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  • Rating Valuation

    Principles and Practice, 4th Edition

    By Patrick H. Bond, Peter K. Brown

    Rating Valuation: Principles and Practice has long been the standard go-to guide for both students studying rating valuation and for practitioners needing a comprehensive reference book covering rating law, valuation and, importantly, practice. This fourth edition brings the reader up to date with…

    Paperback – 2017-10-27 
    Routledge

  • Everyday Social Justice and Citizenship

    Perspectives for the 21st Century

    Edited by Ann Marie Mealey, Pam Jarvis, Jonathan Doherty, Janis Fook

    Social justice is a concept which is widely touted and lauded as desirable, yet its meaning may differ depending on whether its focus is on the underlying values of social justice, the more specific objectives these entail, or the actual practices or policies which aim to achieve social justice. In…

    Hardback – 2017-10-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • Public Policy in the United States

    Challenges, Opportunities, and Changes, 6th Edition

    By Mark E. Rushefsky

    Offering the widest breadth of policy issue coverage on the market, the sixth edition of this well-regarded text covers events through the 2016 elections and beyond.  Though the content has been extensively and thoughtfully revised and updated, the sixth edition maintains its clear approach,…

    Paperback – 2017-10-26 
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Gun Control

    7th Edition

    By Robert J. Spitzer

    The new edition of this classic text covers the latest developments in American gun policy, including shooting incidents plaguing the American landscape--especially the Orlando nightclub shootings, the San Bernardino incident, and the ongoing legacy of Sandy Hook--placing them in context with…

    Paperback – 2017-10-26 
    Routledge

  • States, American Indian Nations, and Intergovernmental Politics

    Sovereignty, Conflict, and the Uncertainty of Taxes

    By Anne F. Boxberger Flaherty

    American Indian nations are sovereign political entities within the United States. They have complex relationships with the federal government and increasingly with state governments. Regulatory conflict between Native nations and states has increased as Native nations have developed their own…

    Hardback – 2017-10-24 
    Routledge
    Indigenous Peoples and Politics

  • Fertility, Health and Lone Parenting

    European Contexts

    Edited by Fabienne Portier-Le Cocq

    In Europe, the percentage of lone-parent families has risen from 14% to 19% between 1996 and 2012. Only in Greece and Finland did the rates fall, while in Denmark and the Republic of Ireland the rise has reached or exceeded 10 percent. As of 2017, there are 2.9 million lone parents with…

    Hardback – 2017-10-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Creating Theoretical Research Frameworks using Multiple Methods

    Insight from ICT4D Investigations

    By Sergey V. Samoilenko, Kweku-Muata Osei-Bryson

    This book demonstrates, in a step-by-step fashion, the development of theoretically sound information technology and communications for developing an (ICT4D) research program. It outlines a path for linking grand theories with context-specific case studies. It guides readers through building…

    Hardback – 2017-10-12 
    Auerbach Publications

  • Policy Making in the Public Interest

    A Text and Workbook for Local Government

    By Michael L. Abels

    Policy Making in the Public Interest is the first text and workbook to provide a short and firmly focused introduction to local government policy making techniques. Each chapter introduces core policy concepts and competencies and concludes with exercises that encourage the reader to apply the…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12 
    Routledge

  • The 25 Issues that Shape American Politics

    Debates, Differences, and Divisions

    By Michael Kryzanek, Ann Karreth

    This book is organized to examine the major subjects taught in American politics through the lens of twenty-five hot button issues affecting American politics and policy today. These key issues reflect the ideas, principles, concerns, fears, morals, and hopes of the American people. The authors…

    Paperback – 2017-10-11 
    Routledge

  • Principles and Practices of Fiscal Autonomy

    Experiences, Debates and Prospects

    By Giancarlo Pola

    This century has seen the continuation of long-term trends in the movement of the territorial boundaries of nation states alongside the emergence of new tensions. The repercussions of the Scottish referendum and the heightened urgency of the Catalonia question along with the continued economic…

    Paperback – 2017-10-10 
    Routledge
    Federalism Studies

  • Power-Sharing in Conflict-Ridden Societies

    Challenges for Building Peace and Democratic Stability

    Edited by Nils A. Butenschøn, Øyvind Stiansen, Kåre Vollan

    Based on a unique comparative study of Burundi, Rwanda, Ethiopia, Lebanon, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Nepal, Myanmar, the Philippines, and Fiji this book analyses the formal and informal arrangements defining the post-conflict political order in these countries and evaluates whether these systems…

    Paperback – 2017-10-10 
    Routledge

  • Croatia and the European Union

    Changes and Development

    Edited by Pero Maldini, Davor Paukovi?

    The accession of Croatia to the EU marked the end of a long and arduous period of transition. Croatia had to meet significantly higher criteria than previous states with suspicion and concerns among existing members about further enlargement increasing. Meanwhile initially strong public support in…

    Paperback – 2017-10-10 
    Routledge
    Southeast European Studies

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