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Human Rights                 PB                                           Regionalism, Economic NEW
Confronting Myths                                                         Integration and Security in Asia
and Misunderstandings                                                     A Political Economy Approach
Andrew Fagan, University                                                  Edited by T.J. Pempel, University of California, Berkeley,
of Essex, UK                                                              US, Jehoon Park, University of Incheon and
                                                                          Heung-chong Kim, Korea Institute for International




                                                                                                                                                     International Politics & Political Economy
This book offers both an introduction
to and a critical analysis of enduring                                    Economic Policy, South Korea
themes and issues in the contemporary
                                                                          The prospects and value of economic integration and regionalism
theory and practice of human rights.
                                                                          in Asia are increasingly evident in what could turn out to be ‘the
The author argues that the moral
                                                                          Asian Century’. It is within this context that this important book
authority and practical efficacy of
                                                                          explores the critical economic issues, security concerns and
human rights are adversely affected by a range of myths and
                                                                          political themes pertinent to Asia in general, and to East Asia in
misunderstandings – from claims regarding the moral status of
                                                                          particular.
human rights as an allegedly fully comprehensive moral doctrine to
the view that the possession of rights is anti-ethical to recognising
the importance of moral duties. The author also examines such             May 2011 c 192 pp Hardback 978 0 85793 126 9 c £65.00
                                                                          e 978 0 85793 127 6
issues as the claim that human rights can ultimately only be said
to exist as legal phenomena and the claim that nation-states are
inherently hostile to the spirit of human rights. Discussion cuts
across academic boundaries in an attempt to defend human rights           The Automotive
against those who have come to expect too much and those who
expect too little from human rights.
                                                                          Industry in an
                                                                          Era of Eco-Austerity
2009 176 pp Hardback 978 1 84844 161 3 £55.00                             Creating an Industry
Feb 2011 Paperback 978 1 84980 982 5 £17.95
e 978 1 84980 200 0                                                       as if the Planet Mattered
                                                                          Peter E. Wells, Cardiff University,
                                                                          UK
The Financial Crisis NEW                                                  ‘A splendid analysis of how an
and Developing Countries                                                  automotive industry based on mass
                                                                          production has become an alien in
A Global Multidisciplinary Perspective                                    our time – where diversity and personalised products and services
Edited by Peter A.G. van Bergeijk Erasmus University                      have become the norm. Peter Wells presents an intriguing analysis
and Utrecht University, Arjan de Haan and                                 of how the automotive industry can find ways forward and re-invent
Rolph van der Hoeven, Erasmus University,                                 itself. A must read for all interested in sustainable mobility, as well
                                                                          as strategists in the automotive industry.’
The Hague, The Netherlands
                                                                                   – Arnold Tukker, TNO Built Environment and Geosciences,
The Financial Crisis and Developing Countries discusses and                                                                The Netherlands
analyses regional and country specific impacts of the financial
crisis in emerging markets and developing countries, covering             2010 224 pp Hardback 978 1 84844 967 1 £65.00
all continents. Using heterodox and mainstream methodologies,             e 978 1 84980 720 3
the book develops a multidisciplinary perspective on the crisis
phenomenon as it examines how the crisis changes concepts
of development, critically discusses the mainstream approach,
analyses (global) governance issues (including the G20) and               On the Brink of Deglobalization
shows the actual impact for the poor and crisis vulnerable.               An Alternative Perspective on the Causes
July 2011 c 336 pp Hardback 978 1 84980 495 0 c £75.00
                                                                          of the World Trade Collapse
                                                                          Peter A.G. van Bergeijk, Erasmus University
                                                                          and Utrecht University, The Netherlands
Economic Diplomacy and the                                                ‘Peter van Bergeijk has written a fascinating book on the recent
Geography of International Trade                                          trade collapse, that in size can only be compared to the (trade)
                                                                          crises of the 1930s. There are at least two reasons to read the
Peter A.G. van Bergeijk, Erasmus University and Utrecht                   book. The first is to get a better understanding why the world
University, The Netherlands                                               has witnessed a dramatic decline of international trade. Peter
‘This book provides the political flesh to the bones of theoretical       van Bergeijk systematically analyzes the standard explanations
and empirical work in international trade. It brings together             that are given for this collapse, for example those put forward by
several recent developments in the literature, including the              the WTO, and concludes that most are wrong or unconvincing,
econometric developments in gravity modelling, the emphasis               and provides his own thought provoking explanation: risk and
on firm heterogeneity, and the increased attention for political,         uncertainty. The second reason to read the book is that it provides
institutional and cultural factors as relevant dimensions of distance     all those interested in international trade with a clear and interesting
explaining important parts of observed variations in trade intensities    introduction to understand the world of international trade and learn
between nation states. The book is highly recommended to applied          a great deal along the way, and not only about the recent trade
researchers and policy makers interested in the political economy         collapse.’
of globalization.’                                                              – Steven Brakman, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
                             – Henri L.F. de Groot, Vrije Universiteit,
                                       Amsterdam, The Netherlands         2010 192 pp Hardback 978 1 84980 411 0 £65.00

