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  • Contested Holy Cities

    The Urban Dimension of Religious Conflicts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Dumper

    Examining contestation and conflict management within holy cities, this book provides both an overview and a range of options available to those concerned with this increasingly urgent phenomenon. In cities in India, the Balkans and the Mediterranean, we can see examples where religion plays a…

    Hardback – 2019-05-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion and Politics

  • The Politics of Poverty in Contemporary Russia

    1st Edition

    By Ann-Mari Sätre

    This book provides an overview of poverty and well-being in Russia. Increasing poverty rates during the 1990s were followed by greater attention to social policies in the 2000s and increased efforts to engage people in socially oriented NGOs and ‘encourage’ them to contribute to the fulfillment of…

    Hardback – 2018-12-11
    Routledge
    Studies in Contemporary Russia

  • The Globalisation of Urban Governance

    1st Edition

    Edited by Helmut Philipp Aust, Anél du Plessis

    The adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by the UN General Assembly in 2015 represents the latest attempt by the international community to live up to the challenges of a planet that is out of control. Sustainable Development Goal 11 envisages inclusive, safe, resilient and…

    Hardback – 2018-12-11
    Routledge
    Cities and Global Governance

  • Comparative Paradiplomacy

    1st Edition

    By Jorge A Schiavon

    Studying paradiplomacy comparatively, this book explains why and how sub-state governments (SSG) conduct their international relations (IR) with external actors, and how federal authorities and local governments coordinate, or not, in the definition and implementation of the national foreign policy…

    Hardback – 2018-12-10
    Routledge
    Federalism Studies

  • The Politics of Urban Sustainability Transitions

    Knowledge, Power and Governance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jens Stissing Jensen, Matthew Cashmore, Philipp Späth

    Cities, the world over, are increasingly recognised to be both a principal source of the environmental and social sustainability challenges facing contemporary society and a critical site for addressing these challenges. Socio-technical systems are at the heart of these challenges as they configure…

    Hardback – 2018-11-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sustainable Urbanism

  • Democracy Disconnected

    Participation and Governance in a City of the South, 1st Edition

    By Fiona Anciano, Laurence Piper

    Why is dissatisfaction with local democracy endemic, despite the spread of new participatory institutions? This book argues that a key reason is the limited power of elected local officials, especially to produce the City. City Hall lacks control over key aspects of city decision-making, especially…

    Hardback – 2018-10-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Politics and Conflict in Governance and Planning

    Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ayda Eraydin, Klaus Frey

    Politics and Conflict in Governance and Planning offers a critical evaluation of manifold ways in which the political dimension is reflected in contemporary planning and governance. While the theoretical debates on post-politics and the wider frame of post-foundational political theory provide…

    Hardback – 2018-10-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Urban Politics and Policy

  • A Place to Call Home

    Women as Agents of Change in Mumbai, 1st Edition

    By Ramya Ramanath

    Any city is a product of politics and economics, organizations and people. Yet, the life experiences of women uprooted from its poorest quarters seldom inform urban resettlement plans.  In this ethnographic field study, Ramya Ramanath, Associate Professor at DePaul University, examines the lives…

    Hardback – 2018-08-16
    Routledge

  • Greening Post-Industrial Cities

    Growth, Equity, and Environmental Governance, 1st Edition

    By Corina McKendry

    City greening has been heralded for contributing to environmental governance and critiqued for exacerbating displacement and inequality.  Bringing these two disparate analyses into conversation, this book offers a comparative understanding of how tensions between growth, environmental protection,…

    Hardback – 2017-09-27
    Routledge
    Cities and Global Governance

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2017-09-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Urban Politics and Policy

  • Decentring Urban Governance

    Narratives, Resistance and Contestation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Bevir, Kim McKee, Peter Matthews

    Decentring Urban Governance seeks to rethink governance not as a particular state formation, but as the diverse policies emerging associated with the impact of modernist social science on policy making, considering the diverse meanings that inspire governing practices across time, space, and policy…

    Hardback – 2017-09-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

  • Inter-Organizational Collaboration by Design

    1st Edition

    By Jennifer Madden

    Although difficult, complicated, and sometimes discouraging, collaboration is recognized as a viable approach for addressing uncertain, complex and wicked problems. Collaborations can attract resources, increase efficiency, and facilitate visions of mutual benefit that can ignite common desires of…

    Hardback – 2017-08-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Public Management

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