|| 1 King, Jean A
Interactive evaluation practice : mastering the
interpersonal dynamics of program evaluation / Jean A
King and Laurie Stevahn.-- Los Angeles: Sage Publications
xxi, 431p. 23cm.
ISBN : 9780761926733.
001.4 KIN 135955
This book helps bridge the gap between the theory of
evaluation and its practice, giving students the specific
skills they need to use in different evaluation settings.
** Evaluation research (Social action programs)
2 Goodin, Robert E
On Settling / Robert E Goodin.-- Princeton: Princeton
University Press, 2012.
viii, 114p. 22cm.
ISBN : 9780691148458.
172 GOO 136178
In a culture that worships ceaseless striving, settling
seems like giving up. This title explores the dynamics of
this process. It explains why settling is useful for
planning, creating trust, and strengthening the social
fabric - and why settling is different from compromise
** Political ethics , Contentment , Compromise (Ethics)
3 Armstrong, Adrian
Ethics and justice for the environment / Adrian Armstrong
-- London: Routledge, 2012.
xiii, 274. 23cm.
ISBN : 9780415509039.
179.1 ARM 135975
Examining the issues of ethics and justice as they apply
to the environment, this book starts from the observation
that the parallel expositions of environmental ethics and
environmental justice appear to have few points of
contact. Environmental justice is highly politicized and
concerned with human access to the environment and the
unequal exposure to environmental pollution. By contrast
environmental ethical studies are a wide ranging
collection of approaches that are concerned with caring
for the earth, and the justifications for it, but rarely
consider the issue of justice. Although the two movements
do not come together at the theoretical level, they do so
at the grass roots activist level. An essential component
of this study is thus to consider both the issues of
grass roots action, and the application of the methods to
actual case studies.
** Environmental ethics , Environmental justice ,
Environmental policy , Environmental protection ,
|| 4 De Anguita, Pablo Martinez
Environmental solidarity : how religions can sustain
sustainability / Pablo Martinez de Anguita.-- New York:
xiv, 187p. 23cm.
ISBN : 9780415524216.
201.77 DEA 135974
The past few decades have seen the beginnings of a
convergence between religions and ecological movements.
The environmental crisis has called the religions of the
world to respond by finding their voice within the larger
Earth community. At the same time, a certain religiosity
has started to emerge in some areas of secular ecological
thinking. Beyond mere religious utilitarianism, rooted in
an understanding of the deepest connections between human
beings, their worldviews, and nature itself, this book
tries to show how religious believers can look at the
world through the eyes of faith and find a broader
paradigm to sustain sustainability, proposing a model for
transposing this paradigm into practice, so as to develop
long-term sustainable solutions that can be tested
** Sustainability -- Religious aspects , Sustainable
development -- Religious aspects , Environmentalism --
Religious aspects ,
|| SOCIAL PROCESSES
|| 5 Turner, Bryan S
The Routledge international handbook of globalization
studies / Bryan S Turner.-- New York: Routledge, 2011.
xxii, 702p. 24cm.
ISBN : 9780415686082.
303.482 TUR 135957
Contains chapters on the history of globalization and key
theories that have considered the causes and consequences
of the globalization process. This book also contains
sections that look at military, economic, technological,
social and cultural changes in globalization.
** Social evolution 2. Globalization - Economic aspects
3. Globalization - Social aspects 4. Globalization -
Cross cultural studies
6 Guest, Robert
Borderless economics : Chinese sea turtles, Indian
fridges and the new fruits of global capitalism / Robert
Guest.-- New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.
ISBN : 9780230113824.
303.48209 GUE 135963
In Borderless Economics, Robert Guest, travels through
dozens of countries and 44 American states, observing how
these networks create wealth, spread ideas and foster
innovation. He shows how brainy Indians in America
collaborate with brainy Indians in India to build $70
fridges and $300 houses, young Chinese study in the West
and then return home (where they-re known as "sea
turtles"), infecting China with ideas that will
eventually turn it democratic, and America-s unique
ability to attract and absorb migrants lets it tap into
the energy of all the world-s diaspora networks. So
despite its current woes, if the United States keeps its
borders open, it will remain the world-s most powerful
nation indefinitely. With on-the-ground reporting from
Asia, Africa, Europe and even Idaho, this book examines
how migration, for the all the disruption it causes,
makes the world wealthier and happier.
