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  1. Individual Choice and Social Welfare: Theoretical Foundations of Political Economy

    Individual Choice and Social Welfare: Theoretical Foundations of Political Economy

    Edited by Viktor J. Vanberg
    This important research literature review discusses some of the most prominent literature in the field of individual choice and economic welfare. It analyses material exploring how economics as a scientific enterprise may inform political decision-making. The premise is explored paradigmatically through different interpretations including utility-individualism in the context of welfare economics, preference-individualism in social choice theory, and choice-individualism in constitutional economics. The review covers the foundational literature as well as contemporary pieces, which have sparked further discussion in the field. This review will be valuable to researchers and scholars alike as well as to all those gravitating towards this fascinating topic. Learn More
    2019   Paperback Price: $ 79.95   Web: $ 63.96
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  2. 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
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 110.00   Web: $ 99.00
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  3. Handbook on Gender and Violence

    Handbook on Gender and Violence

    Edited by Laura J. Shepherd
    Containing contributions from leading experts in the field, this Handbook explores the many ways gender and violence interact across different contexts and offers a range of disciplinary perspectives. This comprehensive volume connects micro-level interpersonal violence to macro-level structural forms of violence across three discrete but interrelated sections: concepts, representations, and contexts. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 240.00   Web: $ 216.00
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  4. Digital Learning

    Digital Learning

    Michael E. Milakovich, Jean-Marc Wise
    Today quality of education hinges less on mode of instruction or institutional reputation than on the commitment of individual administrators and instructors to understand and apply digital learning. Digital Learning reveals the technologies behind successful implementation of online learning and teaching, and introduces the most important concepts and relationships in plain language. Readers are also provided with a glossary of key terms and a selection of resources. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 150.00   Web: $ 135.00
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  5. A Research Agenda for Climate Justice

    A Research Agenda for Climate Justice

    Edited by Paul G. Harris
    Climate change will bring great suffering to communities, individuals and ecosystems. Those least responsible for the problem will suffer the most. Justice demands urgent action to reverse its causes and impacts. In this provocative new book, Paul G. Harris brings together a collection of original essays to explore alternative, innovative approaches to understanding and implementing climate justice in the future. Through investigations informed by philosophy, politics, sociology, law and economics, this Research Agenda reveals how climate change is a matter of justice and makes concrete proposals for more effective mitigation. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  6. UN Reform

    UN Reform

    Stephen Browne
    Over three-quarters of a century, the UN has been impacted by major changes in the balance of powers among its member states, and is today threatened by nationalistic instincts. In this book, former UN insider Stephen Browne documents the textured history and numerous faces of the UN, from peacekeeper to humanitarian and development actor to stalwart defender of global human rights. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 125.00   Web: $ 112.50
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  7. Big Data

    Big Data

    Edited by John S. Pedersen, Adrian Wilkinson
    Big data and 'the package' of the digital society is de-mystified in this important book. A group of international experts frame the debates around big data and analyse its impact in different sectors in practice. They also examine whether big data and the digital society can deliver on its promises. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 175.00   Web: $ 157.50
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  8. Capitalism in Transformation

    Capitalism in Transformation

    Edited by Roland Atzmüller, Brigitte Aulenbacher, Ulrich Brand, Fabienne Décieux, Karin Fischer, Birgit Sauer
    Presenting a profound and far-reaching analysis of economic, ecological, social, cultural and political developments of contemporary capitalism, this book draws on the work of Karl Polanyi, and re-reads it for our times. The renowned authors offer key insights to current changes in the relations between the economy, politics and society, and their ecological and social effects. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 155.00   Web: $ 139.50
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  9. Global Political Economy

    Global Political Economy

    David Reisman
    Economics is business and politics is power. In this insightful book, David Reisman explores the interaction between authority and exchange in a global village where individual nation states – once the pinnacle of political organization – increasingly depend on each other for their material well-being. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 125.00   Web: $ 112.50
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  10. Research Handbook on Interdisciplinary Approaches to Law and Religion

    Research Handbook on Interdisciplinary Approaches to Law and Religion

    Edited by Russell Sandberg, Norman Doe, Bronach Kane, Caroline Roberts
    Following 9/11, increased attention has been given to the place of religion in the public sphere. Across the world, Law and Religion has developed as a sub-discipline and scholars have grappled with the meaning and effect of legal texts upon religion. The questions they ask, however, cannot be answered by reference to Law alone therefore their work has increasingly drawn upon work from other disciplines. This Research Handbook assists by providing introductory but provocative essays from experts on a range of concepts, perspectives and theories from other disciplines, which can be used to further Law and Religion scholarship. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 270.00   Web: $ 243.00
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  11. Governing Marine Living Resources in the Polar Regions

