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  1. Handbook of Social Policy and Development

    Handbook of Social Policy and Development

    Edited by James Midgley, Rebecca Surender, Laura Alfers
    The Handbook of Social Policy and Development makes a groundbreaking, coherent case for enhancing collaboration between social policy and development. With wide ranging chapters, it discusses a myriad of ways in which this can be done, exploring both academic and practical activities. As the conventional distinction between ‘developed’ and ‘developing’ countries becomes increasingly blurred, this Handbook explores how collaboration between social policy and development is needed to meet global social needs. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 240.00   Web: $ 216.00
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  2. Cultural Heritage, Creativity and Economic Development

    Cultural Heritage, Creativity and Economic Development

    Silvia Cerisola
    The book explores the relationship between cultural heritage and local economic development by introducing the original idea that one possible mediator between the two can be identified as creativity. The book econometrically verifies this idea and demonstrates that cultural heritage, through its inspirational role on different creative talents, generates an indirect positive effect on local economic development. These results justify important new policy recommendations in the field of cultural heritage. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 115.00   Web: $ 103.50
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  3. Financialising City Statecraft and Infrastructure

    Financialising City Statecraft and Infrastructure

    Andy Pike, Peter O’Brien, Tom Strickland, Graham Thrower, John Tomaney
    Financialising City Statecraft and Infrastructure addresses the struggles of national and local states to fund, finance and govern urban infrastructure. It develops fresh thinking on financialisation and city statecraft to explain the socially and spatially uneven mixing of managerial, entrepreneurial and financialised city governance in austerity and limited decentralisation across England. As urban infrastructure fixes for the London global city-region risk undermining national ‘rebalancing’ efforts in the UK, city statecraft in the rest of the country is having uneasily to combine speculation, risk-taking and prospective venturing with co-ordination, planning and regulation. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 150.00   Web: $ 135.00
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  4. The G20 and International Relations Theory

    The G20 and International Relations Theory

    Edited by Steven Slaughter
    The future of the G20 is uncertain despite being developed to address the 2008 global financial crisis. This book considers the significance of the G20 by engaging various accounts of International Relations theory to examine the political drivers of this form of global governance. International Relations theory represents an array of perspectives that analyse the factors that drive the G20, how the G20 influences world politics and in what ways the G20 could or should be reformed in the future. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 130.00   Web: $ 117.00
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  5. The Challenges of Self-Employment in Europe

    The Challenges of Self-Employment in Europe

    Edited by Renata Semenza, François Pichault
    This book aims at explaining the variance in legal status, working conditions, social protection and collective representation of self-employed professionals across Europe. Despite considerable diversity, the authors observe three strategic models of mobilisation: the provision of services; advocacy, lobbying and the political role; and the extension of collective bargaining. They highlight the new urgent challenges that have emerged including the implementation of universal social protection schemes, active labour market policies likely to support sustainable self-employment, and the renewal of social dialogue through bottom-up organisations to extend the collective representation of project-based professionals. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 140.00   Web: $ 126.00
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  6. Behind the Veil

    Behind the Veil

    Neville Cox
    Since the early 2010s, an increasing number of European countries have passed laws that prohibit the wearing of various kinds of Islamic veil in particular circumstances. This insightful book considers the arguments used to justify such laws and analyses the legitimacy of these arguments both generally and in regards to whether such laws can be seen as justified interferences with the rights of women who wish to wear such garments. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  7. Parliamentary Cooperation and Diplomacy in EU External Relations

    Parliamentary Cooperation and Diplomacy in EU External Relations

    Edited by Kolja Raube, Meltem Müftüler-Baç, Jan Wouters
    In today’s increasingly complex and interdependent world, the role of parliaments in external affairs remains a relatively under explored topic of research. The multiple patterns of global governance are mostly dominated by the executive branches of government, with parliaments relegated to the sidelines. This insightful book aims to challenge this dominant perspective and demonstrate the increased networking of parliaments both within the EU and with external actors outside the EU. It not only sheds light on EU parliamentary cooperation and networking, but also reveals the growing scope and role of parliamentary scrutiny, control and conflict mediation. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 205.00   Web: $ 184.50
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  8. Peace and Justice at the International Criminal Court

