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- Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00
Staffan Kumlin and Isabelle Stadelmann-Steffen bring together political scientists and sociologists from different and frequently separated research communities to examine policy feedback in European welfare states. In doing so, they offer a rich menu of different methodological approaches. The book demonstrates how long-term policy legacies and short-term... more...
- Berghahn Books 2014; US$ 80.00
The provocative title of this book is deliberately and challengingly universalist, matching the theoretically experimental essays, where contributors try different ideas to answer distinct concerns regarding cosmopolitanism. Leading anthropologists explore what cosmopolitanism means in the context of everyday life, variously viewing it as an aspect... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95
This essential book, a companion volume to The G8 System and the G20: Evolution, Role and Documentation (Hajnal, 2007), is an authoritative work of reference on the G20, G8 and G20 reform, and relevant information sources. Hajnal thoroughly traces the origins of the G20; surveys the G20 finance ministers' meetings since 1999; and the series of... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 105.00
Why are some transnational public-private partnerships (PPPs) highly effective, while others are not? The contributors compare 21 transnational PPPs that seek to provide collective goods in the field of sustainable development. more...
- Zed Books 2014; US$ 19.95
In this hugely influential book, originally published in 2001 but just as - if not more - relevant today, Mark Duffield shows how war has become an integral component of development discourse. Aid agencies have become increasingly involved in humanitarian assistance, conflict resolution and the social reconstruction of war-torn societies. Duffield... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00
Education policy is a core element of the state's sovereignty and autonomy. This book analyzes the rise of the western education state and its limits in times of transition from western to non-western globalization and of waning newspaper interest in France, Germany, the UK and the US. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 85.00
This book explores the impact of globalisation and new technologies on youth cultures around the world, from the Birmingham School to the youthscapes of South Korea. In a timely reappraisal of youth cultures in contemporary times, this collection profiles the best of new research in youth studies written by leading scholars in the field. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 39.95
Exploring how religious roots are shaping 'service movements' - organizations that seek to aid people across political and geographic boundaries - Global Religious Movements Across Borders focuses on how religious movements establish structures to assist people with basic human needs such as food, clothing, shelter, education and health. Encompassing... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00
Universities are increasingly criticised for their limited relevance to a globalized and unequal world. Drawing on research from over 27 countries, this book outlines new directions for universities and the need to rethink the education that they provide based on the experiences of schools of international development studies. more...