Edward Elgar Publishing - Sociology and Social Policy

Elgar Encyclopedia of Political Sociology Edited by Maria Grasso, Queen Mary University of London, UK and Marco Giugni, University of Geneva, Switzerland ‘Providing an invaluable guide to contemporary political sociology, by a range of foremost contributors, this comprehensive Encyclopedia will provide an essential point of research reference for scholars and students.’ – Pippa Norris, Harvard University, US Dec 2023 c 718 pp Hardback 978 1 80392 122 8 c £200.00 / c $280.00 eBook • Elgaronline Elgar Encyclopedias in Sociology series Handbook of Labour Market Policy in Advanced Democracies Edited by Daniel Clegg and Niccolo Durazzi, University of Edinburgh, UK ‘This is an extraordinary collection. The editors and their collaborators have managed to produce not just a survey of labour market policy, but a comparative political economic study of developed nations that is empirically rich, thematically exhaustive and theoretically sophisticated. The value of this volume cannot be overstated.’ – Martin Rhodes, University of Denver, US Oct 2023 566 pp Hardback 978 1 80088 087 0 £230.00 / $330.00 eBook • Elgaronline Explaining the Gender Wage Gap The Missing Aspects of Discrimination Alicja Sielska, University of Wrocław, Poland, University of New York, Prague, The Czech Republic and Mises Institute of Economic Education, Poland ‘Sielska’s book should be required reading for all who ignorantly use the term “gender wage gap” and rant about alleged discrimination. This is the definitive work on the subject.’ – Philipp Bagus, Rey Juan Carlos University, Spain Oct 2023 132 pp Hardback 978 1 0353 1258 0 £70.00 / $99.00 eBook • Elgaronline Handbook of Research on the Global Political Economy of Work Edited by Maurizio Atzeni, CEIL/ CONICET, Argentina and Universidad Alberto Hurtado, Chile, Dario Azzellini, Autonomous University of Zacatecas, Mexico, Alessandra Mezzadri, SOAS, University of London, UK, Phoebe Moore, University of Essex, UK and International Labour Organization, Switzerland and Ursula Apitzsch, Goethe-University, Germany ‘A book that debates from theory and history, to sociology and politics of labour. Essential!’ – Raquel Varela, FCSH- Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal Oct 2023 c 724 pp Hardback 978 1 83910 657 6 £260.00 / $375.00 eBook • Elgaronline Digital Transitions and Innovation in Construction Value Chains Industrial Relations and Equitable Socio-technical Change Edited by Serena Rugiero and Daniele Di Nunzio, Fondazione Di Vittorio, Italy ‘At last, a book that carefully considers both the potential dangers of digitalisation as well as the benefits for the construction workforce, including through improved work organisation and qualifications, if social partners - and especially the unions - across Europe, play a key role in its implementation, control and monitoring. This should be essential reading for all those concerned with innovation, industrial relations, and achieving an equitable society.’ – Linda Clarke, University of Westminster, UK Nov 2023 c 222 pp Hardback 978 1 80392 403 8 c £85.00 / c $125.00 eBook • Elgaronline A Modern Guide to Networks Edited by Robyn Keast, Southern Cross University, Australia, Joris Voets, Ghent University, Belgium, Jack Wayne Meek, University of La Verne, US and Christine Flynn, Connexity Associates Pty Ltd, Australia ‘The chapters in this volume examine contemporary cases through a focus on relationships and underscore that networks can, when fostered with integrity, emotional and cultural intelligence, and deep concerns for public value and public values, enhance the resilience of communities and whole societies. This is an important contribution to the fields of network governance and management because it demonstrates the importance of reflective practice to the craft of network cultivation.’ – Christopher Koliba, University of Kansas, US Sept 2023 362 pp Hardback 978 1 80088 397 0 £120.00 / $175.00 eBook • Elgaronline For our electronic content, visit: elgaronline.com SOCIOLOGY & SOCIAL POLICY NEW TITLES, OCTOBER – DECEMBER 2023 4