• Political Construction Sites: Nation Building In Russia And The Post-soviet States book cover

    Political Construction Sites

    Nation Building In Russia And The Post-soviet States, 1st Edition

    By Pal Kolsto

    The dissolution of the Soviet Union has provided scholars with tremendously rich material for the study of comparative nation building. Not since the decolonization of Africa in the 1960s have so many new states been established in one stroke in one region. The post-Soviet states, moreover, have…

    Hardback – 2019-09-05

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    Political Philosophy

    1st Edition

    By Jean Hampton

    Political philosophy, perhaps even more than other branches of philosophy, calls for constant renewal to reflect not just re-readings of the tradition but also the demands of current events. In this lively and readable survey, Jean Hampton has created a text for our time that does justice both to…

    Hardback – 2019-09-05

  • Politics In Northern Ireland book cover

    Politics In Northern Ireland

    1st Edition

    By Paul Mitchell, Rick Wilford

    Despite the staggering number of books related to the Northern Ireland political arena, most of the literature concentrates on only a few dimensions of ?the conflict? and especially on constitutional policy and the on-going search for a resolution of the antagonisms. This original textbook, the…

    Hardback – 2019-09-05

  • Privatization: An International Review Of Performance book cover


    An International Review Of Performance, 1st Edition

    By Graeme Hodge

    Contracting out public sector services and divesting public enterprises are reforms that have enjoyed widespread global popularity in recent years. Better services, lower prices and greater accountability are the promises made by politicians, senior executives, and investment companies when…

    Hardback – 2019-09-05

  • Public Sector Performance: Management, Motivation, And Measurement book cover

    Public Sector Performance

    Management, Motivation, And Measurement, 1st Edition

    By Richard Kearney, Evan Berman

    Confronted with rising citizen discontent, the Reinventing Government movement, and new technological challenges, public organizations everywhere are seeking means of improving their performance. Their quest is not new, rather, the concern with improving the performance of government organizations…

    Hardback – 2019-09-05

  • Public Service: Callings, Commitments And Contributions book cover

    Public Service

    Callings, Commitments And Contributions, 1st Edition

    By Marc Holzer

    This volume includes perspectives on public service selected from six decades of major public administration journals. Recurring themes include: motivations to enter the public service, positive and negative images of public servants and of government, conflicts between loyalty to the organization…

    Hardback – 2019-09-05

  • Central and South-Eastern Europe 2020 book cover

    Central and South-Eastern Europe 2020

    20th Edition

    Edited by Europa Publications

    A comprehensive survey of the countries and territories of this region, incorporating the latest economic and political developments. General Survey     Essays by acknowledged experts in the region cover a variety of topical issues. In addition, appendices discuss the religions…

    Hardback – 2019-09-03
    Central and South-Eastern Europe

  • Water Supply And Environmental Management book cover

    Water Supply And Environmental Management

    1st Edition

    By Mohan Munasinghe

    In the light of the need for decisionmakers in developing countries to adopt a systematic and rational approach to water supply planning, this book provides a comprehensive and balanced treatment of water policy analysis and planning in the context of environmentally sustainable development.…

    Paperback – 2019-08-30

  • Globalization in World History book cover

    Globalization in World History

    3rd Edition

    By Peter N. Stearns

    In this third edition of Globalization in World History, Peter Stearns explores the roots of contemporary globalization, examining shifts in the global flow of people, goods, and ideas as early as 1000 CE. Exploring how four moments in history have accelerated the process of globalization, Stearns’…

    Paperback – 2019-08-29
    Themes in World History

  • Public Administration: An Introduction book cover

    Public Administration

    An Introduction, 3rd Edition

    By Marc Holzer, Richard W. Schwester

    Marc Holzer and Richard W. Schwester have written a fresh and highly engaging textbook for the introductory course in Public Administration. Their coverage is both comprehensive and cutting-edge, including not only all the basic topics (organization theory, budgeting, human resource management, etc…

    Paperback – 2019-08-28

  • The United Nations and Changing World Politics: Revised and Updated with a New Introduction book cover

    The United Nations and Changing World Politics

    Revised and Updated with a New Introduction, 8th Edition

    By Thomas G. Weiss, David P. Forsythe, Roger A. Coate, Kelly-Kate Pease

    The revised and updated Introduction to this classic text situates the UN in substantially changing world politics, including: The election of the ninth Secretary-General, António Guterres; The burgeoning of “new nationalisms” worldwide, including most importantly in the Trump administration’s…

    Paperback – 2019-08-28

  • AIDS in Africa and the Caribbean book cover

    AIDS in Africa and the Caribbean

    1st Edition

    By George Clement Bond, John Kreniske, Ida Susser, Joan Vincent

    This book offers detailed ethnographic studies from Africa and the Caribbean to explain AIDS in a global and comparative third-world context. The essays move beyond medical or epidemiological models, explaining the epidemic in its economic, social, political, and historic contexts.…

    Hardback – 2019-08-28

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