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  1. A Research Agenda for Migration and Health

    A Research Agenda for Migration and Health

    Edited by K. Bruce Newbold, Kathi Wilson
    Evidenced by Europe’s refugee crisis and the movement of undocumented workers into the US, international migration has emerged as one of the most pressing issues faced by national and regional governments. The health impacts of migration can be significant and multifaceted, with access to health care often denied or limited, with immigrants experiencing declining health. The health of more vulnerable groups, including women and the disabled, is further compromised. A Research Agenda for Migration and Health provides insight into key research directions and scholarship, with topics including food security, disability, cultural safety, and health care access. Learn More
    November 2019   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  2. Philanthropy in Education

    Philanthropy in Education

    Edited by Natasha Y. Ridge, Arushi Terway
    Challenging commonly held perceptions of philanthropic organisations, this book brings together a range of interdisciplinary contributors from across the globe to explore the most pressing issues facing those working in and with philanthropy and education. It focuses on the increasing influence of new philanthropic actors on the global education sector, offering a thorough insight into the topic. Learn More
    November 2019   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  3. European Welfare States and Globalization

    European Welfare States and Globalization

    Ali Hajighasemi
    This timely book assesses how Europe’s welfare states have dealt with the challenges of globalisation and the financial crisis. It asks whether the European Union has adopted a general strategy for dealing with four major threats to the sustainable development of European societies: the employability of a growing number of redundant workers, an aging population, low birth rates and the persistent problem of gender inequality. The book will be an important read for social policy scholars, particularly those focusing on European welfare states, how they differ and lessons to be learnt from them. It also highlights key lessons from a broad range of case studies to help policy makers in understanding how and where improvements may be made in the future. Learn More
    November 2019   Hardback Price: $ 145.00   Web: $ 130.50
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  4. The Regulation of Consumer Credit

    The Regulation of Consumer Credit

    Sarah Brown
    This incisive book gives a comprehensive overview of the regulation of consumer credit in both the US and the UK. It covers policy, procedure and the dynamics of the consumer credit relationship to advocate for a balanced approach in achieving more effective consumer protection. Learn More
    November 2019   Hardback Price: $ 125.00   Web: $ 112.50
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  5. Advanced Introduction to the Creative City

    Advanced Introduction to the Creative City

    Charles Landry
    Written by the leading authority Charles Landry, inventor of the concept of the creative city, this timely book offers an insightful and engaging introduction to the field. Exploring the development of the concept, it discusses the characteristics of cities, the qualities of creativity, the creative and regeneration repertoires and the gentrification dilemma. Other key topics of this definitive work include ambition and creativity, cities and psychology, digitization and the creative bureaucracy. Learn More
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  6. Art Law and the Business of Art

    Art Law and the Business of Art

    Martin Wilson
    Art Law and the Business of Art is a comprehensive and practical guide to the application of UK law to transactions and disputes in the art world. Written by Martin Wilson, an art lawyer with over 20 years’ experience in the field, it outlines and explains the relevant law and how the art business operates in practice, as well as offering a discussion of the most pressing ethical questions involving artworks. Learn More
    November 2019   Hardback Price: $ 175.00   Web: $ 157.50
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  7. International Comparative Employee Relations

    International Comparative Employee Relations

    Edited by Karl Koch, Pietro Manzella
    Employee relations in national contexts are significantly influenced not only by material forces but also by cultural and linguistic factors that are often highly nationally specific. In this innovative book, culture and language are analysed in terms of how they affect employee relations internationally, demonstrating the importance of recognising and understanding these elements in the face of increasing globalisation. Learn More
    November 2019   Hardback Price: $ 130.00   Web: $ 117.00
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  8. Comparative Capital Punishment

