|| SOCIAL INTERACTION
||1 Humphreys, Peter
Regulation, governance and convergence in the media /
Peter Humphreys and Seamus Simpson.-- Cheltenham: Edward
Elgar Publishing, 2018.
xiv, 263p. , 25cm.
ISBN : 9781781008980.
302.23 HUM 146988
With digital technologies blurring media boundaries, this
book provides a detailed analysis of how the Internet is
producing a convergence of the press, audio-visual and
** Mass media policy, Mass media -- Law and legislation
|| POLITICAL SCEINCE
||2 Ho, Peter
The Challenges of governance in a complex world / Peter
Ho.-- Singapore: World Scientific, 2018.
xvi, 153p. , 24cm.
ISBN : 9789813231825.
320.6095957 HOP 146925
This book collects the four IPS-Nathan Lectures that the
author delivered between April and May 2017, and gathers
highlights of his dialogues with the audience. He surveys
the increasingly complex world, and suggests what
governments can do to prepare for the future - even as no
one can predict it. He uses metaphors such as the -black
elephant- and concepts like the -dialectic of governance-
to explain how a systematic approach can help countries
** Political planning -- Singapore , Complexity
(Philosophy) , Resilience (Personality trait)
||3 Hartwick, John M
Urban economics / John M Hartwick.-- London: Routledge,
xvii, 342p. , 25cm.
ISBN : 9781138885646.
330.91732 HAR 146946
This textbook offers a rigorous, calculus based presentation of the
complexities of urban economics, which is suitable for students
who are new to the subject. It focuses on structural details and
explains the elements that make cities such highly productive entities,
and also explores the mechanisms of labour productivity enhancement
that are unique to cities.
** Urban economics
4 Overholt, William H
China-s crisis of success / William H Overholt.--
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018.
xxviii, 275p. , 23cm.
ISBN : 9781108431996.
330.951 OVE 147025
This book provides new perspectives on China-s rise to
superpower status, showing that China has reached a
threshold where success has eliminated the conditions
that enabled miraculous growth. After analysing the
economics of growth, the author explores critical social
issues of the transition, notably inequality, corruption,
environmental degradation, and globalisation. He argues
that Xi Jinping is pursuing the riskiest political
strategy of any important national leader.
** China -- Economic conditions, China -- Politics and
|| FINANCIAL ECONOMICS
||5 Badre, Bertrand
Can finance save the world? : regaining control over
money to serve the common good / Bertrand Badre.--
Oakland: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2018.
xvii, 256p. , 23cm.
ISBN : 9781523099863.
332.042 BAD 146892
The author looks at the destructive role finance
played in the global economic crisis of 2007-2008 and
offers a bold prescription for making it a force for good. He describes how finance
can be harnessed to help us solve many of the world-s biggest problems--climate
infrastructure rebuilding, and more.
** International finance , Monetary policy
6 Kim, Suk-Joong
Information spillovers and market integration in
international finance : empirical analyses / Suk-Joong
Kim.-- New Jersey: World Scientific Publishing, 2018.
viii, 603p. , 24cm.
(World scientific studies in international economics , 64)
ISBN : 9789813223578.
332.042 KIM 146921
This book brings together carefully selected scholarly
works covering four inter-related topic areas in
international finance. The first section deals with the
efficacy and determinants of central bank currency
interventions by the Bank of Japan and the Reserve Bank
of Australia, the two of the most active central banks in
the currency markets in the 1990s and the 2000s.This is
followed by chapters that investigate the nature of
information processing following domestic and foreign
macroeconomic announcements. The third section provides
the investigations into the evolving nature of financial
market integration and information leadership of major
financial centers. The final section presents the studies
on the role sovereign credit ratings play in attracting
international capital investments.
** International finance, Information theory in finance
7 Griffith-Jones, Stephany (ed)
The Future of national development banks / Stephany
Griffith-Jones and Jose Antonio Ocampo.-- Oxford: Oxford
University Press, 2018.
xxiv, 363p. , 24cm.
ISBN : 9780198827948.
332.153 GRI 146985
This book explores the role of these institutions in
innovation and structural change, infrastructure
financing, and financial inclusion. It reflects on the
significant contribution that these banks can make to a
countries- development, and their broader role within
** Development banks
|| ECONOMICS OF LAND and ENERGY
|| 8 D-Costa, Anthony P (ed)
The Land question in India : state, dispossession, and
capitalist transition / Anthony P D-Costa and Achin
Chakraborty.-- Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017.
xxi, 335p. , 24cm.