2009 240 pp Hardback 978 1 84844 463 8 £65.00




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                                             The New Political                                                          The Political Economy
                                             Economy of                                                                 of Taxation
                                             Southeast Asia                                                             Lessons from Developing
                                             Edited by Rajah Rasiah,                                                    Countries
                                             University of Malaya, Malaysia,                                            Paola Profeta, Bocconi University
                                             UNU-MERIT, The Netherlands
International Politics & Political Economy



                                                                                                                        and Simona Scabrosetti,
                                             and Oxford University, UK and                                              University of Pavia, Italy
                                             Johannes Dragsbaek Schmidt,
                                                                                                                        ‘Paola Profeta and Simona Scabrosetti
                                             Aalborg University, Denmark
                                                                                                                        have provided us with a novel
                                             ‘The different parts of the Southeast                                      comparative analysis of the tax
                                             Asian puzzle fit better together as a consequence of reading this          systems in Asia, Latin America and the new EU countries. Anyone
                                             valuable book, which brings history back in to show how regions            who wants to know how contemporary empirical models can be
                                             learn from each other and establish an identity.’                          used to study the political economy of the tax mix in developing
                                                     – Alice Amsden, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, US          and transition economies will want to read this book.’
                                                                                                                                                  – Stanley Winer, Carleton University, Canada
                                             2010 296 pp Hardback 978 1 84980 265 9 £79.95
                                             e 978 1 84980 712 8                                                        2010 208 pp Hardback 978 1 84844 071 5 £65.00
                                                                                                                        e 978 1 84980 549 0


                                             The Sustainability
                                             of Cultural Diversity                                                      Trafficking
                                             Nations, Cities and Organizations
                                                                                                                        and Human Rights
                                             Edited by Maddy Janssens, Katholieke Universiteit
                                                                                                                        European and Asia-Pacific
                                             Leuven, Belgium, Myriam Bechtoldt, J.W. Goethe                             Perspectives
                                             University, Germany, Arie de Ruijter, Tilburg University,                  Edited by Leslie Holmes,
                                             the Netherlands, Dino Pinelli, Fondazione Eni Enrico                       University of Melbourne, Australia,
                                             Mattei, Giovanni Prarolo, Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei                     Graduate School for Social
                                             and University of Bologna and Vanja M.K. Stenius, Istituto                 Research, Warsaw, Poland and
                                             Psicoanalitico per le Ricerche Sociali, Italy                              University of Bologna, Italy
                                             ‘This is a very useful book on a very important subject. The               Human trafficking is widely considered
                                             preservation of the rich and diverse body of cultures that history         to be the fastest growing branch of trafficking. It has moved rapidly
                                             and continued diversity provide is of great significance for humanity      up the agenda of states and international organisations since
                                             and the welfare of society. The failure to appreciate, and even            the early-1990s, not only because of this growth, but also as its
                                             to hate other cultures, is surely a threat to world peace and              implications for security and human rights have become clearer.
                                             civilization. I particularly value the chapters that focus on policy and   This fascinating study by European and Australian specialists
                                             provide evidence indicating what policy approaches are effective           provides original research findings on human trafficking, with
                                             and which are not.’            – William J. Baumol, New York University    particular reference to Europe, South-East Asia and Australia. A
                                                                                      and Princeton University, US      major focus is on how many states and organisations act in ways
                                                                                                                        that undermine trafficking victims’ rights.
                                             2010 384 pp Hardback 978 1 84980 289 5 £85.00
                                             The Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei series on Economics,
                                                                                                                        2010 264 pp Hardback 978 1 84844 159 0 £69.95
                                                                                                                        e 978 1 84980 680 0
                                             the Environment and Sustainable Development



