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Archive for the 'New books' Category

New Library books

By Kieron L Jones, on 21 February 2014

Freedom, responsibility and economics of the person / Jérôme Ballet … [et al.]. London : Routledge, 2014.
ECONOMICS D 30 BAL

Asian tigers, African lions : comparing the development performance of Southeast Asia and Africa / e Leiden : Brill, 2013.
ECONOMICS D 30 BER

Nell, Edward J. Rational econometric man : transforming structural econometrics / Edward J. Nell, Karim Errouaki ; w Cheltenham : Edward Elgar, c2013.
ECONOMICS R 15 NEL

Public sector shock : the impact of policy retrenchment in Europe / edited by Daniel Vaughan-Whitehe Cheltenham : Edward Elgar ; Geneva : International Labour Office, c2013.
ECONOMICS T 55 VAV

Miller, Karen Johnston. Making and managing public policy / Karen Johnston Miller and Duncan McTavish. London : Routledge, 2014.
PUBLIC POLICY H 97 MIL

Bridge, Simon. Understanding the social economy and the third sector / Simon Bridge, Brendan Murtagh & Ken O’Neill. Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2014.
PUBLIC POLICY HM 548 BRI

Dunleavy, Patrick. Growing the productivity of government services / Patrick Dunleavy, Leandro Carrera. Cheltenham : Edward Elgar, c2013.
PUBLIC POLICY JN 318 DUN

Boydstun, Amber E., 1977- Making the news : politics, the media, and agenda setting / Amber E. Boydstun. Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press, 2013.
PUBLIC POLICY PN 4888 BOY

Recent Library acquisitions

By Kieron L Jones, on 16 December 2013

Locke, Richard M., 1959- The promise and limits of private power : promoting labor standards in a global economy / Richard M. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2013.
ECONOMICS H 10 LOC

Ramalingam, Ben. Aid on the edge of chaos : rethinking international cooperation in a complex world / Ben Ramalingam. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013.
ECONOMICS H 45 RAM

Walter, Carl E., 1947- Red capitalism : the fragile financial foundation of China’s extraordinary rise / Carl E. Walter and Singapore : John Wiley & Sons Singapore Pte. Ltd., 2012.
ECONOMICS L 89 WAL

Chasek, Pamela S., 1961- Global environmental politics / Pamela S. Chasek, David L. Downie, Janet Welsh Brown. Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, c2014.
PUBLIC POLICY GE 170 CHA

Graaf, Thijs van de. The politics and institutions of global energy governance / Thijs Van de Graaf. Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
PUBLIC POLICY HD 9502 GRA

Dunn, William N. Public policy analysis / Dunn. Harlow : Pearson, c2014.
PUBLIC POLICY QUARTOS H 61 DUN

Recent Library acquisitions

By Kieron L Jones, on 28 November 2013

The Oxford handbook of political psychology / edited by Leonie Huddy, David O. Sears and Jack S. Lev Oxford : Oxford University Press, c2013.
PUBLIC POLICY JA 74 HUD

Transitions to democracy : a comparative perspective / edited by Kathryn Stoner and Michael McFaul. Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013.
PUBLIC POLICY JC 489 STO

Schedler, Andreas, 1964- The politics of uncertainty : sustaining and subverting electoral authoritarianism / Andreas Schedle Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013.
PUBLIC POLICY JC 495 SCH

Russell, Meg. The contemporary House of Lords : Westminster bicameralism revived / Meg Russell. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013.
PUBLIC POLICY JN 621 RUS

Fleurbaey, Marc. Beyond GDP : measuring welfare and assessing sustainability / Marc Fleurbaey and Didier Blanchet. Oxford : Oxford University Press, c2013.
ECONOMICS D 30 FLE

Great expectations, slow transformations : incremental change in post-crisis regulation / edited by Colchester : ECPR Press, 2013.
ECONOMICS J 44 MOS

Hassan, Kabir. Introduction to Islamic banking & finance : principles and practice / M. Kabir Hassan, Rasem N. Kaye Harlow : Pearson, c2013.
ECONOMICS J 56 HAS

Cato, Molly Scott. The bioregional economy : land, liberty and the pursuit of happiness / Molly Scott Cato. London : Routledge, 2013.
ECONOMICS N 35 CAT

