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  1. The Sociology of Scientific Work

    The Sociology of Scientific Work

    Dominique Vinck
    More than ever before, science and technology play a significant role in modern society as evidenced by the development of nanotechnologies and the controversies surrounding GMOs and climate change. This book comprehensively explores the flourishing field of science and technology studies and examines its creation, development and interaction with contemporary society. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  2. The Handbook of Innovation and Services

    The Handbook of Innovation and Services

    Edited by Faïz Gallouj, Faridah Djellal
    This Handbook brings together 49 international specialists to address an issue of increasing importance for the world’s post-industrial economies; innovation as it relates to services. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 335.00   Web: $ 301.50
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    2011   Paperback Price: $ 84.00   Web: $ 67.20
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  3. Handbook of Innovation Systems and Developing Countries

    Handbook of Innovation Systems and Developing Countries

    Edited by Bengt-Åke Lundvall, K. J. Joseph, Cristina Chaminade, Jan Vang
    This Handbook is the first attempt to adapt the IS approach to developing countries from a theoretical and empirical viewpoint. The Handbook brings eminent scholars in economics, innovation and development studies together with promising young researchers to review the literature and push theoretical boundaries. They critically review the IS approach and its adequacy for developing countries, discuss the relationship between IS and development, and address the question of how it should be adapted to the realities of developing nations. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 229.00   Web: $ 206.10
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  4. European Science and Technology Policy

    European Science and Technology Policy

    Edited by Henri Delanghe, Ugur Muldur, Luc Soete
    This innovative book focuses on the most important concept underpinning current European Union research policy. It describes the history and concept of the European Research Area (ERA), analyses some of the underlying assumptions, assesses some of its achievements, and takes a brief look at its future. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 162.00   Web: $ 145.80
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  5. Europe, Globalization and the Lisbon Agenda

    Europe, Globalization and the Lisbon Agenda

    Edited by Maria João Rodrigues
    The Lisbon Agenda aims to prepare Europe for globalization by updating European policies for research, innovation, competition, trade, employment, education, social protection, environment and energy at both the European and national levels. Designed to inspire the new cycle of the Lisbon Agenda until 2010 and beyond, this timely and significant volume explores the intellectual elaboration of the agenda for the coming years. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 184.00   Web: $ 165.60
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  6. The Handbook of Technology Foresight

    The Handbook of Technology Foresight

    Edited by Luke Georghiou, Jennifer Cassingena Harper, Michael Keenan, Ian Miles, Rafael Popper
    In this comprehensive and critical Handbook, cross-cutting analytical chapters explore the emergence and positioning of foresight, common approaches and methods, organisational issues, and the scope for policy transfer and evaluation. Leading experts and practitioners contribute chapters analysing experiences in France, Germany, the United Kingdom, the USA, Japan, China, Latin America, small European nations, Nordic countries and selected developing countries. The book concludes with consideration of the future of foresight itself. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 248.00   Web: $ 223.20
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  7. Creating Wealth from Knowledge

    Creating Wealth from Knowledge

    Edited by John Bessant, Tim Venables
    This book illustrates that, although innovation has always mattered in economic development, simply increasing expenditure in creating knowledge may not be the answer: we need to look at the whole system through which such knowledge translates to value creation. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 168.00   Web: $ 151.20
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  8. Small Country Innovation Systems

    Small Country Innovation Systems

    Edited by Charles Edquist, Leif Hommen
    This major book presents case studies of ten small country national systems of innovation (NSIs) in Europe and Asia, namely, Denmark, Finland, Hong Kong, Ireland, the Netherlands, Norway, Singapore, South Korea, Sweden and Taiwan. These cases have been carefully selected as examples of success within the context of globalization and as ‘new economies’ where competition is increasingly based on innovation. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 243.00   Web: $ 218.70
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  9. Public or Private Economies of Knowledge?

    Public or Private Economies of Knowledge?

    Mark Harvey, Andrew McMeekin
    This book presents an analytical framework for understanding the shifting ‘great divide’ in capitalist economies of knowledge. The authors develop a novel economic sociology of innovation, based on the ‘instituted economic process’ approach. By focusing on economies of knowledge, they seek to demonstrate that capitalism is multi-modal at its core, with interdependent growth of market and non-market modes of production, distribution, exchange and use. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  10. The Technology Imperative

    The Technology Imperative

    Gregory Tassey
    The convergence of technology-based competitive capabilities among the world’s economies has drastically altered the required economic growth strategies in industrialized nations. Based on a variety of corporate and government investment trend data and comparisons among national growth strategies, Gregory Tassey examines how this convergence has created an imperative for new growth models and strategies. In particular, he analyzes the major policy mechanisms for stimulating R&D investment and improving R&D efficiency over technology life cycles, detailing the needed changes. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 160.00   Web: $ 144.00
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  11. High-Tech Entrepreneurship in Asia

