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6 Save up to 20% at e-elgar.com I For our electronic content, visit: elgaronline.com A Modern History of Maritime Terrorism From the Fenian Ram to ExplosiveLaden Drone Boats Peter Lehr, University of St Andrews, UK ‘Peter Lehr has produced an outstanding book on the history of maritime terrorism. By providing historical insights about our understanding of maritime terrorism with an in-depth analysis of highly interesting contemporary case studies, the book makes a substantial contribution to our understanding of both the historical and empirical dynamics of the phenomenon. Indeed, this is an excellent book which provides a very interesting and compelling analysis of an important and largely under-researched topic.’ – Christian Kaunert, Dublin City University, Ireland and University of South Wales, UK Oct 2023 220 pp Hardback 978 1 83910 977 5 £85.00 / $125.00 eBook • Elgaronline Handbook on Alternative Global Development Edited by Franklin Obeng-Odoom, University of Helsinki, Finland Challenging the dominant and mainstream views in global development, this pioneering Handbook questions the entirety of the development process in order to outline the holistic political economies of development, its discontents, and its alternatives. Nov 2023 c 392 pp Hardback 978 1 83910 994 2 £195.00 / $275.00 eBook • Elgaronline Elgar Handbooks in Development Handbook on the Geopolitics of the Energy Transition Edited by Daniel Scholten, Netherlands Authority for Consumers and Markets (ACM), the Netherlands ‘Daniel Scholten’s impressive edited volume has brought together a distinguished group of authors to consider how net zero policies will reshape geopolitics. The authors offer us theoretical and empirical insights into how a geopolitical world dominated by fossil fuels will be altered by serious climate policies. This is an important book for anyone who wants to understand the potential political consequences of the energy transition.’ – Michael Pollitt, University of Cambridge, UK Nov 2023 576 pp Hardback 978 1 80037 042 5 £240.00 / $335.00 eBook • Elgaronline Elgar Handbooks in Energy, the Environment and Climate Change Elgar Encyclopedia of Development Edited by Matthew Clarke and Xinyu (Andy) Zhao, Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia The Elgar Encyclopedia of Development is a ground-breaking resource that provides a starting point for those wishing to grasp how and why development occurs, while also providing further expansion appropriate for more experienced academics. Oct 2023 660 pp Hardback 978 1 80037 211 5 £315.00 / $450.00 eBook • Elgaronline Elgar Encyclopedias in the Social Sciences series Encyclopedia of Asian Politics Edited by Alexander C. Tan, University of Canterbury, New Zealand and National Chengchi University, Taiwan and Dennis F.Quilala, University of the Philippines Diliman, Philippines ‘An essential, authoritative, and current reference work for readers to gain a temporal and spatial understanding of contemporary Asian politics. Contributed by experts in the field, these concise and perceptive essays enable readers to explore in-depth studies of various issues and countries in Asia.’ – Wei-chin Lee, Wake Forest University, US Dec 2023 c 326 pp Hardback 978 1 80037 400 3 c £170.00 / c $270.00 eBook • Elgaronline Elgar Encyclopedias in the Social Sciences series Handbook of Public Administration Reform Edited by Shaun Francis Goldfinch, Independent Scholar Reform is a politicised, ideological, sometimes drifting, and chaotic process. As such, what public administration reform means, why it occurs, whose interests it serves, and whether it makes the world a better place, remain contested questions. Addressing these questions, this major comparative study sheds new light on existing and emerging issues in the field of public administration reform. Nov 2023 c 464 pp Hardback 978 1 80037 673 1 £215.00 / $300.00 eBook • Elgaronline Elgar Handbooks in Public Administration and Management POLITICAL SCIENCE & PUBLIC POLICY NEW TITLES, OCT – DEC 2023