ISBN : 9780198815297.
333.30954 DCO 146942
This book takes a fresh look at the land question in
India. It examines the centrality of land in contemporary
development discourse in India. Consequently, the focus
is on the role of the state in pushing a process of
dispossession of peasants through direct expropriation
for developmental purposes such as acquisition of land by
(local) states for infrastructure development and to
support accumulation strategies of private business
** Land use -- Government policy -- India , Land tenure -
Government policy -- India , Land tenure -- Government
9 Smith, Vernon L (ed)
Economics of natural and environmental resources / Vernon
L Smith.-- London: Routledge, 1977.
xi, 502p. , 23cm.
ISBN : 9780415842204.
333.7 SMI 146944
This book presents a collection of articles written in
exploration of the economic, social, and ecological
problems peculiar to natural and environmental resources.
Whilst focusing on the economic theory of natural
resources, the contributions also consider geological,
technological, and institutional features of particular
resources. Policy implications and considerations are
central to the text and although the book was published
over thirty years ago, the issues discussed remain
relevant to today-s society.
** Natural resources , Natural resources--Mathematical
10 Hirst, Neil A C
The Energy conundrum : climate change, global prosperity,
and the tough decisions we have to make / Neil A C Hirst.
-- New Jersey: World Scientific Publishing, 2018.
xi,333p. , 24cm.
ISBN : 9781786344601.
333.79 HIR 146926
This book provides a comprehensive and balanced account
of global energy policy, covering moral, political,
social, technical and economic aspects of the subject.
While the book does not offer easy solutions, it provides
the facts and evidence gathered from sources in
government, industry, academia, and NGOs alike, for
readers to understand the issues and make their own
judgements. It comprises eleven chapters covering topics
from history and geopolitics to contemporary challenges
for climate mitigation and governance. The book also
offers realistic case studies which invite readers to try
their hand at making energy policy as government energy
ministers in two countries with very different
** Energy policy
|| INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS
11 Westra, Richard
Exit from globalization / Richard Westra.-- London:
xix, 203p. , 24cm.
(Routledge frontiers of political economy , 193).
ISBN : 9781138195097.
337 WES 146945
** Globalization -- Economic aspects , Economic policy ,
||12 Kumar, Payal (ed)
Indian women as entrepreneurs : an exploration of self
identity / Payal Kumar.-- London: Palgrave Macmillan,
xxvii, 205p. , 22cm.
ISBN : 9781137602589.
338.04082 KUM 146991
This book explores the ways in which entrepreneurship
acts to shape self-identity for Indian women and validate
their identities in a patriarchal society.
** Businesswomen -- India -- Social conditions ,
Entrepreneurship -- India , Entrepreneurship
13 Konstantinides, Dimitrios G
Risk theory : a heavy tail approach / Dimitrios G
Konstantinides.-- New Jersey: World Scientific, 2018.
xii, 494p. , 24cm.
ISBN : 9789813223141.
338.5 KON 146924
This book is written to help graduate students and young
researchers to enter quickly into the subject of risk
theory. It can also be used by actuaries and financial
practitioners for the optimization of their decisions and
further by regulatory authorities for the stabilization
of the insurance industry. The topic of extreme claims is
especially presented as a crucial feature of the modern
** Risk , Risk assessment , Risk perception
|| PROBABILITIES and APPLIED MATHEMATICS
14 Ferger, Dietmar (ed)
From statistics to mathematical finance : festschrift in
honour of Winfried Stute / Dietmar Ferger and others.--
Cham: Springer, 2017.
xiii, 440p. , 24cm.
ISBN : 9783319509853.
519.5 FER 145979, 146947
This book, dedicated to Winfried Stute on the occasion of
his 70th birthday, presents a unique collection of
contributions by leading experts in statistics,
stochastic processes, mathematical finance and insurance.
