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  1. Regional Economic Advantage

    Regional Economic Advantage

    Edited by Bjørn T. Asheim, Arne Isaksen, Michaela Trippl
    This comprehensive volume presents key contributions to the topic of regional economic advantage. The gathered literature helps the reader to understand how regions build advantage for industrial development through the use of endogenous and exogenous resources, how regional industrial development can be supported by place-based policy, and how the form and mechanisms of regional advantage change over time in a path dependent manner. Articles within each section are presented in chronological order, from research on industrial districts and new industrial spaces to regional clusters and innovation systems, along with more recent discussion of global development impulses and evolutionary perspectives on regional development. Together with an introductory chapter by the editors, this important collection is an essential resource for those studying, researching or practicing in this area. Learn More
    July 2019   Hardback Price: $ 580.00   Web: $ 522.00
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  2. Sustainability Economics

    Sustainability Economics

    Edited by Giles Atkinson, Sam Fankhauser
    The unprecedented advances in economic development witnessed over the past decades cannot continue if economic progress comes at the expense of the natural environment. The Sustainable Development Goals, agreed globally in 2015, define a vision of human development where economic, social and environmental domains interact to shape the prospects for future prosperity. This timely collection highlights the contribution of economics to the study of sustainable development. It brings together in one volume some of the most influential articles on the topic by economists over the past fifty years. Environmental sustainability, an inherently interdisciplinary topic, is analysed from the perspectives of applied microeconomics, environmental and resource economics, ecological economics, development economics and public economics. Together with an original introduction by the editors, this volume is indispensable for anyone interested or working in the field. Learn More
    July 2019   Hardback Price: $ 520.00   Web: $ 468.00
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  3. Recent Developments in the Economics of Structural Change

    Recent Developments in the Economics of Structural Change

    Edited by Kei-Mu Yi, Michael Sposi, Jing Zhang
    This informative one-volume collection brings together the most prominent papers within the economics of structural change and growth. This collection focuses on research that investigates the causes and consequences of structural change with either theoretical or calibrated models, mindfully including some of the most celebrated literature over the last two decades. The volume covers the impact structural change has on an array of economic factors including convergence, per capita income and spatial development. Prefaced by an original introduction from the editors, this collection would be well suited to scholars and macro-development economists wishing to extend their knowledge of this compelling topic. Learn More
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  4. Global Value Chains

    Global Value Chains

    John Humphrey
    This insightful volume gathers some of the most influential papers in the economics field of global value chains. The compilation of research featured focuses on globalization, fragmentation and coordination of production across geographical as well as enterprise boundaries. It pays particularly close attention to how businesses in developing countries are incorporated into global production and distribution networks. The collection includes many of the texts that framed the global value chain approach together with in-depth case-studies of particular sectors and policy-oriented research concerned with reducing poverty and accelerating growth in poorer countries. Prefaced by an original introduction from the editor, this book would be of great interest to students and researchers working in the fields of globalisation, geography and international business. Learn More
    July 2019   Hardback Price: $ 540.00   Web: $ 486.00
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  5. Research Handbook on Boards of Directors

    Research Handbook on Boards of Directors

    Edited by Jonas Gabrielsson, Wafa Khlif, Sibel Yamak
    Boards of directors are complex systems, and it is imperative to understand what the contextual forces are that shape the direction and make-up of boards. This Research Handbook provides inspiration for researchers and practitioners interested in the manifold dimensions and facets of context surrounding boards of directors. Learn More
    July 2019   Hardback Price: $ 255.00   Web: $ 229.50
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  6. Protecting the Third Pole

    Protecting the Third Pole

    Simon Marsden
    This highly topical book considers the important question of how best to protect the environment of the Third Pole – the area comprising the Hindu Kush Himalayas and Tibetan Plateau – using the tool of international law. Following detailed analysis of the weaknesses in the current legal protections according to comparative legal theory, Simon Marsden recommends three potential options for implementation by policy and lawmakers. Learn More
    July 2019   Hardback Price: $ 140.00   Web: $ 126.00
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  7. What Next for Sustainable Development?

    What Next for Sustainable Development?

