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Policing Cooperation Across Borders: Comparative Perspectives on Law Enforcement within the EU and Australia

by Saskia Hufnagel

This book provides new insights into police cooperation from a comparative socio-legal perspective. It presents a broad analysis of comparable police cooperation strategies in two systems: the EU and Australia....


Moving in the Shadows: Violence in the Lives of Minority Women and Children

by Yasmin Rehman & Liz Kelly

Moving in the Shadows brings together for the first time in a single volume, an examination of violence against women and children within the diverse communities of the UK. Its strength lies in its gendered...


From the Ground Up: Community Gardens in New York City and the Politics of Spatial Transformation

by Efrat Eizenberg

Some 650 community gardens dot the city of New York. These gardens are attended by some of the least advantaged residents of the city. Urban residents use these spaces for horticulture, recreation, social gatherings,...


The Ashgate Research Companion to Critical Geopolitics

by Klaus Dodds & Merje Kuus

Bringing together leading researchers associated with the different forms of critical geopolitics, this volume produces an overview of its achievements, limitations, and areas of new and potential future development....


EU and US Competition Law: Divided in Unity?: The Rule on Restrictive Agreements and Vertical Intra-brand Restraints

by Csongor István| Nagy

This book examines the structure of the rule on restrictive agreements in the context of vertical intra-brand price and territorial restraints, analysing, comparing and evaluating their treatment in US antitrust...


Animal Harm: Perspectives on Why People Harm and Kill Animals

by Angus Nurse

Taking a broad approach, the book considers the killing and harming of animals in an international context and examines the effectiveness of current legislation, policy and sentencing. Including a section on...


A Good Death?: Law and Ethics in Practice

by Lynn Hagger & Simon Woods

This volume presents an interdisciplinary perspective on end-of-life matters, covering themes such as patients' rights to determine their own good death, considering their best interests when communication becomes...


Minorities and Nationalism in Turkish Law

by Derya Bayir

This book argues that the state's failure to accommodate ethno-religious diversity in Turkey is attributable to the founding philosophy of Turkish nationalism and its heavy penetration into the socio-political...


Third Sector Performance: Management and Finance in Not-for-profit and Social Enterprises

by Graham Manville & Richard Greatbanks

Third sector organizations are not the same as conventional businesses and are also subtly different from the public sector. There is currently a dearth of knowledge and a lack of research into issues around...


Policy Expertise in Contemporary Democracies

by Stephen Brooks & Dorota Stasiak

The contributors to this insightful and original volume argue that across the western world in general, the political expert occupies as important a role today as at any time in the past. The ubiquity of information...


The Politics of Energy and Memory between the Baltic States and Russia

by Agnia Grigas

The Baltic states share similar histories and resources, and face the same geopolitical challenges. All are dependent on Russia for energy yet, as this fascinating study reveals, they have pursued very different...


Queer Futures: Reconsidering Ethics, Activism, and the Political

by Elahe Haschemi Yekani & Eveline Kilian

Presenting some of the latest research in queer theory, this book draws together diverse perspectives to shed light on possible 'queer futures' when different affective, temporal, and local contexts are brought...


Transatlantic Trends in Democracy Promotion: Electoral Assistance in the Palestinian Territories

by Rouba Al-Fattal Eeckelaert

In this systematic, comparative analysis of European, American and Canadian efforts to assist elections and transform governance in conflict zones Rouba Al-Fattal greatly advances the empirical knowledge of...


The Ashgate Research Companion to Moral Panics

by Charles Krinsky

The Ashgate Research Companion to Moral Panics offers a comprehensive assemblage of cutting-edge critical and theoretical perspectives on the concept of moral panic. All chapters represent original research...


Africa and France: Postcolonial Cultures, Migration, and Racism

by Dominic Thomas

Africa and France reveals how increased control over immigration has changed cultural and social production, especially in theatre, literature, film, and even museum construction. A hated of foreigners, accompanied...


Disaster Operations and Decision Making

Anthropology in the Public Arena: Historical and Contemporary Contexts

by Jeremy MacClancy

This articulate and authoritative survey of both the popular and academic trends in anthropology demonstrates the broad relevance of anthropological knowledge and argues for a more inclusive conception of the...


Nearing Death Awareness: A Guide to the Language, Visions, and Dreams of the Dying

by Mary Anne Sanders

This book presents a variety of experience-based perspectives on working in palliative care. Emphasising the use of self and the importance of reflective practice in professional work, the book will be of relevance...


How to Become a Better Manager in Social Work and Social Care: Essential Skills for Managing Care

by Trish Hafford-Letchfield & Les Gallop

This handbook covers the essential skills social work and social care managers need to be excellent managers. Topics include time management, recruitment, managing meetings, involving service users, conflict...


Cultural Resource Laws and Practice

by Thomas F. King

With its updated analysis and treatments of key topics, this new edition is a must-have for archaeologists and students, historic preservationists, tribal governments, and others working with cultural resources....