|| 1 Block, Peter
Flawless consulting : a guide to getting your expertise
used / Peter Block.--3rd ed.-- Hoboken: Jossey-Bass, 2011
xxiii, 323p. 24cm.
ISBN : 9780470620748.
001 BLO 134140
This book addresses business and new challenges since the
second edition was written and also explores what-s on
the minds of "next generation" consultants. The book
includes more guidance on how to ask better questions,
ideas for the virtual world, suggestions for dealing with
difficult clients, the challenges of international
consulting, additional case studies, commentary, expanded
guidelines on implementation, and more on how to ask good
** Business consultants.
|| 2 Satyaprakash (ed)
Guide to Indian periodical literature : social sciences
and humanities / Satyaprakash.-- Gurgaon: Indian
Documentation Service, 2010.
xxiv, 473p. 25cm.
015 SAT 133475,vol. 47
** Indic periodicals --Indexes, Social sciences --
Periodicals --Indexes, Humanities --Periodicals --
|| 3 Bakeman, Roger
Sequential analysis and observational methods for the
behavioural science / Roger Bakeman and Vicenc Quera.--
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011.
xv, 183p. 23cm.
ISBN : 9780521171816.
150.7 BAK 134290
This book emphasizes digital means to record and code
such behavior, while observational methods do not require
them, they work better with them. Key topics include
devising coding schemes, training observers and assessing
reliability, as well as recording, representing and
analyzing observational data. This book provides a
thorough grounding in observational methods along with
considerable practical advice. It describes standard
conventions for sequential data and details how to
perform sequential analysis with a computer program
developed by the authors. The book is rich with examples
of coding schemes and different approaches to sequential
analysis, including both statistical and graphical means.
** Psychology --Research, Social sciences --Research,
4 Mehl, Matthias R (ed)
Handbook of research methods for studying daily life /
Matthias R Mehl and Tamlin S Conner.-- New York: Guilford
xxvii, 676p. 25cm.
ISBN : 9781609187477.
150.72 MEH 133986
This book reviews the breadth of current approaches for
studying how people think, feel, and behave in everyday
environments, rather than in the laboratory. The volume
thoroughly describes experience sampling methods, diary
methods, physiological measures, and other self-report
and non-self-report tools that allow for repeated, real-
time measurement in natural settings. Practical guidance
is provided to design a high-quality study, select and
implement appropriate methods, and analyze the resulting
data using cutting-edge statistical techniques.
Applications across a wide range of psychological
subfields and research areas are discussed in detail.
** Human behavior-Research, Psychology-Research, Social
|| MENTAL PROCESSES and INTELLIGENCE
|| 5 Aarts, Henk (ed)
Goal-directed behavior / Henk Aarts and Andrew J Elliot.-
New York: Psychology Press, 2012.
xii, 343p. 23cm.
ISBN : 9781848728738.
153.8 AAR 134131
This book presents chapters from internationally renowned
scholars in the area of goals and social behavior. The
book is organized around a series of topics that are of
critical importance to understanding the social-cognitive
aspects of goal-directed behavior. In each chapter, the
authors offer an introduction to past research on a
specific topic and combine this with a presentation of
their own empirical work to provide an integrated
overview of the topic at hand. As a whole, this volume is
designed to provide a broad portrait of goal research as
it has been and is currently being conducted in the
social psychological literature.
** Intentionalism, Goal (Psychology)
|| APPLIED PSYCHOLOGY
|| 6 Carroll, Kevin
Rules of the red rubber ball : find and sustain your
life-s work / Kevin Carroll.-- New York: ESPN Books, 2004
v, 95p. 14cm.
ISBN : 9781933060026.
158.1 CAR 134006
Drawing wisdom from the playgrounds of his youth, where
he spent hour upon hour sharpening his body and his mind,
Carroll shares with readers his Rules of the Red Rubber
Ball - how to achieve maximum human potential through the
power of passion and creativity.
** Success, Ambition, Motivation (Psychology).
|| 7 Widdows, Heather
Global ethics : an introduction / Heather Widdows.--
Durham: Acumen publishing, 2011.
ix, 294p. 24cm.
ISBN : 9781844652815.
172 WID 134132
This book addresses some of the most pressing ethical
concerns today, including rogue states, torture, scarce
resources, poverty, migration, consumption, global trade,
medical tourism, and humanitarian intervention. It is
both topical and important. How we resolve (or fail to
resolve) the dilemmas of global ethics shapes how we
understand ourselves, our relationships with each other
and the social and political frameworks of governance now
and into the future. This is seen most clearly in the
case of climate change, where our actions now determine
the environment our grandchildren will inherit, but it is
also the case in other areas as our decisions about what
it is permissible for humans beings to do to each other
determines the type of beings we are.
** Globalization -- Moral and ethical aspects, Political
ethics, International relations -- Moral and ethical
aspects, Environmental ethics.
|| SOCIAL SCIENCES,SOCIOLOGY and ANTHROPOLOGY
|| 8 Singh, Upendra Kumar
Encyclopaedia of social thinkers / Upendra Kumar Singh.--
Jaipur: ABD Publishers, 2012.
ISBN : 9788183763455.
300.922 SIN 134274,v.1, 134275,v.2, 134276,v.3
This book contains three volumes. What would Sociology be
without its great sociological thinkers who have
contributed so much to this mother of social sciences?
Successful social thinkers consider the points of view,
emotions, thoughts, beliefs, prior knowledge and
intentions of others (this is often called perspective-
taking-considering the perspectives of others). Social
thinking occurs everywhere, when we talk, share space,
walk down the street, even when we read a novel and
relate to our pets. It is an intelligence that integrates
information across home, work and community settings-
something we usually take for granted! The book endeavors
to provide all requirements of students and teachers to
enable them to achieve success in social work and related
** Sociologists -- Biography -- Encyclopedias, Social
sciences -- History -- Encyclopedias.
|| SOCIAL INTERACTION
|| 9 Postman, Neil
Amusing ourselves to death : public discourse in the age
of show business / Neil Postman.-- New York: Penguin
xviii, 184p. 20cm.
ISBN : 9780143036531.
302.2345 POS 134005
This book examines some cross-section of ideas about TV,
culture, computing, technology, mass media,
communications, politics, journalism, education,
religion, and language. The book explores the corrosive
effects of electronic media on democratic society. It
describes how the new electronic media reshaping our
culture, its effects and our addition to entertainment.
** Television broadcasting-Social aspects, Society
Effects of television.
10 Pugh, Derek S (ed)
Organization theory : selected readings / Derek S Pugh.--
4th ed-- London: Penguin Books, 1977.
xiii, 569p. 20cm.
ISBN : 9780140250244.
302.35 PUG 134412
This book provides the answers, bringing together the
selected writings of leading authorities on the cutting
edge of the thinking, practice and research of
organization theory. It includes organization structure,
the organization in its environment, management and
decision-making, people in organizations and
organizational change and learning.
** Organization, Organisations Theories For management,
Management, Organizational behavior.
|| SOCIAL PROCESSES
|| 11 Stiegler, Bernard
The decadence of industrial democracies : disbelief and
discredit / Bernard Stiegler.-- Cambridge: Polity Press,
ISBN : 9780745648095.
303.483 STI 134072,Vol.1
In this book, author argues that this process of
technical reproduction has become dangerously divorced
from its role in the constitution of human experience.
Radically challenging the optimistic view of new
technologies as facilitators of learning and progress, he
argues new marketing techniques shortcircuit thought and
disenfranchise consumers, programming them to seek short-
term gratification. These practices of èlibidinal
economicsè have profound consequences for nature of human
desire and they underpin the social and psychological
malaise of contemporaty industrial society.
** Technological innovations -- Social aspects,
Consumption (Economics) -- Social aspects, Capitalism,
Democracy, Individualism, Developed countries --
12 Dhawan, P K
Technologies for new communication / P K Dhawan.-- New
Delhi: ALP Books, 2011.
ISBN : 9789380184883.
303.4833 DHA 134254
The idea of inter-linking and communicating with the aid
of computers was as old as the mainframe computers of the
1970s. But the mainframes could be owned only by mega-
establishments, individuals could not afford them for
personal use. The networking of computers, I was found,
allowed simultaneous access to single mainframe by any
number of users. This development suited owners and users
alike. In the decades that followed, computer technology
advanced by leaps and bounds. This resulted in the
invention of much smaller computer.
** Information technology--Social aspects,
13 Bell, David
Cyberculture theorists : Manuel Castells and Donna
Haraway / David Bell.-- London: Routledge, 2009.
xii, 161p. 20cm.
ISBN : 9780415324311.
303.4834 BEL 133953
This book surveys a -cluster- of works that seek to
explore the cultures of cyberspace, the Internet and the
information society. It introduces key ideas, and
includes detailed discussion of the work of two key
thinkers in this area, Manuel Castells and Donna Haraway,
as well as outlining the development of cyber culture
studies as a field. To do this, the book also explores
selected -moments- in this development, from the early
1990s, when cyberspace and cyber culture were only just
beginning to come together as ideas, up to the present
day, when the field of cyber culture studies has grown
and bloomed, producing innovative theoretical and
empirical work from a diversity of standpoints.
