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  1. Political Corruption

    Political Corruption

    Edited by Bo Rothstein
    Political corruption is a problem as old as society itself. As a fixture of political science and related disciplines, however, it is new and rapidly-developing, having only received very modest coverage until the late 1990s. The recent shattering of the taboo surrounding the discussion of corruption, largely attributed to its re-definition as an economic problem, has resulted in a torrent of new material on the subject. The most important of this has been brought together in this interrogative and authoritative collection. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 441.00   Web: $ 396.90
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  2. Political Governance in China

    Political Governance in China

    Edited by Anthony Saich
    Including key research articles from specialists in the field, this volume provides an introduction and critical insights into the most important debates surrounding the governance of contemporary China. The material will enable readers to understand how China is ruled, how participation and protest are regulated by the authorities, and the relationship between the Central state and its local agencies. Spanning the most important areas of the subject, the chosen articles explore the study of Chinese politics, the nature of the Chinese political system, the policy-making process, the nature of the local state, participation and protest, and authoritarian resilience or democratization. Professor Saich’s collection brings together essential reading for students of China, those who are interested in comparative politics and the general reader who wants a coherent introduction about how China is ruled. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 399.95   Web: $ 359.96
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  3. Migration and Diversity

    Migration and Diversity

    Edited by Steven Vertovec
    Processes of social change brought about by international migration usually entail multiple kinds of diversification affecting ethnicities and identities, languages, gender balances, social statuses, skills and more. Compiled and introduced by a leading figure in the field, Migration and Diversity draws together key social scientific studies addressing varieties of migration-driven diversification. Contributions also examine state responses to, and the wider effects of, the new social, economic and political configurations that arise from migration. Combining empirical and theoretical works, this volume will be useful for undergraduate and graduate students through to professional scholars engaging in some of the most topical issues of today. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 455.00   Web: $ 409.50
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  4. Police Corruption: Essential Readings

    Police Corruption: Essential Readings

    Edited by Leslie Holmes
    Police corruption is unquestionably one of the worst forms of corruption, as it can become a serious security issue and undermine a state’s legitimacy. This single volume brings together the most informative scholarly and practitioner contributions on the subject in recent decades. It covers major aspects of police corruption, including its significance and impact, public perceptions, the causes of corruption and the problem of police culture. It details the situation in selected countries, and explores how and with what success they have addressed the problem. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 371.00   Web: $ 333.90
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  5. The Political Economy of Ageing and Later Life

    The Political Economy of Ageing and Later Life

    Edited by Alan Walker, Liam Foster
    This timely new collection presents the most important and influential articles and papers on ageing and later life of the past half century. The editors examine policy creation and implementation, practice and critical gerontology including both feminist and international perspectives. Including an original introduction and key works not available in scholarly libraries, this is a critical assembly of work and will be of immense assistance to anyone looking to understand the consequences of our ageing population on society. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 336.00   Web: $ 302.40
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  6. International Courts and Tribunals

    International Courts and Tribunals

    Edited by William A. Schabas
    Beginning about a century ago, but with a dramatic acceleration of the process in the final decades of the 1900s, international courts and tribunals have taken a prominent place in the enforcement of international law, the maintenance of international peace and security and the protection and promotion of human rights. This book addresses the great diversity of these institutions, their structures and legal frameworks and their contribution to the international rule of law. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 490.00   Web: $ 441.00
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  7. Developments in Social Impact Assessment

    Developments in Social Impact Assessment

    Edited by Frank Vanclay
    Along with environmental impact assessment, social impact assessment (SIA) has its origins in the 1970s and has developed from being a tool to meet regulatory requirements, to a discipline that seeks to contribute proactively to better project and policy development and to enhance the wellbeing of affected people. This volume, edited by a leading authority in the field, collates the classic articles in the history of SIA along with the most significant recent papers in this expanding area. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 455.00   Web: $ 409.50
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  8. Terrorism and Human Rights