                                             Migration and                                                              The Political Economy
                                             the Globalisation                                                          of Intellectual Property Rights
                                                                                                                                                                                                 RESEARCH COLLECTION




                                             of Health Care                                                             Edited by Christopher May, Lancaster University, UK
                                             The Health Worker Exodus?                                                  Christopher May – a leading authority in the field – has selected
                                                                                                                        material that provides important insights on the global governance
                                             John Connell, University                                                   of intellectual property. His collection ranges across a number of
                                             of Sydney, Australia                                                       disciplines and political perspectives to establish that the political
                                                                                                                        economic analysis of intellectual property is both multifaceted and
                                             The international migration of health
                                                                                                                        contested. Professor May has also provided an introduction that
                                             workers has been described by
                                                                                                                        will serve as an authoritative and comprehensive guide to the main
                                             Nelson Mandela as the ‘poaching’ of
                                                                                                                        issues under discussion.
                                             desperately needed skills from under-
                                             privileged regions. This book examines the controversial recent            64 articles, dating from 1991 to 2007
                                             history of skilled migration, and explores the economic and cultural       Contributors include: J. Boyle, G. Dutfield, P. Drahos, M. Heller,
                                             rationale behind this rise of a complex global market in qualified         K.E. Maskus, D. Matthews, R.P. Merges, P. Steidlmeier, S.K. Sell
                                             migrants and its multifaceted outcomes.
                                                                                                                        Three volume set 2010 1,864 pp
                                             2010 272 pp Hardback 978 1 84720 737 1 £69.95                              Hardback 978 1 84844 074 6 £575.00
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Global Exchange                                                           Explaining Civil War
and Poverty                                                               A Rational Choice Approach
Trade, Investment                                                         Syed Mansoob Murshed, The
and Migration                                                             Institute of Social Studies,
                                                                          The Netherlands and University
Edited by Robert E.B. Lucas,
                                                                          of Birmingham, UK




