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- Edward Elgar Publishing 2012; US$ 40.00
Russia's vast energy reserves, and its policies towards them have enormous importance in the current geopolitical landscape. This important book examines Russia's energy policies on the national, interregional and global level. It pays particular attention to energy policy actors ranging from state, federal and regional actors, to energy companies... more...
- Hardie Grant Books 2012; US$ 9.99
Welcome to hell, a world at war. The streets of old Melbourne are no longer a tidy grid but fractured with laneways like cracks in old varnish, a hotchpotch of chaos, of shanties and factories, woodpiles and chimneys, the city smouldering under its bludgeoned sky. Here, crime flourishes, the damaged fester and the wicked plot. Detective Piggotts... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 9.95
Torture is indisputably abhorrent. Why, you might ask, would you even want to think or read about torture? That is a very good question, and one this book addresses in a compelling and enlightening way. Torture is a very important issue, not least because millions of people around the world have been subjected to this odious practice?and many are... more...
- Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 20.95
Seven hundred years ago, executioners led a Welsh rebel named William Cragh to a wintry hill to be hanged. They placed a noose around his neck, dropped him from the gallows, and later pronounced him dead. But was he dead? While no less than nine eyewitnesses attested to his demise, Cragh later proved to be very much alive, his resurrection attributed... more...
- SAGE Publications 2003; US$ 63.00
In Justice in the Risk Society Barbara Hudson outlines traditional liberal perspectives on justice, risk and security, as well as addressing some key concerns. The book provides theoretical analysis with a discussion of policies, and arguments are illustrated by cases and examples. more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2004; US$ 19.95
Examines for the first time the US government's transformation from centralized control over public programmes to facilitating services through networks of nongovernmental entities, as seen through the experience of dozens of public innovators. more...
- PREP Publishing 2003; US$ 24.95
Editor Anne McKinneyReviews and ExcerptsThis book is designed to help people who seek their first federal government job as well as federal employees who want to advance in the system. The process of getting a government job often involves preparing complex applications, and those applications frequently require written statements or "elements" which... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2008; US$ 60.00
Focusing on Europe and the US, this book addresses the dimensions of public service values, the integrity and rationality of governance, ethics management, and the ethics of governance politics. It is suitable for academics, researchers and practitioners in the areas of leadership and organisation, public policy and public administration. more...
- Zed Books 2006; US$ 20.95
Market society is producing more crime around the world. More acts are being defined as crimes. Ever increasing numbers of people are classified as criminals and more are being locked up in prison. With globalization, the crime and punishment problem is no longer insulated from pressures beyond national borders. The rich may retreat behind their expensive... more...