** Diffusion of innovations 2. Business networks 3.
Globalization - Economic aspects 4. Immigrants - United
|| FACTORS AFFECTING SOCIAL BEHAVIOR
|| 7 Chasek, Pamela S (ed)
The Roads from RIO : lessons learned from twenty years of
multilateral environmental negotiations / Pamela S Chasek
and Lynn M Wagner.-- New York: Routledge, 2012.
xxiv, 308p. 23cm.
ISBN : 9780415809771.
304.2 CHA 135986
This book provides a review of twenty years of
multilateral environmental negotiations (1992-2012). The
authors have participated in most of these negotiating
processes and use their first-hand knowledge as writers
for the International Institute for Sustainable
Development-s Earth Negotiations Bulletin as they
illustrate the changes that have taken place over the
past twenty years.
** Environmental policy , Global environmental change ,
Environmental protection -- International cooperation ,
Environmental impact analysis
|| SOCIAL GROUPS
|| 8 Stoler, Ann Laura
Race and the education of desire : Foucault-s History of
Sexuality and the Colonial Order of Things / Ann Laura
Stoler.-- Durham: Duke University Press, 1995.
xiv, 237p. 23cm.
ISBN : 9780822316909.
305.8 STO 136179
In "Race and the Education of Desire, "Stoler challenges
Foucault-s tunnel vision of the West and his
marginalization of empire. She also argues that this
first volume of "History of Sexuality" contains a
suggestive if not studied treatment of race.Drawing on
Foucault-s little-known 1976 College de France lectures,
Stoler addresses his treatment of the relationship
between biopower, bourgeois sexuality, and what he
identified as "racisms of the state." "Race and the
Education of Desire" will revise current notions of the
connections between European and colonial historiography
and between the European bourgeois order and the colonial
treatment of sexuality.
** Foucault, Michel, 1926-1984 -- Views on racism , ,
Racism , Indigenous peoples , Racism History
|| POLITICAL SCEINCE
|| 9 Jones, Daniel Stedman
Masters of the Universe : Hayek, Friedman, and the birth
of neoliberal politics / Daniel Stedman Jones.--
Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2012.
xii, 418p. 24cm.
ISBN : 9780691151571.
320.51 JON 136177
Based on archival research and interviews with leading
participants in the movement, this title traces the
ascendancy of neoliberalism from the academy of interwar
Europe to supremacy under Reagan and Thatcher and in the
** Neoliberalism -- History , Economic policy , Economics
-- Political aspects
|| INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
|| 10 Dent, Christopher M (ed)
The Asia-Pacific, regionalism and the global system /
Christopher M Dent and Jorn Dosch.-- Cheltenham: Edward
xiii, 289p. 24cm.
ISBN : 9781781004463.
327.501823 DEN 135961
This volume explores the key issues of regional co-
operation, economic and political integration, security
relations and international affairs within and across the
** Regionalism -- Pacific Area , Interregionalism --
Pacific Area , Pacific Area -- Foreign relations -- 21st
century , Pacific Area -- Economic conditions -- 21st
century , Pacific Area -- Politics and government -- 21st
|| FINANCIAL ECONOMICS
|| 11 De Haan, Jakob
Financial markets and institutions : a European
perspective / Jakob de Haan, Sander Oosterloo and Dirk
Schoenmaker.--2nd ed-- Cambridge: Cambridge University
xxvii, 407p. 25cm.
ISBN : 9781107635920.
332.1 DEH 135977
Written for undergraduate and graduate students of
finance, economics and business, the second edition of
this successful textbook provides a fresh analysis of the
world financial system in light of the recent financial
crisis. Combining theory, empirical data and policy, it
examines and explains financial markets, financial
infrastructures, financial institutions and challenges in
the domain of financial supervision and competition
policy. This new edition features three completely new
chapters, one on financial crises, a second on financial
innovation, and, on the policy side, a third on the
monetary policy of the European Central Bank.
