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  • Scientists' Impact on Decision-making

    A Case Study of the China Hi-Tech Research and Development Program

    By Ru Peng

    With the increasing influence of science and technology (S&T) on socioeconomic life and public affairs, there has been a growing demand for S&T expertise in today's public decision-making. The National High Technology Research and Development Program (863 Program), involving hundreds of S&…

    Hardback – 2016-12-20 
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

  • Climate and Clean Energy Policy

    State Institutions and Economic Implications

    By Benjamin H. Deitchman

    State climate and clean energy policy will play a critical role in the future of the political dialogue and economic development. Policymakers from around the world already recognize the leadership of American states in this domain. Rooted in public policy theory, and employing a mixed-methods…

    Hardback – 2016-12-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Environmental Policy and Politics

  • The Public Policy Primer

    Managing the Policy Process, 2nd Edition

    By Xun Wu, M. Ramesh, Michael Howlett, Scott Fritzen

    Fully revised for a 2nd edition, this essential guide provides a concise and accessible overview of the entire policy cycle taking the reader through the various stages of agenda setting, policy formulation, decision making, policy implementation and policy evaluation. It provides an…

    Paperback – 2016-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Textbooks in Policy Studies

  • Searching for a Strategy for the European Union’s Area of Freedom, Security and Justice

    Edited by Sarah Leonard, Christian Kaunert

    This book examines the vision and strategy of the EU’s Area of Freedom, Security and Justice (AFSJ), which has become one of the key objectives of the European Union (EU). Recent events have also highlighted the saliency of several of the policy issues at the heart of the AFSJ. Amongst them, one…

    Hardback – 2016-12-15 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2016-09-12
    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

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