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Archive for December, 2009

Act on Copenhagen

By Kieron L Jones, on 15 December 2009

act on Copenhagen This site was created by the UK government to provide information on the UK government’s work in the lead up to the global climate change negotiations, in Copenhagen, December 2009, where the successor to the Kyoto Protocol was debated. It includes free access to UK government statements, statistics, policy documents and research from the Department for Energy and Climate Change and other UK official agencies. Topics covered include: UK climate projections, climate change, global warming and carbon emissions. The site also includes video reports and blogs from the conference.
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New acquisitions

By Kieron L Jones, on 10 December 2009

Christopher Kam book cover

Civil society / Michael Edwards.
Cambridge : Polity, 2009.
PUBLIC POLICY JC 337 EDW

Party discipline and parliamentary politics / Christopher J. Kam.
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2009.
PUBLIC POLICY JF 1051 KAM

Legislative voting and accountability / John M. Carey.
New York : Cambridge University Press, 2009.
PUBLIC POLICY JF 511 CAR

Unfinished business : the negotiation of the CTBT and the end of nuclear testing / Rebecca Johnson.
New York : United Nations, 2009.
INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS XE 64 UNI

Development of economic analysis / Ingrid Rima.
Abingdon : Routledge, 2009.
ECONOMICS B 10 RIM

Banking regulation and globalization / Andreas Busch.
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2009.
ECONOMICS F 14 BUS

International trade in services and intangibles in the era of globalization / edited by Marshall Reinsdorf and Matthew Slaughter.
Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press, 2009.
ECONOMICS N 440 REI

Macroeconomics / Paul Krugman, Robin Wells.
New York, NY : Worth Publishers, c2009.
ECONOMICS R 10 KRU

The Peace Media Clearinghouse

By Kieron L Jones, on 9 December 2009

peace media clearance
The Peace Media Clearinghouse is a joint project of the U.S. Institute of Peace (USIP) and Georgetown University’s Conflict Resolution Program. It provides free access to an online collection of multimedia materials relating to peacekeeping, conflict resolution and post conflict reconstruction and reconciliation. These include documentaries, training films and videos, teaching guides, educational online games, online interviews and other broadcasts. Contributors include the USIP, United Nations and international aid and NGOs. It is possible to browse or search the website. Materials relating to specific wars/ conflicts can be found.

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