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  • Collaborative Strategies for Sustainable Cities

    Economy, Environment and Community in Baltimore

    By Eric S. Zeemering

    Baltimore, like many other cities around the globe, is redesigning local government policy and programs in order to become a more sustainable city. Sustainability, as a concept guiding public action, encourages city officials to integrate policy and programs addressing the economic, environmental,…

    Paperback – 2016-01-15 
    Routledge Studies in Public Administration and Environmental Sustainability

  • Dams, Migration and Authoritarianism in China

    The Local State in Yunnan

    By Sabrina Habich

    Past studies on the Chinese state point towards the inherent adaptability, effectiveness and overall stability of authoritarian rule in China. The key question addressed here is how this adaptive capacity plays out at the local level in China, clarifying the extent to which local state actors are…

    Hardback – 2015-12-21 
    Routledge Studies on China in Transition

  • Local Disaster Resilience

    Administrative and Political Perspectives

    By Ashley D. Ross

    Since 2000, the Gulf Coast states – Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and Florida – have experienced a series of hurricanes, multiple floods and severe storms, and one oil spill. These disasters have not only been numerous but also devastating. Response to and recovery from these…

    Paperback – 2015-12-03 
    Routledge Research in Public Administration and Public Policy

  • Deliberating Environmental Policy in India

    Participation and the Role of Advocacy

    By Sunayana Ganguly

    As one of the world’s largest and most bio-diverse countries, India’s approach to environmental policy will be very significant in tackling global environmental challenges. This book explores the transformations that have taken place in the making of environmental policy in India since the economic…

    Hardback – 2015-11-19 
    Routledge Studies in Asia and the Environment

  • Innovation in Public Services

    Theoretical, managerial, and international perspectives

    Edited by Stephen P. Osborne, Louise Brown, Richard M. Walker

    In response to changes in internal needs, external organizational environments, and the expectations of shareholders – most notably, citizens and politicians – innovation is now an important common-place aspect of governance and the running of public service organizations. Given the ongoing…

    Hardback – 2015-10-26 

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2015-09-21
    Routledge Advances in European Politics

  • Rural Tax Reform in China

    Policy Processes and Institutional Change

    By Linda Chelan Li

    This book examines questions of change and inertia in the context of the longstanding grievances over excessive taxation in rural China. How can some changes be sustained, whilst others cannot? How can a longstanding administrative practice be changed or even terminated, especially when previous…

    Paperback – 2015-09-20
    Routledge Studies on China in Transition

  • Texas Politics

    Governing the Lone Star State, 5th Edition

    By Cal Jillson

    The fifth edition of this popular text is now expanded and updated to better fit the needs of a stand-alone Texas Politics course. Jillson continues to approach the politics of the Lone Star State from historical, developmental, and analytical perspectives, while giving students the most…

    Paperback – 2015-08-07

  • Local Environmental Politics in China

    Challenges and Innovations

    Edited by Genia Kostka, Arthur P.J. Mol

    Knowledge and insight in national environmental governance in China is widespread. However, increasingly it has been acknowledged that the major problems in guiding the Chinese economy and society towards sustainability are to be found at the local level. This book illuminates the fast-changing…

    Paperback – 2015-07-23

  • Local Government in Europe

    The ‘Fourth Level’ in the EU Multi-Layered System of Governance

    Edited by Carlo Panara, Michael R. Varney

    This work considers the role of local government in 13 EU Member States (Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom. The book aims to provide an account of the system of local government in each of the…

    Paperback – 2015-06-09
    Routledge Research in EU Law

  • Civil Society and Participatory Governance

    Municipal Councils and Social Housing Programs in Brazil

    By Maureen M. Donaghy

    Democratic institutions should promote accountability of government officials to the needs of citizens. Civil society plays a role in exposing corruption as well as in communicating the needs of low-income residents to officials. Neither the institutions of representative democracy nor the presence…

    Paperback – 2015-05-21
    Routledge Studies in Latin American Politics

  • Muslims and Political Participation in Britain

    Edited by Timothy Peace

    This new volume showcases the latest research into Muslim political participation both in terms of electoral politics and civil society initiatives. Muslims play a prominent role in British political life yet what do we actually know about the involvement of British Muslims beyond the existence of…

    Hardback – 2015-05-14
    Routledge Studies in Religion and Politics

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