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  1. Boundary Spanners in Public Management and Governance

    Boundary Spanners in Public Management and Governance

    Ingmar van Meerkerk, Jurian Edelenbos
    Boundary spanning behavior is important for both public, non-profit and private organizations to ‘survive’: to stay relevant in relation to the environment, to innovate, to improve performance and to collaborate in an effective manner, especially in multi-organizational settings. Providing an assessment of factors influencing the work and effectiveness of boundary spanners, and discussing the impact of boundary spanners on different types of outcomes (collaboration, trust, organizational innovation), this book offers a coherent overview of the evolution of boundary spanning in an interactive governance context. Learn More
    September 2018   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  2. From Chasing Violations to Managing Risks

    From Chasing Violations to Managing Risks

    Florentin Blanc
    Florentin Blanc focuses specifically on regulatory inspections and enforcement, their historical development, contrasted approaches and methods, and their relative effectiveness in achieving regulatory objectives. Inspections aimed at verifying compliance with regulations are one of the most significant activities of modern states in terms of the number of staff employed or of people affected, and one of the most visible ones – but have long remained relatively under-researched, or at least not considered "as such". Learn More
    September 2018   Hardback Price: $ 155.00   Web: $ 139.50
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  3. Decision-Making for Sustainable Transport and Mobility

    Decision-Making for Sustainable Transport and Mobility

    Edited by Cathy Macharis, Gino Baudry
    Multi-Actor Multi-Criteria Analysis (MAMCA) developed by Professor Cathy Macharis enables decision-makers within the sectors of transport, mobility and logistics to account for conflicting stakeholder interests. This book draws on 15 years of research and application during which MAMCA has been deployed to support sustainable decisions within the transport and mobility sectors. Learn More
    September 2018   Hardback Price: $ 130.00   Web: $ 117.00
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  4. Protecting Migrant Children

    Protecting Migrant Children

    Edited by Mary Crock, Lenni Benson
    Unprecedented numbers of children are crossing international borders seeking safety. Framed around compelling case studies explaining why children are on the move in Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europe, the Middle East and Oceania, this book explores the jurisprudence and processes used by nations to adjudicate children’s protection claims. The book includes contributions from leading scholars in immigration, refugee law, children’s rights and human trafficking which critically examine the strengths and weaknesses of international and domestic laws with the aim of identifying best practice for migrant children. Learn More
    September 2018   Hardback Price: $ 205.00   Web: $ 184.50
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  5. Social Innovation and Sustainable Entrepreneurship

    Social Innovation and Sustainable Entrepreneurship

    Edited by Maritza I. Espina, Phillip H. Phan, Gideon D. Markman
    The rapid and formative rise in research on social innovation and entrepreneurship means that theoretical frameworks are still being created, while traditional notions of economic efficiency and social welfare are tested. The field is progressing fastest in the measurement and measuring of social entrepreneurial effectiveness. Social innovators, who draw from philanthropy, as well as capital markets, for financial resources, have adopted the lean start up as a paradigm for their organization logics. Learn More
    August 2018   Hardback Price: $ 150.00   Web: $ 135.00
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  6. Sports Economics Uncut

    Sports Economics Uncut

    Brian Goff
    “Sports has the power to change the world.” Sports Economics Uncut expresses this insight from Nelson Mandela, exploring sports as a fascinating mirror of the world and a powerful agent of change. In it, Brian Goff covers subjects ranging from the ebb and flow of racial discrimination, to inequality, law enforcement, managers and risky decisions, club membership, and politics. Much more than merely a review or synthesis, this book extends existing perspectives and explores provocative questions such as: How systematic is racial bias in pro sports today? Is all racial segregation in sports due to racial bias? How much are college athletes really worth, and is league parity really optimal?  Learn More
    August 2018   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  7. Regulation, Governance and Convergence in the Media

    Regulation, Governance and Convergence in the Media

    Peter Humphreys, Seamus Simpson
    Media convergence is often propounded as inevitable and ongoing. Yet much of the governance of the media sector’s key parts has developed along discrete evolutionary paths, mostly incremental in character. This volume breaks new ground through exploring a diverse range of topics at the heart of the media convergence governance debate, such as next generation networks, spectrum, copyright and media subsidies. It shows how reluctance to accommodate non-market based policy solutions creates conflicts and problems resulting in only shallow media convergence thus far. Learn More
    August 2018   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  8. Meeting the Challenge of Cultural Diversity in Europe

    Meeting the Challenge of Cultural Diversity in Europe

    Robin Wilson
    Europe has talked itself into a refugee and security crisis. There is, however, a misrecognition of the real challenge facing Europe; the challenge of managing the relationship between Europeans and the currently stigmatized ‘others’ which it has attracted. Making the case against a ‘Europe of walls’, Robin Wilson instead proposes a refounding of Europe built on the power of diversity and an ethos of hospitality rather than an institutional thicket serving the market. Learn More
    August 2018   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  9. Disclosing Entrepreneurship as Practice

    Disclosing Entrepreneurship as Practice

    Bengt Johannisson
    Some contemporary practice theories are not well suited to studying entrepreneurship as ongoing creative organizing. In order to catch the emergence of entrepreneurship, the scholar has to adopt a dwelling mode and immerse themselves into the concrete doings, the practices, of ‘entrepreneuring’, thus amalgamating the researcher and entrepreneur identities. Enactive research thus means that the scholar enacts a real-life venture and uses auto-ethnographic methods to organize the insights being gained. Two enacted, year long, projects, are reported in detail and the methods used and the findings from the research are reported in this thought-provoking book. Learn More
    August 2018   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  10. Knowledge, Policymaking and Learning for European Cities and Regions