** Castells, Manuel, 1942-, Haraway, Donna Jeanne,
Cyberspace -- Social aspects, Information technology --
|| SOCIAL GROUPS
|| 14 Visvanathan, Nalini (ed)
The women, gender and development reader / Nalini
Visvanathan and others.--2nd ed-- London: Zed Books, 2011
xv, 455p. 23cm.
ISBN : 9781848135871.
305.4091724 VIS 134061
The book presents the impacts of social, political and
economic change by reviewing such topical issues as
migration, persistent structural discrimination, the
global recession, and climate change. Approached from a
multidisciplinary perspective, the theoretical debates
are vividly illustrated by an array of global case
studies. The book has been designed as a comprehensive
reader, presenting the best of the now vast body of
literature. The book is divided into five parts,
incorporating readings from the leading experts and
authorities in each field. There is a guide to further
reading at the end of each chapter that provides a
foundation for further study. The result is a unique and
extensive discussion, a guide to the evolution of the
field, and a vital point of reference for those studying
or with a keen interest in women in the development
** Women-Developing countries-- Social conditions, Women-
Developing countries--Economic conditions, Women in
|| CULTURE and INSTITUTIONS
|| 15 Belsey, Catherine
Culture and the real : theorizing cultural criticism /
Catherine Belsey.-- London: Routledge, 2009.
xv, 172p. 20cm.
ISBN : 9780415252898.
306 BEL 133952
This book explains with Professor Belsey-s characteristic
lucidity the views of recent theorists, including Jean-
Frantois Lyotard, Judith Butler and Slavoj Zizek, as well
as their debt to the earlier work of Kant and Hegel, in
order to take issue with their accounts of what it is to
be human. To explore the human, she demonstrates, is to
acknowledge the relationship between culture and what we
don-t know: not the familiar world picture presented to
us by culture as -reality-, but the unsayable, or the
strange region that lies beyond culture, which Lacan has
called -the real-. Culture, she argues, registers a sense
of its own limits in ways more subtle than the theorists
** Culture, Reality.
|| POLITICAL SCEINCE
|| 16 Muir, William Ker
Freedom in America / William Ker Muir.-- New Delhi: Sage,
xii, 443p. 23cm.
ISBN : 9781608718443.
320.473 MUI 133809
This book explores the words and ideas of thinkers as
Madison, Jefferson, Hamilton, and Tocqueville. The author
discusses the nature and limits of three types of power-
coercive, reciprocal, and moral-and then uses this
framework to explain how American political institutions
work. If looking for an alternative to a long survey text
or itching to get students grappling with The Federalist
Papers or Democracy in America with more of a payoff-
Muir-s meditation on power and personal freedom is a
gateway for students to take their study of politics to
the next level. The author adopts inductive style,
engaging students with well-chosen and masterfully
written stories of American democracy.
** Democracy-United States, Power (Social sciences)-
United States, Liberty, United States-Politics and
|| INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
|| 17 Rathbun, Brian C
Trust in international cooperation : international
security institutions, domestic politics and American
multilateralism / Brian C Rathbun.-- Cambridge: Cambridge
University Press, 2012.
xiv, 253p. 23cm.
(Cambridge studies in international relations, 121).
ISBN : 9781107603769.
327.17 RAT 134205
Drawing on social psychology, in this book, author shows
that individuals placed in the same structural
circumstances show markedly different propensities to
cooperate based on their beliefs about the
trustworthiness of others. Linking this finding to
political psychology, author explains why liberals
generally pursue a more multilateral foreign policy than
conservatives, evident in the Democratic Party-s greater
support for a genuinely multilateral League of Nations,
United Nations and North Atlantic Treaty Organization.
Rathbun argues that the post-Second World War bipartisan
consensus on multilateralism is a myth, and differences
between the parties are growing continually starker.
** International cooperation, International organization.
|| 18 Kates, Steven
Free market economics : an introduction for the general
reader / Steven Kates.-- Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2011.
v, 347p. 24cm.
ISBN : 9780857932440.
330.122 KAT 134137
The book discusses a vast array of issues often left out
of traditional texts but which anyone who wishes to
follow economic events needs to know. Although the book
is designed for the general reader and not as a textbook,
it would nevertheless benefit students of economics
whether used by themselves and on their own or within a
classroom in conjunction with another more mainstream
text. It is also perfectly compatible with the
requirements of an introductory course in economics.
** Free enterprise.
19 Wilson, Scott
Remade in China : foreign investors and institutional
change in China / Scott Wilson.-- Oxford: Oxford
University Press, 2009.
xiv, 290p. 23cm.
ISBN : 9780195388312.
330.951 WIL 134013
This book examines globalization and foreign investment
in a different light, showing how these developments have
helped to chart China-s entry into international society.
China-s WTO accession agreement and international norms
have established parameters by which to judge Chinese
legal and business reforms. Although China-s rise is a
grave concern to the world, Remade in China asserts that
Chinese leaders now see compliance with international
rules as a means to secure more investment and to enhance
their international legitimacy. The author provides a
lucid and insightful analysis of how foreign and domestic
actors, from political leaders to average laborers, have
contributed to remaking China-s institutions.
** Investments, Japanese-China, Investments, American-
China, China-Foreign economic relations--1976, China-
Economic policy, China-Social policy.
20 Basu, Kaushik (ed)
The New Oxford companion to economics in India / Kaushik
Basu and Annemie Maertens.-- New Delhi: Oxford University
V.1 : A-H, v.2 : I-Z.
ISBN : 9780198078555.
330.954 BAS 134109,v.1, 134110,v.2
The book focuses on India-s role as a global player in
the highly volatile financial scenario. This book has
more than 80 revised entries that take into account
recent developments in the field, policy changes, and
latest data. The book provides diverse perspectives on of
the trends and issues across various sectors of the
Indian economy. More than 325 pertinent entries cover the
evolution of the Indian economy from relative obscurity
to an emergent global force.
** India -- Economic conditions -- 1991- -- Handbooks,
manuals, etc, India -- Economic policy -- 1991- --
Handbooks, manuals, etc.
|| LABOR ECONOMICS
|| 21 Parment, Anders
Generation Y in consumer and labour markets / Anders
Parment.-- New York: Routledge, 2012.
xx, 153p. 23cm.
ISBN : 9780415886482.
331.340973 PAR 134070
The book explores the role of people born in the late
1970s and 1980s as consumers and coworkers in an emerging
post-modernist society. This book delves into the
substantial research body on characteristics and
behaviors of the Generation Y, including their relation
to other generations and the role of understanding
generations in developing effective and attractive
organizations. It further outlines the experiences and
best practice for attracting, recruiting, selling to, and
communicating with Generation Y.
** Generation Y -- Economic conditions, Young adult
consumers, Generation Y -- Employment.
|| FINANCIAL ECONOMICS
|| 22 Boehmer, Ekkehart
Using SAS in financial research / Ekkehart Boehmer, John
Paul Broussard and Juha-Pekka Kallunki.-- North Carolina:
SAS Publishing, 2008.
viii, 166p. 28cm.
ISBN : 9781590470398.
332.0285 BOE 134443
This book illustrates how to use SAS software to conduct
basic empirical analyses of stock market and financial
statement data. It covers various research topics,
including investigating the predictability of stock
returns, estimating the risk of common stock, and
analyzing the impact of earnings and other financial
statement information. The use of the SAS language to
investigate these issues is demonstrated with numerous
real-world examples employing traditional to state-of-the
art analytical estimation techniques. Main topics covered
are variance ratio testing, capital asset pricing model,
event studies, value versus growth, earnings response
coefficients, and microstructure analysis.
** SAS (Computer file), Finance --Research --Data
23 Weber, Olaf (ed)
Social banks and the future of sustainable finance / Olaf
Weber and Sven Remer.-- London: Routledge, 2011.
xvii, 232p. 23cm.
(Routledge international studies in money and banking, 64)
ISBN : 9780415583299.
332.1 WEB 134014
In the context of the current financial crisis, social
banking offers an alternative to conventional banking in
stressing the opportunities for banks to positively
influence the financial, economic and sustainable
development. The book describes and explains the history,
the current state and the development of social and
sustainable banking, covering a range of topics such as
products and services management and organizational
issues and featuring case studies of different social
banks worldwide, including GLS, Alternative Bank ABS,
TRIODOS and Banca Etica.
** Banks and banking-Social aspects, Development banks,
Social responsibility of business, Community development-
Finance, Finance-Social aspects, Social responsibility in
24 Murinde, Victor (ed)
Bank regulatory reforms in Africa / Victor Murinde.-- New
York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
xii, 198p. 22cm.
ISBN : 9780230313330.
332.106 MUR 133999
This book focuses on key policy issues during the
transition of bank regulation in Africa, from Basel I, to
the global financial crisis and collapse of Basel II,
progressing towards the new financial regulatory
architecture embedded in Basel III. Bank regulators in
Africa, and commercial bankers on the continent, are
worried about many features of Basel III but their voices
seem to have gone unheard. This book reflects on the
developments that led to the demise of Basel I and II and
introduces the new challenges and opportunities
constantly emerging in bank regulatory reform in Africa.
** Banks and banking, Banks-Africa.
25 Chorafas, Dimitris N
Basel III, the devil and global banking / Dimitris N
Chorafas.-- New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
xi, 287p. 22cm.
ISBN : 9780230353770.
