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  1. Handbook on the EU and International Trade

    Handbook on the EU and International Trade

    Edited by Sangeeta Khorana, Maria Garcia
    The Handbook on the EU and International Trade presents a multidisciplinary overview of the major perspectives, actors and issues in contemporary EU trade relations. Changes in institutional dynamics, Brexit, the politicisation of trade, competing foreign policy agendas, and adaptation to trade patterns of value chains and the digital and knowledge economy are reshaping the European Union's trade policy. The authors tackle how these challenges frame the aims, processes and effectiveness of trade policy making in the context of the EU's trade relations with developed, developing and emerging states in the global economy. Learn More
    August 2018   Hardback Price: $ 270.00   Web: $ 243.00
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  2. The Elgar Companion to Post-Conflict Transition

    The Elgar Companion to Post-Conflict Transition

    Edited by Hans-Joachim Giessmann, Roger Mac Ginty, Beatrix Austin, Christine Seifert
    What are the main drivers of political transition and regime change? And to what extent do these apparently seismic political changes result in real change? These questions are the focus of this comparative study written by a mix of scholars and practitioners. This state-of-the-art volume identifies patterns in political transitions, but is largely unconvinced that these transitions bring about real change to the underlying structures of society. Patriarchy, land tenure, and economic systems often remain immune to change, despite the headlines. Learn More
    August 2018   Hardback Price: $ 190.00   Web: $ 171.00
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  3. Research Handbook on Child Migration

    Research Handbook on Child Migration

    Edited by Jacqueline Bhabha, Jyothi Kanics, Daniel Senovilla Hernández
    The scope and complexity of child migration have only recently emerged as a critical factors in global migration. This volume assembles for the first time a richly interdisciplinary body of work, drawing on contributions from renowned scholars, eminent practitioners and prominent civil society advocates from across the globe and from a wide range of different mobility contexts. Their invaluable pedagogical tools and research documents demonstrate the urgency and breadth of this important new aspect of international human mobility in our global age. Learn More
    August 2018   Hardback Price: $ 315.00   Web: $ 283.50
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  4. Knowledge, Policymaking and Learning for European Cities and Regions

    Knowledge, Policymaking and Learning for European Cities and Regions

    Edited by Nicola F. Dotti
    This book provides theories, experiences, reflections and future directions for social scientists who wish to engage with policy-oriented research in cities and regions. The ‘policy learning’ perspective is comprehensively discussed, focusing on actors promoting ‘policy knowledge’ and interaction among different stakeholders. The book also aims to provide practical insights for policy-makers and practitioners interested in research-based approaches to cities and regions. Learn More
    August 2018   Hardback Price: $ 150.00   Web: $ 135.00
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  5. Handbook of Territorial Politics

    Handbook of Territorial Politics

    Edited by Klaus Detterbeck, Eve Hepburn
    The study of territorial politics has enjoyed a renaissance in the last thirty years. Scholars have questioned the state-centric assumptions upon which mainstream social science has been built, pointing to the territorial (re)distribution of power across and within states. This Handbook brings together leading scholars to demonstrate how territory has shaped institutional structures, public policies, elections, political parties, and identity across the world. Offering theoretical, comparative and empirical insights, this book provides a comprehensive overview of the impact of territory on modern political, economic and social life. Learn More
    August 2018   Hardback Price: $ 270.00   Web: $ 243.00
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  6. Varieties of Capital Cities

    Varieties of Capital Cities

    David Kaufmann
    August 2018   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  7. Air Transport Security

    Air Transport Security

    Edited by Joseph S. Szyliowicz, Luca Zamparini
    The growing number of terrorist attacks throughout the world continues to turn the interest of scholars and governments towards security issues. As part of the Comparative Perspectives on Transportation Security series, this book provides a multidisciplinary analysis of the security challenges confronting air transportation. The first part encompasses the industry’s characteristics and the policy, economic and regulatory issues shaping the security environment. The second provides a comparative analysis of security policies and practices in several key countries. Learn More
    August 2018   Hardback Price: $ 140.00   Web: $ 126.00
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  8. Performance Goals in Public Management and Policy