** Financial institutions -- Europe , Europe -- Economic
policy , Europe -- Economic integration ,
|| ECONOMICS OF LAND and ENERGY
|| 12 Hall, Anthony
Forests and climate change : the social dimensions of
REDD in Latin America / Anthony Hall.-- Cheltenham:
Edward Elgar, 2012.
xv, 213p. 24cm.
ISBN : 9781849802826.
333.75 HAL 135978
Reduced Emissions from Deforestation and Forest
Degradation (REDD) provides economic incentives to forest
users to encourage preservation of trees. This text
raises questions over some of the basic assumptions that
underpin REDD policies in Latin America.
** Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest
Degradation (Program) , Deforestation -- Environmental
aspects -- Latin America
13 Tortajada, Cecilia (ed)
Asian perspectives on water policy / Cecilia Tortajada
and Asit K Biswas.-- London: Routledge, 2012.
viii, 177p. 25cm.
ISBN : 9780415697262.
333.910095 TOR 135962
The book provides authoritative analyses of how water is
being managed in different Asian countries, ranging from
the world-s most populous countries like China and India
to a city state like Singapore and an island country like
Fiji. It also analyses in depth several wide ranging
issues like terrorism, human rights, water-energy nexus,
and roles of media, along with comprehensive discussions
of legal, institutional and regulatory frameworks in an
Asian water management context. The overall focus is on
how water can be managed efficiently, cost-effectively
and equitably in various Asian countries.This book was
based on a special issue of the International Journal of
Water Resources Development.
** Water resources development -- Government policy --
Asia , Water resources development -- Economic aspects --
Asia , Water resources development -- Social aspects --
14 Godfrey, Jayne M (ed)
Water accounting : international approaches to policy and
decision-making / Jayne M Godfrey and Keryn Chalmers.--
Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2012.
xx, 318p. 23cm.
ISBN : 9781849807494.
333.9111 GOD 135990
In this groundbreaking book, international experts
respond to the question: what role can water accounting
play in resolving individual, organizational, industry,
national and international economic, social and
environmental issues? One of the most pressing global
issues of the 21st Century is the scarcity of water of a
quantity appropriate to ensure economic, environmental
and social sustainability. In addressing the issue
through policy and management, of critical importance is
access to high quality information.
** Water resources development , Water consumption --
Economic aspects , Water-supply -- Government policy
|| 15 Tyfield, David
The economics of science : a critical realist overview /
David Tyfield.-- New York: Routledge, 2012.
xiv, 216p. 24cm.
V.2- towards a synthesis of political economy and science
and technology studies.
ISBN : 9780415688734.
338.475 TYF 135958
This book argues that the fundamental underlying problem
in all cases is the ontological shallowness of these
theories, which can only be remedied by attention to
ontological presuppositions. Conversely, a critical
realist approach affords the integration of a realist
political economy into the analysis of the economics of
science that does afford explicit attention to these
crucial questions. Accordingly, the book sets out an
introduction to the existing literature on the economics
of science together with novel discussion of the field
from a critical realist perspective. In arguing thus
across levels of abstraction, however, the book also
explores how concerted engagement with substantive social
enquiry and theoretical debate develops and strengthens
critical realism as a philosophical project, rather than
simply -applying- it.
** Science -- Economic aspects
16 Harrington, Joseph E (ed)
Recent advances in the analysis of competition policy and
regulation / Joseph E Harrington and Yannis Katsoulacos.-
Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2012.
viii, 390p. 23cm.
ISBN : 9781781005682.
338.6048 HAR 135985
This state-of-the-art volume highlights important recent
research contributions covering all the significant
themes surrounding competition policy and regulation,
including financial regulation and multisided markets.
** Competition , Antitrust law , Restraint of trade ,
17 Arena, Richard (ed)
Structural dynamics and economic growth / Richard Arena
and Pier Luigi Porta.-- Cambridge: Cambridge University
xii, 296p. 23cm.
ISBN : 9781107015968.
