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  • The Water, Food, Energy and Climate Nexus

    Challenges and an agenda for action

    Edited by Felix Dodds, Jamie Bartram

    Global trends of population growth, rising living standards and the rapidly increasing urbanized world are increasing the demand on water, food and energy. Added to this is the growing threat of climate change which will have huge impacts on water and food availability. It is increasingly…

    Paperback – 2016-04-13
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Networked Governance and Transatlantic Relations

    Building Bridges through Science Diplomacy

    By Gabriella Paár-Jákli

    In today’s complex and interconnected world, scholars of international relations seek to better understand challenges spurred by intensified global communication and interaction. The complex connectedness of modern society and politics compels us to investigate the pattern of interconnections among…

    Paperback – 2016-04-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

  • Radio’s Digital Dilemma

    Broadcasting in the Twenty-First Century

    By John Nathan Anderson

    Radio's Digital Dilemma is the first comprehensive analysis of the United States’ digital radio transition, chronicling the technological and policy development of the HD Radio broadcast standard. A story laced with anxiety, ignorance, and hubris, the evolution of HD Radio pitted the nation’s…

    Paperback – 2016-01-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • A Model of Prevention

    Life Lessons

    By David A. Hamburg

    An autobiography of a ground-breaking medical doctor. Dr. David A. Hamburg started as a medical student with interest in stress disorders, paying special attention to the propensity toward violence, including the evolution of human aggression. This lead him on a path to becoming one of the most…

    Paperback – 2015-12-17
    Routledge

  • Locating Emerging Media

    Edited by Germaine R. Halegoua, Ben Aslinger

    Locating Emerging Media focuses on the tensions between the local and global in the design, distribution, and use of emerging media forms, building on scholarship on the cultural geography of new media networks and products and the relationships between the "global" and the "local." Authors…

    Hardback – 2015-10-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

  • Anticipatory Policymaking

    When Government Acts to Prevent Problems and Why It Is So Difficult

    By Rob A. DeLeo

    Public policy analysts and political pundits alike tend to describe the policymaking process as a reactive sequence in which government develops solutions for clearly evident and identifiable problems. While this depiction holds true in many cases, it fails to account for instances in which public…

    Hardback – 2015-10-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Public Administration and Public Policy

  • Transforming Urban Water Supplies in India

    The Role of Reform and Partnerships in Globalization

    By Govind Gopakumar

    The absence of water supply infrastructure is a critical issue that affects the sustainability of cities in the developing world and the quality of life of millions of people living in these cities. Urban India has probably the largest concentration of people in the world lacking safe access to…

    Paperback – 2015-08-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Economic Patriotism in Open Economies

    Edited by Ben Clift, Cornelia Woll

    The recent financial crisis has demonstrated that governments continuously seek to steer their economies rather than leaving them to free markets. Despite the ambitions of international economic cooperation, such interventionism is decidedly local. Some politicians even proudly evoke "economic…

    Paperback – 2015-07-23
    Routledge
    Journal of European Public Policy Special Issues as Books

  • Politics and the Bomb

    The Role of Experts in the Creation of Cooperative Nuclear Non-Proliferation Agreements

    By Sara Z. Kutchesfahani

    Epistemic communities represent networks of knowledge-based experts that help articulate cause-and-effect relationships of complex problems, define the self-interests of a state, or formulate specific policies for state decision makers.   However, the role of these scientists and…

    Paperback – 2015-07-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

  • The Governance of Online Expression in a Networked World

    Edited by Helena Carrapico, Benjamin Farrand

    In recent years, we have witnessed the mushrooming of pro- democracy and protest movements not only in the Arab world, but also within Europe and the Americas. Such movements have ranged from popular upheavals, like in Tunisia and Egypt, to the organization of large-scale demonstrations against…

    Hardback – 2015-07-13
    Routledge

  • The Spatial Dimension of Risk

    How Geography Shapes the Emergence of Riskscapes

    Edited by Detlef Müller-Mahn

    Through its exploration of the spatial dimension of risk, this book offers a brand new approach to theorizing risk, and significant improvements in how to manage, tolerate and take risks. A broad range of risks are examined, including natural hazards, climate change, political violence, and…

    Paperback – 2015-05-22
    Routledge
    Earthscan Risk in Society

  • The Politics of Evolution

    By David F. Prindle

    The controversy over teaching evolution or creationism in American public schools offers a policy paradox. Two sets of values—science and democracy—are in conflict when it comes to the question of what to teach in public school biology classes. Prindle illuminates this tension between American…

    Paperback – 2015-04-13
    Routledge

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