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The European Social Model and an Economy of Well-being – Book Review

The European Social Model and an Economy of Well-being: Repairing the Social Fabric of European Societies New Horizons in Social Policy series Hardcover: 264 pages Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing Year: 2021 Language: English Edited by Giovanni Bertin, Professor of Comparative Welfare States, Department of Economics, Ca’Foscari University of Venice, Italy Marion Ellison, Professor of European …

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Rational Choice Sociology: Essays on Theory, Collective Action and Social Order – Book Review

Rational Choice Sociology: Essays on Theory, Collective Action and Social Order Hardcover: 384 pages Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing Year: 2019 Language: English Edited by Michael Hechter, Foundation Professor, School of Politics and Global Studies, Arizona State University and Emeritus Professor of Sociology, University of Washington, US Rational Choice Sociology shows that despite the scepticism of …

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The Relational Nordic Welfare State: Between Utopia and Ideology – Book Review

The Relational Nordic Welfare State: Between Utopia and Ideology Hardcover: 288 pages Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing Year: 2019 Language: English Edited by Sakari Hänninen, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Finland Kirsi-Marja Lehtelä, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Finland Paula Saikkonen, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Finland The success of the Nordic welfare …

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Social Capital, Social Support and Stratification – Book Review

Social Capital, Social Support and Stratification: An Analysis of the Sociology of Nan Lin Hardcover: 272 pages Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing Year: 2019 Language: English Edited by Ronald S. Burt, Booth School of Business, University of Chicago, Yanjie Bian, Department of Sociology, University of Minnesota, Lijun Song, Department of Sociology, Vanderbilt University Nan Lin, Department …

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Capitalism in Transformation – Book Review

Capitalism in Transformation: Movements and Countermovements in the 21st Century Hardcover: 316 pages Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing Year: 2019 Language: English Edited by Roland Atzmüller and Brigitte Aulenbacher, Johannes Kepler University Ulrich Brand, University of Vienna Fabienne Décieux and Karin Fischer, Johannes Kepler University Birgit Sauer, University of Vienna, Austria Presenting a profound and far-reaching …

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Handbook of Political Anthropology – Book Review

Handbook of Political Anthropology Hardcover: 512 pages Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing Year: 2018 Language: English Edited by Harald Wydra, Holden Fellow in Politics, St Catharine’s College, University of Cambridge, UK Bjørn Thomassen, Professor, Department of Social Sciences and Business, Roskilde University, Denmark This ground-breaking collection introduces readers to the fascinating research field of political anthropology. …

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Elgar Companion to Social Capital and Health – Book Review

Elgar Companion to Social Capital and Health Hardcover: 336 pages Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing Year: 2018 Language: English Edited by Sherman Folland, Department of Economics, Oakland University, US Eric Nauenberg, University of Toronto, Canada Sherman Folland and Eric Nauenberg present the cutting edge of research covering the ever-expanding social capital field. With excellent contributions from …

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Handbook of Social Capital and Regional Development – Book Review

Handbook of Social Capital and Regional Development Hardcover: 576 pages Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing Year: 2016 Language: English Edited by Hans Westlund, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Jönköping International Business School (JIBS), Jönköping, Sweden and Institute for Developmental and Strategic Analysis (IRSA), Ljubljana, Slovenia Johan P. Larsson, Jönköping International Business School (JIBS), Jönköping and …

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