18Featured Books

  • Geospatial Applications for Climate Adaptation Planning book cover

    Geospatial Applications for Climate Adaptation Planning

    1st Edition

    By Diana Mitsova, Ann-Margaret Esnard

    Climate adaptation is a timely yet complex topic that does not fit squarely into any one disciplinary realm, and approaches to climate-related issues cannot be discussed out of context. Geospatial Applications for Climate Adaptation Planning presents an overview of the range of strategies, tools,…

    Hardback – 2018-12-13 
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Bureaucracy: An Introduction to Comparative Public Administration book cover

    The Politics of Bureaucracy

    An Introduction to Comparative Public Administration, 7th Edition

    By B. Guy Peters

    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 – 2018-04-24
    Routledge

  • Politics UK book cover

    Politics UK

    9th Edition

    Edited by Bill Jones, Philip Norton, Oliver Daddow

    This revised and updated ninth edition of the bestselling textbook Politics UK is an indispensable introduction to British politics. It provides a thorough and accessible overview of the institutions and processes of British government, a good grounding in British political history and an incisive…

    Paperback – 2018-03-16
    Routledge

  • Security Studies: An Introduction book cover

    Security Studies

    An Introduction, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Paul D. Williams, Matt McDonald

    Security Studies: An Introduction, 3rd edition, is the most comprehensive textbook available on the subject, providing students with an essential grounding in the debates, frameworks, and issues on the contemporary security agenda. This new edition has been comprehensively revised and updated,…

    Paperback – 2018-03-07
    Routledge

  • Public Administration Research Methods: Tools for Evaluation and Evidence-Based Practice book cover

    Public Administration Research Methods

    Tools for Evaluation and Evidence-Based Practice, 2nd Edition

    By Warren S. Eller, Brian J. Gerber, Scott E. Robinson

    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 – 2018-02-26
    Routledge

  • The Peacemaker’s Paradox: Pursuing Justice in the Shadow of Conflict book cover

    The Peacemaker’s Paradox

    Pursuing Justice in the Shadow of Conflict, 1st Edition

    By Priscilla Hayner

    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
    Routledge

  • Shaping Citizenship: A Political Concept in Theory, Debate and Practice book cover

    Shaping Citizenship

    A Political Concept in Theory, Debate and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Claudia Wiesner, Anna Björk, Hanna-Mari Kivistö, Katja Mäkinen

    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
    Routledge
    Conceptualising Comparative Politics

  • The Routledge Handbook to Referendums and Direct Democracy book cover

    The Routledge Handbook to Referendums and Direct Democracy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Laurence Morel, Matt Qvortrup

    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 – 2017-12-18
    Routledge

  • The President as Leader book cover

    The President as Leader

    2nd Edition

    By Michael Eric Siegel

    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
    Routledge

  • Public Personnel Management: Contexts and Strategies book cover

    Public Personnel Management

    Contexts and Strategies, 7th Edition

    By Jared J. Llorens, Donald E. Klingner, John Nalbandian

    Now in a thoroughly revised 7th edition, Public Personnel Management focuses on the critical issues and common processes in the management of public sector personnel. In keeping with prior editions, the text centers on the core processes within public human resource management: strategic…

    Paperback – 2017-12-11
    Routledge

  • Terrorism in the Twenty-First Century book cover

    Terrorism in the Twenty-First Century

    8th Edition

    By Cynthia C. Combs

    Terrorism in the Twenty-First Century helps readers understand terrorism, responses to it, and current trends that affect the future of this phenomenon. Putting terrorism into historical perspective and analyzing it as a form of political violence, this text presents the most essential concepts,…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01
    Routledge

  • Cybersecurity Ethics: An Introduction book cover

    Cybersecurity Ethics

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Mary Manjikian

    This new textbook offers an accessible introduction to the topic of cybersecurity ethics. The book is split into three parts. Part I provides an introduction to the field of ethics, philosophy and philosophy of science, three ethical frameworks – virtue ethics, utilitarian ethics and communitarian…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31
    Routledge

  • New Directions in the American Presidency book cover

    New Directions in the American Presidency

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Lori Cox Han

    Especially coming out of the landmark presidential elections of 2008 and 2016, the study of the American presidency--both as a political institution and of those who have held the office--is one of the most fascinating and dynamic fields of study within American government. New Directions in the…

    Paperback – 2017-10-06
    Routledge
    New Directions in American Politics

  • American Public Administration: Public Service for the Twenty-First Century book cover

    American Public Administration

    Public Service for the Twenty-First Century, 2nd Edition

    By Robert A. Cropf, John L. Wagner

    American Public Administration has been the go-to introductory textbook for Public Administration courses with a focus on civil society for the last decade. Now in an extensively revised and updated second edition, authors Cropf and Wagner weave the most recent and compelling research throughout…

    Paperback – 2017-09-07
    Routledge

  • Policy Analysis: Concepts and Practice book cover

    Policy Analysis

    Concepts and Practice, 6th Edition

    By David L. Weimer, Aidan R. Vining

    Often described as a public policy “bible,” Weimer and Vining remains the essential primer it ever was. Now in its sixth edition, Policy Analysis provides a strong conceptual foundation of the rationales for and the limitations to public policy. It offers practical advice about how to do policy…

    Paperback – 2017-03-30
    Routledge

  • American Government: Political Development and Institutional Change book cover

    American Government

    Political Development and Institutional Change, 9th Edition

    By Cal Jillson

    How politics in America works today, how it got that way, and how it’s likely to change through reform—these are the themes that pervade every chapter of Cal Jillson’s highly lauded American Government: Political Development and Institutional Change. America’s past is present in all aspects of the…

    Paperback – 2016-12-19
    Routledge

  • Introducing Public Administration book cover

    Introducing Public Administration

    9th Edition

    By Jay M. Shafritz, E. W. Russell, Christopher P. Borick, Albert C. Hyde

    Now in an extensively revised 9th edition, Introducing Public Administration provides students with the conceptual foundation they need, while introducing them to important trends in the discipline. Known for its lively and witty writing style, this beloved textbook examines the most important…

    Paperback – 2016-10-03
    Routledge

  • Sexualities in World Politics: How LGBTQ claims shape International Relations book cover

    Sexualities in World Politics

    How LGBTQ claims shape International Relations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Manuela Lavinas Picq, Markus Thiel

    As LGBTQ claims acquire global relevance, how do sexual politics impact the study of International Relations? This book argues that LGBTQ perspectives are not only an inherent part of world politics but can also influence IR theory-making. LGBTQ politics have simultaneously gained international…

    Paperback – 2015-05-29
    Routledge
    Interventions