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Written by B. Guy Peters, a leading authority in the field, this comprehensive exploration of the political and policy making roles of public bureaucracies is now available in a fully revised seventh edition, offering extensive, well-documented comparative analysis of the effects of politics on…
Paperback – 2018-04-16
The best decisions made by public managers are based not on instinct, but on an informed understanding of what’s happening on the ground. Policy may be directed by ideology, but it must also be founded on reality. The challenge of making the right decisions as a public manager is often, therefore,…
Paperback – 2018-03-07
Expanding from her path-breaking work in Unspeakable Truths, Priscilla Hayner focuses on a new challenge in The Peacemaker’s Paradox: the age-old problem of negotiating peace after a war of atrocities. Drawing on her first-hand involvement in peace processes and interviews from the frontlines of…
Paperback – 2018-01-22
Citizenship is a core concept for the social sciences, and citizenship is also frequently interpreted, challenged and contested in different political arenas. Shaping Citizenship explores how the concept is debated and contested, defined and redefined, used and constructed by different agents, at…
Hardback – 2017-12-26
Conceptualising Comparative Politics
Over the last 30 years referendums have played an increasingly important role in determining government policy. Recent high profile referendums in Scotland, Catalonia and Ukraine have continued the movement towards independence referendums following decolonization and the end of the Cold War. The…
Hardback – 2017-12-15
By analyzing the leadership skills of seven recent American presidents, this book seeks to de-mystify the elements and dynamics of effective presidential leadership which our democracy has come to depend upon and value. Building on the pioneering work of political scientist Fred Greenstein and…
Paperback – 2017-12-11
From a nuclear North Korea and territorial disputes in the East China Sea, to global climate change and Asia-Pacific free trade agreements, Japan is at the center of some of the most challenging issues that the world faces today. Taking an interdisciplinary approach, comprising contributions from…
Hardback – 2018-02-22
Primary elections have been used for the past century for most U.S. elective offices and their popularity is growing in other nations as well. In some circumstances, primaries ensure that citizens have a say in elections and test the skills of candidates before they get to the general election. Yet…
Hardback – 2018-02-22
Britain’s two recent referenda - on Brexit (2016) and on Scottish independence (2014) - have raised in the public mind fundamental questions about the future of the UK. It seems that for the first time, the public, the media and the political elite have woken up to the fact that in different parts…
Hardback – 2018-02-21
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Routledge is pleased to share with you our author Q&A session with Pontus Odmalm co-editor with Eve Hepburn of the recently published title The European Mainstream and the Populist Radical Right.
Pontus is currently a Senior Lecturer in Politics at The University of Edinburgh.
We are pleased to announce that author of The Making of Anti-Muslim Protest, Joel Busher, has been awarded with the BSA Philip Abrams Memorial Prize.
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Andrew Taylor publishes scholarly works (research monographs, collections and handbooks) and textbooks primarily in the areas of British and European Politics, Comparative Politics, Introductory Politics, African Politics, Environmental Politics, Political Theory, and Public Policy and Administration.
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