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  1. Research Handbook on Law and Ethics in Banking and Finance

    Research Handbook on Law and Ethics in Banking and Finance

    Edited by Costanza A. Russo, Rosa M. Lastra, William Blair
    The global financial crisis evidenced the corrosive effects of unethical behaviour upon the banking industry. The recurrence of misbehaviour in the financial sector, including fraud and manipulations of market indices, suggests the need to establish a banking culture that conforms to the highest standards of ethical and professional behaviour. This Research Handbook on Law and Ethics in Banking and Finance focuses on the role that law should play and the effectiveness of newly introduced regulations and supervisory actions as a driver for ethical conduct so as to reconnect the interests of bankers and financiers with the interests of society. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 270.00   Web: $ 243.00
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  2. Comparative Government

    Comparative Government

    Dragoljub Popović
    Concise and clear in expression, Comparative Government covers contemporary systems of government, as well as relics of the past, in an excellent introduction to the profound study of comparative constitutional law. Dragoljub Popović has undertaken this task to display the subject in its current stage of development, concentrating on several focal points. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 140.00   Web: $ 126.00
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  3. Handbook of Sustainable Innovation

    Handbook of Sustainable Innovation

    Edited by Frank Boons, Andrew McMeekin
    The Handbook of Sustainable Innovation maps the multiple lineages of research and understanding that constitute academic work on how technological change relates to sustainable practices of production and consumption. Leading academics contribute by mapping the general evolution of this academic field, our understanding of sustainable innovation at the firm, user, and systems level, the governance of sustainable innovation, and the methodological approaches used. The Handbook explores the distinctiveness of sustainable innovation and concludes with suggestions for generating future research avenues that exploit the current diversity of work while seeking increased systemic insight. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 255.00   Web: $ 229.50
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  4. Dependent Self-Employment

    Dependent Self-Employment

    Colin C. Williams, Ioana A. Horodnic
    Dependent self-employment is widely perceived as a rapidly growing form of precarious work conducted by marginalised lower-skilled workers subcontracted by large corporations. Unpacking a comprehensive survey of 35 European countries, Colin C. Williams and Ioana Alexandra Horodnic map the lived realities of the distribution and characteristics of dependent self-employment to challenge this broad and erroneous perception. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  5. Precarious Work

    Precarious Work

    Edited by Jeff Kenner, Izabela Florczak, Marta Otto
    This discerning book provides a wide-ranging comparative analysis of the legal and social policy challenges posed by the spread of different forms of precarious work in Europe, with various social models in force and a growing ‘gig economy’ workforce. It not only considers the theoretical foundations of the concept of precarious work, but also offers invaluable insight into the potential methods of addressing this phenomenon through labour regulation and case law at EU and national level. Learn More
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  6. Designing Effective Legislation

    Designing Effective Legislation

    Maria Mousmouti
    What is effective legislation? Is it a matter of intuition, luck or the result of evidence based law making? Can it be consciously ‘engineered’? This book advances the novel idea that legislative effectiveness is the result of complex ‘mechanics’ in the conceptualisation, design and drafting of four elements inherent in every law: purpose, content, context and results. It concludes that effectiveness can be achieved with conceptual and methodological insights that guide the specific choices of lawmakers when designing and drafting legislation. Learn More
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  7. Is There a Future for Heterodox Economics?

    Is There a Future for Heterodox Economics?

    Geoffrey M. Hodgson
    Over the last 50 years, the community of heterodox economists has expanded, and its publications have proliferated. But its power in departments of economics has waned. Addressing this paradox, this book argues that heterodox economists are defined more by left ideology than by a shared understanding of the nature of orthodox economics and of what should replace it. Heterodox economists cannot agree on what heterodoxy means. This volume applies work on the social nature and institutions of science to help explain the failure of heterodox economics to gain ground. It assesses some strategic options for its future. Learn More
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  8. Understanding the Blockchain Economy

    Understanding the Blockchain Economy

    Chris Berg, Sinclair Davidson, Jason Potts
    Blockchains are the distributed ledger technology that powers Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. But blockchains can be used for more than the transfer of tokens – they are a significant new economic infrastructure. This book offers the first scholarly analysis of the economic nature of blockchains and the shape of the blockchain economy. By applying the institutional economics of Ronald Coase and Oliver Williamson, this book shows how blockchains are poised to reshape the nature of firms, governments, markets, and civil society. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 125.00   Web: $ 112.50
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  9. Tax and Financial Planning for the Closely Held Family Business

