WorldCat Identities

Economic and Social Research Council (Great Britain)

Overview
Works: 5,811 works in 6,635 publications in 2 languages and 26,767 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings  History  Longitudinal studies  Periodicals  Cross-cultural studies  Case studies  Directories 
Roles: Other, Editor, Originator, Publisher, Organizer of meeting, Publishing director
Classifications: HC240.9.C3, 330.9402
Publication Timeline
.
Most widely held works about Economic and Social Research Council (Great Britain)
 
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Most widely held works by Economic and Social Research Council (Great Britain)
Population and development : the demographic transition by Tim Dyson( )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Population and Development offers an expert guide on the demographic transition, from its origins in Enlightenment Europe through to the rest of the world. Tim Dyson examines how, while the phenomenon continues to cause unsustainable population growth with serious economic and environmental implications, its processes have underlain previous periods of sustained economic growth, helped to liberate women from the domestic domain, and contributed greatly to the rise of modern democracy
Consuming space : placing consumption in perspective by M. R Redclift( )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emerging from a series of seminars on 'Cultures of Consumption' which encouraged a robust interdisciplinary debate, this volume focuses on the temporal and spatial dimensions of consumption. The contributors specifically explore the changing dimensions of consumption as networking across temporal and transcultural contexts. In considering spaces and places of consumption, it explores how these are delineated and scaled over time, and how the politics of scale play out over the changing networked relationships of local, national, transnational and globalized consumption spaces. In these spatial processes, the role of 'place' can become both fixed and malleable. In some cases, 'placed' commodities appear to act at a distance, acquiring value and 'reputation', while in other cases, commodity biographies of place are suppressed by mechanisms of displacement. A team of leading scholars from the USA, UK and Latin America analyze the different orderings of the 'power of space' in the historical, material and cultural constructions of consumption. In doing so, the book also questions the way the changing nature of consumption is dealt with theoretically and conceptually across space, place and time and the complicity of this analysis
Choice and public policy : the limits to welfare markets( )

5 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Doing research with refugees : issues and guidelines by Bogusia Temple( )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores methodological issues relating to the involvement of refugees in service evaluation and development, building on a two-year seminar series funded by the ESRC and attended by a range of participants
Development issues in global governance : public-private partnerships and market multilateralism by Benedicte Bull( )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In order to address key world issues and problems such as health, education, labour rights and water, multilateral organizations, specifically the United Nations organizations and the World Bank, are increasingly working with private actors, including for-profit companies and corporations; business organizations and private foundations. Critics have claimed that increased corporate involvement threatens the legtimacy of multilateral organisations and this book assesses this claim, while providing a comprehensive cross-sector study of public-private partnerships (PPP) and detailed case studies."--BOOK JACKET
The Group of Seven : finance ministries, central banks and global financial governance by Andrew Baker( )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Europe and the rise of capitalism by European miracle( Book )

5 editions published between 1987 and 1991 in English and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Regional integration in East Asia and Europe : convergence or divergence? by Douglas Webber( )

5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on the differences and similarities in regional integration levels and processes in Europe and East Asia, to examine how the long-term future, role and impact of organizations such as the EU and ASEAN may depend heavily on how well they deal with complex and conflict-laden issues
Analyzing social and political change : a casebook of methods( Book )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The aim of this book is to provide the non-statistician with an awareness of the kinds of methods that are available and the different problems to which they may be applied. We hope that the book will be of value to a wide range of quantitatively oriented social and political scientists and will provide the stimulation for seeking a greater depth of information
Differing visions of a learning society : research findings by Frank Coffield( )