332.15 CHO 133996
The new capital adequacy rules by the Basel Committee on
Banking Supervision, widely known as Basel III, is a set
of regulatory standards. The regulatory activities of the
Basel Committee divide into two major epochs: before and
after the deep economic and banking crisis of 2007-2011.
This crisis has already fundamentally changed the sense
of prudential regulation, and the outcome has been Basel
III. In this book Chorafas takes a well-rounded look at
Basel III-s strengths and weaknesses and its impact on
global economy and financial institutions.
** Financial economics, International banking, Banks and
26 Rosenstreich, Peter
Forex revolution : an insider-s guide to the real world
of foreign exchange trading / Peter Rosenstreich.-- New
Jersey: FT Press, 2007.
xix, 277p. 23cm.
ISBN : 9780132693479.
332.45 ROS 133998
The author brings an insider technique from all over the
industry: traders, banks, Forex firms, even the National
Futures Association. This book gives acts, techniques,
resources needed for foreign exchange trading. It gives
answers to the investor why Forex has become important
profit opportunity. It guide the investor to meet the
players, markets, tools, portals, and platforms, Choose
the right Foreign exchange investments, master both
fundamental and technical trading strategies and how to
win in the Forex markets. The book presents tips and
techniques from traders throughout the industry to win
foreign exchange market.
** Foreign exchange, Foreign exchange futures.
27 Rajan, Ramkishen S
Exchange rates and foreign direct investment in emerging
Asia : selected issues and policy options / Ramkishen S
Rajan.-- London: Routledge, 2012.
xxiii, 200p. 23cm.
(Routledge studies in the modern world economy, 98).
ISBN : 9780415682053.
332.45095 RAJ 134004
With the rapid growth of China and India and the
resurgence of Southeast Asia post-1997è8, emerging Asia
has once again become one of the most dynamic regions in
the world. This dynamism has in turn been fuelled largely
by a carefully calibrated embracement of economic
openness to international trade, investments and capital
flows. This book discusses the issue of capital flows,
macroeconomic management and foreign direct investment
(FDI) to and from the region. It also discusses important
policy issues of contemporary relevance, but is informed
by analytical frameworks, data and empirics. It is
relevant to policy makers, researchers and others who
might be interested in FDI and related issues in Asia.
** Foreign exchange-Asia, Investments, Foreign-Asia.
28 Lim, Mark Andrew
The profitable art and science of vibratrading : non-
directional vibrational trading methodologies for
consistent profits / Mark Andrew Lim.-- Hoboken: John
xviii, 244p. 23cm.
ISBN : 9780470828748.
332.6327 LIM 134012
The author introduces his proprietary vibratrading system
for equity traders and investors. Vibratrading introduces
a new and revolutionary perspective to trading and
investing, with a powerful methodology to extract profit
in every type of market environment. It is a non-
directional methodology that will appeal greatly to the
vast amount of directional traders who consistently
struggle to keep from losing their trading account. It
provides a better and indeed safer way to participate in
the markets for consistent profits.
** Financial economics, Equity trading, Investment
29 McDowell, Bennett A
Survival guide for traders : how to set up and organize
your trading business / Bennett A McDowell.-- Hoboken:
xxvii, 324p. 23cm.
ISBN : 9780470436424.
332.640285 MAC 134052
This book explains how to create a trading business plan,
set up an office, implement a trading system, use margin,
deal with legal and financial issues, and keep
appropriate records, examines the opportunities and
challenges of handling a home-based trading business,
details the process of setting up and organizing your
** Electronic trading of securities, Online stockbrokers
Investments, Finance, Personal, Small business --
Management, Home-based businesses -- Management.
30 Wiedmann, Marcel
Money, stock prices and central banks : a cointegrated
VAR analysis / Marcel Wiedmann.-- New York: Psysica-
xxxvi, 457p. 24cm.
ISBN : 9783790826463.
332.642 WIE 133798
This book applies the cointegrated vector autoregressive
(CVAR) model to analyze the long-run behavior and short-
run dynamics of stock markets across five developed and
three emerging economies. The book analyses whether
liquidity conditions play an important role in stock
market developments. As an innovation, liquidity
conditions enter the analysis from three angles: in the
form of a broad monetary aggregate, the interbank
overnight rate and net capital flows, which represent the
share of global liquidity that arrives in the respective
country. It also analyses whether central banks are able
to influence the stock market.
** Financial economics, Stock market, Banks and banking
31 Cofnas, Abe
Trading binary options : strategies and tactics / Abe
Cofnas.-- Hoboken: BloomBerg Press, 2012.
xv, 232p. 23cm.
ISBN : 9780470952849.
332.6453 COF 134053
In this book, author explains how independent traders and
investors can use binary options to speculate on price
movements and global events. It identifies the various
markets in which binaries are available, offers insights
on how binary options allow for opportunities to
speculate on the direction of a market and receive a
substantial payout, provides suggestions as to which
markets provide the best liquidity and lowest trade
execution expenses. .
** Options (Finance), Prices -- Forecasting.
32 Rhoads, Russell
Trading VIX derivatives : trading and hedging strategies
using VIX futures, options, and exchange-traded notes /
Russell Rhoads.-- Hoboken: Wiley, 2011.
xvi, 272p. 23cm.
ISBN : 9780470933084.
332.6457 RHO 134054
This book provides a snapshot of expectations about
future stock market volatility and generally moves
inversely to the overall stock market. This book
skillfully explains the mechanics and strategies
associated with trading VIX options, futures, exchange
traded notes, and options on exchange traded notes.
** Derivative securities, Hedging (Finance), Options
33 Joshi, Deepali Pant
The financial inclusion imperative and sustainable
approaches / Deepali Pant Joshi.-- Cambridge: Cambridge
University Press, 2011.
ISBN : 9788175968004.
332.710954 JOS 133453
This book encompasses accounts of various components of
the financial inclusion and is a comprehensive and
contemporary treatment of major issues facing the Indian
economy today. It presents a blueprint to combat poverty
and highlights the critical role of banks and the
microfinance sector in bringing the common masses into
** Financial services industry -- India, Rural credit --
India, Banks and banking -- India, Sustainable
development -- Economic aspects -- India.
|| ECONOMICS OF LAND and ENERGY
|| 34 Beaton, Russ
Economics and ecology : united for a sustainable world /
Russ Beaton and Chris Maser.-- Boca Raton: CRC Press,
xxvii, 191p. 23cm.
ISBN : 9781439852958.
333.7 BEA 133808
This book advocates the replacement of symptomatic
thinking with a systemic worldview that treats the
environment and the economy as an ecosystemic unit. The
first part of the book establishes the methodological and
biophysical principles needed to develop the concept of
socioeconomic sustainability. The second part of the book
examines the misuse of economics in the service of what
increasingly appears to be a ruinous pursuit of material
wealth and expansion. The third part offers advice on
reconciling economics and ecology by proposing an
economics in which the principles employed are aligned
with the biophysical principles of ecology. This book puts
forth a sustainable worldview based on systemic thinking,
with the emphasis more on what and how people think than
on what they do.
** Sustainable development-Citizen participation,
Environmental economics, Globalization-Economic aspects.
35 Bonaiuti, Mauro (ed)
From bioeconomics to degrowth : Georgescu-Roegen-s "new
economics" in eight essays / Mauro Bonaiuti.-- London:
xiv, 280p. 23cm.
ISBN : 9780415587006.
333.7 GEO 134136
In his last years Georgescu-Roegen intended to publish a
text entitled Bioeconomics, as an initial systematic
arrangement of this doctrine. This book aims to pick up
that project in two ways: first, collecting Goergescu-
Roegents main contributions to bioeconomic theory, some
still unpublished, and tackling the principal nubs of the
discipline particularly the criticism of sustainable
development. Second, recuperating that full multi-
disciplinarily that represents the profoundest
characteristic of the bioeconomic theory. The concluding
essay is now considered a cornerstone of the degrowth
** Georgescu-Roegen, Nicholas, Environmental economics,
36 Hornborg, Alf
Global ecology and unequal exchange : fetishism in a zero
sum world / Alf Hornborg.-- London: Routledge, 2011.
xii, 194p. 22cm.
ISBN : 9780415614863.
333.7 HOR 134133
This book challenges the idea that humanity as a whole is
united in a common development toward increasingly
efficient technologies. Instead it argues that modern
technology implies a kind of global -zero-sum game-
involving uneven resource flows, which make it possible
for wealthier parts of global society to save time and
space at the expense of humans and environments in the
poorer parts. It brings together various perspectives
from environmental and economic anthropology, ecological
economics, political ecology, world-system analysis,
fetishism theory, semiotics, environmental and economic
history, and development theory.
** Environmental policy -- Economic aspects, Economic
development -- Technological innovations, Economic policy
37 Murray, Paul
The sustainable self : a personal approach to
sustainability education / Paul Murray.-- London:
xii, 272p. 22cm.
ISBN : 9781849712408.
333.72 MUR 133837
The book presents a complete picture for effecting a
personal transformation towards sustainability, showing
you how to align your personal and professional actions
with values and beliefs. The book deals with awareness,
motivation, attitude, empowerment, knowledge and skills
necessary for the sustainability. Full of activities that
can be done individually or in groups, it is supported by
additional resources online including downloadable
worksheets and directories of sustainability
** Sustainable living, Environmental sociology.
38 Starke, Linda (ed)
State of the world 2011 : innovations that nourish the
planet : a worldwatch institute report on progress
towards a sustainable society / Linda Starke.-- London:
xxix, 237 p. 23 cm.
