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  • 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 – 2020-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Nationalism, Referendums and Democracy

    Voting on Ethnic Issues and Independence, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Matt Qvortrup

    This revised and expanded edition analyses the factors conducive to holding independence and secession referendums, to winning these votes and to their status in domestic and international law. Taking into account the votes in Catalonia and Scotland, the book shows that votes on secession and…

    Paperback – 2020-03-24
    Routledge
    Democratization Studies

  • Legislative Decline in the 21st Century

    A Comparative Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Irina Khmelko, Rick Stapenhurst, Michael L. 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 – 2020-02-03
    Routledge

  • The Legislature of Brazil

    An Analysis of Its Policy-Making and Public Engagement Roles, 1st Edition

    Edited by Cristiane Brum Bernardes, Cristina Leston-Bandeira, Ricardo de João Braga

    This book develops a critical analysis of the Brazilian legislature, specifically the role of its lower chamber, the Chamber of Deputies, in policy making and how this combines with its public engagement role, namely in terms of promoting participation and transparency. The book draws from Nelson…

    Paperback – 2019-12-17
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-11-13
    Routledge India

  • 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

  • Federal Challenges and Challenges to Federalism

    1st Edition

    Edited by John Erik Fossum, Markus Jachtenfuchs

    Discussing what we may learn from thinking about the EU in federal terms represents a two-fold challenge. It is on the one hand a matter of establishing ‘how federal’ the EU is (the EU’s federal challenge). On the other, the EU has federal features but is not a state, thus raising the question of…

    Paperback – 2019-02-14
    Routledge
    Journal of European Public Policy Series

  • Statebuilding and State Formation in the Western Pacific

    Solomon Islands in Transition?, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-01-14
    Routledge

  • Citizenship Agendas in and beyond the Nation-State

    1st Edition

    Edited by Martijn Koster, Rivke Jaffe, Anouk de Koning

    In today’s world, citizenship is increasingly defined in normative terms. Political belonging comes to be equated with specific norms, values and appropriate behaviour, with distinctions made between virtuous, desirable citizens and deviant, undesirable ones. In this book, we analyze the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge

  • Leadership in the U.S. Senate

    Herding Cats in the Modern Era, 1st Edition

    Edited by Colton C. Campbell

    Unlike leadership in the House of Representatives, the nature of Senate leadership continues to remain a mystery to so many. Due to the absence of an "operator’s manual," leaders have had to use their individual skills, intelligence, and personalities to lead the Senate, which means they each have…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • The Context of Legislating

    Constraints on the Legislative Process in the United States, 1st Edition

    By Shannon Jenkins

    The Context of Legislating provides a much-needed examination of how the rules, resources, and political conditions within and surrounding different institutions raise or lower the costs of legislating. Using data tracking over 1,100 legislators, 230 committees and 12,000 bills introduced in ten…

    Paperback – 2018-05-09
    Routledge

  • Law, Lawyering and Legal Education

    Building an Ethical Profession in a Globalizing World, 1st Edition

    By Charles Sampford, Hugh Breakey

    Once a highly cosmopolitan profession, law was largely domesticated by the demands of the Westphalian state. But as the walls between sovereign states are lowered, law is globalizing in a way that is likely to change law, lawyering and legal education as much over the next 30 years – when the…

    Paperback – 2018-04-13
    Routledge
    Challenges of Globalisation

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