    Peace and Justice at the International Criminal Court

    Errol P. Mendes
    This book focuses on how the International Criminal Court seeks accountability for the most serious crimes. Errol P. Mendes dives deep into the facts and rulings of the Court that involved some of the most serious conflicts in recent times to demonstrate that justice is critical for sustainable peace. What results is a detailed but honest critique of where the Court succeeds and where it needs to improve. The author goes on to provide a prediction of the greatest challenges facing the Court in the foreseeable future. This book is a valuable resource for academics and students in international criminal law and practice, public international relations, political science, military and, war studies etc. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 125.00   Web: $ 112.50
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  9. The Law and Policy of Healthcare Financing

    The Law and Policy of Healthcare Financing

    Edited by Wolf Sauter, Jos Boertjens, Johan van Manen, Misja Mikkers
    Examining the ways and extent to which systemic factors affect health outcomes with regard to quality, affordability and access to curative healthcare, this explorative book compares tax-funded Beveridge systems and insurance-based Bismarck systems. Containing contributions from national experts, The Law and Policy of Healthcare Financing charts and compares the merits of healthcare systems throughout 11 countries, from the UK to Colombia. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 180.00   Web: $ 162.00
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  10. Features and Challenges of the EU Budget

    Features and Challenges of the EU Budget

    Edited by Luca Zamparini, Ubaldo Villani-Lubelli
    Since the inception of the European Economic Community, the EU budget has been one of the most contested and important issues. The evolution of its structure and composition has also reflected the overall development of the EU. From a multidisciplinary approach, this book examines the current features and challenges of the EU budget. It provides historical, political, legal, and economic analyses, alongside a discussion of its future development. The book will prove timely and relevant for scholars, practitioners and policy makers alike. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 130.00   Web: $ 117.00
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  11. Global Strategy and Management

    Global Strategy and Management

    Paul N. Gooderham, Birgitte Grøgaard, Kirsten Foss
    This book addresses the most crucial challenges facing managers of MNCs as they operate across different institutional frameworks and complex cultural contexts. What is the optimal balance between local responsiveness and global integration? How can a common culture be developed in the face of profound cultural differences? How can knowledge be transferred across the MNC? What employment policies are legitimate in a world of differing standards? Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 225.00   Web: $ 202.50
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  12. Choice and Economic Welfare

    Choice and Economic Welfare

    Edited by Viktor J. Vanberg
    This important collection brings together the most prominent literature in the field of choice and economic welfare. The volume incorporates material exploring how economics as a scientific enterprise may inform political decision-making. A premise 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 volume includes an array of the subjects founding literature as well as contemporary pieces, which have sparked further discussion in the field. Brought together by an original introduction by the editor, this one-volume collection promises to be a valuable tool for researchers and scholars, as well as a fascinating read to those gravitating towards this fascinating topic. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 520.00   Web: $ 468.00
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  13. Teaching College Economics

    Teaching College Economics

    Edited by Paul W. Grimes
    This authoritative volume presents a collection of classic and contemporary research articles examining the common ground that all academic economists share: the college classroom. This compilation includes readings covering all aspects of modern economic education research – from building theoretical models of student learning, to evaluating the long-run impact of economic knowledge on individual behavior. The articles are organized to serve as a comprehensive guide for researchers who are interested in conducting classroom research. Specific attention is given to the growing literature that evaluates the effectiveness of modern technology and alternative pedagogies on student learning of economics.  With an original introduction by the editor, this volume brings together – for the first time in one place – an essential collection of economic education research by the leading authors in the field. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 585.00   Web: $ 526.50
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  14. Transparency in EU Procurements