    Governing Marine Living Resources in the Polar Regions

    Edited by Nengye Liu, Cassandra M. Brooks, Tianbao Qin
    Bringing together leading scholars from across a diverse range of disciplines, this unique book examines a key question: How can we best conserve marine living resources in the polar regions, where climate change effects and human activities are particularly pressing? Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  12. Handbook on Human Rights Impact Assessment

    Handbook on Human Rights Impact Assessment

    Edited by Nora Götzmann
    Human rights impact assessment (HRIA) has increasingly gained traction among state, business and civil society actors since the endorsement of the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights by the Human Rights Council in 2011. This timely and insightful Handbook addresses HRIA in the context of business and human rights. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 290.00   Web: $ 261.00
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  13. Political Corruption in Africa

    Political Corruption in Africa

    Edited by Inge Amundsen
    Analysing political corruption as a distinct but separate entity from bureaucratic corruption, this timely book separates these two very different social phenomena in a way that is often overlooked in contemporary studies. Chapters argue that political corruption includes two basic, critical and related processes: extractive and power-preserving corruption. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 130.00   Web: $ 117.00
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  14. Philanthropy in Education

    Philanthropy in Education

    Edited by Natasha Y. Ridge, Arushi Terway
    Challenging commonly held perceptions of philanthropic organisations, this book brings together a range of interdisciplinary contributors from across the globe to explore the most pressing issues facing those working in and with philanthropy and education. It focuses on the increasing influence of new philanthropic actors on the global education sector, offering a thorough insight into the topic. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  15. State Governance of Mining, Development and Sustainability

    State Governance of Mining, Development and Sustainability

    Tracy-Lynn Field
    States in mineral-rich jurisdictions must promote mining as a development industry just as they must protect people and environment from the worst excesses of extractivism. State Governance of Mining, Development and Sustainability explores how the State’s role in facilitating a developmental and sustainable mining industry has been defined. In doing so, this astute book considers the impact of the policies and laws of mineral-rich States themselves, multilateral international governance institutions, industry associations, and environmental justice advocates in the areas of property relations, mineral taxation, environmental management and mine closure. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 165.00   Web: $ 148.50
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  16. Local Accountability and National Coordination in Fiscal Federalism

    Local Accountability and National Coordination in Fiscal Federalism

    Charles R. Hankla, Jorge Martinez-Vazquez, Raúl A. Ponce Rodríguez
    This book argues that fiscal federalism will consistently deliver on its governance promises only when democratic decentralization is combined with the integration of political parties. It formalizes this argument and, using new data on subnational political institutions, tests it with models of education, health, and infrastructure service delivery in 135 countries across 30 years. It also presents comparative case studies of Senegal and Nigeria. The book emphasizes that a “fine balance” in local governance can be achieved when integrated party structures compensate for the potential downsides of a decentralized state. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  17. A Companion to Transport, Space and Equity

    A Companion to Transport, Space and Equity

    Edited by Robin Hickman, Beatriz Mella Lira, Moshe Givoni, Karst Geurs
    With social inequity in urban spaces becoming an increasing concern in our modern world, The Elgar Companion to Transport, Space and Equity explores the relationships between transport and social equity. Transport systems and infrastructure investment can lead to inequitable travel behaviours, with certain socio-demographic groups using particular parts of the transport system and accessing particular activities and opportunities. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 230.00   Web: $ 207.00
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  18. Encyclopedia of Islamic Insurance, Takaful and Retakaful

    Encyclopedia of Islamic Insurance, Takaful and Retakaful

    Mohd M. Billah, Ezzedine GhlamAllah, Christos Alexakis
    The model of Islamic insurance policy is based on the principles of mutual cooperation, brotherhood and solidarity. This timely volume contradicts the widely-held belief that insurance policies oppose the teachings of Islam, exploring ways in which it coheres with Shari’ah law. The book explores Takaful, an insurance paradigm that is in accordance with Islamic principles and suits the needs of modern Islamic economies and communities. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 225.00   Web: $ 202.50
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  19. Pragmatism and Political Crisis Management

    Pragmatism and Political Crisis Management

    Christopher Ansell, Martin Bartenberger
    Crisis management has become one of the core challenges facing governments, but successful crisis response depends on effective public leadership. Building on insights from Pragmatist philosophy, this deeply nuanced book provides guidance and direction for public leaders tackling the most challenging tasks of the 21st century. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 125.00   Web: $ 112.50
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  20. Understanding Emotions in Post-Factual Politics

    Understanding Emotions in Post-Factual Politics

    Anna Durnová
    Post-factual politics has united scientists and civil society in a public defence of truth, however, the battle may already have been lost to a binarity of facts and emotions. Analysing and comparing scientists’ protests against the Trump presidency with famous scientific controversies in modern medicine, this innovative book redefines truth as a negotiation in public discourse between the interplay of values, beliefs and facts. It shows that in order to understand post-factual politics we must unveil emotion’s role in knowledge-making. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 115.00   Web: $ 103.50
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