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  • Border Security

    Shores of Politics, Horizons of Justice, 1st Edition

    By Peter Chambers

    What kind of a world is one in which border security is understood as necessary? How is this transforming the shores of politics? And why does this seem to preclude a horizon of political justice for those affected? Border Security responds to these questions through an interdisciplinary…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge
    Space, Materiality and the Normative

  • Researching South-South Development Cooperation

    The Politics of Knowledge Production, 1st Edition

    Edited by Emma Mawdsley, Elsje Fourie, Wiebe Nauta

    Over the last two decades the expanding role of Southern countries as development partners has led to tectonic shifts in global development ideas, practices, norms and actors. Researchers are faced with new questions around identity, power and positionality in global development. Researching…

    Paperback – 2019-06-07
    Routledge
    Rethinking Development

  • Thatcherism and Planning

    The Case of Simplified Planning Zones, 1st Edition

    By Philip M. Allmendinger

    First published in 1997, this volume explores how, seventeen years after the election of the first Thatcher government, it is clear that despite the attacks, land use planning has survived. Talk during the 1980s of the death of planning and a bonfire of controls seem in hindsight distant and…

    Hardback – 2019-06-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Swedish Social Democracy and European Integration

    The People's Home on the Market, 1st Edition

    By Nicholas Aylott

    First published in 1999, this volume why Europe’s arguably most successful political party, the Swedish Social Democratic Party, become so divided over European integration. Why were its grass-roots so reluctant to embrace EU membership and why did a Social Democratic government decide to stand…

    Hardback – 2019-06-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Policy Networks Under Pressure

    Pollution Control, Policy Reform and the Power of Farmers, 1st Edition

    By Carsten Daugbjerg

    First published in 1998, this book examines how established policy networks and the broader context within which they are embedded influence the choice of policy when change has been put on the agenda. It criticises the existing network literature for being predominantly descriptive, for having…

    Hardback – 2019-06-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Political Geographies of the Post-Soviet Union

    1st Edition

    Edited by John O'Loughlin, Ralph S. Clem

    This comprehensive volume observes how, after 25 years of transition and uncertainty in the countries that constituted the former Soviet Union, their political geographies remain in a state of flux. The authors explore the fluid relationship between Russia, by far the dominant economic and military…

    Hardback – 2019-05-29
    Routledge

  • Challenges to Political Decision-making

    Dealing with Information Overload, Ignorance and Contested Knowledge, 1st Edition

    By Hubert Heinelt

    This book analyses the ability of individuals to create meaning through communicative interaction and of what seems to constrain and enable actors in taking collectively binding political decisions. The book examines why, in some contexts, individuals consider something as evident and relevant for…

    Hardback – 2019-05-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

  • Nordic Region-Building in a European Perspective

    1st Edition

    By Harald Baldersheim, Krister Ståhlberg

    First published in 1999, this volume is a study of regional and local co-operation across national borders in Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden and also of regional co-operation out of the area - across the Baltic Sea, the North Sea and in the Barents region. The focus of the study is on processes…

    Hardback – 2019-05-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Democracy Disconnected

    Participation and Governance in a City of the South, 1st Edition

    By Fiona Anciano, Laurence Piper

    Why is dissatisfaction with local democracy endemic, despite the spread of new participatory institutions? This book argues that a key reason is the limited power of elected local officials, especially to produce the City. City Hall lacks control over key aspects of city decision-making, especially…

    Paperback – 2019-05-14
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Institutions and Planning in Action

    1st Edition

    Edited by Willem Salet

    The Routledge Handbook of Institutions and Planning in Action contains a selection of 25 chapters prepared by specialized international scholars of urban planning and urban studies focusing on the question of how institutional innovation occurs in practices of action. The…

    Paperback – 2019-05-14
    Routledge

  • Why Guattari? A Liberation of Cartographies, Ecologies and Politics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas Jellis, Joe Gerlach, John-David Dewsbury

    This book examines Félix Guattari, the French psychoanalyst, philosopher, and radical activist, renowned for an energetic style of thought that cuts across conceptual, political, and institutional spheres. Increasingly recognised as a key figure in his own right, Guattari’s influence in…

    Hardback – 2019-05-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • African Borders, Conflict, Regional and Continental Integration

    1st Edition

    Edited by Inocent Moyo, Christopher Changwe Nshimbi

    This book looks at the ways African borders impact war and conflict, as well as the ways continental integration could contribute towards cooperation, peace and well-being in Africa. African borders or borderlands can be a source of problems and opportunity. There is often a historical, geospatial…

    Hardback – 2019-04-30
    Routledge
    Border Regions Series

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