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  1. Handbook of Critical Policy Studies

    Handbook of Critical Policy Studies

    Edited by Frank Fischer, Douglas Torgerson, Anna Durnova, Michael Orsini
    Critical policy studies, as illustrated in this Handbook, challenges the conventional approaches public policy inquiry. But it offers important innovations as well, in particular its focus on discursive politics, policy argumentation and deliberation, and interpretive modes of analysis. Learn More
    January 2016   Hardback Price: $ 270.00   Web: $ 243.00
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  2. Handbook of Qualitative Research Techniques and Analysis in Entrepreneurship

    Handbook of Qualitative Research Techniques and Analysis in Entrepreneurship

    Edited by Claire Leitch
    This insightful Handbook introduces a variety of qualitative data collection methods and analysis techniques pertinent in exploring the complex phenomenon of entrepreneurship. Detailed and practical accounts of how to conduct research employing verbal protocol analysis, critical incident technique, repertory grids, metaphors, and the constant comparative method are provided. Scholars new to the area, doctoral students, as well as established academics keen to extend their research scope, will find this book an invaluable and timely resource. Learn More
    December 2015   Hardback Price: $ 225.00   Web: $ 202.50
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  3. Handbook of Research Methods and Applications in Transport Economics and Policy

    Handbook of Research Methods and Applications in Transport Economics and Policy

    Edited by Chris Nash
    Transport economics and policy analysis is a field which has seen major advances in methodology in recent decades, covering issues such as estimating cost functions, modelling of demand, dealing with externalities, examining industry ownership and structure, pricing and investment decisions and measuring economic impacts. This Handbook contains reviews of all these methods, with an emphasis on practical applications, commissioned from an international cast of experts in the field. Learn More
    November 2015   Hardback Price: $ 270.00   Web: $ 243.00
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  4. Handbook of Research Methods and Applications in Social Capital

    Handbook of Research Methods and Applications in Social Capital

    Edited by Yaojun Li
    Social capital is fundamentally concerned with resources in social relations. This Handbook brings together leading scholars from around the world to address important questions on the determinants, manifestations and consequences of social capital. Combining cutting-edge theory and appropriate data and methods, it presents a challenge to both social capital researchers interested in explaining social inequality and to policy-makers with responsibility for designing effective measures for enhancing social cohesion. Learn More
    October 2015   Hardback Price: $ 255.00   Web: $ 229.50
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  5. Handbook of Research methods and Applications in Environmental Studies

    Handbook of Research methods and Applications in Environmental Studies

    Edited by Matthias Ruth
    This volume presents methods to advance the understanding of interdependencies between the well-being of human societies and the performance of their biophysical environment. It showcases applications to material and energy use; urbanization and technological transition; economic growth and social vulnerabilities; development and governance of social and industrial networks; the role of history, culture, and science itself in carrying out analysis and guiding policy; as well as the role of theory, data, and models in guiding decisions. Learn More
    October 2015   Hardback Price: $ 290.00   Web: $ 261.00
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  6. Handbook of Research Methods on Human Resource Development

    Handbook of Research Methods on Human Resource Development

    Edited by Mark N.K. Saunders, Paul Tosey
    As Human Resource Development (HRD) research has developed, a growing variety of quantitative and qualitative data collection procedures and analysis techniques have been adopted; research designs now include mono, multiple and mixed methods. This Handbook brings together the wealth of research methods experience gained by HRD researchers into one essential volume. Organised into four parts, the book explores conceptual issues, qualitative research methods, quantitative research methods and methodological challenges. It utilises the wealth of research experiences of leading HRD scholars to provide a range of insights highlighting what works, what does not work and associated challenges. Each chapter provides annotated further reading, allowing the reader to expand on the topics discussed. Learn More
    September 2015   Hardback Price: $ 225.00   Web: $ 202.50
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  7. Handbook of Research Methods and Applications in Economic Geography