338.9 ARE 135989
An alternative model of economic growth emerged from the
Cambridge School of Keynesian economists in the 1950s and
1960s. This model - developed mainly by Luigi Pasinetti -
emphasizes the importance of demand, human learning and
the growth dynamics of industrial systems. Finally, in
the past decade, new mainstream models have emerged
incorporating technology or demand-based structural
change and extending the notion of balanced growth. This
collection of essays reassesses Pasinetti-s theory of
structural dynamics in the context of these recent
developments, with contributions from economists writing
in both the mainstream and the Cambridge Keynesian
traditions and including Luigi Pasinetti, William Baumol,
Geoffrey Harcourt and Nobel laureate Robert Solow.
** Pasinetti, Luigi L -- Political and social views ,
Economic development , Sustainable development
18 Carbonnier, Gilles (ed)
International development policy : aid, emerging
economies and global policies / Gilles Carbonnier.-- New
York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
xvi, 212p. 24cm.
ISBN : 9781137003409.
338.91 CAR 135997
International development cooperation is undergoing a
revolution. The authors question how far bilateral and
multilateral aid agencies succeed in mainstreaming global
issues in their operations and assess how emerging and
traditional donors address competing objectives, often
with diverging rationales. Cases include Brazil, China
and South Africa.
** Economic assistance --International cooperation.
|| MACROECONOMICS and RELATED TOPICS
|| 19 Goodhart, Charles A E
The Challenge of financial stability : a new model and
its applications / Charles A E Goodhart and Dimitrios P
Tsomocos.-- Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2012.
viii, 349p. 24cm.
ISBN : 9781847208941.
339.5 GOO 135965
The achievement of financial stability is one of the most
pressing issues today. This timely and innovative book
provides an analytical framework to assess financial
(in)stability as an equilibrium phenomenon compatible
with the orderly functioning of a modern market economy.
** Monetary policy , Finance, Public
|| MILITARY, TAX, TRADE and INDUSTRIAL LAW
||20 Brummer, Chris
Soft law and the global financial system : rule making in
the 21st century / Chris Brummer.-- Cambridge: Cambridge
University Press, 2012.
ix, 296p. 23cm.
ISBN : 9781107004849.
343.03 BRU 135988
This book explains how international financial law
-works- - and presents an alternative theory for
understanding its purpose, operation and limitations.
** International finance -- Law and legislation , Global
Financial Crisis, 2008-2009 , Soft law
|| MILITARY SCIENCE
|| 21 Hanson, Victor Davis (ed)
Makers of ancient strategy : from the Persian wars to the
fall of Rome / Victor Davis Hanson.-- Princeton:
Princeton University Press, 2010.
x, 265p. 23cm.
ISBN : 9780691156361.
355.409014 HAN 136176
The book reveals that much of the organized violence
witnessed today--such as counterterrorism, urban
fighting, insurgencies, preemptive war, and ethnic
cleansing--has ample precedent in the classical era. The
book examines the preemption and unilateralism used to
instill democracy during Epaminondas-s great invasion of
the Peloponnesus in 369 BC, as well as the
counterinsurgency and terrorism that characterized Rome-s
battles with insurgents such as Spartacus, Mithridates,
and the Cilician pirates. The collection looks at the
urban warfare that became increasingly common as more
battles were fought within city walls, and follows the
careful tactical strategies of statesmen as diverse as
Pericles, Demosthenes, Alexander, Pyrrhus, Caesar, and
Augustus. Makers of Ancient Strategy shows how Greco-
Roman history sheds light on wars of every age.
** Military art and science -- History -- To 500 ,
Military history, Ancient
|| SOCIAL PROBLEMS and SOCIAL WELFARE IN GENERAL
|| 22 Anttonen, Anneli (ed)
Welfare state, universalism and diversity / Anneli
Anttonen, Liisa Haikio and Kolbeinn Stefansson.--
Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2012.
vii, 202p. 24cm.
ISBN : 9781849803830.
361.65 ANT 135991
Welfare State, Universalism and Diversity is a thought-
provoking book dealing with key ideas, values and
principles of social policies and asking what exactly is
meant by universal benefits and policies? Is the time of
post-war universalism over? Are universalism and
diversity contradictory policy and theory framings?
