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  • International Dispute Resolution and the Public Policy Exception

    1st Edition

    By Farshad Ghodoosi

    Despite the unprecedented growth of arbitration and other means of ADR in treaties and transnational contracts in recent years, there remains no clearly defined mechanism for control of the system. One of the oldest yet largely marginalized concepts in law is the public policy exception. This…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Commercial Law

  • Legal Reforms and Deprivation of Liberty in Contemporary China

    1st Edition

    Edited by Elisa Nesossi, Sarah Biddulph, Flora Sapio, Susan Trevaskes

    The volume presents an extensive investigation into the process of reforms of detention powers in today’s China and offers an in-depth analysis of the debates surrounding the reformist attempts. The chapters in this collection demonstrate that legislative and institutional reforms in this area…

    Paperback – 2018-05-11
    Routledge
    The Rule of Law in China and Comparative Perspectives

  • The Context of Legislating

    Constraints on the Legislative Process in the United States, 1st Edition

    By Shannon Jenkins

    The Context of Legislating provides a much-needed examination of how the rules, resources, and political conditions within and surrounding different institutions raise or lower the costs of legislating. Using data tracking over 1,100 legislators, 230 committees and 12,000 bills introduced in ten…

    Paperback – 2018-05-09
    Routledge

  • Decentralization in Environmental Governance

    A post-contingency approach, 1st Edition

    By Christian Zuidema

    Decentralization in Environmental Governance is a critical reflection on the dangers and risks of governance renewal; warning against one-sided criticism on traditional command and control approaches to planning. The book formulates the arguments that support when and how governance renewable might…

    Paperback – 2018-05-08
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Think Tanks in Europe

    1st Edition

    By Jesper Dahl Kelstrup

    In the 21st century, think tanks have become more than a buzzword in European public discourse. They now play important roles in the policy-making process by providing applied research, building networks and advocating policies. The book studies the development of think tanks and contemporary…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

  • The Rise and Fall of the Right of Silence

    1st Edition

    By Hannah Quirk

    Within an international context in which the right to silence has long been regarded as sacrosanct, this book provides the first comprehensive, empirically-based analysis of the effects of curtailing the right to silence. The right to silence has served as the practical expression of the principles…

    Paperback – 2018-04-13
    Routledge

  • The Redeployment of State Power in the Southern Mediterranean

    Implications of Neoliberal Reforms for Local Governance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sylvia I. Bergh

    The effects of neoliberal economic reforms in the Southern Mediterranean are now widely regarded as a main underlying cause of the Arab uprisings. An often neglected dimension is that of the reforms’ implications for local governance. The contributions to this edited volume examine how state power…

    Paperback – 2018-04-03
    Routledge

  • Water Policy and Planning in a Variable and Changing Climate

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kathleen A. Miller, Alan F. Hamlet, Douglas S. Kenney, Kelly T. Redmond

    Water Policy and Planning in a Variable and Changing Climate addresses the current challenges facing western water planners and policy makers in the United States and considers strategies for managing water resources and related risks in the future. Written by highly-regarded experts in the…

    Paperback – 2018-03-29
    CRC Press
    Drought and Water Crises

  • Interpreting Governance, High Politics, and Public Policy

    Essays commemorating Interpreting British Governance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nick Turnbull

    Interpreting Governance, High Politics, and Public Policy offers the latest perspectives on the interpretive approach to governance and public policy research. This book commemorates more than a decade of governance research by Mark Bevir and R.A.W. Rhodes, the leading exponents of…

    Paperback – 2018-03-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

  • Cities at Risk

    Planning for and Recovering from Natural Disasters, 1st Edition

    By Pierre Filion, Gary Sands

    As levels of urbanization increase around the world, the growing concentrations of population and economic activity increases vulnerability to natural disasters. Interdependencies among urban populations mean that damage to the built environment, including water, sewer and energy infrastructure,…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Global Urban Studies

  • 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

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