Politics & International Relations Textbooks New and Key Titles

This online collection contains key textbooks from new and established authors in the areas of Political Science, International Relations, Military & Strategic Studies, and Public Administration & Management. Including a wide range of textbooks for undergraduate and postgraduate courses, you will find whatever you need to teach courses on a variety of subjects, and challenge your students along the way.

Policy Analysis

  • The Public Policy Primer

    Managing the Policy Process, 2nd Edition

    By Xun Wu, M. Ramesh, Michael Howlett, Scott A. Fritzen

    Fully revised for a second edition, this essential guide provides a concise and accessible overview of the public policy process: agenda-setting, policy formulation, decision-making, implementation, and evaluation. The book provides an introduction to the key policy functions, the challenges they…

    Paperback – 2017-09-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Textbooks in Policy Studies

  • Public Policy Analysis

    An Integrated Approach, 6th Edition

    By William N. Dunn

    Public Policy Analysis, the most widely cited book on the subject, provides students with a comprehensive methodology of policy analysis. It starts from the premise that policy analysis is an applied social science discipline designed for solving practical problems facing public and nonprofit…

    Paperback – 2017-08-22
    Routledge

  • Field Experiments in Political Science and Public Policy

    Practical Lessons in Design and Delivery, 1st Edition

    By Peter John

    Field experiments -- randomized controlled trials -- have become ever more popular in political science, as well as in other disciplines, such as economics, social policy and development. Policy-makers have also increasingly used randomization to evaluate public policies, designing trials of tax…

    Paperback – 2017-01-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Experimental Political Science

  • The Public Policy Process

    7th Edition

    By Michael Hill, Frédéric Varone

    The Public Policy Process is essential reading for anyone trying to understand the process by which public policy is made. Explaining clearly the importance of the relationship between theoretical and practical aspects of policy-making, the book gives a thorough overview of the people and…

    Paperback – 2016-10-27
    Routledge

  • International Public Policy Analysis

    1st Edition

    By George M. Guess, Thomas Husted

    Most public policy analysis books currently on the market are US-centric and focused on quantitative analysis, while comparative public policy textbooks are oriented around countries and specific policy processes. International Public Policy Analysis is the first textbook to take a truly…

    Paperback – 2016-07-14
    Routledge

  • UN Peacebuilding Architecture

    The First 10 Years, 1st Edition

    Edited by Cedric de Coning, Eli Stamnes

    Since its establishment, the UN's Peacebuilding Architecture (PBA) has been involved in peacebuilding processes in more than 20 countries. This edited volume takes stock of the overall impact of the PBA during its first decade in existence, and generates innovative recommendations for how the…

    Paperback – 2016-04-12
    Routledge
    Global Institutions