|| DIFFERENTIAL and DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY
|| 1 Ungar, Michael (ed)
The Social ecology of resilience : a handbook of theory
and practice / Michael Ungar.-- New York: Springer, 2012.
xv, 463p. , 26cm.
ISBN : 9781461405856.
155.24 UNG 141979
This book provides evidence for the ecological
understanding of resilience in ways that help resolve
both definition and measurement problems.
** Resilience (Personality trait) , Social ecology ,
|| 2 Lussier, Robert N
Business, society, and government essentials : strategy
and applied ethics / Robert N Lussier and Herbert Sherman
--2nd ed-- New York: Routledge, 2014.
xi, 542p. , 28cm.
ISBN : 9780415622103.
174.4 LUS 141981
Understanding the interrelationship of business, society
and government is vital to working at any level in a
company of any size. This text uses a case analysis
approach to explore this interrelationship in today-s
high tech global community. The authors crystallize the
complex array of issues that business leaders, managers,
and employees face in market and nonmarket environments,
from balancing stakeholder interests and dealing with
government regulations to managing crises and making
socially responsible and ethical decisions.
** Business ethics , Corporations -- Moral and ethical
aspects , Industrial policy
|| INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
|| 3 Monteiro, Nuno P
Theory of unipolar politics / Nuno P Monteiro.-- New York
: Cambridge University Press, 2014. xiv, 272p. , 23cm.
(Cambridge studies in international relations, 132).
ISBN : 9781107677753.
327.101 MON 142644
The author answers three of the most important questions
about the workings of a unipolar world. Is it durable? Is
it peaceful? What is the best grand strategy a unipolar
power such as the contemporary United States can
implement? In our nuclear world, the power preponderance
of the United States is potentially durable but likely to
produce frequent conflict. Furthermore, in order to
maintain its power preponderance, the United States must
remain militarily engaged in the world and accommodate
the economic growth of its major competitors, namely,
China. This strategy, however, will lead Washington to
wage war frequently. In sum, military power preponderance
brings significant benefits but is not an unalloyed good.
** International relations , World politics
|| 4 Goyal, Sanjeev
Connections: an introduction to the economics of networks
/ Sanjeev Goyal.-- Princeton: Princeton University Press,
x, 289p. , 23cm.
ISBN : 9780691141183.
330.0151 GOY 142732
This book puts contemporary thinking about networks and
economic activity into context. It develops a general
framework within which this body of research can be
** Social networks -- Economic aspects , Economics,
Mathematical , Social networks -- Mathematics
5 Phillips, Tony (ed)
Europe on the brink : debt crisis and dissent in the
European periphery / Tony Phillips.-- London: Zed Books,
viii, 264p. , 22cm.
ISBN : 9781783602148.
330.9 PHI 142650
This book is a thoughtful reflection on the way in which
policies of monetary constipation have created the worst
crisis in Europe since the 1930s, and the way in which
that crisis has created crises of democracy and political
economy in Europe.
** Financial crises -- European Union countries , Debts,
Public -- European Union countries , European Union
countries -- Economic conditions -- 21st century
6 Arouri, Mohamed
Emerging markets and the global economy / Mohamed Arouri,
Sabri Boubaker and Duc Khuong Nguyen.-- Amsterdam:
xlix, 875p. , 24cm.
ISBN : 9780124115491.
330.91724 ARO 142648
This book investigates analytical techniques suited to
emerging market economies, which are typically prone to
policy shocks. Despite the large body of emerging market
finance literature, their underlying dynamics and
interactions with other economies remain challenging and
mysterious because standard financial models measure them
** Developing countries -- Economic conditions , Economic
development -- Developing countries , International trade
7 Liu, Yang
China-s urban labor market : a structural econometric
approach / Yang Liu.-- Kyoto: Kyoto University Press,
xiii, 187p. , 23cm.
ISBN : 9784876982851.
330.951 LIU 141983
This book offers a novel analysis of China-s labor market
using modern structural econometric models. The book
examines the issues of the disequilibrium of labor supply
and demand in China. It also looks at the impact of rural
urban immigration on the urban labor market. China-s
Urban Labor Market provides analyses of the economic
reasons behind the high unemployment rate in China, and
explains why it coexists with a shortage of workers in
** Labor market -- China -- Econometric models , Labor
market -- Econometric models , China
|| LABOR ECONOMICS
|| 8 Institute for Human Development
India labour and employment report 2014 : workers in the
era of globalization / Institute for Human Development.--
New Delhi: Academic Foundation, 2014.
248p. , 28cm.
ISBN : 9789332701205.
