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  1. Advanced Introduction to Social Innovation

    Advanced Introduction to Social Innovation

    Frank Moulaert, Diana MacCallum
    Social innovation (SI) has, in the last decade or so, become an important idea and concept in policy, practice and scholarship surrounding human development. It is often seen as an antidote to narrowly defined technological and market-oriented modes of innovation. Its historical significance and development, tied to centuries of struggles for social change, remain under-appreciated and unacknowledged. This Advanced Introduction explores the historical and contemporary meanings of social innovation and its relationship with political and social movements. It develops an understanding of SI as a form of ethical practice for meeting needs, transforming social relations, and collectively empowering communities to shape the future. Additionally, it proposes that ethical research should aim to be socially innovative in this sense and provides concrete suggestions of how this concern can be embodied in action-research and community development methodologies. Learn More
    August 2019   Hardback Price: $ 99.95   Web: $ 89.96
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  2. Research Handbook on Child Soldiers

    Research Handbook on Child Soldiers

    Edited by Mark A. Drumbl, Jastine C. Barrett
    Child soldiers remain poorly understood and inadequately protected, despite significant media attention and many policy initiatives. This Research Handbook aims to redress this troubling gap. It offers a reflective, fresh and nuanced review of the complex issue of child soldiering. The Handbook brings together scholars from six continents, diverse experiences, and a broad range of disciplines. Along the way, it unpacks the life-cycle of youth and militarization: from recruitment to demobilization to return to civilian life. The overarching aim of the Handbook is to render the invisible visible – the contributions map the unmapped and chart new directions. Challenging prevailing assumptions and conceptions, the Research Handbook on Child Soldiers focuses on adversity but also capacity: emphasising the resilience, humanity, and potentiality of children affected (rather than ‘afflicted’) by armed conflict. Learn More
    August 2019   Hardback Price: $ 315.00   Web: $ 283.50
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  3. Social Policy in the Middle East and North Africa

    Social Policy in the Middle East and North Africa

    Edited by Rana Jawad, Nicola Jones, Mahmood Messkoub
    This book presents a state of the art in the developing field of social policy in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. It offers an up-to-date conceptual analysis of social policy programmes and discourses in the MENA region by critically reviewing the range of social insurance and social assistance schemes that are currently in existence there. It also analyses and offers suggestions on which of these policies can positively impact the region’s advancement in terms of human development and in addressing social and economic inequalities and exclusion. Learn More
    September 2019   Hardback Price: $ 145.00   Web: $ 130.50
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  4. A Research Agenda for Sustainable Tourism

    A Research Agenda for Sustainable Tourism

    Edited by Stephen F. McCool, Keith Bosak
    Exploring tourism in an increasingly valuable landscape, this forward-looking book examines the importance of the sustainability of global travel. Leading authors in the field outline the major trajectories for research helpful in developing a sustainable and environmentally-minded industry. Learn More
    September 2019   Hardback Price: $ 150.00   Web: $ 135.00
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  5. Research Handbook on International Refugee Law

    Research Handbook on International Refugee Law

    Edited by Satvinder Singh Juss
    In an age of ethnic nationalism and anti-immigrant rhetoric, the study of refugees can help develop a new outlook on social justice, just as the post-war international order ends. The global financial crisis, the rise of populist leaders like Trump, Putin, and Erdogan, not to mention the arrival of anti-EU parties, raises the need to interrogate the refugee, migrant, citizen, stateless, legal, and illegal as concepts. This insightful Research Handbook is a timely contribution to that debate. Learn More
    September 2019   Hardback Price: $ 270.00   Web: $ 243.00
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  6. Handbook on Global Value Chains

    Handbook on Global Value Chains

    Edited by Stefano Ponte, Gary Gereffi, Gale Raj-Reichert
    Global value chains (GVCs) are a key feature of the global economy in the 21st century. They show how international investment and trade create cross-border production networks that link countries, firms and workers around the globe. This Handbook describes how GVCs arise and vary across industries and countries, and how they have evolved over time in response to economic and political forces. With chapters written by leading interdisciplinary scholars, the Handbook unpacks the key concepts of GVC governance and upgrading, and explores policy implications for advanced and developing economies alike. Learn More
    October 2019   Hardback Price: $ 350.00   Web: $ 315.00
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  7. A Research Agenda for Event Management

