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  • American Government

    Constitutional Democracy Under Pressure

    By Cal Jillson

    American Government: Constitutional Democracy Under Pressure highlights the necessary tension between our constitutional principles and institutions and the populist heat that sometimes roils our national politics, especially at the current political moment. Our constitutional democracy has been…

    Paperback – 2018-07-17 

  • The Europa Directory of International Organizations 2018

    20th Edition

    Edited by Europa Publications

    The Europa Directory of International Organizations 2018 serves as an unequalled one-volume guide to the contemporary international system. Within a clear, unique framework the recent activities of all major international organizations are described in detail. Given alongside extensive background…

    Hardback – 2018-07-16 
    The Europa Directory of International Organizations

  • Testifying to Trauma

    The Codification of Atrocity in Humanitarian Law

    By Kirsten Campbell, Hannah Starman, Sari Wastell

    How do genocide and war crimes survivors become legal witnesses? Some fifty years after the criminal prosecutions of the Nuremberg and Tokyo Tribunals of World War Two, we have yet to fully understand how law codifies the traumas of genocides and war crimes. This problem has taken on a new…

    Hardback – 2018-07-15 

  • Understanding Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism

    By Rashmi Singh, Jorge M. Lasmar

    This new textbook seeks to fill a gap in the literature by providing an accessible overview of both terrorism and counter-terrorism. The book aims both to contextualise terrorism historically and to introduce students to the multiple concepts and debates that are…

    Paperback – 2018-07-15 

  • Applied Budgeting Techniques for the Public Sector

    By Aman Khan

    This book provides a detailed discussion of some commonly used methods and techniques in budgeting, including simple economic base models, basic time-series models, causal forecasting models, capital-rationing models, and budget allocation models. While many books cover forecasting, optimization…

    Hardback – 2018-07-15 

  • Governing the World Intellectual Property Organization

    The Power Politics of Institutional Crisis and Reform

    By Carolyn Deere Birkbeck

    This book will be the first systematic and comprehensive effort to examine the politics of the World Intellectual Property Organization’s (WIPO) governance system, its evolution, and key outstanding challenges. It deals with questions such as: How does WIPO’s governance system work? How much has…

    Hardback – 2018-07-15 
    Global Institutions

  • Chemical Warfare Agents

    Biomedical and Psychological Effects, Medical Countermeasures, and Emergency Response, Third Edition

    Edited by James A. Romano Jr., Harry Salem, Brian J. Lukey

    This third edition contains the most current and comprehensive coverage of the question of chemical warfare agent employment on the battlefield or in terrorism. It contains descriptions of the newest medical interventions, technologies deployed in the field, international response to chemical…

    Hardback – 2018-07-15 
    CRC Press

  • The Ethics of Immigration

    An Introduction

    By Adam Hosein

    The Ethics of Immigration: An Introduction systematically and comprehensively examines the ethical issues surrounding the concept of immigration. Addressing important questions such as: Can states claim a right to control their borders and if so to what extent? How can you determine which…

    Paperback – 2018-07-15 
    The Ethics of ...

  • Theories and Practices of Development

    3rd Edition

    By Katie Willis

    Global economic crisis, political instability and climate change have led academics and policy-makers to consider how ‘development’ in all parts of the world should be achieved. However, ‘development’ has always been a contested idea. While often presented as a positive process to improve people’s…

    Paperback – 2018-07-15 
    Routledge Perspectives on Development

  • From Westphalia to Cosmopolis?

    Volume 1 - The Westphalian System

    By Bjørn Møller

    This is the first volume in a two-volume work contrasting two alternative world orders and assessing their comparative strengths and weaknesses and the chances for, and obstacles to, gradually moving from one to the other. Often referred to as the Westphalian system, it may briefly be described as…

    Hardback – 2018-07-15 

  • The End of Religion

    Toward a Feminist Re-invention of the State

    Edited by Naomi Goldenberg, Kathleen McPhillips

    The End of Religion takes seriously the visionary call by Gayatri Spivak and Judith Butler to re-invent the state devoid of nationalisms and fascisms as a feminist goal. There is a need to challenge the creation and positioning of religion by the state as a protected bastion that is shielded from…

    Hardback – 2018-07-15 

  • Halfway to Freedom of Information

    The Legislative and Judicial Protection of the Right of Access to Information in China

    By Yongxi Chen

    A right of access to information (ATI) was introduced to China in 2007, creating uncertain hopes that freedom of information may flourish in this party-state with ingrained traditions of secrecy. This book is the first comprehensive assessment of the law and enforcement relating to Chinese citizens…

    Hardback – 2018-07-15 
    The Rule of Law in China and Comparative Perspectives

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