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Do-Gooders at the End of Aid
Do-Gooders at the End of Aid

Scandinavian countries are routinely considered exceptional for their commitment to development cooperation, peace mediation, and humanitarian action. This book highlights how the political culture of Scandinavia is indeed characterized by the [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108772129
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Ageing and Health
Ageing and Health

One of the most important political and economic challenges facing Europe and elsewhere is the ageing of societies. Must ageing populations create conflict between generations and crisis for health systems? Our answer is no. The problem is not [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108973236
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Systems Thinking Analyses for Health Policy and Systems Development
Systems Thinking Analyses for Health Policy and Systems Development

Health systems are fluid and their components are interdependent in complex ways. Policymakers, academics and students continually endeavour to understand how to manage health systems to improve the health of populations. However, previous sch [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108954846
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Beyond Borders
Beyond Borders

States have long denied basic rights to non-citizens within their borders, and international law imposes only limited duties on states with respect to those fleeing persecution. But even the limited rights previously enjoyed by non-citizens ar [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108914994
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Island Fantasia
Island Fantasia

The Matsu archipelago between China and Taiwan, for long an isolated outpost off southeast China, was suddenly transformed into a military frontline in 1949 by the Cold War and the Communist-Nationalist conflict. The army occupied the islands, [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781009023481
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Resilience, Adaptive Peacebuilding and Transitional Justice
Resilience, Adaptive Peacebuilding and Transitional Justice

Processes of post-war reconstruction, peacebuilding and reconciliation are partly about fostering stability and adaptive capacity across different social systems. Nevertheless, these processes have seldom been expressly discussed within a resi [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108919500
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Entangled Legalities Beyond the State
Entangled Legalities Beyond the State

Law is usually understood as an orderly, coherent system, but this volume shows that it is often better understood as an entangled web. Bringing together eminent contributors from law, political science, sociology, anthropology, history and po [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108914642
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The Right to Science
The Right to Science

That everyone has a human right to enjoy the benefits of the progress of science and its applications comes as a surprise to many. Nevertheless, this right is pertinent to numerous issues at the intersection of science and society: open access [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108776301
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Global governance has come under increasing pressure since the end of the Cold War. In some issue areas, these pressures have led to significant changes in the architecture of governance institutions. In others, institutions have resisted pres [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108915199
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The Political Regulation Wave
The Political Regulation Wave

Why has there been uneven success in reducing air pollution even in the same locality over time? This book offers an innovative theorization of how local political incentives can affect bureaucratic regulation. Using empirical evidence, it exa [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781009103664
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The Arab Spring Abroad
The Arab Spring Abroad

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DOI: https://courses.lumenlearning.com/boundless-politicalscience/
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Cyber Peace
Cyber Peace

The international community is too often focused on responding to the latest cyber-attack instead of addressing the reality of pervasive and persistent cyber conflict. From ransomware against the city government of Baltimore to state-sponsored [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108954341
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The Theory, Practice, and Interpretation of Customary International Law
The Theory, Practice, and Interpretation of Customary International Law

Although customary international law (CIL) has been central to international law from its inception, it is often misunderstood. This edited volume remedies that problem by tracing the history of CIL and provides an in-depth study of its theory [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781009025416
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The Case for Case Studies
The Case for Case Studies

This book seeks to narrow two gaps: first, between the widespread use of case studies and their frequently 'loose' methodological moorings; and second, between the scholarly community advancing methodological frontiers in case study research a [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108688253
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Transforming Biodiversity Governance
Transforming Biodiversity Governance

Over fifty years of global conservation has failed to bend the curve of biodiversity loss, so we need to transform the ways we govern biodiversity. The UN Convention on Biological Diversity aims to develop and implement a transformative framew [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108856348
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Introduction to College Research
Introduction to College Research

Why This Book? The key to success in college research is to develop and hone your information literacy skills. These skills will prepare you to find and use information not only for college, but also in the workplace and your personal life. Ha [...]

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DOI: https://introtocollegeresearch.pressbooks.com/
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The Anatomy of Post-Communist Regimes
The Anatomy of Post-Communist Regimes

Introduction Trapped in the Language of Democratization The Inadequacy of Existing Models for the Post-Communist Region The Multi-Dimensional Analytical Framework: Spanning Conceptual Spaces How It’s Made: The Construction of a Conceptual Tool [...]

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DOI: https://www.postcommunistregimes.com/
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Knowing Women: Same-Sex Intimacy, Gender, and Identity in Postcolonial Ghana
Knowing Women: Same-Sex Intimacy, Gender, and Identity in Postcolonial Ghana

Description: Knowing Women is a study of same-sex desire in West Africa, which explores the lives and friendships of working-class women in southern Ghana who are intimately involved with each other. Based on in-depth research of the life hist [...]

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DOI: https://www.cambridge.org/core/books/knowing-women/0EEF984E4BEEE02AC7258F48A6760794
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Humanitarianism in the Modern World
Humanitarianism in the Modern World

Description: This is an innovative new history of famine relief and humanitarianism. The authors apply a moral economy approach to shed new light on the forces and ideas that motivated and shaped humanitarian aid during the Great Irish Famine, [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108655903
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Bread, Cement, Cactus
Bread, Cement, Cactus

Description: In this exploration of the meaning of home, Annie Zaidi reflects on the places in India from which she derives her sense of identity. She looks back on the now renamed city of her birth and the impossibility of belonging in the in [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108886932
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Governing the Climate-Energy Nexus
Governing the Climate-Energy Nexus

Description: Combating climate change and transitioning to fossil-free energy are two central and interdependent challenges facing humanity today. Governing the nexus of these challenges is complex, and includes multiple intergovernmental and [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108676397
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War, Memory, and National Identity in the Hebrew Bible
War, Memory, and National Identity in the Hebrew Bible

Description: The Hebrew Bible is permeated with depictions of military conflicts that have profoundly shaped the way many think about war. Why does war occupy so much space in the Bible? In this book, Jacob Wright offers a fresh and fascinatin [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108691512
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Governing Failure: Provisional Expertise and the Transformation of Global Development Finance.
Governing Failure: Provisional Expertise and the Transformation of Global Development Finance.

Description: Jacqueline Best argues that the 1990s changes in IMF, World Bank and donor policies, towards what some have called the 'Post-Washington Consensus,' were driven by an erosion of expert authority and an increasing preoccupation with [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/CBO9781139542739
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The Power of Standards: Hybrid Authority and the Globalisation of Services.
The Power of Standards: Hybrid Authority and the Globalisation of Services.

Description: Standards often remain unseen, yet they play a fundamental part in the organisation of contemporary capitalism and society at large. What form of power do they epitomise? Why have they become so prominent? Are they set to be as im [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108759038
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