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Our monographs, multi-authored and edited works include original scholarly research, thorough and structured reviews of important subjects and engaging works that push forward the boundaries of the disciplines in which we publish.

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COVID-19 and the Voluntary and Community Sector in the UK

Responses, Impacts and Adaptation

Curating rigorous academic, policy and practice-based research, this book explores the response and adaptation of the UK voluntary sector to the COVID-19 pandemic and considers what can be learned to maximise its contribution in the event of future crises.

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Ethical Evidence and Policymaking

Interdisciplinary and International Research

This important book offers practical advice for using evidence and research in policymaking. Covering important policy areas including the GM debate, the environment and Black Lives Matter, each chapter in the book assesses the ethical challenges, the status of evidence in explaining or describing the issue and possible solutions to the problem.

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The Rise of the Infrastructure State

How US–China Rivalry Shapes Politics and Place Worldwide

Wide-ranging and even-handed, this book offers a fresh interpretation of the territorial logic of US-China rivalry, and explores what it means for countries across Eurasia, Africa, and Latin America.

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Policy Analysis in Turkey

This volume provides the first comprehensive overview of the state of policy analysis in Turkey for an international audience, providing an in-depth review of the context, constraints, and dominant modes of policy analysis performed by both state and non-state actors.

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A Handbook of Food Crime

Immoral and Illegal Practices in the Food Industry and What to Do About Them

Gray and Hinch explore the phenomenon of food crime. Through discussions of food safety, food fraud, food insecurity, agricultural labour, livestock welfare, genetically modified foods, food sustainability, food waste, food policy, and food democracy, they problematize current food systems and criticize their underlying ideologies.

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Infrastructure in Africa

Lessons for Future Development

This book presents a comprehensive exploration of the state of infrastructure in Africa and provides an integrated analysis of the challenges the sector faces, based on extensive fieldwork across the continent, providing an important resource for researchers, students, policymakers and NGOs.

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Policy Analysis in Ireland

Leading Irish academics and policy practitioners present a comprehensive study of policy analysis in Ireland. Contributors investigate the roles of the EU, the public, science, the media and gender expertise in policy analysis. This text examines policy analysis at different levels of government and identifies future challenges for policy analysis.

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Ageing through Austerity

Critical Perspectives from Ireland

A carefully crafted study of ageing in Ireland, one of the countries hardest hit by the Eurozone financial crisis, presenting a critical analysis of ageing and social policy in a country under tight austerity measures.

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Accountability and Review in the Counter-Terrorist State

Counter-terrorism is now a permanent part of the legislative apparatus of the state yet little is known about how it is reviewed. Building on exclusive interviews with political actors and practitioners, this book presents the first critical analysis of counter-terrorism review in the United Kingdom.

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At Home with Autism

Designing Housing for the Spectrum

Grounded in an extensive array of research sources, this valuable book introduces readers to conditions and aspirations of adults on the autism spectrum that demand a new approach to how we provide, locate, design and develop homes in which they live.

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Exploring the Dynamics of Personal, Professional and Interprofessional Ethics

This interdisciplinary book draws on the perspectives of forty authors from four continents to explore the dynamics of ethical dilemmas using theory, research and practice-based examples.

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Europe enlarged

A handbook of education, labour and welfare regimes in Central and Eastern Europe

This important reference work describes the educational systems, labour markets and welfare production regimes in the ten new Central and Eastern Europe countries.

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