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Borders and Border Regions in Europe
Changes, Challenges and Chances
Focussing European borders: The book provides insight into a variety of changes in the nature of borders in Europe and its neighborhood from various disciplinary perspectives.
Transnational Organized Crime
Analyses of a Global Challenge to Democracy
Transnational organized crime has become fatal for people and democracy all over the world and a feature of economic globalization. This volume gives a cross cultural and multi-disciplinary analysis of transnational organized crime.
Political Campaigning on the Web
Ever since Obama's 2008 presidential campaign, we know that elections are (also) won on the internet. Here comes the long overdue first research volume on the influence that the internet has on election campaigns and thus on democracy and the political public.
Public-Private Dynamics in Higher Education
Expectations, Developments and Outcomes
Worldwide, scholarship and policy-making develop new ideas and models for the role of higher education and research in society and economy. This development points to changing relationships and boundaries between the public and private spheres in higher education including their public and private steering and funding, public-private partnerships between universities and firms, the rise of private higher education and of business models in the management of universities. The contributions to this edited volume investigate into the dynamics of blurring boundaries between the public and the private in higher education and their consequences for the university.