    Terrorism and Human Rights

    Edited by Martin Scheinin
    Terrorism and human rights has been the subject of increased attention since the events of September 11th, 2001. Drawing on works that were originally published between 2002 and 2011, this authoritative collection covers a variety of topics, including detention and extraordinary rendition, targeted killings, freedom of expression, privacy and terrorist listings. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 455.00   Web: $ 409.50
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  9. Human Rights and Refugee Law

    Human Rights and Refugee Law

    Edited by James C. Hathaway
    This comprehensive collection of leading scholarship examines the strengths of, and challenges faced by, international refugee law over its nearly century-long existence. Following an original introduction by Professor Hathaway, Volume I addresses the questions of the political and ethical reasons that states have agreed to implement refugee protection in international law; the conceptual boundaries of refugee status; and the systems and structures by which refugee rights are implemented. Volume II takes up the nature of contemporary challenges to the refugee law regime, and examines leading proposals to revitalize and reform international refugee law in order to sustain its vitality in modern circumstances. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 770.00   Web: $ 693.00
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  10. Economic, Social and Cultural Rights as Human Rights

    Economic, Social and Cultural Rights as Human Rights

    Edited by Olivier De Schutter
    This volume offers a selection of those major contributions which have shaped debate in the field of economic, social and cultural rights. The broad range of discussion includes: the nature of economic, social and cultural rights and the ability of courts to protect them; the effectiveness of non-judicial protective mechanisms at both the universal and the domestic level; ways of measuring whether states do enough to ‘progressively realize’ these rights; the impact of trade and investment liberalization, and of economic globalization generally, on the fulfilment of such rights; and the role of economic, social and cultural rights in development. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 539.00   Web: $ 485.10
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  11. The Politics of the Arctic

    The Politics of the Arctic

    Edited by Geir Hønneland
    The Arctic ice cap is melting and scientists are uncertain about how this will affect ecosystems. At the same time, the Arctic is the object of heated political discussion. Who shall extract the oil when the ice disappears? How are marine delimitation lines established? Who will control the new sea routes that are opening up? Who actually owns the Arctic? This volume, edited by a leading academic in the field, brings together some of the most authoritative journal articles on Arctic politics publishes since the end of the Cold War. The articles discuss circumpolar and regional Arctic governance, including the claim that a ‘scramble for the Arctic’ is underway. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 402.00   Web: $ 361.80
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  12. Human Rights and Non-State Actors

    Human Rights and Non-State Actors

    Edited by Andrew Clapham
    The question of whether non-state actors have human rights obligations is ultimately dependent on what we mean when we speak of human rights and what entities we consider to be non-state actors. Focusing the debate, this important collection presents an essential set of contributions which address these questions. An original introduction provides the context for the selection of papers that, first offer a general overview, and then a focus on the roles and impact of national legal orders, international organizations, corporations and rebel groups. This volume is essential reading for anyone interested in the fast-moving developments related to the ways human rights law now applies to non-state actors. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 518.00   Web: $ 466.20
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  13. Institutions and Governance in Developing Countries

    Institutions and Governance in Developing Countries

    Edited by Kunal Sen
    This comprehensive two-volume collection brings together seminal contributions by leading scholars on institutions and governance in developing countries. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 706.00   Web: $ 635.40
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  14. Entrepreneurship and Leadership

    Entrepreneurship and Leadership

    Edited by Donald F. Kuratko, Michael H. Morris
    A complex mix of attitudes, traits, motives, skills, capabilities, styles and mental mindsets contributes to entrepreneurial leadership. The current volume brings together perspectives from leading scholars in the entrepreneurship and management disciplines that inform our understanding of the nature of, requirements for, and implications resulting from entrepreneurial leadership. This important book is organized into eight key leadership imperatives: igniting entrepreneurial action; establishing entrepreneurial control; understanding entrepreneurial motivation; encouraging entrepreneurial ethics; formulating entrepreneurial strategy; dealing with entrepreneurial failure; creating entrepreneurial environments and demonstrating leadership and vision. This collection will serve as a vital reference for scholars, teachers and doctoral students who wish to read and examine the most significant literature in the entrepreneurial leadership domain. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 570.00   Web: $ 513.00
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  15. Social Entrepreneurship

