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  1. Social Innovation and Democratic Leadership

    Social Innovation and Democratic Leadership

    Marc Parés, Sonia M. Ospina, Joan Subirats
    This book explores new forms of democracy in practice following the 2011 global uprisings; democracy that comes from below, by and for the ‘have-nots’. Combining theories of social innovation and collective leadership, it analyses how disadvantaged communities have addressed the effects of economic recession in two global cities: Barcelona and New York. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  2. Handbook on Political Trust

    Handbook on Political Trust

    Edited by Sonja Zmerli, Tom W.G. van der Meer
    Political trust – in government, parliament, or political parties – has taken centre stage in political science for more than half a century, reflecting ongoing concerns with the legitimacy and functioning of representative democracy. To provide scholars, students and policy makers with a tool to navigate through the complexity of causes and consequences of political trust, this Handbook offers an excellent overview of the conceptual, theoretical, methodological and empirical state of the art, complemented by accounts of regional particularities, and authored by international experts in this field. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 310.00   Web: $ 279.00
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  3. Advanced Introduction to Public Choice

    Advanced Introduction to Public Choice

    Randall G. Holcombe
    Using public choice economic methods, this Advanced Introduction presents a focused narrative about political decision-making based on the work that has defined the discipline. Each chapter ends with a Notes section to discuss the research on which the chapter is based, with an emphasis on the pioneering work that has shaped the development of public choice. Randall G. Holcombe emphasizes the theoretical foundations of public choice, with the idea that it offers a context within which empirical research can be understood. This book successfully explores the political decision-making process for readers and ensures that they understand how preferences of citizens are aggregated to produce public policies. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 99.95   Web: $ 89.96
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  4. Trust, Social Capital and the Scandinavian Welfare State

    Trust, Social Capital and the Scandinavian Welfare State

    Gunnar L.H. Svendsen, Gert T. Svendsen
    Denmark exemplifies the puzzle of socio-economic success in Scandinavia. Populations are thriving despite the world’s highest levels of tax and generous social benefits. Denmark would appear to be a land of paradise for free-riders and those who want ‘money for nothing’. However, the national personality is characterized both by cooperation in everyday life and the numerous ‘hard-riders’ who make extraordinary contributions. Applying Bourdieuconomics, the authors focus on contemporary case studies to explain how social capital and trust are used to counteract free-riding and enable the flight of the Scandinavian welfare state ‘bumblebee’. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 99.95   Web: $ 89.96
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  5. The Politics of Persuasion

    The Politics of Persuasion

    Urs S. Brandt, Gert T. Svendsen
    The EU is at a crossroads. Should it choose the path towards protectionism or the path towards free trade? This book convincingly argues that lobbying regulation will be a decisive first step towards fulfilling the European dream of free trade, in accordance with the original purpose of the Treaty of Rome. Without the regulation of lobbyists to try and prevent undue political persuasion, there is a greater risk of abuse in the form of corruption, subsidies and trade barriers, which will come at the expense of consumers, tax payers and competitiveness. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 99.95   Web: $ 89.96
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  6. Handbook of Social Choice and Voting

    Handbook of Social Choice and Voting

    Edited by Jac C. Heckelman, Nicholas R. Miller
    This Handbook provides an overview of interdisciplinary research related to social choice and voting that is intended for a broad audience. Expert contributors from various fields present critical summaries of the existing literature, including intuitive explanations of technical terminology and well-known theorems, suggesting new directions for research. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 225.00   Web: $ 202.50
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  7. Handbook of Digital Politics

    Handbook of Digital Politics

    Edited by Stephen Coleman, Deen Freelon
    It would be difficult to imagine how a development as world-changing as the emergence of the Internet could have taken place without having some impact upon the ways in which politics is expressed, conducted, depicted and reflected upon. The Handbook of Digital Politics explores this impact in a series of chapters written by some of the world's leading Internet researchers. This volume is a must-read for students, researchers and practitioners interested in the changing landscape of political communication. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 240.00   Web: $ 216.00
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    2016   Paperback Price: $ 69.95   Web: $ 55.96
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  8. Companion to the Political Economy of Rent Seeking

    Companion to the Political Economy of Rent Seeking

    Edited by Roger D. Congleton, Arye L. Hillman
    The quest for benefit from existing wealth or by seeking privileged benefit through influence over policy is known as rent seeking. Much rent seeking activity involves government and political decisions and is therefore in the domain of political economy, although it can also take place in personal relations and within firms and bureaucracies. Rent seeking, which involves the unproductive use of resources, is however primarily associated with policies that create rents as well as rent extraction or political benefit for the creators of rents. The contributions in this outstanding volume provide an accompaniment or “companion” to the literature on rent seeking and the related political economy of rent creation and extraction. The chapters, written by leading scholars in the field, demonstrate the centrality of rent-related incentives to the study of economics, politics, culture, public administration and history. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 240.00   Web: $ 216.00
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  9. The Political Economy of Aerospace Industries

    The Political Economy of Aerospace Industries

    Keith Hartley
    The Political Economy of Aerospace Industries will appeal to undergraduate and graduate students in industrial and defence economics, public choice and policy courses. It will also be of interest to researchers, policy-makers and those involved in the industry in various different capacities. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 130.00   Web: $ 117.00
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  10. Handbook of Political Citizenship and Social Movements

