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  1. Handbook on Resilience of Socio-Technical Systems

    Handbook on Resilience of Socio-Technical Systems

    Edited by Matthias Ruth, Stefan Goessling-Reisemann
    The goal to improve the resilience of social systems – communities and their economies – is increasingly adopted by decision makers. This unique and comprehensive Handbook focuses on the interdependencies of these social systems and the technologies that support them. Special attention is given to the ways in which resilience is conceptualized by different disciplines, how resilience may be assessed, and how resilience strategies are implemented. Case illustrations are presented throughout to aid understanding. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 255.00   Web: $ 229.50
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  2. Social Imaginaries of Space

    Social Imaginaries of Space

    Bernard Debarbieux
    Travelling through various historical and geographical contexts, Social Imaginaries of Space explores diverse forms of spatiality, examining the interconnections which shape different social collectives. Proposing a theory on how space is intrinsically linked to the making of societies, this book examines the history of the spatiality of modern states and nations and the social collectives of Western modernity in a contemporary light. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  3. Creating Psychologically Healthy Workplaces

    Creating Psychologically Healthy Workplaces

    Edited by Ronald J. Burke, Astrid M. Richardsen
    Workplaces can often be sources of stress, interfering with both job satisfaction and performance. This book explores ways to combat the factors contributing to an unhealthy workplace by building on the advances in positive psychology and organizational scholarship over the last 15 years. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 200.00   Web: $ 180.00
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  4. Comparative Contract Law, Second Edition

    Comparative Contract Law, Second Edition

    Thomas Kadner Graziano
    Promoting a ‘learning-by-doing’ approach to comparative contract law and comparative methodology, this updated second edition of Comparative Contract Law updates the first true student reader on the subject. Bringing together extracts from legislation and court practice this textbook lets students experience comparative law in action, and presents a unique guide to European and International contract law. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 210.00   Web: $ 189.00
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  5. Politics of Renewable Energy in China

    Politics of Renewable Energy in China

    Chen Gang
    In this book, Chen Gang examines the real-world effectiveness of China's approach to the promotion of green technologies and practices, and discusses the political landscape in which it is situated. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 110.00   Web: $ 99.00
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  6. Climate Change and Catastrophe Management in a Changing China

    Climate Change and Catastrophe Management in a Changing China

    Qihao He
    China is the largest greenhouse gas emitter in the world and also suffers from devastating climate catastrophes. Increasingly, policymakers in China have come to realize that government alone cannot adequately prevent or defray climate-related disaster risks. This book contends that a better way to manage catastrophe risk in China is through private insurance rather than directly through the Chinese government. In addition, private insurance could function as a substitute for, or complement to, government regulation of catastrophe risks by causing policyholders to take greater precautions to reduce climate change risks. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  7. Research Handbook on Feminist Jurisprudence

    Research Handbook on Feminist Jurisprudence

    Edited by Robin West, Cynthia G. Bowman
    The Research Handbook on Feminist Jurisprudence surveys feminist theoretical understandings of law, including liberal and radical feminism, as well as socialist, relational, intersectional, post-modern, and pro-sex and queer feminist legal theories. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 290.00   Web: $ 261.00
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  8. Globalization, Sports Law and Labour Mobility

    Globalization, Sports Law and Labour Mobility

    Matt Nichol
    This book examines labour regulation and labour mobility in two professional baseball leagues: Major League Baseball in the United States and Nippon Professional Baseball in Japan. Through vivid comparative study, Matt Nichol explores how each league internally regulates labour mobility and how this internal regulation engages with external regulation from the legislature, statutory authorities and the courts. This comparison of two highly restrictive labour markets utilizes regulatory theory and labour regulation and suggests a framework for a global player transfer system in baseball. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 125.00   Web: $ 112.50
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  9. Research Handbook on Human Rights and Digital Technology

    Research Handbook on Human Rights and Digital Technology

    Edited by Ben Wagner, Matthias C. Kettemann, Kilian Vieth
    In a digitally connected world, the question of how to respect, protect and implement human rights has become unavoidable. This contemporary Research Handbook offers new insights into well-established debates by framing them in terms of human rights. It examines the issues posed by the management of key Internet resources, the governance of its architecture, the role of different stakeholders, the legitimacy of rule making and rule-enforcement, and the exercise of international public authority over users. Highly interdisciplinary, its contributions draw on law, political science, international relations and even computer science and science and technology studies. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 270.00   Web: $ 243.00
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  10. The Failure to Protect

    The Failure to Protect

    Timo Kivimäki
    Timo Kivimaki investigates the reasons behind, and consequences of, military operations by Western powers. It focuses on those interventions aimed at protecting civilians from terror, dictators and criminals in fragile states. In doing so it contributes to the cosmopolitan, feminist and post-colonial literature on humanitarian interventions. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 125.00   Web: $ 112.50
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  11. Social Mobilisation in Post-Industrial China

    Social Mobilisation in Post-Industrial China

    Jia Gao, Yuanyuan Su
    In recent years China has experienced intense economic development. Previously a rapidly urbanising industrial economy, the country has become a post-industrial economy with a service sector that accounts for almost half the nation’s GDP. This transformation has created many socio-political changes, but key among them is social mobilisation. This book provides a full and systematic analysis of social mobilisation in China, and how its use as part of state capacity has evolved. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 125.00   Web: $ 112.50
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  12. The Economics of Business Enterprise