    Handbook of Research Methods and Applications in Economic Geography

    Edited by Charlie Karlsson, Martin Andersson, Therese Norman
    This Handbook provides an overview and assessment of the state-of-the-art regarding research methods, approaches and applications central to economic geography. The chapters are written by distinguished researchers from a variety of scholarly traditions and with a background in different academic disciplines including economics, economic, human and cultural geography, and economic history. The resulting Handbook covers a broad spectrum of methodologies and approaches applicable in analyses pertaining to the geography of economic activities and economic outcomes. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 290.00   Web: $ 261.00
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  8. Handbook of Research Methods and Applications in Spatially Integrated Social Science

    Handbook of Research Methods and Applications in Spatially Integrated Social Science

    Edited by Robert Stimson
    The chapters in this book provide coverage of the theoretical underpinnings and methodologies that typify research using a Spatially Integrated Social Science (SISS) approach. This insightful Handbook is intended chiefly as a primer for students and budding researchers who wish to investigate social, economic and behavioural phenomena by giving explicit consideration to the roles of space and place. The majority of chapters provide an emphasis on demonstrating applications of methods, tools and techniques that are used in SISS research, including long-established and relatively new approaches. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 290.00   Web: $ 261.00
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  9. Handbook of Research Methods and Applications in Entrepreneurship and Small Business

    Handbook of Research Methods and Applications in Entrepreneurship and Small Business

    Edited by Alan Carsrud, Malin Brännback
    This thought provoking book builds on existing research traditions that make small business, entrepreneurship and family business a resource rich arena for study. It steps back to ask fundamental questions that every researcher should consider prior to engaging in data collection. It focuses on topics that have traditionally frustrated researchers including experimental methods in small business research, scale development, control variables and language issues in cross cultural research. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 175.00   Web: $ 157.50
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    October 2015   Paperback Price: $ 39.95   Web: $ 31.96
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  10. Teaching Entrepreneurship to Postgraduates

    Teaching Entrepreneurship to Postgraduates

    Colin Jones
    Written by the author of the successful Teaching Entrepreneurship to Undergraduates, this book promotes a learner-centred approach to thinking about how to teach entrepreneurship to postgraduates. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 103.00   Web: $ 92.70
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  11. Handbook of Longitudinal Research Methods in Organisation and Business Studies

    Handbook of Longitudinal Research Methods in Organisation and Business Studies

    Edited by Mélanie E. Hassett, Eriikka Paavilainen-Mäntymäki
    This innovative Handbook demonstrates that there is no single best approach to conducting longitudinal studies. At their best, longitudinal research designs yield rich, contextualised, multilevel and deep understanding of the studied phenomenon. The lack of resources in terms of time, funding and people can pose a serious challenge to conducting longitudinal research. This book tackles many of these challenges and discusses the role of longitudinal research programmes in overcoming such obstacles. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 232.00   Web: $ 208.80
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    2015   Paperback Price: $ 55.00   Web: $ 44.00
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  12. Legal Thought and Philosophy

    Legal Thought and Philosophy

    Bert van Roermund
    Legal Thought and Philosophy clarifies background questions in legal research projects, such as the relationship between law and justice, law and politics, law and knowledge, facts and norms, normativity and validity, constituent and constitutional power, and rule and context. It provides advanced students in law and philosophy with an account of legal thinking that combines analytical and phenomenological insights. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 129.00   Web: $ 116.10
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    2014   Paperback Price: $ 45.00   Web: $ 36.00
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  13. Handbook of Research Methods and Applications in Empirical Macroeconomics

    Handbook of Research Methods and Applications in Empirical Macroeconomics

    Edited by Nigar Hashimzade, Michael A. Thornton
    This comprehensive Handbook presents the current state of art in the theory and methodology of macroeconomic data analysis. It is intended as a reference for graduate students and researchers interested in exploring new methodologies, but can also be employed as a graduate text. The Handbook concentrates on the most important issues, models and techniques for research in macroeconomics, and highlights the core methodologies and their empirical application in an accessible manner. Each chapter is largely self-contained, whilst the comprehensive introduction provides an overview of the key statistical concepts and methods. All of the chapters include the essential references for each topic and provide a sound guide for further reading. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 299.00   Web: $ 269.10
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    2015   Paperback Price: $ 65.00   Web: $ 52.00
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  14. Handbook of Research on Sport and Business

