Melvyn Evans

Director of programems - Politics and Social Science

Law and Politics

Middlesex University

Social Economy, Informal Economy, Social Capital, Mutual Aid

BA PhD

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  1. Evans, Melvyn (2016) Social capital and the shadow economy. Journal of Economic Issues, 50 (1). pp. 43-58. ISSN 0021-3624
  2. Evans, Melvyn (2007) Evans, M. (2007) The contribution of social capital in the social economy to local economic development in Western Europe, Final Report to DG Research, European Commission, Framework V programme. Project Report. European Communities, Brussels.
  3. Evans, Melvyn (2008) Evans, M. (2008) “Who is for community participation? Who is community participation for? Exploring the well-being potential for involvement in regeneration” Education, Knowledge and Economy Vol. 2, No.3 pp. 163-174. Education, Knowledge and Economy .
  4. Evans, Melvyn (2007) Evans, M. (2007) “Mutualising cash in hand? Social enterprise, informal economic activity and deprived neighbourhoods” Local Government Studies Vol.33, No.3, pp 383-399. Local Government Studies . ISSN 0300-3930
  5. Evans, Melvyn (2006) The social economy and the shadowy side of the life course in “Horizons: Emerging Developments and Knowledge in Public Policy Research” (The Magazine of the Policy Research Initiative of the Government of Canada) Vol.8 No.2. Horizons: Emerging Developments and Knowledge in Public Policy Research .
  6. Evans, Melvyn (2014) Operationalising the concept of social capital: new perspectives and new measures. In: Social Capital and Economics: Social Values, Power, and Social Identity. Christoforou, Asimina and Davis, John B., eds. Routledge Advances in Social Economics . Routledge, pp. 38-61. ISBN 9780415834131
  7. Evans, Melvyn (2013) Mutualisation and public services. In: Organisational innovation in public services: forms and governance. Valkama, Pekka and Bailey, Stephen J. and Anttiroiko, Ari-Veikko, eds. Palgrave, London.