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  • International Political Economy

    The Struggle for Power and Wealth in a Globalizing World, 1st Edition

    By Thomas D. Lairson, David Skidmore

    This text offers a rethinking of the field of international political economy in an era of growing but uneven globalization. Even as global integration advances, states play central roles as partners with the largest of global firms, as the catalysts of competitiveness and economic growth, as the…

    Paperback – 2016-12-12
    Routledge

  • Futures Research and Environmental Sustainability

    Theory and Method, 1st Edition

    By James K. Lein

    This book explores the challenges of presenting sustainability as a more actionable or practical concept and identifying approaches that might offer useful assistance in addressing the temporal and spatial representation of sustainability. The underlying premise of this book is that sustainability…

    Hardback – 2016-12-01
    CRC Press

  • Introducing Public Administration

    9th Edition

    By Jay M. Shafritz, E. W. Russell, Christopher P. Borick, Albert C. Hyde

    Now in an extensively revised 9th edition, Introducing Public Administration provides students with the conceptual foundation they need, while introducing them to important trends in the discipline. Known for its lively and witty writing style, this beloved textbook examines the most important…

    Paperback – 2016-10-03
    Routledge

  • American Law and Legal Systems

    8th Edition

    By James V. Calvi, Susan Coleman

    American Law and Legal Systems examines the philosophy of law within a political, social, and economic framework with great clarity and insight. Readers are introduced to operative legal concepts, everyday law practices, substantive procedures, and the intricacies of the American legal system.…

    Paperback – 2016-09-15
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Urban Planning

    11th Edition

    By John M. Levy

    Planning is a highly political activity. It is immersed in politics and inseparable from the law. Urban and regional planning decisions often involve large sums of money, both public and private, with the potential to deliver large benefits to some and losses to others. Contemporary Urban Planning,…

    Paperback – 2016-09-01
    Routledge

  • Managing in the Public Sector

    A Casebook in Ethics and Leadership, 2nd Edition

    By Brett Sharp, Grant Aguirre, Kenneth Kickham

    Casebooks in public administration have become intensely sophisticated with complex scenarios, richly detailed multi-step simulations, and demanding role playing requirements. While these types of cases and exercises have their place, Managing in the Public Sector is a casebook designed with…

    Paperback – 2016-08-23
    Routledge

  • Land Tenure, Boundary Surveys, and Cadastral Systems

    1st Edition

    By George M. Cole, Donald A. Wilson

    Land is important to all aspects of human life and has a key role in the economic well-being of society therefore, land tenure, land ownership, and real property law is a critical part of any developed nation. Together, the processes of how land parcels are held; how they are defined, measured, and…

    Hardback – 2016-08-01
    CRC Press

  • Drought in Brazil

    Proactive Management and Policy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Erwin De Nys, Nathan Engle, Antônio Rocha Magalhães

    Drought is a slow-onset natural hazard that is often referred to as a creeping phenomenon. The challenge of monitoring drought’s onset and evolution, and identifying its termination or end is one that scientists, natural resource managers, and decision makers have been struggling with for decades.…

    Hardback – 2016-08-01
    CRC Press
    Drought and Water Crises

  • Statistics in Plain English

    4th Edition

    By Timothy C. Urdan

    This introductory textbook provides an inexpensive, brief overview of statistics to help readers gain a better understanding of how statistics work and how to interpret them correctly. Each chapter describes a different statistical technique, ranging from basic concepts like central tendency and…

    Paperback – 2016-07-25
    Routledge

  • Analyzing American Democracy

    Politics and Political Science, 2nd Edition

    By Jon R. Bond, Kevin B. Smith

    How can political science help you understand the world you live in? Modern approaches to the study of politics analyze why Congress, the president, the courts, and other political actors do what they do. Learning to think critically about power, institutions, and rules helps citizens engage…

    Paperback – 2016-07-18
    Routledge

  • Radar Imaging for Maritime Observation

    1st Edition

    By Fabrizio Berizzi, Marco Martorella, Elisa Giusti

    Based on the experiences of the Department of Information Engineering of the University of Pisa and the Radar and Surveillance System (RaSS) national laboratory of the National Interuniversity Consortium of Telecommunication (CNIT), Radar Imaging for Maritime Observation presents the most recent…

    Hardback – 2016-06-17
    CRC Press
    Signal and Image Processing of Earth Observations

  • Water Policy and Planning in a Variable and Changing Climate

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kathleen A. Miller, Alan F. Hamlet, Douglas S. Kenney, Kelly T. Redmond

    Water Policy and Planning in a Variable and Changing Climate addresses the current challenges facing western water planners and policy makers in the United States and considers strategies for managing water resources and related risks in the future. Written by highly-regarded experts in the…

    Hardback – 2016-06-06
    CRC Press
    Drought and Water Crises

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