    Edited by James Meadowcroft, David Banister, Erling Holden, Oluf Langhelle, Kristin Linnerud, Geoffrey Gilpin
    This book examines the international experience with sustainable development since the concept was brought to world-wide attention in Our Common Future, the 1987 report of the World Commission on Environment and Development. Scholars from a variety of disciplinary backgrounds engage with three critical themes: negotiating environmental limits; equity, environment and development; and transitions and transformations. In light of the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals recently adopted by the United Nations General Assembly, they ask what lies ahead for sustainable development. Learn More
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  8. Entrepreneurship and Context

    Entrepreneurship and Context

    Friederike Welter
    This book identifies Friederike Welter’s key contribution to entrepreneurship research over recent decades, and shows how her work is contextualised in time and place. The book gives a differentiated understanding of entrepreneurship and contexts, celebrating diversity as well as complexity. Learn More
    July 2019   Hardback Price: $ 170.00   Web: $ 153.00
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  9. How to Conduct a Practice-based Study

    How to Conduct a Practice-based Study

    Silvia Gherardi
    Practice-based approaches to knowing, learning, innovating, and managing have thrived in recent years. Calling upon numerous narratives from a range of research fields, the author offers insight into the many possibilities of practice research, highlighting the inextricable links between humans and technology as the key emergent trend in management studies. Developing an innovative posthumanist approach, this novel book offers a useful and insightful compass for the navigation of practice-based studies through the lens of exemplar vignettes from internationally acclaimed researchers. Learn More
    July 2019   Hardback Price: $ 145.00   Web: $ 130.50
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  10. Tourist Behaviour

    Tourist Behaviour

    Edited by Philip L. Pearce
    Comprehensive and accessible, this Companion offers a thorough investigation into both traditional and fresh topics in tourist behaviour and experience. Arranged chronologically, the chapters examine tourist experience from the very idea of a tourist visit to the aftermath of returning home. Learn More
    July 2019   Hardback Price: $ 270.00   Web: $ 243.00
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  11. Handbook of Research on Crowdfunding

    Handbook of Research on Crowdfunding

    Edited by Hans Landström, Annaleena Parhankangas, Colin Mason
    Crowdfunding is a hot topic and this Handbook provides a service to the research community by codifying, discussing and examining research in this area. It will be a starting point for researchers seeking high quality research in this new and important area. Learn More
    July 2019   Hardback Price: $ 225.00   Web: $ 202.50
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  12. Handbook of Research Methods and Applications in Experimental Economics

    Handbook of Research Methods and Applications in Experimental Economics

    Edited by Arthur Schram, Aljaž Ule
    This volume offers a comprehensive review of experimental methods in economics. Its 21 chapters cover theoretical and practical issues such as incentives, theory and policy development, data analysis, recruitment, software and laboratory organization. The Handbook includes separate parts on procedures, field experiments and neuroeconomics, and provides the first methodological overview of replication studies and a novel set-valued equilibrium concept. As a whole, the combination of basic methods and current developments will aid both beginners and advanced experimental economists. Learn More
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  13. A Research Agenda for Housing

    A Research Agenda for Housing

    Edited by Markus Moos
    Housing is one of the most pertinent issues of our time. Shaped by rapid urbanization, financialization, and various changes in demography, technology, political ideology and public policy, the provision of affordable, adequate, and suitable housing has become an increasingly challenging feat. From high-rise apartment towers constructed in global cities around the world to informal settlements rapidly expanding across the global south, this volume focuses on how political, economic, and societal changes are shaping housing in a variety of contexts. Learn More
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  14. A Research Agenda for Tourism and Development

    A Research Agenda for Tourism and Development

    Edited by Richard Sharpley, David Harrison
    Tourism is integral to local, regional and national development policies; as a major global economic sector, it has the potential to underpin economic growth and wider development. Yet, transformations in both the nature of tourism and the dynamic environment within which it occurs give rise to new questions with regards to its developmental role. This Research Agenda offers a state-of-the-art review of the research into the tourism-development nexus. Exploring issues including governance, policy, philanthropy, poverty reduction and tourism consumption, it identifies significant gaps in the literature, and proposes new and sometimes provocative avenues for future research. Learn More
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  15. Sounding Places

