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  1. Environmental Law and Climate Change

    Environmental Law and Climate Change

    Edited by Jonathan Verschuuren
    This timely two-volume set brings together several of the most important and influential journal articles and papers in the broad field of climate law. The editor has selected essential scholarship on the international law making process and mitigation, which discusses important factors including emissions, trading, taxes and the CDM. In addition, the collection discusses adaptation (in a wide variety of fields such as sea level rise, water, biodiversity, cities and agriculture), liability, climate justice and human rights, and climate engineering. Along with an original introduction by Professor Verschuuren, this collection is particularly valuable to university and academic institution libraries, allowing for a convenient single access point to the linchpin articles of the emerging field of climate law. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 745.00   Web: $ 670.50
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  2. The Law and Politics of International Organizations

    The Law and Politics of International Organizations

    Edited by Kenneth W. Abbott
    The overarching theme of this collection is the degree to which the activities and even the law of international organizations are embedded in politics. This is demonstrated by episodes such as Security Council authorizations for the use of military force and in activities such as admission of members, financing, voting and civil society participation. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 840.00   Web: $ 756.00
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  3. The Economic Role of the State

    The Economic Role of the State

    Edited by Peter J. Boettke, Peter T. Leeson
    The Economic Role of the State presents a comprehensive collection of seminal works from David Hume through to Barry Weingast. Including an original introduction, the volume covers the main theories and justifications for and against state intervention as they have developed over two centuries. It also incorporates an institutional approach to the role of the state in enforcing ‘the rules of the game’ of the economy as well as examining specific issues including market failure, rent-seeking and regulation. Economists and political scientists alike will find this to be the ideal guide to the classic and modern arguments surrounding the state’s role in the economy. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 440.00   Web: $ 396.00
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  4. The Economics of Philanthropy and Fundraising

    The Economics of Philanthropy and Fundraising

    Edited by James Andreoni
    What are people buying when they give money away? Is pure altruism possible? Who benefits from grants to charities and subsidies to givers? Is religious giving different? Which fundraising approaches ‘work’, and is more charity always better? Questions like these make philanthropy and fundraising among the most dynamic research areas in economics today. Including an original introduction, this two-volume collection guides both students and scholars from the time when giving was seen as ‘irrational’, to the present when economics has fully embraced the complex and fascinating challenges of understanding why self-interested people can be so unselfish. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 720.00   Web: $ 648.00
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  5. Islam and the Law of Armed Conflict

    Islam and the Law of Armed Conflict

    Edited by Niaz A. Shah
    This important collection reveals a multiplicity of perspectives on the Islamic law of war and peace. Prefaced by an original introduction, the carefully selected works demonstrate how the concept of Jihad is interpreted or misinterpreted. They also examine the rules applicable during the conduct of armed conflict and the significance of peace and security within Islamic tradition. The collection provides valuable insights into the compatibility of the Islamic law of war and peace and the law of armed conflict, demonstrating how the former could minimise unnecessary human suffering during armed conflict. This book is an essential source of reference for everyone interested in this vital relationship. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 455.00   Web: $ 409.50
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  6. Law and Economics of Immigration

    Law and Economics of Immigration

    Edited by Howard F. Chang
    This volume compiles influential and diverse readings on the timely subject of immigration. This collection includes work published by leading economists, as well as a number of important contributions made by influential legal scholars, with a focus on economic issues that are salient in debates over immigration policy. Professor Chang’s introduction not only explains the contribution that each reading makes to our understanding of immigration, but also surveys the literature more broadly, putting the selected readings in context. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 440.00   Web: $ 396.00
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  7. State Capitalism

    State Capitalism

    Edited by Barbara Krug
    This book takes as its starting point the question of whether contemporary state capitalism simply uses different tools than earlier or other variants of capitalism, or whether it is an altogether new kind of economic regime. It brings together key research and commentary which will help to define the concept of contemporary state capitalism as an economic model and present a nuanced view of state capitalism in action. The editor has selected the articles on the basis of their academic merit, but has also included articles representative of the specific academic climate of a certain time such as Marxist-based concepts. Although these may look ‘out-of date’ or have been dismissed as unsatisfactory, they are nevertheless important for an understanding of the development of the debate. A clear original introduction by the editor provides an illuminating guide to this topic and indicates new areas for further study and analysis. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 870.00   Web: $ 783.00
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  8. Trade and Inequality

    Trade and Inequality

    Edited by Pinelopi K. Goldberg
    This volume brings together the most influential theoretical and empirical contributions to the topic of trade and inequality from recent years. Segregating it into four key areas, the collection forms a comprehensive study of the subject, targeted at academic readers familiar with the main trade models and empirical methods used in economics. The first two parts cover empirical evidence on trade and inequality in developed and developing countries, while the third and fourth sections confront transition dynamics following trade liberalization and new theoretical contributions inspired by the previously-discussed empirical evidence, respectively. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 399.95   Web: $ 359.96
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  9. The History and Origin of International Environmental Law

    The History and Origin of International Environmental Law

    Edited by Peter H. Sand
    The History and Origin of International Environmental Law will be of lasting interest to scholars and students in the history of international relations and political science, and offers valuable lessons for future governance of the global environment. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 449.95   Web: $ 404.96
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  10. Business Regulation

