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- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 79.99
This book studies the Chinese government and military?s rapid mobilization and coordination work in the aftermath of the 2008 Wenchuan earthquake. It is a comparative and historical analysis for scholars and policy makers who are interested in the study of earthquake management from a multidisciplinary perspective. more...
- Encounter Books 2014; US$ 19.99
Saving Congress from Itself proposes a single reform: eliminate all federal grants-in-aid to state and local governments. This action would reduce federal spending by over $600 billion a year and have a profound effect on how we govern ourselves. The proliferation of federal grants-in-aid programs is of recent vintage: only about 100 such grants... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 35.00
The Political Economy of Sustainable Energy analyzes the extent to which the current political paradigm is capable of meeting the challenges of climate change. Placing the UK in comparative perspective, leading energy expert Catherine Mitchell argues for a new way of approaching policy towards energy and sustainability. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 36.00
In this timely book, leading authors explore the technologies that might help us to develop a sustainable energy future, emphasising renewable energy and the political and economic context needed for them to prosper. This collection makes hard-headed assessments of what is possible and what is not. more...
- Charles C Thomas 2014; US$ 59.95
This expanded new edition continues to demonstrate and provide theoretical, analytical, and practical knowledge for first responders. Face-to-face interaction with the client/victim is part of the comprehensive approach advocated by the book, which requires interveners to assess the nature of a crisis and the condition of the victim in order to determine... more...
- Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 27.95
If you had a 10 percent chance of having a fatal car accident, you'd take necessary precautions. If your finances had a 10 percent chance of suffering a severe loss, you'd reevaluate your assets. So if we know the world is warming and there's a 10 percent chance this might eventually lead to a catastrophe beyond anything we could imagine, why aren't... more...
- The Crown Publishing Group 2015; US$ 26.00
They want to shut you up. But don?t let this be the End of Discussion . In this fresh and provocative new book, Mary Katharine Ham and Guy Benson, dynamic Fox News and Townhall Media duo, expose how the Left exploits fake outrage to silence their political opponents?in public, on social media, at work, and even in their own homes. You?ve felt it... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00
Making effective public policies is a difficult task, but considering policymaking as a problem of design analogous to architecture or engineering can assist in that process. This book outlines three vital components of policy design: understanding the causes behind the problem being addressed; identifying means of intervention, including selection... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 105.00
This book lays out the foundation of a privacy doctrine suitable to the cyber age. It limits the volume, sensitivity, and secondary analysis that can be carried out. In studying these matters, the book examines the privacy issues raised by the NSA, publication of state secrets, and DNA usage. more...
- University of New Mexico Press 2015; US$ 2.99
New Mexico Education in 2050 , an E-short edition from New Mexico 2050 , addresses a fundamental issue impacting the future of New Mexico: education. Veronica C. García, a lifelong educator, an education policy expert, and a passionate education advocate, outlines the central concerns and illustrates why New Mexicans must improve and invest more... more...