Journals Higher Education



Published: 02 September 2021

256 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780192898012

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What It Is and Why It Happens

Edited by Stefan Arora-Jonsson, Nils Brunsson, Raimund Hasse, and Katarina Lagerström

  • Offers a new understanding of the origins, management, and effects of competition
  • Challenges the view that competition is just a 'natural phenomenon' and provides insights into how it can be constructed or even removed
  • Opens up the study of competition across the social sciences, extending beyond its traditional economic meaning
  • Uses a broad range of case studies of competition beyond markets, highlighting a multitude of functions and consequences