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The Political Impact of the Sustainable Development Goals
The Political Impact of the Sustainable Development Goals

Written by an international team of over sixty experts and drawing on over three thousand scientific studies, this is the first comprehensive global assessment of the political impact of the Sustainable Development Goals, which were launched b [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781009082945
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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 Sector in a Decentralized Economy: India in the Era of Globalization. 
Social Sector in a Decentralized Economy: India in the Era of Globalization. 

Description: This book is an analytical examination of financing and public service delivery challenges in a decentralized framework. It also provides critical insights into the effectiveness of public expenditure, through benefit incidence an [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781316258071
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Networks and Institutions in Europe’s Emerging Markets
Networks and Institutions in Europe’s Emerging Markets

Description: Do ties between political parties and businesses harm or benefit the development of market institutions? The post-communist transition offers an unparalleled opportunity to explore when and how networks linking the polity and the [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/CBO9781139381628
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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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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 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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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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Global Environment Outlook – GEO-6: Summary for Policymakers.
Global Environment Outlook – GEO-6: Summary for Policymakers.

Description: Published to coincide with the Fourth United Nations Environmental Assembly, the Summary for Policymakers of the sixth Global Environment Outlook provides an evidence-based source of environmental information to help policymakers [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108639217
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Global Environment Outlook – GEO-6: Healthy Planet, Healthy People.
Global Environment Outlook – GEO-6: Healthy Planet, Healthy People.

Description: Published to coincide with the Fourth United Nations Environmental Assembly, UN Environment's sixth Global Environment Outlook calls on decision makers to take bold and urgent action to address pressing environmental issues in ord [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108627146
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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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Balancing Power without Weapons: State Intervention into Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions. 
Balancing Power without Weapons: State Intervention into Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions. 

Description: Why do states block some foreign direct investment on national security grounds even when it originates from within their own security community? Government intervention into foreign takeovers of domestic companies is on the rise, [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781316855430
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