Newly acquired items

By Kieron L Jones, on 3 September 2013

Della Porta, Donatella, 1956- Can democracy be saved? : participation, deliberation and social movements / Donatella Della Porta. Cambridge : Polity, 2013.
PUBLIC POLICY JC 423 DEL

Enacting European citizenship / edited by Engin F. Isin and Michael Saward. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2013.
PUBLIC POLICY JN 40 ISI

Morphet, Janice. How Europe shapes British public policy / Janice Morphet. Bristol : Policy Press, 2013.
PUBLIC POLICY JN 238 MOR

Non-governmental public action and social justice / edited by Jude Howell. Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
PUBLIC POLICY JZ 841 HOW

Adolph, Christopher, 1976- Bankers, bureaucrats, and central bank politics : the myth of neutrality / Christopher Adolph. New York : Cambridge University Press, 2013.
ECONOMICS F 29 ADO

Webb, Alexander Robert, 1988- Shock markets : trading lessons for volatile times / Alexander R. Webb, Robert I. Webb. Upper Saddle River, N.J. : FT Press, 2013.
ECONOMICS J 10 WEB

Beardson, Timothy. Stumbling giant : the threats to China’s future / Timothy Beardson. New Haven ; London : Yale University Press, c2013.
ECONOMICS L 89 BEA

The political economy of the service transition / edited by Anne Wren. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013.
ECONOMICS N 440 WRE

New acquisitions

By Kieron L Jones, on 7 August 2013

The great depression of the 1930s : lessons for today / edited by Nicholas Crafts & Peter Fearon. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013.
ECONOMICS G 50 CRA

Burton, Edwin T. Behavioral finance : understanding the social, cognitive, and economic debates / Edwin T. Burton, Su Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, c2013.
ECONOMICS J 10 BUR

Santoro, Michael A. Wall Street values : business ethics and the global financial crisis / Michael A. Santoro, Ronald J. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2013.
ECONOMICS J 53 SAN

Wallast, Len H. Evolvodynamics : the mathematical theory of economic evolution : a coherent way of interpreting time Heidelberg ; London : Springer, c2013.
ECONOMICS R 15 WAL

Miettinen, Reijo. Innovation, human capabilities, and democracy : towards an enabling welfare state / Reijo Miettinen. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013.
PUBLIC POLICY HC 79 MIE

Kurlantzick, Joshua, 1976- Democracy in retreat : the revolt of the middle class and the worldwide decline of representative go New Haven ; London : Yale University Press, c2013.
PUBLIC POLICY JC 423 KUR

The challenges of intra-party democracy / edited by William P. Cross and Richard S. Katz. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013.
PUBLIC POLICY JF 2051 CRO

Bale, Tim, 1965- European politics : a comparative introduction / Tim Bale. Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
PUBLIC POLICY JN 8 BAL

New acquisitions

By Kieron L Jones, on 11 July 2013

McMenamin, Iain. If money talks, what does it say? : corruption and business financing of political parties / Iain Mc Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013.
PUBLIC POLICY JF 2112 MCM

Buonanno, Laurie. Policies and policy processes of the European Union / Laurie Buonanno and Neill Nugent. Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
PUBLIC POLICY JN 30 BUO

Young, John W., 1957- International relations since 1945 : a global histoy / John W. Young and John Kent. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013.
INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS XA 5 YOU

Goldin, Ian, 1955- Divided nations : why global governance is failing, and what we can do about it / Ian Goldin. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013.
INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS XB 60 GOL

Andrews, Matt, 1972- The limits of institutional reform in development : changing rules for realistic solutions / Matt An Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2013.
ECONOMICS D 30 AND

Macroeconomics and human development / edited by Deepak Nayyar. London : Routledge, 2013.
ECONOMICS D 30 NAY

Foucault, Thierry. Market liquidity : theory, evidence, and policy / Thierry Foucault, Marco Pagano, Ailsa Roëll. New York : Oxford University Press, c2013.
ECONOMICS J 10 FOU

Boyce, James K. Economics, the environment and our common wealth / James K. Boyce. Cheltenham : Edward Elgar, c2013.
ECONOMICS N 35 BOY

