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  1. The Infrastructured State

    The Infrastructured State

    Colin Turner
    At the core of the logic of this book is that states engage in infrastructuring as a means of securing and enhancing their territoriality. By positioning infrastructure as a system, there is a presumption that all infrastructures exhibit some degree of mutual dependence. As such, a National Infrastructure System (NIS) is not simply about conventional conceptions of infrastructure based on those that support economic activity (i.e. energy, transport and information) but also about broader hard and soft structures that both enable and are supported by the aforementioned economic infrastructures. Consequently, this book offers an ambitious holistic view on the form of NIS arguing that the infrastructural mandate requires a conception of the state that encapsulates themes from both the competition and the welfare states in infrastructure provision. Learn More
    February 2020   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  2. Shaping Policy Agendas

    Shaping Policy Agendas

    Edited by David Dolowitz, Magdaléna Hadjiisky, Romuald Normand
    This fascinating book investigates the strategic importance of the production and dissemination of expertise in the activities of the international organizations (IOs) that have come to symbolise the dominance of the Western political and economic order. Learn More
    January 2020   Hardback Price: $ 140.00   Web: $ 126.00
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  3. Maritime Security and the Law of the Sea

    Maritime Security and the Law of the Sea

    Edited by Malcolm D. Evans, Sofia Galani
    Exploring everything from contemporary challenges to ocean security this book offers detailed insights into the increasing activities of state and non-state actors at sea. Chapters revisit the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (LOSC), highlighting how not all maritime security threats can be addressed by this, and further looking at the ways in which the LOSC may even hinder maritime security. Learn More
    January 2020   Hardback Price: $ 130.00   Web: $ 117.00
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  4. Public Private Partnerships

    Public Private Partnerships

    Sara Valaguzza, Eduardo Parisi
    This insightful book critically examines the phenomenon of public private partnerships through a global, theoretical, lens. It considers the reasons for merging private entities and public administration, as well as the processes and consequences of doing so. The benefits for the community as well as the radical changes in the principles and modalities of administrative activity are theorized and discussed. Learn More
    January 2020   Hardback Price: $ 125.00   Web: $ 112.50
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  5. Shaping EU Foreign Policy Towards Russia

    Shaping EU Foreign Policy Towards Russia

    Philipp Thaler
    Offering a comprehensive and structured analysis of the reasons why the EU lacks external coherence towards Russia, this book presents important new insights to the topic beyond conventional institutionalist arguments. Philipp Thaler utilises key cases in external energy and human rights policies to highlight the on-going difficulties in creating a coherent position, despite the EU’s formally stated objective to achieve this. Learn More
    January 2020   Hardback Price: $ 125.00   Web: $ 112.50
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  6. Mega-Dams and Human Rights

    Mega-Dams and Human Rights

    Itzchak Kornfeld
    This original and insightful book explores and examines the impact that building mega-dams has on the human rights of those living in surrounding areas, and in particular those of indigenous peoples who are often most affected. Compiling case studies from around the world, Itzchak Kornfeld provides clear examples of how human rights violations are perpetrated and compounded, with chapters examining historical, recent and ongoing dam projects. Learn More
    January 2020   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  7. Handbook of Terrorism and Counter Terrorism Post 9/11

    Handbook of Terrorism and Counter Terrorism Post 9/11

    Edited by David Martin Jones, Paul Schulte, Carl Ungerer, Michael L.R. Smith
    Almost two decades after the events of 9/11, this Handbook offers a comprehensive insight into the evolution and development of terrorism and insurgency since then. Gathering contributions from a broad range of perspectives, it both identifies new technological developments in terrorism and insurgency, and addresses the distinct state responses to the threat of political, or religiously motivated violence; not only in the Middle East and Europe, but also in Africa, South and Southeast Asia, and North and South America. Learn More
    December 2019   Hardback Price: $ 270.00   Web: $ 243.00
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  8. Critical Policy Discourse Analysis

    Critical Policy Discourse Analysis

    Edited by Nicolina Montesano Montessori, Michael Farrelly, Jane Mulderrig
    This book provides a series of contemporary and international policy case studies analysed through discursive methodological approaches in the traditions of critical discourse analysis, social semiotics and discourse theory. This is the first volume that connects this discursive methodology systematically to the field of interpretive policy analysis and will therefore be an essential book for researchers who wish to include a discursive analysis in their interpretive policy research. Learn More
    December 2019   Hardback Price: $ 145.00   Web: $ 130.50
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  9. The Energy of Russia

    The Energy of Russia

    Veli-Pekka Tynkkynen
    This timely book analyses the status of hydrocarbon energy in Russia as both a saleable commodity and as a source of societal and political power. Through empirical studies in domestic and foreign policy contexts, Veli-Pekka Tykkynen explores the development of a hydrocarbon culture in Russia and the impact this has on its politics, identity and approach to climate change and renewable energy. Learn More
    December 2019   Hardback Price: $ 105.00   Web: $ 94.50
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  10. Handbook of Democratic Innovation and Governance

    Handbook of Democratic Innovation and Governance

    Edited by Stephen Elstub, Oliver Escobar
    Democratic innovations are proliferating in politics, governance, policy, and public administration. These new processes of public participation are reimagining the relationship between citizens and institutions. This Handbook advances understanding of democratic innovations, in theory and practice, by critically reviewing their importance throughout the world. The overarching themes are a focus on citizens and their relationship to these innovations, and the resulting effects on political equality. The Handbook therefore offers a definitive overview of existing research on democratic innovations, while also setting the agenda for future research and practice. Learn More
    December 2019   Hardback Price: $ 330.00   Web: $ 297.00
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  11. The Economics of War

