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  1. Research Handbook on Quality, Performance and Accountability in Higher Education

    Research Handbook on Quality, Performance and Accountability in Higher Education

    Edited by Ellen Hazelkorn, Hamish Coates, Alexander C. McCormick
    July 2018   Hardback Price: $ 330.00   Web: $ 297.00
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  2. Handbook on the Geographies of Regions and Territories

    Handbook on the Geographies of Regions and Territories

    Edited by Anssi Paasi, John Harrison, Martin Jones
    This new international Handbook provides the reader with the most up-to-date and original viewpoints on critical debates relating to the rapidly transforming geographies of regions and territories, as well as related key concepts such as place, scale, networks and regionalism. Bringing together renowned specialists who have extensively theorized these spatial concepts and contributed to rich empirical research in disciplines such as geography, sociology, political science and IR studies, this interdisciplinary collection offers fresh, cutting-edge, and contextual insights on the significance of regions and territories in today’s dynamic world. Learn More
    July 2018   Hardback Price: $ 315.00   Web: $ 283.50
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  3. Handbook on the Geographies of Power

    Handbook on the Geographies of Power

    Edited by Mat Coleman, John Agnew
    The so-called spatial turn in the social sciences means that many researchers have become much more interested in what can be called the spatialities of power, or the ways in which power as a medium for achieving goals is related to where it takes place. Most famous authors on the subject, such as Machiavelli and Hobbes, saw power as entirely equivalent to domination exercised by some over others. Though this meaning is hardly redundant, understandings of power have become more multidimensional and nuanced as a result of the spatial turn. Much recent writing in human geography, for example, has rigorously extended use of the term power beyond its typical understanding as a resource that pools up in some hands and some places to a medium of agency that has different effects depending on how it is deployed across space and how actors cooperate, or not, to give it effect. To address this objective, the book is organized thematically into four sections that cover the main areas in which much of the contemporary work on geographies of power is concentrated: bodies, economy, environment and energy, and war. Learn More
    July 2018   Hardback Price: $ 270.00   Web: $ 243.00
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  4. Handbook on Global Social Justice

    Handbook on Global Social Justice

    Edited by Gary Craig
    In the fifty years since Rawls seminal work A Theory of Justice, the concept has been debated with those on the political right and left advocating very different understandings. This unique global collection, written by a group of international experts, offers wide-ranging analyses of the meaning of social justice that challenge the ability of the market to provide social justice for all. The Handbook also looks at how the theory of social justice informs practice within a range of occupations or welfare divisions. Learn More
    July 2018   Hardback Price: $ 290.00   Web: $ 261.00
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  5. The Evaluation of Complex Infrastructure Projects

    The Evaluation of Complex Infrastructure Projects

    Lasse Gerrits, Stefan Verweij
    Infrastructure projects are notoriously hard to manage so it is important that society learns from the successes and mistakes made over time. However, most evaluation methods run into a conundrum: either they cover a large number of projects but have little to say about their details, or they focus on detailed single-case studies with little in terms of applicability elsewhere. This book presents Qualitative Comparative Analysis (QCA) as an alternative evaluation method that solves the conundrum to enhance learning. Learn More
    June 2018   Hardback Price: $ 110.00   Web: $ 99.00
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  6. Handbook on the Politics of Higher Education

    Handbook on the Politics of Higher Education

    Edited by Brendan Cantwell, Hamish Coates, Roger King
    Understanding the politics of Higher Education is becoming more important as the sector is increasingly recognised as a vital source of innovation, skills, economic prosperity, and personal wellbeing. Yet key political differences remain over such issues as who should pay for higher education, how should it be accountable, and how we measure its quality and productivity. Particularly, are states or markets the key in helping to address such matters. The Handbook provides framing perspectives and perspectives, chapters on funding, governance and regulation, and pieces on the political economy of higher education and on the increased role of external stakeholders and indicators. Learn More
    June 2018   Hardback Price: $ 315.00   Web: $ 283.50
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  7. Defining Landscape Democracy

