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  • Drugs, Law, People, Place and the State

    Ongoing regulation, resistance and change

    Edited by Stewart Williams, Barney Warf

    Though any psychoactive substance can be revered or reviled as a drug, as people’s cultural norms shift, ultimately its status is determined in law by the state. This publication explores the regulation of drugs – alcohol and cannabis to heroin and cocaine – and practices such as social drinking…

    Hardback – 2017-06-01 
    Routledge

  • The Global Governance of Genetic Resources

    Institutional Change and Structural Constraints

    By Florian Rabitz

    Multi-institutional governance architectures are increasingly common in world politics, yet how do they evolve over time? This book develops a fresh conceptual approach by distinguishing two main types of institutional change and by proposing the strategic context within which governments make…

    Hardback – 2017-05-03 
    Routledge
    Global Environmental Governance

  • Health, Disability and the Capability Approach

    Edited by Jennifer Prah Ruger, Sophie Mitra

    This book focuses on two areas of substantial and growing importance to the human development and capability approach: health and disability. The research on disability, health and the capability approach has been diverse in the topics it covers, and the conceptual frameworks and methodologies it…

    Hardback – 2017-04-12 
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Food Sovereignty

    Concept, Practice and Social Movements

    Edited by Annie Shattuck, Christina Schiavoni, Zoe VanGelder

    Food sovereignty has been a fundamentally contested concept in global agrarian discourse over the last two decades, as a political project and campaign, an alternative, a social movement, and an analytical framework. It has inspired and mobilized diverse publics: workers, scholars and public…

    Hardback – 2017-03-23 
    Routledge
    Rethinking Globalizations

  • The International Politics of Ebola

    Edited by Anne Roemer-Mahler, Simon Rushton

    The outbreak of Ebola virus disease that gripped Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone through much of 2014 and 2015 was undoubtedly a health emergency, yet it was also a global political event. This book examines the international politics of the Ebola outbreak in all of its dimensions, critically…

    Hardback – 2017-03-08 
    Routledge
    ThirdWorlds

  • European Drug Policies

    The Ways of Reform

    Edited by Renaud Colson, Henri Bergeron

    The drug control regime established by the international community has not succeeded in curbing either the demand for, or the offer of, narcotics. But, despite a series of developments in the Americas – including the legalisation of cannabis in Uruguay and in several states in the United States of…

    Hardback – 2017-02-09
    Routledge

  • The Affordable Care Act Decision

    Philosophical and Legal Implications

    Edited by Fritz Allhoff, Mark Hall

    Interest in NFIB v. Sebelius has been extraordinarily high, from as soon as the legislation was passed, through lower court rulings, the Supreme Court’s grant of certiorari, and the decision itself, both for its substantive holdings and the purported behind-the-scene dynamics. Legal blogs exploded…

    Paperback – 2017-02-06
    Routledge

  • Presidential Framing in the 21st Century News Media

    The Politics of the Affordable Care Act

    By Jennifer Rose Hopper

    The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act came into existence at a time when the president’s ability to lead the public was in question, political polarization had intensified, and the media environment appeared ever more fragmented, fast-moving, and resistant to control. Under such…

    Paperback – 2017-01-30
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Evidence (Open Access)

    From evidence-based policy to the good governance of evidence

    By Justin Parkhurst

    The Open Access version of this book, available at http://www.tandfebooks.com/, has been made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 3.0 license. There has been an enormous increase in interest in the use of evidence for public policymaking, but the vast…

    Hardback – 2016-10-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

  • The Millennium Development Goals: Challenges, Prospects and Opportunities

    Edited by Nana Poku, Jim Whitman

    As the 15-year Millennium Development Goals approach their conclusion, we can now measure their larger successes and failures in more than ‘snapshot’ fashion; and we can begin to consider how best to shape the international development agenda for the coming decades based on what we have learned.…

    Paperback – 2016-10-11
    Routledge
    ThirdWorlds

  • Health Care Policy and Opinion in the United States and Canada

    By Richard Nadeau, Éric Bélanger, François Pétry, Stuart N Soroka, Antonia Maioni

    Heated debate surrounds the topic of health care in both the US and in Canada. In each country, these debates are based in some measure on perceptions about health care in their neighboring country. The perceptions held by Canadians about the US health care system, or those held by Americans about…

    Paperback – 2016-08-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

  • Financing Healthcare in China

    Towards universal health insurance

    By Sabrina Ching Yuen Luk

    China’s current social medical insurance system has nominally covered more than 95 per cent of 1.4 billion population in China and is moving towards the ambitious goal of universal health insurance coverage. Challenges posed by a rapidly ageing population, an inherently discriminatory design of the…

    Hardback – 2016-08-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

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