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Contributions to Higher Engineering Education

by Maria M. Nascimento, Gustavo R. Alves & Eva Virgínia Araújo Morais

<p>The book focuses on teaching knowledge and principles (Higher Education) regarding professional practice of engineering (life and lifelong learning). It covers recent developments in engineering education. This book comprises the select ...

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Contrived Laissez-Faireism

The Politico-Economic Structure of British Colonialism in Hong Kong

by Fujio Mizuoka

<p>This book analyses neo-liberal economic policy in Hong Kong and its relationship to British colonial governance. Using historical, political, and economic examples, the author argues that the growth and stability experienced by Hong Kong in ...

ISBN: 9783319697932

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Conversations With Stalin

by Milovan Djilas

<i>A mesmerising, chilling close-up portrayal of Stalin from Milovan Djilas, a Communist insider - with an introduction from Anne Applebaum, author of </i>Gulag <i>and</i> Iron CurtainThis extraordinarily vivid and unnerving book three meetings ...

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Coordinating Global Health Policy Responses

From HIV/AIDS to Ebola and Beyond

by Annamarie Bindenagel Šehovic

<p>This book identifies the main challenges to confronting global health (in)securities at three levels. First, at the level of zoonosis, to which HIV and Ebola, as well as H1Nn, MERS-CoV, and SARS belong, and which promise to continue to ...

ISBN: 9783319520063

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Coping with Adversity

Regional Economic Resilience and Public Policy

by Travis St. Clair, Harold Wolman, Howard Wial & others

<p><em>Coping with Adversity</em> addresses the question of why some metropolitan-area regional economies are resilient in the face of economic shocks and chronic distress while others are not. It is particularly concerned with what public ...

ISBN: 9781501712135

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Coping with Complexity

How Voters Adapt to Unstable Parties

by Dani Marinova

<p>When parties undergo abrupt organisational changes between elections – such as when they fuse, split, join or abandon party lists – they alter profoundly the organisation and supply of electoral information to voters. The alternatives on the ...

ISBN: 9781785521973

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Coping with Demographic Change: A Comparative View on Education and Local Government in Germany and Poland

by Reinhold Sackmann, Walter Bartl, Bernadette Jonda & others

<p>With many OECD countries experiencing a decline in their populations, this bookoffers a theoretical model of coping with demographic change and examines different strategies that societies have used to come to terms with demographic change. ...

ISBN: 9783319103013

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Corbyn

The Strange Rebirth of Radical Politics

by Richard Seymour

<p>For the first time in decades, socialism is back on the agenda—and for the first time in Labour’s history, it defines the leadership</p> <p>In the 2017 general election, Jeremy Corbyn pulled off an historic upset, attracting the biggest ...

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Corbynism

A Critical Approach

by Matt Bolton & Frederick Harry Pitts

<p>From the moment Jeremy Corbyn was elected Labour leader, Corbynism has been dismissed, derided or romanticised, but rarely taken seriously as a set of ideas on its own terms. This book critically outlines the shared understanding of ...

ISBN: 9781787543713

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Corporate Power and Regulation

Consumers and the Environment in the European Union

by Sandra Eckert

<p>?“A novel, insightful and provocative foray into the abilities, capacities and limits of corporate power on the one hand and public power and capacities on the other hand. Eckert offers new and refine insights on core issues in the theories ...

ISBN: 9783030054632

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Corporate Social Responsibility

Challenges, Opportunities and Strategies for 21st Century Leaders

by Samuel O. Idowu & John O. Okpara

<p>In today's global business environment it is no longer acceptable that a corporation does well simply by doing good. It is expected. With increasing pressures from stakeholders to improve the bottom line as well as to be good corporate ...

ISBN: 9783642409752

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Corporate Sustainability and Responsibility in Tourism

A Transformative Concept

by Dagmar Lund-Durlacher, Valentina Dinica, Dirk Reiser & others

<p>This book offers essential insights into how the world's second largest industry, tourism, is responding to challenges involved in expanding the corporate social responsibility (CSR) concept to corporate sustainability and responsibility, ...

ISBN: 9783030156244

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Corruption and Anti-Corruption in Policing—Philosophical and Ethical Issues

by Seumas Miller

<p>High levels of police corruption have been a persistent historical tendency in police services throughout the world. While the general area of concern in this book is with police corruption and anti-corruption, the focus is on certain key ...

ISBN: 9783319469911

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Corruption and Governance in Africa

Swaziland, Kenya, Nigeria

by Kempe Ronald Hope, Sr.

<p>This volume analyzes the corruption phenomenon in Africa and how to combat it from a governance perspective with illustrated case studies from three of the most corrupt of those nations covering, respectively, the Southern Africa region ...

ISBN: 9783319501918

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Corruption and Norms

Why Informal Rules Matter

by Ina Kubbe & Annika Engelbert

<p>This book focuses on the role of norms in the description, explanation, prediction and combat of corruption. It conceives corruption as a ubiquitous problem, constructed by specific traditions, values, norms and institutions. The chapters ...

ISBN: 9783319662541

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Corruption, Ideology, and Populism

The Rise of Valence Political Campaigning

by Luigi Curini

<p>This book investigates the ideological conditions inducing political actors to highlight corruption issues through valence campaigns. Using case studies and comparative analyses of party programmes, legislatives speeches and social media ...

ISBN: 9783319567358

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Costs of Sprawl

by Reid Ewing & Shima Hamidi

<p>Across the nation, the debate over metropolitan sprawl and its impact has become pivotal to urban planning. A decade and a half ago, Smart Growth America and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency sought to raise the level of the debate by ...

ISBN: 9781317240020

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Counter-terrorism and the Prospects of Human Rights

Securitizing Difference and Dissent

by Ipek Demirsu

<p>This book offers a systematic analysis of how the interaction between language of security and language of rights produces policies which not only affect everyday functioning of democracy, but also redefine the understanding of sovereignty. ...

ISBN: 9783319508023

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Court and Legal Skills

by Penny Cooper

<p>This book provides social workers with the theoretical and practical knowledge they need to effectively deal with courts and legal issues, which includes presenting evidence, supporting vulnerable service users in the legal system and ...

ISBN: 9781137361561

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Crafting Sustainable Wine Businesses: Concepts and Cases

by Armand Gilinsky, Jr.

<p>Sustainable wine businesses are being crafted around the world, leaving the land in better shape for the next generation. In this book, four case studies reveal that sustainability in the wine industry it is tied tightly to long-term ...

ISBN: 9781137553089

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