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Developments in Environmental Regulation  Risk based regulation in the UK and Europe by Jon Foreman Developments in Environmental Regulation Risk based regulation in the UK and Europe

This book provides a critical examination of contemporary approaches to environmental regulation in the UK and the European Union. It also explores how regulation has evolved in response to a number of factors, including industrial development and improved scientific knowledge,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/09/2017

Green Japan Environmental Technologies, Innovation Policy, and the Pursuit of Green Growth by Carin Holroyd Green Japan Environmental Technologies, Innovation Policy, and the Pursuit of Green Growth

Green Japan critically examines the Japanese effort to combine economic growth with commitments to environmental sustainability.
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/09/2017

The Political History of American Food Aid An Uneasy Benevolence by Barry (Visiting Scholar, Center on Food Security and the Environment, Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies Riley The Political History of American Food Aid An Uneasy Benevolence
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The Political History of American Food Aid provides a profound understanding of the complex factors influencing American food aid policy and a foundation for examining its historical relationship with relief, economic development, food security and its possible future in a...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/09/2017

Jesse Ventura's Marijuana Manifesto How Lies, Corruption, and Propaganda Kept Cannabis Illegal by Jesse Ventura, Jen Hobbs, Steve Kubby Jesse Ventura's Marijuana Manifesto How Lies, Corruption, and Propaganda Kept Cannabis Illegal
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The former governor of Minnesota exposes the truth behind this abundant natural resource-and makes a compelling case as to why it should be legalized.
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/09/2017

The Policy State An American Predicament by Karen Orren, Stephen Skowronek The Policy State An American Predicament
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Policy is government's response to changing times, the key to its successful adaptation. It tackles problems as they arise, from foreign relations and economic affairs to race relations and family affairs. Karen Orren and Stephen Skowronek take a close look...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

Varieties of Legal Order The Politics of Adversarial and Bureaucratic Legalism by Jeb (University of Southern California, USA) Barnes Varieties of Legal Order The Politics of Adversarial and Bureaucratic Legalism
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Across the globe law in all its variety is becoming more central to politics, public policy and everyday life. For over four decades, Robert A. Kagan has been a leading scholar of the causes and consequences of the march of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2017

The Climate Majority by Leo Barasi The Climate Majority

Explores the causes of climate apathy and the ways to build a climate majority which will prevent disaster.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2017

Reassembling Motherhood Procreation and Care in a Globalized World by Yasmine Ergas Reassembling Motherhood Procreation and Care in a Globalized World

Reassembling Motherhood brings together contributors from across the disciplines to examine the transformation of motherhood as both an identity and a role. It examines how the processes of bearing and rearing a child are being restructured as reproductive labor and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

Europeanised Defiance Czech Euroscepticism Since 2004 by Dr Vit Hlousek Europeanised Defiance Czech Euroscepticism Since 2004

Why is there so much reservation and skepticism among the Czech public as well as politicians toward the European Union? Has the experience of the Czech Republic as a member of the EU changed Czech Euroskepticism since 2004? This book...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2017

The Taiwan Voter by Christopher H. Achen The Taiwan Voter

Examines the critical role ethnic and national identities play in politics, utilizing the case of Taiwan. Critiquing the conventional interpretation of politics as an ideological battle between liberals and conservatives, The Taiwan Voter demonstrates in Taiwan the party system and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/08/2017

The Taiwan Voter by Christopher H. Achen The Taiwan Voter

Examines the critical role ethnic and national identities play in politics, utilizing the case of Taiwan. Critiquing the conventional interpretation of politics as an ideological battle between liberals and conservatives, The Taiwan Voter demonstrates in Taiwan the party system and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/08/2017

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The Austerity State by Bryan Evans The Austerity State

The Austerity State provides a critical examination of the accepted discourse around austerity measures and explores the reasons behind its continued prevalence in the world.
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/09/2017

Chinese Social Security On the Possibility of Equitable Distribution in the Middle Kingdom by Yanzhong Wang Chinese Social Security On the Possibility of Equitable Distribution in the Middle Kingdom

This book reviews the development of China's social security system from 1949 onwards and analyzes its features in each stage. By emphasizing the role of the social security system in regulating income distribution, it points out some problems in the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/09/2017

Understanding the Mixed Economy of Welfare by Martin (Philips Research Laboratories the Netherlands) Powell Understanding the Mixed Economy of Welfare

The past decade has seen many changes in UK policy related to the mixed economy of welfare (MEW) and the social division of welfare (SDW), including moves toward greater provider pluralism associated with the -any qualified provider- concept, greater organizational...
Format: Paperback / softback - Released: 01/10/2017

