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  • Books, Bytes and Business

    The Promise of Digital Publishing, 1st Edition

    By Bill Martin, Xuemei Tian

    How are businesses responding to global changes in markets driven by changes in technology? Whatever the industry, the trends are familiar: globalization and the rise of industrial conglomerates, mergers and acquisitions, the networking of businesses and markets, outsourcing and shifts in the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17

  • Wikipedia

    A New Community of Practice?, 1st Edition

    By Dan O'Sullivan

    During its brief existence Wikipedia has proved astonishingly successful with 2.8 million articles in English alone available freely to all with access to the internet. The online encyclopedia can be seen as the 21st century’s version of earlier historical attempts to gather the world’s knowledge…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17

  • Unquiet Pasts

    Risk Society, Lived Cultural Heritage, Re-designing Reflexivity, 1st Edition

    By Stephanie Koerner

    Edited by Ian Russell

    This important book addresses critical themes in the development of archaeology as a reflexive, self-critical discipline in the modern world. It explores the ethical, political and cultural tensions and responsibilities which need to be addressed by archaeologists when working within networks of…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • Gaydar Culture

    Gay Men, Technology and Embodiment in the Digital Age, 1st Edition

    By Sharif Mowlabocus

    Popular culture has recognized urban gay men's use of the Web over the last ten years, with gay Internet dating and Net-cruising featuring as narrative devices in hit television shows. Yet to date, the relationship between urban gay male culture and digital media technologies has received only…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16

  • Effective Document and Data Management

    Unlocking Corporate Content, 3rd Edition

    By Bob Wiggins

    Effective Document and Data Management illustrates the operational and strategic significance of how documents and data are captured, managed and utilized. Without a coherent and consistent approach the efficiency and effectiveness of the organization may be undermined by less poor management and…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16

  • Music Distribution and the Internet

    A Legal Guide for the Music Business, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Sparrow

    There is hardly an aspect of internet music promotion, sale and distribution which does not have a legal dimension. Since the stakeholders in the process includes artists, their managers, music publishers, record companies, distribution companies and the consumer, the law relating to internet music…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16

  • Complex Copyright

    Mapping the Information Ecosystem, 1st Edition

    By Deborah Tussey

    This book draws on a wide selection of interdisciplinary literature discussing complex adaptive systems - including scholarship from economics, political science, evolutionary biology, cognitive science, and religion - to apply general complexity tenets to the institutions, conceptual framework,…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16

  • Managing Value in Organisations

    New Learning, Management, and Business Models, 1st Edition

    By Donal Carroll

    The song of organisational change goes: 'Ready or not, here I come. You can’t hide...' But is change collapsonomics - everything - or have some things not changed? Managing Value in Organisations argues that traditional business thinking has produced low trust with high cost in increased…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16

  • Southeast Asian Culture and Heritage in a Globalising World

    Diverging Identities in a Dynamic Region, 1st Edition

    By Rahil Ismail

    Edited by Brian Shaw

    Southeast Asia has in recent years become a crossroads of cultures with high levels of ethnic pluralism, not only between countries, sub-regions and urban areas, but also at the local levels of community and neighbourhood. Illustrated by a series of international case studies, this book…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16

  • Sex in Cyberspace

    Men Who Pay For Sex, 1st Edition

    By Sarah Earle, Keith Sharp

    Sex in Cyberspace offers a bold and provocative, yet sensitively written, account of an under-investigated area of sociological enquiry. While there is a considerable amount of research documenting the experiences of sex workers, very little data exists on their male clientele. The first…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15

  • Geography and Genealogy

    Locating Personal Pasts, 1st Edition

    By Jeanne Kay Guelke

    Edited by Dallen J. Timothy

    Genealogy has become a widely popular pursuit, as millions of people now research their family history, trace their forebears, attend family reunions and travel to ancestral home sites. Geographers have much to contribute to the serious study of the family history phenomenon. Land records, maps…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15

  • The Social Dynamics of Information and Communication Technology

    1st Edition

    By Leslie Haddon

    Edited by Eugène Loos

    What shapes the role of Information and Communication Technologies in our everyday life? Despite the speed with which information and communication technologies such as the PC, mobile telephone and internet have found their way into society, there remains a good deal of debate surrounding their…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15

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