    Business Regulation

    Edited by Edward J. Balleisen
    This comprehensive collection conveys leading scholarly ideas on modern regulatory governance since 1871. The first two volumes lay out the rationales for and critiques of technocratic governance in industrialized societies. They trace the evolution of regulatory institutions, highlighting the most recent era of globalization, deregulation, privatization and regulatory innovation. The third volume presents influential frameworks for understanding regulatory culture in action, assessing the impacts of regulatory policies, and explaining regulatory change. With an original introduction by the editor, this set is a definitive compendium for libraries, regulators, administrative lawyers, regulated businesses, NGOs and scholars of regulation from across the social sciences. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 1,255.00   Web: $ 1,129.50
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  11. 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: $ 440.00   Web: $ 396.00
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  12. Geographical Indications

    Geographical Indications

    Edited by Michael Blakeney
    This three-volume collection comprises a selection of research articles and papers on geographical indications by the leading academics in this field. The collection examines the functions and economic underpinnings of this form of product designation, together with the various forms of legal protection of geographical indications, both national and international. It contains a number of contributions which examine the potential impacts of geographical indications in developing countries, which explore this form of marketing through case studies. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 1,150.00   Web: $ 1,035.00
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  13. Economics of Legal History

    Economics of Legal History

    Edited by Daniel Klerman
    Generations of law and economics scholars have been fascinated by history, seeing in its institutions and laws a vast database for illustrating their theories. Equally, historians have seen economic analysis as a helpful tool with which to analyze legal institutions. As a result a vibrant field has emerged in which people trained in law, economics, history and political science have all made significant contributions. This volume brings together the most important works examining legal history from an economic perspective. An original introduction by the editor provides a useful roadmap to the field. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 399.95   Web: $ 359.96
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  14. Tax Reform in Developing Countries

    Tax Reform in Developing Countries

    Edited by James Alm, Jorge Martinez-Vazquez
    In recent decades countries around the world have seen a wide diversity of tax reforms, both in major systematic changes and through more specific areas of tax, such as value-added and income tax. The results of these reforms, however, have been unequal and many issues remain unresolved. With advances in globalization, technology and regional integration, the issue of adapting tax systems in developing countries to new economic environments is becoming ever more pressing. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 720.00   Web: $ 648.00
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  15. Trade in Asia

    Trade in Asia

    Edited by Richard Pomfret
    This comprehensive collection brings together contributions that have increased our understanding of trade in Asia. Early debates centered on the advantages and disadvantages of joining the global economy as exporters to the high-income countries, while trade within Asia was of minor importance. Increasingly, however, trade spilled across Asian borders, and as production chains became more complex attention has shifted towards the organization of international trade within Asia and specifically the operation of global or regional value chains. An original Introduction by the editor reviews the wider literature, in which key contributions often appeared in regional publications, working papers or other outlets that may be hard to access. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 345.00   Web: $ 310.50
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  16. The Economics of Resource Rich Economies

    The Economics of Resource Rich Economies

    Edited by Rick van der Ploeg, Anthony J. Venables
    Accompanied by an original and informative introduction by the editors, this volume brings together scholarly contributions on the problems and benefits of an economy rich in natural resources. After a brief look at some historical aspects of the subject, the book explores the concept known as the ‘Dutch Disease’ and offers empirical and theoretical insights into the effects of rich natural resources on economic growth. Further topics are the political economy of natural resources, issues of conflict and natural resources and an investigation into a variety of policies and strategies for managing the revenue from natural resources. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 455.00   Web: $ 409.50
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  17. Economic Sanctions

    Economic Sanctions

    Edited by Michael P. Malloy
    Economic Sanctions presents, in two volumes, the leading legal scholarship of the past 12 years on the theory and practice of international economic sanctions. Edited by Michael P. Malloy, an internationally recognized specialist in the subject, the book includes contributions from scholars and practitioners from around the globe. It covers current challenges concerning the use of sanctions as tools of anti-terrorism policy and human rights enforcement, as well as the controversy over the effectiveness of sanctions. It also explores horizon issues like the use of sanctions in support of environmental policy, health and safety, and cyber-safety. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 790.00   Web: $ 711.00
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  18. Game Theory and International Environmental Cooperation

    Game Theory and International Environmental Cooperation

    Edited by Michael Finus, Alejandro Caparrós
    This collection brings together the most important articles on the game theoretic analysis of international environmental cooperation to both confront the cooperative and non-cooperative approaches to this, and demonstrate the diversity of methods used to analyze international environmental agreements. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 470.00   Web: $ 423.00
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  19. The Economics of Outsourcing

    The Economics of Outsourcing

    Edited by Leslie P. Willcocks, Mary C. Lacity
    In this wide-ranging collection, Professor Willcocks and Professor Lacity examine the economic determinants and outcomes of outsourcing and offshoring at both the firm and country levels. They provide a comprehensive overview of the topic, offering an interdisciplinary perspective, which covers the empirical and theoretical research not only of economists but also of researchers from other disciplines, most notably business strategy, information systems and international business. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 440.00   Web: $ 396.00
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  20. Health, Mortality and the Standard of Living in Europe and North America since 1700

    Health, Mortality and the Standard of Living in Europe and North America since 1700

    Edited by Roderick Floud, Robert W. Fogel, Bernard Harris, Sok Chul Hong
    These two volumes bring together important and influential articles and papers on different aspects of the history of health and welfare. The collection includes classic and more recent essays on the origins and nature of mortality decline; the early-life origins of adult health and disease; changes in height, weight and body mass; the definition and measurement of the ‘standard of living’; and the economic and social impact of health improvements. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 920.00   Web: $ 828.00
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