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Politics and Policy Perspectives
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
The politics of becoming adult
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 27th 2015 by Routledge
A Critical Assessment
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
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
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
Democratic Governance and Social Entrepreneurship: Civic Participation and the Future of Democracy
To Be Published May 29th 2015
The Idea of Good Governance and the Politics of the Global South: An Analysis of its Effects
To Be Published August 7th 2015
Political Engagement of the Young in Europe: Youth in the crucible
To Be Published September 30th 2015
Governmentality after Neoliberalism
To Be Published September 30th 2015
Interpreting Governance, High Politics and Public Policy
To Be Published November 15th 2015
Transformational Public Policy: How to afford governance in the twenty-first century
To Be Published December 30th 2015