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  • Resisting Austerity

    Collective Action in Europe in the wake of the Global Financial Crisis

    Edited by Cristina Flesher Fominaya, Graeme Hayes

    Following the subprime lending crisis and the financial market crash of 2008-9, governments throughout Europe implemented a series of debt reduction measures collectively known as austerity. Across the continent, citizens and social movements mobilized dramatically against these measures, calling…

    Hardback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge

  • Regional Equity

    Edited by Victor Rubin

    Regional equity as a field of scholarship, as an arena of policy change, and as a social movement has grown, diversified, and matured in important ways over the past decade. The fruits of that growth and development can be seen in recent federal and state policies, in the practices of many regional…

    Paperback – 2017-11-19 
    Routledge
    Community Development – Current Issues Series

  • 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

  • Political Budgeting Across Europe

    Edited by Christian Breunig, Christine S. Lipsmeyer, Guy D. Whitten

    Budgeting is a key aspect of governmental behaviour. Research on budgeting has taken various theoretical and methodological approaches, and these differences have prevented scholars from discussing their common topic. In this collection, we have gathered a group of prominent scholars to explore the…

    Hardback – 2017-10-09 
    Routledge
    Journal of European Public Policy Special Issues as Books

  • Law and Economics of Public Procurement Reforms

    Edited by Gustavo Piga, Tunde Tatrai

    Appropriate laws and regulations are essential tools to direct the action of procurers toward the public good and avoid corruption and misallocation of resources. Common laws and regulations across regions, nations and continents potentially allow for the further opening of markets and ventures to…

    Hardback – 2017-09-28 
    Routledge
    The Economics of Legal Relationships

  • Fiscal Tiers (Routledge Revivals)

    The Economics of Multi-Level Government

    By David King

    First published in 1984. This book brings together and develops the economic theory relating to the design and operation of systems of non-central government — positing major developments in several areas. It considers what functions systems most suitably perform in non-central governments, and…

    Paperback – 2017-08-29 
    Routledge

  • Public Sector Revenue

    Principles, Policies and Management

    By Alberto Asquer

    In this time of acute financial pressure on public budgets, there is an increasing interest worldwide in alternative ways for governments to raise money, and how public authorities can develop the capacity to administer revenues efficiently and effectively. Taxation, the primary source of public…

    Paperback – 2017-08-21 
    Routledge

  • Public Policy and the Neo-Weberian State

    Edited by Stanisław Mazur, Piotr Kopycinski

    The neo-Weberian state constitutes an attempt to combine the Weberian model of administration with the principles laid down during the retreat from the bureaucratic management paradigm (new public management and public governance). The concept of neo-Weberian state involves changing the model of…

    Hardback – 2017-08-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • Non-State Social Protection Actors and Services in Africa

    Governance Below the State

    Edited by Nicholas Awortwi, Gregor Walter-Drop

    For millions of Africans, the social situation is dire. Over half of the population of Sub-Sahara Africa do not have access to improved sanitation facilities, and about a quarter are undernourished. If factors such as armed conflicts in the region, the impact of climate change, or the widespread…

    Hardback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge
    African Governance

  • Public Management in Times of Austerity

    Edited by Eva Moll Sørensen, Hanne Foss Hansen, Mads Bøge Kristiansen

    Since 2008, the world has experienced an enormous decrease of wealth. By many measures the impact of the crisis was severe. The fall in GDP, the collapse of world trade, the rise in unemployment, and the credit slump reached bigger proportions than in any other crisis since World War II. Although…

    Hardback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Public Management

  • Cost and Optimization in Government

    An Introduction to Cost Accounting, Operations Management, and Quality Control, Second Edition

    By Aman Khan

    The careful management of costs and operations are two of the most essential elements of operating any successful organization, public or private. While the private sector is driven by profit-maximizing incentives to keep costs to a minimum, the public sector’s mission and goals are guided by a…

    Hardback – 2017-06-15
    Routledge
    Public Administration and Public Policy

  • Working the Federal Budget

    A Guide

    By George D. Krumbhaar

    What do nude beaches and catfish have to do with the federal budget? Quite a bit, it turns out. Working the Federal Budget fills the need for an unvarnished, readable guide to how the federal government collects money and spends it. Centuries of political struggles over the size and funding of…

    Paperback – 2017-06-05
    Routledge

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