The British General Election of 2015 December 2015
The British General Election of 2015 is a must-read for anyone wanting to know how the action unfolded in the most unpredictable election for a generation. Drawing on hundreds of confidential interviews with all the key players, it offers a compelling insider's guide to the election's background, campaign, and the results which led to the formation of the first majority Conservative government in eighteen years.
Behavioural Risk Management December 2015
This original book takes psychological research, experimental economics, and recent business scenarios to provide both students and practitioners with the insights to develop a strong risk management strategy. Shefrin draws on his previous research into characterizing organizational culture through the perspective of a process-pitfall lens.
Genealogies of Genius December 2015
Genius as a historical concept, rather than as a presumed trans-historical fact, is surprisingly underexamined, even as millions of daily decisions—personal, institutional, and governmental—are made according to unexamined assumptions about it. The essays in this book show that the origins and uses of concepts of genius warrant careful examination.
The Academic Book of the Future November 2015
This book is open access under a CC-BY licence.
Part of the AHRC/British Library Academic Book of the Future Project, this book interrogates current and emerging contexts of academic books from the perspectives of thirteen expert voices from the connected communities of publishing, academia, libraries, and bookselling.
The Welfare Trait November 2015 Rethinking Interdisciplinarity across the Social Sciences and Neurosciences is a landmark open access publication from Palgrave Macmillan, co-authored by Felicity Callard (Durham University) and Des Fitzgerald (Cardiff University), that addresses key questions and challenges for those working across many and varied disciplines.
The Testing and Learning Revolution November 2015
Gordon shows how we can use assessment to support teaching and develop students' competencies. Between 2011 and 2013, Gordon chaired an interdisciplinary commission of scholars and thinkers, who connected transformative research and ideas on learning, teaching, measurement, the nature of tests, intelligence, capability, technology, and policy.
Defining Islamic Statehood October 2015
This groundbreaking book offers in-depth analysis of the modern Islamic state, applying a quantitative measurement of how Muslim majority nations meet the definition. Content for the book was developed through extensive debate among a panel of distinguished Sunni and Shia Muslim scholars over seven years.