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  1. International Environmental Liability and Barriers to Trade

    International Environmental Liability and Barriers to Trade

    Kareen L. Holtby, William A. Kerr, Jill E. Hobbs
    Trade and the environment has become a major issue in international relations, yet the surrounding debate is polarised and hostile. On the one hand international trade is perceived as a major threat to environmental sustainability, whilst on the other trade and the economic development arising from it is seen as the prerequisite to stronger environmental protection. Nowhere is the debate more acrimonious than over trade in genetically modified organisms. The Biosafety Protocol has been negotiated to govern trade in genetically modified products and includes provisions for an international liability regime to facilitate trade – a subject that has been little studied. This valuable book explores the role, design and potential effectiveness of an international liability regime and will be an essential read to all those interested in international trade policy, environmental economics, international politics and international law. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  2. The New Electronic Marketplace

    The New Electronic Marketplace

    George Christou, Seamus Simpson
    This book breaks new ground by exploring governance strategies that the EU has been developing over the last decade for the growing electronic economy driven by the Internet. Through an analysis of key EU policy initiatives, the authors provide an explanation of both the form and mechanics of emergent governance arrangements within the European e-economy. Drawing on data gathered through interviews with key national and EU level policymakers, the volume applies theoretical insights from academic work on the ‘regulatory’ and ‘post-regulatory’ state to situate and explain the EU’s role as an international regional actor in a new area of economic activity with important national and global dimensions. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  3. Dynamics and Obstacles of European Governance

    Dynamics and Obstacles of European Governance

    Edited by Dirk De Bièvre, Christine Neuhold
    This book examines some of the major origins of change in institutions and policies in European governance. The authors combine a sophisticated institutional analysis with in-depth insights into European policies across a wide variety of policy fields. The fields examined are higher education, employment, research, police co-operation, as well as foreign affairs, trade, energy, and security and defence policy. Presenting the fruit of years of collaboration in an EU-funded Research Training Network, the authors expand the mechanisms through which political actors transform apparent deadlock into actual change in European policy making. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  4. Work, Leisure and the Environment

    Work, Leisure and the Environment

    Tim Robinson
    This significant book explains how work–life balance is being destroyed because individuals fail to link their work effort with its adverse environmental effects and the personal costs they impose. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  5. Governance of Biodiversity Conservation in China and Taiwan

    Governance of Biodiversity Conservation in China and Taiwan

    Gerald A. McBeath, Tse-Kang Leng
    China and Taiwan have roughly one-eighth of the world’s known species. Their approaches to biodiversity issues thus have global as well as national repercussions. Gerald McBeath and Tse-Kang Leng explore the ongoing conflicts between economic development, typically pursued by businesses and governments, and communities seeking to preserve and protect local human and ecosystem values. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 129.00   Web: $ 116.10
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  6. Telecommunications Policy-Making in the European Union

    Telecommunications Policy-Making in the European Union

    Joseph W. Goodman
    Examining the emergence of a European Union telecommunications policy, Joseph Goodman explains how and why the policy developed as it did and why certain reforms in the sector were easier to achieve than others. He provides a history of the key actors in the policy-making process from the first attempts by the national postal, telegraph, and telecommunication administrations to coordinate their telecommunications policies in the 1950s, to the implementation of a comprehensive EU telecommunications regulatory structure in 1998 and the development of a new regulatory structure in 2003. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  7. Implementing the Precautionary Principle

    Implementing the Precautionary Principle

    Edited by Elizabeth Fisher, Judith Jones, René von Schomberg
    This challenging book takes a broad and thought-provoking look at the precautionary principle and its implementation, or potential implementation, in a number of fields. In particular, it explores the challenges faced by public decision-making processes when applying the precautionary principle, including its role in risk management and risk assessment. Frameworks for improved decision-making are considered, followed by a detailed analysis of prospective applications of the precautionary principle in a number of emerging fields including: nanotechnology, climate change, natural resource management and public health policy. The analysis is both coherent and interdisciplinary, employing perspectives from law, the social sciences and public policy with a view to improving both the legitimacy and effectiveness of public policy at national and international levels. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 160.00   Web: $ 144.00
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  8. The International Politics of Bird Conservation

    The International Politics of Bird Conservation

    Robert Boardman
    The International Politics of Bird Conservation assesses international cooperation on migratory and endangered birds in different regions of the world. Robert Boardman illustrates that – although birds are protected in international treaties, by national legislation and through the projects of non-governmental organizations – the threats to many species have mounted. Threats arise from ecologically inappropriate agricultural and forestry practices, the spread of cities and the draining of wetlands, among other factors. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  9. Adjusting to EU Enlargement

    Adjusting to EU Enlargement

    Edited by Constantine A. Stephanou
    Before the latest EU enlargement, substantial changes in the integration process were predicted as a result of the accession of 10 new Member States, with some forecasting cataclysmic consequences. This book, one of the first ex post assessments of EU enlargement, provides evidence to the contrary, while also providing examples in which the new Members have been able to influence EU policy output with their liberal attitudes on economic and social policy. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  10. Climate Change, Justice and Future Generations

