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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

  • Public Enterprise and Local Place

    New Perspectives on Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    By John Fenwick, Lorraine Johnston

    This book presents the key interactions in local government and public enterprise, drawing together the challenges for local governance in the practice of public entrepreneurship and its response to collaboration, place and place making. Specifically, this book includes the impact of local…

    Hardback – 2019-08-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

  • 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

  • Urban Politics

    Cities and Suburbs in a Global Age, 10th Edition

    By Myron Levine

    Urban Politics blends the most insightful classic and current political science and related literature with current issues in urban affairs. The book’s integrative theme is ‘power,’ demonstrating that the study of urban politics requires an analysist to look beyond the formal institutions and…

    Paperback – 2019-07-08 
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Post-socialist Informalities

    Power, Agency and the Construction of Extra-legalities from Bosnia to China, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-06-15 
    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 – 2019-06-05 
    Routledge
    ThirdWorlds

  • Cultivating New Post-secular Political Space

    1st Edition

    Edited by Roger Haydon Mitchell

    This comprehensive volume provides crucial insights from contemporary academics and practitioners into how positive interventions might be made into post-secular political spaces that have emerged in the wake of the economic, political, and social upheavals of the 2008 global financial crisis. The…

    Hardback – 2019-05-29 
    Routledge

  • Local Democracy, Journalism and Public Relations

    The changing dynamics in local media and public sector communications, 1st Edition

    By Adrian Roxan, Carmel O'Toole

    This is a critical examination the impact of sustained large-scale austerity cuts on local government communications in the UK. Budget constraints have left public sector media teams without the resources for robust citizen-facing communications. The ‘nose for news’ has been downgraded and local…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21 
    Routledge

  • Democratic Representation in Multi-level Systems

    The Vices and Virtues of Regionalisation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas Däubler, Jochen Müller, Christian Stecker

    This comprehensive volume studies the vices and virtues of regionalisation in comparative perspective, including countries such as Belgium, Germany, Spain, and the UK, and discusses conditions that might facilitate or hamper responsiveness in regional democracies. It follows the entire chain of…

    Hardback – 2019-05-10 
    Routledge
    West European Politics

  • 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 – 2019-04-29 
    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 – 2019-04-29 
    Routledge
    Government Official History Series

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