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  • Routledge Revivals: Committees (1963)

    How They Work and How to Work Them

    By Edgar Anstey

    First published in 1963, Edgar Anstey’s work gives a detailed account on the inner workings of the committee. Within a committee, different interests nearly always need to be represented when a decision must be taken, and contributions are required from people of different outlook or expert…

    Hardback – 2017-10-06 
    Routledge

  • Contending Legitimacy in World Politics

    The State, Civil Society and the International Sphere in the Twenty-first Century

    Edited by Bronwyn Winter, Lucia Sorbera

    Legitimacy, along with security and democracy, is arguably one of the most widely used global buzzwords of the new millennium. Yet, the idea of political legitimacy is not new and has been constructed in different ways at different moments in history. This book problematizes this notion, from…

    Hardback – 2017-10-03 
    Routledge

  • Post-socialist Informalities

    Power, Agency and the Construction of Extra-legalities from Bosnia to China

    Edited by Abel Polese, Lela Rekhviashvili, Borbála Kovács, Jeremy Morris

    This book is a comprehensive collection of key scholarship on informality from the whole post-socialist region. From Bosnia to Central Asia, passing through Russia and Azerbaijan, the contributions to this volume illustrate the multi-faceted and complex nature of informality, while demonstrating…

    Hardback – 2017-10-02 
    Routledge

  • The Risk of Regional Governance

    Cultural Theory and Interlocal Cooperation

    By Thomas Skuzinski

    Creating metropolitan regions that are more efficient, equitable, and sustainable depends on the willingness of local officials to work together across municipal boundaries to solve large-scale problems. How do these local officials think? Why do they only sometimes cooperate? What kind of…

    Hardback – 2017-09-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Urban Politics and Policy

  • Water Governance and Collective Action

    Multi-scale Challenges

    Edited by Diana Suhardiman, Alan Nicol, Everisto Mapedza

    Collective Action is now recognized as central to addressing the water governance challenge of delivering sustainable development and global environmental benefits. This book examines concepts and practices of collective action that have emerged in recent decades globally. Building on a Foucaultian…

    Paperback – 2017-09-25 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Water Text

  • Decentring Urban Governance

    Narratives, resistance and contestation

    Edited by Mark Bevir, Kim McKee, Peter Matthews

    Decentring Urban Governance seeks to rethink governance not as a particular state formation, but as the diverse policies emerging associated with the impact of modernist social science on policy making, considering the diverse meanings that inspire governing practices across time, space, and policy…

    Hardback – 2017-09-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

  • Federal Challenges and Challenges to Federalism

    Edited by John Erik Fossum, Markus Jachtenfuchs

    Discussing what we may learn from thinking about the EU in federal terms represents a two-fold challenge. It is on the one hand a matter of establishing ‘how federal’ the EU is (the EU’s federal challenge). On the other, the EU has federal features but is not a state, thus raising the question of…

    Hardback – 2017-09-05 
    Routledge
    Journal of European Public Policy Special Issues as Books

  • Governing Literate Populations

    The Political Uses of Literacy in Securing Civil Society

    By Stephen Kelly

    Securing the hearts and minds of ‘dangerous’ populations is a major concern for governments across the world. Governing Literate Populations shows how ‘governmentalities’ have deployed education and literacy in different ways in order to protect their national, social, economic and geopolitical…

    Hardback – 2017-09-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Environmental Governance in Taiwan

    A New Generation of Activists and Stakeholders

    By Simona A. Grano

    Three decades of rapid industrialization until the lifting of martial law in 1987, with little or no concern for the environment, have made Taiwan’s environmental degradation a serious problem. In the past twenty years, Taiwan has seen a surge of environmental organizations, which to a certain…

    Paperback – 2017-09-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Taiwan Series

  • Adapting Infrastructure to Climate Change

    Advancing Decision-Making Under Conditions of Uncertainty

    By Todd Schenk

    Many of the challenges that decision-makers grapple with in relation to climate change are governance related. Planning and decision-making is evolving in ambiguous institutional environments, in which many key issues remain unresolved, including relationships between different actors; funding…

    Hardback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

  • Politics and Governance in Bangladesh

    Uncertain Landscapes

    Edited by Ipshita Basu, Joe Devine, Geof Wood

    Since its Independence in 1971, 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 Millennium Development Goals (MDG) targets set by the United Nations. With some justification,…

    Hardback – 2017-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian Politics

  • Fiscal Tiers (Routledge Revivals)

    The Economics of Multi-Level Government

    By David King

    First published in 1984. This book brings together and develops the economic theory relating to the design and operation of systems of non-central government — positing major developments in several areas. It considers what functions systems most suitably perform in non-central governments, and…

    Paperback – 2017-08-29 
    Routledge

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