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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 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Beyond Marginality?

    Social Movements of Social Security Claimants in the European Union, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rik van Berkel, Harry Coenen, Ruud Vlek

    First published in 1998, this volume describes and analyses organizations of social security claimants and their position in the field of force of the national welfare state in six European countries: representing a diversity of welfare state regimes. The authors analyse these organizations, and…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Co-Ordination in Context

    Institutional Choices to Promote Exports, 1st Edition

    By G.P.E. Walzenbach

    First published in 1998. This book makes an original contribution to our understanding of policy failures at the European and international level. On the basis of a comparative analysis the study shows how the co-ordination mechanisms available in the European Community and OECD have complicated…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Computer Assisted Mass Appraisal

    An International Review, 1st Edition

    By William J. McCluskey, Alastair Adair

    First published in 1997, this volume emerged in response to the need for material on the research, development, use and application of mass appraisal techniques for ad valorem property tax systems. The primary paradigms discussed include regression, base home technique, adaptive estimation…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Complex Policy Planning

    The Government Strategic Management of the Social Care Market, 1st Edition

    By Philip Haynes

    First published in 1999, this book examines recent developments in the application of chaos and complexity theory to the applied social sciences and the implications for the government planning of social care services. The study argues that there are fundamental limitations to traditional…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Democracy and Development

    Allies or Adversaries?, 1st Edition

    By R.C. Bhardwaj, K. Vijayakrishnan

    Published in 1998. The question of whether democracy and development are allies or adversaries has long been debated and with the triumph of the democratic spirit worldwide the relationship between democracy and development has once again come to attract much attention globally. The collapse of the…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • 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 – 2020-03-31 
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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 – 2020-03-31 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • 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 – 2020-03-31 
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    Routledge Revivals

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