    The Economics of War

    Imad A. Moosa
    Bad things occur and persist because of the presence of powerful beneficiaries. In this provocative and illuminating book, Imad Moosa illustrates the economic motivations behind the last 100 years of international conflict, citing the numerous powerful individual and corporate war profiteers that benefit from war. Learn More
    December 2019   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  12. The Globalization of Russian Gas

    The Globalization of Russian Gas

    James Henderson, Arild Moe
    Since the collapse of the Soviet Union, Gazprom has dominated the Russian gas industry. However, the markets in which it operates have changed dramatically, with the company increasingly being challenged at home and abroad. At this critical moment, this insightful book analyses the involvement of the Russian gas industry in the changing international gas market and the dramatic implications for Russia’s role as a global supplier of gas in the future. Learn More
    December 2019   Hardback Price: $ 115.00   Web: $ 103.50
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  13. The Relational Nordic Welfare State

    The Relational Nordic Welfare State

    Edited by Sakari Hänninen, Kirsi-Marja Lehtelä, Paula Saikkonen
    The success of the Nordic welfare state is well known, but the key drivers of its remarkable expansion are not. This book explores the relationships between citizens that constitute the normative groundwork of Nordic societies, arguing that the quality of relations steers welfare development. Learn More
    December 2019   Hardback Price: $ 145.00   Web: $ 130.50
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  14. A Research Agenda for Federalism Studies

    A Research Agenda for Federalism Studies

    Edited by John Kincaid
    In this forward-thinking book, fifteen leading scholars set forth cutting-edge agendas for research on significant facets of federalism, including basic theory, comparative studies, national and subnational constitutionalism, courts, self-rule and shared rule, centralization and decentralization, nationalism and diversity, conflict resolution, gender equity, and federalism challenges in Africa, Asia, and the European Union. More than 40 percent of the world’s population lives under federal arrangements, making federalism not only a major research subject but also a vital political issue worldwide. Learn More
    December 2019   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  15. Transnational Business Governance Interactions

    Transnational Business Governance Interactions

    Edited by Stepan Wood, Rebecca Schmidt, Errol E. Meidinger, Burkard Eberlein, Kenneth W. Abbott
    From agriculture to sport and from climate change to indigenous rights, transnational regulatory regimes and actors are multiplying and interacting with poorly understood effects. This interdisciplinary book investigates whether, how and by whom transnational business governance interactions (TBGIs) can be harnessed to improve the quality of transnational regulation and advance the interests of marginalized actors. Learn More
    December 2019   Hardback Price: $ 150.00   Web: $ 135.00
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  16. Rational Choice Sociology

    Rational Choice Sociology

    Michael Hechter
    Rational Choice Sociology shows that despite the scepticism of many sociologist, rational choice theory indeed can account for a variety of non-market outcomes, including those concerning social norms, family dynamics, crime, rebellion, state formation and social order. Learn More
    December 2019   Hardback Price: $ 155.00   Web: $ 139.50
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  17. Handbook on Intervention and Statebuilding

    Handbook on Intervention and Statebuilding

    Edited by Nicolas Lemay-Hébert
    This innovative Handbook offers a new perspective on the cutting-edge conceptual advances that have shaped – and continue to shape – the field of intervention and statebuilding. Learn More
    December 2019   Hardback Price: $ 255.00   Web: $ 229.50
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  18. Research Handbook on Global Climate Constitutionalism

    Research Handbook on Global Climate Constitutionalism

    Edited by Jordi Jaria-Manzano, Susana Borrás
    Climate change is causing traditional political and legal concepts to be revisited. The emergence of a global polity through physical, economic and social interaction demands global responses which should be founded upon new principles and which cannot simply be modelled on traditional constitutionalism centred on the nation-state. This Research Handbook explores how to build this climate constitutionalism at a global level, starting from the narrative of Anthropocene and its implications for law. It provides a critical approach to global environmental constitutionalism, analysing the problems of sustainability and global equity which are entwined with the causes and consequences of climate change. The Handbook explores how to develop constitutional discourses and strategies to address these issues, and thereby tackle the negative effects of climate change whilst also advancing a more sustainable, equitable and responsible global society. Learn More
    December 2019   Hardback Price: $ 230.00   Web: $ 207.00
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  19. Islamic Finance

    Islamic Finance

    Hans Visser
    In this extensively updated third edition, Hans Visser explores the ideas and concepts that drive and shape Islamic finance. This incisive book reviews the products, institutions and markets offered by Islamic finance in the modern marketplace, offering a critical discussion of the ways in which fiscal and monetary policy can be adapted to Islamic financial institutions. Visser offers new directions for economics and finance students, as well as students of Islamic finance and Islam studies more broadly. Learn More
    December 2019   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  20. Social Capital, Social Support and Stratification

    Social Capital, Social Support and Stratification

    Edited by Ronald S. Burt, Yanjie Bian, Lijun Song, Nan Lin
    This insightful book explores the spread of network imagery in three areas of sociology — social capital, social support, and China — using as its protagonist a man active in all three: Nan Lin. Social Capital, Social Support and Stratification provides a unique combination of Nan Lin’s core contributions to the field presented alongside new and original analyses. Learn More
    December 2019   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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