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  1. Elgar Encyclopedia of Environmental Law series

    Elgar Encyclopedia of Environmental Law series

    The Elgar Encyclopedia of Environmental Law is a landmark reference work, providing definitive and comprehensive coverage of this dynamic field. The Encyclopedia is organised into 12 volumes around top-level subjects – such as water, energy and climate change – that reflect some of the most pressing issues facing us today. Each volume probes the key elements of law, the essential concepts, and the latest research through concise, structured entries written by international experts. Each entry includes an extensive bibliography as a starting point for further reading. The mix of authoritative commentary and insightful discussion will make this an essential tool for research and teaching, as well as a valuable resource for professionals and policymakers. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 2,995.00   Web: $ 2,695.50
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  2. Global Value Chains

    Global Value Chains

    John Humphrey
    This insightful volume gathers some of the most influential papers in the economics field of global value chains. The compilation of research featured focuses on globalization, fragmentation and coordination of production across geographical as well as enterprise boundaries. It pays particularly close attention to how businesses in developing countries are incorporated into global production and distribution networks. The collection includes many of the texts that framed the global value chain approach together with in-depth case-studies of particular sectors and policy-oriented research concerned with reducing poverty and accelerating growth in poorer countries. Prefaced by an original introduction from the editor, this book would be of great interest to students and researchers working in the fields of globalisation, geography and international business. Learn More
    July 2019   Hardback Price: $ 540.00   Web: $ 486.00
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  3. Recent Developments in the Economics of Structural Change

    Recent Developments in the Economics of Structural Change

    Edited by Kei-Mu Yi, Michael Sposi, Jing Zhang
    This informative one-volume collection brings together the most prominent papers within the economics of structural change and growth. This collection focuses on research that investigates the causes and consequences of structural change with either theoretical or calibrated models, mindfully including some of the most celebrated literature over the last two decades. The volume covers the impact structural change has on an array of economic factors including convergence, per capita income and spatial development. Prefaced by an original introduction from the editors, this collection would be well suited to scholars and macro-development economists wishing to extend their knowledge of this compelling topic. Learn More
    July 2019   Hardback Price: $ 540.00   Web: $ 486.00
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  4. Regional Economic Advantage

    Regional Economic Advantage

    Edited by Bjørn T. Asheim, Arne Isaksen, Michaela Trippl
    This comprehensive volume presents key contributions to the topic of regional economic advantage. The gathered literature helps the reader to understand how regions build advantage for industrial development through the use of endogenous and exogenous resources, how regional industrial development can be supported by place-based policy, and how the form and mechanisms of regional advantage change over time in a path dependent manner. Articles within each section are presented in chronological order, from research on industrial districts and new industrial spaces to regional clusters and innovation systems, along with more recent discussion of global development impulses and evolutionary perspectives on regional development. Together with an introductory chapter by the editors, this important collection is an essential resource for those studying, researching or practicing in this area. Learn More
    July 2019   Hardback Price: $ 580.00   Web: $ 522.00
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  5. Sustainability Economics

    Sustainability Economics

    Edited by Giles Atkinson, Sam Fankhauser
    The unprecedented advances in economic development witnessed over the past decades cannot continue if economic progress comes at the expense of the natural environment. The Sustainable Development Goals, agreed globally in 2015, define a vision of human development where economic, social and environmental domains interact to shape the prospects for future prosperity. This timely collection highlights the contribution of economics to the study of sustainable development. It brings together in one volume some of the most influential articles on the topic by economists over the past fifty years. Environmental sustainability, an inherently interdisciplinary topic, is analysed from the perspectives of applied microeconomics, environmental and resource economics, ecological economics, development economics and public economics. Together with an original introduction by the editors, this volume is indispensable for anyone interested or working in the field. Learn More
    July 2019   Hardback Price: $ 545.00   Web: $ 490.50
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  6. Handbook of Research on Crowdfunding

    Handbook of Research on Crowdfunding

    Edited by Hans Landström, Annaleena Parhankangas, Colin Mason
    Crowdfunding is a hot topic and this Handbook provides a service to the research community by codifying, discussing and examining research in this area. It will be a starting point for researchers seeking high quality research in this new and important area. Learn More
    July 2019   Hardback Price: $ 225.00   Web: $ 202.50
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  7. Handbook of Regional Growth and Development Theories

