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  • Comparative Studies of Policy Agendasby Frank R. Baumgartner; Christoffer Green-Pedersen; Bryan D. Jones

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 37.95

    Previously published as a special issue of the Journal of European Public Policy , this book draws on the insights of the existing literature on agenda setting and policy changes to explore the dynamics of attention allocation and its consequences. Attention is a crucial variable in understanding modern politics. Shifts in attention have dramatic... more...

  • Environmental Movements and Waste Infrastructureby Christopher Rootes; Liam Leonard

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 37.95

    As rates of consumption grow, the problem of waste management has increased significantly. National and local waste authorities seek to manage such problems through the implementation of state regulation and construction of waste infrastructure, including landfills and incinerators. These, however, are undertaken in a context of increasing supra-state... more...

  • Politics and Policy in Greeceby Kevin Featherstone

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 37.95

    This rare focus on the politics of contemporary Greece explores in particular the country?s processes of public policy-making. It is more than thirty years since the restoration of democracy in Greece and in this period the country has undergone a number of major changes. Domestic political tensions have arisen from the pressures of ?Europeanization?... more...

  • The People's Republic of Chemicalsby William J. Kelly; Chip Jacobs

    Rare Bird Books 2014; US$ 9.99

    Maverick environmental writers William J. Kelly and Chip Jacobs follow up their acclaimed Smogtown with a provocative examination of China?s ecological calamity already imperling a warming planet. Toxic smog most people figured was obsolete needlessly kills as many there as the 9/11 attacks every day, while sometimes Grand Canyon-sized drifts of... more...

  • Obama, US Foreign Policy and the Dilemmas of Interventionby David Fitzgerald; David Ryan

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00

    This timely study analyses the ways in which competing ideologies and cultural narratives have influenced the Obama administration's decision-making on Iraq, Afghanistan, Libya and Syria, situating these decisions within the broader history of American foreign policy. more...

  • Europe, Globalisation and Sustainable Developmentby John Barry; Brian Baxter; Richard Dunphy

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 170.00

    This edited volume considers the ways in which European states and the European Union can and should organize themselves economically and socially in order to address the challenges of sustainable development. It will interest students and researchers of environmental policy and European politics. more...

  • Foreign Direct Investment in Russiaby Dr Paul Fischer

    Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 168.00

    Russia's post-reform crisis can be alleviated. The country has the market, the abundant natural resources and the human skills that foreign investors seek. What it needs is policies that enhance FDI inflows. Policy-makers can learn from the other large emerging markets like China, India, and Mexico, where FDI has revitalized the economy. more...

  • The Destruction of the Soviet Unionby Dr David Lockwood

    Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 168.00

    Is there a link between the collapse of the Soviet Union, the radical reforms in China and Vietnam, and the current crisis in East Asia? David Lockwood argues that the common factor in each is the crisis of state-controlled economies, besieged by the developing forces of globalization. This book examines the collapse of the Soviet Union not as the... more...

  • From Mao to Marketby Andrew H. Wedeman

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 34.00

    Reform in China succeeded because government failed to prevent local officials from forcing prices to market levels. more...

  • Neo-Liberal Economic Policyby P. Arestis; M. Sawyer

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2004; US$ 40.00

    Over the past two decades there has been a prevailing shift in economic policy in many countries. This reflects the continuing rise of neo-liberalism - the doctrine that economic policy should 'leave it to the market' and that governments should retreat from market intervention. more...