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  • Modernising School Governance

    Corporate planning and expert handling in state education

    By Andrew Wilkins

    Modernising School Governance examines the impact of recent market-based reforms on the role of governors in the English state education system. A focus of the book concerns how government and non-government demands for ‘strong governance’ have been translated to mean improved performance…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Physical Activity Policy and Practice

    Edited by Joe Piggin, Louise Mansfield, Mike Weed

    Physical activity, inactivity and their relationship to health are serious concerns for governments around the world. This is the first book to critically examine the policy and practice of physical activity from a multi-disciplinary, social-scientific perspective. Moving beyond the usual…

    Hardback – 2018-01-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Political Transition and Inclusive Development in Malawi

    The democratic dividend

    Edited by Dan Banik, Blessings Chinsinga

    Malawi is among the few countries in sub-Saharan Africa that has witnessed significant improvements in relation to meeting the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) targets. It exhibits some of the main challenges facing African democracies while they attempt to consolidate the benefits of…

    Paperback – 2018-01-10 
    Routledge

  • Environmental Communication and Community

    Constructive and destructive dynamics of social transformation

    Edited by Tarla Rai Peterson, Hanna Ljunggren Bergeå, Andrea M. Feldpausch-Parker, Kaisa Raitio

    As society has become increasingly aware of environmental issues, the challenge of structuring public participation opportunities that strengthen democracy, while promoting more sustainable communities has become crucial for many natural resource agencies, industries, interest groups and publics.…

    Paperback – 2018-01-10 
    Routledge

  • Assessing the Societal Implications of Emerging Technologies

    Anticipatory governance in practice

    By Evan S. Michelson

    A growing problem of interest in the field of science and technology policy is that the next generation of innovations is arriving at an accelerating rate, and the governance system is struggling to catch up. Current approaches and institutions for effective technology assessment are ill suited and…

    Paperback – 2018-01-04 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: Encyclopedia of American Civil Liberties (2006)

    Volume 1, A - F

    Edited by Paul Finkelman

    Originally published in 2006, the Encyclopedia of American Civil Liberties, is a comprehensive 3 volume set covering a broad range of topics in the subject of American Civil Liberties. The book covers the topic from numerous different areas including freedom of speech, press, religion, assembly and…

    Hardback – 2017-12-30 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: Encyclopedia of American Civil Liberties (2006)

    Volume 3, R - Z

    Edited by Paul Finkelman

    Originally published in 2006, the Encyclopedia of American Civil Liberties, is a comprehensive 3 volume set covering a broad range of topics in the subject of civil liberties in America. The book covers the topic from numerous different areas including freedom of speech, press, religion, assembly…

    Hardback – 2017-12-30 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: Encyclopedia of American Civil Liberties (2006)

    Volume 2, G - Q

    Edited by Paul Finkelman

    Originally published in 2006, the Encyclopedia of American Civil Liberties, is a comprehensive 3 volume set covering a broad range of topics in the subject of civil liberties in America. The book covers the topic from numerous different areas including freedom of speech, press, religion, assembly…

    Hardback – 2017-12-30 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: Religion and American Law (2006)

    An Encyclopedia

    Edited by Paul Finkelman

    Originally published in 2000, the Encyclopedia of Religion and American Law, comprehensively describes and analyses important cases and legal controversies between religion and state. The book has contributions from numerous distinguished history and law professors and practicing attorneys of the…

    Hardback – 2017-12-30 
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Bureaucracy

    An Introduction to Comparative Public Administration, 7th Edition

    By B. Guy Peters

    Written by B. Guy Peters, a leading authority in the field, this comprehensive exploration of the political and policy-making roles of public bureaucracies is now available in a fully revised seventh edition, offering extensive, well documented comparative analysis of the effects of politics on…

    Paperback – 2017-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Heritage, Democracy and the Public

    Nordic Approaches

    By Torgrim Sneve Guttormsen, Grete Swensen

    What is the significance of heritage for how welfare is defined? What function does heritage have in the public realm and how is heritage becoming a resource for citizens to gain influence in society? Who and what defines the public debates and the politics about heritage? Is there a knowledge gap…

    Paperback – 2017-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Integrity in Government through Records Management

    Essays in Honour of Anne Thurston

    By James Lowry, Justus Wamukoya

    As a celebration of Anne Thurston’s pioneering work on records and archives management as an essential basis for demonstrating integrity in government, this excellent volume brings together scholars and practicing archivists to discuss key issues around records as evidence for accountability,…

    Paperback – 2017-12-20 
    Routledge

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