Tuesday 3 February 2015

Two 'Rising Powers' articles among most downloaded articles in 2014


Two journal articles previously presented on this blog have now been included in an online article collection featuring the most downloaded articles published in Routledge Social Sciences journals in 2014. The collection features the top three most downloaded articles that were published and downloaded in 2014 in each Routledge Social Sciences journal. 

Guarín, A. and P. Knorringa (2014), New Middle-Class Consumers in Rising Powers: Responsible Consumption and Private Standards, Oxford Development Studies, Vol. 42, No. 2, pp. 151-171.
In this article, Alejandro Guarín and Peter Knorringa ask how new middle-class consumers in the Rising Powers will influence ethical consumption patterns and private standards on socially and environmentally responsible production. Read the full blog post here.

Nadvi, K. (2014), “Rising Powers” and Labour and Environmental Standards, Oxford Development Studies, Vol. 42, No. 2, pp.137-150.
In his introductory article to a special issue on "Rising Powers" and Labour and Environmental Standards, Khalid Nadvi outlines what makes the Rising Powers special and in what ways they affect global labour and environmental standards. Read the full blog post here.

Both articles will be freely available on the publisher's website until the 30th June 2015.

The full collection of most read articles can be accessed here: http://bit.ly/social-sciences-most-read