    Knowledge, Policymaking and Learning for European Cities and Regions

    Edited by Nicola F. Dotti
    This book provides theories, experiences, reflections and future directions for social scientists who wish to engage with policy-oriented research in cities and regions. The ‘policy learning’ perspective is comprehensively discussed, focusing on actors promoting ‘policy knowledge’ and interaction among different stakeholders. The book also aims to provide practical insights for policy-makers and practitioners interested in research-based approaches to cities and regions. Learn More
    August 2018   Hardback Price: $ 150.00   Web: $ 135.00
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  11. Entrepreneurial Universities

    Entrepreneurial Universities

    Edited by João J. Ferreira, Alain Fayolle, Vanessa Ratten, Mário Raposo
    With an increasing focus on the knowledge and service economies, it is important to understand the role that entrepreneurial universities play through collaboration in policy and, in turn, the impact they have on policy. The authors evaluate how universities engage with communities while also balancing stakeholder considerations, and explore how universities should be managed in the future to integrate into global society effectively. Learn More
    August 2018   Hardback Price: $ 145.00   Web: $ 130.50
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  12. China’s Eurasian Dilemmas

    China’s Eurasian Dilemmas

    R. J. Ferguson
    Providing a timely analysis of China’s engagement with Eurasia, R. James Ferguson focuses on the challenges obstructing China’s path to becoming a sustainable global power. Engagement across Eurasia presents China, its leaders and policymakers with intensified contact with regional and national conflicts, posing environmental, developmental and strategic dilemmas. Learn More
    August 2018   Hardback Price: $ 150.00   Web: $ 135.00
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  13. 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
    August 2018   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  14. The Foundations of the EU as a Polity

    The Foundations of the EU as a Polity

    Massimo Fichera
    In this insightful book, Massimo Fichera provides an original account of European integration as a process. He argues that European constitutionalism has been informed from its earliest stages by a meta-rationale, which is expressed by security and fundamental rights as discourses of power. Employing this descriptive and normative conceptual framework to analyse the development of the EU as a polity, chapters cover significant recent events such as the Eurozone crisis, the refugee crisis, the rule of law crisis, Brexit and the constitutional identity crisis. Learn More
    August 2018   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  15. Secession in International Law

    Secession in International Law

    Milena Sterio
    Secession in International Law argues that the effective development of criteria on secession is a necessity in today’s world, because secessionist struggles can be analyzed through the legal lens only if we have specific legal rules to apply. Without legal rules, secessionist struggles are dominated by politics and sui generis approaches, which validate secessionist attempts based on geo-politics and regional states’ self-interest, as opposed to the law. By using a truly comparative approach, Milena Sterio has developed a normative international law framework on secession, which focuses on several factors to assess the legitimacy of a separatist quest. Learn More
    August 2018   Hardback Price: $ 115.00   Web: $ 103.50
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  16. Air Transport Security

    Air Transport Security

    Edited by Joseph S. Szyliowicz, Luca Zamparini
    The growing number of terrorist attacks throughout the world continues to turn the interest of scholars and governments towards security issues. As part of the Comparative Perspectives on Transportation Security series, this book provides a multidisciplinary analysis of the security challenges confronting air transportation. The first part encompasses the industry’s characteristics and the policy, economic and regulatory issues shaping the security environment. The second provides a comparative analysis of security policies and practices in several key countries. Learn More
    August 2018   Hardback Price: $ 145.00   Web: $ 130.50
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  17. China’s Long-Term Economic Development

    China’s Long-Term Economic Development

    Hongjun Zhao
    This book examines the evolution of Chinese governmental governance and its long-lasting impact on Chinese economic development, firstly by examining the formation of Chinese style governance, the core contents of this governance and its vitality compared to other governance patterns in Chinese history. Secondly, this book discusses the effectiveness of this governance in supporting economic development before the Song dynasty and its failure in serving economic development during the past three to five centuries. Ultimately, Hongjun Zhao predicts the direction Chinese governance will take in the next 20 years. Learn More
    August 2018   Hardback Price: $ 160.00   Web: $ 144.00
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  18. Performance Goals in Public Management and Policy

    Performance Goals in Public Management and Policy

    Chan S. Jung
    Chan Su Jung provides a thorough review of goal ambiguity in the public sector, exploring the general assertions, arguments and empirical evidence regarding performance goal ambiguity, particularly highlighting its causes, consequences, and mediation effects. The author proposes a new conceptual framework for successful analysis of goal ambiguity that can effectively relate to diverse organizational and program characteristics. Learn More
    August 2018   Hardback Price: $ 125.00   Web: $ 112.50
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  19. Varieties of Capital Cities

    Varieties of Capital Cities

    David Kaufmann
    The political and symbolic centrality of capital cities has been challenged by increasing economic globalization. This is especially true of secondary capital cities; capital cities which, while being the seat of national political power, are not the primary economic city of their nation state. David Kaufmann examines the unique challenges that these cities face entering globalised, inter-urban competition while not possessing a competitive political economy. Learn More
    August 2018   Hardback Price: $ 125.00   Web: $ 112.50
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  20. Rethinking Legal Reasoning

    Rethinking Legal Reasoning

    Geoffrey Samuel
    August 2018   Hardback Price: $ 155.00   Web: $ 139.50
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