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  1. The New and Changing Transatlanticism

    Politics and Policy Perspectives

    Edited by Laurie Buonanno, Natalia Cuglesan, Keith Henderson

    Series: Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

    The European Union and the US are currently negotiating the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), with potentially enormous economic gains for both partners. Experts from the European Union and the US explore not only the groundwork laid for TTIP under the "New...

    Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Childhood Citizenship, Governance and Policy

    The politics of becoming adult

    By Sana Nakata

    Series: Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

    Debates about children’s rights not only concern those things that children have a right to have and to do but also our broader social and political community, and the moral and political status of the child within it. This book examines children’s rights and citizenship in the USA, UK and...

    Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge

  3. Inclusive Growth, Development and Welfare Policy

    A Critical Assessment

    Edited by Reza Hasmath

    Series: Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

    The recent global financial crisis has increased the scope of poverty and inequality. The gap between the richest and poorest nations has become wider. National income inequality has also been on the rise. The prospect of a shift in designing and implementing development and welfare policies is...

    Published March 5th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Accountability in Crises and Public Trust in Governing Institutions

    By Lina Svedin

    Series: Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

    This book examines how efforts to exert accountability in crises affect public trust in governing institutions. Using Sweden as the case study, this book provides a framework to analyse accountability in crises and looks at how this affects trust in government. Crises test the fabric of governing...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Health Care Policy and Opinion in the United States and Canada

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

    Series: Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

    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...

    Published July 14th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Democratic Governance and Social Entrepreneurship

    Civic Participation and the Future of Democracy

    By Denise M. Horn

    Series: Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

    This book explores the connection between strong democracy and neoliberal development schemes based on the concept of ‘social entrepreneurship’ in Thailand and Southern India. With an original approach, this book addresses the intersection between emerging approaches to development; namely...

    Published February 11th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Understanding the Politics of Pandemic Scares

    An Introduction to Global Politosomatics

    By Mika Aaltola

    Series: Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

    Reactions to pandemics are unlike any other global emergency; with an emphasis on withdrawal and containment of the sight of the infected. Dealing with the historical and conceptual background of diseases in politics and international relations, this volume investigates the global political...

    Published July 1st 2011 by Routledge

  8. Changing Images of Civil Society

    From Protest to Governance

    Edited by Bruno Jobert, Beate Kohler-Koch

    Series: Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

    Civil society has become one of the key parts of the reference framework for governance, seeking to replace traditional public action in which representative democracy is combined with bureaucratic implementation. The success of the civil society myth contrasts with and consequently manifests...

    Published June 10th 2010 by Routledge

  9. Governing Modern Societies

    Towards Participatory Governance

    By Hubert Heinelt

    Series: Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

    Is the ‘golden age’ of democracy really over due to the pressures of globalisation and the erosion of the nation state? Within this book, Heinelt seeks to address the democratic deficit in political systems linked to limited Citizen Participation reflecting on the notion of democracy and...

    Published February 18th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Reasserting the Public in Public Services

    New Public Management Reforms

    Edited by M. Ramesh, Eduardo Araral, Xun Wu

    Series: Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

    After two decades of dominating the public sector reform agenda, privatization is on the wane as states gradually reassert themselves in many formerly privatized sectors. The change of direction is a response to the realization that privatization is not working as intended, especially in public...

    Published February 10th 2010 by Routledge