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  1. A Handbook of Globalisation and Environmental Policy, Second Edition

    A Handbook of Globalisation and Environmental Policy, Second Edition

    Edited by Frank Wijen, Kees Zoeteman, Jan Pieters, Paul van Seters
    In the current era of globalisation, national governments are increasingly exposed to international influences that present new constraints and opportunities for domestic environmental policies. This comprehensive, revised Handbook pushes the frontiers of theoretical and empirical knowledge, and provides a state-of-the-art examination of the multifaceted effects of globalisation on environmental governance. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 325.00   Web: $ 292.50
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  2. International Handbook on Informal Governance

    International Handbook on Informal Governance

    Edited by Thomas Christiansen, Christine Neuhold
    Acknowledging that governance relies not only on formal rules and institutions but to a significant degree also on informal practices and arrangements, this unique Handbook examines and analyses a wide variety of theoretical, conceptual and normative perspectives on informal governance. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 272.00   Web: $ 244.80
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  3. The Politics of Recession

    The Politics of Recession

    Maurice Mullard
    This timely book utilises the tools of politics, economics and public policy to explore the causes of the recent global financial crisis, which, the author argues, can be explained as the absence of a public interest perspective in policy making. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  4. Managing Food Safety and Hygiene

    Managing Food Safety and Hygiene

    Bridget M. Hutter
    Food safety and hygiene is of critical importance to us all, yet, as periodic food crises in various countries each year show we are all dependent on others in business and public regulation to ensure that the food we consume in the retailing and hospitality sectors is safe. Bridget Hutter considers the understandings of risk and regulation held by those in business and considers the compliance pressures on managers and owners, and how these relate to understandings of risk and uncertainty. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  5. Handbook on Globalization and Higher Education

    Handbook on Globalization and Higher Education

    Edited by Roger King, Simon Marginson, Rajani Naidoo
    Higher education has entered centre-stage in the context of the knowledge economy and has been deployed in the search for economic competitiveness and social development. Against this backdrop, this highly illuminating Handbook explores worldwide convergences and divergences in national higher education systems resulting from increased global co-operation and competition. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 268.00   Web: $ 241.20
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  6. Complexity, Institutions and Public Policy

    Complexity, Institutions and Public Policy

    Graham Room
    Graham Room argues that conventional approaches to the conceptualisation and measurement of social and economic change are unsatisfactory. As a result, researchers are ill-equipped to offer policy advice. This book offers a new analytical approach, combining complexity science and institutionalism. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 167.00   Web: $ 150.30
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    2012   Paperback Price: $ 56.00   Web: $ 44.80
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  7. The Paradox of Regulation

    The Paradox of Regulation

    Fiona Haines
    This up-to-date book takes a fresh look at regulation and risk and argues that the allure of regulation lies in its capacity to reduce risk whilst preserving the benefits of trade, travel and commerce. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 143.00   Web: $ 128.70
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  8. Regional and Urban Policy and Planning on the Korean Peninsula

    Regional and Urban Policy and Planning on the Korean Peninsula

    Chang-Hee Christine Bae, Harry W. Richardson
    The potential for reunification of the two Koreas, whether in the short or long term, argues for a comprehensive look at policy and planning issues that encompass the peninsula as a whole. This book deals with spatial policy issues in both South and North Korea in a broad and non-political way. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 159.00   Web: $ 143.10
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  9. Reshaping Regional Policy

    Reshaping Regional Policy

    Edited by Harry W. Richardson, Chang-Hee Christine Bae, Sang-Chuel Choe
    Originally initiated by the Presidential Committee on Regional Development in South Korea, this wide-ranging volume investigates the new directions in regional development policy taking shape around the world. In addition to contributions with individual emphasis on regional policy in Korea, the book compares, contrasts and extends regional policy thought in the European Union and other Asian countries. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 159.00   Web: $ 143.10
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    2012   Paperback Price: $ 65.00   Web: $ 52.00
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  10. Housing Markets and the Global Financial Crisis

    Housing Markets and the Global Financial Crisis

    Edited by Ray Forrest, Ngai-Ming Yip
    Housing markets are at the centre of the recent global financial turmoil. In this well-researched study, a multidisciplinary group of leading analysts explores the impact of the crisis within, and between, countries. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  11. Robust Political Economy

    Robust Political Economy

    Mark Pennington
    This important book offers a comprehensive defence of classical liberalism against contemporary challenges. It sets out an analytical framework of ‘robust political economy’ that explores the economic and political problems that arise from the phenomena of imperfect knowledge and imperfect incentives. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  12. Handbook on Multi-level Governance

