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Risk and Regulatory Policy

by Collective

We expect governments to protect citizens from the adverse consequences of hazardous events. At the same time it is not possible or necessarily in the best interest of citizens for all risks to be removed. A...


Law, Force and Diplomacy at Sea (Routledge Revivals)

by Ken Booth

Law, Force and Diplomacy at Sea, first published in 1985, is one of the few comprehensive treatments on the subject from a strategic perspective. It offers a detailed strategic analysis of the background and...


Neighborhood Associations and Local Governance in Japan

by Robert J. Pekkanen, Yutaka Tsujinaka & Hidehiro Yamamoto

Although local neighborhood associations are found in many countries, Japan's are distinguished by their ubiquity, scope of activities, and very high participation rates, making them important for the study...


The International Politics of Antarctica (Routledge Revivals)

by Peter J. Beck

First published in 1986, this book considers the nature of international interest in Antarctica and the positions of those involved. It looks at the significance of the historical dimension, the development...


The Falkland Islands as an International Problem (Routledge Revivals)

by Peter J. Beck

Although the Falklands War of 1982 had a decisive outcome in respect to the restoration of British control, it failed to resolve the basic cause of the war: the Anglo-Argentine dispute over sovereignty. Relations...


Managing the Planet: The politics of the new millennium

by Norman Moss

We are at a watershed of history. The human race is now so numerous and its technological power so great that we are having an unprecedented impact on the biosphere, the entire planet. The need to control this...


European Parliament Elections After Eastern Enlargement

by Hermann Schmitt

This book reflects on the questions raised by the European Election Study 2004 whose analytical focus was on the legitimacy of EU politics after Eastern enlargement. It also assesses the dynamics and the...


The Roles and Function of Parliamentary Questions

by Shane Martin & Olivier Rozenberg

Parliamentary questions are a feature of almost all national legislatures. Despite this, we know very little about how questions are used by MPs and what impact questions have on controlling the government....


The Politics of the Real World: A Major Statement of Public Concern from Over 40 of the UK's Leading Voluntary and Campaigning Organisations

by Real World Coalition

Many people today feel that something has gone wrong with British society and British politics. The quality of like seems to be declining. Crime soars. Traffic and pollution spiral. Mass unemployment is undiminished,...


Corruption and Legislatures

by Riccardo Pelizzo & Frederick Stapenhurst

This book investigates parliaments' role in curbing corruption. In addition to discussing the definition, causes, and costs of corruption and the role that parliaments have in reducing corruption, the authors consider...


Age of Fear (Routledge Revivals): Power Versus Principle in the War on Terror

by Amitav Acharya

First published in 2004 in the immediate wake of the September 11 terrorist attacks, this is an accessible commentary intended to provoke thought and debate on the topic of terrorism. In a collection of challenging...


ReshapingTheFuture

by Arduino Paniccia

Having a strategy means finding solutions to the complexity of the global world. The task of this manual is pointing out a possible method to transform the future to our advantage and seize also economic and...


Science & Governance - Taking European Knowledge Society Seriously

by Various

This report is the product of an expert working group acting under mandate from the European Commission Directorate General for Research (DG RTD), on the topic of European science and governance. We interpreted...


BFF Economics: It's an Emergency!

by M. James Freeman

BFF ECONOMICS makes a compelling argument for how America's economy must change, and change quickly. The book explains in everyday terms and uses unique and powerful analysis how to best vote in November, and...


Open Government: Collaboration, Transparency, and Participation in Practice

by Daniel Lathrop & Laurel Ruma

In a world where web services can make real-time data accessible to anyone, how can the government leverage this openness to improve its operations and increase citizen participation and awareness? Through a...


The Call for Innovative and Open Government

by Collective

This report presents an overview of country initiatives concerning efficient, effective public services and open and innovative government. It focuses on four core issues:  delivery of public services in times...


Corporate Governance in Slovenia 2011

by Collective

This Review of Corporate Governance in Slovenia describes the corporate governance setting including the structure and ownership concentration of listed companies and the structure and operation of the state-owned...


Corporate Governance in Israel 2011

by Collective

The Review of Corporate Governance in Israel was prepared as part of the process of Israel’s accession to OECD Membership. The report describes the corporate governance setting including the structure and...


The Criminalisation of Bribery in Asia and the Pacific

by Collective

Criminalisation is a key component of all international anti-corruption instruments. For example, the OECD Convention on Combating Bribery of Foreign Public Officials in International Business Transactions (Anti-Bribery...


Corporate Governance in Asia 2011

by Collective

In 2003, the Asian Roundtable on Corporate Governance produced recommendations to improve corporate governance in Asia, based on the OECD Principles of Corporate Governance. This report summarises the results...