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  • No Number Nine

    by FJ Campbell

    What do you do when your amazing, beloved sister dies?Hide in your room for two years.Sleep with a very, very wrong man.Leave home and start a new life, lying to everyone you meet including your kind employer, your curious friends and the man you love?Pip Mitchell’s an expert at making seriously bad decisions. But when her past, present and future collide at the Sydney Olympic Games, she’s going ... Read more


  • The Islanders

    by FJ Campbell

    A YA reimagining of Thomas Hardy's Far from the Madding Crowd, set in a boarding school.One girl.Three boys.Beautiful, rich, selfish Beth Atkinson is the undisputed queen of her new school and she won’t give that up just to be someone’s girlfriend. Her loyal friend Milo and the intense head boy Edward both try to change her mind, but it’s only when she meets gorgeous, charming Zack that she ... Read more


  • Enjoy the Silence

    by F.J. Campbell

    Heather Sullivan and Danny Green live next door to each other with their single mums in a small town in the middle of nowhere. They're 14 years old, have been best friends all their lives and can both hear the other's voice in their heads.They can't wait for the summer holidays to begin. But their lives are changing: old friends re-appear, absent fathers become not-so-absent, and Danny's face ... Read more


  • Hoofbeats: Flying with Magical Horses

    by Carol Hightshoe and 17 more

    HOOFBEATSThe sound of freedom, power and MAGIC.Horses have the gift of carrying us to far-off lands, accompanying us on adventures and fueling imaginations.In addition to the magic to be found mundane horses – there are the magical horses of legends and lore – unicorns and pegasi – staples of fantasy literature – and more.In Hoofbeats, you will meet magical horses, unicorns, and pegasi – as well ... Read more


  • Cyber-Development, Cyber-Democracy and Cyber-Defense

    Challenges, Opportunities and Implications for Theory, Policy and Practice

    by Elias G. Carayannis and 2 more

    In this volume, contributors from academia, industry, and policy explore the inter-connections among economic development, socio-political democracy and defense and security in the context of a profound transformation, spurred by globalization and supported by the rapid development of information and communication technologies (ICT). This powerful combination of forces is changing the way we live ... Read more


  • Mode 3 Knowledge Production in Quadruple Helix Innovation Systems

    21st-Century Democracy, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship for Development

    by Elias G. Carayannis and 1 more

    series SpringerBriefs in Business
    Developed and developing economies alike face increased resource scarcity and competitive rivalry. In this context, science and technology appear as an essential source of competitive and sustainable advantage at national and regional levels. However, the key determinant of their efficacy is the quality and quantity of entrepreneurship-enabled innovation that unlocks and captures the benefits of ... Read more


  • Epistemic Governance in Higher Education

    Quality Enhancement of Universities for Development

    by Elias G. Carayannis and 1 more

    series SpringerBriefs in Business
    “Epistemic governance” refers to the cognitive and knowledge-related paradigms that underlie a social system. In this volume, the authors apply the concept to higher education. In a comprehensive review of recent literature, they define key terms and concepts, arguing that a good, effective and sustainable governance of higher education is not possible unless the epistemic structure and knowledge ... Read more


  • Democracy Ranking (Edition 2012)

    The Quality of Democracy in the World

    by David F. J. Campbell and 3 more

    The Democracy Ranking measures on a regular and annual basis the quality of democracy and democracy improvement (increases and decreases of quality) in a world-wide comparison. The Democracy Ranking identifies one political and five non-political dimensions: politics (political system); gender equality (socioeconomic and educational); economy (economic system); knowledge (knowledge society and ... Read more


  • Arts, Research, Innovation and Society

    by Gerald Bast and 2 more

    series Arts, Research, Innovation and Society
    This book explores – at the macro, meso and micro levels and in terms of qualitative as well as quantitative studies – theories, policies and practices about the contributions of artistic research and innovations towards defining new forms of knowledge, knowledge production, as well as knowledge diffusion, absorption and use. Artistic research, artistic innovations and arts-based innovations have ... Read more


  • The Future of Education and Labor

    by Gerald Bast and 2 more

    series Arts, Research, Innovation and Society
    This book explores the ways in which education impacts labor markets. Specifically, the contributions in this book indicate that the future of labor is creative, socially aware and inter-disciplinary while identifying the changes and innovations needed in our educational systems to meet this demand.Due to an increasing automatization (robotic manufacturing), the character of labor and work in ... Read more


  • Global Quality of Democracy as Innovation Enabler

    Measuring Democracy for Success

    by David F.J. Campbell

    series Palgrave Studies in Democracy, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship for Growth
    This book assesses the interconnectedness of democracy and economic development. It concentrates on how to conceptualize and to measure democracy and quality of democracy in global comparison. The author makes the argument that a quality-of-democracy understanding based on sustainable development relates crucially with economic growth, but more so with economic development. The empirical macro ... Read more


  • Smart Quintuple Helix Innovation Systems

    How Social Ecology and Environmental Protection are Driving Innovation, Sustainable Development and Economic Growth

    by Elias G. Carayannis and 1 more

    series SpringerBriefs in Business
    This volume examines the relationships among social ecology, innovation, sustainable development and economic growth.The Quintuple Helix innovation model focuses on the interactions among five key elements of society: academia, industry, government, culture, and the environment--with particular respect to harnessing knowledge to promote social, political, and economic development. The Quintuple ... Read more