The individual chapters cover a wide variety of topics
ranging from nonparametric estimation, regression
modeling and asymptotic bounds for estimators, to shot-
noise processes in finance, option pricing and volatility
** Mathematical statistics , Probabilities , Economics,
Mathematical , Statistics
|| GENERAL MANAGEMENT
15 Chanlat, Jean-Francois (ed)
Cross-cultural management : culture and management across
the world / Jean-Francois Chanlat, Eduardo Davel and Jean
Pierre Dupuis.-- New York: Routledge, 2013.
xiv, 296p. , 26cm.
ISBN : 9780415688185.
658.30089 CHA 146943
This edited textbook sets itself apart from existing
cross cultural management texts by highlighting to the
reader the need to avoid both ethnocentrism and the
belief in the universality of his or her own values and
ways of thinking: the success of international
negotiations and intercultural management depends on such
openness and acceptance of real differences. This book
encourages the development of -nomadic intelligence- and
the creative use of a culture-s resources, according to a
symbolic anthropology perspective.
** Management -- Cross-cultural studies, International
business enterprises -- Personnel management,
16 Blackman, Anna (ed)
Coaching and mentoring in the Asia Pacific / Anna
Blackman, Derrick Kon and David Clutterbuck.-- New York:
xix, 241p. , 24cm.
ISBN : 9781138642409.
658.407124095 BLA 146932
This book is coaching and mentoring in the Asia Pacific
context - exploring the challenges, benefits and
differences in application, both in concept and practice.
It provides commentaries and practical case studies from
a wide variety of countries, sectors and perspectives.
The authors show how organizations in the Asia Pacific
Region can make effective use of this powerful
developmental tool, in cost-effective, culturally
** Executive coaching -- Asia , Executive coaching --
Pacific Area , Mentoring in business -- Asia.
|| SPORTS,GAMES and ENTERTAINMENT
17 Barton, Robert
Movement : onstage and off / Robert Barton and Barbara
Sellers-Young.-- London: Routledge, 2017.
xvii, 186p. , 25cm.
ISBN : 9781138907812.
792.028 BAR 146936
This book is the complete guide for actors to the most
effective techniques for developing a fully expressive
body. It is a comprehensive compilation of established
fundamentals, a handbook for movement centered personal
growth and a guide to helping actors and teachers make
informed decisions for advanced study. Using imitation
exercises to sharpen awareness, accessible language and
adaptable material for solo and group work, the authors
aim to empower you the reader to unleash your
** Movement (Acting)
18 Luckett, Sharrell D
Black acting methods : critical approaches / Sharrell D
Luckett and Tia M Shaffer.-- London: Routledge, 2017.
xix, 233p. , 24cm.
ISBN : 9781138907638.
792.028 LUC 146931
This book seeks to offer alternatives to the Euro-
American performance styles that many actors find
themselves working with. A wealth of contributions from
directors, scholars and actor trainers address
Afrocentric processes and aesthetics, and interviews with
key figures in Black American theatre illuminate their
methods. This ground-breaking collection is an essential
resource for teachers, students, actors and directors
seeking to reclaim, reaffirm or even redefine the role
and contributions of Black culture in theatre arts.
** Acting , African American actors , African Americans
in the performing arts.
19 Westlake, E J
World theatre / E J Westlake.-- London: Routledge, 2017.
viii, 210p. , 21cm.
ISBN : 9781138838048.
792.09 WES 146941
This book presents a well-rounded introduction to non-
Western theatre, exploring the history and current
practice of theatrical traditions in Asia, Africa, the
Middle East, Oceania, the Caribbean, and the non-English-
speaking cultures of the Americas. Featuring a selection
of case studies and examples from each region, it helps
the reader to understand the key issues surrounding world
theatre scholarship and global, postcolonial, and
transnational performance practices.
** Theater -- History , Theater
|| ENGLISH and OLD ENGLISH LITERATURES
20 Bostrom, Mattias
The Life and death of Sherlock Holmes / Mattias Bostrom.-
London: Head of Zeus, 2017.
597p. , 24cm.
ISBN : 9781784977733.
823.8 BOS 146990
Everybody knows about Sherlock Holmes, the unique
literary character created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, who
has remained popular over the decades and is more
appreciated than ever today. But what made this fictional
character, dreamed up by a small-town English doctor back
in the 1880s, into such a great success? This is the
fascinating and exciting tale of the man and people who
created the Holmes legend.
** Holmes, Sherlock , Doyle, Arthur Conan, -- 1859-1930 -
Characters -- Sherlock Holmes , Doyle, Arthur Conan, --