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  • Antarcticaby Doaa Abdel-Motaal

    ABC-CLIO 2016; US$ 60.00

    The Antarctic Treaty and related agreements?collectively known as the Antarctic Treaty System (ATS)?regulate the seventh continent, which is the only continent without a native human population. The main treaty within the ATS came into force in 1961 and suspended all territorial claims in Antarctica. The Antarctic Environmental Protocol followed in... more...

  • European Energy Law and Policyby Heiko Krüger

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2016; Not Available

    EU energy law and policy have become more and more complex in recent years. Today these areas feature a multitude of layers concerning not only regulation of the power industry, but also security of energy supply, climate change, consumer needs and technical innovation. This textbook serves as an introduction to this distinctive field. For readers... more...

  • Food and Power in Hawai?iby Aya Hirata Kimura; Krisnawati Suryanata; Christine R. Yano; Robert Ji-Song Ku; Kem Lowry; George Kent; Lilikala K. Kame?eleihiwa; Monique Mironesco; Neal K. Adolph Akatsuka; Benjamin Schrager; Mary Mostafanezhad; Saleh Azizi; Nicole Milne; Hi?ilei Kawelo; Michelle Galimba; Chris Robb; Dean Okimoto

    University of Hawaii Press 2016; US$ 45.00

    In Food and Power in Hawai`i, island scholars and writers from backgrounds in academia, farming, and community organizations discuss new ways of looking at food policy and practices in terms of social justice and sustainability. Each of the nine essays describes Hawai`i?s foodscapes and collectively makes the case that food is a focal point for... more...

  • SGB II-Grundsicherung und soziale Inklusionby Marc Neu

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 28.31

    Marc Neu untersucht das sozialstaatliche Instrument der im SGB II geregelten Grundsicherung für Arbeitsuchende in Hinblick auf soziale Exklusion und Inklusion. Im Ergebnis wird deutlich, dass die SGB II-Leistungen im Sinne des ?Förderns und Forderns? in der Regel weder finanziell ausreichend sind, um soziale Teilhabe zu sichern, noch kann die eigentliche... more...

  • The Europeanisation of Vocational Education and Trainingby Christine Ante

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 134.77

    This book explores the impact on EU member states of intensified European cooperation in the field of vocational education and training. By employing the Varieties of Capitalism approach as an analytical framework, it seeks to bridge diverging views from an innovative standpoint: While many experts argue that EU policies liberalize national training... more...

  • Presidential Healthcare Reform Rhetoricby Noam Schimmel

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 134.77

    This book analyzes the rhetorical strategies employed by the four Democratic presidents, Truman, Johnson, Clinton and Obama, who tried to expand access to and affordability of healthcare in the United States. It considers how they made such arguments, the ethics they advanced, and the vision of America they espoused. The author combines rhetoric analysis,... more...

  • Green Economy Readerby Stanislav Shmelev

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 86.48

    State of the art in sustainability thinking, inspired by interdisciplinary ideas of ecological economics. This book is focusing on sustainability pathways, new economic theory, democracy and institutions, multidimensional assessment of sustainability, macroeconomic modelling and policies, climate change and renewable energy, resource flows and circular... more...

  • The Politics of Energy Crisesby Juliet E. Carlisle; Jessica T. Feezell; Kristy E.H. Michaud; Eric R.A.N. Smith

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 19.99 US$ 17.19

    As The Politics of Energy Crises demonstrates, one can discern patterns in politics and policymaking when looking at the cycles of energy crises in the United States. As such it is the first systematic historical study of political conflict, public opinion, and organized interest group and presidential and congressional action on energy issues, starting... more...

  • Unequal Democracyby Larry M. Bartels

    Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 29.95 US$ 23.96

    The first edition of Unequal Democracy was an instant classic, shattering illusions about American democracy and spurring scholarly and popular interest in the political causes and consequences of escalating economic inequality. This revised and expanded edition includes two new chapters on the political economy of the Obama era. One presents the... more...

  • Cars, Automobility and Development in Asiaby Arve Hansen; Kenneth Bo Nielsen

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Cars, Automobility and Development in Asia explores the nexus between automobility and development in a pan-Asian comparative perspective. The book seeks to integrate the policies, production forms, consumption preferences and symbolism implicated in emerging Asian automobilities. Using empirically rich and grounded analyses of both comparative... more...