1. Elgar Research Agendas

    Elgar Research Agendas outline the future of research in a given area. Leading scholars are given the space to explore their subject in provocative ways, and map out the potential directions of travel. They are relevant but also visionary. Forward-looking and innovative, Elgar Research Agendas are an essential resource for PhD students, scholars and anybody who wants to be at the forefront of research.

Books in this series

TOTAL: 20
  1. A Research Agenda for Entrepreneurship and Innovation

    A Research Agenda for Entrepreneurship and Innovation

    Edited by David B. Audretsch, Erik E. Lehmann, Albert N. Link
    This book identifies and explains the most salient opportunities for future research in the fields of entrepreneurship and innovation. It draws on the experiences and insights of leading scholars in the world on a broad array of rich and promising topics, ranging from entrepreneurial ecosystems to finance and to the role of universities. Learn More
    May 2019   Hardback Price: $ 145.00   Web: $ 130.50
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  2. A Research Agenda for Economic Psychology

    A Research Agenda for Economic Psychology

    Edited by Katharina Gangl, Erich Kirchler
    This book presents state of the art reviews on classical and novel research fields in economic psychology. Internationally acknowledged experts and the next generation of younger researchers summarize the knowledge in their fields and outline promising avenues of future research. Chapters include fundamental as well as applied research topics such as the psychology of money, experience-based product design and the enhancement of financial capabilities. The book is targeted particularly towards researchers and advanced students looking to update their knowledge and refresh their thinking on future research developments. Learn More
    April 2019   Hardback Price: $ 145.00   Web: $ 130.50
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  3. A Research Agenda for Public Administration

    A Research Agenda for Public Administration

    Edited by Andrew Massey
    This book addresses salient current issues in public administration research. It seeks to suggest where future research may or indeed ought to be focussed. To advocate the future routes for the development of research, this book is divided into themes, with a clear overlap between different approaches. The book has contributions that will assist students of public administration/public sector management and public policy, especially new PhD students, but will also be a useful resource for more established researchers to understand the major emerging issues within the field. Learn More
    March 2019   Hardback Price: $ 150.00   Web: $ 135.00
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  4. A Research Agenda for Tourism Geographies

    A Research Agenda for Tourism Geographies

    Edited by Dieter K. Müller
    In recent years, tourism geographies have developed into a vibrant field of research at the intersection of geography and tourism studies. The book presents a unique collection of individual research agendas aiming to inspire the pursuit of new avenues of research. Although there have been arguments to apply post-disciplinary perspectives within tourism research, this book highlights the interest and potential of tourism geographers to contribute to a geographical tradition and influence the future content of geography as a discipline. Learn More
    March 2019   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  5. A Research Agenda for Environmental Management

    A Research Agenda for Environmental Management

    Edited by Kathleen E. Halvorsen, Chelsea Schelly, Robert M. Handler, Erin C. Pischke, Jessie L. Knowlton
    The understanding of global environmental management problems is best achieved through transdisciplinary research lenses that combine scientific and other sector (industry, government, etc.) tools and perspectives. However, developing effective research teams that cross such boundaries is difficult. This book demonstrates the importance of transdisciplinarity, describes challenges to such teamwork, and provides solutions for overcoming these challenges. It includes case studies of transdisciplinary teamwork, showing how these solutions have helped groups to develop better understandings of environmental problems and potential responses. Learn More
    February 2019   Hardback Price: $ 130.00   Web: $ 117.00
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  6. A Research Agenda for Creative Tourism

    A Research Agenda for Creative Tourism

    Edited by Nancy Duxbury, Greg Richards
    Original and thought-provoking, this book investigates how creative experiences, interactions, and place-specific dynamics and contexts combine to give shape to the expanding field of creative tourism across the globe. Exploring the evolution of research in this field, the authors investigate pathways for future research that advance conceptual questions and pragmatic issues. Learn More
    February 2019   Hardback Price: $ 130.00   Web: $ 117.00
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  7. A Research Agenda for Cultural Economics

    A Research Agenda for Cultural Economics

    Edited by Samuel Cameron
    A Research Agenda for Cultural Economics explores the degree of progress and future directions for the field. An international range of contributors examine thoroughly matters of data quality, statistical methodology and the challenge of new developments in technology. This book is ideal for both emerging researchers in cultural economics and experienced practitioners. It is also relevant to workers in other fields such as cultural policy, public policy, media studies and digital economics. Learn More
    January 2019   Hardback Price: $ 125.00   Web: $ 112.50
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  8. 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
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 130.00   Web: $ 117.00
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  9. 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 crucial research questions and seeking new areas to explore. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 130.00   Web: $ 117.00
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  10. A Research Agenda for Global Environmental Politics

    A Research Agenda for Global Environmental Politics

    Edited by Peter Dauvergne, Justin Alger
    In a world confronted with escalating environmental crises, are academics asking the right questions and advocating the best solutions? This Research Agenda paves the way for new and established scholars in the field, identifying the significant gaps in research and emerging issues for future generations in global environmental politics. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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    March 2019   Paperback Price: $ 35.00   Web: $ 28.00
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  11. A Research Agenda for Service Innovation

    A Research Agenda for Service Innovation

    Edited by Faïz Gallouj, Faridah Djellal
    This book aims to take account of the major advances made in ‘Service Innovation Studies’ (SIS) and above all to provide an agenda setting out the research priorities in the field. This agenda is established by considering the issue of innovation in services in relation to a number of major contemporary challenges, including environmental issues, social inclusion, economic development, service ecosystems, smart service systems, religion, ageing, public organizations, gender, and ethical and societal issues. Bringing together internationals experts in the field of SIS, the book illustrates the strength and fertility of this research trajectory. It will be of great interest for both services and innovation scholars in economics, management science and public administration. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 125.00   Web: $ 112.50
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  12. A Research Agenda for Entrepreneurship Education

