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  1. Local Resources, Territorial Development and Well-being

    Local Resources, Territorial Development and Well-being

    Edited by Jean-Christophe Dissart, Natacha Seigneuret
    Using empirical evidence, this book argues for a more comprehensive view of the diversity of local resources and well-being from a territorial perspective. The first part of the book addresses the contrasting nature of local resources: in connection with proximity and governance, the ground, the past, cultural heritage sites, the snow, and energy. Well-being from multiple perspectives is examined in the second part, shedding light on sociabilities vs. income level, accessibility for pedestrians, health via urban design, life course trajectories as indicators of quality of life, and the connection between amenities and social justice. Learn More
    January 2020   Hardback Price: $ 145.00   Web: $ 130.50
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  2. Social Innovation as Political Transformation

    Social Innovation as Political Transformation

    Edited by Pieter Van den Broeck, Abid Mehmood, Angeliki Paidakaki, Constanza Parra
    This book is an introduction to the works of a collective of academics on social innovation and socio-political transformation. It offers a critique of the dominance of market-based logics and extractivism in the age of neoliberalism. Calling for systemic change, the authors invite the reader to engage in the analysis and practice of socially innovative initiatives and, by doing so, contribute to the co-construction of a sustainable, solidarity-based and regenerative society. Learn More
    February 2020   Hardback Price: $ 130.00   Web: $ 117.00
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  3. Research Handbook on Entrepreneurship in Emerging Economies

    Research Handbook on Entrepreneurship in Emerging Economies

    Edited by Paresha Sinha, Jenny Gibb, Michèle Akoorie, Jonathan M. Scott
    This Research Handbook offers contextualized perspectives on entrepreneurship in emerging economies. Emphasizing how national context profoundly shapes incentives for entrepreneurial efforts, chapters dissect the opportunities emerging from various institutions and social practices from the Middle East, North and Sub-Saharan Africa, Asia and Latin America. This Handbook is an ideal guide for researchers working on emerging economies, particularly those with an interest in global entrepreneurship. Learn More
    February 2020   Hardback Price: $ 210.00   Web: $ 189.00
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  4. Regulatory Stewardship of Health Research

    Regulatory Stewardship of Health Research

    Edward S. Dove
    This timely book examines the interaction of health research and regulation with law through empirical analysis and the application of key anthropological concepts to reveal the inner workings of human health research. Through ground-breaking empirical inquiry, Regulatory Stewardship of Health Research explores how research ethics committees (RECs) work in practice to both protect research participants and promote ethical research. This thought-provoking book provides a new perspective on the regulation of health research by demonstrating how RECs and other regulatory actors seek to fulfil these two functions by performing a role of ‘regulatory stewardship’. Learn More
    February 2020   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  5. The Handbook of Diverse Economies

    The Handbook of Diverse Economies

    Edited by J. K. Gibson-Graham, Kelly Dombroski
    Economic diversity abounds in a more-than-capitalist world, from worker-recuperated cooperatives and anti-mafia social enterprises to caring labour and the work of Earth Others, from fair trade and social procurement to community land trusts, free universities and Islamic finance. The Handbook of Diverse Economies presents research that inventories economic difference as a prelude to building ethical ways of living on our dangerously degraded planet. With contributing authors from twenty countries, it presents new thinking around subjectivity and methodology as strategies for making other worlds possible. Learn More
    March 2020   Hardback Price: $ 315.00   Web: $ 283.50
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  6. Inequality, Social Protection and Social Justice

    Inequality, Social Protection and Social Justice

    James Midgley
    This thought-provoking book examines the role of social protection in reducing inequality and enhancing social justice. It assesses social protection’s impact on inequality in different parts of the world and shows that if carefully designed, adequately funded and effectively implemented, it can make a significant contribution to reducing income, gender and other forms of inequality. In this way, it can promote egalitarian ideals and enhance social justice. Learn More
    March 2020   Hardback Price: $ 115.00   Web: $ 103.50
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  7. China-North Korea Relations

    China-North Korea Relations

    Edited by Catherine Jones, Sarah Teitt
    Developing a new approach to exploring security relations between China and North Korea, this timely book examines China’s contradictory statements and actions through the lens of developmental peace. It highlights the differences between their close relationship on the one hand, and China’s votes in favour of sanctions against North Korea on the other, examining the background to this and its importance. Learn More
    April 2020   Hardback Price: $ 130.00   Web: $ 117.00
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  8. Research Handbook on Community Development

    Research Handbook on Community Development

    Edited by Rhonda Phillips, Eric Trevan, Patsy Kraeger
    This timely Research Handbook offers new ways in which to navigate the diverse terrain of community development research. Chapters unpack the foundations and history of community development research and also look to its future, exploring innovative frameworks for conceptualizing community development. Comprehensive and unequivocally progressive, this is key reading for social and public policy researchers in need of an understanding of the current trends in community development research, as well as practitioners and policymakers working on urban, rural and regional development. Learn More
    April 2020   Hardback Price: $ 270.00   Web: $ 243.00
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  9. Informed Consent and Health

    Informed Consent and Health

    Edited by Thierry Vansweevelt, Nicola Glover-Thomas
    Informed consent is the legal instrument that purports to protect an individual’s autonomy and defends against medical arbitrariness. This illuminating book investigates our evolving understanding of informed consent from a range of comparative and international perspectives, demonstrating the diversity of its interpretations around the world. Chapters offer a nuanced analysis of the problems that impede the understanding and implementation of the concept of informed consent and explore the contemporary challenges that continue to hinder both the patient and the medical community. Learn More
    April 2020   Hardback Price: $ 140.00   Web: $ 126.00
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  10. The Lens of Ecological Law

    The Lens of Ecological Law

    Carla Sbert
    Containing an in-depth study of the emerging theory and core of ecological law, this book insightfully proposes a 'lens of ecological law' through which the disparity between current laws and ecological law can be assessed. The lens consists of three principles: ecocentrism, ecological primacy and ecological justice. These principles are used within the book to explore and analyse the challenges and opportunities related to the transition to ecological law and to examine three key mining case studies. Learn More
    April 2020   Hardback Price: $ 125.00   Web: $ 112.50
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  11. The Elgar Companion to Geography, Transdisciplinarity and Sustainability

    The Elgar Companion to Geography, Transdisciplinarity and Sustainability

    Edited by Fausto O. Sarmiento, Larry M. Frolich
    With contributions from top geographers, this Companion frames sustainability as exemplar of transdisciplinary science (critical geography) while improving future scenarios, debating perspectives between rich North/poor South, modern urban/backwards rural, and everything in between. The Companion has five sections that carry the reader from foundational considerations to integrative trends, to resources use and accommodation, to examples highlighting non-traditional pathways, to a postscript about cooperation of the industrialized Earth and a prognosis of the road ahead for the new geographies of sustainability. Learn More
    May 2020   Hardback Price: $ 290.00   Web: $ 261.00
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  12. Communities, Land and Social Innovation

    Communities, Land and Social Innovation

    Edited by Pieter Van den Broeck, Asiya Sadiq, Ide Hiergens, Monica Quintana Molina, Han Verschure, Frank Moulaert
    This timely and thought-provoking book examines the contemporary struggle of communities over land ownership and use rights in rapidly urbanising areas, analysing 12 key case studies from across four continents. Contributions from an international team of researchers, policy analysts and experts explore both neoliberal urban development policies and socially innovative initiatives, providing a state-of-the-art reflection of the field and contributing to an agenda for future research, policy and practice. Learn More
    May 2020   Hardback Price: $ 150.00   Web: $ 135.00
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