    High-Tech Entrepreneurship in Asia

    Marina Yue Zhang, Mark Dodgson
    The option for consumers to make payments for services and products via mobile telephones has created a dynamic new industry. High-Tech Entrepreneurship in Asia illustrates how small, entrepreneurial firms in Asia have devised and produced innovations crucial for this industry’s development. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 160.00   Web: $ 144.00
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  12. Handbook on the Knowledge Economy

    Handbook on the Knowledge Economy

    Edited by David Rooney, Greg Hearn, Abraham Ninan
    This fascinating Handbook defines how knowledge contributes to social and economic life, and vice versa. It considers the five areas critical to acquiring a comprehensive understanding of the knowledge economy: the nature of the knowledge economy; social, cooperative, cultural, creative, ethical and intellectual capital; knowledge and innovation systems; policy analysis for knowledge-based economies; and knowledge management. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 215.00   Web: $ 193.50
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  13. The Past and Future of America’s Economy

    The Past and Future of America’s Economy

    Robert D. Atkinson
    Robert Atkinson examines this process of change over the past 150 years and explores the responses of people and institutions. The book then analyzes today’s New Economy, including the new information technology system, and effects on markets, organizations, workers, and governance. Taking into account the historical record, the book discusses the shortcomings of prevailing liberal and conservative economic doctrines and lays out a new growth economics agenda aimed at maximizing the productivity-enhancing forces of the New Economy. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 167.00   Web: $ 150.30
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  14. Knowledge and Innovation for Development

    Knowledge and Innovation for Development

    Francisco Sagasti
    This text provides a comprehensive introduction to the many different issues related to the Sisyphean task of building science and technology capabilities in developing countries. It attempts to answer crucial questions including: how can knowledge be utilized to improve the human condition, and how can we bridge the growing knowledge divide between those who produce and use modern science and technology – and those who do not? Learn More
    2004   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  15. Local Enterprises in the Global Economy

    Local Enterprises in the Global Economy

    Edited by Hubert Schmitz
    This book opens a fresh chapter in the debate on local enterprise clusters and their strategies for upgrading in the global economy. The authors employ a novel conceptual framework in their research on industrial clusters in Europe, Latin America and Asia and provide new perspectives and insights for researchers and policymakers alike. Learn More
    2004   Hardback Price: $ 175.00   Web: $ 157.50
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  16. European Policies for a Knowledge Economy

    European Policies for a Knowledge Economy

    Maria João Rodrigues
    European Policies for a Knowledge Economy explores the information society and research and education policies which are being combined to build a stronger knowledge base, and enhance the growth potential of Europe via economic reforms, enterprise and innovation policies. The author ascertains that the European social model should be reformed by investing in people, improving welfare provision and fighting new forms of social exclusion. She goes on to argue that macroeconomic policies will help to advance these structural changes. Learn More
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  17. Science and Innovation

    Science and Innovation

    Edited by Aldo Geuna, Ammon J. Salter, W. Edward Steinmueller
    This book re-examines the rationale for public policy, concluding that the prevailing ‘public knowledge’ model is evolving towards a networked or distributed model of knowledge production and use in which public and private institutions play complementary roles. It provides a set of tools and models to assess the impact of the new network model of funding and governance, and argues that governments need to adapt their funding and administrative priorities and procedures to support the emergence and healthy growth of research networks. The book goes on to explain that interdependencies and complementarities in the production and distribution of knowledge require a new and more contextual, flexible and complex approach to government funding, monitoring and assessment. Learn More
    2004   Paperback Price: $ 83.00   Web: $ 66.40
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  18. The Internet and Mobile Telecommunications System of Innovation

    The Internet and Mobile Telecommunications System of Innovation

    Edited by Charles Edquist
    This book examines the ‘new’ areas of telecommunications technology, focusing particularly on fixed data communications (including the internet) and mobile telecommunications (including the mobile internet). A sectoral systems of innovation approach is used as a conceptual framework for the analysis of the telecommunications sector, in terms of equipment, access and content. Learn More
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  19. Innovation, Growth and Social Cohesion

    Innovation, Growth and Social Cohesion

    Bengt-Åke Lundvall
    Written by the scholar who, together with Chris Freeman, first introduced the concept of the innovation system, this book brings the literature an important step forward. Based upon extraordinarily rich empirical material, it shows how and why competence building and innovation are crucial for economic growth and competitiveness in the current era. It also provides a case study of a small, very successful European economy combining wealth creation with social cohesion. Learn More
    2002   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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    2005   Paperback Price: $ 61.00   Web: $ 48.80
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  20. The New Knowledge Economy in Europe

    The New Knowledge Economy in Europe

    Edited by Maria João Rodrigues
    Knowledge is fast becoming one of the main sources of wealth, yet it can also become a source of inequalities. The New Knowledge Economy in Europe attempts to determine whether it is possible to hasten the transition towards a knowledge-based economy and enhance competitiveness with increased employment and improved social cohesion across Europe. The book is an amalgamation of the scientific and political agendas which led to the European strategy for the knowledge-based economy adopted by the European Union. Learn More
    2002   Hardback Price: $ 160.00   Web: $ 144.00
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