    Defining Landscape Democracy

    Edited by Shelley Egoz, Karsten Jørgensen, Deni Ruggeri
    This stimulating book explores theories, conceptual frameworks, and cultural approaches with the purpose of uncovering a cross-cultural understanding of landscape democracy, a concept at the intersection of landscape, democracy and spatial justice. The authors of Defining Landscape Democracy address a number of questions that are critical to the contemporary discourse on the right to landscape: Why is democracy relevant to landscape? How do we democratise landscape? How might we achieve landscape and spatial justice? Learn More
    June 2018   Hardback Price: $ 145.00   Web: $ 130.50
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  8. Making a 21st Century Constitution

    Making a 21st Century Constitution

    Frank Vibert
    Democratic constitutions are increasingly unfit for purpose with governments facing increased pressures from populists and distrust from citizens. The only way to truly solve these problems is through reform. Within this important book, Frank Vibert sets out the key challenges to reform, the ways in which constitutions should be revitalised and provides the standards against which reform should be measured. Learn More
    June 2018   Hardback Price: $ 145.00   Web: $ 130.50
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  9. European Citizenship

    European Citizenship

    Edited by Jan van der Harst, Gerhard Hoogers, Gerrit Voerman
    Civil, economic, political and social rights are at the centre of the concept of European citizenship. In this volume, the focus is on the political-constitutional dimension of European citizen­ship, which is discussed from the perspective of several disciplines – history, constitutional law and political science. It provides a multi-faceted account of the evolution of European citizenship and its institutionalization, explaining why certain rights came into existence at a certain time and focussing on several key actors involved, such as the European Court of Justice. Learn More
    June 2018   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  10. Research Handbook on Economic Diplomacy

    Research Handbook on Economic Diplomacy

    Edited by Peter A.G. van Bergeijk, Selwyn J.V. Moons
    This Handbook positions economic diplomacy as a multidisciplinary field and presents state of the art research relevant to policy makers and academia around the globe focusing on four themes: the role of economic diplomats, the impact and evaluation of economic diplomacy, politics and trade and emerging markets. It offers academic, business and policy perspectives taking stock of knowledge produced with qualitative and quantitative research on Northern America, Europe, Africa, Asia and Latin America. Learn More
    June 2018   Hardback Price: $ 255.00   Web: $ 229.50
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  11. Ministers, Minders and Mandarins

    Ministers, Minders and Mandarins

    Edited by Richard Shaw, Chris Eichbaum
    Ministers, Minders and Mandarins collects the leading academics in the field to rigorously assess the impact and consequences of political advisers in parliamentary democracies. The 10 contemporary and original case studies focus on issues of tension, trust and tradition, and are written in an accessible and engaging style. Learn More
    June 2018   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  12. Sustainable Development Goals

    Sustainable Development Goals

    Edited by Duncan French, Louis J. Kotzé
    Building on the previously established Millennium Development Goals, which ran from 2000-2015, the 2015 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) provide the UN with a roadmap for development until 2030. This topical book explores the associated legal and normative implications of these SDGs, which in themselves are not legally binding. Learn More
    June 2018   Hardback Price: $ 150.00   Web: $ 135.00
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  13. Governance and Political Entrepreneurship in Europe

    Governance and Political Entrepreneurship in Europe

    Edited by Charlie Karlsson, Charlotte Silander, Daniel Silander
    The economic crisis has had severe and negative impacts on the EU over the last decade. This book focuses on a neglected dimension by examining European political entrepreneurship in times of economic crisis with particular emphasis on EU member-states, institutions and policies. The main focus is on the role that the political entrepreneur can play in promoting entrepreneurship and growth. It is argued that the political entrepreneur and political entrepreneurship can positively influence the conditions for entrepreneurial activity and business. Learn More
    June 2018   Hardback Price: $ 150.00   Web: $ 135.00
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  14. Recent Developments in Economics and Religion

