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Democracy in Crisis (Works of Harold J. Laski)

by Harold J. Laski

This volume is an expanded version of the Weil lectures given at the University of North Carolina in 1931 and is one of the two texts of Laski's quasi Marxist period.


Archaeology and Place-Names and History: An Essay on Problems of Co-ordination

by F.T. Wainwright

In the period A.D. 400-1100, perhaps more than in any other, it is necessary to bring together the results of historical, archaeological and place-name studies. Each provides information that is either badly...


Arab Industrialisation and Economic Integration (RLE Economy of Middle East)

by Roberto Aliboni

Independently commissioned by IAI, the three studies comprising this book examine inter-Arab industrial and economic cooperation. The first chapter analyses the industrial strategies, economic policies and attempts...


The Rise of European Liberalism (Works of Harold J. Laski): An Essay in Interpretation

by Harold J. Laski

A valuable piece of intellectual history, readable in its own terms, this volume, beginning with the Renaissance and the Reformation, traces the growth of Liberal doctrine until the advent of the French Revolution....


Parliamentary Government in England (Works of Harold J. Laski): A Commentary

by Harold J. Laski

This volume, originally published in 1938 can be read by anyone with an interest in the evolution of the institution of government in England and how the workings of some parts of it particularly relate to the...


Ancient Chinese Encyclopedia of Technology: Translation and Annotation of Kaogong ji, The Artificers' Record

by Jun Wenren

This book presents the first translation into English of the full text of the Kaogong ji. This classic work, described by the great scholar of the history of Chinese science and technology Joseph Needham as...


Community Leadership Development: A Compendium of Theory, Research, and Application

by Mark A. Brennan

The development of leadership capacities addresses a vital and continuing need in communities and organizations as they attempt to adapt to a wide range of social, economic, environmental, and political changes....


New Perspectives on Turkey-EU Relations

by Chris Rumford

This book makes the case for looking afresh at Turkey-EU relations in order to appreciate the richness and complexity of a relationship which is now more than 50 years old and is still not close to reaching...


Regional Governance in Post-NAFTA North America: Building without Architecture

by Brian Bow & Greg Anderson

Twenty years after NAFTA, the consensus seems to be that the regional project in North America is dead. The trade agreement was never followed up by new institutions that might cement a more ambitious regional...


The Determinants of Arab Economic Development (RLE Economy of Middle East)

by Yusuf A. Sayigh

This book explores in depth the factors determining economic development in the Arab region. The particular factors relevant to the Arab world are also set within the context of the broad political economy of...


The Economic Case for Palestine (RLE Economy of Middle East)

by Elias H. Tuma & Haim Darin-Drabkin

Much has been written about the Arab-Israeli conflict, the prospects for peace or war and the eventual establishment of a Palestinian state, side by side with the state of Israel. The emphasis, however, has...


The Danger of Being a Gentleman (Works of Harold J. Laski): And Other Essays

by Harold J. Laski

An excellent and entertaining essayist, Laski's volume deals with the issues of politics and law in Europe and American during the 1920s and 30s. It is unified by the concpetion of democracy as a society of...


Programme for Victory (Works of Harold J. Laski)

by Harold J. Laski, Harold Nicolson & Herbert Read

Written two years after the commencement of the Second World War, the chapters in this book succinctly put forward the case for reorganizing the foundations of the social order, by rejecting capitalism and historical...


Towards Disaster Risk Reduction: A Policy-Focused Approach to Natural Hazards and Disasters

by Jason K. Levy & Chennat Gopalakrishnan

This book constitutes a landmark attempt to address, comprehensively and in-depth, a policy-focused approach to the many timely and important issues associated with building a culture of disaster prevention...


Environmental Journalism

by Henrik Bodker & Irene Neverla

Environmental journalism is an increasingly significant area for study within the broader field of journalism studies. It connects the concerns of politics, science, business, culture and the natural world...


The Walking Larder: Patterns of Domestication, Pastoralism, and Predation

by Juliet Clutton-Brock

This book is one of a series of more than 20 volumes resulting from the World Archaeological Congress, September 1986, attempting to bring together not only archaeologists and anthropologists from many parts...


Hunters of the Recent Past

by Leslie B. Davis & Brian O.K. Reeves

One of a series of more than 20 volumes resulting from the World Archaeological Congress, September 1986, which brought together archaeologists and anthropologists from many parts of the world, academics from...


The Strategy of Freedom (Works of Harold J. Laski): An Open Letter to Students, especially American

by Harold J. Laski

In this tract, Laski discusses the British case for the destruction of Hitler from the angle of the university student, especially from America, who had doubts about the complexities of the situation. He illustrates...


Communist Manifesto (Works of Harold J. Laski): Socialist Landmark

by Harold J. Laski

To mark the centenary of its first publication in 1848, the Labour Party issued this important special edition of the Communist Manifesto. In his (then) new historical introduction, Harold Laski discussed the...


Fighting Financial Crime in the Global Economic Crisis

by Nicholas Ryder, Umut Turksen & Sabine Hassler

Many commentators, regulatory agencies and politicians have blamed the risky behaviour of both financial institutions and their actors for the collapse of the United States sub-prime mortgage market which in...