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  • Disestablishing the School

    De-Bunking Justifications for State Intervention in Education, 1st Edition

    By James Tooley

    That governments are, and will always be, involved in education, is taken for granted by the majority of educationalists. Recent market reforms are condemned, because they appear to undermine state intervention in education. But are justifications for state intervention in education…

    Paperback – 2017-07-28

  • Mediating Policy

    Greece, Ireland, and Portugal Before the Eurozone Crisis, 1st Edition

    By Kate Nicholls

    Amongst the most serious consequences of the 2008 global financial collapse and sovereign debt crisis were a series of unprecedented international bailouts for Greece, Ireland, and Portugal between 2010 and 2011. This book analyses the development policies of Greece, Ireland, and Portugal between…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30
    Routledge Advances in European Politics

  • Childhood Citizenship, Governance and Policy

    The politics of becoming adult, 1st Edition

    By Sana Nakata

    Debates about children’s rights not only concern those things that children have a right to have and to do but also our broader social and political community, and the moral and political status of the child within it. This book examines children’s rights and citizenship in the USA, UK and…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30
    Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

  • Public Policy and Land Exchange

    Choice, law, and praxis, 1st Edition

    By Giancarlo Panagia

    This original contribution to the field is the first to bring economic sociology theory to the study of federal land exchanges. By blending public choice theory with engaging case studies that contextualize the tactics used by land developers, this book uses economic sociology to help challenge the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30
    Routledge Studies in Environmental Policy

  • Environment and Resettlement Politics in China

    The Three Gorges Project, 1st Edition

    By Gørild Heggelund

    The Three Gorges dam, currently being constructed on the Yantgze River in China, is controversial both inside and outside China, particularly because of the large number of people to be resettled (officially 1.2 million) and the environmental impacts. Using material previously unavailable in any…

    Paperback – 2017-06-29
    King's SOAS Studies in Development Geography

  • EU Climate Policy

    Industry, Policy Interaction and External Environment, 1st Edition

    By Elin Lerum Boasson, Jørgen Wettestad

    Climate policy is today a significant area of EU governance, providing important framework conditions for many industries. But how has EU climate policy developed? This book offers structured, comparative case studies of the development of four central climate policies: emissions trading systems,…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16

  • International Boundaries in a Global Era

    Cross-border space, place and society in the twenty-first century, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lawrence A Herzog, Keith J Hayward

    As we move deeper into the twenty-first century, the forces of globalisation continue to transform both the spaces around international borders, and the social processes, cultural practices, economies, and political dynamics within and between these spaces. The geographies of border regions have…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16

  • The Concert of Civilizations

    The Common Roots of Western and Islamic Constitutionalism, 1st Edition

    By Jeremy Kleidosty

    Are Western and Islamic political and constitutional ideas truly predestined for civilizational clash? In order to understand this controversy The Concert of Civilizations begins by deriving and redefining a definition of constitutionalism that is suitable for comparative, cross-cultural analysis.…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Rethinking Political and International Theory

  • Anticipatory Policymaking

    When Government Acts to Prevent Problems and Why It Is So Difficult, 1st Edition

    By Rob A. DeLeo

    Public policy analysts and political pundits alike tend to describe the policymaking process as a reactive sequence in which government develops solutions for clearly evident and identifiable problems. While this depiction holds true in many cases, it fails to account for instances in which public…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge Research in Public Administration and Public Policy

  • Knowledge Mobilisation and the Social Sciences

    Research Impact and Engagement, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jon Bannister, Irene Hardill

    The essays presented in this volume examine knowledge mobilisation and its relation to research impact and engagement. The social sciences matter because they can help us to understand and address the complex challenges confronting society. This is particularly true in an era of significant…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Contemporary Issues in Social Science

  • Agile Actors on Complex Terrains

    Transformative Realism and Public Policy, 1st Edition

    By Graham Room

    This book assesses the value and relevance of the literature on complex systems to policy-making, contributing to both social theory and policy analysis. For this purpose it develops two key ideas: agile action and transformative realism. The book takes some major themes from complexity science,…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Complexity in Social Science

  • Gender, Governance and Feminist Analysis

    Missing in Action?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christine M Hudson, Malin Rönnblom, Katherine Teghtsoonian

    This edited volume presents critical scholarship analysing governance practices in diverse jurisdictions in Europe and North America, at multiple scales, and in relation to several different arenas of policy and practice. The contributors address shortcomings in the mainstream literature on…

    Hardback – 2017-06-05
    Routledge Studies in Gender and Global Politics

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