Legislative Politics Products

  • Legislative Decline in the 21st Century

    A Comparative Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Irina Khmelko, Frederick Stapenhurst, Michael Mezey

    Irina Khmelko, Frederick Stapenhurst, and Michael L. Mezey have assembled an authoritative guide to the declining institutional capacities of legislatures around the world. Case studies represent a diverse sample of countries, ranging from newer democracies emerging from the post-communist world…

    Paperback – 2020-02-19 
    Routledge

  • Gender, Social Care and Welfare State Restructuring in Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jane Lewis

    Published in 1998. Social provision in all European countries has faced increasing scrutiny during the 1990s. Focusing on gendered aspects of welfare state restructuring, each contributor examines the way in which the welfare state of his or her country has been restructed over the past decade,…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • National Security and Policy in America

    Immigrants, Crime, and the Securitization of the Border, 1st Edition

    By Wesley S. McCann, Francis D. Boateng

    This book investigates the strategic use of America’s historical crime-control, counterterrorism, national security and immigration policies as a mechanism in the modern-day Trump administration to restrict migration and refugee settlement with a view of promoting national security and preservation…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Decoloniality and New Postcolonialisms

  • Transformative Law and Public Policy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sony Pellissery, Babu Mathew, Avinash Govindjee, Arvind Narrain

    This book explores the convergence of law and public policy. Drawing on case studies from Asia, Europe, the Middle East and Australia, it examines how judicial and political institutions are closely linked to the socio-economic concerns of the citizens. The essays argue for the utilization of both…

    Paperback – 2019-11-20 
    Routledge India

  • The Undermining of American Democracy

    How Campaign Contributions Corrupt our System and Harm Us All, 1st Edition

    By Clayton D. Peoples

    The public believes that politicians in the US favor special interests over their constituents and that our political institutions have become corrupt—and they are right. A growing body of evidence shows that special interests have disproportionate sway over policy via campaign contributions and…

    Paperback – 2019-09-18
    Routledge

  • Administrative Law in the Political System

    Law, Politics, and Regulatory Policy, 6th Edition

    By Kenneth Warren

    Emphasizing that administrative law must be understood within the context of the political system, this core text combines a descriptive systems approach with a social science focus. Author Kenneth F. Warren explains the role of administrative law in shaping, guiding, and restricting the actions of…

    Paperback – 2019-08-21
    Routledge

  • Gaming the System

    Nine Games to Teach American Government through Active Learning, 1st Edition

    By Alexander H Cohen, John Alden, Jonathan J. Ring

    Gaming the System takes an active approach to learning about American government, using novel, exciting, and highly instructive games to help students learn politics by living it. These timeless games are the perfect complement to a core textbook in American government—covering key topics like the…

    Paperback – 2019-08-07
    Routledge

  • Congressional Communication in the Digital Age

    1st Edition

    By Jocelyn Evans, Jessica M. Hayden

    Communication defines political representation. At the core of the representational relationship lies the interaction between principal and agent; the quality of this relationship is predicated upon the accessibility of effective channels of communication between the constituent and representative.…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge

  • The Iberian Legislatures in Comparative Perspective

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jorge M. Fernandes, Cristina Leston-Bandeira

    This comprehensive book analyses the development of the legislatures in the Iberian countries over the past 40 years, since democracy was introduced, to comparatively understand their role in these political systems and in sustaining their democratic systems. Sharing many historical developments…

    Hardback – 2019-05-24
    Routledge
    Library of Legislative Studies

  • The Official History of Criminal Justice in England and Wales

    Volume II: Institution-Building, 1st Edition

    By Paul Rock

    Volume II of The Official History of Criminal Justice in England and Wales traces, for the first time, the genesis and early evolution of two principal institutions in the criminal justice system, the Crown Court and the Crown Prosecution Service. This volume examines the origins and shaping of two…

    Hardback – 2019-04-29
    Routledge
    Government Official History Series

  • The Official History of Criminal Justice in England and Wales

    Volume I: The 'Liberal Hour', 1st Edition

    By Paul Rock

    Volume I of The Official History of Criminal Justice in England and Wales frames what was known about crime and criminal justice in the 1960s, before describing the liberalising legislation of the decade. Commissioned by the Cabinet Office and using interviews, British Government records, and…

    Hardback – 2019-04-29
    Routledge
    Government Official History Series

  • Constitutional Law, Democracy and Development

    Decentralisation and Governance in Uganda, 1st Edition

    By Douglas Karekona Singiza

    Uganda, like many African countries in the 1990s, adopted decentralisation as a state reform measure after many years of civil strife and political conflicts, by transferring powers and functions to district councils. The decision to transfer powers and functions to district councils was, in the…

    Hardback – 2019-03-11
    Routledge

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