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Digitalization and Public Sector Transformations

by Jannick Schou & Morten Hjelholt

<p>This book provides a study of governmental digitalization, an increasingly important area of policymaking within advanced capitalist states. It dives into a case study of digitalization efforts in Denmark, fusing a national policy study with ...

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Digitally Supported Innovation

A Multi-Disciplinary View on Enterprise, Public Sector and User Innovation

by Leonardo Caporarello, Fabrizio Cesaroni, Raphael Giesecke & others

<p>This book provides a broad overview of Information and Communication Technology (ICT)-supported innovation both on an evidence-based level, a theoretical and a methodological level. It presents multi-disciplinary perspectives on ...

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Diplomacy and Reform in Iran

Foreign Policy under Khatami

by Edward Wastnidge

<p>Nuclear power has for the most part dominated Western media and academic analyses concerning Iranian foreign policy in recent years. This focus, however, can be misleading, especially as regards the early presidency of Mohammad Khatami ...

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Directly elected mayors in urban governance

Impact and practice

by Sweeting, David

<p>Directly elected mayors are political leaders who are selected directly by citizens and head multi-functional local government authorities. This book examines the contexts, features and debates around this model of leadership, and how in ...

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Dis/abled Childhoods?

A Transdisciplinary Approach

by Allison Boggis

<p>This edited collection explores the intersectionality of childhood and disability. Whereas available scholarship tends to concentrate on care-giving, parenting, or supporting and teaching children and young people with special educational ...

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Disability in Comic Books and Graphic Narratives

by Zach Whalen

<p>As there has yet to be any substantial scrutiny of the complex confluences a more sustained dialogue between disability studies and comics studies might suggest, Disability in Comic Books and Graphic Narratives aims through its broad range of

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Disability, Discourse and Technology

Agency and Inclusion in (Inter)action

by Najma Al Zidjaly

<p>Exclusion is the main predicament faced by people with disabilities across contexts and cultures, yet it is one of the least academically studied concepts. This book offers an applied linguistics perspective on critical and timely issues in ...

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Disaster Governance in Urbanising Asia

by Michelle Ann Miller & Mike Douglass

<p>This edited book approaches the threat and impact of environmental disasters on Asia’s urban populations from a governance perspective. It adopts a multi-sector and multi-disciplinary approach to disaster governance that emphasises the ...

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Disaster Policy and Politics

Emergency Management and Homeland Security

by Richard T. Sylves

<p><strong>Disaster Policy and Politics</strong> combines evidence-based research with mini-case studies of recent events to demonstrate the fundamental principles of emergency management and to explore the impact that disasters have had on U.S.

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Disaster Risk Management in the Republic of Korea

by Yong-kyun Kim & Hong-Gyoo Sohn

<p>This book scrutinizes the entire disaster trajectory history in the Republic of Korea: evolution, cross-over, and interconnection among natural, technological, and social disasters. Also examined is the government’s dynamic reaction for ...

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Disasters and Public Health

Planning and Response

by Julie Casani & Bruce W. Clements, MPH

<p><em>Disasters and Public Health: Planning and Response, Second Edition,</em> examines the critical intersection between emergency management and public health. It provides a succinct overview of the actions that may be taken before, during, ...

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Disasters, Risks and Revelation

Making Sense of Our Times

by Steve Matthewman

<p>Disasters are part of the modern condition, a source of physical anxiety and existential angst, and they are increasing in frequency, cost and severity. Drawing on both disaster research and social theory, this book offers a critical ...

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Disciplining the Undisciplined?

Perspectives from Business, Society and Politics on Responsible Citizenship, Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability

by Martin Brueckner, Rochelle Spencer & Megan Paull

<p>This book explores how the interrelated concepts of responsible citizenship, corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sustainability can be interpreted, researched and taught. It contributes to the much-needed debate on the role of ...

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Discourse Dynamics in Participatory Planning

Opening the Bureaucracy to Strangers

by Diana MacCallum

<p>This book introduces the methodology of critical discourse analysis (CDA) to the study of participatory planning. CDA uses linguistic analysis to elucidate social issues and processes and is particularly suited to institutional practices and ...

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Discursive Governance in Politics, Policy, and the Public Sphere

by Umut Korkut, Kesi Mahendran, Gregg Bucken-Knapp & others

<p >Discursive governance refers to implicit mechanisms of governance such as narratives, leitmotifs, and strategic metaphors in political language. It examines how the framing of policies affects political and social representations in ...

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Disposable Leaders

Media and Leadership Coups from Menzies to Abbott

by Rodney Tiffen

<p>Since 1970 seventy-three political leaders within the major parties have been forcibly removed from their leadership positions. And at the heart of the turmoil is the media, with its 24-hour news cycle making political leadership evermore ...

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District Heating and Cooling Networks in the European Union

by Antonio Colmenar-Santos, David Borge-Díez & Enrique Rosales-Asensio

<p>This book evaluates the potential of the combined use of district heating networks and cogeneration in the European Union (EU). It also proposes measures to remove barriers hindering their widespread implementation, formulates policies for ...

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Diverging Destinies

The Japanese Case

by James M. Raymo & Miho Iwasawa

<p>The overarching objective of this book is to summarize, extend, and update previous research on educational differences in family behavior in Japan. This is the first comprehensive treatment of the subject and the first to evaluate family ...

ISBN: 9789811001857

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Diversity in Decline?

The Rise of the Political Right and the Fate of Multiculturalism

by Arjun Tremblay

<p>In this book, Arjun Tremblay considers the future of multiculturalism, contextualised within an ideological and political shift to the right. Is there any hope that multiculturalism will survive alongside the rise of the political right ...

ISBN: 9783030022990

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Divided We Govern

Coalition Politics in Modern India

by Sanjay Ruparelia

<p>Divided We Govern investigates the rise and fall of the broader parliamentary left in modern Indian democracy, and the dynamics of national coalition governments. Since the 1970s, socialist, communist and regional parties in India have sought

ISBN: 9780190613365

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