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  • Energy, Power and Protest on the Urban Grid

    Geographies of the Electric City, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrés Luque-Ayala, Jonathan Silver

    Providing a global overview of experiments around the transformation of cities' electricity networks and the social struggles associated with this change, this book explores the centrality of electricity infrastructures in the urban configuration of social control, segregation, integration,…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge

  • Internal Migration

    Geographical Perspectives and Processes, 1st Edition

    By Darren P. Smith, Nissa Finney, Nigel Walford

    Over the last two decades there have been numerous profound changes in UK society which have had an impact on the scale, geographies, meaning and experiences of internal migration. Providing a critical appraisal of migration scholarship from the perspective of Geography, reviewing theory,…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge
    International Population Studies

  • Negotiating Water Governance

    Why the Politics of Scale Matter, 1st Edition

    By Emma S. Norman, Christina Cook

    Those who control water, hold power. Complicating matters, water is a flow resource; constantly changing states between liquid, solid, and gas, being incorporated into living and non-living things and crossing boundaries of all kinds. As a result, water governance has much to do with the question…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environmental Policy and Practice

  • Presidents, Governors, and the Politics of Distribution in Federal Democracies

    Primus Contra Pares in Argentina and Brazil, 1st Edition

    By Lucas I. González

    Tensions between central authorities and subnational units over centralization and fiscal autonomy are on top of the political agenda in many developing federal countries. This book examines historical changes in the balance between the resources that presidents and governors control and the…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Federalism and Decentralization

  • Rethinking Governance

    Ruling, rationalities and resistance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Bevir, R. A. W. Rhodes

    This volume explores new directions of governance and public policy arising both from interpretive political science and those who engage with interpretive ideas. It conceives governance as the various policies and outcomes emerging from the increasing salience of neoclassical and institutional…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

  • The Politics of Welfare State Transformation in Germany

    Still a Semi-Sovereign State?, 1st Edition

    By Christof Schiller

    How can we best analyse contemporary welfare state change? And how can we explain and understand the politics of it? This book contributes to these questions both empirically and theoretically by concentrating on one of the least likely cases for welfare state transformation in Europe. It analyzes…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge

  • Governmentality after Neoliberalism

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Bevir

    Neoliberalism has had a major impact on public policy but it has also perhaps obscured the equally dramatic spread of other policy tools based on significantly different forms of social science. This book therefore explores the mixture of social technologies that have arisen since neoliberalism,…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge

  • Clientelism and Economic Policy

    Greece and the Crisis, 1st Edition

    By Aris Trantidis

    With its deep economic crisis and dramatic political developments Greece has puzzled Europe and the world. What explains its long-standing problems and its incapacity to reform its economy? Using an analytic narrative and a comparative approach, the book studies the pattern of economic reforms in…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge

  • From Local Action to Global Networks: Housing the Urban Poor

    1st Edition

    By Peter Herrle, Astrid Ley

    Over the past two decades it has become widely recognized that housing issues have to be placed in a broader framework acknowledging that civil society in the form of Community Based Organizations (CBOs) and their allies are increasingly networking and emerging as strong players that cannot easily…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge
    Global Urban Studies

  • Population Change in Europe, the Middle-East and North Africa

    Beyond the Demographic Divide, 1st Edition

    By Koenraad Matthijs, Karel Neels, Christiane Timmerman, Jacques Haers

    Current demographic trends raise new questions, challenges and controversies. Comparing demographic trends in Europe and the NAME-region (North Africa and the Middle East), this book demonstrates how population change interacts with changing economic landscapes, social distinctions and political…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge
    International Population Studies

  • Governing Urban Regions Through Collaboration

    A View from North America, 1st Edition

    By Joël Thibert

    With the demise of the Old Regionalist project of achieving good regional governance through amalgamation, voluntary collaboration has become the modus operandi of a large number of North American metropolitan regions. Although many researchers have become interested in regional collaboration and…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge
    Global Urban Studies

  • Scientists, Experts, and Civic Engagement

    Walking a Fine Line, 1st Edition

    By Amy E. Lesen

    How do scientists, scholars, and other experts engage with the general public and with the communities affected by their work or residing in their sites of study? Where are the fine lines between public scholarship, civic engagement, and activism? Must academics 'give back' once they collect data…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environmental Policy and Practice

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