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  1. 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 10th 2013 by Routledge

  2. 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 April 1st 2012 by Routledge

  3. 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 June 30th 2011 by Routledge

  4. 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 9th 2010 by Routledge

  5. 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 17th 2010 by Routledge

  6. 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 9th 2010 by Routledge

  7. Legitimacy and Urban Governance

    A Cross-National Comparative Study

    Edited by Hubert Heinelt, David Sweeting, Panagiotis Getimis

    Series: Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

    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 26th 2009 by Routledge

  8. Urban Governance and Democracy

    Leadership and Community Involvement

    Edited by Michael Haus, Hubert Heinelt, Murray Stewart

    Series: Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

    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 21st 2007 by Routledge

  9. The Ideal of Public Service

    Reflections on the Higher Civil Service in Britain

    By Barry O'Toole

    Series: Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

    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 14th 2006 by Routledge

  10. The Politicization of the Civil Service in Comparative Perspective

    A Quest for Control

    Edited by B. Guy Peters, Jon Pierre

    Series: Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

    This book addresses an important issue and debate in public administration: the politicization of civil service systems and personnel. Using a comparative framework the authors address issues such as compensation, appointments made from outside the civil service system, anonymity, partisanship and...

    Published May 5th 2004 by Routledge