Books in this series

TOTAL: 6860
  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. International Human Rights Institutions and Enforcement

    International Human Rights Institutions and Enforcement

    Edited by Fausto Pocar
    This timely two-volume set collects together the most influential legal scholarship on the enforcement of human rights at institutional level, both regional and international. The first volume includes articles that discuss charter-based and reporting monitoring procedures as well as the role of high commissioners and treaty bodies. The articles in the second volume focus on the movement towards establishing quasi-judicial procedures, the judicial enforcement of human rights and interim measures, concluding with a thoughtful consideration of the potential for universal judicial enforcement – a world court of human rights. Together with an original introduction by the editor, this insightful collection will be an essential research resource for those studying, working or teaching in this important field. Learn More
    April 2019   Hardback Price: $ 895.00   Web: $ 805.50
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  3. Foreign Relations Law

    Foreign Relations Law

    Edited by Curtis A. Bradley
    This two-volume collection contains the leading modern literature on foreign relations law, providing a rich foundation and resource for researchers in this field. The topics addressed include the history of foreign relations law, the role of the courts in adjudicating foreign affairs disputes, executive power over foreign affairs, the domestic status of treaties, the phenomenon of executive agreements, the judicial application of customary international law, and the distribution of authority over war powers. By consolidating these articles and presenting them thematically, the collection allows for a unique birds-eye view of the entire field. Tied together with an introductory chapter by Professor Curtis Bradley, this collection promises to be an invaluable research tool for academics as well as a fascinating read for those interested in the subject. Learn More
    April 2019   Hardback Price: $ 810.00   Web: $ 729.00
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  4. Human Rights and the Environment

    Human Rights and the Environment

    Edited by James R. May, Erin Daly
    Much has been written, discussed, advocated and litigated about human rights and the environment over the last two decades. This comprehensive volume of the Elgar Encyclopedia of Environmental Law offers fresh perspectives to the conversation by focusing on four subjects that shed new light on the subject of environmental human rights: the challenges of identifying the fundamental legal sources for the protection of human rights and the environment, the recognition of the indivisibility of human rights and environmental law, the centrality of the right to human dignity as the lodestar of human rights law, and the uniqueness of geographic particularities. Learn More
    March 2019   Hardback Price: $ 255.00   Web: $ 229.50
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  5. Research Handbook on Mediating International Crises

    Research Handbook on Mediating International Crises

    Edited by Jonathan Wilkenfeld, Kyle Beardsley, David Quinn
    Current conceptions of mediation can often fail to capture the complexity and intricacy of modern conflicts. This Research Handbook addresses this problem by presenting the leading expert opinions on international mediation, examining how international mediation practices, mechanisms and institutions should adapt to the changing characteristics of contemporary international crises. Learn More
    March 2019   Hardback Price: $ 225.00   Web: $ 202.50
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  6. Research Handbook on Environment and Investment Law

    Research Handbook on Environment and Investment Law

    Edited by Kate Miles
    The Research Handbook on Environment and Investment Law examines one of the most dynamic areas of international law: the interaction between international investment law and environmental law and policy. The Handbook takes a thematic approach, analysing key issues in the environment–investment nexus, such as freshwater resources, climate, biodiversity, biotechnology and sustainable development. It also includes sections which explore regional experiences and address practice and procedure, and offers innovative approaches and critical perspectives, including the interface between foreign investment and the environment with human rights, gender, indigenous peoples, and economics. Learn More
    March 2019   Hardback Price: $ 315.00   Web: $ 283.50
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  7. Handbook on the International Political Economy of China

    Handbook on the International Political Economy of China

    Edited by Ka Zeng
    This book examines the processes, evolution and consequences of China’s rapid integration into the global economy. Through analyses of Beijing’s international economic engagement in areas such as trade, investment, finance, sustainable development and global economic governance, it highlights the forces shaping China’s increasingly prominent role in the global economic arena. Chapters explore China’s behavior in global economic governance, the interests and motivations underlying China’s international economic initiatives and the influence of politics, including both domestic politics and foreign relations, on the country’s global economic footprint. Learn More
    March 2019   Hardback Price: $ 240.00   Web: $ 216.00
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  8. Handbook on the Sustainable Supply Chain

    Handbook on the Sustainable Supply Chain

    Edited by Joseph Sarkis
    Supply chain management has long been a feature of industry and commerce, but with increasing demands from consumers, producers are spending more time and money investing in ways to make supply chains more sustainable. This exemplary Handbook provides readers with a comprehensive overview of current research on sustainable supply chain management. Learn More
    March 2019   Hardback Price: $ 330.00   Web: $ 297.00
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  9. The Internet City

    The Internet City

    Aharon Kellerman
    Exploring the history of the Internet, from pre-conception, to the possibilities of an internet-based future, The Internet City presents ways in which the Internet and urban life intersect. The book interprets how the contemporary city is becoming fully based on Internet technologies in all of its major dimensions: the daily activities of urbanites and urban companies, the operations of urban systems, and the functioning of the upcoming driverless vehicles. Learn More
    March 2019   Hardback Price: $ 115.00   Web: $ 103.50
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  10. Introduction to Comparative Public Administration

