Social change

NARROWER TERMS
Journal article

Liminal roles in construction project practice: exploring change through the roles of partnering manager, building logistic specialist and BIM coordinator

In order to better understand the unfolding of construction project practice in an increasingly changeful world new professional roles are explored as liminal roles. Findings are both theoretical and practical and suggest that new professional roles practice multi-liminal work and acknowledge tensions that pose challenges...
Report

Britain under lockdown

This report brings together stories and statistics about the change British people have lived through in the last few months, bringing together contributions from nearly 12,000 members of the public who shared their ideas and experiences. The aim is to help people and policy-makers alike...
Journal article

Looking out to look in: inspiration from social sciences for construction management research

In reaction to the recent call for critical debate in the field of construction management research, I argue that we should embrace the richness of adjacent fields of study in order to dynamically develop our own and face the plethora of contemporary societal challenges that...
Discussion paper

Some facts about debt

This paper outlines some facts about debt that address the myths that have been circulated, for far too long, about the nature of our economy and its capacity to support a high standard of living for every Australian.
Report

Global risks report 2020

This report provides information on the major threats that may impact global prosperity in 2020 and over the next decade. The 15th edition of the report draws on feedback from nearly 800 global experts and decision-makers who were asked to rank their concerns in terms...
Report

Future Options for North Australia

Anticipating the future is uniquely human. We strive constantly to anticipate trends and great events to seek opportunity and avoid disaster. So what will drive the future of tropical Australia? The four authors of this book, all of whom have a close association with the...
Book

New forms of political organisation

This volume collects innovative thinking about new forms of politics, new forms of political organisation and new ways of thinking politics.
Report

She has a plan: the unique power of girls to lead change

The majority of girls want to take charge of their future and tackle the biggest issues facing them and all of us collectively, but sometimes lack confidence to step up. This research shows that young women and girls – if educated, supported and inspired by...
Report

Public policy and the infrastructure of kindness in Scotland

Between October 2018 and January 2019, the University of Edinburgh hosted a series of discussions on kindness in policy. Drawing on these conversations, this report seeks to explore what we mean when we talk about kindness, and how the National Performance Framework could help build...
Strategy

Basic plan on the promotion of culture and the arts (Phase 1)

This plan is the first plan based on the new 'Basic Act on the Promotion of Culture and the Arts' amended in June 2017. It contains four visions and six strategies for a five-year period from 2018 to 2022. This plan discusses and acknowledges both...