    Handbook of Research on Sport and Business

    Edited by Sten Söderman, Harald Dolles
    This Handbook draws together top international researchers and discusses the state of the art and the future direction of research at the nexus between sport and business. It is heavily built upon choosing, applying and evaluating appropriate quantitative as well as qualitative research methods for practical advice in sport and business research. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 279.00   Web: $ 251.10
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    2015   Paperback Price: $ 65.00   Web: $ 52.00
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  15. Handbook of Research Methods and Applications in Empirical Finance

    Handbook of Research Methods and Applications in Empirical Finance

    Edited by Adrian R. Bell, Chris Brooks, Marcel Prokopczuk
    This impressive Handbook presents the quantitative techniques that are commonly employed in empirical finance research together with real-world, state-of-the-art research examples. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 248.00   Web: $ 223.20
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    2014   Paperback Price: $ 55.00   Web: $ 44.00
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  16. Handbook of Research Methods and Applications in Urban Economies

    Handbook of Research Methods and Applications in Urban Economies

    Edited by Peter Karl Kresl, Jaime Sobrino
    In this timely Handbook, seventeen renowned contributors from Asia, the Americas and Europe provide chapters that deal with some of the most intriguing and important aspects of research methodologies on cities and urban economies. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 248.00   Web: $ 223.20
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    2014   Paperback Price: $ 65.00   Web: $ 52.00
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  17. Learning and Knowing in Practice-based Studies

    Learning and Knowing in Practice-based Studies

    Silvia Gherardi, Antonio Strati
    Why is it that so many aspects of organizations are now spoken of as practices? How can organizations be studied within a practice-based approach? How can workable knowledge about them be produced? The authors answer these questions theoretically and through empirical examples. They provide an overview on practice-based studies illustrating their main topics, research methods, and the theoretical reflections that support a non-rationalist and non-cognitivist view of organizations. The book addresses the principal features of practice-based theorizing and its key concepts, then concludes with methodological reflections on the practice-based approach. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 129.00   Web: $ 116.10
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  18. How to Conduct a Practice-based Study

    How to Conduct a Practice-based Study

    Silvia Gherardi
    The practice-based approach to the study of work and organizing has been widely adopted in recent years, yet its theoretical and methodological systematization has only just begun. Silvia Gherardi expertly provides an overview on the topics and issues addressed by practice-based studies. By means of a series of examples drawn from the best-known analyses using this approach, the book provides methodological guidance on how to conduct empirical research on practices, and how to interpret them from three perspectives: practices ‘from outside’ practices ‘from inside’, and the social effects produced by practices. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 110.00   Web: $ 99.00
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    2014   Paperback Price: $ 39.95   Web: $ 31.96
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  19. Family Business Studies

    Family Business Studies

    Alfredo De Massis, Pramodita Sharma, Jess H. Chua, James J. Chrisman
    This book catalogues the 215 most-cited empirical, theoretical and practical articles on family business published in 33 journals since 1996. Researchers, students and practicing managers will find it indispensable as a quick reference and guide to what we have learned about family firms. Annotations for the articles consist of: summary of key findings, research questions, contributions, and research implications. They also include a detailed description of the methodologies, empirical data, definitions, and conceptual models used. In addition, the book features chapters that review the literature, discuss how family businesses have been defined, present recent trends in family business empirical research, and provide an agenda for future research. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 165.00   Web: $ 148.50
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  20. Handbook of Research Methods in Tourism

    Handbook of Research Methods in Tourism

    Edited by Larry Dwyer, Alison Gill, Neelu Seetaram
    This insightful book explores the most important established and emerging qualitative and quantitative research methods in tourism. The authors provide a detailed overview of the nature of the research method, its use in tourism, the advantages and limitations, and future directions for research. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 253.00   Web: $ 227.70
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    2014   Paperback Price: $ 65.00   Web: $ 52.00
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