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  1. The Smart Revolution Towards the Sustainable Digital Society

    The Smart Revolution Towards the Sustainable Digital Society

    Edited by Hitoshi Mitomo, Hidenori Fuke, Erik Bohlin
    The objective of this book is to present a comprehensive evaluation of the smart revolution, including its social and economic impacts. It proposes a modern framework to help assess how recent information and communication technologies (ICTs) can contribute to societies as a whole. The authors offer a guide to how advanced network technologies have led to a greater variety of applications and social networking services. These allow people to connect with each other both at a more personal and global level, and will ultimately herald a new era of ICTs that will shape the “digital society". Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 161.00   Web: $ 144.90
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  2. ICT for Transport

    ICT for Transport

    Edited by Nikolas Thomopoulos, Mosche Givoni, Piet Rietveld
    Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) are rapidly evolving and taking centre stage in everyday life in the 21st century alongside the increasing importance and value of information. This is particularly evident in the transport sector where ICT is greatly influencing our mobility and travel choices as well as travel experiences. With this background, this book provides evidence regarding the opportunities, threats, underlying principles and practical issues faced when deploying ICT for transport applications. By focusing on infrastructure, people and processes, the contributors to this book illustrate the challenges for academics, practitioners and policy makers alike through diverse case studies from across the world. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 150.00   Web: $ 135.00
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  3. Managing Emerging Technologies for Socio-Economic Impact

    Managing Emerging Technologies for Socio-Economic Impact

    Edited by Dimitris G. Assimakopoulos, Ilan Oshri, Krsto Pandza
    The development of emerging technologies demands a rapidly expanding knowledge base and intensive collaboration across organizational, institutional and cultural borders. This book is the first of its kind to focus on the management of key emerging technologies and their social and economic impact in Europe. Split into four parts, across seventeen chapters, the scholars offer multiple levels of analysis concerning the management of emerging technologies across various sectors ranging from nanotechnology, renewable energy and cloud computing to synthetic biology and particle therapy for cancer. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 161.00   Web: $ 144.90
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  4. Rethinking Cyberlaw

    Rethinking Cyberlaw

    Jacqueline Lipton
    The rapid increase in Internet usage over the past several decades has led to the development of new and essential areas of legislation and legal study. Jacqueline Lipton takes on the thorny question of how to define the field that has come to be known variously as cyberlaw, cyberspace law or Internet law. Unlike much of the existing literature, this book tackles the question with the benefit of hindsight and draws on several decades of legal developments in the United States and abroad that help illustrate the scope of the field. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 99.95   Web: $ 89.96
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  5. Mobile Telecommunications Networks

    Mobile Telecommunications Networks

    Peter Curwen, Jason Whalley
    During the past decade, no industry has grown faster than that of mobile communications, yet coverage of its operations remains scarce. This state-of-the-art book examines the evolving structure and strategic behaviour of the thirty largest operators in the mobile communications industry. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 140.00   Web: $ 126.00
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  6. Innovation and Inequality

    Innovation and Inequality

    Edited by Susan Cozzens, Dhanaraj Thakur
    Inequality is one of the main features of globalization. Do emerging technologies, as they spread around the world, contribute to more inequality or less? This unique interdisciplinary text examines the relationships between emerging technologies and social, economic and other forms of inequality. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 147.00   Web: $ 132.30
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  7. Global Environmental Governance, Technology and Politics

    Global Environmental Governance, Technology and Politics

    Victor Galaz
    We live on an increasingly human-dominated planet. Our impact on the Earth has become so huge that researchers now suggest that it merits its own geological epoch - the 'Anthropocene' - the age of humans. Combining theory development and case studies of 'planetary boundaries', emerging infectious diseases, financial markets and geoengineering, this groundbreaking book explores the 'Anthropocene Gap' otherwise known as society's current failure to address the most profound environmental challenges of our times. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 110.00   Web: $ 99.00
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    2015   Paperback Price: $ 29.95   Web: $ 23.96
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  8. Innovative Governance Models for Emerging Technologies

    Innovative Governance Models for Emerging Technologies

    Edited by Gary E. Marchant, Kenneth W. Abbott, Braden Allenby
    Emerging technologies create challenges for traditional regulatory approaches. The contributors to this book – leading scholars in law, innovation, and technology – address the need for new governance methods and models. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 133.00   Web: $ 119.70
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  9. Environmental Technologies, Intellectual Property and Climate Change

    Environmental Technologies, Intellectual Property and Climate Change

    Edited by Abbe E.L. Brown
    Many disciplines are relevant to combating climate change. This challenging book draws together legal, regulatory, geographic, industrial and professional perspectives and explores the role of technologies in addressing climate change through mitigation, adaptation and information gathering. It explores some key issues. Is intellectual property part of the solution, an obstacle to change or peripheral? Are there more important questions? Do they receive the attention they deserve? And from whom? This innovative book will play an important role in stimulating holistic discussion and action on an issue of key importance to society. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  10. The Geography of the Internet

    The Geography of the Internet

    Emmanouil Tranos
    This timely book presents a wide range of quantitative methods, including complex network analysis and econometric modelling, to illustrate how the Internet both follows, and at the same time challenges, more traditional geographies. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  11. Technological Innovation and Prize Incentives

