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  1. Handbook of Political Anthropology

    Handbook of Political Anthropology

    Edited by Harald Wydra, Bjørn Thomassen
    This Handbook engages the reader in the major debates, approaches, methodologies, and explanatory frames within political anthropology. Examining the shifting borders of a moving field of enquiry, it illustrates disciplinary paradigm shifts, the role of humans in political structures, ethnographies of the political, and global processes. Reflecting the variety of directions that surround political anthropology today, this volume will be essential reading to understanding the interactions of humans within political frames in a globalising world. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 290.00   Web: $ 261.00
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  2. Handbook on the Geographies of Globalization

    Handbook on the Geographies of Globalization

    Edited by Robert C. Kloosterman, Virginie Mamadouh, Pieter Terhorst
    Processes of globalization have changed the world in many, often fundamental, ways. Increasingly these processes are being debated and contested. This Handbook offers a timely, rich as well as critical panorama of these multifaceted processes with up-to-date chapters by renowned specialists from many countries. It comprises chapters on the historical background of globalization, different geographical perspectives (including world systems analysis and geopolitics), the geographies of flows (of people, goods and services, and capital), and the geographies of places (including global cities, clusters, port cities and the impact of climate change). Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 290.00   Web: $ 261.00
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  3. Research Handbook on the Ombudsman

    Research Handbook on the Ombudsman

    Edited by Marc Hertogh, Richard Kirkham
    The public sector ombudsman has become one of the most important administrative justice institutions in many countries around the world. This international and interdisciplinary Research Handbook brings together leading scholars and practitioners to discuss the state-of-the-art of ombudsman research. It uses new empirical studies and competing theoretical explanations to critically examine important aspects of the ombudsman’s work. This comprehensive Handbook is of value to academics designing future ombudsman studies and practitioners and policymakers in understanding the future challenges of the ombudsman. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 315.00   Web: $ 283.50
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  4. The Scales of Weighing Regulatory Costs

    The Scales of Weighing Regulatory Costs

    Jamison E. Colburn
    This book examines the calculation and evaluation of regulatory costs by regulators in accordance with a legislative mandate. A serious limitation in that enterprise, the possibility of technological change and innovation, often compromises those efforts and has long been under-appreciated in standard ‘cost-benefit analysis.’ Regulators who study the inducement of innovation and the avoidance of regulatory costs by the regulated often find significant cost-saving opportunities, leading to more stringent and more effective risk governance. Ultimately, the weighing of costs in this more elaborate model is more than simple welfare maximization. It views regulatory costs as important to society for a range of reasons, some grounded in fairness and some in deliberative process values, as a society seeks to minimize all costs over time. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  5. Higher Education in the Digital Age

    Higher Education in the Digital Age

    Edited by Annika Zorn, Jeff Haywood, Jean-Michel Glachant
    The European higher education sector is moving online, but to what extent? Are the digital disruptions seen in other sectors of relevance for both academics and management in higher education? How far are we from fully seizing the opportunities that an online transition could offer? This insightful book presents a broad perspective on existing academic practices, and discusses how and where the move online has been successful, and the lessons that can be learned. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 130.00   Web: $ 117.00
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  6. Democratic Empowerment in the European Union

    Democratic Empowerment in the European Union

    Edited by David Levi-Faur, Frans van Waarden
    This book looks at democratic empowerment via institutional designs that extend the political rights of European citizens. It focuses on three themes: first, the positive and negative effects of the European Union institutional design on the political rights of its citizens; second, challenges for democratic regimes across the world in the 21st century in the context of regionalism and globalization; third, the constraints of neoliberalism and capitalist markets on the ability of citizens to effectively achieve their political rights within the Union. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 150.00   Web: $ 135.00
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  7. The Revolution in Energy Technology

    The Revolution in Energy Technology

    Xue Han, Jorge Niosi
    The solar photovoltaic sector is moving forward very fast, both in terms of its own technological advancement and its standing among global renewable energy technologies. Rapid increases in solar cell efficiencies, fast technical change in solar batteries and solar glass, and economies of scale in production fuel its rapid adoption, and it is becoming clear that existing forecasts about its adoption need to be updated extensively. This timely and distinctive examination of the economic side of the field takes into account solar PV’s recent and growing lead among renewable energies competing to replace fossil fuels. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 110.00   Web: $ 99.00
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  8. EU Citizens’ Economic Rights in Action

    EU Citizens’ Economic Rights in Action

    Edited by Sybe de Vries, Elena Ioriatti, Paolo Guarda, Elisabetta Pulice
    This book analyses three important economic rights: consumer rights, rights of professionals in gaining access to the services market, and intellectual property rights in the light of the Digital Single Market. For each of these rights, contributors analyse the main pathways towards reducing and removing legal and factual obstacles to successful cross-border economic rights. In addition, the book takes into specific consideration the multifaceted issues related to the economic crisis and to the EU’s multilingualism. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 155.00   Web: $ 139.50
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  9. Cyprus and the Roadmap for Peace

    Cyprus and the Roadmap for Peace

    Edited by Michális S. Michael, Yücel Vural
    While 2017 offered much ground for optimism in resolving the longstanding ‘Cyprus problem’, a closer inspection of the differences experienced reveals the complex difficulties that surround the conflict. The impasse introduced a short-lived confidence that concealed the contradictory combustion of a ‘frozen’/dormant conflict. Despite intense high-level negotiations, a way forward has proved elusive, while local constituency expectations are challenging their leaders for control over both process and outcome. This dilemma lies at the heart of this edited volume. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 145.00   Web: $ 130.50
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  10. Fragmentation and Integration in Human Rights Law

