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  1. Social Mobilisation in Post-Industrial China

    Social Mobilisation in Post-Industrial China

    Jia Gao, Yuanyuan Su
    In recent years China has experienced intense economic development. Previously a rapidly urbanising industrial economy, the country has become a post-industrial economy with a service sector that accounts for almost half the nation’s GDP. This transformation has created many socio-political changes, but key among them is social mobilisation. This book provides a full and systematic analysis of social mobilisation in China, and how its use as part of state capacity has evolved. Learn More
    January 2019   Hardback Price: $ 125.00   Web: $ 112.50
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  2. Religion and Finance

    Religion and Finance

    Mervyn K. Lewis, Ahmad Kaleem
    Judaism, Christianity and Islam all impose obligations and constraints upon the rightful use of wealth and earthly resources. All three of these religions have well-researched views on the acceptability of practices such as usury but the principles and practices of other, non-interest, financial instruments are less well known. This book examines each of these three major world faiths, considering their teachings, social precepts and economic frameworks, which are set out as a guide for the financial dealings and economic behaviour for their adherents. Learn More
    January 2019   Hardback Price: $ 125.00   Web: $ 112.50
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  3. Managing without Growth, Second Edition

    Managing without Growth, Second Edition

    Peter A. Victor
    Ten years after the publication of the first edition of this influential book, the evidence is even stronger that human economies are overwhelming the regenerative capacity of the planet. This book explains why long-term economic growth is infeasible, and why, especially in advanced economies, it is also undesirable. Simulations based on real data show that managing without growth is a better alternative Learn More
    January 2019   Hardback Price: $ 180.00   Web: $ 162.00
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  4. Agents, Assumptions and Motivations Behind REDD+

    Agents, Assumptions and Motivations Behind REDD+

    Simone Lovera-Bilderbeek
    ​It was hoped that by paying forest dependent peoples and countries for their ‘service’ of conserving their forests, REDD+ would lead to a reduction in deforestation greenhouse gases. The complexities have, however, left some ambiguities. It was never agreed who would pay for the programme, and it has been criticised as ignoring the root causes of forest loss. Considering the motivations of those who promoted REDD+ this book proposes remedies to its shortfalls and recommends more efficient, equitable and effective conservation policies. Learn More
    January 2019   Hardback Price: $ 145.00   Web: $ 130.50
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  5. Creating Psychologically Healthy Workplaces

    Creating Psychologically Healthy Workplaces

    Edited by Ronald J. Burke, Astrid M. Richardsen
    Workplaces can often be sources of stress, interfering with both job satisfaction and performance. This book explores ways to combat the factors contributing to an unhealthy workplace by building on the advances in positive psychology and organizational scholarship over the last 15 years. Learn More
    January 2019   Hardback Price: $ 210.00   Web: $ 189.00
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  6. Climate Change and Catastrophe Management in a Changing China

    Climate Change and Catastrophe Management in a Changing China

    Qihao He
    China is the largest greenhouse gas emitter in the world and also suffers from devastating climate catastrophes. Increasingly, policymakers in China have come to realize that government alone cannot adequately prevent or defray climate-related disaster risks. This book contends that a better way to manage catastrophe risk in China is through private insurance rather than directly through the Chinese government. In addition, private insurance could function as a substitute for, or complement to, government regulation of catastrophe risks by causing policyholders to take greater precautions to reduce climate change risks. Learn More
    January 2019   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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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: $ 130.00   Web: $ 117.00
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  8. Economics as Anatomy

    Economics as Anatomy

    G. M.P. Swann
    For most of his career, Peter Swann’s main research interest has been the economics of innovation. But he has also been preoccupied with a second question: what is the best way to study empirical economics? In this book, he uses his knowledge of the first question to answer the second. There are two fundamentally different approaches to innovation: incremental innovation and radical innovation – ‘radical’ in the sense that we go back to the ‘roots’ of empirical economics and take a different tack. An essential lesson from the economics of innovation is that we need both incremental and radical innovation for the maximum beneficial effect on the economy. Swann argues that the same is true for economics as a discipline. This book is a much-awaited sequel to Putting Econometrics in its Place which explored what other methods should be used, and why. This book is about the best way of organising the economics discipline, to ensure that it pursues this wide variety of methods to maximum effect. Learn More
    January 2019   Hardback Price: $ 125.00   Web: $ 112.50
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  9. Online Distribution of Content in the EU

    Online Distribution of Content in the EU

    Edited by Taina Pihlajarinne, Juha Vesala, Olli Honkkila
    January 2019   Hardback Price: $ 145.00   Web: $ 130.50
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  10. Developing Bus Rapid Transit

    Developing Bus Rapid Transit

    Edited by Fiona Ferbrache
    Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) is a popular mode of sustainable public urban transit given dedicated focus in this timely collection. The effects of BRT are examined in-depth through a range of case studies from cities across six continents, including analysis of BRT planning, implementation, operation, performance and impacts. The contributions from academics and non-academic experts on BRT are framed more broadly within the concept of value and how urban transport investment has and can be valued by and for society. Learn More
    January 2019   Hardback Price: $ 145.00   Web: $ 130.50
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  11. Globalization, Sports Law and Labour Mobility

