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Environmental Policy

by Thomas Walker, Sherif Goubran & Northrop Sprung-Much


Environmental Policy: An Economic Perspective offers readers a comprehensive examination...

A Good War

by Seth Klein

?This is the roadmap out of climate crisis that Canadians have been waiting for.? ? Naomi Klein, activist and New York Times bestselling author of This Changes Everything and The Shock Doctrine

  • One of Canada?s...

Crafting Consensus

by Nicole Baerg

In a world dependent on the constant sharing of information, central bankers increasingly communicate their policies to the mass public. Central bank communications are drafted in monetary policy committee meetings...

Do Androids Dream of Electric Cars?

by James Wilt

Public transportation is in crisis. Through an assessment of the history of automobility in North America, the "three revolutions" in automotive transportation, as well as the current work of committed people...

The Political Implications of Scientific Knowledge. EU Funded Policy Research ?and Immigration Policies in Italy

by Marco Boschele

The work endeavours to assess the impact of EU funded research on both, social science policy research and the policy making process at national level. Attempts, in the past, to include the social sciences in...

The Handbook of Global Trade Policy

by Andreas Klasen

Provides a state-of-the-art overview of international trade policy research 

The Handbook of Global Trade Policy offers readers a comprehensive resource for the study of international trade policy, governance,...

Global Climate Change Demystified

by James G. Speight

For too many years climate change (also referred to as global warming) has been assigned predominantly to the emissions of carbon dioxide though the combustion of fossil fuels.  It must never be forgotten or...

The Effect of Foreign Aid on Sub-national Development

by Dumebi Ochem

This ePaper investigates the non-linear effects of geo-referenced World Bank aid projects on economic development at the sub-national level, measured as night-time luminosity. The data framework is based on...

Ecological Footprint

by Mathis Wackernagel, Bert Beyers & Katharina Rout

Resource accounting is essential to avoid ecological bankruptcy – here’s why and how

Our economy is running a Bernie Madoff-style Ponzi scheme with the planet. We use future resources to run the present,...

Whose Water Is It, Anyway?

by Maude Barlow

?Maude Barlow is one of our planet?s greatest water defenders.? ? Naomi Klein, bestselling author of This Changes Everything and The Shock Doctrine

The Blue Communities Project is dedicated to three primary things:...

Politicization of Ecological Issues

by Gabrielle Bouleau

The legitimacy of environmental policies is an issue of increasing concern for analysts. Ecological stakes are deemed to be global, but global public decisions are rare and implemented with difficulty. Dissensus...

The College Dropout Scandal

by David Kirp

Higher education today faces a host of challenges, from quality to cost. But too little attention gets paid to a startling fact: four out of ten students -- that's more than ten percent of the entire population...

Health Care and Government Policy

by Laurinda Abreu

Government policy refers primarily to the actions planned and implemented by the executive branch of a state to meet its society’s needs. One of the most demanding areas both for policy makers and in terms...

New Urban Spaces

by Neil Brenner

The urban condition is today being radically transformed. Urban restructuring is accelerating, new urban spaces are being consolidated, and new forms of urbanization are crystallizing. In New Urban Spaces, Neil...

Governing diversity

by Isabelle Rorive, Djordje Sredanovic & Andrea Rea

During the 2000s, the European Union has witnessed a significant change in terms of integration policies for immigrants.

This book intends to address the relationship between, on the one hand, cultural diversity...

When Europe meets Bismarck

by Thomas Kostera

What happens when the European Union sets new rules for the provision of cross-border healthcare services that once were conceived for the population living on the national territory ?

This books presents how...

Ethics in Governance

by Mohan Kanda

his book Ethics in Governance is rich source of thought on the subject Ethics as the overaching frame work for the application of acceptable principles is an important concern today.

The case studies dealt will...

Book Review: Nudge by Richard H. Thaler and Cass R. Sunstein

by 50Minutes

It can be hard for busy professionals to find the time to read the latest books. Stay up to date in a fraction of the time with this concise guide.

Nudge: Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth and Happiness...

Restructuring Relations

by Rauna Kuokkanen

Adopted in 2007, the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples establishes self-determination--including free, prior, and informed consent--as a foundational right and principle. Self-determination,...

Turning Point Auckland

by Owen Gill

Auckland is at a turning point. At current growth rates it will pass two million people sometime during the decade beginning 2022, at which point social and infrastructure problems will begin to compound. This...