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  1. Global Governance of the Environment

    Global Governance of the Environment

    Afshin Akhtarkhavari
    This timely book examines the role of environmental principles in changing international environmental law and politics, and argues for the importance of integrating environmental principles in the global governance of the environment. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  2. The Asian Tsunami

    The Asian Tsunami

    Sisira Jayasuriya, Peter McCawley
    The 2004 Asian tsunami was the greatest natural disaster in recent times. Almost 230 000 people died. In response, governments in Asia and the broader international community announced large aid programs. The resulting assistance effort was one of the largest humanitarian programs ever organized in the developing world. This book discusses the lessons of the aid effort for disaster protection policy in developing countries. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  3. International Science and Technology Cooperation in a Globalized World

    International Science and Technology Cooperation in a Globalized World

    Edited by Heiko Prange-Gstöhl
    In a globalized knowledge-economy, the European Union (EU) needs a new approach to its international science and technology (S&T) policies by focusing on improved coherence across the different tiers of government and by demonstrating leadership in tackling serious global challenges. The contributors to this book analyze European S&T policies in several areas of global concern as well as by exposing both the pitfalls of policy coordination and its potential to contribute to a more coherent international S&T policy. They highlight the interactions between national, European and international policies, and explore how a common European policy for international S&T cooperation could work, and under which conditions. The book concludes that an EU external S&T policy is more likely to emerge if member states and the European Commission focus on a limited number of strategic priorities where Europe really can make a difference. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 129.00   Web: $ 116.10
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  4. Peace and Justice at the International Criminal Court

    Peace and Justice at the International Criminal Court

    Errol P. Mendes
    This authoritative book addresses the greatest challenge facing the International Criminal Court since its historic establishment in 1998: reconciling the demand for justice for the most serious crimes known to humanity with the promotion of sustainable peace in conflict areas around the world. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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    2011   Paperback Price: $ 37.00   Web: $ 29.60
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  5. Terrorism, Security and the Power of Informal Networks

    Terrorism, Security and the Power of Informal Networks

    Edited by David Martin Jones, Ann Lane, Paul Schulte
    This innovative work examines the concept of the informal network and its practical utility within the context of counterterrorism. Drawing together a range of practitioner and academic expertise it explores the character and evolution of informal networks, addressing the complex relationship between kinship groups, transnational linkages and the role that globalization and new technologies play in their formation and sustainability. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  6. Global Threats, Global Futures

    Global Threats, Global Futures

    Thayer Scudder
    Global threats can be expected to cause a global environmental crisis and declining living standards for most people. Threats analyzed include poverty, cultural, economic, political and religious fundamentalism, consumption, population increase and degradation of the global ecosystem. Chapters on the United States, China and Zambia illustrate difficulties that high, middle and low income countries face in addressing such threats. The final chapter examines the type of transformational change required just to reduce the rate and magnitude of future decline. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  7. Partisan Appointees and Public Servants

    Partisan Appointees and Public Servants

    Edited by Chris Eichbaum, Richard Shaw
    This comparative collection examines the role of political staff in executive government and the consequences for policymaking and governance. Included are case studies from Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the Republic of Ireland, the United Kingdom and the United States. The evidence suggests that political staff are likely to be an enduring feature of executive government, which one contributor refers to as the ‘new public governance’ with attendant risks and opportunities for the conduct of politics and administration. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  8. Worlds in Transition

    Worlds in Transition

    Joseph A. Camilleri, Jim Falk
    The book’s detailed analysis of five strategic sectors (economy, environment, health, information and security) points to an intricate and rapidly evolving interplay of geopolitical, cultural and ecological spaces. It shows that the normative ethos and politico-legal institutions of the modern epoch are gradually being eroded. Despite competing trends and countertrends the authors discern the slow, at times ambiguous, often contentious but unmistakable emergence over the last several decades of a new governance regime, one which is striving for a leap in human reflexivity in response to the challenges of a stressed world that is simultaneously singular and plural. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 290.00   Web: $ 261.00
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  9. Nations of Immigrants

    Nations of Immigrants

    Edited by John Higley, John Nieuwenhuysen, Stine Neerup
    This timely book examines the immense surges in immigration since the mid-1990s in Australia and the United States, two of the world’s most important settler-receiving countries. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  10. Organizations, Markets and Imperial Formations

    Organizations, Markets and Imperial Formations

    Edited by Subhabrata Bobby Banerjee, Vanessa C.M. Chio, Raza Mir
    This authoritative book explores the nexus between organization theory, globalization and imperialism and examines the effects of a global order organized around development and markets. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  11. A Grand Design for Peace and Reconciliation

    A Grand Design for Peace and Reconciliation

    Edited by Yoichiro Murakami, Thomas J. Schoenbaum
    Scholars from Japan and a range of other countries explore in this book the still-unfinished effort to achieve the reconciliation of old enmities left over from past wars in East Asia. They present concrete policy proposals for a ‘grand design’ of peace based on the Japanese concept of ‘kyosei’, a word roughly translated as ‘conviviality’. A positive peace through kyosei means not only the absence of violence, but also the amelioration of past injustices, exploitation and oppression. The diversity of disciplines represented in the volume—international law and politics, history, philosophy and theology – enrich the contributors’ search for an intellectually appropriate, practically transformative and viable grand theory of peace in the twenty-first century. Chapters address issues such as security in North–South conflict situations, foreign policy strategies for Japan, the perspective of comparative religions, and current skepticism for the possibility of peace and reconciliation. These insightful and compelling analyses will be of great interest to students and researchers of East Asia and the politics of peace in general. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  12. Handbook on Trade and the Environment

