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By Sandra Wallenius-Korkalo,Aini Linjakumpu

Drawing on modern and old case stories from Finland, Sweden and Norway, growth or Perish highlights the jobs that artwork, tradition and educational learn play along know-how and economics as bearers of swap, forthcoming the learn of development from the human point. through turning consciousness in the direction of groups and the typical social actions of people of their socio-cultural and microhistorical contexts, this quantity hyperlinks the belief of growth to the emancipation and empowerment of collectives. Multidisciplinary in nature, development or Perish brings jointly the paintings of top students to discover the alterations that exact and social business enterprise can impact. It engages with the broader theoretical and methodological debates to be of key curiosity to sociologists, geographers and anthropologists, in addition to people with pursuits in gender reports, cultural and environmental historical past, literary experiences and political science.

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