Recent Submissions

  • Electronic/digital HRM: A primer 

    Thite, Mohan (e-HRM: Digital Approaches, Directions & Applications, 2019)
    There is an explosion of digital technologies in recent times that have fundamentally altered business models, corporate strategies and the way we live, work, conduct business and communicate. The human resources (HR) ...
  • South East Queensland: Change and Continuity in Planning 

    Burton, Paul (Planning Metropolitan Australia, 2018)
    This chapter describes the growth of South East Queensland since 2000 before charting chronologically the various attempts since the beginning of this century to meet the challenges of growth management through processes ...
  • Striving for Impact Beyond the Academy? Planning Research in Australia 

    Burton, Paul (Planning Knowledge and Research, 2018)
    This chapter focuses as its starting point the assumption that planning research could and should be of greater practical value, but subjects this assumption to critical scrutiny. It does so in the context of planning ...
  • Qualitative Research and Tourism Studies 

    Jennings, Gayle (The SAGE Handbook of Tourism Management: Theories, Concepts and Disciplinary Approaches to Tourism, 2018)
    [ Qualitative research is a situated activity that locates the observer in the world . ... This means that qualitative researchers study things in their natural settings, attempting to make sense of or interpret phenomena ...
  • India’s responses to US–China rivalry in the South China Sea 

    Hall, Ian (US-China Competition and the South China Sea Disputes, 2018)
    This chapter analyses the drivers of India’s growing involvement in Southeast Asia and its emerging engagement in the South China Sea dispute in the shadow of US–China rivalry. It traces the evolution of India’s deepening, ...
  • Greening Australian social work practice and education 

    Nipperess, Sharlene; Boddy, Jennifer (The Routledge Handbook of Green Social Work, 2018)
    Australia's environment is unique and diverse. It is renowned for its extraordinary wildlife and spectacular landscapes. But Australia's environment is also at great risk. Australian social workers have long considered ...
  • India’s National Security: A Liberal Account 

    Hall, Ian (The Oxford Handbook of India's National Security, 2018)
    A liberal account of Indian national security is more complicated than its realist-and arguably also its constructivist-counterparts. Realist accounts appeal, in varying ways, to the anarchical structure of the international ...
  • Emotions and International Political Theory 

    Jeffery, Renee (The Oxford Handbook of International Political Theory, 2018)
    This chapter examines the contribution made by the “emotional turn,” one of the most exciting and revolutionary developments in contemporary scholarship, to the key concerns of contemporary International Political Theory ...
  • Guardianship 

    Reynald, Danielle (The Oxford Handbook of Environmental Criminology, 2018)
    The concept of guardianship has been defined as “any spatio-temporally specific supervision of people or property by other people which may prevent criminal violations from occurring.” As a key process of crime prevention ...
  • Maritime Piracy 

    Townsley, Michael (The Oxford Handbook of Environmental Criminology, 2018)
    This chapter outlines how theories of environmental criminology can inform our understanding of maritime piracy and assesses empirically how the incidence of maritime piracy is influenced by opportunities created by a ...
  • Computer Simulations: Agent-Focused Environmental Criminology 

    Birks, Daniel (The Oxford Handbook of Environmental Criminology, 2018)
    In recent years, the field of social simulation has been dominated by the individual, or agent-based, computational model (ABM). ABMs provide unique means to explore complex social systems by allowing researchers to construct ...
  • Victimization Surveys in Environmental Criminology 

    Tseloni, Andromachi; Tilley, Nick; Farrell, Graham (The Oxford Handbook of Environmental Criminology, 2018)
    This chapter provides examples of the ways in which victimization surveys have been used in environmental criminology to identify spatial distributions of crime and to test and refine hypotheses that speak to these ...
  • Information Erasure 

    Croucher, Toshio; Wright, Jackson; Ribeiro de Carvalho, Andre; Barnett, Stephen; Vaccaro, Joan (Thermodynamics in the Quantum Regime, 2018)
    The origin of thermodynamics is intimately related to the development of heat engines in the 18th century. Understanding the connections between macroscopic quantities such as pressure, volume and temperature, as well as ...
  • Community Music Contexts, Dynamics, and Sustainability 

    Schippers, Huib (The Oxford Handbook of Community Music, 2018)
    Across the world, much community music-making continues to flourish as ‘organic’ practices. But as communities and their circumstances change, sometimes the need arises for active interventions with the aim to establish ...
  • The agency of sonic art in a changing climates 

    Barclay, Leah (The Routledge Research Companion to Electronic Music: Reaching out with Technology, 2018)
    The global ecological crisis has inspired a movement of artists leading critical discourse on climate change through transdisciplinary collaborations, public art and community engagement. In our visually dominant society, ...
  • Are collective identity and action being squashed by individualism? 

    Peetz, David (Work and Identity: Contemporary Perspectives on Workplace Diversity, 2018)
    This chapter addresses a core aspect of the question: “is the collectivism of labour in fundamental decline?” with particular attention to the attitudinal dimension of collectivism, including collective identities, using ...
  • Airline business strategy 

    Lohmann, Gui; Spasojevic Sijacki, Bojana (The Routledge Companion to Air Transport Management, 2018)
    Airlines are notorious for providing lower returns on investment when compared with other corporations. As a result, airline executives implement business strategies aiming to obtain higher than normal financial returns. ...
  • Expectations and Encounters: Comparing Perceptions of Police Services Among the Underprivileged in South Africa and Zimbabwe 

    Mutongwizo, Tariro (The Palgrave Handbook of Criminology and the Global South, 2018)
    Access to basic services is most challenging in underprivileged communities in the South. In many cases, services are either deficient or unavailable. The research uses household surveys from 2010 in under-resourced urban ...
  • Algorithm for the Automated Evaluation of NAT2 Genotypes 

    Michael, Georg; Thier, Ricarda; Blaszkewicz, Meinolf; Selinski, Silvia; Golka, Klaus (Urothelial Carcinoma: Methods and Protocols, 2018)
    N-Acetyltransferase 2 (NAT2) genotyping by PCR and RFLP-based methods provides information on seven single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) without deriving the chromosomal phase (haplotype). So genotyping results must be ...
  • Popular music and autobiographical memory: intimate connections over the life course 

    Istvandity, Lauren (The Routledge Companion to Popular Music History and Heritage, 2018)
    Personal memories are commonly influenced by experiences within and beyond our control; one such influence is that of music. Routine experiences with music can become intense and deeply moving, and are affected by the ...

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