    Handbook of Regional Growth and Development Theories

    Edited by Roberta Capello, Peter Nijkamp
    Regional economics – an established discipline for several decades – has undergone a period of rapid change in the last ten years resulting in the emergence of several new perspectives. At the same time the methodology of regional economics has also experienced some surprising developments. This fully revised and updated Handbook brings together contributions looking at new pathways in regional economics, written by many well-known international scholars. The aim is to present the most cutting-edge theories explaining regional growth and local development. The authors highlight the recent advances in theories, the normative potentialities of these theories and the cross-fertilization of ideas between regional and mainstream economists. It will be an essential source of reference and information for both scholars and students in the field. Learn More
    June 2019   Hardback Price: $ 350.00   Web: $ 315.00
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  8. EU Agricultural Law and Policy

    EU Agricultural Law and Policy

    Joseph A. McMahon
    Following an introductory discussion of the Treaty provisions on agriculture, this illuminating work examines the four regulations that currently govern the Common Agricultural Policy in the areas of Direct Payments, Rural Development, Finance, and the Common Organisation of the markets and considers their interpretation by the European Courts. It concludes with an astute assessment of the proposals for further reform, which will give Member States greater discretion in fine-tuning the principles of the policy established at European level to the particular characteristics of their agricultural sector. Learn More
    June 2019   Hardback Price: $ 130.00   Web: $ 117.00
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  9. Research Handbook on Street-Level Bureaucracy

    Research Handbook on Street-Level Bureaucracy

    Edited by Peter Hupe
    When the objectives of public policy programmes have been formulated and decided upon, implementation seems just a matter of following instructions. However, it is underway to the realization of those objectives that public policies get their final substance and form. Crucial is what happens in and around the encounter between public officials and individual citizens at the street level of government bureaucracy. This Research Handbook addresses the state of the art while providing a systematic exploration of the theoretical and methodological issues apparent in the study of street-level bureaucracy and how to deal with them. Learn More
    June 2019   Hardback Price: $ 315.00   Web: $ 283.50
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  10. Transparency in EU Procurements

    Transparency in EU Procurements

    Edited by Roberto Caranta, Kirsi-Maria Halonen, Albert Sanchez-Graells
    This book provides a timely analysis of transparency in public procurement law. In its first part, the book critically assesses a number of key matters from a general and comparative perspective, including corruption prevention, competition and commercial issues andaccess to remedies. The second part illustrates how the relevance of these aspects varies across member states of the EU. Learn More
    June 2019   Hardback Price: $ 150.00   Web: $ 135.00
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  11. Handbook of Inclusive Innovation

    Handbook of Inclusive Innovation

    Edited by Gerard George, Ted Baker, Paul Tracey, Havovi Joshi
    The Handbook of Inclusive and Social Innovation: The Role of Organizations, Markets and Communities offers a comprehensive review of research on inclusive innovation to address systemic and structural issues – the “Grand Challenges” of our time. With 27 contributions from 57 scholars, the Handbook provides frameworks and insights by summarising current research, and highlights emerging practices and scalable solutions. The contributions highlight a call to action and place social impact at the heart of theory and practice. It will be an invaluable resource for academics, practitioners, and policymakers who champion social inclusion and emphasize innovative approaches to addressing sustainable development goals. Learn More
    June 2019   Hardback Price: $ 260.00   Web: $ 234.00
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  12. Smart, Sustainable and Inclusive Growth

    Smart, Sustainable and Inclusive Growth

    Edited by Charlie Karlsson, Daniel Silander, Brigitte Pircher
    This study explores the Europe 2020 strategy and the role of European political entrepreneurship in debating, shaping and implementing this strategy within the EU. The book sets out to explore the content, conditions and consequences of Europe 2020 by analysing the plan for a future prosperous EU economy. The main focus is on European political entrepreneurship and how the strategy has been debated and decided on, and then implemented from a governance perspective with multiple European actors. Learn More
    June 2019   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  13. Choice and Economic Welfare

