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Confidentiality and linked data (2018)
Book Chapter
Ritchie, F., & Smith, J. Confidentiality and linked data. In G. Roarson (Ed.), Privacy and Data Confidentiality Methods – a National Statistician’s Quality Review, 1-34. Office for National Statistics

This chapter considers the confidentiality issues around linked data. It notes that the use and availability of secondary (adminstrative or social media) data, allied to powerful processing and machine learning techniques, in theory means that re-ide... Read More about Confidentiality and linked data.

The evolution of manufacturing in the Gauteng city-region: From de-industrialization to re-industrialization? (2018)
Book Chapter
Ashman, S., & Newman, S. (2018). The evolution of manufacturing in the Gauteng city-region: From de-industrialization to re-industrialization?. In K. Cheruiyot (Ed.), The Changing Space Economy of City-Regions: The Gauteng City-Region, South AfricaSpringer

The South African economy has long been dominated by what Fine and Rustomjee (1996) call the “Minerals-Energy Complex” (MEC). Much South African ‘manufacturing’ has been connected to this capital intensive MEC core of the economy, with manufacturing... Read More about The evolution of manufacturing in the Gauteng city-region: From de-industrialization to re-industrialization?.

How things are produced (2018)
Book Chapter
Newman, S. How things are produced. In K. Deane, & E. van Waeyenberger (Eds.), Recharting the History of Economics ThoughtPalgrave Macmillan. Manuscript submitted for publication

For Adam Smith, the origins of the wealth of nations can be found in the rapid accumulation of capital made possible by the expansion of scale and scope of production based upon its organisation: the division of labour. It is therefore not surprising... Read More about How things are produced.

Communicating corporate social responsibilities (CSR) in the digital media: Interactivity is key (2017)
Book Chapter
Chen, Z., & Hang, H. (2017). Communicating corporate social responsibilities (CSR) in the digital media: Interactivity is key. In F. Maon, A. Lindgreen, J. Vanhamme, & R. Watkins (Eds.), Communicating Corporate Social Responsibility in the Digital Era, 116-130. Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315577234

This chapter reviews existing conceptualisations of interactivity in marketing, information system and media studies, proposing it is a multidimensional construct. It provides a thematic review of corporate social responsibility (CSR) communication i... Read More about Communicating corporate social responsibilities (CSR) in the digital media: Interactivity is key.

Spontaneous recognition: An unneccessary control on data access? (2017)
Book Chapter
Ritchie, F. (2017). Spontaneous recognition: An unneccessary control on data access?. In G. Sandor, Z. Vereczkei, J. Poggi, P. Nymand-Andersen, A. Manninen, M. Karlberg, …C. Boldsen (Eds.), Selected papers from the 2016 Conference of European Statistics Stakeholders, 148-158. Publications Office of the European Union. https://doi.org/10.2785/091435

Social scientists increasingly expect to have access to detailed source microdata for research purposes. As the level of detail increases, data owners worry about ‘spontaneous recognition’, the likelihood that a microdata user believes that he or she... Read More about Spontaneous recognition: An unneccessary control on data access?.

Corporate social disclosures by banks: Between legal institution and cultural dimensions (2017)
Book Chapter
Adelopo, I., Obalola, M., & Cea Moure, R. (2018). Corporate social disclosures by banks: Between legal institution and cultural dimensions. In G. Gal, O. Akisik, & W. Wooldridge (Eds.), Sustainability and Social Responsibility: Regulation and Reporting, 307-331. Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-4502-8_13

Recent studies have articulated the dearth of cross-country investigation of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) disclosure behaviours in the broader CSR discourse. The impacts of national institutional frameworks on CSR disclosure behaviours also... Read More about Corporate social disclosures by banks: Between legal institution and cultural dimensions.

The climate change challenge and the urban environment: Collective action issues in the suburbs (2017)
Book Chapter
Smith, I. S. (2017). The climate change challenge and the urban environment: Collective action issues in the suburbs. In J. Hannigan, & G. Richards (Eds.), Handbook of New Urban StudiesSAGE Publications

Given the scale of the climate change challenge, there is a multiplicity of perspectives on the question of why some suburban neighbourhoods embrace the need to adapt to climate change and why some neighbourhoods do not. The chapter compares and con... Read More about The climate change challenge and the urban environment: Collective action issues in the suburbs.

Social costs and the psychology of neoclassical economists (2016)
Book Chapter
Berger, S. (2016). Social costs and the psychology of neoclassical economists. In T. Heinrich, H. Schwardt, & C. Gräbner (Eds.), Policy Implications of Recent Advances in Evolutionary and Institutional EconomicsRoutledge

Essays in honor of Wolfram Elsner

The biopolitics of the female: Constituting gendered subjects through technology (2015)
Book Chapter
Guizzo, D. (2015). The biopolitics of the female: Constituting gendered subjects through technology. In F. Scalambrino (Ed.), Social Epistemology and Technology: Towards Public Self-Awareness Regarding Technological Mediation, 145-153. Rowman & Littlefield

This chapter discusses the role played by technological artifacts in reinforcing biopolitical forms of control and regulation that have the female body and gender as their main targets.

Speculation, financial fragility and stock-flow consistency (2014)
Book Chapter
Michell, J. (2014). Speculation, financial fragility and stock-flow consistency. In R. Bellofiore, & G. Vertova (Eds.), The Great Recession And The Contradictions Of Contemporary CapitalismEdward Elgar

This paper uses a simple stock-flow consistent accounting framework as the basis for an analysis of the speculative financial behaviour of firms and households during a period of rising asset prices. Some shortcomings of Minsky’s theory of the busine... Read More about Speculation, financial fragility and stock-flow consistency.

Mark my words: Discursive central banking in crisis (2014)
Book Chapter
Gabor, D., & Jessop, B. (2014). Mark my words: Discursive central banking in crisis. In C. Scherrer, B. Jessop, & B. Young (Eds.), Financial cultures and crisis dynamics, 294-315. Routledge

Development, demography and migration (2014)
Book Chapter
McKinley, T., Cozzi, G., & Michell, J. (2014). Development, demography and migration. In J. Eatwell, T. McKinley, & P. Petit (Eds.), Challenges for Europe in the World, 2030Ashgate

Systems of accumulation and the evolving South African MEC (2013)
Book Chapter
Ashman, S., Fine, B., & Newman, S. (2013). Systems of accumulation and the evolving South African MEC. In D. Tavasci, B. Fine, & J. Saraswati (Eds.), Beyond the Developmental State: Industrial Policy into the Twenty-First Century, 245-267. Pluto Press

Emerging markets (2012)
Book Chapter
Ruziev, K. (2012). Emerging markets. In J. Michell, & J. Toporowski (Eds.), The Handbook of Critical Issues in Finance, 77-84. Edward Elgar

Global commodity chains and global value chains (2012)
Book Chapter
Newman, S. (2012). Global commodity chains and global value chains. In B. Fine, A. Saad-Fihlo, & M. Boffo (Eds.), The Elgar companion to Marxist economics, 155-161. Elgar Publishing

This entry draws out some of the key features of GCC/GVC analyses and other closely related approaches, not only to appraise them critically in and of themselves but also by way of pointing to their contribution to the understanding of contemporary c... Read More about Global commodity chains and global value chains.