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Planning Against the Political: Democratic Deficits in European Territorial Governance

by Jonathan Metzger, Philip Allmendinger & Stijn Oosterlynck

This book brings together a number of highly innovative and thought provoking contributions from European researchers in territorial governance-related fields such as human geography, planning studies, sociology,...


Shakespeare Inside: The Bard Behind Bars

by Amy Scott-Douglass

Shakespeare Inside goes behind the scenes to reveal Shakespeare at work in the most decisive institutional context of our time - in prisons. Based upon the author's experience of watching prison yard rehearsals...


Cases in Climate Change Policy: Political Reality in the European Union

by Ragnar E. Lofsted & Ute Collier

This volume examines case studies on EU countries' policy to combat climate change, examining the constraints of and opportunities for the implementation of climate change strategies in these countries. The...


The Economic Implications of Climate Change in Britain

by Martin Parry & Rachel Duncan

Climate change could have a substantial economic impact, particularly on coastal states where seas level rises will be felt most strongly. Among these, the British Isles are likely to be significantly affected,...


Speaking Green with a Southern Accent: Environmental Management and Innovation in the South

by Gerald Andrews Emison

This book studies Southern environmental policy and politics in order to understand the concrete realities of the Southeast and extend those realities' understanding to other regions of the country. It analyzes...


Outsourcing War and Peace: Preserving Public Values in a World of Privatized Foreign Affairs

by Laura A. Dickinson

Over the past decade, states and international organizations have shifted a surprising range of foreign policy functions to private contractors. But who is accountable when the employees of foreign private firms...


Lone Star America: How Texas Can Save Our Country

by Mark Davis & Sean Hannity

Throughout America and around the world, the United States has been known as a beacon of hope and opportunity, the land of the free and the home of the brave. Sadly, from the crumbling urban ghetto of Detroit...


Green Planet Blues: Critical Perspectives on Global Environmental Politics

by Ken Conca & Geoffrey D. Dabelko

This collection of essays on global environmental politics explores current environmental controversies from a variety of perspectives and value orientations.


The Global Development of Policy Regimes to Combat Climate Change

by Nicholas Stern, Alex Bowen & JOHN WHALLEY

The year 2015 will be a landmark year for international climate change negotiations. Governments have agreed to adopt a universal legal agreement on climate change at the 21st Conference of Parties (COP21) to...


Socio-Analytic Dialogue: Incorporating Psychosocial Dynamics Into Public Policies

by Bruno Boccara

Bruno Boccara’s Socio-Analytic Dialogue develops a new framework for analyzing public policy that incorporates complex and changing psychosocial issues, in particular those related to the societal unconscious....


Disarmament Diplomacy and Human Security

by Denise Garcia

This book assesses how progress in disarmament diplomacy in the last decade has improved human security.


Game Changers: Energy on the Move

by George Pratt Shultz & Robert C. Armstrong

It is becoming increasingly obvious that the United States needs reliable and inexpensive energy to propel our economy and protect our national security interests. Game Changers presents five research and development...


Regional Energy Initiatives: MedReg and the Energy Community

by Carlo Cambini & Alessandro Rubino

This book focuses on the two intra-regional initiatives created for the development and integration of energy markets: the Energy Community and MedReg.

The Energy Community and MedReg, apart from their common...


International Trends in University Governance.: Autonomy, Self-Government and the Distribution of Authority

by Michael Shattock

Governance is becoming increasingly important in universities just as it is in the wider world of commerce and banking. Historically, universities were run by their academic communities but as mass higher education...


Routledge Handbook of Science, Technology, and Society

by Daniel Lee Kleinman & Kelly Moore

Over the last decade or so, the field of science and technology studies (STS) has become an intellectually dynamic interdisciplinary arena. Concepts, methods, and theoretical perspectives are being drawn both...


Acid Rain in Europe: Counting the Cost

by Helen Apsimon, David Pearce & Ece Ozdemiroglu

 The environmental impacts of acid rain: on human health, on buildings and materials, on forests, freshwaters, crops and biodiversity and on global warming have been well-documented. Less is known about the...


Environmentalism

by David Peterson Del Mar

Environmental movements have produced some impressive results, including cleaner air and the preservation of selected species and places. But movements that challenged western prosperity and comfort seldom...


Contesting Hidden Waters: Conflict Resolution for Groundwater and Aquifers

by W. Todd Jarvis

The world increasingly relies on groundwater resources for drinking water and the provision of food for a growing population. The utilization of aquifer systems also extends beyond freshwater supply to include...


A Secret History of Coffee, Coca & Cola

by Ricardo Cortés

The cocreator of Go the Fuck to Sleep presents an illustrated history of the intermingling of Coffee, Coca-Cola, and Cocaine.


Reconfiguring Global Climate Governance in North America: A Transregional Approach

by Marcela López-Vallejo

This book details previous discussions about the concept of global climate governance and its limits. The author puts forward a theoretical proposal for re-territorialization and coordination of policies for...