    A Research Agenda for Entrepreneurship Education

    Edited by Alain Fayolle
    This Research Agenda aims to offer a coherent and articulate view on the future of entrepreneurship education from an internationally renowned group of scholars and educators. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 145.00   Web: $ 130.50
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  13. A Research Agenda for Entrepreneurial Cognition and Intention

    A Research Agenda for Entrepreneurial Cognition and Intention

    Edited by Malin Brännback, Alan L. Carsrud
    A Research Agenda for Entrepreneurial Cognition and Intention suggests new directions and approaches to study the internal thought processes of entrepreneurs by examining areas that have been under-researched, ignored or overlooked. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 130.00   Web: $ 117.00
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    2018   Paperback Price: $ 45.00   Web: $ 36.00
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  14. A Research Agenda for Women and Entrepreneurship

    A Research Agenda for Women and Entrepreneurship

    Edited by Patricia G. Greene, Candida G. Brush
    Elgar Research Agendas outline the future of research in a given area. Leading scholars are given the space to explore their subject in provocative ways, and map out the potential directions of travel. They are relevant but also visionary. The editors map out a vision for research on women and entrepreneurship and using a contextual framework that includes aspiration, behavior and confidence. They delve into issues such as social identity, start-ups, crowdfunding and context to set a new foundation for future research on entrepreneurship and gender. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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    2018   Paperback Price: $ 40.00   Web: $ 32.00
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  15. A Research Agenda for Shrinking Cities

    A Research Agenda for Shrinking Cities

    Justin B. Hollander
    This prescient book presents the intellectual terrain of shrinking cities while exploring the key research questions in each of the field’s sub-domains and reviewing the range of methodologies within these topics. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 99.95   Web: $ 89.96
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    January 2019   Paperback Price: $ 34.95   Web: $ 27.96
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  16. A Research Agenda for Human Resource Management

    A Research Agenda for Human Resource Management

    Edited by Paul Sparrow, Cary Cooper
    The book’s expert contributors provide short and succinct reviews of 12 key topics in strategic HRM, including HR strategy and structure, talent management, selection, assessment and retention, employee engagement, workplace well-being, leadership, HR analytics, productivity, innovation, and globalisation. Each chapter identifies the strengths and gaps in our knowledge, maps out the important intellectual boundaries for their field, and outlines current and future research agendas and how these should inform practice. In examining these strategic topics the authors point to the key interfaces between the field of HRM and cognate disciplines, and enables researchers and practitioners to understand the models and theories that help tie this agenda together. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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    2018   Paperback Price: $ 40.00   Web: $ 32.00
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  17. A Research Agenda for Neoliberalism

    A Research Agenda for Neoliberalism

    Kean Birch
    With an ever-expanding variety of perspectives on the concept of neoliberalism, it is increasingly difficult to identify any commonalities. This book explores how different people understand neoliberalism, and the contradictions in thinking of neoliberalism as a market-based ethic, project, or order. Detailing the intellectual history of ‘neoliberal’ thought, the variety of critical approaches and the many analytical ambiguities, Kean Birch presents a new way to conceptualize contemporary political economy and offers potential avenues for future research through a judicious exploration of ‘neoliberal’ practices, processes, and institutions. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 115.00   Web: $ 103.50
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    2018   Paperback Price: $ 34.95   Web: $ 27.96
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  18. A Research Agenda for Cities

    A Research Agenda for Cities

    Edited by John R. Short
    This book provides a critical assessment of key areas of urban scholarship. In twelve stimulating chapters, expert contributors examine a range of important pressing topics from sustainability and gentrification to feminist interventions and globalization to security and food issues. Six more regionally informed expert reviews examine recent urban research in sub-Saharan Africa, South America, East Asia, the Middle East, Australia and Eastern Europe. The chapters provide polemical assessments and signposts for future research. The book will be an indispensable and accessible guide to urban research across the globe. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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    2018   Paperback Price: $ 45.00   Web: $ 36.00
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  19. A Research Agenda for Entrepreneurship and Context

    A Research Agenda for Entrepreneurship and Context

    Edited by Friederike Welter, William B. Gartner
    There is growing recognition that entrepreneurship can be better understood within its context(s). This carefully designed book invites readers to take a journey: from reflecting critically on where the discussion on context and entrepreneurship stands today towards identifying future research questions and themes that deserve the attention of entrepreneurship scholars. This collection draws attention to the research challenges the entrepreneurship field faces by reviewing the many facets of contexts and by reflecting on methods and theoretical approaches that are required in order to contextualize entrepreneurship research. Students and academics interested in context and entrepreneurship will benefit from this far-reaching and forward-thinking book. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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    2017   Paperback Price: $ 39.95   Web: $ 31.96
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  20. A Research Agenda for Management and Organization Studies

    A Research Agenda for Management and Organization Studies

    Edited by Barbara Czarniawska
    Managing and organizing are now central phenomena in contemporary societies. It is essential they are studied from a variety of perspectives, and with equal attention paid to their past, their present, and their future. This book collects opinions of the trailblazing scholars concerning the most important research topics, essential for study in the next 15–20 years. The opinions concern both traditional functions, such as accounting and marketing, personnel management and strategy, technology and communication, but also new challenges, such as diversity, equality, waste and cultural encounters. The collection is intended to be inspiration for young scholars and an invitation to a dialogue with practitioners. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 112.00   Web: $ 100.80
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    2017   Paperback Price: $ 39.95   Web: $ 31.96
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