ISBN : 9781849713528.
333.72 STA 133413
This book has dedicated the 2011 edition of its flagship
report to a compelling look at the global food crisis,
with particular emphasis on what innovators globally can
do to help solve a worldwide problem. This book not only
introduces us to the latest agro-ecological innovations
and their global applicability but also gives broader
insights into issues including poverty, international
politics, and even gender equity.
** Agricultural innovations, Food supply, Agriculture and
|| INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS
|| 39 Rehbein, Boike (ed)
Globalization and inequality in emerging societies /
Boike Rehbein.-- New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.
xii, 283p. 22cm.
ISBN : 9780230299733.
337.091724 REH 134047
This book studies the relation between globalization and
inequalities in emerging societies by linking Area and
Global Studies, aiming at a new theory of inequality
beyond the nation state and beyond Euro centrism.
** Globalization --Economic aspects --Developing
countries Economic development --Developing countries,
International economic relations.
|| 40 Acs, Zoltan J (ed)
Entrepreneurship, growth and public policy / Zoltan J
Acs, David B Audretsch and Robert J Strom.-- Cambridge:
Cambridge University Press, 2009.
ix, 353p. 23cm.
ISBN : 9780521894920.
338.04 ACS 134185
This book contains an important set of papers by leading
scholars explaining why entrepreneurship matters. By
focusing on the role of entrepreneurship in innovation
and economic growth and on how public policy can support
this role, this book provides useful insights and an
** Entrepreneurship -- Congresses, Economic development -
Congresses, Industrial policy -- Congresses,
41 Fayolle, Alain (ed)
Handbook of research on social entrepreneurship / Alain
Fayolle and Harry Matlay.-- Cheltenham: Edward Elgar,
viii, 336p. 23cm.
ISBN : 9781848444270.
338.04 FAY 134477
This book provides an empirically rigorous overview of
the latest research advances on social entrepreneurship,
entrepreneurs and enterprises. It incorporates seventeen
original chapters on definitions, concepts, contexts and
strategy as well as a critical overview and an agenda for
future research in social entrepreneurship. In this book,
the contributors explore social entrepreneurship from a
multicultural perspective in order to highlight the
diversity of social entrepreneurship forms and practices
and, from a strategic perspective, to investigate the
essential role played by various actors and factors in
the development of social entrepreneurship.
** Social entrepreneurship.
42 Fritsch, Michael (ed)
Handbook of research on entrepreneurship and regional
development : national and regional perspectives /
Michael Fritsch.-- Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2011.
vi, 349p. 23cm.
ISBN : 9781848442641.
338.04 FRI 134130
This book reveals that the development of new ventures as
well as their effects on overall economic growth is
strongly shaped by their regional and national
environment. The expert group of contributors give an
overview on the current state of the art in this field
and propose avenues for further investigation. Topics
include the regional determinants of new business
formation, the effects of start-ups on growth, the role
of globalization for regional entrepreneurship, the
effect of national and regional framework conditions, as
well as the role of universities as incubators of
innovative new firms.
** Entrepreneurship, New business enterprises --
Environmental aspects, Regional planning, Community
43 Antonelli, Cristiano (ed)
Handbook on the economic complexity of technological
change / Cristiano Antonelli.-- Cheltenham: Edward Elgar,
viii, 566p. 24cm.
ISBN : 9781848442566.
338.064 ANT 134060
The book provides the basic tools to understand the
recursive dynamics between the emergence of innovation
and the unfolding of organized complexity. It highlights
the role of organizational thinking in explaining the
introduction of innovations and the dynamics of
structural change. With a new methodological approach to
the economics of technological change, this book is
useful for postgraduates, academics and practitioners in
the fields of evolutionary economics, complexity
economics and the economics of innovation.
** Technological innovations-Economic aspects.
44 Neves, Marcos Fava
The future of food business : the facts, the impacts, the
acts / Marcos Fava Neves.-- Chennai: World scientific,
xi, 173p. 23cm.
ISBN : 9789814365833.
338.19 NEV 134135
This book is a collection of articles published by the
author in leading newspapers around the world. The papers
focus on food chains and new concepts and ideas on how to
increase competitiveness and value within the food and
agricultural sectors. The book gives a comprehensive
description of the food chain and suggests methods and
tools that can be used by companies to re-structure their
innovative market strategies. It discusses up-to-date
trends, world food crises, integrated food chains and
strategic planning for companies in the food sector. It
also covers international investments and the role of
governments in food chains.
** Food industry and trade, Food industry and trade --
Economic aspects, Food supply -- Economic aspects, Food
consumption -- Economic aspects.
45 Wright, Tim
The political economy of the Chinese coal industry :
black gold and blood-stained coal / Tim Wright.-- London:
xvi, 250p. 23cm.
(Routledge studies on Chinese economy, 45).
ISBN : 9780415493284.
338.27240951 WRI 134059
The book considers the growth of small rural coal mines
as part of the Township and Village Enterprises (TVEs)
programme in China, and these small mines have brought
prosperity to areas where small manufacturing enterprises
are not competitive, but at the same time have been the
cause of many social and environmental problems. It also
examines the situation of coal miners - arguably one the
most vulnerable segments of the Chinese working class -
under socialism and under capitalism, paying particular
attention to the issue of work safety and coal mine
disasters. The book provides a comprehensive and coherent
treatment of these issues from the establishment of the
People-s Republic up to 2010.
** Coal trade-China, Coal mines and mining- China, China-
46 Tyfield, David
The economics of science : a critical realist overview -
/ David Tyfield.-- London: Routledge, 2012.
xiv, 216p. 24cm.
(Towards a synthesis of political economy and science and
technology studies, 2).
ISBN : 9780415688734.
338.475 TYF 134118,2
The book explores how a critical realist approach affords
some common ground upon which this productive synthesis
may be pursued, in the form of a cultural political
economy of research and innovation (CPERI).
** Science -- Economic aspects.
47 McKenzie, Richard B
Microeconomics for MBAs : the economic way of thinking
for managers / Richard B McKenzie and Dwight R Lee.--2nd
ed.-- New Delhi: Cambridge University Press, 2011.
xxix, 536p. 24cm.
ISBN : 9781107686441.
338.5024658 MAC 134189
This book includes online video tutorials on key concepts
and complex arguments, and topics likely to be assessed
in exams. Chapters are clearly structured to support
learning: Part I of each chapter develops key economic
principles. Part II draws on those principles to discuss
organizational and incentive issues in management and
focuses on solving the -principal-agent- problem to
maximize the profitability of the firm - lessons that can
be applied to problems MBAs will face in the future.
Economics and management are treated equally, this book
presents economics as part of the everyday thinking of
** Microeconomics, Managerial economics.
48 Warrier, Meera (ed.)
The politics of fair trade : a survey / Meera Warrier.--
London: Routledge, 2011.
xi, 257p. 23cm.
ISBN : 9781857435122.
338.522 WAR 134074
The book explores the current issues in fair trade,
featuring in-depth analysis by the leading experts in
this field. This title boasts case studies of the key
commodities involved in fair trade issues, plus an A-Z of
entries dealing with issues, organizations, disputes, and
relevant countries with regard to fair trade.
** Fairer Handel.
49 Sorenson, Ritch L (ed)
Family business and social capital / Ritch L Sorenson.--
Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2011.
xxiv, 275p. 23cm.
ISBN : 9781849807371.
338.61 SOR 134141
Topics covered in the book include social capital as it
relates to governance, trust, family and business
identity, communication, family councils, work - family
balance, and the use of advisors and continuing education
to build social capital.
** Family-owned business enterprises, Social capital
(Sociology), Family-owned business enterprises.
50 Badia, Enrique
Zara and her sisters : the story of the world-s largest
clothing retailer / Enrique Badfa.-- New York: Palgrave
xii, 300p. 23cm.
ISBN : 9780230229914.
338.7687 BAD 133833
Zara and her sisters, with 3,626 shops across the world,
are the indisputable global leaders in the textile
sector, under the careful guidance of founder, Amancio
Ortega. These are many speculative theories that try to
explain the incredible success of the Inditex group
ranging from clandestine workshops full of ill-treated
employees to capital coming from unmentionable sources.
It is about investing in the best location, even if this
costs a huge amount of money and having the facilities
ready to react quickly to unforeseen events. And of
course above all, their success lies in listening to
their customers. The author explains some of the inside
Zara-s world in this book, and uncover the secrets to the
success of this giant company.
** Ortega Gaona, Amancio, 1936- , Fashion merchandising-
Case studies, Business planning.
51 Czinkota, Michael R
The future of global business : a reader / Michael R
Czinkota, Masaaki Kotabe and Ilkka A Ronkainen.-- New
York: Routledge, 2011.
xvi, 752p. 23cm.
ISBN : 9780415800938.
338.88 CZI 134134
In the fast-paced world of global business, success is
marked by the ability to stay on top of current events,
to recognize new trends, and to react quickly to change.
This book offers contributions by global marketing
authorities to help you understand this rapidly changing
international environment and respond to opportunities
** Export marketing, International business enterprises,
52 Nelson, Anitra (ed.)
Life without money : building fair and sustainable
economies / Anitra Nelson and Frans Timmerman.-- London:
Pluto Press, 2011.
ix, 244p. 21cm.