    Performance Goals in Public Management and Policy

    Chan S. Jung
    Chan Su Jung provides a thorough review of goal ambiguity in the public sector, exploring the general assertions, arguments and empirical evidence regarding performance goal ambiguity, particularly highlighting its causes, consequences, and mediation effects. The author proposes a new conceptual framework for successful analysis of goal ambiguity that can effectively relate to diverse organizational and program characteristics. Learn More
    August 2018   Hardback Price: $ 125.00   Web: $ 112.50
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  9. China’s Eurasian Dilemmas

    China’s Eurasian Dilemmas

    R. J. Ferguson
    August 2018   Hardback Price: $ 150.00   Web: $ 135.00
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  10. Teaching Leadership

    Teaching Leadership

    Gama Perruci, Sadhana Hall
    We can teach leadership. The authors share their personal experiences of how they have bridged theory and practice in curricular and co-curricular settings to set the pace and tone for leadership development and life-long learning. Starting from theories of leadership, they share how it can be taught with rigor, intentionality, structure, and organization. Assessment is key from conception to implementation. Scholars, educators, and practitioners from different fields and professions are invited to adjust, adopt, and adapt concepts, ideas, methods and processes discussed in this book to their own institutional contexts and reality. Learn More
    July 2018   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  11. Economic Crisis and the Resilience of Regions

    Economic Crisis and the Resilience of Regions

    Edited by Gillian Bristow, Adrian Healy
    The economic crisis of 2008/9 heralded the most severe economic downturn in the history of the European Union. Yet not all regions experienced economic decline and rates of recovery have varied greatly. This has raised new questions about what factors influence the economic resilience of regions. This book presents the results of an Applied Research Project conducted within the ESPON 2013 Programme and provides a detailed analysis of what made some European regions more resilient to the crisis than others. Learn More
    July 2018   Hardback Price: $ 115.00   Web: $ 103.50
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  12. Research Handbook on Quality, Performance and Accountability in Higher Education

    Research Handbook on Quality, Performance and Accountability in Higher Education

    Edited by Ellen Hazelkorn, Hamish Coates, Alexander C. McCormick
    As higher education becomes a key determinant for economic competitiveness, institutions face increasing pressure to demonstrate their fitness to meet the needs of society and individuals. Blending innovative research with richly contextualised examples this unique Handbook provides authoritative insights from around the globe on how best to understand, assess and improve quality, performance and accountability in higher education. Learn More
    July 2018   Hardback Price: $ 330.00   Web: $ 297.00
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  13. Handbook on the Geographies of Regions and Territories

    Handbook on the Geographies of Regions and Territories

    Edited by Anssi Paasi, John Harrison, Martin Jones
    This new international Handbook provides the reader with the most up-to-date and original viewpoints on critical debates relating to the rapidly transforming geographies of regions and territories, as well as related key concepts such as place, scale, networks and regionalism. Bringing together renowned specialists who have extensively theorized these spatial concepts and contributed to rich empirical research in disciplines such as geography, sociology, political science and IR studies, this interdisciplinary collection offers fresh, cutting-edge, and contextual insights on the significance of regions and territories in today’s dynamic world. Learn More
    July 2018   Hardback Price: $ 315.00   Web: $ 283.50
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  14. Handbook on the Geographies of Power

    Handbook on the Geographies of Power

    Edited by Mat Coleman, John Agnew
    The so-called spatial turn in the social sciences means that many researchers have become much more interested in what can be called the spatialities of power, or the ways in which power as a medium for achieving goals is related to where it takes place. Most famous authors on the subject, such as Machiavelli and Hobbes, saw power as entirely equivalent to domination exercised by some over others. Though this meaning is hardly redundant, understandings of power have become more multidimensional and nuanced as a result of the spatial turn. Much recent writing in human geography, for example, has rigorously extended use of the term power beyond its typical understanding as a resource that pools up in some hands and some places to a medium of agency that has different effects depending on how it is deployed across space and how actors cooperate, or not, to give it effect. To address this objective, the book is organized thematically into four sections that cover the main areas in which much of the contemporary work on geographies of power is concentrated: bodies, economy, environment and energy, and war. Learn More
    July 2018   Hardback Price: $ 270.00   Web: $ 243.00
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  15. Handbook on Global Social Justice

