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  1. Add to Wish List A Modern Guide to the Economics of Happiness

    A Modern Guide to the Economics of Happiness

    Edited by Luigino Bruni, Alessandra Smerilli, Dalila De Rosa
    Exploring the modern approach to the economics of happiness, which came about with the Easterlin Paradox, this book analyses and assesses the idea that as a country gets richer the happiness of its citizens remains the same. The book mov...
    Hardback (2021)

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  2. Add to Wish List A Modern Guide to Economic Sociology

    A Modern Guide to Economic Sociology

    Edited by Milan Zafirovski
    ‘A comprehensive and stimulating guide, written by some of the best known scholars in the fìeld, that shows how the theoretical and empirical findings of economic sociology correspond and complement those of economics, as a sort of count...
    Hardback (2020)

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    Paperback (June 2022)

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  3. Add to Wish List The Construction of Social Bonds

    The Construction of Social Bonds

    Göran Ahrne
    ‘Göran Ahrne begins with a master class in social analysis. He follows this up with compelling ideas about the reconstitution of social relations in a globalising world. The new forms of organised relationships envisaged - often just out...
    Hardback (2021)

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    Paperback (2022)

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  4. Add to Wish List Creating Inclusive and Engaging Online Courses

    Creating Inclusive and Engaging Online Courses

    Edited by Monica Sanders
    The recent imperative for online teaching has brought many educational challenges to the fore. Featuring current topics such as accessibility, diversity, and mobile access, this guide contains everything a teacher needs to make a great o...
    Hardback (2022)

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  5. Add to Wish List Rethinking Welfare and the Welfare State

    Rethinking Welfare and the Welfare State

    Bent Greve
    ‘An innovative and up-to-date synthesis of the literature and an excellent introduction to welfare state research. This book challenges long-held views and discusses various measures to assess welfare state development. A must read for e...
    Hardback (2022)

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  6. Add to Wish List Rethinking Communication Geographies

    Rethinking Communication Geographies

    André Jansson
    ‘This book offers an innovative and exciting framework for understanding how the digitally mediated world is increasingly experienced: logistically. Its sustained attention to the entanglement of spatiality and communicative media, as we...
    Hardback (2022)

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  7. Add to Wish List Global Youth Unemployment

    Global Youth Unemployment

    Ross Fergusson, Nicola Yeates
    ‘Rarely has a study of global youth unemployment so adeptly combined an empirically-grounded scrutiny of its levels and trends, with a conceptually nuanced analysis of its political economy drivers at multiple scales. Fergusson and Yeate...
    Hardback (2021)

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    Paperback (2022)

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  8. Add to Wish List Cost-Benefit Analysis and Dementia

    Cost-Benefit Analysis and Dementia

    Robert J. Brent
    ‘Robert Brent’s Cost-Benefit Analysis and Dementia provides a comprehensive and accessible examination of how economic tools can assist in making interventions for dementia more effective. Using state-of-the-art economic methods, Brent e...
    Hardback (2022)

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  9. Add to Wish List Welfare States in the 21st Century

    Welfare States in the 21st Century

    Ian Greener
    ‘This text is essential reading for the study of comparative social policy. It explores and accounts for the five “New Giants” for 24 developed nations using the relatively novel approach of Qualitative Comparative Analysis (QCA). It is ...
    Hardback (2022)

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  10. Add to Wish List Organizing Independence

    Organizing Independence

    Elena Raviola
    ‘Rich in facts, strong in ideas, deep in its critique – a much needed, important book on the changing organization of journalism and its implications for society.’ – Martin Kornberger, University of Edinburgh, UK
    Hardback (2022)

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  11. Add to Wish List A Research Agenda for Global Higher Education

    A Research Agenda for Global Higher Education

    Edited by Jeroen Huisman, Marijk van der Wende
    ‘The editors should be congratulated for this excellent book. By proposing new research questions and recognizing emerging paradigms to understand recent trends affecting research on universities, this stimulating book provides a fresh i...
    Hardback (2022)

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  12. Add to Wish List Nudged into Lockdown?

    Nudged into Lockdown?

    Ananish Chaudhuri
    ‘In responding to the novel coronavirus pandemic, most governments abandoned the existing scientific and policy consensus and mimicked one another to embrace lockdowns of varying stringency. Remarkably, hardly any seemed to produce cost–...
    Hardback (2022)

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