Politics & International Relations: Public Administration & Management

  • Sport, Welfare and Social Policy in the European Union book cover

    Sport, Welfare and Social Policy in the European Union

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nicola Rinaldo Porro, Stefano Martelli, Alberto Testa

    Sport is often seen as an indicator of the civic maturity of a community, an aspect of the rights of citizens to health, education and social integration. This book examines the relationships between participation in sport and physical activity, and welfare policies across Europe. It argues that…

    Hardback – 2020-04-17 
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Regulation of Extractive Industries: Community Engagement in the Arctic book cover

    Regulation of Extractive Industries

    Community Engagement in the Arctic, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rachael Lorna Johnstone, Anne Merrild Hansen

    This book intends to inform the key participants in extractive projects – namely, the communities, the host governments and the investors – about good practice for effective community engagement, based on analysis of international standards and expectations, lessons from selected case-studies and…

    Hardback – 2020-04-17 
    Routledge Research in Polar Law

  • Ecoregionalism: Analyzing Regional Environmental Agreements and Processes book cover


    Analyzing Regional Environmental Agreements and Processes, 1st Edition

    By Jon Marco Church

    This book provides a comprehensive understanding of environmental regionalism at the international level, analyzing the concept and identifying recurring patterns from six in-depth case studies. While ecoregions or environmental regions are defined on ecological boundaries rather than…

    Hardback – 2020-04-15 

  • The Technocratic Challenge to Democracy book cover

    The Technocratic Challenge to Democracy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Eri Bertsou, Daniele Caramani

    This book represents the first comprehensive study of how technocracy currently challenges representative democracy and asks how technocratic politics undermines democratic legitimacy and how strong is its challenge to democratic institutions. The book offers a solid theory and conceptualization…

    Hardback – 2020-04-01 
    Routledge Research on Social and Political Elites

  • Public Administration in Central Europe: Ideas as Causes of Reforms book cover

    Public Administration in Central Europe

    Ideas as Causes of Reforms, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stanisław Mazur

    This book examines the extent to which recent transformations of administrative systems and public management mechanisms in Central European (CE) countries serve the purpose of providing effective and efficient public institutions, high quality of public services, respect for the rule of law, and…

    Hardback – 2020-03-26 
    Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

  • State of the Young Child in India book cover

    State of the Young Child in India

    1st Edition

    By Mobile Creches

    This Report is one of the first comprehensive studies on young children in India. It focuses on children under 6 years of age and presents key aspects of their wellbeing and development. With the highest number of neonatal, infant and under-5 deaths in the world, there is an urgent need to address…

    Hardback – 2020-03-10 
    Routledge India

  • Theory and Praxis: Reflections on the Colonization of Knowledge book cover

    Theory and Praxis

    Reflections on the Colonization of Knowledge, 1st Edition

    Edited by Murzban Jal, Jyoti Bawane

    This book proposes a New Enlightenment—a new way of looking at the non-Western world. Breaking new ground, the essays chart a course beyond Eurocentric discourses (which completely ignore the contributions of Asia, Africa and Latin-America) and forms of nativism (which are usually ethnocentric…

    Hardback – 2020-02-14 
    Routledge India

  • National Cyber Emergencies: The Return to Civil Defence book cover

    National Cyber Emergencies

    The Return to Civil Defence, 1st Edition

    Edited by Greg Austin

    This book documents and explains civil defence preparations for national cyber emergencies in conditions of both peace and war. The volume analyses the escalating sense of crisis around state-sponsored cyber-attacks that have emerged since 2015, when the United States first declared a national…

    Hardback – 2020-02-13 
    Routledge Studies in Conflict, Security and Technology

  • Using Fiscal Policy and Public Financial Management to Promote Gender Equality: International Perspectives book cover

    Using Fiscal Policy and Public Financial Management to Promote Gender Equality

    International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Janet G. Stotsky

    This book examines how fiscal policy and management can promote gender equality in developing as well as developed countries. Providing an international look at gender budgeting, it draws on countries at different levels of development, with an emphasis on low-income developing countries. It…

    Hardback – 2020-02-12 
    Routledge Studies in Gender and Economics

  • Infrastructure Development in Nigeria: A Political and Economic History book cover

    Infrastructure Development in Nigeria

    A Political and Economic History, 1st Edition

    By Michael Oziegbe Onolememen

    This book examines the politics and economics of infrastructure development in Nigeria from Independence in 1960 up to 2015, and the role of good governance in promoting the socioeconomic well-being of citizens. Arguing for the need for transformational leadership in infrastructure…

    Hardback – 2020-02-04 
    African Governance

  • A History of Enterprise Policy: Government, Small Business and Entrepreneurship book cover

    A History of Enterprise Policy

    Government, Small Business and Entrepreneurship, 1st Edition

    By Oliver Mallett, Robert Wapshott

    Governments in developed and developing economies have increasingly turned to entrepreneurship and small businesses for economic growth, dynamism and economic and social inclusion. Policies seeking to encourage, support or otherwise influence these forms of economic activity are varied but…

    Hardback – 2020-01-31 
    Routledge Studies in Entrepreneurship

  • The Creative Arts in Governance of Urban Renewal and Development book cover

    The Creative Arts in Governance of Urban Renewal and Development

    1st Edition

    By Rory Shand

    This book focuses on the role of the creative sector in the governance of urban renewal and economic development initiatives. Rory Shand examines the ways in which both the top-down nature of the creative sector, and the bottom-up roles of creative arts organisations, drive development and engage…

    Hardback – 2020-01-24 
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

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