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  • Health and Political Engagement

    By Mikko Mattila, Lauri Rapeli, Hanna Wass, Peter Söderlund

    Social scientists have only recently begun to explore the link between health and political engagement. Understanding this relationship is vitally important from both a scholarly and a policy-making perspective. This book is the first to offer a comprehensive account of health and political…

    Hardback – 2017-08-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-08-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Public Administration and Public Policy

  • Decentring Health Policy

    Learning from British Experiences in Healthcare Governance

    Edited by Mark Bevir, Justin Waring

    Taking a ‘decentred’ approach to the analysis of health policy means being attentive to the historical contingencies and circumstances within which reforms are located, the influence of dominant or elite narratives in the shaping of policy, the local traditions and customary practices through which…

    Hardback – 2017-08-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

  • The Legitimacy of Global Health Governance

    Forces and Receptions of Change

    By Carmen Huckel Schneider

    The Legitimacy of Global Health Governance examines organisations which deal with global health governance, differing from intergovernmental organisations such as the WHO. It looks at the new governance forms these organisations represent, showing that they have unprecedented characteristics in…

    Hardback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Globalisation

  • The Crisis Management Cycle

    By Christer Pursiainen

    The Crisis Management Cycle is the first holistic, multidisciplinary introduction to the dynamic field of crisis management theory. By drawing together the different theories and concepts of crisis management literature and practice, this book develops a theoretical framework of analysis that can…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Linking Integration and Residential Segregation

    Edited by Gideon Bolt, A. Sule Özüekren, Deborah Phillips

    Policy-makers tend to view the residential segregation of minority ethnic groups in a negative light as it is seen as an obstacle to their integration. In the literature on neighbourhood effects, the residential concentration of minorities is seen as a major impediment to their social mobility and…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-06-05 
    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 – 2017-05-04
    Routledge
    Global Environmental Governance

  • 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 – 2017-03-21
    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

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