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New Perspectives, Contexts and Roles

This forward-thinking book provides an invaluable contribution to the burgeoning field of research on women in family business. Combining academic rigour with first-hand narrative accounts, Women in Family Business explores classic family business concerns while considering how gender, feminism and cultural differences play a part in these organizations.

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Intellectual Property, Value and Labor

Placing himself at the crossroads of economics, law, and sociology, Christian Bessy investigates the contemporary transformation of intellectual property rights (IPR) with the emergence of new conventions for their valuation. He demonstrates how entities previously considered inappropriate have now become the object of property rights by means of a creeping legal codification and generate inequalities.

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Perceived Benefits versus Unintended Consequences, Second Edition

In this thoroughly revised second edition of Publish or Perish, Imad A. Moosa extends and develops his analysis of the continual pressure to publish research which plagues the academic sphere. Perceptive and provocative, the book identifies the duress placed upon academics to either publish their work regularly or face the negative consequences, ranging from a lack of promotion to redundancy.

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Reconciling Biology, Psychology and Sociology

This authoritative book proposes a methodological and theoretical strategy for developing sociological explanations of the socio-cultural universe. Jonathan H. Turner and Alexandra Maryanski discuss the problems that persist in explaining the socio-cultural universe using only biological and psychological approaches and outline new strategies for understanding the evolution of human beings and their biological nature.

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Issues related to teaching and learning information systems concepts have received keen interest from IS academics since the discipline’s inception over 60 years ago. Bringing together cutting-edge research from over 30 international experts, Teaching Information Systems presents a timely assessment of critical issues associated with the IS curriculum, the learner, and the learning environment.

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The Politics of Risk Regulation in Europe and the United States

Examining one of the fastest growing industries in the world, Ronit Justo-Hanani compares the distinctly different approaches between both sides of the Atlantic when regulating the health, safety and environmental risks of nanotechnology and its novel properties.

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If Design is about forming materials, then what are the materials of Service Design? In this ground-breaking book, Johan Blomkvist, Simon Clatworthy and Stefan Holmlid explore this question by establishing a discourse around the materials of service design, discussing materials as a means to explore what service design is and could be.

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Doing Without, Doing With Less

This timely book takes an insightful look at rethinking innovation and how lessons can be learnt from what is a major turning point in our contemporary societies: the urgent need to reduce the use or consumption of certain substances and technologies due to the dangers they pose to our environments and current way of life. Using theoretical reflection and empirical work in a broad range of sectors including agriculture, food, health, religion, energy, packaging, markets and digital technology, eminent scholars utilise new perspectives to enrich our understanding of innovation processes and how these can be transformed.

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Industrial Relations and Equitable Socio-technical Change

This is an open access title available under the terms of a CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 License. It is free to read, download and share on Elgaronline.com. This timely book provides an innovative study of the profound changes and latest challenges facing the construction sector. It adopts a socio-technical approach to analyse not only the role of technological factors, but also that of actors and their social dialogue and industrial relations.

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Digital Transformation and Opportunity for the Next Growth Continent

Offering invaluable insights into technologically-driven change in Africa, this incisive book envisions myriad positive economic changes brought about by new technologies and innovations. Rooted in original research from contributors who have worked and taught in Africa, it encapsulates developments and breakthroughs throughout the continent.

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