    Recent Developments in Economics and Religion

    Edited by Paul Oslington, Paul S. Williams, Mary Hirschfeld
    The interdisciplinary field of economics and religion has come a long way since 2003 when Edward Elgar published the pioneering volume Economics and Religion. The influence of religious ideas on the birth of economics as a discipline and its rise to cultural dominance is now widely recognized. The largely Protestant discussion has been enriched by Roman Catholic contributions stimulated by recent Papal Encyclicals. The economics of religion has now matured into a respectable subfield of economics and articles on religion regularly appear in top economics journals. Together with an original and insightful introduction to place them in context, this volume makes available the most important recent contributions to the field and will be an invaluable research resource for scholars and academics alike. Learn More
    May 2018   Hardback Price: $ 565.00   Web: $ 508.50
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  15. International Law on the Maintenance of Peace

    International Law on the Maintenance of Peace

    Robert Kolb
    This book offers a comprehensive study into the use of force and the maintenance of peace in international relations. Whilst rooted in public international law, it also approaches the question from different angles, including its historical evolution and its sociological environment. The competences and practice of the UN and of regional organizations in the maintenance of peace are examined before the focus is shifted to the inter-State level, the main non-use of force rule and its claimed or recognized exceptions. Robert Kolb analyzes each of these rules separately, before concluding with insightful reflections on the current state-of-play and considerations for the future of this branch of the law. Learn More
    May 2018   Hardback Price: $ 190.00   Web: $ 171.00
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  16. Handbook of Cultural Security

    Handbook of Cultural Security

    Edited by Yasushi Watanabe
    This Handbook aims to heighten our awareness of the unique and delicate interplay between “Culture” and “Society” in the age of globalization. With particular emphasis on the role of culture in the field of “non-traditional” security, and seeking to define what “being secure” means in different contexts, this Handbook explores the emerging concept of cultural security, providing a platform for future debates in both academic and policy fields. Learn More
    May 2018   Hardback Price: $ 260.00   Web: $ 234.00
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  17. Moving Beyond Barriers

    Moving Beyond Barriers

    Edited by Sandra Seubert, Marcel Hoogenboom, Trudie Knijn, Sybe de Vries, Frans van Waarden
    This book identifies, analyses and compares a variety of possible ‘barriers’ to the exercise of European citizenship and discusses ways to move beyond these barriers. It contributes in a multi-disciplinary way to a highly topical issue and offers new perspectives on EU citizenship in the sense that it critically analyses concepts of citizenship, the way EU citizenship is politically, legally and socially institutionalized, and elaborates alternatives to the current paths of realizing EU citizenship. Learn More
    May 2018   Hardback Price: $ 155.00   Web: $ 139.50
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  18. Human Capital and Development

    Human Capital and Development

    Ju-Ho Lee, Hyeok Jeong, Song-Chang Hong
    During recent decades, Korea has been one of only a handful of countries that have made the successful transformation to become a developed nation by simultaneously achieving persistent economic growth combined with a democratic political system. Experts and political leaders worldwide have attributed this achievement to investments in people or, in other words, the power of education. Whilst numerous books have highlighted the role of industrial policies, technological growth, and international trade in Korea’s development process, this is one of the first to focus on the role of human capital. It shows how the accumulation of human capital aided transformation and helps explain the policies, strategies and challenges that Korea faces now and in the future. Learn More
    May 2018   Hardback Price: $ 145.00   Web: $ 130.50
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  19. A World History of Political Thought

    A World History of Political Thought

    James Babb
    May 2018   Hardback Price: $ 195.00   Web: $ 175.50
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  20. Outsourcing the Law

    Outsourcing the Law

    Pauline Westerman
    Not only can services such as cleaning and catering be outsourced, but also governmental tasks such as making, applying and enforcing the law. Outsourcing the law is usually recommended for its cost-efficiency, flexibility, higher rates of compliance and its promise of deregulation. However, lawmaking is not the same as cleaning and rules are more than just tools to achieve aims. In this timely book, Pauline Westerman analyses this outsourcing from a philosophical perspective. Learn More
    May 2018   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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