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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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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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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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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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The Peacebuilding Puzzle: Political Order in Post-Conflict States.
The Peacebuilding Puzzle: Political Order in Post-Conflict States.

Description: Transformative peace operations fall short of achieving the modern political order sought in post-conflict countries because the interventions themselves empower post-conflict elites intent on forging a neopatrimonial political or [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781316718513
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Social Media and Democracy
Social Media and Democracy

Description: Over the last five years, widespread concern about the effects of social media on democracy has led to an explosion in research from different disciplines and corners of academia. This book is the first of its kind to take stock o [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108890960
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Policy Controversies and Political Blame Games
Policy Controversies and Political Blame Games

Abstract: In modern, policy-heavy democracies, blame games about policy controversies are commonplace. Despite their ubiquity, blame games are notoriously difficult to study. This book elevates them to the place they deserve in the study of po [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108860116
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Oral Democracy: Deliberation in Indian Village Assemblies
Oral Democracy: Deliberation in Indian Village Assemblies

Abstract: Oral Democracy studies citizens' voices in civic and political deliberations in India's gram sabhas (village assemblies), the largest deliberative institution in human history. It analyses nearly three hundred transcripts of gram sab [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781139095716
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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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Governing Climate Change: Polycentricity in Action?
Governing Climate Change: Polycentricity in Action?

Description: Climate change governance is in a state of enormous flux. New and more dynamic forms of governing are appearing around the international climate regime centred on the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108284646
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Geographical Indications at the Crossroads of Trade, Development, and Culture: Focus on Asia-Pacific.
Geographical Indications at the Crossroads of Trade, Development, and Culture: Focus on Asia-Pacific.

Description: Historically, few topics have proven to be so controversial in international intellectual property as the protection of geographical indications (GIs). The adoption of TRIPS in 1994 did not resolve disagreements, and countries wor [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781316711002
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Evidence and Innovation in Housing Law and Policy.
Evidence and Innovation in Housing Law and Policy.

Description: No area of law and policy is more central to our well-being than housing, yet research on the topic is too often produced in disciplinary or methodological silos that fail to connect to policy on the ground. This pathbreaking book [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/CBO9781316691335
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Drugs Politics: Managing Disorder in the Islamic Republic of Iran.
Drugs Politics: Managing Disorder in the Islamic Republic of Iran.

Abstract: Iran has one of the world's highest rates of drug addiction: estimated to be between 2 and 7 percent of the entire population. This makes the questions that this book asks all the more salient: what is the place of illegal substances [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108567084
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A Political Science Manifesto for the Age of Populism
A Political Science Manifesto for the Age of Populism

Description: Populism and authoritarian-populist parties have surged in the 21st century. In the United States, Donald Trump appears to have become the poster president for the surge. David M. Ricci, in this call to arms, thinks Trump is sympt [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108785440
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Global Governance and the Emergence of Global Institutions for the 21st Century
Global Governance and the Emergence of Global Institutions for the 21st Century

Description: Is there any hope for those who despair at the state of the world and the powerlessness of governments to find a way forward? Global Governance and the Emergence of Global Institutions for the 21st Century provides ambitious but r [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108569293
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