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10 Save up to 20% at e-elgar.com I For our electronic content, visit: elgaronline.com BUSINESS & MANAGEMENT TITLES, JANUARY - MARCH 2023 Elgar Cases in Entrepreneurship Authoritarian Capitalism in the Age of Globalization Peter Bloom, University of Essex, UK ‘This insightful book addresses a burning question: the relationship between capitalism and democracy in our crisisridden world. Bloom elegantly shows that the spread of capitalism worldwide has driven political systems towards increasingly authoritarian forms – and what we can do to reverse course, and build more tolerant and democratic societies. An essential read for troubled times.’ – Alfredo Saad Filho, King’s College London, UK Feb 2023 c 244 pp Hardback 978 1 80220 460 5 £90.00 / $130.00 eBook • Elgaronline Contingent Workers’ Voice in Southern Europe Collective Experiences of Protection and Representation Edited by Sofía Pérez de Guzmán, Marcela Iglesias-Onofrio, Universidad de Cádiz, Spain and Ivana Pais, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Italy ‘Contingent Workers’ Voice in Southern Europe presents new insights into the growing world of contingent work, which is particularly significant in Southern Europe. A must read for everybody looking for inspiring cases of collective representation of platform workers and freelancers as well as conceptual tools for analyzing new forms of representation and social dialogue among contingent workers.’ – Anna Ilsøe, University of Copenhagen, Denmark Jan 2023 230 pp Hardback 978 1 80220 556 5 £95.00 / $135.00 eBook • Elgaronline Southern European Societies series Small Firms and U.S. Technology Policy Social Benefits of the U.S. Small Business Innovation Research Program Albert N. Link and Martijn van Hasselt, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, US ‘In an era where public policy is increasingly politicized and decisive, this important new book sheds pathbreaking light on how evidence-based analysis can provide a neutral scientific-based assessment of technology policy. The careful findings make it clear how and why technology policy can unleash the innovative potential of not just small firms but an entire society and economy.’ – David B. Audretsch, Indiana University, US March 2023 c 156 pp Hardback 978 1 80220 558 9 c £75.00 / c $105.00 eBook • Elgaronline Research Handbook on Project Performance Edited by Vittal S. Anantatmula, Western Carolina University, US and Chakradhar Iyyunni, European School of Governance, Germany ‘For project managers, identifying, selecting and implementing “best” project management practices that can have a major impact on project performance are not easy tasks to conduct. One can ask what is the role of project managers to do so? How can project managers implement and measure project management success? With the collaboration of well-known academics, this book sheds light on the concepts and dimensions on project success and project performance. A must-read to understand the conditions to achieve project success and improve project performance.’ – Nathalie Drouin, Université du Québec à Montréal (ESG UQAM), Canada March 2023 c 318 pp Hardback 978 1 80220 760 6 c £170.00 / c $245.00 eBook • Elgaronline Research Handbooks in Business and Management series Business Teaching Beyond Silos Interdisciplinary and Multidisciplinary Learning Edited by Lauren Traczykowski, Alan D.Goddard, Aston University, Gillian Knight, Royal Holloway, University of London and Elinor Vettraino, Aston University, UK ‘Traditional academic silos have developed refined pedagogies to enable knowledge transfer from the classroom to the workplace. Yet, in these silos, we’ve lost connections that facilitate greater learning opportunities for our students. Traczykowski, Goddard, Knight, and Vettraino bridge STEM, business, and the arts and humanities pedagogies and remind us to put the learner at the heart of what we do.’ – Anthony R. Wheeler, Widener University, US Feb 2023 c 244 pp Hardback 978 1 80220 902 0 £95.00 / $140.00 eBook • Elgaronline Encyclopedia of the Social and Solidarity Economy A Collective Work of the United Nations Inter-Agency Task Force on SSE (UNTFSSE) Edited by Ilcheong Yi, United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD), Switzerland, et al ‘This magnificent work captures the rich diversity of experiences, backgrounds and visions of those of us who work in peoplecentered economics. It is, therefore, an essential tool for consolidating a paradigm of international cooperation that makes an effective impact in each territory.’ – Ariel E. Guarco, President of the International Cooperative Alliance, Belgium Feb 2023 c 512 pp Hardback 978 1 80392 091 7 £215.00 / $315.00 eBook • Elgaronline