                                                                                                                                                 International Politics & Political Economy
Boston University, US,
Lyn Squire, Past President,                                               ‘This masterly book succinctly surveys
Global Development Network                                                contemporary literature on the sources
in New Delhi, India and                                                   of conflict in developing countries as
                                                                          well as policies to secure a stable
T.N. Srinivasan, Stanford
                                                                          peace, including many insightful
University, US                                                            contributions by the author. The treatment of this important but
‘The Global Development Network encourages policy-relevant                controversial field is both informative and well balanced. It should
research from developing countries. This volume assembles some            be essential reading for all students and policy makers who believe
results of this important work, focused here on the influence of          that policy should be evidence-based.’
policy on foreign trade, migration, and investment and of their                                    – Frances Stewart, University of Oxford, UK
influence in turn on growth and poverty in developing countries.
Analysis of these influences on particular countries is an essential      2009 256 pp Hardback 978 1 84720 808 8 £69.95
complement to the large-scale cross-country studies that have             e 978 1 84980 226 0
become so fashionable. Indeed, this detailed work casts doubt on
the generality of some conventional wisdom, although not on the
proposition that developing countries can gain significantly from
engagement with the world economy. A most useful addition to the          Markets Versus Hierarchies
policy-relevant literature on developing countries.’                      A Political Economy of Russia from
                        – Richard N. Cooper, Harvard University, US       the 10th Century to 2008
2010 352 pp Hardback 978 1 84720 833 0 £79.95
                                                                          Ekaterina Brancato, The Locke Institute, US
Global Development Network series                                         ‘Historians have often debate why political factors have dominated
                                                                          economic developments in Russian history, but never as
                                                                          systematically as in this ambitious interdisciplinary study. . . An
Protest and Social                                                        excellent, highly original work. It will interest a broad scholarly
                                                                          audience including economists, historians, free market advocates,
Movements in the                                                          business historians, management specialists, and public policy
Developing World                                                          experts. This well-written volume is an essential holding for
                                                                          research libraries. Highly recommended.’
Edited by Shinichi Shigetomi
                                                                                                                         – J.P. McKay, Choice
and Kumiko Makino, the Japan
External Trade Organization,                                              2009 256 pp Hardback 978 1 84720 811 8 £69.95
Japan                                                                     e 978 1 84844 725 7
‘Protest and Social Movements in the                                      The Locke Institute series
Developing World is aimed at scholars
and social movement activists. Its
innovative framework brings a fresh angle to the academic debate          The Political
on social movements, whilst its meticulous empirical detail will
appeal to those involved in a wide variety of social movements. In
                                                                          Economy of
this sense, Protest and Social Movements in the Developing World          Trade Reform in
will enjoy a warm reception amongst its target audience. . . A useful
book for those already well versed in this field.’
                                                                          Emerging Markets
                                      – World Entrepreneurship Society    Crisis or Opportunity?
                                                                          Edited by Peter Draper, South
2009 256 pp Hardback 978 1 84844 362 4 £65.00                             African Institute of International
e 978 1 84844 940 4
                                                                          Affairs, Philip Alves, formerly
In Association with the Institute of Developing Economies, JETRO
                                                                          of South African Institute of
                                                                          International Affairs and currently
Handbook of                                                               at South African Competition Commission and
                                                                          Razeen Sally, European Centre for International Political
Organizational                                                            Economy, Brussels and London School of Economics and
Politics                                                                  Political Science, UK
Edited by Eran Vigoda-Gadot                                               ‘This book is a refreshing reminder of the benefits of unilateral
and Amos Drory                                                            trade liberalisation in countries whose leaders dare. An important
                                                                          story told with clarity and authority.’
2006 392 pp                                                                      – Ross Garnaut, The Australian National University, Australia
Hardback 978 1 84376 995 8 £115.00
2008                                                                      2009 304 pp Hardback 978 1 84844 050 0 £89.95
Paperback 978 1 84720 795 1 £35.00                                        e 978 1 84844 729 5
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                                         Politics of                                                           Party Politics
                                         Intellectual Property                                                 and Social Welfare
                                         Contestation Over the                                                 Comparing Christian and
                                         Ownership, Use, and Control                                           Social Democracy in Austria,
                                         of Knowledge and Information                                          Germany and the Netherlands
International Politics
& Political Economy




                                         Edited by Sebastian Haunss,                                           Martin Seeleib-Kaiser, University
                                         University of Konstanz, Germany                                       of Oxford, UK, Silke van Dyk,
                                         and Kenneth C. Shadlen, London                                        University of Jena and
                                         School of Economics and Political                                     Martin Roggenkamp, University
                                         Science, UK                                                           of Bremen, Germany
                                         ‘This thought-provoking volume provides invaluable new insights       Christian and Social Democratic parties have been the driving force
                                         and is a major contribution to the debate on the politics of          behind welfare state developments post-WWII. This valuable book
                                         intellectual property rights.’                                        investigates whether continued party differences have contributed
                                                – Duncan Matthews, Queen Mary, University of London, UK        significantly to the design of social welfare in three conservative
                                                                                                               welfare states, Austria, Germany and the Netherlands, since the
                                         2009 264 pp Hardback 978 1 84844 303 7 £65.00                         mid-1970s.
                                         e 978 1 84980 206 2
                                                                                                               2008 232 pp Hardback 978 1 84542 542 5 £55.00
                                                                                                               2009 Paperback 978 1 84980 028 0 £25.00
                                                                                                               Globalization and Welfare series




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                                         The populations of the Mexican Caribbean who are the main focus
                                         of this book, are confronted with everyday decisions concerning       The International
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                                         populations in the urban North. The major difference for the people   Handbook of
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                                         Cosmopolitan Conceptions of Climate Change                            credentials. Academic libraries, especially those serving a strong
                                                                                                               social science community, will find this work a worthwhile addition.
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                                         ‘We’ve had 20 years of government-level conferences at Kyoto,                      – Marjorie H. Jones, American Reference Books Annual
                                         Copenhagen and Cancun, but greenhouse gas emissions continue          Contributors: W.M. Adams, B. Ambrose-Oji, I. Barcena Hinojal, T. Benton,
                                         to rise. Taking a cosmopolitan approach to climate change in this     R.L. Bryant, F.H. Buttel, C.N. Buzinde, J. Carmin, T. Dietz, R.E. Dunlap,
                                         excellent and timely book, Paul Harris and his contributors argue     A. Escobar, J.B. Foster, M.K. Goodman, N. Haenn, J. Hannigan, E.D. Hinton,
                                         that citizen action is an essential complement to state action. The   M. Kousis, R. Lago Aurrekoetxea, S. Lockie, D. Manuel-Navarrete, A.P.J. Mol,
                                         challenging, unsettling and absolutely vital argument of these high   R. Murphy, B.C. Parks, M.R. Redclift, J.T. Roberts, E.A. Rosa, W. Sachs,
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                                         quality essays is that distance makes no moral difference in our
                                         globalised world; individual high emitters have a duty to reduce
                                         their emissions, wherever they are.’                                  2010 448 pp Hardback 978 1 84844 088 3 £135.00
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                                                                                                                                                RESEARCH COLLECTION
                                                                   Edited by Aynsley Kellow, University
Conservation                                                       of Tasmania, Australia and
and Climate                                                        Sonja Boehmer-Christiansen,
                                                                   University of Hull, UK
Change




                                                                                                                                                                      Environmental Politics & Governance
                                                                   ‘Through a collection of groundbreaking
Livelihoods in the                                                 articles, Aynsley Kellow and
REDD?                                                              Sonja Boehmer-Christiansen reveal the full
Edited by Luca Tacconi,                                            complexity of the global politics of climate
                                                                   change. The focus on science, norms,
Sango Mahanty and Helen Suich, Australian                          negotiations, and future prospects provides valuable insights into
National University                                                avoiding potential pitfalls and finding provocative pathways for governing
‘Everybody talks about payments for environmental services         climate change.’
nowadays, yet we still chronically lack good case studies                          – Peter Dauvergne, University of British Columbia, Canada
systematically analyzing the experiences out there. This
                                                                   28 articles, dating from 1989 to 2008
book fills an important gap by bringing together in-depth
                                                                   Contributors include: S. Barrett, P. Haas, M. Hatch, D. Lal, B. Martin,
analyses of carbon-focused PES and PES-like schemes                R.A. Pielke, Jr., I. Rowlands, C. Sunstein, D. Victor, O. Young
from three tropical continents. Using a sustainable
livelihoods approach, the book convincingly confirms our           2010 640 pp Hardback 978 1 84844 690 8 £185.00
sound intuition: poor farmers voluntarily participating in PES
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initiatives worldwide will usually become better off. As forest
and climate change initiatives continue to blossom, this
irrefutable insight will become valuable.’
                     – Sven Wunder, Center for International
                                                                   Environmental Politics
                                 Forestry Research, Brazil         and Deliberative
2010 288 pp Hardback 978 1 84980 299 4 £69.95
                                                                   Democracy
e 978 1 84980 601 5                                                Examining the Promise of
                                                                   New Modes of Governance
                                                                   Edited by Karin Bäckstrand,
Governance for                                                     Jamil Khan, Annica Kronsell,
the Environment                                                    Lund University and Eva Lövbrand,
A Comparative Analysis                                             Linköping University, Sweden
of Environmental Policy                                            ‘This important new book provides an excellent critical evaluation of
Integration                                                        new modes of governance in environmental and sustainability policy.
                                                                   The multidisciplinary team of contributors combine fresh insights from
Edited by                                                          all levels of governance – all around a carefully crafted conceptual
Alessandra Goria,                                                  framework – to advance our understanding of the effectiveness and
Fondazione Eni Enrico                                              legitimacy of new types of steering, including networks, public–private
Mattei, Italy,                                                     partnerships, and multi-stakeholder dialogues. This is a crucial
Alessandra Sgobbi,                                                 contribution to the field.’
formerly of Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei, Italy and                            – Frank Biermann, VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands
European Commission – EuropeAid Cooperation
Office, Belgium and Ingmar von Homeyer,                            2010 256 pp Hardback 978 1 84844 954 1 £69.95
                                                                   e 978 1 84980 641 1
Ecologic Institute, Germany
The integration of environmental concerns into other policy
areas is widely recognised as a key element to achieve
sustainable development. It also represents a challenge
                                                                   Global Governance
for the environmental community, requiring not only a new          of the Environment
approach to policy-making but also changes to existing
policies and their implementation. This essential book
                                                                   Environmental Principles
presents a diverse set of perspectives and experiences             and Change in International
on how to support sustainable development through the              Law and Politics
integration of environmental issues into various policy
                                                                   Afshin Akhtarkhavari, Griffith Law
sectors.
                                                                   School, Australia
2010 264 pp Hardback 978 1 84844 410 2 £65.00                      This timely book examines the role of
e 978 1 84980 739 5                                                environmental principles in changing
The Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei series on Economics,              international environmental law and politics,
the Environment and Sustainable Development                        and argues for the importance of integrating
                                                                   environmental principles in the global governance of the environment.

