Public Policy Products

  • European Values

    Challenges and Opportunities for EU Governance

    Edited by François Foret, Oriane Calligaro

    Redefinitions of EU borders (enlargements, Brexit), geopolitical challenges (conflicts, migrations, terrorism, environmental risks) and the economic and financial crises have triggered debates on the common values that hold European countries and citizens together, justify public action and ensure…

    Hardback – 2018-09-08 
    Routledge Studies on Government and the European Union

  • Drones

    International Development and Deployment of UAVs

    Edited by Stewart Webb, Robert Densmore

    This book illustrates the current state of warfare, the challenges we face and the role drones can and will play in this increasingly complex environment.…

    Hardback – 2018-08-31 
    CRC Press

  • Law and Public Policy

    By Kevin J. Fandl

    Laws exist to incentivize us to act in a certain manner, in accordance with the policies that our community has deemed right for us. And when we disagree with those laws, we must re-examine our policies, and thus our beliefs and ideas, to decide whether our community has changed.  This is a book…

    Paperback – 2018-08-29 

  • Slums, States and Citizens

    Citizenship and Slum Policies in Dehli, Durban and Nairobi

    By Stein Sundstøl Eriksen

    Urbanisation in the global South is happening at a rate and scale which is far greater than when the same process unfolded in the north. Many people living under sub-standard conditions do not have their rights as urban citizens recognised and realise that they cannot rely on formal democratic…

    Hardback – 2018-08-28 

  • Virtual Democracies

    Social Media and Democratization of the Public Sphere in the Arab World

    By Leila DeVriese

    The Arab Spring raises many important questions about modern mass communication; how has social media changed contentious politics? To what extent have Information and Communication Technologies in general and social media specifically contributed to the democratization of the public sphere? Has…

    Hardback – 2018-08-28 

  • Critical Dictionary of Inter-American Studies - Volume V

    Literature, the Arts and Popular Cultures

    By Olaf Kaltmeier

    The Critical Dictionary of Inter-American studies charts the field by focusing on the transnational or hemispheric dimensions of social, cultural and political dynamics in the Americas in history and contemporary times. The ever increasing and multi-layered processes of integration and…

    Hardback – 2018-08-28 

  • Religious Freedom and the Law

    Emerging contexts for freedom for and from Religion

    Edited by Brett G. Scharffs, Asher Maoz, Ashley Isaacson Woolley

    This volume presents a timely analysis of some of the current controversies relating to freedom for religion and freedom from religion that have dominated headlines worldwide. The collection trains the lens closely on select issues and contexts to provide detailed snapshots of the ways in which…

    Hardback – 2018-08-20 
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • 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 – 2018-08-10 
    Routledge Research in Employment Relations

  • International Environmental Cooperation

    Participation in International Environmental Agreements

    By Chenaz B. Seelarbokus

    Why do nation states participate differentially in International Environmental Agreements (IEAs), and how can we achieve greater international environmental cooperation through enhanced participation in IEAs? Drawing upon the basic tenets of Realism and Liberalism, and using regression analyses,…

    Hardback – 2018-08-01 
    Global Environmental Governance

  • 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 – 2018-08-01 
    Routledge Critical Studies in Public Management

  • Social Justice in Contemporary Housing

    Applying Rawls’ Difference Principle

    By Helen Taylor

    Hardback – 2018-08-01 
    Routledge Focus on Housing and Philosophy

  • Sociology as Analysis of the Unintended

    From the Problem of Ignorance to the Discovery of the Possible

    By Adriana Mica

    Sociology of unintended consequences is commonly depicted as a framework for understanding the outcomes that run counter to the initial intentions of social actors because of factors such as ignorance, error and complexity. This conventional approach, however, is now undergoing change under the…

    Hardback – 2018-07-30 

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