Books in this series

TOTAL: 6762
  1. Elgar Encyclopedia of Environmental Law series

    Elgar Encyclopedia of Environmental Law series

    The Elgar Encyclopedia of Environmental Law is a landmark reference work, providing definitive and comprehensive coverage of this dynamic field. The Encyclopedia is organised into 12 volumes around top-level subjects – such as water, energy and climate change – that reflect some of the most pressing issues facing us today. Each volume probes the key elements of law, the essential concepts, and the latest research through concise, structured entries written by international experts. Each entry includes an extensive bibliography as a starting point for further reading. The mix of authoritative commentary and insightful discussion will make this an essential tool for research and teaching, as well as a valuable resource for professionals and policymakers. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 2,995.00   Web: $ 2,695.50
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  2. Research Handbook on the Law of Virtual and Augmented Reality

    Research Handbook on the Law of Virtual and Augmented Reality

    Edited by Woodrow Barfield, Marc Blitz
    Virtual and augmented reality raise significant questions for law and policy. When should virtual world activities or augmented reality images count as protected First Amendment ‘speech’, and when are they instead a nuisance or trespass? When does copying them infringe intellectual property laws? When should a person (or computer) face legal consequences for allegedly harmful virtual acts? The Research Handbook on the Law of Virtual and Augmented Reality addresses these questions and others, drawing upon free speech doctrine, criminal law, issues of data protection and privacy, legal rights for increasingly intelligent avatars, and issues of jurisdiction within virtual and augmented reality worlds. Learn More
    December 2018   Hardback Price: $ 375.00   Web: $ 337.50
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  3. A Research Agenda for New Institutional Economics

    A Research Agenda for New Institutional Economics

    Edited by Claude Ménard, Mary M. Shirley
    Consisting of 30 concise chapters written by top scholars, this Research Agenda probes the knowledge frontiers of issues long at the forefront of New Institutional Economics (NIE), including government, contracts and property rights. It examines pressing research questions surrounding norms, culture, and beliefs. It is designed to inform and inspire students and those starting their careers in economics, law and political science. Well-established scholars will also find the book invaluable in updating their understanding of top research questions and seeking new areas to explore. Learn More
    December 2018   Hardback Price: $ 140.00   Web: $ 126.00
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  4. Handbook on Policy, Process and Governing

    Handbook on Policy, Process and Governing

    Edited by H. K. Colebatch, Robert Hoppe
    This Handbook covers the accounts, by practitioners and observers, of the ways in which policy is formed around problems, how these problems are recognised and understood, and how diverse participants come to be involved in addressing them. H.K. Colebatch and Robert Hoppe draw together a range of original contributions from experts in the field to illuminate the ways in which policies are formed and how they shape the process of governing. Learn More
    December 2018   Hardback Price: $ 315.00   Web: $ 283.50
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  5. A Research Agenda for Regeneration Economies

    A Research Agenda for Regeneration Economies

    Edited by John R. Bryson, Lauren Andres, Rachel Mulhall
    This Research Agenda provides both a state-of-the-art review of existing research on city-regions, and expands on new research approaches. Expert contributors from across the globe explore key areas for reading city-regions, including: trade, services and people, regional differentiation, big data, global production networks, governance and policy, and regional development. The book focuses on developing a more integrated and systematic approach to reading city-regions as part of regeneration economics, identifying conceptual and methodological developments in this field of study. Learn More
    December 2018   Hardback Price: $ 130.00   Web: $ 117.00
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  6. Research Handbook in Data Science and Law

    Research Handbook in Data Science and Law

    Edited by Vanessa Mak, Eric T.T. Tai, Anna Berlee
    The use of data in society has seen an exponential growth in recent years. Data science, the field of research concerned with understanding and analyzing data, aims to find ways to operationalize data so that it can be beneficially used in society, for example in health applications, urban governance or smart household devices. The legal questions that accompany the rise of new, data-driven technologies however are underexplored. This book is the first volume that seeks to map the legal implications of the emergence of data science. It discusses the possibilities and limitations imposed by the current legal framework, considers whether regulation is needed to respond to problems raised by data science, and which ethical problems occur in relation to the use of data. It also considers the emergence of Data Science and Law as a new legal discipline. Learn More
    December 2018   Hardback Price: $ 290.00   Web: $ 261.00
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  7. Research Handbook on Human Rights and Investment

