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Mar 06 2013

Latest articles published in Foreign Policy

  1. The Inside Story of How the White House Let Diplomacy Fail in Afghanistan
  2. What Went Wrong in Afghanistan?
  3. What Went Right in Afghanistan?
  4. Think Again: The Pentagon
  5. One Step Forward, Two Steps Back
  6. ‘Homeland’ in the Holy Land
[Source: Foreign Policy, March/April 2013]

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Nov 17 2011

Best-Selling Graduate Works Published by ProQuest Dissertation Publishing

ProQuest Dissertation Publishing publishes nearly 80,000 new dissertations and masters theses each year. These graduate works are available in a variety of formats (hardcover, paperback, unbound, microfiche) and in the ProQuest Dissertations & Theses database, which has citations to more than 2.7 million dissertations and theses, and more than 1.4 million dissertations in full-text format.

Best-selling graduate works are based on an analysis of sales results, search queries, and customer service inquiries of the chosen titles. Each spring the best-selling dissertations from the previous year are announced to the scholars, libraries, and researchers. This year the list has expanded to include the best selling master’s theses.

You may click here to view a list of best-selling graduate works of 2010.

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Oct 26 2011

Latest articles published in Foreign Policy

  1. The Qaddafi Family Scrapbook
  2. Mogadishu on the Mediterranean?
  3. Gripping and Grinning with the Colonel
  4. The Qaddafi Files
  5. Der Pizza-Präsident
  6. The Most Notorious Names in the Shalit Prison Swap

 [Source: Foreign Policy, 19th – 20th Octorber 2011]

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Oct 13 2011

Latest articles published in Foreign Policy

  1. 10 Years of War – An FP Roundtable
  2. Will the Real Benjamin Netanyahu Please Stand Up?
  3. The Price of Failure
  4. From Tahrir Square to Wall Street
  5. The IgNobels
  6. Are You So Mad at Pakistan You Can’t Feel Sorry for Them?
  7. South Africa’s Dictator Dance
  8. Ten Years in Afghanistan
  9. The America Issue
  10. America’s Pacific Century
  11. The Myth of American Exceptionalism
  12. America Really Was That Great
  13. Written on the Wall
  14. America at Dusk
  15. Think Again: Nuclear Power


[Source: Foreign Policy, 5th – 12th October 2011]

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Sep 19 2011

Latest articles published in Foreign Policy

  1. A Dictator’s Handbook for the President
  2. Think Again: The Two-State Solution
  3. Rebel Rupture
  4. The Land of Gas and Honey
  5. Victory Lap
  6. How do you post bail to the Iranian government?
  7. Asia’s New Silk Road


[Source: Foreign Policy, 13th-15th September 2011]

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Aug 23 2011

Latest articles published in Foreign Policy

  1. The Future is Now
  2. Think Again: War
  3. The South China Sea Is the Future of Conflict
  4. The Shape of the Global Economy Will Fundamentally Change
  5. Huge in Asia
  6. Epiphanies from Bob Woodward
  7. The FP Survey: The Internet
  8. Megatrends That Weren’t


[Source: Foreign Policy, Sept/Oct 2011]

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Aug 16 2011

News from Policy Press

Policy & Politics fast track articles are available before the published issues allowing you access to the latest research as soon as possible. The following are the 8 articles identified for this journal:

  1. Whatever happened to local democracy? – David Sweeting and Colin Copus
  2. Clouds, clocks and policy dynamics: a path-(inter)dependent analysis of EU cohesion policy – Carlos Mendez
  3. Modernising the other: assessing the ideological underpinnings of the policy discourse on forced marriage in the UK – Aisha Gill and Trishima Mitra-Kahn
  4. A kingdom united? Devolution and welfare reform in Northern Ireland and Great Britain – Jay Wiggan
  5. Active citizenship: navigating the Conservative heartlands of the New Labour project – Jonathan S. Davies
  6. The rise and fall of neighbourhood in the New Labour era – Catherine Durose and James Rees
  7. 21st-century public leadership within complex governance systems: some reflections – Joyce Liddle
  8. Europeanisation of territorial policies in Portugal and Italy: a cross-national comparison – Carlos Oliveira and Isabel Breda-Vázquez


