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The Ragged University project views economics in sustainable, equitable and local terms. In part it is about exploring what this means and identifying a humanised perspective of people in the ordinary business of everyday life:

  • ethnic food
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    Ethnocentrism and Country of Origin Effects: Ethnocentrism and Consumers by Doreen Soutar
    16th July 2014
    Economics, Poverty
    This literature review is divided into three main sections: This section looks at The...
  • human rights budgeting
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    Human Development and Opportunity Costs
    26th November 2014
    Economics, Poverty
    The creation of social opportunities makes a direct contribution to the expansion of human...
  • Fydor Dostoevsky
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    Biases In Psychology Which Affect How People’s Intellectual Contribution Is Valued; Behavioural Reactions to Dissonance and Confirmation Bias
    6th May 2018
    Economics, Education, Poverty, Sociology
    This is the final part of three essays examining how people can be dehumanised...
  • Chief Inspector of Ofsted Michael Wilshaw
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    Critical Apprenticeships: The Wrights and the Wrongs of Passage
    27th February 2016
    Citizen Journalism, Economics, Education
    We live in a time when the meaning of language in policyland has become...
  • Marshal McLuhan
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    The Medium is the Means: The Industrial-Educational Complex
    17th February 2015
    Economics, Education, Poverty
    Marshall McLuhan is very well known for developing communications theory, and is famously attributed...
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    Barriers to Participation in an Economy: Monopoly, Bureaucracy and Opportunity
    5th September 2014
    Economics, Poverty
    It is important to distinguish the notion of poverty as capability inadequacy from that...

 

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