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- Random House 2016; US$ 36.65
**From the author of the global phenomenon Sapiens ** **A Guardian Book of the Year** **An Evening Standard Book of the Year** **A TLS Book of the Year** ?Homo Deus will shock you. It will entertain you. Above all, it will make you think in ways you had not thought before.? Daniel Kahneman, author of Thinking Fast, and... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2014; US$ 16.00
#1† New York Times Bestseller | Named one of the Best Books of the Year by The New York Times ? The Washington Post ? The Boston Globe ? The Seattle Times ? Esquire ? Time † Winner of the Carnegie Medal for Nonfiction |†Winner of the NAACP Image Award for Nonfiction | Winner of a Books for a Better Life Award | Finalist for the Los Angeles... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 55.00
This examination of myths from around the world focuses on the role nature plays within mythology. Creation myths from myriad cultures recognized that life arose from natural elements, inextricably connecting human life to the natural world. Nature as portrayed in myth is unpredictable and destructive but also redemptive, providing solace and wisdom.... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 16.00
Why, in the world's most affluent nation, are so many corporations squeezing their employees dry? In this fresh, carefully researched book, New York Times reporter Steven Greenhouse explores the economic, political, and social trends that are transforming America's workplaces, including the decline of the social contract that created the world's... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2006; US$ 40.00
Clustering as an economic policy concern has become increasingly fashionable. The authors of this book shed light on this subject on which there remains remarkably little understanding, and even less agreement, regarding what clusters are, what they require for success and what impacts they are likely to have in different contexts, locally, nationally... more...
- Greenwood Publishing Group 2002; US$ 120.00
In this text, experts in Asian economics, public management, law and the sciences explore critical issues that will have a role in future policy debates. Topics include growth, income security and fiscal reform; governance and public management; and technological innovation and the environment. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 125.00
This study presents, for the first time, a synoptic picture of the future directions in which public policy in EU countries is likely to move based on using contemporary theories of policy-making to deduce the implications for public policy of major long-term technological, economic, environmental and social trends. more...
- Policy Press 2007; US$ 99.00
This book is an English version of a successful text* on public policy analysis originally written for policy practitioners in Switzerland and France. It presents a model for the analysis of public policy and includes examples of its application in everyday political-administrative situations. This English version introduces supplementary illustrations... more...
- Policy Press 2005; US$ 35.00
Evaluation has become a central tool in the development of contemporary social policy. Its widespread popularity is based on the need to provide evidence of the effectiveness of policies and programmes. This book sees evaluation as an inherently political activity, as much about forms of governance as scientific practice. Using a wide range of examples... more...
- Policy Press 2007; US$ 39.95
This book identifies key topics within the policy arena and subjects them to sustained theoretical and practical appraisal. It shows the gains to be made from applying a cross-disciplinary lens to the study of 'policy', with contributors presenting critical and reflective engagements with the theory and practice of policy at all levels of political... more...