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Gender Parity and Equality in the Sultanate of Oman

A Case in Education for the Gulf Cooperation Council Countries

Faryal Khan and Maricel Fernandez-Carag

human, infrastructure, curriculum reform, equipment, student textbooks, technical assistance, use of technology resources in teaching/training, school facilities, and resources from other partners such as civic communities and non

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Social Quality

Regaining Political Economy

Peter Herrmann

technology-based/high-tech production and service-provision; and the emerging additional pressure on the profit-rate over time in the emerging market economies. So we find an inverse movement: over-accumulation of capital and the emergence and stabilization

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Singing with Dignity

Adding Social Quality to Organization Studies on Aging

Prabhir Vishnu Poruthiyil

organizations where the biological decline is equated with reduced productivity and hence undesirable, older persons inevitably hit a “grey ceiling” ( Thomas et al. 2014: 1573 ). In some industries—for example, information technology—not having “made it” even by

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Laurent J.G. van der Maesen

necessary at every level of government. ( UN-Habitat 2016: i ) In order to look for new ideas as alternatives for the unruled processes of urbanization, Motta discusses the chances of minor cities and towns to flourish. Thanks to new technologies, new

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Jaap Westbroek, Harry Nijhuis, and Laurent van der Maesen

scientists is to place the acquisition of relevant knowledge at the very top of their research priorities. Today, this challenge is seriously complicated by the greater evolution of technologies. Nevertheless, Laszlo makes a strong plea to scientists that

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Searching for a New Way of Thinking about Society

A Noospheric Social Quality Orientation for Development toward Sustainability

Vyacheslav Nikolayevitch Bobkov and Nikolay Vyacheslavovich Bobkov

income. The living standards of the majority of the population were insufficient. Utilizing backward technologies in a number of branches of the national economy, as well as the state policy proclaiming dominance over nature, had been inflicting great

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Building Dignity?

Tracing Rights, Discretion, and Negotiation within a Norwegian Labor Activation Program

Erika Gubrium, Leah Johnstone, and Ivar Lødemel

experience in the information technology (IT) sector after years of unemployment due to mental illness was interested in finding employment outside IT, as he would not have to constantly maintain knowledge about the latest technology and he preferred work

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Laurent J.G. van der Maesen

technologies under control of actors and agencies of the sociopolitical/legal dimension are desired to reduce global temperatures (see Radunsky and Cadman, this issue). The rationale is to supplement to the relatively restricted attention of governments on the

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Corporate Sustainability

An Academic Review

Varhese Joy

Every corporate house across the world has to make decisions directly or indirectly about societal questions related with the ecosystem. These decisions concern manufacturing processes, the use of technology, labor relations, the acquisition and

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Brexit, Sustainability, Economics, Companies’ Responsibilities, and Current Representations

renewables and maintaining materials within the production cycle … a new growth model has been taking shape mainly in Europe … green technology capability is one of Europe’s outstanding competitive advantages as highlighted by the 2016 European Semester