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  • Routledge Revivals: Localities (1989)

    The Changing Face of Urban Britain

    Edited by Philip Cooke

    First published in 1989, this book examines seven different localities, ranging from the outer suburbs of large northern cities to small freestanding town, which were prospering in the 1980s or struggling against the negative employment effects of restructuring. Within the theoretical frame of ‘…

    Hardback – 2016-11-01 
    Routledge

  • The History of Human Rights Society in Singapore

    1965-2015

    Edited by Jiyoung Song

    Singapore is known for its remarkable economic success while its strict laws on freedom of speech, drugs, vandalism, homosexuality and public protest have been legitimised in the name of maintaining public order, racial harmony and internal security for this success. Lee Kuan Yew’s ‘Asian values’…

    Hardback – 2016-08-31 
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • Contemporary Urban Planning

    11th Edition

    By John M. Levy

    Planning is a highly political activity. It is immersed in politics and inseparable from the law. Urban and regional planning decisions often involve large sums of money, both public and private, with the potential to deliver large benefits to some and losses to others. Contemporary Urban Planning,…

    Paperback – 2016-08-26 
    Routledge

  • The Power of Cities in International Relations

    Edited by Simon Curtis

    Cities have become increasingly important to global politics, but have largely occupied a peripheral place in the academic study of International Relations (IR). This is a notable oversight for the discipline, although one which may be explained by IR’s traditional state centrism, the subjugation…

    Paperback – 2016-05-31
    Routledge
    Cities and Global Governance

  • Elites and Governance in China

    Edited by Xiaowei Zang, Chien-wen Kou

    This book reveals the complex relationship between elite perceptions and behaviour, and governance, in China. It moves away from existing scholarship by focusing on functionaries, grass-roots elites, leading intellectuals, and opinion-makers in China and by looking beyond the top leadership, makes…

    Paperback – 2016-03-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on China in Transition

  • Deforming American Political Thought

    Challenging the Jeffersonian Legacy, 2nd Edition

    By Michael J. Shapiro

    Deforming American Political Thought offers an alternative to the dominant American historical imagination, treating issues that range from the nature of Thomas Jefferson's vision of an egalitarian nation to the persistence of racial inequality. Presenting multifaceted arguments that transcend the…

    Paperback – 2016-02-25
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2015-12-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Public Administration and Environmental Sustainability

  • Comparative Metropolitan Policy

    Governing Beyond Local Boundaries in the Imagined Metropolis

    By Jen Nelles

    How are metropolitan regions governed? What makes some regions more effective than others in managing policies that cross local jurisdictional boundaries? Political coordination among municipal governments is necessary to attract investment, rapid and efficient public transit systems, and to…

    Paperback – 2015-09-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

  • The Global City 2.0

    From Strategic Site to Global Actor

    By Kristin Ljungkvist

    Global cities all over the world are taking on new roles as they increasingly participate directly and independently in international affairs and global politics. So far, surprisingly few studies have analyzed the role of the Global City beyond its already well explicated role in the globalized…

    Hardback – 2015-09-09
    Routledge
    Cities and Global Governance

  • Securitization of Property Squatting in Europe

    By Mary Manjikian

    Housing is no longer about having a place to live – but about state pressures to conform, norms and policies regarding citizenship, and practices of surveillance and security. Breaking new ground in the field of urban politics and international relations, Securitization of Property Squatting in…

    Paperback – 2015-06-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Urban Politics and Policy

  • 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
    Routledge Studies in Latin American Politics

  • Governing Modern Societies

    Towards Participatory Governance

    By Hubert Heinelt

    Is the ‘golden age’ of democracy really over due to the pressures of globalisation and the erosion of the nation state? Within this book, Heinelt seeks to address the democratic deficit in political systems linked to limited Citizen Participation reflecting on the notion of democracy and…

    Paperback – 2015-04-27
    Routledge

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