Earth at Risk Natural Capital and the Quest for Sustainability by Claude Henry, Laurence Tubiana Earth at Risk Natural Capital and the Quest for Sustainability
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We are squandering our planet's natural capital-its biodiversity, water and soil, and energy sources-at a blistering pace. Major changes must be made to steer our planet and people away from our current, doomed course. Though technology has been one of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2017

Welfare State Reforms Seen from Below Comparing Public Attitudes and Organized Interests in Britain and Germany by Bernhard Ebbinghaus Welfare State Reforms Seen from Below Comparing Public Attitudes and Organized Interests in Britain and Germany

Studying the political economy of welfare state reform, this edited collection focuses on the role of public opinion and organized interests in respect to policy change. It highlights that welfare states are hard pressed to reform in order to cope...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/10/2017

Negotiating Reconciliation in Peacemaking Quandaries of Relationship Building by Mark Anstey Negotiating Reconciliation in Peacemaking Quandaries of Relationship Building

This book offers a unique approach to reconciliation as a matter for negotiation, bringing together two bodies of theory in order to offer insights into resolving conflicts and achieving lasting peace. It argues that reconciliation should not be simply accepted...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/10/2017

Austerity The Lived Experience by Bryan Evans Austerity The Lived Experience

Bryan M. Evans, Stephen McBride, and their contributors delve further into the more practical, ground-level side of the austerity equation in Austerity: The Lived Experience.
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/10/2017

The Austerity State by Bryan Evans The Austerity State

The Austerity State provides a critical examination of the accepted discourse around austerity measures and explores the reasons behind its continued prevalence in the world.
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/10/2017

Narratives of Difference in an Age of Austerity by Irene Gedalof Narratives of Difference in an Age of Austerity

? This book traces the narrative strategies framing austerity policies through an illuminating analysis of policy documents and political discourses, exposing the political consequences for women, racialized minorities and disabled people.
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/10/2017

Welfare Beyond the Welfare State The Employment Relationship in Britain and Germany by Felix Behling Welfare Beyond the Welfare State The Employment Relationship in Britain and Germany

This book examines employee welfare in British and German companies from the 19th century through to the present day. Tracing the history of employee welfare, this comparative study reveals new issues beyond the dominant focus on the welfare state, showing...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/10/2017

Austerity The Lived Experience by Bryan Evans Austerity The Lived Experience

Bryan M. Evans, Stephen McBride, and their contributors delve further into the more practical, ground-level side of the austerity equation in Austerity: The Lived Experience.
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/10/2017

Caring for Older People An Assessment of Community Care in the 1990s by Linda (University of Glasgow UK) Bauld, John Chesterman, Bleddyn, MD Davies, Ken (University of Glasgow UK) Judge Caring for Older People An Assessment of Community Care in the 1990s
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This title was first published in 2000: Caring for Older People provides a unique insight into the world of community care in the 1990 s. It presents findings from a national study of social care from the perspectives of older...
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/10/2017

Financing Infrastructure Who Should Pay? by Richard M. Bird Financing Infrastructure Who Should Pay?

Politicians and citizens universally agree that Canada's urban infrastructure urgently needs work. Roads and bridges are overdue for repair, aging water systems should be replaced, sewage must be adequately treated, urban transit needs to be updated and extended, and it...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/11/2017

Financing Infrastructure Who Should Pay? by Richard M. Bird Financing Infrastructure Who Should Pay?

Politicians and citizens universally agree that Canada's urban infrastructure urgently needs work. Roads and bridges are overdue for repair, aging water systems should be replaced, sewage must be adequately treated, urban transit needs to be updated and extended, and it...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/11/2017

Confronting the Climate Challenge A General Equilibrium Assessment of U.S. Policy Options by Lawrence Goulder Confronting the Climate Challenge A General Equilibrium Assessment of U.S. Policy Options

Without significant reductions of greenhouse gas emissions, climate change will cause substantial damage to the environment and the economy. The scope of the threat demands a close look at the policies capable of reducing the harm. Confronting the Climate Challenge...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/11/2017

Other books in this genre

Making and Implementing Public Policy Key Concepts and Issues by Catherine Bochel, Hugh M. Bochel Making and Implementing Public Policy Key Concepts and Issues
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It introduces the concepts and theoretical approaches that underpin the study of the policy process, reflects upon key developments and applies these the practice of policy formulation and implementation.
Format: Paperback - Released: 22/08/2017

New Migration Realities Inclusive Narratives by Maeve Glavey New Migration Realities Inclusive Narratives