    Comparative Capital Punishment

    Edited by Carol S. Steiker, Jordan M. Steiker
    Comparative Capital Punishment offers a set of in-depth, critical and comparative contributions addressing death practices around the world. Despite the dramatic decline of the death penalty in the last half of the twentieth century, capital punishment remains in force in a substantial number of countries around the globe. This research handbook explores both the forces behind the stunning recent rejection of the death penalty, as well as the changing shape of capital practices where it is retained. The expert contributors address the social, political, economic, and cultural influences on both retention and abolition of the death penalty and consider the distinctive possibilities and pathways to worldwide abolition. Learn More
    November 2019   Hardback Price: $ 270.00   Web: $ 243.00
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  9. Capitalism in Transformation

    Capitalism in Transformation

    Edited by Roland Atzmüller, Brigitte Aulenbacher, Ulrich Brand, Fabienne Décieux, Karin Fischer, Birgit Sauer
    Presenting a profound and far-reaching analysis of economic, ecological, social, cultural and political developments of contemporary capitalism, this book draws on the work of Karl Polanyi, and re-reads it for our times. The renowned authors offer key insights to current changes in the relations between the economy, politics and society, and their ecological and social effects. Learn More
    November 2019   Hardback Price: $ 155.00   Web: $ 139.50
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  10. Global Political Economy

    Global Political Economy

    David Reisman
    Economics is business and politics is power. In this insightful book, David Reisman explores the interaction between authority and exchange in a global village where individual nation states – once the pinnacle of political organization – increasingly depend on each other for their material well-being. Learn More
    November 2019   Hardback Price: $ 125.00   Web: $ 112.50
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  11. Handbook on Gender and Violence

    Handbook on Gender and Violence

    Edited by Laura J. Shepherd
    Containing contributions from leading experts in the field, this Handbook explores the many ways gender and violence interact across different contexts and offers a range of disciplinary perspectives. This comprehensive volume connects micro-level interpersonal violence to macro-level structural forms of violence across three discrete but interrelated sections: concepts, representations, and contexts. Learn More
    November 2019   Hardback Price: $ 240.00   Web: $ 216.00
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  12. Governing Marine Living Resources in the Polar Regions

    Governing Marine Living Resources in the Polar Regions

    Edited by Nengye Liu, Cassandra M. Brooks, Tianbao Qin
    Bringing together leading scholars from across a diverse range of disciplines, this unique book examines a key question: How can we best conserve marine living resources in the Polar regions, where climate change effects and human activities are particularly pressing? Learn More
    November 2019   Hardback Price: $ 130.00   Web: $ 117.00
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  13. Local Accountability and National Coordination in Fiscal Federalism

    Local Accountability and National Coordination in Fiscal Federalism

    Charles R. Hankla, Jorge Martinez-Vazquez, Raúl A. Ponce Rodríguez
    This book argues that fiscal federalism will consistently deliver on its governance promises only when democratic decentralization is combined with the integration of political parties. It formalizes this argument and, using new data on subnational political institutions, tests it with models of education, health, and infrastructure service delivery in 135 countries across 30 years. It also presents comparative case studies of Senegal and Nigeria. The book emphasizes that a “fine balance” in local governance can be achieved when integrated party structures compensate for the potential downsides of a decentralized state. Learn More
    November 2019   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  14. Political Corruption in Africa

    Political Corruption in Africa

    Edited by Inge Amundsen
    Analysing political corruption as a distinct but separate entity from bureaucratic corruption, this timely book separates these two very different social phenomena in a way that is often overlooked in contemporary studies. Chapters argue that political corruption includes two basic, critical and related processes: extractive and power-preserving corruption. Learn More
    November 2019   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  15. A Research Agenda for Climate Justice

    A Research Agenda for Climate Justice

    Edited by Paul G. Harris
    Climate change will bring great suffering to communities, individuals and ecosystems. Those least responsible for the problem will suffer the most. Justice demands urgent action to reverse its causes and impacts. In this provocative new book, Paul G. Harris brings together a collection of original essays to explore alternative, innovative approaches to understanding and implementing climate justice in the future. Through investigations informed by philosophy, politics, sociology, law and economics, this Research Agenda reveals how climate change is a matter of justice and makes concrete proposals for more effective mitigation. Learn More
    November 2019   Hardback Price: $ 125.00   Web: $ 112.50
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  16. The Evolution of the Theory of the Firm

