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31-40 of 65 results in Routledge Research in Comparative Politics
Governing Beyond Local Boundaries in the Imagined Metropolis
How are metropolitan regions governed? What makes some regions more effective than others in managing policies that cross local jurisdictional boundaries? Political coordination among municipal governments is necessary to attract investment, rapid and efficient public transit systems, and to...
Published February 9th 2012 by Routledge
This book explores the problems associated with regulating the funding of political parties and election campaigns in a timely assessment of a topic of great political controversy. From interest in Obama's capacity to raise vast sums of money, to scandals that have rocked UK and Australian...
Published August 30th 2011 by Routledge
A Path to Paradigmatic Policy Change
Climate Policy Changes in Germany and Japan compares two decades of climate policy development in Germany and Japan. It examines whether there is any difference between the types and levels of policy change in the two countries, and, if so, what factors account for the difference. Using a...
Published June 27th 2011 by Routledge
Some of the most far-reaching and innovative parliamentary reform is occurring in Africa. While these reforms are not yet widespread across the continent, parliaments in some African countries are asserting their independence as policymakers, as overseers of government and as the guardian of...
Published June 2nd 2011 by Routledge
McGarry and O’Leary and the Northern Ireland conflict
Consociational power sharing is increasingly gaining ground, right around the world, as a means for resolving political conflict in divided societies. In this volume, edited by Rupert Taylor, nineteen internationally-respected scholars engage in a lively debate about the merits of the theory...
Published May 20th 2011 by Routledge
This book examines the international dimensions of democratization processes, showing the degree to which international actors, ranging from states to non-governmental players, have an influence on what were once thought of as exclusively domestic processes of political change. The contributors to...
Published March 30th 2011 by Routledge
For the first time since 1601, a number of leading common law nations have almost simultaneously chosen to revise and place on the statute books the law relating to charity. The Politics of Charity examines the reasons for this and for the varying legislative outcomes. This book examines the...
Published March 25th 2011 by Routledge
International Case Studies
Women and Representation in Local Government opens up an opportunity to critique and move beyond suppositions and labels in relation to women in local government. Presenting a wealth of new empirical material, this book brings together international experts to examine and compare the presence of...
Published March 4th 2011 by Routledge
A Global Overview
Women in Executive Power studies the participation of women in the political executive around the world—notably in cabinet positions as ministers and sub-ministers and as heads of government and state. Providing multiple case studies in each chapter, the book provides regional overviews of nine...
Published March 4th 2011 by Routledge
The Capacity to Reform
Globalization, European integration, and social change have devaluated traditional social democratic policy instruments. This book compares and explores how social democratic governments have had to adapt and whether they have successfully managed to uphold old social democratic goals and values in...
Published February 10th 2011 by Routledge
Drivers of Integration and Regionalism in Europe and Asia: Comparative perspectives
To Be Published May 25th 2015
Protecting Immigrant Rights in Mexico: Understanding the State-Civil Society Nexus
To Be Published June 29th 2015
The Organization of Political Interest Groups: Designing advocacy
To Be Published July 22nd 2015
The Politics of Public Sector Performance: Pockets of Effectiveness in Developing Countries
To Be Published August 22nd 2015
Equal Pay for Women: Trends and Prospects in Cross-National Perspective
To Be Published November 1st 2015
Minority Integration and State-Building: Post-communist transformations
To Be Published May 1st 2016