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  • Sociology as Analysis of the Unintended

    From the Problem of Ignorance to the Discovery of the Possible, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2020-01-30 
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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 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Policy and Planning as Public Choice

    Mass Transit in the United States, 1st Edition

    By David Lewis, Fred Laurence Williams

    First published in 1999, this book applies formal economic measures to the passenger and taxpayer benefits of public transit service in the United States under a public choice analytical framework. Approximately 400 local transit budgets have been renewed annually for more than 25 years. These…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Social Attitudes in Northern Ireland

    The 7th Report 1997-1998, 1st Edition

    By Gillian Robinson, Deirdre Heenan, Kate Thompson

    First published in 1998, this seventh volume of Social Attitudes in Northern Ireland reports the main findings of the Northern Ireland Social Attitudes survey carried out in 1996. In this survey, views were obtained on community relations in Northern Ireland; the growth of home ownership; attitudes…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • International Case Studies of Terrorist Rehabilitation

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rohan Gunaratna, Sabariah M. Hussin

    The post 9/11 era has produced structured rehabilitation programmes in a wide range of countries including Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Pakistan, Malaysia, Egypt, Iraq, and Uzbekistan. There are also ad hoc and emerging programmes in Nigeria, China, Indonesia, Bangladesh, Denmark, Germany, United…

    Paperback – 2020-02-03 
    Routledge

  • The Future of the Economy

    East-West Perspectives on Pathways Through Disruption, 1st Edition

    By John Powers, Vikram Khanna

    As the pace of economic change seems to only quicken, including rapid technological advance, today’s advanced economies face uncertainty from a number of directions, most of which have the potential to change established modes of thinking and the institutional arrangements that underpin basic…

    Paperback – 2020-02-03 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Sport and Politics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alan Bairner, John Kelly, Jung Woo Lee

    Sport is frequently considered to be an aspect of popular culture that is, or should be, untainted by the political. However, there is a broad consensus among academics that sport is often at the heart of the political and the political is often central to sport. From the 1936 Olympic Games in Nazi…

    Paperback – 2020-02-21 
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  • Routledge Handbook of Physical Activity Policy and Practice

    1st Edition

    Edited by Joe Piggin, Louise Mansfield, Mike Weed

    Physical activity, inactivity and their relationship to health are serious concerns for governments around the world. This is the first book to critically examine the policy and practice of physical activity from a multi-disciplinary, social-scientific perspective. Moving beyond the usual…

    Paperback – 2020-02-21 
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  • Civil Society and State Relations in Sweden

    1st Edition

    By Michele Micheletti

    Sweden, as many other prosperous nations, is presently reassessing its national goals, political culture and collective identity. Newer groups in society are demanding equal treatment, and others whose struggles for recognition are older and unwon, are successfully mobilizing support for political…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • 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 
    Routledge
    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

  • Beyond Bureaucracy?

    The Professions in the Contemporary Public Sector, 1st Edition

    Edited by Martin Laffin

    First published in 1998, this volume has been a significant contribution to current debates over the future of the public services. Professionalism has been and is a major feature of the British welfare state. Yet the political, social and economic context in which the profession emerged…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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