    Sounding Places

    Edited by Karolina Doughty, Michelle Duffy, Theresa Harada
    This edited collection examines the more-than-representational registers of sound. It asks how sound comes to be a meaningful ingredient in the microgeographies of place-making through the workings of affect, emotion, and atmosphere, how sound contributes to shaping a variety of embodied and spatially situated experiences, and how such aspects can be harnessed methodologically. These topics contribute to broader debates on the relations between representation and the non- or more-than-representational that are taking place across the social sciences and humanities in the wake of the cultural turn. More specifically, the book contributes to the fertile theoretical intersections of sound, affect, emotion, and atmosphere. Learn More
    July 2019   Hardback Price: $ 130.00   Web: $ 117.00
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  16. Transforming Industrial Policy for the Digital Age

    Transforming Industrial Policy for the Digital Age

    Edited by Patrizio Bianchi, Clemente R. Durán, Sandrine Labory
    This book argues that digital globalization is inducing deep and productive transformations, making industrial policy necessary in order to reorientate development towards inclusive and more sustainable growth. The book also demonstrates that industrialization remains an important development process for emerging countries. Regarding the future of jobs, the authors show how the substitution of labour in automation is not inevitable since technology is also complementary to human capital. Policymakers should pay more attention to the new skills that will be required. A particular concern is is the rapid change in technology and business compared to institutions which take time to adapt. Territories have an important role to play in order to speed-up institutional adaptation, providing they can act coherently with the other levels of government. Learn More
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  17. A Research Agenda for Economic Anthropology

    A Research Agenda for Economic Anthropology

    Edited by James G. Carrier
    The financial crisis and its economic and political aftermath have changed the ways that many anthropologists approach economic activities, institutions and systems. This insightful volume presents important elements of this change. With topics ranging from the relationship of states and markets to the ways that anthropologists’ political preferences and assumptions harm their work, the book presents cogent statements by younger and established scholars of how existing research areas can be extended and the new avenues that ought to be pursued. Learn More
    July 2019   Hardback Price: $ 115.00   Web: $ 103.50
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  18. International Handbook on Responsible Innovation

    International Handbook on Responsible Innovation

    Edited by René von Schomberg, Jonathan Hankins
    The Handbook constitutes a global resource for the fast growing interdisciplinary research and policy communities addressing the challenge of driving innovation towards socially desirable outcomes. This book brings together well-known authors from the US, Europe and Asia who develop conceptual and regional perspectives on responsible innovation as well as exploring the prospects for further implementation of responsible innovation in emerging technological practices ranging from agriculture and medicine, to nanotechnology and robotics. The emphasis is on the socio-economic and normative dimensions of innovation including issues of social risk and sustainability. Learn More
    July 2019   Hardback Price: $ 330.00   Web: $ 297.00
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  19. Research Handbook of International Talent Management

    Research Handbook of International Talent Management

    Edited by Yipeng Liu
    International talent management has become a critically important topic for scholarly discussion, in policy debates, and among the business community. Despite this, however, research into talent management tends to lack theoretical underpinnings, especially from an international, multidisciplinary and comparative perspective. This Research Handbook fills this gap, bringing together a range of leading researchers, scholars, and thinkers to debate and advance the conceptualization and understanding of this multifaceted subject. Learn More
    July 2019   Hardback Price: $ 240.00   Web: $ 216.00
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  20. Self-Employment as Precarious Work

    Self-Employment as Precarious Work

    Edited by Wieteke Conen, Joop Schippers
    Since the 1970s the long term decline in self-employment has slowed – and even reversed in some countries – and the prospect of ‘being your own boss’ is increasingly topical in the discourse of both the general public and within academia. Traditionally, self-employment has been associated with independent entrepreneurship, but increasingly it has become a form of precarious work. This book utilises evidence-based information to address both the current and future challenges of this trend as the nature of self-employment changes, as well as to demonstrate where, when and why self-employment has emerged as precarious work in Europe. Learn More
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