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  1. Handbook on Migration and Social Policy

    Handbook on Migration and Social Policy

    Edited by Gary P. Freeman, Nikola Mirilovic
    In this detailed Handbook, an interdisciplinary team of scholars explores the consequences of migration for the social policies of rich welfare states. They test conflicting claims as to the positive and negative effects of different types of migration against the experience of countries in Europe, North America, Australasia, and South Asia. The chapters assess arguments as to migration’s impact on the financial, social, and political stability of social programs. The volume includes comprehensive reviews of existing scholarship as well as state of the art original empirical analysis. Learn More
    April 2016   Hardback Price: $ 255.00   Web: $ 229.50
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  2. Handbook on Transport and Urban Planning in the Developed World

    Handbook on Transport and Urban Planning in the Developed World

    Edited by Michiel Bliemer, Corinne Mulley, Claudine Moutou
    This Handbook provides comprehensive coverage of all the major factors that underpin our understanding of urban and transport planning in the developed world. Combining urban and transport planning in one volume, the chapters present the state of the art as well as new research and directions for the future. It is an essential reference to all the key issues in this area as well as signalling areas of concern and future research paths. Academics, researchers, students, policy-makers and practitioners will find it a constant source of information and guidance. Learn More
    April 2016   Hardback Price: $ 240.00   Web: $ 216.00
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  3. Handbook on Class and Social Stratification in China

    Handbook on Class and Social Stratification in China

    Edited by Yingjie Guo
    This comprehensive, interdisciplinary Handbook illustrates the patterns of class transformation in China since 1949, situating them in their historical context. Presenting detailed case studies of social stratification and class formation in a wide range of settings, the expert contributors provide valuable insights into multiple aspects of China’s economy, polity and society. The Handbook on Class and Social Stratification in China explores largely neglected contemporary topics such as women’s social mobility in relation to marriage and the high school entrance exam as a class sorter, placing it at the forefront of progressive literature. Learn More
    March 2016   Hardback Price: $ 225.00   Web: $ 202.50
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  4. Handbook on Water Security

    Handbook on Water Security

    Edited by Claudia Pahl-Wostl, Anik Bhaduri, Joyeeta Gupta
    Water security has received increasing attention in the scientific and policy community in recent years. This Handbook covers the wide range of perspectives required to understand water security as a concept guiding water governance and management at different levels and in different regions. It reflects on past, present and future challenges to water security and strategies on how to overcome them. An invaluable resource for scientific scholars, it will also appeal policy makers and practitioners interested in a deeper understanding of this important concept. Learn More
    February 2016   Hardback Price: $ 210.00   Web: $ 189.00
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  5. Handbook of Chinese Migration

    Handbook of Chinese Migration

    Edited by Iredale R. Robyn, Guo Fei
    The recent unprecedented scale of Chinese migration has had far-reaching consequences. Within China, many villages have been drained of their young and most able workers, cities have been swamped by the ‘floating population’, and many rural migrants have been unable to integrate into urban society. Internationally, the Chinese have become increasingly more mobile. This Handbook provides a unique collection of new and original research on internal and international Chinese migration and its effects on the sense of belonging of migrants. Learn More
    February 2016   Hardback Price: $ 210.00   Web: $ 189.00
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  6. Research Handbook on Climate Governance

    Research Handbook on Climate Governance

    Edited by Karin Bäckstrand, Eva Lövbrand
    The 2009 United Nations climate conference in Copenhagen is often represented as a watershed in global climate politics, when the diplomatic efforts to negotiate a successor agreement to the Kyoto Protocol failed and was replaced by a fragmented and decentralized climate governance order. In the post-Copenhagen landscape the top-down universal approach to climate governance has gradually given way for a more complex, hybrid and dispersed political landscape involving multiple actors, arenas and sites. The Research Handbook on Climate Governance takes stock of these developments in time for the upcoming UN climate conference in Paris in December 2015. The Handbook contains contributions from more than 50 internationally leading scholars and explores the latest trends and theoretical developments of the climate governance scholarship. Learn More
    February 2016   Hardback Price: $ 290.00   Web: $ 261.00
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  7. Handbook of Social Choice and Voting

