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Responding to Uprisings, Pandemic, and War
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This is an open access title available under the terms of a CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 License. It is free to read, download and share on Elgaronline.com. Public Policy in the Arab World dissects the layered social, economic, and governance issues that define the Middle East and Northern African (MENA) region. Paying special attention to the Arab Spring protests and the COVID-19 pandemic, this insightful book takes an interdisciplinary approach to examining governance capacity, legitimacy, and the challenges encountered in crisis response.

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This significant book addresses an important missing link in the literature on politics, governance, public policy and administration in sub-Saharan Africa. It contributes to the understanding of the emergence of independent institutions that are now playing active roles in formulating and implementing public policies and programs in these countries.

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Contexts, Platforms and Data of Anti-Corruption Technologies Worldwide
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This is an open access title available under the terms of a CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 License. It is free to read, download and share on Elgaronline.com. Delving into a burgeoning field of research, this enlightening book utilises case studies from across the globe to explore how digital media is used at the grassroots level to combat corruption. Bringing together an impressive range of experts, Alice Mattoni deftly assesses the design, creation and use of a wide range of anti-corruption technologies.

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The Evolving Legal Framework of the EU on Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade

In this insightful book, Martin Hedemann-Robinson appraises the European Union’s development of its legal framework to assist in combating one of the foremost challenges facing the international community: global deforestation. He provides an analytical overview of the evolving Union legislation, discussing its impact both within the single market as well as internationally.

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Social Innovation in the Commoning of Scarce Land Resources

This book offers a comprehensive survey of the history of thought and practice of commoning of land from a social innovation perspective. Presenting refreshing theoretical and historical perspectives and examining three case-studies in great depth, it explores how social relations, ethics, and agencies affect the building and development – but also the decline – of Landed Commons.

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Vaccine Diplomacy and Health Governance

In the fourth instalment of his ‘Belt and Road Initiative’ series, Gerald Chan provides a critical analysis of China’s vaccine diplomacy. Locating it within China’s wider infrastructure development strategy, Chan deploys geo-developmentalism as a theoretical tool to analyse its contribution to a new global health order, particularly with the pandemic pushing the country to the forefront of vaccine exportation.

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Policy Development, Implementation and Evaluation
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This perceptive book evaluates the effectiveness of current ocean governance as it aims to respond to the threats of increased sea temperatures, salination, biodiversity loss, overfishing, and exploitation of ocean resources. Contributors pose the key question: what type of political space are the oceans and is it possible to create, implement and assess an international framework which enables the oceans to be governed?

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A Signalling Theory Approach

ESG Rating Agencies and Financial Regulation presents an essential and nuanced understanding of rating agencies through the utilisation of signalling theory. Daniel Cash provides fresh insight on the role of ESG rating agencies in the financial market and explores the relationship between ESG and modern business practices to explain the continued drive for effective ESG rating agencies.

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Centering Democratic Citizenship and Engagement in the Introductory Classroom

Providing practical, concrete teaching strategies alongside relevant methodology and scholarship, this book offers a pedagogical approach for centering students' democratic citizenship and political engagement in American government courses.

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Differential Treatment of Developing Countries in Times of Global Power Shifts

This is an open access title available under the terms of a CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 License. It is free to read, download and share on Elgaronline.com. In light of the many significant recent changes to the global order, The Unmaking of Special Rights explores an often-forgotten aspect of this arrangement: special rights for developing countries. This book analyzes when and how special rights for developing countries have evolved in the context of global power shifts.

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