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Public Policy

  • The Water Problemby

    Brookings Institution Press 2016; US$ 35.00

    Building water resilience is the single biggest challenge in a changing global climate. The United States faces a water crisis as critical as the energy crisis that once dominated headlines. Like the energy crisis, a solution can be found. Pat Mulroy, for many years general manager of the Southern Nevada Water Authority, the lead negotiator on the... more...

  • Green Economy and Climate Mitigationby

    Africa Institute of South Africa 2012; US$ 39.00

    Climate change is real and is impacting on economies and lives in Africa, especially rural livelihoods. The effects of the climate change phenomena have drawn bitter debate between both the developed and developing countries. To address some of the concerns, the authors identified topics of relevance to Africa, among them: discourses surrounding the... more...

  • Obamacare Simplifiedby Zephyros Press

    Callisto Media 2013; US$ 6.99

    ObamaCare Simplified navigates you through the intricacies of the health care law and explains what it means for you. ObamaCare Simplified informs you of your rights, presents the facts, and will help you make well-informed decisions when it comes to your health care plan. more...

  • Public Policy Disasters in Europeby Paul 't Hart; Pat Gray

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95

    This book considers some recent and spectacular failures in policy-making and asks what is meant by policy 'disaster', the different forms that they can take and why they have occured. These issues are explored in nine contrasting cases drawn from both the European Union and its member states. These include: the devastating crisis in the Belgium political... more...

  • Western Spectacle of Governance and the Emergence of Humanitarian World Politicsby Mika Aaltola

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 110.00

    Humanitarianism has arguably become the key frame through which multifarious actors of world evaluate each other legitimacy and determinate their roles in the current world. Moreover, this new "humanitarian paradigm" has become an essential expression of what is meant by international community and contemporary world order behind it. The book examines... more...

  • Understanding the Politics of Pandemic Scaresby Mika Aaltola

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    Reactions to pandemics are unlike any other global emergency; with an emphasis on withdrawal and containment of the sight of the infected. Dealing with the historical and conceptual background of diseases in politics and international relations, this volume investigates the global political reaction to pandemic scares. By evaluating anxiety and the... more...

  • Renewable Gasby Jo Abbess

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 105.00

    The author looks at the prospects for a transition from natural gas to low carbon gas, which could take several decades, and at how this will depend on the evolution of the fossil fuel industry. She investigates the technologies and energy systems for making the best use of renewable gas resources. more...

  • A Political Economy of Arab Educationby Mohamed Alaa Abdel-Moneim

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    The failure of reform policies in areas of critical importance to Arab populations such as health and education played a central role in igniting the Arab Awakening, yet this policy perspective has been largely absent from recent studies of the region. Arab regimes most reliant on repression to guarantee their survival were also those most vulnerable... more...

  • The Green Economy in the Gulfby Mohamed Abdel Raouf; Mari Luomi

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Filling a void in academic and policy-relevant literature on the topic of the green economy in the Arabian Gulf, this edited volume provides a multidisciplinary analysis of the key themes and challenges relating to the green economy in the region, including in the energy and water sectors and the urban environment, as well as with respect to cross-cutting... more...

  • Change and Development in the Gulfby Dr Abbas Abdelkarim

    Palgrave Macmillan 1999; US$ 175.00

    Processes of change, stagnation and development in the countries of the Gulf Co-operation Council are analyzed in this book. The contributors show impact of oil revenues on population change and social development and on redefining the socio-economic role of the state. Oil could open venues for industrialization and development. However, lack of population... more...