** Welfare state , Multiculturalism ,
|| OTHER SOCIAL PROBLEMS and SERVICES
|| 23 Michaelowa, Axel (ed)
Carbon markets or climate finance? : low carbon and
adaptation investment choices for the developing world /
Axel Michaelowa.-- London: Routledge, 2012.
xxvii, 286p. 24cm.
ISBN : 9781849714747.
363.7387091724 MIC 135964
This book builds on a decade-long experience with
mechanisms provided by the Kyoto Protocol and the UN
Framework Convention on Climate Change. It discusses the
challenges of climate finance in the context of the post-
Copenhagen negotiations and provides a long-term outlook
of how climate finance in developing countries could
** Emissions trading -- Developing countries ,
Environmental impact charges -- Developing countries ,
Carbon dioxide mitigation -- Developing countries ,
Greenhouse effect, Atmospheric -- International
24 Jacobson, Mark Z
Air pollution and global warming : history, science, and
solutions / Mark Z Jacobson.--2nd ed-- Cambridge:
Cambridge University Press, 2012.
xviii, 375p. 25cm.
ISBN : 9781107691155.
363.7392 JAC 135959
This new edition of Mark Jacobson-s textbook provides a
comprehensive introduction to the history and science of
the major air pollution and climate problems that face
the world today, as well as the energy and policy
solutions to those problems. Every chapter has been
brought completely up-to-date with new data, figures, and
text. There is a new additional chapter on large-scale
solutions to climate and air pollution problems. This is
an ideal introductory textbook on air pollution for
students taking courses in atmospheric chemistry and
physics, meteorology, environmental science, Earth
science, civil and environmental engineering, chemistry,
environmental law and politics, and city planning and
regulation. It will also form a valuable reference text
for researchers, and an introduction to the subject for
** Air -- Pollution , Atmospheric chemistry , Air --
Pollution -- Law and legislation
|| INTERNATIONAL COMMERCE
||25 Greenaway, David (ed)
The World economy : global trade policy 2010 / David
Greenaway.-- West Sussex: Wiley-Blackwell, 2011.
vi, 309p. 24cm.
ISBN : 9781444339062.
382 GRE 135992
This is the seventeenth volume in an annual series in
which leading economists provide a concise and accessible
evaluation of major developments in trade and trade
policy. Examines key issues pertinent to the
multinational trading system, as well as regional trade
arrangements and policy developments at the national
level provides up-to-date assessments of the World Trade
Organization-s current Trade Policy Reviews.A vital
resource for researchers, analysts and policy-advisors
interested in trade policy and other open economy issues
Analyses global trade policy in Turkey, China and The
** Commercial policy , International trade ,
26 Heydon, Kenneth (ed)
The Ashgate research companion to international trade
policy / Kenneth Heydon and Stephen Woolcock.-- Surrey:
xxvi, 559p. 25cm.
ISBN : 9781409408352.
382.3 HEY 135960
This volume provides a state of the art review of current
thinking on the full range of trade policy issues,
addressing the economic and political dimensions of
international trade policy. This title presents an
integrated set of original and comprehensive perspectives
from a diverse group of experts, linked by a common
organisational thread. The contributing authors create an
ideal mix of internationally recognised experts together
with younger specialists making their mark in trade
policy analysis, academics as well as trade policy
practitioners, and representatives of both developed and
** International trade , Commercial treaties ,
International economic relations
|| OTHER LANGUAGES
|| 27 Waite, Dennis
An essential guide to Sanskrit : for spiritual seekers /
Dennis Waite.-- New Delhi: Black and White, 2005.
xii, 210p. 22cm.
ISBN : 9788189320003.
491.25 WAI 136172
Presents an introduction to the Sanskrit language. This
book introduces the transliterated alphabets used by
books and the internet to teach the Devanagari script
used for the true language.
** Sanskrit language -- Grammar -- Terminology , Hindu
philosophy -- Terminology
|| PROBABILITIES and APPLIED MATHEMATICS
|| 28 Montgomery, Douglas C
Introduction to linear regression analysis / Douglas C
Montgomery, Elizabeth A Peck and G Geoffrey Vining.--5th
ed.-- Hoboken: Wiley, 2012.
xvi, 645p. 26cm.
