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First paragraph: Giving evidence before the House of Commons sub-committee considering the Lochaber Water Power Bill of 1921 – the statutory instrument for the establishment of the British Aluminium Company Ltd’s third Highland aluminium smelter and hydro-electric power scheme – the former Provost of Fort William, Colin Young, declared: 'I am a whole hearted supporter of this scheme for in it I see the salvation of this district and far beyond.' British Aluminium’s other developments in the w...
First paragraph: In an influential intervention on rural history published in 1994, which argued for a shift in emphasis in the study of the agrarian economy from the Highlands to the Lowlands, Roy Campbell opened by declaring: A fascinating, though perhaps somewhat fruitless task is to speculate on why historians choose to investigate one topic rather than another. Sometimes there may be no special reason. Sometimes their interest may reflect a current vogue, for history has its fashions eve...
This article explores the legacy of the demise of the deep coal mining industry in Scotland. It places particular emphasis on the cultural scars of this process as witnessed through miners' and managers' memories, positioning these within the context of occupational socialization, conflict, and alienation. The piece explores the enduring importance of these cultural scars in shaping broader collective narratives of decline in Scotland, and how responses were manifest in shifting political out...
Identity has emerged as a major theme in management and organisation studies. This is perhaps unsurprising since questions of who one is or who one might become are particularly important in organisational settings (Watson, 2008). An insightful and widely cited introduction to a special issue in the journal Organization by Alvesson, Ashcraft and Thomas note that ‘Identity has become a popular frame through which to investigate a wide array of phenomena […] linked to nearly everything: from me...
In 2013, Glasgow City Council received significant funding to develop innovative smart city applications, including the delivery of new electronic public services and the co-production of governance. This case study examines the processes that underpin the ways in which the ‘Future City Glasgow programme’ delivered ‘smart governance’, in the context of a regenerating post-industrial city. We assess the contribution of smart city technologies and data collection and monitoring processes design...
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