Public Policy Products

  • Managing Infrastructure Projects

    Business models for financial success

    By Sherena Hussain, James Mckellar

    Managing Infrastructure Projects provides students with a comprehensive account of how to ensure that infrastructure construction, delivery, and maintenance is executed both as a viable business concern and as an attractive investment option. Taking a mulit-stakeholder approach, the book examines…

    Paperback – 2019-03-15 
    Routledge

  • The Making of the Conservative Party’s Immigration Policy

    By Rebecca Partos

    Political parties have rarely been studied as agents of immigration policy change. This book explains the development of the Conservative Party’s immigration policy during the seven decades from the post-war years to today. By bringing together existing theories from the fields of political science…

    Hardback – 2019-03-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in British Politics

  • Privatisation in Criminal Justice

    Key issues and debates

    By Christopher Hamerton, Sue Hobbs

    In recent years, the criminal justice sector has made various strategic partnerships with the private sector, exemplified by initiatives within the police, the prison system, offender services and legal defense. This has seen unprecedented growth in the past quarter of a century, and a veritable…

    Paperback – 2019-02-28 
    Routledge

  • Politics

    A Unified Introduction to How Democracy Works

    By Ian Budge

    How do we understand how democracy works in an era of big data, make sense of quantitative evidence across thousands of studies, and unpick conflicting explanations and ambiguous statistical relationships? Globalization has moved the goalposts for political science, from a focus on politics within…

    Paperback – 2019-02-25 
    Routledge

  • Citizenship, Nation-building and Identity in the EU

    The Contribution of Erasmus Student Mobility

    By Cherry James

    With Brexit looming, a major issue facing UK Higher Education is whether the UK will be able to stay in the Erasmus Programme. This book sits at the intersection of three main interrelated themes - EU citizenship, the current state of the university in Europe, and student mobility - as they play…

    Hardback – 2019-02-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge/UACES Contemporary European Studies

  • Probation and Privatisation

    By Philip Bean

    Privatisation was introduced into the probation service on the 1st June 2014 whereby work with medium and low risk offenders went to a number of private and voluntary bodies, work with high risk offenders remained with the State. The National Probation Service (NPS) covered State work whilst the 35…

    Paperback – 2019-02-15 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of LGBTQIA Administration and Policy

    Edited by Wallace Swan

    The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, Asexual and Allies community (abbreviated LGBTQIA or ‘LGBTQ’) is responding to a radically changed social and political environment. While a host of books have analyzed legal dimensions of LGBTQ public policy, the Routledge Handbook of…

    Hardback – 2019-02-01 
    Routledge

  • Civil Society in the Global South

    Edited by Palash Kamruzzaman

    In recent years civil society has been seen as a key route for democracy promotion and solving development 'problems' in low income countries. However, the very concept of civil society is deeply rooted in European traditions and values. In pursuing civil society reform in non-Western countries,…

    Hardback – 2019-01-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development and Society

  • Environmental Policy and Governance in an Era of Climate Change

    By Matthew Nowlin

    As the world considers how to deal with the impacts of a changing climate, it’s vital that we understand the ways in which the United States’ policymaking process addresses environmental issues. A mix of existing political theory and original analysis, Environmental Policy and Governance in an Era…

    Paperback – 2019-01-30 
    Routledge

  • Public Procurement as Secondary Policy

    Axioms and Perspectives

    By Max Rolfstam

    Public Procurement as Secondary Policy: Axioms and Perspectives intends to analyse the debate on how public procurement can be used as a means to stimulate innovation. The assertion that public procurement can be used as a means to stimulate innovation has over the years become established among…

    Hardback – 2019-01-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Public Management

  • Philanthropic Accountability

    New Institutional Logics

    By Patsy Kraeger

    Paperback – 2019-01-15 
    Routledge

  • The Gender Pay Gap and Social Partnership in Europe

    Findings from "Close the Deal, Fill the Gap"

    Edited by Hazel Conley, Donata Gottardi, Geraldine Healy, Barbara Mikołajczyk, Marco Peruzzi

    The gender pay gap (GPG) exists in every European country, but it varies considerably, even in EU member states covered by the same legal principles on pay equality. Part of the variation can be explained by different patterns of social partnership. With current policy pressure to…

    Hardback – 2019-01-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Employment Relations

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