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  • 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 – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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

  • 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
    Routledge

  • Energy Transition in East Asia

    A Social Science Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kuei-Tien Chou

    The Fukushima disaster of 2011 shook the globe, arousing warm debate and new research within the academic fields of countries in both the West and the East on issues related to nuclear security, public trust, government governance, risk governance and risk perception along with technological and…

    Paperback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge

  • Making Gender Equality Happen

    Knowledge, Change and Resistance in EU Gender Mainstreaming, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge
    Gender and Comparative Politics

  • Governance in South Asia

    1st Edition

    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 globalization on local issues and its influence on governance…

    Paperback – 2019-07-05
    Routledge India

  • Governing through Regulation

    Public Policy, Regulation and the Law, 1st Edition

    By Eric Windholz

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-06-06
    Routledge

  • Russian Modernisation

    Structures and Agencies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Markku Kivinen, Terry Cox

    Russia’s post-Soviet modernisation is complex and subject to changing interpretations among Russian political leaders and observers of Russia. This has created serious problems for understanding Russia and the changes it is currently undergoing. With this in mind, a new Finnish Centre of Excellence…

    Paperback – 2019-05-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Europe-Asia Studies

  • Regional Innovation Strategies 3 (RIS3)

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge

  • Fairness and Justice in Natural Resource Politics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Melanie Pichler, Cornelia Staritz, Karin Küblböck, Christina Plank, Werner Raza, Fernando Ruiz Peyré

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-01-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

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

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • The Social Construction of Rationality

    Policy Debates and the Power of Good Reasons, 1st Edition

    By Onno Bouwmeester

    There are many different forms of rationality. In current economic discourse the main focus is on instrumental rationality and optimizing, while organization scholars, behavioural economists and policy scientists focus more on bounded rationality and satisficing. The interplay with value…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

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