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Economics and Ageing: Volume III: Long-term Care and Finance
Economics and Ageing: Volume III: Long-term Care and Finance
This upper level textbook provides a coherent introduction to the economic implications of individual and population ageing. Placing economic considerations into a wider social sciences context, this is ideal reading not only for advanced undergraduate and masters students in health economics and economics of ageing, but policy makers,...
Democracy Beyond Elections: Government Accountability in the Media Age (Challenges to Democracy in the 21st Century)
Democracy Beyond Elections: Government Accountability in the Media Age (Challenges to Democracy in the 21st Century)
This book provides the analytical framework for understanding the relationship between media scandals, executive accountability and the crisis of democracy. The empirical findings are based on an original database of 6000 media allegations and investigations in Russia, Germany and Bulgaria. Observations gained from the case studies are then...
Critical Essays on Twin Peaks: The Return
Critical Essays on Twin Peaks: The Return

This edited collection offers an interdisciplinary study of Twin Peaks: The Return, the third season of a TV program that has attracted the attention (and appreciation) of spectators, fans, and critics for over two decades. The book takes readers into several distinct areas and addresses the different approaches and the range...

Muslim Volunteering in the West: Between Islamic Ethos and Citizenship (New Directions in Islam)
Muslim Volunteering in the West: Between Islamic Ethos and Citizenship (New Directions in Islam)

This edited volume explores various facets of Muslims’ civic engagement in Western post-secular societies, fundamentally challenging simplistic boundaries between Islamic ethical conduct and liberal-democratic norms and practice.

Bringing together scholars from sociology, anthropology, and Islamic theology, the...

Access Denied in the Information Age
Access Denied in the Information Age
It was to be expected that a new millennium should bring with it a flurry of observers claiming that we stand on the threshold of a new society. We have not been disappointed. The media excitement at the fantastic financial speculation on the high-tech and internet stock market is but one instance cited to support this claim. This new society is...
30 Years since the Fall of the Berlin Wall: Turns and Twists in Economies, Politics, and Societies in the Post-Communist Countries (Palgrave Studies in Economic History)
30 Years since the Fall of the Berlin Wall: Turns and Twists in Economies, Politics, and Societies in the Post-Communist Countries (Palgrave Studies in Economic History)

The year 2019 marks 30 years since the fall of the Berlin wall. This symbolic event led to German unification and the collapse of communist party rule in countries of the Soviet-led Eastern bloc. Since then, the post-communist countries of Central, Eastern and South-eastern Europe have tied their post-communist transition to deep...

Think Strategically
Think Strategically
Thinking is what sets human beings apart from the rest of the animal kingdom. And thinking is what distinguishes each individual human from all the others. We think differently, and that makes us different people, because it also makes us do things in a host of different ways. Companies differ too, due to the fact that they think...
The Social Meaning of Extra Money: Capitalism and the Commodification of Domestic and Leisure Activities (Dynamics of Virtual Work)
The Social Meaning of Extra Money: Capitalism and the Commodification of Domestic and Leisure Activities (Dynamics of Virtual Work)

Why do ordinary people who used to engage in domestic and leisure activities for free now try to make a profit from them? How and why do people commodify their free time? This book explores the marketization of blogging, cooking, craftwork, gardening, knitting, selling second-hand items, sexcamming, and more generally the economic...

Fantasies of Time and Death: Dunsany, Eddison, Tolkien
Fantasies of Time and Death: Dunsany, Eddison, Tolkien
This book reveals the unique contribution made by the three founding fathers of British fantasy?Lord Dunsany, E. R. Eddison and J. R. R. Tolkien?to our culture’s perennial reassessment of the meanings of time, death and eternity. It traces the poetic, philosophical and theological roots of the striking preoccupation with mortality and...
Discretion and the Quest for Controlled Freedom
Discretion and the Quest for Controlled Freedom

Looking at discretion broadly as the exercise of controlled freedom, this edited volume introduces insights from a range of social sciences perspectives. Traditionally, discussions of discretion have drawn on legal notions of the appropriate exercise of legitimate authority specified by legislators. However, empirical and...

Global Financial Centers, Economic Power, and (In)Efficiency
Global Financial Centers, Economic Power, and (In)Efficiency

This book scrutinizes global financial flows and stocks, both financial assets and liabilities and their impact on the global balance of economic power, especially as they affect the largest and fastest-growing countries in both the developed and the developing world. It shows how financial flows can promote economic growth and...

Barriers to Entry: Overcoming Challenges and Achieving Breakthroughs in a Chinese Workplace
Barriers to Entry: Overcoming Challenges and Achieving Breakthroughs in a Chinese Workplace
This book offers a unique perspective on the challenges that non-Chinese employed by Chinese companies face and provides insight into the issues foreign employees working for Chinese management encounter. As its source of content the book analyzes the experiences of those currently working for Chinese companies both inside and outside...
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