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  1. Competitiveness and Tourism

    Competitiveness and Tourism

    Edited by Geoffrey I. Crouch, J. R. Brent Ritchie
    Competitiveness and Tourism brings together the key scholarly articles which discuss the challenges of managing, maintaining and enhancing competitive tourism destinations. This authoritative collection of articles covers service sector competition; conceptual models of tourism competitiveness; the measurement and modeling of tourism competitiveness; organizing, planning and management issues; tourism marketing; price competitiveness and demand elasticity; sustainability issues and case studies of tourism competitiveness from around the world. Along with an original introduction by the editors, this two-volume set is designed for scholars, students and practitioners interested in a deeper understanding of the nature of tourism competition and implications for tourism and destination management. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 629.00   Web: $ 566.10
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  2. Migration and Development

    Migration and Development

    Edited by Oliver Bakewell
    To what extent does development influence migration? How does migration affect development? In recent years, there has been a huge amount of research into such questions about what has come to be known as the migration–development nexus. In this important collection, Oliver Bakewell draws together key articles by leading scholars which investigate past and current thinking on the complex linkages between migration and development. The volume studies the impacts of levels of development on both internal and international migration and the impacts of migration on economic and social change in both origin and destination areas. Further topics covered include the influence of transnationalism and diasporas. It presents the reasons for the rise of the migration–development nexus and concludes by offering some critical perspectives on it. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 505.00   Web: $ 454.50
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  3. Migration and Economic Growth

    Migration and Economic Growth

    Edited by Mathias Czaika, Carlos Vargas-Silva
    This book comprehensively examines the role of economic growth (or lack of) as a driver of migration, as well as the impact of migration on economic growth in receiving and sending countries. Seminal papers have been selected which cover both, direct and indirect effects, as well as theoretical and empirical contributions. This important collection, along with an original introduction by the editors, provides a combination of the classical works and topics with the latest contributions and discussions. It is a comprehensive introduction for those interested in learning about the topic and an excellent source of reference for experts. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 479.00   Web: $ 431.10
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  4. Globalization and Inequality

    Globalization and Inequality

    Edited by Branko Milanovic
    This volume brings together the most significant modern contributions to the literature on globalization and inequality. The editor’s selection, set in context by an authoritative introduction, uses broad analyses and important case studies to illustrate the impact on levels of inequality of previous periods of globalization and of the current era of globalization. The collection further focuses on the issues of openness and inequality, and concludes with several benchmark papers that examine global levels of inequality. This timely book will be an invaluable resource for anyone concerned with this vital relationship, including teachers, doctoral students and researchers. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 376.00   Web: $ 338.40
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  5. Legal Origin Theory

    Legal Origin Theory

    Edited by Simon Deakin, Katharina Pistor
    In this volume, Professor Deakin and Professor Pistor include those key articles which highlight the major contributions to, but also the inherent limits of, the legal origin literature. They consider the merits of this approach in the context of three fields of inquiry: the study of comparative law; the analysis of the relation between law and markets; and the understanding of the role of legal systems in social ordering. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 336.00   Web: $ 302.40
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  6. Families and Family Policies

    Families and Family Policies

    Edited by Chiara Saraceno, Jane Lewis, Arnlaug Leira
    Governments have had a longstanding interest in family forms and the behaviour of family members, although their goals and instruments have differed over time and across countries. This timely collection, along with an original introduction by the editors, brings together seminal contributions focusing on a number of important topics relating to this field. Volume I focuses on the origins and social foundations of family policies, their main actors and drivers; together with consideration of crucial concepts and themes, including gender, intergenerational obligations and care. Volume II deals with the various areas and goals addressed by family policies and their diversity across countries: the politics of reproduction; support for children, policies to reconcile paid work and family obligations; parenthood policies; patterns of care policies and domestic violence. This important set will be of immense value to those working in the field of families and family policies and will be an excellent source of reference to both students and academics. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 693.00   Web: $ 623.70
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  7. Recent Developments in the Economics of International Migration

    Recent Developments in the Economics of International Migration

    Edited by Barry R. Chiswick, Paul W. Miller
    This essential collection brings together the most important papers covering the wide range of themes within the evolving field of the economics of international migration. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 746.00   Web: $ 671.40
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  8. Migration and Global Governance

    Migration and Global Governance

    Edited by Alan Gamlen, Katharine Marsh
    In this noteworthy collection, the editors present the key articles published over the past twenty years which illustrate three related ‘modes’ of governing migration: a national mode, an international mode and a transnational mode. In recent years a new phase of migration policy-making has emerged: nation states, international organizations and NGOs have increasingly directed their efforts towards cooperative management of transnational flows and networks. With an original introduction by the editors, this ground-breaking volume explores the rise of this distinctive new transnational approach in relation to other pre-existing and emerging modes of regulating global migration. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 439.00   Web: $ 395.10
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  9. Migration and Culture

    Migration and Culture

    Edited by Robin Cohen, Gunvor Jónsson
    Migration and Culture marks a first in providing a comprehensive collection of published articles linking migration and culture. Prior approaches to migration have often stressed statistical and economic factors. The theoretically challenging and comparative accounts represented here are part of a new wave of thinking which illustrates the meaning of migration and its profound cultural implications. With an original introductory essay by the editors, this volume will be of great interest and value to sociologists, anthropologists, and those interested in cultural studies, diaspora, transnationalism and post-colonialism and the cultural aspects of globalisation. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 464.00   Web: $ 417.60
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  10. Markets and Market Institutions: Their Origin and Evolution

