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  • Governing in a Global World

    Women in Public Service

    Edited by Maria J. D'Agostino, Marilyn Marks Rubin

    Governing in a Global World captures the panorama of women governing around the world. Even though the modern era marks history's greatest advancements for women, worldwide they hold fewer than 30 percent of decision-making positions and are often missing from negotiating tables where policies are…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge

  • Citizen Participation in the Age of Contracting

    When Service Delivery Trumps Democracy

    By Anna A. Amirkhanyan, Kristina L. Lambright

    Citizen Participation in the Age of Contracting is based on a simple premise: in democracies, power originates with citizens. While citizen participation in government remains a central tenet of democracy, public service delivery structures are considerably more complex today than they were fifty…

    Hardback – 2017-11-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Public Administration and Public Policy

  • Regional Equity

    Edited by Victor Rubin

    Regional equity as a field of scholarship, as an arena of policy change, and as a social movement has grown, diversified, and matured in important ways over the past decade. The fruits of that growth and development can be seen in recent federal and state policies, in the practices of many regional…

    Paperback – 2017-11-19 
    Routledge
    Community Development – Current Issues Series

  • Russian Modernisation

    Structures and Agencies

    Edited by Markku Kivinen, Terry Cox

    Russia’s post-Soviet modernisation is complex and subject to changing interpretations among Russian political leaders and observers of Russia. This has created serious problems for understanding Russia and the changes it is currently undergoing. With this in mind, a new Finnish Centre of Excellence…

    Hardback – 2017-10-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Europe-Asia Studies

  • Advancing Collaboration Theory

    Models, Typologies, and Evidence

    Edited by John C. Morris, Katrina Miller-Stevens

    The term collaboration is widely used but not clearly understood or operationalized. However, collaboration is playing an increasingly important role between and across public, nonprofit, and for-profit sectors. Collaboration has become a hallmark in both intragovernmental and intergovernmental…

    Paperback – 2017-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Public Administration and Public Policy

  • Managing the Sustainable City

    By Genie N. L. Stowers

    We hear the term "sustainability" everywhere today; in the context of city management, the term is most used to mean environmental sustainability or being able to thrive in a world facing climate change. In this book, however, the term means something more extensive—how cities can sustain…

    Paperback – 2017-09-29 
    Routledge

  • Law and Economics of Public Procurement Reforms

    Edited by Gustavo Piga, Tunde Tatrai

    Appropriate laws and regulations are essential tools to direct the action of procurers toward the public good and avoid corruption and misallocation of resources. Common laws and regulations across regions, nations and continents potentially allow for the further opening of markets and ventures to…

    Hardback – 2017-09-28 
    Routledge
    The Economics of Legal Relationships

  • The Politics of Evidence

    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…

    Paperback – 2017-09-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

  • Administrative Ethics and Executive Decisions

    Channeling and Containing Administrative Discretion

    By Chad B. Newswander

    As first responders to public problems, administrators must survey situations, identify solutions, and occasionally make executive decisions that are binding upon the government as a whole. The ability for administrators to assert claims that orient the government in a particular direction is not…

    Hardback – 2017-08-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Public Administration and Public Policy

  • Geography of Innovation

    Public Policy Renewal and Empirical Progress

    Edited by Nadine Massard, Corinne Autant-Bernard

    Within the European context of innovation for growth, public and corporate actors are faced with pressing questions concerning innovation policy and the return on public and private investment in innovation at the regional level. To help them answer these questions, researchers in the field of…

    Hardback – 2017-07-31
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Regional Innovation Strategies 3 (RIS3)

    Edited by Roberta Capello, Henning Kroll

    With regions and nations having formally fulfilled the ex ante conditionality, this book provides a first overall review of RIS3 policy processes, aiming to assess the consistency of the concept of smart specialization from an applied, policy-oriented perspective. Moving from the theory of design…

    Hardback – 2017-07-04
    Routledge

  • Public Sector Reform in Developing and Transitional Countries

    Decentralisation and Local Governance

    Edited by Christopher J. Rees, Farhad Hossain

    Over recent decades, decentralization has emerged as a key Public Sector Reform strategy in a wide variety of international contexts. Yet, despite its emergence as a ubiquitous activity that cuts across disciplinary lines in international development, decentralization is understood and applied in…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22
    Routledge

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