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To be included in this collection the publication must meet the Higher Education Research Data Collection (HERDC) definition of research and:

  • be a major work of scholarship
  • be offered for sale as bound hard copies, packaged CD-ROMs or subscription/fee based e-books
  • have an International Standard Book Number (ISBN)
  • be written entirely by a single author, or by joint authors who share responsibility for the whole book
  • have been published by a commercial publisher

The types of books that may meet the criteria include:

  • critical scholarly texts (e.g. music, medieval or classical texts)
  • new interpretations of historical events
  • new ideas or perspectives based on established research findings

The types of books that are unlikely to meet the criteria include:

  • textbooks
  • anthologies
  • edited books
  • creative works such as novels
  • translations
  • revisions or new editions

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  • Benjamin, AE (, 2010-01)
  • Benjamin, AE (Edinburgh University Press, 2013-01)
    This book provides a highly original approach to the writings of the twentieth-century German philosopher Walter Benjamin by one of his most distinguished readers. It develops the idea of 'working with' Benjamin, seeking ...
  • Obeng-Odoom, F (Routledge, 2013-01)
    The world development institutions commonly present 'urban governance' as an antidote to the so-called 'urbanisation of poverty' and 'parasitic urbanism' in Africa. Governance for Pro-Poor Urban Development is a comprehensive ...
  • Geczy, A; Karaminas, V (Bloomsbury Academic, 2013-01)
    Queer Style examines the cultural and historical construction of queer style and sensibilities in the western world. Queer Style offers an insight into queer fashionability by addressing the role that clothing has played ...
  • Barnstone, D (Routledge, 2005-01)
    This book examines the transformation of transparency as a metaphor in West German political thought to an analogy for democratic architecture, questioning the prevailing assumption in German architectural circles that ...