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The Oxford Handbook of Governance

The Oxford Handbook of Governance Author David Levi-Faur
ISBN-10 9780191628429
Release 2012-03-29
Pages 828
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The Oxford Handbook of Governance presents an authoritative and accessible state-of-the-art analysis of the social science literature on governance. The volume presents the core concepts and knowledge that have evolved in the study of governance in different levels and arenas of politics and policymaking. In doing so it establishes itself as the essential point of reference for all those studying politics, society, and economics from a governance perspective. The volume comprises fifty-two chapters from leaders in the field. The chapters are organized in nine sections dealing with topics that include governance as the reform of the state, democratic governance, European governance, and global governance.



The Oxford Handbook of Corporate Governance

The Oxford Handbook of Corporate Governance Author Mike Wright
ISBN-10 9780199642007
Release 2013-03-28
Pages 811
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Corporate governance remains a central area of concern to business and society, and this Handbook constitutes the definitive source of academic research on this topic, synthesizing international studies from economics, strategy, international business, organizational behavior, entrepreneurship, business ethics, accounting, finance, and law.



The Oxford Handbook of Corporate Law and Governance

The Oxford Handbook of Corporate Law and Governance Author Jeffrey N. Gordon
ISBN-10 9780191061394
Release 2018-04-26
Pages 900
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Corporate law and corporate governance have been at the forefront of regulatory activities across the world for several decades now, and are subject to increasing public attention following the Global Financial Crisis of 2008. The Oxford Handbook of Corporate Law and Governance provides the global framework necessary to understand the aims and methods of legal research in this field. Written by leading scholars from around the world, the Handbook contains a rich variety of chapters that provide a comparative and functional overview of corporate governance. It opens with the central theoretical approaches and methodologies in corporate law scholarship in Part I, before examining core substantive topics in corporate law, including shareholder rights, takeovers and restructuring, and minority rights in Part II. Part III focuses on new challenges in the field, including conflicts between Western and Asian corporate governance environments, the rise of foreign ownership, and emerging markets. Enforcement issues are covered in Part IV, and Part V takes a broader approach, examining those areas of law and finance that are interwoven with corporate governance, including insolvency, taxation, and securities law as well as financial regulation. The Handbook is a comprehensive, interdisciplinary resource placing corporate law and governance in its wider context, and is essential reading for scholars, practitioners, and policymakers in the field.



The Oxford Handbook of Governance and Limited Statehood

The Oxford Handbook of Governance and Limited Statehood Author Thomas Risse
ISBN-10 9780198797203
Release 2018-03-15
Pages 656
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Unpacking the major debates, this Oxford Handbook brings together leading authors of the field to provide a state-of-the-art guide to governance in areas of limited statehood where state authorities lack the capacity to implement and enforce central decision and/or to uphold the monopoly over the means of violence. While areas of limited statehood can be found everywhere - not just in the global South -, they are neither ungoverned nor ungovernable. Rather, a variety of actors maintain public order and safety, as well as provide public goods and services. While external state 'governors' and their interventions in the global South have received special scholarly attention, various non-state actors - from NGOs to business to violent armed groups - have emerged that also engage in governance. This evidence holds for diverse policy fields and historical cases. The Handbook gives a comprehensive picture of the varieties of governance in areas of limited statehood from interdisciplinary perspectives including political science, geography, history, law, and economics. 29 chapters review the academic scholarship and explore the conditions of effective and legitimate governance in areas of limited statehood, as well as its implications for world politics in the twenty-first century. The authors examine theoretical and methodological approaches as well as historical and spatial dimensions of areas of limited statehood, and deal with the various governors as well as their modes of governance. They cover a variety of issue areas and explore the implications for the international legal order, for normative theory, and for policies toward areas of limited statehood.



The Oxford Handbook of Gender and Politics

The Oxford Handbook of Gender and Politics Author Georgina Waylen
ISBN-10 9780199751457
Release 2013-04-04
Pages 872
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The Oxford Handbook of Gender and Politics brings to political science an accessible and comprehensive overview of the key contributions of gender scholars to the study of politics, and it shows how these contributions produce a richer understanding of polities and societies.



The Oxford Handbook of Urban Politics

The Oxford Handbook of Urban Politics Author Karen Mossberger
ISBN-10 9780199709939
Release 2015-02-15
Pages 696
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The Oxford Handbook of Urban Politics is an authoritative volume on an established subject in political science and the academy more generally: urban politics and urban studies. The editors are all recognized experts, and are well connected to the leading scholars in urban politics. The handbook covers the major themes that animate the subfield: the politics of space and place; power and governance; urban policy; urban social organization; citizenship and democratic governance; representation and institutions; approaches and methodology; and the future of urban politics. Given the caliber of the editors and proposed contributors, the volume sets the intellectual agenda for years to come.



