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John Clarke

This article examines the modernisation of universities in the U.K., arguing that heterogeneous policy objectives and strategies have become condensed in the construction of higher education as a governable system and the university as a corporate enterprise. It argues that managerialism has displaced and subordinated professional and administrative logics for the coordination of universities, articulating them into supporting roles. Finally, it examines some of the cultural psychological states associated with the contradictory and uncomfortable assemblage that is the modernized university: identifying fantasy, dissociation and professional melancholia. It concludes with an argument that nostalgia for a lost academic community cannot be a foundation for political challenges to the present model.

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Unintended Consequences

Climate Change Policy in a Globalizing World

Yda Schreuder

The cap-and-trade system introduced by the European Union (EU) in order to comply with carbon emissions reduction targets under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Kyoto Protocol (1997) has in some instances led to the opposite outcome of the one intended. In fact, the ambitious energy and climate change policy adopted by the EU-known as the Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS)-has led to carbon leakage and in some instances to relocation or a shi in production of energy-intensive manufacturing to parts of the world where carbon reduction commitments are not in effect. EU business organizations state that corporate strategies are now directed toward expanding production overseas and reducing manufacturing capacity in the Union due to its carbon constraints. As the EU has been “going-it-alone“ with mixed success in terms of complying with the Kyoto Protocol's binding emissions reduction targets, the net outcome of the ETS market-based climate change policy is more rather than less global CO2 emissions.

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Ståle Knudsen, Ingrid Birce Müftüoğlu, and Isabelle Hugøy

“the suggested reorganization allows Statkraft to present itself more clearly as a purely commercial actor in line with its most important competitors” ( Prop. 53 2003–2004: 26 ). Internationalization was the keyword in the new corporate strategy in

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An Exogenous Path of Development

Explaining the Rise of Corporate Social Responsibility in China

Ka Lin, Dan Banik, and Longfei Yi

notion as a “profit-maximizing corporate strategy” that can be viewed as socially responsible. For this reason, some studies have revealed a significant relationship between CSR performance and corporate financial performance, although the reasons behind

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

in mind, it is useful to examine what CSR really means. One of the definitions is that CRS refers to a profit-maximizing corporate strategy that can be viewed as socially responsible. In many “developing” countries, the sociopolitical demand for CSR

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Zoe Bray and Christian Thauer

Public Advocacy on Corporate Strategy: Nestle and the Infant Formula Controversy . Norwell, MA : Kluwer Academic Publishers . 10.1007/978-94-011-1394-6 Smith , N. Craig . 2008 . “ Consumers as Drivers of Corporate Social Responsibility .” In The

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Tobias Schulze-Cleven

Institutionalized labor power forces employers into corporate strategies based on cross-class cooperation Streeck (1992) Political Science Explain national differences in economic organization Institutions of employer- coordinated market economy with focus on

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Between social footprint and compliance, or “what IBAMA wants”

Equinor Brazil's social sustainability policy

Iselin Åsedotter Strønen

, legal, and political clout that upholds PEA FOCO's space within Equinor's organization. As the termination of the Women of Gamboa project indicates, the corporate bottom line as well as criteria of legibility levied upon formulations of corporate

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Eluding the Esculacho

A Masculinities Perspective on the Enduring Warrior Ethos of Rio de Janeiro's Police

Celina Myrann Sørbøe

Whittington . 2008 . Exploring Corporate Strategy: Text and Cases . London : Pearson . Kappeler , Victor , Richard Sluder , and Geoffrey Alpert . 1998 . Forces of Deviance: Understanding the Dark Side of Policing . Prospect Heights, IL