    The Evolution of the Theory of the Firm

    Edited by David J. Teece, Neil M. Kay
    This innovative collection of readings analyses how the theory of the firm evolved from several core concepts and building blocks that underpin this important area of economics. The first volume presents a variety of perspectives from leading scholars in the field before introducing the basic elements of: risk and uncertainty; information and knowledge; bounded rationality and decision making; motives and incentives; resources and capabilities; and transactions. The second volume looks at how the various elements are integrated into the modern Theory of the Firm with the notion of organization coming increasingly to the fore. It focuses on norms; rules and routines; the entrepreneur; governance; hierarchies; co-operation, teams and networks; innovation and appropriability. Together with an introduction by the editors, this collection is an invaluable reference tool for all researchers and students with an interest in the modern theory of the firm, highlighting how it needs to evolve further to address the important management and policy issues of our time. Learn More
    November 2019   Hardback Price: $ 1,020.00   Web: $ 918.00
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  17. Empirical Health Economics

    Empirical Health Economics

    Edited by Andrew M. Jones
    This important collection gathers the most influential literature in the area of empirical health economics. Health economics provides empirical evidence to aid decision-making across a broad spectrum of issues in health and health care. This evidence is often derived from econometric methods. This title brings together landmark contributions to the development and application of these methods which span the field, ranging from structural models, models for health care costs and other microeconometric approaches, including bayesian methods, longitudinal data, applications to health technology assessment, along with field experiments and policy evaluation. Prefaced by an original introduction from the editor, this collection will be of interest to economic researchers and students as well as health scholar’s wishing to explore the development of modern econometrics applied to health policy. Learn More
    November 2019   Hardback Price: $ 560.00   Web: $ 504.00
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  18. Rigour and Relevance in Entrepreneurship Research, Resources and Outcomes

    Rigour and Relevance in Entrepreneurship Research, Resources and Outcomes

    Edited by Eddy Laveren, Robert Blackburn, Ulla Hytti, Hans Landström
    This insightful book examines the need to bridge the gap between scientific rigour in entrepreneurship research and its practical relevance to external stakeholders, and demonstrates clearly how this can be achieved in practice. Featuring cutting-edge research, Rigour and Relevance in Entrepreneurship Research, Resources and Outcomes presents and evaluates current critical approaches in the field, analysing their theoretical value and their relevance to policy and practice. Learn More
    October 2019   Hardback Price: $ 130.00   Web: $ 117.00
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  19. Learning and Teaching in Higher Education

    Learning and Teaching in Higher Education

    Edited by Kathy Daniels, Caroline Elliott, Simon Finley, Colin Chapman
    There is often little guidance available on how to teach in universities, despite there being increasing pressure to raise teaching standards, as well as no official requirement for academics to have any specific teaching qualification in many countries. This invaluable book comprehensively addresses this issue, providing an overview of teaching in a business school that covers all stages of student learning. Learn More
    October 2019   Hardback Price: $ 155.00   Web: $ 139.50
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  20. Governance Analysis

    Governance Analysis

    Edited by Emma Carmel
    This state-of-the-art book develops the parameters of ‘governance analysis’ as a critical mode of enquiry. From a synthesis of theoretical approaches to public policy and governance, it offers a critical analytical perspective for empirical research and the development of theories of governance. This perspective is applied to seven detailed examples, from local to international and comparative public policy. Both innovative and unique, Governance Analysis shows that the messy real life of policymaking and its implications can be analysed systematically and insightfully without retreating to outdated ‘models’ of public policymaking or case-specific critique. Learn More
    October 2019   Hardback Price: $ 130.00   Web: $ 117.00
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