Edward Elgar Publishing - Sociology and Social Policy

2 Save up to 20% at e-elgar.com I For our electronic content, visit: elgaronline.com Research Handbook on Energy and Society Edited by Janette Webb, Faye Wade and Margaret Tingey, University of Edinburgh, UK ‘At last, a serious review of the interactions between society and energy. The Handbook considers the impacts of decarbonisation options from many angles, but all through the lens of society and social science, and not just from the techno-economic perspectives which usually dominate such analysis. The authors provide valuable insights, not only into the potential changes to energy production and consumption but also to the governance needed to achieve them, as society is weaned off its dependence on fossil fuels.’ – Keith MacLean OBE, Providence Policy, London, UK Dec 2021 416 pp Hardback 978 1 83910 070 3 £185.00 / $270.00 Elgar Handbooks in Energy, the Environment and Climate Change Research Handbook on Analytical Sociology Edited by Gianluca Manzo, Sorbonne University, France ‘This Research Handbook is an important update on the status of analytical sociology from a rich roster of authors. A riveting read for both novices and the initiated!’ – Delia Baldassarri, New York University, US Providing an up-to-date portrait of the concepts and methods of analytical sociology, this pivotal Research Handbook traces the historical evolution of the field, utilising key research examples to illustrate its core principles. It investigates how analytical sociology engages with other approaches such as analytical philosophy, structural individualism, social stratification research, complexity science, pragmatism, and critical realism, exploring the foundations of the topic as well as its major explanatory mechanisms and methods. Dec 2021 c 544 pp Hardback 978 1 78990 684 4 £210.00 / $305.00 eBook • Elgaronline Research Handbooks in Sociology series Challenges to the Welfare State Family and Pension Policies in the Baltic and Nordic Countries Edited by Jolanta Aidukaite, Institute of Sociology at the Lithuanian Centre for Social Sciences, Lithuania, Sven E.O. Hort, Formerly Linnaeus University, Sweden and Seoul National University, South Korea and Stein Kuhnle, University of Bergen, Norway and the Hertie School, the University of Governance, Berlin, Germany ‘In this important book, the authors offer a rich and multifaceted comparative analysis of family policies and pension protection systems in the Baltic and Nordic countries. By exploring two rarely contrasted socioeconomic settings, the authors brilliantly uncover not only similarities and differences in welfare provision but also lay bare the changes and challenges now taking place in them.’ – Åsa Lundqvist, Lund University, Sweden Dec 2021 320 pp Hardback 978 1 83910 610 1 £105.00 / $155.00 eBook • Elgaronline • New Horizons in Social Policy series Research Handbook on International Migration and Digital Technology Edited by Marie McAuliffe, International Organization for Migration, Switzerland and The Australian National University, Australia ‘This book is a must-read for everyone interested in the intersection between migration and digitalization. As the volume of data grows from expanding forms of technology, the implications for understanding migration are wide-ranging. Impressive in scope, this book offers us a lens for examining how data-driven technologies are reshaping migration in fundamental ways.’ – Katharine M. Donato, Institute for the Study of International Migration, Georgetown University, US Dec 2021 c 456 pp Hardback 978 1 83910 060 4 £190.00 / $280.00 eBook • Elgaronline Elgar Handbooks in Migration SOCIOLOGY & SOCIAL POLICY NEW TITLES, OCT–DEC 2021