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by Leigh Gardner and Tirthankar Roy  |  14th July 2020

Leigh Gardner and Tirthankar Roy, authors of 'The Economic History of Colonialism', examine the relationship between colonialism and economic development, and challenge the assumption that the way colonial governments worked, and the effects that they left behind, had more to do with the aims and capacities of European states than with the regions they ruled over.…Read more

Bob Smale, author of 'Exploring Trade Union Identities', explores trade union responses to COVID-19 and outlines five key areas an effective union response to COVID-19 must include.…Read more

by Catherine Casson Mark Casson John Lee and Katie Phillips  |  4th May 2020

Katie Phillips, John S. Lee, Mark Casson and Catherine Casson, authors of 'Compassionate Capitalism', show how entrepreneurs in medieval Cambridge were practising social responsibility, offering lessons we can learn in relation to contemporary challenges.…Read more

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Helena Liu, author of Redeeming Leadership, explains why we must stand shoulder-to-shoulder with anti-racist feminist communities and join their struggles for life beyond imperialist, white supremacist, capitalist and patriarchal oppression.…Read more

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Bob Smale, author of 'Exploring Trade Union Identities', calls for the recognition of labour market niches and suggests that niche unions can be more successful in organising them. There is no ‘silver bullet’, but some of the answers to regeneration may lie in the past.…Read more

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by Paul Williams  |  8th November 2019

Based on Middle Managers as Agents of Collaboration by Paul Williams, this briefing covers policy recommendations around the role, behaviours and management practices of middle managers working in collaborative environments – complex settings that require cross boundary governance, management, policy and practice. Download the PDF here.   Middle Managers as Agents of Collaboration, by Paul Read More

by Simon Wren-Lewis  |  7th November 2018

Simon Wren-Lewis talks about his anger at austerity and how this and other key events of recent times have been impacted by media bias and lies.…Read more

by Asheem Singh  |  22nd February 2018

A global generation of youthful social entrepreneurs is on the march, according to Asheem Singh, the author behind a new book exploring how social enterprise is driving mass political and social change.…Read more