    The Economics of Business Enterprise

    Martin Ricketts
    This new edition of The Economics of Business Enterprise provides a comprehensive survey of the theory of the firm from the perspective of New Institutional Economics. It continues to emphasise the role of the entrepreneur within the firm and the emergence of institutional responses to rent seeking. Neoclassical, Transactions Cost, Austrian, Public Choice and Property Rights perspectives are contrasted and used to analyse private governance arrangements, contemporary developments in organisational form such as ‘the sharing economy’ and the regulatory framework. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 240.00   Web: $ 216.00
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  13. Global Environmental Governance and Small States

    Global Environmental Governance and Small States

    Michelle Scobie
    Global Environmental Governance gives the perspectives of small states on some of the most important issues of the anthropocene, from trade, climate change and energy security to tourism, marine governance, and heritage. Providing an in depth analysis of global environmental governance and its impact on Caribbean small island developing states (SIDS) Michelle Scobie explores which dynamics and contexts influence current policy and future environmental outcomes for one of the most biodiverse regions of the planet. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  14. Online Distribution of Content in the EU

    Online Distribution of Content in the EU

    Edited by Taina Pihlajarinne, Juha Vesala, Olli Honkkila
    The legal issues surrounding the online distribution of content have recently gained prominence due to the European Commission’s commitment to the Digital Single Market (DSM). This book is one of the first to provide highly topical analysis of the key legal challenges surrounding the online distribution of content, with particular focus on intellectual property rights, competition law and the regulation of new technologies. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 145.00   Web: $ 130.50
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  15. Managing without Growth, Second Edition

    Managing without Growth, Second Edition

    Peter A. Victor
    Ten years after the publication of the first edition of this influential book, the evidence is even stronger that human economies are overwhelming the regenerative capacity of the planet. This book explains why long-term economic growth is infeasible, and why, especially in advanced economies, it is also undesirable. Simulations based on real data show that managing without growth is a better alternative Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 180.00   Web: $ 162.00
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  16. Climate Economics

    Climate Economics

    Richard S.J. Tol
    This unique and erudite second edition can be used at three different levels – advanced undergraduate, post-graduate and doctoral. It comprehensively covers the critical issues on the economics of climate change and climate policy features and clearly identifies the specific sections each level of reader should explore. Topics include the costs and benefits of adaptation and mitigation, discounting, uncertainty, policy instruments, and international agreements. Lectures can be combined with exercises, guided reading, or the building and application of an integrated assessment model. The book is accompanied by a website with background material, data, opinion pieces and videos. Although primarily intended for use in the classroom, anyone with an interest in climate policy can use this text as a reference. Learn More
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  17. Intellectual Property Perspectives on the Regulation of New Technologies

    Intellectual Property Perspectives on the Regulation of New Technologies

    Edited by Tana Pistorius
    This book explores the challenges that emerging technologies and technology driven practices pose for traditional notions of intellectual property (IP) law and policy. Chapters offer perspectives from across the IP law spectrum and address questions such as; is the law evolving in the right direction and is the regulation of emerging technology supported by sound policy objectives? Covering a diverse range of topics, this book exposes the intimate relationship between IP and technology. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 145.00   Web: $ 130.50
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  18. China-European Union Investment Relationships

    China-European Union Investment Relationships

    Edited by Julien Chaisse
    Based on original research, and bringing together expert contributors, this book provides a critical analysis of the current law and policy between the EU and China, both internally and internationally. Covering key topics on the subject, this book draws together diverse perspectives into a single collection, and is an invaluable tool for both scholars and practitioners of trade and investment law, as well as human rights and environmental law and policy. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 150.00   Web: $ 135.00
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  19. Loss of Homes and Evictions across Europe

    Loss of Homes and Evictions across Europe

    Edited by Padraic Kenna, Sergio Nasarre-Aznar, Peter Sparkes, Christoph U. Schmid
    The loss of a home can lead to major violations of a person’s dignity and human rights. Yet, evictions take place everyday in all countries across Europe. This book provides a comparative assessment of human rights, administrative, procedural and public policy norms, in the context of eviction, across a number of European jurisdictions. Through this comparison the book exposes the emergence of consistent, Europe-wide standards and norms. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 170.00   Web: $ 153.00
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  20. Elgar Introduction to Theories of Organizational Resilience

    Elgar Introduction to Theories of Organizational Resilience

    Luca Giustiniano, Stewart R. Clegg, Miguel P.e. Cunha, Arménio Rego
    With organizational environments becoming more unstable, uncertain and equivocal, the concept of resilience has become increasingly significant for management studies. Resilience connotes organizational, team and individual capacities to absorb external shocks and to learn from them, while simultaneously preparing for and responding to external jolts. This book pinpoints the essential aspects of managerial and organizational resilience and offers insights that stimulate critical thinking. As the concept of resilience is essentially made up of contrasting forces, the volume presents some innovative synthetic interpretation that allows a deeper comprehension of the phenomenon and provides managers and policy-makers with a solid basis for taking their decisions.  Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 110.00   Web: $ 99.00
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