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  1. Handbook on the Family and Marriage in China

    Handbook on the Family and Marriage in China

    Edited by Xiaowei Zang, Lucy X. Zhao
    This Handbook advances research on the family and marriage in China by providing readers with a multidisciplinary and multifaceted coverage of major issues in one single volume. It addresses the major conceptual, theoretical and methodological issues of marriage and family in China and offers critical reflections on both the history and likely progression of the field. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 270.00   Web: $ 243.00
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  2. Law of the Environment and Armed Conflict

    Law of the Environment and Armed Conflict

    Edited by Karen Hulme
    Forming part of a major series by Edward Elgar Publishing, Law of the Environment and Armed Conflict selects the most important and influential research articles relating to the protection of the environment in armed conflict. The book plots the trajectory of research on this issue from early weapons impacts and the Vietnam War, to the first major challenge for wartime environmental protections in the Gulf Conflict, liability for harm and possible future directions. With an original introduction by the editor, this single volume will be an essential resource for researchers and policy makers alike. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 435.00   Web: $ 391.50
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  3. 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
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 99.95   Web: $ 89.96
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  4. Research Handbook on Entrepreneurship and Leadership

    Research Handbook on Entrepreneurship and Leadership

    Edited by Richard T. Harrison, Claire Leitch
    This Research Handbook argues that the study of entrepreneurs as leaders is a gap in both the leadership and the entrepreneurship literatures. With conceptual and empirical chapters from a wide range of cultures and entrepreneurship and leadership ecosystems, the Research Handbook for the first time produces a systematic overview of the entrepreneurial leadership field, providing a state of the art perspective and highlighting unanswered questions and opportunities for further research. It consolidates existing theory development, stimulates new conceptual thinking and includes path-breaking empirical explorations. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 240.00   Web: $ 216.00
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  5. Environmental Policy, Sustainability and Welfare

    Environmental Policy, Sustainability and Welfare

    Thomas Aronsson, Kenneth Backlund, Karl-Gustaf Löfgren
    This comprehensive and accessible textbook addresses important relationships between economics and environmental policy, highlighting in particular the role of taxation. It also connects environmental policy to social accounting by describing how measures of welfare and sustainable development depend on whether policies successfully internalize market failures. Learn More
    January 2018   Hardback Price: $ 110.00   Web: $ 99.00
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  6. Handbook of European Policies

    Handbook of European Policies

    Edited by Hubert Heinelt, Sybille Münch
    This definitive Handbook addresses the current lack of research into European policymaking and development using an interpretive perspective. Questioning areas that mainstream approaches tend to neglect, contributors target the ways in which ideas, arguments and discourses shape policies in the institutional context of the EU. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 255.00   Web: $ 229.50
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  7. 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
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 130.00   Web: $ 117.00
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  8. 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 judiciously timed book 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
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 155.00   Web: $ 139.50
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  9. Handbook of Human Resource Management in the Tourism and Hospitality Industries

    Handbook of Human Resource Management in the Tourism and Hospitality Industries

    Edited by Ronald J. Burke, Julia C. Hughes
    The hospitality and tourism sector is an increasingly significant contributor to GDP worldwide, as well as a key source of employment in developing regions. Drawing on contemporary research, this Handbook provides a provocative review of the major human resource challenges facing the hospitality and tourism sector today. Learn More
    January 2018   Hardback Price: $ 180.00   Web: $ 162.00
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  10. Rethinking Intellectual Property

    Rethinking Intellectual Property

    Gustavo Ghidini
    Intellectual property law is built on constitutional foundations and is underpinned by the twin freedoms of freedom of expression and freedom of economic enterprise. In this thoughtful evaluation, Gustavo Ghidini offers up a reconstruction of the core features of each intellectual property paradigm, including patents, copyright, and trademarks, suggesting measures for reform to allow intellectual property to become socially beneficial for all. Learn More
    January 2018   Hardback Price: $ 160.00   Web: $ 144.00
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  11. 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
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  12. Handbook of Political Party Funding

    Handbook of Political Party Funding

    Edited by Jonathan Mendilow, Eric Phélippeau
    Scrutinizing a relatively new field of study, the Handbook of Political Party Funding assesses the basic assumptions underlying the research, presenting an unequalled variety of case studies from diverse political finance systems. Learn More
    January 2018   Hardback Price: $ 290.00   Web: $ 261.00
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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. Handbook of Research Methods in Complexity Science

    Handbook of Research Methods in Complexity Science

    Edited by Eve Mitleton-Kelly, Alexandros Paraskevas, Christopher Day
    This comprehensive Handbook is aimed at both academic researchers and practitioners in the field of complexity science. The book’s 26 chapters, specially written by leading experts, provide in-depth coverage of research methods based on the sciences of complexity. The research methods presented are illustratively applied to practical cases and are readily accessible to researchers and decision makers alike. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 330.00   Web: $ 297.00
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  17. Handbook of the International Political Economy of Energy and Natural Resources

    Handbook of the International Political Economy of Energy and Natural Resources

    Edited by Andreas Goldthau, Michael F. Keating, Caroline Kuzemko
    This Handbook offers a comprehensive overview of the latest research from leading scholars on the international political economy of energy and resources. Highlighting the important conceptual and empirical themes, the chapters study all levels of governance, from global to local, and explore the wide range of issues emerging in a changing political and economic environment. Learn More
    January 2018   Hardback Price: $ 255.00   Web: $ 229.50
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  18. Research Handbook on Small Business Social Responsibility

    Research Handbook on Small Business Social Responsibility

    Edited by Laura J. Spence, Jedrzej G. Frynas, Judy N. Muthuri, Jyoti Navare
    The vast majority of businesses globally are small. If business is to be socially responsible, we need to go beyond the westernised concept of 'Corporate Social Responsibility', to develop 'Small Business Social Responsibility'. This agenda-setting Research Handbook on Small Business Social Responsibility includes leading research from around the world, including developed and developing country contexts. It provides a foundation for the further development of small business social responsibility as a scholarly subject and crucially important practice and policy field. Learn More
    January 2018   Hardback Price: $ 225.00   Web: $ 202.50
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  19. Handbook of International Trade and Transportation

    Handbook of International Trade and Transportation

    Edited by Bruce A. Blonigen, Wesley W. Wilson
    International trade has grown rapidly over the past half century, accommodated by the transportation industry through concomitant growth and technological change. But while the connection between transport and trade flows is clear, the academic literature often looks at these two issues separately. This Handbook is unique in pulling together the key insights of each field while highlighting what we know about their intersection and ideas for future research in this relatively unexamined but growing area of study. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 350.00   Web: $ 315.00
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  20. 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
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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