ISBN : 9780470542811.
519.536 MON 135954
This book continues to present both the conventional and
less common uses of linear regression in today-s cutting-
edge scientific research. The authors blend both theory
and application to equip readers with an understanding of
the basic principles needed to apply regression model-
building techniques in various fields of study, including
engineering, management, and the health sciences.
** Regression analysis 2. Mathematics / Probability and
Statistics / General
|| MEDICINE and HEALTH
|| 29 Thomas, Mike
Cognitive behaviour therapy : case studies / Mike Thomas
and Mandy Drake.-- Los Angeles: Sage Publications, 2012.
xi, 252p. 24cm.
ISBN : 9780857020765.
616.89142 THO 135956
A step-by-step guide to using CBT, this book is
structured around case studies of clients who present
with some of the most commonly encountered conditions,
from mild to more complex, enduring symptoms and
** Cognitive therapy - Case studies 2. Cognitive therapy
30 Isaacson, Walter
Steve Jobs / Steve Jobs.-- London: Little, Brown, 2012.
xix, 630p. 23cm.
ISBN : 9781408703748.
621.39092 JOB 136171
Based on more than forty interviews with Jobs conducted
over two years-as well as interviews with more than a
hundred family members, friends, adversaries,
competitors, and colleagues-Walter Isaacson has written a
riveting story of the roller-coaster life and searingly
intense personality of a creative entrepreneur whose
passion for perfection and ferocious drive revolutionized
six industries: personal computers, animated movies,
music, phones, tablet computing, and digital publishing.
** Jobs, Steve, 1955-2011 , Apple Computer, Inc --
History , Computer engineers -- United States --
Biography , Chief executive officers -- United States --
|| GENERAL MANAGEMENT
||31 Roe, Mark J
Strong managers, weak owners : the political roots of
American corporate finance / Mark J Roe.-- Princeton:
Princeton University Press, 1996.
xvi, 324p. 23cm.
ISBN : 9780691026312.
658.15 ROE 136180
In this major reinterpretation of the evolution of the
American corporation, Mark Roe convincingly demonstrates
that the ownership structure of large U.S. firms owes its
distinctive character as much to politics as to economics
and technology. His provocative examination addresses
essential issues facing American businesses today as they
compete in the new international marketplace.
** Corporations - United States - Finance
32 Blair, Margaret M (ed)
Employees and corporate governance / Margaret M Blair and
Mark J Roe.-- Washington: Brookings Institution Press,
v, 362p. 23cm.
ISBN : 9780815709442.
658.4 BLA 136174
This book turns the spotlight on the neglected role of
employees, analyzing the many ways - formal and informal
that employees are actually involved in the governance
of corporation in America, Germany and Japan.
** Producer cooperatives , Management -- Employee
33 Jensen, Michael C
A theory of the firm : governance, residual claims, and
organizational forms / Michael C Jensen.-- Cambridge:
Harvard University Press, 2003.
ISBN : 9780674012295.
658.4 JEN 136181
This collection examines the forces, both internal and
external, that lead corporations to behave efficiently
and to create wealth. The author argues that control is
vested in shareholders to maximise corporate value,
risking the hostile takeovers which led to the economic
boom of the 1990s.
** Corporate governance , Industrial management ,
34 Fischer, Thomas
Service business development : strategies for value
creation in manufacturing firms / Thomas Fischer, Heiko
Gebauer and Elgar Fleisch.-- Cambridge: Cambridge
University Press, 2012.
xx, 298p. 23cm.
ISBN : 9781107022454.
658.4012 FIS 135987
A thorough overview of the strategies available for value
creation through service business development.
** Manufacturing industries -- Management , Service
industries , Customer services ,
35 Jensen, Michael C
Foundations of organizational strategy / Michael C Jensen
-- Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2001.
x, 414p. 23cm.
ISBN : 9780674005648.
658.4012 JEN 136175
In this volume, Michael Jensen and his collaborators
present the foundations of an integrated theory of
organizations. The theory assumes for one that
organizations are equilibrium systems that, like markets,
can be influenced but cannot be told what to do.
** Organizational behavior