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A web of opportunity or the same old story? Women digital entrepreneurs and intersectionality theory (2016)
Journal Article
Martinez Dy, A. C., Marlow, S., & Martin, L. (2016). A web of opportunity or the same old story? Women digital entrepreneurs and intersectionality theory. Human Relations, 70(3), 286-311. doi:10.1177/0018726716650730

This article critically analyses the manner in which intersectionality and related social positionality shape digital enterprise activities. Despite popular claims of meritocratic opportunity enactment within traditional forms of entrepreneurship, as... Read More about A web of opportunity or the same old story? Women digital entrepreneurs and intersectionality theory.

Unethical power Europe? Something fishy about EU trade and development policies (2016)
Journal Article
Gegout, C. (in press). Unethical power Europe? Something fishy about EU trade and development policies. Third World Quarterly, 37(12), 2192-2210. doi:10.1080/01436597.2016.1176855

This article analyses the impact of European Union (EU) policies in the field of fisheries on development in Africa. It contests the premise that the EU promotes local economies, and argues that it often contributes to depleting fish stocks, distorti... Read More about Unethical power Europe? Something fishy about EU trade and development policies.

Coming together or drifting apart? Income maintenance in Australia, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom (2016)
Journal Article
Pierson, C., & Humpage, L. (2016). Coming together or drifting apart? Income maintenance in Australia, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom. Politics and Policy, 44(2), 261-293. doi:10.1111/polp.12150

There has been long-standing debate in the comparative welfare state literature as to whether social policy regimes come to look more alike over time (“converge”) or else retain their distinctiveness. In this article, we explore this question throug... Read More about Coming together or drifting apart? Income maintenance in Australia, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom.

Rigorous morality: norms, values, and the comparative politics of human rights (2016)
Journal Article
Landman, T. (2016). Rigorous morality: norms, values, and the comparative politics of human rights. Human Rights Quarterly, 38(1), doi:10.1353/hrq.2016.0014

This paper argues that there is a strong role for empirical analysis to be used to address fundamental normative questions. Using human rights as an example, the article shows that the evolution of the international regime of human rights provides a... Read More about Rigorous morality: norms, values, and the comparative politics of human rights.