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  1. International Space Law

    International Space Law

    Edited by Frans G. von der Dunk
    The scholarly contributions presented in this timely collection address the special realm of legal rules pertinent to space activities and their terrestrial applications. Outer space is generally considered a “global commons”, so this volume focuses on the international regime which is also the foundation of an increasing number of national space laws. Topics covered concern the development, character and structure of international space law, its relationship with national space law, and the military and commercial aspects of space activities, including launching and satellite applications. Together with an original introduction by the editor, this fascinating collection provides a comprehensive overview of the most important matters relating to international space law and will be a valuable research tool for academics and practitioners alike. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 415.00   Web: $ 373.50
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  2. The Economics of Risk and Uncertainty

    The Economics of Risk and Uncertainty

    Edited by Christian Gollier
    The compilation of ground-breaking papers contained in this collection offers a complete description of the evolution of knowledge in the economics of risk and time, from its early twentieth-century explorations to its current diversity of approaches. The papers focus first on the basic decisions under uncertainty, and then on asset pricing. They cover both classical expected utility approach and its non-expected utility generalizations, with applications to dynamic portfolio choices, insurance, risk sharing, and risk prevention. Prefaced by an original introduction from the editor, this collection will be valuable for scholars in finance and macroeconomics, particularly those with an interest in the modeling foundations of consumer and investor decisions under uncertainty. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 475.00   Web: $ 427.50
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  3. Finance and Growth

    Finance and Growth

    Edited by Asli Demirgüç-Kunt, Ross Levine
    This two-volume collection brings together major contributions to the study of finance and growth. It includes conceptual and empirical papers that use a range of methodologies to discover the connections between financial systems – including financial contracts, markets, and intermediaries – and the functioning of the economy – including economic growth, entrepreneurship, technological innovation, poverty alleviation, the distribution of income, and the structure and volatility of economies. It also discusses contributions to the study of the legal, political, institutional, social capital and policy determinants of financial development. With an original introduction by the editors, this collection is an important resource for students, academics and practitioners. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 875.00   Web: $ 787.50
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  4. Workers, Collectivism and the Law

    Workers, Collectivism and the Law

    Laura Carlson
    Workers, Collectivism and the Law offers a captivating historical account of worker democracy, from its beginnings in European guild systems to present-day labor unions, across the national legal systems of Germany, Sweden, the United Kingdom and the United States. Analysing these legal systems in light of a Habermasian concept of participatory democracy, Laura Carlson identifies ways to strengthen individual employee voice in claims against employers. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 140.00   Web: $ 126.00
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  5. Global City Makers

    Global City Makers

    Edited by Michael Hoyler, Christof Parnreiter, Allan Watson
    Global City Makers provides an in-depth account of the role of powerful economic actors in making and un-making global cities. Engaging critically and constructively with global urban studies from a relational economic geography perspective, the book outlines a renewed agenda for global cities research. Focusing on financial services, management consultancy, real estate, commodity trading and maritime industries, the detailed studies in this volume are located across the globe to incorporate major world cities such as London, New York and Tokyo as well as globalizing cities including Mexico City, Hamburg and Mumbai. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 130.00   Web: $ 117.00
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  6. Research Handbook on Law and Religion

    Research Handbook on Law and Religion

    Edited by Rex Ahdar
    Offering an interdisciplinary, international and philosophical perspective, this comprehensive Research Handbook explores both perennial and recent legal issues that concern the modern state and its interaction with religious communities and individuals. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 290.00   Web: $ 261.00
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  7. The Institutional Evolution of China

    The Institutional Evolution of China

    Fan Zhang
    China’s experience over the past decades is not just a story of economic growth, it is also one of institutional change. The current political-economic system is a bureaucratic market system, in which the government and the market both coexist and conflict with each other. This book gives a detailed description of the institutional evolution in China, using large amounts of documents and cases. The book provides a theory explaining the origin of China’s reform, the political and economic forces driving the reform, and the reasoning behind the stagnation and turn-over of reform. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 190.00   Web: $ 171.00
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  8. Boundary Spanners in Public Management and Governance

    Boundary Spanners in Public Management and Governance

    Ingmar van Meerkerk, Jurian Edelenbos
    Boundary spanning behavior is important for both public, non-profit and private organizations to ‘survive’: to stay relevant in relation to the environment, to innovate, to improve performance and to collaborate in an effective manner, especially in multi-organizational settings. Providing an assessment of factors influencing the work and effectiveness of boundary spanners, and discussing the impact of boundary spanners on different types of outcomes (collaboration, trust, organizational innovation), this book offers a coherent overview of the evolution of boundary spanning in an interactive governance context. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  9. The Law Firm of the Future

    The Law Firm of the Future

    John M. Westcott
    During the “golden age of law firm growth” from the late 1960s until 2007, most large law firms adopted a default growth strategy, increasing practice areas and offices, aided by the momentum of the tail winds of law firm growth. Since the recession of 2008-2009, however, the legal marketplace has drastically changed. In this timely book, Jay Westcott suggests strategic building blocks that firms can adopt in order to adapt themselves to this radical change and prosper as lasting institutions. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 105.00   Web: $ 94.50
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  10. Ethical Leadership

    Ethical Leadership

    Edited by Robert M. McManus, Stanley J. Ward, Alexandra K. Perry
    The world cries out for ethical leaders. We expect the best, but we are often left profoundly disappointed. While leadership programs may feature ethics as part of their training, the approach is often either simplistic or overly esoteric. This book addresses this scarcity of resources for training ethical leaders, providing a primer of several ethical frameworks accompanied by extended examples to help inform decision-making. The text also addresses several leadership models that claim an ethical component. By providing a consistent case analysis based on the Five Components of Leadership Model, readers benefit from a comprehensive approach to understanding ethical leadership. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 165.00   Web: $ 148.50
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  11. China’s Long-Term Economic Development

