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    How to Lead Academic Departments Successfully

    Edited by Adam Lindgreen, Alan Irwin, Flemming Poulfelt, Thyra U. Thomsen
    It is an old cliché that leading and managing academics is like herding cats. This book challenges this myth and presents a way to deal with the many challenges of academic leadership, from managing departments, research groups and teams...
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    How to be a Reflexive Researcher

    Paul Hibbert
    This stimulating and challenging book provides a guide to reflexivity and reflexive practice, explaining its relevance to research in management, organisation studies and the social sciences. Rooted in the latest research, case studies a...
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    Teaching Social Work

    Neil Thompson
    There are particular challenges involved in teaching social work. As with other professional disciplines, it is not simply a matter of passing on the key elements of the knowledge base; there is also the need to equip students to be able...
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    How to Enhance Your Research

    Don J. Webber
    Accessible in its style, yet comprehensive in content, this groundbreaking book provides a wealth of advice on how academics can enhance their research practices. It also highlights the fundamental role of research leaders and how their ...
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  5. Add to Wish List Social Policy in Changing European Societies

    Social Policy in Changing European Societies

    Edited by Kenneth Nelson, Rense Nieuwenhuis, Mara A. Yerkes
    This is an open access title available under the terms of a CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 License. Adopting an interdisciplinary approach this book provides a cutting-edge, in-depth account of social policy research today, how we got here, and where...
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  6. Add to Wish List How to do Action Research for Transformations

    How to do Action Research for Transformations

    Hilary Bradbury
    Capturing years of innovation within contemporary action research, Hilary Bradbury highlights where action research for transformations (ART) is directed: towards responding to climate change and achieving global sustainability goals. Pa...
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  7. Add to Wish List Rethinking Social Capital

    Rethinking Social Capital

    Carl L. Bankston III
    Combining theoretical approaches with practical applications, Rethinking Social Capital delineates the meaning, uses, and problems surrounding the concept of social capital. Carl Bankston, a leading scholar in the field, offers a fresh t...
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  8. Add to Wish List Welfare States in the 21st Century

    Welfare States in the 21st Century

    Ian Greener
    On the 80th anniversary of Beveridge’s report on the ‘Five Giants’ confronting societal progress in the 1940s, this innovative book examines the ‘New Giants’ confronting us today: inequality, preventable mortality, the crisis of democrac...
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  9. Add to Wish List Field Guide for Research in Community Settings

    Field Guide for Research in Community Settings

    Edited by M. R. Islam, Niaz A. Khan, Siti H.A.B. Ah, Haris A. Wahab, Mashitah B. Hamidi
    This insightful book offers practical advice to fieldworkers in social research, enabling robust and judicious applications of research methods and techniques in data collection. It also outlines data collection challenges that are commo...
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  10. Add to Wish List How Not to Write a Thesis or Dissertation

    How Not to Write a Thesis or Dissertation

    Mikael Sundström
    If you thought a book about thesis writing would make for wearisome reading, think again! In seven entertaining and enlightening chapters, Mikael Sundström sheds light on the trials and tribulations of academic writing, offering guidance...
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  11. Add to Wish List How to Keep your Doctorate on Track

    How to Keep your Doctorate on Track

    Edited by Keith Townsend, Mark N.K. Saunders, Rebecca Loudoun, Emily A. Morrison
    The path of a doctoral student can feel challenging and isolating. This guide provides doctoral students with key ideas and support to kick-start a doctoral journey, inspire progress and complete their thesis or dissertation. Featuring ...
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  12. Add to Wish List Critical Policy Discourse Analysis

    Critical Policy Discourse Analysis

    Edited by Nicolina Montesano Montessori, Michael Farrelly, Jane Mulderrig
    This book provides a series of contemporary and international policy case studies analysed through discursive methodological approaches in the traditions of critical discourse analysis, social semiotics and discourse theory. This is the ...
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