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  1. International Human Rights Institutions and Enforcement

    International Human Rights Institutions and Enforcement

    Edited by Fausto Pocar
    This timely two-volume set collects together the most influential legal scholarship on the enforcement of human rights at institutional level, both regional and international. The first volume includes articles that discuss charter-based and reporting monitoring procedures as well as the role of high commissioners and treaty bodies. The articles in the second volume focus on the movement towards establishing quasi-judicial procedures, and the judicial enforcement of human rights and interim measures, concluding with a thoughtful consideration of the potential for universal judicial enforcement – a world court of human rights. Together with an original introduction by the editor, this insightful collection will be an essential research resource for those studying, working or teaching in this important field. Learn More
    April 2019   Hardback Price: $ 895.00   Web: $ 805.50
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  2. Introduction to Comparative Public Administration

    Introduction to Comparative Public Administration

    Sabine Kuhlmann, Hellmut Wollmann
    This introduction into comparative public administration provides an in-depth analysis of the state of public administration and recent administrative reforms in European countries. By focusing on the UK, France, Germany, Sweden, Italy and Hungary, it highlights key types of the Anglo-Saxon, Scandinavian, Continental European and Central East European variance of public administration. Its guiding question is whether and why the politico-administrative systems have shown convergence or divergence. Learn More
    March 2019   Hardback Price: $ 165.00   Web: $ 148.50
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  3. Research Handbook on Mediating International Crises

    Research Handbook on Mediating International Crises

    Edited by Jonathan Wilkenfeld, Kyle Beardsley, David Quinn
    Current conceptions of mediation can often fail to capture the complexity and intricacy of modern conflicts. This Research Handbook addresses this problem by presenting the leading expert opinions on international mediation, examining how international mediation practices, mechanisms and institutions should adapt to the changing characteristics of contemporary international crises. Learn More
    March 2019   Hardback Price: $ 225.00   Web: $ 202.50
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  4. Handbook on the International Political Economy of China

    Handbook on the International Political Economy of China

    Edited by Ka Zeng
    This book examines the processes, evolution and consequences of China’s rapid integration into the global economy. Through analyses of Beijing’s international economic engagement in areas such as trade, investment, finance, sustainable development and global economic governance, it highlights the forces shaping China’s increasingly prominent role in the global economic arena. Chapters explore China’s behavior in global economic governance, the interests and motivations underlying China’s international economic initiatives and the influence of politics, including both domestic politics and foreign relations, on the country’s global economic footprint. Learn More
    March 2019   Hardback Price: $ 240.00   Web: $ 216.00
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  5. The Internet City

    The Internet City

    Aharon Kellerman
    Exploring the history of the Internet, from pre-conception, to the possibilities of an internet-based future, The Internet City presents ways in which the Internet and urban life intersect. The book interprets how the contemporary city is becoming fully based on Internet technologies in all of its major dimensions: the daily activities of urbanites and urban companies, the operations of urban systems, and the functioning of the upcoming driverless vehicles. Learn More
    March 2019   Hardback Price: $ 115.00   Web: $ 103.50
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  6. Human Rights and the Environment

    Human Rights and the Environment

    Edited by James R. May, Erin Daly
    Much has been written, discussed, advocated and litigated about human rights and the environment over the last two decades. This comprehensive volume of the Elgar Encyclopedia of Environmental Law offers fresh perspectives to the conversation by focusing on four subjects that shed new light on the subject of environmental human rights: the challenges of identifying the fundamental legal sources for the protection of human rights and the environment, the recognition of the indivisibility of human rights and environmental law, the centrality of the right to human dignity as the lodestar of human rights law, and the uniqueness of geographic particularities. Learn More
    March 2019   Hardback Price: $ 255.00   Web: $ 229.50
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  7. The Economics of Fairness

