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  • 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 – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge

  • The Official History of Criminal Justice in England and Wales

    Volume II: Institution-Building

    By Paul Rock

    This is the second volume in the Official History of Criminal Justice in England and Wales, and examines the origins and shaping of two critical institutions: the Crown Court, which rose from the ashes of the Courts of Assize and Quarter Sessions, and the Crown Prosecution Service, which…

    Hardback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge
    Government Official History Series

  • The Official History of Criminal Justice in England and Wales

    Volume I: The 'Liberal Hour'

    By Paul Rock

    Using interviews and British government records and papers housed in private, university and institutional collections, this is the first of a series of official histories that offer a detailed analysis of the evolution of criminal justice in England and Wales between 1959 and 1997.…

    Hardback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge
    Government Official History Series

  • Italy Transformed

    Politics, Society and Institutions at the End of the Great Recession

    Edited by Martin Bull, Gianfranco Pasquino

    The decade commencing with the great crash of 2008 was a watershed period for Italian politics, involving fundamental and dramatic changes, many of which had not been anticipated. This comprehensive volume explores these changes. It was originally published as a special issue of the journal South…

    Hardback – 2018-12-15 
    Routledge
    South European Society and Politics

  • Comparative Paradiplomacy

    By Jorge A Schiavon

    Studying paradiplomacy comparatively, this book explains why and how sub-State governments (SSG) conduct their international relations (IR) with external actors, and how federal authorities and local governments coordinate or not in the definition and implementation of the national foreign policy.…

    Hardback – 2018-12-14 
    Routledge
    Federalism Studies

  • Liberalism and the Rise of Labour 1890-1918

    By Keith Laybourn, Jack Reynolds

    First published in 1984. This book is a detailed study of the way in which the growing Labour movement gradually ousted the Liberals in West Yorkshire between 1890 and 1924. It demonstrates the basis of old Liberalism and the strength of local non-conformity, and its powerful links with the textile…

    Hardback – 2018-12-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Labour Movement

  • Citizenship Agendas in and beyond the Nation-State

    Edited by Martijn Koster, Rivke Jaffe, Anouk de Koning

    In today’s world, citizenship is increasingly defined in normative terms. Political belonging comes to be equated with specific norms, values and appropriate behaviour, with distinctions made between virtuous, desirable citizens and deviant, undesirable ones. In this book, we analyze the…

    Paperback – 2018-12-02 
    Routledge

  • Labor/management Relations Among Government Employees

    By Harry Kershen

    Includes articles which offer a mix of theoretical analysis, case history and empirical research, interspersed with good, practical advice from those who have sat long hours at the bargaining table.…

    Hardback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge
    Public Sector Contemporary Issues

  • The Politics of Poverty in Contemporary Russia

    By Ann-Mari Sätre

    This book provides an overview of poverty and well-being in Russia. Increasing poverty rates during the 1990s were followed by greater attention to social policies in the 2000s and increased efforts to engage people in socially oriented NGOs and ‘encourage’ them to contribute to the fulfillment of…

    Hardback – 2018-11-26 
    Routledge
    Studies in Contemporary Russia

  • 'Democratic Knowledge' and Knowledge Production

    Preliminary Reflections on Democratisation in North Africa

    Edited by Larbi Sadiki

    Sudden change in North Africa manifested through popular protests followed by the end of authoritarian regimes in Tunisia, Egypt and Libya revitalised the scholarly concern with democracy in the region. Democratisation and democracy received fresh attention in the ‘Arab Spring’. Arab citizens…

    Paperback – 2018-11-23 
    Routledge

  • The Globalization of Urban Governance

    Edited by Helmut Philipp Aust, Anél du Plessis

    The adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by the UN General Assembly in 2015 represents the latest attempt by the international community to live up to the challenges of a planet that is out of bounds. Sustainable Development Goal 11 set out the vision that by 2030 cities around the…

    Hardback – 2018-11-07 
    Routledge
    Cities and Global Governance

  • Making Collaboratives Work

    How Complex Organizational Partnerships Succeed

    By Susan M. Chandler

    Most contemporary public managers will work in some type of collaborative or networked arrangement at some time in their professional careers. More and more work in public administration and policy is now being done in collaborative formats, and while there are many studies, articles, and cases…

    Hardback – 2018-10-29 
    Routledge
    ASPA Series in Public Administration and Public Policy

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