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  • Creative Economies, Creative Citiesby

    Springer Netherlands 2009; US$ 209.00

    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...

  • Cultivating Biodiversity to Transform Agricultureby

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 189.00

    How can cultivated plant biodiversity contribute to the transformation and the "ecologization" of agriculture in Southern countries? Based on extensive field work in the Southern countries, a great deal of scientific progress is presented in all areas affecting agriculture (agronomy, plant breeding and crop protection, cultivation systems, etc.) in... more...

  • Framing the Brideby Bonnie Adrian

    University of California Press 2003; US$ 15.95

    With a wedding impending, the Taiwanese bride-to-be turns to bridal photographers, makeup artists, and hair stylists to transform her image beyond recognition. They give her fairer skin, eyes like a Western baby doll, and gowns inspired by sources from Victorian England to MTV. An absorbing consideration of contemporary bridal practices in Taiwan,... more...

  • Fast, Easy, and In Cashby Jason Antrosio; Rudi Colloredo-Mansfeld

    University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 25.00

    ?Artisan? has become a buzzword in the developed world, used for items like cheese, wine, and baskets, as corporations succeed at branding their cheap, mass-produced products with the popular appeal of small-batch, handmade goods. The unforgiving realities of the artisan economy, however, never left the global south, and anthropologists have worried... more...

  • The Luxury Market in Indiaby Glyn Atwal; Soumya Jain

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 100.00

    A window into the highly complex Indian luxury market, providing strategies to guide brands in entering this high potential market and capturing the luxury rupee. Sets out to uncover strategies that will help to avoid market failure and leverage opportunities to win in India. more...

  • Luxury Talent Managementby Gilles Auguste; Michel Gutsatz

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 42.00

    The first book focusing specifically on talent management, retention and leadership in the luxury industry. It explores how to lead and manage the people this industry attracts, and the major HR challenges the industry is about to face as the previous generation of luxury pioneers retire and Asia becomes a major player in the luxury world. more...

  • Licensing, Selling and Finance in the Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Industriesby Mr Martin Austin

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 134.95

    Licensing, Selling and Finance in the Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Industries is an assessment of the turbulent state of pharmaceutical and biotechnology markets as we enter the second decade of the 21st Century. At the same time, the book offers a cautionary evaluation of the future financing of innovation in terms of what's gone wrong and how to... more...

  • Business Development for the Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Industryby Mr Martin Austin

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 119.95

    Business Development in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries accounts for over $5 billion in licensing deal value per year and much more than that in the value of mergers and acquisitions. Transactions range from licences to patented academic research, to product developments as licences, joint ventures and acquisition of intellectual property... more...

  • Theorizing Cultural Workby Mark Banks; Rosalind Gill; Stephanie Taylor

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    In recent years, cultural work has engaged the interest of scholars from a broad range of social science and humanities disciplines. The debate in this ?turn to cultural work? has largely been based around evaluating its advantages and disadvantages: its freedoms and its constraints, its informal but precarious nature, the inequalities within its... more...

  • Building & Running a Successful Research Businessby Mary Ellen Bates

    Information Today, Inc. 2010; US$ 27.95

    The essential handbook for every information entrepreneur, this is the indispensable guide to launching, managing, and growing an independent research firm. From beginning to end, this newly updated study navigates through every stage of the process—introductory procedures, conducting the company, the ideal marketing methods, and maximizing research.... more...