    Research Handbook on Human Rights and Investment

    Edited by Yannick Radi
    The interplay between human rights and investments is a key and complex issue in today’s world. To take stock of this importance and to tackle this complexity, this Research Handbook offers a unique multi-faceted approach. It gathers in-depth contributions which focus on the interplay between human rights and investments in various international legal regimes, economic sectors and regions. It also provides thorough analyses of the various types of accountability that may result from the activities of multinational corporations in relation to human rights. This Research Handbook is intended for practitioners, policy-makers, academics and students eager to understand the interaction between human rights and investments in all its dimensions.​ Learn More
    December 2018   Hardback Price: $ 270.00   Web: $ 243.00
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  8. Research Handbook on Not-For-Profit Law

    Research Handbook on Not-For-Profit Law

    Edited by Matthew Harding
    This Research Handbook provides a comprehensive overview of scholarship on not-for-profit law. The chapters, written by world leading experts, explore key ideas and debates in relation to: theories of the not-for-profit sector, the composition and scope of that sector, not-for-profit organisations and the constitution, the legal conception of charity, the tax treatment of not-for-profit organisations and the regulation of not-for-profits. The book serves to represent not-for-profit law as a field of academic inquiry, and to point the way to future research in that field. Learn More
    December 2018   Hardback Price: $ 240.00   Web: $ 216.00
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  9. Research Handbook on the Law of Artificial Intelligence

    Research Handbook on the Law of Artificial Intelligence

    Edited by Woodrow Barfield, Ugo Pagallo
    The field of artificial intelligence has made tremendous advances in the last two decades, but as smart as AI is now, it is getting smarter and becoming more autonomous. This raises a host of challenges to current legal doctrine, including whether AI/algorithms should count as ‘speech’, whether AI should be regulated under antitrust and criminal law statutes, and whether AI should be considered as an agent under agency law or be held responsible for injuries under tort law. This book contains chapters from US and international law scholars on the role of law in an age of increasingly smart AI, addressing these and other issues that are critical to the evolution of the field. Learn More
    December 2018   Hardback Price: $ 350.00   Web: $ 315.00
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  10. The Commons and a New Global Governance

    The Commons and a New Global Governance

    Edited by Samuel Cogolati, Jan Wouters
    Given the new-found importance of the commons in current political discourse, it has become increasingly necessary to explore the democratic, institutional, and legal implications of the commons for global governance today. This book analyses and explores the ground-breaking model of the commons and its relation to these debates. Learn More
    December 2018   Hardback Price: $ 170.00   Web: $ 153.00
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  11. Research Handbook on the Sociology of International Law

    Research Handbook on the Sociology of International Law

    Edited by Moshe Hirsch, Andrew Lang
    Bringing together a highly diverse body of scholars, this comprehensive Handbook explores recent developments at the intersection of international law, sociology and social theory. It showcases a wide range of methodologies and approaches, including those inspired by traditional social thought as well as less familiar literature, including computational linguistics, performance theory and economic sociology. The Handbook highlights anew the potential contribution of sociological methods and theories to the study of international law, and illustrates their use in the examination of contemporary problems of practical interest to international lawyers. Learn More
    November 2018   Hardback Price: $ 270.00   Web: $ 243.00
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  12. Strategies for Minimizing Risk Under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and Related Laws

    Strategies for Minimizing Risk Under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and Related Laws

    Mike Koehler
    In the minds of some, complying with the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and related laws such as the UK Bribery Act is easy: ‘you just don’t bribe’. The reality, as sophisticated professionals know, is not so simple. This book is for professionals across various disciplines who recognize the difficulties of compliance and want to learn strategies for minimizing risk under aggressively enforced corporate bribery laws. The book uses issue-spotting scenarios to present risk and guides professionals through various components of compliance best practices from the fundamentals of conducting a risk assessment and effectively communicating compliance expectations, to implementing and overseeing compliance strategies. Learn More
    November 2018   Hardback Price: $ 155.00   Web: $ 139.50
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  13. Services, Experiences and Innovation

