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- Lexington Books 2012; US$ 104.99
This volume provides a broad overview of recent higher education policy in a variety of countries, both developed and developing, around the world. Using interdisciplinary methods and analysis, it focuses on how diminishing governmental resources and expanding market forces influence higher education policy in different countries in terms of access,... more...
- The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Inc. 2012; US$ 3.99
In the waning days of the Bush administration, the Cato Institute published Gene Healy?s The Cult of the Presidency: America?s Dangerous Devotion to Executive Power , which argued that the demands we place on the presidency have turned it into a constitutional monstrosity: too powerful to be trusted, and too weak to fulfill all the demands we invest... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 61.95
Think tanks are proliferating. Although they are outside of government, many of these policy research institutes are perceived to influence political thinking and public policy. This book develops ideas about policy networks, epistemic communities and policy learning in relation to think tanks. more...
- Institute of Southeast Asian Studies 2012; US$ 20.90
The Singapore Lecture Series was inaugurated in 1980 by the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies with a founding endowment from the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), and augmented by generous donation in 1983 from Exxon Mobil Asia Pacific. The Singapore Lecture is designed to provide the opportunity for distinguished statesmen, scholars, and writers... more...
- Center for Strategic & International Studies 2013; US$ 52.99
The ability to access and economically develop vast amounts of America?s unconventional natural gas resources, especially large shale gas formations, has altered our national view on energy and has subsequently changed the discourse at the federal, state, and local levels. Since 2008, when the economic viability of shale gas resources first became... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 82.12
This study is an attempt to chronicle and analyse the attitudes of the New York press in connection with the events of the period from 1914 to 1917 relating to American neutrality. It is based primarily on a day to-day study of sixteen daily newspapers in New York City for the period of American non-participation in the First World War. The research... more...
- Lexington Books 2006; US$ 39.99
Trafficking & the Global Sex Industry focuses on the international trafficking of women and children for forced labor and prostitution. The essays create a link from country to country, demonstrating the worldwide nature of the problem. Expertly written and well researched, this collection gives the reader a clearer understanding of the problem of... more...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2009; US$ 14.92
Current tactics can?t solve today?s complex global crises. The ?bad boys of environmentalism? call for a bold and empowering new vision Environmental insiders Michael Shellenberger and Ted Nordhaus triggered a firestorm of controversy with their self-published essay ?The Death of Environmentalism,? which argued that environmentalism cannot deal with... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95
Nuclear Disaster at Fukushima Daiichi is a timely and groundbreaking account of the disturbing landscape of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear meltdown amidst an earthquake and tsunami on Japan?s northeast coastline on March 11, 2011. It provides riveting insights into the social and political landscape of nuclear power development in Japan, which significantly... more...