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  • Using Evidence in Policy and Practice (Open Access)

    Lessons from Africa, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ian Goldman, Mine Pabari

    This book asks how governments in Africa can use evidence to improve their policies and programmes, and ultimately, to achieve positive change for their citizens. Looking at different evidence sources across a range of contexts, the book brings policy makers and researchers together to uncover what…

    Paperback – 2020-07-23 
    Rethinking Development

  • Cost-Benefit Analysis

    6th Edition

    By E.J. Mishan, Euston Quah

    Cost-benefit analysis (CBA) is the systematic and analytical process of comparing benefits and costs in evaluating the desirability of a project or programme – often of a social nature. It attempts to answer such questions as whether a proposed project is worthwhile, the optimal scale of a proposed…

    Paperback – 2020-07-17 

  • Public Management and Vulnerability

    Contextualising Change, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gareth Addidle, Joyce Liddle

    This book locates the issue of ‘vulnerability’ into an international context, within public sector reform processes, and goes beyond conceptualization of existing concepts of policing and vulnerability to include multi and intra-agency working. It uncovers many competing and…

    Hardback – 2020-07-15 
    Routledge Advances in Management and Business Studies

  • Making Tracks

    The Politics of Local Rail Transport, 1st Edition

    By Iain Docherty

    First published in 1999, this book contains case studies of rail transport policy-making in two UK Passenger Transport Authority areas and reviews the factors informing such policy-making. It contributes to transport geography by explaining why the actual policies implemented in Starthclyde and…

    Paperback – 2020-06-30 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Developing Digital Governance

    South Korea as a Global Digital Government Leader, 1st Edition

    By Choong-sik Chung

    Why and how did Korea become the world’s top digital government leader? This book examines the Korean model and how it is different from the digital government models of the West, specifically of the United States and the UK. The book also looks at successes and failures that Korea has encountered…

    Hardback – 2020-05-29 
    Routledge Studies in Innovation, Organizations and Technology

  • Scientists' Impact on Decision-making

    A Case Study of the China Hi-Tech Research and Development Program, 1st Edition

    By Peng Ru

    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&…

    Paperback – 2020-05-01 
    China Perspectives

  • Realist Evaluation for Crime Science

    Essays in Honour of Nick Tilley, 1st Edition

    Edited by Graham Farrell, Aiden Sidebottom

    This collection of essays, published to mark the 20th anniversary of Realistic Evaluation, celebrates the work of Professor Nick Tilley and his significant influence on the fields of policing, crime reduction and evaluation. With contributions from colleagues, co-authors and former students, many…

    Paperback – 2020-04-01 
    Crime Science Series

  • The Technocratic Challenge to Democracy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Eri Bertsou, Daniele Caramani

    This book represents the first comprehensive study of how technocracy currently challenges representative democracy and asks how technocratic politics undermines democratic legitimacy. How strong is its challenge to democratic institutions? The book offers a solid theory and conceptualization of…

    Hardback – 2020-03-27
    Routledge Research on Social and Political Elites

  • Public Policy Praxis

    A Case Approach for Understanding Policy and Analysis, 4th Edition

    By Randy S. Clemons, Mark K McBeth

    Public administration and policy analysis education have 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. Politics and policy are "messy" and power…

    Paperback – 2020-03-10

  • Classics of Comparative Policy Analysis

    1st Edition

    Edited by Iris Geva-May, Joselyn Muhleisen, B. Guy Peters

    The Classics of Comparative Policy Analysis is a four-volume set, compiled of articles, spanning twenty years, from the highly respected Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis. The first volume addresses questions about theory and methodology in the comparative study of public policy. The second…

    Hardback – 2019-12-18
    Classics of Comparative Policy Analysis

  • Praxeological Political Analysis

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • Routledge Handbook of Comparative Policy Analysis

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10

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