Now showing items 1-10 of 22
Corporate social responsibility and gambling industry : an exploratory study
(University of St Andrews, 2014-06-27) - Thesis,
Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is one important response to the increasing amounts of criticism levelled at corporations. A number of studies have focused on CSR in a range of industries; however, some contentious ...
The silence of the lamps : visibility, agency and artistic objects in the play production process
(University of St Andrews, 2016-06-24) - Thesis,
This thesis is a case study which looks at the creation of two theatre productions. Using the literature of Actor-Network Theory as a methodological provocation, it analyses the processes by which networks of actors created ...
The Kimberley Process and Certificate Scheme : a classical Aristotelian rhetorical analysis of the international tripartite regime against conflict diamonds
(University of St Andrews, 2018-05-01) - Thesis,
Established in 2003, the Kimberley Process (KP) is a binding agreement; backed by the United Nations, that unites civil societies, state actors and the diamond industry to safeguard ‘conflict’ diamonds from entering ...
Pricing, prizing and praising in the dating services sector – a conceptual approach
(2015) - Conference paper,
The rise and fall of the penny-share offer : A historical sociology of London’s smaller company markets
(University of St Andrews, 2017-10) - Report,
This report offers a narrative, ‘historical sociology’ of two markets established in London in 1995 in response to a series of rule changes at the London Stock Exchange (LSE). The first, the Alternative Investment Market, ...
Dr Pangloss and the best of all possible markets : evolutionary fantasies and justifications in contemporary economic discourse
(University College Dublin Business School, 2014) - Conference item,
The paper examines evolutionary myth-making in the economic discourse of contemporary neo-liberalism. It traces the translation of evolutionary concepts from the early twentieth century Darwinist synthesis to recent economic ...
Practices and meanings of non-professional stock-trading in Taiwan : a case of relational work
(2015-02) - Conference paper,
‘Elephants can’t gallop’ : Performativity, knowledge and power in the market for lay-investing
(2015) - Journal article,
This paper examines lay-investment in financial markets (investment by members of the general public) as a practice performed by marketing knowledge. It follows the market studies programme (Araujo, Finch, & Kjellberg, ...
Economizing habitus : material calculation and ‘the rules of the game’ in the publishing industry
(2015) - Journal article,
Pierre Bourdieu’s classical sociology and the actor network based ‘economization’ literature are often considered contradictory, despite some agreement on the constructed nature of economic man. Through an examination of ...
Unsettling issues: valuing public goods and the production of matters of concern
(2016) - Journal article,
What are public goods – of any kind – worth? How are they valued, and made valuable? What expertise is involved in their production? Questions over the value of public goods – a sporting championship, the arts, scientific ...