Browsing through books: Two books about (neo)liberalism

Recently I've been reading books originally written in or translated to Finnish. This post about (neo)liberalism covers: Lahtinen, Veikka, and Pontus Purokuru (2020): Mikä liberalismia vaivaa? Kosmos. Parker, Martin (2019): Kaadetaan kauppakorkea — Miksi bisneskouluista pitäisi tehdä organisaatiokouluja? Hannu Laurila, tran. Tampere: Vastapaino. (Orig. title: Shut down the business school: What’s wrong with management education) … Continue reading Browsing through books: Two books about (neo)liberalism

Browsing through books: Kollaboraatio — Yhteistekijyys nykykirjallisuudessa ja taiteessa by Hanna Kuusela

I picked up this book due to a deepening collaboration I have with close colleagues and I wanted to know more about collaborative creative work. Now, we are researchers in environmental (social) sciences, while this book is about collaboration in contemporary literature and art. However, I had a feeling I'd get fresh insight from this … Continue reading Browsing through books: Kollaboraatio — Yhteistekijyys nykykirjallisuudessa ja taiteessa by Hanna Kuusela

Browsing through books: 5 books about (gendered) social relations

This is a post with five brief reviews of books that I consider to explore (gendered) social relations, one way or another.

Browsing through books: 5 books about economic relations

This is a post with five brief reviews of books that I consider to explore economic relations, one way or another.

Browsing through books: Huipputuloiset – Suomen rikkain promille by Anu Kantola & Hanna Kuusela (2019, Vastapaino)

Huipputuloiset - Suomen rikkain promille caused a turmoil before its publication, which is a magnificent achievement for a nonfiction book in Finnish. The book explores the wealthiest per mille of Finnish citizens. There is little we know about their views despite their influential position in the society. The book is as much about how they … Continue reading Browsing through books: Huipputuloiset – Suomen rikkain promille by Anu Kantola & Hanna Kuusela (2019, Vastapaino)