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- Verso Books 2012; US$ 19.95
In modern Britain, the working class has become an object of fear and ridicule. From Little Britain ?s Vicky Pollard to the demonization of Jade Goody, media and politicians alike dismiss as feckless, criminalized and ignorant a vast, underprivileged swathe of society whose members have become stereotyped by one, hate-filled word: chavs. In this... more...
- Verso Books 2011; US$ 26.95
Oil is a curse, it is often said, that condemns the countries producing it to an existence defined by war, corruption and enormous inequality. Carbon Democracy tells a more complex story, arguing that no nation escapes the political consequences of our collective dependence on oil. It shapes the body politic both in regions such as the Middle East,... more...
- Verso Books 2012; US$ 19.95
Under the incurious gaze of the major media, the political establishment and the financial sector have become increasingly deceitful and dangerous in recent years. At the same time, journalists at Rupert Murdoch?s News International and elsewhere have been breaking the law on an industrial scale. Now we are expected to stay quiet while those who presided... more...
- Verso Books 2013; US$ 16.95
Faced with climate change, many counsel ?going green? by buying organic food or a ?clean? car. But can we rely on consumerism as a solution to the very problems it has helped cause? Heather Rogers travels from Paraguay to Indonesia, via the Hudson Valley, Detroit and London, to investigate green capitalism, and argues for solutions that are not mere... more...
- Lexington Books 2006; US$ 34.99
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$ 15.95
Ted Nordhaus and Michael Shellenberger triggered a firestorm with the publication of Break Through, contending that the politics that dealt with acid rain and smog can?t deal with global warming.The nations that ratified the Kyoto protocol have seen their greenhouse gas emissions go up, not down. And the destruction of tropical rain forests, a key... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 130.00
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...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2003; US$ 25.99
Chapter 1 Community, Democracy, and the Environment: Overview and Background Chapter 2 Discussion, Participation, Deliberation, and Modern Community: Connections with Public Spheres, Governmental Sectors, Civil Ethics, and Environmenal Values Chapter 3 Fostering Democratic Deliberation over Environmental Policy: The Indiana Hazardous Waste Facility... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2005; US$ 36.99
The Progressive Revolution in Politics and Political Science explores the scope, ambition, and effect of the Progressive revolution of a century ago, which relegated the theory and practice of the Founders to an antiquated historical phase. By contrast, our contributors see beyond the horizon of Progressivism to take account of the Founders' moral... more...
- 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...