Format: Paperback - Released: 21/08/2017

Marginalities in India Themes and Perspectives by Asmita Bhattacharyya Marginalities in India Themes and Perspectives

This volume engages with the renewed focus on various forms of persisting and new marginalities in globalising India. The persistence of hunger in pockets of India; forcible land acquisitions and their impact on deprived sections of society; the effects of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/08/2017

Anticipatory Policymaking When Government Acts to Prevent Problems and Why it is So Difficult by Rob A. DeLeo Anticipatory Policymaking When Government Acts to Prevent Problems and Why it is So Difficult

Public policy analysts and political pundits alike tend to describe the policymaking process as a reactive sequence in which government develops solutions for clearly evident and identifiable problems. While this depiction holds true in many cases, it fails to account...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/08/2017

Towards a Society with Social Protection for All A Concise History of Social Security Transformation in Modern China by Hong Zhou Towards a Society with Social Protection for All A Concise History of Social Security Transformation in Modern China

This book systematically reviews the development of social policy since the establishment of the People's Republic of China. As such, it begins by investigating the establishment of the Insurance System in the early period, then moves on to the planned...
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/08/2017

Gender Responsive Budgeting in Fragile States The Case of Timor-Leste by Monica Costa Gender Responsive Budgeting in Fragile States The Case of Timor-Leste

A growing number of governments have made commitments to achieving gender equality and women's rights, with many using gender responsive budgeting (GRB) to allocate resources for the delivery of economic policy and governance that benefit men and women equally. At...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/08/2017

Rethinking Think Tanks in Contemporary China by Silvia Menegazzi Rethinking Think Tanks in Contemporary China

This book analyzes how Chinese think tanks have become essential actors in today's Chinese foreign policy and diplomatic practices. By providing an in-depth analysis of their roles, functions and transformation in the last decade, this study explains how they differ...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/08/2017

Public Wealth of Cities by Dag Detter, Stefan Folster Public Wealth of Cities
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How to leverage existing resources to meet the current and future needs of citiesCrumbling streets and bridges. Poorly performing schools and inadequate social services. These are common complaints in cities, which too often struggle just to keep the lights on,...
Format: eBook - Released: 01/08/2017

Making Modern Australia The Whitlam Government's 21st Century Agenda by Jenny Hocking Making Modern Australia The Whitlam Government's 21st Century Agenda


Format: Paperback - Released: 01/08/2017

The Captured Economy How the Powerful Become Richer, Slow Down Growth, and Increase Inequality by Brink (Vice President, Cato Institute) Lindsey, Steven (Associate Professor of Political Science, Johns Hopkins Universi Teles The Captured Economy How the Powerful Become Richer, Slow Down Growth, and Increase Inequality
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In The Captured Economy, Brink Lindsey and Steven M. Teles identify a new culprit for increasing inequality: the government-corporate sector nexus. They explain why the perverted form of governance that this alliance has created subverts the goals of egalitarian-minded policymakers...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/07/2017

Postgrowth and Wellbeing Challenges to Sustainable Welfare by Milena Buchs, Max Koch Postgrowth and Wellbeing Challenges to Sustainable Welfare
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This book presents a detailed and critical discussion about how human wellbeing can be maintained and improved in a postgrowth era. It highlights the close links between economic growth, market capitalism, and the welfare state demonstrating that, in many ways,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/07/2017

Theories of the Policy Process (Fourth Edition) by Christopher M. Weible, Paul A. Sabatier Theories of the Policy Process (Fourth Edition)
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A comprehensive primer to the major contemporary theoretical frameworks used in policy process research written by leading public policy scholars.
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/07/2017

Public Policy, Governance and Polarization Making Governance Work by David K. Jesuit Public Policy, Governance and Polarization Making Governance Work

Polarization is widely diagnosed as a major cause of the decline of evidence-based policy making and public engagement-based styles of policy making. It creates an environment where hardened partisan viewpoints on major policy questions are less amenable to negotiation, compromise...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/07/2017

Lived Citizenship on the Edge of Society Rights, Belonging, Intimate Life and Spatiality by Hanne Warming Lived Citizenship on the Edge of Society Rights, Belonging, Intimate Life and Spatiality

This edited collection presents the concept of lived citizenship as a fruitful avenue for exploring the role played by social work practices in the lives of people in vulnerable positions. The book centres on the everyday experiences through which people...
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/07/2017

The Politics of Peasants by Shukai Zhao The Politics of Peasants

This book is an analysis and exploration of the relationship between peasants and policies within the process of reform in China. After examining the long term rural policies, either before or after the reform, it was found that all these...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/07/2017

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