ISBN : 9780745333168.
338.9 NEL 134067
The book examines the failure of the money-based global
economy and how we might live in more sustainable,
equitable ways. It brings together diverse voices
presenting strong argument against our money based
system-s ability to improve lives and prevent
** Economic development.
53 Robertson, James
New economics of sustainable development : a briefing for
policy makers / James Robertson.-- New York: Martin-s
xiv, 168p. 22cm.
ISBN : 0312226977.
338.9 ROB 133800
This book explains what the new economics is all about,
its connection with sustainable development and its key
policy implications. It includes discussions of policies
for taxation and public expenditure, changes in the
monetary and financial system, and new ways of measuring
and accounting for economic activity. New concepts such
as the citizen-s income and demand reduction policies are
developed and explained.
** Sustainable development.
54 Trebilcock, Michael J
What makes poor countries poor? : institutional
determinants of development / Michael J Trebilcock and
Mariana Mota Prado.-- Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2011.
viii, 286p. 23cm.
ISBN : 9780857938862.
338.90091724 TRE 134056
This book focuses on the idea that institutions matter
for development, asking what lessons we have learned from
past reform efforts and what role lawyers can play in
this field. This book provides a critical overview of
different conceptions and theories of development,
situating institutional theories within the larger
academic debate on development. The book also discusses
why, whether and how institutions matter in different
fields of development. In the domestic sphere, the
authors answer these questions by analyzing institutional
reforms in the public (rule of law, political regimes,
bureaucracy) and the private sectors (contracts, property
rights, and privatization). In the international sphere,
they discuss the importance of institutions for trade,
foreign direct investment, and foreign aid.
** Economic development -Developing countries, Developing
countries-Economic conditions--21st century.
55 India human development report 2011 : towards social
inclusion.-- New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2011.
xxiii, 418p. 27cm.
ISBN : 9780198077589.
338.9054 IND 133812
This book evaluates whether the social indicators of the
excluded groups are converging or diverging with the rest
of the population. The Report addresses three critical
issues: (i) Do different social groups like the SCs, STs,
and Muslims get excluded from the development process?
(ii) Has India experienced inclusive growth in the true
sense? (iii) How are flagship programmes or schemes of
the government dealing with some of these concerns? This
report analyses the factors affecting the socio-economic
development of the people of the country in a wide
** Human development-India, Economic development-India.
56 Gendron, Corinne
Regulation theory and sustainable development : business
leaders and ecological modernization / Corinne Gendron.--
London: Routledge, 2012.
xvii, 211p. 23cm.
ISBN : 9780415617703.
338.927 GEN 134058
This book explains that current economist theories do not
take into account the socially constructed nature of the
debate surrounding the environment and environmental
policy. It examines whether proposed economic solutions
to environmental policy are, in fact, viable in practice.
The book demonstrates that social conflicts cause policy
compromises, which shape the economic system of a post-
industrial ecological society. The author offers an
innovative socio-economic theory of environmental
politics, which illuminates the transformation dynamics
brought about by the ecological crisis. This book is
useful for students and scholars of environmental
politics, policy and governance.
** Environmental economics, Sustainable development.
57 Ghani, Ejaz (ed)
Reshaping tomorrow : is South Asia ready for the big
leap? / Ejaz Ghani.-- New Delhi: Oxford University Press,
xv, 310p. 22cm.
ISBN : 9780198075028.
338.954 GHA 133852
This book focuses on the impact of demographics,
globalization, human mobility, and the rise of the middle
class in accelerating growth in South Asia, in the
context of transformational challenges-modernization,
inclusiveness and vulnerability. Taking cognizance of the
diversity within and across countries, it emphasizes
pluralism in development. Bringing together essays by
distinguished academics on South Asia, the volume
examines critical issues and offers incisive analysis to
bring out the diversity of perspectives and arguments for
a nuanced picture of economic transition in South Asia.
Offering rigorous empirical evidence, it highlights the
role of governance and the need for sound policies to
manage transformation as well as harness growth drivers
within the region.
** Economic development-India, Social change-India, India
|| MACROECONOMICS and RELATED TOPICS
|| 58 Blanchard, Olivier
Macroeconomics / Olivier Blanchard.--5th ed.-- Delhi:
Prentice Hall, 2011.
xxii, 614p. 25cm.
ISBN : 9780132159869.
339 BLA 134073
In this book author presents a unified and global view of
macroeconomics, enabling user to see the connections
between the short-run, medium-run, and long-run. The
updated fifth edition will include the latest information
about the current economic crisis.
59 Lu, Caizhen
Poverty and development in China : alternative approaches
to poverty assessment / Caizhen Lu.-- London: Routledge,
xxvii, 274p. 23cm.
(Routledge contemporary China series, 74).
ISBN : 9780415618229.
339.460951 LUC 134011
This book analyses how poverty is recognized and measured
and how people in poverty are identified. Lu Caizhen-s
research compares four approaches to poverty assessment:
China-s official poverty identification method, the
participatory approach to poverty assessment, the
monetary approach, and use of multidimensional poverty
indicators. Each of these is applied to the same
population of households to identify the poor in rural
Wuding County, Yunnan Province. This book reveals that
different methods of poverty assessment produce vastly
different poverty rates. The author gives a vivid sense
of Chinese village society and how the rural poor view
their own lives.
** Poverty-China, Rural poor-China, Rural development-
China, China-Economic policy.
60 Benett, Andrew
Consumed : rethinking business in the era of mindful
spending / Andrew Benett, Ann O-Reilly and Stuart Harris.
New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
xiii, 242p. 24cm.
ISBN : 9780230101784.
339.470973 BEN 134256
Consumed is a forward-thinking look at how shoppers--and
consumption--have changed, now and for the foreseeable
future, and how businesses must rethink their strategies
in order to thrive in this new economic landscape. A
worldwide study by the authors found the following: -
More than a quarter of respondents believe their lives
would be better if they owned fewer things. - 55 percent
of Americans surveyed say they-re deriving a sense of
satisfaction from reducing their purchases during the
down turn, and seven in ten global respondents say they
feel good about reducing the amount of waste they create.
- Nearly half of the American respondents have no
intention of going back to their old shopping patterns,
even when the economy rebounds.
** Consumption (Economics) -- United States -- History,
Consumer behavior -- United States -- History,
Thriftiness -- United States -- History, Social values --
United States -- History.
|| CONSTITUTIONAL and ADMINISTRATIVE LAW
|| 61 Vanhala, Lisa
Making rights a reality?: disability rights activists and
legal mobilization / Lisa Vanhala.-- Cambridge: Cambridge
University Press, 2011.
xviii, 293p. 23cm.
ISBN : 9781107000872.
342.41087 VAN 134478
This book explores the way in which disability activists
in the United Kingdom and Canada have transformed their
aspirations into legal claims in their quest for
equality. It unpacks shifting conceptualizations of the
political identity of disability and the role of a rights
discourse in these dynamics. In doing so, it delves into
the diffusion of disability rights among grassroots
organizations and the traditional disability charities.
It then shows how the diffusion of this rights model of
disability can explain how and why disability activists
have deployed legal strategies in pursuit of their goals.
The book draws on a wealth of primary sources including
court records and campaign documents and encompassing
interviews with more than sixty activists and legal
** People with disabilities --Legal status, laws, etc. --
Great Britain --History, People with disabilities --Great
Britain --History, People with disabilities --Legal
status, laws, etc. --Canada --History.
|| PRIVATE LAW
|| 62 Flynn, Eilionoir
From rhetoric to action : implementing the UN convention
on the rights of persons with disabilities / Eilionoir
Flynn.-- Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011.
xxviii, 461p. 23cm.
ISBN : 9781107011717.
346.013 FLY 134062
This book contains a global comparative study of
implementation and monitoring mechanisms for national
disability strategies. It comprises a comparative study
that was conducted at international, regional and
comparative country levels and that highlights critical
success factors in implementing disability strategies or
action plans world-wide. It explores emerging synergies
between what is required to implement principles of
international law contained in the Convention on the
Rights of Persons with Disabilities and what it is
possible to achieve through national policy and systems
** People with disabilities -- Legal status, laws, etc,
Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and
Optional Protocol (2007).
63 Stewart, Ann
Gender, law and justice in a global market / Ann Stewart.
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011.
xv, 360p. 25cm.
ISBN : 9780521746533.
346.0134 STE 133810
This book explores how economies in the global north
stimulate desires and create deficits in care and
belonging which are met through transnational movements
and traces the way in which transnational economic
processes, discourses of rights and care create
relationships between global south and north. The author
focuses on African women who produce fruit and flowers
for European consumption, body workers migrate to meet
deficits in -affect- through provision of care and sex,
British-Asian families seek belonging through
** Sex discrimination in employment-Law and legislation,
Sex discrimination against women-Law and legislation,
Women-Legal, status, laws, etc.
64 Parker, Christine (ed)
Explaining compliance : business responses to regulation
/ Christine Parker and Vibeke Lehmann Nielsen.--
Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2011.
xiv, 386p. 24cm.
ISBN : 9781848448858.
