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The Dark Side of Leadership: An Institutional Perspective
The Dark Side of Leadership: An Institutional Perspective

Contrary to the notion that leaders contribute to positive behaviour within organisations, this book reflects growing interest in the ‘dark side’ of leadership: the unethical and immoral personalities that can reside in positions of power. Drawing on empirical and theoretical analysis, the author examines immorality...

Social Evolution, Political Psychology, and the Media in Democracy: The Invisible Hand in the U.S. Marketplace of Ideas
Social Evolution, Political Psychology, and the Media in Democracy: The Invisible Hand in the U.S. Marketplace of Ideas

This book analyzes why we believe what we believe about politics, and how the answer affects the way democracy functions. It does so by applying social evolution theory to the relationship between the news media and politics, using the United States as its primary example. This includes a critical review and integration of...

Language Structure, Variation and Change: The Case of Old Spanish Syntax
Language Structure, Variation and Change: The Case of Old Spanish Syntax
This book offers an original account of the dynamics of syntactic change and the evolving structure of Old Spanish that combines rigorous manuscript-based investigation, quantitative analysis and a syntactic approach grounded in Minimalist thinking. Its analysis of both successful and failed changes demonstrates the degree of unpredictability...
Education and the Ontological Question: Addressing a Missing Dimension
Education and the Ontological Question: Addressing a Missing Dimension

This book identifies and expands upon the link between ontology and education, exposing a lack of ontological inquiry as the vital missing element in the study and practice of modern education today. In this book, Roy aims to reintroduce ontological thinking and reasoning that grounds historical and...

Why Capitalists Need Communists: The Politics of Flourishing (Wellbeing in Politics and Policy)
Why Capitalists Need Communists: The Politics of Flourishing (Wellbeing in Politics and Policy)
Britain faces huge challenges: inequality, public services under constant pressure, climate change - and in the long term, the impacts of automation and artificial intelligence. At the same time, the political and economic elite seem to have reached an impasse: there is a sense that things can only get worse. In Why Capitalists Need...
Strategic Employee Communication: Building a Culture of Engagement
Strategic Employee Communication: Building a Culture of Engagement

Employee engagement (or a lack thereof) can often be linked to poor communication and a detachment from company goals. Companies of all sizes are looking for ways to boost communication, recognizing its impact on key business outcomes, such as productivity and profitability.

This book offers fresh insights about...

States, Intergovernmental Relations, and Market Development: Comparing Capitalist Growth in Contemporary China and 19th Century United States (Governing China in the 21st Century)
States, Intergovernmental Relations, and Market Development: Comparing Capitalist Growth in Contemporary China and 19th Century United States (Governing China in the 21st Century)
This book is a theoretical and empirical analysis of institutional foundation of long-term economic growth from the perspective of state-market and central-local relations. The book argues that, in order to safeguard sustainable market development, it is necessary to centralize certain functions of the state to overcome local predatory...
Technologies of International Relations: Continuity and Change
Technologies of International Relations: Continuity and Change

This book examines the role of technology in the core voices for International Relations theory and how this has shaped the contemporary thinking of ‘IR’ across some of the discipline’s major texts. Through an interview format between different generations of IR scholars, the conversations of the book analyse the...

Renewable Energy in the UK: Past, Present and Future (Energy, Climate and the Environment)
Renewable Energy in the UK: Past, Present and Future (Energy, Climate and the Environment)
?This book offers a detailed account of how renewable energy has moved from the margins to the mainstream in the UK, and of the battles that have been fought to achieve this, trawling through the often troubled history of government involvement.  

The book examines how renewables became what
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Information, Technology and Control in a Changing World: Understanding Power Structures in the 21st Century (International Political Economy Series)
Information, Technology and Control in a Changing World: Understanding Power Structures in the 21st Century (International Political Economy Series)
This book explores the interconnected ways in which the control of knowledge has become central to the exercise of political, economic, and social power. Building on the work of International Political Economy scholar Susan Strange, this multidisciplinary volume features experts from political science, anthropology, law, criminology,...
Human Geographies Within the Pale of Settlement: Order and Disorder During the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries
Human Geographies Within the Pale of Settlement: Order and Disorder During the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries
This study suggests how traditional language-rich narrative histories of the Pale of Settlement can benefit from drawing on the large vocabularies, questions, theories and analytical methods of human geography, economics and the social sciences for an understanding of how Jewish communities responded to multiple disruptions during the nineteenth...
Trade Facilitation Capacity Needs: Policy Directions for National and Regional Development in West Africa
Trade Facilitation Capacity Needs: Policy Directions for National and Regional Development in West Africa
This book provides a comprehensive analysis of both national and regional trade facilitation capacities, issues, challenges and lessons, with a special interest in sustainably advancing West Africa’s regional trade facilitation agenda. It examines the contributions of trade facilitation towards enhancing regional integration and economic...
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