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Spooked


Barry Meier


A spy story like no other. Private spies are the invisible force that shapes our modern world: they influence our elections, effect government policies and shape the fortunes of companies. More deviously, they are also peering into our personal lives as never before,...


Parution : 2021-04-22
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How Good is Scott Morrison?


Wayne Errington , Peter Van Onselen


Without fear or favour, How Good is Scott Morrison? examines the trials and tribulations of our 30th prime minister. Investigating Morrison's unlikely rise to the liberal leadership and his miracle electoral win, van Onselen and Errington put his leadership under the...


Parution : 2021-04-14

Gendering the Everyday in the UK House of Commons


Cherry M. Miller


This book explores the reproduction of gender ‘beneath the spectacle’ – that is, beneath ceremonial displays of power, in the UK House of Commons. Contributing to a fascinating literature on gender and parliaments, the book conceives of the House of Commons as a...


Parution : 2021-04-12

The International Thought of Alfred Zimmern


Tomohito Baji


This book is a comprehensive examination into the shifting international thought of Alfred Zimmern, a Grecophile intellectual, one of the most prominent liberal internationalists and the world’s first professor of IR. Identifying the writings of Burke and cultural...


Parution : 2021-04-12

Digital Shutdowns and Social Media


Shekh Moinuddin


This book offers a spatial insights on the social mediasphere in the context of digital shutdowns and reflects the dimensions of political economy and of social media in general. Internet shutdowns have been found to be more prevalent in developing countries than in...


Parution : 2021-04-11

Challenging Online Propaganda and Disinformation in the 21st Century


Miloš Gregor , Petra Mlejnková


Disinformation has recently become a salient issue, not just for researchers but for the media, politicians, and the general public as well. Changing circumstances are a challenge for system and societal resilience; disinformation is also a challenge for governments,...


Parution : 2021-04-10

Post-Conflict Memorialization


Yoav Galai , Luisa Gandolfo , Olivette Otele


As the world negotiates immense loss and questions of how to memorialize, the contributions in this volume evaluate the role of culture as a means to promote reconciliation, either between formerly warring parties, perpetrators and survivors, governments and...


Parution : 2021-04-09
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The Dignity of Labour


Jon Cruddas


Does work give our lives purpose, meaning and status? Or is it a tedious necessity that will soon be abolished by automation, leaving humans free to enjoy a life of leisure and basic income? In this erudite and highly readable book, Jon Cruddas MP argues that it is...


Parution : 2021-04-08

Promoting the Sustainable Development Goals in North American Cities


David B. Abraham , Seema D. Iyer


This volume presents North American best practices and perspectives on developing, managing and monitoring indicators to track development progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in local communities and cities. In 4 main sections, the book presents...


Parution : 2021-04-06

Revitalizing Indian Agriculture and Boosting Farmer Incomes


Ashok Gulati , Ranjana Roy , Shweta Saini


This open access book provides an evidence-based roadmap for revitalising Indian agriculture while ensuring that the growth process is efficient, inclusive, and sustainable, and results in sustained growth of farmers’ incomes. The book, instead of looking for...


Parution : 2021-04-06

Von alternativen Paradigmen zur umfassenden Transformation


Katharina Schleicher


In diesem Open-Access-Buch zeigt Katharina Schleicher, dass Nachhaltigkeitsprojekte oftmals in kleinen Nischen verbleiben, anstatt mit ihren alternativen Paradigmen umfassenden Politikwandel anzustoßen. Wie dieser Schritt von kleinräumigen Prozessen zur Transformation...


Parution : 2021-04-06

The European Union's Strategic Partnerships


Laura C. Ferreira-Pereira , Michael Smith


This book provides a critical and updated analysis of the nature of the EU’s strategic partnership diplomacy, and of the partnerships themselves, in times of power shift and contestation. It links with key aspects of the EU’s Global Strategy; it brings together a strong...


Parution : 2021-04-05

The Palgrave Handbook of European Referendums


Julie Smith


This handbook provides an empirically rich analysis of referendums in Europe from the end of the Second World War to the present. It addresses a range of perennial theoretical and legal questions that face policy-makers when they offer citizens the chance to take or...


Parution : 2021-04-03

Populism and the Politicization of the COVID-19 Crisis in Europe


Giuliano Bobba , Nicolas Hubé


This edited book provides a first overview of how populist parties responded to the COVID-19 pandemic crisis in Europe. Although populism would normally benefit from crisis situations (e.g., political representation or economic crises), the peculiar nature of this...


Parution : 2021-04-02

American Grand Strategy from Obama to Trump


Zeno Leoni


This book maintains that the theory of imperialism should incorporate the concept of an “operational code” of political elites to account for agencies’ actions.This concept would explain the strategic continuity and tactical change in US grand strategy from Obama to...


Parution : 2021-04-02
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New Pandemics, Old Politics


Alex De Waal


New Pandemics, Old Politics explores how the modern world adopted a martial script to deal with epidemic disease threats, and how this has failed – repeatedly. Europe first declared ‘war’ on cholera in the 19th century. It didn’t defeat the disease but it served...


Parution : 2021-03-31

EU-India Relations


Collectif


India and the European Union bear a particular responsibility: as international relations change, not least because of the global COVID-19 pandemic, the two largest democracies in the world have the unique potential to jointly demonstrate that trusting cooperation and...


Parution : 2021-03-31

Verbraucherwissenschaften


Peter Kenning , Andreas Oehler , Lucia A. Reisch


In diesem Buch wird das vielfältige Themenfeld der Verbraucherwissenschaften wissenschaftlich-konzeptionell definiert, skizziert und strukturiert. Ausgewählte Problemfelder der Verbraucherwissenschaften und der Verbraucherpolitikberatung stehen im Fokus wie z.B....


Parution : 2021-03-30

Politische Pathographien


Matthias Bandtel


Krankheiten politischer Akteure galten lange Zeit als Schwäche. Politiker*innen versuchten, eigene Erkrankungen zu verheimlichen, um Spekulationen über ihre Eignung für Amtsführung und Repräsentationsaufgaben zu verhindern. Seit Beginn der 2000er Jahre jedoch machen...


Parution : 2021-03-30

Systemic Cycle and Institutional Change


Josip Lucev


This book explores endogenous institutional change and the global, cyclical, and power-based drivers that underpin it. A metatheoretical framework is presented to highlight the influence of path dependence, systemic cycle driven power relations, and institutional design...


Parution : 2021-03-27
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