Local Government Products

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-10-28 
    Routledge Advances in European Politics

  • States, American Indian Nations, and Intergovernmental Politics

    Sovereignty, Conflict, and the Uncertainty of Taxes

    By Anne F. Boxberger Flaherty

    American Indian nations are sovereign political entities within the United States. They have complex relationships with the federal government and increasingly with state governments. Regulatory conflict between Native nations and states has increased as Native nations have developed their own…

    Hardback – 2017-10-24 
    Indigenous Peoples and Politics

  • The Eurasian Project in Global Perspective

    Edited by David Lane

    Regional associations have become major players in international politics and economics. The Eurasian Economic Union (EEU), composed of Russia, Kazakhstan, Belarus, Armenia and Kyrgyzstan, is considered as a player which will strengthen the international influence and international trade of the…

    Hardback – 2017-10-24 

  • Policy Making in the Public Interest

    A Text and Workbook for Local Government

    By Michael L. Abels

    Policy Making in the Public Interest is the first text and workbook to provide a short and firmly focused introduction to local government policy making techniques. Each chapter introduces core policy concepts and competencies and concludes with exercises that encourage the reader to apply the…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12 

  • Post-socialist Informalities

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

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-10-02 

  • 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 – 2017-09-30 
    Public Sector Contemporary Issues

  • Managing the Sustainable City

    By Genie N. L. Stowers

    We hear the term "sustainability" everywhere today; in the context of city management, the term is most used to mean environmental sustainability or being able to thrive in a world facing climate change. In this book, however, the term means something more extensive—how cities can sustain…

    Paperback – 2017-09-29 

  • The Risk of Regional Governance

    Cultural Theory and Interlocal Cooperation

    By Thomas Skuzinski

    Creating metropolitan regions that are more efficient, equitable, and sustainable depends on the willingness of local officials to work together across municipal boundaries to solve large-scale problems. How do these local officials think? Why do they only sometimes cooperate? What kind of…

    Hardback – 2017-09-27 
    Routledge Research in Urban Politics and Policy

  • Municipal Politics in Turkey

    Local Government and Party Organisation

    By Charlotte Joppien

    There is a large and growing literature on Turkish politics in general, and the AKP in particular. However, local government and party organization, although very important topics, are strikingly understudied. This book compares local politics in two Central Anatolian cities, Konya and Eskişehir,…

    Hardback – 2017-09-27 
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

  • Inter-Organizational Collaboration by Design

    By Jennifer Madden

    Although difficult, complicated, and sometimes discouraging, collaboration is recognized as a viable approach for addressing uncertain, complex and wicked problems. Collaborations can attract resources, increase efficiency, and facilitate visions of mutual benefit that can ignite common desires of…

    Hardback – 2017-08-24 
    Routledge Critical Studies in Public Management

  • Offshore Central Asia

    Edited by John Heathershaw, Alexander Cooley

    John Heathershaw is a Senior Lecturer at the Centre of Advanced International Studies, University of Exeter, UK. Alexander Cooley is based at Barnard College, Columbia University, USA.    …

    Hardback – 2017-08-24 

  • The Fracking Debate

    Intergovernmental Politics of the Oil and Gas Renaissance, Second Edition

    By Jonathan M. Fisk

    The disputes around fracking, and oil and gas policy, follow a long tradition of complicated intergovernmental relationships. Proponents argue that fracking supports new and well-paying jobs, revitalizes state and local economies, and that it can help replace reliance on other fossil fuels.…

    Hardback – 2017-08-14
    ASPA Series in Public Administration and Public Policy

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