    Globalization, Sports Law and Labour Mobility

    Matt Nichol
    This book examines labour regulation and labour mobility in two professional baseball leagues: Major League Baseball in the United States and Nippon Professional Baseball in Japan. Through vivid comparative study, Matt Nichol explores how each league internally regulates labour mobility and how this internal regulation engages with external regulation from the legislature, statutory authorities and the courts. This comparison of two highly restrictive labour markets utilizes regulatory theory and labour regulation and suggests a framework for a global player transfer system in baseball. Learn More
    January 2019   Hardback Price: $ 125.00   Web: $ 112.50
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  12. Global Private International Law

    Global Private International Law

    Edited by Horatia Muir Watt, Lucia Bíziková, Agatha Brandão de Oliveira, Diego P. Fernandez Arroyo
    Providing a unique and clearly structured tool, this book presents an authoritative collection of carefully selected global case studies. Some of these are considered global due to their internationally relevant subject matter, whilst others demonstrate the blurring of traditional legal categories in an age of accelerated cross-border movement. The study of the selected cases in their political, cultural, social and economic contexts sheds light on the contemporary transformation of law through its encounter with conflicting forms of normativity and the multiplication of potential fora. Learn More
    January 2019   Hardback Price: $ 290.00   Web: $ 261.00
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  13. Contesting Human Rights

    Contesting Human Rights

    Edited by Alison Brysk, Michael Stohl
    Illustrated with case studies from across the globe, Contesting Human Rights provides an innovative approach to human rights, and examines the barriers and changing pathways to the full realisation of these rights. Presenting a thorough proposal for the reframing of human rights, the volume suggests that new opportunities at, and below, the state level, and creative pathways of global governance can help reconstruct human rights in the face of modern challenges. Learn More
    January 2019   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  14. Politics of Renewable Energy in China

    Politics of Renewable Energy in China

    Chen Gang
    In this book, Chen Gang examines the real-world effectiveness of China's approach to the promotion of green technologies and practices, and discusses the political landscape in which it is situated. Learn More
    January 2019   Hardback Price: $ 110.00   Web: $ 99.00
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  15. Social Imaginaries of Space

    Social Imaginaries of Space

    Bernard Debarbieux
    Travelling through various historical and geographical contexts, Social Imaginaries of Space explores diverse forms of spatiality, examining the interconnections which shape different social collectives. Proposing a theory on how space is intrinsically linked to the making of societies, this book examines the history of the spatiality of modern States and nations and the social collectives of Western modernity in a contemporary light. Learn More
    January 2019   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  16. Food Waste

    Food Waste

    Michael Blakeney
    Global food insecurity is a growing issue. At a time when the world’s population is increasing and agricultural production is challenged by climate change, it is estimated that around a third of the food produced globally is lost or wasted. This book examines the problem of food loss and waste (FLW) and the policies that could be enacted to remedy this fundamental global concern. Learn More
    January 2019   Hardback Price: $ 145.00   Web: $ 130.50
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  17. The International Law of Biotechnology

    The International Law of Biotechnology

    Matthias Herdegen
    Biotechnology is a field that inspires complex legal and ethical debates on an international scale. Taking a fresh approach to the subject, Matthias Herdegen provides a comprehensive assessment of the regulation of biotechnology processes and products from an international and comparative perspective. Learn More
    December 2018   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  18. Administrative Justice in the UN

    Administrative Justice in the UN

    Niamh Kinchin
    The UN’s capacity as an administrative decision-maker that affects the rights of individuals is a largely overlooked aspect of its role in international affairs. This book explores the potential for a model of administrative justice that might act as a benchmark to which global decision-makers could develop procedural standards. Applied to the UN’s internal justice, refugee status determination, NGO participation and the Security Council, the global administrative justice model is used to appraise the existing procedural protections within UN administrative decision-making. Learn More
    December 2018   Hardback Price: $ 125.00   Web: $ 112.50
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  19. International Exchange of Information in Tax Matters

    International Exchange of Information in Tax Matters

    Xavier Oberson
    The financial crisis of 2008 and the emergence of various scandals around the world sparked a movement towards greater transparency with international exchange of information in tax matters. Fully revised and updated, this book considers the emergence of a new global standard, the automatic exchange of information. Providing a comprehensive overview of the main developments, it analyses the structure and content of the various existing instruments and models, taking into account the most up to date developments. Learn More
    December 2018   Hardback Price: $ 230.00   Web: $ 207.00
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  20. Rethinking US Election Law

    Rethinking US Election Law

    Steven Mulroy
    Recent U.S. elections have defied nationwide majority preference at the White House, Senate, and House levels. This work of interdisciplinary scholarship explains how “winner-take-all” and single-member district elections make this happen, and what can be done to repair the system. Proposed reforms include the National Popular Vote interstate compact (presidential elections); eliminating the Senate filibuster; and proportional representation using Ranked Choice Voting for House, state, and local elections. Learn More
    December 2018   Hardback Price: $ 115.00   Web: $ 103.50
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