    Tax and Financial Planning for the Closely Held Family Business

    Gary A. Zwick, James J. Jurinski
    Tax and Financial Planning for the Closely Held Family Business serves as a manual to help business advisers devise strategies for clients dealing with family issues. Guiding family businesses through the complex maze of organizational, tax, financial, governance, estate planning, and personal family issues is a complex, time-consuming, difficult, and sometimes emotional process. This book focuses not only on identifying the problems family businesses face, but on devising solutions and planning opportunities for both family businesses and their owners. Each chapter of this book contains creative planning opportunities that advisers can suggest and help implement in order to solve real problems in the family business. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 310.00   Web: $ 279.00
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  10. Research Handbook on Labour, Business and Human Rights Law

    Research Handbook on Labour, Business and Human Rights Law

    Edited by Janice R. Bellace, Beryl ter Haar
    Inquisitive and diverse, this innovative Research Handbook explores the ways in which human rights apply to people at work, through national constitutional provisions, judicial decisions and the application of rights expressed in supranational instruments. Key topics include evaluation of the role of the ILO in developing and promoting internationally recognized labour rights, and the examination of the meaning of the obligation of business to respect human rights, considering the evolution from international soft law to incorporation in codes of conduct and the emerging requirement of due diligence. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 290.00   Web: $ 261.00
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  11. The Political Economy of Central Banking

    The Political Economy of Central Banking

    Gerald Epstein
    Central banks are among the most powerful government economic institutions in the world. This volume explores the economic and political contours of the struggle for influence over the policies of central banks such as the Federal Reserve, and the implications of this struggle for economic performance and the distribution of wealth and power in society. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 200.00   Web: $ 180.00
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  12. 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
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  13. 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
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 315.00   Web: $ 283.50
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  14. Research Handbook on Critical Legal Theory

    Research Handbook on Critical Legal Theory

    Edited by Emilios Christodoulidis, Ruth Dukes, Marco Goldoni
    Critical theory, characteristically linked with the politics of theoretical engagement, covers the manifold of the connections between theory and praxis. This thought-provoking Research Handbook captures the broad range of those connections as far as legal thought is concerned and retains an emphasis both on the politics of theory, and on the notion of theoretical engagement. The first part examines the question of definition and tracks the origins and development of critical legal theory along its European and North American trajectories. The second part looks at the thematic connections between the development of legal theory and other currents of critical thought such as; Feminism, Marxism, Critical Race Theory, varieties of post-modernism, as well as the various ‘turns’ (ethical, aesthetic, political) of critical legal theory. The third and final part explores particular fields of law, addressing the question how the field has been shaped by critical legal theory, or what critical approaches reveal about the field, with the clear focus on opportunities for social transformation. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 315.00   Web: $ 283.50
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  15. Environmental Fiscal Challenges for Cities and Transport

    Environmental Fiscal Challenges for Cities and Transport

    Edited by Marta Villar Ezcurra, Janet E. Milne, Hope Ashiabor, Mikael Skou Andersen
    As populations become increasingly concentrated in urban centres and mega cities, while demands on transportation continue to grow, the question of how to mitigate the environmental footprint of these trends is ever more pressing. This comprehensive book demonstrates the potentially significant role of environmental taxation and other market-based instruments in meeting these challenges. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 150.00   Web: $ 135.00
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  16. Recent Developments in the Economics of Housing

    Recent Developments in the Economics of Housing

    Edited by Yannis M. Ioannides
    This collection compiles the most significant and contemporary literary contributions to the field of the economics of housing. Volume one includes articles that cover the housing markets demand and supply whilst considering these factors interactions on real estate valuations, home ownership and wealth decisions. Volume two focuses on the interfaces that occur from the dynamics of neighbourhoods and housing prices. It delves into how housing markets and their modeling have attracted particular policy interest, such as rent control, and concludes with thorough recent analyses of housing markets through a lens that emphasizes the importance of frictions, namely the Diamond-Mortensen-Pissarides (DMP) model. Tied together by an original introduction by the editor, this collection promises to be an informative read to scholars and academics immersed in this fascinating topic.  Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 820.00   Web: $ 738.00
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  17. The Regulation of E-cigarettes

    The Regulation of E-cigarettes

    Edited by Lukasz Gruszczynski
    Combining the insights of leading legal scholars and public health experts, this unique book analyses the various legal problems that are emerging at different levels of governance (international, European and national) in the context of the regulation of e-cigarettes. The expert authors assess in depth the possible application of the precautionary and harm reduction principles in this area, examine the legal constraints imposed on states by international and European rules, as well as the regulatory approaches currently in place in selected national jurisdictions. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 150.00   Web: $ 135.00
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  18. 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
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 540.00   Web: $ 486.00
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  19. 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
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 580.00   Web: $ 522.00
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  20. 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
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 540.00   Web: $ 486.00
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