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  1. International Yearbook of Industrial Statistics 2017

    International Yearbook of Industrial Statistics 2017

    UNIDO
    A unique and comprehensive source of information, this book is the only international publication providing economists, planners, policymakers and business people with worldwide statistics on current performance and trends in the manufacturing sector. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 345.00   Web: $ 310.50
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  2. Creative Destruction

    Creative Destruction

    Edited by J. S. Metcalfe, Ronnie Ramlogan
    This important two-volume set charts the development of scholarly research into the theory of creative destruction, first posited by Joseph Schumpeter in the first half of the twentieth century. The editors successfully bring together seminal works discussing creative destruction and its effects at both a macro- and micro- economic level. Beginning with key writings of Schumpeter, the volumes include research into enterprise and innovation, the evolutionary market process, the empirics of creative destruction, finance and the consequences of creative destruction for growth, development and economic welfare. Along with an original introduction by the editors, this collection will be an invaluable source of reference for academics, scholars and practitioners. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 920.00   Web: $ 828.00
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  3. The Economics of Land Markets and their Regulation

    The Economics of Land Markets and their Regulation

    Edited by Paul C. Cheshire, Christian A.L. Hilber
    This important volume brings together seminal papers investigating the framework upon which the economic analysis of land markets is based, stretching from the earliest insights of the founding fathers to current debates and research. Recent work on the process and implications of 'land value capitalisation' and land use regulation is well represented, for due to capitalisation, land is responsible for far more of the distribution of real incomes than is widely recognised. This collection settles this, restoring the study of land markets to its rightful place - central to economic understanding. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 410.00   Web: $ 369.00
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  4. Learning in Labour Markets

    Learning in Labour Markets

    Edited by Michael Waldman
    Learning in labour markets is a key feature concerning how labour markets operate. This single volume collection brings together classic and important recent contributions by leading scholars concerning how firms learn about worker abilities and other worker attributes. Topics covered include; theory of symmetric learning, evidence of symmetric learning and evidence from asymmetric learning. With an original introduction by the editor this volume will serve as a valuable resource for scholars, libraries, and graduate students. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 540.00   Web: $ 486.00
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  5. Research Handbook on Climate Change and Agricultural Law

    Research Handbook on Climate Change and Agricultural Law

    Edited by Mary Jane Angelo, Anél Du Plesis
    Bringing together scholars from across the globe, this timely book astutely untangles the climate-food web and critically explores the nexus between climate change, agriculture and law, upon which food security and climate resilient development depends. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 225.00   Web: $ 202.50
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  6. A Research Agenda for Cities

    A Research Agenda for Cities

    Edited by John R. Short
    This book provides a critical assessment of key areas of urban scholarship. In twelve stimulating chapters, expert contributors examine a range of important pressing topics from sustainability and gentrification to feminist interventions and globalization to security and food issues. Six more regionally informed expert reviews examine recent urban research in sub-Saharan Africa, South America, East Asia, the Middle East, Australia and Eastern Europe. The chapters provide polemical assessments and signposts for future research. The book will be an indispensable and accessible guide to urban research across the globe. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  7. Research Handbook on EU Health Law and Policy

    Research Handbook on EU Health Law and Policy

    Edited by Tamara K. Hervey, Calum A. Young, Louise E. Bishop
    The steady expansion of the European Union’s involvement in health over the past 20 years has been accelerated by recent events. This handbook offers an up-to-date analytical overview of the most important topics in EU health law and policy. It outlines, as far as possible, the direction of travel for each topic and suggests research agenda(s) for the future. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 275.00   Web: $ 247.50
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  8. International Sales Law

    International Sales Law

    Edited by Franco Ferrari, Clayton P. Gillette
    This authoritative collection presents carefully selected scholarly articles that describe and examine the principles of international sales law, as set forth in the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG). These seminal pieces reflect various viewpoints of authors from different countries and legal systems, and offer a range of distinct methodological approaches to legal analysis. Together with an original introduction by the editors, these volumes provide the reader with both an international and an interdisciplinary perspective on the CISG and its application. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 665.00   Web: $ 598.50
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  9. Handbook of Globalisation and Development

    Handbook of Globalisation and Development

    Edited by Kenneth A. Reinert
    Characterised by conceptual diversity, the Handbook of Globalisation and Development presents contributions from prominent international researchers on all aspects of globalisation and carefully considers their role across a whole host of development processes. The Handbook is structured around seven key areas: international trade, international production, international finance, migration, foreign aid, a broader view, and challenges. Adopting a multi-disciplinary approach, the section on ‘a broader view’ delves into dimensions of globalisation and development that go beyond the mere economic, such as: culture, technology, health, and poverty. Carefully crafted, the chapters herein offer a rigorous and comprehensive assessment of the available research to date and provide an assessment of policy options across all areas considered. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 315.00   Web: $ 283.50
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  10. Public or Private Goods?

    Public or Private Goods?

