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  • Urban Transport without the hot airby Steve Melia

    UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2015; US$ 21.86

    Everyone is a transport user, and most of us live in towns or cities, but how much of what we take for granted about transport is true? This book looks at the current situation of transport in UK cities and considers how we can get ease congestion and move toward a more sustainable future. Accessibly written, Urban Transport without the hot air looks... more...

  • The Accountable Jugglerby Beryl Radin

    SAGE Publications 2002; US$ 32.00

    PUBLIC AFFAIRS AND POLICY ADMINISTRATION SERIES Edited by Donald Kettl How should a manager handle different accountability expectations? While a commonplace term in government lexicon, accountability has escaped precise definition, leaving managers at a disadvantage when trying to monitor the performance of their programs. Including more than 300... more...

  • Lessons from Europe?by R. Daniel Kelemen

    SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 30.00

    What can American policymakers learn from the experiences of European democracies? While we can look to our own history and to the ideas emanating from our own public sphere, by looking abroad we can also learn lessons from European policies ? from both those that have proven successful and those that have failed. The contributors in this volume examine... more...

  • Extreme Eventsby Mario Chavez

    Wiley 2015; US$ 199.95

    The monograph covers the fundamentals and the consequences of extreme geophysical phenomena like asteroid impacts, climatic change, earthquakes, tsunamis, hurricanes, landslides, volcanic eruptions, flooding, and space weather. This monograph also addresses their associated, local and worldwide socio-economic impacts. The understanding and modeling... more...

  • The Tools of Policy Formulationby Andrew J. Jordan; John R. Turnpenny

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00

    Policy analysts are accustomed to thinking in terms of tools and instruments. Yet an authoritative examination of the tools which have been developed to formulate new policies is missing. This book is the first of its kind to distinguish the defining characteristics of the main policy formulation tools, and offer a fresh way of understanding how, why... more...

  • Making policy moveby John Clarke; Dave Bainton

    Policy Press 2015; US$ 42.95

    Written by key people in the field, this timely and accessible book argues that treating policy?s movement as an active process of ?translation?, in which policies are interpreted, inflected and re-worked as they change location, is of critical importance for studying policy. more...

  • Endangerment, Biodiversity and Cultureby Fernando Vidal; Nélia Dias

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 155.00

    The notion of Endangerment stands at the heart of a network of concepts, values and practices dealing with objects and beings considered threatened by extinction, and with the procedures aimed at preserving them. Usually animated by a sense of urgency and citizenship, identifying endangered entities involves evaluating an impending threat and opens... more...

  • La science politique et ses méthodesby Yves Surel

    Armand Colin 2015; Not Available

    A la différence des manuels concurrents, cet ouvrage s'attache principalement à présenter la science politique comme science sociale. Les implications épistémologiques et méthodologiques sont au coeur de la réflexion. Il a également l?ambition de discuter des liens plus ou moins conflictuels que la science politique entretient avec d?autres sciences... more...

  • Rethinking the Green Stateby Karin Bäckstrand; Annica Kronsell

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 135.00

    This innovative book is one of the first to conduct a systematic comprehensive analysis of the ideals and practices of the evolving green state. It draws on elements of political theory, feminist theory, post-structuralism, governance and institutional theory to conceptualise the green state and advances thinking on how to understand its emergence... more...

  • International Science and Technology Educationby Ortwin Renn; Nicole C. Karafyllis; Andreas Hohlt; Dorothea Taube

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00

    Education in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) is crucial for taking advantage of the prospects of new scientific discoveries initiating or promoting technological changes, and managing opportunities and risks associated with innovations. This book explores the emerging perspectives and methodologies of STEM education and its... more...