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  • Making Gender Equality Happen

    Knowledge, Change and Resistance in EU Gender Mainstreaming, 1st Edition

    By Rosalind Cavaghan

    In theory, the EU’s ‘Gender Mainstreaming’ policy should mark it out as a trail-blazer in gender equality, but gender equality activists in Europe confront a knotty problem; most civil servants and policy makers can’t understand how to ‘mainstream’ gender. Making Gender Equality Happen argues that…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge
    Gender and Comparative Politics

  • Frontline Delivery of Welfare-to-Work Policies in Europe

    Activating the Unemployed, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rik van Berkel, Dorte Caswell, Peter Kupka, Flemming Larsen

    Welfare-to-work or activation policies refer to programmes aimed at promoting the employability, labour-market and social participation of benefit recipients of working age. Frontline workers delivering these policies are conceived of as policy implementers, as policy makers, and as actors…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge

  • The Gender Politics of Domestic Violence

    Feminists Engaging the State in Central and Eastern Europe, 1st Edition

    By Andrea Krizsán, Conny Roggeband

    What are the factors that shape domestic violence policy change and how are variable gendered meanings produced in these policies? How and when can feminists influence policy making? What conditions and policy mechanisms lead to progressive change and which ones block it or lead to reversal? The…

    Paperback – 2019-07-10
    Routledge
    Gender and Comparative Politics

  • Assessing Prostitution Policies in Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Synnøve Økland Jahnsen, Hendrik Wagenaar

    Once again, prostitution occupies a prominent position on public and political agendas, both nationally and internationally. A topic of concern and interest within social and academic realms, it is a highly moralised, contested issue that is at the centre of heated and drawn-out debates. With each…

    Paperback – 2019-07-10
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Studies in Sex for Sale

  • Governance in South Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rumki Basu, M. Shamsur Rahman

    This book presents a nuanced analysis of governance in South Asia. It examines a range of themes including civil service reforms, women and development, environmental governance and public sector programmes, together with the impact of globalization on local issues and its influence on governance…

    Paperback – 2019-07-05
    Routledge India

  • Voice and Power in Africa's Democracy

    Institutions, Participation and Accountability, 1st Edition

    Edited by Said Adejumobi

    Africa has made notable progress in its nascent democracy but with uneven performance across countries. However, across the board, challenges abound. Central to Africa’s checkered democratic narrative is the weakness of its democratic institutions, participatory mechanisms and accountability…

    Paperback – 2019-07-05
    Routledge
    Contemporary African Politics

  • Cancer, Radiation Therapy, and the Market

    1st Edition

    By Barbara Bridgman Perkins

    Appraising cancer as a major medical market in the 2010s, Wall Street investors placed their bets on single-technology treatment facilities costing $100-$300 million each. Critics inside medicine called the widely-publicized proton-center boom "crazy medicine and unsustainable public policy." There…

    Paperback – 2019-07-05
    Routledge

  • Internal Migration in the Developed World

    Are we becoming less mobile?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tony Champion, Thomas Cooke, Ian Shuttleworth

    The frequency with which people move home has important implications for national economic performance and the well-being of individuals and families. Much contemporary social and migration theory posits that the world is becoming more mobile, leading to the recent ‘mobilities turn’ within the…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge
    International Population Studies

  • Local Participatory Governance and Representative Democracy

    Institutional Dilemmas in European Cities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nils Hertting, Clarissa Kugelberg

    Over the past few decades and throughout the world, numerous government-initiated experiments and attempts at directly engaging and including citizens have emerged as remedies for a variety of problems faced by modern democracies, including political disaffection and insufficient capacity to deal…

    Paperback – 2019-06-06
    Routledge

  • Governing through Regulation

    Public Policy, Regulation and the Law, 1st Edition

    By Eric Windholz

    Over the past forty years, numerous theoretical advances have been made. From Ayres’ and Braithwaite’s ground breaking work on ‘responsive regulation’, we have seen models of ‘smart regulation’, ‘regulatory governance’ and ‘regulatory capitalism’ emerge to capture the growing prevalence and…

    Paperback – 2019-06-06
    Routledge

  • Regulating Charities

    The Inside Story, 1st Edition

    Edited by Myles McGregor-Lowndes, Bob Wyatt

    In this volume charity commissioners and leading charity policy reformers from across the world reflect on the aims and objectives of charity regulation and what it has achieved. Regulating Charities represents an insider’s review of the last quarter century of charity law policy and an insight for…

    Paperback – 2019-06-06
    Routledge

  • Public Management in Times of Austerity

    1st Edition

    Edited by Eva Moll Sørensen, Hanne Foss Hansen, Mads Bøge Kristiansen

    Since 2008, the world has experienced an enormous decrease of wealth. By many measures the impact of the crisis was severe. The fall in GDP, the collapse of world trade, the rise in unemployment, and the credit slump reached bigger proportions than in any other crisis since World War II. Although…

    Paperback – 2019-06-06
    Routledge

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