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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 August 22nd 2014 by Routledge
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
Civic Participation and the Future of Democracy
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
An Introduction to Global Politosomatics
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
From Protest to Governance
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
Towards Participatory Governance
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
New Public Management Reforms
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
A Cross-National Comparative Study
A fresh examination of the relationship between two key issues in the on-going debate on urban governance - leadership and community involvement. It explores the nature of the interaction between community involvement and political leadership in modern local governance by drawing on...
Published February 27th 2009 by Routledge
Leadership and Community Involvement
The issue of local governance is high on the institutional agenda of many local and regional authorities throughout the OECD countries. This book explores the relationship between two key issues of urban governance - leadership and community involvement - and how making these two elements more...
Published October 22nd 2007 by Routledge
Reflections on the Higher Civil Service in Britain
A close examination of the ethics of higher civil servants in Britain and how they have been undermined by recent developments in public administration. Barry O'Toole tackles key questions such as: how should public servants behave? how should they be encouraged to think ethically?...
Published June 15th 2006 by Routledge
Democratic Governance and Social Entrepreneurship: Civic Participation and the Future of Democracy
To Be Published September 19th 2014
The New Transatlanticism: Politics and Policy Perspectives
To Be Published January 31st 2015
Interpreting Governance, High Politics and Public Policy
To Be Published March 31st 2015
Childhood Citizenship, Governance and Policy: The politics of becoming adult
To Be Published April 30th 2015
Lack of Good Governance in the Global South: An Analysis of its Effects
To Be Published May 31st 2015