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  • Securityby Lucia Zedner

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 51.95

    Just a decade ago security had little claim to criminological attention. Today a combination of disciplinary paradigm shifts, policy changes, and world political events have pushed security to the forefront of the criminological agenda. Distinctions between public safety and private protection, policing and security services, national and international... more...

  • Creative Economies, Creative Citiesby Lily Kong; Justin O'Connor

    Springer Netherlands 2009; US$ 163.30

    The cultural and creative industries are becoming increasingly prominent on many policy agendas. This book provides critical and comparative perspectives between Asia and Europe. Showing the differences between them allows for meaningful comparisons. more...

  • Soft Innovationby Paul Stoneman

    OUP Oxford 2010; US$ 47.99 US$ 41.27

    Much of the existing economic literature on innovation has taken a particularly functional viewpoint as to what innovation might be. This book explores 'soft innovation', found in the creative industries such as publishing, film-making, advertising, and architecture, which has been, hitherto, ignored in innovation studies. more...

  • Starbucksby Marie Bussing-Burks

    ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 50.00

    Starbucks tells the story of how a single retail outlet opened in 1971 became the world's largest chain of coffeehouses, and for that matter, one of the largest franchises of any kind, with over $10 billion in sales in 2008. Starbucks offers readers the opportunity to get to know this extraordinary corporation's leaders, employees, guiding... more...

  • The Automotive Industry in an Era of Eco-Austerityby Peter E. Wells

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2010; US$ 40.00

    The Automotive Industry in an Era of Eco-Austerity analyses the future prospects of the largest manufacturing sector in the world, the automotive industry, at a time of unprecedented global financial crisis and unrelenting environmental pressure. more...

  • Creative Labourby David Hesmondhalgh; Sarah Baker

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    What is it like to work in the media? Are media jobs more ?creative? than those in other sectors? To answer these questions, this book explores the creative industries, using a combination of original research and a synthesis of existing studies. Through its close analysis of key issues ? such as tensions between commerce and creativity, the conditions... more...

  • Plunkett's Biotech & Genetics Industry Almanac 2010by Jack W. Plunkett

    Plunkett Research, Ltd. 2009; US$ 299.99

    A complete market research guide to the business of biotech, genetics, proteomics and related services--a tool for strategic planning, competitive intelligence, employment searches, or financial research. Complete profiles of nearly 400 leading biotech companies, in-depth chapters on trends. Includes glossary thorough indexes, statistics, research... more...

  • Plunkett's Biotech & Genetics Industry Almanac 2011by Jack W. Plunkett

    Plunkett Research, Ltd. 2010; US$ 299.99

    A complete market research guide to the business of biotech and genetics?a tool for strategic planning, competitive intelligence, employment searches or financial research. Includes in-depth chapters on trends, statistics, research and emerging technology. Features complete profiles of nearly 400 leading biotech companies, including addresses, phone... more...

  • Cultural Studies and Cultural Industries in Northeast Asiaby Chris Berry; Nicola Liscutin; Jonathan D. Mackintosh

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2009; US$ 50.00

    Highlights how regional popular cultures and creative industries have become globally powerful, analyzing gender and labor issues amid differing regulatory frameworks of cultural production and piracy in Asia. more...

  • Start Your Own Green Businessby Entrepreneur Press

    Entrepreneur Press 2009; US$ 17.99

    Do you have a go green or go home attitude? If so, you?ve got the right outlook for today?s business world. Discover how to establish your business as a green businessstarting at the ground level, and starting now! From helping you explore environmentally-friendly opportunities to choosing eco-friendly means of production, our experts take you step... more...