    Handbook on Global Social Justice

    Edited by Gary Craig
    In the fifty years since Rawls seminal work A Theory of Justice, the concept has been debated with those on the political right and left advocating very different understandings. This unique global collection, written by a group of international experts, offers wide-ranging analyses of the meaning of social justice that challenge the ability of the market to provide social justice for all. The Handbook also looks at how the theory of social justice informs practice within a range of occupations or welfare divisions. Learn More
    July 2018   Hardback Price: $ 290.00   Web: $ 261.00
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  16. The Political Economy of Sustainability

    The Political Economy of Sustainability

    Fred P. Gale
    This theoretical and practical book builds on the knowledge that sustainability’s value pluralism cannot be reconciled with the value monism of classical, neoclassical, nationalist or socialist political economy. Developing the concept of sustainability value (SV), which requires integrating economic (exchange), social (labour), environmental (intrinsic) and cultural (use) values in all processes of extraction, manufacturing, trade, consumption and disposal, the book reformulates our understanding of key political economy topics such as trade, investment, preference formation, corporate governance and the role of the state. The book illustrates how SV is being realised via multi-stakeholder networks which, forming at the community, national and global levels, enable the required cross-value deliberation. Learn More
    July 2018   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  17. Policy Problems and Policy Design

    Policy Problems and Policy Design

    B. Guy Peters
    Public policy can be considered a design science. It involves identifying relevant problems, selecting instruments to address the problem, developing institutions for managing the intervention, and creating means of assessing the design. Policy design has become an increasingly challenging task, given the emergence of numerous ‘wicked’ and complex problems. Much of policy design has adopted a technocratic and engineering approach, but there is an emerging literature that builds on a more collaborative and prospective approach to design. This book will discuss these issues in policy design and present alternative approaches to design. Learn More
    July 2018   Hardback Price: $ 105.00   Web: $ 94.50
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  18. Gender, Alterity and Human Rights

    Gender, Alterity and Human Rights

    Ratna Kapur
    Human rights are axiomatic with liberal freedom. Yet more rights for women, sexual and religious minorities, has had disempowering and exclusionary effects. Revisiting campaigns for same-sex marriage, violence against women, and Islamic veil bans, Gender, Alterity and Human Rights lays bare how human rights emerge as a project of containment and unfreedom rather than meaningful freedom. Kapur provocatively argues that the futurity of human rights rests in turning away from liberal freedom ­and towards non-liberal registers of freedom. Learn More
    July 2018   Hardback Price: $ 155.00   Web: $ 139.50
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  19. Gender and Generational Division in EU Citizenship

    Gender and Generational Division in EU Citizenship

    Edited by Trudie Knijn, Manuela Naldini
    Family law, gender equality, care arrangements and the consequences of demographic change have long been on the agenda of the European Union. However, these are coloured by national and cultural factors more than any other disputes, and form a barrier to the equalising of status for European citizens. Using an interdisciplinary approach, and bringing together law scholars, political scientists and sociologists, this book looks at the implications of the categorisation of identity in the European Union, and what they mean for the realisation of citizens’ rights throughout the EU. Learn More
    July 2018   Hardback Price: $ 140.00   Web: $ 126.00
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  20. Ministers, Minders and Mandarins

    Ministers, Minders and Mandarins

    Edited by Richard Shaw, Chris Eichbaum
    Ministers, Minders and Mandarins collects the leading academics in the field to rigorously assess the impact and consequences of political advisers in parliamentary democracies. The 10 contemporary and original case studies focus on issues of tension, trust and tradition, and are written in an accessible and engaging style. Learn More
    June 2018   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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