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  • Public Policy Disasters in Europeby Paul 't Hart; Pat Gray

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 180.00

    This book considers some recent and spectacular failures in policy-making and asks what is meant by policy 'disaster', the different forms that they can take and why they have occured. These issues are explored in nine contrasting cases drawn from both the European Union and its member states. These include: the devastating crisis in the Belgium political... more...

  • The Cloud Gardenby Tom Hart Dyke; Paul Winder

    Transworld 2011; US$ 11.20

    The Darién Gap is a place of legend. The only break in the Pan-American highway, which runs from Alaska to the tip of South America, it is an almost impregnable strip of swamp, jungle and cloud forest between the vast landmasses of North and South America. Stories of abduction and murder there are rife and in recent years more people have successfully... more...

  • 2000 Years and Beyondby David Archard; Paul Gifford; Trevor A. Hart; Nigel Rapport

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 41.95

    2000 Years and Beyond brings together some of the most eminent thinkers of our time - specialists in philosophy, theology, anthropology and cultural theory. In a horizon-scanning work, they look backwards and forwards to explore what links us to the matrix of the Judaeo-Christian tradition from which Western cultural identity has evolved. Their plural... more...

  • Handbook of Fish Biology and Fisheriesby Paul J. B. Hart; John D. Reynolds

    Wiley 2008; US$ 243.00

    Recent decades have witnessed strong declines in fish stocks around the globe, amid growing concerns about the impact of fisheries on marine and freshwater biodiversity. Fisheries biologists and managers are therefore increasingly asking about aspects of ecology, behaviour, evolution and biodiversity that were traditionally studied by people working... more...

  • Governing after Crisisby Arjen Boin; Allan McConnell; Paul 't Hart

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 30.00

    Examines post-crisis investigations and addresses the longer term impact of crisis-induced politics. more...

  • Handbook of Fish Biology and Fisheriesby Paul J. B. Hart; John D. Reynolds

    Wiley 2008; US$ 243.00

    Recent decades have witnessed strong declines in fish stocks around the globe, amid growing concerns about the impact of fisheries on marine and freshwater biodiversity. Fisheries biologists and managers are therefore increasingly asking about aspects of ecology, behaviour, evolution and biodiversity that were traditionally studied by people working... more...

  • Observing Government Elitesby R.A.W. Rhodes; Professor Paul 't Hart; Dr Mirko Noordegraaf

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 110.00

    This book focuses on the everyday life of ministers and senior public servants in different countries, describing the world through their eyes. It explores how their beliefs, practices and traditions create meaning in politics and public policy making. It provides unique data on life of politicians and practical advice on how to conduct fieldwork. more...

  • The Real World of EU Accountabilityby Mark Bovens; Deirdre Curtin; Paul 't Hart

    Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 84.99

    The Real World of EU Accountability reports the findings of a major empirical study into patterns and practices of accountability in European governance. The product of a 4-year, path-breaking project, this book assesses to what extent and how the people that populate the key arenas where European public policy is made or implemented are held accountable.... more...

  • How Power Changes Handsby Professor Paul 't Hart; Dr John Uhr

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 100.00

    How can we strengthen the capacity of governments and parties to manage arrivals and departures at the top? Democracy requires reliable processes for the transfer of power from one generation of leaders to the next. This book introduces new analytical frameworks and presents the latest empirical evidence from comparative political research. more...

  • Dispersed Democratic Leadershipby John Kane; Haig Patapan; Paul 't Hart

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 39.99

    This book examines both the scope and consequences of the dispersal of the leadership role in democratic societies, a topic that has been relatively neglected by a political science literature dominated by studies of executive power. Individual chapters investigate the many loci of leadership found in modern democracies, some ancient and some newly... more...