    Markets and Market Institutions: Their Origin and Evolution

    Edited by Mark Casson
    The origin of markets is a central issue in economics and economic history, but until now there has been no definitive reference source on the subject. This authoritative collection fills the gap by reprinting key papers analysing the evolution of markets over the past millennium. These papers, written by leading scholars in the field, relate market development to urban growth, the spread of the credit system, and the evolution of capitalism. They show that markets did not evolve in a purely spontaneous fashion, but as part of the planned development of market centres by local landowners and business people. This volume, with an original introduction by the editor, will serve as an excellent reference tool to students, academics and practitioners interested in the broad field of economics and economic history, and market evolution in particular. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 431.00   Web: $ 387.90
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  11. Economic Development: The Critical Role of Competition Law and Policy

    Economic Development: The Critical Role of Competition Law and Policy

    Edited by Eleanor M. Fox, Abel M. Mateus
    Competition law and policy is a topical and relevant field of research which has been analysed from both global and national perspectives. This authoritative two-volume collection is the first of its kind to bring together seminal works from leading scholars in economic development and in competition law. Both volumes encompass the most up-to-date and rigorous methodologies of empirical and technical analysis, with a specific focus on the problem of developing countries. The first volume discusses the theoretical and political foundations of competition policies versus industrial policies and the raging debate between market-based versus interventionist industrialization policies. The second volume includes the most relevant literature on competition law and enforcement in developing countries, including a cross section and case study perspective. This important collection, along with an original introduction by the editors, will serve as an excellent reference source for students, scholars and practitioners in the field of economic development. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 621.00   Web: $ 558.90
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  12. Tourism and the Environment

    Tourism and the Environment

    Edited by Susanne Becken
    This volume is a unique collection of important academic contributions made in the field of tourism and the environment in the last 30 years. Dr. Becken has carefully selected seminal articles which together represent a wide range of theoretical and applied pieces of research and offer detailed examples from different geographical areas. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 324.00   Web: $ 291.60
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  13. Entrepreneurship in Developing Countries

    Entrepreneurship in Developing Countries

    Edited by Thorsten Beck
    This essential collection contains the most influential articles written over the past two decades that help us to understand the role of entrepreneurs in the development process, both theoretically and empirically. These important papers span a wide methodological range, from theoretical models, over cross-country studies, to firm- and household-level studies, utilizing both regression analysis and simulation techniques. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 420.00   Web: $ 378.00
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  14. The WTO and Accession Countries

    The WTO and Accession Countries

    Edited by Carlos A. Primo Braga, Oliver Cattaneo
    In this essential two-volume collection, the editors include key papers on the domestic and global challenges of WTO accession. The first volume explores the intertwined economic, legal, and political dimensions of the process. The second volume explores country case studies and sector-specific issues such as agriculture, services and intellectual property. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 544.00   Web: $ 489.60
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  15. Inequality and Economic Development: The Modern Perspective

    Inequality and Economic Development: The Modern Perspective

    Edited by Oded Galor
    In this innovative collection, Oded Galor brings together some of the most influential contributions to the modern literature on income distribution and economic growth. Initially the essential volume analyses the importance of inequality and development, past and present. Further, it explores human capital formation, gender inequality, landownership, ethical division and political transitions. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 301.00   Web: $ 270.90
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  16. Purchasing Power Parity

    Purchasing Power Parity

    Edited by Meher Manzur
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 220.00   Web: $ 198.00
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  17. Globalization and Poverty

    Globalization and Poverty

    Edited by Paul Collier, Jan W. Gunning
    Globalization provokes both excitement and fear. This comprehensive collection, which brings together some of the most important published work on the subject, addresses a core issue of contention: the implications of globalization for poverty and inequality. While the debate is highly politicized, this insightful set of papers focuses on the contributions made by academic economists. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 868.00   Web: $ 781.20
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  18. The Political Economy of Genetically Modified Foods

    The Political Economy of Genetically Modified Foods

    Edited by Robert E. Evenson, Terri Raney
    This important collection prepared by Robert E. Evenson and Terri Raney – leading scholars in the field – focuses on one of the most controversial issues of our time – the genetic modification of agricultural produce. Whilst the US and Canada are supportive of GM crops, the European Union urges other countries to involve the ‘precautionary principle’ in regulatory policy. This comprehensive volume, which will appeal to scholars and practitioners alike, includes papers discussing this European Union–North American divide and possible resolutions of differences on this subject. Topics examined include: the technology; the industry; farmer adoption; consumer acceptance; economic impacts; the emergence of GM free markets and GM products for developing countries. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 266.00   Web: $ 239.40
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  19. Economics of Family Law

    Economics of Family Law

    Edited by Margaret F. Brinig
    The articles within this book explore a range of family law issues and include discussions on a variety of topics including cohabitation, births outside marriage, courtship, premarital contracting, marriage and parenting. The volume includes papers on the division of responsibilities between family and state, the effects of no-fault divorce, alimony, property division and child custody. There are also works on intergenerational transfers and the elderly. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 546.00   Web: $ 491.40
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  20. Managing Tourism Firms

    Managing Tourism Firms

    Edited by Clive L. Morley
    Managing Tourism Firms is an authoritative selection of the most important published work on the particular characteristics and problems associated with running a firm in tourism. Major topics covered include: strategy, marketing, the use of the Internet and IT, pricing, managing staff and studies of specific sectors of the industry. The book provides an overview of current issues and a handy reference in one volume to the major published research contributions. The editor has written a new, authoritative introduction which offers a comprehensive, state-of-the-art summary of the literature. This volume will be valuable to researchers and students in tou Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 322.00   Web: $ 289.80
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