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  • Diplomatic Afterlivesby Andrew F. Cooper

    Wiley 2014; US$ 24.95 US$ 21.62

    No longer content to fade away into comfortable retirement, a growing number of former political leaders have pursued diplomatic afterlives. From Nelson Mandela to Jimmy Carter, and Bill Clinton, to Tony Blair and Mikhail Gorbachev, this set of highly-empowered individuals increasingly try to make a difference on the global stage by capitalizing on... more...

  • Russia's Foreign Policyby David Cadier; Margot Light

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 100.00

    This edited volume analyses the evolution and main determinants of Russia's foreign policy choices. Containing contributions by renowned specialists on the topic, the study sheds light on some of the new trends that have characterised Russia's foreign policy since the beginning of Vladimir Putin's third presidential term. more...

  • Studying health inequalitiesby Jonathan Wistow

    Policy Press 2015; US$ 42.95

    Through the framework of understanding health inequalities as a 'wicked problem' the book develops an applied approach to researching, understanding and addressing these by drawing on complexity theory. more...

  • Just Ordinary Robotsby Lamber Royakkers; Rinie van Est

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 79.95

    A social robot is a robot that interacts and communicates with humans or other autonomous physical agents by following social behaviors and rules attached to its role. We seem to accept the use of robots that perform dull, dirty, and dangerous jobs. But how far do we want to go with the automation of care for children and the elderly, or the killing... more...

  • The Politics of Fearby Ruth Wodak

    SAGE Publications 2015; US$ 37.00

    A cutting-edge exploration of the power and prevalence of contemporary right-wing populist discourse. more...

  • Making Culture Countby Lachlan MacDowall; Marnie Badham; Emma Blomkamp; Kim Dunphy

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 95.00

    This book is a collection of diverse essays by scholars, policy-makers and creative practitioners who explore the burgeoning field of cultural measurement and its political implications. Offering critical histories and creative frameworks, it presents new approaches to accounting for culture in local, national and international contexts. more...

  • American Governmentby Paul Soifer; Abraham Hoffman; D. Stephen Voss

    Wiley 2011; US$ 9.99 US$ 5.99

    CliffsQuickReview course guides cover the essentials of your toughest classes. Get a firm grip on core concepts and key material, and test your newfound knowledge with review questions. Whether you are a student under pressure, an interested citizen trying to brush up, or a recent arrival trying to understand this new land in which you find yourself,... more...

  • Transnational Social Policiesby Daniel Morales-Gómez

    International Development Research Centre 1999; US$ 25.00

    Transnational Social Policies specifically addresses the worldwide trend for national policies on human and social development to be increasingly influenced by agendas that are international, or "transnational," in nature. In doing so, the book examines the underlining international developmental, ethical, economic, and political issues shaping national... more...

  • Implementing Public Policyby Michael Hill; Dr Peter Hupe

    SAGE Publications 2002; US$ 51.95

      "Evidently, the time has come to describe and assess the shift and its effects on policies per se. And this book does so brilliantly. It takes stock of the relevant literature and also identifies significant theoretical issues as well as practical problems associated with public implementation in the new context of governance. Thus, the book is... more...

  • Social Policy, Public Policyby Meredith Edwards; Cosmo Howard; Robin Miller

    Allen & Unwin 2001; US$ 36.35

    For the first time, a key insider explains how government policies are created and implemented in Australia. more...