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  • Deliberating Environmental Policy in India

    Participation and the Role of Advocacy

    By Sunayana Ganguly

    As one of the world’s largest and most bio-diverse countries, India’s approach to environmental policy will be very significant in tackling global environmental challenges. This book explores the transformations that have taken place in the making of environmental policy in India since the economic…

    Hardback – 2015-11-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asia and the Environment

  • Presidents, Governors, and the Struggles over the Distribution of Power

    Primus Contra Pares in Argentina and Brazil

    By Lucas I. González

    Tensions between central authorities and subnational units over centralization and fiscal autonomy are on top of the political agenda in many developing federal countries. This book examines historical changes in the balance between the resources that presidents and governors control and the…

    Hardback – 2015-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Federalism and Decentralization

  • Innovation in Public Services

    Theoretical, managerial, and international perspectives

    Edited by Stephen P. Osborne, Louise Brown, Richard M. Walker

    In response to changes in internal needs, external organizational environments, and the expectations of shareholders – most notably, citizens and politicians – innovation is now an important common-place aspect of governance and the running of public service organizations. Given the ongoing…

    Hardback – 2015-10-29 
    Routledge

  • Policy Making at the Second Tier of Local Government in Europe

    What is happening in Provinces, Counties, Départements and Landkreise in the on-going re-scaling of statehood?

    Edited by Xavier Bertrana, Björn Egner, Hubert Heinelt

    Debates about multi-level governance have led to a profound restructuring of regional and local government. The second level of local government is under review in most European countries, with the aim to strengthen the institutional capacity of municipalities or to develop appropriate…

    Hardback – 2015-09-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in European Politics

  • Rural Tax Reform in China

    Policy Processes and Institutional Change

    By Linda Chelan Li

    This book examines questions of change and inertia in the context of the longstanding grievances over excessive taxation in rural China. How can some changes be sustained, whilst others cannot? How can a longstanding administrative practice be changed or even terminated, especially when previous…

    Paperback – 2015-09-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on China in Transition

  • Texas Politics

    Governing the Lone Star State, 5th Edition

    By Cal Jillson

    The fifth edition of this popular text is now expanded and updated to better fit the needs of a stand-alone Texas Politics course. Jillson continues to approach the politics of the Lone Star State from historical, developmental, and analytical perspectives, while giving students the most…

    Paperback – 2015-08-07
    Routledge

  • Local Environmental Politics in China

    Challenges and Innovations

    Edited by Genia Kostka, Arthur P.J. Mol

    Knowledge and insight in national environmental governance in China is widespread. However, increasingly it has been acknowledged that the major problems in guiding the Chinese economy and society towards sustainability are to be found at the local level. This book illuminates the fast-changing…

    Paperback – 2015-07-23
    Routledge

  • Local Government in Europe

    The ‘Fourth Level’ in the EU Multi-Layered System of Governance

    Edited by Carlo Panara, Michael R. Varney

    This work considers the role of local government in 13 EU Member States (Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom. The book aims to provide an account of the system of local government in each of the…

    Paperback – 2015-06-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in EU Law

  • Civil Society and Participatory Governance

    Municipal Councils and Social Housing Programs in Brazil

    By Maureen M. Donaghy

    Democratic institutions should promote accountability of government officials to the needs of citizens. Civil society plays a role in exposing corruption as well as in communicating the needs of low-income residents to officials. Neither the institutions of representative democracy nor the presence…

    Paperback – 2015-05-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Latin American Politics

  • Muslims and Political Participation in Britain

    Edited by Timothy Peace

    This new volume showcases the latest research into Muslim political participation both in terms of electoral politics and civil society initiatives. Muslims play a prominent role in British political life yet what do we actually know about the involvement of British Muslims beyond the existence of…

    Hardback – 2015-05-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion and Politics

  • Governing Modern Societies

    Towards Participatory Governance

    By Hubert Heinelt

    Is the ‘golden age’ of democracy really over due to the pressures of globalisation and the erosion of the nation state? Within this book, Heinelt seeks to address the democratic deficit in political systems linked to limited Citizen Participation reflecting on the notion of democracy and…

    Paperback – 2015-04-27
    Routledge

  • Urban Politics

    Cities and Suburbs in a Global Age, 9th Edition

    By Myron Levine

    This popular text mixes classic theory and research on urban politics with the most recent developments and data in urban and metropolitan affairs. Its balanced and realistic approach helps students understand the nature of urban politics and the difficulty of finding effective "solutions" in a…

    Paperback – 2015-03-04
    Routledge

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