    Social Entrepreneurship

    Edited by Jill Kickul, David Gras, Sophie Bacq, Mark Griffiths
    It is over twenty years since the first research article on social entrepreneurship was published. The literature has reached the critical mass necessary for reflection and singling out of exemplar pieces, and the exponential growth in research interest in the field now merits identification of foundational and model papers to aid and guide future advancements. In creating this two-volume collection, the editors have successfully brought together the most important and influential social entrepreneurship articles to date. Topics covered include social entrepreneurship opportunities and creation, developing business models and organizational forms, social impact and contextual influences on social entrepreneurship. The collection, with an original introduction by the editors, will be of immense value to students, researchers and scholars interested in the field of social entrepreneurship. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 722.00   Web: $ 649.80
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  16. The Globalization of Higher Education

    The Globalization of Higher Education

    Edited by Roger King, Simon Marginson, Rajani Naidoo
    This comprehensive book provides a collection of the critical papers that have been published in the fast-growing field of the globalization of higher education. They include work by a variety of noted scholars, such as Altbach, Clark and Marginson, which cover key areas of theoretical and substantive interest. This volume, along with an original introduction, will be of relevance to academics, researchers and students undertaking higher education research, as well as to the wider social science and public policy communities. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 442.00   Web: $ 397.80
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  17. Gender Issues and Human Rights

    Gender Issues and Human Rights

    Edited by Dianne Otto
    The 1990s witnessed a surge of feminist human rights scholarship and activism in international law which has shaped jurisprudential and institutional developments, yet gender issues and human rights still remain a challenging and evolving field of study. In this collection, Professor Otto brings together seminal works which are united in their aim of questioning the existing gendered hierarchies of power and inequality and the purportedly natural foundations that have justified oppressive gender stereotypes. Included works cover, among others, the history and early developments of women’s rights, structural critiques of international human rights law, recognizing new human rights, linking women’s economic inequality and human rights and thinking beyond the duality of gender. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 1,365.00   Web: $ 1,228.50
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  18. Combating Money Laundering and Terrorism Finance: Past and Current Challenges

    Combating Money Laundering and Terrorism Finance: Past and Current Challenges

    Edited by Navin Beekarry
    This important book addresses the broader legal, policy and regulatory issues confronting the international community in its search for effective methodologies to combat money laundering and terrorist financing. New threats must always be met with new regulatory and compliance approaches. Alongside an original introduction to the area, which critically examines the 2012 revision to the Financial Action Task Force, the editor has selected key papers that focus on compliance perspectives, in assessing the task, including work examining the recent shift from a rule-based to a risk-based approach. This volume is an essential source of reference for anyone interested in this dynamic field. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 495.00   Web: $ 445.50
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  19. Geopolitics of Foreign Aid

    Geopolitics of Foreign Aid

    Edited by Helen V. Milner, Dean Tingley
    Foreign aid remains a crucial policy tool of donor countries, and many countries throughout the world have been or continue to be recipients of aid. In this two-volume set, Professor Milner and Professor Tingley bring together the key published articles from a variety of disciplines which explore and elucidate the geopolitics of foreign aid. The volumes investigate the motivations for giving aid, the politics surrounding aid for donors and recipients, the role of international institutions and military aid. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 740.00   Web: $ 666.00
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  20. Migration and Climate Change

    Migration and Climate Change

    Edited by Graeme Hugo
    In this important collection, Professor Hugo draws together key articles and papers by leading scholars and agencies which investigate the current and future effects of climate change on migration. Topics covered include the impact of climate change on the movement of people within and across countries, the economic and social effects of the forced displacement and resettlement of migrants, the flows of migration resulting from environmental disasters, the risks of conflict and the implications of climate change for vulnerable areas e.g deltas, atolls and coastal regions. The volume concludes with an examination of what the policy responses of governments and international agencies are and should be. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 552.00   Web: $ 496.80
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