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  • Governing Global-City Singapore

    Plausible Futures After Lee Kuan Yew

    By Kenneth Paul Tan

    This book provides a detailed analysis of how governance in Singapore has evolved since independence to become what it is today, and what its prospects might be in a post-Lee Kuan Yew future. Firstly, it discusses the question of political leadership, electoral dominance and legislative monopoly in…

    Hardback – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • Routledge Revivals: Hungary: The Politics of Transition (1995)

    Edited by Terry Cox, Andy Furlong

    First published in 1995, the aim of this book is to review various aspects of the process of democratic transition in Hungary over the period of its first post-communist, freely elected parliament between 1990 and 1994. The studies collected in this book attempt to put them in the context of…

    Hardback – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge

  • Parliamentary Practices and the Nature of Constitutional Power

    Assembling the Leviathan

    Edited by Kristin Asdal, Bard Hobaek

    As institutions of law, parliaments are usually understood with reference to constitutional texts, and analysed as sites of speech and rhetoric, the material aspects of parliamentary politics are routinely overlooked. In response, this book considers how, in order to assemble and to enact its…

    Hardback – 2016-08-30 
    Routledge
    Space, Materiality and the Normative

  • Statebuilding and State Formation in the Western Pacific

    Solomon Islands in Transition?

    Edited by Matthew Allen, Sinclair Dinnen

    This book provides a rigorous and cross-disciplinary analysis of this Melanesian nation at a critical juncture in its post-colonial and post-conflict history, with contributions from leading scholars of Solomon Islands. The notion of ‘transition’ as used to describe the recent drawdown of the…

    Hardback – 2016-08-25 
    Routledge

  • What Kind of Democracy?

    Participation, Inclusiveness and Contestation

    By Kateřina Vráblíková

    The broad expansion of non-electoral political participation is considered one of the major changes in the nature of democratic citizenship in the 21st century. Most scholars – but also governments, transnational and subnational political institutions, and various foundations – have adopted the…

    Hardback – 2016-08-22 
    Routledge
    Conceptualising Comparative Politics

  • International Public Policy Analysis

    By George M. Guess, Thomas Husted

    Most public policy analysis books currently on the market are US-centric and focused on quantitative analysis, while comparative public policy textbooks are oriented around countries and specific policy processes. International Public Policy Analysis is the first textbook to take a truly…

    Paperback – 2016-07-25 
    Routledge

  • EU-Russia Relations, 1999-2015

    From Courtship to Confrontation

    By Anna-Sophie Maass

    This book traces the development of EU-Russia relations in recent years. It argues that a major factor influencing the relationship is the changing internal dynamics of both parties, in Russia’s case an increasingly authoritarian state, in the case of the EU an increasing coherence in its foreign…

    Hardback – 2016-07-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

  • Public Policy Praxis

    A Case Approach for Understanding Policy and Analysis, 3rd Edition

    By Randy S. Clemons, Mark K McBeth

    Public administration and policy analysis education has long emphasized tidiness, stages, and rationality, but practitioners frequently must deal with a world where objectivity is buffeted by, repressed by, and sometimes defeated by, value conflict. Too often public administration education has…

    Paperback – 2016-07-20 
    Routledge

  • Assessing the Balance of Power in Central-Local Relations in China

    Edited by John Donaldson

    How do we understand the evolution of central-local relations in China during the reform period? This book addresses this question by focusing on eight separate issues in which the central-local relationship has been especially salient – government finance, investment control, regional development,…

    Hardback – 2016-07-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • The Politics of Bureaucracy

    An Introduction to Comparative Public Administration, 7th Edition

    By B.Guy Peters

    Written by B. Guy Peters, a leading authority in the field, this comprehensive exploration of the political and policy-making roles of public bureaucracies is now available in a fully revised seventh edition, offering extensive, well documented comparative analysis of the effects of…

    Paperback – 2016-07-01 
    Routledge

  • Ideas and Frameworks of Governing India

    By Ranabir Samaddar

    Ideas and Frameworks of Governing India and its companion volume Neo-liberal Strategies of Governing India tell the story of governance in independent India and address the critical question: how is a post-colonial democracy governed? Further, they attempt to understand why the process of governing…

    Hardback – 2016-06-08 
    Routledge India

  • Government and Policy-Making Reform in China

    The Implications of Governing Capacity

    By Bill K.P. Chou

    China’s rapid economic development has not translated automatically into political development, with many of its institutions still in need of major reform. In the post-Mao era, despite the decentralization of local government with significant administrative and fiscal authority, China’s government…

    Paperback – 2016-05-31 
    Routledge
    Comparative Development and Policy in Asia

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