    Introduction to Comparative Public Administration

    Sabine Kuhlmann, Hellmut Wollmann
    This introduction into comparative public administration provides an in-depth analysis of the state of public administration and recent administrative reforms in European countries. By focusing on the UK, France, Germany, Sweden, Italy and Hungary, it highlights key types of the Anglo-Saxon, Scandinavian, Continental European and Central East European variance of public administration. Its guiding question is whether and why the politico-administrative systems have shown convergence or divergence. Learn More
    March 2019   Hardback Price: $ 165.00   Web: $ 148.50
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  11. Copyright in the Information Society

    Copyright in the Information Society

    Edited by Brigitte Lindner, Ted Shapiro
    March 2019   Hardback Price: $ 360.00   Web: $ 324.00
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  12. The Economics of Fairness

    The Economics of Fairness

    Edited by Alexander W. Cappelen, Bertil Tungodden
    A growing literature in economics has studied how fairness considerations shape human behavior. This research collection comprises forty key theoretical and empirical contributions spanning the last four decades, along with influential related work in normative economics. These papers show that the fairness motive is essential for understanding human behavior in a wide range of settings, such as markets, bargaining, and redistributive situations. They document large heterogeneity in what people view as fair and the importance people attach to fairness, displaying how a concern for fairness develops in childhood and manifests itself in the brain. Together with an original introduction by the editors, this volume will be a valuable research tool for those interested in the fascinating field of the economics of fairness. Learn More
    March 2019   Hardback Price: $ 475.00   Web: $ 427.50
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  13. Debt and Economic Performance

    Debt and Economic Performance

    Edited by Cristina D. Checherita-Westphal
    This compelling volume touches on the contemporary debates in macroeconomics that have consequentially emerged as a result of government debt. Should governments tolerate high public debt or become more indebted given the now prevailing low interest rates? Or is high public debt bad for private sector confidence and growth, by feeding uncertainty, expectation of future tax hikes and an imminent collapse in the wake of the next crisis? This volume presents a collection of articles reflecting on these complex and intriguing topics. Prefaced by an original introduction from the editor, this collection will be useful for policy makers and academics alike, while being particularly suited for those wishing to explore this exciting research area further. Learn More
    January 2019   Hardback Price: $ 405.00   Web: $ 364.50
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  14. Dumping and Antidumping Trade Protection

    Dumping and Antidumping Trade Protection

    Edited by Bruce A. Blonigen, Thomas J. Prusa
    Antidumping trade protection is one of the most frequent and ubiquitous trade policies in the global economy. This volume brings together the key reference pieces in the antidumping literature that have critically defined and shaped what we know about this important and unique form of trade protection. An introductory chapter by the editors, both scholars in this area, critically analyzes the literature and discusses its future directions. This is an important reference volume not only for new and established scholars in international economics, but also policymakers and legal intellectuals. Learn More
    March 2019   Hardback Price: $ 465.00   Web: $ 418.50
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  15. Handbook of Organised Crime and Politics

    Handbook of Organised Crime and Politics

    Edited by Felia Allum, Stan Gilmour
    This multidisciplinary Handbook examines the interactions that develop between organised crime groups and politics across the globe. This exciting original collection highlights the difficulties involved in researching such relationships and shines a new light on how they evolve to become pervasive and destructive. This new Handbook brings together a unique group of international academics from sociology, criminology, political science, anthropology, European and international studies. Learn More
    March 2019   Hardback Price: $ 240.00   Web: $ 216.00
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  16. The Ethics of Competition

    The Ethics of Competition

    Christoph Lütge
    The concept of competition is frequently regarded with ambivalence. While its champions wholeheartedly endorse it for reasons of efficiency, critics believe competition undermines ethics. They denounce competitive thinking, call for modesty in profit-making, and rail against economisation. However, Christoph Lütge argues convincingly that intensified competition can work in favour of ethical goals, and that many criticisms of competition stem from inadequate understanding of how modern societies and economies function. The author illustrates his view with examples from ecology, healthcare and education, and concludes with a call for more entrepreneurial spirit. Learn More
    February 2019   Hardback Price: $ 99.95   Web: $ 89.96
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  17. European Fashion Law

    European Fashion Law

    Rosie Burbidge
    February 2019   Hardback Price: $ 140.00   Web: $ 126.00
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  18. University and Society

    University and Society

    Edited by Ágnes Kövér, Gaby Franger
    What role can the university play in the broader community or society in which it is embedded? Must it remain segregated in the halls of science and knowledge, which tower above the community? This book examines the growing number of questions and concerns around university-community relations by exploring widely accepted theories and practices and placing them under new light. Learn More
    February 2019   Hardback Price: $ 155.00   Web: $ 139.50
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  19. European State Aid and Tax Rulings

    European State Aid and Tax Rulings

    Liza Lovdahl-Gormsen
    February 2019   Hardback Price: $ 99.95   Web: $ 89.96
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  20. Advanced Imagineering

    Advanced Imagineering

    Edited by Diane Nijs
    Articulating and illustrating how experience design can unlock experience innovation, this book offers a fresh perspective on effectuating corporate, public, social and whole system innovation by design. The book makes several contributions to the fields of innovation and design thinking by taking complexity science as its scientific point of reference. As such this is a highly provocative book for scholars, practitioners and students in the field of change and innovation. Learn More
    February 2019   Hardback Price: $ 130.00   Web: $ 117.00
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