    Handbook on Trade and the Environment

    Edited by Kevin P. Gallagher
    In this comprehensive reference work, Kevin Gallagher has compiled a fresh and broad-ranging collection of expert voices commenting on the interdisciplinary field of trade and the environment. For over two decades policymakers and scholars have been struggling to understand the relationship between international trade in a globalizing world and its effects on the natural environment. The authors in this Handbook provide the tools to do just that. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 229.00   Web: $ 206.10
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    2010   Paperback Price: $ 59.00   Web: $ 47.20
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  13. Peace in Northeast Asia

    Peace in Northeast Asia

    Thomas J. Schoenbaum
    This book takes an in-depth look at Japan’s long-festering territorial and maritime disputes with its three neighbors – China, South Korea and the Russian Federation. Japan has established friendly relations with all three former adversaries since the end of World War II, but these sovereignty issues remain. All three disagreements have recently flared into potentially violent incidents that could erupt again at any time. The book explores each situation and proposes concrete compromise solutions to each of the outstanding disputes. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  14. Peace Movements and Pacifism after September 11

    Peace Movements and Pacifism after September 11

    Edited by Shin Chiba, Thomas J. Schoenbaum
    Noted international scholars from a range of disciplines present in this book Japanese and East Asian perspectives on the changed prospects for international peace post September 11. Because East Asia has not been preoccupied with the ongoing conflicts in the Middle East, the authors’ views serve as a balance to the war on terror declared in the United States. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  15. International Governance and Law

    International Governance and Law

    Edited by Hanneke van Schooten, Jonathan Verschuuren
    Around the world, the role of national regulation is often hotly debated. This book takes as its starting point the fact that legislatures and regulators are criticized for overregulation and for producing poor-quality regulation which ignores input from citizens and stifles private initiative. This situation has enhanced the role of non-state law, in forms such as self-regulation and soft law. In this book, international scholars in various fields of law, as well as socio-legal studies, address the question to what extent non-state law currently influences state regulation, and what the consequences of non-state law are likely to be for state regulation. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  16. Counter-Terrorism and the Post-Democratic State

    Counter-Terrorism and the Post-Democratic State

    Edited by Jenny Hocking, Colleen Lewis
    The ‘war on terror’ and ongoing terrorist attacks around the world have generated a growing body of literature on national and international measures to counteract terrorist activity. This detailed study investigates an aspect of contemporary counter-terrorism that has been largely overlooked; the impact of these measures on the continued viability of the democratic state. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  17. Globalisation, Citizenship and the War on Terror

    Globalisation, Citizenship and the War on Terror

    Edited by Maurice Mullard, Bankole A. Cole
    This book explores globalisation and the war on terror in a world that is becoming increasingly and significantly polarised and in which dialogue is undermined. The authors contend that citizenship does not obey a static definition, and that its meaning is located in changing economic, social and political contexts. Equally, civil, political and social rights are continually being politically defined. The war on terror has, the book argues, influenced issues of civil liberties and prioritised the need for ‘security’ over and above the protection of human rights: it has redefined the meaning of the rule of law. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 160.00   Web: $ 144.00
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  18. Economic Integration, Democratization and National Security in East Asia

    Economic Integration, Democratization and National Security in East Asia

    Edited by Peter C.Y. Chow
    The US policy of supporting a democratic Taiwan while simultaneously engaging China is a delicate and complex balance, with outcomes critical to economic, security and strategic interests in Asia. At the same time, rising Taiwanese identity amid the emerging power of China continues to change the paradigm. The contributors to this volume explore the political and economic dimensions of this complicated and pressing issue. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 154.00   Web: $ 138.60
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  19. Governance and Nationbuilding

    Governance and Nationbuilding

    Kate Jenkins, William Plowden
    Governance and Nationbuilding describes how aid donors have attempted to improve the performance of government in developing countries and countries in crisis. Kate Jenkins and William Plowden review the widespread lack of success, tracing the history of international government intervention, the roles of donors and recipient countries, the ways in which expert advice and support have been provided, and the donors’ own evaluation of their work. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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    2008   Paperback Price: $ 47.00   Web: $ 37.60
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  20. The Politics of Globalisation and Polarisation

    The Politics of Globalisation and Polarisation

    Maurice Mullard
    This book deals with the nature of contemporary globalisation. Maurice Mullard aims to show that globalisation is not an inescapable, unstoppable process somehow beyond human control, rather that it represents, and is being shaped by, a series of deliberate policy choices and policy decisions. The emphasis of this fascinating work is on how these policy choices are creating new forms of economic inequalities and also political elites that distort the democratic process. Learn More
    2004   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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    2006   Paperback Price: $ 56.00   Web: $ 44.80
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