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Communicating Climate Change and Energy Security: New Methods in Understanding Audiences: New Methods in Understanding Audiences

by Greg Philo & Catherine Happer

This book, drawing on new research conducted for the UK Energy Resource Centre (UKERC), examines the contemporary public debate on climate change and the linked issue of energy security. It analyses the key...


Reporting at the Southern Borders: Journalism and Public Debates on Immigration in the Us and the Eu: Journalism and Public Debates on Immigration in

by Giovanna Dell'Orto & Vicki L. Birchfield

Undocumented immigration across the Mediterranean and the US-Mexican border is one of the most contested transatlantic public and political issues, raising fundamental questions about national identity, security...


China's Nonprofit Sector: Progress and Challenges

by Chien-Chung Huang, Guosheng Deng & Zhenyao Wang

This book describes the development of China’s nonprofit sector since 1995. It enumerates the shifting legal framework, the complex relationship between government-affiliated and private sector organizations,...


The Regulators: Anonymous Power Brokers in American Politics

by Cindy Skrzycki

The Regulators is a fresh look at how the regulatory system works in Washington and how it affects the life of every American.


The Measure of a Nation: How to Regain America's Competitive Edge and Boost Our Global Standing

by Howard Steven Friedman

If America were a corporation, how would an independent analyst judge its ability to compete against other corporate giants? According to the author, that hypothetical analyst would label America a corporate...


International Trade and Climate Change Policies

by Duncan Brack

Focusing on the likely impacts on trade of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change and the Kyoto Protocol, this book examines the actual and potential conflicts between whether liberalization of trade...


Coming to Terms: The Collected Works of Jane Blankenship

by Jane Blankenship, Janette Kenner Muir & Karlyn Kohrs Campbell

Coming to Terms: The Collected Works of Jane Blankenship, is an edited collection from Jane Blankenship and Janette Kenner Muir which provides a deeper understanding of how an academic life is composed—how...


Kentucky Government, Politics, and Public Policy

by Michael W. Hail, James C. Clinger & Mitch McConnell

The cornerstone of the American republic is an educated, active, and engaged citizenry; however, the multifaceted inner workings of government and the political forces that shape it are incredibly complex. Kentucky...


Against the Profit Motive: The Salary Revolution in American Government, 1780-1940

by Parrillo Nicholas R.

In America today, a public official's lawful income consists of a salary. But until a century ago, the law frequently authorized officials to make money on a profit-seeking basis. Prosecutors won a fee for each...


Quarterly Essay 44 Man-Made World: Choosing between Progress and Planet

by Andrew Charlton

Witnessing at first-hand the failure of the Copenhagen Climate Conference and wondering what went wrong, Andrew Charlton realised the truth of a colleague's words: "The world is split between those who want...


The Minimum Security Chronicles: Resistance to Ecocide

by Stephanie Mcmillan

From the winner of the 2012 Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award, a character-driven tale about our threatened environment and the practicality of putting contemporary revolutionary strategy into action. 

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Making and Managing Public Policy

by Karen Johnston Miller & Duncan McTavish

Understanding how public policy is made and managed is a key component in studying the disciplines of public management and administration. Such are the complexities associated with this topic, a deeper understanding...


The Hawks of Peace: Notes of the Russian Ambassador

by Dmitry Rogozin

The Hawks of Peace. Notes of the Russian Ambassador is a unique analytical edition where Russian Deputy Premier Dmitry Rogozin shares his notes on personalities and events that shaped the history of post-Communist...


Green in Gridlock: Common Goals, Common Ground, and Compromise

by Paul Walden Hansen

Facing one of the most dangerous conservation crises in history—acid rain—lawmakers, industry leaders, and activists embraced an attitude of civil engagement that sought common ground and acceptance of compromise...


Global Governance and the UN: An Unfinished Journey

by Ramesh Thakur, Thomas G. Weiss & John Gerard Ruggie

In the 21st century, the world is faced with threats of global scale that cannot be confronted without collective action. Although global government as such does not exist, formal and informal institutions,...


The Death Penalty and U.S. Diplomacy: How Foreign Nations and International Organizations Influence U.S. Policy

by Wesley Kendall & Joseph M. Siracusa

The Death Penalty and U.S. Diplomacy analyzes the institutional response to specific forms of foreign intervention and influence such as consular intervention, international litigation, and extradition negotiation....


The Politics of Climate Change - Ha: Environmental Dynamics in International Affairs

by Paul G. Harris

Climate change is now a mainstream part of the international political agenda. It has become clear that it is not solely a technical issue, to be resolved by scientists, but a political issue with political...


Water Resources Management China -

by Xuetao Sun, Robert Speed & Dajun Shen

Chinese water resource managers face a challenge that is both immense and unique. They must balance limited water supplies against the needs of the world's largest population; demands for rapid economic growth...


Renewing International Labour Stud

by Marcus Taylor

This volume seeks to re-energise the paradigm of the New International Labour Studies by detailing how struggles over the construction, reproduction, utilisation and restructuring of labour forces are the contested...


The Economics of Climate Change in China: Towards a Low-Carbon Economy

by Fan Gang, Nicholas Stern & Ottmar Edenhofer

China faces many modernization challenges, but perhaps none is more pressing than that posed by climate change. China must find a new economic growth model that is simultaneously environmentally sustainable,...