Public Administration & Management Products

  • Energy Transition in East Asia

    A Social Science Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kuei-Tien Chou

    The Fukushima disaster of 2011 shook the globe, arousing warm debate and new research within the academic fields of countries in both the West and the East on issues related to nuclear security, public trust, government governance, risk governance and risk perception along with technological and…

    Paperback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge

  • The Routledge International Handbook to Welfare State Systems

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christian Aspalter

    Developing countries may not have full-fledged welfare states like those we find in Europe, but certainly they have welfare state systems. For comparative social policy research the term "welfare state systems" has many advantages, as there are numerous different types/models of welfare state…

    Paperback – 2019-08-19
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Living in an Age of Mistrust

    An Interdisciplinary Study of Declining Trust and How to Get it Back, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew I. Yeo, Matthew N. Green

    Trust is a concept familiar to most. Whether we are cognizant of it or not, we experience it on a daily basis. Yet trust is quickly eroding in civic and political life. Americans’ trust in their government has reached all-time lows. The political and social consequences of this decline in trust are…

    Paperback – 2019-07-29
    Routledge

  • Food, Energy and Water Sustainability

    Emergent Governance Strategies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Laura M. Pereira, Caitlin A. McElroy, Alexandra Littaye, Alexandra M. Girard

    Societies around the world face an increasingly uncertain future as social and ecological changes create pressure on resource governance, and this uncertainty calls for new models that illuminate the intersections of civil society, public sector, and private sector resource management. This volume…

    Paperback – 2019-07-29
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Green Parties in Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Emilie van Haute

    The emergence of green parties throughout Europe during the 1980s marked the arrival of a new form of political movement, challenging established models of party politics and putting new issues on the political agenda. Since their emergence, green parties in Europe have faced different destinies;…

    Paperback – 2019-07-25
    Routledge
    Party Families in Europe

  • Social Synthesis

    Finding Dynamic Patterns in Complex Social Systems, 1st Edition

    By Philip Haynes

    How is it possible to understand society and the problems it faces? What sense can be made of the behaviour of markets and government interventions? How can citizens understand the course that their lives take and the opportunities available to them? There has been much debate surrounding what…

    Paperback – 2019-07-17
    Routledge
    Complexity in Social Science

  • Justice and the Meritocratic State

    1st Edition

    By Thomas Mulligan

    Like American politics, the academic debate over justice is polarized, with almost all theories of justice falling within one of two traditions: egalitarianism and libertarianism. This book provides an alternative to the partisan standoff by focusing not on equality or liberty, but on the idea that…

    Paperback – 2019-07-16
    Routledge
    Political Philosophy for the Real World

  • Administrative Ethics and Executive Decisions

    Channeling and Containing Administrative Discretion, 1st Edition

    By Chad B. Newswander

    As first responders to public problems, administrators must survey situations, identify solutions, and occasionally make executive decisions that are binding upon the government as a whole. The ability for administrators to assert claims that orient the government in a particular direction is not…

    Paperback – 2019-07-16
    Routledge

  • Citizen Participation in the Age of Contracting

    When Service Delivery Trumps Democracy, 1st Edition

    By Anna A. Amirkhanyan, Kristina T. Lambright

    Citizen Participation in the Age of Contracting is based on a simple premise: in democracies, power originates with citizens. While citizen participation in government remains a central tenet of democracy, public service delivery structures are considerably more complex today than they were fifty…

    Paperback – 2019-07-16
    Routledge

  • The Risk of Regional Governance

    Cultural Theory and Interlocal Cooperation, 1st Edition

    By Thomas Skuzinski

    Creating metropolitan regions that are more efficient, equitable, and sustainable depends on the willingness of local officials to work together across municipal boundaries to solve large-scale problems. How do these local officials think? Why do they only sometimes cooperate? What kind of…

    Paperback – 2019-07-16
    Routledge

  • Civil Society Engagement

    Achieving Better in Canada, 1st Edition

    Edited by Patricia M. Daenzer

    Civil Society Engagement: Achieving Better in Canada examines the process and outcomes of a particular series of civil society activism and establishes a conceptual framework through an examination of Canadian politics and societal change. Relying on qualitative and ethnographic research,…

    Paperback – 2019-07-16
    Routledge

  • States, American Indian Nations, and Intergovernmental Politics

    Sovereignty, Conflict, and the Uncertainty of Taxes, 1st Edition

    By Anne F. Boxberger Flaherty

    American Indian nations are sovereign political entities within the United States. They have complex relationships with the federal government and increasingly with state governments. Regulatory conflict between Native nations and states has increased as Native nations have developed their own…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge

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