Local Government Products

  • Government and NGOs in South Asia

    Local Collaboration in Bangladesh, 1st Edition

    By Mohammad Jahangir Hossain Mojumder, Pranab Kumar Panday

    This book analyses efforts of Bangladeshi government and NGOs to strengthen local governance and identifies the challenges posed by collaboration with NGOs. Presenting a dominantly qualitative study, the analysis explores whether engagement between the Sharique strengthening local governance…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian Politics

  • The Transformative Potential of Participatory Budgeting

    Creating an Ideal Democracy, 1st Edition

    By George Robert Bateman Jr

    In this book, George Robert Bateman, Jr. presents a philosophical examination of the potential benefits of participatory budgeting (PB), with recommendations of how they might be realized. The work of social philosophers like Thomas Jefferson, John Dewey, Robert Putnam are studied to better…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Public Administration and Public Policy

  • The Changing Government of Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stewart Ranson, John Tomlinson

    Originally published in 1986. As the keystone of public policy-making and social reform in the post-war period, education has been expected to fuel economic growth, facilitate equality of opportunity, and afford social justice to the deprived. But its vision and objectives are now being questioned…

    Paperback – 2019-11-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Education Management

  • Democratic Transition in Bhutan

    Political Contests as Moral Battles, 1st Edition

    By Sonam Kinga

    This book studies how a modern monarchy transformed Bhutan into a parliamentary democracy. A political ethnography, it focuses on the historic elections of 2007–2008, and studies democracy and its transformational processes from the ground up. It draws on historical as well as contemporary theories…

    Hardback – 2019-10-25 
    Routledge India

  • 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 – 2019-10-01
    Routledge
    ThirdWorlds

  • Local Government and the States

    Autonomy, Politics, and Policy, 2nd Edition

    By David R. 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, the historical roots of the conflict among them, and an analysis of contemporary problems concerning local authority, local…

    Paperback – 2019-08-06
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-08-06
    Routledge

  • Non-State Actors and Transnational Governance in Southeast Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Shaun Breslin, Helen E.S. Nesadurai

    While the focus on national governments as the main providers of different forms of transnational governance in Southeast Asia is entirely understandable, such a focus can significantly underestimate the roles played by non-state actors. This comprehensive collection provides five different case…

    Hardback – 2019-07-23
    Routledge

  • Place Brand Formation and Local Identities

    1st Edition

    By Staci M. Zavattaro

    This innovative book explores micro-level neighborhood branding and the creation of distinct local identities in neighborhoods. It begins by situating place branding literature at the neighborhood level and then gives consideration to what the core components of a neighborhood brand might be. It…

    Hardback – 2019-07-16
    Routledge

  • The Risk of Regional Governance

    Cultural Theory and Interlocal Cooperation, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-07-16
    Routledge

  • States, American Indian Nations, and Intergovernmental Politics

    Sovereignty, Conflict, and the Uncertainty of Taxes, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    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 – 2019-07-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

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