Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-3 of 3 items

  • Keywords: Behavioural economics x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

‘You Have Only Seen the Fortunate Few and Draw Your Conclusion Accordingly’: Behavioural Economics and the Paradox of Scottish Emigration

David Alston

in Global Migrations: The Scottish Diaspora since 1600

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474410045
eISBN:
9781474422512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474410045.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter describes the enthusiastic involvement of young Highland Scots, after 1796, in the slave plantations of modern Guyana (the former colonies of Demerara, Essequibo and Berbice). This was ... More


Patient responsibilities, social determinants of health and nudges: the case of organ donation

Ana Manzano

in Social policies and social control: New perspectives on the ‘not-so-big society’

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447310747
eISBN:
9781447310778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310747.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

With reference to the specific impact on lone parents, this chapter examines the retrenchment of the notion of welfare as an entitlement that has occurred alongside an increased emphasis on the ... More


Disadvantaged childhoods and the neuroliberal fix

Kevin Ryan

in Refiguring childhood: Encounters with biosocial power

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781526148612
eISBN:
9781526160959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526148629.00014
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

Chapter 7 examines how ‘disadvantage’ has become a pervasive way of framing inequality, tracking this from the United States during the 1960s, where the theme of cultural deprivation gave rise to a ... More


View: