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    • O'Riordan, Timothy; Lenton, Timothy (2013)
      This book places tipping points in their scientific, economic, governmental, creative, and spiritual contexts. It seeks to offer a comprehensive set of interpretations on the meaning and application of tipping points. Its ...
    • Chirwa, Ephraim; Dorward, Andrew (2013)
      Agricultural input subsidies were a major feature of development policies in rural economies until the 1980s. Continuing rural poverty with low productivity and fertilizer use in smallholder staple crops has led to their ...
    • Andersson Djurfeldt, Agnes; Cuthbert Isinika, Aida; Mawunyo Dzanku, Fred (2018)
      This book contributes to the understanding of smallholder agriculture in sub-Saharan Africa through addressing the dynamics of intensification and diversification within and outside agriculture, in contexts where women ...
    • Meyer, Jessica (2019)
      "An Equal Burden forms the first scholarly study of the Army Medical Services in the First World War to focus on the roles and experiences of the men of the ranks of the Royal Army Medical Corps (RAMC). These men, through ...
    • Driediger-Murphy, Lindsay; Eidinow, Esther (2019)
      The introduction to this volume describes the contribution that it makes to scholarship on ancient divinatory practices. It analyses previous and current research, arguing that while this predominantly functionalist work ...
    • Nissinen, Martti (2017)
      This book is a comprehensive treatment of the ancient prophetic phenomenon as it comes to us through biblical, Near Eastern, and Greek sources. Once a distinctly biblical concept, prophecy is today acknowledged as yet ...
    • M. Stang, Charles (2012)
      This book argues that the pseudonym, Dionysius the Areopagite, and the influence of Paul together constitute the best interpretive lens for understanding the Corpus Dionysiacum [CD]. This book demonstrates how Paul in fact ...
    • Elisabeth Kjos, Hege (2013)
      This book examines the law, national and/or international, that arbitral tribunals apply on the merits to settle disputes between foreign investors and host states. In light of the freedom that the disputing parties and ...
    • Nayyar, Deepak (2019)
      Gunnar Myrdal published his magnum opus, Asian Drama: An Inquiry into the Poverty of Nations, in 1968. He was deeply pessimistic about development prospects in Asia. The fifty years since then have witnessed a remarkable ...
    • Pugh, Jonathan (2020)
      Personal autonomy is often lauded as a key value in contemporary Western bioethics, and the claim that there is an important relationship between autonomy and rationality is often treated as an uncontroversial claim in ...
    • Joseph, Sarah (2013)
      The World Trade Organization (WTO) is often accused of, at best, not paying enough attention to human rights or, at worst, facilitating and perpetuating human rights abuses. This book weighs these criticisms and examines ...
    • Ruhs, Martin; Tamas, Kristof; Palme, Joakim (2019)
      What is the use of research in public debates and policy-making on immigration and integration? Why are there such large gaps between migration debates and migration realities, and how can they be reduced? Bridging the ...
    • Andrews, Matt; Pritchett, Lant; Woolcock, Michael (2017)
      Governments play a major role in the development process, and constantly introduce reforms and policies to achieve developmental objectives. Many of these interventions have limited impact, however; schools get built but ...
    • Cate , Fred H.; Dempsey, James X. (2017)
      In June 2013, Edward Snowden revealed a secret US government program that collected records on every phone call made in the country. Further disclosures followed, detailing mass surveillance by the UK as well. Journalists ...
    • A. Ross, David; G. Smith, Peter; H. Morrow, Richard (2015)
      Before new interventions can be used in disease control programmes, it is essential that they are carefully evaluated in “field trials”, which may be complex and expensive undertakings. Descriptions of the detailed procedures ...
    • A. Ross, David; G. Smith, Peter; H. Morrow, Richard (2015)
      Before new interventions can be used in disease control programmes, it is essential that they are carefully evaluated in “field trials”, which may be complex and expensive undertakings. Descriptions of the detailed procedures ...
    • A. Ross, David; G. Smith, Peter; H. Morrow, Richard (2015)
      Before new interventions can be used in disease control programmes, it is essential that they are carefully evaluated in “field trials”, which may be complex and expensive undertakings. Descriptions of the detailed procedures ...
    • A. Ross, David; G. Smith, Peter; H. Morrow, Richard (2015)
      Before new interventions can be used in disease control programmes, it is essential that they are carefully evaluated in “field trials”, which may be complex and expensive undertakings. Descriptions of the detailed procedures ...
    • A. Ross, David; G. Smith, Peter; H. Morrow, Richard (2015)
      Before new interventions can be used in disease control programmes, it is essential that they are carefully evaluated in “field trials”, which may be complex and expensive undertakings. Descriptions of the detailed procedures ...
    • A. Ross, David; G. Smith, Peter; H. Morrow, Richard (2015)
      Before new interventions can be used in disease control programmes, it is essential that they are carefully evaluated in “field trials”, which may be complex and expensive undertakings. Descriptions of the detailed procedures ...