    Fragmentation and Integration in Human Rights Law

    Edited by Eva Brems, Saïla Ouald-Chaib
    From the perspective of rights holders and duty bearers, human rights law appears as an increasingly complex field of law, consisting of different levels, actors and norms. The fragmentation of human rights law has resulted in an uncoordinated legal architecture that may in some circumstances create obstacles for effective human rights protection. Against this background, this volume examines how to make sense – in both theoretical and practical terms - of these multiple layers of human rights law through which human rights users have to navigate. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 130.00   Web: $ 117.00
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  11. Global Governance

    Global Governance

    Edited by Axel Marx, Jan Wouters
    Global governance emerged as a concept more than two decades ago. Despite its relevance to key processes underlying the major public policy questions of our age, the contours of 'global governance' remain contested and elusive. This Research Collection seeks to clarify key trends and challenges in global governance by bringing together the leading scholarship on its different forms. Alongside an original introduction by the editors, the carefully selected contributions discuss key issues in relation to global governance institutions: democracy, legitimacy, accountability, fragmentation, effectiveness and dispute settlement. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 795.00   Web: $ 715.50
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  12. Handbook of American Public Administration

    Handbook of American Public Administration

    Edited by Edmund C. Stazyk, H. G. Frederickson
    The Handbook of American Public Administration draws on the expertise of established and emerging scholars to provide national and international audiences a comprehensive review of the current state and future direction of theory and practice in US public administration. The authors provide a cross-disciplinary, holistic review of the field and pave an agenda for future research. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 315.00   Web: $ 283.50
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  13. The Unfinished Business of Governance

    The Unfinished Business of Governance

    Alexander Styhre
    The Unfinished Business of Governance provides an overview of the changing landscape of governance and focuses on the three specific domains of corporate governance, university governance, and market governance. The book examines how changes in competitive capitalism and the wider social organization of society is recursively both determined by, and actively shaping underlying governance ideals and their practices. The shared theme in the various changes of the governance system is that free market theory and ideologies have gradually penetrated governance practices. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  14. The State, Business and Education

    The State, Business and Education

    Edited by Gita Steiner-Khamsi, Alexandra Draxler
    The State, Business and Education contributes to the ongoing debates surrounding the effects of public funding of private entities by examining the ways in which they affect the quality and equity of those services, and the realization of human rights. Using case studies from both the developing and developed world this book illustrates the variety of ways in which private actors have expanded their involvement in education as a business. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 130.00   Web: $ 117.00
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  15. Civil Rights and EU Citizenship

    Civil Rights and EU Citizenship

    Edited by Sybe de Vries, Henri de Waele, Marie-Pierre Granger
    The process of European integration has had a marked influence on the nature and meaning of citizenship in national and post-national contexts as well as on the definition and exercise of civil rights across Member States. This original edited collection brings together insights from EU law, human rights and comparative constitutional law to address this underexplored nexus. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 155.00   Web: $ 139.50
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  16. A Transatlantic History of Public Administration

    A Transatlantic History of Public Administration

    Fritz Sager, Christian Rosser, Céline Mavrot, Pascal Y. Hurni
    Intellectual traditions are commonly regarded as cultural variations, historical legacies, or path dependencies. By analysing road junctions between different traditions of Public Administration this book contests the dominant perspective of path-dependent national silos, and highlights the ways in which they are hybrid and open to exogenous ideas. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  17. Handbook of the International Political Economy of the Corporation

    Handbook of the International Political Economy of the Corporation

    Edited by Andreas Nölke, Christian May
    Over the past few decades, corporations have been neglected in studies of international political economy (IPE). Seeking to demystify them, what they are, how they behave and their goals and constraints, this Handbook introduces the corporation as a unit of analysis for students of IPE. Providing critical discussion of their global and domestic power, and highlighting the ways in which corporations interact with each other and with their socio-political environment, this Handbook presents a thorough and up-to-date overview of the main debates around the role of corporations in the global political economy. Learn More
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  18. Handbook of Research on NGOs

    Handbook of Research on NGOs

    Edited by Aynsley Kellow, Hannah Murphy-Gregory
    This volume provides a critical overview of research on Non-governmental Organisations (NGOs). While it notes that the definition of NGOs is contested, and can include both business and national groups, it focuses primarily on international NGOs engaged with human rights, social and environmental concerns, and aid and development issues. With contributions by Peter Willetts, Tom Davies, Bob Reinalda and other leading scholars, it provides a series of critical essays on both general aspects of NGOs and significant issues of particular concern. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 225.00   Web: $ 202.50
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  19. Advanced Introduction to Freedom of Expression

    Advanced Introduction to Freedom of Expression

    Mark Tushnet
    The Advanced Introduction to Freedom of Expression provides an overview of major issues in the doctrinal structure of a law of freedom of expression, relevant to discussions of freedom of expression under many national constitutions. Assuming familiarity with basic theories of free expression, this book addresses the implications of reasonable disagreement between legislatures and courts about whether a specific measure violates freedom of expression, the implications of the fundamental proposition that speech can cause harm, the distinction between the coverage of freedom of expression and the protections it affords, and the appropriate doctrinal forms when speech is said to conflict with other rights such as equality, or merely other social interests. The book will be of interest to anyone, including students, teachers, researchers and policymakers wanting to learn more about the freedom of expression and the law. Learn More
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  20. Making Hong Kong

    Making Hong Kong

    Pui-yin Ho
    Pui-yin Ho surveys how the social, economic and political environments of different eras have influenced the evolution of urban planning in Hong Kong. Evaluating the relationship between town planning and social change over time, this book explores how a local Hong Kong identity has emerged through its urban development. In doing so it brings a fresh perspective to urban research and provides historical context and direction for the future development of the city. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 180.00   Web: $ 162.00
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