E-books: Industry & Industrial Studies

  • Boko Haram: Security Considerations and the Rise of an Insurgency book cover

    Boko Haram

    Security Considerations and the Rise of an Insurgency, 1st Edition

    By Ona Ekhomu

    Boko Haram analyzes the activities and atrocities of Nigeria’s Jihadi terrorist group, Boko Haram, in the context of global religious fundamentalism and extremism. The book traces the early beginnings of the religious sect, the conversion of its leader to radical Islam in 2002, and the group’s…

    eBook – 2019-11-20
    CRC Press

  • Intercollegiate Athletics, Inc.: How Big-Time College Sports Cheat Students, Taxpayers, and Academics book cover

    Intercollegiate Athletics, Inc.

    How Big-Time College Sports Cheat Students, Taxpayers, and Academics, 1st Edition

    By James T. Bennett

    Intercollegiate Athletics, Inc. examines the corrupting influence and damaging financial effects of big-time intercollegiate athletics, especially football and to a lesser extent basketball, on American higher education. Including historical and contemporary perspectives, the book traces the growth…

    eBook – 2019-11-20
    Routledge

  • The Economics of Food Loss in the Produce Industry book cover

    The Economics of Food Loss in the Produce Industry

    1st Edition

    Edited by Travis Minor, Suzanne Thornsbury, Ashok K. Mishra

    Food loss is a serious issue in the United States. It affects all aspects of the supply chain, from farmers to consumers. While much is already known about loss at the consumer level, our understanding of the amount of food that never makes it to this stage is more limited. The Economics of Food…

    eBook – 2019-11-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Agricultural Economics

  • Fashion Marketing and Communication: Theory and Practice Across the Fashion Industry book cover

    Fashion Marketing and Communication

    Theory and Practice Across the Fashion Industry, 1st Edition

    By Olga Mitterfellner

    Some of the usual obstacles to modern teachings of marketing are ethnocentricity, the limitation of creative thought by conformity to existing theories, lack of questioning of ethics, and a disconnection from historic events or sociological discourse. This book, in contrast, draws together…

    eBook – 2019-11-14
    Routledge

  • Hospitality Experience book cover

    Hospitality Experience

    1st Edition

    By Frans Melissen, Jean-Pièrre van der Rest, Stan Josephi, Rob Blomme

    Hospitality Experience offers students an exciting introduction to key aspects of hospitality management. The authors provide a refreshing focus on how hospitality experiences can be created and managed successfully. With a comprehensive overview of the hospitality industry, the textbook…

    eBook – 2019-11-12
    Routledge

  • Retail Marketing book cover

    Retail Marketing

    1st Edition

    By Frank Quix, van der Kind Rob

    In today's turbulent business environment, maintaining and optimizing retail strategies are of crucial importance. Retail Marketing is a complete guide to how retailing works in the non-food sector. Focusing on operational applications of retailing, this textbook puts students on the inside…

    eBook – 2019-11-11
    Routledge

  • The Economics of the Global Defence Industry book cover

    The Economics of the Global Defence Industry

    1st Edition

    Edited by Keith Hartley, Jean Belin

    This book makes an original contribution to our knowledge of the world’s major defence industries. Experts from a wide range of different countries – from the major economies of North America and Western Europe to developing economies and some unique cases such as China, India, Singapore, South…

    eBook – 2019-11-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Defence and Peace Economics

  • Human Dimensions of Cybersecurity book cover

    Human Dimensions of Cybersecurity

    1st Edition

    By Terry Bossomaier, Steven D'Alessandro, Roger Bradbury

    "In Human Dimensions of Cyber Security, Terry Bossomaier, Steven D’Alessandro, and Roger Bradbury have produced a book that … shows how it is indeed possible to achieve what we all need; a multidisciplinary, rigorously researched and argued, and above all accessible account of cybersecurity — what…

    eBook – 2019-11-07
    Auerbach Publications

  • Transnational Law and State Transformation: The Case of Extractive Development in Mongolia book cover

    Transnational Law and State Transformation

    The Case of Extractive Development in Mongolia, 1st Edition

    By Jennifer Lander

    This book contributes new theoretical insight and in-depth empirical analysis about the relationship between transnational legality, state change and the globalisation of markets. The role of transnational economic law in influencing and reorganising national systems of governance evidences the…

    eBook – 2019-11-07
    Routledge
    Law, Development and Globalization

  • Teaching Public Relations: Principles and Practices for Effective Learning book cover

    Teaching Public Relations

    Principles and Practices for Effective Learning, 1st Edition

    By Peter M. Smudde

    Excellence in public relations begins with excellence in education in public relations programs, and this book presents a comprehensive, cohesive, and concrete approach for effective teaching and learning in PR classes. Teaching Public Relations puts in one concise volume salient matters about…

    eBook – 2019-11-07
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Energy Education in the Arctic: The Role of Higher Education book cover

    Sustainable Energy Education in the Arctic

    The Role of Higher Education, 1st Edition

    By Gisele M. Arruda

    This book examines the nature of the ‘energy curriculum’ in Arctic Higher Education and provides invaluable data and new models to assess levels of Sustainable Development Literacy. Drawing on course mapping conducted in Higher Education institutions across the Arctic, Arruda looks at the nature,…

    eBook – 2019-11-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Energy Studies

  • Techniques for Ship Handling and Bridge Team Management book cover

    Techniques for Ship Handling and Bridge Team Management

    1st Edition

    By Hiroaki Kobayashi

    Hiroaki Kobayashi has trained 1500 mariners in ship handling over twenty years and he has systematized the methods of safe navigation into nine elemental techniques. Taking a rigorous and scientific look at good practice and attitudes, good seamanship can be viewed as a series of concrete technical…

    eBook – 2019-11-06
    Routledge

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