The Oxford Handbook Public Accountability

The Oxford Handbook Public Accountability Author M. A. P. Bovens
ISBN-10 9780199641253
Release 2014-04
Pages 696
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Drawing on the best scholars in the field from around the world, The Oxford Handbook of Public Accountability showcases conceptual and normative as well as the empirical approaches in public accountability studies.



The Oxford Handbook of Water Politics and Policy

The Oxford Handbook of Water Politics and Policy Author Ken Conca
ISBN-10 9780199335084
Release 2018-02-23
Pages 712
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The Oxford Handbook of Climate Change and Society

The Oxford Handbook of Climate Change and Society Author John S. Dryzek
ISBN-10 9780199566600
Release 2011-08-18
Pages 727
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A systematic examination by the best writers in a variety of fields working on issues of how climate change affects society, and how social, economic, and political systems can, do, and should respond.



The Oxford Handbook of Political Leadership

The Oxford Handbook of Political Leadership Author Paul 't Hart
ISBN-10 9780199653881
Release 2014-01
Pages 772
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Political leadership has returned to the forefront of research in political science in recent years, after several years of neglect. This Handbook provides a broad-ranging and cohesive examination of the study of political leadership.



The Oxford Handbook of Comparative Regionalism

The Oxford Handbook of Comparative Regionalism Author Tanja A. Börzel
ISBN-10 9780191504860
Release 2016-02-04
Pages 560
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The Oxford Handbook of Comparative Regionalism - the first of its kind - offers a systematic and wide-ranging survey of the scholarship on regionalism, regionalization, and regional governance. Unpacking the major debates, leading authors of the field synthesize the state of the art, provide a guide to the comparative study of regionalism, and identify future avenues of research. Twenty-seven chapters review the theoretical and empirical scholarship with regard to the emergence of regionalism, the institutional design of regional organizations and issue-specific governance, as well as the effects of regionalism and its relationship with processes of regionalization. The authors explore theories of cooperation, integration, and diffusion explaining the rise and the different forms of regionalism. The handbook also discusses the state of the art on the world regions: North America, Latin America, Europe, Eurasia, Asia, North Africa and the Middle East, and Sub-Saharan Africa. Various chapters survey the literature on regional governance in major issue areas such as security and peace, trade and finance, environment, migration, social and gender policies, as well as democracy and human rights. Finally, the handbook engages in cross-regional comparisons with regard to institutional design, dispute settlement, identities and communities, legitimacy and democracy, as well as inter- and transregionalism.



The Oxford Handbook of American Bureaucracy

The Oxford Handbook of American Bureaucracy Author Robert F. Durant
ISBN-10 9780199238958
Release 2010-10-14
Pages 864
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With engaging new contributions from the major figures in the fields of public administration, public management, and public policy The Oxford Handbook of American Bureaucracy is a key point of reference for anyone working in American politics today.



The Oxford Handbook of New York State Government and Politics

The Oxford Handbook of New York State Government and Politics Author Gerald Benjamin
ISBN-10 9780195387230
Release 2012-09-20
Pages 1020
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The Oxford Handbook of New York State Government and Politics brings together top scholars and former and current state officials to explain how and why the state is governed the way that it is. The book's thirty-one chapters assemble new scholarship in key areas of governance in New York, document the state's record in comparison to other U.S. states, and identify directions for future research.



The Oxford Handbook of Swedish Politics

The Oxford Handbook of Swedish Politics Author Jon Pierre
ISBN-10 9780199665679
Release 2016
Pages 707
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The Oxford Handbook of Public Policy

The Oxford Handbook of Public Policy Author Michael Moran
ISBN-10 9780199548453
Release 2008-06-12
Pages 1000
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This is part of a ten volume set of reference books offering authoritative and engaging critical overviews of the state of political science. This work explores the business end of politics, where theory meets practice in the pursuit of public good.



The Oxford Handbook on the United Nations

The Oxford Handbook on the United Nations Author Thomas George Weiss
ISBN-10 0199279519
Release 2007
Pages 810
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This major new handbook provides the definitive and comprehensive analysis of the UN and will be an essential point of reference for all those working on or in the organization



The Oxford Handbook of American Political Parties and Interest Groups

The Oxford Handbook of American Political Parties and Interest Groups Author L. Sandy Maisel
ISBN-10 9780199604470
Release 2012-01-12
Pages 699
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The Oxford Handbooks of American Politics are the essential guide to the study of American political life in the 21st Century. With engaging new contributions from the major figures in the field of political parties and interest groups this Handbook is a key point of reference for anyone working in American Politics today.