    Choice and Economic Welfare

    Edited by Viktor J. Vanberg
    This important collection brings together the most prominent literature in the field of choice and economic welfare. The volume incorporates material exploring how economics as a scientific enterprise may inform political decision-making. A premise explored paradigmatically through different interpretations including utility-individualism in the context of welfare economics, preference-individualism in social choice theory, and choice-individualism in constitutional economics. The volume includes an array of the subjects founding literature as well as contemporary pieces, which have sparked further discussion in the field. Brought together by an original introduction by the editor, this one-volume collection promises to be a valuable tool for researchers and scholars, as well as a fascinating read to those gravitating towards this fascinating topic. Learn More
    June 2019   Hardback Price: $ 520.00   Web: $ 468.00
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  14. Teaching College Economics

    Teaching College Economics

    Edited by Paul W. Grimes
    This authoritative volume presents a collection of classic and contemporary research articles examining the common ground that all academic economists share: the college classroom. This compilation includes readings covering all aspects of modern economic education research – from building theoretical models of student learning, to evaluating the long-run impact of economic knowledge on individual behavior. The articles are organized to serve as a comprehensive guide for researchers who are interested in conducting classroom research. Specific attention is given to the growing literature that evaluates the effectiveness of modern technology and alternative pedagogies on student learning of economics.  With an original introduction by the editor, this volume brings together – for the first time in one place – an essential collection of economic education research by the leading authors in the field. Learn More
    June 2019   Hardback Price: $ 600.00   Web: $ 540.00
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  15. The Challenges of Self-Employment in Europe

    The Challenges of Self-Employment in Europe

    Edited by Renata Semenza, François Pichault
    This book aims at explaining the variance in legal status, working conditions, social protection and collective representation of self-employed professionals across Europe. Despite considerable diversity, the authors observe three strategic models of mobilisation: the provision of services; advocacy, lobbying and the political role; and the extension of collective bargaining. They highlight the new urgent challenges that have emerged including the implementation of universal social protection schemes, active labour market policies likely to support sustainable self-employment, and the renewal of social dialogue through bottom-up organisations to extend the collective representation of project-based professionals. Learn More
    May 2019   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  16. Behind the Veil

    Behind the Veil

    Neville Cox
    Since the early 2010s, an increasing number of European countries have passed laws that prohibit the wearing of various kinds of Islamic veil in particular circumstances. This insightful book considers the arguments used to justify such laws and analyses the legitimacy of these arguments both generally and in regards to whether such laws can be seen as justified interferences with the rights of women who wish to wear such garments. Learn More
    May 2019   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  17. The Law and Policy of Healthcare Financing

    The Law and Policy of Healthcare Financing

    Edited by Wolf Sauter, Jos Boertjens, Johan van Manen, Misja Mikkers
    Examining the ways and extent to which systemic factors affect health outcomes with regard to quality, affordability and access to curative healthcare, this explorative book compares tax-funded Beveridge systems and insurance-based Bismarck systems. Containing contributions from national experts, The Law and Policy of Healthcare Financing charts and compares the merits of healthcare systems throughout 11 countries, from the UK to Colombia. Learn More
    May 2019   Hardback Price: $ 180.00   Web: $ 162.00
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  18. Rethinking Third Places

    Rethinking Third Places

    Edited by Joanne Dolley, Caryl Bosman
    Ray Oldenburg’s concept of third place is re-visited in this book through contemporary approaches and new examples of third places. Third place is not your home (first place), not your work (second place), but those informal public places in which we interact with the people. Readers will come to understand the importance of third places and how they can be incorporated into urban design to offer places of interaction – promoting togetherness in an urbanised world of mobility and rapid change. Learn More
    May 2019   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  19. Taxing Robots

    Taxing Robots

    Xavier Oberson
    May 2019   Hardback Price: $ 110.00   Web: $ 99.00
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  20. Global Strategy and Management

    Global Strategy and Management

    Paul N. Gooderham, Birgitte Grøgaard, Kirsten Foss
    This book addresses the most crucial challenges facing managers of MNCs as they operate across different institutional frameworks and complex cultural contexts. What is the optimal balance between local responsiveness and global integration? How can a common culture be developed in the face of profound cultural differences? How can knowledge be transferred across the MNC? What employment policies are legitimate in a world of differing standards? Learn More
    May 2019   Hardback Price: $ 250.00   Web: $ 225.00
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