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  • The Urban Contract

    Community, Governance and Capitalism, 1st Edition

    By Paolo Perulli

    Today, the increasing mobility of capital, people and information has changed the space relations of urban societies. Contractual relations have increased in every field of social life: in the economic field, but also in the political, and in creative and scientific areas. Contracts are not only…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge

  • Strategic Alliances

    Leveraging Economic Growth and Development, 1st Edition

    Edited by Albert N. Link, Cristiano Antonelli

    Strategic alliances have generally been used to refer to relationships that allow an organization to access the strengths and capabilities of other organizations, with the organization often focused on being the firm. The strategy behind such an alliance is for each firm in the alliance to draw on…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge

  • Inclusive Growth, Development and Welfare Policy

    A Critical Assessment, 1st Edition

    Edited by Reza Hasmath

    The recent global financial crisis has increased the scope of poverty and inequality. The gap between the richest and poorest nations has become wider. National income inequality has also been on the rise. The prospect of a shift in designing and implementing development and welfare policies is…

    Paperback – 2018-09-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

  • Greening Criminology in the 21st Century

    Contemporary debates and future directions in the study of environmental harm, 1st Edition

    Edited by Matthew Hall, Tanya Wyatt, Nigel South, Angus Nurse, Gary Potter, Jennifer Maher

    In the 21st century, environmental harm is an ever-present reality of our globalised world. Over the last 20 years, criminologists, working alongside a range of other disciplines from the social and physical sciences, have made great strides in their understanding of how different institutions in…

    Paperback – 2018-09-04
    Routledge
    Green Criminology

  • China in the Wake of Asia's Financial Crisis

    1st Edition

    Edited by Wang Mengkui

    This book examines China’s response to the Asian financial crisis of 1997, both in its immediate aftermath and in the years since. The crisis caused turmoil throughout Asia’s economies, and precipitated wholesale reform of economic and financial policies and institutions across the region. As one…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

  • Good Governance in China - A Way Towards Social Harmony

    Case Studies by China’s Rising Leaders, 1st Edition

    Edited by Wang Mengkui

    Good governance is necessary for effective public administration and delivery of public goods and services. This is an important issue for all countries, but in particular for rapidly developing countries such as China where reform of governance and public administration is a key element of the…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

  • China's New Governing Party Paradigm

    Political Renewal and the Pursuit of National Rejuvenation, 1st Edition

    By Timothy R. Heath

    For the first time since its founding in 1921, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has adopted a new paradigm for its role in China. Abandoning its former identity as a 'revolutionary party', the CCP now regards itself as a 'governing party' committed to meeting the diverse needs of its people and…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Rethinking Asia and International Relations

  • Authoritarian Modernization in Russia

    Ideas, Institutions, and Policies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Vladimir Gel'man

    Post-Communist Russia is an instance of the phenomenon of authoritarian modernization project, which is perceived as a set of policies intended to achieve a high level of economic development, while political freedoms remain beyond the current modernization agenda or are postponed to a distant…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Studies in Contemporary Russia

  • Think Tanks, Foreign Policy and Geo-Politics

    Pathways to Influence, 1st Edition

    Edited by Donald E. Abelson, Stephen Brooks, Xin Hua

    Questions about the role and influence of think tanks in matters of foreign policy and geopolitics are both timely and important. The reconfiguration of global power, explosion of social media, shifts away from traditional print and oral-based ways of imparting knowledge, and the dramatic increase…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • Lebanon after the Syrian Withdrawal

    External Intervention, Power-Sharing and Political Instability, 1st Edition

    By Ohannes Geukjian

    Lebanon experienced serious instability and ethno-national conflict following the Syrian withdrawal in 2005, compounded by the Arab Spring, which led to regional instability and civil war in Iraq and Syria. Why did consociational democracy fail? Was failure inevitable? What impact could external…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Work-Family Policy Reforms in Germany and Italy

    1st Edition

    By Agnes Blome

    One of the fundamental challenges facing modern welfare states is the question of work-family reconciliation. An increasing share of mothers work, but many European welfare states do not adequately support the dual-earner model, especially in southern Europe. After 2005, German policy-makers…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Political Economy of the Welfare State

  • Participatory Constitutional Change

    The People as Amenders of the Constitution, 1st Edition

    Edited by Xenophon Contiades, Alkmene Fotiadou

    This book explores the recent trend of enhancing the role of the people in constitutional change. It traces the reasons underlying this tendency, the new ways in which it takes form, the possibilities of success and failure of such ventures as well as the risks and benefits it carries. To do so, it…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Comparative Constitutional Change

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