331.0954 INS 142043
This report provides an overview of the labour market and
employment outcomes that the Indian economy has delivered
as it globalized. It concludes that structural changes
are slow and difficult, and the potential for equitable
growth remains unrealized, hampered by policy inertia,
resistance from social and economic interests and
rigidities of existing systems and perspectives. The
Report assesses the gains and losses for labour in the
first round of globalization. It reveals many markers of
progress as well as deep challenges. Effective,
responsive, fair and comprehensive labour and employment
policy is vital for sustainable and inclusive
** Labor market -- India , Manpower policy -- India ,
Globalization -- Economic aspects -- India
|| FINANCIAL ECONOMICS
|| 9 Muller, Christian
Confirming dividend changes and the non-monotonic
investor revision of earnings persistence / Christian
Muller.-- Wiesbaden: Springer Gabler, 2014. xxv, 137p. ,
ISBN : 9783658044725.
332.63221 MUL 142647
The author assumes that firm-s dividend decision conveys
useful information to investors. He shows that investors
use dividend changes to revise their a priori
expectations about the persistence of a current earnings
change. While his theoretical and empirical analyses
generally imply that dividend changes constitute
informative, but imperfect information signals, he
further identifies situations in which they are
substantial to investors.
** Dividends -- Accounting , Economics/Management Science
10 Chao, Chi-Chur
Trade-related investment measures : theory and
applications / Chi-Chur Chao and Eden S H Yu.-- London:
Imperial College Press, 2014.
xxi, 314p. , 23cm.
ISBN : 9781783264780.
332.6730951 CHA 142645
This book makes a contribution to the deeper
understanding of various trade-related investment
measures (TRIMs). The issues have been largely inspired
by the use of trade policies on foreign investment
adopted in China and many other nations from the 1960s to
the 1990s. Building upon the existing literature and the
authors- own work, the 20 chapters in the book examine,
using several versions of general-equilibrium frameworks,
resource allocation and welfare effects of both trade-
related investment measures and investment-related
** Investments, Foreign -- China , China -- Commercial
policy , China -- Foreign economic relations
|| INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS
|| 11 Blyth, Mark (ed)
Routledge handbook of International Political Economy
(IPE) : IPE as a global conversation / Mark Blyth.--
London: Routledge, 2015.
ix, 377p. , 24cm.
ISBN : 9780415771269.
337 BLY 142640
This Handbook maps the shifting boundaries and diverse
theoretical commitments of IPE around the world. It
engages the geographical and theoretical diversity of the
different versions of IPE found in North America, the UK,
in Asia, and, Australia.
** International economic relations , Economics
12 Hajnal, Peter I
The G20 : evolution, interrelationships, documentation /
Peter I Hajnal.-- Surrey: Ashgate Publishing, 2014.
xvi,311p. , 23cm.
ISBN : 9781409439301.
337.1 HAJ 142651
This book is an authoritative work of reference on the
G20, G8 and G20 reform, and relevant information sources.
The author thoroughly traces the origins of the G20,
surveys the G20 finance ministers- meetings since 1999
and the series of G20 summits since 2008. He examines
agenda-setting and agenda evolution, discusses the
question of G20 membership and surveys the components of
the G20 system. He goes on to analyze the relationship of
the G20 with international governmental organizations,
the business sector, and civil society and looks at the
current relationship between the G8 and the G20. He also
discusses how G20 performance can be monitored and
evaluated. The book includes an extensive bibliography on
the G20, G8/G20 reform, and issues of concern to the G20.
** Group of Twenty , International economic relations ,
Economic policy , Summit meetings
13 Wan, Ming
The China model and global political economy :
comparison, impact, and interaction / Ming Wan.-- London:
xvii, 194p. , 24cm.
(Routledge contemporary China series, 111).
ISBN : 9780415717960.
337.51 WAN 141982
This book adopts an explicit international comparative
perspective, comparing the Chinese model to others, such
as the Washington Consensus and the Japan model. This
comparison allows us to break down different components
of the China model, and to show that while the Chinese
Communist Party leadership part of the model is unique,
other components such as export-led growth strategy or
packaged aid programs are not. By focusing on the root
cause of China-s rise - namely the loop between the
evolving China model and an evolving global governance
structure - this book reveals the degree of
compatibility between the country-s profit-driven
domestic political economy system and the post-war global
economic order, and in turn how and why China has been
able to rise in the global system.
** China -- Economic conditions -- 2000- , China --
Economic policy -- 2000- , China -- Foreign economic
|| 14 Mukherjee, Arpita
The Food supply chain in India : analysing the potential
for international business / Arpita Mukherjee and others.
-- New Delhi: Academic Foundation, 2014.
73p. , 28cm.
ISBN : 9789332701380.