Each month Policy Press offers a free topical article available from each of their four journals. The articles free for August are: 

  1. Engendering politics and policy: the legacy of New Labour’ by Claire Annesley, Francesca Gains and Kirstein Rummery. (Policy & Politics, Vol. 38, No. 3)

    HKUL users can continue to access Policy & Politics.

  3. The absorption of research knowledge by public civil servants’ by Mathieu Ouimet…[et al.] . (Evidence & Policy, Vol.5, No.  4)

    HKUL users can continue to access Evidence & Policy.

  5. The Second Peter Townsend Memorial Conference: measurement issues and emerging concepts’ by Lorenza Antonucci and Marco Pomati. (The Journal of Poverty and Social Justice, Vol. 19, No. 2)
    HKUL users can continue to access The Journal of Poverty and Social Justice.

  7. Volunteers who manage other volunteers and the professionalisation of volunteer management: implications for practice’ by Matthew Hill and Daniel Stevens. (Voluntary Sector Review, Vol. 2, No. 1)


[Source: The Policy Press]

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Feb 01 2011

Latest Articles published in Foreign Policy

  1. Egypt Burning [An FP Slide Show]
  2. The latest scenes from the angry Arab Street.
    Plus: Are the Arab Revolutions Spreading? - By Marc Lynch

  3. The Arab World’s Youth Army – By Ellen Knickmeyer
  4. A dispatch from the epicenter of Middle East rage.

  5. Can Governments Really ‘Block’ Twitter? – By Joshua E. Keating [An FP Explainer]
  6. Not really. The domain name is inaccessible, but it’s not that hard to get around.

  7. Get Real, Obama - By David J. Rothkopf
  8. America can’t invent its way out of this mess.

    Plus: What Kind of President Is Barack Obama Anyway? – By Joshua E. Keating

  9. Whispering at Autocrats - By Tom Malinowski
  10. In one fell swoop, the candor of the cables released by WikiLeaks did more for Arab democracy than decades of backstage U.S. diplomacy.

  11. NastyLeaks - By Robert M. Danin
  12. Why the Palestine Papers are bad for everyone.

  13. Berlusconi’s Worst Nightmare – By Philip Willan
  14. The decades-long battle between Silvio Berlusconi and Italy’s most famous prosecutor is entering its final round. The prime minister’s career and Italy’s democracy hang in the balance.

  15. More Sudans, More Problems? - By Maggie Fick [An FP Dispatch]
  16. If and when Southern Sudan becomes independent, it may mean two troubled Sudans instead of just one.

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Nov 15 2010

New publications are available at the Scout Report!

  1. BBC: Democracy Live  
  2. Poverty in the suburbs: Mortgage or food 
  3. A Culture of Poverty
  4. Reconsidering the ‘Culture of Poverty’

[Source: The Scout Report, Volume 16, Number 42, October 22, 2010]

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Jun 23 2010

Hong Kong’s Constitutional Reform Package

Recently, there is a heated controversy on the constitutional reform package. Do you know what exactly this package is about? Click here for the official site. If you have missed the televised debate between the Mr. Donald Tsang (the Chief Executive) and Ms. Audrey Eu (Legislative Council member) on 17 June 2010 or want to keep updated with the issue, click here for the webcast and here for the news clips.

The Legislative Council would discuss “Package of Proposals for the Methods for Selecting the Chief Executive and for Forming the Legislative Council in 2012” on 23 June 2010. Click here for agenda, minutes and hansard (23 June 2010), and here for the documents of the subcommittee.

What are the views of different major political parties in Hong Kong on the issue? Click the links below for access:

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