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  • Enacting Solutions. Management Constellations, an innovative approach to problem-solving and decision.making in organizations

    by Claude Rosselet and 1 more

    Managers and consultants consistently note that much of what has been planned is not implemented and that on the other hand other things that were not planned successfully emerge. The driving forces for innovation are for the main part hidden in the tacit knowledge of organizations. This is where Management Constellations come into place. They permit to gather information that is otherwise not ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • Leaders for a new Africa

    Democrats, Autocrats, and Development

    by Giovanni Carbone and 2 more

    Political leadership can be a crucial ingredient for the development of sub-Saharan Africa. The region has been going through important transformations, with both political landscapes and economic trajectories becoming increasingly diverse. The changes underway include the role of leadership and its broader impact. This volume argues that, on the whole, African leaders and the way they reach power ... Read more

    $13.19 AUD

  • Becoming the ‘Abid

    Lives and Social Origins in Southern Tunisia

    by Marta Scaglioni

    In 2011, after the popular uprising overthrew former President Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali, in Tunisia several issues came to the fore: among them, racism targeting “black” individuals. Few black rights associations emerged, and their struggle culminated in the promulgation of a law punishing racist acts and words in October 2019. The step is historical, and stems from Tunisia’s foreseeing policy ... Read more

    $24.19 AUD

  • Literary Impressionisms

    Resonances of Impressionism in Swedish and Finland-Swedish Prose 1880-1900

    by Camilla Storskog

    series Di/Segni
    This book aims to locate and draw out resonances of impressionism in Swedish and Finland-Swedish prose at the end of the nineteenth century, a field hitherto overlooked in the critical debate on literary impressionism. In order to frame the many alternative approaches to this issue, it examines the use of the term ‘literary impressionism’ not only on the Scandinavian scene but also in an ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Identity of the Contemporary Public Library

    Principles and Methods of Analysis, Evaluation, Interpretation

    by Collectif and 2 more

    series Editoria: passato, presente e futuro
    The volume deals with some of the most relevant issues related to the identity of the public library and its historical, cultural, social, organizational changes, according to a comparative perspective. The topics are covered in four sections (History, Present and Future of the Public Library; Models of Analysis, Measurement, Evaluation; Complexity Challenges; Work in Progress), thus providing a ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD

  • Small farmers for a food system transition: Evidence from Kenya and Tanzania

    by Nunzia Borrelli and 1 more

    This book aims at being a first rendering of the research conducted on the coattails of the SASS Project (Sustainable Agrifood Systems Strategies).The SASS Project was financed by the Ministry of Education, University and Research (MIUR), and it engaged a multidisciplinary team of agronomists, microbiologists, botanists, economists, sociologists and anthropologists. The purpose of the research was ... Read more

    $18.69 AUD

  • The Century of Global Cities

    How Urbanisation Is Changing the World and Shaping our Future

    by Andrea Tobia Zevi

    Cities are gaining importance and influence worldwide.They sustain the global economy, set cultural trends, produce greenhouse gas emissions and consume energy; they attract migration flows and foster new political waves. While cities were supposed to be declining back in the 1980s, the globalised economy has established them as crucial world hubs leading billions of people on every continent, ... Read more

    $13.19 AUD

  • Between Politics and Finance: Hong Kong’s “Infinity War”?

    by Alessia Amighini

    As the Covid-19 pandemic strikes hard, protests in Hong Kong appear to have abated. Distant seem the days when yellow umbrellas and balaclavas saturated global media. And yet, just like at the start of what has now come to be known as the 2019 “global protest wave”, Hong Kong remains at the frontline of political contestation worldwide. The protests against the 2019 Hong Kong anti-extradition law ... Read more

    $13.19 AUD

  • Infrastructure in a Changing World

    Trends and Challenges

    by Carlo Secchi and 1 more

    In a world on the brink of a global recession caused by the COVID-19 global pandemic, the infrastructure efforts of today and tomorrow are more crucial than ever.For one, they are an indispensable countercyclical tool to mitigate the negative effects of the economic paralysis.But they also constitute a pivotal component for a country’s development, raising its competitiveness in the long term. ... Read more

    $13.19 AUD

  • Looking West. The Rise of Asia in the Middle East

    by Valeria Talbot and 1 more

    As the world’s economic and political centre of gravity moves increasingly towards East and South Asia, we can expect a number of countries in these regions to devote more attention to the Middle East. The relations between East and South Asia and the Middle East have significantly expanded as a result of the global rise of Asian economic powers, particularly China, India, Japan and South Korea. ... Read more

    $13.19 AUD

  • Geopolitics by Other Means

    The Indo-Pacific Reality

    by Antonella Mori

    The Asia-Pacific has become the Indo-Pacific region as the US, Japan, Australia and India have decided to join forces and scale-up their political, economic and security cooperation. The message coming from Washington, Tokyo, Canberra and New Delhi is clear: China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is no longer the only game in town and Beijing’s policymakers better get ready for fierce competition. ... Read more

    $13.19 AUD

  • After the Storm

    Post-Pandemic Trends in the Southern Mediterranean

    by Andrey Kortunov and 1 more

    The Mediterranean region has faced a significant number of challenges that have stemmed from turbulent events taking place on its Southern shores: conflicts and instability, the migration crisis, disruptions of regional value chains, souring regional relations, and foreign power interferences that have severely affected the region. The Covid-19 pandemic wreaked havoc on the Southern Mediterranean, ... Read more

    $13.19 AUD