How to be an Academic Superhero

Establishing and Sustaining a Successful Career in the Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities

Author: Iain Hay

Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing

ISBN: 1786438127

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 256

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In universities across the world, academics struggle to establish and sustain their careers while satisfying intensifying institutional demands. Drawing from the author’s decades of observation and experience in academia, this exceptional book responds to the challenges of fostering and sustaining a successful academic career.

Handbook on Science and Public Policy

Author: Dagmar Simon,Stefan Kuhlmann,Julia Stamm,Weert Canzler

Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing

ISBN: 1784715948

Category: SCIENCE

Page: 584

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This Handbook assembles state-of-the-art insights into the co-evolutionary and precarious relations between science and public policy. Beyond this, it also offers a fresh outlook on emerging challenges for science (including technology and innovation) in changing societies, and related policy requirements, as well as the challenges for public policy in view of science-driven economic, societal, and cultural changes. In short, this book deals with science as a policy-triggered project as well as public policy as a science-driven venture.

Intellectuals, Inequalities and Transitions

Prospects for a Critical Sociology

Author: N.A

Publisher: BRILL

ISBN: 9004400281

Category: Social Science

Page: 272

View: 2195


The volume explores the central themes in Iván Szelényi’s sociological oeuvre comprising of empirical explorations and their theoretical refinement. The contributors have been asked to take interpretive and critical stances, and to clarify the relevance of his insights.