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  • Claiming India from Below

    Activism and Democratic Transformation

    Edited by Vipul Mudgal

    Going beyond electoral politics and government, this volume broadens the scope of the functioning of democracy in India, and explores citizens’ role in the implementation of public policy. It looks at the ways in which extra-parliamentary power monitoring devices such as public institutions,…

    Hardback – 2016-01-07 
    Routledge India

  • Devising Consumption

    Cultural Economies of Insurance, Credit and Spending

    By Liz Mcfall

    The book explores the vital role played by the financial service industries in enabling the poor to consume over the last hundred and fifty years. Spending requires means, but these industries offered something else as well – they offered practical marketing devices that captured, captivated and…

    Paperback – 2016-01-02 

  • Secrecy and the Media

    The Official History of the United Kingdom's D-Notice System

    By Nicholas John Wilkinson

    Secrecy and the Media is the first book to examine the development of the D-Notice system, which regulates the UK media's publication of British national security secrets.  It is based on official documents, many of which have not previously been available to…

    Paperback – 2015-12-31 

  • The Fukushima Effect

    A New Geopolitical Terrain

    Edited by Richard Hindmarsh, Rebecca Priestley

    The Fukushima Effect offers a range of scholarly perspectives on the international effect of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear meltdown four years out from the disaster. Grounded in the field of science, technology and society (STS) studies, a leading cast of international scholars from the…

    Hardback – 2015-12-21 
    Routledge Studies in Science, Technology and Society

  • Ethics and Experiments

    Problems and Solutions for Social Scientists and Policy Professionals

    Edited by Scott Desposato

    For most of political science's history, discussions about professional ethics had nothing to do with human subjects. Professional ethics involved integrity in the classroom, fair tenure and promotion rule, and the careful avoidance of plagiarism. As most research was observational, there was…

    Paperback – 2015-12-21 
    Routledge Studies in Experimental Political Science

  • Government Contracting

    A Public Solutions Handbook

    Edited by Robert A Shick

    Government contracting is one of the most important issues facing federal, state, and local governments. As governments contend with lower tax revenues and a growing belief that smaller government is better government, contracting has become a fundamental means of providing goods and services to…

    Paperback – 2015-12-21 
    The Public Solutions Handbook Series

  • Rebuilding the American City

    Design and Strategy for the 21st Century Core

    By David Gamble, Patty Heyda

    Urban redevelopment in American cities is neither easy nor quick. It takes a delicate alignment of goals, power, leadership and sustained advocacy on the part of many. Rebuilding the American City highlights 15 urban design and planning projects in the U.S. that have been catalysts for their…

    Paperback – 2015-12-18 

  • Development and the Politics of Human Rights

    Edited by Scott Nicholas Romaniuk, Marguerite Marlin

    This book takes the required holistic perspective and simplifies it into actionable information. It unpacks the questions of human advocacy and policy, identifies traps, and presents best practices for various fields by engaging a variety of situational, professional, and regional perspectives. The…

    Hardback – 2015-12-17 
    CRC Press
    Public Administration and Public Policy

  • Explaining Public Policy

    By J.A. Chandler

    This textbook explains the complexities of the policy-making process in a refreshingly clear way for students who are new to this subject. It explains: How policy originates, is refined, legitimised, implemented, evaluated and terminated in the forms of theoretical models of the policy process…

    Paperback – 2015-12-15 
    Routledge Textbooks in Policy Studies

  • Economics of Nuclear Power

    By Geoffrey Rothwell

    This book is a unique introduction to the economic costs of nuclear power. It examines the future of the nuclear power industry and unpacks the complicated relationships between its technical, economic and political variables. It does so by modelling the costs, risks and uncertainties of one of the…

    Paperback – 2015-12-11 

  • Innovation in the Public and Nonprofit Sectors

    A Public Solutions Handbook

    Edited by Patria De Lancer Julnes, Ed Gibson

    In the organizational context, the word "innovation" is often associated with private sector organizations, which are often perceived as more agile, adaptable, and able to withstand change than government agencies and nonprofit organizations. But the reality is that, while they may struggle, public…

    Paperback – 2015-12-09 
    The Public Solutions Handbook Series

  • Local Disaster Resilience

    Administrative and Political Perspectives

    By Ashley D. Ross

    Since 2000, the Gulf Coast states – Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and Florida – have experienced a series of hurricanes, multiple floods and severe storms, and one oil spill. These disasters have not only been numerous but also devastating. Response to and recovery from these…

    Paperback – 2015-12-03 
    Routledge Research in Public Administration and Public Policy

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