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The English Premier League    :  The English Premier League (EPL) is one of the world’s most valuable and high-profile sports leagues, with millions of fans around the globe. The 2016/17 season marked the 25th anniversary of the EPL, providing a unique opportunity to reflect on how it has contributed, both positively and negatively, to key developments in football – and in sport and culture more broadly – at local, national and global levels.  Drawing on central themes in the social sc...

Detecting Doping in Sport : Stephen Moston, Terry Engelberg

Accountability in Crises and Public Trust in Governing Institutions    ::  <P>This book examines how efforts to exert accountability in crises affect public trust in governing institutions. Using Sweden as the case study, this book provides a framework to analyse accountability in crises and looks at how this affects trust in government.</P> <P>Crises test the fabric of governing institutions. Threatening core societal values, they force elected officials and public servants to make co...

Money and Banking in Jean-Baptiste Say’s Economic Thought : Gilles Jacoud

Forgotten Connections    :  Klaus Mollenhauer’s Forgotten Connections: On Culture and Upbringing is internationally regarded as one of the most important German contributions to educational and curriculum theory in the 20th century. Appearing here in English for the first time, the book draws on Mollenhauer’s concern for social justice and his profound awareness of the pedagogical tension between the inheritance of the past and the promise of the future. The book focuses on the idea of...

West Africa and the U. War on Terror : George Klay Kieh, Kelechi Kalu

Global Governance and NGO Participation    ::  <P>This book explores the limits of NGO influence and the conditions that constrain NGOs when they participate in international negotiations</P> <P></P> <P>Through an empirically rich study of the UN World Summits on the Information Society (WSIS) this book conceptualizes structural power mechanisms that shape global ICT governance and analyses the impact of NGOs on communication rights, intellectual property rights, financing, and Interne...

Global Governance and Ngo Participation: Shaping the Information Society in the

Interpretive Approaches to Global Climate Governance    ::  <P>Global climate change is perceived to be one of the biggest challenges for international politics in the 21st century. This work seeks to fuse a global governance perspective together with different interpretive approaches, offering a novel way of looking at international climate politics. Equipped with a common interpretive tool-kit, the authors examine different issue-areas and excavate the contours of an overall pattern ...

Interpretive Approaches to Global Climate Governance : Benjamin Stephan, Chris Methmann, Delf Rothe

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