    Handbook on Multi-level Governance

    Edited by Henrik Enderlein, Sonja Wälti, Michael Zürn
    Scholarship of multi-level governance has developed into one of the most innovative themes of research in political science and public policy. This accessible Handbook presents a thorough review of the wide-ranging literature, encompassing various theoretical and conceptual approaches to multi-level governance and their application to policy-making in domestic, regional and global contexts. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 256.00   Web: $ 230.40
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    2012   Paperback Price: $ 73.00   Web: $ 58.40
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  13. International Handbook on Public–Private Partnerships

    International Handbook on Public–Private Partnerships

    Edited by Graeme A. Hodge, Carsten Greve, Anthony E. Boardman
    In this timely Handbook, leading scholars from around the world explore the challenges presented by infrastructure PPPs, and contemplate what lies ahead as governments balance the need to provide innovative new infrastructure against the requirement for good public governance. This Handbook builds on a range of exciting theoretical lenses that span several disciplinary boundaries. It presents innovative insights and informed perspectives from an international base of empirical evidence. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 309.00   Web: $ 278.10
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  14. Obesity and the Economics of Prevention

    Obesity and the Economics of Prevention

    Franco Sassi
    The authors, including special contributions from health and obesity experts Marc Suhrcke, Tim Lobstein, Donald Kenkel and Francesco Branca, challenge the perception that explanations for the obesity epidemic are simple and solutions are within reach. A detailed look at the data reveals a more complicated picture, one in which even finding objective evidence on the phenomenon is a difficult task. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  15. Low Carbon Communities

    Low Carbon Communities

    Edited by Michael Peters, Shane Fudge, Tim Jackson
    Community action is a vital strategy in the fight against climate change and has increasingly informed government policy, academic inquiry and grassroots action since the start of this century. This timely and engaging volume explores both the promise of community-based action in tackling climate change and some of its limitations. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  16. Public Management in the Postmodern Era

    Public Management in the Postmodern Era

    Edited by John Fenwick, Janice McMillan
    Challenging the traditional orthodoxies of public management, this timely and comprehensive book adopts a lively and critical approach to key questions of public policy and management. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  17. The Welfare State and Life Transitions

    The Welfare State and Life Transitions

    Edited by Dominique Anxo, Gerhard Bosch, Jill Rubery
    This timely book reveals that new life courses are found to require more, and not less welfare support, but only Sweden has developed an active life course approach and only three more could be considered supportive, in at least some life stages. For the remainder, policies were at best limited or, in Italy’s case, passive. The contributors reveal that the neglect of changing needs is leading to greater reliance on the family and the labour market, just as these support structures are becoming more unpredictable and more unequal. They argue that alongside these new class inequalities, new forms of inter-generational inequality are also emerging, particularly in pension provision. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 149.00   Web: $ 134.10
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  18. Handbook of Research on Nonprofit Economics and Management

    Handbook of Research on Nonprofit Economics and Management

    Edited by Bruce A. Seaman, Dennis R. Young
    Nonprofit organizations are arguably the fastest growing and most dynamic part of modern market economies in democratic countries. This Handbook explores the frontiers of knowledge at the intersection of economics and the management of these entities. The authors review the role, structure and behavior of private, nonprofit organizations as economic units and their participation in markets and systems of public service delivery, assess the implications of this knowledge for the efficient management of nonprofit organizations and the formulation of effective public policy, and identify cutting edge questions for future research. Learn More
    2011   Paperback Price: $ 65.00   Web: $ 52.00
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  19. Continuity and Change in Public Policy and Management

    Continuity and Change in Public Policy and Management

    Christopher Pollitt, Geert Bouckaert
    Combining theory development, international comparison and original case study analysis, two of Europe’s leading public policy and management scholars apply and develop some of the main models of policy change and offer a revealing long-term view of policy developments since 1965. Drawing on an extensive programme of elite interviews and documentary analysis they provide an integrated treatment of national and local policymaking in two major public services – hospital care and the police – in England and Belgium. This timely book addresses the ‘paradigm wars’ in public policy, arguing for a nuanced intermediate position that challenges the orthodox and the post-modernists alike. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  20. Human Rights

    Human Rights

    Andrew Fagan
    This book offers both an introduction to and a critical analysis of enduring themes and issues in the contemporary theory and practice of human rights. The author argues that the moral authority and practical efficacy of human rights are adversely affected by a range of myths and misunderstandings – from claims regarding the moral status of human rights as an allegedly fully comprehensive moral doctrine to the view that the possession of rights is anti-ethical to recognising the importance of moral duties. The author also examines such issues as the claim that human rights can ultimately only be said to exist as legal phenomena and the claim that nation-states are inherently hostile to the spirit of human rights. Discussion cuts across academic boundaries in an attempt to defend human rights against those who have come to expect too much and those who expect too little from human rights. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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    2011   Paperback Price: $ 33.00   Web: $ 26.40
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