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  1. Financial Models and Society

    Financial Models and Society

    Ekaterina Svetlova
    This innovative book employs the social studies of finance approach which aims to enhance the dialogue between finance and sociology by addressing the blind spots of economic and financial theories. In so doing, it challenges the accusations made towards financial models in the aftermath of the last economic crisis and argues that they cannot be condemned indiscriminately. Their influence on markets and society is not straightforward, but determined by the many ways in which models are created and then used. Ekaterina Svetlova analyses the various patterns of the application of models in asset management, risk management and financial engineering to demonstrate that their power is far more fragile than widespread criticism would indicate. Learn More
    February 2018   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  2. Constitutionalism in the Americas

    Constitutionalism in the Americas

    Edited by Colin Crawford, Daniel Bonilla Maldonado
    Constitutionalism in the Americas unites the work of leading scholars of constitutional law, comparative law and Latin American and U.S. constitutional law to provide a critical and provocative look at the state of constitutional law across the Americas today. The diverse chapters employ a variety of methodologies – empirical, historical, philosophical and textual analysis – in the effort to provide a comprehensive look at a generation of constitutional change across two continents. Learn More
    February 2018   Hardback Price: $ 150.00   Web: $ 135.00
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  3. Automated and Autonomous Spatial Mobilities

    Automated and Autonomous Spatial Mobilities

    Aharon Kellerman
    This ground-breaking book explores a rapidly developing aspect of contemporary life: automated and autonomous spatial mobilities and their social and urban implications. Presenting a wide-ranging discussion on autonomous vehicle (AV) development and its future adoption, this highly topical book points to the emergence of autonomously mobile cities and the new mobility landscapes they will present. Academics, as well as practitioners, in the fields of mobility, transportation, urban planning, geography and sociology will find this an essential read. Learn More
    February 2018   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  4. Immigration Policy and the Shaping of US Culture

    Immigration Policy and the Shaping of US Culture

    Roger White
    The author examines the relationships between immigration policy, observed immigration patterns, and cultural differences between the United States and immigrants’ source countries. The entirety of US immigration history (1607-present) is reviewed through a recounting of related legislative acts and by examining data on immigrant inflows and cross-societal cultural distances. Learn More
    February 2018   Hardback Price: $ 110.00   Web: $ 99.00
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  5. International Investment Law and History

    International Investment Law and History

    Edited by Stephan W. Schill, Christian J. Tams, Rainer Hofmann
    Historiographical approaches to international investment law scholarship are becoming ever more important. This insightful book combines perspectives from a range of expert international law scholars who explore ways in which using a broad variety of historical methods and historical research can lead to a better understanding of international investment law. Learn More
    February 2018   Hardback Price: $ 160.00   Web: $ 144.00
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  6. Propertizing European Copyright

    Propertizing European Copyright

    Caterina Sganga
    With an acceleration in the last decades, the language of property, piracy and theft has become mainstream in copyright matters. Scholars have argued that this latent propertization has progressively led to the undue expansion of copyright and an enclosure of knowledge, causing clashes with users’ fundamental rights and EU social and cultural policies. Challenging the validity of such critiques, Propertizing European Copyright demonstrates that these distortive effects are only the result of mishandled property rhetoric and that a commitment to copyright propertization could enable a more internally consistent and balanced development of EU copyright law. Learn More
    February 2018   Hardback Price: $ 140.00   Web: $ 126.00
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  7. Public Private Partnership for WTO Dispute Settlement

    Public Private Partnership for WTO Dispute Settlement

    Amrita Bahri
    Public Private Partnership for WTO Dispute Settlement is an interdisciplinary work examining the growing interaction between business entities and public officials. Crucially, it identifies how this relationship can enable developing countries to effectively utilize the provisions of the World Trade Organization Dispute Settlement Understanding (WTO DSU). Learn More
    February 2018   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  8. Managing Natural Resources

    Managing Natural Resources

    Edited by Gerard George, Simon J.D. Schillebeeckx
    Managing the natural environment is fundamental to many businesses, yet management scholars have understudied how natural resources are acquired and deployed, how they constrain and challenge strategy and innovation, and how they differ from more conventionally studied resources in management. This book captures leading and thought-provoking conceptual and empirical contributions on how organizations (ought to) interact with such natural resources. The authors apply and extend management theories to the natural resource context, thereby opening up multiple avenues for future research. Learn More
    January 2018   Hardback Price: $ 155.00   Web: $ 139.50
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  9. A Research Agenda for Entrepreneurial Cognition and Intention

    A Research Agenda for Entrepreneurial Cognition and Intention

    Edited by Malin Brännback, Alan L. Carsrud
    A Research Agenda for Entrepreneurial Cognition and Intention suggests new directions and approaches to study the internal thought processes of entrepreneurs by examining areas that have been under-researched, ignored or overlooked. Learn More
    January 2018   Hardback Price: $ 130.00   Web: $ 117.00
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  10. Governing Compact Cities

    Governing Compact Cities

    Philipp Rode
    Governing Compact Cities investigates how governments and other critical actors organise to enable compact urban growth, combining higher urban densities, mixed use and urban design quality with more walkable and public transport-oriented urban development. Philipp Rode draws on empirical evidence from London and Berlin to examine how urban policymakers, professionals and stakeholders have worked across disciplinary silos, geographic scales and different time horizons since the early 1990s. Learn More
    January 2018   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  11. Law and Development

