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  • Corporate Governance Accountability and Transparencyby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2010; US$ 40.00

    Using this Guide will facilitate the practical implementation of the OECD Guidelines on Corporate Governance of State-Owned Enterprises in the areas of transparency and accountability. It provides viable policy options and a step-by-step road map on how to address typical difficulties, risks and hurdles that may be encountered. It also provides concrete... more...

  • Conflict and Fragility Do No Harmby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2010; US$ 47.00

    Despite the best of intentions, donors can inadvertently undermine statebuilding processes. When the resources they deliver or the reforms they advocate weaken rather than strengthen the state’s decision- and policy-making functions, their efforts can do more harm than good. Donors can also do harm by creating a brain drain away from state organisations... more...

  • Energy Policies of IEA Countries, Italy 2009by OECD Publishing; International Energy Agency

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2010; US$ 116.00

    This 2009 IEA review of Italy's energy policies and programmes finds that the Italian government has made substantial progress in a number of sectors since the last IEA in-depth energy policy review in 2003. The success of the green certificate and white certificate schemes and continued reform of the electricity and natural gas supply markets... more...

  • A Practical Guide to International Philanthropyby Jonathon R. Moore

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 32.00

    Addresses the issues faced by philanthropists seeking to engage in international charitable activities and offers alternative approaches to traditional US-based foundations. more...

  • Better Regulation in Europe: Sweden 2010by OECD

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2010; US$ 42.00

    The importance of effective regulation has never been so clear as it is today, in the wake of the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression. But how exactly can Better Regulation policy improve countries’ economic and social welfare prospects, underpin sustained growth and strengthen their resilience? What, in fact, is effective regulation?... more...

  • Better Regulation in Europe: Belgium 2010by OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2010; US$ 42.00

    This report maps and analyses the core issues which together make up effective regulatory management for Belgium, laying down a framework of what should be driving regulatory policy and reform in the future. Issues examined include: strategy and policies for improving regulatory management; institutional capacities for effective regulation and the... more...

  • Modernising Charity Lawby Myles McGregor-Lowndes; Kerry O'Halloran

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2010; US$ 40.00

    In recent years the pressure for charity law reform has swept across the common law jurisdictions with differing results. Modernising Charity Law examines how the UK jurisdictions have enacted significant statutory reforms after many years of debate, whilst the federations of Canada and Australia seem merely to have intentions of reform. New Zealand... more...

  • Problem Solving Courtsby JoAnn Miller; Donald C. Johnson

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2009; US$ 28.99

    Problem Solving Courts examines a relatively new approach to criminal justice in which judges, advised by law enforcement officers and mental health workers, meet with offenders on a weekly basis to talk about their issues in a socio-legal setting where therapeutic intervention is combined with a measure of punishment for program violations. Sociologist... more...

  • The Pursuit of Justiceby Edward J. López

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 35.00

    The Pursuit of Justice is a realistic yet hopeful analysis of how the law works in practice rather than in theory. The multi-chapter discussion recognizes that decision makers in the law - judges, lawyers, juries, police, forensic experts and more - respond systematically to the incentive structures with which they are confronted. more...

  • Citizens, Courts, and Confirmationsby James L. Gibson; Gregory A. Caldeira

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 29.95

    In recent years the American public has witnessed several hard-fought battles over nominees to the U.S. Supreme Court. In these heated confirmation fights, candidates' legal and political philosophies have been subject to intense scrutiny and debate. Citizens, Courts, and Confirmations examines one such fight--over the nomination of Samuel Alito--to... more...