October 23, 2014


Who’s Afraid of Free Market Economics? By Steven Kates


San Paulo Stock Exchange, by Rafael Matsunaga (CC BY 2.0).

As the Second Edition of Free Market Economics: an Introduction for the General Reader has just been published, author Dr Steven Kates tells us why his textbook is still unique.

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October 21, 2014


What do publishers look for in a good book proposal? Our Editorial Director reveals all…

Caxton Showing the First Specimen of His Printing to King Edward IV at the Almonry, Westminster

We are often asked about the key components that contribute to a successful proposal. A formal proposal is typically the starting point for assessing a potential book project, and therefore a well-structured and coherent proposal can invariably make the difference between a book being accepted or rejected for publication.  Alex Pettifer, Edward Elgar Publishing’s Editorial Director, explains how to write the perfect book proposal.

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October 16, 2014


Entrepreneurship – a brief overview by Robert D. Hisrich


How do you think and act entrepreneurially? What are the conditions that allow entrepreneurs to thrive? Robert D. Hisrich, Professor of Global Entrepreneurship at Thunderbird School of Global Management, considers what is involved in successful entrepreneurship. Continue reading…

October 14, 2014


‘We are Here to make History’ : Matthew Rimmer on attending the 2014 UN Climate Summit in New York

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In the wake of the 400,000 strong Climate March in New York and the Flood Wall Street protest, the United Nations hosted a Climate Summit in New York on the 23 September 2014. The event was intended to be a catalyst for the development of a binding, fair, and ambitious international agreement upon climate change.  Dr Matthew Rimmer writes about his experiences of being in New York at an historically important moment.

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