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  • Ethics for Contemporary Bureaucrats

    Navigating Constitutional Crossroads, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nicole M. Elias, Amanda M. Olejarski

    In the current U.S. context, we are facing a Constitutional crisis with frequent government shutdowns and new policy debates surrounding immigration, climate change, budgeting practices, and the balance of power. With competing interests, unclear policy, and inconsistent leadership directives, the…

    Hardback – 2020-04-01 
    Routledge

  • The Public Affairs Faculty Manual

    A Guide to the Effective Management of Public Affairs Programs, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bruce D McDonald, III, William Hatcher

    While public affairs faculty study administration and management techniques, few administrators of public affairs programs receive formal training in the nuts and bolts of academic administration. Even those faculty who come to the academia after distinguished careers in managerial positions may…

    Hardback – 2020-04-01 
    Routledge

  • Urban Planning in a Capitalist Society

    1st Edition

    By Gwyneth Kirk

    Originally published in 1980, Urban Planning in a Capitalist Society addresses land use planning as both a technical and a political activity, involving the distribution of scarce resources – land and capital. The book reviews and assesses the strengths and weaknesses of several theoretical…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Planning

  • Urban Planning Under Thatcherism

    The Challenge of the Market, 1st Edition

    By Andy Thornley

    Originally published in 1991, Urban Planning Under Thatcherism links theory and practice to assess the changes to the planning system since 1979. It analyses the major trends by investigating the individual modifications in the legislation and the new initiatives which have introduced procedures to…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Planning

  • Strategic Policy Design

    A Practitioner's Guide to Statecraft, 1st Edition

    By Jack C. Chow

    Modern organizations, whether public or private, are animated by a universal imperative: to achieve prominent goals which fulfill their mandates and uphold deeply held values and ideals. To realize this imperative, leaders entrusted to pursue organizational missions need to exercise a core set of…

    Hardback – 2020-02-27 
    Routledge

  • A Guide to Field Philosophy

    Case Studies and Practical Strategies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Evelyn Brister, Robert Frodeman

    Philosophers increasingly engage in practical work with other disciplines and the world at large. This volume draws together the lessons learned from this work--including philosophers’ contributions to scientific research projects, consultations on matters of policy, and expertise provided to…

    Paperback – 2020-02-21 
    Routledge

  • Democracy Denied

    Identity, Civil Society and Illiberal Democracy in Hong Kong, 1st Edition

    By Nicholas Thomas

    Published in 1999, this book is designed to provide the reader with a detailed understanding of Hong Kong’s social and political development. It offers a contemporary, holistic understanding of Hong Kong, which will not only complement existing works but also provide the reader with a solid…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Narratives, Politics, and the Public Sphere

    Struggles Over Political Reform in the Final Transitional Years in Hong Kong (1992–1994), 1st Edition

    By Agnes S.M. Ku

    Published in 1999, the book invites readers to rethink about the contemporary form of politics in terms of the cultural and narrative logics of public discourse. The author proposes that the notions of 'public' and 'narrative' are central to understanding the discursive formation of public opinion.…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Italy, Europe, The Left

    The Transformation of Italian Communism and the European Imperative, 1st Edition

    By Vassilis Fouskas

    Published in 1998. Was the Italian Communist Party (PCI) a typical Social Democratic party in tune with the programmatic principles of the Second International? What is the appropriate context within which the strategies of 'historic compromise' and Eurocommunism in the 1970s can be analyzed and…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Opinion Polls and Volatile Electorates

    Problems and Issues in Polling European Societies, 1st Edition

    By Matt Henn

    Published in 1998, Opinion Polls and Volatile Electorates presents a comparative overview of the development of opinion polling in late-capitalist and post-communist societies. The author considers two related issues to help readers understand the role of polls in political affairs and the…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Medicare Now and in the Future

    1st Edition

    By Marilyn Moon

    First published in 1997, this volume approaches the controversial issue of Medicare and its future. First passed in 1965 to aid payments for elderly and disabled medical care, the costs had ballooned in the 1990s, asking questions about how to improve its efficiency. An original goal of this book…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Making Tracks

    The Politics of Local Rail Transport, 1st Edition

    By Iain Docherty

    First published in 1999, this book contains case studies of rail transport policy-making in two UK Passenger Transport Authority areas and reviews the factors informing such policy-making. It contributes to transport geography by explaining why the actual policies implemented in Starthclyde and…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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