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  • Local Government and the States

    Autonomy, Politics and Policy, 2nd Edition

    By David Berman

    This book offers an overview of the legal, political, and broad intergovernmental environment in which relations between local and state units of government take place.  It examines the historical roots of the conflict between local and state governments and an analysis of contemporary problems of…

    Paperback – 2019-09-07 
    Routledge

  • Administrative Law in the Political System

    6th Edition

    By Kenneth Warren

    Emphasizing that administrative law must be understood within the context of the political system, this core text combines a descriptive systems approach with a social science focus. Author Kenneth F. Warren explains the role of administrative law in shaping, guiding, and restricting the actions of…

    Paperback – 2019-09-07 
    Routledge

  • Reimagining the State

    The Challenge for Progressive Transformative Politics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Davina Cooper, Nikita Dhawan, Janet Newman

    This book examines what value if any, the state has for the pursuit of progressive politics; and how it might need to be re-thought or reimagined to deliver transformative change. Is it possible to reimagine the state in ways that open up projects of political transformation? This interdisciplinary…

    Paperback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge
    Social Justice

  • Gaming the System

    Nine Games to Teach American Government through Active Learning, 1st Edition

    By Alexander H Cohen, Jonathan Ring, John Alden

    Gaming the System takes an active approach to learning about American government, using novel, exciting, and highly instructive games to help students learn politics by living it. These timeless games are the perfect complement to a core textbook in American government – covering key topics like…

    Paperback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge

  • Government by Natural Selection

    1st Edition

    By Hugh Taylor

    Originally published in 1915, Government by Natural Selection looks at the historical advancement of government through the lens of the Darwinian theory of natural selection. The book examines the history of government and its formation, right up until the early 20th century, when the book was…

    Hardback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Libary Editions: Evolution

  • The Imperfect Primary

    Oddities, Biases, and Strengths of U.S. Presidential Nomination Politics, 3rd Edition

    By Barbara Norrander

    The complex and ever-changing rules governing American presidential nomination contests are continuously up for criticism, but there is little to no consensus on exactly what the problems are, or on how to fix them. The evolving system is hardly rational because it was never carefully planned. So…

    Paperback – 2019-08-26 
    Routledge
    Controversies in Electoral Democracy and Representation

  • Public Enterprise and Local Place

    New Perspectives on Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    By John Fenwick, Lorraine Johnston

    This book presents the key interactions in local government and public enterprise, drawing together the challenges for local governance in the practice of public entrepreneurship and its response to collaboration, place and place making. Specifically, this book includes the impact of local…

    Hardback – 2019-08-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

  • Social Practice Art in Turbulent Times

    The Revolution Will Be Live, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kristina Olson, Eric J. Schruers

    The timely essays brought together here consider contemporary social practice art that addresses the current volatile political context. Authors offer fresh assessments of recent and historical projects, many of which they have experienced firsthand. Chapters begin with descriptions of specific…

    Hardback – 2019-08-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art and Politics

  • Unmasking Administrative Evil

    5th Edition

    By Danny L. Balfour, Guy Adams, Ashley Nickels

    The relationship between evil and public affairs, as well as other fields and professions in public life, has come to the fore as institutions of government seek new ways to operate in an environment of extreme mistrust. Unmasking Administrative Evil, 5th Edition argues that the tendency toward…

    Paperback – 2019-08-13 
    Routledge

  • Star Power

    American Democracy in the Age of the Celebrity Candidate, 1st Edition

    By Lauren Wright

    Are celebrity politics the spice of American public life or a pox on policy progress? This book identifies and measures the attributes of celebrities that make them well-equipped to win campaigns and yet poorly prepared to govern effectively. The framers of the US Constitution worried about the…

    Paperback – 2019-08-06 
    Routledge
    Media and Power

  • Disaster Risk Governance

    Four Cases from Developing Countries, 1st Edition

    By Denise Thompson

    Disaster Risk Governance offers the first extensive engagement with disaster risk governance in the Caribbean and Sub-Saharan Africa. In the last decade and a half Kenya, Jamaica, Dominica, and Zanzibar have all suffered massive destruction from disasters caused by natural hazards. Despite the…

    Hardback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge

  • Left Radicalism and Populism in Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Giorgos Charalambous, Gregoris Ioannou

    While there has been much focus in recent times on the rise of right-wing populism in Europe, there has been surprisingly little material on the phenomenon of left-wing populism. This edited collection seeks to fill that gap with an investigation of the relationship between the radical left and…

    Paperback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Radical History and Politics

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