• Mining in Latin America: Critical Approaches to the New Extraction book cover

    Mining in Latin America

    Critical Approaches to the New Extraction, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kalowatie Deonandan, Michael L. Dougherty

    The last two decades have witnessed a dramatic expansion and intensification of mineral resource exploitation and development across the global south, especially in Latin America. This shift has brought mining more visibly into global public debates and spurred a great deal of controversy and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
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    Routledge Studies of the Extractive Industries and Sustainable Development

  • Climate Change Adaptation and Social Resilience in the Sundarbans book cover

    Climate Change Adaptation and Social Resilience in the Sundarbans

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anna O'Donnell, Quentin Wodon

    Household vulnerability to weather shocks and changing climatic conditions has become a major concern in developing countries. Yet the empirical evidence remains limited on the impact that changing environmental conditions have on households. This book explores climate change adaptation using a…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • Forest Tenure Reform in Asia and Africa: Local Control for Improved Livelihoods, Forest Management, and Carbon Sequestration book cover

    Forest Tenure Reform in Asia and Africa

    Local Control for Improved Livelihoods, Forest Management, and Carbon Sequestration, 1st Edition

    Edited by Randall Bluffstone, Elizabeth J.Z. Robinson

    Forest tenure reforms are occurring in many developing countries around the world. These reforms typically include devolution of forest lands to local people and communities, which has attracted a great deal of attention and interest. While the nature and level of devolution vary by country, all…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
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    Environment for Development

  • Gender Research in Natural Resource Management: Building Capacities in the Middle East and North Africa book cover

    Gender Research in Natural Resource Management

    Building Capacities in the Middle East and North Africa, 1st Edition

    Edited by Malika Abdelali-Martini, Aden Aw-Hassan

    The aim of this book is to highlight the role that gender research can play in understanding natural resource management and rural development issues in the Middle East and North Africa region and how hands-on training and mentoring can be used as a capacity enhancement approach…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
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    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Ministerial Survival During Political and Cabinet Change: Foreign Affairs, Diplomacy and War book cover

    Ministerial Survival During Political and Cabinet Change

    Foreign Affairs, Diplomacy and War, 1st Edition

    By Alejandro Quiroz Flores

    Political leaders need ministers to help them rule and so conventional wisdom suggests that leaders appoint competent ministers to their cabinet. This book shows this is not necessarily the case. It examines the conditions that facilitate survival in ministerial office and how they are linked to…

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  • Public Ethics at the European Commission: Politics, Reform and Individual Views book cover

    Public Ethics at the European Commission

    Politics, Reform and Individual Views, 1st Edition

    By Andreea Nastase

    Since the early 2000s, reforms in the area of public ethics have represented a significant part in the European Commission's efforts to improve its internal governance and democratic legitimacy, and address the crisis of public confidence in European integration. This book comprises a study of…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
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  • The Public Legitimacy of Minority Claims: A Central/Eastern European perspective book cover

    The Public Legitimacy of Minority Claims

    A Central/Eastern European perspective, 1st Edition

    By Plamen Makariev

    Problems involving minorities still constitute a significant challenge for public policies in countries such as the ones on the territories of the former Soviet Union and Yugoslavia. Unassimilated, facing the cultural "non-transparency" of their lifeworlds, and usually without autonomy, their…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
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  • Consolidation Policies in Federal States: Conflicts and Solutions book cover

    Consolidation Policies in Federal States

    Conflicts and Solutions, 1st Edition

    By Dietmar Braun, Christian Ruiz-Palmero, Johanna Schnabel

    The Global Financial Crisis has led to a renewed attention for the management of public debt and deficits of advanced and developing industrial states. To successfully deal with such problems of public finances raises particular concerns in federal states where fiscal competencies are split between…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
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  • EU Presidencies between Politics and Administration: The Governmentality of the Polish, Danish and Cypriot Trio Presidency in 2011-2012 book cover

    EU Presidencies between Politics and Administration

    The Governmentality of the Polish, Danish and Cypriot Trio Presidency in 2011-2012, 1st Edition

    By Mads Dagnis Jensen, Peter Nedergaard

    This book offers the first comprehensive analysis after the Lisbon Treaty came into force of the EU Presidency's impact on national administrations in the Member States of Poland, Denmark and Cyprus before, during and after the Presidency. Placing the practical issues facing officials and…

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  • Ethnic Conflict in Asymmetric Federations: Comparative Experience of the Former Soviet and Yugoslav Regions book cover

    Ethnic Conflict in Asymmetric Federations

    Comparative Experience of the Former Soviet and Yugoslav Regions, 1st Edition

    By Gorana Grgić

    In the last years of their existence, the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) and the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (SFRY) found themselves facing a similar and very grim state of affairs. After their disintegration, the former Yugoslav republics spiralled into a set of ethnic…

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  • EU Security Missions and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict book cover

    EU Security Missions and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

    1st Edition

    By Amr Nasr El-Din

    This book explores and analyses the various factors that affected the formulation of the common EU policy towards the Middle East Peace Process (MEPP), as well as the specifics of the process by which the EU created EUPOL COPPS and EUBAM Rafah. It answers two central questions: firstly, why and how…

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  • The EU and Russia in Their 'Contested Neighbourhood': Multiple External Influences, Policy Transfer and Domestic Change book cover

    The EU and Russia in Their 'Contested Neighbourhood'

    Multiple External Influences, Policy Transfer and Domestic Change, 1st Edition

    By Laure Delcour

    The literature on the European Union influence’s in its Eastern neighbourhood has tended to focus on EU-level policies and prioritize EU-related variables. This book seeks to overcome this EU-centric approach by connecting EU policy transfer to the domestic and regional environment in which it…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

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