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Encyclopedia of Islamic Insurance, Takaful and Retakaful

A thorough reference on Islamic insurance policy and the ways in which this can be modelled to cohere with Shari’ah law.

Encyclopedia of Law and Economics, Second Edition

the most authoritative reference work in the field, available as nine print volumes or as a state-of-the-art online resource.

Elgar Encyclopedia of International Economic Law

Over 250 entries by leading scholars and practitioners explain the key concepts in clear, understandable language.

Encyclopedia of Tourism
Management and Marketing
 

Edited by Dimitrios Buhalis, Bournemouth University Business School, UK

The Encyclopedia of Tourism Management and Marketing is, quite simply, the definitive reference work in the field.

This is the largest tourism management and marketing ontology that has ever been put together and offers a holistic examination of this interdisciplinary field. Bringing together a wealth of expertise, a team of international authors from all parts of the world shed light on the current state of tourism research and practice around the globe and provide unique insights into the field. 

Carefully curated by leading tourism scholar Dimitrios Buhalis, the Encyclopedia is an invaluable resource for academics, students and practitioners and provides the ideal starting point for any research journey. The concise entries present an accessible and condensed overview of each topic and the selected references that follow each entry suggest directions for further detailed exploration. 

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Encyclopedia of Islamic Insurance Takaful and Retakaful

Encyclopedia of Islamic Insurance, Takaful and Retakaful

A much-needed thorough reference on Islamic insurance policy and the ways in which this can be modelled to cohere with Shari’ah law.
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Luke Adams

Law (Academic & Professional)

Luke joined Elgar in 2000 as a commissioning editor, having spent the formative early part of his publishing career as an academic sales rep at Pearson Education. He began developing the Elgar law programme in...

Francine O'Sullivan

Business & Management, Entrepreneurship

Francine is publisher for the business and management list. She commissions books outside The Americas as well as overseeing the growth of the list. She joined Edward Elgar as a fresh faced assistant editor last...

Matt Pitman

Economics, Innovation, Urban & Regional Studies, Geography

Matt has been involved in academic publishing for 13 years and during that have time has seen numerous changes in the way the industry has developed. He is now primarily involved in commissioning in economics,...

Alex Pettifer

Politics & Public Policy, Environment, Transport, Asian Studies

Alex joined EEP in 2008, originally as a Commissioning Editor, before being promoted to Editorial Director in 2010. As well as his managerial responsibilities, Alex retains a commissioning role, principally in the area of political...

Alan Sturmer

Economics, Business & Management, Innovation, Geography, Urban & Regional Studies, Transport

Alan is Executive Editor with responsibility for commissioning for the business and management and economics lists in our US office as well as administering the day-to-day operations of the editorial team there. Before coming to...

Stephen Gutierrez

Law (Academic)

Stephen holds an MA in History from King's College, London and an MA in Publishing from Oxford Brookes University. He has worked in academic and educational publishing in an editorial capacity in both the UK...

Katy Crossan

Geography, Planning, Tourism, Urban & Regional Studies, Heritage Studies

Katy has worked in academic publishing for 10 years and joined EEP in 2015 as part of the editorial team for Elgar’s growing Geography list. She commissions in areas including social and cultural geography, environmental...

Ben Booth

Public Law, European Law, International Law

Ben has worked in publishing for over 15 years and is part of the commissioning team for Elgar’s growing law list. He takes responsibility for the broad areas of public law, European law and international...

Catherine Elgar

International Development, Social Policy, sociology

Catherine has worked at EEP for many years as Senior Commissioning Editor for Social Policy, Sociology and Development Studies, overseeing books in all related areas including: welfare, ageing, education, gender and family policy, labour policy,...

Harry Fabian

Political Science

Harry has worked at EEP for over 5 years, beginning in the Production department before moving on to various editorial roles. Working in partnership with Alex Pettifer, he is responsible for commissioning across the following...

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