson

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781447356585
eISBN:
9781447356622
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447356585.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility

The fundamental distinction is made between the real economy and the financial. The financial economy came into existence to serve the real economy, but led by false neoclassical microeconomic ... More

Sustainable Human Development Across the Life CourseEvidence from Longitudinal Research

Sustainable Human Development Across the Life Course: Evidence from Longitudinal Research

Prerna Banati (ed.)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781529204827
eISBN:
9781529204896
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529204827.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility

Sustainable Human Development Across the Lifecourse brings together impactful findings that respond to the United Nations’ Agenda 2030 commitment to ‘leave no one behind’. Drawing together ... More

Transnational Migration and the New Subjects of WorkTransmigrants, Hybrids and Cosmopolitans

Transnational Migration and the New Subjects of Work: Transmigrants, Hybrids and Cosmopolitans

Banu Özkazanç-Pan

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781529204544
eISBN:
9781529204582
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529204544.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This book brings about insights and key concepts from the field of transnational migration studies to bear upon the field of organization studies. It expands upon multiscalar global perspective, ... More

Working in the Context of AusterityChallenges and Struggles

Working in the Context of Austerity: Challenges and Struggles

Donna Baines and Ian Cunningham (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781529208672
eISBN:
9781529208719
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529208672.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility

Austerity was presented as the antidote to sluggish economies, but it has had far-reaching effects on jobs and employment conditions. This book goes beyond a sole focus on public sector work and ... More

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