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How can political science help you understand the world you live in? Modern approaches to the study of politics analyze why Congress, the president, the courts, and other political actors do what they do. Learning to think critically about power, institutions, and rules helps citizens engage…
Paperback – 2016-07-18
Neoliberalism: The Key Concepts provides a critical guide to a vocabulary that has become globally dominant over the past forty years. The language of neoliberalism both constructs and expresses a particular vision of economics, politics, and everyday life. Some find this vision to be appealing,…
Paperback – 2016-05-19
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The fourth edition of An Introduction to African Politics is an ideal textbook for those new to the study of this fascinating continent. It gets to the heart of the politics of this part of the world. How is modern Africa still influenced by its colonial past? How do strong ethnic and religious…
Paperback – 2016-04-22
Problem Solving with the Private Sector presents advice and solutions for fruitful government–business alliances from the perspective of everyday public management. With a focus on job training, economic development, regulation, and finance and innovation, each chapter discusses a traditional tool…
Paperback – 2016-04-05
The Public Solutions Handbook Series
Focusing on the phenomenon of terrorism in the age of ISIS/ISIL, Terrorism and Counterterrorism investigates this form of political violence in an international and American context and in light of new and historical trends. In this comprehensive and highly readable text, renowned expert Brigitte…
Paperback – 2016-03-24
Women’s Rights in the USA is a rigorous examination of the intersection of gender roles and public policy and the implications for feminist activists. The book places full information on state and federal statutes and court decisions in the context of the ebb and flow of debates that have engaged…
Paperback – 2016-02-12
Biometrics in Support of Military Operations: Lessons from the Battlefield examines and evaluates recent U.S. military experiences in Iraq and Afghanistan in the context of the use of biometrics and related technologies. The book takes a comprehensive look at how biometrics has been used to support…
Hardback – 2016-09-01
In good times and bad, in the different situations of renewal, crisis, and chronic resource constraints, the strategic leadership of public services is crucial. Good leaders are essential in helping the public sector to adapt and solve ‘wicked’ problems, and they are also integral to the reform and…
Paperback – 2016-09-01
Routledge Masters in Public Management
Briefs of Leading Cases in Corrections, Sixth Edition, offers extensive updates on the leading Supreme Court cases impacting corrections in the United States—prisons and jails, probation, parole, the death penalty, juvenile justice, and sexual assault offender laws. Each chapter contains an…
Paperback – 2016-08-31
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This new series focuses on major issues that have surfaced in recent years, and which will pose significant and complex challenges to inter/national politics in the next few decades. | Find out more here
UK Prime Minister David Cameron has announced a referendum on whether Britain should remain in the European Union - to be held on Thursday 23 June.
This article supplies information, and highlights titles which are relevant to the topic, and not only that - we have put together a collection of curated chapters surrounding the topic to create our The EU, Euroscepticism and Brexit FreeBook.
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.
FreeBooks are a curated collection of existing and new content around a specific subject content from some of our top titles and leading experts. They provide you with valuable insight into a topic, a short solution, or helpful tips!
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