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  • Disaster Risk Management in Asia and the Pacific

    Edited by Ian Davis

    This book uses two international frameworks—the Millennium Development Goals and the Hyogo Framework for Action, a program focused on disaster risk management—to study the key trends in the region in terms of disaster incidence, sources of vulnerability and social and economic challenges. As both…

    Paperback – 2017-06-04 
    Routledge

  • Hydrosocial Territories and Water Equity

    Theory, Governance, and Sites of Struggle

    Edited by Rutgerd Boelens, Ben Crow, Jaime Hoogesteger, Flora E. Lu, Erik Swyngedouw, Jeroen Vos

    Bringing together a multidisciplinary set of scholars and diverse case studies from across the globe, this book explores the management, governance, and understandings around water, a key element in the assemblage of hydrosocial territories. Hydrosocial territories are spatial configurations of…

    Hardback – 2017-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance

  • The People and the State

    Twentieth-First Century Protest Movement

    Edited by Thomas O'Brien

    The early twenty-first century has seen a flourishing of protest globally from issues of religious rights through to corruption and led to the emergence of new populist political actors. This book examines a range of protest movements from around the world, asking what the root causes are and how…

    Hardback – 2017-06-01 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Issues in Social Science

  • Nonmarket Strategic Management

    By Cosmina Lelia Voinea, Hans Van Kranenburg

    Strategic management has traditionally concerned itself with delivering simple, financial-based performance goals. Nonmarket strategies entail social, political, and legal arrangements that go beyond pure market objectives. Such strategies can influence firm performance and competitive advantage,…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31 
    Routledge

  • Trust and Terror

    Social Capital and the Use of Terrorism as a Tool of Resistance

    By Ammar Shamaileh

    Why do some individuals choose to protest political grievances via non-violent means, while others take up arms? What role does whom we trust play in how we collectively act? This book explores these questions by delving into the relationship between interpersonal trust and the nature of the…

    Hardback – 2017-05-31 
    Routledge
    Conceptualising Comparative Politics

  • Emerging Powers in International Politics

    The BRICS and Soft Power

    Edited by Mathilde Chatin, Giulio Gallarotti

    The rise of large and rapidly growing nations is having a significant impact on the global order, as their expanding influence reshapes the structure of power in the international system. These emerging powers are increasingly asserting themselves as major actors on the global scene. Leading this…

    Hardback – 2017-05-31 
    Routledge

  • The Known Economy

    Romantics, Rationalists, and the Making of a World Scale

    By Colin Danby

    Why do critics and celebrants of globalization concur that international trade and finance represent an inexorable globe-bestriding force with a single logic? The Known Economy shows that both camps rest on the same ideas about how the world is scaled. Two centuries ago romantic and rationalist…

    Hardback – 2017-05-25 
    Routledge
    CRESC

  • Constitutional & Administrative Law

    12th Edition

    By Hilaire Barnett

    Hilaire Barnett’s Constitutional and Administrative Law has provided generations of students with reliable, accessible and comprehensive coverage of the Public Law syllabus. Mapped to the common course outline, it equips students with an understanding of the constitution’s past, present and future…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24 
    Routledge

  • Emerging Practices in Intergovernmental Functional Assignment

    By Gabriele Ferrazzi, Rainer Rohdewohld

    Attaining the benefits of (especially fiscal) decentralization in government remains an enduring challenge, in part because the re-arrangement of public functions across levels of government has often been carried out poorly. This book aims to provide a firmer conceptual basis for the…

    Hardback – 2017-05-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Federalism and Decentralization

  • Climate Action in a Globalizing World

    Comparative Perspectives on Environmental Movements in the Global North

    Edited by Carl Cassegård, Linda Soneryd, Håkan Thörn, Åsa Wettergren

    The existence and urgency of global climate change is a matter of scientific consensus. Yet the global politics of climate change have been anything but consensual. In this context, a wave of global climate activism has emerged in the last decade in response to the perceived failure of the…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22 
    Routledge

  • Meta-Regulation in Practice

    Beyond Normative Views of Morality and Rationality

    By F.C. Simon

    Meta-regulation presents itself as a progressive policy approach that can manage complexity and conflicting objectives better than traditional command and control regulation. It does this by ‘harnessing’ markets and enlisting a broad range of stakeholders to reach a more inclusive view of the…

    Hardback – 2017-05-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Traditional Institutions in Contemporary African Governance

    Edited by Kidane Mengisteab, Gerard Hagg

    Most African economies range from moderately advanced capitalist systems with modern banks and stock markets to peasant and pastoral subsistent systems. Most African countries are also characterized by parallel institutions of governance – one is the state sanctioned (formal) system and the other…

    Hardback – 2017-05-22 
    Routledge
    African Governance

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