    Services, Experiences and Innovation

    Edited by Ada Scupola, Lars Fuglsang
    Whilst innovation has traditionally focused on manufacturing, recently research surrounding service innovation has been flourishing. Furthermore, as consumers become ever more sophisticated and look for experiences, a research field investigating this topic has also emerged. This book aims to develop an integrated approach to the field of experience and services through innovation by showing that it is necessary to take several factors into account. As such, it makes a substantial and compelling contribution to the interdependencies between innovation, services and experience research. Learn More
    November 2018   Hardback Price: $ 165.00   Web: $ 148.50
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  14. The Revolution in Energy Technology

    The Revolution in Energy Technology

    Jorge Niosi, Xue Han
    November 2018   Hardback Price: $ 99.95   Web: $ 89.96
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  15. Handbook on the Geographies of Globalization

    Handbook on the Geographies of Globalization

    Edited by Robert Kloosterman, Virginie Mamadouh, Pieter Terhorst
    Processes of globalization have changed the world in many, often fundamental, ways. Increasingly these processes are being debated and contested. This Handbook offers a timely, rich as well as critical panorama of these multifaceted processes with up-to-date chapters by renowned specialists from many countries. It comprises chapters on the historical background of globalization, different geographical perspectives (including world systems analysis and geopolitics), the geographies of flows (of people, goods and services, and capital), and the geographies of places (including global cities, clusters, port cities, and the impact of climate change). Learn More
    November 2018   Hardback Price: $ 290.00   Web: $ 261.00
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  16. Advanced Introduction to Law and Globalisation

    Advanced Introduction to Law and Globalisation

    Jaakko Husa
    November 2018   Hardback Price: $ 110.00   Web: $ 99.00
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  17. Handbook of Family Policy

    Handbook of Family Policy

    Edited by Tine Rostgaard, Gudný B. Eydal
    The Handbook on Family Policy examines how state and workplace policies support parents and their children in developing, earning and caring. With original contributions from 43 leading scholars, this Handbook provides readers with up-to-date knowledge on family policies and family policy research, taking stock of current literature as well as providing analyses of present-day policies, and where they should head in the future. Learn More
    November 2018   Hardback Price: $ 270.00   Web: $ 243.00
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  18. Poverty and Entrepreneurship in Developed Economies

    Poverty and Entrepreneurship in Developed Economies

    Michael H. Morris, Susana C. Santos, Xaver Neumeyer
    While extensively explored as a solution to poverty at the base of the pyramid, this is the first in-depth examination of entrepreneurship and the poor within advanced economies. The authors explore the underlying nature of poverty and draw implications for new venture creation. Entrepreneurship is presented as a source of empowerment that represents an alternative pathway out of poverty. Learn More
    November 2018   Hardback Price: $ 130.00   Web: $ 117.00
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  19. Handbook of Political Anthropology

    Handbook of Political Anthropology

    Edited by Harald Wydra, Bjørn Thomassen
    This Handbook engages the reader in the major debates, approaches, methodologies, and explanatory frames within political anthropology. Examining the shifting borders of a moving field of enquiry, it illustrates disciplinary paradigm shifts, the role of humans in political structures, ethnographies of the political, and global processes. Reflecting the variety of directions that surround political anthropology today, this volume will be essential reading to understanding the interactions of humans within political frames in a globalising world. Learn More
    November 2018   Hardback Price: $ 290.00   Web: $ 261.00
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  20. Research Handbook on Global Health Law

    Research Handbook on Global Health Law

    Edited by Gian Luca Burci, Brigit Toebes
    The effect of Globalization on health has attracted the attention of scholars and policy makers across multiple disciplines. A key concern is the regulation of international health protection, and in particular the use of international health instruments and the complex interaction between international law and health considerations. For the first time, a group of law and policy scholars have analysed these issues, drawing on knowledge from their respective fields. The resulting book provides comprehensive coverage of contemporary issues in global health law and governance. Learn More
    November 2018   Hardback Price: $ 260.00   Web: $ 234.00
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