    China’s Long-Term Economic Development

    Hongjun Zhao
    This book examines the evolution of Chinese governmental governance and its long-lasting impact on Chinese economic development, firstly by examining the formation of Chinese style governance, the core contents of this governance and its vitality compared to other governance patterns in Chinese history. Secondly, this book discusses the effectiveness of this governance in supporting economic development before the Song dynasty and its failure in serving economic development during the past three to five centuries. Ultimately, Hongjun Zhao predicts the direction Chinese governance will take in the next 20 years. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 155.00   Web: $ 139.50
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  12. Handbook on Gender and Social Policy

    Handbook on Gender and Social Policy

    Edited by Sheila Shaver
    Providing a state of the art overview, this comprehensive Handbook is an essential introduction to the subject of Gender and Social Policy. Bringing together original contributions and research from leading researchers it covers the theoretical perspectives of the field, the central policy terrain of gender inequalities of income, employment and care, and family policy. Examining gender and social policy at both the regional and national level, the Handbook is an excellent resource for advanced students and scholars of sociology, political science, women’s studies, policy studies as well as practitioners seeking to understand how gender shapes the contours of social policy and politics. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 270.00   Web: $ 243.00
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  13. Research Handbook on Islamic Law and Society

    Research Handbook on Islamic Law and Society

    Edited by Nadirsyah Hosen
    The Research Handbook on Islamic Law and Society provides an examination of the role of Islamic law as it applies in Muslim and non-Muslim societies through legislation, fatwa, court cases, sermons, media, or scholarly debate. It illuminates the intersection of social, political, economic and cultural factors that inform Islamic Law across a number of jurisdictions. Chapters evaluate when and how actors and institutions have turned to Islamic law to address problems faced by societies in Muslim and, in some cases, Western states. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 225.00   Web: $ 202.50
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  14. Protecting Migrant Children

    Protecting Migrant Children

    Edited by Mary Crock, Lenni B. Benson
    Unprecedented numbers of children are crossing international borders seeking safety. Framed around compelling case studies explaining why children are on the move in Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europe, the Middle East and Oceania, this book explores the jurisprudence and processes used by nations to adjudicate children’s protection claims. The book includes contributions from leading scholars in immigration, refugee law, children’s rights and human trafficking which critically examine the strengths and weaknesses of international and domestic laws with the aim of identifying best practice for migrant children. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 205.00   Web: $ 184.50
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  15. Regional Infrastructure Systems

    Regional Infrastructure Systems

    Colin Turner
    As the international economy globalises, there is a need for national infrastructure systems to adapt to form a global infrastructure system. This network of networks aids mobility between national systems as a means of supporting their territorial needs and preferences. This reflects a strategic approach to state infrastructuring as nations seek to utilise these physical systems to support and enhance their territoriality. Providing a thorough examination through the lens of economic infrastructure, the book addresses the forces of integration and fragmentation in global networks. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  16. From Chasing Violations to Managing Risks

    From Chasing Violations to Managing Risks

    Florentin Blanc
    Florentin Blanc focuses specifically on regulatory inspections and enforcement, their historical development, contrasted approaches and methods, and their relative effectiveness in achieving regulatory objectives. Inspections aimed at verifying compliance with regulations are one of the most significant activities of modern states in terms of the number of staff employed or of people affected, and one of the most visible ones – but have long remained relatively under-researched, or at least not considered "as such". Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 155.00   Web: $ 139.50
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  17. A Duty to Prevent Genocide

    A Duty to Prevent Genocide

    John Heieck
    This perceptive book analyzes the scope of the duty to prevent genocide of China, France, Russia, the UK, and the US in light of the due diligence standard under conventional, customary, and peremptory international law. It expounds the positive obligations of these five states to act both within and without the Security Council context to prevent or suppress an imminent or ongoing genocide. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 125.00   Web: $ 112.50
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  18. Handbook of the International Political Economy of the Corporation

    Handbook of the International Political Economy of the Corporation

    Edited by Andreas Nölke, Christian May
    Over the past few decades, corporations have been neglected in studies of international political economy (IPE). Seeking to demystify them, what they are, how they behave and their goals and constraints, this Handbook introduces the corporation as a unit of analysis for students of IPE. Providing critical discussion of their global and domestic power, and highlighting the ways in which corporations interact with each other and with their socio-political environment, this Handbook presents a thorough and up-to-date overview of the main debates around the role of corporations in the global political economy. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 290.00   Web: $ 261.00
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  19. Constitutional Law and Regionalism

    Constitutional Law and Regionalism

    Vito Breda
    This topical book analyses the practice of negotiating constitutional demands by regional and dispersed national minorities in eight multinational systems. It considers the practices of cooperation and litigation between minority groups and central institutions in Australia, Britain, Canada, New Zealand, Italy, Spain, and the U.S. and includes an evaluation of the implications of the recent Catalan, Puerto Rican and Scottish referenda. Ultimately, the author shows that a flexible constitution combined with a versatile constitutional jurisprudence tends to foster institutional cooperation and the recognition of the pluralistic nature of modern states Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  20. Private Enforcement of EU Competition Law

    Private Enforcement of EU Competition Law

    Edited by Pier L. Parcu, Giorgio Monti, Marco Botta
    During the past decade, private enforcement of competition law has slowly taken off in Europe. However, major differences still exist among Member States. By harmonizing a number of procedural rules, the Damages Directive aimed to establish a level playing field among EU Member States. This timely book represents the first assessment of the implementation of the Damages Directive. Offering a comparative perspective, key chapters provide an up-to-date account of the emerging trends in private enforcement of competition law in Europe. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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