    Handbook of Social Choice and Voting

    Edited by Jac C. Heckelman, Nicholas R. Miller
    This Handbook provides an overview of interdisciplinary research related to social choice and voting for a non-specialist audience. Expert contributors from various fields present critical interpretations of the existing literature and descriptions of famous theorems and other important results, as well as suggesting new directions of research. Learn More
    February 2016   Hardback Price: $ 225.00   Web: $ 202.50
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  8. Research Handbook on Political Economy and Law

    Research Handbook on Political Economy and Law

    Edited by Ugo Mattei, John Haskell
    Events such as the global financial crisis have helped reveal that the drivers and contours of governance on a national and international level remain a mystery in many respects. Set in this context, this timely Research Handbook is the first to explicitly address the constitutive relationship between law and political economy. With scholarly contributions from diverse disciplinary and geographic backgrounds, this authoritative book covers, in three parts, topics surrounding money and markets, the relations of organization, and commodities, land and resources. Learn More
    January 2016   Hardback Price: $ 270.00   Web: $ 243.00
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  9. Handbook of Critical Policy Studies

    Handbook of Critical Policy Studies

    Edited by Frank Fischer, Douglas Torgerson, Anna Durnova, Michael Orsini
    Critical policy studies, as illustrated in this Handbook, challenges the conventional approaches public policy inquiry. But it offers important innovations as well, in particular its focus on discursive politics, policy argumentation and deliberation, and interpretive modes of analysis. Learn More
    January 2016   Hardback Price: $ 270.00   Web: $ 243.00
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  10. Handbook of the Politics of China

    Handbook of the Politics of China

    Edited by David S.G. Goodman
    The Handbook of the Politics of China is a comprehensive resource introducing readers to the very latest in research on Chinese Politics. Under the guidance of David Goodman, the volume provides an introduction to the key structures and issues, providing the foundations on which later learning can be built. It contains four sections of new and original research, dealing with leadership and institutions, public policy, political economy and social change, and international relations and includes a comprehensive bibliography. Each of the twenty-six chapters has been written by an established authority in the field and each reviews the literature on the topic, and presents the latest findings of research. An essential primer for the study of China’s politics. Learn More
    December 2015   Hardback Price: $ 255.00   Web: $ 229.50
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  11. Handbook on the Economics of Foreign Aid

    Handbook on the Economics of Foreign Aid

    Edited by B. Mak Arvin, Byron Lew
    It would be fair to say that foreign aid today is one of the most important factors in international relations and in the national economy of many countries – as well as one of the most researched fields in economics. Although much has been written on the subject of foreign aid, this book contributes by taking stock of knowledge in the field, with chapters summarizing long-standing debates as well as the latest advances. Several contributions provide new analytical insights or empirical evidence on different aspects of aid. As a whole, the book demonstrate how researchers have dealt with increasingly complex issues over time – both theoretical and empirical – on the allocation, impact, and efficacy of aid, with aid policies placed at the center of the discussion. Learn More
    December 2015   Hardback Price: $ 290.00   Web: $ 261.00
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  12. Handbook of the Politics of the Arctic

    Handbook of the Politics of the Arctic

    Edited by Leif Christian Jensen, Geir Hønneland
    The Arctic has again become one of the leading issues on the international foreign policy agenda, in a manner unseen since the Cold War. Drawing on the perspectives of geo-politics and international law, this Handbook offers fresh insights and perspectives on the most pressing issues, grouped under the headings of political ascendancy, climate and environmental issues, resources and energy, and the response and policies of affected countries. Learn More
    November 2015   Hardback Price: $ 335.00   Web: $ 301.50
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  13. The International Handbook of Political Ecology

    The International Handbook of Political Ecology

    Edited by Raymond Bryant
    The International Handbook features chapters by leading scholars from around the world in a unique collection exploring the multi-disciplinary field of political ecology. This landmark volume canvasses key developments, topics, issues, debates and concepts showcasing how political ecologists today address pressing social and environmental concerns. Introductory chapters provide an overview of political ecology and the Handbook. Remaining chapters examine five broad themes: issues and approaches; governance and power; knowledge and discourse; method and scale; connections and transformations. Across diverse topics and perspectives, these chapters amount to a wide-ranging survey of current research, making the International Handbook an indispensable reference for scholars and students in political ecology. Learn More
    October 2015   Hardback Price: $ 330.00   Web: $ 297.00
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  14. Handbook of Research Methods and Applications in Social Capital

