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Expanded Edition

This revised and expanded Elgar Encyclopedia of International Economic Law is the new benchmark and flagship reference work for the study of international economic law. A comprehensive resource, its pages present the field in its broadest, real-world context. New entries will be added every month and PDF downloads will be available once the Encyclopedia is complete.

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Encyclopedia

This dynamic Encyclopedia presents succinct definitions, explanations and compact reviews of a comprehensive range of topics in the continually evolving field of International Strategic Management (ISM). A diverse and international collective of eminent scholars and thought leaders leverage their research expertise to present concise reviews of the state of the art of research in ISM, exploring the manifold aspects of firms’ global strategies.

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A Signalling Theory Approach

ESG Rating Agencies and Financial Regulation presents an essential and nuanced understanding of rating agencies through the utilisation of signalling theory. Daniel Cash provides fresh insight on the role of ESG rating agencies in the financial market and explores the relationship between ESG and modern business practices to explain the continued drive for effective ESG rating agencies.

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Exploring Hybridizations

Expertly navigating the complex relationships between accounting and the development of hybridized public governance, this erudite Handbook critically analyses the most pressing challenges and limitations currently facing accounting and public governance research. Comprehensively drawing intricate links between accounting, public governance and hybridization, it conceptualizes the role of accounting by looking at the current and prospective needs of hybridized public governance.

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Handbook

Foreword by Alan Walker, Professor of Social Policy and Social Gerontology, University of Sheffield, UK Written by a global collective of scholars from a wide variety of backgrounds, including health studies, psychology and economics as well as social policy and gerontology, this timely Research Agenda highlights the challenges and opportunities of rising longevity and population ageing for social policy providing clear directions for future research.

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Monograph Book

Following the extensive global impact of COVID-19, this forward-looking Research Handbook examines the pandemic from a public management perspective, exploring the roles and responses of public managers and considering how public organisations will be reshaped in the future.

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Conversations with Leading Women Scholars

As a fascinating interdisciplinary and emerging field of research and practice, cross-cultural management is shaped and enriched by women scholars. This book takes an engaging narrative approach to insightful conversations with 12 women academics to illuminate key concepts, methods and issues within this ever-evolving field. The leading scholars interviewed are: Nancy Jane Adler, Zeynep Aycan, Ariane Berthoin Antal, Nakiye Boyacigiller, Mary Yoko Brannen, Paula Caligiuri, Sylvie Chevrier, Martha Maznevski, Joyce Osland, Sonja Sackmann, Susan C. Schneider, Lena Zander

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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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The role of the accountant is changing, as developments in technology alter the ways in which information is prepared and analysed. This Research Handbook addresses the use of both financial and non-financial information for planning, decision-making and control in organisations. Written by experts in the field, the book uses comprehensive literature reviews, empirical fieldwork and theoretical developments to provide an overview of research in this important area.

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This timely Handbook offers a detailed cross-policy assessment on the need, locale and impact of regional cooperation and integration, addressing how the principles of regional integration have affected multi-level governance and subsequent public policy. Individual chapters provide explanations of what regional cooperation means in a specific policy area, identify relevant theories, and present empirical evidence to support the arguments outlined.

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