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  • Civil Rights in Public Service

    By Phillip J. Cooper

    Promises of justice and equality made in the U.S. Constitution, numerous Amendments, and decisions of the Supreme Court are hallmarks of American civil rights. Yet the realities of inequality remain facts of modern life for too many Native Americans, African Americans and Latino Americans, even…

    Paperback – 2016-08-11 

  • Routledge Handbook of Entrepreneurship in Developing Economies

    Edited by Colin C. Williams, Anjula Gurtoo

    The Routledge Handbook of Entrepreneurship in Developing Economies is a landmark volume that offers a uniquely comprehensive overview of entrepreneurship in developing countries. Addressing the multi-faceted nature of entrepreneurship, chapters explore a vast range of subject areas including…

    Hardback – 2016-07-29 
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • The Urban Contract

    Community, Governance and Capitalism

    By Paolo Perulli

    Today, the increasing mobility of capital, people and information has changed the space relations of urban societies. Contractual relations have increased in every field of social life: in the economic field, but also in the political, and in creative and scientific areas. Contracts are not only…

    Hardback – 2016-07-29 

  • Theory and Practice of Public Sector Reform

    Edited by Steven Van de Walle, Sandra Groeneveld

    Theory and Practice of Public Sector Reform offers readers differing theoretical perspectives to help examine the process of public sector reform, combined with an overview of major trends in the core areas of the functioning of the public sector. The book consists of three parts, the first…

    Hardback – 2016-07-28 
    Routledge Critical Studies in Public Management

  • Rhodesia to Zimbabwe from Smith to Mugabe

    By Marco Rimanelli

    Rimanelli puts into context Zimbabwe's current democratization crisis within a broader historical, political, international and economic framework. This book analyzes the country's turbulent politics and history by contrasting the biography narratives of how Mugabe and Smith rose to power and…

    Hardback – 2016-07-28 

  • Inside Rural Development Policy

    Capturing process effects in Europe

    Edited by Simone R. Schiller

    The European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD) receives a significant share of EU-level expenditure which has attracted the attention of policy makers keen to understand the impacts of this expenditure on Europe's rural areas. However, the existing indicator-based approach for…

    Hardback – 2016-07-28 
    Perspectives on Rural Policy and Planning

  • Constitutional Developments and Constitution Making in Kenya

    A Quest for Legitimacy

    By Charles O. Oyaya, Nana K. Poku

    Kenya, like the rest of Africa, has gone through three sets of constitutional crises. The first related to the trauma of colonialism and struggle for independence. The second a period of constitutional dictatorship and the clamor for reform. The third, most recent crisis, being one of identity,…

    Hardback – 2016-07-28 
    Contemporary African Politics

  • The European Handbook of Media Accountability

    By Susanne Fengler, Tobias Eberwein

    In recent years, the Leveson Inquiry in Great Britain, as well as the EU High Level Group on Media Freedom and Pluralism, have stirred heated debates about media accountability and media self-regulation across Europe. How responsible are journalists? How well-developed are infrastructures of media…

    Hardback – 2016-07-28 

  • Technology, Culture, and Public Policy

    Critical Lessons from Finland

    By Kalu N. Kalu

    In a relatively short time, Finland has transformed a society of approximately 5.3 million people into one of the most educated and technologically sophisticated in the world, while maintaining relative political stability and an enviable quality of life among its people. In all comparative…

    Hardback – 2016-07-27 

  • Routledge Handbook of Public Aviation Law

    Edited by Paul Stephen Dempsey, Ram S Jakhu

    The Routledge Handbook of Public Aviation Law will be the first book to incorporate a comprehensive analysis of Public Aviation Law – principally international, but also domestic law in a comparative context – in a single volume. International Law is pervasive in Aviation Law, and is incorporated…

    Hardback – 2016-07-27 

  • International Public Policy Analysis

    By George Guess, Thomas Husted

    Most public policy analysis books currently on the market are US-centric and focused on quantitative analysis, while comparative public policy textbooks are oriented around countries and specific policy processes. International Public Policy Analysis is the first textbook to take a truly…

    Paperback – 2016-07-25 

  • Shari'a in the Secular State

    Evolving Meanings of Islamic Jurisprudence in Turkey

    By Russell Powell

    Words in both law and religion can shape power relationships and are often highly disputed. Shari?a lies within the overlap of these two spheres and provides a unique subject for the study of meaning in that liminal space. This book contributes important insights related to Islamic jurisprudence…

    Hardback – 2016-07-22 
    Law, Language and Communication

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