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  • Democratizing Public Governance in Developing Nations

    With Special Reference to Africa, 1st Edition

    Edited by Shamsul M. Haque, Anastase Shyaka, Gedeon M. Mudacumura

    This edited volume brings together critical insights that address the multifaceted problems of governance and democracy in the developing regions with specific reference to Africa. It explores both the externally prescribed and home-grown governance initiatives geared toward democracy and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge

  • Polder Politics

    The Re-Invention of Consensus Democracy in the Netherlands, 1st Edition

    By F. Hendriks

    This title was first published in 2001: Under the name of the "polder model", the Dutch model of democracy has received favourable attention from journalists, administrators and political leaders. This book presents a thorough analysis of Dutch democracy as a specimen of consensus democracy. The…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • The Public Legitimacy of Minority Claims

    A Central/Eastern European perspective, 1st Edition

    By Plamen Makariev

    Problems involving minorities still constitute a significant challenge for public policies in countries such as the ones on the territories of the former Soviet Union and Yugoslavia. Unassimilated, facing the cultural "non-transparency" of their lifeworlds, and usually without autonomy, their…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • Public Space

    Between Reimagination and Occupation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Svetlana Hristova, Mariusz Czepczyński

    Public Space: Between Reimagination and Occupation examines contemporary public space as a result of intense social production reflecting contradictory trends: the long-lasting effects of the global crisis, manifested in supranational trade-offs between political influence, state power and private…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    Design and the Built Environment

  • Debating the Neoliberal City

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gilles Pinson, Christelle Morel Journel

    The concept of the neoliberal city has become a key structuring analytical framework in the field of urban studies. It explains both the ongoing transformation of urban policies and the socio-spatial effects of these policies within cities and highlights the prominent role of cities in the new…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • Emerging Practices in Intergovernmental Functional Assignment

    1st Edition

    By Gabriele Ferrazzi, Rainer Rohdewohld

    Attaining the benefits of (especially fiscal) decentralization in government remains an enduring challenge, in part because the re-arrangement of public functions across levels of government has often been carried out poorly. This book aims to provide a firmer conceptual basis for the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • Pollwatching, Elections and Civil Society in Southeast Asia

    1st Edition

    By William A. Callahan

    This title was first published in 2000:  Corruption has become a major issue in East and Southeast Asia since the financial crisis of 1997, leading to widespread political change across the region. But political corruption is not a new issue in Southeast Asia. As Pollwatching, Elections and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-16
    Routledge

  • Electoral Corruption in Bangladesh

    1st Edition

    By Muhammad Yeahia Akhter

    This title was first published in 2001. Rigging elections in favour of those in power has become common practice in Bangladesh. The author looks at the significance of elections in this democratic state and shows how electoral corruption has damaged the process of democratic consolidation. Muhammad…

    Paperback – 2019-01-16
    Routledge

  • Local Policy for Housing Development

    European Experiences, 1st Edition

    By Roelof Verhage

    This title was first published in 2002: When a developer wants to realize a housing scheme, what can the local planning authority do to assure that the resulting residential environment is of a high quality? This book explores the question through a cross-national comparison of housing development…

    Paperback – 2019-01-16
    Routledge

  • Planning in the UK

    Agendas for the New Millennium, 1st Edition

    By Andy Thornley

    Edited by Yvonne Rydin

    This title was first published in 2003:The advent of the Labour government in 1997 provoked major change in the political landscape of the UK. Priorities changed and different themes moved to the top of the agenda such as local democracy, community, transparency, sustainability and co-ordinated or…

    Paperback – 2019-01-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Developing European Regions?

    Comparative Governance, Policy Networks and European Integration, 1st Edition

    By Maura Adshead

    This title was first published in 2002: Developing European Regions? presents a novel approach to the analysis of European regional policy and uses network analysis as an innovative instrument to understand the integration process within individual countries. The book develops a convincing argument…

    Paperback – 2019-01-16
    Routledge

  • CITY-HUBs

    Sustainable and Efficient Urban Transport Interchanges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andres Monzon-de-Caceres, Floridea Di Ciommo

    Explore the Design and Operation of Urban Transport Interchanges Transport planners throughout the world can implement a range of policies to influence travelers’ behavior, and encourage a move to public transport to achieve urban sustainability and social inclusion. At the same time population…

    Paperback – 2019-01-11
    CRC Press

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