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  • Science and Citizensby Melissa Leach; Ian Scoones; Brian Wynne

    Zed Books 2005; US$ 36.95

    Rapid advances and new technologies in the life sciences - such as biotechnologies in health, agricultural and environmental arenas - pose a range of pressing challenges to questions of citizenship. This volume brings together for the first time authors from diverse experiences and analytical traditions, encouraging a conversation between science and... more...

  • The Gender Dimensions of Social Security Reform in Central and Eastern Europeby Elaine Fultz; Markus Ruck; Silke Steinhilber

    International Labour Office 2003; US$ 29.95

    Comprises five papers which examine the gender dimensions of social security reform undertaken in the context of political and economic transformation in three EU accession countries. Focuses on reforms in family benefits and retirement and survivors’ pensions. Includes findings of a study of the impact of the reforms on women’s employment... more...

  • The Accession Storyby George Vassiliou

    Oxford University Press, UK 2007; US$ 124.99

    The first half of this book provides a unique overview of the enlargement process from the point of view of Brussels. The second part is an extrordinary historical record of the process from the point of view of each of the chief negotiators involved. - ;This book is a useful tool to anyone who is interested in the enlargement of the E.U., to the citizens... more...

  • The Euro at Tenby Kenneth Dyson

    Oxford University Press, UK 2008; US$ 109.99

    The Euro Area is ten years old. This major new reappraisal by some of the world's leading scholars examines the effects of the new European single currency on the member states of the European Union in its first decade. - ;With Economic and Monetary Union (EMU) the European Union is embarked on a major historic political project of formidable technical... more...

  • Europe as the Would-be World Powerby Giandomenico Majone

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 36.00

    Giandomenico Majone explores the reasons behind the failure of the EU system to deliver satisfactory growth performance. more...

  • Norms, Interests, and Power in Japanese Foreign Policyby Yoichiro Sato; Keiko Hirata

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 110.00

    This edited volume puts forth a theoretically and empirically rigorous analysis of Japanese foreign policy. Nine case studies on Japan's security, economic, and environmental policies in this volume examine how norms do or do not guide Japanese foreign policy and how they interact with interests and power. more...

  • The Limits of Europeanizationby Professor Kevin Featherstone; Dr Dimitris Papadimitriou

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 105.00

    An innovative case study of one of the most recalcitrant member states of the EU: Greece. Based on extensive empirical research, the book relates its evidence to two major conceptual frames: 'Europeanization' and 'varieties of capitalism'. These are complementary and one compensates for the limitations of the other. more...

  • Globalization for Developmentby Ian Goldin

    World Bank Publications 2007; US$ 24.99

    Globalization and its relation to poverty reduction and development is not well understood. The book identifies the ways in which globalization can overcome poverty or make it worse. The book defines the big historical trends, identifies main global flows - trade, finance, aid, migration, and ideas - and examines how each can contribute to undermine... more...

  • Administrative Capacity in the New EU Member Statesby Tony Verheijen

    World Bank Publications 2007; US$ 9.99

    This paper reviews progress made in the development of public management systems capable of meeting European standards in the new member states of the European Union, looking into the people, systems, and service delivery aspects of public management systems. The new member states face considerable challenges—improving fiscal management, building... more...

  • The United Nations and Civil Societyby Nora McKeon

    Zed Books 2009; US$ 37.95

    In this book, Nora McKeon provides a comprehensive analysis of UN engagement with civil society. The book pays particular attention to food and agriculture, which now lie at the heart of global governance issues. more...