9 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This first volume explores the ways lifelong learning can contribute to the development of knowledge and skills for employment, and other areas of adult life. It addresses the challenges to social science researchers to study issues that are central and directly relevant to the political and policy debate, and to take into account the reality of people's lives
Towards a global polity by Morten Ougaard( Book )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This collection examines the political aspects of globalization which may be creating the much-feared 'One World Government'. The contributors discuss the core issues in the debate about global governance: national sovereignty, law, public management, networks, economic governance, institutions, Europe and good governance."--Jacket
New communication technologies and the public interest : comparative perspectives on policy and research by Marjorie Ferguson( Book )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sustainable environmental management : principles and practice by R. Kerry Turner( Book )

7 editions published between 1987 and 1990 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Durkheim and modern education( Book )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In discussing Durkheim's modern relevance, this book explores his desire to integrate practical and theoretical aspects of education, and his stress on the moral base of education and the importance of the social and society
Class and health : research and longitudinal data( Book )

4 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Valuing climate change : the economics of the greenhouse by Samuel Fankhauser( Book )

6 editions published in 1995 in English and French and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Within only a few years, global warming has emerged from scientific speculation into an environmental threat of worldwide concern. Yet the scientific community remains uncertain as to the long-term trends and effects of climate change, and this uncertainty has been seized on as justification for inaction by an international community reluctant to bear the costs of policies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Valuing Climate Change presents concrete, economic evidence of the need for action. Fankhauser assesses the costs of a doubling of GHG emissions to be a significant percentage of gross worl
Democratisation, governance, and regionalism in east and southeast Asia : a comparative study by Ian Marsh( )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This new collection of essays compares the development of central institutions of governance in the emerging democracies of East and South East Asia. The seven key countries covered are: Taiwan, Korea, Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines. Save for Singapore and Malaysia, all have democratized over the past decade. Because of its constitutive implications for citizen identities, democratisation is arguably of even greater potential significance than the economic take-off that preceded it. But there are distinctive features that give the experience of these seven states especial relevance. First, unlike analogous western patterns, democratic transitions in Asia have been top-down in character. Second, the implementation of basic democratic forms was highly compressed in time. Third there were (and are), in most countries, no major ideological or programmatic cleavages. Thus the bases around which contending political forces might organise are not immediately clear. This may affect the outlook for partisanship and mobilisation. There has been no synoptic, comparative study of these developments on a region-wide scale. This book fills the gap extremely well
Environmental threats : perception, analysis, and management( Book )

5 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Politics and method : contrasting studies in industrial geography by Doreen B Massey( Book )

2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First Published in 1985. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company
The political consequences of anti-Americanism by Richard A Higgott( Book )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book puts anti-Americanism into a contemporary context and analyzes some of its political consequences. It explores networks, culture and foundations and security issues, providing regional and country studies
 
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Audience Level
0
Audience Level
1
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.34 (from 0.03 for Consuming ... to 0.92 for ESRC strat ...)

Consuming space : placing consumption in perspective
Alternative Names

controlled identitySocial Science Research Council (Great Britain)

British Economic and Social Research Council

E.S.R.C.

E.S.R.C. (Economic and Social Research Council (Great Britain))

E.S.R.C. (Great Britain)

Economic & Social Research Council

Economic & Social Research Council (Gran Bretanya)

Economic & Social Research Council (Great Britain)

Economic & Social Research Council (Velká Británie)

Economic and Social Research Council

Economic and Social Research Council (Great Britain)

Economic Social Research Council

ESRC

ESRC (Economic and Social Research Council, GB)

ESRC (Economic and Social Research Council : Great Britain)

Grande-Bretagne Economic and social research council

Great Britain Economic and Social Research Council

Great Britain Social Science Research Council

S.S.R.C. (Great Britain)

SSRC (Great Britain)

Languages
English (141)

French (1)

Covers
Consuming space : placing consumption in perspectiveChoice and public policy : the limits to welfare marketsDoing research with refugees : issues and guidelinesDevelopment issues in global governance : public-private partnerships and market multilateralismThe Group of Seven : finance ministries, central banks and global financial governanceRegional integration in East Asia and Europe : convergence or divergence?Analyzing social and political change : a casebook of methodsDiffering visions of a learning society : research findings