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  • Public Policy and Land Exchange

    Choice, law, and praxis

    By Giancarlo Panagia

    This original contribution to the field is the first to bring economic sociology theory to the study of federal land exchanges. By blending public choice theory with engaging case studies that contextualize the tactics used by land developers, this book uses economic sociology to help challenge the…

    Paperback – 2017-08-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environmental Policy

  • Policymaking for Citizen Behavior Change

    A Social Marketing Approach

    By Nancy R. Lee

    Social marketing is a discipline unfamiliar to many policymakers, often confused with the more frequently applied and studied fields of social media, behavioral economics, or social change. Social marketing is a growing field and methodology, however, that has been successfully applied to improve…

    Paperback – 2017-08-25 
    Routledge

  • Public Policy Analysis

    An Integrated Approach, 6th Edition

    By William N Dunn

    Public Policy Analysis, the most widely cited book on the subject, provides students with a comprehensive methodology to conduct policy analysis and bridge theory and practice. It starts from the premise that policy analysis is an applied social science discipline designed for solving practical…

    Paperback – 2017-08-15 
    Routledge

  • Anticipatory Policymaking

    When Government Acts to Prevent Problems and Why It Is So Difficult

    By Rob A. DeLeo

    Public policy analysts and political pundits alike tend to describe the policymaking process as a reactive sequence in which government develops solutions for clearly evident and identifiable problems. While this depiction holds true in many cases, it fails to account for instances in which public…

    Paperback – 2017-08-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Public Administration and Public Policy

  • Governing through Regulation

    Public Policy, Regulation and the Law

    By Windholz Eric

    Over the past forty years, numerous theoretical advances have been made. From Ayres’ and Braithwaite’s ground breaking work on ‘responsive regulation’, we have seen models of ‘smart regulation’, ‘regulatory governance’ and ‘regulatory capitalism’ emerge to capture the growing prevalence and…

    Hardback – 2017-08-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Public Management

  • Regional Innovation Strategies 3 (RIS3)

    Edited by Roberta Capello, Henning Kroll

    With regions and nations having formally fulfilled the ex-ante conditionality, this book provides a first overall review of RIS3 policy processes, aiming to assess the consistency of the concept of smart specialization from an applied, policy oriented perspective. Moving from the theory of design…

    Hardback – 2017-07-27 
    Routledge

  • 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,…

    Paperback – 2017-07-19 
    Routledge
    Complexity in Social Science

  • Gender, Governance and Feminist Analysis

    Missing in Action?

    Edited by Christine M Hudson, Malin Rönnblom, Katherine Teghtsoonian

    This edited volume presents critical scholarship analysing governance practices in diverse jurisdictions in Europe and North America, at multiple scales, and in relation to several different arenas of policy and practice. The contributors address shortcomings in the mainstream literature on…

    Hardback – 2017-06-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Gender and Global Politics

  • Applied Policy Research

    Concepts and Cases, 2nd Edition

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

    Where many textbooks on policy research focus on methodological and statistical theories, leaving students to wonder how they will apply those theories to future policy positions, this innovative textbook takes theories of policy research and puts them into practice, demystifying the subject by…

    Paperback – 2017-06-08 
    Routledge

  • Making Gender Equality Happen

    Knowledge, Change and Resistance in EU Gender Mainstreaming

    By Rosalind Cavaghan

    In theory, the EU’s ‘Gender Mainstreaming’ policy should mark it out as a trail-blazer in gender equality, but gender equality activists in Europe confront a knotty problem; most civil servants and policy makers can’t understand how to ‘mainstream’ gender. Making Gender Equality Happen argues that…

    Hardback – 2017-06-01 
    Routledge
    Gender and Comparative Politics

  • Routledge Handbook of Comparative Policy Analysis

    Edited by Marleen Brans, Iris Geva-May, Michael Howlett

    This Handbook presents the first comprehensive study of policy analytical practices in comparative perspective. It explores emerging developments and innovations in the field and advances knowledge of the nature and quality of policy analysis across different countries and at different levels of…

    Hardback – 2017-05-04
    Routledge

  • The Two Degrees Dangerous Limit for Climate Change

    Public Understanding and Decision Making

    By Christopher Shaw

    This book is about the history, present and future of one the most important policy ideas of the modern era – that there is a single, global dangerous amount of climate change. That dangerous amount of climate change is imagined as two degrees centigrade of global warming above the pre-industrial…

    Paperback – 2017-05-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

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