    Handbook of Political Citizenship and Social Movements

    Edited by Hein-Anton van der Heijden
    This Handbook uniquely collates the results of several decades of academic research in these two important fields. The expert contributions successively address the different forms of political citizenship and current approaches and recent developments in social movement studies. Salient social movements in recent history are explored in depth, covering the environmental, women’s, international human rights, urban, Tea Party, and animal rights movements. Social movements and political citizenship in the ‘global South’: China, India, Africa, and the Arab World, are discussed, presenting a novel empirical insight into these fields of study. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 290.00   Web: $ 261.00
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    2016   Paperback Price: $ 65.00   Web: $ 52.00
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  11. Elgar Companion to Hayekian Economics

    Elgar Companion to Hayekian Economics

    Edited by Roger W. Garrison, Norman Barry
    The Elgar Companion to Hayekian Economics provides an in-depth treatment of Friedrich August von Hayek’s economic thought from his technical economics of the 1920s and 1930s to his broader views on the spontaneous order of a free society. Taken together, the chapters show evidence both of continuity of thought and of significant changes in focus. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 220.00   Web: $ 198.00
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  12. Economists and the State

    Economists and the State

    Timothy P. Roth
    Adam Smith is widely regarded as the ‘founder of modern economics’. The author shows, however, that Smith’s procedurally based, consequence-detached political economy, an approach shared by America’s Founders, finds no expression in the economist’s utilitarian, procedurally-detached theory of the state. This ‘wrong turn’ has meant that, if economists are ill-equipped to address an expanding federal enterprise in which utilitarian considerations trump the Smithian/Madisonian idea that means and ends must be morally and constitutionally constrained, they are also ineffectual bystanders as growing institutional skepticism, demands for ‘social justice’ and metastasizing rights claims threaten our self-governing republic. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 99.95   Web: $ 89.96
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  13. A Handbook of Alternative Theories of Public Economics

    A Handbook of Alternative Theories of Public Economics

    Edited by Francesco Forte, Ram Mudambi, Pietro Maria Navarra
    This comprehensive and thought-provoking Handbook reviews public sector economics from pluralist perspectives that either complement or reach beyond mainstream views. The book takes a comprehensive interdisciplinary approach, drawing on economic elements in the fields of philosophy, sociology, psychology, history and law. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 255.00   Web: $ 229.50
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    2015   Paperback Price: $ 65.00   Web: $ 52.00
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  14. Government Failure

    Government Failure

    Wilfred Dolfsma
    This highly unique book takes a fundamental look at when and how a government can fail at its core responsibility of formulating rules. Government, representing society, relates to the economy by formulating the rules within which (market) players should operate. Although market and business failure are much discussed in the economics literature, government failure is often overlooked. This book addresses this gap, exploring in detail what constitutes government failure. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 111.00   Web: $ 99.90
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  15. Constitutional Economics and Public Institutions

    Constitutional Economics and Public Institutions

    Edited by Francisco Cabrillo, Miguel A. Puchades-Navarro
    This extensive book explores in detail a wide range of topics within the public choice and constitutional political economy tradition, providing a comprehensive overview of current work across the field. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 162.00   Web: $ 145.80
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  16. The Elgar Companion to Public Choice, Second Edition

    The Elgar Companion to Public Choice, Second Edition

    Edited by William F. Shughart II, Laura Razzolini, Michael Reksulak
    The Companion lays out a comprehensive history of the field and, in five additional parts, it explores public choice contributions to the study of the origins of the state, the organization of political activity, the analysis of decision-making in non-market institutions, the examination of tribal governance and to modeling and predicting the behavior of international organizations and transnational terrorism. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 289.00   Web: $ 260.10
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  17. The Coase Theorem

    The Coase Theorem

    Edited by Richard A Posner, Francesco Parisi
    This two-volume collection provides an overview of essential works for understanding one of the most important contributions to the field of law and economics: the Coase Theorem. A variety of prominent scholars contribute crucial essays, each exploring different aspects of Coase’s work. Volume I explores the origins, restatements and extensions of Coase’s Theorem and contains subsections on sources, positive restatements, normative corollaries, ‘Coaseanism’, and Coase’s intellectual legacy. Volume II considers criticisms and applications of the Coase Theorem covering surveys and applications, Coasean Bargaining, Coase and the Constitution, political markets, liability, critiques, and experimental testing of the Theorem. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 740.00   Web: $ 666.00
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  18. Regulation and Economics

    Regulation and Economics

    Edited by Roger J. Van den Bergh, Alessio M. Pacces
    This comprehensive volume provides a state-of-the-art overview of regulatory economics and reviews the main theories, tools, and domains of regulation Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 394.00   Web: $ 354.60
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  19. Deficits, Debt, and Democracy

    Deficits, Debt, and Democracy

    Richard E. Wagner
    This timely book reveals that the budget deficits and accumulating debts that plague modern democracies reflect a clash between two rationalities of governance: one of private property and one of common property. The clashing of these rationalities at various places in society creates forms of societal tectonics that play out through budgeting. The book demonstrates that while this clash is an inherent feature of democratic political economy, it can nonetheless be limited through embracing once again a constitution of liberty. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 112.00   Web: $ 100.80
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    2013   Paperback Price: $ 37.00   Web: $ 29.60
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  20. Principles of Public Economics

    Principles of Public Economics

    Francesco Forte
    The public choice approach combined with theoretical welfare economics and institutions will prove a stimulating and engaging read for those with a special interest in public sector economics, public choice and Austrian economics. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 213.00   Web: $ 191.70
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    2011   Paperback Price: $ 66.00   Web: $ 52.80
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