    Transparency in EU Procurements

    Edited by Kirsi-Maria Halonen, Roberto Caranta, Albert Sanchez-Graells
    This book provides a timely analysis of transparency in public procurement law. In its first part, the book critically assesses a number of key matters from a general and comparative perspective, including corruption prevention, competition and commercial issues and access to remedies. The second part illustrates how the relevance of these aspects varies across member states of the EU. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 155.00   Web: $ 139.50
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  15. Beyond Public Policy

    Beyond Public Policy

    Peter K. Spink
    Public policy is an expression that has come to dominate the way people talk about doing government and public administration and is seen as a central component of the modern democratic order. Adopting an innovative ‘public action languages’ approach, Beyond Public Policy shows how policy is only one of many powerful social languages (budgeting, planning, rights, directives and protests, amongst others) used to make things happen in the ever-changing arena of public affairs; where they may cooperate, compete, or just go their own way. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 125.00   Web: $ 112.50
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  16. EU Law of Competition and Trade in the Pharmaceutical Sector

    EU Law of Competition and Trade in the Pharmaceutical Sector

    Edited by Pablo Figueroa, Alejandro Guerrero
    This book provides a systematic analysis of the law and practice of EU competition and trade in the pharmaceutical sector.     Authored by leading private practitioners, economists, scholars and high-level officials at competition regulators, this work provides valuable insider knowledge on the application of law and policies to the pharmaceutical industry.  The work contains extensive commentary on the legislation and the latest case law and administrative precedents in this sector, at both EU and national level, including certain significant jurisdictions (e.g., the US, China). Coverage of various key developments includes the recent pay-for-delay antitrust investigations, the perennial issues around parallel trade, and an examination of mergers among pharmaceutical companies and medical devices manufacturers. In addition to the legal analysis, it offers vital economic and business perspectives to ensure that the reader has the full range of tools with which to prepare for cases and conduct transactions within the pharmaceutical industry. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 360.00   Web: $ 324.00
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  17. Handbook of Urban Geography

    Handbook of Urban Geography

    Edited by Tim Schwanen, Ronald van Kempen
    This collection brings together the latest thinking in urban geography. It provides a comprehensive overview of topical issues and draws on experiences from across the world. Chapters have been prepared by leading researchers in the field and cover themes as diverse as urban economies, inequalities and diversity, conflicts and politics, ecology and sustainability, and information technologies. The Handbook offers a valuable resource for students and researchers interested in cities and the urban in geography and across the wider social sciences. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 240.00   Web: $ 216.00
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  18. Transit Oriented Development and Sustainable Cities

    Transit Oriented Development and Sustainable Cities

    Edited by Richard D. Knowles, Fiona Ferbrache
    This book provides new dimensions and a contemporary focus on sustainable transport, urban regeneration and development in eight countries spanning four continents at different stages of development. It examines the role of transit oriented development (TOD) in improving urban sustainability and providing different transport choices, exploring how these can be implemented in modern cities. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  19. The Logic of Public–Private Partnerships

    The Logic of Public–Private Partnerships

    Graeme A. Hodge, Carsten Greve
    This book examines Public–Private Partnerships (PPP), and tracks the movement from early technical optimism to the reality of PPP as a phenomenon in the political economy. Today's economic turbulence sees many PPP assumptions changed: what contracts can achieve, who bears the real risks, where governments get advice and who invests. As the gap between infrastructure needs and available financing widens, governments and businesses both must seek new ways to make contemporary PPP approaches work. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  20. Research Handbook on Street-Level Bureaucracy

    Research Handbook on Street-Level Bureaucracy

    Edited by Peter Hupe
    When the objectives of public policy programmes have been formulated and decided upon, implementation seems just a matter of following instructions. However, it is underway to the realization of those objectives that public policies get their final substance and form. Crucial is what happens in and around the encounter between public officials and individual citizens at the street level of government bureaucracy. This Research Handbook addresses the state of the art while providing a systematic exploration of the theoretical and methodological issues apparent in the study of street-level bureaucracy and how to deal with them. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 315.00   Web: $ 283.50
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