Political Lobbying & Interest Groups Products

  • Business-State Relations in Brazil

    Challenges of the Port Reform Lobby

    By Mahrukh Doctor

    In recent years, the spotlight of international attention on Brazil has often been in the area of logistics infrastructure—for example, on its capacity to deal with the high demand expected during the World Cup and the Olympics. However, neither competitiveness nor infrastructure concerns are new…

    Hardback – 2016-11-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Latin American Politics

  • The Social Process of Lobbying

    Cooperation or Collusion?

    By John C. Scott

    Despite a wealth of theorizing and research about each concept, lobbying and norms still raise a number of interesting issues. Why do lobbyists and politicians engage in cooperative behavior? How does cooperative behavior in lobbying affect policy making? If democratic participation is good, why do…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in American Politics and Governance

  • Theorising Noncitizenship

    Concepts, Debates and Challenges

    Edited by Katherine Tonkiss, Tendayi Bloom

    ‘Noncitizenship’, if it is considered at all, is generally seen only as the negation or deprivation of citizenship. It is rarely examined in its own right, whether in relation to States, to noncitizens, or citizens. This means that it is difficult to examine successfully the status of noncitizens,…

    Hardback – 2016-10-21 
    Routledge

  • The Populist Radical Right

    A Reader

    Edited by Cas Mudde

    The populist radical right is one of the most studied political phenomena in the social sciences, counting hundreds of books and thousands of articles. This is the first reader to bring together the most seminal articles and book chapters on the contemporary populist radical right in western…

    Paperback – 2016-10-14 
    Routledge
    Extremism and Democracy

  • The Personal and the Professional in Aid Work

    Edited by Anne-Meike Fechter

    This book considers how the personal and the professional dimensions are related, and how they matter for aid work. The contributions to this edited volume are based on the assumption that all actors are relevant in development, including national and international aid workers. A key question which…

    Paperback – 2016-09-07 
    Routledge
    ThirdWorlds

  • 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 – 2016-08-04
    Routledge

  • Critical Perspectives on African Politics

    Liberal interventions, state-building and civil society

    Edited by Clive Gabay, Carl Death

    Strong states and strong civil societies are now increasingly hailed as the twin drivers of a ‘rising Africa’. Current attempts to support growth and democracy are part of a longer history of promoting projects of disciplinary, regulatory and liberal rule and values beyond ‘the West’. Yet this is…

    Paperback – 2016-08-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in African Politics and International Relations

  • Negotiation Theory and the EU

    The State of the Art

    Edited by Andreas Dur, Gemma Mateo, Daniel C. Thomas

    Negotiations are central to the ethos and functioning of the European Union, yet the dynamics of EU negotiations have received far too little systematic scholarly attention. This volume offers a thematic and forward-looking survey of cutting-edge research on EU negotiation dynamics, identifying…

    Paperback – 2016-07-28
    Routledge
    Journal of European Public Policy Special Issues as Books

  • Continuity, Change and Crisis in Contemporary Ireland

    Edited by Brian Girvin, Gary Murphy

    The focus of this book is to analyse from a number of perspectives the politics of change in Ireland north and south since 1969. The emergence of the troubles in Northern Ireland, the final push to gain entry to the EEC, changing social mores and severe economic difficulties all begin to appear on…

    Paperback – 2016-07-28
    Routledge

  • EU Lobbying: Empirical and Theoretical Studies

    Edited by David Coen

    EU Lobbying: Empirical and Theoretical studies offers an analysis of large empirical studies of interest group politics and Lobbying in Europe. Recognising the continued European economic integration, globalisation and the changing role of the state, it observs significant adaptations in…

    Paperback – 2016-07-26
    Routledge
    Journal of European Public Policy Special Issues as Books

  • Civil Society and Activism in Europe

    Contextualizing engagement and political orientations

    Edited by William A. Maloney, Jan W. Van Deth

    This book examines the role of civil society organizations in several advanced European democracies: Germany, the Netherlands, Spain, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. Specifically the book focuses on how voluntary organizations contribute to civic and democratic health and assesses the impact of…

    Paperback – 2016-07-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

  • The Politics of Think Tanks in Europe

    By Jesper Dahl Kelstrup

    In the 21st century, think tanks have become more than a buzzword in European public discourse. They now play important roles in the policy-making process by providing applied research, building networks and advocating policies. The book studies the development of think tanks and contemporary…

    Hardback – 2016-06-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

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