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  • 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...

  • Sailing the Water's Edgeby Helen V. Milner; Dustin Tingley

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 35.00

    When engaging with other countries, the U.S. government has a number of different policy instruments at its disposal, including foreign aid, international trade, and the use of military force. But what determines which policies are chosen? Does the United States rely too much on the use of military power and coercion in its foreign policies?  Sailing... more...

  • Extreme Eventsby Mario Chavez; Michael Ghil; Jaime Urrutia Fucugauchi

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • What is Environmental Historyby J. Donald Hughes

    Wiley 2015; US$ 22.95

    What is environmental history? It is a kind of history that seeks understanding of human beings as they have lived, worked and thought in relationship to the rest of nature through the changes brought by time. In this new edition of his seminal student textbook, J. Donald Hughes provides a masterful overview of the thinkers, topics and perspectives... more...

  • The Geopolitics of Deep Oceansby John Hannigan

    Wiley 2015; US$ 19.95

    Long regarded as an empty and inhospitable environment, the deep ocean is rapidly emerging as an ecological hot spot with a remarkable diversity of biological life. Yet, the world�s oceans are currently on a dangerous trajectory of decline, threatened by acidification, oil and gas drilling, overfishing, and, in the long term, deep-sea mining, bioprospecting,... more...

  • Earth Governanceby Klaus Bosselmann

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00

    The predicament of uncontrolled growth in a finite world puts the global commons - such as oceans, atmosphere, and biosphere - at risk. So far, states have not found the means to protect, what essentially, is outside their jurisdiction. However the jurisprudence of international law has matured to a point that makes global governance beyond state-negotiated... more...

  • New Contractualism in European Welfare State Policiesby Dr Even Nilssen; Dr Nanna Kildal; Dr Rune Ervik

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    The ?Golden Age' of the welfare state in Europe was characterised by a strengthening of social rights as citizens became increasingly protected through the collective provision of income security and social services. The oil crisis, inflation and high unemployment of the 1970s largely saw the end of welfare expansion with critical voices claiming... more...