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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 16.95
The Parliament of Man is the first definitive history of the United Nations, from one of America's greatest living historians.Distinguished scholar Paul Kennedy, author of the bestselling The Rise and Fall of Great Powers , gives us a thorough and timely account that explains the UN's roots and functions while also casting an objective eye on its... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 145.00
Minns argues that the industrial transformations of Mexico, South Korea and Taiwan were based on the existence of powerful developmentalist states in each. It explores the origins of such states and their dynamics and connects the form of autonomy they enjoy within their countries to the policies they pursue. more...
- 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 womens employment... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 115.00
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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 110.00
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...
- 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...
- 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 challengesimproving fiscal management, building... more...