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  • Governmentality after Neoliberalism

    Edited by Mark Bevir

    Neoliberalism has had a major impact on public policy but it has also perhaps obscured the equally dramatic spread of other policy tools based on significantly different forms of social science. This book therefore explores the mixture of social technologies that have arisen since neoliberalism,…

    Hardback – 2016-05-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

  • Maternal Transition

    A North-South Politics of Pregnancy and Childbirth

    By Candace Johnson

    What are the political dimensions that are revealed in women’s preferences for health care during pregnancy and childbirth? The answers to this question vary from one community to the next, and often from woman to the next, although the trends in the Global North and South are strikingly different.…

    Paperback – 2015-12-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Politics

  • Drugs, Power, and Politics

    Narco Wars, Big Pharma, and the Subversion of Democracy

    By Carl Boggs

    This book explores the increasingly broad terrain of drugs in American society with an emphasis on politics. It begins with the War on Drugs initiated by President Richard Nixon in the early 1970s and extends to the current day with the vast power of the pharmaceutical industry (Big Pharma),…

    Paperback – 2015-12-21
    Routledge

  • Climate Insurgency

    A Strategy for Survival

    By Jeremy Brecher

    Twenty-five years of human effort have failed even to slow climate change, let alone reverse it. Climate Insurgency lays out a strategy for protecting the earth's climate: a global nonviolent constitutional insurgency. This short book starts with a brief history of official climate protection…

    Paperback – 2015-12-17
    Routledge

  • Block Granting Medicaid

    A Model for 21st Century Health Reform?

    By Edward Alan Miller

    Medicaid is the largest grant-in-aid program in the United States. Reform in this area, therefore, provides a unique opportunity to study the intersection between federal and state policy making in an area recently characterized by substantial uncertainty deriving from the lingering effects of the…

    Paperback – 2015-12-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Public Administration and Public Policy

  • The Politics of Place and the Limits of Redistribution

    By Melissa Ziegler Rogers

    Numerous scholars have noticed that certain political institutions, including federalism, majoritarian electoral systems, and presidentialism, are linked to lower levels of income redistribution. This book offers a political geography explanation for those observed patterns. Each of these…

    Hardback – 2015-11-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

  • Resisting Injustice and the Feminist Ethics of Care in the Age of Obama

    “Suddenly,…All the Truth Was Coming Out”

    By David A.J. Richards

    David A. J. Richards’s Resisting Injustice and The Feminist Ethics of Care in The Age of Obama: "Suddenly,…All The Truth Was Coming Out" builds on his and Carol Gilligan’s The Deepening Darkness to examine the roots of the resistance movements of the 1960s, the political psychology behind…

    Paperback – 2015-10-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in American Politics and Governance

  • Anticipatory Policymaking

    When Government Acts to Prevent Problems and Why It Is So Difficult

    By Rob A. DeLeo

    Public policy analysts and political pundits alike tend to describe the policymaking process as a reactive sequence in which government develops solutions for clearly evident and identifiable problems. While this depiction holds true in many cases, it fails to account for instances in which public…

    Hardback – 2015-10-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Public Administration and Public Policy

  • The Politics and Anti-Politics of Social Movements

    Religion and AIDS in Africa

    Edited by Marian Burchardt, Amy Patterson, Louise Mubanda Rasmussen

    This book explores the nature, significance and consequences of the religious activism surrounding AIDS in Africa. While African religion was relatively marginal in inspiring or contributing to AIDS activism during the early days of the epidemic, this situation has changed dramatically. In order to…

    Hardback – 2015-09-29
    Routledge

  • Chinese National Health Care Reform

    On the Mend?

    Edited by Alex Jingwei He, Qingyue Meng

    Five years have elapsed since the Chinese government announced its ambitious health care reform programme. The fact that both the United States and China unfolded their gigantic national health care reforms almost simultaneously is reflective of the daunting health policy challenges that most…

    Hardback – 2015-09-04
    Routledge

  • Risk, Uncertainty and Policy

    Edited by Patrick Brown, Anna Olofsson

    Policy-making has always involved uncertainty; however the presence of unknowns has become far more conspicuous and problematic in recent times. One important way in which policy-makers have increasingly sought to deal with such uncertainty is through approaches rooted in understandings of risk.…

    Hardback – 2015-09-02
    Routledge

  • The Future of Public Water Governance

    Has Water Privatization Peaked?

    Edited by Christopher A. Scott, Bernard de Gouvello

    The privatization of water supply and wastewater systems, together with institutional restructuring of governance – through decentralization and the penetration of global firms in local and regional markets – have been promoted as solutions to increase economic efficiency and achieve universal…

    Paperback – 2015-07-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance

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