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  • Polanyi in times of populism

    Vision and contradiction in the history of economic ideas

    By Christopher Holmes

    The rise of populism across Europe and the US – first in the wake of the 2008 global financial crisis and then in the shape of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign and the Brexit vote in 2016 – are indicative of a seismic shift in the terrain of economic ideas in public discourse. Settled liberal…

    Hardback – 2018-05-02 
    Routledge
    RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

  • The Political Economy of Lula’s Brazil

    Edited by Pedro Chadarevian

    After decades of ostracism, the beginning of this 21st Century saw a sharp increase in interest in Brazil. Of course, the commodities boom had a large part to play. However, as well as bananas, sugar and soybeans, Brazil is also one of the leading exporters of processed food, gasoline and medium…

    Hardback – 2018-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • Labour, Finance and Inequality

    The Insecurity Cycle in British Public Policy

    By Suzanne J. Konzelmann, Simon Deakin, Marc Fovargue-Davies, Frank Wilkinson

    Following the 2008 "global" financial crisis, the viability of globalised financial capitalism was called into question. The resulting fear and uncertainty produced a momentary return to "Keynesian" policies. But as soon as emergency stimuli – and bank bail-outs – appeared to stabilise the…

    Hardback – 2018-04-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Finance and Stability

  • International Political Economy

    Contrasting World Views, 2nd Edition

    By Raymond C. Miller

    The second edition of International Political Economy continues to be the perfect short introduction to the fundamental theories and issues of international political economy (IPE). Written in a concise, accessible style by an experienced teacher and scholar, it combines theoretical perspectives,…

    Paperback – 2018-03-28 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2018-03-01 
    Routledge

  • Economic Development and Governance in Small Town America

    Paths to Growth

    By Daniel E. Bliss

    Who governs? And why? How do they govern? These remain vital questions in the politics of our small cities and towns. In this new book, author Daniel Bliss takes issue with those who believe that small towns and cities are fatally vulnerable to the pressures of a global economy. Based on in-depth…

    Paperback – 2018-02-19 
    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 – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge
    Community Development – Current Issues Series

  • 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 – 2017-11-14
    Routledge
    Journal of European Public Policy Special Issues as Books

  • 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 – 2017-10-16
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-10-16
    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

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