Sian Stephens

Sian Stephens
Middlesex University, UK · Department of International Management and Innovation

PhD

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The Just Transition literature discusses narrow and broad conceptions of the Just Transition, with distributive and procedural justice being key dimensions of the concept. Focussing on the wind turbine industry and communities where windfarms have been built over the past four decades, this research project explored four key questions related to t...
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The implementation of good practice in the natural resource management processes is crucial to the economic development of many countries. Well managed resources can bring high financial rewards and benefit the entire country, while poor resource management can lead to severe social and economic consequences. The allocation of licenses for the expl...
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Adopting a qualitative case study approach of a renewable energy company in South Africa, the research investigated community engagement within the tripartite relationship of a wind farm, the communities, and the local government. It was found that local government played a moderating role in the community engagement efforts of the wind farm which...
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Guidebooks have a privileged role in tourism as they direct bodily engagement with destinations, and yet few feminist leisure scholars have analysed guidebooks. This paper applies a feminist critical discourse analysis (FCDA) to explore Lonely Planet’s online travel advice for women. The results of the FCDA reveal that Lonely Planet advice acts to...
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The operations of the onshore wind energy industry are seen by some to cause significant disruption to local communities and there is much debate regarding the extent of national and local support for onshore windfarms. Much like the more traditional energy industries such as mining and oil extraction, the onshore wind energy industry must seek a S...
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Gender-based violence (GBV) in travel and tourism is embedded within the wider social structures of gender inequality and discrimination. This book focuses on the multiple and interconnected manifestations of violence that women and girls encounter in tourism consumption and production, such as physical, sexual, emotional or socio-economic abuse. T...
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There has been rising interest in political corporate social responsibility (political CSR), defined as activities where CSR has an intended or unintended political impact, or where intended or unintended political impacts on CSR exist. Based on a survey and content analysis of 146 peer-reviewed academic articles from 18 journals over the 14-year p...
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This teaching and learning guide accompanies the following article: Jędrzej George Frynas and Sian Stephens, "Political Corporate Social Responsibility: Reviewing Theories and Setting New Agendas", International Journal of Management Reviews, DOI: 10.1111/ijmr.12049.

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Project to build on literature review and conceptual work included in upcoming chapter in an edited volume. Further empirical work in under-researched energy industries will be conducted in order to understand the commonalities and differences of the SLO across low-carbon and traditional energy production.
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To explore political and socio-economic pinch points in wind turbine manufacturing and windfarm communities in Europe and South Africa
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To explore political and socio-economic pinch points in wind turbine manufacturing and windfarm communities in Europe and South Africa