    The Economics of Fairness

    Edited by Alexander W. Cappelen, Bertil Tungodden
    A growing literature in economics has studied how fairness considerations shape human behavior. This research collection comprises forty key theoretical and empirical contributions spanning the last four decades, along with influential related work in normative economics. These papers show that the fairness motive is essential for understanding human behavior in a wide range of settings, such as markets, bargaining, and redistributive situations. They document large heterogeneity in what people view as fair and the importance people attach to fairness, displaying how a concern for fairness develops in childhood and manifests itself in the brain. Together with an original introduction by the editors, this volume will be a valuable research tool for those interested in the fascinating field of the economics of fairness. Learn More
    March 2019   Hardback Price: $ 475.00   Web: $ 427.50
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  8. Handbook of Organised Crime and Politics

    Handbook of Organised Crime and Politics

    Edited by Felia Allum, Stan Gilmour
    This multidisciplinary Handbook examines the interactions that develop between organised crime groups and politics across the globe. This exciting original collection highlights the difficulties involved in researching such relationships and shines a new light on how they evolve to become pervasive and destructive. This new Handbook brings together a unique group of international academics from sociology, criminology, political science, anthropology, European and international studies. Learn More
    March 2019   Hardback Price: $ 240.00   Web: $ 216.00
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  9. The Ethics of Competition

    The Ethics of Competition

    Christoph Lütge
    The concept of competition is frequently regarded with ambivalence. While its champions wholeheartedly endorse it for reasons of efficiency, critics believe competition undermines ethics. They denounce competitive thinking, call for modesty in profit-making, and rail against economisation. However, Christoph Lütge argues convincingly that intensified competition can work in favour of ethical goals, and that many criticisms of competition stem from inadequate understanding of how modern societies and economies function. The author illustrates his view with examples from ecology, healthcare and education, and concludes with a call for more entrepreneurial spirit. Learn More
    February 2019   Hardback Price: $ 99.95   Web: $ 89.96
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  10. Handbook on China and Globalization

    Handbook on China and Globalization

    Edited by Huiyao Wang, Lu Miao
    An excellent guide for understanding the trends, challenges and opportunities facing China through globalization, this Handbook answers the pertinent questions regarding the globalization process and China’s influence on the world. Learn More
    February 2019   Hardback Price: $ 315.00   Web: $ 283.50
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  11. Handbook on Critical Geographies of Migration

    Handbook on Critical Geographies of Migration

    Edited by Katharyne Mitchell, Reece Jones, Jennifer L. Fluri
    This new Handbook offers an exciting and original introduction to critical research in migration, drawing on the research and ideas of cutting edge scholars in the field. Developing a comprehensive overview of key themes in contemporary scholarship, with a focus on spatial analysis and geographical context, this volume highlights a range of ideas, methods and regions in migration research, while remaining attuned to the underlying politics that brings critical scholars together. Learn More
    February 2019   Hardback Price: $ 290.00   Web: $ 261.00
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  12. Building a Normative Order in the South China Sea

    Building a Normative Order in the South China Sea

    Edited by Truong T. Tran, John B. Welfield, Thuy T. Le
    The South China Sea, where a number of great powers and regional players contend for influence, has emerged as one of the most potentially explosive regions in the world today. What can be done to reduce the possibility of conflict, solve the outstanding territorial problems, and harness the potential of the sea to promote regional development, environmental sustainability and security? This book, with contributions from leading authorities in China, the Philippines, Vietnam, Australia, Singapore and the United States, seeks to illuminate these questions. Learn More
    February 2019   Hardback Price: $ 150.00   Web: $ 135.00
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  13. A Research Agenda for Environmental Management

    A Research Agenda for Environmental Management

    Edited by Kathleen E. Halvorsen, Chelsea Schelly, Robert Handler, Erin C. Pischke, Jessie L. Knowlton
    The understanding of global environmental management problems is best achieved through transdisciplinary research lenses that combine scientific and other sector (industry, government, etc.) tools and perspectives. However, developing effective research teams that cross such boundaries is difficult. This book demonstrates the importance of transdisciplinarity, describes challenges to such teamwork, and provides solutions for overcoming these challenges. It includes case studies of transdisciplinary teamwork, showing how these solutions have helped groups to develop better understandings of environmental problems and potential responses. Learn More
    February 2019   Hardback Price: $ 140.00   Web: $ 126.00
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  14. Social Imaginaries of Space