    Technological Innovation and Prize Incentives

    Luciano Kay
    In this in-depth study, Luciano Kay focuses on three recent cases of prize competitions in the aerospace industry: the Google Lunar X Prize, the Ansari X Prize and the Northrop Grumman Lunar Lander Challenge. Using a combination of real-time and historical analysis based on personal interviews, workplace visits and questionnaire and document data analysis, the author examines the particular dynamics of the prize phenomenon and offers a comprehensive discussion of the potential of prizes to induce innovation. This fascinating volume also sets out a systematic method to studying prize incentives, offering a concrete innovation model and case study design approach that will prove highly useful to further research efforts in the field. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  12. Transnational Culture in the Internet Age

    Transnational Culture in the Internet Age

    Edited by Sean A. Pager, Adam Candeub
    The insightful contributions shed new light on insufficiently examined issues and highlight connections that cut across the many different domains in which such regulations operate. Building upon the framework presented by David Post – one of the first and most prominent scholars of cyber law and a contributor to this volume – the authors address the implications and economics of the Internet’s astronomical scale, jurisdiction and enforcement of the web as it relates to topics including libel tourism and threats to free speech, and the power of global communication to dissolve and recreate identities. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 168.00   Web: $ 151.20
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  13. Technology Market Transactions

    Technology Market Transactions

    Frank Tietze
    Frank Tietze delivers an in-depth discussion of the impact of empirical results upon transaction cost theory, and in so doing, provides the means for better understanding technology transaction processes in general, and auctions in particular. Substantiating transaction cost theory with empirical auction data, the author goes on to explore how governance structures need to be designed for effective distributed innovation processes. He concludes that the auction mechanism is a viable transaction model, and illustrates that the auction design, as currently operated by market intermediaries, requires thorough adjustments. Various options for possible improvements are subsequently prescribed. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 155.00   Web: $ 139.50
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  14. Inverse Infrastructures

    Inverse Infrastructures

    Edited by Tineke M. Egyedi, Donna C. Mehos
    The notion of inverse infrastructures – that is, bottom-up, user-driven, self-organizing networks – gives us a fresh perspective on the omnipresent infrastructure systems that support our economy and structure our way of living. This fascinating book considers the emergence of inverse infrastructures as a new phenomenon that will have a vast impact on consumers, industry and policy. Using a wide range of theories, from institutional economics to complex adaptive systems, it explores the mechanisms and incentives for the rise of these alternatives to large-scale infrastructures and points to their potential disruptive effect on conventional markets and governance models. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 155.00   Web: $ 139.50
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  15. Nanotechnology for a Sustainable World

    Nanotechnology for a Sustainable World

    Thomas Faunce
    Does humanity have a moral obligation to emphasise nanotechnology’s role in addressing the critical public health and environmental problems of our age? This well crafted book explores this idea by analysing the prospects for a macroscience nanotechnology-for-environmental sustainability project in areas such as food, water and energy supply, medicine, healthcare, peace and security. Developing and applying an innovative science-based view of natural law underpinning a global social contract, it considers some of the key scientific and governance challenges such a global project may face. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  16. Intellectual Property and Emerging Technologies

    Intellectual Property and Emerging Technologies

    Edited by Matthew Rimmer, Alison McLennan
    This unique and comprehensive collection investigates the challenges posed to intellectual property by recent paradigm shifts in biology. It explores the legal ramifications of emerging technologies, such as genomics, synthetic biology, stem cell research, nanotechnology, and biodiscovery. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 206.00   Web: $ 185.40
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  17. Regulation and the Performance of Communication and Information Networks

    Regulation and the Performance of Communication and Information Networks

    Edited by Gerald R. Faulhaber, Gary Madden, Jeffrey Petchey
    Digital markets worldwide are in rapid flux. The Internet and World Wide Web have traditionally evolved in a largely deregulated environment, but recently governments have shown great interest in this rapidly developing sector and are imposing regulations for a variety of reasons that are changing the shape of these industries. This book explores why the industrial organization of broadband ISPs, Internet backbone providers and content/application providers are in such turmoil. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 165.00   Web: $ 148.50
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  18. Improving Energy Efficiency through Technology

    Improving Energy Efficiency through Technology

    Edited by Raymond J.G.M. Florax, Henri L.F. de Groot, Peter Mulder
    This innovative book explores the adoption of energy-saving technologies and their impact on energy efficiency improvements. It contains a mix of theoretical and empirical contributions, and combines and compares economic and physical indicators to monitor and analyse trends in energy efficiency. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 159.00   Web: $ 143.10
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  19. Networks, Complexity and Internet Regulation

    Networks, Complexity and Internet Regulation

    Andrés Guadamuz
    Complexity theory as a subject has gained increasing prominence across numerous disciplines including physics, biology, sociology and economics. Large interconnected systems such as the Internet display a number of inherent architectural characteristics deeming them well-suited to the study of complex dynamic networks. This important book uses various network science-based tools to explore the contentious issue of Internet regulation. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  20. Copyright Law and the Progress of Science and the Useful Arts

    Copyright Law and the Progress of Science and the Useful Arts

    Alina Ng
    The American Constitution empowers Congress to enact copyright laws to ‘promote the progress of science and the useful arts’. This book offers the first in-depth analysis of the connection between copyright law as a legal institution and the constitutional goal of promoting social and cultural advancement. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 116.00   Web: $ 104.40
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