Recent acquisitions

By Kieron L Jones, on 6 June 2013

Macroeconomics at the service of public policy / edited by Thomas J. Sargent, Jouko Vilmunen. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013.
ECONOMICS R 10 SAR

Findlay, Mark. Contemporary challenges in regulating global crises / Mark Findlay. Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
ECONOMICS T 53 FIN

Executive remuneration and employee performance-related pay : a transatlantic perspective / edited b Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013.
ECONOMICS V 110 BOE

Mulgan, Geoff. The locust and the bee : predators and creators in capitalism’s future / Geoff Mulgan. Princeton : Princeton University Press, c2013.
ECONOMICS Y 70 MUL

Olson, Gary L. Empathy imperiled : capitalism, culture, and the brain / Gary Olson. New York ; London : Springer, c2013.
PUBLIC POLICY JA 71 OLS

Bjarnegård, Elin. Gender, informal institutions and political recruitment : explaining male dominance in parliamentary Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
PUBLIC POLICY JF 1051 BJA

Autonomy and regulation : coping with agencies in the modern state / edited by Tom Christensen, Per Cheltenham : Edward Elgar, c2006.
PUBLIC POLICY JF 1351 CHR

Smith, Catherine F. (Catherine Findley), 1942- Writing public policy : a practical guide to communicating in the policy-making process / Catherine Oxford : Oxford University Press, c2013.
PUBLIC POLICY JF 1525 SMI

Open Book Publishers

By Kieron L Jones, on 18 April 2013

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Newly acquired books

By Kieron L Jones, on 17 April 2013

Stock, Wendy A. Introduction to economics : social issues and economic thinking / Wendy A. Stock. Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, c2013.
ECONOMICS C 30 STO

Kaye, George. The value of uncertainty : dealing with risk in the equity derivatives market / George Kaye. London : Imperial College Press, c2013.
ECONOMICS J 11 KAY

The Great Recession and the distribution of household income / edited by Stephen P. Jenkins … [et Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013.
ECONOMICS V 100 JEN

De Vogli, Roberto. Progress or collapse : the crises of market greed / Roberto De Vogli. London : Routledge, 2013.
ECONOMICS Y 70 DEV

Parke, Carol S. Essential first steps to data analysis : scenario-based examples using SPSS / Carol S. Parke. Los Angeles ; London : SAGE, c2013.
PUBLIC POLICY HA 32 PAR

Dodds, Anneliese. Comparative public policy / Anneliese Dodds. Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
PUBLIC POLICY JF 51 DOD

Democracy in motion : evaluating the practice and impact of deliberative civic engagement / edited b Oxford : Oxford University Press, c2012.
PUBLIC POLICY JF 799 NAB

Constructing a policy-making state? : policy dynamics in the EU / edited by Jeremy Richardson. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2012.
PUBLIC POLICY JN 30 RIC

New Library acquisitions

By Kieron L Jones, on 18 March 2013

Dismantling public policy : preferences, strategies, and effects / edited by Michael W. Bauer … [e Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2012.
PUBLIC POLICY JF 1525 BAV

Gibler, Douglas M. The territorial peace : borders, state development, and international conflict / Douglas M. Gibler. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2012.
INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS XB GIB

Legg, Andrew, 1983- The margin of appreciation in international human rights law : deference and proportionality / Andre Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2012.
HUMAN RIGHTS A 7 LEG

Pasqualucci, Jo M. The practice and procedure of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights / Jo M. Pasqualucci. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2013.
HUMAN RIGHTS HB 820 PAS

Hodgson, Geoffrey Martin, 1946- From pleasure machines to moral communities : an evolutionary economics without homo economicus / Ge Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press, 2013.
ECONOMICS A 12 HOD

Burgin, Angus. The great persuasion : reinventing free markets since the Depression / Angus Burgin. Cambridge, Mass. ; London : Harvard University Press, 2012.
ECONOMICS B 40 BUR

Valdez, Stephen. An introduction to global financial markets / Stephen Valdez & Philip Molyneux. Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
ECONOMICS J 10 VAL

Taleb, Nassim. Antifragile : things that gain from disorder / Nassim Nicholas Taleb. New York : Random House, c2012.
ECONOMICS R 13 TAL