    Social Imaginaries of Space

    Bernard Debarbieux
    Travelling through various historical and geographical contexts, Social Imaginaries of Space explores diverse forms of spatiality, examining the interconnections which shape different social collectives. Proposing a theory on how space is intrinsically linked to the making of societies, this book examines the history of the spatiality of modern States and nations and the social collectives of Western modernity in a contemporary light. Learn More
    January 2019   Hardback Price: $ 12,000.00   Web: $ 10,800.00
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  15. Contesting Human Rights

    Contesting Human Rights

    Edited by Alison Brysk, Michael Stohl
    Illustrated with case studies from across the globe, Contesting Human Rights provides an innovative approach to human rights, and examines the barriers and changing pathways to the full realisation of these rights. Presenting a thorough proposal for the reframing of human rights, the volume suggests that new opportunities at, and below, the state level, and creative pathways of global governance can help reconstruct human rights in the face of modern challenges. Learn More
    January 2019   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  16. Research Handbook on Human Rights and Digital Technology

    Research Handbook on Human Rights and Digital Technology

    Edited by Ben Wagner, Matthias C. Kettemann, Kilian Vieth
    In a digitally connected world, the question of how to respect, protect and implement human rights has become unavoidable. This contemporary Handbook offers new insights into well-established debates by framing them in terms of human rights. It examines the issues posed by the management of key Internet resources, the governance of its architecture, the role of different stakeholders, the legitimacy of rule making and rule-enforcement, and the exercise of international public authority over users. Highly interdisciplinary, its contributions draw on law, political science, international relations and even computer science and science and technology studies. Learn More
    January 2019   Hardback Price: $ 270.00   Web: $ 243.00
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  17. Global Environmental Governance and Small States

    Global Environmental Governance and Small States

    Michelle Scobie
    Global Environmental Governance gives he perspectives of small states on some of the most important issues of the anthropocene, from trade, climate change and energy security to tourism, marine governance, and heritage. Providing an in depth analysis of global environmental governance and its impact on Caribbean small island developing states (SIDS) Michelle Scobie explores which dynamics and contexts influence current policy and future environmental outcomes for one of the most biodiverse regions of the planet. Learn More
    January 2019   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  18. Agents, Assumptions and Motivations Behind REDD+

    Agents, Assumptions and Motivations Behind REDD+

    Simone Lovera-Bilderbeek
    ​It was hoped that by paying forest dependent peoples and countries for their ‘service’ of conserving their forests, REDD+ would lead to a reduction in deforestation greenhouse gases. The complexities have, however, left some ambiguities. It was never agreed who would pay for the programme, and it has been criticised as ignoring the root causes of forest loss. Considering the motivations of those who promoted REDD+ this book proposes remedies to its shortfalls and recommends more efficient, equitable and effective conservation policies. Learn More
    January 2019   Hardback Price: $ 145.00   Web: $ 130.50
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  19. Handbook on Resilience of Socio-Technical Systems

    Handbook on Resilience of Socio-Technical Systems

    Edited by Matthias Ruth, Stefan Goessling-Reisemann
    The goal to improve the resilience of social systems – communities and their economies – is increasingly adopted by decision makers. This unique and comprehensive Handbook focuses on the interdependencies of these social systems and the technologies that support them. Special attention is given to the ways in which resilience is conceptualized by different disciplines, how resilience may be assessed, and how resilience strategies are implemented. Case illustrations are presented throughout to aid understanding. Learn More
    January 2019   Hardback Price: $ 255.00   Web: $ 229.50
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  20. Advanced Introduction to International Political Economy

    Advanced Introduction to International Political Economy

    Benjamin J. Cohen
    This book, now in its second edition, provides a comprehensive and up to date survey of the field of International Political Economy. Although the subject’s roots go far back, the modern field has developed along sharply divergent paths followed by different clusters of scholars. Today there are multiple versions of IPE, each with its own distinct personality. This book illuminates the full array of analytical styles and traditions to be found across the globe in this rich field of study. Learn More
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