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  • Urban Planning in a Capitalist Society

    1st Edition

    By Gwyneth Kirk

    Originally published in 1980, Urban Planning in a Capitalist Society addresses land use planning as both a technical and a political activity, involving the distribution of scarce resources – land and capital. The book reviews and assesses the strengths and weaknesses of several theoretical…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Planning

  • Urban Planning Under Thatcherism

    The Challenge of the Market, 1st Edition

    By Andy Thornley

    Originally published in 1991, Urban Planning Under Thatcherism links theory and practice to assess the changes to the planning system since 1979. It analyses the major trends by investigating the individual modifications in the legislation and the new initiatives which have introduced procedures to…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Planning

  • Democracy Denied

    Identity, Civil Society and Illiberal Democracy in Hong Kong, 1st Edition

    By Nicholas Thomas

    Published in 1999, this book is designed to provide the reader with a detailed understanding of Hong Kong’s social and political development. It offers a contemporary, holistic understanding of Hong Kong, which will not only complement existing works but also provide the reader with a solid…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Narratives, Politics, and the Public Sphere

    Struggles Over Political Reform in the Final Transitional Years in Hong Kong (1992–1994), 1st Edition

    By Agnes S.M. Ku

    Published in 1999, the book invites readers to rethink about the contemporary form of politics in terms of the cultural and narrative logics of public discourse. The author proposes that the notions of 'public' and 'narrative' are central to understanding the discursive formation of public opinion.…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
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  • Italy, Europe, The Left

    The Transformation of Italian Communism and the European Imperative, 1st Edition

    By Vassilis Fouskas

    Published in 1998. Was the Italian Communist Party (PCI) a typical Social Democratic party in tune with the programmatic principles of the Second International? What is the appropriate context within which the strategies of 'historic compromise' and Eurocommunism in the 1970s can be analyzed and…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
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  • Opinion Polls and Volatile Electorates

    Problems and Issues in Polling European Societies, 1st Edition

    By Matt Henn

    Published in 1998, Opinion Polls and Volatile Electorates presents a comparative overview of the development of opinion polling in late-capitalist and post-communist societies. The author considers two related issues to help readers understand the role of polls in political affairs and the…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Medicare Now and in the Future

    1st Edition

    By Marilyn Moon

    First published in 1997, this volume approaches the controversial issue of Medicare and its future. First passed in 1965 to aid payments for elderly and disabled medical care, the costs had ballooned in the 1990s, asking questions about how to improve its efficiency. An original goal of this book…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
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  • Making Tracks

    The Politics of Local Rail Transport, 1st Edition

    By Iain Docherty

    First published in 1999, this book contains case studies of rail transport policy-making in two UK Passenger Transport Authority areas and reviews the factors informing such policy-making. It contributes to transport geography by explaining why the actual policies implemented in Starthclyde and…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
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  • Public Policy Evaluation

    Making Super-Optimum Decisions, 1st Edition

    By Stuart S. Nagel

    First published in 1998, this volume examines how super-optimum decisions involve finding alternatives to controversies whereby Conservatives, Liberals, or other major groups can all come out ahead of their best initial expectations simultaneously. This book is organised in terms of concepts,…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Parliament and the People

    The Reality and the Public Perception, 1st Edition

    By Philip Laundy

    First published in 1997, this book provides an assessment of the main issues and deliberations of the Wilton Park Conference, based largely on the theme of standards in public life and consideration of measures which may be taken to allay public concern of their erosion. The book is a paraphrased…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
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  • Reorienting a Nation: Consultants and Australian Public Policy

    1st Edition

    By John F. Martin

    First published in 1998, this volume examines how in the 1980s Australian governments experienced dramatic change in the policy-making environment. The use of consultants by successive Hawke Labour governments in the mid-to-late 1980s to facilitate reviews of public policy was a strategy important…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
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  • Political Corruption and Political Geography

    1st Edition

    By Peter J. Perry

    First published 1997, this volume examines the way in which political corruption remains neglected as a matter of scholarly enquiry and research. There is still a powerful and traditional taboo which is quite out of the step with the topic’s real world significance and the increasing attention it…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
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