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  • Governance in South Asia

    Edited by Rumki Basu, M. Shamsur Rahman

    This book presents a nuanced analysis of governance in South Asia. It examines a range of themes including civil service reforms, women and development, environmental governance and public sector programmes, together with the impact of the globalisation on local issues and their influence on…

    Hardback – 2016-11-17 
    Routledge India

  • The Public Policy Process

    7th Edition

    By Michael Hill, Frederic Varone

    The Public Policy Process is essential reading for anyone trying to understand the process by which public policy is made. Explaining clearly the importance of the relationship between theoretical and practical aspects of policy-making, the book gives a thorough overview of the people and…

    Paperback – 2016-10-24 
    Routledge

  • Praxeological Political Analysis

    Edited by Michael Jonas, Beate Littig

    With the interest in practice theory and praxeology on the rise, praxeology can be considered an emerging new methodological as well as theoretical paradigm which successfully overcomes epistemological dichotomies of conventional approaches. The articles in this volume serve as starting points for…

    Hardback – 2016-10-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Applied Policy Research

    Concepts and Cases, 2nd Edition

    By J. Fred Springer, Peter J. Haas, Allan Porowski

    Many textbooks on policy research focus on methodological and statistical theories, while leaving students little indication of how they will actually apply them to their future policy positions. Moreover, the theories they do teach are often not practical for the research that students will do…

    Paperback – 2016-10-15 
    Routledge

  • Transformational Change in Environmental and Natural Resource Management

    Guidelines for policy excellence

    Edited by Mike Young, Christine Esau

    The aim of this book is to catalyse global interest in the pursuit of transformational changes in natural resource and environmental management. It is shown that transformational policy reforms involve fundamental shifts in strategy with far-reaching consequences for the structure of industries,…

    Paperback – 2016-09-21 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • The Public Administration Workbook

    8th Edition

    By Dennis L. Dresang

    Public administration is a craft that demands real-world application of concepts and theories often learned in a classroom. Yet many students find it difficult to make the leap from theory to practice completely unaided. The Public Administration Workbook, 8e is specifically designed with the…

    Paperback – 2016-08-15
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Fairness and Justice in Natural Resource Politics

    Edited by Melanie Pichler, Cornelia Staritz, Karin Kublbock, Christina Plank, Werner Raza, Fernando Ruiz Peyre

    As demand for natural resources increases due to the rise in world population and living standards, conflicts over their access and control are becoming more prevalent. This book critically assesses different approaches to and conceptualizations of resource fairness and justice and applies them to…

    Hardback – 2016-08-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • Place-based Economic Development and the New EU Cohesion Policy

    Edited by Philip McCann, Attila Varga

    The new EU Cohesion Policy is one of the largest integrated development policies in the Western world, and one of the largest of such programmes anywhere in the world. The reforms to the EU Cohesion Policy contain many different elements each of which interlink in order to provide a cohesive…

    Hardback – 2016-08-02
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • International Public Policy Analysis

    By George M. Guess, Thomas Husted

    Most public policy analysis books currently on the market are US-centric and focused on quantitative analysis, while comparative public policy textbooks are oriented around countries and specific policy processes. International Public Policy Analysis is the first textbook to take a truly…

    Paperback – 2016-07-14
    Routledge

  • Theory and Practice of Public Sector Reform

    Edited by Steven Van de Walle, Sandra Groeneveld

    Theory and Practice of Public Sector Reform offers readers differing theoretical perspectives to help examine the process of public sector reform, combined with an overview of major trends in the core areas of the functioning of the public sector. The book consists of three parts, the first…

    Hardback – 2016-07-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Public Management

  • Agile Actors on Complex Terrains

    Transformative Realism and Public Policy

    By Graham Room

    This book assesses the value and relevance of the literature on complex systems to policy-making, contributing to both social theory and policy analysis. For this purpose it develops two key ideas: agile action and transformative realism. The book takes some major themes from complexity science,…

    Hardback – 2016-06-28
    Routledge
    Complexity in Social Science

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