338.1954 MUK 142041
This report examines the opportunities and potential for
international businesses in the food supply chain of
India. The report tries to make international businesses
better acquainted with the Indian market by providing
detailed information about the central and state
governments- policies on the food supply chain. It
highlights the barriers faced by international businesses
in India and suggests a go-to-market strategy for
international businesses. The report identifies the
current and potential gains for India from the entry of
foreign businesses and makes policy recommendation based
on a clear understanding of the expectations and
experiences of international businesses in India and
global best practices.
** Food supply -- India -- Management , Food industry and
trade -- India , Grocery trade -- India
15 Mukherjee, Arpita
Food processing industry in India : unleashing the
potential of the non-alcoholic beverage sector / Arpita
Mukherjee and others.-- New Delhi: Academic Foundation,
143p. , 28cm.
ISBN : 9789332701137.
338.4766400954 MUK 142040
** Food industry and trade -- India , Non-alcoholic
beverage industry -- India , Food industry and trade
16 Debroy, Bibek
Economic freedom of the states of India 2013 / Bibek
Debroy, Laveesh Bhandari and Swaminathan S Anklesaria
Aiyar.-- New Delhi: Academic Foundation, 2014. 95p. ,
ISBN : 9789332701359.
338.954 DEB 142038,G
Economic freedom matters. It improves outcomes by
empowering citizens with the freedom to choose. This
report, one of a series starting in 2005, once again
seeks to measure economic freedom in different Indian
states, and to show how this improves economic
outcomes.Economic freedom is a concept first used by the
Fraser Institute to measure the extent to which
governments constrain efficient decision making and
distort resource allocation. It has been used in cross-
country literature to show that countries with higher
levels of freedom have better development indicators.
** India -- Economic policy -- 1991- , Free enterprise --
India -- States , Economic indicators -- India -- States
|| MACROECONOMICS and RELATED TOPICS
|| 17 Case, Karl E
Principles of macroeconomics / Karl E Case, Ray C Fair
and Sharon M Oster.--11th ed-- Boston: Pearson, 2014.
xxxi, 446p. , 27cm.
ISBN : 9780133023671.
339 CAS 142051
18 Dixon, Peter B (ed)
Handbook of computable general equilibrium modeling /
Peter B Dixon and Dale W Jorgenson.-- Amsterdam: Elsevier
xx, 145p. , 24cm.
ISBN : 9780444536341.
339.5015195 DIX 142652,V. 1A
This book presents a history of modeling applications and
examines competing points of view. It contains coherent
summaries of CGE theories that inform major model types.
** Equilibrium (Economics) -- Econometric models ,
|| GENERAL CONSIDERATIONS OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATIO
|| 19 Mathew, George (ed)
Status of Panchayati Raj in the states and union
territories of India 2013 / George Mathew.-- New Delhi:
Concept Publishing, 2013.
xviii, 737p. , 28cm.
ISBN : 9789351250319.
352.170954 MAT 142050
** Panchayat -- India , Rural government -- India , Rural
|| OTHER SOCIAL PROBLEMS and SERVICES
|| 20 Dietz, Matthias (ed)
Routledge handbook of the climate change movement /
Matthias Dietz and Heiko Garrelts.-- London: Routledge,
xvii, 363p. , 25cm.
ISBN : 9780415839259.
363.73874 DIE 142639
This handbook provides a comprehensive overview of the
growing transnational climate movement. A dual focus on
climate politics and civil society provides a hitherto
unavailable broad and systematic analysis of the current
global movement, highlighting how its dynamic and diverse
character can play an important role in environmental
politics and climate protection.
** Climatic changes -- Political aspects , Global warming
-- Political aspects , Climate change mitigation --
|| ENGLISH and OLD ENGLISH LANGUAGES
|| 21 Waniek-Kimczak, Ewa (ed)
Teaching and researching English accents in native and
non native speakers / Ewa Waniek-Klimczak and Linda R
Shockey.-- Heidelberg: Springer, 2013.
ix, 251p. , 24cm.
ISBN : 9783642240188.
421.6 WAN 141980
The book offers a unique combination of psycholinguistic,
sociolinguistic and pedagogical approaches, with
individual contributions investigating the effect of
selected conditioning factors on the pronunciation of
English. With all the richness of approaches, it is a
strong phonetic background that unifies individual
contributions to the volume.
** English language -- Accents and accentuation , English
language -- Phonology -- Study and teaching , Language
and languages -- Study and teaching , English language --
Study and teaching --Foreign speakers
|| PROBABILITIES and APPLIED MATHEMATICS
|| 22 Hand, David
The Improbability principle : why incredibly unlikely
things keep happening / David Hand.-- London: Bantam
xii, 269p. , 23cm.
ISBN : 9780593072820.
