• Policy Making in the Public Interest: A Text and Workbook for Local Government book cover

    Policy Making in the Public Interest

    A Text and Workbook for Local Government, 1st Edition

    By Michael L. Abels

    Policy Making in the Public Interest is the first text and workbook to provide a short and firmly focused introduction to local government policy making techniques. Each chapter introduces core policy concepts and competencies and concludes with exercises that encourage the reader to apply the…

    Paperback – 2017-09-26
    Routledge

  • It is Right to Rebel book cover

    It is Right to Rebel

    1st Edition

    By Jean-Paul Sartre, Philippe Gavi, Pierre Victor

    The early 1970s were a crucial period in the political and intellectual climate of France. The newspaper Libération was founded in the wake of the protest movements of 1968, and the country was gripped by industrial, political and civil unrest on a huge scale. Behind all this were deep debates…

    Hardback – 2017-09-25
    Routledge

  • Federalism and the Making of America book cover

    Federalism and the Making of America

    2nd Edition

    By David Brian Robertson

      Though Americans rarely appreciate it, federalism has profoundly shaped their nation’s past, present, and future. Federalism—the division of government authority between the national government and the states—affects the prosperity, security, and daily life of every American. Some of the most…

    Paperback – 2017-09-22
    Routledge

  • The World-System as Unit of Analysis: Past Contributions and Future Advances book cover

    The World-System as Unit of Analysis

    Past Contributions and Future Advances, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roberto Patricio Korzeniewicz

    World-system analyses have recast the study of between- and within-nation country inequality as constituent aspects of a single field of inquiry: the study of inequality and social stratification as processes that always have been global in their very essence. World-system analyses maintain that…

    Paperback – 2017-09-21
    Routledge
    Political Economy of the World-System Annuals

  • The Strategic Survey 2017: The Annual Assessment of Geopolitics book cover

    The Strategic Survey 2017

    The Annual Assessment of Geopolitics, 1st Edition

    Edited by The International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS)

    The Strategic Survey is the annual review of world affairs from the International Institute for Strategic Studies.  It is an invaluable tool for interpreting world-wide strategic developments and has, since 1966, provided essential analysis of the year’s key events in international relations…

    Paperback – 2017-09-20
    Routledge

  • The Economics of Inequality, Discrimination, Poverty, and Mobility book cover

    The Economics of Inequality, Discrimination, Poverty, and Mobility

    2nd Edition

    By Robert S. Rycroft

    If there was any question before, there is no longer a question today: inequality, discrimination, poverty, and mobility are prominent national issues. The notion of "The American Dream" has been sold to generations of young Americans as the idea that working hard and following your dreams will…

    Paperback – 2017-09-19
    Routledge

  • The American Culture of War: The History of U.S. Military Force from World War II to Operation Enduring Freedom book cover

    The American Culture of War

    The History of U.S. Military Force from World War II to Operation Enduring Freedom, 3rd Edition

    By Adrian R. Lewis

    Now in its third edition, The American Culture of War presents a sweeping critical examination of every major American war since 1941: World War II, Korea, Vietnam, the First and Second Persian Gulf Wars, U.S. operations in Iraq and Afghanistan, and the war against ISIS. As he carefully considers…

    Paperback – 2017-09-19
    Routledge

  • Research Methods in Public Administration and Nonprofit Management book cover

    Research Methods in Public Administration and Nonprofit Management

    4th Edition

    By David E. McNabb

    Now in a thoroughly revised and refreshed fourth edition, Research Methods in Public Administration and Nonprofit Management is beloved by students and professors alike for its exceptional clarity and accessibility and plentiful illustrations. This new edition integrates quantitative, qualitative,…

    Paperback – 2017-09-19
    Routledge

  • Presidents and Democracy in Latin America book cover

    Presidents and Democracy in Latin America

    1st Edition

    Edited by Manuel Alcántara, Jean Blondel, Jean-Louis Thiébault

    This new textbook provides students with a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the presidents and presidential leadership in Latin America. Unlike other texts, Presidents and Democracy in Latin America integrates both political analysis and major theoretical perspectives with extensive…

    Paperback – 2017-09-19
    Routledge

  • Understanding Global Poverty: Causes, Capabilities and Human Development book cover

    Understanding Global Poverty

    Causes, Capabilities and Human Development, 1st Edition

    By Benjamin Curtis, Serena Cosgrove

    Understanding Global Poverty introduces students to the study and analysis of poverty, helping them to understand why it is pervasive across human societies, and how it can be reduced through proven policy solutions. Using the capabilities and human development approach, the book foregrounds the…

    Paperback – 2017-09-15
    Routledge

  • Big Data and Analytics Applications in Government: Current Practices and Future Opportunities book cover

    Big Data and Analytics Applications in Government

    Current Practices and Future Opportunities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gregory Richards

    Within this context, big data analytics (BDA) can be an important tool given that many analytic techniques within the big data world have been created specifically to deal with complexity and rapidly changing conditions. The important task for public sector organizations is to liberate analytics…

    Hardback – 2017-09-14
    Auerbach Publications
    Data Analytics Applications

  • The Public Policy Primer: Managing the Policy Process book cover

    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

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