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: 27
  1. A Research Agenda for Housing

    A Research Agenda for Housing

    Edited by Markus Moos
    Housing is one of the most pertinent issues of our time. Shaped by rapid urbanization, financialization, and various changes in demography, technology, political ideology and public policy, the provision of affordable, adequate, and suitable housing has become an increasingly challenging feat. From high-rise apartment towers constructed in global cities around the world to informal settlements rapidly expanding across the global south, this volume focuses on how political, economic, and societal changes are shaping housing in a variety of contexts. Learn More
    July 2019   Hardback Price: $ 145.00   Web: $ 130.50
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  2. A Research Agenda for Social Entrepreneurship

    A Research Agenda for Social Entrepreneurship

    Edited by Anne de Bruin, Simon Teasdale
    In the last two decades social entrepreneurship has grown in energy and impact as entrepreneurial spirit has increasingly turned to finding solutions for social, cultural and environmental issues. As social entrepreneurship has grown in popularity, so too has its academic study. A Research Agenda for Social Entrepreneurship brings together contributions from developing paths in the field to signpost the directions ahead for the study of social entrepreneurship. Learn More
    July 2019   Hardback Price: $ 130.00   Web: $ 117.00
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  3. A Research Agenda for Tourism and Development

    A Research Agenda for Tourism and Development

    Edited by Richard Sharpley, David Harrison
    Tourism is integral to local, regional and national development policies; as a major global economic sector, it has the potential to underpin economic growth and wider development. Yet, transformations in both the nature of tourism and the dynamic environment within which it occurs give rise to new questions with regards to its developmental role. This Research Agenda offers a state-of-the-art review of the research into the tourism-development nexus. Exploring issues including governance, policy, philanthropy, poverty reduction and tourism consumption, it identifies significant gaps in the literature, and proposes new and sometimes provocative avenues for future research. Learn More
    July 2019   Hardback Price: $ 155.00   Web: $ 139.50
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  4. A Research Agenda for Economic Anthropology

    A Research Agenda for Economic Anthropology

    Edited by James G. Carrier
    The financial crisis and its economic and political aftermath have changed the ways that many anthropologists approach economic activities, institutions and systems. This insightful volume presents important elements of this change. With topics ranging from the relationship of states and markets to the ways that anthropologists’ political preferences and assumptions harm their work, the book presents cogent statements by younger and established scholars of how existing research areas can be extended and the new avenues that ought to be pursued. Learn More
    July 2019   Hardback Price: $ 115.00   Web: $ 103.50
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  5. A Research Agenda for Transport Policy

    A Research Agenda for Transport Policy

    Edited by John Stanley, David A. Hensher
    Everyone has an opinion on transport: it significantly affects daily lives. This book highlights key transport opportunities and challenges, and identifies research requirements to inform policy discussion and support better societal outcomes. It does this by scanning across modes, continents, technologies and socio-economic settings, looking for common threads, points of difference and opportunities to make a difference. The book should appeal to prospective post-graduate students, professionals in transport and related fields, and those interested in better places and good discussions. Learn More
    June 2019   Hardback Price: $ 130.00   Web: $ 117.00
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  6. A Research Agenda for Global Crime

    A Research Agenda for Global Crime

    Edited by Tim Hall, Vincenzo Scalia
    This multidisciplinary collection of essays by leading international scholars explores many pressing issues related to global crime. The book opens with essays that look across this diverse terrain and then moves on to consider specific areas including organised crime, cyber-crime, war-crimes, terrorism, state and private violence, riots and political protest, prisons, sport and crime and counterfeit goods. The book emphasises the centrality of crime to the contemporary global world and mobilises diverse disciplinary positions to help understand and address this. Learn More
    June 2019   Hardback Price: $ 130.00   Web: $ 117.00
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  7. A Research Agenda for Financial Inclusion and Microfinance

    A Research Agenda for Financial Inclusion and Microfinance

    Edited by Marek Hudon, Marc Labie, Ariane Szafarz
    How can financial services, such as credit, deposit accounts, financial transfers, and insurance be provided to people in need? This challenging and complex issue has been a topic of interest for the international aid community for decades. Drawing on renowned experts in microfinance and financial inclusion, this Research Agenda sheds much-needed light on this multifaceted challenge and points the way ahead for future research. Learn More
    May 2019   Hardback Price: $ 125.00   Web: $ 112.50
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  8. 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: $ 140.00   Web: $ 126.00
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  9. 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: $ 130.00   Web: $ 117.00
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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 140.00   Web: $ 126.00
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  13. 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
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 130.00   Web: $ 117.00
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  14. 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
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 125.00   Web: $ 112.50
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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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    April 2019   Paperback Price: $ 47.95   Web: $ 38.36
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  20. 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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