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- Edinburgh University Press 2010; US$ 48.00
A critical challenge to Scotland's new system of government is the making and implementation of public policy. This book offers a comprehensive account of the policy process in contemporary Scotland. There is a review of theories of policy-making, focusing on decentralised systems. The author then identifies the key actors and institutions, patterns... more...
- Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 64.99
Transnational integration and other challenges to the nation-state have deprived it of its mystique and broken the automatic link between state and nation. This has encouraged the revival of stateless nationalisms, but also provided new means for their accommodation. The author argues that these changes call for a radical rethinking of the nature of... more...
- Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 94.99
After three hundred years, the Anglo-Scottish Union is in serious difficulty. This is not because of a profound cultural divide between England and Scotland but because recent decades have seen the rebuilding of Scotland as a political community while the ideology and practices of the old unionism have atrophied. Yet while Britishness is in decline,... more...
- Springer 2011; US$ 169.00
This book tackles head-on the challenges of digital design in the era of billion-transistor SoCs. It discusses fundamental design concepts in design and coding required to produce robust, functionally correct designs. It also provides specific techniques for measuring and minimizing complexity in RTL code. Finally, it discusses the tradeoff between... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1996; US$ 176.00
This is a comparative study of nationalism and nation-building in Quebec, Catalonia and Scotland. All are historic nations within larger states. Nationalism is presented as a mechanism for dealing with the place of the territorial society in the new order. It is no longer concerned with the creation of a traditional nation state but with maximizing... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 49.95
A topical examination of the effect of European integration on relations between states and minority nations. This new collection brings together the leading specialists in the field, and covers a wide range of cases, from Northern Ireland in the West, to Estonia and Latvia in the East, and Cyprus in the South-East. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 36.00
A new textbook for masters and doctoral students introducing the major research approaches and methodologies in the social sciences. more...
- Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 139.99
Globalization and European integration are sometimes seen as the enemies of nationalism, sweeping away particularisms and imposing a single economic, cultural and political order. The book argues on the contrary that, by challenging the 'nation-state' as the sole basis for identity and sovereignty, they open the way for a variety of claims... more...
- Future Medicine Ltd 2012; US$ 184.00
The past two decades have seen substantial advances in the understanding of chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), including new insights from genetics and molecular biology regarding the heterogeneity in clinical behavior observed in this disease. The Editors highlight how vast and complex the CLL has become, but foresee a new dawn for physicians and... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 105.00
An all star cast of academic experts offer an important and timely analysis of the pursuit of autonomy. They argue that it is key to move beyond the primarily normative debate about the rights or wrongs of autonomous regions on the basis of cultural concerns, instead focusing on understanding what makes autonomy function successfully. more...