346.066 PAR 134142
This book consists of sixteen specially commissioned
chapters by the world-s leading empirical researchers,
examining whether and how businesses comply with
regulation that is designed to affect positive behavior
changes. Each chapter consists of reflective summaries on
business compliance with different state or voluntary
regulation, and the theoretical lessons to be drawn from
it. As a whole, the book develops understanding and
explanations of how, why and in what circumstances, firms
come to comply with regulation, and when they do not.
** Corporate governance, Trade regulation --Economic
65 Cullet, Philippe
Water law in India : an introduction to legal instruments
/ Philippe Cullet and Sujith Koonan.-- New Delhi: Oxford
University Press, 2011.
xv, 356p. 22cm.
ISBN : 9780198070818.
346.5404691 CUL 133855
This book provides a broad picture of the current and
emerging policy framework for managing water-related
issues by bringing together the key policy documents as
well as laws on water. With a special focus on recent
developments in the field, the work discusses global and
local legislation on water. The book not only examines
the various institutions dealing with water, but also
takes into account different water bodies and their uses.
It also addresses the important issue of environmental
and health concerns linked to the use of water. Laying
emphasis on available legal instruments within the ambit
of water law, the book examines the conflict resolution
process for resolving water-related disputes.
** Water-Law and legislation --India.
|| SOCIAL PROBLEMS and SOCIAL WELFARE IN GENERAL
|| 66 Mehta, Neeta
Encyclopaedia of social work / Neeta Mehta, Manish Patel
and L K Singh.-- New Delhi: Axis Books, 2011.
ISBN : 9789381302224.
361.3 MEH 134269,v.1, 134270,v.2
This book contains two volumes. Social work is a
professional and academic disciple committed to the
pursuit of social welfare, social change and social
justice. Social workers perform interventions through
research, policy, community organizing, direct practice
and teaching. Research is often focused on areas such as
human development, social policy, public administration,
program evolution and international and community
development. Social work, an interdisciplinary field,
includes theories from economics, education, sociology,
medicine, philosophy, politics, psychology, and as well
as anti-positive and is multi-discipline.
** Social service.
|| OTHER SOCIAL PROBLEMS and SERVICES
|| 67 Linkov, Igor
Multi-criteria decision analysis : environmental
applications and case studies / Igor Linkov and Emily
Moberg.-- Boca Raton: CRC Press, 2012.
xvii, 186p. 23cm.
ISBN : 9781439853184.
363.70068 LIN 134069
This book explains and illustrates the application of
multi-criteria decision analysis, which "can not only
aggregate the variegated views of conflicting
stakeholders, but can also weigh criteria with different
units, scales, and meanings against each other
effectively"--to environmental management. Following a
general introduction to MCDA methods and applications to
environmental science, the authors present a sustained
examination of MCDA methodologies in sediment management,
exploration of case studies of MCDA application in
nanotechnology, and consideration of MCDA in the varied
realms of oyster restoration, oil spill response, algal
bloom management, and setting dredging windows for
sensitive fish species.
** Environmental management -- Decision making -- Case
studies , Multiple criteria decision making , Multiple
criteria decision making -- Case studies
||68 Gee, James Paul (ed)
The routledge handbook of discourse analysis / James Paul
Gee and Michael Handford.-- London: Routledge, 2012.
xxvi, 681p. 25cm.
ISBN : 9780415551076.
401.41 GEE 133981
This book deals with the major approaches to Discourse
Analysis from Critical Discourse Analysis to Multimodal
Discourse Analysis and their applications in key
educational and institutional settings. The handbook is
divided into six sections: Approaches to Discourse
Analysis, Approaches to Spoken Discourse, Genres and
Practices, Educational Applications, Institutional
Applications, and Identity, Culture and Discourse. This
book focuses on the application of Discourse Analysis to
** Discourse analysis.
|| PROBABILITIES and APPLIED MATHEMATICS
|| 69 Ross, Sheldon M
Introduction to probability models / Sheldon M Ross.--9th
ed-- London: Academic Press, 2007.
xviii, 782p. 23cm.
ISBN : 9788131209653.
519.2 ROS 134434
The book provides an introduction to elementary
probability theory and stochastic processes, and shows
how probability theory can be applied to the study of
phenomena in fields such as engineering, computer
science, management science, the physical and social
sciences, and operations research.
70 Tan, Ming T
Bayesian missing data problems : em, data augmentation
and noniterative computation / Ming T Tan, Guo-Liang Tian
and Kai Wang Ng.-- Boca Raton: CRC Press, 2010.
xviii, 328p. 24cm.
ISBN : 9781420077490.
519.542 TAN 133835
This book provides a systematic view of Bayesian methods
to be used with missing data problems. The text presents
a non-iterative approach that provides either explicit or
non-iterative sampling calculation of posteriors. This
computation includes exact numerical solutions, a
conditional sampling approach via data augmentation, and
a non-iterative sampling approach via EM-type algorithms.
It illustrates the application of Bayesian analysis to
important biostatistics problems and to other real-world
applications, including the constrained parameter problem
reformulated as a missing data problem.
** Bayesian statistical decision theory, Missing
71 Mynbaev, Kairat T
Short-memory linear processes and econometric
applications / Kairat T Mynbaev.-- Hoboken: Wiley, 2011.
xix, 429p. 24cm.
ISBN : 9780470924198.
519.72 MYN 134055
This book serves as a comprehensive source of asymptotic
results for econometric models with deterministic
exogenous regressors. The book begins with central limit
theorems (CLTs) for weighted sums of short memory linear
processes. This part contains the analysis of certain
operators in Lp spaces and their employment in the
derivation of CLTs. The applications of CLTs are to the
asymptotic distribution of various estimators for several
econometric models. Among the models discussed are static
linear models with slowly varying regressors, spatial
models, time series auto regressions, and two nonlinear
** Linear programming, Econometric models, Regression
|| 72 Nobes, Christopher (ed)
Comparative international accounting / Christopher Nobes
and Robert Parker.-- New Delhi: Heritage Publishers, 1994
xvi, 383p. 24cm.
ISBN : 0860035352.
657.48 NOB 134416
This book takes a comprehensive look at the international
dimensions of financial accounting and reporting. Whilst
the majority of chapters have been written by the book-s
two main authors, the text includes several contributions
from a diverse group of international experts, all of
whom are leading practitioners or academics. The text is
split into four distinct parts with Part 1 giving an
overview of international differences in accounting and
financial reporting. Part 2 examines individual countries
and includes country studies of UK, US, The Netherlands,
France, Germany, Japan, Australia, Canada, Singapore,
Scandinavia, Central and Eastern Europe and China. Part 3
looks at issues in financial accounting and the final
part looks at analysis and management issues.
** Comparative accounting.
|| 73 Chung, Mona
Doing business successfully in China / Mona Chung.--
Oxford: Chandos Publishing, 2011.
xv, 228p. 24cm.
ISBN : 9781843345497.
658.0490951 CHU 133836
This book emphasis on how cultural differences affect
companies return on investment. It aims to provide an
examination of where western companies have had
difficulties in doing business with the Chinese: a
significant barrier has been effective communication with
Chinese counterparts. This major impediment is caused by
not understanding the cultural differences between the
Chinese and western business cultures. This book offers
the solution to this problem. With extensive experience
in Western-Chinese business relationships, Dr Mona Chung
highlights the importance of bicultural negotiators.
** Investments, Foreign-China, Business etiquette-China,
International business enterprises-China.
74 Kalakota, Ravi
E-business 2.0 : roadmap for success / Ravi Kalakota and
Marcia Robinson.--2nd ed.-- Noida: Pearson, 2012.
ISBN : 9788177581164.
658.054678 KAL 134112
In this book, author provide guidance to managers
converting their organizations to e-business. They
present an application framework that shapes the
migration from a traditional business model to an e-
business model, describe the advantages and challenges
that e-businesses face, and identify the design
principles necessary for a successful e-business
** Electronic commerce.
75 Barringer, Bruce R
Entrepreneurship : successfully launching new ventures /
Bruce R Barringer and R Duane Ireland.--3rd ed-- London:
ISBN : 9788131759301.
658.11 BAR 134184
This book provides a thoughtful, practical guide to the
process of successfully launching and growing an
entrepreneurial venture. To do this, the authors provide
with a thorough analysis of the entrepreneurial process.
** Entrepreneurship , New business enterprises.
76 Copeland, Tom
Valuation : measuring and managing the value of companies
/ Tom Copeland, Tim Koller and Jack Murrin.--3rd ed-- New
York: John Wiley, 1990.
xvi, 490p. 26cm.
ISBN : 9780471361909.
658.15 COP 134417
This book provides crucial insights into how to measure,
manage, and maximize a company-s value. This edition
includes new information on valuing "dotcoms", coverage
of insurance companies, instructions on how to drive
value creation, and advice on managing difficult
** Corporations --Valuation --Handbooks, manuals, etc.
77 Hofmann, Erik
Ways out of the working capital trap : empowering self-
financing growth through modern supply management / Erik
Hofmann and others.-- Heidelberg: Springer, 2011. x,
(Professional supply management, 1).
ISBN : 9783642172700.
658.15244 HOF 134475
This book shows how to escape the working capital trap by
improving in-house financing potential. It covers
different operating ratios, and views in-house financing
from company and supply chain perspectives. It also
presents the "Procurement Value Added" concept.
