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Acquisitions Leeuwenborch Library - September 2014

Social Sciences and Humanities

Social Sciences

Research methodology : a step-by-step guide for beginners [Monograph] - fourth editionCompanion website
Kumar, R. \ 2014
This book has been written specifically for those with no previous experience of research or research methodology. Written in a logical and accessible style and providing helpful techniques and examples, it breaks the process of designing and doing a ...
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Communication Studies

The discursive other dynamics in plant scientists' talk on Phytophthora with experts and the public [PhD thesis]
Mogendorff, K.G. \ 2014
In toenemende mate wordt van wetenschappers verlangd dat ze technologieën ontwikkelen die nuttig zijn voor en in de samenleving. Het proefschrift The discursive Other kijkt naar hoe plantonderzoekers deze verwachting oppakken. Het proefschrift analys ...
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Sociology

Mending new communities after involuntary resettlement in the Philippines and Indonesia [PhD thesis]
Quetulio-Navarra, M. \ 2014
bevolkingsverplaatsing - migratie - gemeenschappen - sociaal kapitaal - social network analysis - bevolkingsgroepen met een laag inkomen - huishoudens - filippijnen - indonesië
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Networking, social capital and gender roles in the cotton system in Benin [PhD thesis]
Maboudou Alidou, G. \ 2014
katoen - productie - boeren - landbouwhuishoudens - boerenorganisaties - sociaal kapitaal - netwerken - geslacht (gender) - strategieën voor levensonderhoud - benin
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The new urban question [Monograph]
Merrifield, A. \ 2014
The New Urban Question is an exuberant and illuminating adventure through our current global urban condition, tracing the connections between radical urban theory and political activism. From Haussmann’s attempts to use urban planning to rid 19th-cen ...
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Gender Studies

Women, mobility and rural livelihoods in Zimbabwe : experiences of fast track land reform [Monograph]
Mutopo, P. \ 2014
This book is based on iterative multi-sited ethnography at Merrivale farm, Tavaka village, and various sites in South Africa. The author reveals how the dynamics generated by fast-track potentially offer new development opportunities – specifically f ...
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Development Studies

Local societies and rural development : self-organization and participatory development in Asia [Monograph]
Shigetomi, S. \ Okamoto, I. \ [2014]
The importance of community-based and participatory approaches to rural development in developing countries has long been emphasized. Local Societies and Rural Development demonstrates how rural people, who are economically and politically weak as in ...
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Rural development and the construction of new markets [Monograph]
Hebinck, P. \ Ploeg, J.D. van der \ Schneider, S. \ 2015
This book focuses on empirical experiences related to market development, and specifically new markets with structurally different characteristics than mainstream markets. Europe, Brazil, China and the rather robust and complex African experiences ar ...
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Management studies, Business Administration, Organizational Science

In good company : an anatomy of corporate social responsibility [Monograph]
Rajak, D. \ cop. 2011
Under the banner of corporate social responsibility (CSR), corporations have become increasingly important players in international development. These days, CSR's union of economics and ethics is virtually unquestioned as an antidote to harsh neolibe ...
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Public Administration

The EU's decision traps : comparing policies [Monograph]
Falkner, G. \ 2011
Fritz W. Scharpf's renowned model of the 'joint-decision trap' suggestes that the requirements of (nearly) unanimous decisions in the EU's Council of Ministers, combined with conflicting preferences among member governments, will systematically limit ...
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The European Union : an introduction [Monograph]
Corner, M. \ 2014
The EU is one of the most notoriously complex international organisations. It is the only supranational organisation where nation-states agree to share sovereignty in some areas but not in others. At the heart of the EU debate across Europe are two o ...
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The trouble with Europe : why the EU isn't working, how it can be reformed, what could take its place [Monograph]
Bootle, R. \ 2014
After the carnage of two world wars, and the polarization of the globe between the emergent superpowers, Europe’s leaders had a noble dream of founding a new union that would contain its members destructive tendencies, but also act as a beacon of fre ...
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History

Rights of way to Brasília Teimosa : the politics of squatter settlement [Monograph]
Fortin, C.J. \ [2014]
The site of Recife’s Brasília Teimosa favela emerged as a flash point of economic and political interests in the 1930s and the scene of subsequent strife into the 1980s. The name of this district is a contemptuous allusion to the new capital of Brazi ...
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Scharnierend gewest : 200 jaar Zeeuws-Vlaanderen 1814-2014 [Monograph]
Bauwens, A. \ Krabbendam, H. \ 2014
zeeuws-vlaanderen - zeeland - nederland - geschiedenis
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Agrotechnology and Food Sciences

Food Sciences

Brewery, brand, and family: 150 years of Heinken [Monograph]
Sluyterman, K. \ Bouwens, B. \ McKay, D. \ Gelderen, A. van \ [2014]
Brewery, brand, and family: 150 years of Heineken describes the impressive national and international expansion of the brewing company acquired by Gerard Heineken in 1864. What is the secret of its success? Exploring the themes of innovation, interna ...
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