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Handbooks of Research Methods in Management series

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Series Editor: Mark N.K. Saunders

This major series provides the starting point for new PhD students in business and management and related social science disciplines. Each handbook will give definitive overviews of research methods appropriate for particular subjects within management. The series produces prestigious high quality works of lasting significance, shedding light on quantitative, qualitative and mixed research methods.

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Introducing Elgar Research Agendas

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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.


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About the editors

Francine Osullivan

Francine O'Sullivan

Business & Management, Entrepreneurship

Francine is publisher for the business and management list. She commissions books outside The Americas as well as overseeing the growth of the list. She joined Edward Elgar more than 20 years ago and, alongside…
Alan Sturmer

Alan Sturmer

Economics, Business & Management, Innovation, Geography, Urban & Regional Studies, Transport, Politics & Public Policy

Alan is Executive Editor with responsibility for commissioning for the business and management and economics lists in our US office as well as administering the day-to-day operations of the editorial team there. Before coming to…
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Matt Pitman

Economics, Innovation, Urban & Regional Studies, Geography

Matt has been involved in academic publishing for over 20 years and during that time has seen numerous changes in the way the industry has developed. He is now primarily involved in commissioning in economics,…
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Alex Pettifer

Politics & Public Policy, Environment, Transport, Asian Studies

Alex joined EEP in 2008, originally as a Commissioning Editor, before being promoted to Editorial Director in 2010. As well as his managerial responsibilities, Alex retains a commissioning role, principally in the area of political…
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Ben Booth

Public Law, European Law, International Law

Ben has worked in publishing for over 15 years and is part of the commissioning team for Elgar’s growing law list. He takes responsibility for the broad areas of public law, European law and international…
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Katy Crossan

Geography, Planning, Tourism, Urban & Regional Studies, Heritage Studies

Katy joined EEP in 2015 as part of the editorial team for Elgar’s growing Geography list. She commissions in areas including human geography, planning, built environment, transport, tourism and heritage studies.
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Luke Adams

Law (Academic & Professional)

Luke joined Elgar in 2000 as a commissioning editor, having spent the formative early part of his publishing career as an academic sales rep at Pearson Education. He began developing the Elgar law programme in…