** Working capital, Business logistics, Industrial
78 Marchetti, Anne M
Enterprise risk management best practices : from
assessment to ongoing compliance / Anne M Marchetti.--
Hoboken: John Wiley, 2012.
xi, 180p. 23cm.
ISBN : 9780470917404.
658.155 MAR 134001
This book provides guidance on how to implement
enterprise risk management across any organization. It
guide on the key risk categories, including financial,
operational, reputational, and strategic areas, along
with practical tips on how to handle risks that overlap
across categories. It includes discussion of the latest
trends and best practices, features the role of IT in ERM
and the tools that are available in both assessment and
on going compliance. It discusses the key challenges that
need to be overcome for successful ERM initiatives,
creation of ERM architecture, setting up on-going
monitoring and assessment processes.
** Risk management.
79 Phillips, Robert L
Pricing and revenue optimization / Robert L Phillips.--
Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2005.
xii, 355p. 26cm.
ISBN : 9780804746984.
658.1554 PHI 134350-134362
This book offers a balanced presentation of theoretical
principles and industrial experience, showing how
pricing, market elasticity, risk, and market share affect
a number of important business measures. It introduces
the models and analyses that support software being
developed for decision makers in today-s rapidly changing
** Pricing, Revenue management.
80 Gomez-Mejia, Luis R
Managing human resources / Luis R Gomez-Mejia, David B
Balkin and Robert L Cardy.--5th ed-- New Delhi: PHI
xxix, 639p. 28cm.
ISBN : 9788120336889.
658.3 GOM 134429
This book prepares all future managers with a business
understanding of the need for human resource management
skills. The book examines issues of importance to today-s
managers and equips the student with the necessary
information to become an effective manager in any size
** Personnel management.
81 Nangia, Ranjan
Encyclopaedia of management / Ranjan Nangia and Ganesh
Kumar Gupta.-- New Delhi: Crescent Publishing, 2011.
V. 1: Business management v. 2 , Office management v. 3 :
Project management v. 4 : Financial management v. 5 :
ISBN : 9788183422598.
658.4 NAN 134227,v.1, 134228,v.2, 134229,v.3,
This book is a compendium of five volumes, namely,
Business Management, Financial management, Office
management, Project Management and marketing Management.
This work offers the theory and practice of management in
** Industrial management, Office management, Project
management, Business enterprises -- Finance, Marketing --
82 Zanda, Gianfranco (ed)
Corporate management in a knowledge-based economy /
Gianfranco Zanda.-- New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
xi, 262p. 22cm.
ISBN : 9780230294257.
658.4 ZAN 134003
This book traces the evolution of corporate governance
over time, with a particular focus on the changing nature
of power. The control of scarce resources used in
production has evolved considerably over the past
centuries, with government, landowners, non-owner
managers, and institutional investors acting as
controlling powers at different points in time. In order
to appropriately protect the various, and changing,
stakeholders, the system of corporate governance has also
developed over the year. This book incorporates
theoretical work as well as practical applications to
analyse these developments and explore emerging trends of
the 21st century. It examines how the pursuit of profit
maximization has resulted in governance failures and it
focuses on the prospective role of business ethics in
helping reform flawed governance structures.
** Executive management, Corporate governance.
83 Dettmer, H William
The logical thinking process : a systems approach to
complex problem solving / H William Dettmer.-- Milwaukee:
ASQ Quality Press, 2007.
xxix, 413p. CD-ROM. 25cm.
ISBN : 9780873897235.
658.403 DET 134447
This book presents a whole new approach to building and
applying logic trees. The logical thinking process
referred to in the title is nothing less than a broadly
applicable, systems-level approach to policy analysis.
Author explains an easier, more logically sound way to
integrate Current Reality Trees with Evaporating Clouds.
His new version of the thinking process "retires" the
Transition Tree in favor of the marriage of a more
detailed Prerequisite Tree and critical chain project
management. This book contains new examples of logic
trees from a variety of real-world applications.
** Decision support systems, Problem solving, Theory of
84 Drummond, Helga
Escalation in decision-making : behavioural economics in
business / Helga Drummond and Julia Hodgson.-- Surrey:
xi, 165p. 24cm.
ISBN : 9781409402367.
658.403 DRU 133997
Persistence involves the risk of throwing good money (or
resources) after bad, but owners may feel they too much
invested to quit now. This book reveals why social
scientists believe that owners may not respond rationally
to such predicaments. Instead of exiting when the odds
are clearly stacked against them, they re-invest and end
up compounding their losses - a phenomenon known as
escalation of commitment. The authors, Helga Drummond and
Julia Hodgson, introduce the concept of entrapment, a
variation whereby decision-makers passively drift towards
insolvency as the cost of changing direction becomes too
high. It provides an accessible introduction to the
application of theory against a background of growing
interest in behavioral economics.
** Decision making.
85 Bishop, Joshua (ed)
The economics of ecosystems and biodiversity in business
and enterprise / Joshua Bishop.-- London: Earthscan, 2012
xxv, 269p. 25cm.
ISBN : 9781849712514.
658.4083 BIS 134000
This book provides important new evidence of growing
corporate concern about biodiversity loss and offers
examples of how some leading companies are taking action
to conserve biodiversity and to restore ecosystems. It
reviews indicators and drivers of biodiversity loss and
ecosystem decline, and shows how these present both risks
and opportunities to business. It examines the changing
preferences of consumers for nature-friendly products and
services, and offers examples of how companies are
responding. This book also describes recent initiatives
to enable businesses to measure, value and report their
impacts and dependencies on biodiversity and ecosystem
services. The authors review a range of practical tools
to manage biodiversity risks in business is reviewed,
with examples of how some companies are using these tools
to deliver added business value.
** Environmental economics, Social responsibility of
86 Buchen, Irving H
Executive intelligence : the leader-s edge / Irving H
Buchen.-- Lanham: Rowman and Littlefield Education, 2011.
xii, 271p. 23cm.
ISBN : 9781610480772.
658.409 BUC 134144
This book zeros in on leadership smarts and notes that in
all lists compiled by leadership experts, head hunters,
and boards of directors the one and only trait that
appears in all is intelligence. Obvious? No, because
typically leadership savvy regularly trumps smarts. That
is unfortunate because it obscures the cultivation and
development of how leaders think, speculate, conceive,
and problem solve their own firms and the way they lead.
Executive intelligence like emotional intelligence acts
like an advanced scout sizing up situations, identifying
mine fields, creating contingencies, developing last
minute ways out, and then acting like the artful dodger.
In the process, the leader develops a special kind of
intelligence tied to and defining the kind if leader he
or she is, and that ultimately generates the leader-s
edge and comparative advantage.
** Leadership, Executive ability, Intellect.
87 Grandori, Anna
Organizing entrepreneurship / Anna Grandori, Laura
Gaillard Giordani and James Hayton.-- London: Routledge,
xii, 306p. 23cm.
ISBN : 9780415570381.
658.421 GRA 134289
This book aims to blend rigor with relevance, and
connects theory with practical problems around key
questions, such as: Is there any method in having -good
ideas- and discovering opportunities? Through which
mechanisms can human, social, technical and financial
resources be attracted and dedicated to new projects?
Which alternative governance and organizational
structures are to be considered for the constitution and
organization of a new firm? To grow or not to grow? (Or
how to grow without up-sizing)? How do you organize grown
up firms in an entrepreneurial mode? How can environments
and external institutions help? Original case studies are
discussed and integrated throughout the text, which
reflect a wide range of sectors (from agri-business to
high tech) and countries (including emerging economies).
** Entrepreneurship, Strategic planning, Risk management,
88 Munter, Mary
Guide to managerial communication : effective business
writing and speaking / Mary Munter.--7th ed-- New Delhi:
x, 193p. 22cm.
ISBN : 9788131714867.
658.45 MUN 134435
The book covers following topics: Techniques for audience
persuasion, electronic channels for communication and
email guidelines, strategies for cross-cultural
communication, writing in teams, high skim value for
writing, jargon and style, designing and using power
point relaxation techniques for public speakers.
** Business communication, Communication in management.
89 Christou, Ioannis T
Quantitative methods in supply chain management : models
and algorithms / Ioannis T Christou.-- London: Springer,
xiv, 397p. 24cm.
ISBN : 9780857297655.
658.7 CHR 133834
This book presents some of the most important methods and
tools available for modeling and solving problems arising
in the context of supply chain management. The book shows
what modeling techniques can be expected to a work in a
given situation, as well as what kinds of constrains or
objective functions can render models intractable, and
what to do when omitting them is not an option. It also
deals with how to apply existing proven exact or
heuristic methods, or even design a hybrid or completely
new algorithm for particular model.
** Business logistics, Industrial procurement-Management,
Materials management, Physical distribution of goods.
90 Kapil, Kanwal Nayan
Case studies in marketing / Kanwal Nayan Kapil and
Jaydeep Mukherjee.-- Delhi: Pearson, 2011.
x, 111p. 24cm
ISBN : 9788131756331.
658.8 KAP 134183
The features of this book are: Eighteen cases, divided
into seven parts, Case based on companies like Nokia,
GlaxoSmithKline, Life Insurance Corporation of India and
Nestle, A wide variety of cases touching almost all
aspects of marketing, Case design based on actual
classroom teaching, Teaching notes for instructors.
