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  • The Defense Industrial Base

    Strategies for a Changing World, 1st Edition

    By Nayantara D. Hensel

    The US and international defense industrial sectors have faced many challenges over the last twenty years, including cycles of growth and shrinkage in defense budgets, shifts in strategic defense priorities, and macroeconomic volatility. In the current environment, the defense sector faces a…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • International Regimes in China

    Domestic Implementation of the International Fisheries Agreements, 1st Edition

    By Gianluca Ferraro

    According to the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, more than 80% of world’s fish stocks are fully exploited, over-exploited, depleted, or recovering from depletion. Although several international agreements have promoted more responsible fisheries, coastal states have…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • The Politics of Evidence

    From evidence-based policy to the good governance of evidence, 1st Edition

    By Justin Parkhurst

    The Open Access version of this book, available at http://www.tandfebooks.com/, has been made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 3.0 license. There has been an enormous increase in interest in the use of evidence for public policymaking, but the vast…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

  • Understanding Federalism and Federation

    1st Edition

    By Alain-G. Gagnon, Soeren Keil

    Based on a variety of contemporary debates on federal theory Understanding Federalism and Federation honours Michael Burgess’ contribution to the study of these topics through a selection of approaches, theories, debates and interpretations. Gathering contributors from diverse subfields to…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Federalism Studies

  • New Contractualism in European Welfare State Policies

    1st Edition

    By Rune Ervik, Nanna Kildal

    The ’Golden Age' of the welfare state in Europe was characterised by a strengthening of social rights as citizens became increasingly protected through the collective provision of income security and social services. The oil crisis, inflation and high unemployment of the 1970s largely saw the end…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • Party Primaries in Comparative Perspective

    1st Edition

    By Giulia Sandri, Antonella Seddone

    Primary elections for choosing party leaders and candidates are now becoming commonplace in Europe, Asia and America but questions as to how much they hinder a party’s organizational strength and cohesion or affect electoral performance have largely been ignored outside of the USA. Party Primaries…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • Metropolitan Governance in America

    1st Edition

    By Donald F. Norris

    Metropolitan government and metropolitan governance have been ongoing issues for more than sixty years in the United States. Based on an extensive survey and a review of existing literature, this book offers a comprehensive overview of these debates. It discusses how the centrifugal forces in…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • Principles and Practices of Fiscal Autonomy

    Experiences, Debates and Prospects, 1st Edition

    By Giancarlo Pola

    This century has seen the continuation of long-term trends in the movement of the territorial boundaries of nation states alongside the emergence of new tensions. The repercussions of the Scottish referendum and the heightened urgency of the Catalonia question along with the continued economic…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Federalism Studies

  • Power-Sharing in Conflict-Ridden Societies

    Challenges for Building Peace and Democratic Stability, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nils A. Butenschøn, Øyvind Stiansen, Kåre Vollan

    Based on a unique comparative study of Burundi, Rwanda, Ethiopia, Lebanon, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Nepal, Myanmar, the Philippines, and Fiji this book analyses the formal and informal arrangements defining the post-conflict political order in these countries and evaluates whether these systems…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • Croatia and the European Union

    Changes and Development, 1st Edition

    Edited by Pero Maldini, Davor Paukovi?

    The accession of Croatia to the EU marked the end of a long and arduous period of transition. Croatia had to meet significantly higher criteria than previous states with suspicion and concerns among existing members about further enlargement increasing. Meanwhile initially strong public support in…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Southeast European Studies

  • Social Capital and Democratisation

    Roots of Trust in Post-Communist Poland and Ukraine, 1st Edition

    By Martin Åberg, Mikael Sandberg

    Contributing an impressive historical basis for path dependency analysis and the role of social capital in newly established democracies, this book offers a fascinating and ground-breaking analysis of the role of social capital in the democratic context of Eastern Europe. Focusing on Poland and…

    Paperback – 2017-09-25
    Routledge

  • Communication Policy in Developed Countries

    1st Edition

    Edited by Patricia Edgar, Syed A. Rahim

    Originally published in 1983. This book presents a description and critical analysis of the communication systems and policy at the time in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, the Federal Republic of Germany, Sweden, Australia and New Zealand. It examines the technological and cultural…

    Paperback – 2017-08-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Communication Studies

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