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"Technology and Isolation", Cambridge University Press, 2017 (forthcoming)

"Feenberg, Rationality and Isolation", In Theory and Practice – Critical Theory and the Thought of Andrew Feenberg, eds. Arnold, D. and Andreas, M. Palgrave, MacMillan, 2017 (forthcoming)

"Order and process in institutionalist thought: Commons and Ayres" Cambridge Journal of Economics, 39 (4), 1053-1069, 2015

"Technical Objects and Social Objects", in Kaldis, B. (ed) Encyclopedia of Philosophy and the Social Sciences, Sage, 2013

"Aviation Lockin and Emissions Trading" Cambridge Journal of Economics, 36, pp. 1221–1243, 2012

"Technology and the Extension of Human Capabilities", Journal for the Theory of Social Behaviour, September 2010

"Theorising Technology", In Faulkner, Lawson and Runde (eds) Special Issue of Cambridge Journal of Economics, January, 2010. #

"Ayres, Technology and Technical Objects", Journal of Economic Issues, September, 2009,

"An Ontology of Technology: artefacts, relations and functions", Techné: Research in Philosophy and Technology, Vol 12, No 1, 2008.

"Technology, Technological Determinism and the Transformational Model of Technical Activity" in Lawson C, Latsis J and Martins N (eds) Contributions to Social Ontology, London: Routledge, 2007.

"Ontology, Philosophy and the Social Sciences" in Lawson C, Latsis J and Martins N (eds) Contributions to Social Ontology, London: Routledge, 2007 ‡

"Technology" in Hartwig, M.(ed), A Dictionary of Critical Realism, London: Routledge, 2007.

"Contributions to Social Ontology" (ed), London: Routledge, 2007‡

"Competence Theories", in Fleetwood S, Ackroyd S (eds) Realism in Action in Organisation and Management Studies, Routledge, London, 2004

"Technical Consultancies and Regional Competences", in C. Dannreuther & W. Dolfsma (eds) Globalisation, Social Capital and Inequality, Edward Elgar, pp. 75-92, 2003.

"Formalism, Institutionalism and the ‘New' Geography: comment" Global Economics and Management Review, vol. 6, pp. 155-159., 2002.

"Introduction to Special Issue on Critical Realism", Cambridge Journal
of Economics
, Vol 26, No 6, pp 679-681, 2002.~

"University-business interaction in the Oxford and Cambridge regions" Tijdschrift voor Economische en Sociale Geografie, 2001. 

"Collective Learning and Epistemologically Significant Moments" In D. Keeble & F. Wilkinson, eds. High-Technology Clusters Networking and Collective Learning in Europe. Ashgate, pp. 182-198, 2000.

"Collective Learning, Tacit Knowledge and Regional Innovative Capacity", Regional Studies, Vol.33,4,pp.305-317, 1999.

 (Reprinted in: Starbuck, W.H. (ed) Organizational Learning and Knowledge Management: a reader, Edward Elgar 2007).^

"Towards a Competence Theory of the Region" Cambridge Journal of Economics, Vol. 23, No. 2, pp. 151-166, 1999.

 (Reprinted in: Suneja (ed), Policy Issues for Business: a reader, Open-University Press, London: Sage 2002).

"Commons' Contribution to Political Economy." In P.O'Hara, ed. Encyclopaedia of Political Economy. London: Routledge, pp.120-123, 1999.

"Contrasting regional innovation systems in Oxford and Cambridge." In J. De la Mothe, & G Paquet, eds. Local and Regional Systems of Innovation. Kluwer Academic Press, 1998 

"Local Inter-Firm Networking by High-Technology Firms in the Cambridge Region" in D.Keeble and C.Lawson, eds. Networks, Links and Large Firm Impacts on the Evolution of Regional Clusters of High-Technology SMEs in Europe, ESRC Centre for Business Research, Cambridge, 1998

"Networks, Links and Large Firm Impacts on the Evolution of Regional Clusters of High-Technology SMEs in Europe", ESRC Centre for Business Research, Cambridge, 1998°

"Internationalisation Processes and Networking in Technology-Intensive Small Firms." Small Business Economics, Vol.11, 1998. 

"Territorial Clustering and High Technology Innovation: from industrial districts to innovative milieux" ESRC Centre for Business Research Working Paper, WP54, 1997.

"Inter-firm links between regionally clustered high tech SMEs: a comparison of Cambridge and Oxford innovation networks." In R. Oakey, & W. During, eds. New Technology-Based Firms in the 1990s. London: Paul Chapman, 1997. 

"University Research Links and Spin-offs in the Evolution of Regional Clusters of High-Technology SMEs in Europe" ESRC Centre for Business Research, Cambridge, 1997. °

"Holism and Collectivism in Commons" Journal of Economic Issues, Vol. XXX, No.4, December, pp. 967-984, 1996.

"Carl Menger and the New Institutionalism - Realism, Theory and Individualism" Review of Social Economics, December 1996.

"Realism, Underlabouring and Institutions" Cambridge Journal of Economics, 20, 1 January: 137-51, 1996.*

"Regional, Institutional and Policy Frameworks for High-Technology SMEs in Europe", ESRC Centre for Business Research, Cambridge, 1996°

"The Transformational Model of Social Activity and Economic Analysis: a reinterpretation of the work of J.R.Commons." Review of Political Economy, vol.6 no.2, pp. 186-204, 1994.

co-authored or edited with:

# Faulkner, P. and Runde, J

 Keeble, D., Lawton-Smith, H. Moore, B. and Wilkinson, F.

~ Blankenburg, S., Lawson, T., Lewis, P., and Runde, J.

‡ Latsis, J and Martins, N.

* Peacock, M. and Pratten, S.

^ Lorenz, E.

° Keeble, D.

Dr Clive Lawson

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