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Participatory-deliberative processes and public policy agendas: lessons for policy and practice
(Taylor and Francis, 2018)
Participatory and deliberative processes have proliferated over recent decades in public administration. These seek to increase the effectiveness and democratic quality of policy making by involving citizens in policy. ...
Foreign Investors and Africapitalism: The Case for Chinese Foreign Direct Investment in Africa
(Cambridge University Press, 2018-05)
Translation in the ‘contact zone’ between accounting and human resource management: The nebulous idea of humans as assets and resources
Purpose The purpose of this paper is to develop an understanding of the process through which ideas are translated across disciplines. It does this by focussing on how the idea that people are corporate assets was translated ...
The unbearable anxiety of being: Ideological fantasies of British Muslims beyond the politics of security
A succession of media scandals and policy arguments in the UK in recent years has been integral to the construction of a so-called Muslim Problem. Media and political attention paid to Muslims in British public life, across ...
Thinking the ‘Culture Wars’ and the Present Political Crisis With the Young Marx (and Friends)
(TripleC: Communication, Capitalism & Critique, 2018-05-04)
We stand at a key juncture: a Western political crisis arose in 2016-17 to match the deep eco-nomic crisis of the preceding decade. Events and new social movements of recent years seem to hail the collapse of the project ...
Precariousness in Unlikely Places: The Role of High-Skilled Migrant Worker Networks in Resisting and Reproducing Precarity
(ECPR Press/ Rowman & Littlefield International, 2018-03-15)
Research on changes to work and employment in the European Union (EU) have highlighted the increase in precarious forms of work (ILO 2012; McKay et al. 2012) especially among migrant workers (Anderson 2010; Potter and ...
The dark side of transparency: Problematising the Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative as a Public Sector Transparency, Accountability and Anti-Corruption Initiative
This study explores the dark side of transparency by problematizing the Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) as a transparency, accountability and anti-corruption initiative in Nigeria. It does ...
Accounting for Accounting’s Role in the Neoliberalisation Processes of Social Housing in England: A Bourdieusian Perspective
Abstract This paper seeks to account for how accounting is implicated in the neoliberalization processes of social housing in England. It adopts a processual view which instead of conceptualizing neoliberalism as static ...
Cross-state mobility of European naturalised third-country nationals
Drawing on a framework that integrates discursive practices and relationalism, we explore the relevance of relational ties for the cross-state mobility of naturalised third-country nationals (NTCNs) within the European ...
Distributed Leadership and Employee Cynicism: Trade unions as joint change agents
The themes of change management and workplace partnership continue to attract significant academic interest – albeit within discreet literatures. Drawing on longitudinal, qualitative data in a heavy engineering organization ...