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                                      Transnational                                                             Human Rights
                                      Environmental                                                             and Environmental
                                      Governance                                                                Sustainability
                                      The Emergence and Effects                                                 Kerri Woods, University
                                      of the Certification of Forests                                           of York, UK
                                      and Fisheries                                                             ‘Human rights and environmental
Environmental Politics & Governance



                                                                                                                sustainability have virtually
                                      Lars H. Gulbrandsen,
                                                                                                                unassailable legitimacy as objectives
                                      Fridtjof Nansen Institute, Norway                                         in the contemporary world. But do they
                                      ‘Incisive and nuanced, Transnational                                      work with or against each other? In this
                                      Environmental Governance significantly advances our                       forensic dissection of the relationship
                                      understanding of the capacity of certification to influence the           between the two concepts, Kerri Woods raises the analytical bar
                                      environmental behaviour of corporations and consumers. Lars               to new heights. The result is a striking combination of intellectual
                                      Gulbrandsen’s subtle analysis leaves us with an innovative toolbox        sophistication and political sensitivity – not to be missed.’
                                      to explain when and why voluntary certification programs succeed                                       – Andrew Dobson, Keele University, UK
                                      – or fail – to strengthen environmental governance. It is essential
                                      reading for anyone wanting a more accurate way to evaluate the            2010 192 pp Hardback 978 1 84844 853 7 £65.00
                                      growing number of non-state certification programs.’                      e 978 1 84980 807 1
                                               – Peter Dauvergne, University of British Columbia, Canada

                                      2010 224 pp Hardback 978 1 84844 528 4 £65.00                             Caching the Carbon
                                      e 978 1 84980 675 6
                                                                                                                The Politics and Policy of
                                                                                                                Carbon Capture and Storage
                                      Low Carbon                                                                Edited by James Meadowcroft,
                                      Communities                                                               Carleton University, Canada and
                                                                                                                Oluf Langhelle, University of
                                      Imaginative Approaches to                                                 Stavanger, Norway
                                      Combating Climate Change
                                      Locally                                                                   Over the past decade carbon capture
                                                                                                                and storage (CCS) has increasingly
                                      Edited by Michael Peters,                                                 come to the fore as a possible option
                                      Shane Fudge and Tim Jackson,                                              to manage carbon dioxide emissions that are currently contributing
                                      University of Surrey, UK                                                  to human induced climate change. This book is concerned with
                                                                                                                the politics of CCS. The authors examine the way CCS has been
                                      ‘We are faced with the greatest                                           brought into the political realm, the different interpretations of the
                                      challenge to public engagement since                                      significance of this emerging technology, and the policy challenges
                                      World War Two, and a new discourse of fear – not military invasion        government and international institutions face with respect to
                                      but climate change. At the same time most people cannot grasp             its development, deployment and regulation. The book includes
                                      the scale of the challenge nor what they are supposed to do about         case studies of engagement with CCS in a number of developed
                                      it. Good governance requires an informed citizenry who are much           countries as well as more thematically focused analysis.
                                      more than consumers and customers, but active participants in a
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