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British Conservative Leaders

by Charles Clarke

<p>As the party that has won wars, reversed recessions and held prime ministerial power more times than any other, the Conservatives have played an undoubtedly crucial role in the shaping of contemporary British society. And yet, the leaders who

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British Government and the Constitution

Text and Materials

by Colin Turpin & Adam Tomkins

<p>Like the immensely successful previous edition of this highly respected work, this new edition has been jointly prepared and thorough updated by Colin Turpin and Adam Tomkins. It takes fully into account constitutional developments under the ...

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British Liberal Leaders

by Duncan Brack

<p>As the governing party of peace and reform, and then as the third party striving to keep the flame of freedom alive, the Liberal Party, the SDP and the Liberal Democrats have played an undoubtedly crucial role in the shaping of contemporary ...

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British Policy-Making and the Need for a Post-Brexit Policy Style

by Jeremy Richardson

<p>This book revisits and re-defines the policy style concept and explores the long-standing debate in British political science concerning how best to characterise the British policy style. The book highlights several trends that suggest that ...

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British Prime Ministers

by Robert J. Parker

<p>There is a distinct lack of readily available information about the British prime ministers, especially as a group. There are thick biographies of the big names - Pitt, Gladstone, Churchill - but who were the others? there are plenty of short

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Broad Scale Coastal Simulation

New Techniques to Understand and Manage Shorelines in the Third Millennium

by Robert J. Nicholls, Richard J. Dawson & Sophie A. Day (née Nicholson-Cole)

<p>Coastal zones exemplify the environmental pressures we face: their beauty attracts settlement, they offer potential for diverse economic activities, and they are sensitive natural habitats for important species, as well as providing a range ...

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Buddhism, Politics and the Limits of Law

The Pyrrhic Constitutionalism of Sri Lanka

by Benjamin Schonthal

<p>It is widely assumed that a well-designed and well-implemented constitution can help ensure religious harmony in modern states. Yet how correct is this assumption? Drawing on groundbreaking research from Sri Lanka, this book argues ...

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Building a Business of Politics

The Rise of Political Consulting and the Transformation of American Democracy

by Adam Sheingate

<p>Political races in the United States rely heavily on highly paid political consultants who carefully curate the images of politicians, advise candidates on polling and analytics, and shape voters' perceptions through marketing and advertising

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Building a Capable State

Service Delivery in Post-Apartheid South Africa

by Nishendra Moodley, Susan Parnell & Ian Palmer

<p>The sustainable development goals signed in 2016 marked a new phase in global development thinking, one which is focused on ecologically and fiscally sustainable human settlements. Few countries offer a better testing ground for their ...

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Building a World Heritage City

Sanaa, Yemen

by Dr Michele Lamprakos & Professor Brian Graham

<p>The conservation of old Sanaa is a major cultural heritage initiative that began in the 1980's under the auspices of UNESCO; it continues today, led by local agencies and actors. In contrast to other parts of the world where conservation was ...

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Building a World-Class Civil Service for Twenty-First Century India

by S.K. Das

<p>Today, India is one of the leading players on the global stage. It is competing with other countries not just in the marketplace but also in respect of its governance structures. This book underscores the need for creating a modern civil ...

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Building an Authoritarian Polity

Russia in Post-Soviet Times

by Graeme Gill

<p>Graeme Gill shows why post-Soviet Russia has failed to achieve the democratic outcome widely expected at the time of the fall of the Soviet Union, instead emerging as an authoritarian polity. He argues that the decisions of dominant elites ...

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Building and Dwelling

Ethics for the City

by Richard Sennett

<p><strong>'Thank god for Richard Sennett ... essential reading for all students of the city' Anna Minton, <em>Prospect</em></strong></p> <p><strong>'Constantly stimulating ideas from a veteran of urban thinking' Jonathan Meades, ...

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Building Development Studies for the New Millennium

by Isa Baud, Elisabetta Basile, Tiina Kontinen & others

<p>This book brings together multiple critical assessments of the current state and future visions of global development studies. It examines how the field engages with new paradigms and narratives, methodologies and scientific impact, and ...

ISBN: 9783030040529

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Building Digital Government Strategies

Principles and Practices

by Rodrigo Sandoval-Almazán, Luis F. Luna-Reyes, Dolores E. Luna-Reyes & others

<p>This book provides key strategic principles and best practices to guide the design and implementation of digital government strategies. It provides a series of recommendations and findings to think about IT applications in government as a ...

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Building Global Democracy?

Civil Society and Accountable Global Governance

by Jan Aart Scholte

<p>The scale, effectiveness and legitimacy of global governance lag far behind the world's needs. This path-breaking book examines how far civil society involvement provides an answer to these problems. Does civil society make global governance ...

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Building Jerusalem

The Rise and Fall of the Victorian City

by Tristram Hunt

<p>This is a history of the ideas that shaped not only London, but Manchester, Glasgow, Liverpool, Leeds, Birmingham, Sheffield and other power-houses of 19th-century Britain. It charts the controversies and visions that fostered Britain's ...

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Building Migrant Cities in the Gulf

Urban Transformation in the Middle East

by Florian Wiedmann & Ashraf M. Salama

<p>Human history has seen many settlements transformed or built entirely by expatriate work forces and foreigners arriving from various places. Recent migration patterns in the Gulf have led to emerging 'airport societies' on unprecedented ...

ISBN: 9781788316262

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Building Peace Through Knowledge

The Israeli-Palestinian Case

by Alean Al-Krenawi

<p>This groundbreaking volume documents a comprehensive peacebuilding initiative in addressing the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and reviews the broad theoretical base underlying these efforts. Theory chapters discuss intrinsic peace-related ...

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Building Resilient Cities in China: The Nexus between Planning and Science

Selected Papers from the 7th International Association for China Planning Conference, Shanghai, China, June 29 – July 1, 2013

by Xueming Chen & Qisheng Pan

<p>This book discusses a range of planning and management issues related to building urban resiliency. It covers such topics as urban, environmental, and transportation planning, historical preservation, emergency relief and management, ...

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