    Handbook of Research Methods and Applications in Social Capital

    Edited by Yaojun Li
    Social capital is fundamentally concerned with resources in social relations. This Handbook brings together leading scholars from around the world to address important questions on the determinants, manifestations and consequences of social capital. Combining cutting-edge theory and appropriate data and methods, it presents a challenge to both social capital researchers interested in explaining social inequality and to policy-makers with responsibility for designing effective measures for enhancing social cohesion. Learn More
    October 2015   Hardback Price: $ 255.00   Web: $ 229.50
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  15. Handbook of the International Political Economy of Migration

    Handbook of the International Political Economy of Migration

    Edited by Leila Simona Talani, Simon McMahon
    This Handbook discusses theoretical approaches to migration studies in general, as well as confronting various issues in international migration from a distinctive international political economy perspective. It examines migration as part of a global political economy whilst addressing the theoretical debate relating to the capacity of the state to control international migration and the so called ‘policy gap’ or ‘gap hypothesis’ between migration policies and their outcomes. Learn More
    October 2015   Hardback Price: $ 225.00   Web: $ 202.50
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  16. Handbook of International Development and Education

    Handbook of International Development and Education

    Edited by Pauline Dixon, Steve Humble, Chris Counihan
    This Handbook considers the myths and untruths that currently exist in international development and education. Using historic and contemporary evidence, this compendium redefines the international development narrative through a new understanding of 'what works', drawn from pragmatic ideas and approaches. Learn More
    August 2015   Hardback Price: $ 255.00   Web: $ 229.50
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  17. Handbook on Medical Tourism and Patient Mobility

    Handbook on Medical Tourism and Patient Mobility

    Edited by Neil Lunt, Daniel Horsfall, Johanna Hanefeld
    The growth of international travel for purposes of medical treatment has been accompanied by increased academic research and analysis. This Handbook explores the emergence of medical travel and patient mobility and the implications for patients and health systems. Bringing together leading scholars and analysts from across the globe, this unprecedented Handbook examines the regional and national experiences of medical tourism, including coverage of the Americas, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia. The chapters explore topics on issues of risk, law and ethics; and include treatment-focused discussions which highlight patient decision-making, patient experience and treatment outcomes for cosmetic, transplantation, dental, fertility and bariatric treatment. Learn More
    August 2015   Hardback Price: $ 240.00   Web: $ 216.00
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  18. Handbook of Digital Politics

    Handbook of Digital Politics

    Edited by Stephen Coleman, Deen Freelon
    It would be difficult to imagine how a development as world-changing as the emergence of the Internet could have taken place without having some impact upon the ways in which politics is expressed, conducted, depicted and reflected upon. The Handbook of Digital Politics explores this impact in a series of chapters written by some of the world's leading Internet researchers. This volume is a must-read for students, researchers and practitioners interested in the changing landscape of political communication. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 240.00   Web: $ 216.00
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  19. Handbook on Complexity and Public Policy

    Handbook on Complexity and Public Policy

    Edited by Robert Geyer, Paul Cairney
    Though its roots in the natural sciences go back to the early 20th century, complexity theory as a scientific framework has developed most rapidly since the 1970s. Increasingly, complexity theory has been integrated into the social sciences, and this groundbreaking Handbook on Complexity and Public Policy has brought together top thinkers in complexity and policy from around the world. With contributions from Europe, North America, Brazil and China this comprehensive Handbook splits the topic into three cohesive parts: Theory and Tools, Methods and Modeling, and Application. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 240.00   Web: $ 216.00
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  20. The International Handbook of Public Administration and Governance

    The International Handbook of Public Administration and Governance

    Edited by Andrew Massey, Karen Johnston
    The International Handbook of Public Administration and Governance is a ground-breaking volume with eminent scholars addressing the key questions in relation to how international governments can solve public administration and governance challenges in an increasingly globalized world. With international coverage across Africa, Asia, Europe, Australia, North and South America, the authors adopt contemporary perspectives of governance, including public policy capacity, wicked policy problems, public sector reforms, the challenges of globalisation and managing complexity. Practitioners and scholars of public administration, public policy and public sector management will be better informed with regard to the issues and structures of government and governance in an increasingly complex world. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 240.00   Web: $ 216.00
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