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  • The University as Urban Anchor

    1st Edition

    By David Perry

    The University as Urban Anchor investigates the role of the academy in the city—not just its educational contributions, but also the political, economic, and social development of the urban experience. Urban higher educational institutions provide a surprisingly significant range of contributions…

    Hardback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge

  • Texas Politics

    Governing the Lone Star State, 7th Edition

    By Cal Jillson

    In the seventh edition of this popular text, Cal Jillson continues to approach the politics of the Lone Star State from historical, developmental, and analytical perspectives, while giving students the most even-handed, readable, and engaging description of Texas politics available today.…

    Paperback – 2019-04-03 
    Routledge

  • Developmental States beyond East Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jewellord T. Nem Singh, Jesse Salah Ovadia

    This comprehensive volume reviews recent scholarship regarding the role of the state in economic development. With a wide range of case studies of both successful and failed state-led development, the authors push the analysis of the developmental state beyond its original limitations and into the…

    Hardback – 2019-03-01 
    Routledge
    ThirdWorlds

  • Global Debt Dynamics

    Crises, Lessons, Governance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andreas Antoniades, Ugo Panizza

    This comprehensive volume explores debt dynamics and the intensification of debt crises across the globe, bringing together several recent but underexplored debt crises from different regional and socioeconomic contexts. Using detailed case studies, the authors recast the perils of debt-based…

    Hardback – 2019-02-28 
    Routledge
    ThirdWorlds

  • The Official History of Criminal Justice in England and Wales

    Volume II: Institution-Building, 1st Edition

    By Paul Rock

    Volume II of the Official History of Criminal Justice in England and Wales traces, for the first time, the genesis and early evolution of two principal institutions in the criminal justice system, the Crown Court and the Crown Prosecution Service. This volume examines the origins and shaping of two…

    Hardback – 2019-02-14 
    Routledge
    Government Official History Series

  • The Official History of Criminal Justice in England and Wales

    Volume I: The 'Liberal Hour', 1st Edition

    By Paul Rock

    Volume I of the Official History of Criminal Justice in England and Wales frames what was known about crime and criminal justice in the 1960s, before describing the liberalising legislation of the decade. Commissioned by the Cabinet Office and using interviews, British Government records, and…

    Hardback – 2019-02-14 
    Routledge
    Government Official History Series

  • Is Turkey De-Europeanising?

    Encounters with Europe in a Candidate Country, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alper Kaliber, Senem Aydin-Düzgit

    This comprehensive edited volume conceptually develops the notion of ‘de-Europeanisation’ as an important development in the literature on Europeanisation, and applies it specifically to the case of Turkey. ‘De-Europeanisation’ is defined as the loss or weakening of the EU/Europe as a normative/…

    Paperback – 2019-01-20 
    Routledge
    South European Society and Politics

  • Israel at the Polls 2015

    A Moment of Transformative Stability, 1st Edition

    Edited by Eithan Orkibi, Manfred Gerstenfeld

    Less than two years after winning the 2013 elections, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced his intention to dissolve his government, paving the way for general elections. While the initial impression was that the upcoming elections were "pointless" and "unnecessary", the campaign gradually…

    Paperback – 2019-01-20 
    Routledge

  • The Social and Political Potential of Cash Transfers

    1st Edition

    Edited by Maxine Molyneux

    Cash Transfers, for all their notable successes, have been criticised for their limited ability to move poor households to provide sustainable routes out of poverty. This book draws on original qualitative research by leading scholars and development policy experts from a range of disciplines to…

    Paperback – 2019-01-19 
    Routledge

  • The 'Local Turn' in Peacebuilding

    The Liberal Peace Challenged, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joakim Ojendal, Isabell Schierenbeck, Caroline Hughes

    Contemporary practices of international peacebuilding and post-conflict reconstruction are often unsatisfactory. There is now a growing awareness of the significance of local governments and local communitites as an intergrated part of peacebuilding in order to improve quality and enhance precision…

    Paperback – 2019-01-04 
    Routledge
    ThirdWorlds

  • Local Politics and National Policy

    Multi-level Conflicts in Japan and Beyond, 1st Edition

    By Ken Victor Leonard Hijino

    This book is about why and how central and local governments clash over important national policy decisions. Its empirical focus is on the local politics of Japan which has significantly shaped, and been shaped by, larger developments in national politics. The book argues that since the 1990s,…

    Paperback – 2018-12-26 
    Routledge

  • The Agency of the Governed in the Global South

    Normative and Institutional Change, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anke Draude

    Research on global norm diffusion and institutional transfer has often neglected the agency of the governed. This collection argues that limited statehood – the lack of state capacities in most parts of the global South – provides opportunities for the governed to raise their voices and be listened…

    Hardback – 2018-12-21 
    Routledge
    ThirdWorlds

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