519.2 HAN 142042
Why is it that incredibly unlikely phenomena actually
happen quite regularly and why should we, in fact, expect
such things to happen? This book is aimed at anyone with
an interest in coincidences, probability or gambling.
** Probabilities , Chance -- Popular works , Coincidence
|| GENERAL MANAGEMENT
|| 23 Vagadia, Bharat
Enterprise governance : driving enterprise performance
through strategic alignment / Bharat Vagadia.-- Berlin:
xxvii, 288p. , 24cm.
ISBN : 9783642385889.
658 VAG 142649
The book unifies traditional corporate governance,
leadership, and strategic management processes, whilst
seeking to understand what actually happens on the ground
to keep the organisation working and delivering ongoing
value to its stakeholders. It synthesises these separate
streams into a unified enterprise governance framework,
posing some challenging questions whilst providing clear
insight into how you implement enterprise governance:
something that helps deliver on the 7 As and ultimately
** Industrial management , Strategic planning ,
24 Ramanathan, S
Accounting for management / S Ramanathan.-- New Delhi:
Oxford University Press, 2014.
xvii, 669p. , 28cm.
ISBN : 9780198093312.
658.1511 RAM 142062
This book is a comprehensive textbook designed especially
for post graduate students of business management. It
takes a practice oriented approach to explaining the core
concepts of accounting, with the help of numerous
illustrations and solved examples.
** Managerial accounting
25 Cowan, David
Strategic internal communication : how to build employee
engagement and performance / David Cowan.-- London: Kogan
x, 176p. , 23cm.
ISBN : 9780749470111.
658.45 COW 142059
This book offers an approach to building engagement,
performance and cultural integration in any organization.
It looks at the relation between the traditional silos of
internal communication, HR and employee engagement.
** Communication in organizations , Communication in
management , Communication in personnel management
26 Dent, Julian
Technology distribution channels : understanding and
managing channels to market / Julian Dent.-- London:
Kogan Page, 2014.
xvii, 331p. , 23cm.
ISBN : 9780749472177.
658.788 DEN 142060
This book explores the chain that makes technology
products and services available for market and explains
how to make the most of each step of the process.
** Marketing channels , Technology -- Marketing ,
27 Krishna, Rajneesh
Consumer behaviour / Rajneesh Krishna.-- New Delhi:
Oxford University Press, 2014.
xvi, 571p. , 24cm.
ISBN : 9780198062929.
658.8342 KRI 142063
This book begins by explaining the foundation and scope
of consumer behaviour and explores its linkages with
multi disciplinary social sciences. The book also explains
psychosomatic concepts that impact consumer behaviour
such as need, motivation, emotion, perception, memory,
attitude and personality.
** Consumer behavior
28 Ryan, Damian
Understanding digital marketing : marketing strategies
for engaging the digital generation / Damian Ryan.--3rd
ed-- London: Kogan Page, 2014.
xx, 409p. , 23cm.
ISBN : 9780749471026.
658.872 RYA 142061
This book looks at the world of digital marketing: how it
got started, how it got to where it is today, and where
the thought leaders in the industry believe it is headed
in the future. It shows readers, in a practical and
comprehensive way, how to harness the power of digital
media and use it to achieve the utmost success for their
** Internet marketing , Social media , Strategic planning
|| SPORTS, GAMES and ENTERTAINMENT
|| 29 Tendulkar, Sachin
Playing it my way : my autobiography / Sachin Tendulkar
and Boria Majumdar.-- London: Hodder and Stoughton, 2014.
x, 486p. , 24cm.
ISBN : 9781473605206.
796.358092 TEN 142772
The autobiography of the highest scoring batsman of all
** Tendulkar, Sachin, -- 1973- , Cricket players -- India
|| GEOGRAPHY OF and TRAVEL IN ASIA
|| 30 Spens, Archibald B
A Winter in India : light impressions of its cities,
peoples, and customs / Archibald B Spens.-- London:
xlii, 251p. , 22cm.
ISBN : 9781138822542.
915.4 SPE 142646
This book presents a fascinating journey across people,
customs, languages, cities, monuments, and landscapes.
Spens- thrilling and amusing anecdotes and multifarious
experiences - of the rugged Khyber Pass and its tribes,
the military history and the Mutiny of 1857 at Kanpur and
Lucknow, religion and rituals at Banaras, the grandeur of
the "pink" city Jaipur, the seedy opium dens by night and
the "Towers of Silence" by day in Mumbai, to a
"remembrance of things past" in Agra and Delhi - map the
changing contours of British Raj in India. It also
depicts the British engagement with India, and offers
insights into its emergence as a modern nation.
** India --Description and travel , India -- Social life
and customs , Manners and customs , India