    Climate Change, Justice and Future Generations

    Edward A. Page
    Global climate change raises important questions of international and intergenerational justice. In this important new book the author places research on the origins and impacts of climate change within the broader context of distributive justice and sustainable development. He argues that a range of theories of distribution – notably those grounded in ideals of equality, priority and sufficiency – converge on the adoption of the ambitious global climate policy framework known as ‘Contraction and Convergence’. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  11. The Making of the European Union

    The Making of the European Union

    Sten Berglund, Joakim Ekman, Henri Vogt, Frank H. Aarebrot
    The Making of the European Union argues that the process of European integration has drifted into serious crisis, perhaps the most serious since the Danes voted against the Treaty of the European Union in 1992. French and Dutch voters blatantly rejected the Treaty establishing a Constitution for Europe in the summer of 2005, thus freezing the constitutional process for at least a year. The outcome of these referenda indicates that the views and attitudes of average Europeans have not been sufficiently listened to. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  12. Reflexive Governance for Sustainable Development

    Reflexive Governance for Sustainable Development

    Edited by Jan-Peter Voß, Dierk Bauknecht, René Kemp
    This book deals with the issue of sustainable development in a novel and innovative way. It examines the governance implications of reflexive modernisation – the condition that societal development is endangered by its own side-effects. With conceptualising reflexive governance the book leads a way out of endless quarrels about the definition of sustainability and into a new mode of collective action. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 196.00   Web: $ 176.40
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  13. Economics and Policies of an Enlarged Europe

    Economics and Policies of an Enlarged Europe

    Carlo Altomonte, Mario Nava
    Carlo Altomonte and Mario Nava have written a very rigorous text in an accessible and jargon-free style, ensuring easy acquisition of invaluable insights into the European economic set-up and the possible evolution of EU policies, including an update on the reform of the Growth and Stability Pact and of the 2007–13 Financial Perspectives. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 183.00   Web: $ 164.70
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  14. Handbook of Global Environmental Politics

    Handbook of Global Environmental Politics

    Edited by Peter Dauvergne
    The first Handbook of original articles by leading scholars of global environmental politics, this landmark volume maps the latest theoretical and empirical research in this young and growing field. Captured here are the dynamic and energetic debates over concerns for the health of the planet and how they might best be addressed. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 285.00   Web: $ 256.50
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  15. Terrorism in Western Europe

    Terrorism in Western Europe

    Jan O. Engene
    This important book examines why terrorism prevails in the otherwise stable and advanced democracies of Western Europe and why some countries have been more severely hit than others. Learn More
    2004   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  16. Governance for Sustainable Development

    Governance for Sustainable Development

    Edited by William M. Lafferty
    This book is an original study of the challenge of implementing sustainable development in Western democracies. It highlights the obstacles which sustainable development presents for strategic governance and critically examines how these problems can best be overcome in a variety of different political contexts. Learn More
    2004   Hardback Price: $ 181.00   Web: $ 162.90
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    2006   Paperback Price: $ 56.00   Web: $ 44.80
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  17. Environment and Democracy in the Czech Republic

    Environment and Democracy in the Czech Republic

    Adam Fagan
    Environment and Democracy in the Czech Republic offers a radical perspective on the democratisation process, revealing the extent to which the consolidation of a politically efficacious and diverse civil society is far more complex than the earlier generation of commentators acknowledged. The environmental movement has not flourished under political democracy; its radical activists have been marginalized and targeted by the state, their ideologies and strategies compromised and their critical voice silenced. Yet the book concludes that whilst the mainstream environmental movement has become institutionalised and appears incapable of representing community interests, the environmental issue retains the capacity to mobilise, this time against the neo-liberal agenda of the democratic government. Learn More
    2004   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  18. Informal Governance in the European Union

    Informal Governance in the European Union

    Edited by Thomas Christiansen, Simona Piattoni
    This book addresses an issue of paramount importance concerning the politics of the European Union: aspects of governance and policy making in the EU that are labelled ‘informal’. Much of the literature on the EU focuses on the formal facets of EU politics, but uniquely, the subject matter within this book deals with informal aspects such as: the role of personal relationships, the presence of non-hierarchical policy-networks and non-institutional channels of interest representation, and the relevance of the unwritten rules and routines which govern these aspects of EU politics. Learn More
    2004   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  19. The OECD and European Welfare States

    The OECD and European Welfare States

    Edited by Klaus Armingeon, Michelle Beyeler
    The OECD and European Welfare States comprises 14 country studies considering OECD recommendations and their implementation in Western European welfare states, an analysis of the internal processes in the OECD, a theoretical introduction and a concluding comparative chapter. The overall results show a large degree of consistency in OECD analyses and recommendations, though little efficacy is revealed. The authors of this book have compiled a major contribution to the analysis of the impact of international organisations on national welfare states, widening the scope of traditional analyses of national welfare state development. Learn More
    2004   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  20. The Future of Europe – Revisited

    The Future of Europe – Revisited

    Peter Coffey
    Europe is at a major crossroads in its post-World War II history. The European Union (EU) has not only successfully adopted the euro as a common currency but it has also included twelve more member states. In this comprehensive volume, Peter Coffey, author of The Future of Europe (Edward Elgar, 1995), examines the major issues and challenges facing Europe and presents a concise and up-to-date analysis of the economic, political and social issues facing the EU following enlargement. Learn More
    2003   Hardback Price: $ 129.00   Web: $ 116.10
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