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  • Urban Policy in the European Union

    A Multi-Level Gatekeeper System, 1st Edition

    By Maria Tofarides

    This title was first published in 2003.This book examines the development of urban policy instruments at the level of the EU primarily by the use of Structural Funds under the European Commission's Directorate-General for Regional Policy. This is the first book-length analysis of the politics of EU…

    Paperback – 2019-10-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • From Bureaucracy to Business Enterprise

    Legal and Policy Issues in the Transformation of Government Services, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael J. Whincop

    This title was first published in 2003.This book analyzes the policy initiatives used in Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and the United States to improve the efficiency of government service delivery, such as commercialization, privatization, and, in particular, corporatization. The…

    Paperback – 2019-10-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Fiscal Policies in Federal States

    1st Edition

    By Dietmar Braun

    This title was first published in 2003.Investigating the impact of federal structure on fiscal policy-making in four country cases, this book answers the question as to what extent federal structures hinder or, on the contrary, enhance a state's decision and co-ordination capacity in the field of…

    Paperback – 2019-10-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Activism in the Public Sphere

    Exploring the Discourse of Political Participation, 1st Edition

    By Wayne Clark

    This title was first published in 2000. Drawing upon fieldwork conducted with Amnesty International, the Labour Party, Tenants’ Associations and the Exodus collective, this work examines the nature of political activism. The author combines Habermasian theory and empirical fieldwork to critically…

    Paperback – 2019-10-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Evaluating Public Programmes: Contexts and Issues

    1st Edition

    By Ian Shaw

    This title was first published in 2000: A detailed study of a number of key issues arising in evaluation research, in particular the impact of context upon evaluation findings and the implication context has for methodology. Providing case study illustrations, the work includes discussion of…

    Paperback – 2019-10-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Liberal Roots of Far Right Activism

    The Anti-Islamic Movement in the 21st Century, 1st Edition

    By Lars Erik Berntzen

    This book explores the anti-Islamic turn and expansion of the far right in Western Europe, North America and beyond from 2001 and onwards. Driven by terror attacks and other moral shocks, the anti-Islamic cause has undergone four waves of transnational expansion in the period since 2001. The…

    Paperback – 2019-10-28
    Routledge
    Extremism and Democracy

  • Police Militarization

    Understanding the Perspectives of Police Chiefs, Administrators, and Tactical Officers, 1st Edition

    By Scott W. Phillips

    The increased militarization of the police in the United States has been a topic of controversy for decades, brought to the public eye in notable events such as the Los Angeles Police Department’s use of battering rams in the 1980s and the siege of the Weaver family at Ruby Ridge, Idaho, in the…

    Paperback – 2019-10-17
    Routledge

  • Changing Urban Trends

    Cultures of Decency and Well-being from the Premodern to the Postmodern, 1st Edition

    By Siegrun Fox Freyss

    The local public sector is deeply steeped in history. Studying the historic patterns of urban settlements helps us to understand the development of local priorities: zoning to separate residential areas by class and race, establishing police and fire departments to protect lives and property,…

    Paperback – 2019-10-14
    Routledge

  • Building the Compensatory State

    An Intellectual History and Theory of American Administrative Reform, 1st Edition

    By Robert F. Durant

    Contemporary public administration research has marginalized the importance of “taking history seriously.” With few exceptions, little recent scholarship in the field has looked longitudinally (rather than cross-sectionally), contextually, and theoretically over extended time periods at “big…

    Hardback – 2019-10-08
    Routledge
    Public Administration and Public Policy

  • The Democratic Courthouse

    A Modern History of Design, Due Process and Dignity, 1st Edition

    By Linda Mulcahy, Emma Rowden

    The Democratic Courthouse examines how changing understandings of the relationship between government and the governed came to be reflected in the buildings designed to house the modern legal system from the 1970s to the present day in England and Wales. The book explores the extent to which…

    Paperback – 2019-10-07
    Routledge

  • Land Use Change

    Science, Policy and Management, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard J. Aspinall, Michael J. Hill

    Changes in the use of land reflect a variety of environmental and social factors, necessitating an equally varied suite of data to be used for effective analysis. While remote sensing, both from satellites and air photos, provides a central resource for study, socio-economic surveys, censuses, and…

    Paperback – 2019-10-07
    CRC Press

  • GIS and Evidence-Based Policy Making

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen Wise, Max Craglia

    Although much has been written on evidence-based policy making, this is the first volume to address the potential of GIS in this arena. GIS and Evidence-Based Policy Making covers the development of new methodological approaches, emphasizing the identification of spatial patterns in social…

    Paperback – 2019-10-07
    CRC Press

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