** Marketing -- Case studies.
91 Bird, Andy
The growth drivers : the definitive guide to transforming
marketing capabilities / Andy Bird and Mhairi McEwan.--
Chichester: Wiley, 2012. xxi, 294p. 23cm.
ISBN : 9781119953319.
658.802 BIR 134071
This book is a practical guide to building marketing
capabilities it explains why it is critical that
organisations invest in the capabilities needed to excel
at customer-centric marketing to drive growth.
** Market segmentation, Economic development,
92 Vitale, Robert P
Business-to-business marketing : analysis and practice /
Robert P Vitale, Joseph Giglierano and Waldemar Pfoertsch
-- Chennai: Pearson, 2011.
xxxii, 512p. 24cm.
ISBN : 9788131763308.
658.804 VIT 134182
This book deals with limited marketing experience
understand the concepts in business-to-business
marketing. Overall, this text emphasizes the dynamic
realities of the marketplace while reinforcing the most
important principles and practices.
** Industrial marketing.
93 Ingram, Thomas N
Sales management : analysis and decision making / Thomas
N Ingram and others.--6th ed-- Australia: South-Western
Cengage Learning, 2007.
xxii, 436p. 26cm.
ISBN : 9788131502068.
658.81 ING 134433
This book blends the most recent sales management
research with real-life "best practices" of leading sales
organizations. This text continues to focus on the
importance of employing different sales strategies for
different consumer groups, as well as integrating
corporate, business, marketing, and sales strategies.
** Sales management.
94 Lusch, Robert F (ed)
The service-dominant logic of marketing : dialog debate
and directions / Robert F. Lusch and Stephen L Vargo.--
Armonk: M E Sharpe, 2006.
xviii, 449p. 25cm.
ISBN : 9780765614902.
658.812 LUS 134489
Expanding on the editors- award-winning article,
"Evolving to a New Dominant Logic for Marketing," this
book presents a new paradigm for the marketing
discipline. This new paradigm is service-centered,
customer-oriented, relationship-focused, and knowledge-
based, and places marketing, once viewed as a support
function, as central to overall business strategy."
"Service-dominant logic defines service as the
application of competences for the benefit of another
entity and sees mutual service provision, rather than the
exchange of goods, as the proper subject of marketing. It
moves the orientation of marketing from a "market to"
philosophy where customers are promoted to, targeted, and
captured, to a "market with" orientation, where the
customer and supply chain partners are collaborators in
the entire marketing process.
** Marketing --Philosophy, Customer services,
95 Adamson, Allen P
Brand digital : simple ways top brands succeed in the
digital world / Allen P Adamson.-- New York: Palgrave
xiv, 274p. 24cm.
ISBN : 9780230606043.
658.827 ADA 134255
This book discusses how global digital acceleration has
the social networking and customer-based brand promotion
of websites such as Google, YouTube, Craigslist,
Wikipedia, Facebook, and MySpace. Author explains how to
harness the multiple functions of new technologies such
as the Blackberry and iPhone, and discusses the impact of
rapid globalization on the digital-age brand as well as
the importance of social initiatives and the opinions of
newly web-based preteens and teens.
** Branding (Marketing), Brand name products, Internet
96 Malhotra, Naresh K
Basic marketing research : integration of social media /
Naresh K Malhotra.--4th ed.-- Delhi: Pearson, 2012.
xxxi, 640p. 28cm.
ISBN : 9780132544481.
658.83 MAL 134277
Focusing on the interaction between marketing research
decisions and marketing management decisions, author
offers a highly contemporary review that enables readers
to increase their SPSS and Excel skills.
** Marketing research.
97 Malhotra, Naresh K
Marketing research : an applied orientation / Naresh K
Malhotra and Satyabhusan Dash.--5th ed-- Delhi: Pearson,
xxxi, 122, 28cm.
ISBN : 9788131723173.
658.83 MAL 134432
This book presents marketing research concepts and
methods in a highly applied and managerial way. It takes
a unique applied and managerial orientation that
illustrates the interaction between marketing research
decisions and marketing management decisions. Balancing
coverage of the qualitative and quantitative aspects
within the field, it devotes separate chapters to
qualitative research procedures and to each major data
analysis technique, and offers a practical integration
showing the use of mainframes and microcomputers
** Marketing research, Marketing research --Methodology.
|| ADVERTISING and PUBLIC RELATIONS
|| 98 McStay, Andrew
The mood of information : a critique of online
behavioural advertising / Andrew McStay.-- New York:
ISBN : 9781441176141.
659.144 MAC 133799
This book explores advertising from the perspective of
information flows rather than the more familiar approach
of symbolic representation. At the heart of this book is
an aspiration to better understand contemporary and
nascent forms of commercial solicitation predicated on
the commodification of experience and subjectivity. It
assesses novel forms of advertising that involve tracking
users- web browsing activity over a period of time. This
book seeks to grasp and explicate key trends within the
media and advertising industries along with the
technocultural, legal, regulatory and political
environment online behavioral advertising operates
** Internet advertising, Consumer behavior.
|| LITERATURE,RHETORIC and CRITICISM
|| 99 D-haen, Theo (ed)
Routledge companion to world literature / Theo D-haen,
David Damrosch and Djelal Kadir.-- London: Routledge,
xxi, 515p. 25cm.
ISBN : 9780415570220.
809 DHA 133978
In the age of globalization, the category of "World
Literature" is increasingly important to academic
teaching and research. This book offers a comprehensive
pathway into this burgeoning and popular field. Separated
into four key sections, the volume covers: the history of
World Literature through significant writers and
theorists from Goethe to Said, Casanova and Moretti the
disciplinary relationship of World Literature to areas
such as philology, translation, globalization and
diaspora studies theoretical issues in World Literature
including gender, politics and ethics a global
perspective on the politics of World Literature. The
forty eight outstanding contributors to this companion
offer an ideal introduction to those approaching the
field for the first time, or looking to further their
knowledge of this extensive field.
** Literature-History and criticism, Literature and
society, Literature and globalization.
|| ENGLISH and OLD ENGLISH LITERATURES
|| 100 Henderson, Diana E (ed)
Alternative Shakespeares / Diana E Henderson.--3rd ed.--
London: Routledge, 2009.
viii, 310p. 20cm.
ISBN : 9780415423335.
822.33 SHA 133947
This book introduces the strongest and most innovative of
the new directions emerging in Shakespearean scholarship
ranging across performance studies, multimedia and
textual criticism, concerns of economics, science,
religion and ethics - as well as the -next step- work in
areas such as postcolonial and queer studies that
continue to push the boundaries of the field.
** Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Criticism and
|| PHILOSOPHY and THEORY OF HISTORY
|| 101 Sachsenmaier, Dominic
Global perspectives on global history : theories and
approaches in a connected world / Dominic Sachsenmaier.--
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011.
vii, 331p. 23cm.
ISBN : 9780521173124.
901 SAC 133811
In recent years, historians across the world have become
increasingly interested in transnational and global
approaches to the past. However, the debates surrounding
this new border-crossing movement have remained limited
in scope as theoretical exchanges on the tasks,
responsibilities and potentials of global history have
been largely confined to national or regional academic
communities. In this book, the author sets out to redress
this imbalance by offering a series of new perspectives
on the global and local flows, sociologies of knowledge
and hierarchies that are an intrinsic part of historical
practice. Taking the United States, Germany and China as
his main case studies, he reflects upon the character of
different approaches to global history as well as their
social, political and cultural contexts.
** World history, Civilization, Globalization.
102 Singh, P
Encyclopaedia of speeches and writings of great Indian
leaders / P Singh and Sumit Sinha.-- New Delhi: Rajat
V. 1 (3 pts.) : Speeches and writings of Jawaharlal Nehru
v. 2 (2 pts.) : speeches and writings of Bal Gangadhar
Tilak, v. 3 : Speeches and writings of Madan Mohan
Malviya v. 4: Speeches and writings of Sarojini Naidu,
v. 5: Speeches and writings of Dr. S. Radha Krishnan.
ISBN : 9788178805207.
954.035 SIN 134232,v.1 pt-I, 134233,v.1 pt-II,
134234,v.1 pt-III, 134235,v.2 pt-I, 134236,v.2 pt-II,
134237,v.3, 134238,v.4, 134239,v.5
This book emphatically deals with speeches and writings
of our some Great Political Leader who played a
significant role in the freedom struggle to emancipate
India from the clutches of the British rule and
ultimately become able to make India Independent in 1947.
These leaders are Lok Manya Bal Gangadhar Tilak, Pt.
Jawahar Lal Nehru, Pt. madan mohan Malviya, sarojini
Naidu and Sarvapalli Dr. Radha Krishnan.
** India -- Politics and government -- 20th century,
India -- History -- Autonomy and independence movements.
103 Gopal, Sarvepalli
Jawaharlal Nehru : a biography / Sarvepalli Gopal.-- New
Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2012. 3v. 23cm.
Vol.1: 1889-1947 v.2 : 1947-1956 v.3 : 1956-1964.
ISBN : 9780198079828.
954.042092 NEH 134186,v.1, 134187,v.2,
This book contains three volumes. First volume discusses
Nehru-s early life and ends in 1947. The second focuses
on the first nine years of his ministership, and the
third examines the eight years of his life.
** Nehru, Jawaharlal, 1889-1964, Prime ministers -- India
-- Biography, India -- Politics and government -- 20th