    Law and Development

    Frank H. Stephen
    This book draws on the analytical framework of New Institutional Economics (NIE) to critically examine the role which law and the legal system play in economic development. Analytical concepts from NIE are used to assess policies which have been supported by multilateral development organisations including securing private property rights, reform of the legal system and financial development. The importance of culture in shaping the legal environment, which in turn influences financial sector development, is also assessed using Oliver Williamson’s ‘levels of social analysis’ framework. Learn More
    January 2018   Hardback Price: $ 115.00   Web: $ 103.50
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  12. How Economics Should Be Done

    How Economics Should Be Done

    David C. Colander, Huei-Chun Su
    David Colander has been writing about economic methodology for over 30 years, but he goes out of his way to emphasize that he does not see himself as a methodologist. His pragmatic methodology is applicable to what economists are doing and attempts to answer questions that all economists face as they go about their work. The articles collected in this volume are divided, with the first part providing a framework underlying Colander’s methodology and introducing Colander’s methodology for economic policy within that framework. Part two presents Colander’s view on the methodology for microeconomics, while part three looks at Colander’s methodology for macroeconomics. The book closes with discussions of broader issues. Learn More
    January 2018   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  13. A Research Agenda for Women and Entrepreneurship

    A Research Agenda for Women and Entrepreneurship

    Edited by Patricia G. Greene, Candida G. Brush
    Elgar Research Agendas outline the future of research in a given area. Leading scholars are given the space to explore their subject in provocative ways, and map out the potential directions of travel. They are relevant but also visionary. The editors map out a vision for research on women and entrepreneurship and using a contextual framework that includes aspiration, behavior and confidence. They delve into issues such as social identity, start-ups, crowdfunding and context to set a new foundation for future research on entrepreneurship and gender. Learn More
    January 2018   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  14. Sustainable Growth Through Strategic Innovation

    Sustainable Growth Through Strategic Innovation

    Mitsuru Kodama
    From detailed reviews of existing dynamic capabilities, this book presents a theoretical model of a strategic innovation system as a corporate system capability to enable a large company to achieve strategic innovation. The book includes in-depth case studies to illustrate the importance of strategic innovation capabilities. Learn More
    January 2018   Hardback Price: $ 125.00   Web: $ 112.50
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  15. Leadership, Popular Culture and Social Change

    Leadership, Popular Culture and Social Change

    Edited by Kristin M.S. Bezio, Kimberly Yost
    The newest generation of leaders was raised on a steady diet of popular culture artifacts mediated through technology, such as film, television and online gaming. As technology expands access to cultural production, popular culture continues to play an important role as an egalitarian vehicle for promoting ideological dissent and social change. The chapters in this book examine works and creators of popular culture – from literature to film and music to digital culture – in order to address the ways in which popular culture shapes and is shaped by leaders around the globe as they strive to change their social systems for the better. Learn More
    January 2018   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  16. How to Keep Your Research Project on Track

    How to Keep Your Research Project on Track

    Edited by Keith Townsend, Mark N.K. Saunders
    Research can be a lonely path and there are myriad challenges and problems to face with any research project. In this research methods book, novice and experienced researchers tell stories of when things went wrong in their research projects. Drawing on real life experiences, researchers from post graduate research students to experienced professors will benefit from these insider insights, advice and lessons about the practical difficulties and how they may be addressed. The result is an engaging read and a helpful and reassuring guide to the research process. Arranged as a series of chapters interspersed with vignettes the researchers’ stories provide the reader with insights into different facets and stages of the research process from finding a supervisor thorough designing surveys and conducting interviews and analysing data, to re-writing and dealing with feedback. It will be invaluable for doctoral and more experienced researchers grappling with the realities of undertaking research. Learn More
    January 2018   Hardback Price: $ 130.00   Web: $ 117.00
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  17. A Research Agenda for Shrinking Cities

    A Research Agenda for Shrinking Cities

    Justin B. Hollander
    This prescient book presents the intellectual terrain of shrinking cities while exploring the key research questions in each of the field’s sub-domains and reviewing the range of methodologies within these topics. Learn More
    January 2018   Hardback Price: $ 99.95   Web: $ 89.96
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  18. Publish or Perish

    Publish or Perish

    Imad A. Moosa
    Imad Moosa’s thought-provoking book explores the contemporary doctrine that plagues the academic sphere: the principle of publish or perish. This book identifies the pressures placed upon academics to either publish their work regularly, or suffer the consequences, including lack of promotion, or even redundancy. Learn More
    January 2018   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  19. Protecting Minority Rights in African Countries

    Protecting Minority Rights in African Countries

    John M. Mbaku
    In this enlightening book, John Mukum Mbaku analyses the main challenges of constitutional design and the construction of governance institutions in Africa today. He argues that the central issues are: providing each country with a constitutional order that is capable of successfully managing sectarian conflict and enhancing peaceful coexistence; protecting the rights of citizens – including those of minorities; minimizing the monopolization of political space by the majority (to the detriment of minorities); and, effectively preventing government impunity. Learn More
    January 2018   Hardback Price: $ 150.00   Web: $ 135.00
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  20. Economic Stagnation in Japan

    Economic Stagnation in Japan

    Edited by Dongchul Cho, Takatoshi Ito, Andrew Mason
    Japan’s dramatic transformation from economic success to economic stagnation offers important policy lessons to advanced countries everywhere that are struggling with stagnation. The term ‘Japanization’ is often used by economists to describe long-term stagnation and deflation. Symptoms include high unemployment, weak economic activity, interest rates near zero, quantitative easing, and population aging. In the global context, what can governments do to mitigate the downward trends experienced by Japan? This judicious volume investigates in depth the causes of Japan’s ‘lost decades’ versus the real recovery achieved by the United States, and the lessons that can be learned. Learn More
    January 2018   Hardback Price: $ 155.00   Web: $ 139.50
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