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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

  • Politics, Governance and Development in Bangladesh

    1st Edition

    By Muhammad Sayadur Rahman

    This book explores the relationship between bureaucrats and elected politicians in Bangladesh and discusses how this impacts governance and development in the country from an empirical perspective. It looks at the interplay of politics and bureaucracy in ancient societies, western democracies and…

    Hardback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge India

  • 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

  • The Fight For China's Future

    Civil Society vs. the Chinese Communist Party, 1st Edition

    By Willy Wo-Lap Lam

    The Fight For China’s Future throws light on the quintessence of 21st Century Chinese politics through the prism of the struggle between the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and China’s vibrant intelligentsia and civil society. This book examines Xi Jinping’s 24-hour, multi-dimensional, AI-enabled…

    Paperback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge

  • 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

  • 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

  • Peacebuilding, Constitutionalism and the Global South

    The Case for Cognitive Justice Plurinationalism, 1st Edition

    By Kajit Bagu

    This book presents the case that liberal constitutionalism in the global South is a legacy of colonialism and is inappropriate as a means of securing effective peace in regions that have been subject to recurrent conflict. The work demonstrates the failure of liberal constitutionalism in…

    Hardback – 2019-07-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

  • Post-conflict Reconstruction and Local Government

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Jackson, Gareth Wall

    The subject of local government and post-conflict reconstruction sits at the intersection of several interrelated research areas, notably conflict/peacebuilding, governance and political economy. This volume addresses a gap in the academic literature: whilst decentralisation is frequently included…

    Hardback – 2019-07-15 
    Routledge
    ThirdWorlds

  • State Politics and the Affordable Care Act

    Choices and Decisions, 1st Edition

    By John C. Morris, Martin Mayer, Robert C. Kenter, Luisa Lucero

    After a great deal of discussion and debate across all levels of government, President Obama signed the Affordable Care Act (ACA) into law in March 2010. Since President Trump's election into office, the ACA has stayed in the headlines. Trump has continued to call for the replacement and repeal of…

    Hardback – 2019-07-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Public Administration and Public Policy

  • Global Governance and India’s North-East

    Logistics, Infrastructure and Society, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ranabir Samaddar, Anita Sengupta

    This book maps the convergence of governance and connectivity within Asia established through the spatial dynamics of trade, capital, conflict, borders, and mobility. It situates Indian trade and governance policies within a broader Asian and global context. Focusing on India’s Northeast, in…

    Hardback – 2019-06-28 
    Routledge India

  • Stakeholder Democracy

    Represented Democracy in a Time of Fear, 1st Edition

    By Felix Dodds

    In the context of sustainable development, this book describes how we are moving from representative to participatory democracy, and how we are now in a ‘Stakeholder Democracy’, which is working to strengthen represented democracy in a time of fear. Since the 1992 Rio Earth Summit the idea of…

    Paperback – 2019-06-24 
    Routledge

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