    A Research Agenda for Event Management

    Edited by John Armbrecht, Erik Lundberg, Tommy D. Andersson
    This book explores and expands upon the core topics in the current academic debate within event management research. Emerging areas and innovative methodologies are organised into three themes: Events in Society, Event Consumers, and the Event Organization. Learn More
    October 2019   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  8. State Governance of Mining, Development and Sustainability

    State Governance of Mining, Development and Sustainability

    Tracy-Lynn Field
    States in mineral-rich jurisdictions must promote mining as a development industry just as they must protect people and environment from the worst excesses of extractivism. State Governance of Mining, Development and Sustainability explores how the State’s role in facilitating a developmental and sustainable mining industry has been defined. In doing so, this astute book considers the impact of the polices and laws of mineral-rich States themselves, multilateral international governance institutions, industry associations, and environmental justice advocates in the areas of property relations, mineral taxation, environmental management and mine closure. Learn More
    November 2019   Hardback Price: $ 150.00   Web: $ 135.00
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  9. Political Corruption in Africa

    Political Corruption in Africa

    Edited by Inge Amundsen
    Analysing political corruption as a distinct but separate entity from bureaucratic corruption, this timely book separates these two very different social phenomena in a way that is often overlooked in contemporary studies. Chapters argue that political corruption includes two basic, critical and related processes: extractive and power-preserving corruption. Learn More
    November 2019   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  10. The Nordic Wave in Place Branding

    The Nordic Wave in Place Branding

    Edited by Cecilia Cassinger, Andrea Lucarelli, Szilvia Gyimóthy
    The widespread international interest in the Nordic region and the mobility of Nordic brand imaginaries calls for more research into the global relevance of Nordic place branding practices. This book offers a timely attempt to unpack the specificity of the Nordic in regards to place branding by gathering different transdisciplinary accounts written by researchers in marketing, tourism, geography, communication, sociology, and political science. Learn More
    November 2019   Hardback Price: $ 150.00   Web: $ 135.00
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  11. Research Handbook on Law, Environment and the Global South

    Research Handbook on Law, Environment and the Global South

    Edited by Philippe Cullet, Sujith Koonan
    This comprehensive Research Handbook offers an innovative analysis of environmental law in the global South and contributes to an important reassessment of some of its major underlying concepts. The Research Handbook discusses areas rarely prioritized in environmental law, such as land rights, and underlines how these intersect with issues including poverty, livelihoods and the use of natural resources, challenging familiar narratives around development and sustainability in this context and providing new insights into environmental justice. Learn More
    November 2019   Hardback Price: $ 290.00   Web: $ 261.00
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  12. Towards Collaborative Research in International Development

    Towards Collaborative Research in International Development

    John Spriggs, Barbara Chambers, Carole Kayrooz
    The new millennium has witnessed profound changes to the way donor countries are approaching international development – with the emphasis now on collaborative, people-centred development. This timely book explores how research and research culture need to adapt to mesh with this new reality. Learn More
    November 2019   Hardback Price: $ 115.00   Web: $ 103.50
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  13. A Research Agenda for Migration and Health

    A Research Agenda for Migration and Health

    Edited by K. Bruce Newbold, Kathi Wilson
    Evidenced by Europe’s refugee crisis and the movement of undocumented workers into the US, international migration has emerged as one of the most pressing issues faced by national and regional governments. The health impacts of migration can be significant and multifaceted, with access to health care often denied or limited, with immigrants experiencing declining health. The health of more vulnerable groups, including women and the disabled, is further compromised. A Research Agenda for Migration and Health provides insight into key research directions and scholarship, with topics including food security, disability, cultural safety, and health care access. Learn More
    November 2019   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  14. 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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