    Edited by Brigitte Unger, Daan van der Linde, Michael Getzner
    The book explores the core public tasks that the state has traditionally provided but which increasingly are being privatized and subsumed by the private sector. The night-watchman state role of providing security is instead offered by private prisons and security guards. Legitimized by the argument of efficiency gains, social security including public housing, pensions, unemployment insurance and health care are all being gradually privatized. This book argues that on the basis of efficiency, morality and equality there is still an overwhelming need for public intervention – the res publica. Although the state still funds and regulates core domains, it provides fewer and fewer visible goods. The authors show how this apparent invisibility of the state presents serious challenges for both income equality and democracy. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 145.00   Web: $ 130.50
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  11. Crisis and the Failure of Economic Theory

    Crisis and the Failure of Economic Theory

    Giancarlo Bertocco
    Economists have rightly been criticized for not having foreseen the crisis that exploded in 2007–2008. As Giancarlo Bertocco eloquently argues, responsibility does indeed rest heavily on their shoulders. By developing a theory which excluded the possibility that a catastrophic crisis could ever happen, the economics profession has justified decisions and behaviours that caused the Great Recession. This book presents an alternative theoretical approach built on the lessons of Marx, Keynes, Schumpeter, Kalecki, Kaldor and Minsky, which highlights the structural instability of a capitalist economy and the endogenous nature of the current crisis. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 125.00   Web: $ 112.50
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  12. Europe’s Mediterranean Neighbourhood

    Europe’s Mediterranean Neighbourhood

    Edited by Pierre Beckouche
    Illustrated with pioneering maps and with country analyses from a network of researchers from across the Mediterranean, this book takes a territorial approach as a way toward a shared vision for a truly integrated Euro-Mediterranean region. At a time when the region is undergoing rapid change, the main goal of the book is to challenge misconceptions with common geographic data on issues such as transport, energy, agriculture, water and to suggest avenues for policies common to Europe and its southern neighbours. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  13. Environmental Regimes in Asian Subregions

    Environmental Regimes in Asian Subregions

    Simon Marsden
    Informed by international law, international relations and environment management scholarship, this interdisciplinary analysis of environmental regimes in Asian subregions proposes a new regime for the Himalayas and Tibetan Plateau based on China’s cooperation with its south Asian neighbors. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  14. Handbook of Social Policy Evaluation

    Handbook of Social Policy Evaluation

    Edited by Bent Greve
    This Handbook uses methodologies and cases to discover how and when to evaluate social policy, and looks at the possible impacts of evaluation on social policy decisions. The contributors present a detailed analysis on how to conduct social policy evaluation, how to be aware of pitfalls and dilemmas and how to use evidence effectively. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 315.00   Web: $ 283.50
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  15. Patent Pledges

    Patent Pledges

    Edited by Jorge L. Contreras, Meredith Jacob
    Patent holders are increasingly making voluntary, public commitments to limit the enforcement and other exploitation of their patents. The best-known form of patent pledge is the so-called FRAND commitment, in which a patent holder commits to license patents to manufacturers of standardized products on terms that are ‘fair, reasonable and non-discriminatory.’ Patent pledges have also been appearing in fields well beyond technical standard-setting, including open source software, green technology and the biosciences. This book explores the motivations, legal characteristics and policy goals of these increasingly popular private ordering tools. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 160.00   Web: $ 144.00
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  16. Contextualizing Entrepreneurship in Emerging Economies and Developing Countries

    Contextualizing Entrepreneurship in Emerging Economies and Developing Countries

    Edited by Marcela Ramírez Pasillas, Ethel Brundin, Magdalena Markowska
    Entrepreneurship in emerging countries presents us with a unique set of working attitudes, modes of thinking, social practices and processes. This book explores these characteristics, focusing on the conceptualization of entrepreneurship ‘in-between’. It highlights top-down and bottom-up initiatives as well as driving forces for entrepreneurial activities in emerging economies and developing countries, presenting the diversity, nuances and multiplicity of facets of relevant but unexplored contexts that we need in order to expand our dominant and traditional understandings of entrepreneurship Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 165.00   Web: $ 148.50
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  17. Social Inequality Across the Generations

    Social Inequality Across the Generations

    Edited by Jani Erola, Elina Kilpi-Jakonen
    Social Inequality Across the Generations provides an innovative perspective on social stratification studies by advancing the theoretical and empirical case for the influence of resource compensation. It examines whether resource compensation is a successful mechanism for social mobility, contrasting it against competing types of resource accumulation such as multiplication. This book is the first to cover extensively the role of compensation in intergenerational attainment – a new and rapidly spreading concept in stratification research. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  18. How Capitalism Destroyed Itself

    How Capitalism Destroyed Itself

    William Kingston
    Capitalism has been sustained by inherited moral values that are now all but exhausted. A unique combination of a new belief in individualism and a long tradition of property rights had traditionally ensured that self-interested action also produced public benefit. However, these rights, including the laws underwriting economic and financial innovation and parliamentary democracy, were gradually captured and shaped by those who could benefit most from them. This fascinating book shows that the outcome is a reduced ability to generate real wealth combined with exceptional inequality, as well as a worldwide breach of the vital trust between voters and their representatives. Capitalism’s injuries are both self-inflicted and fatal. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 110.00   Web: $ 99.00
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  19. (Re)structuring Copyright

    (Re)structuring Copyright

    Daniel J. Gervais
    In this bold and persuasive work Daniel Gervais, one of the world’s leading thinkers on the subject of intellectual property, argues that the international copyright system is in need of a root and branch rethink. As the Internet alters the world in which copyright operates beyond all recognition, a world increasingly defined by the might of online intermediaries and spawning a generation who are simultaneously authors, users and re-users of creative works, the structure of copyright in its current form is inadequate and unfit for purpose. This ambitious and far-reaching book sets out to diagnose in some detail the problems faced by copyright, before eloquently mapping out a path for comprehensive and structured reform. It contributes a reasoned and novel voice to a debate that is all too often driven by ignorance and partisan self-interest. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 155.00   Web: $ 139.50
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  20. Patenting Genes

    Patenting Genes

    Marta Díaz Pozo
    This book constitutes a fascinating and in-depth analysis of the significance of the requirement of industrial application within gene patenting and how this influences innovation in Europe and the US. The author addresses an area normally overlooked in biotechnology patenting due to the predominance of the ethical debate, and in doing so produces a unique approach to dealing with concerns in this field. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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