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  • The Undermining of American Democracy

    How Campaign Contributions Corrupt our System and Harm Us All, 1st Edition

    By Clayton D. Peoples

    The public believes that politicians in the US favor special interests over their constituents and that our political institutions have become corrupt—and they are right. A growing body of evidence shows that special interests have disproportionate sway over policy via campaign contributions and…

    Paperback – 2019-09-18
    Routledge

  • The Policy Design Primer

    Choosing the Right Tools for the Job, 1st Edition

    By Michael Howlett

    The Policy Design Primer is a concise and practical introduction to the principles and elements of policy design in contemporary governance. Guiding students through the study of the instruments used by governments in carrying out their tasks, adapting to, and altering their environments, this book…

    Paperback – 2019-05-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Textbooks in Policy Studies

  • Latino Professionals in America

    Testimonios of Policy, Perseverance, and Success, 1st Edition

    By Maria Chávez

    In Latino Professionals in America, Maria Chávez combines rich qualitative interviews, auto-ethnographic accounts, and policy analysis to explore the converging oppressions that make it difficult for Latinos to become professionals and to envision themselves as successful in those professions.…

    Paperback – 2019-05-09
    Routledge

  • Pursuing Justice

    Traditional and Contemporary Issues in Our Communities and the World, 3rd Edition

    By Ralph A. Weisheit, Frank Morn

    Pursuing Justice, Third Edition, examines the issue of justice by considering the origins of the idea, formal systems of justice, current global issues of justice, and ways in which justice might be achieved by individuals, organizations, and the global community. Part I demonstrates how the…

    Paperback – 2018-12-17
    Routledge

  • Remaking Housing Policy

    An International Study, 1st Edition

    By David Clapham

    Breaking the country-specific boundaries of traditional housing policy books, Remaking Housing Policy is the first introductory housing policy textbook designed to be used by students all around the world. Starting from first principles, readers are guided through the objectives behind government…

    Paperback – 2018-07-06
    Routledge

  • Disability and International Development

    A Guide for Students and Practitioners, 1st Edition

    By David Cobley

    Despite growing evidence of a close and complex relationship between disability and poverty, development policy, planning and programming has often failed to take full account of the concerns of disabled people. However, following the 2006 UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities…

    Paperback – 2018-03-13
    Routledge
    Rethinking Development

  • The Politics of Gun Control

    7th Edition

    By Robert J. Spitzer

    The new edition of this classic text covers the latest developments in American gun policy, including shooting incidents plaguing the American landscape--especially the Orlando nightclub shootings, the San Bernardino incident, and the ongoing legacy of Sandy Hook--placing them in context with…

    Paperback – 2017-10-23
    Routledge

  • Toward Justice

    Broadening the Study of Criminal Justice, 1st Edition

    By Kristi Holsinger, Lori Sexton

    Designed as a text for Criminal Justice and Criminology capstone courses, Toward Justice encourages students to engage critically with conceptions of justice that go beyond the criminal justice system, in order to cultivate a more thorough understanding of the system as it operates on the ground in…

    Paperback – 2017-03-21
    Routledge

  • The American Welfare State

    A Practical Guide, 1st Edition

    By Brian Glenn

    Through a practical introduction to the policies of the American welfare state—a wide-ranging subject much discussed but seldom described—this concise volume details the four main areas of social welfare policy: housing assistance, nutrition assistance, income assistance, and medical assistance. In…

    Paperback – 2014-04-17
    Routledge

  • Feminist Perspectives on Politics

    1st Edition

    By Chris Corrin

    Feminist Perspectives on Politics considers how feminist perspectives have considerably broadened the scope of what is considered 'political'. Themes and issues covered range from nineteenth century debates around women's equality and liberation, to twentieth century arguments and activities…

    Paperback – 1999-07-06
    Routledge
    Feminist Perspectives

  • Women and Work in Russia, 1880-1930

    A Study in Continuity Through Change, 1st Edition

    By Jane Mcdermid, Anna Hillyar

    This study considers the impact of industrialisation, revolution and world war on women's working lives in Russia. Unlike existing studies this new text looks at women from all social classes. In the process the authors reveal how the stereotypical portrayal of Russian women's work as a struggle of…

    Paperback – 1998-03-20
    Routledge
    Women And Men In History

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