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  • The Politics of Expertise in International Organizations

    How international bureaucracies produce and mobilize knowledge

    Edited by Annabelle Littoz-Monnet

    This edited volume advances existing research on the production and use of expert knowledge by international bureaucracies. Given the complexity, technicality and apparent apolitical character of the issues dealt with in global governance arenas, ‘evidence-based’ policy-making has imposed itself as…

    Hardback – 2017-03-08 
    Routledge
    Global Institutions

  • Racial Cities

    Governance and the Segregation of Romani People in Urban Europe

    By Giovanni Picker

    Going beyond race-blind approaches to spatial segregation in Europe, Racial Cities argues that race is the logic through which stigmatized and segregated "Gypsy urban areas" have emerged and persisted in post-WWII Europe. Building on nearly a decade of ethnographic and historical research in…

    Hardback – 2017-03-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Judges and Democratization

    Judicial Independence in New Democracies

    By B. C. Smith

    Judiciaries must be politically impartial and immune from political interference if democracy is to be consolidated in countries in transition from authoritarian rule. Without an independent judiciary there can be no rule of law, and without the rule of law there can be no democracy. Judges and…

    Hardback – 2017-03-03 
    Routledge
    Challenges of Globalisation

  • Government Budgeting and Expenditure Management

    Principles and International Practice

    By Salvatore Schiavo-Campo

    The government budget should be the financial mirror of a well-informed public’s choices, and careful public expenditure management is at the core of a well-functioning state. However, most people view budgeting as the epitome of eye-glazing subjects, the core concepts are rarely explained in a way…

    Paperback – 2017-03-01 
    Routledge

  • Politics and Governance in Bangladesh

    Uncertain Landscapes

    Edited by Ipshita Basu, Joe Devine, Geoff Wood

    Since its Independence in 1971, Bangladesh has been associated with poverty and poverty studies. Over the years, Bangladesh has made remarkable progress in terms of reducing poverty levels, achieving high levels of economic growth over a sustained period of time, and meeting its MDG targets. With…

    Hardback – 2017-03-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian Politics

  • UN Peacekeeping Doctrine in a New Era

    Adapting to Stabilisation, Protection & New Threats

    Edited by Cedric de Coning, Chiyuki Aoi, John Karlsrud

    This edited volume offers a thorough review of peacekeeping theory and reality in contemporary contexts, and aligns the two to help inform practice. Recent UN peacekeeping operations have challenged the traditional peacekeeping principles of consent, impartiality and the minimum use of force. The…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28 
    Routledge
    Global Institutions

  • Governance by International Public Administrations

    Bureaucratic Influence and Global Public Policies

    Edited by Christoph Knill, Michael W. Bauer

    As the demand and necessity for greater international and transnational cooperation increase, the bureaucratic bodies of international organizations are receiving ever more scholarly attention. However, the relevance of International Public Administrations (IPAs) for global policy-making remains…

    Hardback – 2017-02-28 
    Routledge
    Journal of European Public Policy Special Issues as Books

  • EU Policies in Times of Crisis

    Edited by Gerda Falkner

    European integration is in a time of multiple crises, which has a profound impact on different EU policies. This book presents a major collaborative research project uniting international colleagues in the quest for developing a theory: when and how will crisis induce policy breakthrough as opposed…

    Hardback – 2017-02-22 
    Routledge

  • The Formation of the Colonial State in India

    Scribes, Paper and Taxes, 1760-1860

    By Hayden J. Bellenoit

    In the period between the 1770s and 1840s, through the process of colonial state formation, the early colonial state in India was able to harness and extract vast amounts of agrarian wealth in north India. However, little is known of the histories of the Indian scribes and the role they played in…

    Hardback – 2017-02-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian History

  • Peasants Negotiating a Global Policy Space

    La Vía Campesina in the Committee on World Food Security

    By Ingeborg Gaarde

    As a fast growing global peasant movement with members in 80 countries around the world, La Vía Campesina (LVC) has planted itself firmly on the international scene. This book explores the internationalization of the movement, with a specific focus on the engagement of peasants in the processes of…

    Hardback – 2017-02-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Rethinking the Green State

    Environmental governance towards climate and sustainability transitions

    Edited by Karin Bäckstrand, Annica Kronsell

    This innovative book is one of the first to conduct a systematic comprehensive analysis of the ideals and practices of the evolving green state. It draws on elements of political theory, feminist theory, post-structuralism, governance and institutional theory to conceptualise the green state and…

    Paperback – 2017-02-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

  • Environmental Justice in Contemporary US Narratives

    By Yanoula Athanassakis

    Environmental Justice in Contemporary US Narratives examines post-1929 US artistic interrogations of environmental disruption. Tracing themes of pollution, marine life, and agricultural production in the work of a number of historically significant writers including John Steinbeck, Ruth Ozeki, and…

    Hardback – 2017-02-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

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