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  1. Children's Lives in Southern Europe

    Children's Lives in Southern Europe

    Edited by Lourdes Gaitán, Yannis Pechtelidis, Catarina Tomás, Natália Fernandes
    This interdisciplinary book provides a sociological view of the contemporary experiences of children in Southern Europe. Focusing on regions deeply affected by the 2008 economic crisis, it offers a detailed investigation into the impact of economic downturn and austerity on the lives of children. Learn More
    February 2020   Hardback Price: $ 140.00   Web: $ 126.00
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  2. Globalization and Spatial Mobilities

    Globalization and Spatial Mobilities

    Aharon Kellerman
    Presenting a comparative examination of five major voluntary global movements: commodities, people, capital, information and technology, this book traces and develops discussions of globalization and spatial mobility. The book further covers the means and media used for these mobilities: ports and ships, airports and airplanes, international banking electronic media, and the Internet, telephony and TV. Two concluding chapters focus on the mobile globe, highlighting present and future global mobility in general, and the relationships among the five global mobilities, in particular. Learn More
    February 2020   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  3. The Rhetoric of Political Leadership

    The Rhetoric of Political Leadership

    Edited by Ofer Feldman
    This timely book details the theoretical and practical elements of political rhetoric and their effects on the interactions between politicians and the public. Expert contributors explore the issues associated with political rhetoric from a range of disciplinary perspectives, including political science, linguistics, social psychology and communication studies. Chapters examine what makes a speech effective, politicians’ use of moral appeals in political advertising, political attacks on social media, and gender and emotion in political discourse. Learn More
    April 2020   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  4. Bureaucracy, Collegiality and Social Change

    Bureaucracy, Collegiality and Social Change

    Emmanuel Lazega
    This insightful book theorizes the contrast between two logics of organization: bureaucracy and collegiality. Based on this theory and employing a new methodology to transform our sociological understanding, Emmanuel Lazega sheds light on complex organizational phenomena that impact markets, political economy, and social stratification. Learn More
    April 2020   Hardback Price: $ 145.00   Web: $ 130.50
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  5. The Idea of Technological Innovation

    The Idea of Technological Innovation

    Benoît Godin
    This timely book explores technological innovation as a concept, dissecting its emergence, development and use. Benoît Godin offers an exciting new historiography of the subject, arguing that the study of innovation originates not from scholars but from practitioners of innovation. Learn More
    April 2020   Hardback Price: $ 110.00   Web: $ 99.00
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    April 2020   Paperback Price: $ 34.95   Web: $ 27.96
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  6. Understanding the Knowledge Society

    Understanding the Knowledge Society

    Andrea Cerroni
    Complex knowledge and ideas are generated, shared and accessed globally. Andrea Cerroni turns to this knowledge society to offer a comprehensive social theory of its processes to bridge the gap between knowledge and democracy. Drawing on a long-term historical perspective, Cerroni assembles a cultural matrix, comprising ancient myths on nature, society and knowledge and modern myths of reductionism, individualism and relatives to improve our contemporary sociological imagination. Learn More
    May 2020   Hardback Price: $ 125.00   Web: $ 112.50
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  7. A Research Agenda for Academic Integrity

    A Research Agenda for Academic Integrity

    Edited by Tracey Bretag
    Within the field of higher education, academic integrity is a subject of intense debate. This highly topical book provides indepth analysis of emerging threats to academic integrity, and practical, evidence-based recommendations for creating cultures of integrity. It includes the latest research on contract cheating, and how to identify and respond to it. Internationally renowned scholars from a range of disciplines and countries provide expertise on existing and emerging threats to academic integrity and offer evidence-based advice to all higher education stakeholders. Learn More
    June 2020   Hardback Price: $ 130.00   Web: $ 117.00
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  8. Social Innovation and Urban Governance

    Social Innovation and Urban Governance

    Edited by Marc Pradel i Miquel, Ana B. Cano Hila, Marisol García Cabeza
    Presenting social innovation initiatives that emerged from organized citizenry in Southern European cities, this book explores the response to austerity policies implemented after the 2008 economic crisis. Chapters look at the common aim of these initiatives in responding to social needs and challenging social exclusion. Learn More
    June 2020   Hardback Price: $ 125.00   Web: $ 112.50
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