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  1. Low-Carbon Land Transport

    This book provides a guide for transportation policymakers and planners on achieving low-carbon land transportation systems and describes possible measures for reducing emissions. Based on wide ranging research, case studies from developed and developing countries and an overview of policy scenarios, it presents a toolbox for decision-makers with a huge variety of measures which can be tailored to their specific circumstances. This title also addresses the question of how policies can be bundled successfully and integrated in urban transportation decision-making and planning.

  2. Handbook of Disaster Policies and Institutions, Second Edition

    By John Handmer and Stephen Dovers

    This updated and revised second edition includes new coverage of climate change adaptation, which has rapidly become central to disaster and emergency planning and management. This is an essential handbook for practitioners across the world seeking to improve the quality, robustness and capacity of their disaster management mechanisms.

  3. Ecohouse 4th Edition (November 2012)

    'ecohouse is an invaluable and in depth resource for anybody wishing to get to grips with the issues of sustainability and domestic design. If you plan to build homes for the future, you really should be reading this book.' - Oliver Heath, Blustin Heath Design ( review of the 3rd Edition from Amazon)

  4. Congratulations to Iosif Kovras, for winning the 2012 Basil Chubb Prize!

    We are thrilled that Dr Iosif Kovras has been awarded the 2012 Basil Chubb Prize. Awarded annually by the Political Studies Association of Ireland, the prize is given to the best PHD thesis at an Irish university. Dr Kovras completed his thesis, Unearthing the Truth: The Politics of Exhumations in Cyprus and Spain. at Queen's University Belfast, and the judging panel all agreed that it represents and outstanding contribution to political research.

    Based on his award-winning thesis, Kovras's book Truth Recovery and Transitional Justice is due to be published by Routledge in June 2013.

    See full details of the award on the PSAI website.

  5. Energy from the Desert: Fourth Volume

    Edited by Keiichi Komoto, Christian Breyer, Edwin Cunow, Karim Megherbi, David Faiman and Peter van der Vleuten.

    This fourth volume in the established Energy from the Desert series examines and evaluates the potential and feasibility of Very Large Scale Photovoltaic Power Generation (VLS-PV) systems, which have capacities ranging from several megawatts to gigawatts, and to develop practical project proposals toward implementing the VLS-PV systems in the future. It comprehensively analyses all major issues involved in such large scale applications, based on the latest scientific and technological developments by means of close international co-operation with experts from different countries.


     

  6. What do Republicans have against women voters?

    This is the question asked by Linda Beail in her recent article in the San Diego Union-Tribune, in which she argues that there is a disconnect with women voters in policy and rhetoric, and an absence of women candidates in the presidential race from either party. Read the article here.

  7. Fat Lives: A Feminist Psychological Exploration

    Within the context of the current ‘obesity debate’, this book investigates the embodied experience of ‘being large’ from a critical psychological perspective. Using poststructuralist and feminist theories, the author explores the discourses available to and used by self-designated ‘fat’ individuals, as well as the societal power relationships that are produced by these.

  8. Being Human: Psychological and Philosophical Perspectives

    Richard Gross turns his expert eye to the psychology of human nature in a contemplative account encompassing cognition, consciousness, language, time perception, sense of mortality and human society. This book will help you to consider the unique aspects of being human and to understand the biological underpinnings for the intriguing and distinct behaviours and experiences common to human beings.

  9. Events and Urban Regeneration by Andrew Smith

    "The book presents a rich source of timely information and advice on this topical subject." Click here to read the full review of Events and Urban Regeneration, by Andrew Smith, reviewed by Kathy Pain, ALDAR Professor of Real Estate, University of Reading

  10. The Politics and Economics of Britain's Foreign Aid

    The Economist review of The Politics and Economics of Britain’s Foreign Aid: The Pergau Dam Affair

    The Politics and Economics of Britain's Foreign Aid
    The Pergau Dam Affair
    By Tim Lankester
    978-0-415-52952-5 September 2012

    'Sir Tim Lankester, a former British civil servant who played a central role in the affair, has now produced a gripping account of what Douglas Hurd, Britain’s foreign secretary from 1989-95, called, with typically patrician understatement “a fairish nightmare”.' The Economist, November 2012 click here to read the full review

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