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    • Doing Care, Doing Citizenship : Towards a Micro-Situated and Emotion-Based Model of Social Inclusion 

      Pratesi, Alessandro (Palgrave Macmillan, 2018)
      This book examines the emotional, micro-situated dynamics of status inclusion/exclusion that people produce while caring for others by focusing, in particular, on non-conventional families. Grounded in empirical research ...
    • Systemic risk, institutional design, and the regulation of financial markets 

      Anand, Anita (Oxford University Press, 2017)
      Following the recent financial crisis, regulators have been preoccupied with the concept of systemic risk in financial markets, believing that such risk could cause the markets that they oversee to implode. At the same ...
    • Childhood and Schooling in (Post)Socialist Societies: Memories of Everyday Life 

      Silova, Iveta; Piattoeva, Nelli; Millei, Zsuzsa (Palgrave Macmillan, 2018)
      This book explores childhood and schooling in late socialist societies by bringing into dialogue public narratives and personal memories that move beyond imaginaries of Cold War divisions between the East and West. Written ...
    • The Palgrave Handbook of Indicators in Global Governance 

      Malito, Debora Valentina; Umbach, Gaby; Bhuta, Nehal (Palgrave Macmillan, 2018)
      This volume brings together both academic and institutional perspectives to examine the production, use and contestation of indicators in global governance. It provides a unique and comprehensive guide to the latest research ...
    • International Development Organizations and Fragile States: Law and Disorder 

      Engelhardt, Marie von (Palgrave Macmillan, 2018)
      This book addresses a conundrum for the international development community: The law of development cooperation poses major constraints on delivering aid where it is needed most. The existence of a state with an effective ...
    • Tangled governance : international regime complexity, the troika, and the Euro crisis 

      Henning, C. Randall (Oxford University Press, 2017)
      Tangled Governance addresses the institutions that were deployed to fight the euro crisis, re-establish financial stability, and prevent contagion beyond Europe. The author addresses why European leaders chose to include ...
    • Foreign Policy Analysis: A Toolbox 

      Morin, Jean-Frédéric; Paquin, Jonathan (Palgrave Macmillan, 2018)
      This book presents the evolution of the field of foreign policy analysis and explains the theories that have structured research in this area over the last 50 years. It provides the essentials of emerging theoretical trends, ...
    • Demanding Energy: Space, Time and Change 

      Hui, Allison; Day, Rosie; Walker, Gordon (Palgrave Macmillan, 2018)
      This edited collection critically engages with an important but rarely-asked question: what is energy for? This starting point foregrounds the diverse social processes implicated in the making of energy demand and how these ...
    • Generative Conversations for Creative Learning: Reimagining Literacy Education and Understanding 

      Latham, Gloria; Ewing, Robyn (Palgrave Macmillan, 2018)
      This book builds on conversations between the author educators and other experts in the field, including authors, illustrators and teachers, to explore the benefits of discussions around quality literature within a classroom ...
    • Rethinking Taxation in Latin America: Reform and Challenges in Times of Uncertainty 

      Atria, Jorge; Groll, Constantin; Valdés, Maria Fernanda (Palgrave Macmillan, 2018)
      This study of taxation in Latin America takes a novel approach to the subject, using a framework that posits three dimensions for studying taxes—historical, relational, and transnational. The book argues that: first, ...
    • International Scholarships in Higher Education: Pathways to Social Change 

      Mawer, Matt; Dassin, Joan R.; Marsh, Robin R. (Palgrave Macmillan, 2018)
      This book explores the multiple pathways from scholarships for international study to positive social change. Bringing together studies from academic researchers, evaluators and program designers and policymakers from ...
    • The Palgrave Handbook of Survey Research 

      Vannette, David L.; Krosnick, Jon A. (Palgrave Macmillan, 2018)
      This handbook is a comprehensive reference guide for researchers, funding agencies and organizations engaged in survey research. Drawing on research from a world-class team of experts, this collection addresses the challenges ...
    • Creative Selves / Creative Cultures: Critical Autoethnography, Performance, and Pedagogy 

      Jones, Stacy Holman; Pruyn, Marc (Palgrave Macmillan, 2018)
      This book addresses and demonstrates the importance of critical approaches to autoethnography, particularly the commitment that such approaches make to theorizing the personal and to creating work that embodies a social ...
    • The Palgrave Handbook of the History of Surgery 

      Schlich, Thomas (Palgrave Macmillan, 2018)
      This handbook covers the technical, social and cultural history of surgery. It reflects the state of the art and suggests directions for future research. It discusses what is different and specific about the history of ...
    • The Ethics of Ability and Enhancement 

      Flanigan, Jessica; Price, Terry L. (Palgrave Macmillan UK, 2018)
      This book explores our ethical responsibilities regarding health in general and disabilities in particular. Disability studies and human enhancement stand out as two emerging areas of research in medical ethics, prompting ...
    • The Academic World in the Era of the Great War 

      Chagnon, Marie-Eve; Irish, Tomás (Palgrave Macmillan UK, 2018)
      This book examines the ways in which scholarly expertise was mobilized during the First World War, and the consequences of this for the inter-connected academic world that had developed in the late nineteenth century. ...
    • Language Practices of Indigenous Children and Youth: The Transition from Home to School 

      Wigglesworth, Gillian; Simpson, Jane; Vaughan, Jill (Palgrave Macmillan UK, 2018)
      This book explores the experiences of Indigenous children and young adults around the world as they navigate the formal education system and wider society. Profiling a range of different communities and sociolinguistic ...
    • Four Nations Approaches to Modern 'British' History: A (Dis)United Kingdom? 

      Lloyd-Jones, Naomi; Scull, Margaret M. (Palgrave Macmillan UK, 2018)
      This collection brings together leading and emerging scholars to evaluate the viability of four nations approaches to the history of the United Kingdom from the eighteenth to the twentieth century. It recognises the separate ...
    • Inter-Regional Relations and the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) 

      Gaens, Bart; Khandekar, Gauri (Palgrave Macmillan UK, 2018)
      This edited volume examines contemporary relations between Europe and Asia through the prism of the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM). ASEM is an informal forum for dialogue and cooperation between 53 partners from both regions. ...
    • The Power of Cities in Global Climate Politics: Saviours, Supplicants or Agents of Change? 

      Johnson, Craig A. (Palgrave Macmillan UK, 2018)
      There is now a palpable sense of optimism about the role of cities and transnational city-networks in global climate governance. Yet, amidst the euphoria, there is also a sense that the power that has been ascribed to – ...